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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 78 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 18 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.51% 1.51% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.57% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 8
Average salary £24,000 £26,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -40.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £25,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £33,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
1105 1145 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 92.55% 95.82% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 848 983 891
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 31 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 31 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
(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
Harlow - 5 £37,500 - 1
Brentwood - 2 £20,000 -
Colchester +1 1 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Chelmsford -7 1 £21,000 -12.50%
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 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 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
2 19 (52.78%) Adobe
3 18 (50.00%) User Experience
4 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
6 15 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (27.78%) Web Design
8 9 (25.00%) InDesign
9 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (19.44%) CSS3
10 7 (19.44%) Sass
10 7 (19.44%) LESS
10 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
10 7 (19.44%) jQuery
11 6 (16.67%) Degree
11 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (13.89%) HTML5
12 5 (13.89%) Publishing
12 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
12 5 (13.89%) Games
12 5 (13.89%) MS Office
12 5 (13.89%) ATL
12 5 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
13 4 (11.11%) Advertising
13 4 (11.11%) Blog
14 3 (8.33%) UX Design
14 3 (8.33%) Validation
14 3 (8.33%) Mentoring

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (2.78%) ExpressionEngine
2 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Photoshop
2 15 (41.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (25.00%) InDesign
4 5 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
1 1 (2.78%) SAN
1 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (13.89%) Publishing
1 5 (13.89%) Games
2 4 (11.11%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) HTML
1 20 (55.56%) CSS
2 8 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (19.44%) jQuery
3 7 (19.44%) CSS3
3 7 (19.44%) Sass
3 7 (19.44%) LESS
4 5 (13.89%) ATL
4 5 (13.89%) HTML5
5 1 (2.78%) React
5 1 (2.78%) XHTML
5 1 (2.78%) LAMP
5 1 (2.78%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Blog
3 1 (2.78%) Social Network
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Psychology
3 1 (2.78%) Human Factors
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Web Design
2 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (8.33%) Validation
3 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (2.78%) Information Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) CAD
4 1 (2.78%) SEO
4 1 (2.78%) Industrial Design
4 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
4 1 (2.78%) Web Development
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Adobe
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle
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