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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 72 87 101
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 22 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.03% 1.25% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 1.31% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 6
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,050 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,600 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
1035 1374 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.39% 95.55% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 669 865 972
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 5 December 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 30 (78.95%) User Experience
2 25 (65.79%) Wireframes
2 25 (65.79%) Adobe
3 20 (52.63%) Axure RP
4 18 (47.37%) HTML
4 18 (47.37%) CSS
4 18 (47.37%) Finance
5 17 (44.74%) Prototyping
6 15 (39.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (39.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 14 (36.84%) Degree
8 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
9 11 (28.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 10 (26.32%) Human Factors
10 10 (26.32%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 9 (23.68%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
11 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
11 9 (23.68%) User Stories
12 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
12 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (21.05%) Information Architecture
12 8 (21.05%) Usability Testing
12 8 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
12 8 (21.05%) GoToMeeting
13 7 (18.42%) Photoshop
14 5 (13.16%) Web Development
14 5 (13.16%) SOA
15 4 (10.53%) Web Design
16 3 (7.89%) Typography

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 2 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.63%) Marvel
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 15 (39.47%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (18.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.26%) InVision
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) GoToMeeting
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Axure RP
2 11 (28.95%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
2 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (47.37%) CSS
1 18 (47.37%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) AngularJS
2 3 (7.89%) Apache CXF
2 3 (7.89%) Apache OpenJPA
2 3 (7.89%) Backbone.js
2 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.89%) JPA
2 3 (7.89%) JSF
2 3 (7.89%) RichFaces
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 30 (78.95%) User Experience
2 8 (21.05%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.63%) Animation
5 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Wireframes
2 17 (44.74%) Prototyping
3 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 10 (26.32%) Human Factors
5 9 (23.68%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (23.68%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 9 (23.68%) User Stories
6 8 (21.05%) Information Architecture
6 8 (21.05%) Rapid Prototyping
6 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (21.05%) Usability Testing
7 5 (13.16%) SOA
7 5 (13.16%) Web Development
8 4 (10.53%) Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) BPMN
9 3 (7.89%) OO
9 3 (7.89%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (7.89%) Project Management
9 3 (7.89%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Adobe
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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