The table below looks at the statistics for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 49 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 7 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.49% 0.18% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.18% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 13
Average salary £25,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £40,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-16.25% +17.64%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
455 555 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 96.60% 97.54% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 392 489 492
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £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 Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Designer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer across the Merseyside region.

Designer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Designer
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Designer Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Designer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Liverpool +16 6 £25,000 - 1
Wirral - 1 £19,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (69.23%) Adobe
2 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 7 (53.85%) User Experience
3 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
4 4 (30.77%) Fireworks
5 3 (23.08%) W3C
5 3 (23.08%) Validation
5 3 (23.08%) Web Design
5 3 (23.08%) Marketing
5 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (23.08%) Progressive Enhancement
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
5 3 (23.08%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) Advertising
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
6 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) Finance

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (30.77%) Photoshop
1 4 (30.77%) Fireworks
2 3 (23.08%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) WebTrends
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) jQuery
3 2 (15.38%) CSS3
3 2 (15.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 2 (15.38%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Validation
2 3 (23.08%) Web Design
2 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Progressive Enhancement
2 3 (23.08%) User Stories
2 3 (23.08%) Line Management
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
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