The table below looks at the statistics for the Web 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 Web Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 188 179 171
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 30 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.58% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.61% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 25
Average salary £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,650 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,500 £29,998
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Web 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
5285 5270 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 94.78% 94.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4384 4466 3887
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Web Designer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Web Designer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Designer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Web Designer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Web 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 Web Designer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
Shropshire - 12 £17,500 -
Warwickshire +11 7 £27,500 +10.00%
Worcestershire -1 4 £19,000 -6.17%
Staffordshire -9 3 £21,500 -20.37%
Birmingham +1 2 £21,000 -10.63%
Coventry - 2 £25,875 -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Web 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 Web Designer in their job title.

1 42 (75.00%) HTML
1 42 (75.00%) CSS
2 36 (64.29%) Adobe
3 29 (51.79%) Web Design
4 24 (42.86%) Photoshop
5 22 (39.29%) Marketing
6 21 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
8 19 (33.93%) SEO
9 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
10 15 (26.79%) C#
10 15 (26.79%) jQuery
11 14 (25.00%) HTML5
11 14 (25.00%) CSS3
11 14 (25.00%) PHP
12 13 (23.21%) Intranet
13 12 (21.43%) .NET
14 11 (19.64%) Internet
14 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
14 11 (19.64%) Social Media
15 10 (17.86%) MySQL
15 10 (17.86%) Content Management
16 8 (14.29%) Retail
17 7 (12.50%) SSH
17 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (12.50%) DNS
17 7 (12.50%) SSL
17 7 (12.50%) Plesk
18 6 (10.71%) Direct Marketing
18 6 (10.71%) Digital Media

Web Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Web 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 Web Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) WordPress
3 3 (5.36%) Drupal
4 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 24 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 21 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (10.71%) InDesign
5 4 (7.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (1.79%) MS Office
6 1 (1.79%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) Intranet
2 11 (19.64%) Internet
3 7 (12.50%) SSH
3 7 (12.50%) DNS
3 7 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Ant
1 1 (1.79%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
1 1 (1.79%) Phing
General
1 22 (39.29%) Marketing
2 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.36%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (75.00%) HTML
1 42 (75.00%) CSS
2 15 (26.79%) jQuery
3 14 (25.00%) HTML5
3 14 (25.00%) CSS3
4 12 (21.43%) .NET
5 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.14%) XML
7 3 (5.36%) Flash
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.79%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.79%) Sass
8 1 (1.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Social Media
2 6 (10.71%) Digital Media
3 4 (7.14%) Graphic Design
4 3 (5.36%) W3C
4 3 (5.36%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Web Design
2 19 (33.93%) SEO
3 16 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.86%) Content Management
5 6 (10.71%) Direct Marketing
5 6 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (5.36%) Web Development
6 3 (5.36%) Information Architecture
6 3 (5.36%) Time Management
7 2 (3.57%) Pay per click
7 2 (3.57%) OO
8 1 (1.79%) CRM
8 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.79%) TDD
8 1 (1.79%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 14 (25.00%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) SQL
5 3 (5.36%) ActionScript
5 3 (5.36%) C++
5 3 (5.36%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (64.29%) Adobe
2 3 (5.36%) Macromedia
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft