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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 64 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.90% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.83% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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
649 360 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 97.59% 91.60% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 576 322 386
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,000 £50,000
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 30 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) User Experience
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) iPad
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (10.00%) Frame Relay
1 1 (10.00%) IPsec
1 1 (10.00%) ATM
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) MPLS
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Web Design
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Usability Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (10.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) XenApp
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Google
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Adobe
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix