The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / West Midlands
Rank 147 146 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 67 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.37% 1.39% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.44% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 63 68 42
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,400 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £61,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
4754 4927 4840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.44% 96.53% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3776 4115 4242
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 17 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +26 28 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Warwickshire +36 19 £30,750 -19.60% 2
Coventry -17 9 £22,500 -31.34% 1
Worcestershire -1 8 £35,000 +14.75% 1
Staffordshire +6 5 £26,000 +18.18% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £45,000 -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 86 (66.67%) HTML
2 82 (63.57%) CSS
3 64 (49.61%) User Experience
4 57 (44.19%) JavaScript
5 53 (41.09%) Photoshop
6 46 (35.66%) Adobe
7 42 (32.56%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (27.91%) Wireframes
9 29 (22.48%) HTML5
10 28 (21.71%) Marketing
11 27 (20.93%) jQuery
12 23 (17.83%) Web Development
13 22 (17.05%) CSS3
14 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.18%) E-Commerce
16 16 (12.40%) Advertising
16 16 (12.40%) Web Design
17 14 (10.85%) Responsive Web Design
17 14 (10.85%) Finance
18 13 (10.08%) Games
18 13 (10.08%) Usability Testing
18 13 (10.08%) Fireworks
18 13 (10.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 13 (10.08%) Front End Development
19 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
19 11 (8.53%) PHP
19 11 (8.53%) Automotive
20 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
21 9 (6.98%) Mobile App
21 9 (6.98%) CMS

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.98%) CMS
2 8 (6.20%) WordPress
3 1 (0.78%) Moodle
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 53 (41.09%) Photoshop
2 42 (32.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (10.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (10.08%) Fireworks
4 9 (6.98%) InDesign
5 5 (3.88%) Acrobat
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.10%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (3.10%) InVision
6 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
7 2 (1.55%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.55%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) LAN
2 4 (3.10%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (3.10%) Firewall
3 3 (2.33%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.33%) OSPF
3 3 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (0.78%) HTTP
4 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.20%) MySQL
2 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Axure RP
2 5 (3.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.55%) JUnit
3 2 (1.55%) TestNG
4 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.78%) Expression Studio
4 1 (0.78%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.78%) Subversion
4 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (21.71%) Marketing
2 16 (12.40%) Advertising
3 14 (10.85%) Finance
4 13 (10.08%) Games
5 11 (8.53%) Automotive
6 5 (3.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.55%) Law
7 2 (1.55%) Legal
7 2 (1.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (66.67%) HTML
2 82 (63.57%) CSS
3 29 (22.48%) HTML5
4 27 (20.93%) jQuery
5 22 (17.05%) CSS3
6 6 (4.65%) LAMP
7 4 (3.10%) .NET
7 4 (3.10%) Material Design
7 4 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.55%) UIKit
10 1 (0.78%) Ajax
10 1 (0.78%) Middleware
10 1 (0.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 64 (49.61%) User Experience
2 10 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.98%) e-Learning
3 9 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.20%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.88%) Animation
6 4 (3.10%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.33%) Copywriting
7 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.33%) Social Media
7 3 (2.33%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.33%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.33%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.78%) Blog
9 1 (0.78%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.78%) New Media
9 1 (0.78%) Photography
9 1 (0.78%) Psychology
9 1 (0.78%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Android
1 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.55%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.91%) Wireframes
2 23 (17.83%) Web Development
3 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (13.18%) E-Commerce
5 16 (12.40%) Web Design
6 14 (10.85%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (10.08%) Front End Development
7 13 (10.08%) Usability Testing
8 11 (8.53%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.20%) Content Development
9 8 (6.20%) Content Management
9 8 (6.20%) ITIL
10 7 (5.43%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.43%) Scrum
10 7 (5.43%) SEO
11 5 (3.88%) Information Architecture
11 5 (3.88%) Service Design
11 5 (3.88%) Translating Business Requirements
12 4 (3.10%) BDD
12 4 (3.10%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 57 (44.19%) JavaScript
2 11 (8.53%) PHP
3 4 (3.10%) C#
3 4 (3.10%) Java
4 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.78%) C
5 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) CCNA
2 3 (2.33%) CCNP
2 3 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.33%) MOS
3 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (35.66%) Adobe
2 7 (5.43%) EPiServer
2 7 (5.43%) Google
3 6 (4.65%) Cisco
3 6 (4.65%) Juniper
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.10%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.33%) Fortinet
6 3 (2.33%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.55%) Cognizant
7 2 (1.55%) Nortel
8 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.78%) Intel Security
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle
8 1 (0.78%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.78%) VMware
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