Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 821 931 841
Rank change year-on-year +110 -90 -102
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 362 266 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.37% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 285 232 309
UK median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £19,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% -4.76%

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 73,142 72,039 87,391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 40.82% 42.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56,565 59,092 70,404
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 +87 329 £32,500 -7.14% 97
UK excluding London +110 241 £30,000 +3.45% 61
London +19 118 £45,000 +12.50% 39
Midlands +61 77 £28,000 +47.37% 19
West Midlands +54 56 £28,000 +9.80% 14
North of England +29 48 £32,000 +10.34% 17
South East +20 47 £29,000 -24.68% 14
North West 0 30 £37,500 +29.31% 14
Scotland -4 29 £50,000 +170.27% 3
East of England +9 22 £45,000 -12.20% 5
East Midlands +15 21 £27,500 +44.74% 5
South West +17 18 £30,000 -7.69% 3
Yorkshire +47 17 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Wales +4 1 £22,500 -21.05%
North East - 1 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 218 (60.22%) HTML
2 207 (57.18%) CSS
3 188 (51.93%) User Experience
4 164 (45.30%) Adobe
5 147 (40.61%) JavaScript
6 137 (37.85%) Degree
7 134 (37.02%) Photoshop
8 128 (35.36%) Marketing
9 106 (29.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 101 (27.90%) Wireframes
11 95 (26.24%) Web Design
12 78 (21.55%) jQuery
13 75 (20.72%) Front End Development
14 74 (20.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
16 67 (18.51%) Social Media
17 66 (18.23%) Mobile App
18 65 (17.96%) PHP
19 64 (17.68%) SEO
19 64 (17.68%) Typography
19 64 (17.68%) HTML5
20 53 (14.64%) Web Development
21 49 (13.54%) CSS3
22 48 (13.26%) AngularJS
23 47 (12.98%) Visualisation
24 45 (12.43%) InDesign
25 44 (12.15%) E-Commerce
26 40 (11.05%) Sass
27 38 (10.50%) Open Source
27 38 (10.50%) Mentoring

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 37 (10.22%) WordPress
2 23 (6.35%) CMS
3 6 (1.66%) Apache
3 6 (1.66%) Moodle
4 5 (1.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (1.38%) Drupal
4 5 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.38%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.55%) Marvel
5 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.28%) Confluence
6 1 (0.28%) IIS
6 1 (0.28%) nginx
6 1 (0.28%) Totara
6 1 (0.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 134 (37.02%) Photoshop
2 106 (29.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 74 (20.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 45 (12.43%) InDesign
5 21 (5.80%) InVision
6 16 (4.42%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (3.59%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (2.21%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (1.93%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (1.38%) Acrobat
11 4 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (1.10%) PaintShop Pro
12 3 (0.83%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.83%) FrameMaker
13 2 (0.55%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.55%) Maya
13 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
13 2 (0.55%) NUKE
14 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.76%) Magento
2 7 (1.93%) Shopify
3 5 (1.38%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 15 (4.14%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.49%) AdWords
3 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.66%) npm
4 6 (1.66%) SaaS
5 5 (1.38%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (1.38%) Asana
5 5 (1.38%) TestFlight
5 5 (1.38%) Yarn
6 4 (1.10%) MailChimp
7 2 (0.55%) GitHub
7 2 (0.55%) IaaS
7 2 (0.55%) Office 365
7 2 (0.55%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.50%) Internet
2 4 (1.10%) Broadband
2 4 (1.10%) Firewall
3 2 (0.55%) Intranet
4 1 (0.28%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.12%) MySQL
2 12 (3.31%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.38%) RethinkDB
4 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (0.55%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.28%) Big Data
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (0.28%) Redis
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (5.80%) Axure RP
2 17 (4.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 13 (3.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 11 (3.04%) gulp
6 9 (2.49%) Grunt
7 7 (1.93%) Subversion
8 6 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 6 (1.66%) webpack
9 5 (1.38%) Mocha
9 5 (1.38%) Xcode
10 3 (0.83%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.28%) Babel
12 1 (0.28%) Bower
12 1 (0.28%) JIRA
12 1 (0.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 128 (35.36%) Marketing
2 37 (10.22%) Finance
3 30 (8.29%) Advertising
4 28 (7.73%) Publishing
5 25 (6.91%) Retail
6 20 (5.52%) Games
7 14 (3.87%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (2.21%) Legal
10 6 (1.66%) Banking
10 6 (1.66%) Electronics
11 4 (1.10%) Law
11 4 (1.10%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.55%) Back Office
12 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.55%) Military
13 1 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.28%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 179 (49.45%) Designer
2 124 (34.25%) Developer
3 57 (15.75%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 49 (13.54%) UX Designer
5 42 (11.60%) UI Designer
6 38 (10.50%) Graphic Designer
7 37 (10.22%) Digital Designer
8 36 (9.94%) Web Developer
9 33 (9.12%) Senior Designer
10 32 (8.84%) Web Designer
11 31 (8.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 31 (8.56%) Visual Designer
12 28 (7.73%) PHP Developer
13 27 (7.46%) HTML Developer
13 27 (7.46%) UI/UX Designer
14 23 (6.35%) HTML CSS Developer
15 19 (5.25%) Junior
16 18 (4.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 17 (4.70%) Lead Designer
18 15 (4.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (60.22%) HTML
2 207 (57.18%) CSS
3 78 (21.55%) jQuery
4 64 (17.68%) HTML5
5 49 (13.54%) CSS3
6 48 (13.26%) AngularJS
7 40 (11.05%) Sass
8 30 (8.29%) .NET
9 26 (7.18%) REST
9 26 (7.18%) Symfony
10 19 (5.25%) Node.js
11 17 (4.70%) Ajax
12 15 (4.14%) RESTful
13 14 (3.87%) XML
14 13 (3.59%) ASP.NET
14 13 (3.59%) Laravel
15 12 (3.31%) LESS
16 11 (3.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (2.76%) Django
17 10 (2.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 188 (51.93%) User Experience
2 67 (18.51%) Social Media
3 66 (18.23%) Mobile App
4 27 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.97%) Animation
6 14 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (3.59%) e-Learning
8 10 (2.76%) Photography
9 8 (2.21%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.93%) iPhone
11 6 (1.66%) Blog
11 6 (1.66%) Learning Management System
11 6 (1.66%) Video Editing
12 5 (1.38%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.38%) Fintech
12 5 (1.38%) Online Games
12 5 (1.38%) VLE
13 4 (1.10%) iPad
13 4 (1.10%) NHS
14 3 (0.83%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.73%) Linux
2 21 (5.80%) Android
2 21 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.49%) CentOS
4 3 (0.83%) Debian
4 3 (0.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (27.90%) Wireframes
2 95 (26.24%) Web Design
3 75 (20.72%) Front End Development
4 72 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (17.68%) SEO
5 64 (17.68%) Typography
6 53 (14.64%) Web Development
7 47 (12.98%) Visualisation
8 44 (12.15%) E-Commerce
9 38 (10.50%) Mentoring
9 38 (10.50%) Open Source
10 31 (8.56%) Internet Marketing
10 31 (8.56%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (8.29%) Analytics
11 30 (8.29%) Project Management
11 30 (8.29%) Prototyping
11 30 (8.29%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.46%) MVC
13 22 (6.08%) Scrum
14 20 (5.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 147 (40.61%) JavaScript
2 65 (17.96%) PHP
3 27 (7.46%) SQL
4 25 (6.91%) Java
5 21 (5.80%) C#
6 14 (3.87%) Ruby
7 13 (3.59%) Objective-C
8 10 (2.76%) TypeScript
9 7 (1.93%) ES6
10 5 (1.38%) Apple Swift
10 5 (1.38%) C
10 5 (1.38%) Python
11 3 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.83%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.83%) VB
11 3 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.28%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 137 (37.85%) Degree
2 8 (2.21%) HNC
3 3 (0.83%) HND
3 3 (0.83%) MCSE
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.28%) Analytics IQ
5 1 (0.28%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.28%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.87%) QA
2 8 (2.21%) WCAG
3 5 (1.38%) COSHH
3 5 (1.38%) GMP
3 5 (1.38%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 6 (1.66%) Samba
2 5 (1.38%) Docker
3 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 164 (45.30%) Adobe
2 30 (8.29%) Google
3 24 (6.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 11 (3.04%) Facebook
6 9 (2.49%) Apple
7 8 (2.21%) Twitter
8 6 (1.66%) DoubleClick
9 5 (1.38%) Omniture
9 5 (1.38%) Oracle
10 4 (1.10%) Xerox
11 3 (0.83%) Zend
12 1 (0.28%) Capita
12 1 (0.28%) Hootsuite
12 1 (0.28%) HubSpot
12 1 (0.28%) OpenText
12 1 (0.28%) Pega
12 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.28%) Samsung