The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior 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
Senior Designer
Rank 215 201 192
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 14 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £36,250 £48,835
% change year-on-year
+44.82% -25.76%
Senior 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% -

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Senior Designer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Senior Designer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Senior 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 Senior 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 -6 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Walsall - 4 £37,500 -
Birmingham -2 2 £51,250 +57.69%
Senior Designer
England

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title.

1 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 8 (42.11%) CMS
4 7 (36.84%) Flash
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (31.58%) Adobe
6 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
6 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
7 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Analysis
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
7 4 (21.05%) Social Media
7 4 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
8 3 (15.79%) Content Management
8 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (10.53%) Games
9 2 (10.53%) MS Office
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite

Senior 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 Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (42.11%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Photoshop
2 5 (26.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (21.05%) OmniGraffle
4 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 2 (10.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
5 2 (10.53%) MS Office
6 1 (5.26%) InDesign
6 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (10.53%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) Flash
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) User Experience
2 4 (21.05%) Social Media
3 1 (5.26%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) Front End Development
2 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (21.05%) Quantitative Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Content Management
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) People Management
4 1 (5.26%) Usability Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Adobe
2 4 (21.05%) Sitecore
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft