Period
to 17 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Designer was £42,250 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

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

Designer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 195 166
Rank change year-on-year -15 -29 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 43 64 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.98% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.03% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 30 52 105
Berkshire median annual salary £42,250 £56,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.89% -2.17% +9.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,875 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. 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
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 5,396 6,204 7,571
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.46% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4,328 5,042 5,884
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Berkshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Designer in Berkshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Designer in Berkshire

Designer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. 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
Reading 0 10 £42,000 -26.96% 3
Slough -21 9 £40,000 +17.65% 5
Bracknell -11 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Maidenhead -14 6 £41,000 -
Windsor - 6 £50,000 -
Newbury -1 4 £70,000 +9.38% 2
Wokingham +14 1 £45,000 -50.00%
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 22 (51.16%) User Experience
2 17 (39.53%) Wireframes
3 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (25.58%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
4 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
4 10 (23.26%) Finance
5 9 (20.93%) Adobe
5 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (16.28%) HTML
6 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
7 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
7 6 (13.95%) SQL
7 6 (13.95%) CSS
7 6 (13.95%) Axure RP
8 5 (11.63%) User Stories
8 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
8 5 (11.63%) Mobile First
8 5 (11.63%) Fintech
8 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
8 5 (11.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 5 (11.63%) IT Strategy
8 5 (11.63%) B2B
8 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (11.63%) VMware
8 5 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (11.63%) Legal
8 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (9.30%) Marketing
9 4 (9.30%) Degree

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (6.98%) Marvel
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Photoshop
2 5 (11.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (6.98%) InVision
4 3 (6.98%) UXPin
5 2 (4.65%) Acrobat
5 2 (4.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (4.65%) AutoCAD
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (2.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco Firepower
2 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.33%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Axure RP
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.63%) Legal
4 4 (9.30%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Electronics
5 2 (4.65%) Law
5 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.65%) Retail
6 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 6 (13.95%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) Ajax
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.33%) Flash
3 1 (2.33%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) User Experience
2 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
4 5 (11.63%) Fintech
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.33%) Animation
6 1 (2.33%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (2.33%) Social Media
6 1 (2.33%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Android
1 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Wireframes
2 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (25.58%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.63%) B2B
4 5 (11.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 5 (11.63%) IT Strategy
4 5 (11.63%) Mobile First
4 5 (11.63%) Prototyping
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (11.63%) User Stories
5 4 (9.30%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (9.30%) Conceptual Models
5 4 (9.30%) Design Thinking
5 4 (9.30%) Information Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
5 4 (9.30%) Usability Testing
5 4 (9.30%) Workshop Facilitation
6 3 (6.98%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Adobe
2 5 (11.63%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
5 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.33%) IronPort
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (2.33%) Zscaler