The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 79 48 62
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.14% 2.65% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 2.74% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 1
Average salary - £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
719 621 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.90% 96.73% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 576 526 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,985
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 - -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
1 14 (93.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (80.00%) HTML
3 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (60.00%) Web Design
4 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 8 (53.33%) CSS3
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) MySQL
5 7 (46.67%) DNS
5 7 (46.67%) SSL
5 7 (46.67%) Adobe
5 7 (46.67%) Plesk
5 7 (46.67%) Content Management
5 7 (46.67%) SSH
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 4 (26.67%) Time Management
7 3 (20.00%) InDesign
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Marketing
7 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Social Media
8 2 (13.33%) User Experience
8 2 (13.33%) Intranet
8 2 (13.33%) Retail
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) PHP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (93.33%) Photoshop
1 14 (93.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (20.00%) InDesign
3 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
1 7 (46.67%) SSH
2 2 (13.33%) Intranet
3 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ant
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Phing
General
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) HTML
1 12 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) HTML5
2 8 (53.33%) CSS3
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (6.67%) Sass
4 1 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (13.33%) Social Media
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (60.00%) Web Design
2 7 (46.67%) Content Management
3 4 (26.67%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Xen
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft