The median annual salary for a Visual Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Visual Designer
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 623 646
Rank change year-on-year +51 +23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 30 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.082% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.039% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 17
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -56.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 - -

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 34788 38440 42425
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.80% 95.91% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28171 33459 35846
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%  

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Visual Designer in London

Visual Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Visual Designer in London

Visual Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Designer in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Designer in London

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Visual 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 Visual Designer in the job title.

1 38 (86.36%) User Experience
2 22 (50.00%) Adobe
3 21 (47.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (43.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (34.09%) Typography
7 14 (31.82%) Visualisation
8 11 (25.00%) Degree
9 10 (22.73%) Marketing
9 10 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (22.73%) HTML
9 10 (22.73%) Photoshop
9 10 (22.73%) CSS
10 8 (18.18%) Graphic Design
10 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
10 8 (18.18%) Wireframes
10 8 (18.18%) InVision
11 7 (15.91%) Finance
12 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
12 6 (13.64%) Games
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (13.64%) Android
12 6 (13.64%) Cash Management
12 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
12 6 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
13 5 (11.36%) HND
14 4 (9.09%) Business Development
15 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
15 2 (4.55%) Marvel
15 2 (4.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

Visual 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 2 (4.55%) Marvel
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (22.73%) Photoshop
3 8 (18.18%) InVision
4 1 (2.27%) Flinto
4 1 (2.27%) InDesign
General
1 10 (22.73%) Marketing
2 7 (15.91%) Finance
3 6 (13.64%) Games
3 6 (13.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) CSS
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 38 (86.36%) User Experience
2 8 (18.18%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Android
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (40.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (34.09%) Typography
4 14 (31.82%) Visualisation
5 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 8 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Cash Management
6 6 (13.64%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (9.09%) Business Development
8 2 (4.55%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 1 (2.27%) A/B Testing
9 1 (2.27%) B2B
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) Front End Development
9 1 (2.27%) Prototyping
9 1 (2.27%) Validation
9 1 (2.27%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (11.36%) HND
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Adobe