The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 73 92 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 20 10 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.03% 0.86% 3.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.89% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 34
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £17,800 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £27,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Designer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
938 1122 1102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.04% 96.81% 94.67%
Number of salaries quoted 851 946 940
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Designer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Designer Salary Trend in Kent

Designer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Kent

Designer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
Tunbridge Wells -8 11 £35,000 +40.00%
Tonbridge - 1 £20,000 - 1
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 21 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 19 (38.78%) HTML
2 19 (38.78%) CSS
2 19 (38.78%) Adobe
3 18 (36.73%) User Experience
4 15 (30.61%) Degree
5 14 (28.57%) Games
5 14 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
6 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
6 10 (20.41%) MySQL
6 10 (20.41%) Clustering
6 10 (20.41%) Performance Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
6 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
7 9 (18.37%) Information Architecture
7 9 (18.37%) Marketing
8 8 (16.33%) XHTML
8 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 7 (14.29%) Finance
9 7 (14.29%) Graphic Design
10 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (12.24%) jQuery
10 6 (12.24%) HTML5
11 5 (10.20%) Social Media
11 5 (10.20%) CSS3
11 5 (10.20%) LESS
11 5 (10.20%) WordPress
11 5 (10.20%) Scrum
11 5 (10.20%) Acrobat

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 5 (10.20%) WordPress
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 14 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (16.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (10.20%) Acrobat
5 4 (8.16%) InDesign
6 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) MySQL
1 10 (20.41%) MariaDB
1 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
2 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (4.08%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) ObjectDB
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Grunt
2 1 (2.04%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.04%) Bower
2 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 14 (28.57%) Games
2 9 (18.37%) Marketing
3 7 (14.29%) Finance
4 4 (8.16%) Advertising
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) HTML
1 19 (38.78%) CSS
2 8 (16.33%) XHTML
3 6 (12.24%) jQuery
3 6 (12.24%) HTML5
4 5 (10.20%) CSS3
4 5 (10.20%) LESS
5 4 (8.16%) Flash
6 1 (2.04%) WebGL
6 1 (2.04%) REST
6 1 (2.04%) Sass
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.04%) Zurb Foundation
6 1 (2.04%) JSON
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) XML
6 1 (2.04%) DOM
6 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Clustering
3 7 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 5 (10.20%) Social Media
5 4 (8.16%) Replication
5 4 (8.16%) Mobile Games
5 4 (8.16%) Animation
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Performance Analysis
2 9 (18.37%) Information Architecture
3 8 (16.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (10.20%) Scrum
6 4 (8.16%) Web Development
6 4 (8.16%) UX Design
7 3 (6.12%) SEO
7 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (4.08%) Game Development
9 1 (2.04%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Coaching
9 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.04%) System Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.04%) Content Management
9 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Adobe
2 5 (10.20%) Quark
3 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.12%) SAP
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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