The median annual salary for a Designer was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / East of England
Rank 159 179 196
Rank change year-on-year +20 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 85 98 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.34% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.39% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 53
Median salary £43,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £25,300 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5775 7042 7151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 96.07% 96.28% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4619 5689 5743
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% +2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England that featured Designer in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +35 24 £47,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +16 24 £32,500 -27.77% 3
Norfolk -9 13 £44,250 -14.90% 2
Essex +8 10 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -2 7 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Suffolk +19 4 £50,000 +75.43%
East Anglia - 3 £70,000 -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 81 (48.80%) User Experience
2 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (38.55%) Photoshop
4 53 (31.93%) HTML
5 52 (31.33%) CSS
6 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
7 43 (25.90%) Adobe
8 41 (24.70%) Adobe Illustrator
9 40 (24.10%) Wireframes
10 37 (22.29%) Degree
11 35 (21.08%) Scrum
12 32 (19.28%) Marketing
13 31 (18.67%) Web Design
14 27 (16.27%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (16.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 27 (16.27%) Prototyping
15 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
16 25 (15.06%) Java
17 24 (14.46%) E-Commerce
18 22 (13.25%) Axure RP
19 20 (12.05%) Finance
19 20 (12.05%) J2EE
19 20 (12.05%) Oracle
20 19 (11.45%) .NET
20 19 (11.45%) Information Architecture
21 18 (10.84%) Waterfall
21 18 (10.84%) Adobe After Effects
22 16 (9.64%) Web Development
22 16 (9.64%) JBoss
22 16 (9.64%) Tomcat

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 16 (9.64%) JBoss
1 16 (9.64%) Tomcat
2 11 (6.63%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.01%) Apache ServiceMix
4 5 (3.01%) WildFly
5 3 (1.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Marvel
6 1 (0.60%) Moodle
6 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (38.55%) Photoshop
2 41 (24.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (16.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (10.84%) Adobe After Effects
5 13 (7.83%) InVision
6 9 (5.42%) CINEMA 4D
6 9 (5.42%) Final Cut Pro
7 7 (4.22%) InDesign
7 7 (4.22%) OmniGraffle
8 6 (3.61%) Houdini
8 6 (3.61%) NUKE
9 3 (1.81%) Fireworks
10 2 (1.20%) MS Office
10 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.60%) Camtasia
11 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
11 1 (0.60%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.01%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (4.82%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.22%) Big Data
4 6 (3.61%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.01%) QlikView
6 4 (2.41%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.60%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 22 (13.25%) Axure RP
2 16 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 10 (6.02%) gulp
4 9 (5.42%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 9 (5.42%) JUnit
5 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
6 5 (3.01%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.01%) Maven
7 4 (2.41%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 32 (19.28%) Marketing
2 20 (12.05%) Finance
3 10 (6.02%) Retail
4 6 (3.61%) Banking
5 4 (2.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.81%) Games
7 2 (1.20%) Legal
8 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.60%) Front Office
8 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (31.93%) HTML
2 52 (31.33%) CSS
3 20 (12.05%) J2EE
4 19 (11.45%) .NET
5 15 (9.04%) HTML5
6 13 (7.83%) JSON
6 13 (7.83%) Spring
7 12 (7.23%) CSS3
7 12 (7.23%) Web Services
8 10 (6.02%) EJB
8 10 (6.02%) JDBC
8 10 (6.02%) jQuery
8 10 (6.02%) Servlets
9 9 (5.42%) JMS
9 9 (5.42%) JPA
9 9 (5.42%) Sass
10 8 (4.82%) Hibernate
10 8 (4.82%) LESS
10 8 (4.82%) RESTful
11 6 (3.61%) JRules
Miscellaneous
1 81 (48.80%) User Experience
2 15 (9.04%) Animation
3 13 (7.83%) Graphic Design
4 12 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.63%) Computer Science
6 9 (5.42%) Motion Graphics
7 8 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (4.82%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.41%) Blog
8 4 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.81%) Social Media
10 2 (1.20%) FMCG
11 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.60%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.60%) Fintech
11 1 (0.60%) Podcast
11 1 (0.60%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.60%) Android
1 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.60%) Windows
1 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.10%) Wireframes
3 35 (21.08%) Scrum
4 31 (18.67%) Web Design
5 27 (16.27%) Prototyping
5 27 (16.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (15.66%) Mentoring
7 24 (14.46%) E-Commerce
8 19 (11.45%) Information Architecture
9 18 (10.84%) Waterfall
10 16 (9.64%) Web Development
11 15 (9.04%) Coaching
11 15 (9.04%) SOA
12 13 (7.83%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 13 (7.83%) User Stories
13 12 (7.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (6.63%) Analytics
14 11 (6.63%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.02%) Front End Development
15 10 (6.02%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.51%) JavaScript
2 25 (15.06%) Java
3 6 (3.61%) C#
4 5 (3.01%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) SQL
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (22.29%) Degree
2 5 (3.01%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.60%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.60%) MCSA
4 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.01%) WCAG
2 2 (1.20%) QA
Vendors
1 43 (25.90%) Adobe
2 20 (12.05%) Oracle
3 12 (7.23%) Tableau
4 11 (6.63%) Sybase
5 6 (3.61%) hybris
5 6 (3.61%) IBM
5 6 (3.61%) Informatica
5 6 (3.61%) Pega
6 5 (3.01%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.01%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.41%) RedGate
8 3 (1.81%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.81%) SAP
9 1 (0.60%) Apple
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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