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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 73 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 57 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.93% 1.64% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.13% 1.74% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 16 58
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £58,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
1824 1490 2032
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.63% 93.95% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1218 1680
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Knutsford - 12 £57,500 - 3
Macclesfield +7 7 £32,500 - 1
Warrington -26 5 £30,000 -35.48% 2
Crewe - 3 £55,000 -
Chester -1 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 70 (61.40%) HTML
2 66 (57.89%) CSS
3 45 (39.47%) Adobe
3 45 (39.47%) User Experience
4 35 (30.70%) Java
5 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (26.32%) Photoshop
7 28 (24.56%) J2EE
7 28 (24.56%) Finance
8 27 (23.68%) Marketing
9 26 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 26 (22.81%) Mainframe
9 26 (22.81%) DB2
10 25 (21.93%) Dreamweaver
10 25 (21.93%) CICS
11 23 (20.18%) UML
11 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
11 23 (20.18%) COBOL
11 23 (20.18%) Banking
11 23 (20.18%) Risk Analysis
11 23 (20.18%) Waterfall
12 21 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
12 21 (18.42%) Workflow
13 17 (14.91%) Adobe Illustrator
14 13 (11.40%) jQuery
14 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
15 12 (10.53%) HTML5
15 12 (10.53%) PHP
16 11 (9.65%) SEO
16 11 (9.65%) XHTML

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 25 (21.93%) CICS
2 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (0.88%) WordPress
5 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.88%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (26.32%) Photoshop
2 17 (14.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (7.89%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.75%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.75%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.88%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.88%) InDesign
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.88%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.88%) DNS
1 1 (0.88%) LAN
1 1 (0.88%) WAN
1 1 (0.88%) FTP
1 1 (0.88%) HTTP
1 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.81%) DB2
2 1 (0.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (21.93%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (0.88%) Axure RP
2 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 28 (24.56%) Finance
2 27 (23.68%) Marketing
3 23 (20.18%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Retail
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
5 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.75%) Automotive
5 2 (1.75%) Publishing
5 2 (1.75%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (61.40%) HTML
2 66 (57.89%) CSS
3 28 (24.56%) J2EE
4 13 (11.40%) jQuery
5 12 (10.53%) HTML5
6 11 (9.65%) XHTML
7 10 (8.77%) .NET
8 8 (7.02%) Flash
9 6 (5.26%) CSS3
10 5 (4.39%) JNDI
10 5 (4.39%) JMS
10 5 (4.39%) JDBC
10 5 (4.39%) JSP
11 4 (3.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 2 (1.75%) WebGL
13 2 (1.75%) HTML5 Canvas
13 2 (1.75%) Web Services
14 1 (0.88%) Ajax
14 1 (0.88%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (39.47%) User Experience
2 26 (22.81%) Mainframe
3 8 (7.02%) Graphic Design
4 7 (6.14%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.63%) Open Source
6 2 (1.75%) NHS
6 2 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.26%) Windows
2 4 (3.51%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.51%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) UNIX
3 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (22.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (20.18%) UML
3 23 (20.18%) Risk Analysis
3 23 (20.18%) Waterfall
4 21 (18.42%) Digital Marketing
4 21 (18.42%) Workflow
5 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.65%) SEO
7 9 (7.89%) Web Design
7 9 (7.89%) Email Marketing
8 7 (6.14%) Data-Driven Marketing
9 5 (4.39%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.51%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (3.51%) User Experience Design
11 3 (2.63%) Content Management
11 3 (2.63%) Usability Testing
11 3 (2.63%) Migration
11 3 (2.63%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) Java
2 23 (20.18%) JavaScript
2 23 (20.18%) COBOL
3 12 (10.53%) PHP
4 4 (3.51%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.75%) XAML
6 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.88%) XenApp
1 1 (0.88%) XenServer
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) Xen
Vendors
1 45 (39.47%) Adobe
2 6 (5.26%) IBM
3 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.63%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.75%) Cisco
6 1 (0.88%) VMware
6 1 (0.88%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) HP
6 1 (0.88%) Dell
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Juniper
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle
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