Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Designer
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 227 276 250
Rank change year-on-year +49 -26 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 389 298 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.29% 1.02% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.05% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 319 250 427
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,125 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,185 28,304 36,424
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.01% 96.68% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 24,417 23,638 31,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the South East

Designer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Designer in the South East

Designer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the South East over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in the South East

Designer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -29 103 £55,000 +1.85% 28
Hampshire +10 90 £50,000 +32.94% 7
East Sussex +37 77 £35,000 -37.78% 8
Surrey +4 66 £45,000 +20.00% 12
Oxfordshire +32 52 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Berkshire -59 44 £45,000 -21.74% 14
West Sussex +29 28 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Kent +15 22 £33,750 +5.47% 4
Buckinghamshire -9 9 £36,250 -21.62% 3
Isle of Wight - 1 £30,000 - 1
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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 South East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 274 (70.44%) User Experience
2 182 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (41.13%) HTML
4 135 (34.70%) Wireframes
5 130 (33.42%) CSS
6 110 (28.28%) Adobe
7 108 (27.76%) JavaScript
8 98 (25.19%) Photoshop
9 78 (20.05%) Adobe Illustrator
10 68 (17.48%) Marketing
11 57 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
12 49 (12.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 49 (12.60%) Axure RP
13 48 (12.34%) InVision
14 45 (11.57%) jQuery
15 42 (10.80%) Web Development
15 42 (10.80%) Finance
15 42 (10.80%) Prototyping
16 38 (9.77%) Mobile App
16 38 (9.77%) Web Design
17 36 (9.25%) Responsive Web Design
18 35 (9.00%) AngularJS
19 34 (8.74%) Degree
19 34 (8.74%) PHP
20 33 (8.48%) HTML5
20 33 (8.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 31 (7.97%) Scrum
22 30 (7.71%) Information Architecture
23 29 (7.46%) InDesign
23 29 (7.46%) C#

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 17 (4.37%) CMS
2 14 (3.60%) WordPress
3 9 (2.31%) Marvel
4 6 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.29%) Joomla!
6 4 (1.03%) Drupal
7 3 (0.77%) Apache
7 3 (0.77%) IIS
7 3 (0.77%) SAS
7 3 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.51%) CICS
8 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.26%) Confluence
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 98 (25.19%) Photoshop
2 78 (20.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 49 (12.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 48 (12.34%) InVision
5 29 (7.46%) InDesign
6 26 (6.68%) OmniGraffle
7 22 (5.66%) UXPin
8 13 (3.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (1.03%) Adobe Premiere
11 4 (1.03%) SketchUp
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (0.51%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
14 1 (0.26%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.26%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.54%) Google Analytics
4 4 (1.03%) SaaS
5 3 (0.77%) Office 365
6 2 (0.51%) Google Play
7 1 (0.26%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) BIG-IP
1 4 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (1.03%) Internet
2 2 (0.51%) MVNO
3 1 (0.26%) Extranet
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
3 1 (0.26%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.26%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.06%) MySQL
3 4 (1.03%) DB2
4 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (12.60%) Axure RP
2 33 (8.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 24 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 21 (5.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.60%) Dreamweaver
6 5 (1.29%) gulp
7 4 (1.03%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.77%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.77%) Subversion
8 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.51%) JIRA
9 2 (0.51%) Mocha
10 1 (0.26%) Grunt
10 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.26%) YouTrack
General
1 68 (17.48%) Marketing
2 42 (10.80%) Finance
3 20 (5.14%) Manufacturing
4 13 (3.34%) Retail
5 10 (2.57%) Games
6 9 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.80%) Advertising
8 5 (1.29%) Billing
9 2 (0.51%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (41.13%) HTML
2 130 (33.42%) CSS
3 45 (11.57%) jQuery
4 35 (9.00%) AngularJS
5 33 (8.48%) HTML5
6 28 (7.20%) CSS3
7 20 (5.14%) Web Services
8 18 (4.63%) .NET
8 18 (4.63%) XSLT
9 15 (3.86%) Sass
10 9 (2.31%) Framer.js
11 6 (1.54%) Ember.js
11 6 (1.54%) Node.js
12 5 (1.29%) .NET Framework
12 5 (1.29%) React
12 5 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (1.03%) Backbone.js
13 4 (1.03%) LAMP
13 4 (1.03%) XML
14 3 (0.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 274 (70.44%) User Experience
2 38 (9.77%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.46%) Graphic Design
4 28 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.80%) Animation
7 6 (1.54%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.29%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (1.29%) Social Media
9 4 (1.03%) Life Science
9 4 (1.03%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (1.03%) Robotics
10 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.51%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.51%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.51%) Photography
11 2 (0.51%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.34%) Linux
2 5 (1.29%) Windows
3 2 (0.51%) Android
3 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.51%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.26%) Unix
4 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (34.70%) Wireframes
3 57 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (10.80%) Prototyping
4 42 (10.80%) Web Development
5 38 (9.77%) Web Design
6 36 (9.25%) Responsive Web Design
7 31 (7.97%) Scrum
8 30 (7.71%) Information Architecture
9 28 (7.20%) SOA
10 25 (6.43%) MVC
11 23 (5.91%) Mentoring
12 21 (5.40%) CRM
13 18 (4.63%) Analytics
14 17 (4.37%) Migration
15 15 (3.86%) Front End Development
15 15 (3.86%) IT Strategy
15 15 (3.86%) Mobile First
15 15 (3.86%) UX Design
16 14 (3.60%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 108 (27.76%) JavaScript
2 34 (8.74%) PHP
3 29 (7.46%) C#
4 24 (6.17%) Java
5 22 (5.66%) SQL
6 18 (4.63%) T-SQL
7 17 (4.37%) C++
8 13 (3.34%) Ruby
9 2 (0.51%) ActionScript
9 2 (0.51%) ActionScript 3.0
9 2 (0.51%) COBOL
9 2 (0.51%) ES6
10 1 (0.26%) C
10 1 (0.26%) Python
10 1 (0.26%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (8.74%) Degree
2 4 (1.03%) CEH
2 4 (1.03%) CISM
2 4 (1.03%) CISSP
2 4 (1.03%) GCIH
2 4 (1.03%) GIAC
2 4 (1.03%) ISEB
3 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.63%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) COBIT
2 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 110 (28.28%) Adobe
2 22 (5.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.08%) Google
4 6 (1.54%) Capita
5 4 (1.03%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.03%) Cisco
5 4 (1.03%) Oracle
5 4 (1.03%) Riverbed
5 4 (1.03%) Twitter
6 3 (0.77%) Perforce
6 3 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.51%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.51%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.51%) Proofpoint
7 2 (0.51%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.26%) EMC
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) SAP
8 1 (0.26%) WooCommerce