The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 125 113 135
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 60 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.58% 1.88% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.96% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 19
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,232 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -1.42%
Designer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Designer Salary Trend in Leeds

Designer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 66 (48.89%) HTML
2 61 (45.19%) User Experience
3 55 (40.74%) CSS
4 40 (29.63%) Photoshop
5 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
5 35 (25.93%) Adobe
6 33 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (20.74%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (20.00%) Marketing
9 26 (19.26%) jQuery
10 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
10 23 (17.04%) Flash
11 22 (16.30%) Windows
12 21 (15.56%) HTML5
13 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
14 18 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (12.59%) Web Development
15 17 (12.59%) Degree
15 17 (12.59%) VMware
15 17 (12.59%) MS Office
15 17 (12.59%) E-Commerce
16 16 (11.85%) Linux
16 16 (11.85%) UNIX
16 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
16 16 (11.85%) SAN
16 16 (11.85%) CommVault
16 16 (11.85%) NetApp
16 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
16 16 (11.85%) Citrix

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
1 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (11.85%) Office Communications Server
1 16 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (10.37%) CMS
3 12 (8.89%) WordPress
4 7 (5.19%) Drupal
5 3 (2.22%) IIS
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (29.63%) Photoshop
2 28 (20.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (12.59%) MS Office
4 15 (11.11%) Fireworks
4 15 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (6.67%) InDesign
5 9 (6.67%) Acrobat
6 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.48%) FreeHand
7 2 (1.48%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.74%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.74%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.74%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Magento
2 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) SAN
1 16 (11.85%) NAS
2 8 (5.93%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) MPLS
3 1 (0.74%) OSPF
3 1 (0.74%) BGP
3 1 (0.74%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Network Security
3 1 (0.74%) LAN
3 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.22%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 27 (20.00%) Marketing
2 15 (11.11%) Finance
3 9 (6.67%) Advertising
4 8 (5.93%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.70%) Interactive Media
6 3 (2.22%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (48.89%) HTML
2 55 (40.74%) CSS
3 26 (19.26%) jQuery
4 23 (17.04%) Flash
5 21 (15.56%) HTML5
6 11 (8.15%) XHTML
7 10 (7.41%) .NET
8 9 (6.67%) MooTools
8 9 (6.67%) CSS3
9 6 (4.44%) XML
10 5 (3.70%) Ajax
10 5 (3.70%) Sass
11 4 (2.96%) DOM
11 4 (2.96%) JSP
11 4 (2.96%) Ext JS
11 4 (2.96%) JSTL
11 4 (2.96%) Dojo
11 4 (2.96%) Apache Flex
12 3 (2.22%) WCF
12 3 (2.22%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (45.19%) User Experience
2 16 (11.85%) Clustering
3 13 (9.63%) Graphic Design
4 9 (6.67%) Animation
5 6 (4.44%) Photography
5 6 (4.44%) Social Media
5 6 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.96%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.96%) iPad
7 4 (2.96%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.22%) NHS
9 2 (1.48%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.48%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.74%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.74%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.74%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.74%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.30%) Windows
2 16 (11.85%) Linux
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (11.85%) UNIX
3 7 (5.19%) Android
4 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.44%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (20.74%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 17 (12.59%) Web Development
4 17 (12.59%) E-Commerce
5 16 (11.85%) Change Control
6 15 (11.11%) Web Design
7 11 (8.15%) UX Design
8 10 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 9 (6.67%) Content Management
10 8 (5.93%) Project Management
11 7 (5.19%) Service Management
11 7 (5.19%) ITIL
11 7 (5.19%) Change Management
11 7 (5.19%) ITSM
11 7 (5.19%) MVC
11 7 (5.19%) SEO
11 7 (5.19%) ITIL V3
12 6 (4.44%) Information Architecture
13 5 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 35 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.19%) PHP
3 6 (4.44%) C#
4 5 (3.70%) ActionScript
5 4 (2.96%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.22%) Java
7 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.74%) CCNP
2 1 (0.74%) CCNA
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.48%) EFQM
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Active Directory
1 16 (11.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (11.85%) XenApp
1 16 (11.85%) XenServer
Vendors
1 35 (25.93%) Adobe
2 23 (17.04%) Microsoft
3 17 (12.59%) VMware
4 16 (11.85%) AppSense
4 16 (11.85%) Citrix
4 16 (11.85%) CommVault
4 16 (11.85%) NetApp
5 4 (2.96%) Omniture
5 4 (2.96%) Google
5 4 (2.96%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.48%) Twitter
6 2 (1.48%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle
7 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.74%) Cognos
7 1 (0.74%) Cisco
7 1 (0.74%) Sony
7 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
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