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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 90 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 9 17 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.75% 1.64% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 1.73% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 17
Average salary £38,750 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.03% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,850 £23,100 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £67,000 £53,250
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
1153 981 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.49% 94.69% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 986 892 845
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Luton -12 2 £57,500 +121.15%
Bedford - 2 £37,500 - 4
Dunstable - 1 £62,000 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
3 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (40.91%) Photoshop
4 7 (31.82%) Product Management
5 6 (27.27%) User Experience Design
5 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (27.27%) Ajax
5 6 (27.27%) WPF
5 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
6 5 (22.73%) XAML
6 5 (22.73%) Advertising
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
6 5 (22.73%) Fireworks
6 5 (22.73%) jQuery
6 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
7 4 (18.18%) Social Media
7 4 (18.18%) .NET
7 4 (18.18%) C#
7 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
8 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Digital Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe Illustrator
1 9 (40.91%) Photoshop
2 5 (22.73%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.55%) QuarkXPress
3 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) InDesign
3 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Tridion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) LAN
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DWDM
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) SSL
3 1 (4.55%) RIP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (4.55%) Wireless
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (22.73%) Advertising
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
4 6 (27.27%) Ajax
4 6 (27.27%) WPF
4 6 (27.27%) Silverlight
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (9.09%) Flash
8 1 (4.55%) XML
8 1 (4.55%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (31.82%) Product Management
3 6 (27.27%) User Experience Design
4 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
4 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) B2B
7 1 (4.55%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) Network Design
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.55%) SEO
7 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (22.73%) XAML
3 4 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Juniper
1 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Adobe
1 1 (4.55%) F5
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