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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 126 148 139
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 93 58 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.76% 1.13% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.19% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 69 45 52
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 41 £32,500 -21.21%
Coventry +10 21 £40,000 -42.85% 2
Warwickshire -8 10 £35,000 -23.49% 3
Worcestershire -9 7 £32,500 +30.00% 1
Solihull +4 5 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Walsall - 2 £25,000 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 68 (44.74%) HTML
2 67 (44.08%) User Experience
3 60 (39.47%) CSS
4 58 (38.16%) .NET
5 48 (31.58%) Visual Studio
6 43 (28.29%) Cisco
7 41 (26.97%) Microsoft
8 40 (26.32%) Adobe
9 38 (25.00%) HTML5
10 37 (24.34%) Oracle
11 36 (23.68%) Photoshop
11 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (22.37%) Java
13 32 (21.05%) JBoss
14 31 (20.39%) Windows
15 30 (19.74%) JavaScript
16 29 (19.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (17.11%) Scrum
18 25 (16.45%) Adobe Illustrator
19 23 (15.13%) Retail
20 21 (13.82%) jQuery
20 21 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 18 (11.84%) SharePoint 2013
21 18 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
21 18 (11.84%) Office 365
21 18 (11.84%) InfoPath
21 18 (11.84%) XSLT
21 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
22 17 (11.18%) Web Design
23 16 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (21.05%) JBoss
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint 2013
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint 2010
2 18 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.92%) CMS
4 7 (4.61%) WordPress
5 2 (1.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Photoshop
2 25 (16.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (13.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (11.84%) InfoPath
5 7 (4.61%) InDesign
5 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
6 3 (1.97%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (1.97%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.32%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.66%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.66%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.66%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.32%) Magento
3 1 (0.66%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.84%) Office 365
2 2 (1.32%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.08%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (3.29%) LAN
2 5 (3.29%) WAN
3 3 (1.97%) Firewall
3 3 (1.97%) SAN
4 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.66%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) Intranet
5 1 (0.66%) BGP
5 1 (0.66%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.66%) DNS
5 1 (0.66%) DHCP
5 1 (0.66%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.97%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.63%) Subversion
2 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.63%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.66%) Hudson
5 1 (0.66%) Phing
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 23 (15.13%) Retail
2 15 (9.87%) Marketing
3 5 (3.29%) Advertising
4 3 (1.97%) Finance
4 3 (1.97%) Automotive
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (44.74%) HTML
2 60 (39.47%) CSS
3 58 (38.16%) .NET
4 38 (25.00%) HTML5
5 21 (13.82%) jQuery
6 18 (11.84%) XSLT
7 10 (6.58%) CSS3
8 8 (5.26%) Middleware
9 7 (4.61%) Flash
10 5 (3.29%) AngularJS
10 5 (3.29%) XHTML
11 4 (2.63%) JSON
11 4 (2.63%) Ajax
12 2 (1.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.32%) Sass
13 1 (0.66%) LESS
13 1 (0.66%) Semantic HTML
13 1 (0.66%) V-Ray
13 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
13 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 67 (44.08%) User Experience
2 13 (8.55%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.92%) Graphic Design
5 8 (5.26%) Social Media
6 4 (2.63%) W3C
6 4 (2.63%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.97%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (1.97%) Clustering
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Blog
8 2 (1.32%) Xbox
9 1 (0.66%) Open Source
9 1 (0.66%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.66%) RIA
9 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.66%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.66%) Photography
9 1 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (20.39%) Windows
2 4 (2.63%) Linux
2 4 (2.63%) Android
2 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (17.11%) Scrum
3 17 (11.18%) Web Design
4 16 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (9.21%) Content Management
6 12 (7.89%) Migration
7 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.95%) ITIL
8 6 (3.95%) SEO
8 6 (3.95%) Waterfall
9 5 (3.29%) Mobile Application Development
10 4 (2.63%) Network Design
10 4 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.63%) Usability Testing
10 4 (2.63%) Unit Testing
10 4 (2.63%) Android Development
10 4 (2.63%) iOS Development
10 4 (2.63%) Information Architecture
11 3 (1.97%) Mentoring
11 3 (1.97%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.37%) Java
2 30 (19.74%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.95%) SQL
4 4 (2.63%) PHP
5 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) C#
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.92%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.95%) Degree
4 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.32%) MCSE
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 4 (2.63%) WCAG
3 3 (1.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.63%) XenServer
2 3 (1.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.97%) XenApp
2 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 43 (28.29%) Cisco
2 41 (26.97%) Microsoft
3 40 (26.32%) Adobe
4 37 (24.34%) Oracle
5 12 (7.89%) VMware
6 7 (4.61%) Citrix
7 4 (2.63%) Avaya
7 4 (2.63%) Telerik
8 3 (1.97%) Talend
8 3 (1.97%) SAP
8 3 (1.97%) Informatica
8 3 (1.97%) NetApp
8 3 (1.97%) EMC
9 2 (1.32%) Juniper
9 2 (1.32%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.66%) Aruba
10 1 (0.66%) F5
10 1 (0.66%) Twitter
10 1 (0.66%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (0.66%) Google
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