Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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

Designer
England > London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 273 260
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 917 870 1,099
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.25% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 1.30% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 725 700 838
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,200 £30,000 £28,675
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,138 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.95% +3.85% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 67,057 66,787 82,145
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.22% 95.90% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55,406 56,922 70,240
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in London

Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Designer in London

Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in London over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in London

Designer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the London region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Central London +22 169 £51,250 +13.89% 44
West London +28 58 £60,000 +50.00% 51
South London -2 17 £34,750 -38.22% 6
East London -2 10 £30,000 - 11
North London -11 5 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 664 (72.41%) User Experience
2 325 (35.44%) Wireframes
3 320 (34.90%) Adobe
4 300 (32.72%) HTML
5 298 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
6 275 (29.99%) CSS
7 258 (28.14%) Prototyping
8 234 (25.52%) Photoshop
9 221 (24.10%) Adobe Illustrator
10 193 (21.05%) Degree
11 171 (18.65%) InVision
12 164 (17.88%) JavaScript
13 153 (16.68%) Axure RP
14 147 (16.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 130 (14.18%) Marketing
16 124 (13.52%) Mobile App
17 116 (12.65%) E-Commerce
18 114 (12.43%) Finance
18 114 (12.43%) Typography
19 93 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
20 91 (9.92%) HTML5
21 90 (9.81%) Information Architecture
22 87 (9.49%) Web Design
23 82 (8.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
24 81 (8.83%) Analytics
25 77 (8.40%) Usability Testing
26 73 (7.96%) Graphic Design
27 69 (7.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
28 67 (7.31%) Retail
29 64 (6.98%) Android

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 39 (4.25%) CMS
2 26 (2.84%) WordPress
3 24 (2.62%) Marvel
4 16 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (0.98%) Drupal
7 7 (0.76%) IIS
8 6 (0.65%) Ethereum
8 6 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (0.55%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.33%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.11%) Moodle
11 1 (0.11%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.11%) Totara
Applications
1 234 (25.52%) Photoshop
2 221 (24.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 171 (18.65%) InVision
4 147 (16.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 63 (6.87%) InDesign
5 63 (6.87%) OmniGraffle
6 25 (2.73%) Adobe After Effects
7 23 (2.51%) UXPin
8 21 (2.29%) Fireworks
9 11 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
10 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
12 3 (0.33%) ImageReady
13 2 (0.22%) Moqups
13 2 (0.22%) Pixate
14 1 (0.11%) Camtasia
14 1 (0.11%) Flinto
14 1 (0.11%) Lectora
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.22%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 82 (8.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 29 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.64%) Google Analytics
4 15 (1.64%) SaaS
5 5 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (0.55%) Serverless
6 3 (0.33%) Boomi
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.33%) Office 365
6 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.22%) AdWords
7 2 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.11%) Asana
8 1 (0.11%) npm
8 1 (0.11%) PaaS
8 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.18%) SAN
2 13 (1.42%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (1.20%) NAS
4 8 (0.87%) Internet
5 5 (0.55%) DAB
5 5 (0.55%) Firewall
6 3 (0.33%) HTTP
6 3 (0.33%) Intranet
6 3 (0.33%) Network Security
7 1 (0.11%) Broadband
7 1 (0.11%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.11%) LAN
7 1 (0.11%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.20%) Big Data
3 9 (0.98%) MySQL
4 8 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.22%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.22%) OLAP
8 2 (0.22%) Power BI
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.11%) DataStage
9 1 (0.11%) Geospatial Data
9 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 153 (16.68%) Axure RP
2 69 (7.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 19 (2.07%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (1.31%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.65%) gulp
7 5 (0.55%) Grunt
8 4 (0.44%) webpack
9 3 (0.33%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.22%) JIRA
10 2 (0.22%) Subversion
11 1 (0.11%) Bower
11 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
General
1 130 (14.18%) Marketing
2 114 (12.43%) Finance
3 67 (7.31%) Retail
4 38 (4.14%) Advertising
5 37 (4.03%) Banking
6 25 (2.73%) Games
7 21 (2.29%) Legal
8 13 (1.42%) Publishing
9 12 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.87%) Law
12 7 (0.76%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.44%) Automotive
14 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.33%) Back Office
14 3 (0.33%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.22%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (32.72%) HTML
2 275 (29.99%) CSS
3 91 (9.92%) HTML5
4 56 (6.11%) CSS3
5 51 (5.56%) jQuery
6 48 (5.23%) AngularJS
7 25 (2.73%) .NET
7 25 (2.73%) Framer.js
8 21 (2.29%) React
9 20 (2.18%) Sass
10 12 (1.31%) Natural Language Processing
10 12 (1.31%) XML
11 11 (1.20%) RESTful
11 11 (1.20%) Web Services
12 10 (1.09%) Ajax
12 10 (1.09%) Flash
13 8 (0.87%) Material Design
13 8 (0.87%) Node.js
13 8 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 7 (0.76%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 664 (72.41%) User Experience
2 124 (13.52%) Mobile App
3 73 (7.96%) Graphic Design
4 55 (6.00%) Fintech
5 51 (5.56%) Social Media
6 48 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
7 37 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
8 32 (3.49%) Animation
8 32 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.96%) Photography
10 15 (1.64%) IVR
11 13 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.42%) Data Centre
12 12 (1.31%) Private Cloud
13 10 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
13 10 (1.09%) EMC VNX
13 10 (1.09%) Management Information System
13 10 (1.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 9 (0.98%) Blog
14 9 (0.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (6.98%) Android
2 63 (6.87%) Apple iOS
3 28 (3.05%) Windows
4 16 (1.74%) Linux
5 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (0.98%) Mac OS
6 9 (0.98%) Windows 8
6 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.65%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.55%) Nucleus RTOS
9 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (35.44%) Wireframes
2 298 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 258 (28.14%) Prototyping
4 116 (12.65%) E-Commerce
5 114 (12.43%) Typography
6 93 (10.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 90 (9.81%) Information Architecture
8 87 (9.49%) Web Design
9 81 (8.83%) Analytics
10 77 (8.40%) Usability Testing
11 60 (6.54%) Service Design
12 59 (6.43%) Scrum
13 57 (6.22%) Visualisation
14 56 (6.11%) Mentoring
15 47 (5.13%) Project Management
16 45 (4.91%) Front End Development
17 39 (4.25%) A/B Testing
17 39 (4.25%) Business Analysis
17 39 (4.25%) UX Design
18 38 (4.14%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 164 (17.88%) JavaScript
2 36 (3.93%) SQL
3 25 (2.73%) PHP
4 12 (1.31%) Python
5 11 (1.20%) C#
6 10 (1.09%) Java
7 6 (0.65%) C
7 6 (0.65%) C++
8 4 (0.44%) ActionScript
8 4 (0.44%) ES6
9 3 (0.33%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.33%) Perl
9 3 (0.33%) Ruby
10 1 (0.11%) GLSL
10 1 (0.11%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.11%) R
10 1 (0.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 193 (21.05%) Degree
2 21 (2.29%) Master's Degree
3 10 (1.09%) VCDX
4 6 (0.65%) ISEB
5 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.33%) MCSA
7 2 (0.22%) AAT
7 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) CCIE
8 1 (0.11%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
8 1 (0.11%) CCNP
8 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.60%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) WCAG
3 5 (0.55%) WAI
4 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 21 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.09%) VMware NSX
4 9 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.33%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) NFS
6 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.09%) SCCM
1 10 (1.09%) SCOM
2 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (0.98%) SCOrch
2 9 (0.98%) Simpana
3 5 (0.55%) Ansible
3 5 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.22%) Terraform
6 1 (0.11%) EMC TimeFinder
6 1 (0.11%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (0.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 320 (34.90%) Adobe
2 35 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.94%) VMware
4 26 (2.84%) Cisco
5 22 (2.40%) Apple
6 20 (2.18%) EMC
7 16 (1.74%) Facebook
7 16 (1.74%) Google
8 15 (1.64%) Alias
9 11 (1.20%) HP
10 10 (1.09%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.09%) Twitter
11 9 (0.98%) CommVault
12 7 (0.76%) Optimizely
12 7 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.76%) Talend
13 6 (0.65%) Cognizant
13 6 (0.65%) MuleSoft
13 6 (0.65%) Oracle
13 6 (0.65%) TIBCO