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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 130 135 121
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 41 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 1.09% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.15% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 31
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £26,800 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £56,200 £50,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,188 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +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
2930 3575 2823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.03% 95.41% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 2331 1705
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +3 12 £50,500 +12.22% 2
Edinburgh +2 7 £27,000 -34.54%
Dundee +2 1 - -
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 26 (54.17%) HTML
1 26 (54.17%) CSS
2 16 (33.33%) User Experience
3 15 (31.25%) HTML5
4 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 14 (29.17%) Adobe
5 13 (27.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 12 (25.00%) Marketing
6 12 (25.00%) CSS3
7 11 (22.92%) jQuery
7 11 (22.92%) Finance
7 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
8 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) Big Data
10 8 (16.67%) SQL
10 8 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (14.58%) Advertising
11 7 (14.58%) UNIX
11 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
12 6 (12.50%) WordPress
12 6 (12.50%) Degree
12 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
12 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
12 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
13 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
13 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
13 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (10.42%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (10.42%) DataStage

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (12.50%) WordPress
2 5 (10.42%) SAS
3 2 (4.17%) Moodle
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 11 (22.92%) Photoshop
3 8 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (6.25%) InDesign
4 3 (6.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (4.17%) MS Office
6 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) LDAP
1 1 (2.08%) SAN
1 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.75%) Big Data
2 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle BI EE
3 5 (10.42%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (10.42%) DataStage
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.08%) Xcode
1 1 (2.08%) Android Studio
General
1 12 (25.00%) Marketing
2 11 (22.92%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Advertising
4 4 (8.33%) Banking
5 3 (6.25%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Games
6 2 (4.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (54.17%) HTML
1 26 (54.17%) CSS
2 15 (31.25%) HTML5
3 12 (25.00%) CSS3
4 11 (22.92%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) XML
5 3 (6.25%) Flash
6 2 (4.17%) Middleware
6 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (2.08%) Backbone.js
7 1 (2.08%) JAX-RS
7 1 (2.08%) Yii
7 1 (2.08%) REST
7 1 (2.08%) Web Services
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
7 1 (2.08%) J2EE
7 1 (2.08%) Ajax
7 1 (2.08%) JSON
7 1 (2.08%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) User Experience
2 4 (8.33%) Photography
2 4 (8.33%) W3C
3 3 (6.25%) Social Media
4 2 (4.17%) E-Learning
4 2 (4.17%) VLE
4 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Animation
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Social Gaming
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
3 5 (10.42%) Software Delivery
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (10.42%) Quality Management
4 4 (8.33%) Usability Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Web Development
5 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (6.25%) SEO
5 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.25%) SOA
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (4.17%) Data Management
6 2 (4.17%) Pay per click
6 2 (4.17%) OO
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) B2B
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.25%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) WCAG
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Adobe
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
3 5 (10.42%) SAP
3 5 (10.42%) Cognos
3 5 (10.42%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (4.17%) Veritas
4 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Symantec
5 1 (2.08%) Facebook
Scotland
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: NA
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago