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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 209 169 88
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -81
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 56 70 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.16% 3.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.21% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 200
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
Designer
England

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
6056 5787 7159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.76% 95.83% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 4779 6116
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -14 47 £40,000 +29.03% 8
Cheshire -2 3 - - 4
Lancashire -6 3 £35,000 +45.83%
Merseyside -18 2 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Cumbria +6 1 - -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 71 (51.08%) User Experience
2 65 (46.76%) HTML
3 58 (41.73%) CSS
4 51 (36.69%) Wireframes
5 40 (28.78%) Prototyping
6 39 (28.06%) Photoshop
7 36 (25.90%) JavaScript
8 33 (23.74%) Adobe
9 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (19.42%) SQL
10 27 (19.42%) Adobe Illustrator
11 24 (17.27%) Marketing
12 23 (16.55%) Analytics
13 21 (15.11%) Information Architecture
14 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
15 18 (12.95%) Flash
15 18 (12.95%) Broadband
15 18 (12.95%) Wi-Fi
15 18 (12.95%) HTML5
16 17 (12.23%) Axure RP
16 17 (12.23%) Network Management
16 17 (12.23%) Cisco
16 17 (12.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 16 (11.51%) VoIP
17 16 (11.51%) PHP
17 16 (11.51%) Firewall
17 16 (11.51%) Git (software)
17 16 (11.51%) QA
18 15 (10.79%) Degree
18 15 (10.79%) SCCM

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 8 (5.76%) Marvel
2 5 (3.60%) WordPress
3 4 (2.88%) CMS
4 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.72%) CICS
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) Umbraco
Applications
1 39 (28.06%) Photoshop
2 27 (19.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (12.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (8.63%) InDesign
5 8 (5.76%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.16%) MS Office
6 3 (2.16%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (1.44%) Flinto
7 2 (1.44%) InVision
8 1 (0.72%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.72%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.72%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 4 (2.88%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.72%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (12.95%) Broadband
1 18 (12.95%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (11.51%) Firewall
2 16 (11.51%) VoIP
3 15 (10.79%) DNS
3 15 (10.79%) Internet
4 14 (10.07%) Asterisk PBX
4 14 (10.07%) Ethernet
4 14 (10.07%) IPv6
4 14 (10.07%) TACACS
4 14 (10.07%) WAN
5 5 (3.60%) SNMP
6 4 (2.88%) BGP
6 4 (2.88%) Junos
6 4 (2.88%) LAN
6 4 (2.88%) MRTG
6 4 (2.88%) OSPF
6 4 (2.88%) VPN
6 4 (2.88%) VRRP
6 4 (2.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.72%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.72%) Big Data
2 1 (0.72%) DB2
2 1 (0.72%) IMS/DB
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.72%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (12.23%) Axure RP
2 16 (11.51%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.60%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.16%) Grunt
5 2 (1.44%) JIRA
5 2 (1.44%) MSTest
5 2 (1.44%) NUnit
5 2 (1.44%) Xcode
6 1 (0.72%) ERwin
6 1 (0.72%) gulp
6 1 (0.72%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (17.27%) Marketing
2 13 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.04%) Finance
4 4 (2.88%) Advertising
4 4 (2.88%) Banking
5 3 (2.16%) Electronics
5 3 (2.16%) Retail
6 2 (1.44%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (46.76%) HTML
2 58 (41.73%) CSS
3 18 (12.95%) Flash
3 18 (12.95%) HTML5
4 14 (10.07%) jQuery
5 12 (8.63%) CSS3
6 4 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (2.16%) .NET
7 3 (2.16%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.16%) LESS
7 3 (2.16%) XHTML
8 2 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.44%) Framer.js
8 2 (1.44%) LINQ
8 2 (1.44%) Sass
8 2 (1.44%) WCF
8 2 (1.44%) WF
8 2 (1.44%) WPF
8 2 (1.44%) XML
9 1 (0.72%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 71 (51.08%) User Experience
2 9 (6.47%) Fintech
3 8 (5.76%) Graphic Design
3 8 (5.76%) iPad
3 8 (5.76%) Video on Demand
4 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.88%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.44%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.44%) iSeries
7 2 (1.44%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.44%) W3C
8 1 (0.72%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.72%) Photography
8 1 (0.72%) PKI
8 1 (0.72%) Replication
8 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.47%) Apple iOS
1 9 (6.47%) Windows
2 7 (5.04%) Android
3 5 (3.60%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.44%) Linux
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.69%) Wireframes
2 40 (28.78%) Prototyping
3 31 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.55%) Analytics
5 21 (15.11%) Information Architecture
6 20 (14.39%) E-Commerce
7 17 (12.23%) Network Management
8 15 (10.79%) Configuration Management
8 15 (10.79%) User Stories
8 15 (10.79%) Web Analytics
8 15 (10.79%) Web Design
9 14 (10.07%) Feasibility Study
9 14 (10.07%) Network Planning
9 14 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (7.91%) Usability Testing
11 10 (7.19%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
12 9 (6.47%) ETL
12 9 (6.47%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (5.76%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 8 (5.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.90%) JavaScript
2 27 (19.42%) SQL
3 16 (11.51%) PHP
4 15 (10.79%) Python
5 14 (10.07%) Perl
6 12 (8.63%) Java
7 5 (3.60%) C#
7 5 (3.60%) C++
8 3 (2.16%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.72%) COBOL
10 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.79%) Degree
2 12 (8.63%) CCNP
2 12 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.44%) HNC
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.51%) QA
2 14 (10.07%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.04%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (10.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) NFS
2 1 (0.72%) vCloud
2 1 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) Nagios
1 15 (10.79%) Puppet
1 15 (10.79%) RANCID
1 15 (10.79%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) OpenNMS
3 6 (4.32%) Control-M
4 5 (3.60%) SCOM
5 4 (2.88%) Cacti
6 1 (0.72%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.72%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (23.74%) Adobe
2 17 (12.23%) Cisco
3 15 (10.79%) Juniper
4 14 (10.07%) Brocade
4 14 (10.07%) Ericsson
4 14 (10.07%) Foundry
4 14 (10.07%) Huawei
4 14 (10.07%) ZyXEL
5 6 (4.32%) Ab Initio
6 4 (2.88%) BT
6 4 (2.88%) Google
6 4 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.16%) Cognizant
7 3 (2.16%) EMC
7 3 (2.16%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (1.44%) IBM
8 2 (1.44%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.44%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.72%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.72%) Zerto
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