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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 197 156 228
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +72
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1600 1789 1350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.81% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.92% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1366 1157
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,232 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -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
100772 93375 103116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.47% 94.32% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 82602 78321 88425
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -25 657 £48,000 +12.94% 90
South East -46 301 £45,000 +12.50% 41
Yorkshire +22 169 £34,500 +11.29% 24
North West -40 161 £33,000 +9.09% 29
East of England -12 118 £35,000 +27.27% 18
South West -7 92 £40,000 +6.66% 13
East Midlands +4 51 £42,500 +14.86% 4
West Midlands -89 38 £36,750 +19.51% 5
North East +2 18 £35,232 -32.89% 10
Midlands +13 2 £37,500 +150.00% 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 1673 (47.21%) HTML
2 1572 (44.36%) User Experience
3 1496 (42.21%) CSS
4 1219 (34.40%) Photoshop
5 1001 (28.24%) Adobe
6 921 (25.99%) JavaScript
7 881 (24.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 702 (19.81%) Marketing
9 660 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
10 613 (17.30%) HTML5
11 472 (13.32%) jQuery
12 469 (13.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 464 (13.09%) Degree
14 452 (12.75%) E-Commerce
15 428 (12.08%) Web Design
16 416 (11.74%) Finance
17 402 (11.34%) CSS3
18 361 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
19 326 (9.20%) Axure RP
20 313 (8.83%) Mobile App
21 291 (8.21%) Graphic Design
22 278 (7.84%) Windows
23 248 (7.00%) InDesign
24 247 (6.97%) Java
24 247 (6.97%) .NET
25 246 (6.94%) Android
26 242 (6.83%) Flash
27 240 (6.77%) Retail
28 239 (6.74%) Apple iOS
29 232 (6.55%) Dreamweaver

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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
1 175 (4.94%) CMS
2 119 (3.36%) WordPress
3 61 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 46 (1.30%) Drupal
5 44 (1.24%) Apache
6 43 (1.21%) SharePoint
7 42 (1.19%) CICS
8 41 (1.16%) WebSphere
9 37 (1.04%) Node.js
10 32 (0.90%) MS Exchange
11 30 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 30 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 26 (0.73%) Umbraco
13 25 (0.71%) IIS
14 24 (0.68%) Moodle
15 23 (0.65%) OpenStack
16 20 (0.56%) Joomla!
17 17 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
18 15 (0.42%) WebLogic
19 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1219 (34.40%) Photoshop
2 881 (24.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 469 (13.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 248 (7.00%) InDesign
5 173 (4.88%) Fireworks
6 162 (4.57%) OmniGraffle
7 118 (3.33%) Adobe After Effects
8 104 (2.93%) MS Excel
9 99 (2.79%) MS Office
10 84 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
11 63 (1.78%) MS Visio
12 32 (0.90%) Acrobat
13 22 (0.62%) AutoCAD
14 20 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
15 16 (0.45%) Maya
16 15 (0.42%) CINEMA 4D
17 11 (0.31%) FreeHand
18 9 (0.25%) QuarkXPress
19 8 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
20 5 (0.14%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 71 (2.00%) Google Analytics
2 52 (1.47%) Magento
3 23 (0.65%) WebTrends
4 18 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
6 9 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
7 7 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
8 6 (0.17%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.17%) Maximo
8 6 (0.17%) SAP CO
9 5 (0.14%) Sophis RISQUE
9 5 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
10 4 (0.11%) SAP SD
10 4 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.085%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
11 3 (0.085%) SAP MM
12 2 (0.056%) SAP PP
12 2 (0.056%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 39 (1.10%) SaaS
2 26 (0.73%) IaaS
3 23 (0.65%) Google Apps
4 17 (0.48%) IBM Blueworks
5 9 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (0.23%) PaaS
7 7 (0.20%) Force.com
8 6 (0.17%) MailChimp
9 5 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (0.056%) Office 365
10 2 (0.056%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.028%) CheetahMail
11 1 (0.028%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 92 (2.60%) Internet
2 82 (2.31%) LAN
3 78 (2.20%) WAN
4 65 (1.83%) Intranet
5 59 (1.66%) SAN
5 59 (1.66%) Firewall
6 50 (1.41%) 4G
7 38 (1.07%) Network Security
8 25 (0.71%) VPN
9 22 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 21 (0.59%) TCAP
10 21 (0.59%) INAP
10 21 (0.59%) SIGTRAN
10 21 (0.59%) SS7
11 19 (0.54%) DNS
12 18 (0.51%) HTTP
13 17 (0.48%) NAS
14 16 (0.45%) MPLS
14 16 (0.45%) SSL
15 15 (0.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 101 (2.85%) MySQL
3 81 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 51 (1.44%) Oracle Database
5 47 (1.33%) DB2
6 44 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 43 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 33 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (0.85%) Relational Database
10 29 (0.82%) Big Data
11 27 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
12 24 (0.68%) Cognos Framework Manager
13 22 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 19 (0.54%) Oracle ODI
14 19 (0.54%) Cognos Report Studio
15 15 (0.42%) Cognos Event Studio
15 15 (0.42%) Cognos Metric Studio
15 15 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 15 (0.42%) DecisionStream
16 14 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 326 (9.20%) Axure RP
2 232 (6.55%) Dreamweaver
3 83 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 70 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 38 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 38 (1.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 28 (0.79%) Subversion
7 19 (0.54%) Toad
8 15 (0.42%) Grunt
9 12 (0.34%) JIRA
9 12 (0.34%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 11 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 7 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.14%) Maven
13 4 (0.11%) CruiseControl
13 4 (0.11%) XMLSpy
13 4 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 4 (0.11%) Redmine
General
1 702 (19.81%) Marketing
2 416 (11.74%) Finance
3 240 (6.77%) Retail
4 183 (5.16%) Advertising
5 139 (3.92%) Banking
6 136 (3.84%) Telecoms
7 107 (3.02%) Games
8 82 (2.31%) Multimedia
9 44 (1.24%) Publishing
10 40 (1.13%) Automotive
11 31 (0.87%) Manufacturing
12 29 (0.82%) Military
13 24 (0.68%) Electronics
14 23 (0.65%) Legal
15 17 (0.48%) Interactive Media
16 8 (0.23%) Music Industry
16 8 (0.23%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.20%) Billing
17 7 (0.20%) Online Betting
18 6 (0.17%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1673 (47.21%) HTML
2 1496 (42.21%) CSS
3 613 (17.30%) HTML5
4 472 (13.32%) jQuery
5 402 (11.34%) CSS3
6 247 (6.97%) .NET
7 242 (6.83%) Flash
8 118 (3.33%) XHTML
9 116 (3.27%) Web Services
10 111 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 103 (2.91%) Ajax
12 102 (2.88%) XML
13 67 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 63 (1.78%) Sass
15 60 (1.69%) AngularJS
15 60 (1.69%) J2EE
16 31 (0.87%) XSLT
16 31 (0.87%) .NET Framework
17 29 (0.82%) Spring
18 26 (0.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1572 (44.36%) User Experience
2 313 (8.83%) Mobile App
3 291 (8.21%) Graphic Design
4 189 (5.33%) Social Media
5 146 (4.12%) Animation
6 130 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (3.24%) Visualisation
8 104 (2.93%) Digital Media
9 84 (2.37%) E-Learning
10 75 (2.12%) Open Source
11 52 (1.47%) Mainframe
12 50 (1.41%) Photography
13 49 (1.38%) iPhone
14 43 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
15 39 (1.10%) Video Editing
16 37 (1.04%) W3C
17 34 (0.96%) iPad
18 33 (0.93%) Computer Science
18 33 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
19 27 (0.76%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 278 (7.84%) Windows
2 246 (6.94%) Android
3 239 (6.74%) Apple iOS
4 114 (3.22%) Linux
5 72 (2.03%) UNIX
6 37 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 19 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (0.48%) Windows XP
10 14 (0.40%) AIX
11 13 (0.37%) Solaris
12 11 (0.31%) Windows Phone
13 9 (0.25%) Windows 8
14 8 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.085%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.056%) HPUX
18 1 (0.028%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 660 (18.62%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (12.75%) E-Commerce
3 428 (12.08%) Web Design
4 361 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 222 (6.26%) SEO
6 219 (6.18%) Analytics
7 192 (5.42%) Information Architecture
8 148 (4.18%) Scrum
9 147 (4.15%) Web Development
10 129 (3.64%) UX Design
11 125 (3.53%) Digital Marketing
11 125 (3.53%) Project Management
12 117 (3.30%) SOA
13 109 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
14 96 (2.71%) Usability Testing
14 96 (2.71%) Mentoring
15 92 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 84 (2.37%) B2B
16 84 (2.37%) Data Modelling
16 84 (2.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 921 (25.99%) JavaScript
2 247 (6.97%) Java
3 211 (5.95%) PHP
4 203 (5.73%) SQL
5 122 (3.44%) C#
6 66 (1.86%) ActionScript
7 50 (1.41%) Erlang
8 41 (1.16%) COBOL
9 31 (0.87%) C
10 27 (0.76%) ActionScript 3.0
11 25 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
11 25 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 20 (0.56%) C++
12 20 (0.56%) Perl
12 20 (0.56%) T-SQL
13 15 (0.42%) Python
14 14 (0.40%) Ruby
15 11 (0.31%) XAML
15 11 (0.31%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 464 (13.09%) Degree
2 102 (2.88%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 79 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (1.64%) CCNP
6 45 (1.27%) CCDP
7 30 (0.85%) DV Cleared
8 24 (0.68%) CCDA
9 20 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (0.45%) CCNA
10 16 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.42%) MCSE
12 13 (0.37%) MCP
13 12 (0.34%) JNCIS
13 12 (0.34%) MBA
14 11 (0.31%) ISEB
14 11 (0.31%) ISTQB
15 10 (0.28%) HND
16 7 (0.20%) CCIP
17 6 (0.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.45%) QA
2 12 (0.34%) WCAG
3 11 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.20%) COBIT
5 6 (0.17%) WAI
6 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.085%) ISO 9000
7 3 (0.085%) SLA
7 3 (0.085%) EFQM
8 2 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 36 (1.02%) XenApp
4 18 (0.51%) VMware ESX
5 17 (0.48%) XenServer
6 13 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 12 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (0.17%) ProxySG
9 5 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (0.14%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.056%) Shibboleth
10 2 (0.056%) Hyper-V
10 2 (0.056%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.028%) Firmware
11 1 (0.028%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.28%) Plesk
3 6 (0.17%) Puppet
4 5 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.11%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.11%) Cobbler
6 2 (0.056%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.028%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.028%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.028%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.028%) SCOM
7 1 (0.028%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1001 (28.24%) Adobe
2 227 (6.41%) Microsoft
3 210 (5.93%) Oracle
4 129 (3.64%) Cisco
5 107 (3.02%) Google
6 59 (1.66%) Twitter
7 55 (1.55%) VMware
8 51 (1.44%) HP
9 47 (1.33%) IBM
10 46 (1.30%) Citrix
11 44 (1.24%) Facebook
12 43 (1.21%) Cognos
13 39 (1.10%) SAP
13 39 (1.10%) webMethods
14 36 (1.02%) JBoss
14 36 (1.02%) hybris
15 33 (0.93%) Juniper
16 27 (0.76%) Teradata
17 25 (0.71%) CheckPoint
18 24 (0.68%) Business Objects
London
BLOC
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: C£30K + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + holiday etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£34K + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Network ITR
Salary: £35,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary package
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bonobo
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Digital
Posted: Yesterday