The median annual salary for a Designer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 268 228 233
Rank change year-on-year -40 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 452 577 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 1.44% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 1.50% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 336 468 519
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  

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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -17 49 £50,000 - 8
West End of London +5 6 £55,000 - 1
Canary Wharf -4 4 £70,000 -
Hackney - 2 £40,000 -
Hillingdon -5 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £45,000 -
Brentford - 1 £67,500 -
Hayes - 1 £60,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 607 (72.43%) User Experience
2 321 (38.31%) Wireframes
3 292 (34.84%) Adobe
4 248 (29.59%) HTML
5 240 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
6 238 (28.40%) CSS
7 231 (27.57%) Photoshop
8 203 (24.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 199 (23.75%) Prototyping
10 173 (20.64%) Marketing
11 153 (18.26%) Degree
12 141 (16.83%) Axure RP
13 130 (15.51%) JavaScript
14 126 (15.04%) InVision
15 122 (14.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 109 (13.01%) Responsive Web Design
17 97 (11.58%) E-Commerce
18 96 (11.46%) Finance
19 91 (10.86%) Information Architecture
20 88 (10.50%) HTML5
21 81 (9.67%) Typography
22 72 (8.59%) Service Design
22 72 (8.59%) Usability Testing
23 71 (8.47%) Web Design
24 70 (8.35%) Retail
25 68 (8.11%) Mobile App
26 67 (8.00%) InDesign
27 65 (7.76%) OmniGraffle
28 64 (7.64%) Mentoring
28 64 (7.64%) Graphic Design

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 48 (5.73%) CMS
2 47 (5.61%) Marvel
3 16 (1.91%) WordPress
4 14 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (1.19%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (0.72%) Mule
9 4 (0.48%) IIS
10 3 (0.36%) Drupal
10 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.24%) Confluence
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.12%) Apache
12 1 (0.12%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.12%) Moodle
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 231 (27.57%) Photoshop
2 203 (24.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 126 (15.04%) InVision
4 122 (14.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 67 (8.00%) InDesign
6 65 (7.76%) OmniGraffle
7 50 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (1.67%) UXPin
9 12 (1.43%) Pixate
10 11 (1.31%) Adobe After Effects
11 10 (1.19%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.72%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.60%) Flinto
14 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
15 3 (0.36%) Final Cut Pro
16 2 (0.24%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
17 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
17 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (1.19%) WebTrends
2 5 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 14 (1.67%) Boomi
3 12 (1.43%) SaaS
4 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.48%) Office 365
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.12%) GitHub
8 1 (0.12%) PaaS
8 1 (0.12%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (4.30%) Internet
2 20 (2.39%) Intranet
3 6 (0.72%) Skype
4 4 (0.48%) Network Security
4 4 (0.48%) SAN
5 3 (0.36%) Broadband
5 3 (0.36%) Firewall
6 2 (0.24%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.24%) HTTP
6 2 (0.24%) InfiniBand
6 2 (0.24%) IPsec
6 2 (0.24%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.24%) SSL
6 2 (0.24%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.24%) VPN
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (1.43%) Big Data
2 11 (1.31%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.07%) MongoDB
4 8 (0.95%) NoSQL
5 7 (0.84%) MySQL
6 5 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.24%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.12%) DB2
8 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 141 (16.83%) Axure RP
2 53 (6.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (2.39%) Git (software)
4 19 (2.27%) Dreamweaver
5 6 (0.72%) JIRA
5 6 (0.72%) Maven
6 5 (0.60%) Subversion
7 4 (0.48%) Hudson
8 3 (0.36%) Gradle
8 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.24%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.12%) Ant
10 1 (0.12%) Bower
10 1 (0.12%) Grunt
10 1 (0.12%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.12%) JMeter
10 1 (0.12%) JUnit
10 1 (0.12%) Mockito
10 1 (0.12%) Toad
General
1 173 (20.64%) Marketing
2 96 (11.46%) Finance
3 70 (8.35%) Retail
4 50 (5.97%) Games
5 45 (5.37%) Advertising
6 34 (4.06%) Banking
7 28 (3.34%) Automotive
8 17 (2.03%) Telecoms
9 8 (0.95%) Multimedia
9 8 (0.95%) Publishing
10 7 (0.84%) Back Office
11 5 (0.60%) Law
11 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.48%) Legal
13 3 (0.36%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Front Office
13 3 (0.36%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.36%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (29.59%) HTML
2 238 (28.40%) CSS
3 88 (10.50%) HTML5
4 62 (7.40%) CSS3
5 26 (3.10%) jQuery
6 24 (2.86%) Framer.js
7 21 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 20 (2.39%) Sass
9 15 (1.79%) XML
10 12 (1.43%) Flash
11 10 (1.19%) Node.js
12 8 (0.95%) AngularJS
13 7 (0.84%) JSON
13 7 (0.84%) REST
13 7 (0.84%) Spring
13 7 (0.84%) XSLT
14 5 (0.60%) .NET
14 5 (0.60%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (0.60%) Ajax
14 5 (0.60%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 607 (72.43%) User Experience
2 68 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 64 (7.64%) Graphic Design
4 48 (5.73%) Social Media
5 35 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.18%) Fintech
6 28 (3.34%) Animation
7 23 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.55%) W3C
10 11 (1.31%) Digital Media
10 11 (1.31%) Photography
11 10 (1.19%) Online Banking
12 9 (1.07%) RIA
12 9 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 7 (0.84%) iPad
14 6 (0.72%) Taxonomies
14 6 (0.72%) Video Editing
15 5 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 61 (7.28%) Android
2 56 (6.68%) Apple iOS
3 18 (2.15%) Windows
4 11 (1.31%) Linux
5 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 8 (0.95%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.60%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.36%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (38.31%) Wireframes
2 240 (28.64%) Agile Software Development
3 199 (23.75%) Prototyping
4 109 (13.01%) Responsive Web Design
5 97 (11.58%) E-Commerce
6 91 (10.86%) Information Architecture
7 81 (9.67%) Typography
8 72 (8.59%) Service Design
8 72 (8.59%) Usability Testing
9 71 (8.47%) Web Design
10 64 (7.64%) Mentoring
11 61 (7.28%) Visualisation
12 56 (6.68%) Analytics
13 53 (6.32%) UX Design
14 51 (6.09%) Project Management
14 51 (6.09%) Scrum
15 43 (5.13%) Front End Development
16 41 (4.89%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (3.82%) Content Management
18 31 (3.70%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 130 (15.51%) JavaScript
2 28 (3.34%) Java
3 19 (2.27%) SQL
4 15 (1.79%) C
5 12 (1.43%) PHP
6 9 (1.07%) C#
7 6 (0.72%) Python
8 5 (0.60%) Go
8 5 (0.60%) Ruby
9 2 (0.24%) C++
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.12%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.12%) ES6
10 1 (0.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 153 (18.26%) Degree
2 13 (1.55%) HND
2 13 (1.55%) SC Cleared
2 13 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.43%) DV Cleared
4 8 (0.95%) MCSE
4 8 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.36%) CCNP
6 3 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.24%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) MiFID
3 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.60%) SCCM
1 5 (0.60%) SCOM
2 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (0.48%) SCOrch
2 4 (0.48%) Simpana
3 3 (0.36%) Kibana
Vendors
1 292 (34.84%) Adobe
2 32 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (1.67%) Apple
3 14 (1.67%) Dell
3 14 (1.67%) Oracle
4 13 (1.55%) Google
4 13 (1.55%) TIBCO
5 12 (1.43%) ServiceNow
6 10 (1.19%) Cisco
6 10 (1.19%) webMethods
7 8 (0.95%) Omniture
8 6 (0.72%) EMC
8 6 (0.72%) Facebook
8 6 (0.72%) HP
9 5 (0.60%) BroadVision
9 5 (0.60%) JD Edwards
9 5 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.60%) Retek
9 5 (0.60%) SAP
9 5 (0.60%) VMware
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