The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 114 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 13 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.42% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.51% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 18
Average salary £57,500 £29,500 £29,998
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.91% -1.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 1919 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.17% 93.66% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1697 1381
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
3 6 (26.09%) Adobe
3 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 6 (26.09%) User Experience Design
4 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (21.74%) Marketing
4 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
4 5 (21.74%) Graphic Design
4 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
4 5 (21.74%) Business Development
4 5 (21.74%) Multimedia
5 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (13.04%) Publishing
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (13.04%) B2B
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Social Media
6 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) jQuery
7 2 (8.70%) Retail
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (8.70%) Android
7 2 (8.70%) Moodle
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (8.70%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (8.70%) InDesign
4 1 (4.35%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DTS
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
1 5 (21.74%) Multimedia
2 3 (13.04%) Publishing
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) Sass
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Visualisation
1 5 (21.74%) Graphic Design
2 3 (13.04%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
3 2 (8.70%) SCORM
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience Design
2 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
2 5 (21.74%) Rapid Prototyping
2 5 (21.74%) Business Development
3 3 (13.04%) B2B
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) SEO
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Data Management
5 1 (4.35%) Document Management
5 1 (4.35%) Web Design
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) ETL
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (4.35%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) HND
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) OCP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) Mercator
3 1 (4.35%) Talend