The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 20 17 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 14 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.41% 3.23% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.92% 3.74% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 5
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 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
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 107 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.07% 86.29% 91.15%
Number of salaries quoted 127 58 170
Average salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Designer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Designer Salary Trend in the Midlands

Designer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) UML
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (73.33%) CTI
3 11 (73.33%) IVR
3 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (73.33%) CRM
3 11 (73.33%) MS Visio
3 11 (73.33%) SOA
3 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) XSLT
3 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 11 (73.33%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) KANA
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (73.33%) Knowledge Management
3 11 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (73.33%) REST
3 11 (73.33%) User Stories
3 11 (73.33%) Coaching
3 11 (73.33%) Product Management
3 11 (73.33%) Software Delivery
3 11 (73.33%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Adobe

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
1 11 (73.33%) MS Visio
1 11 (73.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (6.67%) QlikView
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (6.67%) StreamInsight
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Interactive Media
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) SOAP
3 11 (73.33%) XML
3 11 (73.33%) XSLT
3 11 (73.33%) JSON
3 11 (73.33%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) IVR
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) Data Conversion
3 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) UML
2 11 (73.33%) CRM
2 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (73.33%) Knowledge Management
2 11 (73.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (73.33%) Product Management
2 11 (73.33%) User Stories
2 11 (73.33%) Coaching
2 11 (73.33%) Software Delivery
2 11 (73.33%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) Open Source
3 1 (6.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
3 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) UX Design
3 1 (6.67%) Pay per click
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Java
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) KANA
3 3 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau