Period
to 21 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 238 188 213
Rank change year-on-year -50 +25 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 103 168 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.99% 1.63% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 1.67% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 69 156 104
South West median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +30.77% -16.67%
10th Percentile £19,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.80%

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 10,047 10,062 10,574
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.68% 97.40% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,356 8,382 8,919
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,475 £62,500
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -7 53 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Dorset -21 20 £39,000 +14.71% 8
Cornwall +4 11 £21,500 -38.57% 2
Devon +1 7 £41,000 +17.14% 5
Gloucestershire -4 4 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Wiltshire -33 4 £50,000 +12.36% 3
Somerset +32 3 £73,000 +94.67% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (58.25%) User Experience
2 36 (34.95%) HTML
2 36 (34.95%) Photoshop
3 34 (33.01%) CSS
3 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.13%) Wireframes
5 28 (27.18%) Adobe
6 26 (25.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (19.42%) Windows
8 19 (18.45%) Google
8 19 (18.45%) Marketing
9 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
10 16 (15.53%) HTML5
11 15 (14.56%) InVision
11 15 (14.56%) Degree
11 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
12 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
12 14 (13.59%) InDesign
12 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (12.62%) Office 365
13 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
13 13 (12.62%) Scrum
13 13 (12.62%) Time Management
14 12 (11.65%) Android
14 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
14 12 (11.65%) IT Strategy
14 12 (11.65%) Analytics
15 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.68%) UXPin
15 11 (10.68%) 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 10 (9.71%) Marvel
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Drupal
5 1 (0.97%) PrestaShop
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Photoshop
2 26 (25.24%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (14.56%) InVision
4 14 (13.59%) InDesign
5 11 (10.68%) UXPin
6 10 (9.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (9.71%) OmniGraffle
6 10 (9.71%) Pixate
7 3 (2.91%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.97%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.62%) Office 365
4 7 (6.80%) Google Analytics
5 6 (5.83%) SaaS
6 5 (4.85%) OneDrive
7 4 (3.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) DNS
1 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.83%) Firewall
2 6 (5.83%) VPN
3 5 (4.85%) Reverse Proxy
3 5 (4.85%) Skype
4 1 (0.97%) Internet
4 1 (0.97%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.97%) MySQL
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.88%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.88%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.94%) Ant
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Buildr
4 2 (1.94%) Gradle
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) jMock
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) Maven
4 2 (1.94%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.97%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (18.45%) Marketing
2 7 (6.80%) Electronics
2 7 (6.80%) Retail
3 4 (3.88%) Finance
4 3 (2.91%) Games
5 2 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.97%) Advertising
6 1 (0.97%) iGaming
6 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (34.95%) HTML
2 34 (33.01%) CSS
3 16 (15.53%) HTML5
4 9 (8.74%) jQuery
5 8 (7.77%) Sass
6 5 (4.85%) Flash
7 4 (3.88%) Ajax
7 4 (3.88%) XHTML
8 3 (2.91%) CSS3
8 3 (2.91%) SOAP
9 2 (1.94%) .NET
9 2 (1.94%) EJB
9 2 (1.94%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.94%) JSF
9 2 (1.94%) JSON
9 2 (1.94%) RESTful
9 2 (1.94%) Spring
9 2 (1.94%) Struts
9 2 (1.94%) Web Services
9 2 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (58.25%) User Experience
2 13 (12.62%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.83%) Graphic Design
4 6 (5.83%) Smart Home
4 6 (5.83%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.88%) Animation
5 4 (3.88%) Kindle
5 4 (3.88%) Photography
5 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.88%) Social Media
6 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Tandem
7 1 (0.97%) Blog
7 1 (0.97%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.97%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (0.97%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.42%) Windows
2 12 (11.65%) Android
3 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (29.13%) Wireframes
3 13 (12.62%) Scrum
3 13 (12.62%) Time Management
4 12 (11.65%) Analytics
4 12 (11.65%) IT Strategy
5 10 (9.71%) Email Marketing
5 10 (9.71%) Project Management
5 10 (9.71%) Prototyping
5 10 (9.71%) Typography
6 8 (7.77%) Information Architecture
7 7 (6.80%) Creative Thinking
7 7 (6.80%) Critical Thinking
7 7 (6.80%) Kanban
7 7 (6.80%) Task Automation
8 6 (5.83%) Artificial Intelligence
8 6 (5.83%) Online Marketing
8 6 (5.83%) Validation
9 5 (4.85%) Identity Management
9 5 (4.85%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.65%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.77%) SQL
3 4 (3.88%) Java
3 4 (3.88%) PHP
4 1 (0.97%) C#
4 1 (0.97%) C++
4 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 7 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.80%) HND
3 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (10.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Intune
1 10 (9.71%) SCCM
2 2 (1.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 28 (27.18%) Adobe
2 19 (18.45%) Google
3 15 (14.56%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.68%) Apple
5 7 (6.80%) Cisco
6 5 (4.85%) EMC
7 3 (2.91%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.91%) Oracle
8 1 (0.97%) Capita
8 1 (0.97%) Nintex