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 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 127 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 53 106 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 2.64% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.56% 2.80% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 38 80 111
Average salary £35,750 £32,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £59,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%
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
3402 3786 3910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.16% 94.46% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2827 3135 3383
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Salford +6 4 £40,000 -
Bolton +8 2 £35,000 +48.93%
Rochdale - 2 £31,000 -
Bury - 1 £22,500 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 87 (70.73%) HTML
2 81 (65.85%) CSS
3 79 (64.23%) User Experience
4 67 (54.47%) Photoshop
5 60 (48.78%) JavaScript
6 41 (33.33%) HTML5
7 40 (32.52%) Marketing
8 39 (31.71%) Adobe
9 37 (30.08%) Adobe Illustrator
10 34 (27.64%) Web Design
11 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (26.02%) CSS3
13 31 (25.20%) jQuery
14 29 (23.58%) Degree
15 28 (22.76%) Axure RP
16 21 (17.07%) OmniGraffle
17 19 (15.45%) Rapid Prototyping
18 15 (12.20%) Mobile First
18 15 (12.20%) Product Management
18 15 (12.20%) Usability Testing
18 15 (12.20%) WordPress
18 15 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
19 13 (10.57%) Sass
19 13 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 13 (10.57%) Mobile App
20 12 (9.76%) Information Architecture
20 12 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
20 12 (9.76%) Graphic Design
20 12 (9.76%) Smartphone
21 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (12.20%) WordPress
2 4 (3.25%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.81%) JBoss
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 67 (54.47%) Photoshop
2 37 (30.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (17.07%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (10.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (7.32%) Fireworks
6 6 (4.88%) MS Office
7 4 (3.25%) InDesign
8 2 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.81%) Maya
9 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) LAN
1 2 (1.63%) WAN
1 2 (1.63%) DHCP
1 2 (1.63%) VPN
1 2 (1.63%) DNS
1 2 (1.63%) SAN
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
1 2 (1.63%) OSPF
1 2 (1.63%) BGP
1 2 (1.63%) EIGRP
1 2 (1.63%) Firewall
1 2 (1.63%) Wireless
1 2 (1.63%) VLAN
1 2 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.63%) HSRP
1 2 (1.63%) GLBP
2 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) DB2
1 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
1 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.81%) Big Data
1 1 (0.81%) Impala
Development Applications
1 28 (22.76%) Axure RP
2 12 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (3.25%) Subversion
3 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.44%) Grunt
4 3 (2.44%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.81%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (32.52%) Marketing
2 9 (7.32%) Retail
3 5 (4.07%) Games
4 4 (3.25%) Finance
5 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Billing
6 1 (0.81%) Local Government
6 1 (0.81%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (70.73%) HTML
2 81 (65.85%) CSS
3 41 (33.33%) HTML5
4 32 (26.02%) CSS3
5 31 (25.20%) jQuery
6 13 (10.57%) Sass
7 10 (8.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (5.69%) LESS
8 7 (5.69%) .NET
9 6 (4.88%) Ajax
10 3 (2.44%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.44%) CodeIgniter
11 2 (1.63%) Backbone.js
11 2 (1.63%) Ember.js
11 2 (1.63%) Zurb Foundation
11 2 (1.63%) 802.1X
11 2 (1.63%) Web Services
11 2 (1.63%) Flash
11 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.81%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 79 (64.23%) User Experience
2 13 (10.57%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.76%) Smartphone
3 12 (9.76%) Graphic Design
4 8 (6.50%) Social Media
5 6 (4.88%) Taxonomies
6 4 (3.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.63%) Social Network
7 2 (1.63%) W3C
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) IVR
8 1 (0.81%) Animation
8 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
8 1 (0.81%) Online Games
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.69%) Android
1 7 (5.69%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.88%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Web Design
2 33 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (15.45%) Rapid Prototyping
4 15 (12.20%) Product Management
4 15 (12.20%) Usability Testing
4 15 (12.20%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (12.20%) Mobile First
5 12 (9.76%) Information Architecture
6 10 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 7 (5.69%) Mentoring
8 6 (4.88%) SDLC
8 6 (4.88%) Scrum
9 5 (4.07%) Kanban
9 5 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (3.25%) Web Application Development
10 4 (3.25%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (3.25%) Time Management
11 3 (2.44%) Web Development
11 3 (2.44%) UX Design
11 3 (2.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.88%) PHP
3 4 (3.25%) SQL
4 3 (2.44%) C#
4 3 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby
5 1 (0.81%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (31.71%) Adobe
2 5 (4.07%) Twitter
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) iRise
3 3 (2.44%) Facebook
4 2 (1.63%) VMware
4 2 (1.63%) Google
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) Cisco
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) Cognos
5 1 (0.81%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.81%) Informatica
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.81%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.81%) Talend
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