The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 130 124 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 49 57 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.45% 1.72% 2.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.78% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 42 50 66
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £24,900 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3294 3205 3744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.60% 96.68% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 2626 3064
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Designer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

Designer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Designer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 4 £50,000 -
Bolton - 3 £35,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 68 (70.10%) User Experience
2 54 (55.67%) Wireframes
3 46 (47.42%) HTML
4 42 (43.30%) CSS
5 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (36.08%) Photoshop
7 31 (31.96%) Adobe
8 29 (29.90%) Axure RP
9 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
10 24 (24.74%) Marketing
11 20 (20.62%) Web Design
12 19 (19.59%) Degree
13 17 (17.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 16 (16.49%) Mobile First
14 16 (16.49%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (16.49%) Adobe Illustrator
15 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
16 13 (13.40%) Product Management
16 13 (13.40%) Usability Testing
16 13 (13.40%) Front End Development
16 13 (13.40%) Graphic Design
17 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
17 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
17 12 (12.37%) Rapid Prototyping
18 11 (11.34%) HTML5
19 10 (10.31%) Finance
20 9 (9.28%) Information Architecture
20 9 (9.28%) Analytics
21 8 (8.25%) UX Design
21 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) JBoss
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (36.08%) Photoshop
2 17 (17.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 16 (16.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (5.15%) InDesign
6 3 (3.09%) MS Office
7 2 (2.06%) Fireworks
7 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
8 1 (1.03%) 3ds Max
8 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (1.03%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (1.03%) QuarkXPress
8 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (1.03%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Neo4j
1 1 (1.03%) OrientDB
1 1 (1.03%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 29 (29.90%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.06%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (24.74%) Marketing
2 10 (10.31%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Games
3 6 (6.19%) Retail
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) Billing
5 3 (3.09%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (47.42%) HTML
2 42 (43.30%) CSS
3 11 (11.34%) HTML5
4 6 (6.19%) CSS3
5 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 4 (4.12%) J2EE
5 4 (4.12%) SOAP
6 3 (3.09%) React
7 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.06%) Ajax
7 2 (2.06%) jQuery
7 2 (2.06%) Web Services
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) CGI
8 1 (1.03%) EJB
8 1 (1.03%) Flash
8 1 (1.03%) Java EE
8 1 (1.03%) JSF
8 1 (1.03%) Spring
8 1 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (70.10%) User Experience
2 13 (13.40%) Graphic Design
3 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.06%) Animation
4 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.03%) Photography
5 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Android
2 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.12%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Wireframes
2 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.62%) Web Design
4 16 (16.49%) Mobile First
4 16 (16.49%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
6 13 (13.40%) Front End Development
6 13 (13.40%) Product Management
6 13 (13.40%) Usability Testing
7 12 (12.37%) Rapid Prototyping
8 9 (9.28%) Analytics
8 9 (9.28%) Information Architecture
9 8 (8.25%) Scrum
9 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (8.25%) UX Design
10 6 (6.19%) 3D Modelling
10 6 (6.19%) Service Design
10 6 (6.19%) Typography
10 6 (6.19%) Web Analytics
11 5 (5.15%) Iconography
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.19%) Java
3 4 (4.12%) SQL
4 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.06%) C
5 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.03%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 31 (31.96%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Cognizant
4 2 (2.06%) EMC
4 2 (2.06%) Mentor Graphics
5 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.03%) Quark
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