Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 19 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 of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 200 230
Rank change year-on-year -40 +30 -45
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 108 177 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.91% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.40% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 94 142 149
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,625 £73,750 £56,500
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 of England. 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 of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 11513 12679 14819
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 96.41% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 9456 10525 12280
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in the East of England

Designer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 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
Cambridgeshire -30 36 £35,000 -28.21% 2
Hertfordshire -22 24 £22,000 -39.73% 2
Essex +16 23 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Bedfordshire +15 16 £47,500 -17.39% 3
Norfolk -5 8 £37,500 -25.00%
Suffolk +7 1 £52,500 +5.53%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 of England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 63 (58.33%) User Experience
2 48 (44.44%) HTML
3 46 (42.59%) CSS
4 43 (39.81%) Photoshop
5 34 (31.48%) Adobe
5 34 (31.48%) Wireframes
6 27 (25.00%) Mobile App
7 24 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (20.37%) HTML5
9 20 (18.52%) Web Design
9 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
10 19 (17.59%) jQuery
11 17 (15.74%) Prototyping
12 16 (14.81%) Geospatial Data
12 16 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (14.81%) Visualisation
12 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
12 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
12 16 (14.81%) PHP
13 15 (13.89%) Marketing
13 15 (13.89%) Web Development
13 15 (13.89%) Front End Development
14 14 (12.96%) CSS3
15 13 (12.04%) Finance
16 12 (11.11%) Information Architecture
16 12 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
17 11 (10.19%) Axure RP
17 11 (10.19%) Sass
17 11 (10.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 10 (9.26%) LESS

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 5 (4.63%) WordPress
2 4 (3.70%) CMS
3 3 (2.78%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 43 (39.81%) Photoshop
2 24 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (7.41%) Adobe After Effects
3 8 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (7.41%) InDesign
4 7 (6.48%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (4.63%) InVision
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (1.85%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (1.85%) UXPin
7 1 (0.93%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.93%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.93%) GIMP
7 1 (0.93%) Houdini
7 1 (0.93%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Extranet
2 1 (0.93%) ADSL
2 1 (0.93%) Broadband
2 1 (0.93%) DSL
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) VDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.85%) SAP BW
2 2 (1.85%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.93%) MySQL
3 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.93%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (13.89%) Marketing
2 13 (12.04%) Finance
3 8 (7.41%) Automotive
4 7 (6.48%) Advertising
5 4 (3.70%) Games
6 3 (2.78%) Retail
7 2 (1.85%) Back Office
7 2 (1.85%) Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Legal
7 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.85%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (44.44%) HTML
2 46 (42.59%) CSS
3 22 (20.37%) HTML5
4 19 (17.59%) jQuery
5 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
6 14 (12.96%) CSS3
7 11 (10.19%) Sass
8 10 (9.26%) LESS
8 10 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (5.56%) Laravel
10 3 (2.78%) JSON
10 3 (2.78%) Material Design
10 3 (2.78%) React
11 2 (1.85%) Framer.js
11 2 (1.85%) Web Services
12 1 (0.93%) Ajax
12 1 (0.93%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (58.33%) User Experience
2 27 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.41%) Animation
3 8 (7.41%) Motion Graphics
4 7 (6.48%) Social Media
5 5 (4.63%) Digital Media
5 5 (4.63%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.70%) Life Science
7 3 (2.78%) iPhone
8 2 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) Fintech
8 2 (1.85%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.93%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.93%) Digital Signage
9 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.93%) Photography
9 1 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Android
2 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) Wireframes
2 20 (18.52%) Web Design
3 17 (15.74%) Prototyping
4 16 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
4 16 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 16 (14.81%) Visualisation
5 15 (13.89%) Front End Development
5 15 (13.89%) Web Development
6 12 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 12 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 10 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (8.33%) SDLC
9 8 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (7.41%) Usability Testing
10 6 (5.56%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.63%) ITIL
11 5 (4.63%) Time Management
12 4 (3.70%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 16 (14.81%) PHP
3 10 (9.26%) Java
4 9 (8.33%) SQL
5 5 (4.63%) C++
6 3 (2.78%) Python
7 2 (1.85%) ABAP
7 2 (1.85%) C
7 2 (1.85%) C#
7 2 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.63%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) COSHH
1 2 (1.85%) GMP
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) Ansible
1 2 (1.85%) Puppet
1 2 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 34 (31.48%) Adobe
2 4 (3.70%) Google
3 3 (2.78%) Apple
4 2 (1.85%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.85%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco
5 1 (0.93%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) EMC
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) NetApp
5 1 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.93%) Syncfusion
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) VMware