The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Worcestershire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 39 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.69% 2.62% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.73% 2.68% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £19,000 £24,250 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.64% +34.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
256 224 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.46% 97.82% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 219 194 224
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Designer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Designer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Redditch +2 5 £19,000 -6.17%
Designer
West Midlands

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 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 Designer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 19 (86.36%) Web Design
2 19 (86.36%) Marketing
3 17 (77.27%) Adobe
4 13 (59.09%) SEO
5 11 (50.00%) Social Media
6 9 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (36.36%) Digital Media
7 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
8 6 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
8 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 5 (22.73%) Fireworks
9 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (22.73%) CSS3
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5
10 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
10 3 (13.64%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (13.64%) Macromedia
10 3 (13.64%) XML
10 3 (13.64%) Flash
10 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
10 3 (13.64%) PHP
10 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
10 3 (13.64%) C#
10 3 (13.64%) C++
10 3 (13.64%) Drupal
10 3 (13.64%) Games

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region that cited 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 Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (36.36%) Photoshop
3 6 (27.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (22.73%) Fireworks
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (86.36%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) HTML
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (22.73%) jQuery
2 5 (22.73%) CSS3
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Flash
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Social Media
2 8 (36.36%) Digital Media
3 3 (13.64%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Web Design
2 13 (59.09%) SEO
3 6 (27.27%) Direct Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (13.64%) PHP
2 3 (13.64%) ActionScript
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) C++
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Adobe
2 3 (13.64%) Macromedia