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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 137 150 104
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 87 68 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.50% 1.26% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.33% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 64 40 57
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -6.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £57,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
5416 5115 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.12% 94.83% 94.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 4277 4429
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Birmingham +4 22 £27,500 -52.17% 3
Coventry -3 14 £40,000 +48.83% 2
Worcestershire -3 10 £25,500 +34.21% 1
Staffordshire +5 7 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Warwickshire -24 7 £33,750 +22.72%
Solihull +16 6 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 93 (53.76%) HTML
2 88 (50.87%) CSS
2 88 (50.87%) User Experience
3 56 (32.37%) .NET
4 52 (30.06%) Photoshop
4 52 (30.06%) HTML5
5 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
6 44 (25.43%) Visual Studio
7 43 (24.86%) Adobe
8 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
9 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
10 36 (20.81%) Adobe Illustrator
11 34 (19.65%) Cisco
12 31 (17.92%) Retail
13 30 (17.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 29 (16.76%) Scrum
14 29 (16.76%) Oracle
15 28 (16.18%) Windows
16 26 (15.03%) Java
16 26 (15.03%) Marketing
17 25 (14.45%) JBoss
18 24 (13.87%) Mobile App
19 23 (13.29%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
20 21 (12.14%) XSLT
20 21 (12.14%) Office 365
20 21 (12.14%) SharePoint 2010
20 21 (12.14%) jQuery
20 21 (12.14%) InfoPath
20 21 (12.14%) SharePoint 2013

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (14.45%) JBoss
2 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 21 (12.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (12.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 13 (7.51%) CMS
4 12 (6.94%) WordPress
5 2 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 52 (30.06%) Photoshop
2 36 (20.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (17.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (12.14%) InfoPath
5 12 (6.94%) InDesign
6 7 (4.05%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (2.89%) MS Excel
8 4 (2.31%) CINEMA 4D
9 3 (1.73%) OmniGraffle
9 3 (1.73%) Fireworks
10 2 (1.16%) AutoCAD
10 2 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.58%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.73%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.16%) Silverpop
3 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (3.47%) Intranet
3 5 (2.89%) Firewall
3 5 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.73%) LAN
4 3 (1.73%) WAN
5 2 (1.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.58%) BGP
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.58%) DHCP
6 1 (0.58%) DNS
6 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 44 (25.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.47%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.47%) Ant
2 6 (3.47%) Phing
3 5 (2.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.89%) Subversion
4 4 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.73%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 31 (17.92%) Retail
2 26 (15.03%) Marketing
3 6 (3.47%) Advertising
3 6 (3.47%) Automotive
4 3 (1.73%) Legal
5 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Finance
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (53.76%) HTML
2 88 (50.87%) CSS
3 56 (32.37%) .NET
4 52 (30.06%) HTML5
5 21 (12.14%) jQuery
5 21 (12.14%) XSLT
6 13 (7.51%) CSS3
7 11 (6.36%) Flash
7 11 (6.36%) AngularJS
8 9 (5.20%) Sass
9 7 (4.05%) XHTML
9 7 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (3.47%) Middleware
11 5 (2.89%) Ajax
11 5 (2.89%) JSON
11 5 (2.89%) SVG
12 4 (2.31%) LESS
12 4 (2.31%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (1.16%) DOM
14 1 (0.58%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 88 (50.87%) User Experience
2 24 (13.87%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.51%) Graphic Design
4 11 (6.36%) Social Media
5 8 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.89%) Learning Management System
7 4 (2.31%) W3C
8 3 (1.73%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.16%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.16%) Blog
9 2 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.16%) Replication
9 2 (1.16%) Clustering
9 2 (1.16%) Animation
10 1 (0.58%) Photography
10 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.58%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
10 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.18%) Windows
2 9 (5.20%) Android
3 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (28.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (16.76%) Scrum
3 18 (10.40%) Content Management
4 17 (9.83%) Web Design
4 17 (9.83%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (8.67%) Migration
6 14 (8.09%) Information Architecture
7 9 (5.20%) SEO
7 9 (5.20%) E-Commerce
8 8 (4.62%) B2C
9 7 (4.05%) TDD
10 6 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (3.47%) Time Management
10 6 (3.47%) Mobile Application Development
10 6 (3.47%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.89%) Android Development
11 5 (2.89%) iOS Development
11 5 (2.89%) Usability Testing
11 5 (2.89%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.28%) JavaScript
2 26 (15.03%) Java
3 6 (3.47%) SQL
4 3 (1.73%) PHP
4 3 (1.73%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.16%) C#
5 2 (1.16%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.16%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (8.09%) Degree
2 12 (6.94%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.94%) DV Cleared
2 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) WCAG
2 3 (1.73%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.16%) XenApp
2 2 (1.16%) XenServer
2 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (1.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (24.86%) Adobe
2 37 (21.39%) Microsoft
3 34 (19.65%) Cisco
4 29 (16.76%) Oracle
5 7 (4.05%) VMware
6 5 (2.89%) Telerik
7 4 (2.31%) Sourcefire
7 4 (2.31%) Juniper
7 4 (2.31%) McAfee
7 4 (2.31%) F5
7 4 (2.31%) Twitter
8 3 (1.73%) Talend
8 3 (1.73%) Informatica
8 3 (1.73%) SAP
8 3 (1.73%) Citrix
9 2 (1.16%) Avaya
9 2 (1.16%) DoubleClick
9 2 (1.16%) LANDesk
10 1 (0.58%) Google
10 1 (0.58%) NetApp
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum, Benefits + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
ARM (Advanced Resource Managers)
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Argyll Scott Technology
Salary: excellent package + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Hot Rec
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours, Felxible Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Lockheed Martin
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Boston Capel
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Stafford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Herefordshire
The Fix Creative
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago