The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 67 55 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 10 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.39% 2.29% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 2.36% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 3
Average salary £21,500 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.76% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
690 635 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.70% 96.95% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 559 546 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Stafford - 3 £24,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -4 1 £22,500 -29.68%
Tamworth - 1 £23,000 -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 16 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 15 (75.00%) CSS
2 15 (75.00%) HTML
3 14 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (45.00%) Web Design
6 8 (40.00%) Adobe
6 8 (40.00%) HTML5
6 8 (40.00%) CSS3
7 7 (35.00%) Plesk
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) SSL
7 7 (35.00%) MySQL
7 7 (35.00%) Content Management
7 7 (35.00%) SSH
7 7 (35.00%) jQuery
8 6 (30.00%) Degree
9 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
9 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (15.00%) InDesign
10 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (10.00%) Advertising
11 2 (10.00%) Retail
11 2 (10.00%) .NET
11 2 (10.00%) XML

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Photoshop
2 14 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (15.00%) InDesign
4 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
1 7 (35.00%) SSL
1 7 (35.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Phing
2 1 (5.00%) Ant
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) HTML
1 15 (75.00%) CSS
2 8 (40.00%) HTML5
2 8 (40.00%) CSS3
3 7 (35.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
3 1 (5.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
2 9 (45.00%) Web Design
3 7 (35.00%) Content Management
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) CAD
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (5.00%) VMware