Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 263 251 254
Rank change year-on-year -12 +3 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 341 388 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 1.24% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.28% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 260 323 472
South East median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +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 30,285 30,363 39,900
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.93% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25,345 25,168 33,955
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -61 103 £35,000 -35.19% 38
Hampshire +17 101 £55,000 +24.22% 10
East Sussex +4 60 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Berkshire -49 60 £35,000 -39.13% 24
Surrey -14 36 £39,000 -22.00% 19
Buckinghamshire -3 25 £35,000 -25.93% 7
Oxfordshire -27 20 £40,000 -3.61% 7
Kent +12 19 £30,000 -14.29% 8
West Sussex +9 17 £27,500 -21.43% 7
Middlesex +17 6 £80,000 +45.45%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 185 (54.25%) User Experience
2 156 (45.75%) HTML
3 153 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (37.83%) JavaScript
5 128 (37.54%) CSS
6 89 (26.10%) Wireframes
7 74 (21.70%) Adobe
8 69 (20.23%) Photoshop
9 64 (18.77%) Degree
10 58 (17.01%) Adobe Illustrator
11 47 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
12 46 (13.49%) Prototyping
13 45 (13.20%) Marketing
14 40 (11.73%) AngularJS
15 39 (11.44%) jQuery
16 38 (11.14%) Manufacturing
17 37 (10.85%) SQL
17 37 (10.85%) Java
17 37 (10.85%) Mentoring
18 36 (10.56%) SOA
18 36 (10.56%) Scrum
19 35 (10.26%) Web Design
19 35 (10.26%) C#
19 35 (10.26%) InVision
20 32 (9.38%) Web Services
20 32 (9.38%) Git (software)
21 31 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
21 31 (9.09%) Migration
22 30 (8.80%) CMS
22 30 (8.80%) Graphic Design

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 30 (8.80%) CMS
2 16 (4.69%) WordPress
3 12 (3.52%) SAS
4 7 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (1.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 6 (1.76%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.47%) Drupal
6 5 (1.47%) Joomla!
6 5 (1.47%) Marvel
7 3 (0.88%) Apache
7 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.88%) IIS
7 3 (0.88%) JBoss
7 3 (0.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.88%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.88%) WildFly
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 69 (20.23%) Photoshop
2 58 (17.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (10.26%) InVision
4 22 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (4.11%) Adobe After Effects
6 13 (3.81%) UXPin
7 9 (2.64%) InDesign
8 5 (1.47%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (1.17%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (1.17%) Chatbot
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (1.17%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.88%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.29%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.29%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.47%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.99%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 17 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.93%) SaaS
4 9 (2.64%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.76%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (1.47%) npm
7 3 (0.88%) GitHub
8 2 (0.59%) AdWords
8 2 (0.59%) IaaS
8 2 (0.59%) PaaS
9 1 (0.29%) Boomi
9 1 (0.29%) Google Play
9 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.17%) SMS
2 3 (0.88%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) MVNO
3 2 (0.59%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.29%) Extranet
4 1 (0.29%) Intranet
4 1 (0.29%) MGW
4 1 (0.29%) Network Security
4 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.29%) RNC
4 1 (0.29%) SGSN
4 1 (0.29%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.88%) DB2
3 3 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.29%) Big Data
5 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) Impala
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 31 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (8.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 21 (6.16%) Axure RP
5 10 (2.93%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (1.76%) gulp
7 5 (1.47%) Jasmine
8 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.59%) JIRA
11 1 (0.29%) Bower
11 1 (0.29%) Grunt
11 1 (0.29%) Mocha
11 1 (0.29%) YouTrack
General
1 45 (13.20%) Marketing
2 38 (11.14%) Manufacturing
3 25 (7.33%) Finance
4 12 (3.52%) Retail
5 10 (2.93%) Publishing
6 7 (2.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.17%) Billing
7 4 (1.17%) Electronics
7 4 (1.17%) Games
7 4 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (45.75%) HTML
2 128 (37.54%) CSS
3 40 (11.73%) AngularJS
4 39 (11.44%) jQuery
5 32 (9.38%) Web Services
6 30 (8.80%) HTML5
7 25 (7.33%) XSLT
8 22 (6.45%) CSS3
9 18 (5.28%) Sass
10 14 (4.11%) .NET
11 9 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.05%) Framer.js
13 6 (1.76%) XML
14 5 (1.47%) Node.js
14 5 (1.47%) React
15 4 (1.17%) Electron Framework
16 3 (0.88%) JAXB
16 3 (0.88%) LESS
16 3 (0.88%) Material Design
16 3 (0.88%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 185 (54.25%) User Experience
2 47 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.80%) Graphic Design
4 25 (7.33%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.52%) Mainframe
6 11 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.93%) Enterprise Storage
7 10 (2.93%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.64%) Motion Graphics
8 9 (2.64%) Social Media
9 8 (2.35%) Animation
9 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.05%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.17%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
13 3 (0.88%) NHS
13 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
13 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.59%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.35%) Windows
2 7 (2.05%) Android
2 7 (2.05%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.47%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.88%) Linux
4 3 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (26.10%) Wireframes
3 46 (13.49%) Prototyping
4 37 (10.85%) Mentoring
5 36 (10.56%) Scrum
5 36 (10.56%) SOA
6 35 (10.26%) Web Design
7 31 (9.09%) Migration
8 26 (7.62%) MVC
9 23 (6.74%) Analytics
10 21 (6.16%) Content Management
10 21 (6.16%) Web Development
11 18 (5.28%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (4.99%) Creative Thinking
13 15 (4.40%) Data Modelling
14 14 (4.11%) CRM
14 14 (4.11%) SDLC
15 13 (3.81%) Competitor Analysis
15 13 (3.81%) Typography
16 12 (3.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 129 (37.83%) JavaScript
2 37 (10.85%) Java
2 37 (10.85%) SQL
3 35 (10.26%) C#
4 24 (7.04%) C++
4 24 (7.04%) T-SQL
5 19 (5.57%) PHP
6 9 (2.64%) Ruby
7 4 (1.17%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.88%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.59%) C
9 2 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 64 (18.77%) Degree
2 10 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.17%) ISEB
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.99%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
1 2 (0.59%) XenServer
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 74 (21.70%) Adobe
2 22 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.93%) Google
4 8 (2.35%) Capita
5 7 (2.05%) SAP
5 7 (2.05%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.47%) Omniture
7 4 (1.17%) Oracle
8 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.59%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.59%) Citrix
9 2 (0.59%) VMware
9 2 (0.59%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.29%) Facebook
10 1 (0.29%) Hootsuite
10 1 (0.29%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
10 1 (0.29%) Rakuten
10 1 (0.29%) Xamarin