Period
to 17 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

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

Designer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 130 139
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 27 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.10% 0.47% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.48% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 22
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £63,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +5.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,375 £43,875
90th Percentile £64,375 £85,000 £66,225
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,374 2,279 2,353
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.14% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,989 1,938 1,904
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,825
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Designer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 Reading region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 25 (92.59%) User Experience
2 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (55.56%) Adobe
4 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
5 10 (37.04%) Wireframes
5 10 (37.04%) InVision
5 10 (37.04%) Adobe XD
6 9 (33.33%) Product Management
7 8 (29.63%) Sketch
7 8 (29.63%) WebTrends
7 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
8 7 (25.93%) Finance
8 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
8 7 (25.93%) Collaborative Working
8 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (25.93%) Information Architecture
8 7 (25.93%) Service Design
9 6 (22.22%) Design Thinking
9 6 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (18.52%) Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
10 5 (18.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 4 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
11 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (14.81%) UX Design
11 4 (14.81%) Validation
11 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution

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 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) Drupal
1 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Adobe XD
1 10 (37.04%) InVision
2 8 (29.63%) Photoshop
2 8 (29.63%) Sketch
3 6 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (14.81%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
1 2 (7.41%) Balsamiq
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) User Experience
2 5 (18.52%) Graphic Design
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) BBC
4 1 (3.70%) Photography
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) E-Commerce
3 10 (37.04%) Wireframes
4 9 (33.33%) Product Management
5 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (25.93%) Collaborative Working
5 7 (25.93%) Information Architecture
5 7 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (25.93%) Service Design
6 6 (22.22%) Design Thinking
7 5 (18.52%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 4 (14.81%) Conceptual Models
8 4 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
8 4 (14.81%) UX Design
8 4 (14.81%) Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Lean Thinking
10 2 (7.41%) Commercial Awareness
10 2 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
10 2 (7.41%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore