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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 105 111 120
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 82 77 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.35% 2.09% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 2.15% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 15
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £25,050 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
3341 3576 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.81% 97.23% 95.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2636 2839 1853
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 30 July 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 59 (53.15%) HTML
2 56 (50.45%) CSS
3 54 (48.65%) User Experience
4 37 (33.33%) HTML5
5 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (22.52%) Scrum
7 24 (21.62%) .NET
7 24 (21.62%) Photoshop
8 21 (18.92%) Visual Studio
8 21 (18.92%) XSLT
8 21 (18.92%) SharePoint
8 21 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (18.92%) Office 365
8 21 (18.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 21 (18.92%) InfoPath
9 20 (18.02%) Marketing
10 19 (17.12%) Information Architecture
10 19 (17.12%) Adobe Illustrator
10 19 (17.12%) Web Design
11 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.51%) Content Management
13 13 (11.71%) jQuery
14 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
14 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
14 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
14 12 (10.81%) Finance
14 12 (10.81%) Migration
15 10 (9.01%) Adobe
15 10 (9.01%) CSS3

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 21 (18.92%) SharePoint
1 21 (18.92%) SharePoint 2010
1 21 (18.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) DNN
Applications
1 24 (21.62%) Photoshop
2 21 (18.92%) InfoPath
3 19 (17.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.41%) InDesign
4 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (4.50%) Acrobat
6 4 (3.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (18.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) SAN
1 1 (0.90%) Intranet
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.70%) MySQL
1 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.70%) OLTP
1 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.70%) CouchDB
1 3 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.31%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (18.02%) Marketing
2 12 (10.81%) Finance
3 6 (5.41%) Retail
4 3 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.80%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.90%) Law
6 1 (0.90%) Games
6 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.15%) HTML
2 56 (50.45%) CSS
3 37 (33.33%) HTML5
4 24 (21.62%) .NET
5 21 (18.92%) XSLT
6 13 (11.71%) jQuery
7 10 (9.01%) CSS3
8 5 (4.50%) Sass
9 3 (2.70%) DOM
10 2 (1.80%) REST
10 2 (1.80%) LESS
10 2 (1.80%) JSON
10 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.80%) JSP
10 2 (1.80%) SOAP
11 1 (0.90%) WPF
11 1 (0.90%) Flash
11 1 (0.90%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (48.65%) User Experience
2 6 (5.41%) Graphic Design
3 5 (4.50%) Animation
3 5 (4.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Social Media
4 3 (2.70%) Replication
4 3 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.90%) BBC
6 1 (0.90%) Photography
6 1 (0.90%) Psychology
6 1 (0.90%) Human Factors
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.52%) Scrum
3 19 (17.12%) Web Design
3 19 (17.12%) Information Architecture
4 15 (13.51%) Content Management
5 12 (10.81%) Migration
5 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 8 (7.21%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.21%) SOA
7 7 (6.31%) Analytics
7 7 (6.31%) Product Management
7 7 (6.31%) UX Design
8 6 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (5.41%) Mobile First
9 5 (4.50%) Data Protection
10 4 (3.60%) 3D Modelling
10 4 (3.60%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.60%) User Stories
10 4 (3.60%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.41%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.21%) Java
3 3 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (0.90%) C#
4 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (10.81%) SC Cleared
1 12 (10.81%) DV Cleared
1 12 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) Degree
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.70%) MCDBA
4 2 (1.80%) CCNP
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) HP ASE
5 1 (0.90%) HP AIS
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 10 (9.01%) Adobe
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.60%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco
4 2 (1.80%) HP
4 2 (1.80%) Huawei
4 2 (1.80%) F5
5 1 (0.90%) Remedy
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