The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 66 58 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 16 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 1.99% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.08% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,000 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £54,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
868 624 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 93.03% 95.41% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 760 520 746
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Designer
East Midlands

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Designer
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Northampton -9 12 £49,000 +18.78%
Kettering - 3 £28,500 -
Wellingborough - 1 £22,500 -
Designer
East Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (69.77%) MySQL
2 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 28 (65.12%) Linux
3 27 (62.79%) Apache
3 27 (62.79%) Tomcat
3 27 (62.79%) LAN
3 27 (62.79%) WAN
3 27 (62.79%) Open Source
4 26 (60.47%) SaaS
4 26 (60.47%) IaaS
5 22 (51.16%) Cisco
6 21 (48.84%) SAN
7 19 (44.19%) Java
7 19 (44.19%) Google
7 19 (44.19%) Google Apps
8 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (34.88%) Oracle
9 15 (34.88%) Project Management
9 15 (34.88%) OpenStack
9 15 (34.88%) Agile Project Management
9 15 (34.88%) hybris
10 12 (27.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
11 8 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (16.28%) jQuery
12 7 (16.28%) HTML
12 7 (16.28%) CSS
13 6 (13.95%) Adobe
13 6 (13.95%) Network Design
13 6 (13.95%) Finance

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (62.79%) Apache
1 27 (62.79%) Tomcat
2 15 (34.88%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.30%) WordPress
4 3 (6.98%) CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Photoshop
2 8 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (60.47%) SaaS
1 26 (60.47%) IaaS
2 19 (44.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 27 (62.79%) LAN
1 27 (62.79%) WAN
2 21 (48.84%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) HSRP
4 1 (2.33%) OSPF
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (69.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 5 (11.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) jQuery
1 7 (16.28%) HTML
1 7 (16.28%) CSS
2 2 (4.65%) XSL
2 2 (4.65%) Flash
3 1 (2.33%) Sass
3 1 (2.33%) CSS3
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) Open Source
2 2 (4.65%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
1 28 (65.12%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.33%) Android
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
2 15 (34.88%) Agile Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Web Design
5 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.65%) B2B
6 1 (2.33%) CAD
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) PHP
3 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) CCIE
1 5 (11.63%) CCNP
1 5 (11.63%) CCNA
1 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco
2 19 (44.19%) Google
3 15 (34.88%) Oracle
3 15 (34.88%) hybris
4 6 (13.95%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) F5
5 1 (2.33%) Juniper
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Fortinet