Period
to 3 June 2020

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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
UK
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 778 874 879
Rank change year-on-year +96 +5 +67
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 93 223 319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.40% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 78 172 254
Median annual salary £38,750 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.97% -5.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £19,000 £23,550 £24,575
90th Percentile £68,625 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,417 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.69% -4.29% +16.67%

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 34,056 55,795 66,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.89% 39.12% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26,221 41,585 51,415
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the UK

Graphic Design
Top 15 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 3 June 2020. 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 +90 72 £37,500 -7.41% 5
UK excluding London +97 55 £37,417 +11.69% 4
London +84 32 £45,000 -20.00% 1
North of England +104 15 £35,000 -6.67%
Wales - 14 £40,000 -
South East +98 13 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Yorkshire +110 8 £40,000 -1.23%
North West +73 7 £20,000 -44.83%
Work from Home +56 7 £35,000 - 2
Midlands +73 6 £21,500 -42.67%
South West +66 5 £20,000 -31.03% 1
West Midlands +62 4 - -
East Midlands +56 2 £21,500 -6.52%
East of England +67 1 £40,000 +60.00%
Scotland +49 1 - -

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, 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 48 (51.61%) Adobe
2 45 (48.39%) HTML
3 44 (47.31%) User Experience
4 42 (45.16%) CSS
5 36 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
6 34 (36.56%) Photoshop
7 32 (34.41%) Marketing
8 30 (32.26%) Degree
9 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
10 23 (24.73%) Web Development
11 21 (22.58%) Web Design
12 19 (20.43%) Adobe After Effects
12 19 (20.43%) HTML5
13 16 (17.20%) InDesign
14 14 (15.05%) React
14 14 (15.05%) Front End Development
15 13 (13.98%) Analytics
15 13 (13.98%) Social Media
16 12 (12.90%) Wireframes
16 12 (12.90%) Sketch
16 12 (12.90%) Time Management
16 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (11.83%) Digital Marketing
17 11 (11.83%) Advertising
17 11 (11.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 10 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (10.75%) Self-Motivation
18 10 (10.75%) SEO
18 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
18 10 (10.75%) WordPress

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 10 (10.75%) WordPress
2 5 (5.38%) Moodle
3 3 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.08%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (38.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 34 (36.56%) Photoshop
3 19 (20.43%) Adobe After Effects
4 16 (17.20%) InDesign
5 12 (12.90%) Sketch
6 11 (11.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (9.68%) Adobe XD
8 8 (8.60%) Adobe Premiere
8 8 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (5.38%) CINEMA 4D
10 4 (4.30%) InVision
11 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
12 1 (1.08%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
12 1 (1.08%) Figma
12 1 (1.08%) Marvel
12 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (1.08%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Shopify
2 2 (2.15%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Azure
2 2 (2.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.15%) SaaS
3 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) gulp
2 6 (6.45%) Axure RP
3 5 (5.38%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.38%) Robot Framework
3 5 (5.38%) Selenium
3 5 (5.38%) webpack
4 4 (4.30%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.23%) Grunt
6 2 (2.15%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (34.41%) Marketing
2 11 (11.83%) Advertising
3 9 (9.68%) Finance
4 7 (7.53%) Retail
5 6 (6.45%) Games
6 3 (3.23%) Multimedia
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Public Sector
8 1 (1.08%) Automotive
8 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (43.01%) Designer
2 37 (39.78%) Developer
3 14 (15.05%) UX Designer
4 11 (11.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (11.83%) Junior
5 9 (9.68%) Digital Developer
5 9 (9.68%) Graphic Designer
6 7 (7.53%) Junior Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Digital Designer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Designer
7 6 (6.45%) UI Designer
7 6 (6.45%) UI/UX Designer
7 6 (6.45%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Junior Tester
8 5 (5.38%) React Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Tester
9 4 (4.30%) Creative Designer
9 4 (4.30%) Video Editor
10 3 (3.23%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (48.39%) HTML
2 42 (45.16%) CSS
3 19 (20.43%) HTML5
4 14 (15.05%) React
5 9 (9.68%) Node.js
6 8 (8.60%) AngularJS
7 7 (7.53%) Redux
8 6 (6.45%) CSS3
9 5 (5.38%) Django
9 5 (5.38%) RESTful
9 5 (5.38%) Symfony
10 4 (4.30%) .NET
10 4 (4.30%) GraphQL
10 4 (4.30%) Jest
10 4 (4.30%) REST
10 4 (4.30%) Vue.js
10 4 (4.30%) WebSockets
11 3 (3.23%) jQuery
11 3 (3.23%) Sass
12 2 (2.15%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 44 (47.31%) User Experience
2 13 (13.98%) Social Media
3 10 (10.75%) Animation
3 10 (10.75%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (8.60%) Motion Graphics
5 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.38%) NHS
6 5 (5.38%) Photography
6 5 (5.38%) Video Editing
7 4 (4.30%) Mobile App
8 3 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.23%) e-Learning
8 3 (3.23%) SCORM
9 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
9 2 (2.15%) Podcast
10 1 (1.08%) Blog
10 1 (1.08%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (1.08%) Android
2 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.73%) Web Development
2 21 (22.58%) Web Design
3 14 (15.05%) Front End Development
4 13 (13.98%) Analytics
5 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.90%) Time Management
5 12 (12.90%) Wireframes
6 11 (11.83%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
7 10 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 10 (10.75%) SEO
8 9 (9.68%) Data Analytics
8 9 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.68%) Pay per click
9 8 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.60%) Prototyping
9 8 (8.60%) Typography
10 7 (7.53%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (7.53%) Project Management
11 6 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.45%) ES6
2 6 (6.45%) PHP
3 5 (5.38%) Python
4 2 (2.15%) C#
4 2 (2.15%) Elixir
4 2 (2.15%) Ruby
4 2 (2.15%) Scala
5 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (32.26%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) WCAG
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 48 (51.61%) Adobe
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.23%) Apple
3 3 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (1.08%) Canon
4 1 (1.08%) HP
4 1 (1.08%) iManage
4 1 (1.08%) Mitel
4 1 (1.08%) Samsung
4 1 (1.08%) VMware