The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 90 88 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.00% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.04% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £28,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £50,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1276 1346 1099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.94% 95.65%
Number of salaries quoted 790 868 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Designer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Designer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Designer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) CSS
2 14 (58.33%) Marketing
3 13 (54.17%) User Experience
4 10 (41.67%) HTML5
4 10 (41.67%) jQuery
5 9 (37.50%) Advertising
6 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 8 (33.33%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (29.17%) Social Media
7 7 (29.17%) Adobe
7 7 (29.17%) SEO
8 6 (25.00%) WordPress
9 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Banking
10 4 (16.67%) Big Data
10 4 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Photography
11 3 (12.50%) Analytics
11 3 (12.50%) Retail
11 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (12.50%) XML
12 2 (8.33%) OO
12 2 (8.33%) MySQL
12 2 (8.33%) PHP
12 2 (8.33%) Change Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (20.83%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (58.33%) Marketing
2 9 (37.50%) Advertising
3 4 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (79.17%) HTML
1 19 (79.17%) CSS
2 10 (41.67%) jQuery
2 10 (41.67%) HTML5
3 8 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) Dojo
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) JAX-RS
5 1 (4.17%) Sass
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) User Experience
2 7 (29.17%) Social Media
3 4 (16.67%) Photography
4 1 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.17%) iPad
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) SEO
2 5 (20.83%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Insight
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Pay per click
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Web Development
6 1 (4.17%) Usability Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Adobe