The median annual salary for a Designer was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Designer
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.71% 1.66% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.68% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Median salary £28,000 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 273 358 435
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 97.50% 99.17% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 254 298 378
Median salary £36,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.29% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Leicester

Designer
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Designer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Leicester region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
3 3 (42.86%) Animation
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) CSS3
3 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
4 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 2 (28.57%) Monetate
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) hybris
4 2 (28.57%) Hitwise
4 2 (28.57%) Web Usability
4 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Photography
4 2 (28.57%) Copywriting
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (28.57%) SEO
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
4 2 (28.57%) CMS
4 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
4 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Web Analytics

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) CSS
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 3 (42.86%) CSS3
2 3 (42.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Animation
3 2 (28.57%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (28.57%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Copywriting
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
1 2 (28.57%) SEO
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Web Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Web Usability
1 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Google
2 2 (28.57%) Hitwise
2 2 (28.57%) hybris
2 2 (28.57%) Monetate