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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 121 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 46 49 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.29% 1.56% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.65% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 30
Average salary £33,250 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,450 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
3390 2967 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.28% 94.49% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 1921 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 +2 27 £35,000 -9.67%
Edinburgh -27 13 £32,500 -1.51% 10
Dundee +10 2 £29,500 +26.88%
Aberdeen +7 1 £25,000 -16.66%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 46 (51.11%) User Experience
2 43 (47.78%) CSS
3 42 (46.67%) HTML
4 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
5 25 (27.78%) jQuery
6 23 (25.56%) HTML5
7 22 (24.44%) Oracle
8 21 (23.33%) Photoshop
9 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (22.22%) CSS3
10 19 (21.11%) Finance
11 17 (18.89%) SQL
12 15 (16.67%) Marketing
12 15 (16.67%) Adobe
13 14 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 12 (13.33%) Social Media
15 11 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
15 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
15 11 (12.22%) Degree
15 11 (12.22%) Usability Testing
16 10 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
16 10 (11.11%) Business Objects
16 10 (11.11%) W3C
17 8 (8.89%) Axure RP
17 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
17 8 (8.89%) Informatica
17 8 (8.89%) UNIX
17 8 (8.89%) Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 3 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.22%) Drupal
2 2 (2.22%) Joomla!
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.22%) WordPress
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Photoshop
2 14 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
4 10 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (6.67%) MS Office
7 3 (3.33%) Acrobat
7 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (2.22%) Fireworks
8 2 (2.22%) InDesign
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) Internet
1 6 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.33%) QlikView
3 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.11%) DataStage
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Axure RP
2 6 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.11%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.11%) Xcode
General
1 19 (21.11%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Games
4 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.44%) Advertising
5 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (47.78%) CSS
2 42 (46.67%) HTML
3 25 (27.78%) jQuery
4 23 (25.56%) HTML5
5 20 (22.22%) CSS3
6 5 (5.56%) XHTML
7 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.33%) Sass
8 3 (3.33%) Java EE
8 3 (3.33%) Spring
8 3 (3.33%) Middleware
9 2 (2.22%) JSP
9 2 (2.22%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) LESS
9 2 (2.22%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.11%) JRuby
10 1 (1.11%) Java EE 5
10 1 (1.11%) Backbone.js
10 1 (1.11%) Apache Flex
10 1 (1.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 46 (51.11%) User Experience
2 12 (13.33%) Social Media
3 10 (11.11%) W3C
4 6 (6.67%) Replication
4 6 (6.67%) Clustering
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.56%) Graphic Design
6 4 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.44%) Social Gaming
7 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
8 2 (2.22%) Photography
8 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.11%) iPad
9 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) UNIX
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (12.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
2 11 (12.22%) Usability Testing
3 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.89%) Web Design
4 7 (7.78%) Web Development
4 7 (7.78%) SEO
5 6 (6.67%) Coaching
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (4.44%) ETL
7 4 (4.44%) UX Design
8 3 (3.33%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.33%) Game Development
8 3 (3.33%) Analytics
8 3 (3.33%) Master Data Management
8 3 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) JavaScript
2 17 (18.89%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (2.22%) PHP
4 2 (2.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) Groovy
5 1 (1.11%) Jython
5 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) WCAG
Vendors
1 22 (24.44%) Oracle
2 15 (16.67%) Adobe
3 10 (11.11%) Business Objects
4 8 (8.89%) Informatica
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.56%) SAP
7 3 (3.33%) Facebook
7 3 (3.33%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.33%) Cognos
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) HP
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