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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 147 131 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 52 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.63% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.69% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 74
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £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
3687 3736 3881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.15% 96.76% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3141 3098 3246
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -1 9 £60,000 -
Bolton - 5 £27,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £27,500 -
Stockport -1 1 £55,000 - 1
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 53 (54.08%) User Experience
2 44 (44.90%) HTML
3 38 (38.78%) CSS
4 32 (32.65%) Wireframes
5 29 (29.59%) Photoshop
6 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
8 22 (22.45%) Prototyping
9 19 (19.39%) Axure RP
10 18 (18.37%) Adobe
11 17 (17.35%) Marketing
12 15 (15.31%) HTML5
12 15 (15.31%) Web Design
13 14 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
13 14 (14.29%) Degree
13 14 (14.29%) SQL
14 13 (13.27%) Analytics
15 12 (12.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 12 (12.24%) Marvel
16 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
16 11 (11.22%) Scrum
16 11 (11.22%) PHP
16 11 (11.22%) Python
16 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
16 11 (11.22%) Cisco
16 11 (11.22%) DNS
16 11 (11.22%) Juniper
16 11 (11.22%) Internet
16 11 (11.22%) Nagios
16 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management

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 12 (12.24%) Marvel
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (29.59%) Photoshop
2 14 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (12.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (5.10%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (3.06%) Flinto
6 2 (2.04%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.04%) InDesign
6 2 (2.04%) InVision
7 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.02%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.22%) DNS
1 11 (11.22%) Internet
2 10 (10.20%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (10.20%) Broadband
2 10 (10.20%) Ethernet
2 10 (10.20%) Firewall
2 10 (10.20%) IPv6
2 10 (10.20%) TACACS
2 10 (10.20%) VoIP
2 10 (10.20%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (6.12%) WAN
4 5 (5.10%) SNMP
5 4 (4.08%) BGP
5 4 (4.08%) Junos
5 4 (4.08%) LLU
5 4 (4.08%) MRTG
5 4 (4.08%) OSPF
5 4 (4.08%) VLAN
5 4 (4.08%) VPN
5 4 (4.08%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.02%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (1.02%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.02%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Axure RP
2 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.06%) Grunt
4 2 (2.04%) Xcode
5 1 (1.02%) ERwin
5 1 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 17 (17.35%) Marketing
2 11 (11.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.10%) Electronics
4 4 (4.08%) Billing
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.02%) Finance
7 1 (1.02%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (44.90%) HTML
2 38 (38.78%) CSS
3 15 (15.31%) HTML5
4 10 (10.20%) CSS3
5 5 (5.10%) jQuery
6 3 (3.06%) Flash
6 3 (3.06%) LESS
6 3 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.04%) .NET
7 2 (2.04%) Ajax
7 2 (2.04%) Framer.js
8 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.02%) D3.js
8 1 (1.02%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.02%) React
8 1 (1.02%) Web Services
8 1 (1.02%) WinForms
8 1 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (54.08%) User Experience
2 10 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.10%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.04%) Smart Home
6 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.02%) Animation
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.02%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.02%) Fintech
7 1 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (1.02%) Replication
7 1 (1.02%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Android
2 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.06%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.02%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.65%) Wireframes
2 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.45%) Prototyping
4 15 (15.31%) Web Design
5 13 (13.27%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
6 11 (11.22%) Information Architecture
6 11 (11.22%) Network Management
6 11 (11.22%) Scrum
7 10 (10.20%) E-Commerce
7 10 (10.20%) Mobile First
7 10 (10.20%) Network Planning
8 9 (9.18%) Usability Testing
9 8 (8.16%) Front End Development
9 8 (8.16%) Web Development
10 7 (7.14%) CAD
10 7 (7.14%) Kanban
10 7 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (6.12%) Product Management
12 5 (5.10%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.29%) SQL
3 11 (11.22%) PHP
3 11 (11.22%) Python
4 10 (10.20%) Perl
5 6 (6.12%) Java
6 3 (3.06%) C#
7 2 (2.04%) C++
8 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) CCNP
2 6 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.04%) HNC
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.02%) NFS
2 1 (1.02%) vCloud
2 1 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.22%) Nagios
1 11 (11.22%) Puppet
1 11 (11.22%) RANCID
1 11 (11.22%) SCCM
2 10 (10.20%) OpenNMS
3 5 (5.10%) SCOM
4 4 (4.08%) Cacti
5 1 (1.02%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.02%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Adobe
2 11 (11.22%) Cisco
2 11 (11.22%) Juniper
3 10 (10.20%) Brocade
3 10 (10.20%) Ericsson
3 10 (10.20%) Foundry
3 10 (10.20%) Huawei
3 10 (10.20%) ZyXEL
4 7 (7.14%) Google
5 5 (5.10%) EMC
5 5 (5.10%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (1.02%) Alteryx
6 1 (1.02%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.02%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.02%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Informatica
6 1 (1.02%) Tableau
6 1 (1.02%) Talend
6 1 (1.02%) Veeam
6 1 (1.02%) Zerto
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