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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 157 151 153
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 82 85 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.44% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.50% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 65 44
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £52,300 £55,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £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
5880 5673 5058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.88% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4638 4655 4224
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 22 £35,000 +25.00% 3
Worcestershire +16 19 £25,000 -16.66%
Warwickshire +9 10 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Staffordshire +4 10 £65,000 +116.66%
Coventry 0 7 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Herefordshire 0 6 £27,500 -
Solihull +11 3 £28,000 -44.00%
Wolverhampton -5 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 73 (42.20%) HTML
2 71 (41.04%) CSS
3 55 (31.79%) User Experience
4 48 (27.75%) HTML5
5 43 (24.86%) Adobe
6 40 (23.12%) JavaScript
7 37 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (20.81%) Photoshop
9 34 (19.65%) CSS3
9 34 (19.65%) Wireframes
10 29 (16.76%) Marketing
11 28 (16.18%) .NET
12 27 (15.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 26 (15.03%) WordPress
13 26 (15.03%) Web Development
14 24 (13.87%) Front End Development
15 21 (12.14%) Web Design
15 21 (12.14%) PHP
15 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
15 21 (12.14%) CMS
16 20 (11.56%) Java
16 20 (11.56%) C#
17 18 (10.40%) OO
17 18 (10.40%) Cisco
18 17 (9.83%) Firewall
19 16 (9.25%) Finance
19 16 (9.25%) jQuery
20 15 (8.67%) SQL
20 15 (8.67%) Information Architecture
20 15 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design

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 26 (15.03%) WordPress
2 21 (12.14%) CMS
3 10 (5.78%) OpenEdge
4 4 (2.31%) IIS
4 4 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.58%) Apache
5 1 (0.58%) Drupal
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (20.81%) Photoshop
2 27 (15.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (7.51%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (6.94%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (4.05%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.47%) InDesign
7 5 (2.89%) Fireworks
8 4 (2.31%) Acrobat
9 3 (1.73%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (1.73%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (1.73%) InVision
9 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
9 3 (1.73%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (1.16%) MS Office
10 2 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.58%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.58%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.20%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.05%) MailChimp
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.73%) IaaS
4 3 (1.73%) PaaS
4 3 (1.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.83%) Firewall
2 14 (8.09%) LAN
2 14 (8.09%) WAN
3 11 (6.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (4.62%) Network Security
5 6 (3.47%) VoIP
6 5 (2.89%) ATM
6 5 (2.89%) Internet
7 4 (2.31%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.31%) VPN
7 4 (2.31%) Wireless
8 2 (1.16%) BGP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.16%) Extranet
8 2 (1.16%) Frame Relay
8 2 (1.16%) PBX
8 2 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
8 2 (1.16%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) MySQL
2 6 (3.47%) VLDB
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.20%) Axure RP
1 9 (5.20%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (4.05%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) Clang
3 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) Xcode
4 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.58%) Hudson
4 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 29 (16.76%) Marketing
2 16 (9.25%) Finance
3 10 (5.78%) Legal
4 8 (4.62%) Games
4 8 (4.62%) Retail
5 4 (2.31%) Advertising
5 4 (2.31%) Publishing
6 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Automotive
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Law
7 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.20%) HTML
2 71 (41.04%) CSS
3 48 (27.75%) HTML5
4 34 (19.65%) CSS3
5 28 (16.18%) .NET
6 16 (9.25%) jQuery
7 10 (5.78%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.47%) UIKit
10 5 (2.89%) Flash
10 5 (2.89%) Middleware
11 3 (1.73%) WPF
12 2 (1.16%) JSON
12 2 (1.16%) MFC
12 2 (1.16%) OpenGL
12 2 (1.16%) Qt
12 2 (1.16%) STL
12 2 (1.16%) WinForms
12 2 (1.16%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.79%) User Experience
2 13 (7.51%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.62%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.05%) Social Media
5 5 (2.89%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.89%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.89%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.31%) Animation
7 3 (1.73%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.73%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.73%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.16%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.16%) Photography
8 2 (1.16%) Social Network
9 1 (0.58%) Blog
9 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.58%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.05%) Linux
2 6 (3.47%) Windows
3 4 (2.31%) Android
3 4 (2.31%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.73%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.39%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.65%) Wireframes
3 26 (15.03%) Web Development
4 24 (13.87%) Front End Development
5 21 (12.14%) E-Commerce
5 21 (12.14%) Web Design
6 18 (10.40%) OO
7 15 (8.67%) Information Architecture
7 15 (8.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (7.51%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (7.51%) Scrum
8 13 (7.51%) Workflow
9 12 (6.94%) SEO
10 11 (6.36%) Analytics
10 11 (6.36%) CRM
10 11 (6.36%) MVC
10 11 (6.36%) Network Design
10 11 (6.36%) Prototyping
11 9 (5.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 9 (5.20%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.12%) JavaScript
2 21 (12.14%) PHP
3 20 (11.56%) C#
3 20 (11.56%) Java
4 15 (8.67%) SQL
5 7 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 7 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.89%) Clojure
6 5 (2.89%) Erlang
6 5 (2.89%) Go
6 5 (2.89%) Haskell
6 5 (2.89%) Scala
7 4 (2.31%) C
8 3 (1.73%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) CISSP
3 8 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.47%) CISM
4 6 (3.47%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.31%) CCDA
5 4 (2.31%) CCNA
5 4 (2.31%) JNCIA
5 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) CCIE
6 3 (1.73%) MCSE
6 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.16%) HNC
8 1 (0.58%) CCDP
8 1 (0.58%) CCNP
8 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.47%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.47%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (24.86%) Adobe
2 18 (10.40%) Cisco
3 12 (6.94%) Juniper
4 11 (6.36%) Google
5 10 (5.78%) Oracle
5 10 (5.78%) Progress
6 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.47%) Blue Coat
7 6 (3.47%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.47%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.47%) Symantec
8 4 (2.31%) VMware
9 3 (1.73%) Aruba
9 3 (1.73%) Citrix
9 3 (1.73%) OpenText
9 3 (1.73%) Quark
10 2 (1.16%) Facebook
10 2 (1.16%) IBM
10 2 (1.16%) Twitter
11 1 (0.58%) SAP
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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