The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 113 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 14 11 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 8
Average salary £36,000 £26,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -45.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,050 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1950 1746 1581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.26% 94.23% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1782 1550 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Designer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Designer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Designer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (52.00%) HTML
1 13 (52.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (44.00%) Degree
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (32.00%) Adobe
3 8 (32.00%) User Experience
4 7 (28.00%) Marketing
4 7 (28.00%) Retail
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) Windows
5 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (20.00%) XenApp
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
6 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (20.00%) MCP
6 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (20.00%) InDesign
6 5 (20.00%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Photoshop
2 11 (44.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (24.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (20.00%) InDesign
6 3 (12.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
1 7 (28.00%) Marketing
2 3 (12.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) User Experience
2 5 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (20.00%) Web Design
2 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (12.00%) Web Development
2 3 (12.00%) Business Development
2 3 (12.00%) Time Management
2 3 (12.00%) UX Design
2 3 (12.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Pay per click
3 2 (8.00%) SEO
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (20.00%) Terminal Services
1 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Adobe
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Talend