Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £32,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Designer
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 187 145
Rank change year-on-year +13 -42 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 52 80 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.22% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.24% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 123
East Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.67% +25.00% -7.69%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 5035 6432 7273
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 97.71% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4197 5094 5908
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,650 £23,940 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the East Midlands

Designer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Designer in the East Midlands

Designer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in the East Midlands

Designer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Nottinghamshire +10 25 £27,500 -26.67%
Northamptonshire +14 14 £50,000 - 2
Derbyshire +1 6 £35,000 -
Leicestershire +10 4 £47,500 +4.40%
Lincolnshire - 3 £27,500 -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 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 East Midlands region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 24 (46.15%) User Experience
2 14 (26.92%) Photoshop
3 13 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 12 (23.08%) HTML
4 12 (23.08%) e-Learning
4 12 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
5 11 (21.15%) Degree
6 10 (19.23%) CSS
6 10 (19.23%) Adobe
7 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
8 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (13.46%) Marketing
9 6 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (11.54%) Animation
9 6 (11.54%) Web Design
9 6 (11.54%) Games
9 6 (11.54%) Finance
9 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
10 5 (9.62%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 5 (9.62%) Google
10 5 (9.62%) HTML5
10 5 (9.62%) Axure RP
11 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Java
12 3 (5.77%) .NET
12 3 (5.77%) B2B
12 3 (5.77%) C#
12 3 (5.77%) InDesign
12 3 (5.77%) Project Management

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) JBoss
1 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 12 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (5.77%) InDesign
4 3 (5.77%) Lectora
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (5.77%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (3.85%) InVision
6 1 (1.92%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.92%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (1.92%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (5.77%) SaaS
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
1 1 (1.92%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Blockchain
1 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 7 (13.46%) Marketing
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Games
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
2 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 5 (9.62%) HTML5
4 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 3 (5.77%) LESS
4 3 (5.77%) Sass
5 1 (1.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.92%) Flash
5 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.92%) JMS
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.92%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) Spring
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (46.15%) User Experience
2 13 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 12 (23.08%) e-Learning
4 6 (11.54%) Animation
5 2 (3.85%) Minimum Viable Product
5 2 (3.85%) Social Media
5 2 (3.85%) W3C
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.92%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
2 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (11.54%) Prototyping
3 6 (11.54%) Web Design
4 5 (9.62%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 4 (7.69%) Usability Testing
6 3 (5.77%) B2B
6 3 (5.77%) Behavioural Change
6 3 (5.77%) DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) IT Strategy
6 3 (5.77%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) CAD
7 2 (3.85%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.85%) Customer Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Iconography
7 2 (3.85%) Infographics
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
7 2 (3.85%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.69%) Java
3 3 (5.77%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) APMP
2 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Adobe
2 5 (9.62%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) Twitter
4 1 (1.92%) IBM
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Teradata