The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton 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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 48 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 27 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.74% 2.33% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 2.41% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 13
Average salary £49,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.89% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Designer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
663 415 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 91.83% 96.51% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 640 362 489
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Designer
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Designer Salary Trend in Northampton

Designer
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Northampton

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 30 (60.00%) Open Source
2 27 (54.00%) Java
2 27 (54.00%) MySQL
2 27 (54.00%) Windows
2 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Apache
2 27 (54.00%) Tomcat
3 26 (52.00%) LAN
3 26 (52.00%) WAN
3 26 (52.00%) Cisco
4 25 (50.00%) SAN
5 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (42.00%) Google
6 21 (42.00%) Oracle
6 21 (42.00%) Google Apps
6 21 (42.00%) OpenStack
7 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
7 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (20.00%) HTML
8 10 (20.00%) CSS
9 9 (18.00%) SaaS
9 9 (18.00%) IaaS
9 9 (18.00%) Photoshop
9 9 (18.00%) Adobe
9 9 (18.00%) Web Design
9 9 (18.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 8 (16.00%) Project Management
10 8 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (16.00%) hybris
11 7 (14.00%) Appcelerator Titanium

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 27 (54.00%) Apache
1 27 (54.00%) Tomcat
2 21 (42.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Photoshop
1 9 (18.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (8.00%) InDesign
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Google Apps
2 9 (18.00%) IaaS
2 9 (18.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (52.00%) LAN
1 26 (52.00%) WAN
2 25 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (54.00%) MySQL
2 6 (12.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (4.00%) Impala
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Legal
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
1 10 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) Flash
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 30 (60.00%) Open Source
2 3 (6.00%) Augmented Reality
3 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 27 (54.00%) Windows
1 27 (54.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) Web Design
3 8 (16.00%) Project Management
3 8 (16.00%) Agile Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.00%) UML
8 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (54.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.00%) PHP
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Scala
3 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) Oracle
2 21 (42.00%) Google
3 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (18.00%) Adobe
5 8 (16.00%) hybris
6 6 (12.00%) Teradata
7 4 (8.00%) Ab Initio
7 4 (8.00%) Informatica
8 2 (4.00%) Talend
9 1 (2.00%) Cloudera
9 1 (2.00%) IBM