The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 214 185 193
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +8
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 8 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 1.08% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 9
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £33,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £42,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,250
% change year-on-year
- +15.04%
Graphic Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1718 1760 1388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.89% 33.10% 29.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1479 1200
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 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region.

Graphic Design Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Graphic Design Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Graphic Design
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 Graphic Design within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Birmingham -19 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Warwickshire -1 2 £31,000 -4.61%
Staffordshire -9 1 - -
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design.

1 11 (52.38%) Photoshop
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 9 (42.86%) HTML
3 8 (38.10%) User Experience
4 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) Flash
4 7 (33.33%) Games
5 6 (28.57%) Advertising
6 5 (23.81%) 3ds Max
6 5 (23.81%) Web Design
6 5 (23.81%) Adobe
6 5 (23.81%) UX Design
6 5 (23.81%) 3D Modelling
6 5 (23.81%) Social Media
6 5 (23.81%) Game Development
6 5 (23.81%) Motion Graphics
7 4 (19.05%) Web Development
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
7 4 (19.05%) PHP
7 4 (19.05%) CMS
8 3 (14.29%) Publishing
8 3 (14.29%) InDesign
8 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (14.29%) B2B
8 3 (14.29%) WordPress
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (14.29%) Twitter

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Photoshop
1 11 (52.38%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (23.81%) 3ds Max
3 3 (14.29%) InDesign
3 3 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (4.76%) Maya
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 9 (42.86%) Marketing
2 7 (33.33%) Games
3 6 (28.57%) Advertising
4 3 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Designer
2 5 (23.81%) Web Designer
2 5 (23.81%) Graphic Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Marketing Executive
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 3D Artist
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) UI Designer
6 1 (4.76%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) HTML
1 9 (42.86%) CSS
2 7 (33.33%) Flash
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
4 1 (4.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Social Media
2 5 (23.81%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Games
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) Blog
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Web Design
1 5 (23.81%) UX Design
1 5 (23.81%) 3D Modelling
1 5 (23.81%) Game Development
2 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
2 4 (19.05%) Web Development
3 3 (14.29%) B2B
3 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) SEO
5 1 (4.76%) Business Development
5 1 (4.76%) Creative Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (4.76%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) PHP
2 1 (4.76%) ActionScript
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) HND
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) Twitter