The median annual salary for a Designer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 8 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.28% 0.70% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.71% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 17
Median salary £29,000 £32,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.76% -35.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,750 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  

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 705 1119 1186
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.65% 98.16% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 3437 3833
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,347
10% offered a salary of more than £54,080 £56,250 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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
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 28 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
Gwent - 2 £29,000 -
Designer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) User Experience
2 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
2 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (56.25%) Prototyping
4 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (43.75%) Axure RP
6 5 (31.25%) HTML5
6 5 (31.25%) Typography
7 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe
7 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (12.50%) Web Design
8 2 (12.50%) SEO
8 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
8 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
8 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
9 1 (6.25%) Multivariate Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
9 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
9 1 (6.25%) Marketing
9 1 (6.25%) Web Development
9 1 (6.25%) Degree
9 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing

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 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (6.25%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) D3.js
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) User Experience
2 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Graphic Design
3 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Prototyping
3 8 (50.00%) Wireframes
4 5 (31.25%) Typography
5 4 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) SEO
6 2 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
7 1 (6.25%) Data Management
7 1 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Information Management
7 1 (6.25%) Mobile First
7 1 (6.25%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe
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