Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex 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.

Designer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 102 122
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 23 36 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.65% 1.69% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.82% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 22
Essex median annual salary £28,000 £50,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -44.00% +117.39% -23.33%
10th Percentile £20,100 £32,240 £19,650
90th Percentile £39,500 £60,000 £45,500
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +42.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1321 1975 2499
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 92.81% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1518 1853
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,497
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Essex

Designer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Designer in Essex

Designer
Salary Histogram in Essex

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

Salary histogram for Designer in Essex

Designer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Essex 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
Witham - 12 £28,000 -
Basildon +13 2 £20,000 -50.00%
Braintree - 1 £20,000 -
Grays - 1 £40,000 -
Designer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 16 (69.57%) HTML
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) Web Design
3 12 (52.17%) HTML5
3 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
3 12 (52.17%) User Experience
4 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (47.83%) Web Development
4 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
4 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
5 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Java
7 7 (30.43%) Automotive
7 7 (30.43%) Advertising
7 7 (30.43%) Sass
7 7 (30.43%) LESS
7 7 (30.43%) SDLC
8 6 (26.09%) Adobe
9 5 (21.74%) Laravel
10 4 (17.39%) Marketing
10 4 (17.39%) CSS3
10 4 (17.39%) Social Media
10 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
10 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (13.04%) CMS
1 3 (13.04%) Umbraco
1 3 (13.04%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Photoshop
2 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.35%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Extranet
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (30.43%) Advertising
1 7 (30.43%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 13 (56.52%) jQuery
3 12 (52.17%) HTML5
4 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
5 7 (30.43%) LESS
5 7 (30.43%) Sass
6 5 (21.74%) Laravel
7 4 (17.39%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (13.04%) JSON
8 3 (13.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Web Design
2 11 (47.83%) Front End Development
2 11 (47.83%) Web Development
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 4 (17.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Business Transformation
7 1 (4.35%) CRM
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) PHP
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle