Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Designer
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 206 129
Rank change year-on-year +57 -77 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 111 71 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.63% 0.92% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 0.94% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 99 60 182
West Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,700 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £45,125 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6643 7541 9042
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 98.09% 97.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5611 6513 7322
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in West Yorkshire

Designer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Leeds +55 95 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Wakefield - 7 £42,500 -
Bradford -5 5 £57,500 +27.78% 1
Huddersfield 0 3 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Keighley - 2 - -
Wetherby - 1 £40,000 -
Designer
Yorkshire

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 75 (67.57%) User Experience
2 58 (52.25%) Wireframes
3 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (35.14%) Analytics
5 38 (34.23%) HTML
5 38 (34.23%) CSS
5 38 (34.23%) Adobe
6 31 (27.93%) E-Commerce
7 28 (25.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (23.42%) Prototyping
9 23 (20.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 22 (19.82%) Marketing
11 16 (14.41%) SDLC
12 13 (11.71%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (10.81%) Information Architecture
13 12 (10.81%) Axure RP
13 12 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
14 11 (9.91%) Software Delivery
14 11 (9.91%) Photoshop
15 10 (9.01%) Usability Testing
15 10 (9.01%) Mobile First
16 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
16 9 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (8.11%) Workflow
17 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
17 8 (7.21%) Degree
17 8 (7.21%) SaaS
17 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
17 8 (7.21%) Retail

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (5.41%) SAS
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
2 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (25.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (9.91%) Photoshop
3 9 (8.11%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.70%) InVision
7 1 (0.90%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.80%) Magento
1 2 (1.80%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) SaaS
2 3 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.80%) IaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.80%) PaaS
3 2 (1.80%) Slack
4 1 (0.90%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) WAN
2 2 (1.80%) DHCP
2 2 (1.80%) DNS
2 2 (1.80%) Firewall
2 2 (1.80%) FTP
2 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 2 (1.80%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.80%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.80%) NAS
2 2 (1.80%) SAN
2 2 (1.80%) SMTP
2 2 (1.80%) SSL
2 2 (1.80%) Telnet
2 2 (1.80%) VLAN
3 1 (0.90%) Internet
3 1 (0.90%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.41%) Riak
3 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Axure RP
2 5 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.80%) JIRA
4 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (19.82%) Marketing
2 8 (7.21%) Retail
3 7 (6.31%) Finance
4 5 (4.50%) Retail Finance
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (34.23%) CSS
1 38 (34.23%) HTML
2 5 (4.50%) CSS3
2 5 (4.50%) HTML5
3 4 (3.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.90%) Framer.js
4 1 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 75 (67.57%) User Experience
2 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.21%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.41%) NHS
5 3 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.70%) Taxonomies
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Social Media
7 1 (0.90%) Blog
7 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.90%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Windows
1 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
1 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Wireframes
2 47 (42.34%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (35.14%) Analytics
4 31 (27.93%) E-Commerce
5 26 (23.42%) Prototyping
6 23 (20.72%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 16 (14.41%) SDLC
8 13 (11.71%) Rapid Prototyping
9 12 (10.81%) Information Architecture
9 12 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (9.91%) Software Delivery
11 10 (9.01%) Mobile First
11 10 (9.01%) Usability Testing
12 9 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (8.11%) Workflow
13 8 (7.21%) Software Engineering
13 8 (7.21%) Web Design
14 7 (6.31%) Project Management
14 7 (6.31%) Technical Architecture
14 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) Python
2 5 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.60%) SQL
4 2 (1.80%) PHP
4 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.80%) MCSA
2 2 (1.80%) MCSE
2 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.80%) vSphere
Vendors
1 38 (34.23%) Adobe
2 7 (6.31%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) Google
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.60%) Cisco
5 3 (2.70%) Twitter
6 2 (1.80%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) Genesys