Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 210 230
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 116 142 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.13% 1.30% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.34% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 103 128 92
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £22,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

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 10021 10579 11485
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.54% 96.97% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8298 8927 9726
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -9 69 £47,960 +6.58% 8
Gloucestershire +24 11 £45,000 +50.00%
Dorset +1 11 £35,000 +15.70% 1
Wiltshire -8 10 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Devon +9 6 £40,000 +39.90%
Somerset +3 5 £35,000 - 1
Cornwall -10 2 £21,500 -21.82%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 76 (65.52%) User Experience
2 46 (39.66%) Marketing
3 42 (36.21%) Finance
4 39 (33.62%) Mobile App
5 35 (30.17%) Business Intelligence
6 34 (29.31%) Telecoms
6 34 (29.31%) Digital Marketing
7 32 (27.59%) Manufacturing
7 32 (27.59%) Electronics
8 31 (26.72%) SAP
8 31 (26.72%) Programme Management
9 30 (25.86%) HTML
10 28 (24.14%) Photoshop
10 28 (24.14%) Wireframes
11 27 (23.28%) CSS
12 22 (18.97%) Adobe Illustrator
13 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (17.24%) Multimedia
14 19 (16.38%) Time Management
14 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.52%) e-Learning
16 17 (14.66%) Degree
16 17 (14.66%) Adobe
16 17 (14.66%) Line Management
17 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
17 16 (13.79%) Military
17 16 (13.79%) CMS
17 16 (13.79%) Content Management
18 15 (12.93%) Axure RP
19 12 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design

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 16 (13.79%) CMS
2 6 (5.17%) WordPress
3 2 (1.72%) Marvel
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) Photoshop
2 22 (18.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (6.03%) InVision
4 6 (5.17%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (2.59%) InDesign
6 2 (1.72%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.72%) Lectora
6 2 (1.72%) Pixate
6 2 (1.72%) UXPin
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) LAN
2 1 (0.86%) MQTT
2 1 (0.86%) SMS
2 1 (0.86%) WAN
2 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Big Data
2 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Axure RP
2 11 (9.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
General
1 46 (39.66%) Marketing
2 42 (36.21%) Finance
3 34 (29.31%) Telecoms
4 32 (27.59%) Electronics
4 32 (27.59%) Manufacturing
5 20 (17.24%) Multimedia
6 16 (13.79%) Military
7 4 (3.45%) Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) HTML
2 27 (23.28%) CSS
3 10 (8.62%) HTML5
4 9 (7.76%) jQuery
5 7 (6.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.31%) CSS3
7 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.59%) LESS
7 3 (2.59%) Sass
8 2 (1.72%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.86%) EJB
9 1 (0.86%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.86%) J2EE
9 1 (0.86%) JMS
9 1 (0.86%) JSP
9 1 (0.86%) REST
9 1 (0.86%) SOAP
9 1 (0.86%) Spring
9 1 (0.86%) Web Services
9 1 (0.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (65.52%) User Experience
2 39 (33.62%) Mobile App
3 18 (15.52%) e-Learning
4 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.59%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.59%) Social Media
6 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.72%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.72%) SCORM
6 2 (1.72%) VLE
7 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Android
2 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (0.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.17%) Business Intelligence
2 34 (29.31%) Digital Marketing
3 31 (26.72%) Programme Management
4 28 (24.14%) Wireframes
5 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (16.38%) Time Management
7 17 (14.66%) Line Management
8 16 (13.79%) Content Management
9 12 (10.34%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (8.62%) Analytics
11 8 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (6.90%) Usability Testing
11 8 (6.90%) Web Design
12 7 (6.03%) Visualisation
13 6 (5.17%) Conceptual Models
13 6 (5.17%) Data Analysis
13 6 (5.17%) Service Design
13 6 (5.17%) Web Development
14 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
14 5 (4.31%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.17%) PHP
3 4 (3.45%) Java
4 3 (2.59%) C
5 1 (0.86%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.86%) C#
5 1 (0.86%) C++
5 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Degree
2 16 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) HND
4 4 (3.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 31 (26.72%) SAP
2 17 (14.66%) Adobe
3 3 (2.59%) Google
4 2 (1.72%) Apple
4 2 (1.72%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco
5 1 (0.86%) DoubleClick
5 1 (0.86%) Juniper
5 1 (0.86%) MikroTik
5 1 (0.86%) Ubiquiti