Period
to 15 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Designer was £42,000 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 January 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
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 138 154
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 10 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.50% 0.88% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.92% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 30
Reading median annual salary £42,000 £57,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +23.24% -11.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £50,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,375 £67,500 £62,625
Berkshire median annual salary £42,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -23.18% -4.35% +9.52%

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 1,890 2,389 2,924
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.31% 95.87% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,977 2,152
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% -

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 15 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Designer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 6 (60.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 5 (50.00%) Fintech
3 4 (40.00%) Design Thinking
3 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
3 4 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 3 (30.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper

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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (10.00%) InVision
2 1 (10.00%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
1 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) CSS
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 1 (10.00%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Graphic Design
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 5 (50.00%) Fintech
3 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (40.00%) Conceptual Models
2 4 (40.00%) Design Thinking
2 4 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 3 (30.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Typography
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) IronPort
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) McAfee
3 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (10.00%) Zscaler