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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 62 59 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.73% 2.78% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.85% 2.94% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 9
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £48,000 £65,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
736 815 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.83% 94.44% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 588 732 794
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 July 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 24 (60.00%) Windows
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) UNIX
2 23 (57.50%) SAN
2 23 (57.50%) Project Management
2 23 (57.50%) Service Management
2 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
2 23 (57.50%) Identity Management
2 23 (57.50%) NAS
3 14 (35.00%) High Availability
3 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 11 (27.50%) User Experience
5 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (22.50%) .NET
5 9 (22.50%) Java
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) Oracle
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
5 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 9 (22.50%) Retail
5 9 (22.50%) NetWeaver
6 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (17.50%) Web Design
6 7 (17.50%) Adobe
6 7 (17.50%) Photoshop

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (22.50%) NetWeaver
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.50%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (17.50%) Photoshop
3 6 (15.00%) InDesign
3 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (7.50%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 23 (57.50%) SAN
1 23 (57.50%) NAS
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.50%) MPLS
4 3 (7.50%) OSPF
4 3 (7.50%) BGP
5 1 (2.50%) SSL
5 1 (2.50%) IPsec
5 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.50%) FCoE
5 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
General
1 9 (22.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 7 (17.50%) CSS
2 7 (17.50%) jQuery
3 6 (15.00%) HTML5
3 6 (15.00%) CSS3
3 6 (15.00%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
2 1 (2.50%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Project Management
1 23 (57.50%) Service Management
1 23 (57.50%) Service Delivery
1 23 (57.50%) Identity Management
2 14 (35.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (35.00%) High Availability
3 11 (27.50%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) Web Design
5 7 (17.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Usability Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Budget Control
7 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) MCSE
2 1 (2.50%) CCNP
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) vSphere
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) vMotion
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) Adobe
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (10.00%) Juniper
5 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (5.00%) IronPort
6 2 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.50%) Websense
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Blue Coat