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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 87 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.96% 0.92% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 0.95% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £29,500 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.27% -49.99%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Designer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Designer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Designer Salary Trend in South Wales

Designer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Designer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cardiff -7 8 £29,250 +10.37% 5
Newport -13 3 £36,779 +33.74%
Caerphilly - 1 - - 1
Designer
Wales

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) User Experience
3 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
3 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
4 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
4 7 (24.14%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) CSS
4 7 (24.14%) B2B
4 7 (24.14%) Adobe
5 6 (20.69%) CSS3
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
5 6 (20.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (17.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
6 5 (17.24%) Unisys
6 5 (17.24%) Internet
6 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Back Office
7 4 (13.79%) Migration
7 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (6.90%) Advertising

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.79%) Photoshop
4 3 (10.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.45%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Axure RP
2 5 (17.24%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.45%) CA Gen
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
1 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) CSS3
3 3 (10.34%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) User Experience
2 9 (31.03%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) TOGAF
2 7 (24.14%) B2B
2 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Scrum
3 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (17.24%) Business Transformation
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.34%) User Stories
6 2 (6.90%) Web Design
6 2 (6.90%) Online Marketing
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
6 2 (6.90%) Creative Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Management
7 1 (3.45%) Web Usability
7 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Adobe
2 5 (17.24%) Unisys
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) Apple
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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