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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 132 152 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 92 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.60% 1.17% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.24% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 72 46 52
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £20,250 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5411 5080 5137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.15% 94.42% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4514 4278 4312
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,472
% change year-on-year
- +3.97%

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 July 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 July 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
Birmingham +22 33 £30,000 -38.46% 5
Coventry 0 14 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Warwickshire -20 12 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Worcestershire -6 9 £30,000 +48.14% 1
Solihull - 7 £50,000 -
Staffordshire +1 4 £30,000 +36.36% 1
Walsall - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 81 (47.09%) User Experience
2 78 (45.35%) HTML
3 73 (42.44%) CSS
4 63 (36.63%) .NET
5 51 (29.65%) Visual Studio
6 47 (27.33%) Photoshop
7 45 (26.16%) HTML5
8 44 (25.58%) Cisco
9 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (24.42%) Microsoft
9 42 (24.42%) Adobe
10 37 (21.51%) Oracle
11 34 (19.77%) Java
12 33 (19.19%) JavaScript
13 32 (18.60%) JBoss
13 32 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
14 31 (18.02%) Windows
15 30 (17.44%) Scrum
16 29 (16.86%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (15.70%) Retail
17 27 (15.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 23 (13.37%) jQuery
19 21 (12.21%) InfoPath
19 21 (12.21%) SharePoint 2010
19 21 (12.21%) Office 365
19 21 (12.21%) SharePoint 2013
19 21 (12.21%) XSLT
19 21 (12.21%) SharePoint
20 20 (11.63%) Marketing
21 19 (11.05%) Mobile App

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 32 (18.60%) JBoss
2 21 (12.21%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (12.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 10 (5.81%) CMS
4 9 (5.23%) WordPress
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
Applications
1 47 (27.33%) Photoshop
2 32 (18.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (15.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (12.21%) InfoPath
5 10 (5.81%) InDesign
6 7 (4.07%) MS Excel
7 6 (3.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (1.16%) Fireworks
9 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.58%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (2.91%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (2.91%) LAN
2 5 (2.91%) WAN
2 5 (2.91%) Firewall
3 4 (2.33%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.58%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) BGP
5 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.58%) DHCP
5 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.74%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (29.65%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.49%) Axure RP
3 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.91%) Subversion
4 4 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.74%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.16%) Ant
6 2 (1.16%) Phing
7 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 27 (15.70%) Retail
2 20 (11.63%) Marketing
3 9 (5.23%) Advertising
4 6 (3.49%) Automotive
5 3 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Games
6 2 (1.16%) Finance
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (45.35%) HTML
2 73 (42.44%) CSS
3 63 (36.63%) .NET
4 45 (26.16%) HTML5
5 23 (13.37%) jQuery
6 21 (12.21%) XSLT
7 12 (6.98%) CSS3
8 10 (5.81%) Flash
9 8 (4.65%) Middleware
10 7 (4.07%) XHTML
10 7 (4.07%) AngularJS
11 5 (2.91%) JSON
11 5 (2.91%) Ajax
11 5 (2.91%) Sass
12 3 (1.74%) SVG
12 3 (1.74%) Semantic HTML
12 3 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (1.16%) LESS
14 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
14 1 (0.58%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 81 (47.09%) User Experience
2 19 (11.05%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.98%) Graphic Design
4 11 (6.40%) Social Media
4 11 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.91%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.91%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.33%) W3C
7 3 (1.74%) Clustering
7 3 (1.74%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.16%) Blog
8 2 (1.16%) Xbox
9 1 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.58%) RIA
9 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.58%) Animation
9 1 (0.58%) Photography
9 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.58%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.02%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) Android
3 6 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (2.33%) Linux
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.44%) Scrum
3 17 (9.88%) Content Management
3 17 (9.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (8.72%) Web Design
4 15 (8.72%) Migration
5 9 (5.23%) E-Commerce
6 8 (4.65%) SEO
7 7 (4.07%) B2C
7 7 (4.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (3.49%) Information Architecture
8 6 (3.49%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (2.91%) Android Development
9 5 (2.91%) iOS Development
9 5 (2.91%) ITIL
9 5 (2.91%) Usability Testing
9 5 (2.91%) Unit Testing
10 4 (2.33%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (2.33%) Network Design
10 4 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.77%) Java
2 33 (19.19%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.49%) SQL
4 3 (1.74%) PHP
4 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) VB
6 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 12 (6.98%) DV Cleared
1 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.81%) Degree
3 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.33%) WCAG
1 4 (2.33%) QA
2 3 (1.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.33%) XenServer
2 3 (1.74%) XenDesktop
2 3 (1.74%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (25.58%) Cisco
2 42 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 42 (24.42%) Adobe
3 37 (21.51%) Oracle
4 11 (6.40%) VMware
5 6 (3.49%) Citrix
6 5 (2.91%) Telerik
7 4 (2.33%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.33%) McAfee
7 4 (2.33%) Avaya
7 4 (2.33%) Juniper
7 4 (2.33%) F5
8 3 (1.74%) Talend
8 3 (1.74%) Informatica
8 3 (1.74%) SAP
9 2 (1.16%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.16%) NetApp
9 2 (1.16%) EMC
9 2 (1.16%) Twitter
10 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
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