The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 57 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.61% 0.74% 2.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.76% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 6
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 264 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 96.93% 97.78% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 297 257 190
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Designer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Designer Salary Trend in Bedford

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
2 9 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (58.33%) Product Management
3 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
4 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) User Experience Design
4 6 (50.00%) Ajax
4 6 (50.00%) WPF
4 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) XAML
5 5 (41.67%) Fireworks
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) Social Media
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (16.67%) Flash
8 2 (16.67%) Advertising
9 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (58.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (41.67%) Fireworks
3 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) HTML
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (50.00%) Ajax
3 6 (50.00%) WPF
3 6 (50.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (41.67%) jQuery
4 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 5 (41.67%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Flash
7 1 (8.33%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (58.33%) Product Management
3 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) User Experience Design
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) XAML
3 4 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
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