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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 65 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 164 78 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.91% 2.10% 2.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.14% 2.21% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 139 72 89
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £27,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £69,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
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
3960 3525 4178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.49% 94.86% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3416 3074 3749
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £51,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Bolton - 5 £27,500 -
Bury -8 2 £23,000 - 1
Wigan -11 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £35,000 -
Cheadle - 2 £30,000 -
Salford -6 1 - -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 163 (65.73%) HTML
2 149 (60.08%) CSS
3 105 (42.34%) Photoshop
4 93 (37.50%) User Experience
5 69 (27.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
7 63 (25.40%) Web Design
8 59 (23.79%) Marketing
9 53 (21.37%) Adobe
10 46 (18.55%) E-Commerce
11 45 (18.15%) HTML5
12 41 (16.53%) Finance
12 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (16.53%) jQuery
13 34 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (12.90%) Mobile App
15 31 (12.50%) CSS3
16 29 (11.69%) Mainframe
16 29 (11.69%) Risk Analysis
17 26 (10.48%) Fireworks
18 25 (10.08%) Graphic Design
19 24 (9.68%) Java
20 23 (9.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 22 (8.87%) Windows
21 22 (8.87%) Internet
21 22 (8.87%) InDesign
21 22 (8.87%) Degree
22 20 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
23 19 (7.66%) Adobe After Effects
24 18 (7.26%) COBOL

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (6.85%) CICS
2 11 (4.44%) WordPress
3 9 (3.63%) CMS
4 6 (2.42%) Drupal
5 4 (1.61%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 105 (42.34%) Photoshop
2 69 (27.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (10.48%) Fireworks
4 23 (9.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 22 (8.87%) InDesign
6 19 (7.66%) Adobe After Effects
7 17 (6.85%) OmniGraffle
8 5 (2.02%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.40%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.21%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.81%) CheetahMail
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.85%) DB2
2 7 (2.82%) MySQL
3 2 (0.81%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) Impala
Development Applications
1 12 (4.84%) Axure RP
2 11 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.40%) Grunt
4 1 (0.40%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 59 (23.79%) Marketing
2 41 (16.53%) Finance
3 18 (7.26%) Banking
4 15 (6.05%) Retail
5 11 (4.44%) Automotive
6 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.61%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Advertising
9 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.40%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (65.73%) HTML
2 149 (60.08%) CSS
3 45 (18.15%) HTML5
4 41 (16.53%) jQuery
5 31 (12.50%) CSS3
6 17 (6.85%) J2EE
7 16 (6.45%) .NET
8 13 (5.24%) Middleware
9 11 (4.44%) Flash
10 10 (4.03%) AngularJS
11 9 (3.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (2.82%) Zurb Foundation
13 5 (2.02%) HTML5 Canvas
13 5 (2.02%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (2.02%) WebGL
14 4 (1.61%) LAMP
14 4 (1.61%) Backbone.js
15 3 (1.21%) Sass
15 3 (1.21%) LESS
15 3 (1.21%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 93 (37.50%) User Experience
2 32 (12.90%) Mobile App
3 29 (11.69%) Mainframe
4 25 (10.08%) Graphic Design
5 18 (7.26%) Photography
6 12 (4.84%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (4.84%) Tandem
6 12 (4.84%) Social Media
7 9 (3.63%) Animation
8 5 (2.02%) Informatics
8 5 (2.02%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (2.02%) NHS
8 5 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 4 (1.61%) W3C
9 4 (1.61%) Blog
9 4 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.21%) Open Source
11 2 (0.81%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) iPhone
12 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.87%) Windows
2 14 (5.65%) Android
3 13 (5.24%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.84%) UNIX
5 5 (2.02%) Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (25.40%) Web Design
2 46 (18.55%) E-Commerce
3 41 (16.53%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (13.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (11.69%) Risk Analysis
6 20 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (6.85%) Waterfall
7 17 (6.85%) UML
8 12 (4.84%) Web Development
8 12 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 12 (4.84%) Analytics
9 11 (4.44%) Information Architecture
10 10 (4.03%) Online Marketing
11 9 (3.63%) SEO
12 8 (3.23%) Project Management
13 7 (2.82%) TDD
13 7 (2.82%) Email Marketing
14 6 (2.42%) Usability Testing
14 6 (2.42%) Product Management
14 6 (2.42%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 64 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 24 (9.68%) Java
3 18 (7.26%) COBOL
4 13 (5.24%) PHP
5 5 (2.02%) C#
6 4 (1.61%) SQL
7 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (8.87%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) ISEB
2 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 53 (21.37%) Adobe
2 13 (5.24%) IBM
3 6 (2.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.02%) Google
5 3 (1.21%) Twitter
5 3 (1.21%) Apple
6 2 (0.81%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.81%) Teradata
6 2 (0.81%) Informatica
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.40%) Talend
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