The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank - 46 43
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £15,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Designer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 232 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 98.36% 98.31% 93.98%
Number of salaries quoted 209 208 183
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) Web Design
2 14 (93.33%) Marketing
2 14 (93.33%) Adobe
3 9 (60.00%) SEO
4 8 (53.33%) Social Media
5 6 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
7 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (26.67%) User Experience
7 4 (26.67%) CSS3
7 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (26.67%) HTML5
7 4 (26.67%) jQuery
7 4 (26.67%) Fireworks
7 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
7 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
8 3 (20.00%) C#
8 3 (20.00%) C++
8 3 (20.00%) PHP
8 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
8 3 (20.00%) Macromedia
8 3 (20.00%) XML
8 3 (20.00%) Flash
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
8 3 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (20.00%) Drupal
8 3 (20.00%) Games

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (26.67%) Fireworks
1 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 14 (93.33%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) jQuery
2 4 (26.67%) HTML5
2 4 (26.67%) CSS3
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Flash
4 1 (6.67%) .NET
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Social Media
2 5 (33.33%) Digital Media
3 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 3 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Web Design
2 9 (60.00%) SEO
3 6 (40.00%) Direct Marketing
4 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (20.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) ActionScript
2 3 (20.00%) ActionScript 3.0
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) C++
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Adobe
2 3 (20.00%) Macromedia