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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 38 54 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 21 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.12% 2.44% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.30% 2.56% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 5
Average salary £35,750 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.16% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £25,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
488 626 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.69% 95.57% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 358 533 446
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 June 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 June 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
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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 +22 20 £35,750 +19.16% 2
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 27 (90.00%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 22 (73.33%) .NET
3 22 (73.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (73.33%) HTML5
3 22 (73.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (70.00%) Office 365
4 21 (70.00%) InfoPath
4 21 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
4 21 (70.00%) Scrum
4 21 (70.00%) XSLT
5 13 (43.33%) Content Management
6 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Migration
7 4 (13.33%) User Experience
7 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) Web Design
8 3 (10.00%) Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Social Media
9 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
9 2 (6.67%) Windows
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

Application Platforms
1 22 (73.33%) SharePoint
1 22 (73.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 21 (70.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) InfoPath
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
3 1 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
1 1 (3.33%) DHCP
1 1 (3.33%) VPN
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) OSPF
1 1 (3.33%) BGP
1 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.33%) Firewall
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) VLAN
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (3.33%) HSRP
1 1 (3.33%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) HTML
3 22 (73.33%) .NET
3 22 (73.33%) HTML5
4 21 (70.00%) XSLT
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (3.33%) W3C
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Content Management
4 12 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Web Design
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Network Management
7 1 (3.33%) Progressive Enhancement
7 1 (3.33%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Line Management
7 1 (3.33%) UX Design
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.33%) Document Management
7 1 (3.33%) Competitor Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Workflow
7 1 (3.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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