The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 97 97 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 -20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 8 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 1.02% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.04% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 21
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,862 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1165 1438 1409
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 95.49% 97.43% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 872 1129 1158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Cambridge

Designer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Designer in Cambridge

Designer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Cambridge

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridge region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Adobe
4 5 (33.33%) Validation
4 5 (33.33%) .NET
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (33.33%) Copywriting
4 5 (33.33%) RedGate
4 5 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
6 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
7 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing
7 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
8 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
8 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (6.67%) Bioinformatics

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (6.67%) Moodle
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (20.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (6.67%) Camtasia
3 1 (6.67%) InDesign
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.67%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) D3.js
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Podcast
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Copywriting
2 5 (33.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 5 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (13.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 5 (33.33%) RedGate
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau
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