The median annual salary for a Designer was £31,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
UK / Wales
Rank 84 90 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 16 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.45% 0.94% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 0.95% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 14
Median salary £31,000 £32,500 £28,533
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.61% +13.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £39,000 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,725 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.59% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1067 1364 1292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 96.56% 98.20% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1151 1112
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Wales

Designer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Designer in Wales

Designer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Wales over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Wales

Designer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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
South Wales +14 15 £31,000 -4.61% 3
West Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Designer
UK

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 across the Wales region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 22 (70.97%) User Experience
2 17 (54.84%) Photoshop
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) CSS
3 15 (48.39%) HTML
4 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
5 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) Typography
5 10 (32.26%) Wireframes
5 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
6 8 (25.81%) PHP
6 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 8 (25.81%) SEO
7 7 (22.58%) Web Design
7 7 (22.58%) Axure RP
8 6 (19.35%) HTML5
8 6 (19.35%) Statistics
8 6 (19.35%) Adobe
9 5 (16.13%) Internet
9 5 (16.13%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (16.13%) SQL
9 5 (16.13%) XHTML
9 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
9 5 (16.13%) WordPress
9 5 (16.13%) Android
9 5 (16.13%) iPhone
10 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (16.13%) WordPress
2 3 (9.68%) CMS
3 2 (6.45%) concrete5
Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Photoshop
2 10 (32.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (6.45%) InDesign
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (6.45%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Axure RP
2 5 (16.13%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (9.68%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) CSS
1 15 (48.39%) HTML
2 6 (19.35%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) XHTML
4 3 (9.68%) jQuery
5 2 (6.45%) CSS3
5 2 (6.45%) D3.js
5 2 (6.45%) Sass
5 2 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) User Experience
2 13 (41.94%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Graphic Design
3 5 (16.13%) iPhone
4 2 (6.45%) Smartphone
4 2 (6.45%) Video Editing
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) Prototyping
2 10 (32.26%) Typography
2 10 (32.26%) Wireframes
3 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 8 (25.81%) SEO
4 7 (22.58%) Web Design
5 6 (19.35%) Statistics
6 4 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (6.45%) Brand Management
7 2 (6.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 2 (6.45%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (6.45%) Infographics
7 2 (6.45%) Information Architecture
7 2 (6.45%) Multivariate Testing
7 2 (6.45%) OO
7 2 (6.45%) OO PHP
7 2 (6.45%) Service Design
7 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Adobe
Deeside, Clwyd
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + holidays, pension, discounts, parking and gym!
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Adteq
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago