Graphic Design
UK

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 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 650 903 880
Rank change year-on-year +253 -23 -149
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 171 128 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 136 82 95
10th Percentile £22,250 £24,500 £24,400
25th Percentile £25,500 £28,438 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £30,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -35.14% +8.82% -5.56%
75th Percentile £43,750 £68,438 £58,125
90th Percentile £53,500 £86,925 £68,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -32.94% +13.33% +7.14%

All Generic Skills
UK

Graphic Design is in the General and Transferable 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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,874 46,678 63,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.67% 41.94% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19,957 26,014 33,107
10th Percentile £29,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £61,750
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +5.26% +2.92%
75th Percentile £77,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Graphic Design.

Salary trend for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Graphic Design over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 17 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 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +261 161 £30,000 -33.33% 76
UK excluding London +171 136 £28,500 -32.94% 51
Work from Home +185 63 £31,750 -25.29% 37
North of England +127 51 £26,000 - 12
London +169 33 £41,250 -17.50% 26
South East +107 31 £30,000 -29.41% 11
North West +81 27 £27,500 -15.38% 9
Midlands +62 24 £25,500 -43.33% 9
Yorkshire +105 21 £22,500 -10.00% 3
East Midlands +17 13 £37,000 +57.45% 4
East of England +53 12 £28,500 -5.00% 6
West Midlands +56 11 £25,500 -67.10% 5
South West +27 9 £30,000 -25.00% 8
Scotland -7 8 £49,000 -37.97% 2
North East +1 3 £30,000 -55.56%
Wales - 1 £34,000 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 £37,500 -

Graphic Design
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (16.37%) WordPress
2 22 (12.87%) CMS
3 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (30.99%) Photoshop
2 44 (25.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (25.15%) InDesign
4 41 (23.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 25 (14.62%) Microsoft Office
6 16 (9.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 12 (7.02%) Adobe After Effects
8 11 (6.43%) Sketch
9 9 (5.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 9 (5.26%) Adobe XD
10 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
11 5 (2.92%) InVision
12 4 (2.34%) CINEMA 4D
12 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (1.75%) Blender
14 2 (1.17%) 3ds Max
14 2 (1.17%) AutoCAD
14 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
14 2 (1.17%) SketchUp
15 1 (0.58%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Magento
1 4 (2.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) Figma
2 11 (6.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 8 (4.68%) SaaS
4 7 (4.09%) Canva
5 5 (2.92%) ChatGPT
6 4 (2.34%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.75%) Azure
8 2 (1.17%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (1.17%) MailChimp
8 2 (1.17%) Squarespace
9 1 (0.58%) Microsoft 365
9 1 (0.58%) Miro
9 1 (0.58%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.58%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.58%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.17%) Extranet
1 2 (1.17%) Intranet
2 1 (0.58%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.75%) MySQL
2 2 (1.17%) Amazon Redshift
2 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Git
2 2 (1.17%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.17%) Subversion
2 2 (1.17%) WiX
3 1 (0.58%) Cypress.io
3 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
3 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 91 (53.22%) Marketing
2 64 (37.43%) Social Skills
3 26 (15.20%) Finance
4 21 (12.28%) Retail
5 14 (8.19%) Public Sector
6 10 (5.85%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (4.09%) Advertising
7 7 (4.09%) Multimedia
7 7 (4.09%) Publishing
8 6 (3.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 5 (2.92%) Games
10 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
12 2 (1.17%) Automotive
12 2 (1.17%) Health Technology
12 2 (1.17%) Law
12 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 89 (52.05%) Designer
2 43 (25.15%) Graphic Designer
3 21 (12.28%) Digital Designer
4 18 (10.53%) Senior
5 17 (9.94%) Senior Designer
6 15 (8.77%) Developer
7 14 (8.19%) Junior
8 13 (7.60%) Coordinator
8 13 (7.60%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (4.68%) Junior Designer
10 7 (4.09%) Lead
10 7 (4.09%) Senior Graphic Designer
10 7 (4.09%) Web Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Marketing Executive
11 5 (2.92%) Sales Executive
11 5 (2.92%) Senior Digital Designer
11 5 (2.92%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.34%) Consultant
12 4 (2.34%) UI Developer
12 4 (2.34%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.62%) CSS
2 24 (14.04%) HTML
3 5 (2.92%) .NET
4 4 (2.34%) jQuery
5 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.75%) EDI
5 3 (1.75%) Next.js
5 3 (1.75%) React
5 3 (1.75%) Sass
6 2 (1.17%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (1.17%) CakePHP
6 2 (1.17%) CSS3
6 2 (1.17%) HTML5
6 2 (1.17%) Laravel
6 2 (1.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.58%) ATL
7 1 (0.58%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.58%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.58%) Social Media
2 23 (13.45%) Blog
3 16 (9.36%) Animation
3 16 (9.36%) Photography
4 11 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.26%) Motion Graphics
5 9 (5.26%) Video Editing
6 8 (4.68%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.34%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.34%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.75%) Onboarding
10 3 (1.75%) Product Ownership
11 2 (1.17%) Life Science
11 2 (1.17%) Social Network
12 1 (0.58%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.58%) FMCG
12 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.58%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.34%) Windows
2 2 (1.17%) Android
2 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (29.24%) User Experience
2 25 (14.62%) Storyboarding
3 24 (14.04%) UX Design
4 23 (13.45%) Project Management
5 22 (12.87%) B2B
6 20 (11.70%) Content Management
7 19 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
7 19 (11.11%) SEO
7 19 (11.11%) Typography
8 14 (8.19%) Infographics
8 14 (8.19%) Value Proposition
9 13 (7.60%) Prototyping
9 13 (7.60%) Web Design
10 11 (6.43%) Design Thinking
10 11 (6.43%) Time Management
10 11 (6.43%) User Research
10 11 (6.43%) Wireframes
11 10 (5.85%) Web Development
12 9 (5.26%) Agile
12 9 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.94%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.68%) PHP
3 5 (2.92%) C#
4 2 (1.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (0.58%) C
5 1 (0.58%) Go
5 1 (0.58%) Java
5 1 (0.58%) Kotlin
5 1 (0.58%) Python
5 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (30.41%) Degree
2 3 (1.75%) HND
2 3 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.17%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) PMO
2 6 (3.51%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) QA
Vendors
1 96 (56.14%) Adobe
2 15 (8.77%) Salesforce
3 11 (6.43%) Google
4 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.09%) Facebook
6 6 (3.51%) Instagram
7 5 (2.92%) HubSpot
8 4 (2.34%) WooCommerce
9 3 (1.75%) TikTok
9 3 (1.75%) Twitter
10 2 (1.17%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.17%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.58%) Apple
11 1 (0.58%) Spotify