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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 16 32 32
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.39% 1.19% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 1.32% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £15,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+150.00% -80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
99 228 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 83.90% 90.12% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 61 168 135
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (63.64%) Marketing
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) SEO
2 5 (45.45%) Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) User Experience
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
3 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Email Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) WordPress
3 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Social Media
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (36.36%) CMS
1 4 (36.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Photoshop
1 4 (36.36%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 7 (63.64%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) E-Learning
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SEO
1 5 (45.45%) Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Email Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) E-Commerce
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe