The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in 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
UK / England
Rank 261 255 209
Rank change year-on-year -6 -46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 958 1278 1544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.33% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 1.38% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 764 990 1193
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 75739 92695 95199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 96.28% 96.42% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 63358 78403 78502
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in England

Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Designer in England

Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in England

Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the 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
London -25 386 £50,000 - 67
South East +8 162 £47,500 +18.75% 31
East of England +20 85 £43,500 +24.28% 16
South West +36 83 £35,000 +7.69% 18
North West -18 78 £32,500 -3.70% 14
Yorkshire +24 74 £39,000 +4.00% 15
West Midlands -1 47 £38,750 +3.33% 6
East Midlands -16 40 £38,750 +19.23% 14
North East +2 7 £37,500 +33.92% 2
Midlands +14 2 - -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1153 (59.25%) User Experience
2 779 (40.03%) HTML
3 732 (37.62%) CSS
4 647 (33.25%) Photoshop
5 603 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
6 582 (29.91%) Wireframes
7 581 (29.86%) Adobe
8 478 (24.56%) JavaScript
9 466 (23.95%) Adobe Illustrator
10 335 (17.21%) Marketing
11 318 (16.34%) Prototyping
12 300 (15.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 297 (15.26%) Degree
14 270 (13.87%) Axure RP
15 249 (12.80%) HTML5
16 207 (10.64%) jQuery
17 205 (10.53%) E-Commerce
18 203 (10.43%) Web Design
19 191 (9.82%) Responsive Web Design
20 183 (9.40%) Finance
21 176 (9.04%) Scrum
22 173 (8.89%) CSS3
23 166 (8.53%) Analytics
24 157 (8.07%) InVision
25 155 (7.97%) Mobile App
26 147 (7.55%) Information Architecture
26 147 (7.55%) InDesign
27 146 (7.50%) Java
27 146 (7.50%) Front End Development
28 135 (6.94%) Retail

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 86 (4.42%) CMS
2 47 (2.42%) WordPress
3 45 (2.31%) WebSphere
4 35 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
5 33 (1.70%) Marvel
6 25 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 21 (1.08%) JBoss
8 18 (0.92%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (0.36%) CICS
11 6 (0.31%) Apache ServiceMix
12 5 (0.26%) Apache
12 5 (0.26%) Mule
12 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.26%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.26%) WildFly
13 4 (0.21%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.21%) Anypoint
13 4 (0.21%) Drupal
13 4 (0.21%) EPiServer
Applications
1 647 (33.25%) Photoshop
2 466 (23.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 300 (15.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 157 (8.07%) InVision
5 147 (7.55%) InDesign
6 93 (4.78%) OmniGraffle
7 58 (2.98%) Adobe After Effects
8 56 (2.88%) Fireworks
9 29 (1.49%) MS Office
10 25 (1.28%) Acrobat
11 23 (1.18%) MS Excel
12 22 (1.13%) MS Visio
13 20 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
14 17 (0.87%) Final Cut Pro
14 17 (0.87%) Pixate
15 15 (0.77%) UXPin
16 14 (0.72%) CINEMA 4D
17 11 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
18 10 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
19 6 (0.31%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 12 (0.62%) BusinessWorks
2 7 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.15%) Magento
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.15%) Shopify
4 3 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
4 3 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.051%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.051%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 51 (2.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 33 (1.70%) Google Analytics
3 21 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
4 17 (0.87%) SaaS
5 14 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.51%) IBM Blueworks
7 5 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.10%) GitHub
8 2 (0.10%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.051%) AdWords
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.051%) G Suite
9 1 (0.051%) Google Play
9 1 (0.051%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.051%) iTunes
9 1 (0.051%) Office 365
9 1 (0.051%) Route 53
9 1 (0.051%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.75%) Internet
2 33 (1.70%) WAN
3 23 (1.18%) Firewall
4 20 (1.03%) VoIP
5 19 (0.98%) LAN
6 18 (0.92%) Broadband
7 17 (0.87%) Ethernet
8 13 (0.67%) DNS
9 12 (0.62%) Intranet
10 11 (0.57%) Asterisk PBX
10 11 (0.57%) IPv6
10 11 (0.57%) MPLS
10 11 (0.57%) TACACS
10 11 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (0.41%) VPN
12 7 (0.36%) Network Security
13 6 (0.31%) BGP
13 6 (0.31%) OSPF
13 6 (0.31%) TCP/IP
14 4 (0.21%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.26%) DB2
2 26 (1.34%) Big Data
3 21 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 17 (0.87%) SQL Server
5 16 (0.82%) MySQL
6 11 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 10 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 7 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.31%) QlikView
9 6 (0.31%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.15%) Impala
12 3 (0.15%) Sqoop
13 2 (0.10%) IMS/DB
13 2 (0.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 270 (13.87%) Axure RP
2 82 (4.21%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 53 (2.72%) Dreamweaver
4 34 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 34 (1.75%) Rational Application Developer
5 24 (1.23%) Jenkins
6 12 (0.62%) gulp
6 12 (0.62%) JUnit
7 10 (0.51%) Maven
8 8 (0.41%) JIRA
8 8 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.31%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.26%) Bower
11 4 (0.21%) Grunt
11 4 (0.21%) Hudson
11 4 (0.21%) MSTest
11 4 (0.21%) NUnit
11 4 (0.21%) Subversion
12 3 (0.15%) Toad
12 3 (0.15%) Xcode
General
1 335 (17.21%) Marketing
2 183 (9.40%) Finance
3 135 (6.94%) Retail
4 86 (4.42%) Games
5 75 (3.85%) Advertising
6 66 (3.39%) Telecoms
7 51 (2.62%) Banking
8 38 (1.95%) Publishing
9 33 (1.70%) Multimedia
10 25 (1.28%) Automotive
10 25 (1.28%) Legal
11 22 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.92%) Electronics
13 17 (0.87%) Back Office
14 12 (0.62%) Billing
14 12 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.36%) Front Office
15 7 (0.36%) Military
16 6 (0.31%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 779 (40.03%) HTML
2 732 (37.62%) CSS
3 249 (12.80%) HTML5
4 207 (10.64%) jQuery
5 173 (8.89%) CSS3
6 61 (3.13%) Web Services
7 58 (2.98%) .NET
8 49 (2.52%) Flash
9 48 (2.47%) AngularJS
10 44 (2.26%) XML
11 43 (2.21%) Sass
12 42 (2.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (1.44%) J2EE
14 25 (1.28%) Framer.js
15 23 (1.18%) Middleware
16 19 (0.98%) Spring
17 18 (0.92%) LESS
18 16 (0.82%) JSON
19 15 (0.77%) Ajax
20 14 (0.72%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 1153 (59.25%) User Experience
2 155 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 125 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
4 124 (6.37%) Graphic Design
5 71 (3.65%) Animation
6 68 (3.49%) Social Media
7 37 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 37 (1.90%) Fintech
8 36 (1.85%) Motion Graphics
9 31 (1.59%) e-Learning
9 31 (1.59%) iPad
10 25 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 21 (1.08%) W3C
12 18 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 16 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 14 (0.72%) Learning Management System
15 13 (0.67%) Blog
16 12 (0.62%) Mainframe
16 12 (0.62%) Photography
16 12 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (4.78%) Android
2 87 (4.47%) Apple iOS
3 20 (1.03%) Windows
4 12 (0.62%) Linux
5 10 (0.51%) Unix
6 4 (0.21%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.10%) CentOS
8 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.10%) Solaris
8 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.051%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 582 (29.91%) Wireframes
3 318 (16.34%) Prototyping
4 205 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 203 (10.43%) Web Design
6 191 (9.82%) Responsive Web Design
7 176 (9.04%) Scrum
8 166 (8.53%) Analytics
9 147 (7.55%) Information Architecture
10 146 (7.50%) Front End Development
11 132 (6.78%) Web Development
12 125 (6.42%) Typography
13 115 (5.91%) Service Design
14 111 (5.70%) Usability Testing
15 102 (5.24%) Mentoring
16 93 (4.78%) UX Design
17 72 (3.70%) User Stories
18 71 (3.65%) IT Strategy
19 63 (3.24%) Digital Marketing
19 63 (3.24%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 478 (24.56%) JavaScript
2 146 (7.50%) Java
3 97 (4.98%) SQL
4 57 (2.93%) PHP
5 38 (1.95%) C#
6 21 (1.08%) C
7 19 (0.98%) C++
8 18 (0.92%) Python
9 10 (0.51%) Perl
10 8 (0.41%) COBOL
10 8 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.36%) ActionScript
11 7 (0.36%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.31%) JCL
13 5 (0.26%) Ruby
13 5 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.26%) TypeScript
14 3 (0.15%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.10%) XAML
15 2 (0.10%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 297 (15.26%) Degree
2 25 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (1.23%) CCNP
4 20 (1.03%) HND
4 20 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (0.62%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.36%) CCDP
6 7 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.31%) CCIE
7 6 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.26%) AWS Certification
8 5 (0.26%) CCDA
8 5 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.15%) CCNA
10 2 (0.10%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) MOS
10 2 (0.10%) RHCE
10 2 (0.10%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (1.95%) QA
2 19 (0.98%) WCAG
3 18 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.21%) SLA
6 2 (0.10%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.10%) MiFID
6 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.051%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.051%) EMIR
7 1 (0.051%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.051%) ISO20022
System Software
1 16 (0.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.10%) Samba
5 1 (0.051%) Firmware
5 1 (0.051%) HDFS
5 1 (0.051%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (0.57%) Nagios
1 11 (0.57%) OpenNMS
1 11 (0.57%) SCCM
2 9 (0.46%) Puppet
3 7 (0.36%) RANCID
4 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
4 5 (0.26%) Kibana
4 5 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.15%) Oozie
5 3 (0.15%) SCOM
5 3 (0.15%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.15%) Simpana
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 581 (29.86%) Adobe
2 57 (2.93%) Oracle
3 44 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 32 (1.64%) Cisco
4 32 (1.64%) Google
5 26 (1.34%) IBM
6 19 (0.98%) ClickTale
7 18 (0.92%) Informatica
7 18 (0.92%) Pega
8 16 (0.82%) TIBCO
9 14 (0.72%) hybris
9 14 (0.72%) Juniper
10 13 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 13 (0.67%) SAP
10 13 (0.67%) Tableau
11 11 (0.57%) Cognizant
11 11 (0.57%) ServiceNow
11 11 (0.57%) Sybase
11 11 (0.57%) webMethods
12 10 (0.51%) Facebook
City, London
Best Practice Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits bonus, onsite gym, free parking, t
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £95,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £100,000 + big bonus & perks
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £85,000 - £115,000 (depending on experience and performance)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + Bonus / Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits, Amazing Culture!
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 28,000 - 35,000
Posted: 39 minutes ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + Generous package (30 days paid Holidays)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Premier Media
Posted: 48 minutes ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum dep on exp
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Torquay, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £18,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
onezeero.
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago