The median annual salary for a Creative Director was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Creative Director
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 937 936
Rank change year-on-year +86 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Creative Director 1 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.012% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.013% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 12
Median salary £77,500 £68,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.72% +44.73%  
UK excluding London median salary £77,500 £65,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.23% +52.94%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Creative Director
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Creative Director in the UK

Creative Director
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Creative Director in the UK

Creative Director
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Creative Director within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +62 1 £77,500 +12.72% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £77,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £77,500 -
North East - 1 £77,500 -

Creative Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Creative 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 Creative Director in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (33.33%) PubNub
2 1 (33.33%) Typography
2 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Node.js
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App

Creative 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Photography
2 1 (33.33%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Typography
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) PubNub
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
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