The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 26 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.91% - 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.97% - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
Designer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton 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
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
126 141 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 98.44% 94.63% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 114 129 111
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Designer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Designer Salary Trend in Bolton

Designer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) W3C
2 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) LAMP
2 4 (80.00%) Web Design
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Drupal
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Zurb Foundation
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Automotive
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) CMS
1 4 (80.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) LAMP
1 4 (80.00%) jQuery
1 4 (80.00%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Web Design
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
1 4 (80.00%) SEO
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) SolidWorks