Period
to 24 July 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Graphic Design over the 6 months to 24 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 249 267 290
Rank change year-on-year +18 +23 +30
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 18 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.36% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.95% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 41
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +54.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £22,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £46,250 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +15.63% +21.21% +1.54%

Graphic Design is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,165 3,482 3,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 40.42% 37.53% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,238 2,453 3,064
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £53,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.91% +3.00% -

Graphic Design
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Graphic Design as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Graphic Design in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Design in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Graphic Design in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Graphic Design in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Graphic Design in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Graphic Design within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 July 2019. 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
Birmingham +37 7 £32,500 +14.04% 1
Staffordshire +8 4 £37,500 +47.06%
Worcestershire - 4 £43,750 -
Coventry +12 2 £37,500 -28.57%
Walsall +3 1 £40,000 +22.14%
Graphic Design
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2019, IT jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 12 (66.67%) Web Development
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) HTML
4 8 (44.44%) Python
4 8 (44.44%) Django
4 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) RESTful
4 8 (44.44%) React
5 6 (33.33%) User Experience
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
7 3 (16.67%) Content Writing
7 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 3 (16.67%) Photography
7 3 (16.67%) Video Editing
7 3 (16.67%) Copywriting
7 3 (16.67%) Social Media
7 3 (16.67%) Advertising
7 3 (16.67%) Content Management
7 3 (16.67%) Adobe
7 3 (16.67%) RoboHelp
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (11.11%) CMS
8 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
8 2 (11.11%) Sass

Graphic Design
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) RoboHelp
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.56%) InVision
3 1 (5.56%) Marvel
3 1 (5.56%) Sketch
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Local Government
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (33.33%) Junior
3 6 (33.33%) Junior Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Designer
5 3 (16.67%) Author
5 3 (16.67%) Documentation Author
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Author
5 3 (16.67%) UX Designer
6 2 (11.11%) Documentation Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Communications Officer
7 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Python Web Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) UI Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Visual Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) Django
2 8 (44.44%) React
2 8 (44.44%) RESTful
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
4 2 (11.11%) LESS
4 2 (11.11%) Sass
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Framer.js
5 1 (5.56%) jQuery
5 1 (5.56%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) VCL
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) User Experience
2 3 (16.67%) Photography
2 3 (16.67%) Social Media
2 3 (16.67%) Video Editing
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Content Management
4 3 (16.67%) Content Writing
4 3 (16.67%) Copywriting
4 3 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 2 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Generation
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Industrial Design
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Adobe