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 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 93 71 81
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 8 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 1.84% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 1.94% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1412 1133 1129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.86% 94.89% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 933 705 818
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 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 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) Photoshop
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (28.57%) XHTML
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) Replication
4 6 (28.57%) Clustering
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) W3C
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (28.57%) Axure RP
4 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Marketing
6 4 (19.05%) HTML5
6 4 (19.05%) Social Media
6 4 (19.05%) Adobe
6 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
7 3 (14.29%) Middleware
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (9.52%) Online Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (38.10%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) VoIP
1 6 (28.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 6 (28.57%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Marketing
3 4 (19.05%) Multimedia
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) HTML
2 8 (38.10%) CSS
2 8 (38.10%) jQuery
3 6 (28.57%) XHTML
4 4 (19.05%) HTML5
5 3 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (9.52%) CSS3
6 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Replication
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
1 6 (28.57%) W3C
2 4 (19.05%) Social Media
3 2 (9.52%) Photography
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) E-Learning
4 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) UNIX
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Online Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Project Management
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) SEO
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Web Design
3 1 (4.76%) Email Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (19.05%) Adobe
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
3 2 (9.52%) HP