The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 99 96 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 48 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.93% 2.12% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.25% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 40 38 43
Average salary £34,500 £29,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.96% -40.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,675 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £50,750 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2385 1997 2555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.74% 94.29% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1987 1578 2044
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
East of England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -16 8 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Potters Bar - 8 £35,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +1 6 £31,500 +12.50% 1
Hemel Hempstead -12 4 £48,125 +1.31%
Berkhamsted - 3 £27,500 -
St Albans 0 1 £22,000 -37.14%
Stevenage -1 1 £32,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Designer
East of England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 54 (44.26%) Photoshop
2 47 (38.52%) HTML
2 47 (38.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (36.89%) CSS
4 37 (30.33%) Marketing
5 35 (28.69%) 4G
5 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
6 30 (24.59%) Web Design
6 30 (24.59%) jQuery
6 30 (24.59%) Erlang
7 29 (23.77%) Adobe
8 27 (22.13%) Finance
8 27 (22.13%) Network Architecture
9 23 (18.85%) HTML5
10 22 (18.03%) .NET
11 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
12 18 (14.75%) Telecoms
13 15 (12.30%) Social Media
13 15 (12.30%) Twitter
14 14 (11.48%) Analytics
14 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
15 13 (10.66%) CMS
15 13 (10.66%) InDesign
15 13 (10.66%) Retail
15 13 (10.66%) SIGTRAN
16 12 (9.84%) Oracle
16 12 (9.84%) Dreamweaver
17 11 (9.02%) SS7
17 11 (9.02%) TCAP
17 11 (9.02%) INAP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (10.66%) CMS
2 8 (6.56%) Umbraco
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.82%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (44.26%) Photoshop
2 47 (38.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (10.66%) InDesign
4 6 (4.92%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (4.92%) Fireworks
5 3 (2.46%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.82%) MS Office
6 1 (0.82%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (6.56%) WebTrends
1 8 (6.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.69%) 4G
2 13 (10.66%) SIGTRAN
3 11 (9.02%) SS7
3 11 (9.02%) TCAP
3 11 (9.02%) INAP
4 4 (3.28%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (3.28%) LTE
5 3 (2.46%) MPLS
5 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.46%) Internet
5 3 (2.46%) LAN
5 3 (2.46%) DHCP
6 2 (1.64%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.64%) UMTS
6 2 (1.64%) DWDM
6 2 (1.64%) LDAP
6 2 (1.64%) Broadband
6 2 (1.64%) GSM
6 2 (1.64%) Firewall
6 2 (1.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.74%) MySQL
1 7 (5.74%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.92%) Big Data
3 5 (4.10%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.64%) Mnesia
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (4.92%) Axure RP
3 4 (3.28%) Subversion
4 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.64%) Maven
5 2 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 37 (30.33%) Marketing
2 27 (22.13%) Finance
3 18 (14.75%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.66%) Retail
5 4 (3.28%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.28%) Games
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (38.52%) HTML
2 45 (36.89%) CSS
3 30 (24.59%) jQuery
4 23 (18.85%) HTML5
5 22 (18.03%) .NET
6 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET
7 11 (9.02%) CSS3
8 10 (8.20%) XHTML
9 6 (4.92%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (4.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (4.10%) Ajax
10 5 (4.10%) XML
11 4 (3.28%) JSP
11 4 (3.28%) REST
12 2 (1.64%) WCF
12 2 (1.64%) JSF
12 2 (1.64%) Flash
12 2 (1.64%) EJB
13 1 (0.82%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Social Media
2 11 (9.02%) Digital Media
3 9 (7.38%) W3C
4 7 (5.74%) Graphic Design
5 6 (4.92%) Replication
6 5 (4.10%) Clustering
6 5 (4.10%) E-Learning
7 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.46%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.46%) Animation
9 2 (1.64%) Photography
9 2 (1.64%) SCORM
9 2 (1.64%) PKI
9 2 (1.64%) Learning Management System
10 1 (0.82%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.82%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.46%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.59%) Web Design
2 27 (22.13%) Network Architecture
3 21 (17.21%) E-Commerce
4 14 (11.48%) Analytics
5 11 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (8.20%) SEO
7 8 (6.56%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (6.56%) Marketing Analytics
8 6 (4.92%) Big Data Analytics
8 6 (4.92%) Scrum
8 6 (4.92%) Information Architecture
8 6 (4.92%) Web Development
9 5 (4.10%) Project Management
9 5 (4.10%) SOA
9 5 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.10%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (4.10%) Demand Forecasting
10 4 (3.28%) Marketing Strategy
10 4 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (2.46%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
2 30 (24.59%) Erlang
3 8 (6.56%) Java
4 7 (5.74%) C#
5 4 (3.28%) SQL
6 3 (2.46%) Ruby
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (7.38%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.82%) CCNP
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) WCAG
Vendors
1 29 (23.77%) Adobe
2 15 (12.30%) Twitter
3 12 (9.84%) Oracle
4 9 (7.38%) Facebook
5 8 (6.56%) Google
6 6 (4.92%) Percona
7 4 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.64%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (1.64%) F5
8 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco
8 2 (1.64%) Intel
8 2 (1.64%) BEA
8 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.82%) Quark
9 1 (0.82%) Citrix
9 1 (0.82%) IBM
9 1 (0.82%) Macromedia
9 1 (0.82%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.82%) Blue Coat
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