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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 103 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 38 34 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.64% 1.68% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 1.77% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 26 53
Average salary £35,000 £27,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.12% -38.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £38,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
2253 1925 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.94% 95.11% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1855 1564 2183
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -1 11 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Welwyn Garden City +13 5 £31,500 +12.50%
Berkhamsted - 3 £19,500 -
Potters Bar - 2 £35,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -17 1 £23,750 -13.63%
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 52 (44.83%) Photoshop
2 45 (38.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (36.21%) HTML
4 39 (33.62%) CSS
5 34 (29.31%) 4G
6 33 (28.45%) Marketing
7 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
8 30 (25.86%) Erlang
9 27 (23.28%) Network Architecture
9 27 (23.28%) Finance
10 26 (22.41%) .NET
10 26 (22.41%) Adobe
11 24 (20.69%) Web Design
11 24 (20.69%) jQuery
12 22 (18.97%) HTML5
13 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
14 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
15 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
15 15 (12.93%) InDesign
16 13 (11.21%) SIGTRAN
17 12 (10.34%) Analytics
17 12 (10.34%) Retail
18 11 (9.48%) CMS
18 11 (9.48%) SS7
18 11 (9.48%) TCAP
18 11 (9.48%) INAP
18 11 (9.48%) Java
18 11 (9.48%) Twitter
18 11 (9.48%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (9.48%) Social Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.48%) CMS
2 8 (6.90%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.72%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (44.83%) Photoshop
2 45 (38.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (12.93%) InDesign
4 5 (4.31%) Fireworks
4 5 (4.31%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.59%) MS Office
6 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.72%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.86%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.90%) WebTrends
1 8 (6.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 34 (29.31%) 4G
2 13 (11.21%) SIGTRAN
3 11 (9.48%) SS7
3 11 (9.48%) TCAP
3 11 (9.48%) INAP
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) LAN
4 3 (2.59%) DHCP
4 3 (2.59%) MPLS
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
4 3 (2.59%) Radio Access Network
4 3 (2.59%) LTE
5 2 (1.72%) SCTP
5 2 (1.72%) DWDM
5 2 (1.72%) LDAP
5 2 (1.72%) Broadband
5 2 (1.72%) OSPF
5 2 (1.72%) RSVP
5 2 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) MySQL
1 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.45%) Big Data
2 4 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) Mnesia
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (5.17%) Axure RP
3 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.59%) Subversion
4 2 (1.72%) Maven
4 2 (1.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (28.45%) Marketing
2 27 (23.28%) Finance
3 18 (15.52%) Telecoms
4 12 (10.34%) Retail
5 4 (3.45%) Multimedia
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Electronics
8 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (36.21%) HTML
2 39 (33.62%) CSS
3 26 (22.41%) .NET
4 24 (20.69%) jQuery
5 22 (18.97%) HTML5
6 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET
7 9 (7.76%) CSS3
8 7 (6.03%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (4.31%) Ajax
10 5 (4.31%) XML
11 4 (3.45%) Flash
11 4 (3.45%) XHTML
11 4 (3.45%) JSP
11 4 (3.45%) REST
12 2 (1.72%) WCF
12 2 (1.72%) JSF
12 2 (1.72%) EJB
13 1 (0.86%) Web Services
13 1 (0.86%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) Social Media
1 11 (9.48%) Digital Media
2 8 (6.90%) W3C
3 5 (4.31%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) E-Learning
4 4 (3.45%) Clustering
5 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.59%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.59%) Animation
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Learning Management System
6 2 (1.72%) Photography
6 2 (1.72%) Video Editing
6 2 (1.72%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.72%) SCORM
6 2 (1.72%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) Network Architecture
2 24 (20.69%) Web Design
3 17 (14.66%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.34%) Analytics
5 11 (9.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (8.62%) SEO
7 8 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.90%) Marketing Analytics
8 7 (6.03%) SOA
9 6 (5.17%) Scrum
9 6 (5.17%) Project Management
9 6 (5.17%) Web Development
9 6 (5.17%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.45%) Big Data Analytics
10 4 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) Demand Forecasting
10 4 (3.45%) Marketing Strategy
11 3 (2.59%) Network Design
12 2 (1.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.72%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.86%) Erlang
3 11 (9.48%) Java
4 8 (6.90%) C#
5 3 (2.59%) PHP
5 3 (2.59%) SQL
5 3 (2.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) CCNP
2 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.86%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) WCAG
Vendors
1 26 (22.41%) Adobe
2 11 (9.48%) Twitter
3 8 (6.90%) Google
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Facebook
5 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.45%) Percona
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco
7 2 (1.72%) BEA
7 2 (1.72%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.72%) Macromedia
7 2 (1.72%) Intel
7 2 (1.72%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (1.72%) F5
7 2 (1.72%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.86%) Telerik
8 1 (0.86%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.86%) Mentor Graphics
8 1 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.86%) Juniper
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