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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 176 168
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 46 90 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.89% 1.41% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.46% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 78 132
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £69,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  

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 4929 6144 9676
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.34% 96.14% 94.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4401 5597 8291
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 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 June 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 69 (84.15%) User Experience
2 49 (59.76%) Wireframes
3 45 (54.88%) CSS
4 43 (52.44%) HTML
5 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
6 28 (34.15%) Adobe
7 27 (32.93%) Prototyping
8 24 (29.27%) Photoshop
9 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (26.83%) InVision
11 21 (25.61%) HTML5
12 19 (23.17%) Usability Testing
12 19 (23.17%) Finance
13 17 (20.73%) Marketing
14 16 (19.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 15 (18.29%) CSS3
16 14 (17.07%) Marvel
17 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 11 (13.41%) Adobe Illustrator
19 10 (12.20%) Android
19 10 (12.20%) Mobile App
19 10 (12.20%) Typography
20 9 (10.98%) Graphic Design
20 9 (10.98%) Scrum
21 8 (9.76%) Java
21 8 (9.76%) Degree
22 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
22 7 (8.54%) Node.js
22 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
22 7 (8.54%) Games

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 14 (17.07%) Marvel
2 5 (6.10%) Mule
3 1 (1.22%) CMS
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Photoshop
2 22 (26.83%) InVision
3 11 (13.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (8.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (6.10%) InDesign
6 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.22%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (1.22%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (1.22%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (7.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.10%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.10%) MySQL
1 5 (6.10%) NoSQL
1 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (19.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (7.32%) Axure RP
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Marketing
3 7 (8.54%) Games
4 6 (7.32%) Banking
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 5 (6.10%) Advertising
6 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (54.88%) CSS
2 43 (52.44%) HTML
3 21 (25.61%) HTML5
4 15 (18.29%) CSS3
5 12 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (8.54%) Node.js
7 5 (6.10%) ActiveMQ
7 5 (6.10%) JMS
7 5 (6.10%) Middleware
7 5 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (6.10%) REST
7 5 (6.10%) Sass
7 5 (6.10%) Symfony
7 5 (6.10%) TIBCO EMS
8 3 (3.66%) jQuery
9 1 (1.22%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.22%) Django
9 1 (1.22%) React
9 1 (1.22%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 69 (84.15%) User Experience
2 10 (12.20%) Mobile App
3 9 (10.98%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.88%) iPad
5 3 (3.66%) Animation
5 3 (3.66%) Fintech
6 2 (2.44%) Social Media
6 2 (2.44%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.22%) Blog
7 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Photography
7 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.22%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.20%) Android
2 6 (7.32%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.66%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (59.76%) Wireframes
2 27 (32.93%) Prototyping
3 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (23.17%) Usability Testing
5 10 (12.20%) Typography
6 9 (10.98%) Scrum
7 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 7 (8.54%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 7 (8.54%) Visualisation
8 6 (7.32%) Open Source
8 6 (7.32%) Web Design
9 5 (6.10%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.10%) DevOps
9 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (6.10%) Microservices
9 5 (6.10%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.10%) SOA
9 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.10%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.76%) Java
3 6 (7.32%) Python
4 5 (6.10%) C#
4 5 (6.10%) Go
4 5 (6.10%) PHP
4 5 (6.10%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Adobe
2 5 (6.10%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.66%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) Apple
4 2 (2.44%) iRise
5 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.22%) Omniture
5 1 (1.22%) Optimizely
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