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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 75 81 107
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 37 26 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.12% 1.68% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.75% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 18 19 24
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £32,504
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
1671 1485 1992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.70% 95.68% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1287 1273 1753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,804 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 54 (72.97%) User Experience
2 36 (48.65%) HTML
3 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
4 30 (40.54%) .NET
4 30 (40.54%) CSS
5 24 (32.43%) Technical Analysis
6 21 (28.38%) Photoshop
7 20 (27.03%) Degree
8 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
9 14 (18.92%) Adobe
10 13 (17.57%) Big Data
10 13 (17.57%) Visualisation
10 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
11 12 (16.22%) Marketing
12 11 (14.86%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (14.86%) HTML5
13 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (12.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (9.46%) Adobe Illustrator
16 6 (8.11%) InDesign
17 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
17 5 (6.76%) SolidWorks
17 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
18 4 (5.41%) Social Media
18 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
18 4 (5.41%) WinForms
18 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
19 3 (4.05%) Internet
19 3 (4.05%) PHP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (28.38%) Photoshop
2 9 (12.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 7 (9.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (8.11%) InDesign
5 3 (4.05%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 3 (4.05%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (16.22%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (48.65%) HTML
2 30 (40.54%) .NET
2 30 (40.54%) CSS
3 11 (14.86%) HTML5
4 4 (5.41%) WinForms
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) CSS3
5 2 (2.70%) Flash
6 1 (1.35%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) OOCSS
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (72.97%) User Experience
2 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
3 13 (17.57%) Visualisation
4 4 (5.41%) Social Media
5 3 (4.05%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.70%) Animation
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.43%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.86%) Rapid Prototyping
5 10 (13.51%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.35%) Web Design
7 1 (1.35%) OO
7 1 (1.35%) B2B
7 1 (1.35%) User Stories
7 1 (1.35%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.35%) Product Management
7 1 (1.35%) Email Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) PHP
3 2 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (2.70%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (18.92%) Adobe
2 5 (6.76%) SolidWorks
3 2 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
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