The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 96 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 10 44 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.71% 2.43% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.57% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 18
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £27,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,264 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Designer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1332 1711 1481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.54% 94.43% 94.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1167 1330 1295
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Designer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Designer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Designer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (77.27%) User Experience
2 11 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 10 (45.45%) Photoshop
4 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (22.73%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (22.73%) Axure RP
6 4 (18.18%) Graphic Design
6 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.64%) Adobe
7 3 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
8 2 (9.09%) Degree
8 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (9.09%) Sass
8 2 (9.09%) LESS
8 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
8 2 (9.09%) Umbraco
8 2 (9.09%) WordPress
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.09%) Games
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Flash
8 2 (9.09%) CRM
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
9 1 (4.55%) Java
9 1 (4.55%) MS Office
9 1 (4.55%) Web Services
9 1 (4.55%) ITIL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Umbraco
1 2 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (22.73%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.55%) InDesign
4 1 (4.55%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Axure RP
2 2 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) HTML
1 11 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) Flash
2 2 (9.09%) Sass
2 2 (9.09%) LESS
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) CSS3
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Graphic Design
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Photography
5 1 (4.55%) Video Editing
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
2 2 (9.09%) CRM
2 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.55%) Web Development
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Product Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) User Stories
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Altiris
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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