The median annual salary for a Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 20 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.64% 0.99% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.04% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 3
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £53,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1158 1158 1332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 94.84% 95.94% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 714 667 838
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +0.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Designer in Edinburgh

Designer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Edinburgh region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 49 (83.05%) User Experience
2 36 (61.02%) Wireframes
3 32 (54.24%) Axure RP
4 31 (52.54%) Finance
5 25 (42.37%) Degree
5 25 (42.37%) Adobe
6 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (40.68%) Prototyping
7 22 (37.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 22 (37.29%) HTML
7 22 (37.29%) CSS
8 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
8 18 (30.51%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 16 (27.12%) Human Factors
9 16 (27.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (27.12%) User Stories
10 15 (25.42%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 14 (23.73%) Usability Testing
12 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Management
13 12 (20.34%) Information Architecture
13 12 (20.34%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 9 (15.25%) GoToMeeting
15 9 (15.25%) Rapid Prototyping
16 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
17 6 (10.17%) Service Design
18 5 (8.47%) Psychology
18 5 (8.47%) Web Development
19 4 (6.78%) Qualitative Research

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.39%) FileNet
1 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (20.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.78%) InVision
4 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
4 3 (5.08%) UXPin
5 1 (1.69%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.08%) iTrent
1 3 (5.08%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Service Cloud
2 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) GoToMeeting
2 2 (3.39%) DHCP
2 2 (3.39%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (54.24%) Axure RP
2 22 (37.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) NetBeans
General
1 31 (52.54%) Finance
2 4 (6.78%) Legal
2 4 (6.78%) Multimedia
3 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (37.29%) CSS
1 22 (37.29%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) CSS3
2 2 (3.39%) HTML5
2 2 (3.39%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
3 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.69%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.69%) Sass
3 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (83.05%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.78%) BBC
5 2 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
5 2 (3.39%) IVR
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
5 2 (3.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.69%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Windows
1 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (61.02%) Wireframes
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Prototyping
3 18 (30.51%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 16 (27.12%) Human Factors
4 16 (27.12%) User Stories
5 15 (25.42%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 14 (23.73%) Usability Testing
7 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Management
8 12 (20.34%) Information Architecture
9 10 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (15.25%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (10.17%) Service Design
12 5 (8.47%) Psychology
12 5 (8.47%) Web Development
13 4 (6.78%) A/B Testing
13 4 (6.78%) Analytics
13 4 (6.78%) Presales
13 4 (6.78%) Qualitative Research
13 4 (6.78%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.78%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (42.37%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (42.37%) Adobe
2 4 (6.78%) Apple
3 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Northgate
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle
5 1 (1.69%) Capita
Edinburgh
TDA Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago