The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 59 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.51% 0.18% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.19% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £26,250 £34,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.79% -38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry 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
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
569 532 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 96.60% 95.00% 93.63%
Number of salaries quoted 491 405 356
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Designer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Designer Salary Trend in Coventry

Designer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
1 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) InDesign
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience Design
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 2 (33.33%) Fireworks
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) InDesign
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
1 2 (33.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience Design
1 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Six Sigma
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss