Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Designer was £48,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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

Designer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 71 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 +27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 31 15 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.19% 1.59% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 1.68% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 31
10th Percentile £35,500 £29,850 £35,000
25th Percentile £38,875 £32,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.25% -20.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £65,625 £45,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £46,250 £73,750
Scotland median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year +14.71% -9.09% -6.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,309 894 1,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.38% 95.01% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 888 612 1,300
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Designer in Glasgow.

Salary trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Salary distribution for jobs citing Designer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Glasgow region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (45.16%) User Experience
2 14 (45.16%) Social Skills
3 11 (35.48%) Wireframes
4 9 (29.03%) Adobe
4 9 (29.03%) Sketch
5 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (25.81%) Azure
5 8 (25.81%) Marketing
5 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) Analytics
6 7 (22.58%) Data Lake
6 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
6 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (19.35%) InDesign
7 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
7 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
7 6 (19.35%) AWS
7 6 (19.35%) Strategic Thinking
7 6 (19.35%) User Research
8 5 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) HTML
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Web Services
9 4 (12.90%) Migration
9 4 (12.90%) Informatica
9 4 (12.90%) PowerCenter

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Sketch
2 6 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (19.35%) InDesign
2 6 (19.35%) Photoshop
3 5 (16.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (12.90%) Figma
5 3 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (9.68%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (6.45%) Adobe XD
7 1 (3.23%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Azure
2 6 (19.35%) AWS
3 3 (9.68%) GitHub
4 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.23%) Miro
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (22.58%) Data Lake
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 4 (12.90%) PowerCenter
4 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.45%) GIS
6 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq
General
1 14 (45.16%) Social Skills
2 8 (25.81%) Marketing
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 4 (12.90%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (9.68%) Legal
6 2 (6.45%) Automotive
6 2 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (6.45%) Public Sector
6 2 (6.45%) Retail
7 1 (3.23%) Banking
7 1 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) Kafka
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) CSS
3 3 (9.68%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (6.45%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Legacy Systems
2 4 (12.90%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (9.68%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 2 (6.45%) Social Media
5 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Wireframes
3 8 (25.81%) Analytics
4 7 (22.58%) Data Modelling
4 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Strategic Thinking
5 6 (19.35%) User Research
6 5 (16.13%) Data Architecture
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
7 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Data Science
7 4 (12.90%) Logical Data Model
7 4 (12.90%) Migration
7 4 (12.90%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 4 (12.90%) Typography
8 3 (9.68%) Data Analytics
8 3 (9.68%) Data Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) GDPR
2 1 (3.23%) Accessibility
2 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) Informatica
2 4 (12.90%) StreamSets
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.45%) Facebook
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian