The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 76 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 9 14 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.10% 2.47% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 2.56% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 7
Average salary £33,000 £41,861 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.16% +28.80%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
788 546 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.98% 96.30% 99.60%
Number of salaries quoted 700 475 467
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Designer
South West

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Designer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Designer Salary Trend in Somerset

Designer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Taunton - 5 - -
Bath -29 3 £33,000 -21.16%
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £30,000 -
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (23.08%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) SaaS
4 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (7.69%) HTML5
5 1 (7.69%) CSS3
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
5 1 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Animation
5 1 (7.69%) Photography
5 1 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
5 1 (7.69%) InDesign
5 1 (7.69%) MS Office
5 1 (7.69%) Flash
5 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 3 (23.08%) Photoshop
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (7.69%) InDesign
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) HTML
1 5 (38.46%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) CSS3
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Animation
1 1 (7.69%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Apple