The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 77 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.27% 0.19% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
709 504 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 94.16% 96.92% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 615 426 556
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 - 2 - -
Designer
South West

Designer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) MySQL
5 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
5 1 (10.00%) InDesign
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Photography
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) CSS3
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Adobe