The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 1 August 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 41 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.75% 1.96% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 2.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £26,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Job Titles Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 244 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 91.76% 95.69% 95.41%
Number of salaries quoted 176 172 164
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
Cheshire

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Designer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer across the Chester region.

Designer Salary Trend in Chester

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) SEO
4 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
6 6 (30.00%) Publishing
6 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Web Design
8 4 (20.00%) CMS
8 4 (20.00%) Marketing
9 3 (15.00%) HTML5
9 3 (15.00%) Adobe
10 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) Advertising
10 2 (10.00%) Electronics
10 2 (10.00%) CSS3
10 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
10 2 (10.00%) Social Network
10 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 1 (5.00%) Web Development
11 1 (5.00%) Xen
11 1 (5.00%) Degree
11 1 (5.00%) Time Management
11 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
11 1 (5.00%) XenApp
11 1 (5.00%) XenServer

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 4 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.00%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (5.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
General
1 6 (30.00%) Publishing
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (15.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (5.00%) Flash
6 1 (5.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
1 2 (10.00%) Social Network
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) SEO
2 5 (25.00%) Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
4 1 (5.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Pay per click
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Xen
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.00%) XenApp
1 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) Dell
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix
2 1 (5.00%) Juniper
2 1 (5.00%) Quark
Chester, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago