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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 146 137 161
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 100 93 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.61% 1.74% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.79% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84 70 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,150 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £50,000 £50,000
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
5983 5203 5017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.38% 97.13% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4721 4354 4227
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -26 23 £37,500 +15.38% 5
Coventry -7 17 £37,500 -6.25%
Staffordshire - 17 £40,000 -
Worcestershire +1 15 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Warwickshire -10 8 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Walsall -8 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Shropshire - 3 - -
Solihull +10 2 £23,000 -54.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £27,500 -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 71 (39.66%) CSS
2 70 (39.11%) HTML
3 67 (37.43%) User Experience
4 45 (25.14%) Photoshop
5 44 (24.58%) Adobe
6 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
7 37 (20.67%) Marketing
8 35 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (18.44%) HTML5
10 30 (16.76%) Wireframes
11 28 (15.64%) Front End Development
12 25 (13.97%) Web Development
13 24 (13.41%) Cisco
14 23 (12.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 22 (12.29%) CMS
16 21 (11.73%) Firewall
16 21 (11.73%) Web Design
16 21 (11.73%) Responsive Web Design
17 20 (11.17%) CSS3
17 20 (11.17%) Adobe Illustrator
18 18 (10.06%) E-Commerce
19 17 (9.50%) .NET
19 17 (9.50%) Juniper
19 17 (9.50%) jQuery
20 16 (8.94%) LAN
20 16 (8.94%) WAN
21 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
21 15 (8.38%) WordPress
22 14 (7.82%) PHP
22 14 (7.82%) Mobile App

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 (12.29%) CMS
2 15 (8.38%) WordPress
3 10 (5.59%) OpenEdge
4 4 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.68%) IIS
5 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.12%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.56%) Apache
7 1 (0.56%) Drupal
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (25.14%) Photoshop
2 23 (12.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 20 (11.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (3.91%) Fireworks
5 6 (3.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.79%) InDesign
7 4 (2.23%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.68%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.68%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (1.12%) MS Excel
9 2 (1.12%) MS Office
10 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.68%) MailChimp
3 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
4 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.73%) Firewall
2 16 (8.94%) LAN
2 16 (8.94%) WAN
3 15 (8.38%) TCP/IP
4 13 (7.26%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (5.03%) Network Security
6 6 (3.35%) VoIP
7 5 (2.79%) ATM
7 5 (2.79%) VPN
8 4 (2.23%) Internet
8 4 (2.23%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.23%) Wireless
9 2 (1.12%) BGP
9 2 (1.12%) Frame Relay
9 2 (1.12%) PBX
9 2 (1.12%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (1.12%) VLAN
9 2 (1.12%) X.21
10 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.91%) MySQL
2 6 (3.35%) VLDB
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.56%) Big Data
4 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.35%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.12%) Clang
3 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.12%) Xcode
4 1 (0.56%) Hudson
4 1 (0.56%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 37 (20.67%) Marketing
2 13 (7.26%) Finance
3 9 (5.03%) Advertising
3 9 (5.03%) Legal
3 9 (5.03%) Retail
4 4 (2.23%) Games
4 4 (2.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (39.66%) CSS
2 70 (39.11%) HTML
3 33 (18.44%) HTML5
4 20 (11.17%) CSS3
5 17 (9.50%) .NET
5 17 (9.50%) jQuery
6 13 (7.26%) Flash
7 7 (3.91%) ASP.NET
7 7 (3.91%) Semantic HTML
8 6 (3.35%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (3.35%) XML
9 5 (2.79%) Middleware
10 3 (1.68%) WPF
11 2 (1.12%) JSON
11 2 (1.12%) MFC
11 2 (1.12%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.12%) Qt
11 2 (1.12%) STL
11 2 (1.12%) WinForms
11 2 (1.12%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 67 (37.43%) User Experience
2 14 (7.82%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.70%) Social Media
4 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.35%) Photography
6 4 (2.23%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.23%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.68%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.68%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.68%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.68%) W3C
8 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.12%) CMDB
8 2 (1.12%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.12%) Social Network
9 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.56%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Linux
1 6 (3.35%) Windows
2 5 (2.79%) Android
2 5 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.12%) Mac OS
3 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.76%) Wireframes
3 28 (15.64%) Front End Development
4 25 (13.97%) Web Development
5 21 (11.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (11.73%) Web Design
6 18 (10.06%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.70%) Matrix Management
7 12 (6.70%) Network Design
8 10 (5.59%) Typography
9 9 (5.03%) Content Management
9 9 (5.03%) OO
9 9 (5.03%) SEO
9 9 (5.03%) Workflow
10 8 (4.47%) Iconography
10 8 (4.47%) Information Architecture
10 8 (4.47%) MVC
10 8 (4.47%) Scrum
11 7 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (22.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (7.82%) PHP
3 11 (6.15%) C#
4 10 (5.59%) Java
5 9 (5.03%) SQL
6 4 (2.23%) Clojure
6 4 (2.23%) Erlang
6 4 (2.23%) Go
6 4 (2.23%) Haskell
6 4 (2.23%) Scala
7 3 (1.68%) C
7 3 (1.68%) C++
7 3 (1.68%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (7.26%) Degree
2 11 (6.15%) CISSP
3 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.91%) CISM
5 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.23%) CCDA
6 4 (2.23%) CCIE
6 4 (2.23%) CCNA
6 4 (2.23%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.23%) MCSE
6 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CCDP
7 1 (0.56%) CCNP
7 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.15%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.56%) vCloud
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.91%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.56%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.56%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) Proventia
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (24.58%) Adobe
2 24 (13.41%) Cisco
3 17 (9.50%) Juniper
4 11 (6.15%) Blue Coat
4 11 (6.15%) Intel Security
5 10 (5.59%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.59%) Progress
6 8 (4.47%) Oracle
6 8 (4.47%) Symantec
7 6 (3.35%) Google
7 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
8 4 (2.23%) Sitecore
9 3 (1.68%) Aruba
9 3 (1.68%) Quark
10 2 (1.12%) Facebook
10 2 (1.12%) IBM
10 2 (1.12%) OpenText
10 2 (1.12%) Twitter
11 1 (0.56%) Ab Initio
11 1 (0.56%) RedDot
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum +life insurance+birthday off+25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago