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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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 899 887 736
Rank change year-on-year -12 -151 +188
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 344 130 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.11% 0.082%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 72 38
10th Percentile £27,357 £25,750 £19,000
25th Percentile £33,563 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,347 £43,055 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.00% +7.64% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £51,875
90th Percentile £68,750 £84,875 £62,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +19.40%

Graphic Design is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77,589 47,189 22,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.38% 40.99% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33,778 28,465 18,250
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 15 August 2022.

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 15 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -6 276 £42,500 -2.86% 18
London -49 191 £47,500 -11.63% 4
Work from Home -148 126 £47,500 +18.75% 5
UK excluding London -25 105 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Midlands -27 40 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Midlands -14 38 £37,500 +7.14% 4
South East -43 19 £50,000 -16.67% 6
Scotland -15 16 £44,347 +1.69% 1
South West -15 12 £28,270 -37.18%
Wales - 9 £48,750 - 1
North of England -66 8 £65,000 +48.57% 2
North West -65 7 £47,014 +17.53% 2
East Midlands -37 2 £34,794 +51.28% 2
Yorkshire -20 1 £75,000 +36.36%
East of England -60 1 £35,000 -17.65%

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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.

1 251 (72.97%) User Experience
2 184 (53.49%) Adobe
3 162 (47.09%) UX Design
4 130 (37.79%) Photoshop
5 129 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 126 (36.63%) Social Skills
7 118 (34.30%) HTML
8 115 (33.43%) CSS
9 112 (32.56%) Figma
10 105 (30.52%) Marketing
11 104 (30.23%) Agile
12 103 (29.94%) JavaScript
12 103 (29.94%) Sketch
13 102 (29.65%) Wireframes
14 95 (27.62%) Typography
15 88 (25.58%) Interaction Design
16 87 (25.29%) Adobe After Effects
17 85 (24.71%) Prototyping
18 82 (23.84%) Problem-Solving
19 78 (22.67%) InDesign
20 76 (22.09%) Degree
21 72 (20.93%) JIRA
22 70 (20.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
23 69 (20.06%) User Research
24 67 (19.48%) Adobe XD
25 66 (19.19%) React
26 65 (18.90%) Mobile App
26 65 (18.90%) Animation
27 62 (18.02%) Motion Graphics
28 55 (15.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint

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 15 (4.36%) CMS
2 12 (3.49%) Drupal
3 11 (3.20%) Confluence
4 10 (2.91%) WordPress
5 9 (2.62%) GeoServer
6 3 (0.87%) Apache
7 2 (0.58%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 130 (37.79%) Photoshop
2 129 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 103 (29.94%) Sketch
4 87 (25.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 78 (22.67%) InDesign
6 70 (20.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 67 (19.48%) Adobe XD
8 55 (15.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 41 (11.92%) Maya
10 37 (10.76%) InVision
11 20 (5.81%) CINEMA 4D
12 11 (3.20%) Zeplin
13 9 (2.62%) Blender
14 7 (2.03%) UserZoom
15 6 (1.74%) Acrobat
16 5 (1.45%) Chatbot
17 4 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
17 4 (1.16%) Marvel
18 3 (0.87%) LaTeX
19 2 (0.58%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 11 (3.20%) Magento
1 11 (3.20%) Odoo
2 1 (0.29%) OpenCart
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 112 (32.56%) Figma
2 25 (7.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 21 (6.10%) SaaS
4 19 (5.52%) AWS
5 18 (5.23%) Google Analytics
6 17 (4.94%) Miro
7 14 (4.07%) Serverless
8 13 (3.78%) GitHub
9 10 (2.91%) Google Play
10 8 (2.33%) Azure
11 6 (1.74%) Lucidchart
12 5 (1.45%) Google Docs
12 5 (1.45%) WhatsApp
13 4 (1.16%) npm
13 4 (1.16%) Power Platform
13 4 (1.16%) Slack
14 3 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.87%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.87%) GCP
14 3 (0.87%) Stripe
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.52%) Broadband
2 9 (2.62%) Wireless
3 6 (1.74%) Skype
4 4 (1.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.29%) DHCP
5 1 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) SD-WAN
5 1 (0.29%) VoIP
5 1 (0.29%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.59%) MySQL
2 15 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.16%) Power BI
4 4 (1.16%) Tableau
5 3 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.87%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.29%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 72 (20.93%) JIRA
2 42 (12.21%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.88%) webpack
4 12 (3.49%) Axure RP
5 10 (2.91%) Babel
6 9 (2.62%) Cypress.io
6 9 (2.62%) ESLint
7 6 (1.74%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.16%) Storybook
10 3 (0.87%) Balsamiq
10 3 (0.87%) Browser DevTools
10 3 (0.87%) gulp
11 2 (0.58%) git-flow
11 2 (0.58%) Grunt
11 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 126 (36.63%) Social Skills
2 105 (30.52%) Marketing
3 48 (13.95%) Finance
4 44 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (11.63%) Advertising
6 38 (11.05%) Automotive
7 36 (10.47%) Presentation Skills
8 21 (6.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 20 (5.81%) Games
9 20 (5.81%) Retail
10 19 (5.52%) Public Sector
11 18 (5.23%) Italian Language
12 16 (4.65%) Organisational Skills
13 14 (4.07%) Banking
14 9 (2.62%) German Language
15 7 (2.03%) Publishing
16 6 (1.74%) Retail Finance
17 5 (1.45%) Legal
18 4 (1.16%) Back Office
18 4 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 237 (68.90%) Designer
2 111 (32.27%) UI Designer
3 89 (25.87%) UX Designer
4 86 (25.00%) Senior Designer
5 74 (21.51%) UI/UX Designer
6 54 (15.70%) Developer
7 49 (14.24%) Senior UI Designer
8 31 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 26 (7.56%) Senior UX Designer
10 21 (6.10%) Digital Designer
11 18 (5.23%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.94%) Senior UI/UX Designer
13 15 (4.36%) Senior Developer
14 14 (4.07%) Creative Designer
15 13 (3.78%) Lead Designer
16 12 (3.49%) Graphic Designer
17 11 (3.20%) Web Developer
18 10 (2.91%) 3D Designer
19 9 (2.62%) Mobile Developer
19 9 (2.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (34.30%) HTML
2 115 (33.43%) CSS
3 66 (19.19%) React
4 39 (11.34%) Node.js
5 28 (8.14%) Vue.js
6 24 (6.98%) jQuery
7 23 (6.69%) AngularJS
8 18 (5.23%) GraphQL
9 17 (4.94%) HTML5
10 14 (4.07%) XML
11 12 (3.49%) Sass
12 11 (3.20%) UIKit
13 10 (2.91%) Laravel
13 10 (2.91%) MobX
14 9 (2.62%) Flutter
14 9 (2.62%) Highcharts JS
14 9 (2.62%) Jest
14 9 (2.62%) Redux
14 9 (2.62%) Symfony
15 6 (1.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 251 (72.97%) User Experience
2 65 (18.90%) Animation
2 65 (18.90%) Mobile App
3 62 (18.02%) Motion Graphics
4 45 (13.08%) Social Media
5 19 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (5.23%) W3C
7 11 (3.20%) Digital Media
7 11 (3.20%) Video Editing
8 9 (2.62%) 3D Graphics
9 8 (2.33%) Photography
10 7 (2.03%) e-Learning
10 7 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.03%) Podcast
11 6 (1.74%) PMI
12 5 (1.45%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.45%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.45%) Hackathon
12 5 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (1.45%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 34 (9.88%) Apple iOS
2 27 (7.85%) Android
3 9 (2.62%) Linux
4 2 (0.58%) Debian
4 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.29%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (47.09%) UX Design
2 104 (30.23%) Agile
3 102 (29.65%) Wireframes
4 95 (27.62%) Typography
5 88 (25.58%) Interaction Design
6 85 (24.71%) Prototyping
7 82 (23.84%) Problem-Solving
8 69 (20.06%) User Research
9 50 (14.53%) Analytics
9 50 (14.53%) Information Architecture
9 50 (14.53%) Storyboarding
10 47 (13.66%) Web Design
11 35 (10.17%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 34 (9.88%) E-Commerce
12 34 (9.88%) Storytelling
13 33 (9.59%) Front End Development
13 33 (9.59%) Responsive Web Design
14 32 (9.30%) Computer Science
14 32 (9.30%) UX Research
15 31 (9.01%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (29.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (7.56%) PHP
3 21 (6.10%) TypeScript
4 18 (5.23%) Elm
4 18 (5.23%) Haskell
4 18 (5.23%) Rust
5 13 (3.78%) ES6
5 13 (3.78%) Java
5 13 (3.78%) Python
6 11 (3.20%) C#
6 11 (3.20%) SQL
7 10 (2.91%) Go
8 9 (2.62%) Dart
9 6 (1.74%) Apple Swift
9 6 (1.74%) Objective-C
10 5 (1.45%) C
11 3 (0.87%) Bash
11 3 (0.87%) R
12 2 (0.58%) Perl
12 2 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 76 (22.09%) Degree
2 22 (6.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.03%) DBS Check
4 6 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 5 (1.45%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.87%) Tableau Certification
7 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.29%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.66%) Accessibility
2 8 (2.33%) WCAG
3 4 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.29%) Plesk
Vendors
1 184 (53.49%) Adobe
2 39 (11.34%) Google
3 17 (4.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.36%) Apple
5 10 (2.91%) YouTube
6 9 (2.62%) Sencha
6 9 (2.62%) Zend
7 7 (2.03%) Hotjar
7 7 (2.03%) LexisNexis
8 6 (1.74%) WorldPay
9 5 (1.45%) Facebook
9 5 (1.45%) Genesys
9 5 (1.45%) PayPal
9 5 (1.45%) Sun
9 5 (1.45%) Twitter
10 4 (1.16%) Revolut
10 4 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.87%) FNZ
11 3 (0.87%) Tencent
11 3 (0.87%) TrueLayer