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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 82 115 97
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 110 66 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.81% 1.75% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 1.85% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 102 43 88
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £44,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.64%
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 Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3736 3569 3864
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.38% 94.39% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3146 3043 3340
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Designer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Designer Salary Trend in Manchester

Designer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Designer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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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
Cheadle - 3 £20,750 -
Salford -2 2 £29,000 -17.14%
Altrincham +3 1 £21,500 -49.41% 1
Bolton - 1 £27,500 -
Bury - 1 £22,500 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 146 (62.93%) HTML
2 129 (55.60%) CSS
3 87 (37.50%) Photoshop
4 82 (35.34%) User Experience
5 65 (28.02%) JavaScript
6 62 (26.72%) Marketing
7 57 (24.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 53 (22.84%) HTML5
9 51 (21.98%) Web Design
10 46 (19.83%) Adobe
11 40 (17.24%) jQuery
12 35 (15.09%) CSS3
13 29 (12.50%) Finance
13 29 (12.50%) E-Commerce
13 29 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (12.07%) Degree
14 28 (12.07%) Mobile App
15 25 (10.78%) Fireworks
15 25 (10.78%) OmniGraffle
16 23 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
17 22 (9.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 20 (8.62%) Graphic Design
19 19 (8.19%) Retail
19 19 (8.19%) Internet
20 18 (7.76%) Mainframe
20 18 (7.76%) Risk Analysis
21 17 (7.33%) Social Media
21 17 (7.33%) WordPress
22 16 (6.90%) Information Architecture
23 15 (6.47%) .NET

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 17 (7.33%) WordPress
2 12 (5.17%) CMS
3 6 (2.59%) CICS
4 4 (1.72%) Drupal
4 4 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 87 (37.50%) Photoshop
2 57 (24.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (10.78%) Fireworks
3 25 (10.78%) OmniGraffle
4 22 (9.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (4.74%) InDesign
5 11 (4.74%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (2.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.86%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.19%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.02%) MySQL
2 6 (2.59%) DB2
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.86%) Pentaho
4 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.86%) Big Data
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.86%) Impala
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (5.60%) Axure RP
2 9 (3.88%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (3.02%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (26.72%) Marketing
2 29 (12.50%) Finance
3 19 (8.19%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Banking
5 6 (2.59%) Games
5 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.16%) Advertising
7 4 (1.72%) Automotive
8 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (62.93%) HTML
2 129 (55.60%) CSS
3 53 (22.84%) HTML5
4 40 (17.24%) jQuery
5 35 (15.09%) CSS3
6 15 (6.47%) .NET
7 13 (5.60%) Middleware
7 13 (5.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 12 (5.17%) AngularJS
9 10 (4.31%) Zurb Foundation
10 9 (3.88%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (3.88%) Sass
11 8 (3.45%) Flash
11 8 (3.45%) Backbone.js
12 6 (2.59%) LESS
12 6 (2.59%) Ember.js
12 6 (2.59%) J2EE
13 5 (2.16%) Ajax
14 4 (1.72%) LAMP
15 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 82 (35.34%) User Experience
2 28 (12.07%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.62%) Graphic Design
4 18 (7.76%) Mainframe
5 17 (7.33%) Social Media
6 14 (6.03%) Photography
7 12 (5.17%) IBM Mainframe
7 12 (5.17%) Tandem
8 7 (3.02%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.16%) Informatics
9 5 (2.16%) NHS
10 4 (1.72%) W3C
10 4 (1.72%) Blog
10 4 (1.72%) Open Source
10 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.43%) iPad
11 1 (0.43%) iPhone
11 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.03%) Windows
2 12 (5.17%) UNIX
3 7 (3.02%) Android
4 6 (2.59%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.16%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (21.98%) Web Design
2 29 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 23 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (7.76%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (6.90%) Information Architecture
6 13 (5.60%) Analytics
7 12 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 12 (5.17%) Online Marketing
7 12 (5.17%) SEO
8 9 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (3.45%) Project Management
9 8 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
9 8 (3.45%) Product Management
9 8 (3.45%) Usability Testing
10 6 (2.59%) UML
10 6 (2.59%) Mentoring
10 6 (2.59%) Waterfall
11 5 (2.16%) Software Engineering
11 5 (2.16%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (28.02%) JavaScript
2 12 (5.17%) PHP
3 10 (4.31%) Java
4 8 (3.45%) C#
5 7 (3.02%) COBOL
6 6 (2.59%) SQL
7 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.86%) Scala
8 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (12.07%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) VCP4
Vendors
1 46 (19.83%) Adobe
2 13 (5.60%) IBM
3 7 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.02%) Google
4 6 (2.59%) Twitter
5 3 (1.29%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.29%) Informatica
6 2 (0.86%) Teradata
6 2 (0.86%) Talend
7 1 (0.43%) Apple
7 1 (0.43%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.43%) Oracle
7 1 (0.43%) Cognos
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