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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 114 123 125
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 68 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 1.20% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.89% 1.26% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 48 22 19
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £39,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 20 August 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 48 (36.92%) HTML
2 39 (30.00%) CSS
3 34 (26.15%) Photoshop
4 29 (22.31%) Marketing
5 27 (20.77%) Adobe
6 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
7 24 (18.46%) Windows
8 22 (16.92%) Flash
8 22 (16.92%) Adobe Illustrator
9 21 (16.15%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (14.62%) JavaScript
11 18 (13.85%) MS Office
11 18 (13.85%) Finance
11 18 (13.85%) VMware
11 18 (13.85%) jQuery
12 16 (12.31%) AppSense
12 16 (12.31%) Web Design
12 16 (12.31%) Clustering
12 16 (12.31%) UNIX
12 16 (12.31%) Linux
12 16 (12.31%) MS Exchange
12 16 (12.31%) SAN
12 16 (12.31%) CommVault
12 16 (12.31%) NetApp
12 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
12 16 (12.31%) Citrix
12 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (12.31%) MS Exchange
1 16 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (12.31%) Office Communications Server
1 16 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (7.69%) WordPress
3 7 (5.38%) CMS
4 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (26.15%) Photoshop
2 22 (16.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (13.85%) MS Office
4 12 (9.23%) Fireworks
5 7 (5.38%) InDesign
5 7 (5.38%) Acrobat
6 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
6 5 (3.85%) MS Visio
7 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (1.54%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Google Analytics
1 4 (3.08%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.31%) SAN
1 16 (12.31%) NAS
2 8 (6.15%) Intranet
3 2 (1.54%) MPLS
3 2 (1.54%) OSPF
3 2 (1.54%) BGP
3 2 (1.54%) Firewall
3 2 (1.54%) Network Security
3 2 (1.54%) LAN
3 2 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2005
2 16 (12.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.77%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 15 (11.54%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (2.31%) Subversion
4 2 (1.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (1.54%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (22.31%) Marketing
2 18 (13.85%) Finance
3 9 (6.92%) Advertising
4 7 (5.38%) Multimedia
5 5 (3.85%) Interactive Media
6 4 (3.08%) Retail
7 3 (2.31%) Banking
8 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.92%) HTML
2 39 (30.00%) CSS
3 22 (16.92%) Flash
4 18 (13.85%) jQuery
5 12 (9.23%) .NET
6 9 (6.92%) XHTML
6 9 (6.92%) HTML5
7 7 (5.38%) CSS3
7 7 (5.38%) MooTools
8 6 (4.62%) XML
9 5 (3.85%) Ajax
9 5 (3.85%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.08%) JSP
10 4 (3.08%) DOM
10 4 (3.08%) JSTL
10 4 (3.08%) Dojo
10 4 (3.08%) Ext JS
10 4 (3.08%) Sass
11 3 (2.31%) Apache Flex
11 3 (2.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.31%) Clustering
2 10 (7.69%) Graphic Design
3 9 (6.92%) Animation
4 7 (5.38%) Photography
4 7 (5.38%) Social Media
5 6 (4.62%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.08%) iPad
7 4 (3.08%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.54%) SCORM
8 2 (1.54%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.54%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.54%) NHS
9 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.77%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.46%) Windows
2 16 (12.31%) Linux
2 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (12.31%) UNIX
3 6 (4.62%) Android
4 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.15%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (12.31%) Change Control
2 16 (12.31%) Technical Architecture
2 16 (12.31%) Web Design
3 14 (10.77%) E-Commerce
4 12 (9.23%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 10 (7.69%) Service Management
5 10 (7.69%) Change Management
5 10 (7.69%) ITIL
5 10 (7.69%) ITSM
6 9 (6.92%) Content Management
7 8 (6.15%) Project Management
7 8 (6.15%) Web Development
8 7 (5.38%) TOGAF
8 7 (5.38%) Programme Management
9 6 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (3.85%) SEO
10 5 (3.85%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) JavaScript
2 8 (6.15%) C#
3 5 (3.85%) PHP
4 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.31%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.54%) Java
7 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) CCNP
2 2 (1.54%) CCNA
2 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) EFQM
2 3 (2.31%) QA
3 2 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (12.31%) Active Directory
1 16 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (12.31%) XenApp
1 16 (12.31%) XenServer
Vendors
1 27 (20.77%) Adobe
2 26 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (13.85%) VMware
4 16 (12.31%) AppSense
4 16 (12.31%) Citrix
4 16 (12.31%) CommVault
4 16 (12.31%) NetApp
5 4 (3.08%) Omniture
5 4 (3.08%) Google
5 4 (3.08%) Coremetrics
5 4 (3.08%) Twitter
6 2 (1.54%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.54%) Quark
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle
7 1 (0.77%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.77%) Cognos
7 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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