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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 84 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.81% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 5
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.99% +99.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £55,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1064 1119 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.94% 95.97% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 958 994 761
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,175 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 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
Newport - 5 £27,500 -
Cardiff -8 2 £26,500 -51.81% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 2 £40,000 -
Designer
Wales

Designer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Web Design
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Animation
3 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
4 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (18.18%) E-Learning
6 1 (9.09%) WordPress
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe
6 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
6 1 (9.09%) CMS
6 1 (9.09%) CSS3

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (9.09%) WordPress
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Animation
2 2 (18.18%) E-Learning
3 1 (9.09%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Web Design
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday