The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 82 84 98
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.18% 0.69% 1.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.71% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 16
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,200 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
863 1123 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 92.50% 97.48% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 714 861 1129
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +7 6 - -
Bedford - 3 - -
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £27,500 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (38.89%) HTML
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
2 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) Web Design
2 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
2 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
5 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
5 3 (16.67%) JPA
5 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) JMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) WildFly
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) CSS
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) Ajax
2 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) J2EE
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) EJB
5 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
5 3 (16.67%) JDBC
5 3 (16.67%) JMS
5 3 (16.67%) JPA
5 3 (16.67%) Servlets
5 3 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware
7 1 (5.56%) JSON
7 1 (5.56%) RESTful
7 1 (5.56%) SOAP
7 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 6 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (33.33%) Web Design
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) CAD
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
2 3 (16.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) BEA
3 1 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Rally