The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 18 13 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.72% 4.00% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 4.23% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £37,500 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
Designer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 71 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 100.00% 94.67% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 45 52
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Designer
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Designer Salary Trend in West Lothian

Designer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) CSS

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Android Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe