Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 210 196
Rank change year-on-year -49 -14 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 79 129 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.77% 1.27% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.30% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 50 115 133
South West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -10.26%
10th Percentile £19,575 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,625 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.76%

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 9,939 9,918 10,556
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.56% 97.75% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8,193 8,248 8,948
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 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -21 40 £35,000 -27.02% 9
Dorset -25 14 £39,000 +14.71% 4
Cornwall +4 12 £21,500 -38.57% 1
Devon +9 3 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Gloucestershire +1 3 £32,500 -27.78% 6
Wiltshire -22 3 £50,000 +12.36% 3
Somerset +27 2 £73,000 +101.38% 3
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 46 (58.23%) User Experience
2 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.18%) Photoshop
3 25 (31.65%) Adobe
4 24 (30.38%) HTML
5 23 (29.11%) CSS
6 20 (25.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (24.05%) Marketing
8 18 (22.78%) Wireframes
9 15 (18.99%) HTML5
10 13 (16.46%) Project Management
11 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
11 12 (15.19%) Google
11 12 (15.19%) Email Marketing
11 12 (15.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
12 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (13.92%) Critical Thinking
12 11 (13.92%) Windows
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
13 10 (12.66%) InDesign
13 10 (12.66%) Time Management
13 10 (12.66%) Smart Meter
13 10 (12.66%) Smart Home
13 10 (12.66%) Office 365
14 9 (11.39%) IT Strategy
14 9 (11.39%) InVision
14 9 (11.39%) Degree
14 9 (11.39%) Retail

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 4 (5.06%) Marvel
1 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
1 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
1 4 (5.06%) WordPress
2 1 (1.27%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Photoshop
2 20 (25.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (15.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (12.66%) InDesign
5 9 (11.39%) InVision
6 8 (10.13%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (6.33%) Fireworks
7 5 (6.33%) Pixate
7 5 (6.33%) UXPin
8 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.27%) GIMP
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.66%) Office 365
4 7 (8.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 7 (8.86%) Google Analytics
5 4 (5.06%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Firewall
2 5 (6.33%) DNS
2 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.33%) VPN
3 4 (5.06%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (5.06%) Skype
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (5.06%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.27%) Ant
4 1 (1.27%) Apache Buildr
4 1 (1.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.27%) Gradle
4 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.27%) jMock
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Maven
4 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.27%) Subversion
General
1 19 (24.05%) Marketing
2 9 (11.39%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Finance
4 3 (3.80%) Games
5 2 (2.53%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.38%) HTML
2 23 (29.11%) CSS
3 15 (18.99%) HTML5
4 8 (10.13%) Sass
5 6 (7.59%) Flash
6 5 (6.33%) XHTML
7 4 (5.06%) jQuery
8 2 (2.53%) Ajax
9 1 (1.27%) .NET
9 1 (1.27%) CSS3
9 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.27%) JSF
9 1 (1.27%) JSON
9 1 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.27%) RESTful
9 1 (1.27%) SOAP
9 1 (1.27%) Spring
9 1 (1.27%) Struts
9 1 (1.27%) Web Services
9 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (58.23%) User Experience
2 10 (12.66%) Smart Home
2 10 (12.66%) Smart Meter
3 6 (7.59%) Graphic Design
3 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.59%) Photography
3 6 (7.59%) Social Media
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Animation
5 3 (3.80%) Kindle
5 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.53%) Tandem
7 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.27%) EMC VNX
7 1 (1.27%) Vector Graphics
7 1 (1.27%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 5 (6.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) Wireframes
3 13 (16.46%) Project Management
4 12 (15.19%) Email Marketing
5 11 (13.92%) Critical Thinking
6 10 (12.66%) Time Management
7 9 (11.39%) IT Strategy
7 9 (11.39%) Scrum
8 8 (10.13%) Analytics
8 8 (10.13%) Prototyping
9 7 (8.86%) Creative Thinking
9 7 (8.86%) Task Automation
9 7 (8.86%) Typography
10 5 (6.33%) Brand Management
10 5 (6.33%) Online Marketing
10 5 (6.33%) Service Design
11 4 (5.06%) Information Architecture
11 4 (5.06%) Product Management
11 4 (5.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) JavaScript
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 3 (3.80%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.27%) CCDP
4 1 (1.27%) CCNP
4 1 (1.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (1.27%) HND
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) Firmware
4 1 (1.27%) Docker
4 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Intune
1 8 (10.13%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) Ansible
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Adobe
2 12 (15.19%) Google
2 12 (15.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.59%) Cisco
4 5 (6.33%) Apple
5 2 (2.53%) Atmel
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) EMC
6 1 (1.27%) F5
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) IBM
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.27%) VMware