Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Designer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 175 130
Rank change year-on-year +11 -45 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 25 42 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.65% 0.87% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.91% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 34
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +32.81% -24.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £21,400 £23,475
90th Percentile £56,750 £70,000 £42,500
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +5.63% +18.33%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3715 4609 3780
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 96.49% 95.70% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3088 3468 3118
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Birmingham

Designer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Designer in Birmingham

Designer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Birmingham

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 14 (56.00%) Web Design
3 13 (52.00%) Games
3 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
4 11 (44.00%) Adobe
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (36.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (36.00%) BBC
6 9 (36.00%) Adobe Premiere
6 9 (36.00%) Animation
7 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (28.00%) Wireframes
8 7 (28.00%) Prototyping
8 7 (28.00%) A/B Testing
9 6 (24.00%) Marketing
9 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (20.00%) InDesign
10 5 (20.00%) Kanban
10 5 (20.00%) HTML5
11 4 (16.00%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (16.00%) CSS3
11 4 (16.00%) Advertising
11 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
11 4 (16.00%) Acrobat
12 3 (12.00%) ITIL
12 3 (12.00%) Service Design

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Photoshop
2 10 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 9 (36.00%) Adobe After Effects
3 9 (36.00%) Adobe Premiere
4 6 (24.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (20.00%) InDesign
6 4 (16.00%) Acrobat
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (52.00%) Games
2 6 (24.00%) Marketing
3 4 (16.00%) Advertising
4 2 (8.00%) Automotive
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
4 2 (8.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (4.00%) Local Government
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) CSS
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 5 (20.00%) HTML5
3 4 (16.00%) CSS3
4 2 (8.00%) jQuery
5 1 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (4.00%) Dojo
5 1 (4.00%) DOM
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.00%) WCF
5 1 (4.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) User Experience
2 9 (36.00%) Animation
2 9 (36.00%) BBC
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Web Design
2 13 (52.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) A/B Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Prototyping
4 7 (28.00%) Wireframes
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Kanban
7 4 (16.00%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Service Design
9 2 (8.00%) Coaching
9 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
9 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 2 (8.00%) ITSM
9 2 (8.00%) Presales
9 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
9 2 (8.00%) Service Management
9 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Adobe
2 2 (8.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.00%) Pega
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) webMethods
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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