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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 63 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.39% 2.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 2.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £34,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
493 438 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.67% 97.12% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 362 335 338
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Watford

Designer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) McAfee
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) HTML

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (40.00%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Web Design
1 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) McAfee