The median annual salary for a Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Designer
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 271 235 218
Rank change year-on-year -36 -17  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 384 585 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.14% 1.39% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.44% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 300 455 476
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32292 40527 41158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 27319 34959 34585
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -2 36 £50,000 +11.11% 19
Wimbledon - 4 £72,500 -
Ealing +29 3 £32,000 -44.34%
Chiswick - 3 £37,500 -
Surbiton +13 2 - -
Canary Wharf -10 2 £60,000 -7.69%
Hammersmith - 2 £43,375 -
Twickenham - 2 £47,500 -
Bromley - 2 - -
West End of London +9 1 - - 8
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Hounslow -5 1 £52,500 - 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 570 (72.34%) User Experience
2 286 (36.29%) HTML
3 272 (34.52%) Photoshop
4 270 (34.26%) Adobe
5 267 (33.88%) CSS
5 267 (33.88%) Wireframes
6 247 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (26.78%) Adobe Illustrator
8 155 (19.67%) Degree
9 154 (19.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 150 (19.04%) JavaScript
11 148 (18.78%) Marketing
12 142 (18.02%) Prototyping
13 112 (14.21%) Axure RP
14 106 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
15 100 (12.69%) InVision
16 95 (12.06%) E-Commerce
17 88 (11.17%) HTML5
18 78 (9.90%) Android
18 78 (9.90%) Finance
19 76 (9.64%) Service Design
20 75 (9.52%) Mobile App
21 73 (9.26%) Web Design
22 72 (9.14%) Retail
23 71 (9.01%) Information Architecture
23 71 (9.01%) Typography
24 70 (8.88%) Apple iOS
25 64 (8.12%) Analytics
26 62 (7.87%) InDesign
27 58 (7.36%) Front End Development

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 29 (3.68%) CMS
1 29 (3.68%) Marvel
2 12 (1.52%) WordPress
3 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.63%) JBoss
4 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (0.38%) Drupal
6 3 (0.38%) Mule
6 3 (0.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.25%) Anypoint
7 2 (0.25%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.13%) Apache
8 1 (0.13%) Confluence
8 1 (0.13%) EPiServer
Applications
1 272 (34.52%) Photoshop
2 211 (26.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 154 (19.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 100 (12.69%) InVision
5 62 (7.87%) InDesign
6 50 (6.35%) OmniGraffle
7 25 (3.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 23 (2.92%) Fireworks
9 16 (2.03%) Acrobat
9 16 (2.03%) MS Office
10 15 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 15 (1.90%) MS Visio
11 14 (1.78%) Pixate
12 7 (0.89%) MS Excel
12 7 (0.89%) UXPin
13 6 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
13 6 (0.76%) Adobe Premiere
13 6 (0.76%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.25%) Edge Animate
15 1 (0.13%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Magento
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (1.52%) SaaS
3 7 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.76%) Google Analytics
5 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 3 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.16%) Internet
2 9 (1.14%) Intranet
3 7 (0.89%) Broadband
4 4 (0.51%) Network Security
5 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.38%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.38%) SAN
6 2 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.13%) Firewall
7 1 (0.13%) LAN
7 1 (0.13%) LDAP
7 1 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.65%) Big Data
2 10 (1.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.63%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.25%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.25%) Impala
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (0.25%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.25%) Sqoop
7 1 (0.13%) DB2
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.13%) QlikView
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 112 (14.21%) Axure RP
2 29 (3.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 28 (3.55%) Dreamweaver
4 13 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.89%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.76%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.63%) Bower
8 4 (0.51%) Grunt
8 4 (0.51%) Hudson
8 4 (0.51%) Maven
9 3 (0.38%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.38%) JIRA
9 3 (0.38%) Toad
9 3 (0.38%) Xcode
10 2 (0.25%) gulp
10 2 (0.25%) Subversion
11 1 (0.13%) Ant
11 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.13%) Gradle
11 1 (0.13%) Sublime Text
General
1 148 (18.78%) Marketing
2 78 (9.90%) Finance
3 72 (9.14%) Retail
4 50 (6.35%) Games
5 40 (5.08%) Advertising
6 26 (3.30%) Banking
7 21 (2.66%) Publishing
8 19 (2.41%) Multimedia
9 18 (2.28%) Telecoms
10 12 (1.52%) Automotive
10 12 (1.52%) Electronics
11 6 (0.76%) Back Office
11 6 (0.76%) Billing
11 6 (0.76%) Front Office
12 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.51%) Legal
13 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (36.29%) HTML
2 267 (33.88%) CSS
3 88 (11.17%) HTML5
4 52 (6.60%) jQuery
5 48 (6.09%) CSS3
6 24 (3.05%) Flash
7 20 (2.54%) Framer.js
8 17 (2.16%) XML
9 15 (1.90%) .NET
10 13 (1.65%) AngularJS
10 13 (1.65%) Sass
10 13 (1.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (1.40%) Node.js
12 10 (1.27%) Ajax
13 8 (1.02%) React
14 6 (0.76%) SVG
15 5 (0.63%) D3.js
15 5 (0.63%) J2EE
15 5 (0.63%) LESS
16 4 (0.51%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 570 (72.34%) User Experience
2 75 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 51 (6.47%) Graphic Design
4 48 (6.09%) Social Media
5 42 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
6 38 (4.82%) Animation
7 22 (2.79%) Fintech
8 20 (2.54%) Motion Graphics
9 16 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.27%) iPad
11 8 (1.02%) RIA
11 8 (1.02%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.89%) Blog
12 7 (0.89%) FMCG
12 7 (0.89%) Photography
13 6 (0.76%) Digital Media
13 6 (0.76%) e-Learning
13 6 (0.76%) iPhone
13 6 (0.76%) Learning Management System
13 6 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.90%) Android
2 70 (8.88%) Apple iOS
3 7 (0.89%) Linux
4 6 (0.76%) Windows
5 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.38%) Unix
5 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (33.88%) Wireframes
2 247 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (18.02%) Prototyping
4 106 (13.45%) Responsive Web Design
5 95 (12.06%) E-Commerce
6 76 (9.64%) Service Design
7 73 (9.26%) Web Design
8 71 (9.01%) Information Architecture
8 71 (9.01%) Typography
9 64 (8.12%) Analytics
10 58 (7.36%) Front End Development
10 58 (7.36%) UX Design
11 57 (7.23%) Scrum
12 45 (5.71%) Mentoring
13 43 (5.46%) Usability Testing
14 40 (5.08%) Web Development
15 39 (4.95%) A/B Testing
16 32 (4.06%) Visualisation
17 27 (3.43%) Rapid Prototyping
18 26 (3.30%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 150 (19.04%) JavaScript
2 28 (3.55%) Java
3 21 (2.66%) SQL
4 8 (1.02%) C
5 7 (0.89%) PHP
6 6 (0.76%) C#
7 5 (0.63%) ActionScript
7 5 (0.63%) C++
8 3 (0.38%) Python
9 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.13%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.13%) C-shell
10 1 (0.13%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.13%) ES6
10 1 (0.13%) Perl
10 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 155 (19.67%) Degree
2 20 (2.54%) HND
3 6 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.13%) CCDA
7 1 (0.13%) CCDP
7 1 (0.13%) CCIE
7 1 (0.13%) CCNP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.89%) QA
2 4 (0.51%) WCAG
3 2 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.25%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.63%) Kibana
2 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.38%) SCCM
2 3 (0.38%) SCOM
2 3 (0.38%) SCOrch
2 3 (0.38%) Simpana
3 2 (0.25%) Oozie
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 270 (34.26%) Adobe
2 21 (2.66%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.40%) ServiceNow
4 10 (1.27%) Oracle
5 9 (1.14%) Google
6 7 (0.89%) Facebook
6 7 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 6 (0.76%) Cognizant
8 5 (0.63%) Cisco
8 5 (0.63%) EMC
8 5 (0.63%) IBM
8 5 (0.63%) Informatica
9 4 (0.51%) Pega
9 4 (0.51%) webMethods
10 3 (0.38%) Apple
10 3 (0.38%) CommVault
10 3 (0.38%) HP
10 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.38%) Twitter
10 3 (0.38%) VMware
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Salary: From £50,000 to £57,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: COMPETITVE SALARY + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Full Benefits Package + share option
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £40,950 to £76,100 per annum + 10% Bonus
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Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 per annum + plus bonus plus benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £57,000 per annum depending on experience & current or
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Salary: £50000 per annum + with bonus and benefits
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