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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 82 101 101
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 13 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.00% 0.29% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.31% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £23,200 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £31,600 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
1212 1309 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.83% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 783 796 1020
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 24 (70.59%) User Experience
2 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Degree
3 14 (41.18%) Adobe
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
4 13 (38.24%) CSS
5 12 (35.29%) Marketing
5 12 (35.29%) Axure RP
6 11 (32.35%) HTML5
7 10 (29.41%) CSS3
7 10 (29.41%) Photoshop
8 9 (26.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 6 (17.65%) LESS
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (14.71%) jQuery
13 4 (11.76%) Graphic Design
13 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
13 4 (11.76%) Open Source
13 4 (11.76%) SaaS
14 3 (8.82%) WordPress
14 3 (8.82%) Line Management
14 3 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 3 (8.82%) SAP
14 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (8.82%) CMS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (8.82%) CMS
1 3 (8.82%) WordPress
2 1 (2.94%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Photoshop
2 9 (26.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (8.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (5.88%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Firewall
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) 802.11
2 1 (2.94%) BGP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) DPNSS
2 1 (2.94%) HSRP
2 1 (2.94%) OSPF
2 1 (2.94%) SCCP
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) VoIP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (35.29%) Axure RP
2 2 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (35.29%) Marketing
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Electronics
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) CSS
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 11 (32.35%) HTML5
3 10 (29.41%) CSS3
4 7 (20.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (17.65%) LESS
6 5 (14.71%) jQuery
7 2 (5.88%) Sass
7 2 (5.88%) Web Components
8 1 (2.94%) .NET
8 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (70.59%) User Experience
2 9 (26.47%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (11.76%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
5 1 (2.94%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (11.76%) Open Source
3 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) Content Management
4 3 (8.82%) Line Management
4 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
4 3 (8.82%) SEO
4 3 (8.82%) Web Design
5 2 (5.88%) SOA
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) Campaign Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.94%) Network Design
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.94%) Scrum
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.94%) PHP
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) HND
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Adobe
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
4 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
4 2 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Aruba
5 1 (2.94%) Motorola
5 1 (2.94%) Twitter
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
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