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

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 842 848 921
Rank change year-on-year +6 +73 -83
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 287 358 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.49% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 227 284 239
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,000 £23,750 £19,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% -5.69%

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 66,212 73,327 73,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.86% 41.16% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 50,830 55,441 60,065
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 December 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 16 December 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 +26 267 £35,500 +9.23% 75
UK excluding London +8 187 £32,500 +8.33% 56
London +14 89 £52,500 +16.67% 20
South East +16 57 £40,000 +37.93% 10
South West +43 40 £23,000 -23.33% 15
North of England +20 39 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Midlands -25 30 £22,500 -20.35% 12
North West +11 23 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Yorkshire +26 16 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East Midlands +20 15 £20,000 -27.27% 9
West Midlands -2 15 £24,000 -20.00% 3
East of England +22 12 £37,750 -16.11% 8
Scotland -24 7 £42,500 -15.00%
Wales +7 2 £51,250 +95.24% 1

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 175 (60.98%) User Experience
2 170 (59.23%) HTML
3 164 (57.14%) CSS
4 163 (56.79%) Adobe
5 120 (41.81%) JavaScript
6 99 (34.49%) Degree
7 92 (32.06%) Photoshop
8 88 (30.66%) Wireframes
9 83 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (26.48%) Adobe Illustrator
10 76 (26.48%) Web Development
11 69 (24.04%) Marketing
12 68 (23.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 51 (17.77%) HTML5
14 50 (17.42%) Front End Development
15 49 (17.07%) Web Design
16 47 (16.38%) E-Commerce
17 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
18 40 (13.94%) Prototyping
19 37 (12.89%) C#
19 37 (12.89%) Typography
20 36 (12.54%) Mobile App
20 36 (12.54%) .NET
20 36 (12.54%) SEO
20 36 (12.54%) Visualisation
21 35 (12.20%) AngularJS
22 34 (11.85%) CMS
23 32 (11.15%) jQuery
23 32 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
24 30 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design

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 34 (11.85%) CMS
2 23 (8.01%) WordPress
3 12 (4.18%) Umbraco
4 8 (2.79%) Moodle
5 6 (2.09%) Marvel
6 4 (1.39%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.70%) Drupal
7 2 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 92 (32.06%) Photoshop
2 76 (26.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 68 (23.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (9.06%) InVision
5 22 (7.67%) InDesign
6 11 (3.83%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
8 8 (2.79%) Fireworks
9 6 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 5 (1.74%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (1.74%) Chatbot
11 4 (1.39%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (1.05%) 3ds Max
12 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.70%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
14 1 (0.35%) Blender
14 1 (0.35%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Shopify
2 2 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (2.79%) SaaS
3 7 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.09%) npm
5 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.44%) Broadband
2 3 (1.05%) Intranet
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.83%) MySQL
3 9 (3.14%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.09%) FileMaker
5 6 (2.09%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.35%) Power BI
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (5.92%) Git (software)
2 15 (5.23%) Axure RP
3 12 (4.18%) webpack
4 11 (3.83%) Babel
5 9 (3.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 8 (2.79%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.44%) Subversion
8 6 (2.09%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (2.09%) GitLab
8 6 (2.09%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.09%) Travis CI
9 5 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.39%) JIRA
11 3 (1.05%) Visual Studio Code
12 2 (0.70%) Ant
13 1 (0.35%) gulp
13 1 (0.35%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.35%) Mocha
13 1 (0.35%) Selenium
General
1 69 (24.04%) Marketing
2 20 (6.97%) Retail
3 19 (6.62%) Finance
4 17 (5.92%) Multimedia
5 15 (5.23%) Games
6 11 (3.83%) Legal
7 10 (3.48%) Advertising
8 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.09%) Publishing
10 1 (0.35%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 146 (50.87%) Designer
2 103 (35.89%) Developer
3 54 (18.82%) UX Designer
4 45 (15.68%) Web Developer
5 38 (13.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 37 (12.89%) Visual Designer
7 32 (11.15%) Junior
8 29 (10.10%) UI Designer
9 22 (7.67%) Senior Designer
10 21 (7.32%) Lead Designer
11 20 (6.97%) UI/UX Designer
12 18 (6.27%) Web Designer
13 16 (5.57%) Graphic Designer
14 15 (5.23%) Junior Developer
14 15 (5.23%) Junior Web Developer
15 14 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
16 12 (4.18%) Digital Designer
16 12 (4.18%) Full Stack Web Developer
16 12 (4.18%) Lead UX Designer
16 12 (4.18%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (59.23%) HTML
2 164 (57.14%) CSS
3 51 (17.77%) HTML5
4 36 (12.54%) .NET
5 35 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 32 (11.15%) jQuery
7 29 (10.10%) CSS3
7 29 (10.10%) React
8 21 (7.32%) Sass
9 18 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 17 (5.92%) ASP.NET
11 12 (4.18%) Node.js
12 11 (3.83%) Angular 2
12 11 (3.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (3.83%) Vue.js
13 9 (3.14%) React Native
14 8 (2.79%) Razor View Engine
14 8 (2.79%) Redux
15 7 (2.44%) Ember.js
15 7 (2.44%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 175 (60.98%) User Experience
2 36 (12.54%) Mobile App
3 18 (6.27%) e-Learning
3 18 (6.27%) Video Editing
4 17 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.92%) Social Media
5 15 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.23%) Photography
6 12 (4.18%) Animation
7 11 (3.83%) Fintech
8 9 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.44%) Cloud Native
9 7 (2.44%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.74%) Tandem
10 5 (1.74%) VLE
11 4 (1.39%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.05%) SCORM
12 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.83%) Apple iOS
2 9 (3.14%) Linux
3 8 (2.79%) Android
3 8 (2.79%) Windows
4 6 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.70%) Debian
6 1 (0.35%) CentOS
6 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (30.66%) Wireframes
2 83 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (26.48%) Web Development
4 50 (17.42%) Front End Development
5 49 (17.07%) Web Design
6 47 (16.38%) E-Commerce
7 45 (15.68%) Mentoring
8 40 (13.94%) Prototyping
9 37 (12.89%) Typography
10 36 (12.54%) SEO
10 36 (12.54%) Visualisation
11 32 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (10.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 22 (7.67%) Scrum
14 20 (6.97%) CRM
14 20 (6.97%) Mobile First
15 19 (6.62%) Creative Thinking
16 18 (6.27%) Time Management
17 17 (5.92%) Digital Marketing
18 16 (5.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 120 (41.81%) JavaScript
2 37 (12.89%) C#
3 26 (9.06%) PHP
4 25 (8.71%) SQL
5 15 (5.23%) Java
6 13 (4.53%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.18%) C++
8 3 (1.05%) Apple Swift
8 3 (1.05%) Python
9 2 (0.70%) Perl
9 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.35%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (0.35%) C
10 1 (0.35%) Clojure
10 1 (0.35%) ES6
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (34.49%) Degree
2 8 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.09%) DBS Check
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.05%) MCSD
5 3 (1.05%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (0.35%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.14%) QA
2 6 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (2.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 163 (56.79%) Adobe
2 18 (6.27%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.48%) WooCommerce
4 5 (1.74%) Volusion
5 3 (1.05%) Autodesk
6 2 (0.70%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) ESRI
7 1 (0.35%) Xamarin