Period
to 1 December 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 6 months to 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 658 899 848
Rank change year-on-year +241 -51 +28
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 59 153 300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 47 139 250
Median annual salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,550 £24,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

Graphic Design is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 21,090 52,136 63,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.82% 38.85% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17,162 39,725 48,662
Median annual salary £57,500 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Graphic Design.

Salary trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Graphic Design over the 6 months to 1 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the UK over the 6 months to 1 December 2020. 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 +244 54 £37,500 - 20
UK excluding London +228 44 £35,000 +7.69% 14
South East +194 18 £35,000 -9.09% 2
North of England +139 14 £43,750 +12.90% 5
London +174 12 £47,500 -13.64% 7
Yorkshire +97 10 £65,000 +48.57% 2
Work from Home -25 6 £34,000 -43.33% 2
Midlands +89 5 £25,000 -20.63% 4
North West +97 4 £38,750 +19.23% 3
West Midlands +81 3 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Scotland +60 3 £34,000 +4.62%
South West +123 2 £35,000 -6.67%
East Midlands +67 2 £23,000 +6.98%
East of England +137 1 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Wales +53 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, IT jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 41 (69.49%) User Experience
2 26 (44.07%) HTML
3 25 (42.37%) CSS
4 18 (30.51%) Marketing
5 16 (27.12%) Adobe
6 15 (25.42%) Web Design
7 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
7 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
7 14 (23.73%) jQuery
8 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (22.03%) Front End Development
9 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
9 12 (20.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (20.34%) UX Design
10 11 (18.64%) Industrial Design
10 11 (18.64%) PHP
10 11 (18.64%) Storytelling
11 8 (13.56%) Web Development
11 8 (13.56%) Degree
11 8 (13.56%) Typography
12 7 (11.86%) Motion Graphics
12 7 (11.86%) Photoshop
13 6 (10.17%) MySQL
13 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
13 6 (10.17%) Social Media
13 6 (10.17%) Google
13 6 (10.17%) QA
13 6 (10.17%) Shopify
13 6 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design

Graphic Design
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 3 (5.08%) WordPress
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (11.86%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (5.08%) InDesign
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe XD
6 1 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (1.69%) InVision
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Shopify
2 4 (6.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Google Analytics
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (3.39%) AdWords
3 2 (3.39%) Asana
3 2 (3.39%) Slack
4 1 (1.69%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Grunt
3 1 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (30.51%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Advertising
2 4 (6.78%) Public Sector
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Police
4 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) iGaming
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Designer
3 11 (18.64%) User Experience Manager
4 9 (15.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (11.86%) UX Designer
6 6 (10.17%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.47%) PHP Developer
8 4 (6.78%) UI Designer
8 4 (6.78%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (6.78%) User Experience Researcher
8 4 (6.78%) User Researcher
9 3 (5.08%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Junior
9 3 (5.08%) PHP Web Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Designer
10 2 (3.39%) Head of Digital
10 2 (3.39%) Head of Digital Marketing
10 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Junior Web Developer
10 2 (3.39%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) HTML
2 25 (42.37%) CSS
3 14 (23.73%) jQuery
4 3 (5.08%) .NET
4 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.08%) HTML5
4 3 (5.08%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) Ajax
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.39%) CSS3
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) LESS
5 2 (3.39%) Vue.js
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.69%) React
6 1 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (69.49%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Motion Graphics
3 6 (10.17%) Social Media
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.39%) Blog
5 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.39%) NHS
5 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.39%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.69%) Animation
6 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.69%) Online Games
6 1 (1.69%) Photography
6 1 (1.69%) SCORM
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 1 (1.69%) Android
2 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Web Design
2 14 (23.73%) E-Commerce
3 13 (22.03%) Front End Development
3 13 (22.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) UX Design
4 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
5 11 (18.64%) Industrial Design
5 11 (18.64%) Storytelling
6 8 (13.56%) Typography
6 8 (13.56%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) Design Thinking
7 6 (10.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.17%) SDLC
8 5 (8.47%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (8.47%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (8.47%) Psychology
8 5 (8.47%) TDD
8 5 (8.47%) Use Case
8 5 (8.47%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) PHP
3 3 (5.08%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) Elixir
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) Scala
4 1 (1.69%) SQL
4 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Adobe
2 6 (10.17%) Google
3 3 (5.08%) Intel
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Facebook
4 2 (3.39%) HubSpot
4 2 (3.39%) Netskope
4 2 (3.39%) Okta
5 1 (1.69%) SAP