The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 86 93 93
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.94% 0.67% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.69% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.99% +83.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,232 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.40% -7.14%
Designer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1241 1300 1077
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.03% 96.65% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1026 1158 982
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Designer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Designer Salary Trend in Wales

Designer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
South Wales +13 10 £27,500 -49.99% 6
Designer
UK

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (70.00%) HTML
1 14 (70.00%) User Experience
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 8 (40.00%) Web Design
4 7 (35.00%) HTML5
5 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (20.00%) Animation
7 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
8 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
8 3 (15.00%) Graphic Design
8 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) Adobe
9 2 (10.00%) Fireworks
9 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (5.00%) Hudson
10 1 (5.00%) 4G
10 1 (5.00%) REST
10 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (15.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (10.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (5.00%) MS Office
4 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (5.00%) 4G
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) HTML
2 13 (65.00%) CSS
3 7 (35.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (5.00%) Spring Integration
5 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) User Experience
2 4 (20.00%) Animation
3 3 (15.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (10.00%) E-Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Web Design
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) RUP
6 1 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
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