Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 920 873 909
Rank change year-on-year -47 +36 +47
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 169 315 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 136 237 246
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% +5.26%

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 55,005 66,089 71,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.85% 39.40% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41,273 50,598 52,997
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -39 151 £45,000 +12.50% 51
UK excluding London -50 103 £32,500 -7.14% 44
London +59 65 £58,000 +13.17% 8
Midlands +30 27 £32,000 +16.36% 12
South East -9 26 £32,500 -31.58% 8
North of England +7 22 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West +19 19 £40,000 -11.11% 6
West Midlands +21 18 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Scotland +19 17 £33,000 -2.94% 1
South West -1 10 £27,500 -1.79% 5
East Midlands +13 9 £22,000 -10.20% 7
Yorkshire -20 3 £42,500 +21.43% 4
East of England +49 1 £40,000 +14.29% 8

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 91 (53.85%) CSS
2 87 (51.48%) Adobe
3 85 (50.30%) HTML
4 81 (47.93%) User Experience
5 70 (41.42%) JavaScript
6 56 (33.14%) Wireframes
7 49 (28.99%) Adobe Illustrator
8 41 (24.26%) Photoshop
8 41 (24.26%) Marketing
9 40 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (22.49%) Degree
11 34 (20.12%) Prototyping
12 31 (18.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 30 (17.75%) Typography
14 28 (16.57%) Sketch
14 28 (16.57%) Web Development
15 26 (15.38%) Front End Development
16 24 (14.20%) C#
17 23 (13.61%) Java
18 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
18 22 (13.02%) InVision
19 20 (11.83%) React
19 20 (11.83%) HTML5
19 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
19 20 (11.83%) Finance
20 19 (11.24%) CMS
20 19 (11.24%) Sass
21 18 (10.65%) AngularJS
21 18 (10.65%) Adobe After Effects
22 17 (10.06%) Scrum

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 19 (11.24%) CMS
2 8 (4.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (4.14%) WordPress
4 4 (2.37%) IIS
5 2 (1.18%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (28.99%) Adobe Illustrator
2 41 (24.26%) Photoshop
3 31 (18.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (16.57%) Sketch
5 22 (13.02%) InVision
6 18 (10.65%) Adobe After Effects
7 12 (7.10%) InDesign
8 9 (5.33%) Adobe XD
9 8 (4.73%) Marvel
9 8 (4.73%) RoboHelp
10 7 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (4.14%) Zeplin
11 6 (3.55%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (1.18%) 3ds Max
12 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.59%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.59%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.59%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.10%) AWS
2 11 (6.51%) SaaS
3 8 (4.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (2.37%) Google Analytics
5 3 (1.78%) Azure
6 2 (1.18%) Sage Pay
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.59%) AWS CodePipeline
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.59%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.59%) npm
7 1 (0.59%) Office 365
7 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) MySQL
3 3 (1.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.59%) FileMaker
4 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.73%) JIRA
2 7 (4.14%) webpack
3 6 (3.55%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.78%) Balsamiq
4 3 (1.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.18%) Babel
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.59%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.59%) GitLab
6 1 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) Subversion
6 1 (0.59%) Travis CI
General
1 41 (24.26%) Marketing
2 20 (11.83%) Finance
3 11 (6.51%) Retail
4 10 (5.92%) Advertising
5 9 (5.33%) Games
5 9 (5.33%) Publishing
6 7 (4.14%) Banking
7 4 (2.37%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.78%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.59%) Arabic Language
10 1 (0.59%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.59%) Local Government
10 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.59%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 82 (48.52%) Designer
2 39 (23.08%) Developer
3 35 (20.71%) UX Designer
4 32 (18.93%) UI Designer
5 18 (10.65%) Senior Designer
6 15 (8.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (8.28%) Junior
7 14 (8.28%) UI/UX Designer
8 12 (7.10%) Junior Developer
9 10 (5.92%) Digital Designer
9 10 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.92%) Senior UX Designer
9 10 (5.92%) Web Designer
10 9 (5.33%) Graphic Designer
10 9 (5.33%) Senior UI Designer
10 9 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) User Experience Manager
11 8 (4.73%) Author
11 8 (4.73%) Games Artist
11 8 (4.73%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (53.85%) CSS
2 85 (50.30%) HTML
3 20 (11.83%) HTML5
3 20 (11.83%) React
4 19 (11.24%) Sass
5 18 (10.65%) AngularJS
6 17 (10.06%) RESTful
7 13 (7.69%) .NET
8 10 (5.92%) Unreal Engine
9 9 (5.33%) CSS3
10 8 (4.73%) Ajax
11 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.14%) Django
11 7 (4.14%) Flash
11 7 (4.14%) React Native
12 5 (2.96%) GeoJSON
12 5 (2.96%) jQuery
12 5 (2.96%) JSON
12 5 (2.96%) NgRx
12 5 (2.96%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 81 (47.93%) User Experience
2 22 (13.02%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.28%) Social Media
4 9 (5.33%) Animation
5 8 (4.73%) Blog
5 8 (4.73%) Motion Graphics
6 6 (3.55%) Robotics
7 5 (2.96%) Photography
7 5 (2.96%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.37%) Life Science
8 4 (2.37%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (2.37%) Tandem
8 4 (2.37%) Taxonomies
9 3 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (1.78%) New Media
10 2 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.18%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.18%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.33%) Android
2 7 (4.14%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.55%) Windows
4 3 (1.78%) Linux
5 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.14%) Wireframes
2 40 (23.67%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (20.12%) Prototyping
4 30 (17.75%) Typography
5 28 (16.57%) Web Development
6 26 (15.38%) Front End Development
7 20 (11.83%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.06%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 17 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.06%) Scrum
9 16 (9.47%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.47%) Web Design
10 15 (8.88%) Time Management
11 14 (8.28%) DevOps
11 14 (8.28%) Mobile First
11 14 (8.28%) Test Automation
11 14 (8.28%) UX Design
12 13 (7.69%) Analytics
13 12 (7.10%) Fintech
13 12 (7.10%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 70 (41.42%) JavaScript
2 24 (14.20%) C#
3 23 (13.61%) Java
4 14 (8.28%) Python
5 12 (7.10%) TypeScript
6 9 (5.33%) SQL
7 6 (3.55%) Go
7 6 (3.55%) PHP
8 4 (2.37%) ES6
9 2 (1.18%) C
9 2 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (22.49%) Degree
2 3 (1.78%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.59%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.59%) Terraform
Vendors
1 87 (51.48%) Adobe
2 5 (2.96%) Tableau
3 4 (2.37%) Google
4 3 (1.78%) Cognos
5 2 (1.18%) Apple
5 2 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.18%) Twitter
6 1 (0.59%) Facebook
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle
6 1 (0.59%) Quark
6 1 (0.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.59%) Splunk
6 1 (0.59%) Xerox