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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 88 144 112
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 73 19 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 2.46% 0.61% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 0.64% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 54 11 29
Average salary £38,250 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £35,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
2834 2973 3227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 95.55% 95.69% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1850 1899 2108
Average salary £43,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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
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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
Glasgow +13 39 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Edinburgh +15 22 £37,500 +38.88% 6
Dundee -5 10 - - 1
Aberdeen - 2 £42,500 -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 83 (63.36%) User Experience
2 56 (42.75%) CSS
3 48 (36.64%) HTML
4 45 (34.35%) Adobe
5 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
6 36 (27.48%) Degree
6 36 (27.48%) Photoshop
6 36 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (23.66%) Adobe Illustrator
8 28 (21.37%) Marketing
9 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
10 21 (16.03%) Finance
11 19 (14.50%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (14.50%) Visualisation
12 18 (13.74%) Augmented Reality
12 18 (13.74%) Animation
12 18 (13.74%) Psychology
12 18 (13.74%) Ethnography
12 18 (13.74%) 3D Visualisation
12 18 (13.74%) InDesign
12 18 (13.74%) 3D Graphics
13 17 (12.98%) Python
13 17 (12.98%) Mentoring
13 17 (12.98%) jQuery
14 16 (12.21%) HTML5
14 16 (12.21%) Data Protection
14 16 (12.21%) CSS3
14 16 (12.21%) Flash
14 16 (12.21%) Oracle
15 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 7 (5.34%) WebLogic
2 6 (4.58%) CMS
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (3.05%) WordPress
4 3 (2.29%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (2.29%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.53%) JBoss
5 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.76%) Drupal
6 1 (0.76%) GlassFish
Applications
1 36 (27.48%) Photoshop
2 31 (23.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (14.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (13.74%) InDesign
5 13 (9.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 13 (9.92%) MS Office
6 5 (3.82%) MS Excel
7 3 (2.29%) MS Project
7 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Magento
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) SaaS
2 5 (3.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) SAN
2 2 (1.53%) LAN
2 2 (1.53%) WAN
3 1 (0.76%) DHCP
3 1 (0.76%) DNS
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
3 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.76%) VLAN
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.69%) Oracle Database
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (8.40%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (8.40%) RDBMS
2 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.92%) Axure RP
1 13 (9.92%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle APEX
General
1 28 (21.37%) Marketing
2 21 (16.03%) Finance
3 4 (3.05%) Advertising
3 4 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (2.29%) Banking
4 3 (2.29%) Publishing
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (42.75%) CSS
2 48 (36.64%) HTML
3 17 (12.98%) jQuery
4 16 (12.21%) CSS3
4 16 (12.21%) Flash
4 16 (12.21%) HTML5
5 9 (6.87%) LESS
5 9 (6.87%) Spring
6 8 (6.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (5.34%) Java EE
8 6 (4.58%) Hibernate
9 5 (3.82%) JSP
9 5 (3.82%) XML
10 4 (3.05%) Oracle ADF
11 3 (2.29%) J2EE
11 3 (2.29%) Middleware
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (2.29%) Sass
11 3 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (2.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 83 (63.36%) User Experience
2 19 (14.50%) Visualisation
3 18 (13.74%) 3D Graphics
3 18 (13.74%) Animation
3 18 (13.74%) Augmented Reality
3 18 (13.74%) Psychology
4 15 (11.45%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.45%) Graphic Design
5 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
6 9 (6.87%) NHS
7 6 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.29%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.29%) Physics
8 3 (2.29%) Social Gaming
9 2 (1.53%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.76%) Social Media
10 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.16%) Android
2 7 (5.34%) Linux
3 5 (3.82%) Unix
4 3 (2.29%) AIX
4 3 (2.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.29%) Solaris
4 3 (2.29%) Windows
4 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.48%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.74%) 3D Visualisation
2 18 (13.74%) Ethnography
3 17 (12.98%) Mentoring
4 16 (12.21%) Data Protection
5 12 (9.16%) SOA
6 11 (8.40%) Line Management
6 11 (8.40%) SDLC
7 10 (7.63%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.87%) Information Architecture
8 9 (6.87%) Scrum
8 9 (6.87%) Validation
8 9 (6.87%) Workflow
9 8 (6.11%) OO
9 8 (6.11%) UML
10 7 (5.34%) OOD
10 7 (5.34%) SEO
11 6 (4.58%) Open Source
11 6 (4.58%) Use Case
12 5 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.01%) JavaScript
2 17 (12.98%) Python
3 14 (10.69%) Java
4 8 (6.11%) SQL
5 7 (5.34%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.29%) Clojure
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) Groovy
7 1 (0.76%) Jython
7 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (27.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.29%) HND
3 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.76%) HNC
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
1 3 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.29%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) Ansible
1 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.53%) Puppet
2 1 (0.76%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 45 (34.35%) Adobe
2 22 (16.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.21%) Oracle
4 9 (6.87%) Apple
4 9 (6.87%) Cegedim Rx
4 9 (6.87%) Google
5 4 (3.05%) IBM
5 4 (3.05%) VMware
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix
6 3 (2.29%) Dell
6 3 (2.29%) EMC
6 3 (2.29%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.29%) Symantec
7 2 (1.53%) SAP
8 1 (0.76%) CA
8 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco
8 1 (0.76%) Green Hat
8 1 (0.76%) Juniper
8 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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