The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 50 59 71
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 19 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.93% 1.15% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.18% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 6
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
619 591 649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.52% 97.04% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 521 508 599
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
North West

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +14 18 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Designer
North West

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 20 (68.97%) HTML
1 20 (68.97%) CSS
2 16 (55.17%) Photoshop
3 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 14 (48.28%) Adobe
4 12 (41.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (31.03%) Progressive Enhancement
6 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
6 6 (20.69%) WebTrends
7 5 (17.24%) Fireworks
8 4 (13.79%) jQuery
9 3 (10.34%) CAD
9 3 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
10 2 (6.90%) W3C
10 2 (6.90%) Online Betting
11 1 (3.45%) iSeries
11 1 (3.45%) Content Management
11 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
11 1 (3.45%) Web Design
11 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (3.45%) Windows
11 1 (3.45%) UML
11 1 (3.45%) Validation
11 1 (3.45%) CMS
11 1 (3.45%) Games
11 1 (3.45%) Internet
11 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Photoshop
2 12 (41.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (17.24%) Fireworks
4 3 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (20.69%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (6.90%) Online Betting
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) HTML
1 20 (68.97%) CSS
2 4 (13.79%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) HTML5
3 1 (3.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) W3C
2 1 (3.45%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (31.03%) Progressive Enhancement
2 6 (20.69%) E-Commerce
3 3 (10.34%) CAD
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Content Management
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Use Case
4 1 (3.45%) Information Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.45%) User Stories
4 1 (3.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Adobe
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