The median annual salary for a Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Designer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 195 171
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 36 75 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 1.06% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 1.11% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 30 61 132
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4846 6786 9928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.83% 95.64% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4451 6068 8456
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the City of London

Designer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Designer in the City of London

Designer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in the City of London

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 47 (72.31%) User Experience
2 29 (44.62%) HTML
3 28 (43.08%) Wireframes
4 26 (40.00%) CSS
5 25 (38.46%) Adobe
6 20 (30.77%) Photoshop
7 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
7 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (21.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (20.00%) HTML5
9 13 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (18.46%) Prototyping
10 12 (18.46%) Degree
10 12 (18.46%) Graphic Design
11 11 (16.92%) Usability Testing
11 11 (16.92%) Finance
12 9 (13.85%) Marketing
12 9 (13.85%) Typography
13 8 (12.31%) InVision
13 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
13 8 (12.31%) CSS3
14 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
15 6 (9.23%) Android
15 6 (9.23%) Learning Management System
15 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (9.23%) Adobe Captivate
15 6 (9.23%) Retail
15 6 (9.23%) e-Learning
15 6 (9.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
16 5 (7.69%) Marvel

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 5 (7.69%) Marvel
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.54%) Confluence
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 14 (21.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (12.31%) InVision
5 6 (9.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 5 (7.69%) InDesign
7 4 (6.15%) Pixate
8 2 (3.08%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.54%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Big Data
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Hive
2 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.08%) Impala
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (3.08%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (3.08%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (6.15%) Axure RP
3 2 (3.08%) Subversion
3 2 (3.08%) Toad
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 11 (16.92%) Finance
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Advertising
5 3 (4.62%) Banking
5 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.08%) Publishing
7 1 (1.54%) Electronics
7 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (44.62%) HTML
2 26 (40.00%) CSS
3 13 (20.00%) HTML5
4 8 (12.31%) CSS3
5 4 (6.15%) Framer.js
5 4 (6.15%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.54%) Django
8 1 (1.54%) Middleware
8 1 (1.54%) Polymer
8 1 (1.54%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (72.31%) User Experience
2 12 (18.46%) Graphic Design
3 7 (10.77%) Mobile App
4 6 (9.23%) e-Learning
4 6 (9.23%) Learning Management System
4 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.62%) iPad
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.08%) Fintech
7 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Android
2 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.08%) Wireframes
2 17 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.46%) Prototyping
4 11 (16.92%) Usability Testing
5 9 (13.85%) Typography
6 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
7 6 (9.23%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 5 (7.69%) Web Design
9 4 (6.15%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 4 (6.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.62%) Content Development
10 3 (4.62%) Data Management
10 3 (4.62%) Display Advertising
10 3 (4.62%) Infographics
10 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.62%) Qualitative Research
10 3 (4.62%) Scrum
10 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) ES6
3 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (38.46%) Adobe
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Google
3 1 (1.54%) iRise
3 1 (1.54%) Optimizely
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
3 1 (1.54%) Siebel
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + with bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £100,000 + big bonus & perks
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + Generous package (30 days paid Holidays)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 6 days ago