Period
to 17 August 2017

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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 880 899 799
Rank change year-on-year +19 -100 0
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 294 352 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.43% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 233 287 397
UK median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% -10.77% +3.17%

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 75342 82512 89447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.80% 41.68% 41.17%
Number of salaries quoted 57465 67458 71218
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 14 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 17 August 2017. 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 +50 272 £32,500 - 30
UK excluding London +42 175 £30,000 +3.45% 19
London +2 110 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Midlands +49 69 £27,500 - 4
West Midlands +43 49 £27,500 - 1
South East +41 32 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West +15 30 £37,500 +15.38%
North of England -17 21 £25,000 -23.08% 6
East Midlands +34 20 £23,000 +21.05% 3
Yorkshire +16 14 £19,999 -38.46% 1
Scotland +21 10 £50,000 +81.82% 2
East of England +5 10 £25,000 -13.04% 1
North West -32 7 £28,750 +2.68% 5
Wales +4 3 £22,500 -21.05%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, 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.

1 183 (62.24%) HTML
2 169 (57.48%) CSS
3 145 (49.32%) Adobe
4 143 (48.64%) User Experience
5 129 (43.88%) JavaScript
6 104 (35.37%) Photoshop
7 102 (34.69%) Marketing
8 101 (34.35%) Adobe Illustrator
9 95 (32.31%) Degree
10 85 (28.91%) Wireframes
11 81 (27.55%) Web Design
12 75 (25.51%) HTML5
13 68 (23.13%) jQuery
14 63 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 61 (20.75%) Front End Development
16 60 (20.41%) PHP
17 59 (20.07%) AngularJS
18 53 (18.03%) SEO
19 49 (16.67%) Web Development
19 49 (16.67%) Social Media
20 44 (14.97%) Typography
21 43 (14.63%) Visualisation
21 43 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
22 41 (13.95%) REST
23 39 (13.27%) Internet
24 38 (12.93%) Finance
24 38 (12.93%) CMS
24 38 (12.93%) Sass
25 37 (12.59%) WordPress
26 35 (11.90%) Open Source

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 38 (12.93%) CMS
2 37 (12.59%) WordPress
3 7 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (2.38%) Marvel
4 5 (1.70%) Apache
5 4 (1.36%) IIS
5 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.34%) concrete5
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 104 (35.37%) Photoshop
2 101 (34.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (10.20%) InDesign
5 23 (7.82%) Microsoft Office
6 15 (5.10%) InVision
7 12 (4.08%) Acrobat
7 12 (4.08%) PaintShop Pro
8 8 (2.72%) Adobe After Effects
8 8 (2.72%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (1.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.68%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (0.68%) UXPin
11 1 (0.34%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.34%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.34%) Lectora
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.34%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 16 (5.44%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (1.70%) GitHub
2 5 (1.70%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.36%) Sage Pay
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Dropbox
4 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.34%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (13.27%) Internet
2 7 (2.38%) DNS
3 6 (2.04%) HTTP
3 6 (2.04%) SSL
4 5 (1.70%) Intranet
5 3 (1.02%) Extranet
6 1 (0.34%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) IMAP
6 1 (0.34%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.16%) MySQL
2 13 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.68%) Big Data
3 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.34%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.34%) phpMyAdmin
4 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (5.44%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.74%) Axure RP
3 10 (3.40%) Grunt
3 10 (3.40%) gulp
3 10 (3.40%) webpack
4 8 (2.72%) Maven
5 7 (2.38%) Bower
5 7 (2.38%) Jasmine
5 7 (2.38%) JSHint
5 7 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (2.38%) QUnit
5 7 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.70%) Protractor
6 5 (1.70%) Selenium
7 4 (1.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.02%) Subversion
9 2 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
10 1 (0.34%) JIRA
10 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 102 (34.69%) Marketing
2 38 (12.93%) Finance
3 23 (7.82%) Publishing
4 19 (6.46%) Retail
5 18 (6.12%) Banking
6 14 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
7 12 (4.08%) Games
8 9 (3.06%) Advertising
9 5 (1.70%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.36%) Electronics
10 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.36%) Multimedia
11 3 (1.02%) Automotive
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) French Language
12 2 (0.68%) Legal
12 2 (0.68%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.34%) German Language
13 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 151 (51.36%) Designer
2 108 (36.73%) Developer
3 52 (17.69%) UX Designer
4 50 (17.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 49 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 39 (13.27%) HTML Developer
7 37 (12.59%) HTML CSS Developer
8 36 (12.24%) UI Designer
9 35 (11.90%) Graphic Designer
10 34 (11.56%) Junior
11 33 (11.22%) Web Developer
12 29 (9.86%) Junior Developer
13 28 (9.52%) Visual Designer
14 25 (8.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (8.50%) Junior JavaScript Developer
14 25 (8.50%) UI/UX Designer
15 20 (6.80%) Web Designer
16 19 (6.46%) PHP Developer
16 19 (6.46%) Senior Designer
17 16 (5.44%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (62.24%) HTML
2 169 (57.48%) CSS
3 75 (25.51%) HTML5
4 68 (23.13%) jQuery
5 59 (20.07%) AngularJS
6 41 (13.95%) REST
7 38 (12.93%) Sass
8 33 (11.22%) Symfony
9 30 (10.20%) CSS3
10 27 (9.18%) Ruby on Rails
11 25 (8.50%) Django
12 14 (4.76%) Ember.js
13 13 (4.42%) Ajax
14 12 (4.08%) .NET
14 12 (4.08%) Hibernate
15 11 (3.74%) LESS
15 11 (3.74%) React
16 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET
16 8 (2.72%) Backbone.js
16 8 (2.72%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 143 (48.64%) User Experience
2 49 (16.67%) Social Media
3 26 (8.84%) Mobile App
4 23 (7.82%) Animation
5 15 (5.10%) Online Banking
5 15 (5.10%) W3C
6 12 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.08%) e-Learning
7 10 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (2.72%) iPad
9 7 (2.38%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.70%) Virtual Team
11 4 (1.36%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.02%) Fintech
12 3 (1.02%) FMCG
12 3 (1.02%) Online Games
12 3 (1.02%) VLE
13 2 (0.68%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (0.68%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.12%) Linux
2 15 (5.10%) Android
3 11 (3.74%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.36%) Unix
5 3 (1.02%) CentOS
5 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.91%) Wireframes
2 81 (27.55%) Web Design
3 61 (20.75%) Front End Development
4 53 (18.03%) SEO
5 49 (16.67%) Web Development
6 44 (14.97%) Typography
7 43 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (14.63%) Visualisation
8 35 (11.90%) Open Source
9 34 (11.56%) Mentoring
10 33 (11.22%) Internet Marketing
11 28 (9.52%) Analytics
11 28 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (9.18%) MVC
13 26 (8.84%) Prototyping
14 24 (8.16%) Information Architecture
15 22 (7.48%) Content Management
16 21 (7.14%) E-Commerce
17 18 (6.12%) Business Development
18 17 (5.78%) Copywriting
Programming Languages
1 129 (43.88%) JavaScript
2 60 (20.41%) PHP
3 31 (10.54%) SQL
4 29 (9.86%) Ruby
5 20 (6.80%) Java
6 15 (5.10%) C#
7 7 (2.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.04%) ES6
9 3 (1.02%) VB
9 3 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.02%) XPath
10 2 (0.68%) C
11 1 (0.34%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.34%) C++
11 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.34%) Scala
11 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 95 (32.31%) Degree
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.02%) HNC
3 3 (1.02%) HND
3 3 (1.02%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.02%) Samba
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 145 (49.32%) Adobe
2 15 (5.10%) Omniture
3 12 (4.08%) Oracle
4 9 (3.06%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.72%) Google
6 5 (1.70%) SAP
6 5 (1.70%) Xamarin
7 3 (1.02%) DoubleClick
7 3 (1.02%) Facebook
8 2 (0.68%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.68%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.34%) Apple
9 1 (0.34%) EMC
9 1 (0.34%) Xerox