The median annual salary for a Visual Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Visual Designer
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 842 922 911
Rank change year-on-year +80 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 22 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.027% 0.027% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 27
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £22,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £26,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +92.30% -42.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81427 99650 104367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67614 83405 85224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Visual Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Visual Designer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Visual Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +84 22 £55,000 +10.00% 2
London +72 14 £55,000 -0.36% 1
East of England +32 6 - -
Hertfordshire +25 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £50,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Visual 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 Visual Designer in the job title.

1 42 (82.35%) User Experience
2 28 (54.90%) Photoshop
3 22 (43.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (39.22%) Adobe
5 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (37.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (37.25%) InVision
6 18 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 15 (29.41%) Degree
8 14 (27.45%) Typography
9 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
10 11 (21.57%) Android
10 11 (21.57%) HND
10 11 (21.57%) Games
11 10 (19.61%) HTML
11 10 (19.61%) Prototyping
12 9 (17.65%) CSS
13 8 (15.69%) Graphic Design
13 8 (15.69%) HTML5
14 7 (13.73%) Final Cut Pro
14 7 (13.73%) Animation
14 7 (13.73%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (13.73%) SVG
15 5 (9.80%) Finance
15 5 (9.80%) Publishing
16 4 (7.84%) CSS3
17 3 (5.88%) Analytics
18 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
18 2 (3.92%) Kanban

Visual 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 1 (1.96%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (54.90%) Photoshop
2 22 (43.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (37.25%) InVision
4 18 (35.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (13.73%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (13.73%) Final Cut Pro
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
General
1 11 (21.57%) Games
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) HTML
2 9 (17.65%) CSS
3 8 (15.69%) HTML5
4 7 (13.73%) SVG
5 4 (7.84%) CSS3
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (82.35%) User Experience
2 8 (15.69%) Graphic Design
3 7 (13.73%) Animation
4 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Fintech
5 1 (1.96%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.96%) Photography
5 1 (1.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Android
1 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (37.25%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (27.45%) Typography
3 13 (25.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (19.61%) Prototyping
5 3 (5.88%) Analytics
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) Kanban
6 2 (3.92%) Scrum
6 2 (3.92%) Web Development
7 1 (1.96%) B2B
7 1 (1.96%) B2C
7 1 (1.96%) Data Analytics
7 1 (1.96%) IT Strategy
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Development
7 1 (1.96%) People Management
7 1 (1.96%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (1.96%) Use Case
7 1 (1.96%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Degree
2 11 (21.57%) HND
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Adobe
2 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
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