Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Graphic Design
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 327 305
Rank change year-on-year +60 -22 +15
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 61 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.60% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.61% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 59 15 9
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £22,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -40.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,250 £21,200
90th Percentile £50,000 £28,750 £47,000
England median annual salary £32,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.86% -6.67% +7.14%

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 3782 4193 3505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.31% 36.52% 32.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 3086 2794
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Warwickshire +20 34 £27,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 12 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham - 10 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 2 £28,000 -
Solihull - 2 £30,000 -
Graphic Design
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing Graphic Design also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Graphic Design.

1 49 (80.33%) Web Design
2 38 (62.30%) HTML
2 38 (62.30%) Marketing
3 37 (60.66%) CSS
3 37 (60.66%) SEO
4 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
5 33 (54.10%) Internet
5 33 (54.10%) Internet Marketing
5 33 (54.10%) Open Source
5 33 (54.10%) Social Media
6 32 (52.46%) jQuery
7 31 (50.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (47.54%) PHP
8 29 (47.54%) Symfony
8 29 (47.54%) REST
8 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
9 24 (39.34%) Adobe
10 23 (37.70%) Photoshop
11 21 (34.43%) HTML5
12 19 (31.15%) Front End Development
13 17 (27.87%) Degree
14 16 (26.23%) Django
14 16 (26.23%) WordPress
14 16 (26.23%) Sass
14 16 (26.23%) SQL
14 16 (26.23%) Ruby on Rails
14 16 (26.23%) Ruby
15 14 (22.95%) Workflow
16 13 (21.31%) MVC
16 13 (21.31%) MySQL

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 16 (26.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (50.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 23 (37.70%) Photoshop
3 11 (18.03%) Acrobat
3 11 (18.03%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (11.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (4.92%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (3.28%) InVision
7 1 (1.64%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 33 (54.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) MySQL
General
1 38 (62.30%) Marketing
2 11 (18.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (18.03%) Publishing
3 4 (6.56%) Electronics
4 2 (3.28%) Games
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Finance
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (59.02%) Developer
2 29 (47.54%) HTML CSS Developer
2 29 (47.54%) HTML Developer
2 29 (47.54%) JavaScript Developer
3 19 (31.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (26.23%) Junior
4 16 (26.23%) Junior Developer
4 16 (26.23%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (26.23%) Junior JavaScript Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Full Stack Developer
5 13 (21.31%) PHP Developer
6 11 (18.03%) Architect
6 11 (18.03%) Technical Architect
7 8 (13.11%) Author
7 8 (13.11%) Technical Author
8 7 (11.48%) Designer
9 4 (6.56%) Digital Account Manager
9 4 (6.56%) PPC Manager
9 4 (6.56%) SEO Account Manager
9 4 (6.56%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (62.30%) HTML
2 37 (60.66%) CSS
3 32 (52.46%) jQuery
4 29 (47.54%) AngularJS
4 29 (47.54%) REST
4 29 (47.54%) Symfony
5 21 (34.43%) HTML5
6 16 (26.23%) Django
6 16 (26.23%) Ruby on Rails
6 16 (26.23%) Sass
7 11 (18.03%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.92%) CSS3
8 3 (4.92%) Node.js
8 3 (4.92%) React
Miscellaneous
1 33 (54.10%) Social Media
2 13 (21.31%) User Experience
3 3 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.28%) BBC
5 1 (1.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (80.33%) Web Design
2 37 (60.66%) SEO
3 33 (54.10%) Internet Marketing
3 33 (54.10%) Open Source
4 19 (31.15%) Front End Development
5 14 (22.95%) Workflow
6 13 (21.31%) MVC
7 11 (18.03%) Information Architecture
7 11 (18.03%) SDLC
7 11 (18.03%) UML
8 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (11.48%) Scrum
9 6 (9.84%) A/B Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.20%) Wireframes
11 4 (6.56%) Copywriting
11 4 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (6.56%) Marketing Strategy
11 4 (6.56%) Pay per click
11 4 (6.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (57.38%) JavaScript
2 29 (47.54%) PHP
3 16 (26.23%) Ruby
3 16 (26.23%) SQL
4 11 (18.03%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (39.34%) Adobe
2 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 4 (6.56%) Facebook
3 4 (6.56%) Google