The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 60 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.00% 0.28% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 0.29% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 345 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.33% 97.18% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 452 284 230
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Designer
Hertfordshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 18 (81.82%) HTML
1 18 (81.82%) Photoshop
1 18 (81.82%) CSS
1 18 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 18 (81.82%) Web Design
2 15 (68.18%) Marketing
3 14 (63.64%) jQuery
4 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 9 (40.91%) Adobe
6 9 (40.91%) HTML5
7 8 (36.36%) Twitter
7 8 (36.36%) XHTML
7 8 (36.36%) CMS
7 8 (36.36%) Graphic Design
8 7 (31.82%) Retail
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 6 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
9 6 (27.27%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (18.18%) Facebook
10 4 (18.18%) Social Media
10 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (18.18%) C#
10 4 (18.18%) SEO
10 4 (18.18%) W3C
10 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
10 4 (18.18%) .NET
10 4 (18.18%) Oracle

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 8 (36.36%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Photoshop
1 18 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.55%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 15 (68.18%) Marketing
2 7 (31.82%) Retail
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Games
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) HTML
1 18 (81.82%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) XHTML
5 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 4 (18.18%) Semantic HTML
6 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Graphic Design
2 4 (18.18%) Social Media
2 4 (18.18%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Web Design
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (18.18%) SEO
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
3 4 (18.18%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) WCAG
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 8 (36.36%) Twitter
3 4 (18.18%) Facebook
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle
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Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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