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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 205 175 170
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -5
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 5 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.27% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.86% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 17
Average salary £35,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £29,150 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
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
1446 1282 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.94% 30.92% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1206 1034 1159
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,450 £57,500 £55,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
Warwickshire -10 4 £36,500 +4.28%
Birmingham -14 1 £22,000 -20.00%
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe
2 6 (60.00%) User Experience
3 4 (40.00%) CSS
3 4 (40.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (30.00%) Games
4 3 (30.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (30.00%) CINEMA 4D
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (20.00%) InDesign
6 1 (10.00%) Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) Maya
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Animation
6 1 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
6 1 (10.00%) Content Management
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (70.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (30.00%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (20.00%) InDesign
4 1 (10.00%) Maya
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (30.00%) Games
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Interactive Designer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (10.00%) UI Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) 3D Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) Flash
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (10.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Animation
3 1 (10.00%) Copywriting
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (10.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Creative Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Competitor Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe