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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 148 143 155
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 94 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.52% 1.60% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 1.65% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 79 68 50
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +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
5932 5504 5150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.17% 96.83% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4561 4366
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
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 June 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 June 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
Worcestershire +21 20 £26,250 -1.86%
Staffordshire +7 20 £58,750 +144.79% 1
Birmingham -28 18 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Coventry +6 10 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +3 10 £40,000 +14.28%
Herefordshire - 5 £27,500 -
Solihull +9 3 £28,000 -44.00% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Walsall -3 2 £31,500 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £25,000 -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 75 (43.60%) HTML
2 73 (42.44%) CSS
3 60 (34.88%) User Experience
4 46 (26.74%) HTML5
5 42 (24.42%) Adobe
6 40 (23.26%) JavaScript
7 39 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (22.09%) Photoshop
9 34 (19.77%) Wireframes
10 31 (18.02%) CSS3
10 31 (18.02%) Marketing
11 26 (15.12%) WordPress
11 26 (15.12%) Web Development
12 25 (14.53%) Front End Development
13 23 (13.37%) CMS
13 23 (13.37%) .NET
14 22 (12.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 21 (12.21%) E-Commerce
15 21 (12.21%) Web Design
16 20 (11.63%) Cisco
17 19 (11.05%) PHP
18 18 (10.47%) Firewall
18 18 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
19 17 (9.88%) jQuery
20 16 (9.30%) Java
20 16 (9.30%) C#
20 16 (9.30%) LAN
20 16 (9.30%) WAN
21 15 (8.72%) Adobe Illustrator
22 14 (8.14%) Finance

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 26 (15.12%) WordPress
2 23 (13.37%) CMS
3 10 (5.81%) OpenEdge
4 3 (1.74%) IIS
4 3 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Drupal
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 38 (22.09%) Photoshop
2 22 (12.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (8.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (5.81%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (3.49%) Fireworks
6 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
7 4 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.74%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (1.74%) InDesign
8 3 (1.74%) QuarkXPress
9 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
9 2 (1.16%) MS Office
9 2 (1.16%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.58%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.65%) Google Analytics
2 7 (4.07%) MailChimp
3 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.47%) Firewall
2 16 (9.30%) LAN
2 16 (9.30%) WAN
3 12 (6.98%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.23%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (5.23%) Network Security
5 6 (3.49%) VoIP
6 5 (2.91%) ATM
6 5 (2.91%) Internet
7 4 (2.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.33%) VPN
7 4 (2.33%) Wireless
8 2 (1.16%) BGP
8 2 (1.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.16%) Frame Relay
8 2 (1.16%) PBX
8 2 (1.16%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.16%) VLAN
8 2 (1.16%) X.21
9 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.98%) MySQL
2 6 (3.49%) VLDB
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Axure RP
1 9 (5.23%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.16%) Clang
3 2 (1.16%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.16%) Xcode
4 1 (0.58%) Hudson
General
1 31 (18.02%) Marketing
2 14 (8.14%) Finance
3 10 (5.81%) Legal
4 8 (4.65%) Retail
5 4 (2.33%) Games
5 4 (2.33%) Publishing
6 3 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.16%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.58%) Automotive
8 1 (0.58%) Back Office
8 1 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.58%) Law
8 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (43.60%) HTML
2 73 (42.44%) CSS
3 46 (26.74%) HTML5
4 31 (18.02%) CSS3
5 23 (13.37%) .NET
6 17 (9.88%) jQuery
7 8 (4.65%) ASP.NET
7 8 (4.65%) Flash
8 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.91%) Middleware
9 5 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (2.91%) UIKit
10 3 (1.74%) WPF
11 2 (1.16%) JSON
11 2 (1.16%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.16%) Qt
11 2 (1.16%) STL
11 2 (1.16%) WinForms
11 2 (1.16%) wxWidgets
11 2 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (34.88%) User Experience
2 13 (7.56%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.23%) Social Media
4 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.91%) Photography
6 4 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.74%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.16%) CMDB
8 2 (1.16%) Ergonomics
8 2 (1.16%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.16%) Social Network
8 2 (1.16%) W3C
9 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Linux
2 5 (2.91%) Windows
3 4 (2.33%) Android
3 4 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.16%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.67%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (19.77%) Wireframes
3 26 (15.12%) Web Development
4 25 (14.53%) Front End Development
5 21 (12.21%) E-Commerce
5 21 (12.21%) Web Design
6 18 (10.47%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (8.14%) OO
8 13 (7.56%) Information Architecture
9 12 (6.98%) Network Design
9 12 (6.98%) SEO
10 11 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.40%) Scrum
10 11 (6.40%) Workflow
11 10 (5.81%) Prototyping
11 10 (5.81%) Typography
12 9 (5.23%) Analytics
12 9 (5.23%) CRM
12 9 (5.23%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 9 (5.23%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (11.05%) PHP
3 16 (9.30%) C#
3 16 (9.30%) Java
4 12 (6.98%) SQL
5 5 (2.91%) Clojure
5 5 (2.91%) Erlang
5 5 (2.91%) Go
5 5 (2.91%) Haskell
5 5 (2.91%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.91%) Scala
5 5 (2.91%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.33%) C
7 3 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Degree
2 11 (6.40%) CISSP
3 9 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.07%) CISM
5 6 (3.49%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.33%) CCDA
6 4 (2.33%) CCIE
6 4 (2.33%) CCNA
6 4 (2.33%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.33%) MCSE
6 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.58%) CCDP
7 1 (0.58%) CCNP
7 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) ProxySG
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (24.42%) Adobe
2 20 (11.63%) Cisco
3 13 (7.56%) Juniper
4 10 (5.81%) Google
4 10 (5.81%) Progress
5 8 (4.65%) Oracle
6 7 (4.07%) Blue Coat
6 7 (4.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (4.07%) Intel Security
6 7 (4.07%) Symantec
7 5 (2.91%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.74%) Aruba
8 3 (1.74%) Quark
8 3 (1.74%) VMware
9 2 (1.16%) Citrix
9 2 (1.16%) Facebook
9 2 (1.16%) IBM
9 2 (1.16%) OpenText
9 2 (1.16%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.16%) Twitter
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ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: competitive salary +benifits + bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
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Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 + benefits (inc bi-annual salary review + flexible working hours)
Posted: 14 days ago
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In touch games
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + benefits (inc flexible working hou
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