The median annual salary for a Graphic Designer was £26,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graphics Designer
England / North West
Rank 236 232 250
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Graphic Designer 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.070% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.072% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Median salary £26,500 £24,500 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.16% +13.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £22,900 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,900 £34,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5897 5519 6450
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.80% 97.08% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4923 4630 5198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Graphic Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Graphic Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Designer in the North West

Graphic Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Graphic Designer in the North West

Graphic Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -18 6 £26,500 -3.63% 1
Merseyside -2 2 £27,000 +10.20%
Lancashire - 2 £19,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £25,000 -
Graphic Designer
England

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 North West region featuring Graphic Designer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Adobe
2 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
3 12 (70.59%) InDesign
4 11 (64.71%) Marketing
4 11 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (52.94%) HTML
6 8 (47.06%) Graphic Design
7 7 (41.18%) Degree
8 6 (35.29%) iPad
8 6 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (29.41%) Web Design
9 5 (29.41%) Advertising
9 5 (29.41%) CSS
10 4 (23.53%) Email Marketing
11 3 (17.65%) Retail
11 3 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (17.65%) B2B
11 3 (17.65%) Infographics
11 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
11 3 (17.65%) User Experience
12 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
12 2 (11.76%) CSS3
12 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
12 2 (11.76%) Email Management
12 2 (11.76%) MailChimp
12 2 (11.76%) WordPress
12 2 (11.76%) B2C
12 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 2 (11.76%) Flash
12 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce

Graphic Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Photoshop
2 12 (70.59%) InDesign
3 11 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (11.76%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (64.71%) Marketing
2 5 (29.41%) Advertising
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
3 2 (11.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Graphic Design
2 6 (35.29%) iPad
3 3 (17.65%) User Experience
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) W3C
5 1 (5.88%) NHS
5 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Email Marketing
3 3 (17.65%) B2B
3 3 (17.65%) Infographics
3 3 (17.65%) Wireframes
4 2 (11.76%) B2C
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Email Management
4 2 (11.76%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) A/B Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Copywriting
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.88%) Typography
5 1 (5.88%) UX Design
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Adobe
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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