Period
to 18 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

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

Designer
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 63
Rank change year-on-year +16 -36 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 20 9 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.49% 0.67% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 0.71% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 51
Coventry median annual salary £35,000 £22,500 £33,045
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.56% -31.91% -0.24%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,300 £23,750 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 1277 1274 1359
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.44% 94.51% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1027 1060 1152
Coventry median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Coventry

Designer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Designer in Coventry

Designer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Coventry over the 6 months to 18 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Coventry region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 17 (85.00%) Adobe
1 17 (85.00%) User Experience
2 15 (75.00%) Wireframes
3 13 (65.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 13 (65.00%) Axure RP
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Retail
5 8 (40.00%) Web Design
6 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (35.00%) Information Architecture
6 7 (35.00%) UX Design
6 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
6 7 (35.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 7 (35.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 6 (30.00%) Behavioural Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) Customer Insight
7 6 (30.00%) Analytics
7 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (30.00%) Product Management
7 6 (30.00%) Degree
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
7 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
9 3 (15.00%) CSS
10 2 (10.00%) Windows
10 2 (10.00%) Linux

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (15.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Axure RP
1 13 (65.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (45.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) CSS3
2 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Wireframes
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (35.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 7 (35.00%) Information Architecture
4 7 (35.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (35.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (35.00%) UX Design
5 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Behavioural Analytics
5 6 (30.00%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (30.00%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 6 (30.00%) Customer Insight
5 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (30.00%) Product Management
5 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 2 (10.00%) People Management
7 1 (5.00%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) VMware