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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 109 125 106
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 14 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.72% 0.42% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.45% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 10
Average salary £27,500 £57,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.17% +96.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £21,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
1836 2009 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.82% 94.32% 93.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1704 1785
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 38 (70.37%) CSS
3 33 (61.11%) HTML5
4 23 (42.59%) Scrum
5 21 (38.89%) InfoPath
5 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (38.89%) XSLT
5 21 (38.89%) SharePoint
5 21 (38.89%) .NET
5 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
5 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (38.89%) Office 365
5 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (35.19%) Photoshop
7 14 (25.93%) Migration
8 12 (22.22%) Content Management
8 12 (22.22%) User Experience
8 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
9 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
10 10 (18.52%) Adobe
10 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
11 9 (16.67%) Marketing
12 6 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (11.11%) B2C
13 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
13 5 (9.26%) Flash
13 5 (9.26%) Advertising
13 5 (9.26%) InDesign

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (38.89%) SharePoint
1 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2010
1 21 (38.89%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (38.89%) InfoPath
2 19 (35.19%) Photoshop
3 11 (20.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (9.26%) InDesign
5 4 (7.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.85%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Magento
2 1 (1.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (38.89%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Silverpop
3 1 (1.85%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (16.67%) Marketing
2 5 (9.26%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (74.07%) HTML
2 38 (70.37%) CSS
3 33 (61.11%) HTML5
4 21 (38.89%) .NET
4 21 (38.89%) XSLT
5 5 (9.26%) Flash
5 5 (9.26%) CSS3
6 4 (7.41%) jQuery
7 1 (1.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (5.56%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.70%) Blog
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Android
1 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Scrum
2 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Migration
4 12 (22.22%) Content Management
5 6 (11.11%) B2C
5 6 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.56%) Web Design
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) ETL Development
8 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (3.70%) Data Management
8 2 (3.70%) Master Data Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) ERP
8 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (3.70%) ETL
8 2 (3.70%) Web Development
8 2 (3.70%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
2 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 3.0
2 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 12 (22.22%) DV Cleared
1 12 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Adobe
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Talend
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) Informatica
3 2 (3.70%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.85%) Google
Birmingham
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
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