The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff 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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 55 72 65
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 17 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.49% 0.29% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.30% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 5
Average salary £52,500 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.11% +3.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Designer
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff 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
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
655 665 558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 95.76% 97.22% 98.41%
Number of salaries quoted 537 551 487
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Designer
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer across the Cardiff region.

Designer Salary Trend in Cardiff

Designer
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
2 8 (29.63%) User Experience
3 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
4 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
5 5 (18.52%) B2B
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) Adobe
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (18.52%) Banking
5 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (18.52%) Web Design
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Information Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
6 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.11%) Unisys
7 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.11%) Fireworks
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) jQuery
7 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Back Office
7 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (11.11%) HTML5

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 5 (18.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (14.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 3 (11.11%) Fireworks
5 1 (3.70%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (7.41%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.70%) PVCS
3 1 (3.70%) CA Gen
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) CSS
2 3 (11.11%) jQuery
2 3 (11.11%) HTML5
2 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 3 (11.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) User Experience
2 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.11%) Human Factors
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Taxonomies
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) AIX
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) TOGAF
2 5 (18.52%) B2B
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Web Design
3 4 (14.81%) Information Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Customer Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Usability Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Test Management
5 1 (3.70%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Web Usability
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCSE
2 1 (3.70%) MCSA
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Adobe
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Unisys
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) CA
5 1 (3.70%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) Serena
5 1 (3.70%) VMware