The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 74 53 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 79 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.28% 4.54% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 4.69% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11 71 44
Median salary £30,500 £40,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Designer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
906 1686 1719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.28% 96.90% 97.61%
Number of salaries quoted 797 1342 1332
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Designer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester +5 7 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Knutsford +18 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Congleton - 1 £24,000 - 1
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 Cheshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 23 (88.46%) User Experience
2 17 (65.38%) Wireframes
2 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
4 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
4 11 (42.31%) Prototyping
5 9 (34.62%) Information Architecture
5 9 (34.62%) Flash
6 8 (30.77%) Degree
6 8 (30.77%) User Stories
6 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
7 7 (26.92%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (26.92%) Usability Testing
7 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (23.08%) Adobe
8 6 (23.08%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) Marketing
9 5 (19.23%) Web Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) Web Design
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) B2B
9 5 (19.23%) B2C
9 5 (19.23%) Analytics
9 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile First
10 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (3.85%) Drupal
2 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Photoshop
2 7 (26.92%) OmniGraffle
3 4 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (7.69%) InDesign
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
1 1 (3.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.85%) ERwin
2 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Electronics
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (65.38%) CSS
1 17 (65.38%) HTML
2 9 (34.62%) Flash
3 3 (11.54%) CSS3
3 3 (11.54%) HTML5
4 2 (7.69%) Sass
5 1 (3.85%) .NET
5 1 (3.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (88.46%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Graphic Design
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Android
1 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.54%) Mac OS X
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Wireframes
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Prototyping
4 9 (34.62%) Information Architecture
5 8 (30.77%) User Stories
6 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
6 7 (26.92%) Usability Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) B2B
7 5 (19.23%) B2C
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Web Analytics
7 5 (19.23%) Web Design
8 4 (15.38%) Mobile First
8 4 (15.38%) Product Management
8 4 (15.38%) Rapid Prototyping
9 3 (11.54%) Heuristic Evaluation
9 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 3 (11.54%) UX Design
10 1 (3.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Adobe
2 3 (11.54%) Cognizant
3 1 (3.85%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.85%) Informatica
3 1 (3.85%) Talend
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