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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 72 125 107
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 135 52 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.37% 1.41% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 1.49% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 126 38 88
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £26,000 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +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
3809 3493 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.11% 94.84% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3286 3044 3675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(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
Bolton - 3 £27,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £21,500 -
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Bury +2 1 £22,500 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £21,500 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 148 (63.25%) HTML
2 133 (56.84%) CSS
3 95 (40.60%) Photoshop
4 85 (36.32%) User Experience
5 63 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
6 59 (25.21%) Marketing
7 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
8 52 (22.22%) Web Design
9 47 (20.09%) Adobe
10 45 (19.23%) HTML5
11 38 (16.24%) E-Commerce
12 37 (15.81%) jQuery
13 31 (13.25%) Finance
13 31 (13.25%) CSS3
14 30 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (12.39%) Mobile App
16 28 (11.97%) Fireworks
17 25 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (8.97%) Mainframe
18 21 (8.97%) Risk Analysis
19 20 (8.55%) OmniGraffle
19 20 (8.55%) Degree
19 20 (8.55%) Graphic Design
20 19 (8.12%) Internet
20 19 (8.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 18 (7.69%) Windows
22 16 (6.84%) InDesign
22 16 (6.84%) Retail
23 15 (6.41%) Adobe After Effects
23 15 (6.41%) Social Media

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (5.13%) WordPress
2 11 (4.70%) CMS
3 9 (3.85%) CICS
4 4 (1.71%) Drupal
4 4 (1.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 95 (40.60%) Photoshop
2 63 (26.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (11.97%) Fireworks
4 20 (8.55%) OmniGraffle
5 19 (8.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (6.84%) InDesign
7 15 (6.41%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (2.14%) Acrobat
9 4 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Magento
1 2 (0.85%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.28%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.85%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) Internet
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.85%) DB2
2 7 (2.99%) MySQL
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) Big Data
5 1 (0.43%) Impala
5 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 9 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (2.99%) Axure RP
3 5 (2.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 59 (25.21%) Marketing
2 31 (13.25%) Finance
3 16 (6.84%) Retail
4 10 (4.27%) Banking
4 10 (4.27%) Automotive
5 5 (2.14%) Advertising
5 5 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.28%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (63.25%) HTML
2 133 (56.84%) CSS
3 45 (19.23%) HTML5
4 37 (15.81%) jQuery
5 31 (13.25%) CSS3
6 14 (5.98%) .NET
7 13 (5.56%) Middleware
8 11 (4.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (4.27%) AngularJS
10 9 (3.85%) J2EE
10 9 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (3.42%) Zurb Foundation
11 8 (3.42%) Flash
12 6 (2.56%) Backbone.js
13 5 (2.14%) Sass
14 4 (1.71%) LESS
14 4 (1.71%) Ember.js
14 4 (1.71%) LAMP
15 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
15 3 (1.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 85 (36.32%) User Experience
2 29 (12.39%) Mobile App
3 21 (8.97%) Mainframe
4 20 (8.55%) Graphic Design
5 15 (6.41%) Social Media
6 14 (5.98%) Photography
7 12 (5.13%) Tandem
7 12 (5.13%) IBM Mainframe
8 6 (2.56%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.14%) NHS
9 5 (2.14%) Animation
9 5 (2.14%) Informatics
10 4 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.71%) Blog
10 4 (1.71%) W3C
11 3 (1.28%) Open Source
12 1 (0.43%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.43%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.69%) Windows
2 12 (5.13%) UNIX
3 10 (4.27%) Android
4 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.14%) Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.22%) Web Design
2 38 (16.24%) E-Commerce
3 30 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (10.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (8.97%) Risk Analysis
6 13 (5.56%) Information Architecture
7 12 (5.13%) Analytics
7 12 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 11 (4.70%) SEO
8 11 (4.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (4.70%) Online Marketing
9 9 (3.85%) UML
9 9 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 8 (3.42%) Project Management
11 6 (2.56%) Rapid Prototyping
11 6 (2.56%) Product Management
11 6 (2.56%) Web Development
11 6 (2.56%) Usability Testing
11 6 (2.56%) B2B
12 5 (2.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.93%) JavaScript
2 12 (5.13%) Java
3 11 (4.70%) PHP
4 10 (4.27%) COBOL
5 7 (2.99%) C#
6 5 (2.14%) SQL
7 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (20.09%) Adobe
2 13 (5.56%) IBM
3 7 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.99%) Google
4 4 (1.71%) Twitter
5 2 (0.85%) Ab Initio
5 2 (0.85%) Teradata
5 2 (0.85%) Informatica
5 2 (0.85%) Apple
6 1 (0.43%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.43%) Talend
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