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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 132 110 96
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 22 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 1.55% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.62% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 43
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,400 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,500 £49,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2949 3267 2744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.13% 95.47% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2138 1768
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Designer Salary Trend in Scotland

Designer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

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

Designer Salary Histogram in Scotland

Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 11 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Glasgow -6 9 £43,500 -3.33% 5
Dundee +4 1 - -
West Lothian -5 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 34 (62.96%) HTML
1 34 (62.96%) CSS
2 25 (46.30%) User Experience
3 20 (37.04%) HTML5
4 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
5 17 (31.48%) CSS3
5 17 (31.48%) Marketing
6 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (25.93%) Adobe
7 14 (25.93%) jQuery
7 14 (25.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 12 (22.22%) Photoshop
9 10 (18.52%) Finance
10 9 (16.67%) Advertising
10 9 (16.67%) Big Data
11 8 (14.81%) Usability Testing
11 8 (14.81%) Oracle
11 8 (14.81%) SQL
12 7 (12.96%) UNIX
12 7 (12.96%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (12.96%) SEO
12 7 (12.96%) Degree
12 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
12 7 (12.96%) Social Media
13 6 (11.11%) WordPress
13 6 (11.11%) W3C
13 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
13 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
13 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
14 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (11.11%) WordPress
2 5 (9.26%) SAS
3 2 (3.70%) Moodle
4 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 7 (12.96%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (5.56%) InDesign
4 3 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (3.70%) MS Office
6 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) LDAP
1 1 (1.85%) SAN
1 1 (1.85%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Big Data
2 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 6 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (9.26%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (9.26%) DataStage
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 2 (3.70%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.85%) Android Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.85%) Xcode
General
1 17 (31.48%) Marketing
2 10 (18.52%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Advertising
4 4 (7.41%) Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Games
6 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (62.96%) HTML
1 34 (62.96%) CSS
2 20 (37.04%) HTML5
3 17 (31.48%) CSS3
4 14 (25.93%) jQuery
5 3 (5.56%) Sass
5 3 (5.56%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) Flash
6 2 (3.70%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.85%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.85%) Yii
7 1 (1.85%) REST
7 1 (1.85%) Ajax
7 1 (1.85%) JSON
7 1 (1.85%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.85%) Dojo
7 1 (1.85%) Symfony
7 1 (1.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.85%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (46.30%) User Experience
2 7 (12.96%) Social Media
3 6 (11.11%) W3C
4 4 (7.41%) Photography
5 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.70%) E-Learning
6 2 (3.70%) VLE
6 2 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (3.70%) Animation
6 2 (3.70%) iPad
7 1 (1.85%) Social Gaming
7 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Solaris
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.81%) Usability Testing
3 7 (12.96%) Waterfall
3 7 (12.96%) SEO
4 5 (9.26%) Quality Management
4 5 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.26%) Web Development
4 5 (9.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.41%) Compatibility Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.56%) Web Design
6 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Master Data Management
7 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Customer Insight
7 2 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 2 (3.70%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
2 8 (14.81%) SQL
3 6 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (5.56%) PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) WCAG
2 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Adobe
2 8 (14.81%) Oracle
3 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
3 5 (9.26%) SAP
3 5 (9.26%) Cognos
3 5 (9.26%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (3.70%) Veritas
4 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec
5 1 (1.85%) Facebook
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