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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / West Midlands
Rank 144 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 59 80 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.27% 1.35% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.40% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 54
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%

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
4505 5724 4916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.28% 96.56% 96.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3672 4733 4225
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +19 20 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Warwickshire +43 17 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Worcestershire -2 9 £35,000 +16.66%
Coventry -6 7 £25,000 -29.12% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £43,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £36,000 - 1
Solihull -7 1 £27,500 -16.66%
West Bromwich - 1 £60,000 -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 90 (69.23%) HTML
2 88 (67.69%) CSS
3 64 (49.23%) User Experience
4 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
5 56 (43.08%) Photoshop
6 46 (35.38%) Adobe
7 44 (33.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 39 (30.00%) Wireframes
9 30 (23.08%) jQuery
10 26 (20.00%) HTML5
11 23 (17.69%) Web Development
11 23 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (15.38%) Marketing
12 20 (15.38%) CSS3
13 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
14 16 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (11.54%) Web Design
15 15 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 14 (10.77%) Usability Testing
17 13 (10.00%) Games
17 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
18 12 (9.23%) Fireworks
18 12 (9.23%) Finance
18 12 (9.23%) Advertising
19 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
20 10 (7.69%) PHP
20 10 (7.69%) Automotive
20 10 (7.69%) e-Learning
20 10 (7.69%) Front End Development
21 9 (6.92%) Content Development

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 8 (6.15%) WordPress
2 7 (5.38%) CMS
3 6 (4.62%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.54%) Moodle
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (43.08%) Photoshop
2 44 (33.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (9.23%) Fireworks
5 8 (6.15%) InDesign
6 4 (3.08%) Acrobat
6 4 (3.08%) InVision
7 3 (2.31%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (2.31%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.85%) LAN
2 3 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (2.31%) EIGRP
2 3 (2.31%) Firewall
2 3 (2.31%) OSPF
2 3 (2.31%) WAN
3 1 (0.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (4.62%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.54%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.54%) JUnit
3 2 (1.54%) TestNG
4 1 (0.77%) Expression Studio
4 1 (0.77%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (15.38%) Marketing
2 13 (10.00%) Games
3 12 (9.23%) Advertising
3 12 (9.23%) Finance
4 10 (7.69%) Automotive
5 3 (2.31%) Legal
6 2 (1.54%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.54%) Publishing
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Law
7 1 (0.77%) Local Government
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (69.23%) HTML
2 88 (67.69%) CSS
3 30 (23.08%) jQuery
4 26 (20.00%) HTML5
5 20 (15.38%) CSS3
6 8 (6.15%) LAMP
7 5 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.08%) Material Design
9 3 (2.31%) .NET
10 2 (1.54%) Ajax
10 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.54%) UIKit
11 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.77%) Middleware
11 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (49.23%) User Experience
2 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.69%) e-Learning
4 8 (6.15%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.38%) Smartphone
6 4 (3.08%) Animation
6 4 (3.08%) Graphic Design
7 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.31%) Social Media
7 3 (2.31%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.54%) Fintech
8 2 (1.54%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.54%) SCORM
9 1 (0.77%) Blog
9 1 (0.77%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) Android
1 7 (5.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.77%) Linux
2 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.77%) Windows
2 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.00%) Wireframes
2 23 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (17.69%) Web Development
3 17 (13.08%) E-Commerce
4 16 (12.31%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (11.54%) Web Design
6 14 (10.77%) Usability Testing
7 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (7.69%) Front End Development
9 9 (6.92%) Content Development
9 9 (6.92%) Prototyping
10 8 (6.15%) ITIL
10 8 (6.15%) SEO
10 8 (6.15%) Translating Business Requirements
11 7 (5.38%) Content Management
11 7 (5.38%) Data Analysis
11 7 (5.38%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.38%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.62%) Scrum
13 5 (3.85%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (47.69%) JavaScript
2 10 (7.69%) PHP
3 3 (2.31%) C#
4 2 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (0.77%) C
5 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.85%) Degree
2 3 (2.31%) CCNA
2 3 (2.31%) CCNP
2 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.31%) MOS
3 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.54%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (35.38%) Adobe
2 7 (5.38%) Google
3 5 (3.85%) Cisco
3 5 (3.85%) Juniper
4 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.31%) Fortinet
4 3 (2.31%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.31%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.54%) Nortel
6 1 (0.77%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.77%) Oracle
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.77%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 9 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 + Car Allowance & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry or Manchester
Department For Education
Salary: Cash remuneration between £27,951 to £30,859 dependent upon the skills and experience that is brought to the role and a pension contribution of around £6,175
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Autodesk Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Autodesk Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago