The median annual salary for a Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 218 214
Rank change year-on-year -32 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 144 259 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.99% 1.42% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.47% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 208 235
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33%  

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 13991 17674 20705
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.62% 96.97% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11722 15033 16859
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Surrey +64 48 £37,500 -21.05% 9
Berkshire +14 41 £40,000 -33.80% 6
Hampshire +3 20 £37,500 +8.69% 4
East Sussex -23 18 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Kent -13 7 £33,500 -11.84% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 6 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Oxfordshire +2 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Sussex -19 1 £37,000 +23.33% 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (52.10%) User Experience
2 115 (37.22%) HTML
3 113 (36.57%) CSS
4 104 (33.66%) Photoshop
5 95 (30.74%) JavaScript
6 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
7 76 (24.60%) Wireframes
8 61 (19.74%) Adobe Illustrator
9 56 (18.12%) Adobe
10 55 (17.80%) jQuery
11 46 (14.89%) Degree
12 42 (13.59%) Marketing
13 38 (12.30%) Axure RP
13 38 (12.30%) Prototyping
14 36 (11.65%) HTML5
15 35 (11.33%) Scrum
16 32 (10.36%) Web Development
17 31 (10.03%) CSS3
17 31 (10.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 26 (8.41%) Analytics
18 26 (8.41%) Telecoms
19 24 (7.77%) Web Design
19 24 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (7.44%) UML
21 22 (7.12%) Information Architecture
22 21 (6.80%) Service Design
22 21 (6.80%) InDesign
23 20 (6.47%) Usability Testing
23 20 (6.47%) Front End Development
23 20 (6.47%) Mobile App

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 10 (3.24%) WebSphere
1 10 (3.24%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.59%) WordPress
3 7 (2.27%) CMS
4 4 (1.29%) Marvel
5 2 (0.65%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.32%) Apache
6 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 104 (33.66%) Photoshop
2 61 (19.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (10.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (6.80%) InDesign
5 8 (2.59%) InVision
5 8 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (1.29%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (0.97%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.97%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (0.97%) GIMP
8 3 (0.97%) Inkscape
8 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.65%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.65%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.32%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.32%) Maya
Business Applications
1 4 (1.29%) Oracle Payables
1 4 (1.29%) Shopify
1 4 (1.29%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.32%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.21%) Adobe Analytics
1 13 (4.21%) Google Analytics
2 7 (2.27%) SaaS
3 6 (1.94%) Office 365
4 4 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (1.29%) IBM Blueworks
4 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.88%) LAN
2 9 (2.91%) WAN
3 8 (2.59%) Firewall
4 7 (2.27%) VoIP
5 6 (1.94%) VPN
6 4 (1.29%) Internet
6 4 (1.29%) Wireless
7 3 (0.97%) BGP
7 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (0.97%) OSPF
7 3 (0.97%) VLAN
8 2 (0.65%) HTTP
8 2 (0.65%) Network Security
8 2 (0.65%) Skype
8 2 (0.65%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.32%) DNS
9 1 (0.32%) Intranet
9 1 (0.32%) SSL
9 1 (0.32%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.24%) DB2
2 6 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.94%) MySQL
3 5 (1.62%) Big Data
4 2 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.32%) Firebird
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.32%) Redis
5 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (12.30%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.24%) Rational Application Developer
3 9 (2.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.97%) Sublime Text
5 3 (0.97%) Subversion
6 2 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.65%) PHPUnit
7 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.32%) webpack
General
1 42 (13.59%) Marketing
2 26 (8.41%) Telecoms
3 17 (5.50%) Retail
4 13 (4.21%) Legal
5 10 (3.24%) Games
6 8 (2.59%) Finance
7 6 (1.94%) Publishing
8 5 (1.62%) Advertising
8 5 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Back Office
9 4 (1.29%) Banking
9 4 (1.29%) Electronics
10 3 (0.97%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (37.22%) HTML
2 113 (36.57%) CSS
3 55 (17.80%) jQuery
4 36 (11.65%) HTML5
5 31 (10.03%) CSS3
6 16 (5.18%) Web Services
7 13 (4.21%) Middleware
7 13 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (3.56%) .NET
8 11 (3.56%) Framer.js
9 10 (3.24%) AngularJS
10 8 (2.59%) Sass
11 7 (2.27%) XML
12 4 (1.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.29%) Dojo
12 4 (1.29%) DOM
12 4 (1.29%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (1.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 3 (0.97%) SVG
13 3 (0.97%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 161 (52.10%) User Experience
2 24 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.88%) Digital Media
5 11 (3.56%) Graphic Design
5 11 (3.56%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (1.94%) Animation
7 6 (1.94%) e-Learning
8 5 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.97%) EPoS
10 3 (0.97%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (0.97%) PlayStation
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
10 3 (0.97%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.24%) Windows
2 8 (2.59%) Linux
2 8 (2.59%) Unix
3 6 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.29%) Android
5 3 (0.97%) Mac OS X
5 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.89%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (24.60%) Wireframes
3 38 (12.30%) Prototyping
4 35 (11.33%) Scrum
5 32 (10.36%) Web Development
6 26 (8.41%) Analytics
7 24 (7.77%) Web Design
8 23 (7.44%) UML
9 22 (7.12%) Information Architecture
10 21 (6.80%) Service Design
11 20 (6.47%) Front End Development
11 20 (6.47%) Usability Testing
12 19 (6.15%) IT Strategy
12 19 (6.15%) Typography
13 13 (4.21%) Data Analytics
13 13 (4.21%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 13 (4.21%) TOGAF
14 11 (3.56%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (3.56%) ITIL
14 11 (3.56%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (30.74%) JavaScript
2 19 (6.15%) SQL
3 18 (5.83%) Java
4 11 (3.56%) PHP
5 7 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 6 (1.94%) Ruby
7 3 (0.97%) C
7 3 (0.97%) C++
7 3 (0.97%) Python
8 2 (0.65%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (14.89%) Degree
2 8 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (1.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.97%) ISEB
4 3 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) CCDP
6 1 (0.32%) CCIE
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) CCNP
6 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.32%) HNC
6 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.59%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.27%) QA
3 6 (1.94%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.97%) WCAG
5 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
2 1 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.97%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 56 (18.12%) Adobe
2 13 (4.21%) ClickTale
2 13 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.88%) Oracle
4 10 (3.24%) Usabilla
5 6 (1.94%) Cognos
5 6 (1.94%) Informatica
6 5 (1.62%) Cisco
6 5 (1.62%) Fortinet
6 5 (1.62%) HP
7 4 (1.29%) IBM
7 4 (1.29%) Juniper
7 4 (1.29%) Pega
7 4 (1.29%) webMethods
8 3 (0.97%) Siebel
8 3 (0.97%) Sony
9 2 (0.65%) Perforce
9 2 (0.65%) SAP
9 2 (0.65%) Twitter
10 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Recruitment Genius
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth
aap3
Salary: £32640.00 per annum + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 9 days ago
South East
Capgemini
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £15000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
Ringwood
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 16 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 17 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Bupa
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
TDA Group
Salary: £280 - £350 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
aap3
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago