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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 93 67 95
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.04% 2.38% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.51% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 10
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1116 877 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 97.13% 95.02% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 954 795 881
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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
Bedford -13 2 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Luton -16 2 £48,750 +87.50%
Dunstable - 1 £62,000 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 18 (72.00%) User Experience
2 14 (56.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
4 11 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (40.00%) HTML5
6 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (28.00%) Product Management
8 6 (24.00%) UX Design
8 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
9 5 (20.00%) Fireworks
9 5 (20.00%) Ajax
9 5 (20.00%) WPF
9 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 5 (20.00%) XAML
9 5 (20.00%) Advertising
9 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (16.00%) Social Media
10 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (12.00%) MVC
11 3 (12.00%) Marketing
11 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
11 3 (12.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) C#
11 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
1 11 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (20.00%) Fireworks
3 4 (16.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.00%) InDesign
4 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Tridion
1 1 (4.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) DWDM
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) OSPF
3 1 (4.00%) BGP
3 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) HSRP
3 1 (4.00%) RIP
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (12.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (20.00%) Advertising
2 3 (12.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 10 (40.00%) HTML5
4 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (20.00%) Ajax
4 5 (20.00%) WPF
4 5 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 5 (20.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) Flash
7 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (72.00%) User Experience
2 4 (16.00%) Social Media
3 3 (12.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (28.00%) Product Management
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) UX Design
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.00%) Network Management
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) B2B
6 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (20.00%) XAML
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) C
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Adobe
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Juniper
2 1 (4.00%) F5
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Progress
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £25-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £20-35k dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago