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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 151 172 109
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 66 41 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.18% 0.76% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 0.80% 2.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 22 56
Average salary £35,000 £29,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.65% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,200 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £45,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
5270 5142 5161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.28% 94.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4397 4264 4397
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
Coventry +6 18 £40,000 +54.58%
Staffordshire +14 12 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Birmingham +4 12 £27,500 -52.17% 2
Worcestershire +1 4 £25,500 +34.21%
Warwickshire -6 4 £31,250 +9.64% 1
Wolverhampton - 3 - -
Solihull +5 2 £51,000 +20.00% 2
Shropshire -16 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 100 (62.89%) HTML
2 95 (59.75%) CSS
3 82 (51.57%) User Experience
4 57 (35.85%) HTML5
5 52 (32.70%) Photoshop
6 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
6 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (26.42%) Adobe
8 40 (25.16%) .NET
9 36 (22.64%) Adobe Illustrator
10 32 (20.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 30 (18.87%) Visual Studio
12 29 (18.24%) Scrum
12 29 (18.24%) Mobile App
13 28 (17.61%) Marketing
14 27 (16.98%) Retail
15 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
15 23 (14.47%) jQuery
16 22 (13.84%) SharePoint
17 21 (13.21%) XSLT
17 21 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
17 21 (13.21%) SharePoint 2013
17 21 (13.21%) Office 365
17 21 (13.21%) InfoPath
18 20 (12.58%) Degree
19 18 (11.32%) Information Architecture
19 18 (11.32%) Web Design
20 17 (10.69%) Content Management
20 17 (10.69%) Cisco
20 17 (10.69%) CSS3

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 22 (13.84%) SharePoint
2 21 (13.21%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (13.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (7.55%) WordPress
3 12 (7.55%) CMS
4 9 (5.66%) JBoss
5 2 (1.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
Applications
1 52 (32.70%) Photoshop
2 36 (22.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (20.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (13.21%) InfoPath
5 11 (6.92%) InDesign
6 6 (3.77%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (2.52%) Fireworks
8 3 (1.89%) MS Excel
8 3 (1.89%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (1.26%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (1.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.26%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.63%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.63%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Tridion
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.21%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.66%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (3.77%) Intranet
3 5 (3.14%) Firewall
3 5 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.89%) LAN
4 3 (1.89%) WAN
5 2 (1.26%) Internet
5 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.63%) BGP
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.63%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (18.87%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.40%) Ant
2 7 (4.40%) Phing
3 5 (3.14%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.14%) Subversion
3 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.14%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.63%) Hudson
5 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 28 (17.61%) Marketing
2 27 (16.98%) Retail
3 6 (3.77%) Advertising
3 6 (3.77%) Automotive
4 3 (1.89%) Games
4 3 (1.89%) Finance
5 2 (1.26%) Legal
5 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.63%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.63%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (62.89%) HTML
2 95 (59.75%) CSS
3 57 (35.85%) HTML5
4 40 (25.16%) .NET
5 23 (14.47%) jQuery
6 21 (13.21%) XSLT
7 17 (10.69%) CSS3
8 12 (7.55%) AngularJS
9 10 (6.29%) Flash
10 9 (5.66%) Sass
11 8 (5.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.40%) XHTML
13 5 (3.14%) SVG
13 5 (3.14%) Ajax
13 5 (3.14%) JSON
14 4 (2.52%) LESS
14 4 (2.52%) Semantic HTML
15 3 (1.89%) Middleware
16 2 (1.26%) DOM
17 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (51.57%) User Experience
2 29 (18.24%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.55%) Social Media
4 10 (6.29%) Graphic Design
5 5 (3.14%) Learning Management System
5 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.52%) W3C
7 3 (1.89%) Animation
8 2 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 2 (1.26%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.26%) Blog
8 2 (1.26%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.26%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.63%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.63%) RIA
9 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.63%) Photography
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Windows
2 10 (6.29%) Android
3 8 (5.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.24%) Scrum
3 18 (11.32%) Web Design
3 18 (11.32%) Information Architecture
4 17 (10.69%) Content Management
5 16 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
6 13 (8.18%) Migration
7 11 (6.92%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.66%) SEO
9 8 (5.03%) B2C
9 8 (5.03%) TDD
10 6 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.77%) Time Management
10 6 (3.77%) Android Development
10 6 (3.77%) Mobile Application Development
11 5 (3.14%) iOS Development
11 5 (3.14%) User Stories
11 5 (3.14%) Usability Testing
11 5 (3.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (6.29%) Java
3 4 (2.52%) SQL
4 3 (1.89%) PHP
5 2 (1.26%) C#
5 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.26%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.26%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.63%) VB
6 1 (0.63%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (12.58%) Degree
2 12 (7.55%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.55%) DV Cleared
2 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.26%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) WCAG
2 3 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.26%) XenApp
1 2 (1.26%) XenServer
1 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (26.42%) Adobe
2 23 (14.47%) Microsoft
3 17 (10.69%) Cisco
4 11 (6.92%) Oracle
5 5 (3.14%) Telerik
6 4 (2.52%) Sourcefire
6 4 (2.52%) McAfee
6 4 (2.52%) F5
6 4 (2.52%) Twitter
6 4 (2.52%) Juniper
7 3 (1.89%) VMware
8 2 (1.26%) DoubleClick
8 2 (1.26%) Google
8 2 (1.26%) LANDesk
8 2 (1.26%) Citrix
8 2 (1.26%) Avaya
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.63%) Talend
Staffordshire
Mobell Communications Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £85,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwick
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago