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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 90 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 15 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.61% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.64% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 16
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,650 £18,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
1379 1417 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.81% 96.00% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 897 932 731
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 August 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 (58.82%) User Experience
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Axure RP
4 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
5 5 (29.41%) jQuery
5 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 5 (29.41%) Web Design
6 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (23.53%) Adobe
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) Content Management
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
7 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) SOAP
8 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.76%) SOA
8 2 (11.76%) WSDL
8 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (11.76%) Banking
8 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
8 2 (11.76%) Microservices

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 4 (23.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.88%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Axure RP
2 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) HTML5
4 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 2 (11.76%) WSDL
6 1 (5.88%) Flash
6 1 (5.88%) Sass
6 1 (5.88%) LESS
6 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (5.88%) JSP
6 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Web Design
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Content Management
3 3 (17.65%) Customer Insight
3 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Microservices
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Web Development
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.88%) Usability Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) PHP
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
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