Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Designer was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Watford during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Designer
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 88 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 4 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.44% 0.78% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.82% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 14
Watford median annual salary £21,500 £67,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -68.15% +20.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £19,250 £35,550 £25,225
90th Percentile £40,375 £72,625 £58,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £23,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -27.69% +8.33% -7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford. 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
Watford
Permanent vacancies in Watford with a recognized job title 869 971 1,015
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 95.20% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 770 812 878
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,275
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +12.64% +0.61%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Watford

Designer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for Designer in Watford

Designer
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Watford over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Designer in Watford

Designer Skill Set
Top 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Watford region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (75.00%) InDesign
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Heuristic Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (75.00%) InDesign
1 3 (75.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Competitor Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Conceptual Models
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Heuristic Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Adobe