The median annual salary for a Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 70 69 61
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 7 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.01% 0.77% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.79% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford. 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
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 680 632 678
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 98.41% 97.38% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 593 565 553
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Oxford

Designer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Designer in Oxford

Designer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Oxford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Oxford

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Oxford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 14 (58.33%) User Experience
2 12 (50.00%) HTML
3 11 (45.83%) Wireframes
4 10 (41.67%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) Marketing
5 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
5 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
6 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
6 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (25.00%) Web Design
7 6 (25.00%) Analytics
7 6 (25.00%) Typography
8 5 (20.83%) Robotic Process Automation
8 5 (20.83%) InVision
8 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (20.83%) IBM Blueworks
8 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
8 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
8 5 (20.83%) Process Management
8 5 (20.83%) Back Office
8 5 (20.83%) webMethods
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 5 (20.83%) XML

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 (4.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (20.83%) InVision
3 1 (4.17%) 3ds Max
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (4.17%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (4.17%) InDesign
3 1 (4.17%) Maya
3 1 (4.17%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Back Office
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) HTML
2 10 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) Dojo
3 5 (20.83%) DOM
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (20.83%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) HTML5
5 1 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 14 (58.33%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Animation
4 1 (4.17%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Android
1 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Wireframes
2 8 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 7 (29.17%) Usability Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) Typography
4 6 (25.00%) Web Design
5 5 (20.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Process Management
5 5 (20.83%) QMS
5 5 (20.83%) Quality Management
5 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (20.83%) Robotic Process Automation
5 5 (20.83%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (12.50%) Web Development
8 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 2 (8.33%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.83%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) IBM
1 5 (20.83%) Pega
1 5 (20.83%) webMethods
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Autodesk
3 1 (4.17%) HP