The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull 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 38 47 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.21% 0.91% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.96% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £19,999 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull 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
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
229 314 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.34% 95.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 200 242 178
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Designer
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Designer Salary Trend in Solihull

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) People Management
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) X.21
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Flash

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) X.21
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) People Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCDA
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper