The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North East 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 66 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 18 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.30% 0.88% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 0.91% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 10
Average salary £26,000 £32,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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 North East 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
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
748 770 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 95.53% 96.61% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 648 600 526
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Designer
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Designer Salary Trend in the North East

Designer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +3 17 £26,000 +15.55% 2
Durham -15 1 £26,750 -16.40%
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
2 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (78.57%) SharePoint
3 22 (78.57%) HTML5
4 21 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (75.00%) Office 365
4 21 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (75.00%) .NET
4 21 (75.00%) XSLT
4 21 (75.00%) InfoPath
4 21 (75.00%) Visual Studio
4 21 (75.00%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Migration
5 12 (42.86%) Content Management
5 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) User Experience
7 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
8 3 (10.71%) Adobe
9 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
9 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (3.57%) Laravel
10 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
10 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (3.57%) Marketing
10 1 (3.57%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 22 (78.57%) SharePoint
2 21 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (75.00%) InfoPath
2 4 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (10.71%) Photoshop
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 21 (75.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 21 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 24 (85.71%) CSS
3 22 (78.57%) HTML5
4 21 (75.00%) XSLT
4 21 (75.00%) .NET
5 1 (3.57%) Flash
5 1 (3.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.57%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (75.00%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Migration
3 12 (42.86%) Content Management
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Web Design
4 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Adobe
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix