The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London 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 167 120 161
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 160 266 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.49% 2.30% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.47% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 144 216 158
Average salary £51,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
Designer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Designer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Designer Salary Trend in the City of London

Designer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

1 225 (64.66%) User Experience
2 162 (46.55%) HTML
3 142 (40.80%) CSS
4 105 (30.17%) Photoshop
5 95 (27.30%) Adobe
6 84 (24.14%) JavaScript
7 80 (22.99%) Adobe Illustrator
8 70 (20.11%) Axure RP
9 66 (18.97%) HTML5
10 64 (18.39%) Finance
10 64 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (14.66%) Marketing
12 49 (14.08%) OmniGraffle
13 48 (13.79%) CSS3
14 47 (13.51%) E-Commerce
15 46 (13.22%) Banking
16 43 (12.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 42 (12.07%) Android
17 42 (12.07%) Apple iOS
18 41 (11.78%) Mobile App
19 35 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
20 32 (9.20%) jQuery
21 30 (8.62%) Web Design
21 30 (8.62%) Degree
22 29 (8.33%) Flash
23 28 (8.05%) Advertising
24 27 (7.76%) Graphic Design
25 26 (7.47%) Analytics
26 24 (6.90%) Microsoft
26 24 (6.90%) InDesign

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 15 (4.31%) CICS
2 11 (3.16%) CMS
3 4 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.86%) WordPress
5 2 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.57%) IIS
5 2 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.29%) GemFire
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.29%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 105 (30.17%) Photoshop
2 80 (22.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 49 (14.08%) OmniGraffle
4 43 (12.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 24 (6.90%) InDesign
6 18 (5.17%) MS Visio
7 12 (3.45%) Fireworks
8 10 (2.87%) MS Excel
9 9 (2.59%) MS Office
10 8 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (1.44%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (1.15%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.29%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FI
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (1.15%) SAP CO
1 4 (1.15%) SAP FSCM
2 3 (0.86%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.57%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.29%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.30%) GitHub
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.29%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) SAN
3 3 (0.86%) Intranet
4 2 (0.57%) CTI
4 2 (0.57%) VLAN
4 2 (0.57%) LAN
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.44%) DB2
3 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (0.86%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.57%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.57%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.57%) Big Data
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 70 (20.11%) Axure RP
2 16 (4.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 13 (3.74%) Dreamweaver
4 11 (3.16%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.30%) Jasmine
5 8 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (2.30%) JSHint
6 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Toad
General
1 64 (18.39%) Finance
2 51 (14.66%) Marketing
3 46 (13.22%) Banking
4 28 (8.05%) Advertising
5 22 (6.32%) Retail
6 12 (3.45%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.16%) Games
8 9 (2.59%) Electronics
8 9 (2.59%) Telecoms
9 5 (1.44%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.57%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (46.55%) HTML
2 142 (40.80%) CSS
3 66 (18.97%) HTML5
4 48 (13.79%) CSS3
5 32 (9.20%) jQuery
6 29 (8.33%) Flash
7 17 (4.89%) XHTML
8 14 (4.02%) XML
9 11 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (2.87%) Backbone.js
10 10 (2.87%) .NET
10 10 (2.87%) JSON
11 9 (2.59%) LESS
12 8 (2.30%) Sass
12 8 (2.30%) RESTful
12 8 (2.30%) Web Services
13 7 (2.01%) J2EE
13 7 (2.01%) ASP.NET
13 7 (2.01%) Application Packaging
14 5 (1.44%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 225 (64.66%) User Experience
2 41 (11.78%) Mobile App
3 27 (7.76%) Graphic Design
4 17 (4.89%) Mainframe
5 15 (4.31%) Social Media
5 15 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.87%) Visualisation
7 9 (2.59%) SWIFT
8 6 (1.72%) iPhone
9 5 (1.44%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.44%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.44%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.15%) IPTV
10 4 (1.15%) Spread Betting
10 4 (1.15%) Photography
10 4 (1.15%) FMCG
11 3 (0.86%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.86%) Animation
12 2 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.07%) Android
1 42 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 22 (6.32%) Windows
3 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (2.01%) UNIX
3 7 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 6 (1.72%) Linux
5 4 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.86%) AIX
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.39%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 35 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
4 30 (8.62%) Web Design
5 26 (7.47%) Analytics
6 23 (6.61%) Mentoring
7 22 (6.32%) UX Design
8 20 (5.75%) Usability Testing
8 20 (5.75%) Scrum
9 19 (5.46%) Information Architecture
10 17 (4.89%) SEO
11 15 (4.31%) Kanban
12 14 (4.02%) Web Development
12 14 (4.02%) Project Management
13 13 (3.74%) User Stories
14 12 (3.45%) Time Management
15 9 (2.59%) SOA
15 9 (2.59%) ETL
15 9 (2.59%) Data Modelling
16 8 (2.30%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 84 (24.14%) JavaScript
2 14 (4.02%) SQL
3 12 (3.45%) COBOL
4 10 (2.87%) Java
5 7 (2.01%) C#
5 7 (2.01%) PHP
6 3 (0.86%) ActionScript
6 3 (0.86%) XAML
7 2 (0.57%) Ruby
7 2 (0.57%) VBA
7 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.57%) ABAP
8 1 (0.29%) C
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (8.62%) Degree
2 3 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (0.57%) MBA
4 1 (0.29%) CITP
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCP
4 1 (0.29%) CCNP
4 1 (0.29%) ISEB
4 1 (0.29%) CCA
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.29%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.32%) QA
2 4 (1.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (2.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.30%) XenApp
3 7 (2.01%) XenDesktop
3 7 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.29%) Puppet
1 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 95 (27.30%) Adobe
2 24 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.02%) Oracle
4 10 (2.87%) SAP
4 10 (2.87%) VMware
5 8 (2.30%) Citrix
6 7 (2.01%) AppSense
6 7 (2.01%) Apple
6 7 (2.01%) LANDesk
7 3 (0.86%) HP
7 3 (0.86%) webMethods
7 3 (0.86%) Software AG
8 2 (0.57%) Cognos
8 2 (0.57%) KANA
8 2 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.29%) Splunk
9 1 (0.29%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.29%) Facebook
9 1 (0.29%) ExactTarget
9 1 (0.29%) Google
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £300 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £87000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago