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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 58 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.00% 1.04% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.12% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 2
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -12.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
541 358 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.36% 93.23% 95.79%
Number of salaries quoted 393 283 239
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Designer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Designer Salary Trend in Watford

Designer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Watford

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) Photoshop
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) User Experience
6 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
7 6 (40.00%) Marketing
7 6 (40.00%) HTML5
7 6 (40.00%) Web Design
7 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (33.33%) C#
8 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 5 (33.33%) Retail
8 5 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
8 5 (33.33%) CSS3
8 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
9 4 (26.67%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (26.67%) Twitter
9 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
9 4 (26.67%) Web Development
9 4 (26.67%) WCAG
9 4 (26.67%) Scrum
9 4 (26.67%) W3C
10 3 (20.00%) Adobe
10 3 (20.00%) JSP

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Photoshop
2 7 (46.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (26.67%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (6.67%) InDesign
4 1 (6.67%) MS Office
4 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (6.67%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 12 (80.00%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) .NET
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) HTML5
6 5 (33.33%) CSS3
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (26.67%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (20.00%) JSP
9 1 (6.67%) Web Services
9 1 (6.67%) Flash
9 1 (6.67%) LESS
9 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) User Experience
2 4 (26.67%) W3C
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.67%) Graphic Design
4 1 (6.67%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (40.00%) Web Design
2 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) Information Architecture
3 4 (26.67%) Web Development
4 1 (6.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience Design
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Online Marketing
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) CAD
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) CCDP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) WCAG
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Twitter
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Macromedia
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper
4 1 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (6.67%) Mentor Graphics