Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Instructional Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Instructional Designer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1146 1202 1285
Rank change year-on-year +56 +83 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Instructional Designer 31 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.011% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 28 19 28
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,750 £33,875
90th Percentile £47,500 £39,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Instructional Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Instructional Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Instructional Designer.

Salary trend for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Instructional Designer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Instructional Designer in the UK

Instructional Designer
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +34 28 £32,500 -7.14%
UK excluding London +76 24 £32,500 +18.18%
South West +1 15 £32,500 -
London -3 7 £45,000 +28.57%
East Midlands +40 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Midlands +25 3 £30,000 +9.09%
Scotland - 3 £33,750 -
South East - 2 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 -
North of England - 1 £35,000 -

Instructional Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Instructional Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Instructional Designer in the job title.

1 26 (83.87%) e-Learning
2 19 (61.29%) Content Management
2 19 (61.29%) CMS
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) Military
4 15 (48.39%) Multimedia
4 15 (48.39%) Time Management
4 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
4 15 (48.39%) Line Management
5 14 (45.16%) Digital Marketing
5 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
5 14 (45.16%) Marketing
5 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
5 14 (45.16%) Electronics
5 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
5 14 (45.16%) SAP
5 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) Adobe
6 6 (19.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (12.90%) Infographics
7 4 (12.90%) Learning Management System
7 4 (12.90%) WordPress
7 4 (12.90%) SaaS
7 4 (12.90%) Lectora
7 4 (12.90%) Psychology
7 4 (12.90%) SCORM
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (9.68%) Behavioural Change
8 3 (9.68%) Content Development
9 2 (6.45%) Moodle

Instructional Designer Skill Set
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 19 (61.29%) CMS
2 4 (12.90%) WordPress
3 2 (6.45%) Moodle
4 1 (3.23%) Totara
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (12.90%) Lectora
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (3.23%) Camtasia
4 1 (3.23%) InDesign
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 15 (48.39%) Military
2 15 (48.39%) Multimedia
3 14 (45.16%) Electronics
3 14 (45.16%) Manufacturing
3 14 (45.16%) Marketing
3 14 (45.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (83.87%) e-Learning
2 4 (12.90%) Learning Management System
2 4 (12.90%) SCORM
3 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.23%) Photography
3 1 (3.23%) VLE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Content Management
2 15 (48.39%) Line Management
2 15 (48.39%) Time Management
3 14 (45.16%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (45.16%) Digital Marketing
3 14 (45.16%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.90%) Infographics
4 4 (12.90%) Psychology
5 3 (9.68%) Behavioural Change
5 3 (9.68%) Content Development
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 15 (48.39%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
2 2 (6.45%) Postgraduate
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 6 (19.35%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft