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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 34 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 3.98% 1.76% 3.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.07% 1.83% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £32,500 £28,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.07% +9.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £20,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £57,600 £34,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
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
172 164 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 97.73% 96.47% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 163 140 150
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 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 19 December 2014.

Designer Salary Histogram in Macclesfield

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (92.86%) HTML
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 10 (71.43%) Adobe
3 9 (64.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 9 (64.29%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) Fireworks
4 8 (57.14%) SEO
5 7 (50.00%) Information Architecture
5 7 (50.00%) ActionScript
5 7 (50.00%) Flash
5 7 (50.00%) Digital Media
6 4 (28.57%) XHTML
7 3 (21.43%) PHP
7 3 (21.43%) Web Design
7 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (14.29%) Content Management
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (14.29%) Open Source
8 2 (14.29%) Umbraco
8 2 (14.29%) EPiServer
9 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (7.14%) ETL
9 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Mentoring

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (14.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 9 (64.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (57.14%) Fireworks
4 3 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) WebTrends
1 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) CSS
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) jQuery
3 7 (50.00%) Flash
4 4 (28.57%) XHTML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (7.14%) DHTML
6 1 (7.14%) Ajax
6 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SEO
2 7 (50.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (21.43%) Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) UX Design
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) ActionScript
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
2 2 (14.29%) EPiServer
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Google