Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Visual Designer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1130 1177 1249
Rank change year-on-year +47 +72 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 73 47 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.026% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 29
UK median annual salary £52,500 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £38,450 £30,000 £30,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +65.38% -9.72% -28.00%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
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%

Visual Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 6 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 6 months to 17 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 +88 73 £52,500 -2.78% 5
London +39 63 £52,500 -2.78% 2
UK excluding London +43 10 £53,750 +65.38% 4
South East +45 8 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +47 2 £32,500 -
West Midlands +16 2 £32,500 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 60 (82.19%) User Experience
2 46 (63.01%) Typography
3 41 (56.16%) Adobe
4 40 (54.79%) HTML
4 40 (54.79%) CSS
5 38 (52.05%) Degree
6 37 (50.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 36 (49.32%) Visualisation
8 34 (46.58%) Graphic Design
8 34 (46.58%) Wireframes
9 33 (45.21%) Mentoring
10 25 (34.25%) Marketing
11 21 (28.77%) Business Development
12 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
14 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
15 8 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
15 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
15 8 (10.96%) Finance
16 6 (8.22%) Retail
17 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
17 5 (6.85%) InVision
18 4 (5.48%) SVG
18 4 (5.48%) Adobe Illustrator
18 4 (5.48%) Web Design
18 4 (5.48%) CSS3
18 4 (5.48%) Front End Development
18 4 (5.48%) HTML5
19 3 (4.11%) Cash Management

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 3 (4.11%) Marvel
Applications
1 37 (50.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (10.96%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.85%) InVision
4 4 (5.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (2.74%) InDesign
6 1 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.37%) Flinto
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (34.25%) Marketing
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Games
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) CSS
1 40 (54.79%) HTML
2 4 (5.48%) CSS3
2 4 (5.48%) HTML5
2 4 (5.48%) SVG
3 2 (2.74%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (82.19%) User Experience
2 34 (46.58%) Graphic Design
3 9 (12.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) Fintech
4 3 (4.11%) Photography
5 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.74%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.37%) Android
1 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (63.01%) Typography
2 36 (49.32%) Visualisation
3 34 (46.58%) Wireframes
4 33 (45.21%) Mentoring
5 21 (28.77%) Business Development
6 20 (27.40%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.48%) Front End Development
9 4 (5.48%) Web Design
10 3 (4.11%) Cash Management
10 3 (4.11%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (4.11%) IT Governance
10 3 (4.11%) Mobile First
10 3 (4.11%) Project Management
10 3 (4.11%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.11%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.74%) Customer Insight
11 2 (2.74%) Heuristic Evaluation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (52.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) QA
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Adobe