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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 163 102 147
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 45 107 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.96% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 2.07% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 56 45
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,450 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
5125 5163 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.40% 94.75% 94.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4248 4385 3888
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Shropshire +6 12 £17,500 -
Birmingham -14 9 £57,500 +96.58%
Warwickshire -15 7 £28,500 -5.00%
Coventry +5 3 £26,250 -22.79% 1
Worcestershire -5 3 £19,000 -24.00%
Staffordshire -25 2 £22,750 -28.90% 1
Solihull -5 1 £42,500 -29.16%
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (52.29%) HTML
2 56 (51.38%) CSS
3 54 (49.54%) Adobe
4 38 (34.86%) Web Design
4 38 (34.86%) Marketing
5 37 (33.94%) Photoshop
6 30 (27.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (21.10%) SEO
7 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
8 19 (17.43%) jQuery
8 19 (17.43%) CSS3
8 19 (17.43%) Digital Media
9 18 (16.51%) HTML5
10 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
11 15 (13.76%) PHP
11 15 (13.76%) C#
11 15 (13.76%) .NET
11 15 (13.76%) Social Media
12 14 (12.84%) Degree
12 14 (12.84%) Retail
13 13 (11.93%) InDesign
13 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
13 13 (11.93%) Intranet
14 11 (10.09%) Internet
14 11 (10.09%) Dreamweaver
14 11 (10.09%) MySQL
14 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (10.09%) Graphic Design
15 10 (9.17%) Content Management
16 9 (8.26%) Visualisation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (6.42%) CMS
2 6 (5.50%) WordPress
3 3 (2.75%) Drupal
4 2 (1.83%) Moodle
4 2 (1.83%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.92%) SAS
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.92%) Lync
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (33.94%) Photoshop
2 30 (27.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (11.93%) InDesign
4 8 (7.34%) Fireworks
5 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.67%) AutoCAD
6 4 (3.67%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (3.67%) 3ds Max
7 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.83%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.92%) MS Office
8 1 (0.92%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Magento
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.93%) Intranet
2 11 (10.09%) Internet
3 7 (6.42%) SSH
3 7 (6.42%) DNS
3 7 (6.42%) SSL
4 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) MySQL
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.92%) OLAP
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
3 1 (0.92%) Ant
3 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.92%) Phing
General
1 38 (34.86%) Marketing
2 14 (12.84%) Retail
3 8 (7.34%) Multimedia
4 7 (6.42%) Automotive
5 4 (3.67%) Games
5 4 (3.67%) Publishing
6 2 (1.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (52.29%) HTML
2 56 (51.38%) CSS
3 19 (17.43%) jQuery
3 19 (17.43%) CSS3
4 18 (16.51%) HTML5
5 15 (13.76%) .NET
6 13 (11.93%) ASP.NET
7 6 (5.50%) Flash
8 4 (3.67%) XML
9 1 (0.92%) Ajax
9 1 (0.92%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.92%) PhoneGap
9 1 (0.92%) Sass
9 1 (0.92%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Digital Media
2 15 (13.76%) Social Media
3 11 (10.09%) Graphic Design
4 9 (8.26%) Visualisation
5 8 (7.34%) IPTV
6 3 (2.75%) Animation
6 3 (2.75%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.83%) iPad
7 2 (1.83%) iPhone
7 2 (1.83%) W3C
7 2 (1.83%) SCORM
7 2 (1.83%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.92%) AIX
2 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Web Design
2 23 (21.10%) SEO
3 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
4 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.17%) Content Management
6 8 (7.34%) Responsive Web Design
7 7 (6.42%) User Experience Design
8 6 (5.50%) Direct Marketing
9 5 (4.59%) Business Development
9 5 (4.59%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.59%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (3.67%) 3D Visualisation
10 4 (3.67%) Time Management
10 4 (3.67%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.67%) Workflow
11 3 (2.75%) B2B
11 3 (2.75%) Information Architecture
11 3 (2.75%) Web Development
12 2 (1.83%) OO
12 2 (1.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) JavaScript
2 15 (13.76%) PHP
2 15 (13.76%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) SQL
4 3 (2.75%) ActionScript
4 3 (2.75%) C++
4 3 (2.75%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.92%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (12.84%) Degree
2 4 (3.67%) HND
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) CCIE
4 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
1 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) Xen
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.92%) XenApp
1 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.42%) Plesk
Vendors
1 54 (49.54%) Adobe
2 3 (2.75%) Macromedia
3 2 (1.83%) Citrix
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.92%) Alias
4 1 (0.92%) VMware
4 1 (0.92%) Cisco
4 1 (0.92%) Juniper
4 1 (0.92%) Informatica
4 1 (0.92%) Nokia
4 1 (0.92%) HP
4 1 (0.92%) Dell
4 1 (0.92%) JBoss
4 1 (0.92%) SAP
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle
4 1 (0.92%) Talend
Staffordshire
Huxley Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago