Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £42,291 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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

Designer
England > North East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 108 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 -11 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 15 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.08% 0.59% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.61% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 10
North East median annual salary £42,291 £45,369 £32,068
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% +41.48% +13.01%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,369 £60,000 £43,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. 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
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,296 1,475 1,378
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 97.10% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,025 1,274 1,162
North East median annual salary £40,000 £39,569 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.09% +5.52% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the North East

Designer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Designer in the North East

Designer
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the North East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in the North East

Designer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North East region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Tyne and Wear +4 15 £42,291 -19.45% 8
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 North East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Degree
4 5 (33.33%) User Experience
4 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 4 (26.67%) Interaction Design
6 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
6 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
6 3 (20.00%) SEO
6 3 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (13.33%) InVision
7 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (13.33%) CSS
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Android
8 1 (6.67%) Psychology
8 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 1 (6.67%) Node.js
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (6.67%) Marketing

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) InVision
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Marketing
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS3
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (40.00%) Coaching
3 6 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 4 (26.67%) Interaction Design
6 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (20.00%) SEO
6 3 (20.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 1 (6.67%) Analytics
7 1 (6.67%) Business Development
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Psychology
7 1 (6.67%) Qualitative Research
7 1 (6.67%) Typography
7 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) Web Design
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe
1 1 (6.67%) Apple