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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 96 74 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 13 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 1.85% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 1.94% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 4
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £54,050 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1434 1185 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.37% 95.18% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 962 749 838
Average salary £40,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,872
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 15 (57.69%) User Experience
2 14 (53.85%) HTML
3 13 (50.00%) CSS
4 11 (42.31%) jQuery
5 10 (38.46%) Marketing
6 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
7 8 (30.77%) Social Media
8 7 (26.92%) HTML5
8 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (26.92%) Finance
9 6 (23.08%) SEO
9 6 (23.08%) Replication
9 6 (23.08%) Clustering
9 6 (23.08%) VoIP
9 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) UNIX
9 6 (23.08%) Windows
9 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (23.08%) Axure RP
9 6 (23.08%) CSS3
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) QA
9 6 (23.08%) Coaching
10 5 (19.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) XHTML
10 5 (19.23%) W3C
11 4 (15.38%) Adobe

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Photoshop
2 2 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.69%) InDesign
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) VoIP
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Axure RP
2 5 (19.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (38.46%) Marketing
2 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Multimedia
4 2 (7.69%) Advertising
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) HTML
2 13 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (42.31%) jQuery
4 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 6 (23.08%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) XHTML
7 3 (11.54%) Middleware
8 1 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) User Experience
2 8 (30.77%) Social Media
3 6 (23.08%) Replication
3 6 (23.08%) Clustering
4 5 (19.23%) W3C
5 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
5 2 (7.69%) Photography
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Media
5 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.85%) iPad
6 1 (3.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) UNIX
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) SEO
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Coaching
3 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Email Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITSM
6 1 (3.85%) Web Design
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Adobe
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy
3 1 (3.85%) HP
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 11 days ago