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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 151 133 161
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 88 88 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.41% 1.65% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.70% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 75 68 39
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
6012 5178 4748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.84% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4781 4388 3971
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -11 19 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Birmingham -28 19 £45,000 +35.33% 3
Staffordshire - 13 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire +2 9 £26,000 -2.80% 3
Solihull +18 5 - -
Walsall -5 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Warwickshire -15 3 £27,500 -18.51% 3
Wolverhampton - 2 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 73 (43.45%) User Experience
2 61 (36.31%) HTML
3 58 (34.52%) CSS
4 41 (24.40%) Photoshop
5 38 (22.62%) JavaScript
5 38 (22.62%) Adobe
6 36 (21.43%) Marketing
7 35 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (16.07%) Cisco
8 27 (16.07%) Adobe Illustrator
9 26 (15.48%) Web Development
10 25 (14.88%) HTML5
10 25 (14.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 24 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 24 (14.29%) Firewall
11 24 (14.29%) CMS
12 20 (11.90%) LAN
12 20 (11.90%) WAN
13 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
13 17 (10.12%) Flash
13 17 (10.12%) Juniper
14 16 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (9.52%) Web Design
14 16 (9.52%) CSS3
15 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
15 15 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 15 (8.93%) Degree
16 14 (8.33%) jQuery
17 13 (7.74%) Finance
17 13 (7.74%) Network Design

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (14.29%) CMS
2 9 (5.36%) WordPress
3 8 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.38%) OpenEdge
5 3 (1.79%) SAS
6 2 (1.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.19%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.60%) Drupal
7 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (24.40%) Photoshop
2 27 (16.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (8.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.57%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.98%) InDesign
6 4 (2.38%) Fireworks
6 4 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (2.38%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.79%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (1.79%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.79%) SPSS
8 2 (1.19%) MS Office
9 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Summit
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.19%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) IaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.60%) PaaS
2 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.29%) Firewall
2 20 (11.90%) LAN
2 20 (11.90%) WAN
3 16 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 11 (6.55%) Network Security
6 9 (5.36%) VoIP
6 9 (5.36%) VPN
7 7 (4.17%) Wireless
8 5 (2.98%) VLAN
9 4 (2.38%) ATM
9 4 (2.38%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.19%) BGP
10 2 (1.19%) Frame Relay
10 2 (1.19%) Internet
10 2 (1.19%) PBX
10 2 (1.19%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (1.19%) X.21
11 1 (0.60%) DAB
11 1 (0.60%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) MySQL
2 4 (2.38%) VLDB
3 3 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.79%) WhereScape RED
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 3 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.19%) Clang
3 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.19%) Xcode
4 1 (0.60%) Hudson
4 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 36 (21.43%) Marketing
2 13 (7.74%) Finance
3 9 (5.36%) Retail
4 8 (4.76%) Advertising
4 8 (4.76%) Legal
5 4 (2.38%) Games
6 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.19%) Publishing
7 1 (0.60%) Automotive
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
7 1 (0.60%) Electronics
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (36.31%) HTML
2 58 (34.52%) CSS
3 25 (14.88%) HTML5
4 17 (10.12%) Flash
5 16 (9.52%) CSS3
6 14 (8.33%) jQuery
7 11 (6.55%) .NET
8 7 (4.17%) Semantic HTML
9 6 (3.57%) XML
10 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3 (1.79%) Middleware
12 3 (1.79%) WPF
13 2 (1.19%) MFC
13 2 (1.19%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.19%) Qt
13 2 (1.19%) Sass
13 2 (1.19%) STL
13 2 (1.19%) WinForms
13 2 (1.19%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 73 (43.45%) User Experience
2 15 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.95%) Social Media
4 8 (4.76%) Photography
5 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.79%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.79%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.79%) W3C
7 2 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
7 2 (1.19%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.19%) Data Integration
7 2 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.19%) Ergonomics
8 1 (0.60%) CMDB
8 1 (0.60%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.60%) FMCG
8 1 (0.60%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.57%) Windows
2 5 (2.98%) Android
2 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.38%) Linux
4 2 (1.19%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.19%) Unix
5 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (15.48%) Web Development
3 25 (14.88%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 17 (10.12%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.52%) Web Design
7 13 (7.74%) Network Design
8 12 (7.14%) Typography
9 11 (6.55%) Matrix Management
10 10 (5.95%) Iconography
11 9 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.76%) Content Management
12 8 (4.76%) Information Architecture
13 7 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.17%) Data Protection
13 7 (4.17%) Time Management
13 7 (4.17%) Usability Testing
13 7 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
14 6 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (22.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.36%) PHP
3 8 (4.76%) C#
4 7 (4.17%) Java
4 7 (4.17%) SQL
5 3 (1.79%) C
5 3 (1.79%) C++
5 3 (1.79%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.19%) Clojure
6 2 (1.19%) Erlang
6 2 (1.19%) Go
6 2 (1.19%) Haskell
6 2 (1.19%) Scala
6 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) Degree
2 12 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (6.55%) CISSP
4 7 (4.17%) CCNA
4 7 (4.17%) CISM
5 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.38%) CCDA
6 4 (2.38%) CCIE
6 4 (2.38%) CCNP
6 4 (2.38%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.38%) MCSE
6 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.19%) HND
8 1 (0.60%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 10 (5.95%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.60%) vCloud
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.60%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.60%) Proventia
2 1 (0.60%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (22.62%) Adobe
2 27 (16.07%) Cisco
3 17 (10.12%) Juniper
4 10 (5.95%) Blue Coat
4 10 (5.95%) CheckPoint
4 10 (5.95%) Intel Security
5 8 (4.76%) Sitecore
5 8 (4.76%) Symantec
6 7 (4.17%) Oracle
7 6 (3.57%) Aruba
7 6 (3.57%) Google
7 6 (3.57%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.38%) Ab Initio
8 4 (2.38%) Progress
9 3 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (1.79%) Tableau
10 2 (1.19%) IBM
10 2 (1.19%) OpenText
11 1 (0.60%) RedDot
11 1 (0.60%) VMware
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