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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 90 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 33 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 2.27% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 2.41% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 40
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 £21,850 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,100 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-9.75% +17.64%
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
1713 1491 1784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.12% 94.01% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1342 1137 1421
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 March 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 5 March 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 - 5 £40,000 - 4
Wilmslow +4 3 £32,500 -28.57% 1
Chester +4 1 £32,500 - 1
Warrington -5 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Knutsford -9 1 £22,000 -32.30%
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 31 (34.07%) Mainframe
3 30 (32.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (30.77%) Adobe
5 26 (28.57%) Windows
6 24 (26.37%) HTML
6 24 (26.37%) Java
6 24 (26.37%) CSS
6 24 (26.37%) Internet
7 23 (25.27%) IBM
7 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
7 23 (25.27%) UNIX
7 23 (25.27%) Risk Analysis
7 23 (25.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 22 (24.18%) Middleware
9 20 (21.98%) Tandem
10 18 (19.78%) Problem Management
10 18 (19.78%) User Experience
11 17 (18.68%) Photoshop
12 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
12 14 (15.38%) Marketing
13 13 (14.29%) jQuery
13 13 (14.29%) Web Design
13 13 (14.29%) Banking
14 12 (13.19%) Retail
14 12 (13.19%) J2EE
14 12 (13.19%) DB2
15 11 (12.09%) ETL
15 11 (12.09%) Teradata

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 5 (5.49%) CICS
1 5 (5.49%) JBoss
2 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 2 (2.20%) SAS
4 1 (1.10%) WordPress
4 1 (1.10%) Drupal
4 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Photoshop
2 14 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (9.89%) Fireworks
4 7 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.30%) InDesign
5 3 (3.30%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Exstream
1 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) DB2
2 10 (10.99%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.10%) Impala
Development Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.30%) Subversion
2 3 (3.30%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 38 (41.76%) Finance
2 14 (15.38%) Marketing
3 13 (14.29%) Banking
4 12 (13.19%) Retail
5 5 (5.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) HTML
1 24 (26.37%) CSS
2 22 (24.18%) Middleware
3 13 (14.29%) jQuery
4 12 (13.19%) J2EE
5 10 (10.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 9 (9.89%) Flash
7 7 (7.69%) JSP
7 7 (7.69%) Servlets
7 7 (7.69%) EJB
8 6 (6.59%) HTML5
9 4 (4.40%) CSS3
9 4 (4.40%) Web Services
10 3 (3.30%) XML
10 3 (3.30%) XSD
10 3 (3.30%) Struts
10 3 (3.30%) WSDL
10 3 (3.30%) Hibernate
11 2 (2.20%) Sass
11 2 (2.20%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Mainframe
2 23 (25.27%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (21.98%) Tandem
4 18 (19.78%) User Experience
5 8 (8.79%) Digital Media
6 6 (6.59%) Social Media
6 6 (6.59%) Photography
7 5 (5.49%) IVR
7 5 (5.49%) Mobile App
7 5 (5.49%) VUI
8 4 (4.40%) Animation
9 3 (3.30%) Taxonomies
10 2 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.20%) Graphic Design
10 2 (2.20%) E-Learning
10 2 (2.20%) PMI
11 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
11 1 (1.10%) Video Editing
11 1 (1.10%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 23 (25.27%) UNIX
3 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.20%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (25.27%) Risk Analysis
3 18 (19.78%) Problem Management
4 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (14.29%) Web Design
6 11 (12.09%) ETL
6 11 (12.09%) Information Architecture
7 9 (9.89%) SEO
7 9 (9.89%) Waterfall
8 7 (7.69%) Email Marketing
9 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.49%) UML
10 5 (5.49%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (4.40%) Online Marketing
12 3 (3.30%) Service Management
12 3 (3.30%) Use Case
12 3 (3.30%) Demand Management
13 2 (2.20%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) Java
2 23 (25.27%) JavaScript
3 9 (9.89%) SQL
4 8 (8.79%) ActionScript
5 6 (6.59%) COBOL
6 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 1 (1.10%) C#
7 1 (1.10%) Ruby
7 1 (1.10%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) VCP4
2 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (30.77%) Adobe
2 23 (25.27%) IBM
3 11 (12.09%) Teradata
4 9 (9.89%) Informatica
4 9 (9.89%) Ab Initio
5 8 (8.79%) Oracle
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.20%) Google
7 2 (2.20%) HP
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix
7 2 (2.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.10%) Talend
8 1 (1.10%) Cloudera
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