The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 129 110 83
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 17 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 1.67% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 1.73% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 24
Average salary £27,000 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2110 1964 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.55% 96.65% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1803 1574 1458
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Watford +10 6 £57,500 +54.36%
Hemel Hempstead -5 5 £26,500 -3.63%
St Albans +3 3 £25,000 -37.50%
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £25,500 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 29 (61.70%) Photoshop
2 26 (55.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (42.55%) CSS
3 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 18 (38.30%) Adobe
5 16 (34.04%) User Experience
6 14 (29.79%) Marketing
6 14 (29.79%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (23.40%) SQL
8 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.15%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (19.15%) Analytics
10 8 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 8 (17.02%) Degree
10 8 (17.02%) Animation
10 8 (17.02%) Dreamweaver
10 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) Cognos
11 7 (14.89%) Graphic Design
11 7 (14.89%) Retail
11 7 (14.89%) Typography
12 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) PowerPivot
12 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
12 6 (12.77%) Final Cut Pro
12 6 (12.77%) InDesign
12 6 (12.77%) Web Design
12 6 (12.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
12 6 (12.77%) QlikView

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 29 (61.70%) Photoshop
2 26 (55.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (19.15%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (17.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (12.77%) Final Cut Pro
5 6 (12.77%) InDesign
6 5 (10.64%) Fireworks
7 3 (6.38%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (6.38%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) PowerPivot
1 6 (12.77%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (12.77%) Toad
3 3 (6.38%) Axure RP
General
1 14 (29.79%) Marketing
2 7 (14.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.51%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (42.55%) CSS
1 20 (42.55%) HTML
2 6 (12.77%) XHTML
3 2 (4.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) User Experience
2 8 (17.02%) Animation
3 7 (14.89%) Graphic Design
4 6 (12.77%) Digital Media
5 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (10.64%) Social Media
6 3 (6.38%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (6.38%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.79%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (23.40%) E-Commerce
4 9 (19.15%) Analytics
5 7 (14.89%) Typography
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (12.77%) Web Design
7 5 (10.64%) Data Protection
8 3 (6.38%) Competitor Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Ethnographic Research
8 3 (6.38%) Ethnography
8 3 (6.38%) Heuristic Analysis
8 3 (6.38%) Information Architecture
8 3 (6.38%) Usability Testing
9 2 (4.26%) Pay per click
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Texturing
10 1 (2.13%) B2B
10 1 (2.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Adobe
2 7 (14.89%) Cognos
3 4 (8.51%) Kronos
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 1 (2.13%) Cadence
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