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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 76 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.65% 0.82% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.86% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18 7 5
Average salary £35,500 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.48% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
1206 1286 1336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.81% 95.47% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 811 830 861
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 21 (53.85%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) CSS
3 15 (38.46%) Adobe
4 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
4 14 (35.90%) Marketing
4 14 (35.90%) HTML5
4 14 (35.90%) CSS3
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (30.77%) Degree
6 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (28.21%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) Graphic Design
9 9 (23.08%) Axure RP
10 8 (20.51%) LESS
10 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (17.95%) SEO
12 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) Open Source
12 6 (15.38%) SaaS
13 5 (12.82%) Analytics
13 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
13 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (12.82%) jQuery
14 4 (10.26%) Content Management
14 4 (10.26%) Web Design
14 4 (10.26%) Advertising
14 4 (10.26%) CMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (10.26%) CMS
1 4 (10.26%) WordPress
2 1 (2.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Photoshop
2 12 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (5.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) SaaS
2 5 (12.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) DHCP
1 1 (2.56%) DNS
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) LAN
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) VLAN
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
1 1 (2.56%) VPN
1 1 (2.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (35.90%) Marketing
2 11 (28.21%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Advertising
4 3 (7.69%) Publishing
5 2 (5.13%) Banking
6 1 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) CSS
1 21 (53.85%) HTML
2 14 (35.90%) CSS3
2 14 (35.90%) HTML5
3 8 (20.51%) LESS
3 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (12.82%) jQuery
5 2 (5.13%) Sass
5 2 (5.13%) Web Components
6 1 (2.56%) .NET
6 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.56%) Mason
6 1 (2.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (58.97%) User Experience
2 10 (25.64%) Graphic Design
3 5 (12.82%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Android
1 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.95%) SEO
3 6 (15.38%) Open Source
4 5 (12.82%) Analytics
5 4 (10.26%) Content Management
5 4 (10.26%) Information Architecture
5 4 (10.26%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Business Development
6 3 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.13%) Mobile First
7 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.56%) BPEL
8 1 (2.56%) CAD
8 1 (2.56%) OO
8 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Typography
8 1 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) HND
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Adobe
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) CA
3 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco
3 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.56%) Green Hat
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.56%) Juniper
3 1 (2.56%) Twitter
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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