The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 54 31 59
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.37% 5.73% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 6.09% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 2
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £20,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £19,000 £18,850
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £31,800 £21,650
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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 Lancashire 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
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
489 476 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 96.64% 94.07% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 409 427 428
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Designer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Designer Salary Trend in Lancashire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Designer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Preston 0 4 £28,000 +12.00%
Lancaster - 2 £30,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) Marketing
5 4 (21.05%) Adobe
6 3 (15.79%) Advertising
6 3 (15.79%) InDesign
6 3 (15.79%) Email Marketing
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) Social Media
7 2 (10.53%) C#
7 2 (10.53%) Pay per click
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (10.53%) Flash
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.26%) SQL
8 1 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (5.26%) .NET
8 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
8 1 (5.26%) MS Office
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 1 (5.26%) XHTML
8 1 (5.26%) MS Excel

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
1 9 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (15.79%) InDesign
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.26%) ERwin
General
1 5 (26.32%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) Flash
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) XHTML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (10.53%) Copywriting
1 2 (10.53%) Social Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
2 1 (5.26%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Email Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Pay per click
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Web Design
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft