The median annual salary for a Designer was £44,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Designer
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 232 230
Rank change year-on-year -42 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1022 1342 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.22% 1.45% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.50% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 764 1072 1210
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% -3.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 80108 89468 100526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.97% 96.55% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 65932 76287 83736
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -38 451 £50,000 +11.11% 70
South East -54 140 £37,500 - 47
North West +4 109 £37,500 - 15
South West +9 90 £41,625 +18.92% 12
Yorkshire -2 73 £25,000 -28.57% 13
East of England -8 70 £35,000 -6.66% 14
East Midlands +12 52 £32,500 -13.33% 14
West Midlands -55 27 £36,250 +3.57% 14
North East +9 7 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 28
Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1235 (62.31%) User Experience
2 692 (34.91%) HTML
3 645 (32.54%) Wireframes
4 628 (31.69%) CSS
4 628 (31.69%) Adobe
5 567 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
6 553 (27.90%) Photoshop
7 428 (21.59%) JavaScript
8 407 (20.53%) Marketing
9 403 (20.33%) Adobe Illustrator
10 363 (18.31%) Prototyping
11 306 (15.44%) Degree
12 305 (15.39%) Axure RP
13 300 (15.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 235 (11.86%) HTML5
15 196 (9.89%) Finance
16 192 (9.69%) Web Design
17 183 (9.23%) InVision
18 182 (9.18%) CSS3
19 181 (9.13%) E-Commerce
20 178 (8.98%) jQuery
20 178 (8.98%) Responsive Web Design
21 175 (8.83%) Mobile App
22 161 (8.12%) Information Architecture
23 147 (7.42%) Analytics
24 145 (7.32%) Graphic Design
25 144 (7.27%) Scrum
26 143 (7.21%) Typography
27 137 (6.91%) Usability Testing
28 133 (6.71%) InDesign

Designer 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:

Application Platforms
1 90 (4.54%) CMS
2 53 (2.67%) Marvel
3 41 (2.07%) WordPress
4 24 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 21 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 17 (0.86%) IIS
7 13 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (0.40%) Confluence
9 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.35%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.30%) Mule
12 4 (0.20%) JBoss
12 4 (0.20%) Moodle
12 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.15%) Drupal
13 3 (0.15%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 553 (27.90%) Photoshop
2 403 (20.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 300 (15.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 183 (9.23%) InVision
5 133 (6.71%) InDesign
6 92 (4.64%) OmniGraffle
7 68 (3.43%) Microsoft Office
8 61 (3.08%) Adobe After Effects
9 25 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 25 (1.26%) MS Visio
10 23 (1.16%) UXPin
11 21 (1.06%) Fireworks
12 17 (0.86%) Final Cut Pro
13 16 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
13 16 (0.81%) CINEMA 4D
14 15 (0.76%) Acrobat
15 13 (0.66%) Pixate
16 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
17 8 (0.40%) Adobe Captivate
17 8 (0.40%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 16 (0.81%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.50%) Shopify
3 5 (0.25%) Magento
3 5 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Payables
5 3 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.050%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.050%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 31 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 24 (1.21%) SaaS
4 17 (0.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 17 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (0.71%) Boomi
6 13 (0.66%) Office 365
7 9 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
8 7 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.20%) GitHub
10 3 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.10%) MailChimp
11 2 (0.10%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.050%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.050%) IaaS
12 1 (0.050%) PaaS
12 1 (0.050%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.77%) Internet
2 35 (1.77%) WAN
3 33 (1.66%) Firewall
4 26 (1.31%) LAN
5 24 (1.21%) Intranet
6 22 (1.11%) MPLS
7 17 (0.86%) Ethernet
8 16 (0.81%) BGP
9 15 (0.76%) VoIP
10 14 (0.71%) VPN
10 14 (0.71%) Wireless
11 12 (0.61%) Broadband
12 10 (0.50%) DNS
13 9 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.40%) Asterisk PBX
14 8 (0.40%) EIGRP
14 8 (0.40%) OSPF
14 8 (0.40%) Skype
14 8 (0.40%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (1.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (1.01%) Big Data
3 19 (0.96%) MySQL
4 18 (0.91%) DB2
5 12 (0.61%) MongoDB
6 11 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (0.25%) QlikView
9 5 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.10%) IMS/DB
10 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.050%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 1 (0.050%) Firebird
11 1 (0.050%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.050%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.050%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 305 (15.39%) Axure RP
2 111 (5.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 49 (2.47%) Git (software)
4 38 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
5 22 (1.11%) JIRA
6 17 (0.86%) Jenkins
7 14 (0.71%) Subversion
7 14 (0.71%) Visual Studio
8 12 (0.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (0.55%) Rational Application Developer
10 10 (0.50%) gulp
11 9 (0.45%) Maven
12 8 (0.40%) NUnit
12 8 (0.40%) SonarQube
13 6 (0.30%) ReSharper
13 6 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
14 4 (0.20%) Gradle
14 4 (0.20%) Hudson
14 4 (0.20%) JUnit
14 4 (0.20%) Lombardi
General
1 407 (20.53%) Marketing
2 196 (9.89%) Finance
3 130 (6.56%) Retail
4 101 (5.10%) Games
5 70 (3.53%) Advertising
6 69 (3.48%) Telecoms
7 66 (3.33%) Banking
8 31 (1.56%) Automotive
9 30 (1.51%) Multimedia
10 24 (1.21%) Legal
11 22 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 21 (1.06%) Publishing
13 18 (0.91%) Back Office
13 18 (0.91%) Electronics
14 14 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.61%) Military
16 11 (0.55%) Law
17 5 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.20%) Billing
18 4 (0.20%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 692 (34.91%) HTML
2 628 (31.69%) CSS
3 235 (11.86%) HTML5
4 182 (9.18%) CSS3
5 178 (8.98%) jQuery
6 66 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 62 (3.13%) .NET
8 53 (2.67%) Sass
9 51 (2.57%) AngularJS
10 43 (2.17%) Web Services
11 42 (2.12%) XML
12 37 (1.87%) Framer.js
13 25 (1.26%) JSON
14 23 (1.16%) ASP.NET
15 21 (1.06%) Middleware
16 20 (1.01%) LESS
17 19 (0.96%) Flash
17 19 (0.96%) Node.js
18 17 (0.86%) Spring
19 15 (0.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1235 (62.31%) User Experience
2 175 (8.83%) Mobile App
3 145 (7.32%) Graphic Design
4 118 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (4.09%) Animation
6 71 (3.58%) Social Media
7 45 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (2.17%) Digital Media
8 43 (2.17%) e-Learning
8 43 (2.17%) Fintech
9 39 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
10 38 (1.92%) Computer Science
11 23 (1.16%) iPad
11 23 (1.16%) Motion Graphics
12 21 (1.06%) W3C
13 16 (0.81%) BBC
14 15 (0.76%) Photography
15 12 (0.61%) FMCG
15 12 (0.61%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.55%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 75 (3.78%) Android
2 70 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 46 (2.32%) Windows
4 35 (1.77%) Linux
5 15 (0.76%) Mac OS X
6 13 (0.66%) Unix
7 8 (0.40%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.35%) Windows Server
9 5 (0.25%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.050%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (32.54%) Wireframes
2 567 (28.61%) Agile Software Development
3 363 (18.31%) Prototyping
4 192 (9.69%) Web Design
5 181 (9.13%) E-Commerce
6 178 (8.98%) Responsive Web Design
7 161 (8.12%) Information Architecture
8 147 (7.42%) Analytics
9 144 (7.27%) Scrum
10 143 (7.21%) Typography
11 137 (6.91%) Usability Testing
12 115 (5.80%) Service Design
13 114 (5.75%) Web Development
14 111 (5.60%) Front End Development
15 103 (5.20%) Mentoring
16 93 (4.69%) UX Design
17 92 (4.64%) Project Management
18 83 (4.19%) Visualisation
19 78 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
20 72 (3.63%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 428 (21.59%) JavaScript
2 98 (4.94%) Java
3 80 (4.04%) SQL
4 46 (2.32%) C#
5 45 (2.27%) PHP
6 30 (1.51%) C
7 21 (1.06%) C++
7 21 (1.06%) Python
8 14 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.55%) Ruby
10 9 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.35%) Perl
12 6 (0.30%) COBOL
12 6 (0.30%) XPath
13 5 (0.25%) Go
13 5 (0.25%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.10%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.10%) CoffeeScript
14 2 (0.10%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 306 (15.44%) Degree
2 32 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (1.41%) CCNP
5 24 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 22 (1.11%) HND
7 17 (0.86%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.45%) PhD
11 8 (0.40%) CCDP
11 8 (0.40%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (0.40%) MCSE
12 5 (0.25%) Sun Certification
13 4 (0.20%) ISEB
14 3 (0.15%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.15%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.10%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (1.77%) QA
2 16 (0.81%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.30%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.30%) WCAG
4 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.10%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.10%) MiFID
5 2 (0.10%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.050%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.050%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.050%) EMIR
6 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.050%) SLA
6 1 (0.050%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (0.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.15%) Docker
5 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (0.40%) Nagios
1 8 (0.40%) OpenNMS
1 8 (0.40%) SCCM
2 6 (0.30%) SCOM
3 5 (0.25%) Puppet
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
4 4 (0.20%) Simpana
5 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.15%) Kibana
5 3 (0.15%) RANCID
6 2 (0.10%) Ansible
6 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.10%) Terraform
7 1 (0.050%) Cacti
7 1 (0.050%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 628 (31.69%) Adobe
2 75 (3.78%) Microsoft
3 64 (3.23%) Oracle
4 42 (2.12%) Cisco
5 32 (1.61%) Google
6 20 (1.01%) SAP
7 19 (0.96%) Apple
8 17 (0.86%) TIBCO
9 16 (0.81%) IBM
9 16 (0.81%) webMethods
10 15 (0.76%) HP
11 14 (0.71%) ClickTale
11 14 (0.71%) Dell
12 12 (0.61%) ServiceNow
13 11 (0.55%) CheckPoint
14 10 (0.50%) Blue Coat
14 10 (0.50%) Informatica
14 10 (0.50%) Usabilla
15 9 (0.45%) Facebook
15 9 (0.45%) Pega
London
Birch & James Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
We Are Aspire Ltd
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Morgan Mckinley
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £57500 per annum + plus 10% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Training + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £90k base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £53000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum benefits and superb pension (12% non
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 120000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday