The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 79 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.22% 0.62% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.63% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £44,250 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Designer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
882 634 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 97.67% 97.69% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 778 495 636
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Designer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Designer Salary Trend in Brighton

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 46 (93.88%) HTML
2 42 (85.71%) Adobe
3 40 (81.63%) User Experience
4 39 (79.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (65.31%) CSS
6 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
7 23 (46.94%) Photoshop
8 21 (42.86%) InDesign
9 17 (34.69%) Web Development
9 17 (34.69%) Graphic Design
9 17 (34.69%) Web Design
10 14 (28.57%) E-Learning
10 14 (28.57%) Flash
11 12 (24.49%) HTML5
11 12 (24.49%) Adobe After Effects
12 9 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
13 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
15 5 (10.20%) UX Design
15 5 (10.20%) Information Architecture
15 5 (10.20%) Degree
16 4 (8.16%) MySQL
16 4 (8.16%) PHP
16 4 (8.16%) jQuery
17 3 (6.12%) Web Accessibility
17 3 (6.12%) .NET
17 3 (6.12%) C#
17 3 (6.12%) TDD
18 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2 (4.08%) Zurb Foundation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 (4.08%) Apache
1 2 (4.08%) CMS
1 2 (4.08%) Drupal
1 2 (4.08%) WordPress
1 2 (4.08%) Moodle
Applications
1 39 (79.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 23 (46.94%) Photoshop
3 21 (42.86%) InDesign
4 12 (24.49%) Adobe After Effects
5 9 (18.37%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (4.08%) MS Office
6 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (93.88%) HTML
2 32 (65.31%) CSS
3 14 (28.57%) Flash
4 12 (24.49%) HTML5
5 4 (8.16%) jQuery
6 3 (6.12%) .NET
7 2 (4.08%) Sass
7 2 (4.08%) LESS
7 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.08%) Zurb Foundation
7 2 (4.08%) LAMP
7 2 (4.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 40 (81.63%) User Experience
2 17 (34.69%) Graphic Design
3 14 (28.57%) E-Learning
4 2 (4.08%) W3C
4 2 (4.08%) Learning Management System
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Web Design
1 17 (34.69%) Web Development
2 8 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (10.20%) UX Design
4 5 (10.20%) Information Architecture
5 3 (6.12%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (6.12%) TDD
6 2 (4.08%) Content Management
6 2 (4.08%) SEO
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
7 1 (2.04%) Usability Testing
7 1 (2.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.16%) PHP
3 3 (6.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Adobe