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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 90 65 119
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 103 136 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.50% 3.44% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 3.63% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 86 114 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £20,150 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,350 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
3904 3744 3621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.78% 94.66% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3213 3264 3174
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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
Stockport - 12 £32,500 - 2
Salford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Oldham - 2 £53,750 -
Bolton -6 1 - -
Wigan -9 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £55,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 154 (75.86%) HTML
2 144 (70.94%) CSS
3 103 (50.74%) Photoshop
4 67 (33.00%) Web Design
5 64 (31.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 63 (31.03%) E-Commerce
7 60 (29.56%) JavaScript
7 60 (29.56%) Marketing
8 49 (24.14%) Adobe
9 39 (19.21%) jQuery
10 37 (18.23%) Responsive Web Design
11 34 (16.75%) InDesign
12 25 (12.32%) Finance
12 25 (12.32%) HTML5
13 23 (11.33%) Java
13 23 (11.33%) Adobe After Effects
13 23 (11.33%) Mobile App
14 22 (10.84%) Android
15 21 (10.34%) Apple iOS
16 19 (9.36%) .NET
17 17 (8.37%) Axure RP
18 16 (7.88%) Windows
19 15 (7.39%) Automotive
19 15 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (6.90%) Flash
20 14 (6.90%) Fireworks
20 14 (6.90%) Graphic Design
21 13 (6.40%) TDD
21 13 (6.40%) Degree
22 12 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 11 (5.42%) CICS
2 8 (3.94%) WordPress
3 7 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (1.48%) Node.js
5 2 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 103 (50.74%) Photoshop
2 64 (31.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (16.75%) InDesign
4 23 (11.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 14 (6.90%) Fireworks
6 7 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.49%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Magento
2 3 (1.48%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) Internet
2 4 (1.97%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (8.37%) Axure RP
2 10 (4.93%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.46%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.48%) Grunt
4 3 (1.48%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.48%) Sublime Text
General
1 60 (29.56%) Marketing
2 25 (12.32%) Finance
3 15 (7.39%) Automotive
4 12 (5.91%) Banking
5 9 (4.43%) Retail
6 8 (3.94%) Multimedia
7 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.48%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (75.86%) HTML
2 144 (70.94%) CSS
3 39 (19.21%) jQuery
4 25 (12.32%) HTML5
5 19 (9.36%) .NET
6 14 (6.90%) Flash
7 12 (5.91%) WebGL
7 12 (5.91%) HTML5 Canvas
8 11 (5.42%) J2EE
9 10 (4.93%) CSS3
10 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
11 6 (2.96%) Ajax
12 3 (1.48%) AngularJS
13 2 (0.99%) XHTML
13 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1 (0.49%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.33%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.90%) Graphic Design
3 12 (5.91%) 3D Graphics
4 11 (5.42%) Mainframe
4 11 (5.42%) Animation
4 11 (5.42%) Social Media
5 7 (3.45%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.97%) Photography
6 4 (1.97%) W3C
7 3 (1.48%) Copywriting
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
7 3 (1.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.49%) FMCG
8 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.84%) Android
2 21 (10.34%) Apple iOS
3 16 (7.88%) Windows
4 3 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (33.00%) Web Design
2 63 (31.03%) E-Commerce
3 37 (18.23%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (6.40%) TDD
6 12 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (5.91%) Web Development
7 11 (5.42%) Risk Analysis
7 11 (5.42%) Waterfall
7 11 (5.42%) UML
8 10 (4.93%) BDD
9 9 (4.43%) SEO
10 8 (3.94%) Creative Marketing
11 7 (3.45%) Usability Testing
11 7 (3.45%) Time Management
11 7 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
12 6 (2.96%) User Experience Design
12 6 (2.96%) Product Management
12 6 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (2.96%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.56%) JavaScript
2 23 (11.33%) Java
3 11 (5.42%) PHP
3 11 (5.42%) COBOL
4 1 (0.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (6.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) ISEB
2 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 49 (24.14%) Adobe
2 7 (3.45%) Google
3 4 (1.97%) Apple
4 2 (0.99%) SmartFocus
5 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.49%) Business Objects
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