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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 88 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 6 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.55% 3.04% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 3.12% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 19
Average salary £35,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +2.22%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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
1044 1154 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 95.34% 97.30% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 685 725 559
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) User Experience
3 9 (42.86%) HTML5
4 8 (38.10%) Usability Testing
4 8 (38.10%) CSS3
5 5 (23.81%) W3C
5 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
7 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) UNIX
8 2 (9.52%) SQL
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
8 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
8 2 (9.52%) WCAG
8 2 (9.52%) Finance
8 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.52%) E-Learning
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (9.52%) Web Design
8 2 (9.52%) VLE
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (9.52%) Relational Database

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (9.52%) Moodle
2 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
1 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) HTML
1 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML5
3 8 (38.10%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (9.52%) Sass
5 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) Java EE
6 1 (4.76%) iBATIS
6 1 (4.76%) JSP
6 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) W3C
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.52%) E-Learning
4 2 (9.52%) VLE
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Usability Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Web Development
4 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) Web Design
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) UX Design
6 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Use Case
6 1 (4.76%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) OO
6 1 (4.76%) OOD
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 3 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) WCAG
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe