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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 83 101 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 26 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.50% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 4
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
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
1646 1422 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.20% 96.41% 94.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1148 1503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 49 (75.38%) User Experience
2 33 (50.77%) HTML
3 31 (47.69%) CSS
4 27 (41.54%) .NET
5 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 25 (38.46%) Photoshop
7 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
7 24 (36.92%) Visualisation
8 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
8 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (32.31%) Big Data
9 21 (32.31%) Technical Analysis
10 14 (21.54%) Rapid Prototyping
11 9 (13.85%) Degree
12 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
12 5 (7.69%) SolidWorks
13 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
13 4 (6.15%) HTML5
14 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
14 3 (4.62%) PeopleSoft
14 3 (4.62%) SAP
14 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (4.62%) jQuery
14 3 (4.62%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (3.08%) Java
15 2 (3.08%) PHP
15 2 (3.08%) ABAP
15 2 (3.08%) Oracle
15 2 (3.08%) Windows

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.08%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.54%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (35.38%) SQL Server
2 21 (32.31%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.54%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Subversion
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) NWDS
General
1 5 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (50.77%) HTML
2 31 (47.69%) CSS
3 27 (41.54%) .NET
4 4 (6.15%) HTML5
5 3 (4.62%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 1 (1.54%) OOCSS
7 1 (1.54%) SAP PI
7 1 (1.54%) REST
7 1 (1.54%) J2EE
7 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.54%) SOAP
7 1 (1.54%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) EDI
7 1 (1.54%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) LAMP
7 1 (1.54%) BAPI
Miscellaneous
1 49 (75.38%) User Experience
2 26 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 24 (36.92%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.62%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.54%) Open Source
6 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.92%) Software Engineering
2 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.31%) Technical Analysis
4 14 (21.54%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (3.08%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (3.08%) CRM
5 2 (3.08%) ERP
6 1 (1.54%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.54%) SOA
6 1 (1.54%) B2B
6 1 (1.54%) DRM
6 1 (1.54%) Validation
6 1 (1.54%) Migration
6 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.54%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL
6 1 (1.54%) OO
6 1 (1.54%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.08%) PHP
2 2 (3.08%) Java
2 2 (3.08%) ABAP
3 1 (1.54%) C#
3 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.54%) XenServer
1 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) SolidWorks
2 3 (4.62%) PeopleSoft
2 3 (4.62%) SAP
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Ariba
4 1 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.54%) IBM
4 1 (1.54%) VMware
4 1 (1.54%) Google
4 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.54%) Marketo
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Parham Consulting
Salary: Circa £30,000 plus benefits and superb pension (12% non-contributory!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago