The median annual salary for a Creative Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies 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.

Creative Designer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 936 900
Rank change year-on-year +92 -36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Creative Designer 20 13 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.013% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.013% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 47
Median salary £35,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.67% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,400 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year -9.67% +10.71%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Creative Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Creative Designer in the UK

Creative Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Creative Designer in the UK

Creative Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Creative Designer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Creative Designer in the UK

Creative Designer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Designer within the UK 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
England +96 19 £37,500 -3.22% 3
London +79 8 £37,500 -5.66% 2
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London - 4 £32,500 -
East of England - 2 £32,500 -
South East +68 1 £45,000 +44.00%
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 £32,500 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £22,500 -
South Wales - 1 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -

Creative Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Creative 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 featuring Creative Designer in the job title.

1 23 (74.19%) Adobe
2 19 (61.29%) Photoshop
3 17 (54.84%) HTML
4 15 (48.39%) InDesign
5 13 (41.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (35.48%) Marketing
8 10 (32.26%) CSS
9 9 (29.03%) Typography
10 8 (25.81%) User Experience
10 8 (25.81%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (25.81%) Graphic Design
11 7 (22.58%) Advertising
12 6 (19.35%) Web Design
13 5 (16.13%) Infographics
14 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
14 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
14 4 (12.90%) HTML5
14 4 (12.90%) Social Media
15 3 (9.68%) Display Advertising
15 3 (9.68%) Web Development
15 3 (9.68%) Degree
15 3 (9.68%) Games
15 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
15 3 (9.68%) Project Management
15 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
15 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
15 3 (9.68%) Mobile First
15 3 (9.68%) Content Development
16 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Creative Designer 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Photoshop
2 15 (48.39%) InDesign
3 13 (41.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (9.68%) Acrobat
6 2 (6.45%) Fireworks
6 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (3.23%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (3.23%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 11 (35.48%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Games
4 2 (6.45%) Electronics
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Finance
5 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) HTML
2 10 (32.26%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) CSS3
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) React
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) Flash
5 1 (3.23%) Ionic Framework
5 1 (3.23%) Node.js
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Graphic Design
1 8 (25.81%) User Experience
2 4 (12.90%) Social Media
3 2 (6.45%) Animation
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Photography
4 1 (3.23%) RIA
4 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Typography
2 6 (19.35%) Web Design
3 5 (16.13%) Infographics
4 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Wireframes
5 3 (9.68%) Content Development
5 3 (9.68%) Display Advertising
5 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile First
5 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 3 (9.68%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Service Design
6 2 (6.45%) UX Design
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
7 1 (3.23%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (3.23%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) ActionScript
2 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (74.19%) Adobe
Enderby, Leicestershire
Next
Posted: 12 days ago