The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 79 90 78
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 19 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.51% 0.77% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.81% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 8
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £28,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Designer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1181 1235 1014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.03% 95.66% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 926 1053 863
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Designer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Designer Salary Trend in Essex

Designer
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Essex

Designer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Harlow - 3 £37,500 - 2
Colchester +4 2 - -
Chelmsford -4 1 £21,000 -12.50%
Brentwood - 1 £20,000 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 19 (59.38%) HTML
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
1 19 (59.38%) Adobe
2 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 15 (46.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (46.88%) User Experience
4 9 (28.13%) InDesign
4 9 (28.13%) Web Design
5 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (21.88%) CSS3
6 7 (21.88%) Sass
6 7 (21.88%) LESS
6 7 (21.88%) jQuery
7 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (15.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (15.63%) Games
8 5 (15.63%) HTML5
8 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
8 5 (15.63%) MS Office
8 5 (15.63%) ATL
9 4 (12.50%) Advertising
9 4 (12.50%) Degree
9 4 (12.50%) Blog
10 3 (9.38%) UX Design
10 3 (9.38%) Axure RP
10 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 3 (9.38%) Publishing
10 3 (9.38%) Validation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (6.25%) WordPress
2 1 (3.13%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 15 (46.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (28.13%) InDesign
4 5 (15.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (15.63%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.38%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (15.63%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Advertising
3 3 (9.38%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (59.38%) HTML
1 19 (59.38%) CSS
2 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (21.88%) jQuery
3 7 (21.88%) CSS3
3 7 (21.88%) Sass
3 7 (21.88%) LESS
4 5 (15.63%) HTML5
4 5 (15.63%) ATL
5 1 (3.13%) XHTML
5 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) Social Network
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
3 1 (3.13%) Psychology
3 1 (3.13%) Human Factors
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Web Design
2 6 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (9.38%) Validation
3 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (9.38%) UX Design
4 1 (3.13%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.13%) CAD
4 1 (3.13%) SEO
4 1 (3.13%) Industrial Design
4 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
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