Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Creative Director was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England 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.

Creative Director
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1148 1177 1250
Rank change year-on-year +29 +73 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Creative Director 11 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.007% 0.004% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 19
England median annual salary £82,500 £81,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% +91.18% -34.62%
10th Percentile £58,000 £55,375 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £151,500 £89,250
UK median annual salary £82,500 £81,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.54% +91.18% -34.62%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Creative Director
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Creative Director in England

Creative Director
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Creative Director in England.

Salary trend for Creative Director in England

Creative Director
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Director in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Creative Director in England

Creative Director
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Director within the England 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
London +3 7 £82,500 +1.54% 1
North of England - 2 £72,500 -
East of England +9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £65,000 -
North East - 1 £80,000 -
South East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Creative Director
UK

Creative Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Creative Director 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 England region featuring Creative Director in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
3 4 (36.36%) UX Design
3 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
3 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
3 4 (36.36%) Innovative Thinking
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
3 4 (36.36%) Usability Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Adobe
5 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (9.09%) Xerox
6 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Signage
6 1 (9.09%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (9.09%) Typography
6 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) People Management
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite

Creative Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (9.09%) InDesign
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) French Language
2 1 (9.09%) German Language
2 1 (9.09%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Animation
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Signage
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Copywriting
2 4 (36.36%) Innovative Thinking
2 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 4 (36.36%) Usability Testing
2 4 (36.36%) UX Design
2 4 (36.36%) Wireframes
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Document Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITSM
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Xerox