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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 161 126 152
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 65 93 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.79% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.89% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 39
Average salary £40,750 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £22,850 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,250 £48,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
5803 4927 5502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.19% 94.88% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4792 4234 4865
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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 20 August 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 20 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
Wiltshire -16 25 £50,000 +75.43% 3
Bristol +11 22 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Devon -13 11 £23,000 -1.07%
Somerset -17 3 - -
Dorset -19 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -15 1 £32,500 -17.72%
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 76 (43.43%) HTML
2 55 (31.43%) CSS
3 46 (26.29%) Photoshop
3 46 (26.29%) Adobe
4 45 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 42 (24.00%) HTML5
6 35 (20.00%) Marketing
7 33 (18.86%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (16.57%) 4G
9 25 (14.29%) jQuery
9 25 (14.29%) Analytics
10 23 (13.14%) Google Analytics
10 23 (13.14%) Google
11 22 (12.57%) Java
12 21 (12.00%) Web Design
12 21 (12.00%) Ajax
13 20 (11.43%) Erlang
13 20 (11.43%) Network Architecture
14 19 (10.86%) CSS3
14 19 (10.86%) Degree
14 19 (10.86%) Telecoms
15 17 (9.71%) SEO
15 17 (9.71%) Fireworks
15 17 (9.71%) SQL
15 17 (9.71%) .NET
15 17 (9.71%) Social Media
16 16 (9.14%) Axure RP
16 16 (9.14%) Technical Architecture
16 16 (9.14%) E-Learning
16 16 (9.14%) Finance

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (2.29%) CMS
1 4 (2.29%) Node.js
2 2 (1.14%) Moodle
2 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.57%) WordPress
3 1 (0.57%) PowerExchange
Applications
1 46 (26.29%) Photoshop
2 33 (18.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (9.71%) Fireworks
4 12 (6.86%) InDesign
5 11 (6.29%) MS Excel
5 11 (6.29%) MS Visio
6 8 (4.57%) MS Office
6 8 (4.57%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (3.43%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (1.71%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (1.71%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (1.71%) AutoCAD
9 2 (1.14%) Maya
9 2 (1.14%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.57%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.57%) Swift 3D
10 1 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 23 (13.14%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.71%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Force.com
2 3 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.57%) 4G
2 14 (8.00%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (5.71%) SS7
3 10 (5.71%) TCAP
3 10 (5.71%) INAP
4 8 (4.57%) Intranet
5 7 (4.00%) IPsec
6 6 (3.43%) Internet
7 5 (2.86%) MPLS
7 5 (2.86%) OSPF
7 5 (2.86%) LAN
7 5 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (2.86%) Firewall
7 5 (2.86%) LTE
8 4 (2.29%) LDAP
8 4 (2.29%) VPN
8 4 (2.29%) WAN
9 3 (1.71%) DHCP
9 3 (1.71%) DWDM
9 3 (1.71%) RSVP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (0.57%) DB2
3 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (9.14%) Axure RP
2 15 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.29%) Grunt
5 2 (1.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.57%) Rational Rose
General
1 35 (20.00%) Marketing
2 19 (10.86%) Telecoms
3 16 (9.14%) Finance
4 8 (4.57%) Advertising
5 6 (3.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Interactive Media
6 2 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Automotive
7 1 (0.57%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (43.43%) HTML
2 55 (31.43%) CSS
3 42 (24.00%) HTML5
4 25 (14.29%) jQuery
5 21 (12.00%) Ajax
6 19 (10.86%) CSS3
7 17 (9.71%) .NET
8 12 (6.86%) Flash
9 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET
9 11 (6.29%) Spring
10 5 (2.86%) AngularJS
11 4 (2.29%) LESS
11 4 (2.29%) XHTML
12 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.14%) JSON
13 2 (1.14%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.14%) Web Services
14 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.71%) Social Media
2 16 (9.14%) E-Learning
3 11 (6.29%) Mobile App
4 10 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 8 (4.57%) Animation
6 7 (4.00%) Digital Media
6 7 (4.00%) Video Editing
7 6 (3.43%) Blog
8 5 (2.86%) PKI
9 4 (2.29%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.71%) Photography
10 3 (1.71%) W3C
10 3 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.14%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.57%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.57%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.57%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.71%) Linux
2 3 (1.71%) Android
3 2 (1.14%) UNIX
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.29%) Analytics
2 21 (12.00%) Web Design
3 20 (11.43%) Network Architecture
4 17 (9.71%) SEO
5 16 (9.14%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (8.00%) E-Commerce
7 14 (8.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.43%) CRM
8 13 (7.43%) Project Management
9 11 (6.29%) SOA
10 10 (5.71%) MVC
11 7 (4.00%) Progressive Enhancement
11 7 (4.00%) Usability Testing
12 6 (3.43%) Time Management
12 6 (3.43%) Use Case
12 6 (3.43%) MVVM
12 6 (3.43%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (3.43%) Social Media Marketing
12 6 (3.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 45 (25.71%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.57%) Java
3 20 (11.43%) Erlang
4 17 (9.71%) SQL
5 7 (4.00%) C#
6 6 (3.43%) PHP
6 6 (3.43%) ActionScript
6 6 (3.43%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (2.86%) ActionScript 2.0
7 5 (2.86%) Python
7 5 (2.86%) Ruby
7 5 (2.86%) Perl
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.57%) Delphi
9 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Degree
2 8 (4.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.43%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.29%) CCNP
5 2 (1.14%) CCNA
5 2 (1.14%) CCDA
5 2 (1.14%) CCDP
5 2 (1.14%) HND
5 2 (1.14%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.29%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) WAI
Vendors
1 46 (26.29%) Adobe
2 23 (13.14%) Google
3 12 (6.86%) hybris
3 12 (6.86%) Oracle
4 10 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.86%) Ericsson
5 5 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 4 (2.29%) Facebook
6 4 (2.29%) Juniper
6 4 (2.29%) Cisco
7 3 (1.71%) Apple
8 2 (1.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.14%) Tandberg
8 2 (1.14%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.14%) Twitter
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Informatica
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