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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 118 103 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 9 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.41% 1.10% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.18% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 14
Average salary £57,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+91.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2078 2037 1595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.53% 93.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1761 1827 1348
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 9 (40.91%) Photoshop
3 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 8 (36.36%) CSS
4 7 (31.82%) Graphic Design
4 7 (31.82%) Adobe
5 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (22.73%) Marketing
5 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
5 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (22.73%) User Experience Design
5 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
5 5 (22.73%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (22.73%) Business Development
5 5 (22.73%) Coaching
6 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 4 (18.18%) HND
6 4 (18.18%) InDesign
7 3 (13.64%) B2B
7 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (13.64%) Retail
7 3 (13.64%) Publishing
7 3 (13.64%) Social Media
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
8 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) Moodle
8 2 (9.09%) JavaScript

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (9.09%) Moodle
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Photoshop
2 5 (22.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (18.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Multimedia
1 5 (22.73%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Publishing
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) HTML
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Graphic Design
2 5 (22.73%) Visualisation
3 4 (18.18%) Digital Media
4 3 (13.64%) Social Media
5 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
5 2 (9.09%) SCORM
6 1 (4.55%) IPTV
6 1 (4.55%) iPhone
6 1 (4.55%) iPad
6 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (22.73%) Business Development
1 5 (22.73%) User Experience Design
1 5 (22.73%) Rapid Prototyping
1 5 (22.73%) Coaching
2 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) B2B
3 2 (9.09%) SEO
3 2 (9.09%) Pay per click
3 2 (9.09%) Web Design
4 1 (4.55%) Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Informatica
2 1 (4.55%) Nokia
2 1 (4.55%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) SAP