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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 152 167 154
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 79 48 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.39% 0.95% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.98% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 74 44 26
Average salary £37,500 £28,750 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £23,250 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £48,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 +11 36 £33,045 -17.38% 1
Birmingham +4 11 £60,000 +140.00% 6
Walsall - 7 £37,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £30,500 - 2
Solihull +9 3 £33,000 +65.00%
Warwickshire -33 2 £38,250 +53.00%
Dudley - 1 - -
Wednesbury - 1 £25,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £60,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £22,000 -
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 71 (56.35%) User Experience
2 47 (37.30%) HTML
3 46 (36.51%) CSS
4 37 (29.37%) Photoshop
5 34 (26.98%) Marketing
6 33 (26.19%) Adobe
7 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
8 29 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (15.08%) Front End Development
12 18 (14.29%) CMS
13 17 (13.49%) Web Development
14 16 (12.70%) HTML5
15 15 (11.90%) Cisco
16 14 (11.11%) Firewall
16 14 (11.11%) CSS3
17 13 (10.32%) Degree
17 13 (10.32%) jQuery
17 13 (10.32%) Flash
18 12 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
19 11 (8.73%) Typography
20 10 (7.94%) Axure RP
20 10 (7.94%) Photography
20 10 (7.94%) LAN
20 10 (7.94%) WAN
20 10 (7.94%) Juniper
20 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
21 9 (7.14%) Web Design
21 9 (7.14%) Advertising

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 18 (14.29%) CMS
2 8 (6.35%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.38%) SAS
3 3 (2.38%) WordPress
4 2 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.59%) Joomla!
4 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (29.37%) Photoshop
2 29 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (3.97%) Fireworks
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (2.38%) InDesign
5 3 (2.38%) MS Excel
5 3 (2.38%) SPSS
6 2 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.59%) MS Office
6 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.79%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.79%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.11%) Firewall
2 12 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (7.94%) LAN
3 10 (7.94%) WAN
4 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.76%) VPN
6 4 (3.17%) Network Security
6 4 (3.17%) VoIP
7 3 (2.38%) VLAN
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
8 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.79%) BGP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (0.79%) DNS
9 1 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.79%) MPLS
9 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.79%) SSL
9 1 (0.79%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.79%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (2.38%) WhereScape RED
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Axure RP
2 4 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (26.98%) Marketing
2 9 (7.14%) Advertising
3 6 (4.76%) Finance
4 4 (3.17%) Games
5 3 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.30%) HTML
2 46 (36.51%) CSS
3 16 (12.70%) HTML5
4 14 (11.11%) CSS3
5 13 (10.32%) Flash
5 13 (10.32%) jQuery
6 7 (5.56%) Semantic HTML
7 6 (4.76%) XML
8 1 (0.79%) Sass
8 1 (0.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (56.35%) User Experience
2 10 (7.94%) Photography
3 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.76%) Social Media
5 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.38%) W3C
6 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.59%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.79%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.79%) Animation
7 1 (0.79%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.79%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.79%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.79%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.59%) Android
1 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Unix
2 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.87%) Responsive Web Design
3 19 (15.08%) Front End Development
4 17 (13.49%) Web Development
5 11 (8.73%) Typography
6 10 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (7.14%) Iconography
7 9 (7.14%) Web Design
8 8 (6.35%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.35%) Time Management
9 7 (5.56%) Matrix Management
9 7 (5.56%) SEO
9 7 (5.56%) Usability Testing
10 6 (4.76%) Analytics
10 6 (4.76%) Information Architecture
10 6 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (3.97%) Data Modelling
12 4 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (3.17%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 31 (24.60%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.17%) PHP
3 3 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (0.79%) C++
4 1 (0.79%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.97%) CISSP
4 4 (3.17%) CCNA
5 3 (2.38%) CCIE
5 3 (2.38%) CCNP
5 3 (2.38%) MCSE
5 3 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.59%) CISM
6 2 (1.59%) HND
6 2 (1.59%) JNCIA
6 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.79%) CCDA
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.79%) Sendmail
2 1 (0.79%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.79%) Proventia
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Adobe
2 15 (11.90%) Cisco
3 10 (7.94%) Juniper
4 8 (6.35%) Intel Security
4 8 (6.35%) Sitecore
5 7 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 7 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 6 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.17%) Ab Initio
7 4 (3.17%) Google
7 4 (3.17%) Oracle
8 3 (2.38%) Aruba
8 3 (2.38%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (2.38%) Symantec
8 3 (2.38%) Tableau
9 2 (1.59%) OpenText
9 2 (1.59%) RedDot
9 2 (1.59%) Sourcefire
10 1 (0.79%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.79%) RedPrairie
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