Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bedfordshire during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Designer
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 91 124
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 16 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.47% 1.74% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.82% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 20
Bedfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +64.29% -30.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £56,250 £31,375
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £41,125
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Bedfordshire with a recognized job title 1049 1538 1930
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 95.77% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 878 1349 1716
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £78,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Bedfordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Designer in Bedfordshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Bedfordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +9 7 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Bedford +16 6 £45,000 - 2
Dunstable - 1 £47,500 -
Designer
East of England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
1 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 7 (43.75%) CSS3
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) CSS
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) iPhone
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) Apple
5 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (25.00%) Web Design
5 4 (25.00%) Material Design
5 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (18.75%) Service Design
6 3 (18.75%) COSHH
6 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 3 (18.75%) Legal
6 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Project Management

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (12.50%) InVision
3 2 (12.50%) UXPin
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
1 2 (12.50%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (6.25%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) Back Office
3 2 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) CSS3
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
1 7 (43.75%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) AngularJS
3 4 (25.00%) Material Design
4 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (12.50%) Framer.js
6 1 (6.25%) Ajax
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) LESS
6 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Graphic Design
3 4 (25.00%) iPhone
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Signage
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.25%) Fintech
5 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Android
1 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (25.00%) Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) ERP
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 3 (18.75%) People Management
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) QMS
3 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
3 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) Service Design
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) COSHH
1 3 (18.75%) GMP
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Apple
2 2 (12.50%) Adobe
2 2 (12.50%) SAP