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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 162 104 95
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 65 160 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.19% 2.62% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 2.72% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 121 129
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £25,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £50,000 £37,700
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
5325 5879 6745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.21% 96.39% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4523 4732 5412
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -1 48 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Cheshire -30 14 £40,000 - 8
Lancashire -1 2 £32,750 +7.37% 3
Merseyside -13 1 £20,000 -52.94%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 94 (71.21%) User Experience
2 74 (56.06%) Wireframes
3 70 (53.03%) HTML
4 64 (48.48%) CSS
5 57 (43.18%) Photoshop
6 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
8 42 (31.82%) Adobe
9 39 (29.55%) Axure RP
10 35 (26.52%) Web Design
11 34 (25.76%) Marketing
12 27 (20.45%) Degree
12 27 (20.45%) Adobe Illustrator
13 23 (17.42%) Usability Testing
13 23 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
14 22 (16.67%) HTML5
14 22 (16.67%) Mobile First
15 21 (15.91%) OmniGraffle
15 21 (15.91%) Front End Development
16 20 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 20 (15.15%) Product Management
17 18 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
17 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
18 17 (12.88%) Mobile App
19 16 (12.12%) CSS3
19 16 (12.12%) Graphic Design
19 16 (12.12%) Finance
20 15 (11.36%) Information Architecture
21 12 (9.09%) Windows
21 12 (9.09%) Java

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 5 (3.79%) WordPress
2 4 (3.03%) CMS
2 4 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.76%) Drupal
5 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.76%) Node.js
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (43.18%) Photoshop
2 27 (20.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (15.91%) OmniGraffle
4 20 (15.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (6.06%) InDesign
6 4 (3.03%) MS Office
7 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.52%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.52%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.76%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.76%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.76%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.76%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.76%) IaaS
3 1 (0.76%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
1 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (0.76%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.76%) OrientDB
2 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.76%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 39 (29.55%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.52%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.52%) JIRA
4 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.76%) ERwin
4 1 (0.76%) gulp
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (25.76%) Marketing
2 16 (12.12%) Finance
3 10 (7.58%) Retail
4 7 (5.30%) Electronics
5 6 (4.55%) Games
6 5 (3.79%) Banking
7 4 (3.03%) Billing
7 4 (3.03%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.52%) Advertising
8 2 (1.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (53.03%) HTML
2 64 (48.48%) CSS
3 22 (16.67%) HTML5
4 16 (12.12%) CSS3
5 10 (7.58%) jQuery
6 7 (5.30%) Flash
7 6 (4.55%) .NET
7 6 (4.55%) Spring
8 5 (3.79%) Spring MVC
9 4 (3.03%) J2EE
9 4 (3.03%) Sass
9 4 (3.03%) SOAP
10 3 (2.27%) Ajax
10 3 (2.27%) React
11 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.52%) Web Services
12 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.76%) CGI
12 1 (0.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 94 (71.21%) User Experience
2 17 (12.88%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.12%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.27%) Animation
4 3 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.27%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.76%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.76%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.76%) Photography
6 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.76%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (6.06%) Android
2 8 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.79%) Linux
4 3 (2.27%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (56.06%) Wireframes
2 49 (37.12%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.52%) Web Design
4 23 (17.42%) Responsive Web Design
4 23 (17.42%) Usability Testing
5 22 (16.67%) Mobile First
6 21 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 20 (15.15%) Product Management
8 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce
8 18 (13.64%) Rapid Prototyping
9 15 (11.36%) Information Architecture
10 12 (9.09%) UX Design
10 12 (9.09%) Web Development
11 10 (7.58%) Analytics
12 9 (6.82%) Scrum
12 9 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.06%) Typography
14 7 (5.30%) Content Management
14 7 (5.30%) MVC
14 7 (5.30%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (9.09%) Java
3 5 (3.79%) PHP
3 5 (3.79%) SQL
4 3 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.52%) C
5 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.76%) Ruby
6 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) SCCM
1 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) Adobe
2 6 (4.55%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (1.52%) EMC
4 2 (1.52%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.76%) Fujitsu
5 1 (0.76%) IBM
5 1 (0.76%) Informatica
5 1 (0.76%) Pardot
5 1 (0.76%) Quark
5 1 (0.76%) Talend
5 1 (0.76%) VMware
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Send
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + good range of benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Exc Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Warrington or Weybridge
Environment Agency
Salary: £42,915 - £53,995
Posted: 6 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £32000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £48000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
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Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
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Altrincham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
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Manchester
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Hours
Posted: 21 days ago
Chester
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
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Salary: £85000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
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Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
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