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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 137 123 131
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 48 45 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.31% 1.45% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.51% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 44 43 23
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £26,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £78,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
3556 2984 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.26% 96.13% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2376 2330
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 56 (48.28%) HTML
2 53 (45.69%) User Experience
3 50 (43.10%) CSS
4 37 (31.90%) Adobe
5 34 (29.31%) Photoshop
6 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
7 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (23.28%) Adobe Illustrator
10 22 (18.97%) jQuery
11 21 (18.10%) Marketing
12 19 (16.38%) HTML5
13 18 (15.52%) Web Development
13 18 (15.52%) Degree
13 18 (15.52%) Windows
13 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
14 17 (14.66%) Flash
14 17 (14.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 16 (13.79%) Graphic Design
15 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 15 (12.93%) Technical Architecture
17 14 (12.07%) Finance
17 14 (12.07%) CMS
17 14 (12.07%) VMware
18 13 (11.21%) Clustering
18 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2005
18 13 (11.21%) AppSense
18 13 (11.21%) Web Design
18 13 (11.21%) MS Office
18 13 (11.21%) Linux

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 14 (12.07%) CMS
2 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (11.21%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.21%) Office Communications Server
2 13 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.62%) WordPress
4 7 (6.03%) Drupal
5 3 (2.59%) IIS
5 3 (2.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 34 (29.31%) Photoshop
2 27 (23.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (14.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (11.21%) MS Office
5 10 (8.62%) Fireworks
5 10 (8.62%) InDesign
6 9 (7.76%) Acrobat
7 3 (2.59%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.72%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.86%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.86%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.86%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.86%) Maya
9 1 (0.86%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Magento
2 2 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.21%) SAN
1 13 (11.21%) NAS
2 8 (6.90%) Intranet
3 1 (0.86%) MPLS
3 1 (0.86%) OSPF
3 1 (0.86%) BGP
3 1 (0.86%) Firewall
3 1 (0.86%) Network Security
3 1 (0.86%) LAN
3 1 (0.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.86%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (4.31%) Subversion
3 3 (2.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (2.59%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (18.10%) Marketing
2 14 (12.07%) Finance
3 9 (7.76%) Multimedia
4 7 (6.03%) Advertising
5 5 (4.31%) Interactive Media
6 3 (2.59%) Retail
7 2 (1.72%) Games
7 2 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (48.28%) HTML
2 50 (43.10%) CSS
3 22 (18.97%) jQuery
4 19 (16.38%) HTML5
5 17 (14.66%) Flash
6 9 (7.76%) XHTML
6 9 (7.76%) .NET
7 7 (6.03%) MooTools
7 7 (6.03%) CSS3
8 4 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.45%) XML
9 3 (2.59%) Modernizr
9 3 (2.59%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (2.59%) Apache Flex
9 3 (2.59%) WCF
9 3 (2.59%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.72%) WF
10 2 (1.72%) DOM
10 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (45.69%) User Experience
2 16 (13.79%) Graphic Design
3 13 (11.21%) Clustering
4 7 (6.03%) Animation
5 6 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.45%) Social Media
7 4 (3.45%) Photography
7 4 (3.45%) E-Learning
8 3 (2.59%) NHS
9 2 (1.72%) Video Editing
9 2 (1.72%) iPad
9 2 (1.72%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.72%) FMCG
9 2 (1.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.86%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.86%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.52%) Windows
2 13 (11.21%) Linux
2 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (11.21%) UNIX
3 5 (4.31%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.72%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (15.52%) Web Development
4 15 (12.93%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (11.21%) Web Design
5 13 (11.21%) Change Control
6 11 (9.48%) UX Design
7 9 (7.76%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.90%) SEO
8 8 (6.90%) Content Management
9 7 (6.03%) MVC
9 7 (6.03%) B2C
10 6 (5.17%) Project Management
10 6 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.31%) Online Marketing
11 5 (4.31%) Mentoring
12 4 (3.45%) Information Architecture
12 4 (3.45%) Usability Testing
12 4 (3.45%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (2.59%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 7 (6.03%) ActionScript
3 6 (5.17%) PHP
4 5 (4.31%) C#
5 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.59%) Java
7 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) CCNP
2 1 (0.86%) CCNA
2 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) EFQM
System Software
1 13 (11.21%) Active Directory
1 13 (11.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (11.21%) XenApp
1 13 (11.21%) XenServer
Vendors
1 37 (31.90%) Adobe
2 18 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.07%) VMware
4 13 (11.21%) AppSense
4 13 (11.21%) Citrix
4 13 (11.21%) CommVault
4 13 (11.21%) NetApp
5 3 (2.59%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.72%) Omniture
6 2 (1.72%) Google
6 2 (1.72%) Coremetrics
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle
7 1 (0.86%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.86%) Cognos
7 1 (0.86%) Cisco
7 1 (0.86%) Sony
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
7 1 (0.86%) Macromedia
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