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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 173 160 173
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 61 70 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.23% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.29% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 54 52 28
Median salary £33,750 £33,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £21,050 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,700 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £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
5467 5442 5328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.61% 95.78% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4349 4491 4416
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 27 August 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 August 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 -15 15 £27,500 - 6
Worcestershire +20 12 £27,500 +30.95%
Warwickshire +11 8 £36,250 +16.00% 2
Staffordshire -6 8 £63,750 +112.50%
Herefordshire +2 6 £27,500 -
Solihull +17 3 £28,000 -45.09%
Coventry -14 2 - - 1
Wolverhampton 0 1 £35,000 -
Shropshire -9 1 £55,000 - 3
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 78 (48.45%) HTML
2 73 (45.34%) CSS
3 55 (34.16%) User Experience
4 51 (31.68%) HTML5
5 45 (27.95%) Adobe
6 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
7 37 (22.98%) CSS3
8 36 (22.36%) Photoshop
9 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (20.50%) Wireframes
10 30 (18.63%) .NET
11 29 (18.01%) Web Development
12 28 (17.39%) WordPress
12 28 (17.39%) Front End Development
13 27 (16.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 27 (16.77%) Marketing
14 25 (15.53%) Web Design
15 24 (14.91%) CMS
16 23 (14.29%) PHP
16 23 (14.29%) Java
17 22 (13.66%) C#
18 20 (12.42%) jQuery
18 20 (12.42%) OO
19 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
20 16 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
21 15 (9.32%) SQL
21 15 (9.32%) Finance
21 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
22 14 (8.70%) QA
22 14 (8.70%) Scrum

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 28 (17.39%) WordPress
2 24 (14.91%) CMS
3 10 (6.21%) OpenEdge
4 4 (2.48%) IIS
4 4 (2.48%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) Drupal
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 36 (22.36%) Photoshop
2 27 (16.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (7.45%) Adobe After Effects
3 12 (7.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (4.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (4.97%) MS Visio
5 6 (3.73%) Fireworks
5 6 (3.73%) InDesign
6 4 (2.48%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.86%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (1.86%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (1.24%) AutoCAD
8 2 (1.24%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.24%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.62%) FreeHand
9 1 (0.62%) InVision
9 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.62%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.59%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.35%) MailChimp
3 5 (3.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.86%) IaaS
5 3 (1.86%) PaaS
5 3 (1.86%) SaaS
6 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) Firewall
2 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.73%) LAN
3 6 (3.73%) WAN
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (3.11%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) Network Security
6 3 (1.86%) ATM
6 3 (1.86%) VoIP
6 3 (1.86%) VPN
6 3 (1.86%) Wireless
7 2 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.24%) Extranet
7 2 (1.24%) VLAN
8 1 (0.62%) BGP
8 1 (0.62%) DAB
8 1 (0.62%) Frame Relay
8 1 (0.62%) Intranet
8 1 (0.62%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.62%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) MySQL
2 6 (3.73%) VLDB
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.73%) Axure RP
4 2 (1.24%) Clang
4 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.24%) Xcode
5 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.62%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.62%) Subversion
General
1 27 (16.77%) Marketing
2 15 (9.32%) Finance
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 7 (4.35%) Advertising
4 7 (4.35%) Games
4 7 (4.35%) Legal
5 5 (3.11%) Automotive
6 4 (2.48%) Publishing
7 3 (1.86%) Law
7 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.24%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.62%) Electronics
9 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (48.45%) HTML
2 73 (45.34%) CSS
3 51 (31.68%) HTML5
4 37 (22.98%) CSS3
5 30 (18.63%) .NET
6 20 (12.42%) jQuery
7 12 (7.45%) ASP.NET
8 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (3.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (3.73%) UIKit
10 5 (3.11%) Middleware
11 4 (2.48%) Flash
12 3 (1.86%) WPF
13 2 (1.24%) JSON
13 2 (1.24%) OpenGL
13 2 (1.24%) Qt
13 2 (1.24%) REST
13 2 (1.24%) STL
13 2 (1.24%) WinForms
13 2 (1.24%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.16%) User Experience
2 11 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.97%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 7 (4.35%) Social Media
5 5 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 5 (3.11%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 4 (2.48%) Animation
7 3 (1.86%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.86%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.86%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.86%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.86%) Video on Demand
8 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.24%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.24%) CMDB
8 2 (1.24%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.24%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.24%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.35%) Linux
1 7 (4.35%) Windows
2 4 (2.48%) Android
2 4 (2.48%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.24%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.24%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.62%) Unix
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.50%) Agile Software Development
1 33 (20.50%) Wireframes
2 29 (18.01%) Web Development
3 28 (17.39%) Front End Development
4 25 (15.53%) Web Design
5 20 (12.42%) OO
6 19 (11.80%) E-Commerce
7 16 (9.94%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (8.70%) Scrum
10 13 (8.07%) Information Architecture
10 13 (8.07%) MVC
10 13 (8.07%) SEO
10 13 (8.07%) Workflow
11 11 (6.83%) Analytics
11 11 (6.83%) CRM
11 11 (6.83%) Mentoring
11 11 (6.83%) Prototyping
12 10 (6.21%) DevOps
12 10 (6.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (23.60%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.29%) Java
2 23 (14.29%) PHP
3 22 (13.66%) C#
4 15 (9.32%) SQL
5 9 (5.59%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.11%) Clojure
7 5 (3.11%) Erlang
7 5 (3.11%) Go
7 5 (3.11%) Haskell
7 5 (3.11%) Scala
8 4 (2.48%) C
9 3 (1.86%) C++
10 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.24%) CISM
2 2 (1.24%) CISSP
2 2 (1.24%) HNC
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) CCDA
3 1 (0.62%) CCDP
3 1 (0.62%) CCNA
3 1 (0.62%) CCNP
3 1 (0.62%) HND
3 1 (0.62%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.86%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) SCCM
2 2 (1.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 45 (27.95%) Adobe
2 11 (6.83%) Google
3 10 (6.21%) Cisco
3 10 (6.21%) Oracle
3 10 (6.21%) Progress
4 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.35%) Juniper
6 4 (2.48%) VMware
7 3 (1.86%) Aruba
7 3 (1.86%) Blue Coat
7 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.86%) Citrix
7 3 (1.86%) Intel Security
7 3 (1.86%) OpenText
7 3 (1.86%) Quark
8 2 (1.24%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.24%) Facebook
8 2 (1.24%) IBM
8 2 (1.24%) Symantec
8 2 (1.24%) Twitter
Warwick, Warwickshire
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Capgemini
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago