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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 181 158 212
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1713 1770 1457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.58% 1.78% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.89% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1355 1236
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
102569 93780 105055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83761 78507 90409
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -12 710 £47,000 +4.44% 84
South East -30 350 £43,500 +8.75% 34
North West -21 182 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Yorkshire +1 161 £34,500 +15.00% 24
East of England -5 132 £33,660 +20.21% 16
South West -37 73 £40,000 +14.28% 16
East Midlands -8 49 £36,250 +3.57% 10
West Midlands -67 45 £28,500 -5.00% 3
Midlands +11 4 £37,500 +150.00%
North East -6 4 £32,000 +42.22% 4
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1759 (47.41%) HTML
2 1578 (42.53%) CSS
3 1312 (35.36%) Photoshop
4 1056 (28.46%) Adobe
5 967 (26.06%) Adobe Illustrator
6 924 (24.91%) JavaScript
7 783 (21.11%) Marketing
8 610 (16.44%) HTML5
9 501 (13.50%) E-Commerce
10 481 (12.96%) Degree
11 471 (12.70%) jQuery
12 465 (12.53%) Web Design
13 459 (12.37%) Finance
14 389 (10.49%) Responsive Web Design
15 385 (10.38%) CSS3
16 344 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
17 340 (9.16%) Mobile App
18 333 (8.98%) Axure RP
19 304 (8.19%) InDesign
20 296 (7.98%) Graphic Design
21 280 (7.55%) Android
22 277 (7.47%) Flash
23 257 (6.93%) Windows
24 256 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
24 256 (6.90%) Retail
25 254 (6.85%) Apple iOS
26 247 (6.66%) Java
27 243 (6.55%) .NET
28 231 (6.23%) SEO
29 223 (6.01%) Social Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 156 (4.20%) CMS
2 135 (3.64%) WordPress
3 48 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 41 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 36 (0.97%) Drupal
6 34 (0.92%) CICS
6 34 (0.92%) SharePoint
6 34 (0.92%) Apache
7 33 (0.89%) Node.js
8 26 (0.70%) Moodle
9 22 (0.59%) Umbraco
9 22 (0.59%) IIS
9 22 (0.59%) Joomla!
10 19 (0.51%) MS Exchange
11 18 (0.49%) OpenStack
12 17 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
12 17 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1312 (35.36%) Photoshop
2 967 (26.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 304 (8.19%) InDesign
4 165 (4.45%) OmniGraffle
5 151 (4.07%) Adobe After Effects
6 139 (3.75%) Fireworks
7 89 (2.40%) MS Office
8 85 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 76 (2.05%) MS Excel
10 72 (1.94%) MS Visio
11 37 (1.00%) Acrobat
12 28 (0.75%) AutoCAD
13 26 (0.70%) CINEMA 4D
14 25 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
15 17 (0.46%) Maya
16 15 (0.40%) FreeHand
17 9 (0.24%) 3ds Max
17 9 (0.24%) QuarkXPress
17 9 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
18 4 (0.11%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 72 (1.94%) Google Analytics
2 62 (1.67%) Magento
3 23 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
4 22 (0.59%) WebTrends
5 13 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 11 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
8 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.11%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.081%) Oracle AGIS
9 3 (0.081%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.081%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.081%) SAP CO
10 2 (0.054%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.054%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
10 2 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.054%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.02%) SaaS
2 29 (0.78%) IaaS
3 18 (0.49%) Google Apps
4 14 (0.38%) IBM Blueworks
5 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.22%) PaaS
7 7 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.16%) Force.com
9 3 (0.081%) CheetahMail
9 3 (0.081%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.054%) Office 365
11 1 (0.027%) GitHub
11 1 (0.027%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.48%) Internet
2 80 (2.16%) 4G
3 75 (2.02%) LAN
4 67 (1.81%) Intranet
5 62 (1.67%) WAN
6 58 (1.56%) SAN
7 55 (1.48%) Firewall
8 36 (0.97%) SIGTRAN
9 32 (0.86%) Network Security
10 31 (0.84%) SS7
10 31 (0.84%) TCAP
10 31 (0.84%) INAP
11 26 (0.70%) DNS
12 24 (0.65%) TCP/IP
13 23 (0.62%) MPLS
14 22 (0.59%) VPN
15 21 (0.57%) OSPF
15 21 (0.57%) NAS
16 20 (0.54%) HTTP
17 18 (0.49%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 95 (2.56%) MySQL
3 79 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 52 (1.40%) Oracle Database
5 42 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (1.02%) DB2
8 35 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
8 35 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 32 (0.86%) Big Data
10 30 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 22 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (0.54%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 19 (0.51%) RDBMS
14 17 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
15 15 (0.40%) Cognos Report Studio
15 15 (0.40%) DecisionStream
16 14 (0.38%) Cognos Event Studio
16 14 (0.38%) Cognos Metric Studio
16 14 (0.38%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 333 (8.98%) Axure RP
2 256 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
3 90 (2.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 61 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 42 (1.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 28 (0.75%) Visual Studio
7 21 (0.57%) Subversion
8 19 (0.51%) Toad
9 14 (0.38%) Grunt
10 13 (0.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 11 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (0.30%) Eclipse
12 10 (0.27%) JIRA
13 9 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
14 7 (0.19%) ERwin
14 7 (0.19%) Maven
15 4 (0.11%) LabVIEW
15 4 (0.11%) Redmine
15 4 (0.11%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.081%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 783 (21.11%) Marketing
2 459 (12.37%) Finance
3 256 (6.90%) Retail
4 210 (5.66%) Advertising
5 168 (4.53%) Telecoms
6 129 (3.48%) Banking
7 113 (3.05%) Games
8 87 (2.35%) Multimedia
9 56 (1.51%) Publishing
10 43 (1.16%) Automotive
11 33 (0.89%) Military
12 29 (0.78%) Legal
13 25 (0.67%) Electronics
14 23 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.46%) Interactive Media
16 12 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.24%) Law
19 8 (0.22%) Retail Banking
20 7 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1759 (47.41%) HTML
2 1578 (42.53%) CSS
3 610 (16.44%) HTML5
4 471 (12.70%) jQuery
5 385 (10.38%) CSS3
6 277 (7.47%) Flash
7 243 (6.55%) .NET
8 128 (3.45%) Ajax
9 125 (3.37%) XHTML
10 115 (3.10%) Web Services
10 115 (3.10%) XML
11 110 (2.96%) ASP.NET
12 63 (1.70%) Sass
13 61 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 53 (1.43%) AngularJS
15 52 (1.40%) J2EE
16 39 (1.05%) Spring
17 31 (0.84%) XSLT
17 31 (0.84%) SOAP
18 29 (0.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 340 (9.16%) Mobile App
2 296 (7.98%) Graphic Design
3 223 (6.01%) Social Media
4 156 (4.20%) Animation
5 141 (3.80%) Visualisation
6 136 (3.67%) Digital Media
7 92 (2.48%) E-Learning
8 67 (1.81%) Open Source
9 52 (1.40%) iPhone
10 48 (1.29%) Photography
11 44 (1.19%) W3C
11 44 (1.19%) Mainframe
12 40 (1.08%) Video Editing
12 40 (1.08%) Motion Graphics
12 40 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
13 39 (1.05%) iPad
14 37 (1.00%) Computer Science
15 26 (0.70%) Psychology
16 25 (0.67%) Clustering
17 24 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 280 (7.55%) Android
2 257 (6.93%) Windows
3 254 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 104 (2.80%) Linux
5 84 (2.26%) UNIX
6 36 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.54%) Solaris
8 18 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.46%) Windows XP
10 16 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (0.40%) AIX
12 10 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.19%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.054%) HPUX
18 1 (0.027%) zOS
18 1 (0.027%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (13.50%) E-Commerce
2 465 (12.53%) Web Design
3 389 (10.49%) Responsive Web Design
4 344 (9.27%) Agile Software Development
5 231 (6.23%) SEO
6 216 (5.82%) Analytics
7 168 (4.53%) Information Architecture
8 161 (4.34%) Web Development
9 154 (4.15%) Scrum
10 140 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
11 122 (3.29%) Project Management
12 120 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
13 116 (3.13%) User Experience Design
14 106 (2.86%) Usability Testing
15 105 (2.83%) SOA
16 96 (2.59%) Data Modelling
17 95 (2.56%) B2B
18 86 (2.32%) CRM
19 83 (2.24%) Rapid Prototyping
20 79 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 924 (24.91%) JavaScript
2 247 (6.66%) Java
3 211 (5.69%) PHP
4 208 (5.61%) SQL
5 116 (3.13%) C#
6 71 (1.91%) Erlang
7 69 (1.86%) ActionScript
8 34 (0.92%) ActionScript 2.0
9 32 (0.86%) ActionScript 3.0
9 32 (0.86%) COBOL
9 32 (0.86%) C
10 24 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 23 (0.62%) C++
12 21 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 20 (0.54%) Perl
14 15 (0.40%) XAML
15 14 (0.38%) Python
16 13 (0.35%) Shell Script
16 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 481 (12.96%) Degree
2 75 (2.02%) Security Cleared
3 67 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (1.40%) SC Cleared
5 48 (1.29%) CCNP
6 42 (1.13%) CCDP
7 31 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 17 (0.46%) CCDA
9 11 (0.30%) CCNA
9 11 (0.30%) HND
10 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (0.27%) MBA
11 7 (0.19%) ISEB
11 7 (0.19%) MCSE
11 7 (0.19%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.16%) JNCIS
13 5 (0.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.13%) CCIE
13 5 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.11%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (2.29%) QA
2 14 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.27%) WCAG
4 5 (0.13%) EFQM
5 4 (0.11%) SLA
5 4 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.11%) COBIT
5 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.054%) WAI
6 2 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 22 (0.59%) XenApp
4 18 (0.49%) XenServer
5 12 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (0.22%) ProxySG
7 7 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.11%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.081%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.054%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.054%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.054%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (0.38%) Plesk
2 6 (0.16%) Puppet
2 6 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.081%) SCOM
6 2 (0.054%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.054%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.054%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.027%) Cisco IPCC
7 1 (0.027%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.027%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.027%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.027%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1056 (28.46%) Adobe
2 213 (5.74%) Oracle
3 183 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 112 (3.02%) Cisco
5 99 (2.67%) Google
6 58 (1.56%) Twitter
7 50 (1.35%) HP
8 47 (1.27%) VMware
9 46 (1.24%) Facebook
10 43 (1.16%) IBM
10 43 (1.16%) Cognos
11 36 (0.97%) SAP
12 35 (0.94%) hybris
13 34 (0.92%) webMethods
14 33 (0.89%) JBoss
15 31 (0.84%) Citrix
15 31 (0.84%) Teradata
16 27 (0.73%) Juniper
17 25 (0.67%) Business Objects
18 23 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
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