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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 178 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 38 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.80% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.89% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 73 58
Average salary £38,500 £25,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.51% -20.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
5379 4933 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.32% 95.38% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4765 4220 4061
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,240
% change year-on-year
- +4.60%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Birmingham -18 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Solihull +2 5 £34,000 -24.44%
Walsall - 4 £39,250 -
Worcestershire +2 2 £39,000 -
Coventry -16 2 £50,000 +106.18%
Warwickshire -40 2 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Staffordshire -13 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 36 (43.37%) Adobe
2 35 (42.17%) HTML
3 29 (34.94%) CSS
4 27 (32.53%) Photoshop
5 24 (28.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (26.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 19 (22.89%) Web Design
7 19 (22.89%) Marketing
8 18 (21.69%) User Experience
9 14 (16.87%) Degree
9 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
10 13 (15.66%) PHP
10 13 (15.66%) .NET
11 12 (14.46%) C#
11 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
12 11 (13.25%) Intranet
12 11 (13.25%) Internet
12 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
13 9 (10.84%) HTML5
13 9 (10.84%) SEO
14 8 (9.64%) InDesign
14 8 (9.64%) Retail
14 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
14 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.64%) Windows
15 7 (8.43%) Multimedia
15 7 (8.43%) CMS
15 7 (8.43%) Automotive
15 7 (8.43%) WordPress

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (8.43%) CMS
1 7 (8.43%) WordPress
2 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.41%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) Photoshop
2 24 (28.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (26.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (9.64%) InDesign
4 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
5 4 (4.82%) Fireworks
5 4 (4.82%) MS Office
6 2 (2.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
7 1 (1.20%) GIMP
7 1 (1.20%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (1.20%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.25%) Intranet
1 11 (13.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) SSH
2 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.20%) DNS
2 1 (1.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) MySQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.20%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.20%) Phing
2 1 (1.20%) Ant
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (22.89%) Marketing
2 8 (9.64%) Retail
3 7 (8.43%) Multimedia
3 7 (8.43%) Automotive
4 2 (2.41%) Games
5 1 (1.20%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.17%) HTML
2 29 (34.94%) CSS
3 13 (15.66%) .NET
4 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.84%) HTML5
6 6 (7.23%) CSS3
6 6 (7.23%) jQuery
7 5 (6.02%) Flash
8 2 (2.41%) XML
9 1 (1.20%) XSD
9 1 (1.20%) XSLT
9 1 (1.20%) Ajax
9 1 (1.20%) WCF
9 1 (1.20%) WF
9 1 (1.20%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.20%) Sass
9 1 (1.20%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) User Experience
2 11 (13.25%) Digital Media
3 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
4 4 (4.82%) Graphic Design
5 3 (3.61%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.61%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.41%) Social Media
6 2 (2.41%) W3C
6 2 (2.41%) IPTV
6 2 (2.41%) Animation
7 1 (1.20%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.20%) AIX
2 1 (1.20%) Android
2 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Web Design
2 14 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.84%) SEO
4 6 (7.23%) Business Development
4 6 (7.23%) UX Design
5 5 (6.02%) Rapid Prototyping
5 5 (6.02%) Coaching
5 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (6.02%) OO
6 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
6 4 (4.82%) Web Development
6 4 (4.82%) Time Management
7 3 (3.61%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (3.61%) Content Management
8 2 (2.41%) Project Management
8 2 (2.41%) Pay per click
8 2 (2.41%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (2.41%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
1 13 (15.66%) PHP
2 12 (14.46%) C#
3 6 (7.23%) SQL
4 2 (2.41%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.87%) Degree
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) MCP
2 5 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.41%) HND
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.02%) Terminal Services
1 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (6.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.20%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Adobe
2 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.23%) VMware
3 6 (7.23%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Cisco
5 1 (1.20%) HP
5 1 (1.20%) Software AG
5 1 (1.20%) Informatica
5 1 (1.20%) webMethods
5 1 (1.20%) Sony
5 1 (1.20%) Alias
5 1 (1.20%) Talend
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