Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Graphic Designer was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Graphics Designer
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 816 860
Rank change year-on-year +10 +44 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 38 28 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.037% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.054% 0.038% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 47
London median annual salary £31,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% -11.43% +6.87%
10th Percentile £24,375 £23,900 £25,450
90th Percentile £44,375 £39,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £29,500 £30,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -1.67% +1.69% +7.27%

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 70770 72897 85692
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.96% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 55623 62964 72725
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Designer in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Graphic Designer in London

Graphic 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 Graphic Designer within the London region over the 6 months to 18 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
West London +29 13 £30,000 -9.09%
Central London +26 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Graphic Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Graphic 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 Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 26 (68.42%) Adobe
2 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
3 23 (60.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (47.37%) Graphic Design
5 15 (39.47%) Social Media
6 13 (34.21%) Marketing
6 13 (34.21%) InDesign
6 13 (34.21%) HTML
7 12 (31.58%) CSS
8 9 (23.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 7 (18.42%) User Experience
9 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (15.79%) Infographics
10 6 (15.79%) Web Design
10 6 (15.79%) Degree
10 6 (15.79%) Animation
11 5 (13.16%) Video Editing
11 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
12 4 (10.53%) Typography
12 4 (10.53%) Online Marketing
12 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
12 4 (10.53%) Advertising
13 3 (7.89%) Retail
13 3 (7.89%) Creative Thinking
13 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
14 2 (5.26%) Blog
14 2 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (5.26%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (5.26%) Games
14 2 (5.26%) Web Development

Graphic 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 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
2 23 (60.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (34.21%) InDesign
4 7 (18.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (5.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 13 (34.21%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Advertising
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.63%) Finance
5 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (47.37%) Graphic Design
2 15 (39.47%) Social Media
3 7 (18.42%) User Experience
4 6 (15.79%) Animation
5 5 (13.16%) Video Editing
6 2 (5.26%) Blog
7 1 (2.63%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.63%) FMCG
7 1 (2.63%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (2.63%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Infographics
1 6 (15.79%) Web Design
2 5 (13.16%) Email Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Online Marketing
3 4 (10.53%) Typography
3 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
4 3 (7.89%) Creative Thinking
4 3 (7.89%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (5.26%) Innovative Thinking
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
5 2 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (2.63%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (2.63%) B2C
6 1 (2.63%) Brand Management
6 1 (2.63%) Content Management
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Adobe