The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 79 98 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 37 18 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.09% 1.12% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.20% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 64
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £26,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
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
1663 1498 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.80% 93.45% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1166 1730
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 28 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Designer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Macclesfield -10 4 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Knutsford 0 3 £23,500 -27.69%
Wilmslow 0 1 £32,500 -28.57% 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 42 (42.42%) Mainframe
3 38 (38.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (35.35%) Java
5 32 (32.32%) Risk Analysis
6 27 (27.27%) IBM
6 27 (27.27%) Windows
7 26 (26.26%) Adobe
8 25 (25.25%) IBM Mainframe
9 24 (24.24%) Internet
9 24 (24.24%) UNIX
10 23 (23.23%) J2EE
10 23 (23.23%) DB2
11 22 (22.22%) HTML
11 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.22%) CSS
11 22 (22.22%) Middleware
11 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (21.21%) Banking
13 20 (20.20%) Tandem
14 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
14 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
14 18 (18.18%) Photoshop
15 16 (16.16%) CICS
16 15 (15.15%) COBOL
17 14 (14.14%) UML
17 14 (14.14%) Marketing
17 14 (14.14%) User Experience
18 13 (13.13%) Adobe Illustrator
19 12 (12.12%) jQuery

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (16.16%) CICS
2 5 (5.05%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) JBoss
3 3 (3.03%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.02%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Photoshop
2 13 (13.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (10.10%) Fireworks
4 6 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.03%) InDesign
6 1 (1.01%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Exstream
2 1 (1.01%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.24%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) LAN
2 3 (3.03%) WAN
2 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.23%) DB2
2 9 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.03%) Big Data
4 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.01%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.01%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.01%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
General
1 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 21 (21.21%) Banking
3 14 (14.14%) Marketing
4 11 (11.11%) Retail
5 5 (5.05%) Legal
6 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) J2EE
2 22 (22.22%) HTML
2 22 (22.22%) CSS
2 22 (22.22%) Middleware
3 12 (12.12%) jQuery
4 11 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 9 (9.09%) JSP
6 8 (8.08%) Flash
7 7 (7.07%) Servlets
7 7 (7.07%) EJB
8 5 (5.05%) HTML5
9 4 (4.04%) .NET
10 3 (3.03%) Struts
10 3 (3.03%) Web Services
10 3 (3.03%) XML
10 3 (3.03%) XSD
10 3 (3.03%) Hibernate
10 3 (3.03%) CSS3
10 3 (3.03%) WSDL
11 2 (2.02%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 42 (42.42%) Mainframe
2 25 (25.25%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (20.20%) Tandem
4 14 (14.14%) User Experience
5 8 (8.08%) Digital Media
6 6 (6.06%) Social Media
7 5 (5.05%) VUI
7 5 (5.05%) IVR
7 5 (5.05%) Photography
8 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
9 3 (3.03%) Graphic Design
9 3 (3.03%) Animation
10 2 (2.02%) E-Learning
10 2 (2.02%) PMI
11 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
2 24 (24.24%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.02%) Android
3 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 32 (32.32%) Risk Analysis
3 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
4 18 (18.18%) Waterfall
5 14 (14.14%) UML
6 11 (11.11%) Web Design
7 10 (10.10%) ETL
8 9 (9.09%) SEO
8 9 (9.09%) Information Architecture
9 7 (7.07%) Email Marketing
10 5 (5.05%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (4.04%) Online Marketing
11 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.03%) Demand Management
12 3 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (3.03%) Risk Assessment
12 3 (3.03%) Migration
12 3 (3.03%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) Java
2 22 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 15 (15.15%) COBOL
4 8 (8.08%) SQL
4 8 (8.08%) ActionScript
5 2 (2.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 27 (27.27%) IBM
2 26 (26.26%) Adobe
3 10 (10.10%) Teradata
4 8 (8.08%) Informatica
4 8 (8.08%) Ab Initio
4 8 (8.08%) Oracle
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.03%) Cisco
7 2 (2.02%) HP
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) Google
8 1 (1.01%) Talend
8 1 (1.01%) Cloudera
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