The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 121 113 72
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 28 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% 1.20% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.29% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 11
Average salary £55,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Designer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2247 2174 1929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.36% 92.87% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1540 1637 1586
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Designer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Designer Salary Trend in Reading

Designer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Reading

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 17 (37.78%) User Experience
2 11 (24.44%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 10 (22.22%) Adobe
3 10 (22.22%) CCNP
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 10 (22.22%) jQuery
4 9 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (17.78%) CCDA
5 8 (17.78%) CCDP
5 8 (17.78%) Graphic Design
6 7 (15.56%) Marketing
6 7 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (15.56%) HTML5
6 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.33%) CCIE
7 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.33%) Degree
7 6 (13.33%) Network Security
7 6 (13.33%) Social Media
7 6 (13.33%) Network Design
8 5 (11.11%) Web Analytics
8 5 (11.11%) Ergonomics
8 5 (11.11%) Human Factors

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.44%) WordPress
2 2 (4.44%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) ExpressionEngine
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
3 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) InDesign
4 2 (4.44%) MS Office
4 2 (4.44%) Fireworks
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.22%) RoboHelp
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (13.33%) Network Security
3 4 (8.89%) WLAN
4 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (4.44%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) VoIP
6 1 (2.22%) DNS
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) IDOL
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) French Language
3 2 (4.44%) German Language
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) HTML
1 11 (24.44%) CSS
2 10 (22.22%) jQuery
3 7 (15.56%) HTML5
4 2 (4.44%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) User Experience
2 8 (17.78%) Graphic Design
3 6 (13.33%) Social Media
4 5 (11.11%) Ergonomics
4 5 (11.11%) Human Factors
5 2 (4.44%) FMCG
5 2 (4.44%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
1 6 (13.33%) Network Design
2 5 (11.11%) Web Analytics
2 5 (11.11%) SEO
2 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.89%) Validation
3 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.67%) Online Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) UX Design
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Web Design
5 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) CRM
6 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Content Management
6 1 (2.22%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (2.22%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) CCNP
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCDA
2 8 (17.78%) CCDP
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 6 (13.33%) CCIE
4 6 (13.33%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.44%) CCIP
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Plesk
1 1 (2.22%) cPanel
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Adobe
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.89%) Google
4 4 (8.89%) Aruba
5 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Meridio
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
6 1 (2.22%) Apple
6 1 (2.22%) Quark
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