The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 77 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 9 25 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.19% 3.35% 3.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 3.43% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 25
Average salary £30,000 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £36,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
Designer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford 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
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
733 729 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.21% 97.59% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 626 608 640
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Designer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Designer Salary Trend in Oxford

Designer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Oxford

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) User Experience
3 13 (65.00%) CSS
4 8 (40.00%) Animation
4 8 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (35.00%) Adobe
5 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
6 6 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (30.00%) Information Architecture
7 5 (25.00%) Time Management
7 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (25.00%) Typography
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
8 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
8 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
8 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 4 (20.00%) Android
9 3 (15.00%) CSS3
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
10 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.00%) Workflow
10 2 (10.00%) Finance
10 2 (10.00%) CMS
10 2 (10.00%) Banking

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 2 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (35.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (10.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) User Experience
2 8 (40.00%) Animation
3 4 (20.00%) Digital Media
3 4 (20.00%) e-Learning
4 2 (10.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (30.00%) Information Architecture
3 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 5 (25.00%) Typography
4 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 4 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) Content Management
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Adobe