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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 162 118 154
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 76 99 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.22% 1.95% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 2.05% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 50 70 44
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £27,450 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
5915 4834 5506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 95.01% 96.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4943 4184 4878
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 29 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Bristol +1 25 £43,750 +16.66% 4
Devon -11 12 £23,500 -22.31% 3
Gloucestershire -15 5 £28,750 -26.28% 2
Dorset -19 2 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Somerset -14 1 £60,000 - 3
Cornwall - 1 £28,500 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 77 (42.78%) HTML
2 56 (31.11%) CSS
3 48 (26.67%) User Experience
4 47 (26.11%) Adobe
5 43 (23.89%) JavaScript
6 42 (23.33%) Photoshop
7 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (22.22%) HTML5
8 31 (17.22%) Marketing
9 29 (16.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 28 (15.56%) Analytics
11 27 (15.00%) jQuery
12 26 (14.44%) Google Analytics
12 26 (14.44%) Google
12 26 (14.44%) 4G
13 25 (13.89%) Java
14 24 (13.33%) Network Architecture
15 23 (12.78%) Degree
16 21 (11.67%) Telecoms
17 20 (11.11%) Erlang
17 20 (11.11%) CSS3
18 19 (10.56%) Social Media
18 19 (10.56%) Axure RP
18 19 (10.56%) SEO
19 18 (10.00%) Ajax
20 17 (9.44%) Technical Architecture
20 17 (9.44%) Finance
21 16 (8.89%) Web Design
21 16 (8.89%) Oracle
21 16 (8.89%) .NET

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.22%) CMS
1 4 (2.22%) Node.js
2 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.56%) WordPress
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.56%) PowerExchange
3 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 42 (23.33%) Photoshop
2 29 (16.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (8.33%) Fireworks
4 13 (7.22%) MS Excel
5 12 (6.67%) MS Visio
6 11 (6.11%) InDesign
6 11 (6.11%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (3.89%) MS Office
8 6 (3.33%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (2.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (1.67%) AutoCAD
10 3 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (1.11%) Maya
12 1 (0.56%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
12 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.56%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Force.com
2 3 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) 4G
2 12 (6.67%) SIGTRAN
3 10 (5.56%) SS7
3 10 (5.56%) TCAP
3 10 (5.56%) INAP
3 10 (5.56%) Firewall
4 8 (4.44%) LAN
4 8 (4.44%) WAN
5 7 (3.89%) VPN
5 7 (3.89%) Internet
5 7 (3.89%) MPLS
6 6 (3.33%) IPv6
7 5 (2.78%) IPsec
8 4 (2.22%) Network Security
8 4 (2.22%) Intranet
9 3 (1.67%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.67%) VLAN
10 2 (1.11%) H.323
10 2 (1.11%) TACACS
10 2 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (0.56%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.56%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (2.22%) Grunt
3 4 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.56%) Rational Rose
General
1 31 (17.22%) Marketing
2 21 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 17 (9.44%) Finance
4 10 (5.56%) Retail
5 9 (5.00%) Advertising
6 3 (1.67%) Banking
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.11%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (42.78%) HTML
2 56 (31.11%) CSS
3 40 (22.22%) HTML5
4 27 (15.00%) jQuery
5 20 (11.11%) CSS3
6 18 (10.00%) Ajax
7 16 (8.89%) .NET
8 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET
9 11 (6.11%) Spring
10 7 (3.89%) Flash
11 5 (2.78%) AngularJS
12 4 (2.22%) LESS
13 2 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.11%) XHTML
13 2 (1.11%) Web Services
13 2 (1.11%) Backbone.js
13 2 (1.11%) JSON
14 1 (0.56%) Velocity
14 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (26.67%) User Experience
2 19 (10.56%) Social Media
3 15 (8.33%) E-Learning
4 13 (7.22%) Graphic Design
4 13 (7.22%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.00%) Video Editing
5 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.44%) Blog
6 8 (4.44%) Animation
7 6 (3.33%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.67%) Photography
8 3 (1.67%) W3C
9 2 (1.11%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.11%) PKI
9 2 (1.11%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.56%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.89%) Linux
2 6 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.22%) Windows
4 3 (1.67%) UNIX
4 3 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.56%) Analytics
3 24 (13.33%) Network Architecture
4 19 (10.56%) SEO
5 17 (9.44%) Technical Architecture
6 16 (8.89%) Web Design
7 14 (7.78%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.22%) CRM
8 13 (7.22%) Project Management
9 12 (6.67%) SOA
10 9 (5.00%) Usability Testing
11 8 (4.44%) Progressive Enhancement
12 7 (3.89%) Use Case
13 6 (3.33%) Network Management
13 6 (3.33%) Social Media Marketing
13 6 (3.33%) MVC
14 5 (2.78%) Mobile Marketing
14 5 (2.78%) Mentoring
15 4 (2.22%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (23.89%) JavaScript
2 25 (13.89%) Java
3 20 (11.11%) Erlang
4 13 (7.22%) SQL
5 8 (4.44%) PHP
6 7 (3.89%) Perl
6 7 (3.89%) Python
6 7 (3.89%) Ruby
7 6 (3.33%) C#
8 4 (2.22%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.22%) ActionScript 3.0
9 3 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
9 3 (1.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (12.78%) Degree
2 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (2.78%) CCNP
6 4 (2.22%) CCNA
7 3 (1.67%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.11%) CCDA
8 2 (1.11%) CCDP
8 2 (1.11%) HND
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.22%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) WAI
3 1 (0.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
1 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 47 (26.11%) Adobe
2 26 (14.44%) Google
3 16 (8.89%) Oracle
4 14 (7.78%) Microsoft
5 12 (6.67%) hybris
6 5 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 5 (2.78%) Juniper
6 5 (2.78%) Ericsson
6 5 (2.78%) Cisco
7 4 (2.22%) Citrix
7 4 (2.22%) Apple
8 3 (1.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.67%) Facebook
9 2 (1.11%) Twitter
9 2 (1.11%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.11%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.56%) Informatica
10 1 (0.56%) McAfee
10 1 (0.56%) VMware
10 1 (0.56%) Sourcefire
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