Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 856 925 924
Rank change year-on-year +69 -1 -84
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 314 281 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 240 221 271
UK median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% -
10th Percentile £23,975 £20,875 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +21.67% +3.45% -10.77%

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 75,469 78,052 88,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.52% 43.68% 43.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58,283 60,666 71,875
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,591 £78,750
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +66 302 £40,000 +17.65% 86
UK excluding London +46 209 £36,500 +21.67% 64
London +10 104 £47,500 -11.63% 27
South East +37 65 £47,500 +52.00% 15
Midlands -3 44 £50,000 +81.82% 26
North of England +25 42 £35,000 +40.00% 8
West Midlands +27 33 £42,500 +54.55% 13
East of England +23 29 £40,000 +60.00%
Yorkshire +35 26 £35,000 +75.01% 4
South West -6 18 £28,000 -20.00% 10
North West +6 16 £31,000 -0.80% 3
East Midlands -9 11 £50,000 +143.90% 13
Scotland -11 8 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Wales +16 3 £39,500 +75.56% 2

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 188 (59.87%) HTML
2 180 (57.32%) User Experience
3 164 (52.23%) CSS
4 147 (46.82%) Adobe
5 122 (38.85%) JavaScript
6 100 (31.85%) Photoshop
7 98 (31.21%) Marketing
8 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (25.80%) Degree
10 78 (24.84%) Web Development
10 78 (24.84%) Wireframes
11 75 (23.89%) Adobe Illustrator
12 62 (19.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 56 (17.83%) Front End Development
14 54 (17.20%) HTML5
14 54 (17.20%) AngularJS
15 49 (15.61%) Typography
16 47 (14.97%) Web Design
16 47 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
17 45 (14.33%) E-Commerce
18 44 (14.01%) jQuery
18 44 (14.01%) Analytics
18 44 (14.01%) CSS3
19 43 (13.69%) .NET
20 42 (13.38%) SQL
21 40 (12.74%) C#
22 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
23 37 (11.78%) MVC
23 37 (11.78%) Prototyping
24 36 (11.46%) 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 23 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.69%) CMS
2 21 (6.69%) WordPress
3 15 (4.78%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.59%) Moodle
5 4 (1.27%) Marvel
6 3 (0.96%) Drupal
6 3 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.64%) Exstream Dialogue
7 2 (0.64%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) PrestaShop
7 2 (0.64%) SAS
7 2 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.32%) Confluence
8 1 (0.32%) Mattermost
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 100 (31.85%) Photoshop
2 75 (23.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 62 (19.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (11.46%) InDesign
5 26 (8.28%) InVision
6 14 (4.46%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (2.55%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (1.91%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (1.59%) UXPin
10 4 (1.27%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.96%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (0.64%) EngageOne
12 2 (0.64%) Maya
12 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.64%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.32%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.91%) Magento
3 5 (1.59%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.64%) Exstream
4 2 (0.64%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (6.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 16 (5.10%) Office 365
4 15 (4.78%) IaaS
4 15 (4.78%) PaaS
5 12 (3.82%) Google Analytics
6 5 (1.59%) Asana
6 5 (1.59%) npm
7 4 (1.27%) GitHub
8 3 (0.96%) AdWords
8 3 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.96%) TestFlight
8 3 (0.96%) Yarn
9 2 (0.64%) CheetahMail
9 2 (0.64%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.64%) Pure360
9 2 (0.64%) SaaS
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
10 1 (0.32%) Google Play
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.82%) Internet
2 5 (1.59%) Broadband
2 5 (1.59%) Intranet
3 3 (0.96%) Firewall
4 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.32%) SMS
4 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.32%) MySQL
2 15 (4.78%) Cosmos DB
2 15 (4.78%) Data Lake
2 15 (4.78%) NoSQL
3 14 (4.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.96%) Big Data
5 3 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.96%) RethinkDB
6 2 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.32%) GIS
7 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (8.92%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.05%) Axure RP
4 16 (5.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 15 (4.78%) Visual Studio Team System
6 13 (4.14%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (2.55%) gulp
8 7 (2.23%) Grunt
8 7 (2.23%) JIRA
9 4 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.27%) Xcode
10 3 (0.96%) Mocha
10 3 (0.96%) Subversion
10 3 (0.96%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.64%) CasperJS
11 2 (0.64%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.64%) PhpStorm
11 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.32%) Babel
General
1 98 (31.21%) Marketing
2 26 (8.28%) Finance
3 25 (7.96%) Retail
4 17 (5.41%) Games
5 16 (5.10%) Advertising
6 8 (2.55%) Legal
7 7 (2.23%) Publishing
7 7 (2.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.59%) Billing
8 5 (1.59%) Brand Awareness
9 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.27%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.96%) Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.64%) Automotive
11 2 (0.64%) Law
11 2 (0.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (48.09%) Designer
2 120 (38.22%) Developer
3 47 (14.97%) UX Designer
4 42 (13.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (12.42%) UI Designer
6 35 (11.15%) Web Developer
7 29 (9.24%) Senior Designer
8 25 (7.96%) C# Developer
8 25 (7.96%) UI/UX Designer
9 21 (6.69%) .NET Developer
10 19 (6.05%) Angular Developer
10 19 (6.05%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (5.73%) Graphic Designer
11 18 (5.73%) Visual Designer
12 17 (5.41%) C# .NET Developer
12 17 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (5.41%) Junior
13 15 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 15 (4.78%) C# WCF Developer
13 15 (4.78%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (59.87%) HTML
2 164 (52.23%) CSS
3 54 (17.20%) AngularJS
3 54 (17.20%) HTML5
4 44 (14.01%) CSS3
4 44 (14.01%) jQuery
5 43 (13.69%) .NET
6 33 (10.51%) ASP.NET
7 32 (10.19%) React
8 28 (8.92%) Sass
9 22 (7.01%) .NET Framework
9 22 (7.01%) Ajax
9 22 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (6.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 21 (6.69%) Backbone.js
11 20 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (6.05%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (4.78%) .NET Core
13 15 (4.78%) Entity Framework
13 15 (4.78%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 180 (57.32%) User Experience
2 36 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 29 (9.24%) Self-Motivation
4 28 (8.92%) Social Media
5 26 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (5.10%) Animation
7 15 (4.78%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (3.18%) Photography
10 7 (2.23%) e-Learning
10 7 (2.23%) Tandem
10 7 (2.23%) Video Editing
11 6 (1.91%) EPoS
11 6 (1.91%) Fintech
11 6 (1.91%) Mainframe
12 5 (1.59%) Blog
12 5 (1.59%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.59%) VLE
13 4 (1.27%) Social Network
13 4 (1.27%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.10%) Android
2 10 (3.18%) Apple iOS
3 9 (2.87%) Windows
4 5 (1.59%) Linux
5 3 (0.96%) Debian
6 2 (0.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.84%) Web Development
2 78 (24.84%) Wireframes
3 56 (17.83%) Front End Development
4 49 (15.61%) Typography
5 47 (14.97%) Problem-Solving
5 47 (14.97%) Web Design
6 45 (14.33%) E-Commerce
7 44 (14.01%) Analytics
8 37 (11.78%) MVC
8 37 (11.78%) Prototyping
9 34 (10.83%) SEO
10 33 (10.51%) CRM
10 33 (10.51%) Visualisation
11 28 (8.92%) Responsive Web Design
11 28 (8.92%) Time Management
12 25 (7.96%) Mentoring
13 24 (7.64%) Creative Thinking
13 24 (7.64%) Digital Marketing
13 24 (7.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (38.85%) JavaScript
2 42 (13.38%) SQL
3 40 (12.74%) C#
4 35 (11.15%) PHP
5 15 (4.78%) PowerShell
5 15 (4.78%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.14%) Java
7 8 (2.55%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.91%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 6 (1.91%) Python
9 5 (1.59%) ES6
9 5 (1.59%) VB.NET
10 3 (0.96%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.96%) C++
10 3 (0.96%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.96%) Ruby
11 2 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.32%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.32%) C
12 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (25.80%) Degree
2 12 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.59%) DBS Check
5 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.64%) MCSD
7 1 (0.32%) CIPFA
7 1 (0.32%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.82%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
2 2 (0.64%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 147 (46.82%) Adobe
2 38 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 36 (11.46%) Google
4 12 (3.82%) Twitter
5 8 (2.55%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.59%) Apple
6 5 (1.59%) Facebook
6 5 (1.59%) Oracle
6 5 (1.59%) WooCommerce
7 4 (1.27%) HubSpot
8 3 (0.96%) Quark
9 2 (0.64%) Capita
9 2 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.64%) Xerox
9 2 (0.64%) XMPie
9 2 (0.64%) Zend
10 1 (0.32%) D-Link
10 1 (0.32%) EMC
10 1 (0.32%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.32%) Splunk