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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 118 120 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 18 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.81% 0.97% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.05% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 18
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £57,500 £62,800
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
2097 2196 2156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.63% 92.54% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1594 1550 1717
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 31 July 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Reading

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (48.57%) HTML
1 17 (48.57%) User Experience
2 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) Marketing
3 13 (37.14%) Digital Marketing
3 13 (37.14%) jQuery
4 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (31.43%) Photoshop
5 11 (31.43%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (25.71%) HTML5
7 8 (22.86%) UX Design
7 8 (22.86%) Electronics
7 8 (22.86%) Adobe
7 8 (22.86%) Fireworks
8 6 (17.14%) CSS3
9 5 (14.29%) Degree
9 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
9 5 (14.29%) Web Design
10 4 (11.43%) E-Learning
10 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
10 4 (11.43%) PHP
10 4 (11.43%) .NET
10 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
10 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
11 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (8.57%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (8.57%) Network Security

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (5.71%) Lync
2 1 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Photoshop
1 11 (31.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (22.86%) Fireworks
3 3 (8.57%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (8.57%) MS Office
4 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
4 2 (5.71%) RoboHelp
4 2 (5.71%) InDesign
4 2 (5.71%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
1 1 (2.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LAN
1 3 (8.57%) WAN
1 3 (8.57%) Firewall
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) IDOL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Axure RP
2 3 (8.57%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (2.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (37.14%) Marketing
2 8 (22.86%) Electronics
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (48.57%) HTML
2 14 (40.00%) CSS
3 13 (37.14%) jQuery
4 9 (25.71%) HTML5
5 6 (17.14%) CSS3
6 4 (11.43%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) XHTML
7 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) User Experience
2 5 (14.29%) Graphic Design
3 4 (11.43%) E-Learning
4 3 (8.57%) Psychology
5 2 (5.71%) Ergonomics
5 2 (5.71%) Human Factors
5 2 (5.71%) Social Media
6 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Digital Marketing
2 8 (22.86%) UX Design
3 5 (14.29%) Web Design
4 3 (8.57%) Validation
4 3 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Online Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Email Marketing
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) SEO
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Web Development
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Time Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
5 1 (2.86%) ABAP
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CCNP
3 3 (8.57%) CCDA
3 3 (8.57%) CCDP
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Adobe
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Meridio
5 1 (2.86%) Talend
5 1 (2.86%) Informatica
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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