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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 119 75 127
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 52 135 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 3.36% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 3.48% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 36 125 38
Average salary £32,500 £25,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,999 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
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
3167 3875 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.17% 96.35% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2622 3325 3120
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
Altrincham +7 2 £27,500 +27.90%
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 62 (54.87%) User Experience
2 52 (46.02%) HTML
3 51 (45.13%) CSS
4 37 (32.74%) Adobe
5 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (26.55%) Photoshop
7 23 (20.35%) Degree
7 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
8 22 (19.47%) Adobe Illustrator
9 19 (16.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 18 (15.93%) Web Design
11 17 (15.04%) Marketing
12 16 (14.16%) Graphic Design
13 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
14 14 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (11.50%) Android
15 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 13 (11.50%) Axure RP
15 13 (11.50%) Apple iOS
16 12 (10.62%) HTML5
16 12 (10.62%) Kanban
16 12 (10.62%) Scrum
17 11 (9.73%) Social Media
17 11 (9.73%) Rapid Prototyping
18 10 (8.85%) jQuery
18 10 (8.85%) Windows
19 9 (7.96%) Java
19 9 (7.96%) Usability Testing
19 9 (7.96%) CSS3
20 8 (7.08%) People Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (4.42%) WordPress
2 4 (3.54%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Confluence
4 1 (0.88%) Drupal
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (26.55%) Photoshop
2 22 (19.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (16.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (5.31%) InDesign
5 5 (4.42%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (3.54%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.77%) MS Office
8 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.77%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.77%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.77%) Grunt
2 2 (1.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (15.04%) Marketing
2 6 (5.31%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Games
3 5 (4.42%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Electronics
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (46.02%) HTML
2 51 (45.13%) CSS
3 12 (10.62%) HTML5
4 10 (8.85%) jQuery
5 9 (7.96%) CSS3
6 4 (3.54%) .NET
6 4 (3.54%) J2EE
6 4 (3.54%) Sass
6 4 (3.54%) SOAP
7 2 (1.77%) Ajax
7 2 (1.77%) LESS
8 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.88%) LAMP
8 1 (0.88%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.88%) REST
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 62 (54.87%) User Experience
2 16 (14.16%) Graphic Design
3 11 (9.73%) Social Media
4 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.31%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.54%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (3.54%) Psychology
7 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Online Games
7 1 (0.88%) Physics
7 1 (0.88%) Replication
7 1 (0.88%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Android
1 13 (11.50%) Apple iOS
2 10 (8.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (30.97%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.93%) Web Design
3 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
4 14 (12.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (11.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 12 (10.62%) Kanban
6 12 (10.62%) Scrum
7 11 (9.73%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (7.96%) Usability Testing
9 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
9 8 (7.08%) Front End Development
9 8 (7.08%) Information Architecture
9 8 (7.08%) People Management
10 7 (6.19%) Mobile First
11 6 (5.31%) 3D Modelling
11 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.42%) Product Management
13 4 (3.54%) SOA
13 4 (3.54%) Strategic Planning
14 3 (2.65%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.35%) JavaScript
2 9 (7.96%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 2 (1.77%) SQL
5 1 (0.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (20.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
Vendors
1 37 (32.74%) Adobe
2 3 (2.65%) Google
3 1 (0.88%) hybris
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