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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 164 149 108
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 40 43 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.00% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.05% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 86
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £38,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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
4776 4080 4588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.73% 94.44% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4200 3386 3986
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Warwickshire -6 15 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry -3 13 £37,500 +56.25% 3
Birmingham -11 4 £25,000 -16.66% 3
Solihull +5 3 £19,999 - 2
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 31 (39.74%) Adobe
2 27 (34.62%) HTML
3 20 (25.64%) Photoshop
4 19 (24.36%) Adobe Illustrator
5 16 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 16 (20.51%) CSS
6 15 (19.23%) User Experience
7 14 (17.95%) Web Design
8 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.67%) Marketing
9 11 (14.10%) Cisco
9 11 (14.10%) .NET
9 11 (14.10%) Windows
9 11 (14.10%) Retail
9 11 (14.10%) VMware
10 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
11 9 (11.54%) Citrix
11 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (11.54%) Degree
11 9 (11.54%) Digital Media
12 8 (10.26%) Oracle
13 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
13 7 (8.97%) Java
14 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
14 6 (7.69%) PHP
14 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
14 6 (7.69%) InDesign
14 6 (7.69%) XenApp
14 6 (7.69%) HTML5
14 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (6.41%) WordPress
1 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2000
1 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (6.41%) JBoss
1 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Photoshop
2 19 (24.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (12.82%) MS Excel
5 6 (7.69%) InDesign
6 3 (3.85%) MS Office
7 2 (2.56%) Fireworks
8 1 (1.28%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.28%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (1.28%) InfoPath
8 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (3.85%) Intranet
2 3 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (2.56%) SAN
3 2 (2.56%) LAN
3 2 (2.56%) WAN
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless Security
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.28%) NetScreen
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) Wireless
4 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
General
1 13 (16.67%) Marketing
2 11 (14.10%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (3.85%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) HTML
2 16 (20.51%) CSS
3 11 (14.10%) .NET
4 6 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (5.13%) Flash
5 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.85%) CSS3
7 2 (2.56%) Middleware
7 2 (2.56%) jQuery
8 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.28%) WCF
8 1 (1.28%) WF
8 1 (1.28%) XML
8 1 (1.28%) XSD
8 1 (1.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) User Experience
2 9 (11.54%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.13%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.56%) Xbox
5 2 (2.56%) Social Media
6 1 (1.28%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.28%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.10%) Windows
2 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Android
3 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.28%) UNIX
3 1 (1.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Web Design
2 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
4 4 (5.13%) Time Management
4 4 (5.13%) Web Development
5 3 (3.85%) Waterfall
5 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.85%) Project Management
5 3 (3.85%) SEO
5 3 (3.85%) ITIL
5 3 (3.85%) OO
6 2 (2.56%) CRM
6 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.56%) E-business
6 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.56%) Content Management
6 2 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (2.56%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Java
2 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.69%) PHP
3 4 (5.13%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.41%) MCP
4 2 (2.56%) HND
5 1 (1.28%) MCPD
5 1 (1.28%) CCNP
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) XenApp
1 6 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.41%) VMware ESX
2 5 (6.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.41%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 31 (39.74%) Adobe
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (14.10%) Cisco
3 11 (14.10%) VMware
4 9 (11.54%) Citrix
5 8 (10.26%) Oracle
6 2 (2.56%) EMC
6 2 (2.56%) NetApp
6 2 (2.56%) Avaya
7 1 (1.28%) Aruba
7 1 (1.28%) Talend
7 1 (1.28%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (1.28%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.28%) Sony
7 1 (1.28%) SAP
7 1 (1.28%) Informatica
7 1 (1.28%) Software AG
7 1 (1.28%) Juniper
7 1 (1.28%) HP
7 1 (1.28%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £28,000 - £30,000+ PA depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
GE Energy Management
Salary: £ Competitive Salary & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leamington Spa
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £12000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
TheSmartList
Salary: Dependant on experience
Posted: 15 days ago