Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Designer
South East > Kent
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 97 112
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 14 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.06% 1.55% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 33
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £43,875 £38,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1294 1652 2167
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.22% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1463 1937
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Kent

Designer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Designer in Kent

Designer
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Kent over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Kent

Designer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Kent region over the 6 months to 20 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
Stansted - 3 £24,000 -
Tonbridge - 2 £30,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £30,000 -
Westerham - 1 £32,500 -
Designer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Kent region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 10 (71.43%) HTML
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
3 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) Adobe
5 6 (42.86%) Wireframes
6 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
7 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
7 4 (28.57%) UXPin
7 4 (28.57%) InVision
8 3 (21.43%) BBC
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (21.43%) Android
9 2 (14.29%) CSS3
9 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (14.29%) Marketing
9 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 2 (14.29%) Games

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Photoshop
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (28.57%) InVision
3 4 (28.57%) UXPin
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) npm
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
1 4 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (7.14%) Bower
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
4 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (7.14%) Framer.js
6 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) BBC
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Android
1 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Wireframes
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Prototyping
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Game Development
6 1 (7.14%) Information Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) UX Design
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Adobe