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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 131 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 51 69 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.91% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.97% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 60 57
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
3382 3501 3830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.63% 96.71% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2857 3172
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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
(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
Rochdale - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £28,750 - 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 72 (74.23%) User Experience
2 48 (49.48%) HTML
3 45 (46.39%) CSS
4 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (35.05%) Photoshop
5 34 (35.05%) Adobe
6 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
7 26 (26.80%) Axure RP
8 24 (24.74%) Marketing
9 22 (22.68%) Degree
10 19 (19.59%) Web Design
11 18 (18.56%) Adobe Illustrator
11 18 (18.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 16 (16.49%) Mobile First
13 15 (15.46%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
14 14 (14.43%) Graphic Design
15 13 (13.40%) Usability Testing
16 12 (12.37%) Product Management
16 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
16 12 (12.37%) Rapid Prototyping
17 10 (10.31%) Front End Development
17 10 (10.31%) Information Architecture
17 10 (10.31%) HTML5
17 10 (10.31%) Finance
18 9 (9.28%) Scrum
18 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
19 8 (8.25%) Windows
19 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.09%) JBoss
2 3 (3.09%) WordPress
3 2 (2.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (35.05%) Photoshop
2 18 (18.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (18.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (7.22%) InDesign
5 3 (3.09%) Fireworks
5 3 (3.09%) MS Office
6 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.03%) 3ds Max
7 1 (1.03%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.03%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.03%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.03%) QuarkXPress
7 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) 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 26 (26.80%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.09%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 24 (24.74%) Marketing
2 10 (10.31%) Finance
3 6 (6.19%) Games
4 5 (5.15%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (49.48%) HTML
2 45 (46.39%) CSS
3 10 (10.31%) HTML5
4 7 (7.22%) CSS3
5 4 (4.12%) .NET
5 4 (4.12%) J2EE
5 4 (4.12%) SOAP
6 3 (3.09%) React
6 3 (3.09%) Web Services
7 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.06%) jQuery
7 2 (2.06%) Sass
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
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 72 (74.23%) User Experience
2 14 (14.43%) Graphic Design
3 9 (9.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.12%) Social Media
5 2 (2.06%) Animation
5 2 (2.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.03%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.03%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.03%) Photography
6 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.03%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
6 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 38 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (19.59%) Web Design
3 16 (16.49%) Mobile First
4 15 (15.46%) E-Commerce
4 15 (15.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (13.40%) Usability Testing
6 12 (12.37%) Product Management
6 12 (12.37%) Rapid Prototyping
7 10 (10.31%) Front End Development
7 10 (10.31%) Information Architecture
8 9 (9.28%) Scrum
8 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.22%) Kanban
10 7 (7.22%) UX Design
11 6 (6.19%) 3D Modelling
11 6 (6.19%) Typography
12 5 (5.15%) Iconography
12 5 (5.15%) Service Design
12 5 (5.15%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.90%) JavaScript
2 6 (6.19%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) 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%) PHP
6 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (35.05%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Google
3 3 (3.09%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.03%) Quark
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