The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 62 91 60
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -31
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 54 28 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.10% 1.61% 3.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 1.70% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 84
Average salary £32,000 £46,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.81% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1669 1644 2188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.70% 96.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1346 1935
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
North West

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 July 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 July 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 -9 18 £32,000 -32.63%
Macclesfield +16 9 £32,500 +38.29%
Knutsford - 7 £57,500 -
Chester +1 2 £37,500 +102.70%
Crewe - 2 £25,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 91 (71.09%) HTML
2 71 (55.47%) CSS
3 55 (42.97%) Adobe
4 45 (35.16%) Photoshop
5 39 (30.47%) Marketing
6 36 (28.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 34 (26.56%) Dreamweaver
8 31 (24.22%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 24 (18.75%) HTML5
10 22 (17.19%) Workflow
11 19 (14.84%) SEO
12 18 (14.06%) jQuery
12 18 (14.06%) Java
13 15 (11.72%) Email Marketing
14 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
15 13 (10.16%) UML
15 13 (10.16%) J2EE
15 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (8.59%) PHP
16 11 (8.59%) DB2
16 11 (8.59%) Mainframe
16 11 (8.59%) Finance
17 10 (7.81%) XAML
17 10 (7.81%) CICS
17 10 (7.81%) NHS
17 10 (7.81%) COBOL
17 10 (7.81%) XHTML
17 10 (7.81%) Banking
17 10 (7.81%) Risk Analysis

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (7.81%) CICS
2 5 (3.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.34%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.78%) WordPress
5 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 45 (35.16%) Photoshop
2 36 (28.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (3.91%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe Captivate
4 3 (2.34%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.56%) InDesign
5 2 (1.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.56%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.78%) MS Office
6 1 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) FTP
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
1 1 (0.78%) IP Telephony
1 1 (0.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (26.56%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.78%) PhoneGap
3 1 (0.78%) Hudson
General
1 39 (30.47%) Marketing
2 11 (8.59%) Finance
3 10 (7.81%) Banking
4 6 (4.69%) Publishing
5 3 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.56%) Games
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.56%) Automotive
6 2 (1.56%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (71.09%) HTML
2 71 (55.47%) CSS
3 24 (18.75%) HTML5
4 18 (14.06%) jQuery
5 13 (10.16%) J2EE
6 10 (7.81%) XHTML
6 10 (7.81%) CSS3
7 8 (6.25%) .NET
8 7 (5.47%) HTML5 Canvas
9 6 (4.69%) Flash
10 3 (2.34%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.34%) JMS
10 3 (2.34%) JDBC
10 3 (2.34%) JSP
10 3 (2.34%) JNDI
11 2 (1.56%) WebGL
11 2 (1.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 2 (1.56%) Web Services
12 1 (0.78%) XML
12 1 (0.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.59%) Mainframe
2 10 (7.81%) NHS
3 7 (5.47%) Digital Media
3 7 (5.47%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.34%) Visualisation
4 3 (2.34%) Open Source
5 2 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.56%) Social Network
6 1 (0.78%) Blog
6 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Android
1 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.22%) Digital Marketing
2 22 (17.19%) Workflow
3 19 (14.84%) SEO
4 15 (11.72%) Email Marketing
5 14 (10.94%) E-Commerce
6 13 (10.16%) UML
6 13 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (7.81%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (7.81%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.03%) Web Design
9 8 (6.25%) Online Marketing
10 7 (5.47%) Data-Driven Marketing
11 6 (4.69%) Time Management
11 6 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (3.91%) B2B
12 5 (3.91%) B2C
13 4 (3.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 4 (3.13%) User Stories
13 4 (3.13%) Product Management
13 4 (3.13%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 18 (14.06%) Java
3 11 (8.59%) PHP
4 10 (7.81%) XAML
4 10 (7.81%) COBOL
5 2 (1.56%) ActionScript
6 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.69%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) CCIE
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.78%) XenApp
1 1 (0.78%) XenServer
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.78%) Xen
Vendors
1 55 (42.97%) Adobe
2 3 (2.34%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.56%) IBM
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) Quark
4 1 (0.78%) HP
4 1 (0.78%) Dell
4 1 (0.78%) Citrix
4 1 (0.78%) Juniper
4 1 (0.78%) VMware
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