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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 91 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 33 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.81% 0.55% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.58% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 13
Average salary £33,250 £45,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £33,750 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1759 1726 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.23% 95.41% 94.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1504 1353
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 April 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 28 (75.68%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 17 (45.95%) HTML5
4 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
6 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
6 13 (35.14%) .NET
6 13 (35.14%) XSLT
6 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
6 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (35.14%) InfoPath
6 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 13 (35.14%) Office 365
6 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (24.32%) Migration
7 9 (24.32%) User Experience
8 8 (21.62%) Adobe
8 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.22%) Content Management
9 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
9 6 (16.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (10.81%) Retail
10 4 (10.81%) Web Design
10 4 (10.81%) jQuery
11 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (8.11%) Usability Testing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
1 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2010
1 13 (35.14%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Photoshop
2 13 (35.14%) InfoPath
3 8 (21.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (16.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (8.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
1 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 2 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (10.81%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Advertising
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (75.68%) HTML
2 25 (67.57%) CSS
3 17 (45.95%) HTML5
4 13 (35.14%) XSLT
4 13 (35.14%) .NET
5 4 (10.81%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) CSS3
6 2 (5.41%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Xbox
4 1 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.70%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Scrum
2 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Content Management
5 4 (10.81%) Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) ERP
6 3 (8.11%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.11%) ETL
6 3 (8.11%) Usability Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 3 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) Master Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 1 (2.70%) People Management
7 1 (2.70%) UX Design
7 1 (2.70%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Adobe
2 3 (8.11%) Informatica
2 3 (8.11%) Talend
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
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