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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 77 81 72
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 5 13 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.53% 1.32% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 1.36% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 31
Average salary £32,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £40,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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
890 957 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.68% 96.86% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 744 857 1070
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 12 (57.14%) User Experience
2 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
3 9 (42.86%) HTML
4 7 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe
5 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
7 4 (19.05%) Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (14.29%) Advertising
8 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (14.29%) Social Media
8 3 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 2 (9.52%) hybris
9 2 (9.52%) Java EE
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
9 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (9.52%) Content Management
9 2 (9.52%) Spring
9 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Maximo
9 2 (9.52%) Ajax
9 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.52%) Open Source

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Photoshop
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (23.81%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Intranet
1 2 (9.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Axure RP
2 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (14.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (9.52%) Java EE
4 2 (9.52%) Spring
4 2 (9.52%) Ajax
4 2 (9.52%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) HTML5
5 1 (4.76%) CSS3
5 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) User Experience
2 3 (14.29%) Social Media
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) E-Commerce
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Content Management
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Multithreading
3 2 (9.52%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) UML
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) EAM
4 1 (4.76%) Workflow
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Information Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
1 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (9.52%) hybris
2 2 (9.52%) Sitecore
2 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) webMethods
3 1 (4.76%) Progress
3 1 (4.76%) Pega
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Explore Group
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago