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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 141 135 161
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 104 106 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.58% 1.85% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.94% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 70 71 55
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,068 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
6312 5469 5418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.74% 95.63% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5288 4729 4804
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,614
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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
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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 -1 40 £45,000 +50.00% 6
Bristol -11 25 £43,000 +22.85% 4
Gloucestershire -8 14 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Devon - 12 £31,500 - 2
Somerset +1 9 £60,000 +50.00%
Dorset -28 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 28 November 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 55 (31.43%) HTML
2 50 (28.57%) Adobe
3 44 (25.14%) CSS
4 42 (24.00%) User Experience
5 40 (22.86%) Degree
6 39 (22.29%) Photoshop
7 35 (20.00%) Finance
8 33 (18.86%) Analytics
9 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared
9 31 (17.71%) Oracle
10 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
10 30 (17.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 27 (15.43%) Social Media
12 26 (14.86%) jQuery
12 26 (14.86%) Marketing
12 26 (14.86%) Adobe Illustrator
12 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
13 24 (13.71%) SEO
13 24 (13.71%) Google
13 24 (13.71%) Google Analytics
13 24 (13.71%) .NET
14 20 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
15 19 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (10.29%) WAN
16 18 (10.29%) Cisco
16 18 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
17 17 (9.71%) HTML5
17 17 (9.71%) Firewall
18 16 (9.14%) E-Learning

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 9 (5.14%) CMS
2 4 (2.29%) PowerExchange
3 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.14%) Node.js
3 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.57%) WordPress
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 39 (22.29%) Photoshop
2 30 (17.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (14.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 15 (8.57%) MS Excel
5 12 (6.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (6.29%) Fireworks
7 9 (5.14%) MS Visio
8 6 (3.43%) InDesign
8 6 (3.43%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (2.29%) MS Office
10 3 (1.71%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (1.71%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (1.14%) AutoCAD
11 2 (1.14%) Maya
12 1 (0.57%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.57%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 24 (13.71%) Google Analytics
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 8 (4.57%) Oracle Payables
3 7 (4.00%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.29%) WAN
2 17 (9.71%) Firewall
3 13 (7.43%) Network Security
3 13 (7.43%) LAN
4 12 (6.86%) VPN
5 8 (4.57%) MPLS
5 8 (4.57%) IPv6
5 8 (4.57%) Unified Communications
6 7 (4.00%) H.323
7 6 (3.43%) IPsec
8 4 (2.29%) 4G
8 4 (2.29%) Internet
8 4 (2.29%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.71%) IPv4
9 3 (1.71%) OSPF
9 3 (1.71%) BGP
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.71%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.71%) VLAN
10 2 (1.14%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.43%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.86%) DB2
5 2 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (0.57%) Ingres
6 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Axure RP
2 10 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.14%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.71%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.14%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.14%) Grunt
General
1 35 (20.00%) Finance
2 26 (14.86%) Marketing
3 12 (6.86%) Retail
3 12 (6.86%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.57%) Advertising
4 8 (4.57%) Banking
4 8 (4.57%) General Ledger
5 6 (3.43%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.29%) Military
6 4 (2.29%) Legal
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.14%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.57%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.43%) HTML
2 44 (25.14%) CSS
3 26 (14.86%) jQuery
4 24 (13.71%) .NET
5 17 (9.71%) HTML5
6 13 (7.43%) CSS3
7 8 (4.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.43%) JSP
9 5 (2.86%) XHTML
9 5 (2.86%) Web Services
9 5 (2.86%) Ajax
10 4 (2.29%) Velocity
11 3 (1.71%) Flash
11 3 (1.71%) XML
11 3 (1.71%) REST
11 3 (1.71%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.14%) LESS
12 2 (1.14%) Backbone.js
12 2 (1.14%) XSD
12 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 42 (24.00%) User Experience
2 27 (15.43%) Social Media
3 16 (9.14%) E-Learning
4 13 (7.43%) Graphic Design
5 11 (6.29%) Video Editing
6 10 (5.71%) Blog
7 9 (5.14%) Management Information System
7 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (4.57%) Animation
9 7 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (2.86%) iPad
11 4 (2.29%) New Media
11 4 (2.29%) Mobile App
11 4 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.71%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.71%) Cryptography
13 2 (1.14%) PKI
14 1 (0.57%) Photography
14 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Linux
1 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.43%) Windows
3 3 (1.71%) UNIX
3 3 (1.71%) Android
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.86%) Analytics
2 24 (13.71%) SEO
3 19 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.00%) Web Design
6 14 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (6.29%) Network Management
7 11 (6.29%) ITIL
7 11 (6.29%) SOA
8 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
8 10 (5.71%) Project Management
8 10 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 7 (4.00%) CRM
9 7 (4.00%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.43%) Information Management
10 6 (3.43%) UML
10 6 (3.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.86%) JavaScript
2 14 (8.00%) Java
3 9 (5.14%) SQL
4 8 (4.57%) C#
5 5 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.71%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.71%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (1.71%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (1.71%) PHP
7 2 (1.14%) Perl
7 2 (1.14%) Python
7 2 (1.14%) XQuery
7 2 (1.14%) Ruby
7 2 (1.14%) XPath
8 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (22.86%) Degree
2 31 (17.71%) Security Cleared
3 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
4 20 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.86%) CCNP
6 8 (4.57%) JNCIS
7 7 (4.00%) CCNA
8 4 (2.29%) CCDA
8 4 (2.29%) CCIE
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.14%) CCDP
9 2 (1.14%) MCP
9 2 (1.14%) HND
9 2 (1.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.57%) MCSA
10 1 (0.57%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) COBIT
2 3 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.71%) VMware ESX
1 3 (1.71%) XenApp
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 50 (28.57%) Adobe
2 31 (17.71%) Oracle
3 24 (13.71%) Google
4 19 (10.86%) Microsoft
5 18 (10.29%) Cisco
6 16 (9.14%) Juniper
7 9 (5.14%) PeopleSoft
7 9 (5.14%) Facebook
8 8 (4.57%) Hyperion
9 6 (3.43%) Citrix
9 6 (3.43%) Tandberg
9 6 (3.43%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.86%) McAfee
10 5 (2.86%) Sourcefire
10 5 (2.86%) Informatica
10 5 (2.86%) Apple
11 3 (1.71%) Ericsson
11 3 (1.71%) VMware
11 3 (1.71%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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