The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 146 137 145
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 101 85 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 1.60% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.67% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 70 63 54
Average salary £38,648 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,232 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -1.42%
Designer
England

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 West 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 West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6052 5079 5242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.25% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5067 4447 4635
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Designer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Designer Salary Trend in the South West

Designer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in the South West

Designer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Wiltshire -6 39 £36,824 +22.74% 8
Bristol +15 26 £43,000 +14.66% 2
Devon -5 16 £23,500 -35.61% 2
Gloucestershire -8 10 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Somerset -6 7 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Dorset -22 1 £38,181 -4.54% 1
Cornwall - 1 £28,500 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 69 (41.07%) HTML
2 54 (32.14%) CSS
3 49 (29.17%) Adobe
4 44 (26.19%) User Experience
5 39 (23.21%) Photoshop
6 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
7 31 (18.45%) Degree
8 30 (17.86%) HTML5
9 29 (17.26%) Analytics
10 28 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (16.67%) Marketing
11 27 (16.07%) Finance
12 26 (15.48%) jQuery
12 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
13 25 (14.88%) SC Cleared
13 25 (14.88%) Google Analytics
13 25 (14.88%) Google
13 25 (14.88%) Oracle
14 23 (13.69%) Java
14 23 (13.69%) Adobe Illustrator
15 21 (12.50%) .NET
15 21 (12.50%) Social Media
16 20 (11.90%) CSS3
16 20 (11.90%) SEO
17 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
18 17 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
18 17 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
19 16 (9.52%) Axure RP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (2.98%) CMS
1 5 (2.98%) Node.js
2 4 (2.38%) PowerExchange
3 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.19%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (23.21%) Photoshop
2 28 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 23 (13.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (8.93%) MS Excel
4 15 (8.93%) Fireworks
5 13 (7.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
7 7 (4.17%) InDesign
8 6 (3.57%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (2.98%) MS Office
10 3 (1.79%) AutoCAD
10 3 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (1.79%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (1.19%) Maya
12 1 (0.60%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.60%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.60%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 25 (14.88%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.17%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) Force.com
2 3 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.52%) WAN
2 15 (8.93%) Firewall
3 12 (7.14%) LAN
4 11 (6.55%) VPN
4 11 (6.55%) Network Security
5 8 (4.76%) IPv6
5 8 (4.76%) MPLS
6 7 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 6 (3.57%) IPsec
7 6 (3.57%) H.323
8 5 (2.98%) Internet
9 4 (2.38%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.38%) 4G
10 3 (1.79%) IPv4
10 3 (1.79%) VLAN
10 3 (1.79%) OSPF
10 3 (1.79%) BGP
11 2 (1.19%) TACACS
11 2 (1.19%) SSL
11 2 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.57%) MySQL
3 6 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.98%) DB2
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) Ingres
6 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Axure RP
2 7 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.98%) Grunt
3 5 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
5 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (16.67%) Marketing
2 27 (16.07%) Finance
3 13 (7.74%) Retail
4 11 (6.55%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.76%) Advertising
6 7 (4.17%) Banking
7 6 (3.57%) Multimedia
8 3 (1.79%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.19%) Interactive Media
9 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.60%) Billing
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (41.07%) HTML
2 54 (32.14%) CSS
3 30 (17.86%) HTML5
4 26 (15.48%) jQuery
5 21 (12.50%) .NET
6 20 (11.90%) CSS3
7 11 (6.55%) ASP.NET
7 11 (6.55%) Ajax
8 6 (3.57%) Spring
9 5 (2.98%) XHTML
9 5 (2.98%) LESS
10 4 (2.38%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.38%) Web Services
10 4 (2.38%) Velocity
11 3 (1.79%) Flash
12 2 (1.19%) JMX
12 2 (1.19%) JSP
12 2 (1.19%) Backbone.js
13 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (26.19%) User Experience
2 21 (12.50%) Social Media
3 14 (8.33%) Graphic Design
4 12 (7.14%) E-Learning
5 11 (6.55%) Video Editing
6 10 (5.95%) Blog
6 10 (5.95%) Animation
7 8 (4.76%) Mobile App
8 7 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.38%) New Media
11 3 (1.79%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.79%) Digital Media
12 2 (1.19%) PKI
12 2 (1.19%) W3C
12 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.60%) 3D Graphics
13 1 (0.60%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.60%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.76%) Linux
1 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.57%) Windows
3 3 (1.79%) UNIX
3 3 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.26%) Analytics
2 28 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (11.90%) SEO
4 17 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
4 17 (10.12%) Technical Architecture
5 13 (7.74%) SOA
6 12 (7.14%) Web Design
7 10 (5.95%) Project Management
7 10 (5.95%) Network Management
8 9 (5.36%) E-Commerce
9 8 (4.76%) CRM
10 7 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.17%) Usability Testing
10 7 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.57%) Social Media Marketing
11 6 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
11 6 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
12 5 (2.98%) TOGAF
12 5 (2.98%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 23 (13.69%) Java
3 11 (6.55%) SQL
4 7 (4.17%) PHP
4 7 (4.17%) C#
5 5 (2.98%) Perl
5 5 (2.98%) Python
5 5 (2.98%) Ruby
5 5 (2.98%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.79%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (1.79%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (18.45%) Degree
2 26 (15.48%) Security Cleared
3 25 (14.88%) SC Cleared
4 17 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.36%) CCNP
6 7 (4.17%) JNCIS
7 6 (3.57%) CCNA
8 4 (2.38%) CCDA
9 3 (1.79%) CCIE
10 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.19%) CCDP
10 2 (1.19%) MCP
10 2 (1.19%) HND
10 2 (1.19%) MCSE
11 1 (0.60%) MCSA
11 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) COBIT
2 1 (0.60%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.79%) XenApp
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 49 (29.17%) Adobe
2 25 (14.88%) Oracle
2 25 (14.88%) Google
3 18 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (7.74%) Cisco
4 13 (7.74%) Juniper
5 6 (3.57%) Citrix
5 6 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.57%) hybris
6 5 (2.98%) Tandberg
6 5 (2.98%) Informatica
6 5 (2.98%) Apple
7 4 (2.38%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.38%) McAfee
7 4 (2.38%) Facebook
8 3 (1.79%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 3 (1.79%) VMware
8 3 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 3 (1.79%) Ericsson
8 3 (1.79%) Hyperion
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