The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / North West
Rank 172 174 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 72 65 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 1.15% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.19% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 53 51 167
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £19,999
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5738 5484 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.70% 96.62% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4618 5602
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured Designer in the job title.

Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 43 £38,250 +17.69% 11
Cheshire +18 9 £25,000 -53.70% 4
Merseyside +3 9 £25,000 - 2
Lancashire -3 7 £19,500 -35.00% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
Designer
England

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 63 (50.81%) HTML
2 62 (50.00%) User Experience
3 54 (43.55%) CSS
4 50 (40.32%) Wireframes
5 40 (32.26%) Adobe
6 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
7 37 (29.84%) Photoshop
8 31 (25.00%) Prototyping
9 30 (24.19%) E-Commerce
9 30 (24.19%) Adobe Illustrator
10 27 (21.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 25 (20.16%) InDesign
11 25 (20.16%) Web Design
11 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
12 24 (19.35%) Marketing
13 20 (16.13%) SQL
14 19 (15.32%) Flash
14 19 (15.32%) jQuery
15 18 (14.52%) User Stories
15 18 (14.52%) Analytics
16 17 (13.71%) QA
17 16 (12.90%) HTML5
18 15 (12.10%) Information Architecture
19 14 (11.29%) Degree
19 14 (11.29%) Java
20 13 (10.48%) DNS
20 13 (10.48%) Web Analytics
20 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
20 13 (10.48%) Feasibility Study

Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.06%) CMS
2 7 (5.65%) WordPress
3 5 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.81%) CICS
4 1 (0.81%) Drupal
4 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.81%) Kentico
4 1 (0.81%) Marvel
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (29.84%) Photoshop
2 30 (24.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 27 (21.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 25 (20.16%) InDesign
5 11 (8.87%) Fireworks
6 5 (4.03%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (4.03%) MS Office
7 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.61%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.61%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (1.61%) InVision
8 2 (1.61%) UXPin
9 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.81%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.81%) Magento
1 1 (0.81%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.81%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.61%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.81%) AdWords
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) DNS
2 12 (9.68%) Ethernet
3 11 (8.87%) Asterisk PBX
3 11 (8.87%) Broadband
3 11 (8.87%) Firewall
3 11 (8.87%) Internet
3 11 (8.87%) IPv6
3 11 (8.87%) TACACS
3 11 (8.87%) VoIP
3 11 (8.87%) WAN
3 11 (8.87%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.42%) FTP
5 2 (1.61%) MPLS
6 1 (0.81%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) MySQL
2 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.81%) DB2
3 1 (0.81%) IMS/DB
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.26%) Axure RP
3 6 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.23%) MSTest
4 4 (3.23%) NUnit
5 2 (1.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (1.61%) Grunt
5 2 (1.61%) JIRA
6 1 (0.81%) ERwin
6 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.81%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (19.35%) Marketing
2 12 (9.68%) Retail
3 6 (4.84%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Advertising
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
5 2 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.81%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.81%) HTML
2 54 (43.55%) CSS
3 19 (15.32%) Flash
3 19 (15.32%) jQuery
4 16 (12.90%) HTML5
5 9 (7.26%) CSS3
6 8 (6.45%) .NET
7 6 (4.84%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.03%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.03%) XML
9 4 (3.23%) LINQ
9 4 (3.23%) WCF
9 4 (3.23%) WF
9 4 (3.23%) WPF
10 3 (2.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (1.61%) LESS
11 2 (1.61%) Web Services
11 2 (1.61%) XHTML
12 1 (0.81%) Ajax
12 1 (0.81%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 62 (50.00%) User Experience
2 11 (8.87%) iPad
2 11 (8.87%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.06%) Graphic Design
4 9 (7.26%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.26%) Fintech
4 9 (7.26%) Video on Demand
5 4 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.23%) W3C
6 3 (2.42%) Animation
7 2 (1.61%) iSeries
7 2 (1.61%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.81%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.81%) Photography
8 1 (0.81%) Social Media
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
2 2 (1.61%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.32%) Wireframes
2 31 (25.00%) Prototyping
3 30 (24.19%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (20.16%) Web Design
5 18 (14.52%) Analytics
5 18 (14.52%) User Stories
6 15 (12.10%) Information Architecture
7 13 (10.48%) Feasibility Study
7 13 (10.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (10.48%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (10.48%) Web Analytics
8 11 (8.87%) Network Management
8 11 (8.87%) Network Planning
9 9 (7.26%) Configuration Management
9 9 (7.26%) Front End Development
9 9 (7.26%) Network Design
10 8 (6.45%) B2B
11 6 (4.84%) Email Marketing
11 6 (4.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) JavaScript
2 20 (16.13%) SQL
3 14 (11.29%) Java
4 11 (8.87%) PHP
5 10 (8.06%) Python
6 9 (7.26%) Perl
7 8 (6.45%) C#
7 8 (6.45%) C++
8 5 (4.03%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.81%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.29%) Degree
2 11 (8.87%) CCNP
2 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.81%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.71%) QA
2 11 (8.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (8.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (8.87%) Nagios
1 11 (8.87%) OpenNMS
2 9 (7.26%) Puppet
2 9 (7.26%) RANCID
2 9 (7.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) Adobe
2 9 (7.26%) Brocade
2 9 (7.26%) Cisco
2 9 (7.26%) Ericsson
2 9 (7.26%) Foundry
2 9 (7.26%) Huawei
2 9 (7.26%) Juniper
2 9 (7.26%) ZyXEL
3 6 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.42%) Facebook
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle
4 3 (2.42%) Twitter
5 2 (1.61%) Google
5 2 (1.61%) IBM
5 2 (1.61%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.81%) Kofax
6 1 (0.81%) Software AG
6 1 (0.81%) Sun
6 1 (0.81%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
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