The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 63 80 96
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 25 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.36% 1.57% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 1.65% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +22.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
1017 1213 1295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.94% 95.29% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 648 834 856
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 22 January 2017.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 35 (81.40%) User Experience
2 32 (74.42%) Wireframes
3 29 (67.44%) Adobe
4 25 (58.14%) Axure RP
5 24 (55.81%) Finance
6 22 (51.16%) HTML
6 22 (51.16%) CSS
7 20 (46.51%) Adobe Illustrator
8 19 (44.19%) Prototyping
9 18 (41.86%) Degree
10 16 (37.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (30.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 12 (27.91%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (27.91%) User Stories
13 12 (27.91%) Rapid Prototyping
13 12 (27.91%) Information Architecture
13 12 (27.91%) Usability Testing
13 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (27.91%) GoToMeeting
14 11 (25.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 11 (25.58%) Human Factors
15 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (23.26%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
16 8 (18.60%) Photoshop
17 6 (13.95%) Web Development
18 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
19 4 (9.30%) SOA
20 3 (6.98%) JSF
20 3 (6.98%) Java

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Marvel
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (37.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (18.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (2.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) GoToMeeting
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 25 (58.14%) Axure RP
2 13 (30.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (51.16%) CSS
1 22 (51.16%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) Apache CXF
2 3 (6.98%) Apache OpenJPA
2 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
2 3 (6.98%) JPA
2 3 (6.98%) JSF
2 3 (6.98%) RichFaces
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (81.40%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.33%) Animation
4 1 (2.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.33%) Psychology
4 1 (2.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Wireframes
2 19 (44.19%) Prototyping
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Information Architecture
3 12 (27.91%) Rapid Prototyping
3 12 (27.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 12 (27.91%) Usability Testing
3 12 (27.91%) User Stories
4 11 (25.58%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 11 (25.58%) Human Factors
5 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (23.26%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 6 (13.95%) Web Development
7 4 (9.30%) SOA
8 3 (6.98%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.98%) Mobile First
8 3 (6.98%) OO
8 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (6.98%) UML
8 3 (6.98%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.98%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Adobe
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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