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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 123 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 29 44 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.98% 1.15% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.21% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 25
Average salary £50,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
2758 3633 3028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 93.40% 94.83% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 2378 1810
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
(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 +7 19 £50,500 +31.16%
Edinburgh +10 6 £47,500 +57.02% 6
Dundee +4 1 - -
Stirling -8 1 - -
Angus - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (42.00%) Finance
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 15 (30.00%) CSS
4 14 (28.00%) Waterfall
5 13 (26.00%) Oracle
6 12 (24.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) Big Data
7 11 (22.00%) Software Delivery
7 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (22.00%) Adobe
8 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 9 (18.00%) DataStage
9 9 (18.00%) Quality Management
9 9 (18.00%) SAP
10 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
10 8 (16.00%) Cognos
10 8 (16.00%) UNIX
10 8 (16.00%) SAS
10 8 (16.00%) MicroStrategy
10 8 (16.00%) Marketing
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (16.00%) User Experience
11 7 (14.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
11 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (14.00%) JavaScript

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (16.00%) SAS
2 6 (12.00%) WordPress
3 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.00%) Drupal
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (12.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (10.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.00%) MS Office
5 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.00%) InDesign
5 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) LDAP
1 2 (4.00%) Intranet
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
1 2 (4.00%) SAN
1 2 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Big Data
2 11 (22.00%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (18.00%) DataStage
5 8 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (14.00%) RDBMS
6 7 (14.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (12.00%) Data Mart
8 2 (4.00%) MySQL
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.00%) HBase
8 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) JDeveloper
2 2 (4.00%) Axure RP
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 8 (16.00%) Marketing
3 5 (10.00%) Advertising
4 4 (8.00%) Games
5 3 (6.00%) Banking
6 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 2 (4.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) HTML
2 15 (30.00%) CSS
3 5 (10.00%) jQuery
3 5 (10.00%) HTML5
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle ADF
4 3 (6.00%) CSS3
4 3 (6.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) J2EE
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Middleware
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.00%) WCF
5 2 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.00%) Sass
6 1 (2.00%) Symfony
6 1 (2.00%) Yii
6 1 (2.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Photography
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.00%) Social Gaming
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) UNIX
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) Waterfall
3 11 (22.00%) Software Delivery
4 10 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (18.00%) Quality Management
6 5 (10.00%) SOA
6 5 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) Master Data Management
7 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Web Design
7 4 (8.00%) Data Management
8 3 (6.00%) BPEL
8 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) OO
9 2 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) R
7 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
1 2 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Adobe
3 9 (18.00%) SAP
4 8 (16.00%) Business Objects
4 8 (16.00%) Cognos
4 8 (16.00%) MicroStrategy
5 3 (6.00%) Veritas
5 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.00%) Symantec
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Facebook
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