The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 132 110 159
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 70 108 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.95% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.06% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 44 57 44
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5095 5252 4656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.63% 94.85% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4265 4398 4061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
England

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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
Warwickshire -8 13 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Birmingham -14 12 £57,500 +94.91%
Staffordshire -10 10 £21,500 -36.76%
Shropshire - 9 £17,500 - 2
Worcestershire +2 8 £19,000 -21.64%
Coventry +4 4 £26,875 -20.95% 1
Solihull - 1 £42,500 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 67 (55.37%) HTML
2 62 (51.24%) CSS
3 54 (44.63%) Adobe
4 46 (38.02%) Marketing
5 42 (34.71%) Photoshop
6 37 (30.58%) Web Design
7 35 (28.93%) Adobe Illustrator
8 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
9 23 (19.01%) SEO
10 20 (16.53%) jQuery
10 20 (16.53%) CSS3
11 19 (15.70%) HTML5
11 19 (15.70%) Digital Media
11 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
12 18 (14.88%) Social Media
13 14 (11.57%) Degree
13 14 (11.57%) .NET
14 13 (10.74%) C#
14 13 (10.74%) Retail
15 12 (9.92%) InDesign
15 12 (9.92%) PHP
16 11 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
16 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (9.09%) Graphic Design
16 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
17 10 (8.26%) Content Management
17 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
17 10 (8.26%) Intranet
18 9 (7.44%) MySQL
18 9 (7.44%) Visualisation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 7 (5.79%) CMS
2 6 (4.96%) WordPress
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.48%) Drupal
4 2 (1.65%) Moodle
4 2 (1.65%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (34.71%) Photoshop
2 35 (28.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (9.92%) InDesign
4 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (6.61%) Fireworks
6 4 (3.31%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (3.31%) 3ds Max
6 4 (3.31%) AutoCAD
7 2 (1.65%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.65%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.83%) PrintSoft PReS
8 1 (0.83%) MS Office
8 1 (0.83%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) Intranet
2 8 (6.61%) Internet
3 7 (5.79%) DNS
3 7 (5.79%) SSL
3 7 (5.79%) SSH
4 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.83%) Broadband
4 1 (0.83%) HTTP
4 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) OLAP
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) DTS
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) Subversion
3 1 (0.83%) Ant
3 1 (0.83%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.83%) Phing
3 1 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 46 (38.02%) Marketing
2 13 (10.74%) Retail
3 8 (6.61%) Multimedia
4 7 (5.79%) Automotive
5 5 (4.13%) Games
6 4 (3.31%) Publishing
7 3 (2.48%) Finance
8 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (55.37%) HTML
2 62 (51.24%) CSS
3 20 (16.53%) jQuery
3 20 (16.53%) CSS3
4 19 (15.70%) HTML5
5 14 (11.57%) .NET
6 10 (8.26%) ASP.NET
7 7 (5.79%) Flash
8 6 (4.96%) XML
9 2 (1.65%) Sass
9 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.83%) LESS
10 1 (0.83%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.83%) Ajax
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Digital Media
2 18 (14.88%) Social Media
3 11 (9.09%) Graphic Design
4 9 (7.44%) Visualisation
5 8 (6.61%) IPTV
6 3 (2.48%) W3C
6 3 (2.48%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (2.48%) Animation
7 2 (1.65%) iPhone
7 2 (1.65%) iPad
7 2 (1.65%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.65%) SCORM
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Clustering
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Social Gaming
8 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) AIX
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.58%) Web Design
2 23 (19.01%) SEO
3 19 (15.70%) E-Commerce
4 11 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.26%) Content Management
6 9 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (6.61%) User Experience Design
8 6 (4.96%) Direct Marketing
9 5 (4.13%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.13%) Business Development
9 5 (4.13%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (3.31%) Time Management
10 4 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.31%) 3D Visualisation
10 4 (3.31%) Workflow
11 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.48%) Migration
11 3 (2.48%) ITIL
11 3 (2.48%) B2B
11 3 (2.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.31%) JavaScript
2 13 (10.74%) C#
3 12 (9.92%) PHP
4 6 (4.96%) SQL
5 3 (2.48%) ActionScript
5 3 (2.48%) C++
5 3 (2.48%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.83%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.65%) HND
4 1 (0.83%) MCSA
4 1 (0.83%) CCIE
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) OCP
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.83%) Xen
1 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.83%) XenApp
1 1 (0.83%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Plesk
2 1 (0.83%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 54 (44.63%) Adobe
2 3 (2.48%) Macromedia
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.65%) Citrix
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.83%) VMware
4 1 (0.83%) Alias
4 1 (0.83%) JBoss
4 1 (0.83%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) Dell
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco
4 1 (0.83%) Juniper
4 1 (0.83%) Informatica
4 1 (0.83%) Nokia
4 1 (0.83%) Mercator
4 1 (0.83%) Talend
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Thomas Telford School
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Thomas Telford
Posted: 21 days ago