The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 79 81 60
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.87% 1.76% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.85% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 14
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,700 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Glasgow 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
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1088 1026 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.88% 94.91% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 647 652 600
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Designer Salary Trend in Glasgow

Designer
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 28 (68.29%) User Experience
2 23 (56.10%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) HTML
4 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
5 13 (31.71%) HTML5
6 12 (29.27%) CSS3
7 11 (26.83%) Usability Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (24.39%) Finance
8 10 (24.39%) jQuery
9 8 (19.51%) Photoshop
10 6 (14.63%) W3C
10 6 (14.63%) Adobe
10 6 (14.63%) Oracle
10 6 (14.63%) Web Development
10 6 (14.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (9.76%) Web Design
12 4 (9.76%) Scrum
12 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
12 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
12 4 (9.76%) ETL
12 4 (9.76%) SQL
12 4 (9.76%) Java
12 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (9.76%) UX Design
13 3 (7.32%) Social Media
13 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (4.88%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
2 1 (2.44%) Drupal
2 1 (2.44%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Photoshop
2 6 (14.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (12.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.44%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.44%) DataStage
3 1 (2.44%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
1 2 (4.88%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (24.39%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (56.10%) CSS
2 22 (53.66%) HTML
3 13 (31.71%) HTML5
4 12 (29.27%) CSS3
5 10 (24.39%) jQuery
6 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
7 2 (4.88%) Spring
7 2 (4.88%) Java EE
7 2 (4.88%) JSP
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
7 2 (4.88%) Sass
8 1 (2.44%) LESS
8 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
8 1 (2.44%) XHTML
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle ADF
8 1 (2.44%) JRuby
8 1 (2.44%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (68.29%) User Experience
2 6 (14.63%) W3C
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Social Media
3 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) UNIX
1 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (26.83%) Usability Testing
2 6 (14.63%) Web Development
3 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
3 4 (9.76%) Scrum
3 4 (9.76%) Web Design
3 4 (9.76%) ETL
3 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (9.76%) UX Design
3 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.32%) Master Data Management
4 3 (7.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (7.32%) OO
4 3 (7.32%) Data Management
5 2 (4.88%) Use Case
5 2 (4.88%) OOD
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) UML
5 2 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.44%) Jython
3 1 (2.44%) Ruby
3 1 (2.44%) Groovy
3 1 (2.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.44%) WCAG
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
1 6 (14.63%) Adobe
2 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
2 3 (7.32%) Cognos
2 3 (7.32%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.44%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.44%) Informatica