Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £54,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Designer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 239 189
Rank change year-on-year +21 -50 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 110 112 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.07% 0.96% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.99% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 100 106 200
City of London median annual salary £54,000 £49,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.54% -0.50% +4.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £29,850
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,125 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -10.00% +15.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 9701 11267 16153
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 96.40% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8787 10272 14032
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in the City of London

Designer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 22 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
London Bridge +14 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Designer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 89 (80.91%) User Experience
2 56 (50.91%) HTML
2 56 (50.91%) Wireframes
3 54 (49.09%) CSS
4 41 (37.27%) Prototyping
5 38 (34.55%) InVision
6 34 (30.91%) Photoshop
7 33 (30.00%) Finance
8 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
9 25 (22.73%) Adobe
10 23 (20.91%) Banking
11 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (17.27%) Retail
12 19 (17.27%) Marketing
12 19 (17.27%) B2C
13 18 (16.36%) B2B
13 18 (16.36%) HTML5
13 18 (16.36%) Mobile App
14 17 (15.45%) Sass
14 17 (15.45%) Axure RP
15 16 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
16 15 (13.64%) Degree
17 14 (12.73%) Web Design
17 14 (12.73%) OOD
17 14 (12.73%) OO
18 12 (10.91%) CSS3
18 12 (10.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 11 (10.00%) Marvel
19 11 (10.00%) Framer.js
20 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 11 (10.00%) Marvel
2 2 (1.82%) CMS
2 2 (1.82%) Drupal
2 2 (1.82%) Mule
3 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (34.55%) InVision
2 34 (30.91%) Photoshop
3 16 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.82%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.82%) UXPin
6 1 (0.91%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.91%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.73%) SaaS
2 2 (1.82%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (1.82%) GitHub
2 2 (1.82%) Serverless
3 1 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.82%) DataStage
1 2 (1.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
1 2 (1.82%) NoSQL
1 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Axure RP
2 12 (10.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.73%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (0.91%) JIRA
General
1 33 (30.00%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Banking
3 19 (17.27%) Marketing
3 19 (17.27%) Retail
4 9 (8.18%) Games
5 7 (6.36%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.91%) Legal
8 1 (0.91%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (50.91%) HTML
2 54 (49.09%) CSS
3 18 (16.36%) HTML5
4 17 (15.45%) Sass
5 12 (10.91%) CSS3
6 11 (10.00%) Framer.js
7 10 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.36%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.64%) Node.js
9 4 (3.64%) REST
9 4 (3.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 2 (1.82%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.82%) JMS
10 2 (1.82%) JSON
10 2 (1.82%) Middleware
10 2 (1.82%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.82%) SOAP
10 2 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.82%) Web Services
10 2 (1.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (80.91%) User Experience
2 18 (16.36%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Social Media
4 6 (5.45%) Fintech
4 6 (5.45%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.73%) Animation
5 3 (2.73%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.82%) Blog
6 2 (1.82%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (1.82%) W3C
7 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Photography
7 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.64%) Android
1 4 (3.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (50.91%) Wireframes
2 41 (37.27%) Prototyping
3 21 (19.09%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (17.27%) B2C
5 18 (16.36%) B2B
6 14 (12.73%) OO
6 14 (12.73%) OOD
6 14 (12.73%) Web Design
7 10 (9.09%) Usability Testing
8 9 (8.18%) Mobile Development
8 9 (8.18%) UX Design
9 8 (7.27%) Scrum
10 7 (6.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (6.36%) Typography
11 5 (4.55%) A/B Testing
11 5 (4.55%) Creative Thinking
11 5 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.55%) Validation
11 5 (4.55%) Visualisation
12 4 (3.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.55%) PHP
3 3 (2.73%) ES6
3 3 (2.73%) Java
4 2 (1.82%) C#
4 2 (1.82%) Go
4 2 (1.82%) Python
4 2 (1.82%) Ruby
4 2 (1.82%) SQL
5 1 (0.91%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.91%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.73%) QA
2 2 (1.82%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 25 (22.73%) Adobe
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.64%) Google
4 3 (2.73%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.82%) Citrix
5 2 (1.82%) IBM
5 2 (1.82%) MobileIron
5 2 (1.82%) Netezza
5 2 (1.82%) SAP
5 2 (1.82%) Tableau
5 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com