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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 83 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 27 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.93% 2.10% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.00% 2.21% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 9
Average salary £35,000 £41,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.66% +38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,100 £55,000
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
1350 1085 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 96.29% 95.09% 92.10%
Number of salaries quoted 809 746 554
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,925 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (45.83%) CSS
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
3 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 13 (27.08%) jQuery
6 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
7 10 (20.83%) HTML5
8 9 (18.75%) CSS3
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle
9 8 (16.67%) Adobe
10 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
10 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.58%) Usability Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Web Design
12 5 (10.42%) Data Management
12 5 (10.42%) Banking
12 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.42%) Scrum
12 5 (10.42%) Java
12 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (10.42%) Web Development
13 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
13 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
13 4 (8.33%) SQL
13 4 (8.33%) W3C
13 4 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
13 4 (8.33%) ETL
13 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
13 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
13 4 (8.33%) Hibernate

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.17%) SAS
1 2 (4.17%) CMS
1 2 (4.17%) Joomla!
1 2 (4.17%) Drupal
1 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
1 2 (4.17%) WordPress
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.08%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
2 7 (14.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.17%) Fireworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.08%) DataStage
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.08%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (6.25%) Axure RP
3 2 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle APEX
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (45.83%) CSS
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
3 13 (27.08%) jQuery
4 10 (20.83%) HTML5
5 9 (18.75%) CSS3
6 4 (8.33%) Hibernate
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
7 3 (6.25%) Java EE
8 2 (4.17%) Apache Flex
8 2 (4.17%) Sass
8 2 (4.17%) LESS
8 2 (4.17%) Ajax
8 2 (4.17%) JSP
8 2 (4.17%) Web Services
9 1 (2.08%) XHTML
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (2.08%) J2EE
9 1 (2.08%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (2.08%) JRuby
9 1 (2.08%) Java EE 5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) W3C
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Social Media
2 3 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Web 2.0
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (14.58%) Usability Testing
2 6 (12.50%) Web Design
3 5 (10.42%) Scrum
3 5 (10.42%) Data Management
3 5 (10.42%) Web Development
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.42%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.33%) ETL
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) OO
5 3 (6.25%) Master Data Management
5 3 (6.25%) User Experience Design
5 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) UML
6 2 (4.17%) OOD
6 2 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 2 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) Groovy
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
1 8 (16.67%) Adobe
2 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.25%) Cognos
3 3 (6.25%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (2.08%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.08%) Informatica