Period
to 6 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for InDesign skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited InDesign over the 6 months to 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe InDesign
UK
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 831 878 1040
Rank change year-on-year +47 +162 -12
Permanent jobs citing InDesign 52 68 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.067% 0.051%
As % of the Applications category 0.88% 0.88% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 50 56
10th Percentile £24,700 £22,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £26,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% +16.67%
75th Percentile £53,250 £38,750 £51,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £44,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +38.18% -8.33% +7.14%

InDesign is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5,904 7,715 12,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.70% 7.55% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4,137 6,046 9,173
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,622 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +2.94%

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing InDesign.

Salary trend for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing InDesign over the 6 months to 6 May 2021.

Salary histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 6 months to 6 May 2021. 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 +75 47 £40,500 +24.62% 10
London +68 28 £46,250 +42.31% 2
UK excluding London +72 23 £38,000 +38.18% 8
North of England +21 15 £35,000 +62.79%
North West +30 6 £23,250 -55.71%
North East - 6 £48,500 -
Scotland -1 4 £48,500 -
Work from Home -155 4 £28,750 - 6
Yorkshire -12 3 £30,000 +39.53%
South West -18 2 £27,500 -15.38% 3
South East +60 1 - - 4
Midlands +11 1 £25,500 -15.00% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £25,500 -21.54% 1

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, IT jobs citing InDesign 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 InDesign.

1 52 (100.00%) Adobe
2 47 (90.38%) Photoshop
3 41 (78.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (48.08%) User Experience
5 23 (44.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 22 (42.31%) Sketch
7 19 (36.54%) Marketing
7 19 (36.54%) HTML
8 18 (34.62%) CSS
9 16 (30.77%) Adobe After Effects
9 16 (30.77%) Social Skills
10 13 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
11 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.08%) Typography
11 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
12 11 (21.15%) jQuery
12 11 (21.15%) Social Media
12 11 (21.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
13 8 (15.38%) GitHub
13 8 (15.38%) Web Services
13 8 (15.38%) Legal
13 8 (15.38%) Figma
14 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
14 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
14 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
14 7 (13.46%) WordPress
14 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
15 6 (11.54%) InVision
15 6 (11.54%) Digital Marketing

InDesign
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 7 (13.46%) WordPress
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Drupal
Applications
1 47 (90.38%) Photoshop
2 41 (78.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (44.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (42.31%) Sketch
5 16 (30.77%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (21.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 8 (15.38%) Figma
8 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (11.54%) InVision
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (5.77%) Adobe XD
11 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (3.85%) Acrobat
13 1 (1.92%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (1.92%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
1 1 (1.92%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) GitHub
2 5 (9.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (7.69%) Canva
3 4 (7.69%) Google Analytics
3 4 (7.69%) MailChimp
4 3 (5.77%) SaaS
5 2 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (36.54%) Marketing
2 16 (30.77%) Social Skills
3 8 (15.38%) Legal
4 6 (11.54%) Organisational Skills
5 5 (9.62%) Publishing
5 5 (9.62%) Retail
6 4 (7.69%) Law
7 2 (3.85%) Advertising
7 2 (3.85%) Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.85%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.92%) Finance
8 1 (1.92%) Games
8 1 (1.92%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 35 (67.31%) Designer
2 10 (19.23%) Senior Designer
3 8 (15.38%) Interaction Designer
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Interaction Designer
3 8 (15.38%) UX Designer
4 7 (13.46%) UI Designer
5 6 (11.54%) Digital Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Junior
6 4 (7.69%) UI/UX Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Digital Marketing Assistant
7 3 (5.77%) Graphic Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Marketing Assistant
8 2 (3.85%) Communications Manager
8 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior UI Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior UI/UX Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) HTML
2 18 (34.62%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) jQuery
4 8 (15.38%) Web Services
5 5 (9.62%) Framer.js
6 2 (3.85%) Ajax
6 2 (3.85%) COM
7 1 (1.92%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) User Experience
2 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
2 11 (21.15%) Social Media
3 4 (7.69%) BBC
3 4 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
4 3 (5.77%) Blog
5 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.85%) W3C
6 1 (1.92%) Animation
6 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.92%) Life Science
6 1 (1.92%) New Media
6 1 (1.92%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Typography
2 12 (23.08%) Wireframes
3 7 (13.46%) E-Commerce
3 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
4 6 (11.54%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (11.54%) Web Design
5 5 (9.62%) Analytics
5 5 (9.62%) Lean UX
5 5 (9.62%) Mobile First
5 5 (9.62%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (7.69%) Email Marketing
6 4 (7.69%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) B2B
7 3 (5.77%) Lead Generation
8 2 (3.85%) DNA
8 2 (3.85%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (3.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Twitter
3 4 (7.69%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 3 (5.77%) Hootsuite
4 3 (5.77%) YouTube
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Quark
5 1 (1.92%) Samsung