The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 40 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.98% 0.77% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 0.83% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £33,500 £20,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £33,350
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
Designer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
226 240 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 96.17% 92.66% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 122 170 167
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Chester

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
4 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (35.71%) Automotive
5 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (28.57%) Adobe
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Flash
7 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (14.29%) InDesign
8 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) WordPress
8 2 (14.29%) Android
8 2 (14.29%) User Experience
8 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) Content Management
8 2 (14.29%) Marketing
8 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 2 (14.29%) Quark
8 2 (14.29%) CMS
9 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) Linux
9 1 (7.14%) Java
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) Talend

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
1 2 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (14.29%) InDesign
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (21.43%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (7.14%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 2 (14.29%) Android
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 5 (35.71%) Information Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) Quark
3 1 (7.14%) Talend
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