The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 55 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 23 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.24% 2.87% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.93% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 15
Average salary £29,500 £24,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.40% -31.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £34,400 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
Designer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
688 649 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.90% 97.89% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 594 538 499
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Designer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer across the Sheffield region.

Designer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Designer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 34 (77.27%) HTML
2 30 (68.18%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
4 19 (43.18%) Marketing
5 18 (40.91%) User Experience
6 16 (36.36%) Adobe
7 14 (31.82%) jQuery
7 14 (31.82%) HTML5
8 13 (29.55%) Web Design
9 12 (27.27%) Usability Testing
9 12 (27.27%) CSS3
10 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
11 10 (22.73%) Axure RP
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (20.45%) Web Development
12 9 (20.45%) Photoshop
12 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
13 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
13 7 (15.91%) Creative Marketing
13 7 (15.91%) WordPress
13 7 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
14 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 6 (13.64%) Degree
14 6 (13.64%) C
14 6 (13.64%) ActionScript
14 6 (13.64%) Internet
14 6 (13.64%) Flash
15 5 (11.36%) PHP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 (15.91%) WordPress
2 4 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
4 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) MS Visio
2 7 (15.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (4.55%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.27%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (6.82%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Axure RP
2 4 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (43.18%) Marketing
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (77.27%) HTML
2 30 (68.18%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) jQuery
3 14 (31.82%) HTML5
4 12 (27.27%) CSS3
5 6 (13.64%) Flash
6 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 2 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (2.27%) Sass
7 1 (2.27%) LESS
7 1 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.91%) User Experience
2 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.09%) Digital Media
4 4 (9.09%) Animation
5 2 (4.55%) W3C
5 2 (4.55%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
1 2 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Web Design
2 12 (27.27%) Usability Testing
3 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.45%) Web Development
4 9 (20.45%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.91%) Creative Marketing
6 6 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (11.36%) Information Architecture
7 5 (11.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (11.36%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) UX Design
9 2 (4.55%) Email Marketing
9 2 (4.55%) SOA
10 1 (2.27%) Project Management
10 1 (2.27%) MVC
10 1 (2.27%) Brand Management
10 1 (2.27%) Online Marketing
10 1 (2.27%) Line Management
10 1 (2.27%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.64%) C
2 6 (13.64%) ActionScript
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 2 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) WCAG
1 1 (2.27%) WAI
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Adobe
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) hybris
3 1 (2.27%) Twitter