The median annual salary for a Graphic Designer was £25,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 804 847 869
Rank change year-on-year +43 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 59 68 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.075% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.077% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 55 54 68
Median salary £25,000 £29,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,100 £20,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £29,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -23.72% +7.27%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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 +19 18 £32,500 +32.65% 3
East of England +7 15 £22,500 -18.91% 3
South East +45 11 £28,000 -3.44% 1
Yorkshire +18 6 £16,000 -50.76%
North West -35 4 £25,000 - 3
South West +1 2 £18,250 -39.16%
East Midlands - 2 £19,500 -
West Midlands +12 1 £22,500 -
Graphic Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 73 (66.36%) Photoshop
2 72 (65.45%) Adobe
3 66 (60.00%) Marketing
4 62 (56.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 39 (35.45%) Graphic Design
6 38 (34.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 34 (30.91%) HTML
8 31 (28.18%) User Experience
9 27 (24.55%) InDesign
10 26 (23.64%) CSS
11 24 (21.82%) Animation
12 23 (20.91%) Adobe After Effects
13 21 (19.09%) Degree
14 20 (18.18%) Motion Graphics
14 20 (18.18%) Time Management
15 19 (17.27%) Typography
16 16 (14.55%) Web Design
17 14 (12.73%) CINEMA 4D
18 12 (10.91%) Advertising
18 12 (10.91%) JavaScript
18 12 (10.91%) Social Media
19 10 (9.09%) Digital Media
20 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
20 9 (8.18%) Post-Production
21 8 (7.27%) NUKE
21 8 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 8 (7.27%) Houdini
21 8 (7.27%) Texturing
21 8 (7.27%) jQuery
22 7 (6.36%) Digital Marketing

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 5 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 73 (66.36%) Photoshop
2 62 (56.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (34.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (24.55%) InDesign
5 23 (20.91%) Adobe After Effects
6 14 (12.73%) CINEMA 4D
7 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (7.27%) Houdini
8 8 (7.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (7.27%) NUKE
9 4 (3.64%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (2.73%) Adobe Captivate
10 3 (2.73%) GIMP
10 3 (2.73%) Inkscape
11 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.91%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.91%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.91%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.73%) Sublime Text
4 2 (1.82%) gulp
General
1 66 (60.00%) Marketing
2 12 (10.91%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Publishing
5 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Banking
6 1 (0.91%) Finance
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.91%) HTML
2 26 (23.64%) CSS
3 8 (7.27%) jQuery
4 5 (4.55%) HTML5
5 3 (2.73%) CSS3
5 3 (2.73%) SVG
5 3 (2.73%) XML
6 2 (1.82%) JSON
6 2 (1.82%) LESS
6 2 (1.82%) Sass
6 2 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.91%) Flash
7 1 (0.91%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 39 (35.45%) Graphic Design
2 31 (28.18%) User Experience
3 24 (21.82%) Animation
4 20 (18.18%) Motion Graphics
5 12 (10.91%) Social Media
6 10 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 5 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (4.55%) Photography
8 4 (3.64%) Video Editing
9 3 (2.73%) iPad
9 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.73%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.82%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.82%) Online Games
11 1 (0.91%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
1 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.82%) Android
2 2 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.18%) Time Management
2 19 (17.27%) Typography
3 16 (14.55%) Web Design
4 9 (8.18%) Post-Production
5 8 (7.27%) Texturing
6 7 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (5.45%) 3D Animation
7 6 (5.45%) Copywriting
7 6 (5.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 6 (5.45%) Front End Development
8 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.55%) B2B
8 5 (4.55%) Infographics
8 5 (4.55%) Web Development
8 5 (4.55%) Wireframes
9 4 (3.64%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.73%) B2C
10 3 (2.73%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
10 3 (2.73%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.91%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.82%) Perl
2 2 (1.82%) Python
2 2 (1.82%) Ruby
3 1 (0.91%) C
3 1 (0.91%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (19.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 72 (65.45%) Adobe
2 7 (6.36%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.82%) Facebook
4 1 (0.91%) Apple
4 1 (0.91%) EMC
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