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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank - 58 24
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 0 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 1.03% 8.20%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.03% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 20
Average salary - £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
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
312 389 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.41% 99.74% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 321 218
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Social Media
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) E-Commerce