Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 225 220
Rank change year-on-year -27 -5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 340 507 650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 1.50% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 262 396 510
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £69,875 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 29799 33908 41500
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 97.00% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24860 28418 34627
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -50 105 £52,500 +2.94% 15
Surrey +13 73 £40,000 -30.43% 5
East Sussex -8 72 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Berkshire -3 71 £60,000 +6.67% 4
Hampshire -29 62 £55,000 +57.14% 10
Buckinghamshire -16 18 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Oxfordshire -32 16 £50,000 +20.48% 4
Kent +11 13 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Middlesex +16 8 £80,000 +10.34%
West Sussex -8 8 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 181 (53.24%) User Experience
2 128 (37.65%) HTML
3 115 (33.82%) CSS
4 105 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 103 (30.29%) JavaScript
6 102 (30.00%) Wireframes
7 71 (20.88%) Adobe
8 62 (18.24%) Photoshop
9 56 (16.47%) Adobe Illustrator
10 55 (16.18%) Degree
11 47 (13.82%) Marketing
12 45 (13.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 38 (11.18%) Web Design
14 36 (10.59%) Prototyping
15 35 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 33 (9.71%) Scrum
17 31 (9.12%) Finance
17 31 (9.12%) Axure RP
18 27 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (7.06%) SOA
20 23 (6.76%) Web Services
20 23 (6.76%) jQuery
20 23 (6.76%) Mentoring
21 22 (6.47%) Mobile App
22 21 (6.18%) SQL
22 21 (6.18%) Manufacturing
22 21 (6.18%) Migration
22 21 (6.18%) CMS
23 20 (5.88%) Service Design
24 19 (5.59%) Typography

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 21 (6.18%) CMS
2 11 (3.24%) WordPress
3 9 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.35%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (1.47%) Drupal
5 5 (1.47%) Joomla!
6 4 (1.18%) JBoss
6 4 (1.18%) SAS
6 4 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.18%) WildFly
7 2 (0.59%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Kentico
8 1 (0.29%) Moodle
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.29%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.29%) Totara
Applications
1 62 (18.24%) Photoshop
2 56 (16.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (5.59%) InVision
5 8 (2.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 7 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (1.76%) Chatbot
7 6 (1.76%) CINEMA 4D
8 5 (1.47%) InDesign
9 4 (1.18%) UXPin
10 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
10 3 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.59%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.59%) Moqups
11 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.29%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.29%) GIMP
12 1 (0.29%) Inkscape
12 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (2.06%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.65%) SaaS
3 7 (2.06%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.47%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.88%) AdWords
5 3 (0.88%) Office 365
6 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 2 (0.59%) PaaS
7 1 (0.29%) Boomi
7 1 (0.29%) GitHub
7 1 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) Internet
2 6 (1.76%) Skype
3 2 (0.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.59%) Firewall
3 2 (0.59%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.59%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) MGW
4 1 (0.29%) MVNO
4 1 (0.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.29%) RNC
4 1 (0.29%) SGSN
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.59%) Big Data
4 2 (0.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (13.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 31 (9.12%) Axure RP
3 14 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Bower
6 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.29%) gulp
6 1 (0.29%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.29%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.29%) Subversion
General
1 47 (13.82%) Marketing
2 31 (9.12%) Finance
3 21 (6.18%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.00%) Retail
5 14 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.24%) Games
7 5 (1.47%) Electronics
8 4 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.88%) Advertising
9 3 (0.88%) Billing
9 3 (0.88%) Legal
10 2 (0.59%) Law
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (37.65%) HTML
2 115 (33.82%) CSS
3 23 (6.76%) jQuery
3 23 (6.76%) Web Services
4 18 (5.29%) HTML5
5 16 (4.71%) AngularJS
6 14 (4.12%) CSS3
7 10 (2.94%) XSLT
8 8 (2.35%) .NET
9 7 (2.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (1.76%) XML
11 4 (1.18%) JAXB
11 4 (1.18%) JSON
11 4 (1.18%) Sass
11 4 (1.18%) Unreal Engine
12 3 (0.88%) JSP
12 3 (0.88%) JSTL
12 3 (0.88%) Material Design
12 3 (0.88%) POJO
12 3 (0.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 181 (53.24%) User Experience
2 27 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.47%) Mobile App
4 17 (5.00%) Graphic Design
5 11 (3.24%) PMI
6 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.35%) Internet of Things
7 7 (2.06%) Animation
7 7 (2.06%) Social Media
8 6 (1.76%) 3D Graphics
8 6 (1.76%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.76%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.18%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.18%) NHS
9 4 (1.18%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.88%) BBC
10 3 (0.88%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.24%) Windows
2 8 (2.35%) Windows Server
3 7 (2.06%) Android
3 7 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.76%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.59%) Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.00%) Wireframes
3 38 (11.18%) Web Design
4 36 (10.59%) Prototyping
5 33 (9.71%) Scrum
6 24 (7.06%) SOA
7 23 (6.76%) Mentoring
8 21 (6.18%) Migration
9 20 (5.88%) Service Design
10 19 (5.59%) Typography
11 18 (5.29%) ITIL
12 17 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
12 17 (5.00%) TOGAF
13 16 (4.71%) Analytics
13 16 (4.71%) Content Management
14 15 (4.41%) CRM
15 14 (4.12%) Front End Development
16 12 (3.53%) Creative Thinking
16 12 (3.53%) MVC
16 12 (3.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 103 (30.29%) JavaScript
2 21 (6.18%) SQL
3 19 (5.59%) Java
4 15 (4.41%) C#
5 12 (3.53%) C++
6 10 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 8 (2.35%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.06%) PHP
9 3 (0.88%) Python
10 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.29%) C
10 1 (0.29%) Perl
10 1 (0.29%) Ruby
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (16.18%) Degree
2 15 (4.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.24%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.47%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.18%) ISEB
6 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.59%) CCDA
8 2 (0.59%) CCDE
8 2 (0.59%) CCDP
8 2 (0.59%) CCIE
8 2 (0.59%) CCIE Service Provider
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.59%) PhD
8 2 (0.59%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.29%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (0.59%) WCAG
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.59%) XenDesktop
2 2 (0.59%) XenServer
Vendors
1 71 (20.88%) Adobe
2 18 (5.29%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.35%) Google
4 5 (1.47%) Omniture
5 4 (1.18%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.88%) Sony
6 3 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.59%) Cisco
7 2 (0.59%) Citrix
7 2 (0.59%) Oracle
7 2 (0.59%) Siebel
7 2 (0.59%) Twitter
7 2 (0.59%) Unisys
7 2 (0.59%) VMware
8 1 (0.29%) Facebook
8 1 (0.29%) Hootsuite
8 1 (0.29%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.29%) Rakuten
8 1 (0.29%) Teradata
8 1 (0.29%) WooCommerce