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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 188 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
-61 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 50 105 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.88% 1.77% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.85% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 46 64 66
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Wiltshire -4 20 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Bristol -48 10 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Dorset +9 9 £26,000 -46.66% 1
Gloucestershire -9 4 £47,500 +11.76%
Devon -12 4 £31,500 +23.52% 1
Somerset +12 3 £31,250 -5.30%
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 60 (32.97%) HTML
3 49 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (25.82%) CSS
5 44 (24.18%) HTML5
6 43 (23.63%) Photoshop
7 40 (21.98%) Systems Analysis
8 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
9 36 (19.78%) User Experience
10 35 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 33 (18.13%) Technical Analysis
11 33 (18.13%) Adobe Illustrator
12 32 (17.58%) .NET
13 31 (17.03%) C#
14 30 (16.48%) Degree
15 29 (15.93%) jQuery
15 29 (15.93%) Adobe
16 28 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 27 (14.84%) Web Design
18 26 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
19 22 (12.09%) PHP
19 22 (12.09%) Oracle
20 21 (11.54%) Mobile App
21 20 (10.99%) Web Services
21 20 (10.99%) Windows
22 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
22 19 (10.44%) IBM
22 19 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
22 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
22 19 (10.44%) Adobe Creative Suite

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 15 (8.24%) WebSphere
2 13 (7.14%) CMS
3 10 (5.49%) WordPress
3 10 (5.49%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (4.95%) Drupal
5 8 (4.40%) Joomla!
6 7 (3.85%) Moodle
7 6 (3.30%) Node.js
8 5 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
8 5 (2.75%) nginx
9 4 (2.20%) IIS
9 4 (2.20%) PowerExchange
10 2 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (23.63%) Photoshop
2 33 (18.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (10.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (9.34%) InDesign
5 6 (3.30%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.65%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (4.95%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
1 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) Firewall
2 7 (3.85%) LAN
3 6 (3.30%) WAN
4 5 (2.75%) SAN
4 5 (2.75%) MPLS
5 4 (2.20%) LTE
5 4 (2.20%) MIMO
5 4 (2.20%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.20%) HSDPA
5 4 (2.20%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (2.20%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (1.65%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.65%) IPsec
6 3 (1.65%) ATM
6 3 (1.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (1.65%) VoIP
6 3 (1.65%) VPN
6 3 (1.65%) HTTP
6 3 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.44%) SQL Server
1 19 (10.44%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.04%) DB2
3 5 (2.75%) MySQL
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 26 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.20%) Subversion
3 4 (2.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.20%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.55%) Grunt
4 1 (0.55%) Toad
General
1 62 (34.07%) Finance
2 13 (7.14%) Marketing
3 10 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.95%) General Ledger
5 4 (2.20%) Legal
5 4 (2.20%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Military
6 2 (1.10%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (32.97%) HTML
2 47 (25.82%) CSS
3 44 (24.18%) HTML5
4 32 (17.58%) .NET
5 29 (15.93%) jQuery
6 20 (10.99%) Web Services
7 18 (9.89%) REST
8 17 (9.34%) CSS3
9 15 (8.24%) AngularJS
9 15 (8.24%) Middleware
9 15 (8.24%) SOAP
9 15 (8.24%) WCF
10 12 (6.59%) Sass
10 12 (6.59%) JSON
11 10 (5.49%) WSDL
11 10 (5.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (5.49%) Sencha Touch
12 8 (4.40%) Dojo
13 7 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (3.85%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.78%) User Experience
2 21 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.24%) Graphic Design
4 10 (5.49%) Visualisation
5 9 (4.95%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.40%) E-Learning
6 8 (4.40%) Mainframe
6 8 (4.40%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.85%) FMCG
8 6 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.75%) iPad
9 5 (2.75%) GIS
9 5 (2.75%) Clustering
10 4 (2.20%) Blog
10 4 (2.20%) Data Integration
10 4 (2.20%) Smartphone
10 4 (2.20%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.20%) W3C
11 3 (1.65%) Replication
11 3 (1.65%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Windows
2 18 (9.89%) Apple iOS
2 18 (9.89%) Android
3 4 (2.20%) Linux
4 3 (1.65%) UNIX
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (21.98%) Systems Analysis
3 35 (19.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 33 (18.13%) Technical Analysis
5 28 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 27 (14.84%) Web Design
7 17 (9.34%) Information Management
7 17 (9.34%) MVC
8 14 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.59%) Analytics
10 12 (6.59%) Data Modelling
11 11 (6.04%) UML
12 10 (5.49%) Data Architecture
12 10 (5.49%) Process Management
13 9 (4.95%) Project Management
13 9 (4.95%) CRM
14 8 (4.40%) Software Engineering
14 8 (4.40%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.88%) JavaScript
2 31 (17.03%) C#
3 22 (12.09%) PHP
4 7 (3.85%) SQL
4 7 (3.85%) C
5 2 (1.10%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.10%) Java
5 2 (1.10%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (0.55%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (16.48%) Degree
2 19 (10.44%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (2.75%) MCSE
6 4 (2.20%) CITP
6 4 (2.20%) MCSA
6 4 (2.20%) ISEB
6 4 (2.20%) GIAC
7 3 (1.65%) CCNA
7 3 (1.65%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.10%) CCIE
8 2 (1.10%) CCNP
9 1 (0.55%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.20%) WCAG
2 3 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.10%) XenApp
3 2 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.65%) Hyperic
2 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (15.93%) Adobe
2 22 (12.09%) Oracle
3 19 (10.44%) IBM
4 15 (8.24%) Citrix
5 13 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
5 13 (7.14%) Sencha
6 12 (6.59%) Cisco
7 9 (4.95%) Hyperion
8 8 (4.40%) VMware
9 7 (3.85%) Informatica
9 7 (3.85%) Zend
10 4 (2.20%) Twitter
11 3 (1.65%) NetApp
11 3 (1.65%) Symantec
11 3 (1.65%) HP
11 3 (1.65%) Google
11 3 (1.65%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.10%) Netezza
12 2 (1.10%) Ab Initio
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