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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 104 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 4 37 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 2.12% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 2.25% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 27 12
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1351 1643 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 93.99% 94.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1353 1400
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 25 (75.76%) User Experience
2 20 (60.61%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) Photoshop
3 19 (57.58%) CSS
4 11 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
6 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
6 9 (27.27%) Adobe
6 9 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) .NET
7 6 (18.18%) Marketing
7 6 (18.18%) Graphic Design
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) InDesign
8 5 (15.15%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Flash
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
10 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
10 3 (9.09%) HTML5
10 3 (9.09%) CSS3
10 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
11 2 (6.06%) Social Media
11 2 (6.06%) Video Editing
11 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Photoshop
2 9 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (15.15%) InDesign
4 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.06%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (6.06%) MS Office
4 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
5 1 (3.03%) QuarkXPress
5 1 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 2 (6.06%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) CSS
3 6 (18.18%) .NET
4 4 (12.12%) Flash
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) Sass
7 1 (3.03%) LESS
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (75.76%) User Experience
2 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 6 (18.18%) Graphic Design
5 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.06%) Social Media
6 2 (6.06%) Video Editing
7 1 (3.03%) Life Science
7 1 (3.03%) Animation
7 1 (3.03%) Photography
7 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Rapid Prototyping
2 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
3 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Web Design
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
7 1 (3.03%) SEO
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
7 1 (3.03%) User Stories
7 1 (3.03%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Adobe
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Quark
3 1 (3.03%) Altiris