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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 46 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 16 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.58% 1.29% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 1.33% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 5
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 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
585 602 613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.51% 97.10% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 475 524 565
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
Liverpool +11 15 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (72.41%) HTML
1 21 (72.41%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
2 16 (55.17%) Photoshop
2 16 (55.17%) Adobe
3 13 (44.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Progressive Enhancement
5 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
5 6 (20.69%) WebTrends
6 5 (17.24%) Fireworks
7 4 (13.79%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (10.34%) CAD
8 3 (10.34%) jQuery
8 3 (10.34%) Online Betting
9 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
10 1 (3.45%) User Stories
10 1 (3.45%) Web Design
10 1 (3.45%) Use Case
10 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
10 1 (3.45%) iSeries
10 1 (3.45%) Validation
10 1 (3.45%) Games
10 1 (3.45%) W3C
10 1 (3.45%) Windows
10 1 (3.45%) UML

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 16 (55.17%) Photoshop
2 13 (44.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (17.24%) Fireworks
4 4 (13.79%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) WebTrends
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (10.34%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
1 21 (72.41%) CSS
2 3 (10.34%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) iSeries
1 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (34.48%) Progressive Enhancement
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) CAD
4 1 (3.45%) User Stories
4 1 (3.45%) Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) Use Case
4 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Adobe
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £0 to £25 per annum
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