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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 110 135 143
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 53 23 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.84% 0.73% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 0.77% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 25
Average salary £43,750 £47,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.91% +42.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
2733 3000 3813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 95.48% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1692 1877 2483
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Glasgow +11 37 £40,000 -20.79% 1
Edinburgh +19 13 £45,000 +50.00% 8
Stirling - 2 - -
Dundee +4 1 - - 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 77 (63.11%) User Experience
2 38 (31.15%) CSS
2 38 (31.15%) Adobe
3 36 (29.51%) HTML
4 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (25.41%) Photoshop
6 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
6 28 (22.95%) Adobe Illustrator
7 27 (22.13%) Finance
7 27 (22.13%) Degree
8 24 (19.67%) Marketing
9 21 (17.21%) InDesign
10 20 (16.39%) Visualisation
11 19 (15.57%) Augmented Reality
11 19 (15.57%) Animation
11 19 (15.57%) Psychology
11 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
11 19 (15.57%) 3D Visualisation
11 19 (15.57%) Ethnography
11 19 (15.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (15.57%) 3D Graphics
11 19 (15.57%) Flash
11 19 (15.57%) Python
12 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 17 (13.93%) Oracle
13 17 (13.93%) Axure RP
14 14 (11.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
16 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (4.10%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (2.46%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.46%) WordPress
4 2 (1.64%) JBoss
4 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.82%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
5 1 (0.82%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (25.41%) Photoshop
2 28 (22.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (17.21%) InDesign
4 19 (15.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (8.20%) MS Office
6 6 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.64%) Magento
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.28%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.82%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) SAN
2 3 (2.46%) LAN
3 2 (1.64%) Firewall
3 2 (1.64%) WAN
4 1 (0.82%) 802.11
4 1 (0.82%) BGP
4 1 (0.82%) DHCP
4 1 (0.82%) DNS
4 1 (0.82%) DPNSS
4 1 (0.82%) HSRP
4 1 (0.82%) OSPF
4 1 (0.82%) SCCP
4 1 (0.82%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.82%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.82%) VLAN
4 1 (0.82%) VoIP
4 1 (0.82%) VPN
4 1 (0.82%) Wireless
4 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.84%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.38%) RDBMS
2 9 (7.38%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.82%) Big Data
7 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.82%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.82%) DataStage
7 1 (0.82%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.82%) MySQL
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (13.93%) Axure RP
2 14 (11.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
General
1 27 (22.13%) Finance
2 24 (19.67%) Marketing
3 4 (3.28%) Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Electronics
4 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) CSS
2 36 (29.51%) HTML
3 19 (15.57%) Flash
4 12 (9.84%) HTML5
5 11 (9.02%) CSS3
6 9 (7.38%) jQuery
7 7 (5.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (4.92%) LESS
9 5 (4.10%) Spring
10 3 (2.46%) Hibernate
10 3 (2.46%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.64%) JSP
11 2 (1.64%) REST
11 2 (1.64%) Sass
11 2 (1.64%) Web Components
11 2 (1.64%) XML
12 1 (0.82%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.82%) Java EE
12 1 (0.82%) Java EE 5
12 1 (0.82%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 77 (63.11%) User Experience
2 20 (16.39%) Visualisation
3 19 (15.57%) 3D Graphics
3 19 (15.57%) Animation
3 19 (15.57%) Augmented Reality
3 19 (15.57%) Psychology
4 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (7.38%) Mobile App
6 9 (7.38%) NHS
7 4 (3.28%) Graphic Design
8 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.82%) CCTV
10 1 (0.82%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.82%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.82%) Social Media
10 1 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.20%) Android
2 5 (4.10%) Linux
3 4 (3.28%) AIX
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.28%) Solaris
3 4 (3.28%) Windows
3 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) Unix
4 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (15.57%) 3D Visualisation
2 19 (15.57%) Data Protection
2 19 (15.57%) Ethnography
3 13 (10.66%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.02%) Waterfall
5 10 (8.20%) Workflow
6 9 (7.38%) Line Management
6 9 (7.38%) Validation
7 8 (6.56%) SDLC
7 8 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (6.56%) UML
8 7 (5.74%) OO
8 7 (5.74%) OOD
8 7 (5.74%) Scrum
8 7 (5.74%) SOA
9 6 (4.92%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (4.92%) Use Case
10 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.10%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.95%) JavaScript
2 19 (15.57%) Python
3 8 (6.56%) Java
4 3 (2.46%) Clojure
4 3 (2.46%) SQL
5 2 (1.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.82%) Groovy
6 1 (0.82%) Jython
6 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (22.13%) Degree
2 3 (2.46%) HND
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.82%) HNC
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Ansible
1 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (31.15%) Adobe
2 18 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 17 (13.93%) Oracle
4 9 (7.38%) Apple
4 9 (7.38%) Cegedim Rx
4 9 (7.38%) Google
5 5 (4.10%) IBM
5 5 (4.10%) VMware
6 4 (3.28%) Citrix
6 4 (3.28%) Dell
6 4 (3.28%) EMC
6 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.28%) SAP
7 3 (2.46%) Symantec
8 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.64%) Cisco
8 2 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.64%) Juniper
9 1 (0.82%) Aruba
9 1 (0.82%) Twitter
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