Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 153 225
Rank change year-on-year -37 +72 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 60 130 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.89% 1.70% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.78% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 47 114 98
Berkshire median annual salary £35,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.13% +9.52% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £27,125
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £76,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% -5.88%

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 6,456 7,284 10,689
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.45% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5,249 5,714 8,748
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £72,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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
Slough +5 18 £33,250 -39.55% 1
Reading +9 15 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Bracknell +4 7 £35,000 +55.56% 7
Newbury -15 7 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Wokingham -11 3 £90,000 +50.00%
Maidenhead -11 2 £22,500 -71.88% 8
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 39 (65.00%) User Experience
2 29 (48.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (41.67%) Photoshop
4 19 (31.67%) Wireframes
5 14 (23.33%) Creative Thinking
5 14 (23.33%) HTML
6 13 (21.67%) CSS
7 12 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 11 (18.33%) Adobe
8 11 (18.33%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (13.33%) SaaS
11 8 (13.33%) User Stories
11 8 (13.33%) Sass
11 8 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
12 7 (11.67%) Animation
12 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
12 7 (11.67%) Marketing
13 6 (10.00%) Capita
13 6 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 5 (8.33%) Node.js
14 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
14 5 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
14 5 (8.33%) gulp
14 5 (8.33%) Graphic Design
14 5 (8.33%) Web Development
14 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

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 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (48.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 25 (41.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (15.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 5 (8.33%) CINEMA 4D
4 5 (8.33%) InDesign
4 5 (8.33%) InVision
5 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (6.67%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) SaaS
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (6.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) SMS
2 2 (3.33%) MVNO
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
3 1 (1.67%) MGW
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.67%) RNC
3 1 (1.67%) SGSN
3 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.33%) gulp
2 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.33%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.67%) Grunt
5 1 (1.67%) Mocha
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Marketing
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.67%) Billing
3 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.33%) HTML
2 13 (21.67%) CSS
3 8 (13.33%) Sass
4 5 (8.33%) Node.js
5 4 (6.67%) Electron Framework
5 4 (6.67%) jQuery
6 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.00%) React
6 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.33%) HTML5
8 1 (1.67%) CSS3
8 1 (1.67%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 39 (65.00%) User Experience
2 7 (11.67%) Animation
2 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
3 5 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 5 (8.33%) Motion Graphics
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (5.00%) Social Media
6 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.67%) PMI
7 1 (1.67%) Robotics
7 1 (1.67%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Wireframes
2 14 (23.33%) Creative Thinking
3 12 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (13.33%) User Stories
6 5 (8.33%) Product Management
6 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 4 (6.67%) Email Marketing
7 4 (6.67%) Infographics
7 4 (6.67%) Kanban
7 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Web Design
8 3 (5.00%) Content Management
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL
8 3 (5.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (5.00%) SEO
8 3 (5.00%) Service Design
8 3 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.67%) TypeScript
3 1 (1.67%) C#
3 1 (1.67%) PHP
3 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Adobe
2 6 (10.00%) Capita
3 1 (1.67%) EXTOL
3 1 (1.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.67%) Xamarin