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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 124 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 46 51 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.65% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.74% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 25
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,200 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £52,500 £55,000
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
3454 2925 3058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.23% 94.75% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 1920 2083
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -5 27 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Edinburgh -22 13 £32,500 -5.79% 7
Dundee +8 3 £29,500 +26.88%
Aberdeen +10 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 47 (52.22%) User Experience
2 40 (44.44%) CSS
3 39 (43.33%) HTML
4 27 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 25 (27.78%) jQuery
6 22 (24.44%) Oracle
6 22 (24.44%) Photoshop
7 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.22%) Finance
9 19 (21.11%) HTML5
10 17 (18.89%) CSS3
10 17 (18.89%) SQL
11 15 (16.67%) Adobe
11 15 (16.67%) Marketing
12 12 (13.33%) Social Media
12 12 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
13 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
13 11 (12.22%) Degree
14 10 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (11.11%) Business Objects
14 10 (11.11%) Axure RP
15 9 (10.00%) W3C
16 8 (8.89%) Informatica
16 8 (8.89%) UNIX
16 8 (8.89%) Web Design
16 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
16 8 (8.89%) Usability Testing
17 7 (7.78%) SEO

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) WordPress
2 2 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.22%) Drupal
2 2 (2.22%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.11%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.11%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) Photoshop
2 11 (12.22%) MS Excel
3 10 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.67%) MS Office
6 3 (3.33%) Acrobat
6 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (2.22%) Fireworks
7 2 (2.22%) InDesign
8 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%) QlikView
3 3 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.11%) DataStage
5 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Marketing
3 7 (7.78%) Banking
4 5 (5.56%) Games
5 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Advertising
6 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
6 3 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (44.44%) CSS
2 39 (43.33%) HTML
3 25 (27.78%) jQuery
4 19 (21.11%) HTML5
5 17 (18.89%) CSS3
6 6 (6.67%) XHTML
7 4 (4.44%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.33%) Java EE
8 3 (3.33%) Spring
8 3 (3.33%) Middleware
9 2 (2.22%) Sass
9 2 (2.22%) LESS
9 2 (2.22%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (2.22%) JSP
9 2 (2.22%) Web Services
9 2 (2.22%) Apache Flex
9 2 (2.22%) Ajax
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (1.11%) J2EE
10 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 47 (52.22%) User Experience
2 12 (13.33%) Social Media
3 9 (10.00%) W3C
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Replication
4 6 (6.67%) Clustering
5 5 (5.56%) Graphic Design
5 5 (5.56%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.44%) Social Gaming
7 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
8 2 (2.22%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.22%) Photography
8 2 (2.22%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
9 1 (1.11%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.89%) UNIX
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (12.22%) Data Modelling
4 8 (8.89%) Web Design
4 8 (8.89%) Usability Testing
5 7 (7.78%) SEO
5 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.67%) Coaching
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Web Development
7 5 (5.56%) Scrum
8 4 (4.44%) User Experience Design
8 4 (4.44%) ETL
9 3 (3.33%) Time Management
9 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.33%) Data Management
9 3 (3.33%) OO
9 3 (3.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.33%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) 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
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%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.33%) Cognos
7 3 (3.33%) Facebook
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy
8 1 (1.11%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.11%) HP
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