The median annual salary for a Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Designer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 117 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 8 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 0.68% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 20
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +47.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £56,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1260 1704 2217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 97.07% 96.49% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1349 1666
Median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,936
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £69,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Reading

Designer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Designer in Reading

Designer
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Reading over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Reading

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Reading region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 7 (29.17%) Marketing
3 6 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 5 (20.83%) Retail
5 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 4 (16.67%) Dojo
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) QMS
5 4 (16.67%) Pega
5 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
5 4 (16.67%) Process Management
5 4 (16.67%) Back Office
5 4 (16.67%) webMethods
5 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (16.67%) IBM
5 4 (16.67%) Java
5 4 (16.67%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) DOM
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 4 (16.67%) Cognitive Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (16.67%) Analytics
5 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Photoshop
2 6 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.17%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 7 (29.17%) Marketing
2 5 (20.83%) Retail
3 4 (16.67%) Back Office
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Dojo
1 4 (16.67%) DOM
1 4 (16.67%) jQuery
1 4 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) CSS
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.17%) CSS3
3 1 (4.17%) HTML5
3 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (4.17%) React
3 1 (4.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) User Experience
2 6 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (16.67%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.33%) e-Learning
5 1 (4.17%) EPoS
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
1 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Analytics
1 4 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Cognitive Analytics
1 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (16.67%) Process Improvement
1 4 (16.67%) Process Management
1 4 (16.67%) QMS
1 4 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 4 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
1 4 (16.67%) SOA
2 2 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (8.33%) Prototyping
2 2 (8.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
3 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
3 1 (4.17%) Project Management
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) IBM
1 4 (16.67%) Pega
1 4 (16.67%) webMethods
2 3 (12.50%) Adobe
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft