The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 89 128 114
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 30 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.64% 0.25% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.26% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £37,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1734 1949 1981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.96% 96.20% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1511 1706 1659
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Designer
Cambridgeshire

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 16 April 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (64.44%) Degree
2 21 (46.67%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) Photoshop
3 19 (42.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 17 (37.78%) Adobe
5 15 (33.33%) Product Management
6 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
6 14 (31.11%) Marketing
7 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
8 12 (26.67%) .NET
8 12 (26.67%) CSS
9 10 (22.22%) HTML5
10 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.00%) WinForms
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
12 7 (15.56%) Blog
12 7 (15.56%) Red Gate
12 7 (15.56%) Graphic Design
13 6 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 6 (13.33%) InDesign
14 5 (11.11%) Advertising
14 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
15 4 (8.89%) OmniGraffle
15 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
15 4 (8.89%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (8.89%) Animation
15 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
15 4 (8.89%) SEO
15 4 (8.89%) Dreamweaver
15 4 (8.89%) Flash

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (42.22%) Photoshop
1 19 (42.22%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (13.33%) InDesign
3 4 (8.89%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
5 2 (4.44%) RoboHelp
5 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
1 3 (6.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (8.89%) Axure RP
2 4 (8.89%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (31.11%) Marketing
2 5 (11.11%) Advertising
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (4.44%) Law
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) HTML
2 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML5
4 9 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (8.89%) Flash
6 3 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (2.22%) CGI
7 1 (2.22%) J2SE
7 1 (2.22%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Blog
1 7 (15.56%) Graphic Design
2 4 (8.89%) Animation
3 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Solaris
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Android
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Product Management
2 13 (28.89%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (8.89%) Digital Marketing
4 4 (8.89%) SEO
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) IC Design
5 3 (6.67%) CAD
6 2 (4.44%) Analytics
6 2 (4.44%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) Web Design
6 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.44%) B2C
7 1 (2.22%) UML
7 1 (2.22%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (2.22%) OO
7 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) TDD
7 1 (2.22%) Scrum
7 1 (2.22%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (8.89%) ActionScript
3 3 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.44%) VBA
5 1 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) PHP
5 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (64.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Adobe
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 7 (15.56%) Red Gate
4 3 (6.67%) BT
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
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