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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 83 102 43
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 8 10 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.84% 0.81% 4.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.85% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 43
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -58.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,188 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +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
902 1174 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.75% 95.45% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 818 945 894
Average salary £37,500 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 6 £40,000 - 3
Designer
South East

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (59.09%) Adobe
2 20 (45.45%) Games
3 16 (36.36%) Photoshop
4 13 (29.55%) Degree
4 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
5 12 (27.27%) Clustering
5 12 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (27.27%) MySQL
5 12 (27.27%) MariaDB
5 12 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
6 11 (25.00%) Marketing
7 10 (22.73%) HTML
7 10 (22.73%) CSS
8 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
8 8 (18.18%) WordPress
8 8 (18.18%) Android
8 8 (18.18%) Acrobat
8 8 (18.18%) Quark
8 8 (18.18%) SEO
8 8 (18.18%) Social Media
8 8 (18.18%) User Experience
9 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 5 (11.36%) Information Architecture
10 5 (11.36%) HTML5
10 5 (11.36%) jQuery
10 5 (11.36%) LESS
10 5 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (9.09%) Web Development
11 4 (9.09%) Graphic Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (18.18%) WordPress
2 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) Photoshop
2 12 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (18.18%) Acrobat
4 5 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.27%) InDesign
5 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) MySQL
1 12 (27.27%) NoSQL
1 12 (27.27%) MariaDB
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) ObjectDB
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Grunt
1 1 (2.27%) Yeoman
1 1 (2.27%) Bower
General
1 20 (45.45%) Games
2 11 (25.00%) Marketing
3 3 (6.82%) Finance
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
1 10 (22.73%) CSS
2 5 (11.36%) jQuery
2 5 (11.36%) HTML5
2 5 (11.36%) LESS
3 4 (9.09%) XHTML
3 4 (9.09%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) Sass
4 1 (2.27%) CGI
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.27%) WebGL
4 1 (2.27%) REST
4 1 (2.27%) SOAP
4 1 (2.27%) DOM
4 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Clustering
2 8 (18.18%) Social Media
2 8 (18.18%) User Experience
3 4 (9.09%) Mobile Games
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
3 4 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 3 (6.82%) Animation
5 1 (2.27%) Video Editing
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Android
1 8 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (27.27%) Performance Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) SEO
4 5 (11.36%) Information Architecture
5 4 (9.09%) UX Design
5 4 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (4.55%) Direct Marketing
6 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.27%) System Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Workflow
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Content Management
7 1 (2.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Adobe
2 8 (18.18%) Quark
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago