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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 73 73 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 24 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.18% 3.38% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 3.49% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 10
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +31.86%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
1069 1002 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.09% 96.91% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 945 908 922
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 5 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
Folkestone - 14 £35,000 - 1
West Malling - 1 £25,000 -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 48 (97.96%) HTML
2 47 (95.92%) CSS
3 29 (59.18%) Front End Development
4 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
5 23 (46.94%) Photoshop
6 22 (44.90%) XHTML
7 14 (28.57%) User Experience
7 14 (28.57%) .NET
8 13 (26.53%) Flash
8 13 (26.53%) Adobe
9 10 (20.41%) HTML5
9 10 (20.41%) Data Protection
9 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (20.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 9 (18.37%) InDesign
10 9 (18.37%) Retail
10 9 (18.37%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.29%) Web Design
13 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
13 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
13 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
13 5 (10.20%) Oracle
13 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
13 5 (10.20%) Performance Optimisation
13 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.20%) Web Development
14 3 (6.12%) Sass

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (6.12%) CMS
2 2 (4.08%) Kentico
Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Photoshop
2 10 (20.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (18.37%) InDesign
4 2 (4.08%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
1 9 (18.37%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) HTML
2 47 (95.92%) CSS
3 22 (44.90%) XHTML
4 14 (28.57%) .NET
5 13 (26.53%) Flash
6 10 (20.41%) HTML5
7 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
9 3 (6.12%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.12%) CSS3
9 3 (6.12%) Sass
9 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.08%) jQuery
10 2 (4.08%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.08%) Android
1 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (59.18%) Front End Development
2 10 (20.41%) Data Protection
2 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (14.29%) Web Design
4 5 (10.20%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Web Development
5 3 (6.12%) SEO
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) Adobe
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Aim Hire
Posted: 3 days ago
Dartford
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago