The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / South West
Rank 147 184 135
Rank change year-on-year +37 -49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 84 71 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.67% 1.21% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.25% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 76 53 108
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4866 5681 5920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.61% 96.76% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4057 4702 4959
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Bristol -3 24 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Gloucestershire +14 20 £32,500 -16.12% 5
Devon +16 17 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Wiltshire +18 13 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Dorset +21 3 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Cornwall +5 3 £35,000 +94.44%
Somerset -11 3 £46,250 +68.18% 1
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 84 (56.38%) User Experience
2 62 (41.61%) Adobe
3 58 (38.93%) HTML
4 57 (38.26%) CSS
5 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (32.21%) Photoshop
6 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
7 38 (25.50%) Axure RP
7 38 (25.50%) Wireframes
8 37 (24.83%) Marketing
9 35 (23.49%) Adobe Illustrator
10 32 (21.48%) Prototyping
11 30 (20.13%) jQuery
12 27 (18.12%) Degree
13 23 (15.44%) HTML5
14 20 (13.42%) Usability Testing
15 19 (12.75%) Finance
15 19 (12.75%) Front End Development
15 19 (12.75%) InVision
16 18 (12.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
16 18 (12.08%) InDesign
17 17 (11.41%) CSS3
18 15 (10.07%) Scrum
18 15 (10.07%) Web Design
18 15 (10.07%) Graphic Design
19 14 (9.40%) Time Management
19 14 (9.40%) Java
20 13 (8.72%) PHP
20 13 (8.72%) OmniGraffle

Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (7.38%) CMS
2 10 (6.71%) WordPress
3 4 (2.68%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.34%) Marvel
5 1 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (32.21%) Photoshop
2 35 (23.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (12.75%) InVision
4 18 (12.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (12.08%) InDesign
5 13 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
6 6 (4.03%) Fireworks
7 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
7 3 (2.01%) MS Office
7 3 (2.01%) Pixate
8 2 (1.34%) AutoCAD
8 2 (1.34%) UXPin
9 1 (0.67%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.34%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.67%) GitHub
3 1 (0.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.34%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) Big Data
1 2 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (25.50%) Axure RP
2 12 (8.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.67%) JUnit
3 1 (0.67%) Maven
General
1 37 (24.83%) Marketing
2 19 (12.75%) Finance
3 10 (6.71%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.04%) Games
5 8 (5.37%) Multimedia
5 8 (5.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.70%) Military
7 5 (3.36%) Electronics
7 5 (3.36%) Retail
8 4 (2.68%) Banking
8 4 (2.68%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.67%) Advertising
9 1 (0.67%) Back Office
9 1 (0.67%) Local Government
9 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (38.93%) HTML
2 57 (38.26%) CSS
3 30 (20.13%) jQuery
4 23 (15.44%) HTML5
5 17 (11.41%) CSS3
6 11 (7.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (4.70%) .NET
8 7 (4.70%) D3.js
8 7 (4.70%) Highcharts JS
9 6 (4.03%) Sass
10 2 (1.34%) Ember.js
11 1 (0.67%) Apache Camel
11 1 (0.67%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.67%) DOM
11 1 (0.67%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (0.67%) LESS
11 1 (0.67%) React
11 1 (0.67%) RESTful
11 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (56.38%) User Experience
2 18 (12.08%) Mobile App
3 15 (10.07%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.03%) e-Learning
5 5 (3.36%) Social Media
6 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.68%) Life Science
7 2 (1.34%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.34%) SCORM
8 1 (0.67%) Animation
8 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.67%) Photography
8 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.01%) Android
1 3 (2.01%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) Wireframes
3 32 (21.48%) Prototyping
4 20 (13.42%) Usability Testing
5 19 (12.75%) Front End Development
6 15 (10.07%) Scrum
6 15 (10.07%) Web Design
7 14 (9.40%) Time Management
8 13 (8.72%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 12 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (7.38%) UX Design
10 11 (7.38%) Visualisation
11 10 (6.71%) Ethnographic Research
11 10 (6.71%) Ethnography
12 9 (6.04%) Analytics
12 9 (6.04%) Web Development
13 8 (5.37%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 8 (5.37%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.37%) SOA
13 8 (5.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (32.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (9.40%) Java
3 13 (8.72%) PHP
4 7 (4.70%) C#
5 5 (3.36%) C
6 1 (0.67%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (18.12%) Degree
2 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.68%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 62 (41.61%) Adobe
2 5 (3.36%) SAP
3 4 (2.68%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (2.68%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.34%) Google
4 2 (1.34%) Kenexa
5 1 (0.67%) HP
5 1 (0.67%) IBM
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.67%) Pega
5 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.67%) webMethods
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 25,000 - 60,000 + Benefits
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Salary: Up to 60,000 + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
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Salary: £35000.00 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £18,000 per annum DOE
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