The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical 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
Technical Designer
Rank 871 835 887
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Designer 16 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.036% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.038% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 11
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%

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%

Technical Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Designer
Salary Trend

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

Technical Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Designer
Salary Histogram

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

Technical Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Designer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical 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 -41 16 £50,000 -13.04%
West Yorkshire -23 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire -32 7 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire -16 4 £55,000 +29.41%
South East -38 4 £55,000 +12.82%
Newbury +2 3 - -
London -18 3 £67,000 -10.66%
South West - 2 £60,000 -
Bath - 1 £60,000 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 - -

Technical Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 25 (59.52%) Technical Architecture
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 23 (54.76%) SAN
2 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 21 (50.00%) Clustering
5 20 (47.62%) Linux
6 19 (45.24%) MS Office
6 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
6 19 (45.24%) CommVault
6 19 (45.24%) NetApp
6 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (45.24%) Citrix
6 19 (45.24%) AppSense
6 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (45.24%) Office Communications Server
6 19 (45.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (45.24%) NAS
6 19 (45.24%) XenApp
6 19 (45.24%) XenServer
6 19 (45.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (45.24%) Change Control
7 6 (14.29%) Finance
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

Technical Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 19 (45.24%) MS Exchange
1 19 (45.24%) Office Communications Server
1 19 (45.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 19 (45.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.76%) GemFire
4 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (45.24%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) SAN
2 19 (45.24%) NAS
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (9.52%) Wireless
3 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (9.52%) Network Security
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
5 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 19 (45.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Publishing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Web Services
2 4 (9.52%) XML
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (4.76%) SOAP
4 2 (4.76%) Spring
4 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.38%) WPF
5 1 (2.38%) JPA
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE 5
5 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) WSDL
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) UNIX
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (59.52%) Technical Architecture
2 19 (45.24%) Change Control
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
5 3 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (4.76%) DSDM
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) OOD
6 2 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
7 1 (2.38%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Product Management
7 1 (2.38%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.38%) V-Model
7 1 (2.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.38%) CITP
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.38%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
1 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (45.24%) XenApp
2 19 (45.24%) XenServer
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) VMware
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) CommVault
3 19 (45.24%) NetApp
3 19 (45.24%) Citrix
3 19 (45.24%) AppSense
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) IBM
6 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com