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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 139 143 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 65 37 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 0.90% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.40% 0.95% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 25 86
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
4651 3877 4387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 94.75% 94.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4011 3153 3749
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Coventry +12 34 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Warwickshire -3 15 £25,000 +11.11%
Birmingham -7 9 £27,500 -43.29% 4
Solihull -4 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 37 (34.91%) User Experience
2 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
3 32 (30.19%) Adobe
3 32 (30.19%) Cisco
4 30 (28.30%) Oracle
5 28 (26.42%) .NET
5 28 (26.42%) Windows
6 27 (25.47%) Java
7 26 (24.53%) HTML
8 24 (22.64%) JBoss
9 23 (21.70%) Visual Studio
10 22 (20.75%) Photoshop
11 21 (19.81%) Adobe Illustrator
11 21 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (15.09%) VMware
13 15 (14.15%) Retail
13 15 (14.15%) CSS
14 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (13.21%) Marketing
15 13 (12.26%) Web Design
16 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 10 (9.43%) Citrix
18 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
19 7 (6.60%) ITIL
19 7 (6.60%) Flash
19 7 (6.60%) Middleware
19 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
19 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
19 7 (6.60%) Digital Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 24 (22.64%) JBoss
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (4.72%) WordPress
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.94%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) Photoshop
2 21 (19.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 12 (11.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (4.72%) InDesign
5 4 (3.77%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.83%) MS Office
6 3 (2.83%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (1.89%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.94%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.94%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.94%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.83%) SAN
3 2 (1.89%) LAN
3 2 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (0.94%) VPN
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.94%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.94%) Firewall
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless
4 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.83%) Talend Open Studio
3 2 (1.89%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (14.15%) Retail
2 14 (13.21%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Finance
4 3 (2.83%) Advertising
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.42%) .NET
2 26 (24.53%) HTML
3 15 (14.15%) CSS
4 7 (6.60%) Flash
4 7 (6.60%) Middleware
5 6 (5.66%) HTML5
6 3 (2.83%) jQuery
7 2 (1.89%) CSS3
8 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.94%) WCF
8 1 (0.94%) WF
8 1 (0.94%) XML
8 1 (0.94%) XSD
8 1 (0.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) User Experience
2 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.60%) Digital Media
3 5 (4.72%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.83%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Social Media
5 2 (1.89%) Xbox
6 1 (0.94%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.94%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.94%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.42%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Linux
2 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
3 1 (0.94%) Android
3 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.26%) Web Design
3 7 (6.60%) ITIL
4 6 (5.66%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.66%) Waterfall
5 5 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (3.77%) Time Management
6 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (2.83%) Master Data Management
7 3 (2.83%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.83%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.83%) ETL
7 3 (2.83%) Project Management
7 3 (2.83%) ERP
7 3 (2.83%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.83%) OO
7 3 (2.83%) Migration
7 3 (2.83%) Data Management
7 3 (2.83%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (25.47%) Java
2 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.66%) SQL
3 3 (2.83%) PHP
3 3 (2.83%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Degree
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (4.72%) MCP
3 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.94%) VCP4
4 1 (0.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.94%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) XenApp
3 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.72%) Terminal Services
3 5 (4.72%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.89%) XenServer
6 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) Adobe
2 32 (30.19%) Cisco
3 30 (28.30%) Oracle
4 16 (15.09%) VMware
5 10 (9.43%) Citrix
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
6 3 (2.83%) EMC
6 3 (2.83%) Informatica
6 3 (2.83%) NetApp
6 3 (2.83%) Talend
7 2 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (0.94%) Software AG
8 1 (0.94%) Juniper
8 1 (0.94%) HP
8 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.94%) webMethods
8 1 (0.94%) Sony
8 1 (0.94%) Blue Coat
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Excellent salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
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