The table below looks at the statistics for the Instructional Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Instructional Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Instructional Designer
Rank 867 855 890
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +35
Permanent jobs requiring an Instructional Designer 20 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.018% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 11
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

Instructional Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Instructional Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Instructional Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK.

Instructional Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Instructional Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Instructional Designer over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Instructional Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Instructional Designer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Instructional Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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
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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
England -19 18 £37,500 -11.76% 1
London -13 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds - 4 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £37,500 -
Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Edinburgh -12 1 - -
Scotland -15 1 - -
South West -26 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Port Talbot - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -

Instructional Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Instructional 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 Instructional Designer in their job title.

1 41 (75.93%) E-Learning
2 22 (40.74%) Project Management
3 16 (29.63%) SCORM
4 14 (25.93%) Degree
5 12 (22.22%) Adobe
6 11 (20.37%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) Adobe Captivate
7 9 (16.67%) QA
7 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (14.81%) Moodle
8 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
9 7 (12.96%) CSS
9 7 (12.96%) HTML5
10 6 (11.11%) Photoshop
11 5 (9.26%) Learning Management System
11 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
12 4 (7.41%) Workflow
12 4 (7.41%) Flash
12 4 (7.41%) VLE
12 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (5.56%) Blackboard
13 3 (5.56%) Advertising
13 3 (5.56%) Publishing
13 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
14 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
14 2 (3.70%) Video Editing
14 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0

Instructional Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Instructional 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 Instructional Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.81%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Adobe Captivate
2 8 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (11.11%) Photoshop
4 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (1.85%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
General
1 3 (5.56%) Advertising
1 3 (5.56%) Publishing
2 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) HTML
2 7 (12.96%) CSS
2 7 (12.96%) HTML5
3 4 (7.41%) Flash
3 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (75.93%) E-Learning
2 16 (29.63%) SCORM
3 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Learning Management System
5 4 (7.41%) VLE
6 2 (3.70%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.85%) Kindle
7 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.85%) Physics
7 1 (1.85%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.85%) Biology
7 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (40.74%) Project Management
2 8 (14.81%) Programme Management
3 5 (9.26%) Risk Management
4 4 (7.41%) Workflow
4 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (1.85%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (1.85%) Scrum
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Service Management
5 1 (1.85%) ITSM
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.56%) ActionScript
2 2 (3.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Adobe
2 3 (5.56%) Blackboard
3 1 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy