Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 841 885 938
Rank change year-on-year +44 +53 -111
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 318 315 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.40% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 245 244 248
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £20,525
90th Percentile £62,000 £56,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% -15.38%

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 72,676 78,358 80,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.11% 44.60% 42.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56,236 58,935 66,058
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,375 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 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 +44 301 £35,000 +16.67% 80
UK excluding London +48 213 £32,500 +8.33% 60
London +4 97 £50,000 +11.11% 25
South East +32 60 £46,500 +60.34% 11
North of England +49 48 £40,000 +33.33% 16
South West +15 41 £25,000 -27.54% 17
Midlands -23 32 £23,000 -16.36% 11
Yorkshire +35 28 £35,000 +16.67% 8
East of England +41 23 £27,500 -
North West +7 20 £52,500 +31.25% 7
West Midlands +1 17 £27,500 -8.33% 5
East Midlands -7 15 £20,000 -14.89% 6
Scotland -12 7 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Wales +8 2 £51,250 +95.24% 2

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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.

1 187 (58.81%) HTML
2 182 (57.23%) User Experience
3 178 (55.97%) Adobe
4 177 (55.66%) CSS
5 126 (39.62%) JavaScript
6 106 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 104 (32.70%) Degree
8 90 (28.30%) Adobe Illustrator
9 89 (27.99%) Marketing
10 86 (27.04%) Wireframes
11 84 (26.42%) Web Development
12 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (23.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 58 (18.24%) Web Design
15 52 (16.35%) Front End Development
16 50 (15.72%) HTML5
16 50 (15.72%) E-Commerce
17 46 (14.47%) Visualisation
18 45 (14.15%) Mentoring
19 44 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
20 43 (13.52%) .NET
21 42 (13.21%) Typography
22 41 (12.89%) C#
23 39 (12.26%) PHP
23 39 (12.26%) SEO
23 39 (12.26%) Prototyping
24 38 (11.95%) AngularJS
24 38 (11.95%) jQuery
25 32 (10.06%) InDesign
25 32 (10.06%) Mobile App

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 27 (8.49%) CMS
2 26 (8.18%) WordPress
3 13 (4.09%) Moodle
4 9 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.52%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.57%) Marvel
7 2 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.63%) IIS
7 2 (0.63%) PrestaShop
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
8 1 (0.31%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.31%) Drupal
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 106 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 90 (28.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 74 (23.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (10.06%) InDesign
5 25 (7.86%) InVision
6 11 (3.46%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (2.20%) Fireworks
9 5 (1.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (1.57%) Chatbot
9 5 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (1.26%) 3ds Max
10 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (0.94%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.31%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.31%) Maya
13 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Shopify
2 3 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.63%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 9 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.20%) Google Analytics
4 6 (1.89%) npm
5 4 (1.26%) GitHub
5 4 (1.26%) SaaS
6 3 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.94%) Office 365
7 2 (0.63%) IaaS
7 2 (0.63%) PaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.31%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.20%) Broadband
2 5 (1.57%) Intranet
3 4 (1.26%) Internet
4 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.31%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.23%) MySQL
3 6 (1.89%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.26%) FileMaker
5 4 (1.26%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.63%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.31%) GIS
Development Applications
1 19 (5.97%) Axure RP
2 18 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (3.46%) Visual Studio
4 10 (3.14%) Dreamweaver
4 10 (3.14%) webpack
5 9 (2.83%) Babel
6 5 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.57%) Subversion
6 5 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.26%) GitLab
7 4 (1.26%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.94%) JIRA
8 3 (0.94%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.31%) Grunt
10 1 (0.31%) gulp
10 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.31%) Selenium
10 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (27.99%) Marketing
2 30 (9.43%) Retail
3 20 (6.29%) Games
4 19 (5.97%) Finance
5 17 (5.35%) Multimedia
6 12 (3.77%) Advertising
7 9 (2.83%) Legal
8 7 (2.20%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.89%) Publishing
10 4 (1.26%) Brand Awareness
10 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.94%) Billing
12 2 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.63%) Electronics
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 161 (50.63%) Designer
2 120 (37.74%) Developer
3 56 (17.61%) UX Designer
4 48 (15.09%) Web Developer
5 46 (14.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 37 (11.64%) Visual Designer
7 29 (9.12%) Junior
7 29 (9.12%) UI Designer
8 24 (7.55%) UI/UX Designer
9 22 (6.92%) Web Designer
10 21 (6.60%) Senior Designer
11 20 (6.29%) Graphic Designer
11 20 (6.29%) Lead Designer
12 16 (5.03%) Junior Developer
13 15 (4.72%) Full Stack Developer
13 15 (4.72%) Junior Web Developer
14 13 (4.09%) Angular Developer
15 12 (3.77%) Creative Designer
15 12 (3.77%) Senior UX Designer
16 11 (3.46%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (58.81%) HTML
2 177 (55.66%) CSS
3 50 (15.72%) HTML5
4 43 (13.52%) .NET
5 38 (11.95%) AngularJS
5 38 (11.95%) jQuery
6 32 (10.06%) React
7 31 (9.75%) CSS3
8 27 (8.49%) ASP.NET
9 26 (8.18%) Sass
10 21 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (4.09%) Angular 2
12 12 (3.77%) Ajax
12 12 (3.77%) Node.js
13 11 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (3.14%) Backbone.js
15 9 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.83%) Vue.js
15 9 (2.83%) WPF
16 8 (2.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 182 (57.23%) User Experience
2 32 (10.06%) Mobile App
3 24 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.92%) Social Media
5 18 (5.66%) Photography
6 16 (5.03%) e-Learning
7 14 (4.40%) Animation
7 14 (4.40%) Video Editing
8 13 (4.09%) Computer Science
9 12 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (3.14%) Fintech
10 10 (3.14%) VLE
11 8 (2.52%) Tandem
12 7 (2.20%) Cloud Native
13 6 (1.89%) EPoS
13 6 (1.89%) Taxonomies
14 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
14 4 (1.26%) Social Network
15 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.35%) Android
2 12 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 12 (3.77%) Windows
3 8 (2.52%) Linux
4 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (27.04%) Wireframes
2 84 (26.42%) Web Development
3 80 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (18.24%) Web Design
5 52 (16.35%) Front End Development
6 50 (15.72%) E-Commerce
7 46 (14.47%) Visualisation
8 45 (14.15%) Mentoring
9 44 (13.84%) Problem-Solving
10 42 (13.21%) Typography
11 39 (12.26%) Prototyping
11 39 (12.26%) SEO
12 31 (9.75%) Responsive Web Design
13 28 (8.81%) Time Management
14 26 (8.18%) Creative Thinking
15 25 (7.86%) MVC
16 24 (7.55%) CRM
17 23 (7.23%) Digital Marketing
18 20 (6.29%) Project Management
19 19 (5.97%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 126 (39.62%) JavaScript
2 41 (12.89%) C#
3 39 (12.26%) PHP
4 31 (9.75%) SQL
5 10 (3.14%) Java
5 10 (3.14%) TypeScript
6 8 (2.52%) C++
7 6 (1.89%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 5 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.63%) C
9 2 (0.63%) Perl
9 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.63%) Python
9 2 (0.63%) Ruby
9 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.31%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.31%) Clojure
10 1 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.31%) R
10 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 104 (32.70%) Degree
2 10 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (3.14%) DBS Check
3 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.94%) MCSD
5 1 (0.31%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 6 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (1.26%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 178 (55.97%) Adobe
2 28 (8.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.66%) Google
4 11 (3.46%) WooCommerce
5 6 (1.89%) Twitter
5 6 (1.89%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.57%) Volusion
7 3 (0.94%) Autodesk
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle
8 2 (0.63%) Apple
9 1 (0.31%) ESRI
9 1 (0.31%) HubSpot
9 1 (0.31%) Rackspace
9 1 (0.31%) Splunk