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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 170 158 199
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 65 59 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 1.11% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 1.15% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 45 20
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,400 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £49,000 £48,050
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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
5581 5124 5382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.01% 96.32% 97.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4433 4275 4495
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -12 26 £27,500 - 5
Staffordshire -2 8 £51,250 +70.83% 1
Warwickshire +5 6 £35,000 -6.66%
Worcestershire +13 5 £27,500 -8.33%
Herefordshire -2 3 £27,500 -
Coventry -26 3 - -
Solihull +12 2 £62,000 +21.56% 1
Shropshire -11 2 £55,000 - 4
Wolverhampton -5 1 £35,000 - 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 77 (49.04%) HTML
2 72 (45.86%) CSS
3 58 (36.94%) User Experience
4 52 (33.12%) Adobe
5 45 (28.66%) HTML5
6 41 (26.11%) Wireframes
7 35 (22.29%) Photoshop
8 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
10 30 (19.11%) CSS3
11 29 (18.47%) Web Development
11 29 (18.47%) .NET
12 28 (17.83%) Marketing
13 27 (17.20%) Front End Development
14 26 (16.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 25 (15.92%) Web Design
16 24 (15.29%) Java
17 22 (14.01%) WordPress
18 21 (13.38%) C#
19 19 (12.10%) CMS
19 19 (12.10%) jQuery
19 19 (12.10%) Responsive Web Design
20 18 (11.46%) PHP
21 17 (10.83%) OO
21 17 (10.83%) Scrum
22 15 (9.55%) Mobile App
22 15 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
22 15 (9.55%) Games
22 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
22 15 (9.55%) Business Intelligence

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 22 (14.01%) WordPress
2 19 (12.10%) CMS
3 10 (6.37%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.91%) IIS
4 3 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.64%) Apache
6 1 (0.64%) Drupal
6 1 (0.64%) Moodle
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (22.29%) Photoshop
2 26 (16.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (7.64%) Adobe After Effects
3 12 (7.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (5.73%) Fireworks
4 9 (5.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (5.10%) InDesign
5 8 (5.10%) MS Visio
6 6 (3.82%) Acrobat
7 5 (3.18%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (1.91%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (1.27%) AutoCAD
9 2 (1.27%) InVision
9 2 (1.27%) MS Excel
10 1 (0.64%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.64%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.64%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Magento
1 1 (0.64%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.73%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.46%) MailChimp
3 5 (3.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.27%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) PaaS
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.82%) Firewall
3 5 (3.18%) Internet
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (1.91%) LAN
6 2 (1.27%) ATM
6 2 (1.27%) EIGRP
6 2 (1.27%) Extranet
6 2 (1.27%) OSPF
6 2 (1.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.64%) DAB
7 1 (0.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.01%) MySQL
2 6 (3.82%) VLDB
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Dreamweaver
1 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) Axure RP
3 4 (2.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Clang
5 2 (1.27%) Xcode
6 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.64%) Subversion
General
1 28 (17.83%) Marketing
2 15 (9.55%) Games
3 13 (8.28%) Finance
4 9 (5.73%) Advertising
4 9 (5.73%) Retail
5 6 (3.82%) Automotive
5 6 (3.82%) Legal
6 4 (2.55%) Publishing
7 3 (1.91%) Law
7 3 (1.91%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (49.04%) HTML
2 72 (45.86%) CSS
3 45 (28.66%) HTML5
4 30 (19.11%) CSS3
5 29 (18.47%) .NET
6 19 (12.10%) jQuery
7 12 (7.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (5.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.82%) Middleware
10 6 (3.82%) UIKit
11 2 (1.27%) JSON
11 2 (1.27%) MFC
11 2 (1.27%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.27%) Qt
11 2 (1.27%) REST
11 2 (1.27%) STL
11 2 (1.27%) WinForms
11 2 (1.27%) WPF
11 2 (1.27%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 58 (36.94%) User Experience
2 15 (9.55%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.73%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.46%) Animation
4 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.82%) Smartphone
5 6 (3.82%) Social Media
6 5 (3.18%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.18%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.91%) e-Learning
8 3 (1.91%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.91%) Video on Demand
9 2 (1.27%) Blog
9 2 (1.27%) CMDB
9 2 (1.27%) Ergonomics
9 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.27%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.10%) Linux
2 7 (4.46%) Android
2 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.18%) Windows
4 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) Wireframes
2 33 (21.02%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.47%) Web Development
4 27 (17.20%) Front End Development
5 25 (15.92%) Web Design
6 19 (12.10%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (10.83%) OO
7 17 (10.83%) Scrum
8 15 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.55%) E-Commerce
9 14 (8.92%) Information Architecture
10 13 (8.28%) MVC
10 13 (8.28%) Prototyping
10 13 (8.28%) SEO
11 11 (7.01%) Analytics
11 11 (7.01%) Workflow
12 10 (6.37%) CRM
12 10 (6.37%) DevOps
12 10 (6.37%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.75%) JavaScript
2 24 (15.29%) Java
3 21 (13.38%) C#
4 18 (11.46%) PHP
5 13 (8.28%) SQL
6 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.82%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.18%) Clojure
8 5 (3.18%) Erlang
8 5 (3.18%) Go
8 5 (3.18%) Haskell
8 5 (3.18%) Scala
9 3 (1.91%) C
10 2 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) CCNA
2 2 (1.27%) CCNP
2 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.27%) HNC
2 2 (1.27%) MOS
3 1 (0.64%) HND
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.27%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (33.12%) Adobe
2 14 (8.92%) Google
3 10 (6.37%) Oracle
3 10 (6.37%) Progress
4 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.82%) Cisco
6 5 (3.18%) Juniper
7 4 (2.55%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.55%) EPiServer
7 4 (2.55%) VMware
8 3 (1.91%) Quark
9 2 (1.27%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.27%) Citrix
9 2 (1.27%) Facebook
9 2 (1.27%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.27%) IBM
9 2 (1.27%) Intel Security
9 2 (1.27%) OpenText
9 2 (1.27%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.27%) Twitter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
The SmartList
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
The SmartList
Posted: 14 days ago
Wolverhampton
The SmartList
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Mobile Fun
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: Many benefits
Posted: Yesterday