Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £22,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Designer
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 165 177
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 24 54 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.55% 1.21% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.25% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 57 51
Hertfordshire median annual salary £22,000 £36,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.73% +37.74% -18.46%
10th Percentile £19,750 £23,250 £19,750
90th Percentile £27,900 £77,500 £58,750
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Hertfordshire with a recognized job title 4219 4335 5224
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.98% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3586 3629 4284
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Designer in Hertfordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Hemel Hempstead +7 7 £21,500 -14.00%
Hatfield +5 3 £24,000 -20.00% 1
St Albans +2 3 £25,000 -66.67%
Watford -14 3 £20,500 -43.84%
Welwyn Garden City -11 2 £27,000 -
Harpenden - 1 £23,000 -
Designer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 18 (75.00%) Adobe
2 10 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (41.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (37.50%) User Experience
4 8 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
4 8 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (29.17%) InDesign
5 7 (29.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (29.17%) CSS
5 7 (29.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) Animation
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
6 5 (20.83%) Time Management
6 5 (20.83%) Digital Media
6 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (16.67%) CSS3
7 4 (16.67%) HTML5
7 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) Social Media
8 3 (12.50%) Sass
8 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
9 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
9 2 (8.33%) LESS
9 2 (8.33%) PHP
9 2 (8.33%) Wireframes

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (41.67%) Photoshop
2 8 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
3 7 (29.17%) Adobe Premiere
3 7 (29.17%) InDesign
4 5 (20.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (4.17%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (4.17%) Houdini
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (4.17%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) CSS
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 4 (16.67%) CSS3
3 4 (16.67%) HTML5
3 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (12.50%) Sass
5 2 (8.33%) LESS
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 8 (33.33%) Motion Graphics
3 7 (29.17%) Animation
4 5 (20.83%) Digital Media
5 3 (12.50%) Social Media
6 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
6 1 (4.17%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 3 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 3 (12.50%) Web Development
4 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Content Writing
5 1 (4.17%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (4.17%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) Iconography
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) Texturing
5 1 (4.17%) Typography
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (4.17%) Syncfusion