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The median annual salary for a Designer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

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

Designer
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 173 245 215
Rank change year-on-year +72 -30 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1,742 560 92
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.30% 1.37% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.47% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 760 464 65
10th Percentile £38,750 £32,500 £32,200
25th Percentile £50,000 £41,125 £36,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -21.74%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,875 £71,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 70,889 38,040 8,407
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.47% 93.36% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42,754 29,482 7,340
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,825 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Designer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Designer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Designer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Designer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Designer.

Designer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Designer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Designer over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Designer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, Designer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option featuring Designer in the job title.

1 1,340 (76.92%) User Experience
2 1,124 (64.52%) UX Design
3 748 (42.94%) Figma
4 742 (42.59%) Agile
5 700 (40.18%) Wireframes
6 635 (36.45%) Prototyping
7 598 (34.33%) User Research
8 509 (29.22%) Sketch
9 451 (25.89%) Social Skills
10 419 (24.05%) Finance
11 403 (23.13%) Adobe
12 376 (21.58%) Marketing
13 320 (18.37%) Interaction Design
14 286 (16.42%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 277 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
16 273 (15.67%) HTML
17 271 (15.56%) CSS
18 268 (15.38%) UX Research
19 261 (14.98%) Analytics
20 221 (12.69%) Accessibility
21 204 (11.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
22 201 (11.54%) Mobile App
23 198 (11.37%) Service Design
24 197 (11.31%) Design Thinking
25 191 (10.96%) InVision
26 181 (10.39%) Usability Testing
27 176 (10.10%) Fintech
28 164 (9.41%) Adobe XD
29 162 (9.30%) Retail
30 158 (9.07%) Product Strategy

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 34 (1.95%) CMS
2 26 (1.49%) WordPress
3 20 (1.15%) Confluence
4 11 (0.63%) Apache
5 2 (0.11%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.057%) Drupal
6 1 (0.057%) SAS
6 1 (0.057%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.057%) Umbraco
Applications
1 509 (29.22%) Sketch
2 191 (10.96%) InVision
3 164 (9.41%) Adobe XD
4 157 (9.01%) Photoshop
5 144 (8.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 136 (7.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 85 (4.88%) Adobe After Effects
8 70 (4.02%) Zeplin
9 50 (2.87%) CINEMA 4D
10 39 (2.24%) InDesign
11 37 (2.12%) Adobe Premiere
12 30 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
13 23 (1.32%) MS Visio
14 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Office
14 21 (1.21%) UXPin
15 14 (0.80%) Marvel
16 11 (0.63%) OmniGraffle
17 9 (0.52%) UserZoom
18 8 (0.46%) Campfire
19 5 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 7 (0.40%) Shopify
2 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.057%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 748 (42.94%) Figma
2 152 (8.73%) SaaS
3 75 (4.31%) Miro
4 43 (2.47%) AWS
5 42 (2.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 33 (1.89%) Azure
7 32 (1.84%) Google Analytics
8 19 (1.09%) Slack
9 12 (0.69%) Google Play
9 12 (0.69%) PaaS
10 11 (0.63%) Stripe
11 10 (0.57%) GCP
11 10 (0.57%) npm
12 9 (0.52%) Microsoft 365
13 6 (0.34%) GitHub
13 6 (0.34%) Google Workspace
13 6 (0.34%) Lucidchart
14 5 (0.29%) Serverless
14 5 (0.29%) WhatsApp
15 4 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.72%) Broadband
2 21 (1.21%) Internet
3 16 (0.92%) Network Security
4 10 (0.57%) DNS
5 9 (0.52%) Firewall
6 8 (0.46%) 5G
7 7 (0.40%) WAN
8 6 (0.34%) Intranet
8 6 (0.34%) SD-WAN
8 6 (0.34%) Skype
8 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.29%) Software-Defined Networking
10 2 (0.11%) 2G
10 2 (0.11%) 3G
10 2 (0.11%) 4G
10 2 (0.11%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.11%) HTTP
10 2 (0.11%) MPLS
10 2 (0.11%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.11%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.03%) RDBMS
1 18 (1.03%) Relational Database
2 17 (0.98%) Big Data
2 17 (0.98%) MySQL
3 10 (0.57%) Mixpanel
3 10 (0.57%) Tableau
4 9 (0.52%) MS Access
5 6 (0.34%) Data Lake
6 5 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.29%) DataStage
6 5 (0.29%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.17%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (0.11%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.11%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.057%) GIS
9 1 (0.057%) Power BI
9 1 (0.057%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.057%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 89 (5.11%) Axure RP
2 78 (4.48%) JIRA
3 24 (1.38%) Balsamiq
4 17 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.57%) GitLab
6 8 (0.46%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.23%) webpack
8 3 (0.17%) Browser DevTools
8 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.11%) Android Studio
9 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.11%) Xcode
10 1 (0.057%) gulp
10 1 (0.057%) PostCSS
10 1 (0.057%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 451 (25.89%) Social Skills
2 419 (24.05%) Finance
3 376 (21.58%) Marketing
4 162 (9.30%) Retail
5 153 (8.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 131 (7.52%) Games
7 109 (6.26%) Banking
8 100 (5.74%) Public Sector
9 93 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
10 85 (4.88%) Presentation Skills
11 68 (3.90%) Tech for Good
12 65 (3.73%) Legal
13 59 (3.39%) Organisational Skills
14 56 (3.21%) Esports
15 53 (3.04%) Influencing Skills
16 51 (2.93%) Law
17 46 (2.64%) Publishing
18 36 (2.07%) Advertising
19 33 (1.89%) Manufacturing
20 28 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (15.67%) HTML
2 271 (15.56%) CSS
3 78 (4.48%) HTML5
4 66 (3.79%) CSS3
5 32 (1.84%) React
6 22 (1.26%) Framer.js
7 21 (1.21%) Node.js
8 20 (1.15%) Material Design
9 15 (0.86%) AngularJS
9 15 (0.86%) Vue.js
10 14 (0.80%) Sass
10 14 (0.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (0.63%) SVG
12 9 (0.52%) GraphQL
12 9 (0.52%) Tailwind CSS
13 8 (0.46%) JMS
13 8 (0.46%) REST
14 7 (0.40%) jQuery
14 7 (0.40%) Unreal Engine
15 6 (0.34%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1,340 (76.92%) User Experience
2 201 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 155 (8.90%) Animation
4 144 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
5 88 (5.05%) Graphic Design
6 86 (4.94%) Virtual Team
7 50 (2.87%) Social Media
8 46 (2.64%) Blockchain
9 31 (1.78%) Blog
10 26 (1.49%) Management Information System
11 23 (1.32%) BBC
11 23 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.09%) Life Science
12 19 (1.09%) Motion Graphics
13 18 (1.03%) Cardano
13 18 (1.03%) Digital Media
14 17 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
15 14 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
16 13 (0.75%) IoT
16 13 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 124 (7.12%) Apple iOS
2 120 (6.89%) Android
3 19 (1.09%) Windows
4 13 (0.75%) Linux
5 4 (0.23%) Debian
5 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.057%) Android TV
7 1 (0.057%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,124 (64.52%) UX Design
2 742 (42.59%) Agile
3 700 (40.18%) Wireframes
4 635 (36.45%) Prototyping
5 598 (34.33%) User Research
6 320 (18.37%) Interaction Design
7 286 (16.42%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 277 (15.90%) Problem-Solving
9 268 (15.38%) UX Research
10 261 (14.98%) Analytics
11 204 (11.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 198 (11.37%) Service Design
13 197 (11.31%) Design Thinking
14 181 (10.39%) Usability Testing
15 176 (10.10%) Fintech
16 158 (9.07%) Product Strategy
17 152 (8.73%) Workshop Facilitation
18 146 (8.38%) Typography
19 145 (8.32%) Mentoring
20 142 (8.15%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 113 (6.49%) JavaScript
2 37 (2.12%) C
3 26 (1.49%) Java
4 23 (1.32%) SQL
5 20 (1.15%) TypeScript
6 16 (0.92%) PL/SQL
7 12 (0.69%) Python
8 8 (0.46%) MATLAB
9 7 (0.40%) Go
9 7 (0.40%) PHP
10 3 (0.17%) Bash
10 3 (0.17%) C#
10 3 (0.17%) ES6
10 3 (0.17%) Perl
10 3 (0.17%) Ruby
11 2 (0.11%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.11%) SOQL
12 1 (0.057%) Ada
12 1 (0.057%) RPG
Qualifications
1 150 (8.61%) Degree
2 31 (1.78%) Security Cleared
3 25 (1.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 17 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 14 (0.80%) PhD
6 9 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 7 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.34%) DBS Check
8 6 (0.34%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.11%) MCSE
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.057%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (0.057%) HNC
11 1 (0.057%) HND
11 1 (0.057%) ISEB
11 1 (0.057%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 221 (12.69%) Accessibility
2 91 (5.22%) QA
3 29 (1.66%) WCAG
4 9 (0.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 9 (0.52%) GRC
5 8 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.23%) GDPR
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.11%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.29%) Docker
4 4 (0.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.057%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (0.98%) Panaseer
2 8 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
2 8 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.11%) cPanel
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.11%) SCCM
7 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 403 (23.13%) Adobe
2 66 (3.79%) Google
3 54 (3.10%) Apple
4 46 (2.64%) Microsoft
5 25 (1.44%) Mercator
6 24 (1.38%) Hotjar
7 19 (1.09%) FNZ
8 17 (0.98%) Oracle
9 16 (0.92%) BT
10 15 (0.86%) Cisco
11 13 (0.75%) YouTube
12 11 (0.63%) CyberTech
12 11 (0.63%) Facebook
12 11 (0.63%) Revolut
12 11 (0.63%) SAP
12 11 (0.63%) Tencent
12 11 (0.63%) TikTok
12 11 (0.63%) TrueLayer
13 10 (0.57%) Twitter
13 10 (0.57%) Virgin Media