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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 65 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 3 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.57% 2.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 2.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 0
Average salary £57,500 £34,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
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
502 400 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 94.90% 98.28% 95.52%
Number of salaries quoted 368 310 357
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 26 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Watford

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 3 (37.50%) InDesign
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Graphic Design
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 3 (37.50%) User Experience
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (37.50%) InDesign
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (12.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (12.50%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) LESS
3 1 (12.50%) Kendo UI
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (12.50%) Flash
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Graphic Design
1 3 (37.50%) User Experience
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Release Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) UX Design
3 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (12.50%) Telerik
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Macromedia
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum PLUS BENEFITS AND BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago