Period
to 27 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 144 107 174
Rank change year-on-year -37 +67 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 30 15 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.97% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 0.87% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 11
10th Percentile £23,950 £31,250 "
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,813 £28,569
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £39,000 £30,112
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% +29.52% -27.96%
75th Percentile £51,750 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £58,250 £54,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +11.11%

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 2,865 1,718 3,926
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 97.01% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,166 1,436 3,152
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.33% +3.61% -2.35%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,000 £53,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Designer in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Designer in the East Midlands

Designer
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Designer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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 27 July 2021. 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 +11 16 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Northamptonshire -27 7 £55,500 +42.31% 2
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Leicestershire -27 1 - - 3
Lincolnshire - 1 £40,000 -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 21 (70.00%) User Experience
2 16 (53.33%) Wireframes
3 13 (43.33%) Adobe
4 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 8 (26.67%) CSS
7 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
8 7 (23.33%) Photoshop
8 7 (23.33%) Web Design
9 6 (20.00%) Finance
9 6 (20.00%) Marketing
9 6 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (20.00%) HTML5
9 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (16.67%) SaaS
10 5 (16.67%) Analytics
10 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
10 5 (16.67%) Google
10 5 (16.67%) Degree
10 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (16.67%) PHP
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) Law
11 4 (13.33%) IVR
11 4 (13.33%) AWS
11 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving

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 2 (6.67%) WordPress
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (13.33%) Sketch
5 2 (6.67%) 3ds Max
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (6.67%) AutoCAD
5 2 (6.67%) Houdini
5 2 (6.67%) Maya
6 1 (3.33%) Figma
6 1 (3.33%) InDesign
6 1 (3.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) SaaS
2 4 (13.33%) AWS
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) FumeFX
General
1 10 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Marketing
3 4 (13.33%) Law
4 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (6.67%) Games
6 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) CSS
3 6 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (6.67%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (70.00%) User Experience
2 6 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
4 4 (13.33%) IVR
5 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
6 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.33%) Graphic Design
7 1 (3.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Android
1 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Wireframes
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Front End Development
4 7 (23.33%) Web Design
5 5 (16.67%) Analytics
5 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (13.33%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 4 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Product Strategy
6 4 (13.33%) User Research
6 4 (13.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 3 (10.00%) API Integration
7 3 (10.00%) Community of Practice
7 3 (10.00%) Migration
7 3 (10.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (10.00%) Psychology
7 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Adobe
2 5 (16.67%) Google
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) YouTube