The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 96 73 78
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 10 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.90% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.97% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 4
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% -2.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1433 1166 1108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 96.13% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 949 739 763
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
Scotland

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 25 July 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (39.13%) HTML
1 9 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) XHTML
2 7 (30.43%) W3C
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
2 7 (30.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (30.43%) Axure RP
2 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
3 6 (26.09%) QA
3 6 (26.09%) Replication
3 6 (26.09%) Clustering
3 6 (26.09%) Internet
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
3 6 (26.09%) UNIX
3 6 (26.09%) Windows
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle
4 5 (21.74%) Middleware
5 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
5 4 (17.39%) Adobe
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Online Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) Social Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (39.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.70%) InDesign
2 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) VoIP
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 7 (30.43%) Axure RP
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) XHTML
2 7 (30.43%) jQuery
3 5 (21.74%) Middleware
4 2 (8.70%) Flash
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) W3C
2 6 (26.09%) Replication
2 6 (26.09%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) E-Learning
3 2 (8.70%) Photography
3 2 (8.70%) Social Media
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
4 1 (4.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) UNIX
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (26.09%) Technical Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) IBM