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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 67 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 58 22 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.99% 1.38% 3.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 1.47% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 54 16 67
Average salary £43,750 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.57% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,400
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 1492 2073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 93.78% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1457 1208 1775
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Warrington -11 11 £32,000 -32.63% 3
Knutsford - 11 £57,500 - 1
Macclesfield +17 9 £31,000 -
Crewe - 3 £55,000 - 1
Chester -7 1 £42,500 +21.42%
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (62.90%) HTML
2 70 (56.45%) CSS
3 48 (38.71%) Adobe
4 37 (29.84%) Photoshop
5 32 (25.81%) Java
6 30 (24.19%) Marketing
7 27 (21.77%) Dreamweaver
8 25 (20.16%) J2EE
8 25 (20.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 24 (19.35%) Finance
9 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 23 (18.55%) DB2
10 23 (18.55%) Mainframe
10 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (17.74%) Workflow
11 22 (17.74%) Digital Marketing
11 22 (17.74%) CICS
12 20 (16.13%) UML
12 20 (16.13%) COBOL
12 20 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
12 20 (16.13%) Banking
12 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
13 17 (13.71%) HTML5
14 16 (12.90%) jQuery
14 16 (12.90%) SEO
15 12 (9.68%) PHP
15 12 (9.68%) XHTML
15 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
16 10 (8.06%) .NET
17 8 (6.45%) Email Marketing

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 22 (17.74%) CICS
2 4 (3.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.42%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) WordPress
4 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 37 (29.84%) Photoshop
2 25 (20.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.84%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.42%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (1.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.61%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.61%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.81%) MS Office
6 1 (0.81%) InDesign
6 1 (0.81%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) LAN
1 1 (0.81%) WAN
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
1 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.81%) DNS
1 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.55%) DB2
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.81%) Hudson
General
1 30 (24.19%) Marketing
2 24 (19.35%) Finance
3 20 (16.13%) Banking
4 6 (4.84%) Publishing
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.61%) Automotive
6 2 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (62.90%) HTML
2 70 (56.45%) CSS
3 25 (20.16%) J2EE
4 17 (13.71%) HTML5
5 16 (12.90%) jQuery
6 12 (9.68%) XHTML
7 10 (8.06%) .NET
8 8 (6.45%) CSS3
9 6 (4.84%) Flash
10 5 (4.03%) JMS
10 5 (4.03%) JNDI
10 5 (4.03%) JDBC
10 5 (4.03%) JSP
11 4 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 4 (3.23%) HTML5 Canvas
12 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
13 2 (1.61%) Web Services
13 2 (1.61%) WebGL
14 1 (0.81%) PhoneGap
14 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.55%) Mainframe
2 8 (6.45%) Graphic Design
3 7 (5.65%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.03%) NHS
5 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.42%) Open Source
6 2 (1.61%) Social Network
6 2 (1.61%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.61%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.81%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.81%) Social Media
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Windows
1 5 (4.03%) Android
1 5 (4.03%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (17.74%) Workflow
2 22 (17.74%) Digital Marketing
3 20 (16.13%) Risk Analysis
3 20 (16.13%) Waterfall
3 20 (16.13%) UML
4 16 (12.90%) SEO
5 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 8 (6.45%) Web Design
6 8 (6.45%) Email Marketing
7 7 (5.65%) Data-Driven Marketing
8 6 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.23%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (3.23%) User Experience Design
10 3 (2.42%) Information Architecture
10 3 (2.42%) Migration
10 3 (2.42%) Usability Testing
10 3 (2.42%) Content Management
11 2 (1.61%) Data Management
11 2 (1.61%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 32 (25.81%) Java
2 24 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 20 (16.13%) COBOL
4 12 (9.68%) PHP
5 5 (4.03%) XAML
6 2 (1.61%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (4.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.81%) CCIE
2 1 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Xen
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.81%) XenApp
1 1 (0.81%) XenServer
Vendors
1 48 (38.71%) Adobe
2 6 (4.84%) IBM
3 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.61%) Cisco
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle
6 1 (0.81%) HP
6 1 (0.81%) Dell
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
6 1 (0.81%) Juniper
6 1 (0.81%) Quark
6 1 (0.81%) VMware
6 1 (0.81%) Google
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