The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 174 155 200
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1777 1875 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.72% 1.86% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.97% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1433 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 95266 102493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.72% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 82304 78117 89013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Designer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer across the England region.

Designer Salary Trend in England

Designer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in England

Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -43 651 £50,000 +17.64% 61
South East -18 379 £37,500 -11.76% 45
North West +61 263 £30,000 -7.69% 17
Yorkshire +29 141 £30,000 -14.28% 18
South West -26 108 £39,324 -1.69% 21
East of England -41 89 £30,000 -25.00% 6
East Midlands +20 75 £42,500 +3.03% 4
West Midlands -45 37 £32,750 +36.45% 4
North East +1 24 £27,500 -66.66% 6
Midlands +5 9 £25,000 -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 1514 (44.93%) HTML
2 1485 (44.07%) User Experience
3 1346 (39.94%) CSS
4 1100 (32.64%) Photoshop
5 987 (29.29%) Adobe
6 816 (24.21%) JavaScript
7 811 (24.07%) Adobe Illustrator
8 659 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
9 592 (17.57%) Marketing
10 552 (16.38%) HTML5
11 454 (13.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 447 (13.26%) jQuery
13 433 (12.85%) Finance
14 423 (12.55%) Degree
15 414 (12.28%) Web Design
16 372 (11.04%) CSS3
17 359 (10.65%) E-Commerce
18 350 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
19 348 (10.33%) Axure RP
20 301 (8.93%) Graphic Design
21 294 (8.72%) Mobile App
22 276 (8.19%) Windows
23 262 (7.77%) Java
24 260 (7.72%) Information Architecture
25 251 (7.45%) InDesign
26 230 (6.82%) Retail
27 210 (6.23%) Microsoft
28 208 (6.17%) Oracle
29 205 (6.08%) Apple iOS
30 202 (5.99%) Dreamweaver

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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
1 161 (4.78%) CMS
2 114 (3.38%) WordPress
3 66 (1.96%) CICS
4 60 (1.78%) Drupal
5 56 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 48 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 47 (1.39%) Apache
8 36 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 29 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 29 (0.86%) JBoss
10 28 (0.83%) OpenStack
11 26 (0.77%) Node.js
12 25 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
12 25 (0.74%) IIS
12 25 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (0.56%) SAS
14 17 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
16 14 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
17 13 (0.39%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1100 (32.64%) Photoshop
2 811 (24.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 454 (13.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 251 (7.45%) InDesign
5 189 (5.61%) OmniGraffle
6 179 (5.31%) Fireworks
7 110 (3.26%) MS Excel
8 92 (2.73%) MS Office
9 81 (2.40%) Adobe After Effects
10 67 (1.99%) MS Visio
11 61 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
12 59 (1.75%) Acrobat
13 19 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
14 18 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
15 15 (0.45%) 3ds Max
15 15 (0.45%) AutoCAD
16 9 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
17 7 (0.21%) Maya
18 6 (0.18%) FreeHand
18 6 (0.18%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 49 (1.45%) Google Analytics
1 49 (1.45%) Magento
2 30 (0.89%) WebTrends
3 17 (0.50%) Cognos TM1
4 11 (0.33%) Maximo
4 11 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
4 11 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 11 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
6 8 (0.24%) SAP ERP
6 8 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 8 (0.24%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
7 7 (0.21%) SAP CO
7 7 (0.21%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.18%) SAP MM
8 6 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
9 4 (0.12%) SAP SD
9 4 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (0.80%) Google Apps
2 25 (0.74%) SaaS
3 16 (0.47%) MailChimp
4 15 (0.45%) IBM Blueworks
5 14 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.24%) GitHub
7 7 (0.21%) Force.com
8 5 (0.15%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.12%) IaaS
9 4 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
10 3 (0.089%) CheetahMail
11 2 (0.059%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.059%) Office 365
11 2 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.030%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.030%) PaaS
12 1 (0.030%) Heroku
12 1 (0.030%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.030%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.12%) Internet
2 82 (2.43%) WAN
3 79 (2.34%) LAN
4 59 (1.75%) Firewall
5 57 (1.69%) SAN
6 46 (1.36%) Intranet
7 43 (1.28%) VPN
8 39 (1.16%) Network Security
9 22 (0.65%) MPLS
10 19 (0.56%) TCP/IP
11 17 (0.50%) Broadband
12 15 (0.45%) OSPF
13 14 (0.42%) HTTP
14 13 (0.39%) BGP
15 12 (0.36%) Ethernet
15 12 (0.36%) NAS
16 11 (0.33%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (0.33%) VoIP
16 11 (0.33%) WLAN
17 10 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 98 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 97 (2.88%) MySQL
4 61 (1.81%) DB2
5 49 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (1.39%) Big Data
7 43 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 29 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 28 (0.83%) NoSQL
10 26 (0.77%) Relational Database
11 24 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
12 23 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 21 (0.62%) Oracle ODI
14 20 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
15 18 (0.53%) Oracle BI EE
16 16 (0.47%) MariaDB
16 16 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.45%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.42%) Essbase
19 13 (0.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 348 (10.33%) Axure RP
2 202 (5.99%) Dreamweaver
3 97 (2.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 81 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 44 (1.31%) Subversion
6 30 (0.89%) Visual Studio
7 24 (0.71%) JIRA
8 19 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 13 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (0.27%) Talend Open Studio
11 8 (0.24%) JSHint
11 8 (0.24%) Jasmine
11 8 (0.24%) Toad
12 7 (0.21%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.15%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.15%) Mercurial
14 4 (0.12%) XMLSpy
14 4 (0.12%) CruiseControl
14 4 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 592 (17.57%) Marketing
2 433 (12.85%) Finance
3 230 (6.82%) Retail
4 185 (5.49%) Banking
5 126 (3.74%) Advertising
5 126 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 112 (3.32%) Games
7 64 (1.90%) Multimedia
8 54 (1.60%) Publishing
9 41 (1.22%) Manufacturing
10 33 (0.98%) Military
10 33 (0.98%) Legal
11 32 (0.95%) Automotive
12 18 (0.53%) Electronics
13 11 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 11 (0.33%) Interactive Media
14 10 (0.30%) Music Industry
15 6 (0.18%) Billing
16 5 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.15%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1514 (44.93%) HTML
2 1346 (39.94%) CSS
3 552 (16.38%) HTML5
4 447 (13.26%) jQuery
5 372 (11.04%) CSS3
6 191 (5.67%) Flash
7 181 (5.37%) .NET
8 107 (3.18%) XHTML
9 98 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 92 (2.73%) Web Services
11 82 (2.43%) XML
12 72 (2.14%) ASP.NET
13 71 (2.11%) Sass
14 69 (2.05%) J2EE
15 60 (1.78%) Middleware
16 51 (1.51%) Ajax
17 50 (1.48%) AngularJS
18 38 (1.13%) LESS
19 31 (0.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 31 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1485 (44.07%) User Experience
2 301 (8.93%) Graphic Design
3 294 (8.72%) Mobile App
4 170 (5.04%) Social Media
5 141 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 112 (3.32%) Mainframe
7 110 (3.26%) Animation
8 103 (3.06%) Digital Media
9 82 (2.43%) E-Learning
10 78 (2.31%) Visualisation
11 76 (2.26%) Open Source
12 70 (2.08%) Photography
13 47 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
14 45 (1.34%) W3C
15 40 (1.19%) Video Editing
16 38 (1.13%) Clustering
17 36 (1.07%) Blog
18 35 (1.04%) IBM Mainframe
19 32 (0.95%) Tandem
20 31 (0.92%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 276 (8.19%) Windows
2 205 (6.08%) Apple iOS
3 202 (5.99%) Android
4 108 (3.20%) Linux
5 99 (2.94%) UNIX
6 34 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.56%) AIX
9 16 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 15 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.39%) Windows XP
11 13 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (0.33%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.24%) Solaris
15 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.059%) HPUX
16 2 (0.059%) SUSE
17 1 (0.030%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.030%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (12.28%) Web Design
3 359 (10.65%) E-Commerce
4 350 (10.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 260 (7.72%) Information Architecture
6 201 (5.96%) SEO
7 195 (5.79%) Analytics
8 177 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 169 (5.01%) Web Development
10 152 (4.51%) UX Design
11 136 (4.04%) Scrum
12 113 (3.35%) SOA
13 111 (3.29%) Project Management
14 108 (3.20%) UML
15 102 (3.03%) Usability Testing
16 99 (2.94%) ETL
17 97 (2.88%) Data Modelling
18 92 (2.73%) Mentoring
19 91 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
20 86 (2.55%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 816 (24.21%) JavaScript
2 262 (7.77%) Java
3 164 (4.87%) PHP
4 158 (4.69%) SQL
5 106 (3.15%) C#
6 63 (1.87%) COBOL
7 53 (1.57%) ActionScript
8 24 (0.71%) C
9 18 (0.53%) ABAP
10 16 (0.47%) Objective-C
11 14 (0.42%) ActionScript 3.0
12 12 (0.36%) C++
12 12 (0.36%) Perl
13 11 (0.33%) VB.NET
14 10 (0.30%) XPath
15 9 (0.27%) Python
16 8 (0.24%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.21%) Scala
18 6 (0.18%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 423 (12.55%) Degree
2 98 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 84 (2.49%) Cisco Certification
5 61 (1.81%) CCNP
6 33 (0.98%) CCDP
7 28 (0.83%) CCIE
8 25 (0.74%) CCDA
9 23 (0.68%) DV Cleared
10 20 (0.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.45%) MCSE
13 14 (0.42%) CCNA
14 13 (0.39%) MCP
15 12 (0.36%) CCIP
15 12 (0.36%) ISEB
16 11 (0.33%) JNCIS
16 11 (0.33%) ISTQB
17 10 (0.30%) HND
18 9 (0.27%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.28%) QA
2 12 (0.36%) WAI
3 10 (0.30%) WCAG
4 6 (0.18%) SLA
5 5 (0.15%) COBIT
5 5 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.089%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.089%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.030%) EFQM
8 1 (0.030%) CRD IV
System Software
1 45 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 35 (1.04%) XenApp
3 16 (0.47%) VMware ESX
4 15 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 13 (0.39%) XenServer
6 9 (0.27%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (0.21%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (0.18%) IAG
9 2 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.059%) Shibboleth
9 2 (0.059%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.030%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.030%) Firmware
10 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.18%) Puppet
3 5 (0.15%) Netcool
3 5 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (0.12%) Cobbler
4 4 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.059%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.030%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.030%) HP NNM
6 1 (0.030%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.030%) SCOM
6 1 (0.030%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.030%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.030%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 987 (29.29%) Adobe
2 210 (6.23%) Microsoft
3 208 (6.17%) Oracle
4 125 (3.71%) Cisco
5 89 (2.64%) Google
6 87 (2.58%) IBM
7 56 (1.66%) Twitter
8 52 (1.54%) HP
8 52 (1.54%) VMware
9 49 (1.45%) SAP
9 49 (1.45%) Facebook
10 44 (1.31%) Citrix
10 44 (1.31%) Juniper
11 43 (1.28%) Cognos
12 41 (1.22%) webMethods
13 35 (1.04%) Informatica
14 34 (1.01%) Teradata
15 33 (0.98%) CheckPoint
16 27 (0.80%) Demandware
17 25 (0.74%) TIBCO
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