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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 66 86 80
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 33 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.62% 0.69% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 5
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £19,175
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £30,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
1185 1116 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.20% 95.63% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 937 865 747
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 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
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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
Basildon - 8 £35,000 -
Hockley - 4 £30,000 -
Waltham Abbey - 3 £20,000 -
Colchester - 3 - -
Epping - 3 £22,500 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) CSS
3 21 (46.67%) Photoshop
4 16 (35.56%) Adobe
5 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 12 (26.67%) HTML5
7 11 (24.44%) User Experience
7 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
7 11 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (24.44%) Marketing
8 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 10 (22.22%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) Test Management
8 10 (22.22%) ISEB
9 9 (20.00%) Intranet
9 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) InDesign
9 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (17.78%) CSS3
10 8 (17.78%) SEO
10 8 (17.78%) PHP
11 7 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (15.56%) jQuery
12 6 (13.33%) WordPress
12 6 (13.33%) Advertising
12 6 (13.33%) CMS
12 6 (13.33%) SQL
12 6 (13.33%) MS Office
13 5 (11.11%) Project Management
13 5 (11.11%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (13.33%) CMS
1 6 (13.33%) WordPress
2 5 (11.11%) PrestaShop
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 11 (24.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (20.00%) InDesign
4 7 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (13.33%) MS Office
6 3 (6.67%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 11 (24.44%) Marketing
2 9 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (13.33%) Advertising
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.44%) Retail
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) HTML
2 25 (55.56%) CSS
3 12 (26.67%) HTML5
4 8 (17.78%) CSS3
5 7 (15.56%) jQuery
6 5 (11.11%) Smarty
7 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 3 (6.67%) Java EE
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
8 2 (4.44%) J2EE
8 2 (4.44%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) User Experience
2 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.44%) Ergonomics
2 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) E-Commerce
2 10 (22.22%) Test Management
3 8 (17.78%) SEO
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.11%) Web Design
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.44%) Email Marketing
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (4.44%) Online Marketing
7 2 (4.44%) Email Management
7 2 (4.44%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Data Privacy
8 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.22%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) PHP
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) PHP5
5 3 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) ISEB
1 10 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
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