The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 84 75 97
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 108 127 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.71% 3.06% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.86% 3.22% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 107 80
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £23,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £37,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3771 3940 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.46% 94.96% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3415 3199
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 14 £32,500 -
Wigan +2 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Salford - 4 £40,000 -
Bolton -3 2 £23,500 +30.55%
Oldham - 2 £53,750 -
Altrincham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 141 (72.31%) HTML
2 129 (66.15%) CSS
3 91 (46.67%) Photoshop
4 66 (33.85%) Marketing
5 63 (32.31%) Web Design
6 60 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 58 (29.74%) E-Commerce
8 56 (28.72%) Adobe Illustrator
9 47 (24.10%) Adobe
10 43 (22.05%) jQuery
11 30 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (13.85%) InDesign
13 26 (13.33%) HTML5
14 23 (11.79%) Finance
15 20 (10.26%) Mobile App
16 19 (9.74%) .NET
16 19 (9.74%) Java
17 18 (9.23%) Android
17 18 (9.23%) Axure RP
18 17 (8.72%) Apple iOS
19 16 (8.21%) Adobe After Effects
20 14 (7.18%) Retail
20 14 (7.18%) Graphic Design
20 14 (7.18%) Flash
21 13 (6.67%) TDD
21 13 (6.67%) Degree
22 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (6.15%) Dreamweaver
22 12 (6.15%) 3D Graphics
22 12 (6.15%) SEO

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 8 (4.10%) WordPress
2 7 (3.59%) CMS
2 7 (3.59%) CICS
3 3 (1.54%) Node.js
4 2 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 91 (46.67%) Photoshop
2 56 (28.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (13.85%) InDesign
4 16 (8.21%) Adobe After Effects
5 10 (5.13%) Fireworks
6 7 (3.59%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.51%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Magento
2 3 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.54%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.56%) Internet
2 4 (2.05%) DNS
3 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (9.23%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.15%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.54%) Grunt
4 3 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.54%) Sublime Text
General
1 66 (33.85%) Marketing
2 23 (11.79%) Finance
3 14 (7.18%) Retail
4 9 (4.62%) Automotive
5 8 (4.10%) Multimedia
5 8 (4.10%) Banking
6 3 (1.54%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.54%) Games
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (72.31%) HTML
2 129 (66.15%) CSS
3 43 (22.05%) jQuery
4 26 (13.33%) HTML5
5 19 (9.74%) .NET
6 14 (7.18%) Flash
7 12 (6.15%) HTML5 Canvas
7 12 (6.15%) WebGL
8 11 (5.64%) CSS3
9 7 (3.59%) J2EE
9 7 (3.59%) ASP.NET
10 6 (3.08%) Ajax
11 3 (1.54%) AngularJS
12 2 (1.03%) XHTML
12 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
13 1 (0.51%) Semantic HTML
13 1 (0.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.18%) Graphic Design
3 12 (6.15%) 3D Graphics
4 11 (5.64%) Social Media
5 10 (5.13%) Visualisation
6 7 (3.59%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.56%) Animation
8 4 (2.05%) W3C
8 4 (2.05%) Photography
9 3 (1.54%) iPad
9 3 (1.54%) Copywriting
9 3 (1.54%) iPhone
10 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.51%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.23%) Android
2 17 (8.72%) Apple iOS
3 10 (5.13%) Windows
4 3 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (1.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.31%) Web Design
2 58 (29.74%) E-Commerce
3 30 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
4 13 (6.67%) TDD
5 12 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.15%) SEO
6 10 (5.13%) BDD
6 10 (5.13%) Web Development
7 9 (4.62%) Creative Marketing
8 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.59%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (3.59%) Usability Testing
9 7 (3.59%) User Experience Design
9 7 (3.59%) Rapid Prototyping
9 7 (3.59%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (3.59%) UML
9 7 (3.59%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.08%) Product Management
10 6 (3.08%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.08%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 19 (9.74%) Java
3 9 (4.62%) PHP
4 7 (3.59%) COBOL
5 1 (0.51%) Ruby
5 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.05%) QA
Vendors
1 47 (24.10%) Adobe
2 5 (2.56%) Google
3 3 (1.54%) SmartFocus
4 2 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.51%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.51%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.51%) ClickTale
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recruiting.uk.com
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, CAR
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 8 days ago