The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 225 196
Rank change year-on-year -14 -29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 159 257 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.31% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.35% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 138 208 234
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.49% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14461 18972 20242
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.51% 96.73% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12087 16175 16324
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +29 63 £57,500 -11.53% 5
Hampshire +6 38 £35,000 -38.05% 5
Surrey +45 29 £35,000 +16.66% 13
Kent +10 12 £32,000 +11.30% 3
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £44,500 +36.92% 4
Oxfordshire -1 8 £60,000 +33.33%
East Sussex -13 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Middlesex - 2 £55,000 -
West Sussex -14 1 £35,000 -33.96% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 South East region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 161 (46.00%) User Experience
2 132 (37.71%) HTML
3 126 (36.00%) CSS
4 120 (34.29%) Photoshop
4 120 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
5 93 (26.57%) JavaScript
6 79 (22.57%) Wireframes
7 73 (20.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 61 (17.43%) Adobe
9 58 (16.57%) jQuery
10 49 (14.00%) SQL
10 49 (14.00%) HTML5
11 48 (13.71%) Java
12 46 (13.14%) Axure RP
13 45 (12.86%) Prototyping
13 45 (12.86%) UML
13 45 (12.86%) Scrum
14 43 (12.29%) Web Services
15 42 (12.00%) CSS3
16 38 (10.86%) DB2
16 38 (10.86%) Degree
17 34 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (9.71%) Analytics
18 32 (9.14%) Rational Application Developer
18 32 (9.14%) WebSphere
18 32 (9.14%) WebSphere Application Server
18 32 (9.14%) RAD
19 31 (8.86%) Front End Development
20 30 (8.57%) Marketing
20 30 (8.57%) Web Development

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 32 (9.14%) WebSphere
1 32 (9.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 17 (4.86%) CMS
3 10 (2.86%) WordPress
4 5 (1.43%) CICS
5 4 (1.14%) Marvel
5 4 (1.14%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.29%) Apache
7 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 120 (34.29%) Photoshop
2 73 (20.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (7.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (7.43%) InDesign
5 12 (3.43%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (2.00%) InVision
7 5 (1.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.86%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.86%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.86%) MS Office
8 3 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.29%) Maya
10 1 (0.29%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.14%) Shopify
2 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.29%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.14%) Adobe Analytics
1 18 (5.14%) Google Analytics
2 9 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 6 (1.71%) SaaS
4 5 (1.43%) IBM Blueworks
5 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.14%) LAN
1 11 (3.14%) WAN
2 8 (2.29%) VoIP
3 4 (1.14%) Firewall
3 4 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.86%) Cisco IPT
4 3 (0.86%) Internet
4 3 (0.86%) VPN
5 2 (0.57%) Network Security
5 2 (0.57%) Wireless
6 1 (0.29%) Intranet
6 1 (0.29%) MVNO
6 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.86%) DB2
2 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.14%) Big Data
4 2 (0.57%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.29%) HBase
5 1 (0.29%) Impala
5 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 46 (13.14%) Axure RP
2 32 (9.14%) Rational Application Developer
3 5 (1.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.43%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.57%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (8.57%) Marketing
2 29 (8.29%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.86%) Finance
4 22 (6.29%) Retail
5 13 (3.71%) Legal
6 11 (3.14%) Games
7 10 (2.86%) Publishing
8 9 (2.57%) Banking
9 8 (2.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (2.00%) Advertising
11 5 (1.43%) Back Office
11 5 (1.43%) Billing
11 5 (1.43%) French Language
12 4 (1.14%) Automotive
12 4 (1.14%) German Language
12 4 (1.14%) Russian Language
13 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.29%) Local Government
14 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (37.71%) HTML
2 126 (36.00%) CSS
3 58 (16.57%) jQuery
4 49 (14.00%) HTML5
5 43 (12.29%) Web Services
6 42 (12.00%) CSS3
7 12 (3.43%) Middleware
8 11 (3.14%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.57%) XML
10 7 (2.00%) Framer.js
10 7 (2.00%) Sass
11 6 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (1.43%) Dojo
12 5 (1.43%) DOM
13 4 (1.14%) .NET
13 4 (1.14%) Flash
13 4 (1.14%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (0.86%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.86%) J2EE
14 3 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 161 (46.00%) User Experience
2 34 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (7.43%) Graphic Design
4 23 (6.57%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.29%) Digital Media
5 8 (2.29%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.29%) W3C
6 7 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.71%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.43%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.43%) Social Media
9 4 (1.14%) Animation
9 4 (1.14%) Robotics
10 3 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.86%) iPad
11 2 (0.57%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.57%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.00%) Windows
2 6 (1.71%) Unix
3 5 (1.43%) Android
4 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) CentOS
5 1 (0.29%) Linux
5 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (22.57%) Wireframes
3 45 (12.86%) Prototyping
3 45 (12.86%) Scrum
3 45 (12.86%) UML
4 34 (9.71%) Analytics
5 32 (9.14%) RAD
6 31 (8.86%) Front End Development
7 30 (8.57%) Web Development
8 27 (7.71%) Web Design
9 24 (6.86%) IT Strategy
9 24 (6.86%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (6.86%) Usability Testing
10 20 (5.71%) Information Architecture
10 20 (5.71%) Service Design
11 19 (5.43%) Typography
12 18 (5.14%) Data Analytics
12 18 (5.14%) SOA
13 17 (4.86%) SEO
14 15 (4.29%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 93 (26.57%) JavaScript
2 49 (14.00%) SQL
3 48 (13.71%) Java
4 12 (3.43%) PHP
5 6 (1.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.43%) COBOL
6 5 (1.43%) JCL
7 4 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (0.57%) XQuery
9 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.29%) C
9 1 (0.29%) C#
9 1 (0.29%) Perl
9 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (10.86%) Degree
2 4 (1.14%) CCDP
2 4 (1.14%) CCIE
2 4 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (0.86%) CCDA
3 3 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.29%) CCNA
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.29%) RHCE
4 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.00%) PCI DSS
1 7 (2.00%) WCAG
2 6 (1.71%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.57%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.29%) HDFS
1 1 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.86%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.29%) Oozie
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (17.43%) Adobe
2 18 (5.14%) ClickTale
3 15 (4.29%) Oracle
4 10 (2.86%) IBM
4 10 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.00%) Usabilla
6 6 (1.71%) Cognos
6 6 (1.71%) Informatica
7 5 (1.43%) Cisco
7 5 (1.43%) Fortinet
7 5 (1.43%) HP
7 5 (1.43%) Pega
7 5 (1.43%) webMethods
8 3 (0.86%) Apple
9 2 (0.57%) Google
9 2 (0.57%) Remedy
9 2 (0.57%) SAP
10 1 (0.29%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.29%) EXTOL
10 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
Kent
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 26k per year + Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Kent
Salt
Salary: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Company Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
I3
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Premier Media
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Acumin
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
White Clarke Group
Salary: £30k- £40k
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum 10% Bonus and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Haywards Heath
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Leatherhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Acorah Software Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension scheme, 25 days holdiay, inc
Posted: 13 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 17 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago
Staines
Bupa
Posted: 10 days ago