Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 865 861 940
Rank change year-on-year -4 +79 -31
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 218 329 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.47% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 168 254 201
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,575 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -4.29% +18.64% -1.67%

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 60,046 70,162 68,537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.65% 40.44% 40.19%
Number of salaries quoted 45,382 54,579 55,155
UK median annual salary £53,202 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.40% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,725 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%

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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 13 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 19 May 2019. 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 -14 195 £40,000 -5.88% 29
UK excluding London +1 135 £33,500 -4.29% 19
London +52 80 £50,000 +8.11% 10
South East +20 40 £32,500 - 6
North of England +29 28 £36,250 +18.96% 3
North West +38 23 £35,000 +20.69% 1
Scotland +12 20 £33,500 -39.09%
Midlands -4 19 £37,500 -9.09% 7
South West +21 16 £29,500 +1.72% 2
East of England +69 12 £30,000 -33.33% 1
West Midlands -1 12 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East Midlands +10 7 £23,000 -42.50% 4
Yorkshire -4 5 £40,500 +15.71%

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 123 (56.42%) User Experience
2 105 (48.17%) Adobe
3 99 (45.41%) CSS
4 97 (44.50%) HTML
5 90 (41.28%) JavaScript
6 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (33.03%) Degree
8 71 (32.57%) Wireframes
9 62 (28.44%) Photoshop
10 52 (23.85%) Adobe Illustrator
11 46 (21.10%) Java
11 46 (21.10%) C#
12 42 (19.27%) Marketing
12 42 (19.27%) Front End Development
13 39 (17.89%) Prototyping
14 38 (17.43%) Sketch
15 34 (15.60%) Mobile App
15 34 (15.60%) Scrum
16 32 (14.68%) CMS
16 32 (14.68%) Web Development
17 31 (14.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
19 28 (12.84%) UX Design
19 28 (12.84%) Typography
20 26 (11.93%) Collaborative Working
21 23 (10.55%) A/B Testing
21 23 (10.55%) Mobile First
21 23 (10.55%) AngularJS
21 23 (10.55%) Web Design
22 22 (10.09%) Finance

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 32 (14.68%) CMS
2 16 (7.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 12 (5.50%) WordPress
4 6 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 62 (28.44%) Photoshop
2 52 (23.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (17.43%) Sketch
4 31 (14.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (10.09%) InVision
6 16 (7.34%) Adobe After Effects
7 15 (6.88%) InDesign
8 11 (5.05%) Zeplin
9 9 (4.13%) Adobe XD
10 8 (3.67%) CINEMA 4D
10 8 (3.67%) Marvel
11 4 (1.83%) 3ds Max
11 4 (1.83%) GIMP
12 3 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 3 (1.38%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.92%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.92%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.92%) Fireworks
13 2 (0.92%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Shopify
1 1 (0.46%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 16 (7.34%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.92%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.46%) GitHub
5 1 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.46%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) MySQL
2 3 (1.38%) FileMaker
2 3 (1.38%) MariaDB
2 3 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (5.50%) Axure RP
2 9 (4.13%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.67%) JIRA
4 7 (3.21%) Subversion
5 6 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.83%) Babel
6 4 (1.83%) Balsamiq
6 4 (1.83%) webpack
7 3 (1.38%) GitLab
7 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.38%) Travis CI
8 2 (0.92%) Ant
8 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.46%) Gatling
9 1 (0.46%) gulp
9 1 (0.46%) Maven
9 1 (0.46%) Selenium
9 1 (0.46%) WebPagetest
General
1 42 (19.27%) Marketing
2 22 (10.09%) Finance
3 10 (4.59%) Games
4 9 (4.13%) Multimedia
5 7 (3.21%) Advertising
5 7 (3.21%) Retail
6 5 (2.29%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.38%) Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Military
8 2 (0.92%) Publishing
8 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.46%) Legal
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 99 (45.41%) Designer
2 52 (23.85%) UX Designer
3 41 (18.81%) Developer
4 39 (17.89%) UI Designer
5 21 (9.63%) UI/UX Designer
6 17 (7.80%) Senior Designer
7 15 (6.88%) Digital Designer
7 15 (6.88%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (6.42%) Graphic Designer
8 14 (6.42%) Web Developer
9 13 (5.96%) UX Engineer
10 11 (5.05%) Junior
11 10 (4.59%) Senior UX Designer
12 8 (3.67%) Graduate
12 8 (3.67%) Senior UI Designer
12 8 (3.67%) User Experience Manager
13 7 (3.21%) Web Designer
14 6 (2.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 6 (2.75%) Games Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (45.41%) CSS
2 97 (44.50%) HTML
3 23 (10.55%) AngularJS
4 22 (10.09%) HTML5
5 16 (7.34%) .NET
6 15 (6.88%) Ajax
6 15 (6.88%) CSS3
6 15 (6.88%) Sass
7 13 (5.96%) jQuery
7 13 (5.96%) React
8 10 (4.59%) Flash
8 10 (4.59%) Node.js
9 9 (4.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (3.67%) React Native
10 8 (3.67%) Unreal Engine
11 7 (3.21%) Vue.js
12 6 (2.75%) Web Services
13 4 (1.83%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.83%) LINQ
13 4 (1.83%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 123 (56.42%) User Experience
2 34 (15.60%) Mobile App
3 20 (9.17%) Video Editing
4 17 (7.80%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (6.42%) Photography
5 14 (6.42%) Robotics
6 11 (5.05%) Social Media
7 10 (4.59%) Animation
8 9 (4.13%) Motion Graphics
9 7 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.21%) e-Learning
9 7 (3.21%) Fintech
10 4 (1.83%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.83%) Blog
10 4 (1.83%) NHS
10 4 (1.83%) Renewable Energy
11 3 (1.38%) Life Science
12 2 (0.92%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.92%) Learning Management System
12 2 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.13%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.21%) Android
3 5 (2.29%) Windows
4 3 (1.38%) Linux
4 3 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
5 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (32.57%) Wireframes
3 42 (19.27%) Front End Development
4 39 (17.89%) Prototyping
5 34 (15.60%) Scrum
6 32 (14.68%) Web Development
7 30 (13.76%) Software Engineering
8 28 (12.84%) Typography
8 28 (12.84%) UX Design
9 26 (11.93%) Collaborative Working
10 23 (10.55%) A/B Testing
10 23 (10.55%) Mobile First
10 23 (10.55%) Web Design
11 22 (10.09%) E-Commerce
12 21 (9.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
13 20 (9.17%) Information Architecture
13 20 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (8.26%) Mobile Application Development
15 16 (7.34%) DevOps
15 16 (7.34%) SMACSS
Programming Languages
1 90 (41.28%) JavaScript
2 46 (21.10%) C#
2 46 (21.10%) Java
3 19 (8.72%) SQL
4 12 (5.50%) TypeScript
5 11 (5.05%) C++
6 9 (4.13%) PHP
7 4 (1.83%) ActionScript
7 4 (1.83%) ActionScript 2.0
7 4 (1.83%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (1.83%) ES6
8 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 72 (33.03%) Degree
2 5 (2.29%) NVQ Level 3
3 3 (1.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.92%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.46%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Vendors
1 105 (48.17%) Adobe
2 3 (1.38%) Google
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.46%) Apple
4 1 (0.46%) Hotjar
4 1 (0.46%) Quark
4 1 (0.46%) Xerox