Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 84 89
Rank change year-on-year -3 +5 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 63 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.72% 2.46% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.55% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 30 56
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -2.91% +47.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £56,250
Scotland median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.82% - +21.43%

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 2216 2082 2463
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.72% 96.52% 95.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1410 1158 1589
Glasgow median annual salary £47,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.90% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Designer in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Glasgow over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Glasgow region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 36 (57.14%) User Experience
2 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) Adobe
5 18 (28.57%) Wireframes
6 16 (25.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (23.81%) Prototyping
8 14 (22.22%) Axure RP
9 13 (20.63%) Degree
9 13 (20.63%) CSS
10 12 (19.05%) Photoshop
10 12 (19.05%) HTML
10 12 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
11 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
12 9 (14.29%) Human Factors
12 9 (14.29%) Usability Testing
13 8 (12.70%) Graphic Design
13 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
13 8 (12.70%) User Stories
13 8 (12.70%) OmniGraffle
13 8 (12.70%) Service Design
13 8 (12.70%) InVision
14 7 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 7 (11.11%) Web Design
14 7 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.11%) Java
14 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 7 (11.11%) Oracle

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.76%) IIS
1 3 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 3 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon Alexa
3 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.59%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (25.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (19.05%) Photoshop
3 8 (12.70%) InVision
3 8 (12.70%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (7.94%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (3.17%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.76%) PaaS
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) DHCP
1 3 (4.76%) DNS
1 3 (4.76%) Skype
1 3 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) SAN
2 1 (1.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 3 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.59%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Axure RP
2 6 (9.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.76%) Visual Website Optimizer
4 2 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) CSS
2 12 (19.05%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) .NET
3 6 (9.52%) jQuery
4 5 (7.94%) J2EE
5 2 (3.17%) Spring
5 2 (3.17%) Web Services
6 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.59%) Bokeh
6 1 (1.59%) Haml
6 1 (1.59%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.59%) Java EE
6 1 (1.59%) JSP
6 1 (1.59%) Pandas
6 1 (1.59%) PySpark
6 1 (1.59%) Sass
6 1 (1.59%) SparkR
6 1 (1.59%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 36 (57.14%) User Experience
2 10 (15.87%) Mobile App
3 8 (12.70%) Graphic Design
4 6 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.76%) e-Learning
6 2 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.17%) SCORM
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) Fintech
7 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 15 (23.81%) Prototyping
4 10 (15.87%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (14.29%) Human Factors
5 9 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 8 (12.70%) Service Design
6 8 (12.70%) Software Engineering
6 8 (12.70%) User Stories
7 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 7 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 7 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
7 7 (11.11%) Web Design
8 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.94%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (7.94%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 5 (7.94%) SOA
9 5 (7.94%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.35%) Customer-Centricity
10 4 (6.35%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Java
1 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.59%) HiveQL
2 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.59%) Python
2 1 (1.59%) R
2 1 (1.59%) Scala
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.35%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) SCCM
1 3 (4.76%) SCOM
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Adobe
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) Citrix
3 4 (6.35%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Veritas
5 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
5 2 (3.17%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) EMC
6 1 (1.59%) IBM
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec