The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 7 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 12 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 14.81% 6.29% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.00% 6.47% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 3
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £35,000 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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 Macclesfield 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
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 139 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 92.59% 97.20% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 86 167
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

Designer
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

Designer Salary Trend in Macclesfield

Designer
Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Macclesfield region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) User Experience
3 12 (57.14%) Sass
3 12 (57.14%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (52.38%) LESS
5 10 (47.62%) Axure RP
5 10 (47.62%) Adobe
5 10 (47.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 9 (42.86%) Taxonomies
6 9 (42.86%) Use Case
7 8 (38.10%) Smartphone
8 7 (33.33%) Product Management
8 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (33.33%) HTML5
9 6 (28.57%) CSS3
9 6 (28.57%) jQuery
10 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
10 5 (23.81%) Web Design
10 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Web Accessibility
11 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
11 4 (19.05%) XHTML
11 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (19.05%) Ajax
12 3 (14.29%) Mobile First
12 3 (14.29%) Google

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) Joomla!
1 2 (9.52%) Drupal
1 2 (9.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) OmniGraffle
2 10 (47.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (23.81%) Photoshop
4 4 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Google Analytics
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Axure RP
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (90.48%) HTML
1 19 (90.48%) CSS
2 12 (57.14%) Sass
3 11 (52.38%) LESS
4 7 (33.33%) HTML5
5 6 (28.57%) CSS3
5 6 (28.57%) jQuery
6 4 (19.05%) XHTML
6 4 (19.05%) Ajax
7 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.52%) Grails
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) User Experience
2 9 (42.86%) Taxonomies
3 8 (38.10%) Smartphone
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (9.52%) Animation
5 2 (9.52%) Video Editing
5 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Use Case
2 7 (33.33%) Product Management
3 5 (23.81%) Usability Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Web Design
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (19.05%) Information Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
5 3 (14.29%) Mobile First
6 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
6 2 (9.52%) Content Management
6 2 (9.52%) Pay per click
6 2 (9.52%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Adobe
2 3 (14.29%) Google