Designer Jobs in the South East

Designer
England > South East

The median Designer salary in the South East is £40,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 16 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 270 308 243
Rank change year-on-year +38 -65 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 135 69 301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.72% 0.52% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.58% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 115 54 176
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £44,679
25th Percentile £30,000 £35,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £46,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.98% -15.45% +4.76%
75th Percentile £55,000 £59,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £67,200 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -21.74% - +5.50%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies 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.

Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 17,582 11,899 20,479
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 89.64% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,383 7,812 12,372
10th Percentile £27,750 £30,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Designer in the South East.

Salary trend for Designer in the South East

Designer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Designer in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

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 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +15 46 £30,000 -40.00% 12
Hampshire +1 42 £55,000 +46.67% 10
Oxfordshire -2 24 £28,750 -44.17% 2
Berkshire +22 19 £36,000 -28.00% 7
East Sussex +27 16 £38,042 +55.27% 4
Surrey -12 16 £40,000 -36.00% 6
Kent -22 9 £37,500 -16.67% 1
West Sussex +17 3 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Middlesex -12 3 £30,000 -62.50%
Buckinghamshire -12 3 £20,500 -48.75% 4
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 June 2024, Designer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 48 (35.56%) Adobe
2 40 (29.63%) Marketing
3 39 (28.89%) User Experience
4 33 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 32 (23.70%) Photoshop
5 32 (23.70%) UX Design
6 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 27 (20.00%) InDesign
7 26 (19.26%) SC Cleared
8 24 (17.78%) Graphic Design
8 24 (17.78%) Figma
9 20 (14.81%) Juniper
10 19 (14.07%) HTML
10 19 (14.07%) Social Skills
11 18 (13.33%) Prototyping
11 18 (13.33%) Social Media
12 17 (12.59%) JNCIS
13 16 (11.85%) Sketch
14 15 (11.11%) Customer Experience
15 14 (10.37%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 14 (10.37%) Advertising
16 13 (9.63%) CSS
17 12 (8.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 12 (8.89%) WordPress
18 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
18 11 (8.15%) User Research
18 11 (8.15%) Storyboarding
19 10 (7.41%) Typography
19 10 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 9 (6.67%) Web Design

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.89%) WordPress
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.48%) CMS
3 2 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
2 32 (23.70%) Photoshop
3 27 (20.00%) InDesign
4 16 (11.85%) Sketch
5 12 (8.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 9 (6.67%) Adobe XD
8 8 (5.93%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (4.44%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (2.96%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (1.48%) Notion
12 1 (0.74%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.74%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.74%) InVision
12 1 (0.74%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.74%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (17.78%) Figma
2 8 (5.93%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (5.19%) SaaS
4 4 (2.96%) Heroku
4 4 (2.96%) Miro
4 4 (2.96%) WhatsApp
5 2 (1.48%) Asana
5 2 (1.48%) Azure
6 1 (0.74%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.74%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) Cisco Firepower
2 6 (4.44%) VPN
3 1 (0.74%) BGP
3 1 (0.74%) DMVPN
3 1 (0.74%) EIGRP
3 1 (0.74%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.74%) GIS
2 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 40 (29.63%) Marketing
2 19 (14.07%) Social Skills
3 14 (10.37%) Advertising
4 8 (5.93%) Publishing
5 7 (5.19%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (5.19%) Retail
6 4 (2.96%) Finance
6 4 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 4 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
7 2 (1.48%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Law
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.07%) HTML
2 13 (9.63%) CSS
3 4 (2.96%) React
4 3 (2.22%) EDI
4 3 (2.22%) Next.js
5 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.74%) HTML5
5 1 (0.74%) SVG
5 1 (0.74%) V-Ray
5 1 (0.74%) Vue
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Graphic Design
2 18 (13.33%) Social Media
3 4 (2.96%) Animation
3 4 (2.96%) e-Learning
3 4 (2.96%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.48%) Photography
5 2 (1.48%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.74%) Low-Code
6 1 (0.74%) Product Ownership
6 1 (0.74%) Vector Graphics
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Reality
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.89%) User Experience
2 32 (23.70%) UX Design
3 18 (13.33%) Prototyping
4 15 (11.11%) Customer Experience
5 14 (10.37%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 11 (8.15%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.15%) Storyboarding
6 11 (8.15%) User Research
7 10 (7.41%) Typography
8 9 (6.67%) Project Management
8 9 (6.67%) Web Design
8 9 (6.67%) Wireframes
9 8 (5.93%) B2B
9 8 (5.93%) Project Delivery
9 8 (5.93%) Workshop Facilitation
10 7 (5.19%) Actionable Insight
11 6 (4.44%) Digital Customer Experience
11 6 (4.44%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 6 (4.44%) Interaction Design
11 6 (4.44%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 3 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (0.74%) Kusto Query Language
3 1 (0.74%) Python
3 1 (0.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.26%) SC Cleared
3 17 (12.59%) JNCIS
4 8 (5.93%) CCNA
4 8 (5.93%) CCNP
4 8 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.67%) Accessibility
2 5 (3.70%) WCAG
3 3 (2.22%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 48 (35.56%) Adobe
2 20 (14.81%) Juniper
3 9 (6.67%) Cisco
4 6 (4.44%) F5
5 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.48%) Hotjar
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.74%) Apple
7 1 (0.74%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.74%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.74%) Peregrine
7 1 (0.74%) Quark
7 1 (0.74%) SAP