The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 146 179 112
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 66 46 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.31% 0.78% 2.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.84% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 65
Average salary £56,250 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4724 5493 5160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.03% 92.58% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 3805 4022
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Designer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
Reading +6 12 £41,250 -13.15% 8
Slough +4 6 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Maidenhead +6 4 £57,500 -
Bracknell +21 2 £32,500 -51.85% 3
Newbury -1 1 - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 64 (51.20%) User Experience
2 44 (35.20%) Photoshop
2 44 (35.20%) Degree
3 43 (34.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (29.60%) HTML
5 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
6 32 (25.60%) CSS
7 30 (24.00%) Adobe
8 29 (23.20%) Ergonomics
8 29 (23.20%) Human Factors
9 23 (18.40%) Marketing
9 23 (18.40%) jQuery
10 18 (14.40%) Fireworks
11 17 (13.60%) Electronics
11 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (13.60%) UX Design
12 15 (12.00%) Axure RP
12 15 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
12 15 (12.00%) Web Development
13 14 (11.20%) HTML5
14 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
14 13 (10.40%) SEO
14 13 (10.40%) B2B
14 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
15 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
15 12 (9.60%) InDesign
15 12 (9.60%) Social Media
16 11 (8.80%) Project Management
17 10 (8.00%) MS Office
17 10 (8.00%) Validation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (5.60%) CMS
2 6 (4.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.00%) Node.js
4 4 (3.20%) Lync
5 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.80%) WordPress
7 1 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.80%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 44 (35.20%) Photoshop
2 43 (34.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (14.40%) Fireworks
4 13 (10.40%) MS Excel
5 12 (9.60%) InDesign
6 10 (8.00%) MS Office
7 8 (6.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 7 (5.60%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (4.80%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (4.00%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
10 5 (4.00%) Acrobat
11 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (1.60%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (1.60%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (1.60%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (4.00%) SaaS
2 4 (3.20%) Office 365
2 4 (3.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) Firewall
2 3 (2.40%) Network Security
2 3 (2.40%) LAN
2 3 (2.40%) WAN
3 2 (1.60%) 3G
3 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
3 2 (1.60%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) RDBMS
1 6 (4.80%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.40%) Big Data
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.60%) IDOL
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (4.00%) JUnit
3 5 (4.00%) Selenium
3 5 (4.00%) EasyMock
3 5 (4.00%) DbUnit
4 3 (2.40%) Subversion
4 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.80%) Dreamweaver
General
1 23 (18.40%) Marketing
2 17 (13.60%) Electronics
3 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.00%) Finance
4 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.20%) Advertising
6 3 (2.40%) Legal
7 2 (1.60%) Banking
7 2 (1.60%) Billing
7 2 (1.60%) French Language
7 2 (1.60%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (29.60%) HTML
2 32 (25.60%) CSS
3 23 (18.40%) jQuery
4 14 (11.20%) HTML5
5 10 (8.00%) CSS3
6 7 (5.60%) .NET
7 6 (4.80%) Ajax
7 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.00%) J2SE
8 5 (4.00%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.00%) J2EE
8 5 (4.00%) Web Services
8 5 (4.00%) Flash
9 4 (3.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.40%) XHTML
10 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (51.20%) User Experience
2 29 (23.20%) Ergonomics
2 29 (23.20%) Human Factors
3 12 (9.60%) Social Media
4 8 (6.40%) New Media
5 7 (5.60%) Digital Media
5 7 (5.60%) Graphic Design
6 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.20%) Psychology
8 3 (2.40%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.40%) Animation
8 3 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.40%) Social Network
9 2 (1.60%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.60%) Photography
9 2 (1.60%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.80%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.00%) Windows
1 5 (4.00%) Android
1 5 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.60%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (13.60%) UX Design
2 15 (12.00%) Digital Marketing
2 15 (12.00%) Web Development
3 13 (10.40%) B2B
3 13 (10.40%) SEO
4 11 (8.80%) Project Management
5 10 (8.00%) Validation
5 10 (8.00%) Web Design
6 8 (6.40%) Industrial Design
6 8 (6.40%) CRM
7 7 (5.60%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.60%) Content Management
7 7 (5.60%) Time Management
7 7 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (4.80%) Analytics
8 6 (4.80%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (4.80%) Competitor Analysis
8 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.20%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.40%) Java
3 4 (3.20%) PHP
4 3 (2.40%) C#
4 3 (2.40%) SQL
5 1 (0.80%) ABAP
5 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (35.20%) Degree
2 5 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.40%) CCNP
3 3 (2.40%) CCDA
3 3 (2.40%) CCDP
3 3 (2.40%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) CCIE
4 2 (1.60%) CISSP
4 2 (1.60%) CISA
4 2 (1.60%) CISM
4 2 (1.60%) CEH
4 2 (1.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.80%) WCAG
Vendors
1 30 (24.00%) Adobe
2 12 (9.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.60%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.40%) Cisco
5 2 (1.60%) SAP
5 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.60%) Meridio
6 1 (0.80%) Informatica
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle
6 1 (0.80%) hybris
6 1 (0.80%) Twitter
6 1 (0.80%) Talend
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