Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe InDesign
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 920 756 1003
Rank change year-on-year -164 +247 +57
Permanent jobs citing InDesign 74 39 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.057% 0.071%
As % of the Applications category 0.87% 0.83% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 51 26 81
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £29,750 £25,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +15.38%
75th Percentile £53,250 £37,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +7.69%

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 8,500 4,719 11,772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.48% 6.88% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,359 3,677 9,226
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,400 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% -

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Top 14 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 30 July 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 -138 65 £35,000 +3.70% 20
London -113 35 £37,500 +7.14% 5
UK excluding London -134 35 £32,500 - 17
Work from Home -255 12 £32,500 -13.33% 3
North of England -58 11 £41,000 +10.81% 4
South East -97 9 £57,500 +64.29% 3
Midlands -68 8 £32,500 - 3
East Midlands -46 7 £32,500 - 1
North East - 6 £48,500 - 1
Scotland - 6 £48,500 - 1
North West -40 4 £19,000 -63.81% 2
Yorkshire -66 1 £32,500 +51.16% 1
West Midlands -73 1 £30,000 +9.09% 2
South West - 1 £27,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 68 (91.89%) Photoshop
3 50 (67.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (41.89%) HTML
5 30 (40.54%) CSS
5 30 (40.54%) User Experience
6 29 (39.19%) Social Skills
7 27 (36.49%) Marketing
8 24 (32.43%) jQuery
9 23 (31.08%) Sketch
9 23 (31.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (24.32%) Adobe After Effects
11 17 (22.97%) Wireframes
12 16 (21.62%) Typography
12 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
13 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
13 14 (18.92%) GitHub
13 14 (18.92%) Strategic Thinking
14 13 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (17.57%) Organisational Skills
14 13 (17.57%) Social Media
14 13 (17.57%) Windows
14 13 (17.57%) Adobe Premiere
15 12 (16.22%) Advertising
15 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 12 (16.22%) Graphic Design
16 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
16 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
16 11 (14.86%) Google

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 10 (13.51%) CMS
2 6 (8.11%) nginx
3 5 (6.76%) WordPress
4 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 68 (91.89%) Photoshop
2 50 (67.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (31.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 23 (31.08%) Sketch
4 18 (24.32%) Adobe After Effects
5 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (17.57%) Adobe Premiere
7 9 (12.16%) Acrobat
7 9 (12.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (9.46%) Figma
9 6 (8.11%) Adobe XD
10 5 (6.76%) InVision
10 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (1.35%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Shopify
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.92%) GitHub
2 6 (8.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (8.11%) Cloudflare
3 4 (5.41%) Canva
3 4 (5.41%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.41%) MailChimp
4 3 (4.05%) SaaS
5 2 (2.70%) Yammer
6 1 (1.35%) Google Ads
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.11%) Cactus
2 6 (8.11%) gulp
2 6 (8.11%) webpack
3 4 (5.41%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (39.19%) Social Skills
2 27 (36.49%) Marketing
3 13 (17.57%) Organisational Skills
4 12 (16.22%) Advertising
5 10 (13.51%) Retail
6 8 (10.81%) Finance
6 8 (10.81%) Legal
6 8 (10.81%) Publishing
7 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (9.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (4.05%) Banking
8 3 (4.05%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (2.70%) Law
9 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.35%) Automotive
10 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.35%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.35%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Designer
2 13 (17.57%) Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Senior Designer
4 9 (12.16%) UI Designer
5 8 (10.81%) Interaction Designer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Interaction Designer
5 8 (10.81%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Digital Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) HTML CSS Developer
7 5 (6.76%) HTML Developer
7 5 (6.76%) UI/UX Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Junior
9 3 (4.05%) Junior Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Marketing Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (41.89%) HTML
2 30 (40.54%) CSS
3 24 (32.43%) jQuery
4 8 (10.81%) Web Services
5 7 (9.46%) Ajax
5 7 (9.46%) CSS3
5 7 (9.46%) HTML5
6 6 (8.11%) COM
6 6 (8.11%) JSON
6 6 (8.11%) Laravel
6 6 (8.11%) Node.js
6 6 (8.11%) PHP-FPM
6 6 (8.11%) Sass
6 6 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.11%) XML
7 4 (5.41%) Framer.js
8 1 (1.35%) Handlebars
8 1 (1.35%) React
8 1 (1.35%) SVG
8 1 (1.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.54%) User Experience
2 13 (17.57%) Social Media
3 12 (16.22%) Graphic Design
4 9 (12.16%) Blog
5 5 (6.76%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (4.05%) Animation
7 2 (2.70%) BBC
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.70%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.70%) Life Science
7 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.70%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.35%) New Media
8 1 (1.35%) Photography
8 1 (1.35%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.35%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Mac OS
3 6 (8.11%) Android
3 6 (8.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 6 (8.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Wireframes
2 16 (21.62%) Typography
3 14 (18.92%) Strategic Thinking
4 13 (17.57%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
7 10 (13.51%) Web Development
8 9 (12.16%) SEO
9 7 (9.46%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.11%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.11%) Line Management
10 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
10 6 (8.11%) OOP
11 5 (6.76%) Analytics
11 5 (6.76%) B2B
11 5 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.41%) Creative Thinking
12 4 (5.41%) Lead Generation
12 4 (5.41%) Lean UX
12 4 (5.41%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.81%) PHP
3 6 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Accessibility
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Jamf Pro
1 6 (8.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.86%) Google
4 5 (6.76%) Twitter
5 3 (4.05%) Facebook
5 3 (4.05%) Hootsuite
5 3 (4.05%) YouTube
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.35%) Quark
6 1 (1.35%) Samsung