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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 126 148 124
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 88 53 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.64% 1.07% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.13% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 69 43 69
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,450 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
5103 4706 4800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.37% 95.40% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 3939 4011
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +14 34 £40,000 -13.97% 2
Birmingham +9 34 £32,500 -28.57% 2
Warwickshire -7 10 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Solihull +2 2 £47,500 +11.76%
Worcestershire -20 2 £26,750 +7.00% 1
Walsall - 2 £25,000 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 56 (43.41%) User Experience
2 52 (40.31%) HTML
3 51 (39.53%) .NET
4 43 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 43 (33.33%) CSS
5 41 (31.78%) Cisco
6 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 37 (28.68%) Oracle
8 35 (27.13%) Adobe
9 34 (26.36%) Java
10 32 (24.81%) JBoss
11 30 (23.26%) Windows
12 29 (22.48%) Cisco Nexus
13 28 (21.71%) HTML5
14 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (17.83%) Photoshop
16 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
17 19 (14.73%) Scrum
18 17 (13.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 16 (12.40%) Adobe Illustrator
19 16 (12.40%) Retail
20 14 (10.85%) Web Design
20 14 (10.85%) jQuery
21 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2010
21 13 (10.08%) Office 365
21 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
21 13 (10.08%) InfoPath
21 13 (10.08%) XSLT
21 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
22 11 (8.53%) VMware

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 32 (24.81%) JBoss
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.98%) CMS
4 7 (5.43%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) IIS
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
Applications
1 23 (17.83%) Photoshop
2 17 (13.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (12.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (10.08%) InfoPath
5 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
6 5 (3.88%) InDesign
7 3 (2.33%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (2.33%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (3.10%) LAN
2 4 (3.10%) WAN
3 3 (2.33%) SAN
4 2 (1.55%) Firewall
5 1 (0.78%) BGP
5 1 (0.78%) NetScreen
5 1 (0.78%) DNS
5 1 (0.78%) DHCP
5 1 (0.78%) VPN
5 1 (0.78%) Wireless
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (0.78%) Wireless Security
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.78%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.10%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.10%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (12.40%) Retail
2 9 (6.98%) Marketing
3 4 (3.10%) Advertising
4 3 (2.33%) Finance
4 3 (2.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.55%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (40.31%) HTML
2 51 (39.53%) .NET
3 43 (33.33%) CSS
4 28 (21.71%) HTML5
5 14 (10.85%) jQuery
6 13 (10.08%) XSLT
7 8 (6.20%) Middleware
8 7 (5.43%) Flash
8 7 (5.43%) CSS3
9 2 (1.55%) JSON
9 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.55%) Ajax
9 2 (1.55%) XHTML
10 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.78%) Web Services
10 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.78%) V-Ray
Miscellaneous
1 56 (43.41%) User Experience
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.88%) Social Media
6 3 (2.33%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.33%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.55%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.55%) Xbox
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.78%) Photography
8 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.78%) Blog
8 1 (0.78%) RIA
8 1 (0.78%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.26%) Windows
2 3 (2.33%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.55%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.55%) Android
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (14.73%) Scrum
3 14 (10.85%) Web Design
4 10 (7.75%) Content Management
5 9 (6.98%) Migration
5 9 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
6 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.65%) ITIL
7 4 (3.10%) SEO
8 3 (2.33%) ERP
8 3 (2.33%) Data Modelling
8 3 (2.33%) ETL
8 3 (2.33%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.33%) Information Security
8 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.33%) Data Management
8 3 (2.33%) Network Design
8 3 (2.33%) Supplier Management
8 3 (2.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (26.36%) Java
2 22 (17.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.65%) PHP
3 6 (4.65%) SQL
4 3 (2.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.55%) C#
5 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
2 6 (4.65%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) CCNP
4 1 (0.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) QA
2 3 (2.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.33%) XenServer
1 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (31.78%) Cisco
2 39 (30.23%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.68%) Oracle
4 35 (27.13%) Adobe
5 11 (8.53%) VMware
6 6 (4.65%) Citrix
7 3 (2.33%) Avaya
7 3 (2.33%) Informatica
7 3 (2.33%) NetApp
7 3 (2.33%) SAP
7 3 (2.33%) EMC
7 3 (2.33%) Talend
8 2 (1.55%) Telerik
9 1 (0.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.78%) Juniper
9 1 (0.78%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.78%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (0.78%) LANDesk
9 1 (0.78%) Aruba
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Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
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