Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £38,250 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Designer
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 105 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.70% 0.29% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.30% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 26
South Wales median annual salary £38,250 £38,250 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.40% -12.93%
10th Percentile £31,000 £26,475 £21,125
90th Percentile £47,750 £48,750 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £38,250 £38,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +9.29% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1,538 1,341 2,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 98.17% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,295 1,184 1,943
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer in South Wales.

Salary trend for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in South Wales over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in South Wales

Designer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Cardiff -14 6 £34,000 +23.64% 2
Newport +11 5 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Designer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
2 6 (54.55%) User Experience
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) Market Research
3 5 (45.45%) UX Design
3 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Adobe
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 4 (36.36%) Appian
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Process Management
6 2 (18.18%) Advertising
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Wireframes

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (36.36%) Appian
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) InVision
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) User Stories
3 5 (45.45%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (45.45%) Market Research
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) Usability Testing
3 5 (45.45%) UX Design
4 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Process Management
7 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Adobe