Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

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

Designer
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 173 190
Rank change year-on-year -67 +17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 106 176 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.98% 1.71% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.76% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 75 162 115
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10,413 9,997 10,801
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 96.96% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,679 8,321 9,035
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in the South West

Designer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Designer in the South West

Designer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in the South West over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in the South West

Designer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 June 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
Bristol -1 52 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Dorset -29 21 £38,891 +14.38% 4
Gloucestershire -3 8 £35,000 +5.26% 3
Devon -13 7 £41,000 +17.14%
Wiltshire -33 7 £50,000 +15.61% 4
Somerset +24 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Cornwall -18 5 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 West region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 62 (58.49%) User Experience
2 37 (34.91%) HTML
3 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (33.02%) Photoshop
4 35 (33.02%) CSS
5 33 (31.13%) Wireframes
6 28 (26.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (22.64%) Windows
7 24 (22.64%) Adobe
8 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
10 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
10 16 (15.09%) Google
10 16 (15.09%) InVision
11 15 (14.15%) Marketing
12 14 (13.21%) Scrum
12 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (12.26%) Mobile App
13 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
14 12 (11.32%) Degree
14 12 (11.32%) InDesign
14 12 (11.32%) Prototyping
14 12 (11.32%) Office 365
15 11 (10.38%) Android
15 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
16 10 (9.43%) Time Management
16 10 (9.43%) HTML5
16 10 (9.43%) Apple

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (8.49%) Marvel
2 7 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.89%) WordPress
5 1 (0.94%) CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Drupal
5 1 (0.94%) Moodle
5 1 (0.94%) PrestaShop
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 35 (33.02%) Photoshop
2 28 (26.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (15.09%) InVision
4 12 (11.32%) InDesign
5 9 (8.49%) OmniGraffle
5 9 (8.49%) Pixate
5 9 (8.49%) UXPin
6 7 (6.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.94%) Camtasia
8 1 (0.94%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.92%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.32%) Office 365
4 9 (8.49%) SaaS
5 5 (4.72%) OneDrive
6 4 (3.77%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) DNS
1 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.66%) Firewall
2 6 (5.66%) VPN
3 5 (4.72%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (4.72%) Skype
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
4 1 (0.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.94%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.89%) Ant
4 2 (1.89%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.89%) Gradle
4 2 (1.89%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.89%) jMock
4 2 (1.89%) JUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Maven
4 2 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.89%) Subversion
5 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 15 (14.15%) Marketing
2 8 (7.55%) Electronics
3 7 (6.60%) Finance
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) iGaming
7 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) HTML
2 35 (33.02%) CSS
3 10 (9.43%) HTML5
4 7 (6.60%) jQuery
5 5 (4.72%) .NET
5 5 (4.72%) Sass
6 4 (3.77%) Ajax
7 3 (2.83%) CSS3
7 3 (2.83%) Flash
7 3 (2.83%) SOAP
8 2 (1.89%) EJB
8 2 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.89%) JSF
8 2 (1.89%) JSON
8 2 (1.89%) RESTful
8 2 (1.89%) Spring
8 2 (1.89%) Struts
8 2 (1.89%) Web Services
8 2 (1.89%) XML
9 1 (0.94%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 62 (58.49%) User Experience
2 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (12.26%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.77%) Animation
3 4 (3.77%) Kindle
4 3 (2.83%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.89%) Smart Home
5 2 (1.89%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.94%) Blog
6 1 (0.94%) Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.94%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.94%) Photography
6 1 (0.94%) SCORM
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.94%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Android
3 3 (2.83%) Linux
4 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) Wireframes
3 14 (13.21%) Scrum
4 12 (11.32%) Prototyping
5 11 (10.38%) IT Strategy
6 10 (9.43%) Time Management
7 9 (8.49%) Analytics
7 9 (8.49%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (7.55%) Information Architecture
9 7 (6.60%) Kanban
9 7 (6.60%) Typography
9 7 (6.60%) Validation
10 5 (4.72%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (4.72%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
10 5 (4.72%) Machine Learning
10 5 (4.72%) Project Management
10 5 (4.72%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (4.72%) User Stories
11 4 (3.77%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.55%) Java
2 8 (7.55%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) C++
4 2 (1.89%) PHP
5 1 (0.94%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Degree
2 7 (6.60%) HND
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (8.49%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Adobe
2 16 (15.09%) Google
2 16 (15.09%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.43%) Apple
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco
5 5 (4.72%) EMC
6 3 (2.83%) Cognizant
6 3 (2.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.94%) Capita
7 1 (0.94%) Nintex
7 1 (0.94%) SAP