The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 179 134 114
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 37 68 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.69% 1.40% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 1.48% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 34 50 71
Average salary £32,750 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.45% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
Designer
England

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 Midlands 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 Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £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 the West Midlands

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Designer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Designer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Designer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -9 14 £36,000 +38.46%
Warwickshire -28 8 £27,500 +14.58%
Solihull -3 5 £27,000 - 1
Worcestershire +8 2 £39,000 -
Coventry -15 2 £50,000 +104.08% 1
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Walsall - 1 £38,500 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 34 (46.58%) Adobe
2 28 (38.36%) HTML
3 23 (31.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (28.77%) Photoshop
5 19 (26.03%) CSS
5 19 (26.03%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (23.29%) Web Design
6 17 (23.29%) Marketing
7 13 (17.81%) .NET
7 13 (17.81%) User Experience
8 12 (16.44%) C#
8 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
9 11 (15.07%) Intranet
9 11 (15.07%) Internet
9 11 (15.07%) Degree
10 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.33%) Retail
11 9 (12.33%) Digital Media
12 8 (10.96%) PHP
12 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
13 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
13 7 (9.59%) Windows
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 7 (9.59%) VMware
13 7 (9.59%) InDesign
14 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
14 6 (8.22%) Citrix
14 6 (8.22%) SEO
14 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
14 6 (8.22%) HTML5

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
1 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.48%) WordPress
2 4 (5.48%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 21 (28.77%) Photoshop
3 19 (26.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
5 7 (9.59%) InDesign
6 3 (4.11%) MS Office
7 2 (2.74%) Fireworks
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.37%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
8 1 (1.37%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Intranet
1 11 (15.07%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) NetScreen
2 1 (1.37%) Firewall
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless
2 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
2 1 (1.37%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.37%) VPN
2 1 (1.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.29%) Marketing
2 9 (12.33%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 2 (2.74%) Games
4 2 (2.74%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.74%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) HTML
2 19 (26.03%) CSS
3 13 (17.81%) .NET
4 12 (16.44%) ASP.NET
5 6 (8.22%) HTML5
6 3 (4.11%) CSS3
6 3 (4.11%) jQuery
6 3 (4.11%) Flash
7 1 (1.37%) WCF
7 1 (1.37%) WF
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) XSD
7 1 (1.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) User Experience
2 9 (12.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.48%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.74%) Social Media
5 2 (2.74%) W3C
6 1 (1.37%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.37%) AIX
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Web Design
2 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (8.22%) SEO
4 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.48%) Web Development
5 4 (5.48%) Time Management
6 3 (4.11%) Business Development
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) OO
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.74%) CRM
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL
7 2 (2.74%) Migration
7 2 (2.74%) UX Design
7 2 (2.74%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (2.74%) Content Management
7 2 (2.74%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (2.74%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (2.74%) Pay per click
7 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) C#
2 8 (10.96%) PHP
3 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.37%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.85%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.85%) Terminal Services
1 5 (6.85%) VMware ESX
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Adobe
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) VMware
3 6 (8.22%) Citrix
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
6 1 (1.37%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.37%) Aruba
6 1 (1.37%) Talend
6 1 (1.37%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (1.37%) Software AG
6 1 (1.37%) Juniper
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) NetApp
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) webMethods
6 1 (1.37%) Sony
6 1 (1.37%) HP
6 1 (1.37%) EMC
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
npower
Posted: 20 days ago