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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 136 151 111
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 78 46 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.01% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.06% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 86
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,188 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.83% +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
4939 4328 4678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.05% 95.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4235 3572 3969
Average salary £38,500 £39,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +10 36 £43,750 -5.91% 3
Birmingham +3 20 £32,500 -32.98% 2
Warwickshire -2 12 £25,000 -48.18%
Worcestershire -15 2 £26,750 +7.00%
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 44 (38.94%) User Experience
2 39 (34.51%) HTML
3 36 (31.86%) Adobe
4 35 (30.97%) Cisco
5 34 (30.09%) .NET
6 33 (29.20%) Oracle
7 30 (26.55%) Visual Studio
7 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
8 29 (25.66%) Java
9 26 (23.01%) CSS
9 26 (23.01%) Windows
9 26 (23.01%) JBoss
10 23 (20.35%) Photoshop
10 23 (20.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (18.58%) Adobe Illustrator
12 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (16.81%) Retail
13 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 15 (13.27%) Web Design
15 14 (12.39%) HTML5
15 14 (12.39%) Marketing
16 12 (10.62%) VMware
17 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
18 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
18 8 (7.08%) Content Management
19 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
19 7 (6.19%) InfoPath
19 7 (6.19%) Office 365
19 7 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
19 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 26 (23.01%) JBoss
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (6.19%) CMS
2 7 (6.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (4.42%) WordPress
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 23 (20.35%) Photoshop
2 21 (18.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (15.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
5 7 (6.19%) InDesign
5 7 (6.19%) InfoPath
6 3 (2.65%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (2.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.65%) MS Office
7 2 (1.77%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.35%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (2.65%) SAN
2 3 (2.65%) LAN
2 3 (2.65%) WAN
3 2 (1.77%) Firewall
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (0.88%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (0.88%) DHCP
4 1 (0.88%) VPN
4 1 (0.88%) DNS
4 1 (0.88%) BGP
4 1 (0.88%) NetScreen
4 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (2.65%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.77%) Axure RP
General
1 19 (16.81%) Retail
2 14 (12.39%) Marketing
3 4 (3.54%) Finance
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
4 3 (2.65%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (34.51%) HTML
2 34 (30.09%) .NET
3 26 (23.01%) CSS
4 14 (12.39%) HTML5
5 7 (6.19%) XSLT
5 7 (6.19%) Middleware
6 6 (5.31%) Flash
7 5 (4.42%) jQuery
8 2 (1.77%) CSS3
9 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.88%) XML
9 1 (0.88%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 44 (38.94%) User Experience
2 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.31%) Graphic Design
2 6 (5.31%) Social Media
2 6 (5.31%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.65%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.77%) Xbox
6 1 (0.88%) Motion Graphics
6 1 (0.88%) Photography
6 1 (0.88%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 26 (23.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.77%) Linux
2 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.27%) Web Design
3 8 (7.08%) Content Management
4 7 (6.19%) Scrum
4 7 (6.19%) ITIL
4 7 (6.19%) Migration
4 7 (6.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
6 4 (3.54%) Time Management
6 4 (3.54%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.54%) Master Data Management
6 4 (3.54%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.54%) SEO
6 4 (3.54%) ERP
6 4 (3.54%) Data Modelling
6 4 (3.54%) ETL
6 4 (3.54%) Data Management
7 3 (2.65%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.65%) Information Security
7 3 (2.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.66%) Java
2 9 (7.96%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.31%) SQL
4 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.31%) Degree
2 5 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.88%) MCPD
5 1 (0.88%) MCP
5 1 (0.88%) CCNP
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.77%) XenApp
2 2 (1.77%) XenServer
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 36 (31.86%) Adobe
2 35 (30.97%) Cisco
3 33 (29.20%) Oracle
4 30 (26.55%) Microsoft
5 12 (10.62%) VMware
6 6 (5.31%) Citrix
7 4 (3.54%) SAP
7 4 (3.54%) Informatica
7 4 (3.54%) Talend
8 3 (2.65%) EMC
8 3 (2.65%) NetApp
9 2 (1.77%) Avaya
10 1 (0.88%) Software AG
10 1 (0.88%) Juniper
10 1 (0.88%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.88%) webMethods
10 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.88%) Aruba
10 1 (0.88%) HP
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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