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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 75 86 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.08% 0.73% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.75% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 16
Average salary £30,750 £40,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.12% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,400 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £49,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
984 1072 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.23% 97.90% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 822 921 688
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 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
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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
Canterbury - 8 - - 2
Maidstone -10 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Sittingbourne - 1 £18,000 -
Dover - 1 - -
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 16 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (43.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (34.38%) Web Design
4 9 (28.13%) Adobe
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) Marketing
6 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 5 (15.63%) HTML
7 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco
7 5 (15.63%) WAN
7 5 (15.63%) Network Security
7 5 (15.63%) Degree
8 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
8 4 (12.50%) CCSE
8 4 (12.50%) JNCIS
8 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (12.50%) F5
8 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) Junos
8 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 4 (12.50%) SAP
8 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Linux
8 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 4 (12.50%) ProxySG

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (3.13%) IIS
1 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.13%) Moodle
1 1 (3.13%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (43.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (6.25%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (3.13%) AutoCAD
4 1 (3.13%) CorelDRAW
4 1 (3.13%) MS Office
4 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) WAN
1 5 (15.63%) Network Security
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (12.50%) Junos
2 4 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (12.50%) VPN
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) OSPF
2 4 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (3.13%) CTI
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) SNMP
General
1 8 (25.00%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) CSS
1 5 (15.63%) HTML
2 4 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Graphic Design
2 3 (9.38%) Photography
3 2 (6.25%) Video Editing
3 2 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.13%) Firmware
4 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Web Design
2 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 3 (9.38%) SEO
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (6.25%) CAD
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Stress Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Web Development
5 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.13%) Finite Element Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) Change Control
5 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) CCSE
2 4 (12.50%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.13%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) HNC
3 1 (3.13%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Adobe
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) F5
3 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.38%) JD Edwards
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Mitel
6 1 (3.13%) SolidWorks
6 1 (3.13%) VMware
6 1 (3.13%) Cadence
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
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