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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 81 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 15 59 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.25% 3.44% 4.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 3.57% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 51 44
Average salary £48,750 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £50,000 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1142 1654 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.25% 96.50% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1262 1271
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2016.

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 April 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
(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 +14 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Macclesfield -3 4 £54,000 +35.00% 1
Chester -10 1 £27,000 -16.92% 2
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 20 (86.96%) User Experience
2 13 (56.52%) HTML
3 12 (52.17%) CSS
4 11 (47.83%) Photoshop
5 10 (43.48%) Axure RP
6 9 (39.13%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (39.13%) Usability Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Marketing
7 8 (34.78%) Adobe
7 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) Web Design
8 7 (30.43%) Degree
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (26.09%) Product Management
9 6 (26.09%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Mobile First
10 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
10 5 (21.74%) CMS
10 5 (21.74%) PHP
10 5 (21.74%) Flash
11 4 (17.39%) .NET
11 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
11 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
11 4 (17.39%) WordPress
11 4 (17.39%) Workflow
11 4 (17.39%) Banking
11 4 (17.39%) Content Management
11 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
12 3 (13.04%) Heuristic Evaluation

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 4 (17.39%) Umbraco
2 4 (17.39%) WordPress
3 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Photoshop
2 9 (39.13%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (13.04%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.70%) InDesign
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Kinesis
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.35%) ERwin
2 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (34.78%) Marketing
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Electronics
4 3 (13.04%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) HTML
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) Flash
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.04%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.35%) Animation
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Android
1 3 (13.04%) Apple iOS
1 3 (13.04%) Mac OS X
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Usability Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Web Design
3 6 (26.09%) Mobile First
3 6 (26.09%) Product Management
3 6 (26.09%) Rapid Prototyping
4 4 (17.39%) Content Management
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Development
4 4 (17.39%) Information Architecture
4 4 (17.39%) Workflow
5 3 (13.04%) Heuristic Evaluation
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
5 3 (13.04%) UX Design
6 1 (4.35%) Benchmarking
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Adobe
2 3 (13.04%) Cognizant
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) Informatica
3 1 (4.35%) Talend
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