Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Designer
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 91 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.99% 1.02% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.03% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 8
Dorset median annual salary £35,000 £30,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.70% -13.57% -22.22%
10th Percentile £28,700 £24,750 £21,425
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,125 £53,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +4.13%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1090 1071 1424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.38% 99.72% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 945 953 1105
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,800 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £61,250 £50,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Dorset

Designer
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Designer in Dorset

Designer
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Dorset

Designer
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 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
Poole -8 3 £35,000 -20.00%
Wimborne -10 3 £31,000 +24.00%
Weymouth - 2 - -
Designer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Dorset region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Logical Data Model
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
2 4 (36.36%) Analytics
2 4 (36.36%) Contingency Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 4 (36.36%) QA
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
2 4 (36.36%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) WordPress
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (27.27%) Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) Adobe
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Photoshop

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (27.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (27.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML5
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
1 3 (27.27%) LESS
1 3 (27.27%) Sass
1 3 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytics
1 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Contingency Planning
1 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
1 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) Dimensional Modelling
1 4 (36.36%) Logical Data Model
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
1 4 (36.36%) Supplier Management
1 4 (36.36%) Translating Business Requirements
1 4 (36.36%) Use Case
1 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
2 3 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) Web Design
2 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Juniper
2 1 (9.09%) MikroTik
2 1 (9.09%) Ubiquiti