The median annual salary for a Visual Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 856 917 959
Rank change year-on-year +61 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Visual Designer 34 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.015% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.016% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 17
Median salary £65,000 £47,500 £110,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.84% -56.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 - -

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 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Visual Designer in the UK

Visual Designer
Top 8 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 June 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 +64 34 £65,000 +36.84% 3
London +51 30 £65,000 +36.84% 1
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 - 2
Staffordshire - 3 £32,500 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Watford - 1 - -
Stafford - 1 £32,500 -

Visual Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 46 (82.14%) User Experience
2 31 (55.36%) Adobe
3 28 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (46.43%) Responsive Web Design
5 18 (32.14%) Photoshop
5 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 18 (32.14%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) Typography
7 15 (26.79%) InVision
7 15 (26.79%) Graphic Design
8 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
9 13 (23.21%) HTML
9 13 (23.21%) CSS
10 10 (17.86%) Marketing
11 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 8 (14.29%) Wireframes
11 8 (14.29%) Prototyping
12 7 (12.50%) Final Cut Pro
12 7 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
12 7 (12.50%) Animation
12 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
12 7 (12.50%) Finance
13 6 (10.71%) Games
13 6 (10.71%) Android
13 6 (10.71%) Cash Management
13 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
13 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
14 5 (8.93%) HND

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 2 (3.57%) Marvel
Applications
1 28 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (32.14%) Photoshop
3 15 (26.79%) InVision
4 7 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (12.50%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (1.79%) Flinto
5 1 (1.79%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) CSS
1 13 (23.21%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 46 (82.14%) User Experience
2 15 (26.79%) Graphic Design
3 7 (12.50%) Animation
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
4 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Fintech
5 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Android
1 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (32.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (30.36%) Typography
4 14 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 8 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 8 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 8 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 6 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.71%) Cash Management
6 6 (10.71%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (7.14%) Business Development
8 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Web Design
9 2 (3.57%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (3.57%) Mobile First
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
10 1 (1.79%) A/B Testing
10 1 (1.79%) Analytics
10 1 (1.79%) B2B
10 1 (1.79%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Degree
2 5 (8.93%) HND
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Adobe
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