The median annual salary for a Designer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Wales / South Wales
Rank 73 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 15 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.71% 0.89% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 0.91% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 12
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,533
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.61% +13.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £47,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,862 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 855 1215 1135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.60% 98.22% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1032 995
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff +13 11 £31,000 -4.61% 1
Newport +3 4 £30,850 +12.18% 1
Designer
Wales

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 20 (83.33%) User Experience
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 10 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) Prototyping
6 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
6 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
8 6 (25.00%) Statistics
8 6 (25.00%) Adobe
8 6 (25.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.83%) Typography
9 5 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
10 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (12.50%) SEO
11 3 (12.50%) CMS
11 3 (12.50%) PHP
11 3 (12.50%) jQuery
11 3 (12.50%) Marketing
11 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (8.33%) Video Editing
12 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
12 2 (8.33%) Degree
12 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 2 (8.33%) OO

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (12.50%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) concrete5
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (20.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (8.33%) InDesign
6 1 (4.17%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) MailChimp
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) CSS
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (8.33%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) D3.js
4 2 (8.33%) Sass
4 2 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (83.33%) User Experience
2 8 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
4 2 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 2 (8.33%) Video Editing
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) Prototyping
3 8 (33.33%) Wireframes
4 6 (25.00%) Statistics
5 5 (20.83%) Typography
6 4 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (12.50%) SEO
8 2 (8.33%) Brand Management
8 2 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 2 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.33%) Infographics
8 2 (8.33%) OO
8 2 (8.33%) OO PHP
8 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
8 2 (8.33%) Web Design
9 1 (4.17%) A/B Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
9 1 (4.17%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (4.17%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
2 3 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Adobe
Newport, Gwent
Adteq
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Wales
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago