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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 84 81 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 107 124 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.71% 2.95% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 3.09% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 105 81
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3723 4008 3587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.30% 95.41% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3044 3479 3186
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 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
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 11 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 11 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 +12 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Wigan - 4 £32,500 -
Salford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bolton -3 2 £23,500 +30.55%
Oldham - 2 £53,750 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 138 (74.59%) HTML
2 126 (68.11%) CSS
3 88 (47.57%) Photoshop
4 66 (35.68%) Marketing
5 61 (32.97%) Web Design
6 57 (30.81%) JavaScript
7 56 (30.27%) E-Commerce
8 53 (28.65%) Adobe Illustrator
9 46 (24.86%) Adobe
10 41 (22.16%) jQuery
11 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 25 (13.51%) HTML5
13 24 (12.97%) InDesign
14 18 (9.73%) Axure RP
14 18 (9.73%) .NET
14 18 (9.73%) Mobile App
15 17 (9.19%) Android
16 16 (8.65%) Apple iOS
17 15 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
17 15 (8.11%) Finance
18 14 (7.57%) Retail
18 14 (7.57%) Flash
18 14 (7.57%) Graphic Design
19 12 (6.49%) Degree
19 12 (6.49%) Dreamweaver
19 12 (6.49%) SEO
20 11 (5.95%) 3D Graphics
20 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
20 11 (5.95%) TDD
20 11 (5.95%) Fireworks

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (4.32%) WordPress
2 7 (3.78%) CMS
3 2 (1.08%) Drupal
3 2 (1.08%) Node.js
Applications
1 88 (47.57%) Photoshop
2 53 (28.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (12.97%) InDesign
4 15 (8.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 11 (5.95%) Fireworks
6 7 (3.78%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.54%) MS Office
7 1 (0.54%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Magento
2 3 (1.62%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.16%) DNS
2 3 (1.62%) Internet
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
Development Applications
1 18 (9.73%) Axure RP
2 12 (6.49%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.62%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.08%) Grunt
5 2 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 66 (35.68%) Marketing
2 15 (8.11%) Finance
3 14 (7.57%) Retail
4 9 (4.86%) Automotive
5 8 (4.32%) Multimedia
6 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.62%) Games
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (74.59%) HTML
2 126 (68.11%) CSS
3 41 (22.16%) jQuery
4 25 (13.51%) HTML5
5 18 (9.73%) .NET
6 14 (7.57%) Flash
7 11 (5.95%) WebGL
7 11 (5.95%) HTML5 Canvas
8 10 (5.41%) CSS3
9 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.70%) Ajax
11 2 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.08%) XHTML
11 2 (1.08%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.54%) Semantic HTML
12 1 (0.54%) Sass
12 1 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.57%) Graphic Design
3 11 (5.95%) 3D Graphics
3 11 (5.95%) Social Media
4 10 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.16%) Animation
5 4 (2.16%) W3C
6 3 (1.62%) iPhone
6 3 (1.62%) Copywriting
6 3 (1.62%) iPad
7 2 (1.08%) Photography
8 1 (0.54%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.19%) Android
2 16 (8.65%) Apple iOS
3 9 (4.86%) Windows
4 3 (1.62%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.97%) Web Design
2 56 (30.27%) E-Commerce
3 28 (15.14%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (6.49%) SEO
5 11 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (5.95%) TDD
6 9 (4.86%) Web Development
6 9 (4.86%) Creative Marketing
6 9 (4.86%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (4.86%) BDD
7 7 (3.78%) Usability Testing
7 7 (3.78%) User Experience Design
7 7 (3.78%) Email Marketing
7 7 (3.78%) Rapid Prototyping
8 6 (3.24%) Product Management
8 6 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (2.70%) Brand Management
9 5 (2.70%) Information Architecture
10 4 (2.16%) Analytics
10 4 (2.16%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.81%) JavaScript
2 11 (5.95%) Java
3 9 (4.86%) PHP
4 1 (0.54%) Ruby
4 1 (0.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (24.86%) Adobe
2 5 (2.70%) Google
3 3 (1.62%) SmartFocus
4 2 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.54%) ClickTale
Salford, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £33000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits + Relocation
Posted: 18 days ago