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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 75 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 41 24 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.33% 1.57% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.66% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 27
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £32,509
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.89%
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
1673 1450 1917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.16% 95.02% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1295 1269 1698
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £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 18 September 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 56 (71.79%) User Experience
2 37 (47.44%) HTML
3 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
4 30 (38.46%) CSS
5 28 (35.90%) .NET
6 26 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 23 (29.49%) Degree
8 22 (28.21%) Technical Analysis
9 19 (24.36%) Mobile App
9 19 (24.36%) Adobe
10 15 (19.23%) Marketing
11 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 13 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 13 (16.67%) Big Data
12 12 (15.38%) HTML5
12 12 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
13 11 (14.10%) Rapid Prototyping
13 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (11.54%) InDesign
15 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
16 5 (6.41%) WinForms
16 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
16 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
16 5 (6.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 5 (6.41%) SolidWorks
16 5 (6.41%) Graphic Design
17 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
17 4 (5.13%) Animation
17 4 (5.13%) Retail

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 26 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 12 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (11.54%) InDesign
4 4 (5.13%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (5.13%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (19.23%) Marketing
2 5 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Advertising
5 1 (1.28%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (47.44%) HTML
2 30 (38.46%) CSS
3 28 (35.90%) .NET
4 12 (15.38%) HTML5
5 5 (6.41%) WinForms
6 4 (5.13%) Flash
7 2 (2.56%) CSS3
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) OOCSS
8 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (71.79%) User Experience
2 19 (24.36%) Mobile App
3 13 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.41%) Graphic Design
5 4 (5.13%) Animation
5 4 (5.13%) Social Media
6 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (14.10%) Rapid Prototyping
4 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (8.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.28%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.28%) Web Development
7 1 (1.28%) Email Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (1.28%) User Stories
7 1 (1.28%) Product Management
7 1 (1.28%) SEO
7 1 (1.28%) Web Design
7 1 (1.28%) OO
7 1 (1.28%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.13%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (5.13%) ActionScript
3 3 (3.85%) PHP
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (29.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Adobe
2 5 (6.41%) SolidWorks
3 2 (2.56%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
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