The median annual salary for a Designer was £43,000 in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 3 months to 30 March 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.47% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £43,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. 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
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 408 650 571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 96.45% 98.63% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 327 593 516
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Staffordshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Designer in Staffordshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Staffordshire

Designer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +9 2 £43,000 +43.33%
Designer
West Midlands

Designer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Staffordshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) e-Learning
2 4 (50.00%) Content Development
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (12.50%) MVC

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) e-Learning
2 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Content Development
1 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Copywriting
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA