The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 70 72 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 17 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.87% 1.17% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 1.22% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Average salary £56,250 £43,750 £55,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -21.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,350 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £66,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Designer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
873 902 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.15% 95.75% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 678 793 728
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Designer
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Designer Salary Trend in Southampton

Designer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 23 (44.23%) HTML
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
1 23 (44.23%) Photoshop
1 23 (44.23%) CSS
1 23 (44.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 21 (40.38%) jQuery
2 21 (40.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 21 (40.38%) User Experience
3 18 (34.62%) CSS3
3 18 (34.62%) HTML5
3 18 (34.62%) InDesign
3 18 (34.62%) Adobe
4 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
4 16 (30.77%) PHP
4 16 (30.77%) MySQL
5 14 (26.92%) Web Design
5 14 (26.92%) Service Management
6 13 (25.00%) Windows
7 12 (23.08%) NAS
7 12 (23.08%) Linux
7 12 (23.08%) UNIX
7 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 12 (23.08%) Identity Management
7 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 12 (23.08%) SAN
7 12 (23.08%) Project Management
8 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
8 9 (17.31%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Photoshop
1 23 (44.23%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (34.62%) InDesign
3 8 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (17.31%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) SAN
1 12 (23.08%) NAS
2 6 (11.54%) VPN
2 6 (11.54%) MPLS
2 6 (11.54%) OSPF
2 6 (11.54%) BGP
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) VoIP
3 4 (7.69%) WAN
3 4 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.77%) Network Security
5 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.85%) WLAN
5 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 1 (1.92%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) MySQL
2 9 (17.31%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (17.31%) SAP BW
3 6 (11.54%) SAP BI
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
1 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.62%) Marketing
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (44.23%) HTML
1 23 (44.23%) CSS
2 21 (40.38%) jQuery
3 18 (34.62%) HTML5
3 18 (34.62%) CSS3
4 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 9 (17.31%) SAP PI
6 4 (7.69%) .NET
6 4 (7.69%) COM
7 2 (3.85%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) User Experience
2 5 (9.62%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 14 (26.92%) Service Management
2 14 (26.92%) Web Design
3 12 (23.08%) Identity Management
3 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 12 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 9 (17.31%) ERP
4 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
4 9 (17.31%) ETL
4 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.31%) Integration Testing
5 8 (15.38%) High Availability
5 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (11.54%) Load Balancing
8 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.85%) B2B
9 2 (3.85%) B2C
9 2 (3.85%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.77%) PHP
3 9 (17.31%) ABAP
4 4 (7.69%) Java
4 4 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) HNC
1 1 (1.92%) CCIE
1 1 (1.92%) CCNP
1 1 (1.92%) CCDP
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.92%) CCDE
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Adobe
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 9 (17.31%) Business Objects
3 9 (17.31%) SAP
4 6 (11.54%) Cisco
4 6 (11.54%) Juniper
4 6 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 6 (11.54%) F5
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Twitter