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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 114 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 53 103 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.64% 2.68% 3.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 2.83% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 44 66 113
Average salary £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £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
3074 3642 3992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.05% 94.62% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2995 3465
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 29 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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
Bury - 3 £25,000 - 1
Bolton +5 1 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 113 (70.63%) HTML
2 96 (60.00%) CSS
3 80 (50.00%) User Experience
4 71 (44.38%) Photoshop
5 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
6 54 (33.75%) Marketing
7 45 (28.13%) HTML5
8 44 (27.50%) Web Design
9 37 (23.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 31 (19.38%) CSS3
11 30 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
11 30 (18.75%) Adobe
12 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (16.88%) Degree
12 27 (16.88%) Axure RP
13 25 (15.63%) jQuery
14 21 (13.13%) Rapid Prototyping
15 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
16 18 (11.25%) WordPress
16 18 (11.25%) Usability Testing
16 18 (11.25%) Product Management
17 15 (9.38%) Social Media
17 15 (9.38%) Retail
18 14 (8.75%) Graphic Design
18 14 (8.75%) Fireworks
19 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
20 12 (7.50%) Information Architecture
20 12 (7.50%) Sass
21 11 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
21 11 (6.88%) Adobe Creative Suite

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 18 (11.25%) WordPress
2 8 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.63%) JBoss
3 1 (0.63%) Apache
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.63%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
3 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 71 (44.38%) Photoshop
2 37 (23.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (18.75%) OmniGraffle
4 14 (8.75%) Fireworks
5 11 (6.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (3.75%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (3.75%) InDesign
7 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.88%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
9 2 (1.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (1.25%) HSRP
1 2 (1.25%) GLBP
1 2 (1.25%) OSPF
1 2 (1.25%) BGP
1 2 (1.25%) EIGRP
1 2 (1.25%) DNS
1 2 (1.25%) SAN
1 2 (1.25%) LAN
1 2 (1.25%) WAN
1 2 (1.25%) DHCP
1 2 (1.25%) VPN
1 2 (1.25%) VLAN
1 2 (1.25%) Firewall
1 2 (1.25%) Wireless
2 1 (0.63%) Broadband
2 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.25%) Impala
2 2 (1.25%) Pentaho
2 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) DB2
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (16.88%) Axure RP
2 11 (6.88%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (1.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
General
1 54 (33.75%) Marketing
2 15 (9.38%) Retail
3 6 (3.75%) Games
4 4 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.50%) Finance
4 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Interactive Media
6 1 (0.63%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (70.63%) HTML
2 96 (60.00%) CSS
3 45 (28.13%) HTML5
4 31 (19.38%) CSS3
5 25 (15.63%) jQuery
6 12 (7.50%) Sass
7 10 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (5.63%) LESS
9 7 (4.38%) Ajax
9 7 (4.38%) .NET
10 6 (3.75%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.75%) Zurb Foundation
10 6 (3.75%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.75%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (3.13%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.50%) Flash
13 3 (1.88%) Web Services
13 3 (1.88%) CodeIgniter
14 2 (1.25%) XML
14 2 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 80 (50.00%) User Experience
2 19 (11.88%) Mobile App
3 15 (9.38%) Social Media
4 14 (8.75%) Graphic Design
5 7 (4.38%) Photography
6 4 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.50%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.50%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.88%) W3C
8 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.25%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.25%) Blog
9 1 (0.63%) IVR
9 1 (0.63%) Social Network
9 1 (0.63%) Animation
9 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.63%) VUI
9 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
1 3 (1.88%) Android
2 2 (1.25%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (27.50%) Web Design
2 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.13%) Rapid Prototyping
4 18 (11.25%) Usability Testing
4 18 (11.25%) Product Management
5 13 (8.13%) E-Commerce
6 12 (7.50%) Information Architecture
7 11 (6.88%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (5.00%) SEO
9 7 (4.38%) Analytics
9 7 (4.38%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.75%) SDLC
10 6 (3.75%) Online Marketing
11 5 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (2.50%) Web Application Development
13 3 (1.88%) Web Development
13 3 (1.88%) Data Management
13 3 (1.88%) Project Management
13 3 (1.88%) B2B
13 3 (1.88%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 59 (36.88%) JavaScript
2 9 (5.63%) PHP
3 6 (3.75%) C#
4 5 (3.13%) SQL
5 4 (2.50%) Java
6 2 (1.25%) Scala
7 1 (0.63%) Ruby
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (16.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.63%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (18.75%) Adobe
2 7 (4.38%) Google
2 7 (4.38%) Twitter
3 3 (1.88%) iRise
4 2 (1.25%) Talend
4 2 (1.25%) Facebook
4 2 (1.25%) Cisco
4 2 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.25%) Oracle
4 2 (1.25%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.63%) Cognos
5 1 (0.63%) Chordiant
5 1 (0.63%) Informatica
5 1 (0.63%) Apple
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) EPiServer
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