Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graphic Designer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Graphics Designer
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1051 1103 1079
Rank change year-on-year +52 -24 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 97 86 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.048% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.050% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 82 70 152
England median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.67% +1.69% +7.27%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £42,500 £40,075 £41,125
UK median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.69% +11.32%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
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% -

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Designer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graphic Designer in England

Graphic 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 Graphic Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 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 +18 38 £31,500 +0.80% 3
South East +47 20 £34,000 +13.33% 1
East of England +15 14 £21,500 -34.57% 1
North of England +9 11 £25,000 +8.69% 1
Midlands +37 8 £22,250 -
South West +31 6 £23,500 -24.80%
North West -1 6 £27,500 +19.57%
East Midlands +34 4 £20,000 -9.09%
West Midlands +18 4 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Graphic Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Graphic 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 Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 57 (58.76%) Adobe
2 55 (56.70%) Photoshop
3 53 (54.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 38 (39.18%) Graphic Design
5 34 (35.05%) Marketing
6 28 (28.87%) HTML
7 25 (25.77%) CSS
8 22 (22.68%) InDesign
9 21 (21.65%) Animation
9 21 (21.65%) Social Media
9 21 (21.65%) User Experience
10 19 (19.59%) Adobe After Effects
11 18 (18.56%) Web Design
12 16 (16.49%) Degree
12 16 (16.49%) Motion Graphics
13 15 (15.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 14 (14.43%) Typography
15 12 (12.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 12 (12.37%) Creative Thinking
16 10 (10.31%) Adobe Premiere
17 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
18 8 (8.25%) 3D Graphics
18 8 (8.25%) CINEMA 4D
19 7 (7.22%) Advertising
19 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
19 7 (7.22%) Infographics
19 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
19 7 (7.22%) Video Editing
19 7 (7.22%) Email Marketing
20 6 (6.19%) Games

Graphic 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 3 (3.09%) WordPress
2 2 (2.06%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) Moodle
3 1 (1.03%) Totara
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (56.70%) Photoshop
2 53 (54.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (22.68%) InDesign
4 19 (19.59%) Adobe After Effects
5 15 (15.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (10.31%) Adobe Premiere
7 8 (8.25%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (2.06%) GIMP
9 2 (2.06%) Inkscape
10 1 (1.03%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (1.03%) Houdini
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (1.03%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (2.06%) Sublime Text
2 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (35.05%) Marketing
2 7 (7.22%) Advertising
3 6 (6.19%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 2 (2.06%) Publishing
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Economy
6 1 (1.03%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.03%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.87%) HTML
2 25 (25.77%) CSS
3 3 (3.09%) XML
4 2 (2.06%) HTML5
4 2 (2.06%) SVG
5 1 (1.03%) .NET
5 1 (1.03%) Ajax
5 1 (1.03%) Flash
5 1 (1.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 38 (39.18%) Graphic Design
2 21 (21.65%) Animation
2 21 (21.65%) Social Media
2 21 (21.65%) User Experience
3 16 (16.49%) Motion Graphics
4 8 (8.25%) 3D Graphics
5 7 (7.22%) Video Editing
6 4 (4.12%) e-Learning
6 4 (4.12%) NHS
7 3 (3.09%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.06%) Blog
8 2 (2.06%) Vector Graphics
9 1 (1.03%) Fintech
9 1 (1.03%) FMCG
9 1 (1.03%) iPad
9 1 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.03%) Online Games
9 1 (1.03%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) Web Design
2 14 (14.43%) Typography
3 12 (12.37%) Creative Thinking
4 7 (7.22%) Email Marketing
4 7 (7.22%) Infographics
4 7 (7.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.15%) Online Marketing
5 5 (5.15%) Wireframes
6 4 (4.12%) Content Development
6 4 (4.12%) SEO
7 3 (3.09%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (3.09%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (3.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.09%) Time Management
7 3 (3.09%) Web Development
8 2 (2.06%) Customer Acquisition
8 2 (2.06%) Innovative Thinking
8 2 (2.06%) Prototyping
8 2 (2.06%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.15%) PHP
3 2 (2.06%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.03%) C
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) Perl
4 1 (1.03%) Python
4 1 (1.03%) Ruby
4 1 (1.03%) SQL
4 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (16.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 57 (58.76%) Adobe
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Google