Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Art Director was £53,125 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Art Director
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1185 1223 1284
Rank change year-on-year +38 +61 +20
Permanent jobs requiring an Art Director 4 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.008% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
UK median annual salary £53,125 £42,500 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -41.38% +23.40%
10th Percentile £46,438 £38,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £61,938 £47,000 £88,250
UK excluding London median annual salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Art Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Art Director in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Art Director in the UK

Art Director
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Art Director.

Salary trend for Art Director in the UK

Art Director
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Art Director within the UK 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
England +27 4 £53,125 +25.00% 1
London +12 4 £53,125 +25.00%

Art Director Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Art Director 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 featuring Art Director in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (75.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator

Art Director Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (75.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) 3D Animation
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe