The first table below looks at the demand for the Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 23 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 84 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 200 181 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.84% 2.47% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 2.61% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 155 153 173
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Designer
England

Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Designer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 23 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -5 109 £32,500 +3.17% 12
Cheshire +27 55 £32,250 -28.33% 3
Merseyside +11 19 £30,000 -22.58% 3
Lancashire -2 17 £30,000 +22.44% 4
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 259 (68.52%) HTML
2 229 (60.58%) CSS
3 163 (43.12%) Photoshop
4 122 (32.28%) Adobe
5 114 (30.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 109 (28.84%) Marketing
7 99 (26.19%) JavaScript
8 81 (21.43%) E-Commerce
9 73 (19.31%) Web Design
10 68 (17.99%) jQuery
11 52 (13.76%) Dreamweaver
12 51 (13.49%) HTML5
13 38 (10.05%) Digital Marketing
14 36 (9.52%) Java
14 36 (9.52%) Finance
15 33 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 32 (8.47%) SEO
16 32 (8.47%) InDesign
17 29 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
18 26 (6.88%) .NET
19 25 (6.61%) Android
20 24 (6.35%) Apple iOS
20 24 (6.35%) Graphic Design
20 24 (6.35%) Email Marketing
21 23 (6.08%) CSS3
21 23 (6.08%) Fireworks
21 23 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (5.82%) Workflow
22 22 (5.82%) UML
22 22 (5.82%) Degree

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (4.76%) CICS
2 15 (3.97%) CMS
3 9 (2.38%) WordPress
4 3 (0.79%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.79%) Node.js
5 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 163 (43.12%) Photoshop
2 114 (30.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (8.47%) InDesign
4 23 (6.08%) Fireworks
5 16 (4.23%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (2.91%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (1.85%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.79%) MS Office
8 3 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.79%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (1.59%) WebTrends
1 6 (1.59%) Magento
2 4 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.59%) Internet
2 4 (1.06%) DNS
3 3 (0.79%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.03%) DB2
2 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.06%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 52 (13.76%) Dreamweaver
2 21 (5.56%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.79%) Grunt
4 3 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (0.79%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 109 (28.84%) Marketing
2 36 (9.52%) Finance
3 19 (5.03%) Banking
4 14 (3.70%) Retail
5 11 (2.91%) Automotive
6 8 (2.12%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.59%) Publishing
8 5 (1.32%) Advertising
9 4 (1.06%) Games
10 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Electronics
11 2 (0.53%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (68.52%) HTML
2 229 (60.58%) CSS
3 68 (17.99%) jQuery
4 51 (13.49%) HTML5
5 26 (6.88%) .NET
6 23 (6.08%) CSS3
7 21 (5.56%) J2EE
7 21 (5.56%) Flash
8 17 (4.50%) HTML5 Canvas
9 13 (3.44%) XHTML
10 12 (3.17%) WebGL
11 11 (2.91%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.59%) Ajax
13 3 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (0.79%) JMS
13 3 (0.79%) JNDI
13 3 (0.79%) JDBC
13 3 (0.79%) JSP
13 3 (0.79%) AngularJS
14 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.35%) Graphic Design
2 21 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 19 (5.03%) Mainframe
4 13 (3.44%) Visualisation
4 13 (3.44%) Social Media
5 12 (3.17%) 3D Graphics
6 10 (2.65%) NHS
7 7 (1.85%) W3C
7 7 (1.85%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.32%) Copywriting
9 4 (1.06%) Animation
9 4 (1.06%) Photography
10 3 (0.79%) iPhone
10 3 (0.79%) iPad
10 3 (0.79%) Open Source
11 2 (0.53%) Social Network
11 2 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.26%) FMCG
12 1 (0.26%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.61%) Android
2 24 (6.35%) Apple iOS
3 14 (3.70%) Windows
4 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 73 (19.31%) Web Design
3 38 (10.05%) Digital Marketing
4 33 (8.73%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (8.47%) SEO
6 29 (7.67%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (6.35%) Email Marketing
8 23 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (5.82%) Workflow
9 22 (5.82%) UML
10 18 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
10 18 (4.76%) Waterfall
11 13 (3.44%) TDD
12 10 (2.65%) BDD
12 10 (2.65%) Web Development
12 10 (2.65%) Creative Marketing
12 10 (2.65%) Usability Testing
12 10 (2.65%) Product Management
13 9 (2.38%) User Experience Design
13 9 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (26.19%) JavaScript
2 36 (9.52%) Java
3 21 (5.56%) PHP
4 18 (4.76%) COBOL
5 10 (2.65%) XAML
6 6 (1.59%) SQL
7 3 (0.79%) C#
8 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.26%) VB
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (5.82%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) HND
3 1 (0.26%) CCIE
3 1 (0.26%) ISEB
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Xen
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.26%) XenApp
1 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Vendors
1 122 (32.28%) Adobe
2 7 (1.85%) Oracle
2 7 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.32%) Google
4 4 (1.06%) SAP
5 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.79%) SmartFocus
6 2 (0.53%) Apple
6 2 (0.53%) Business Objects
6 2 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
7 1 (0.26%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) Dell
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix
7 1 (0.26%) Juniper
7 1 (0.26%) Quark
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) ClickTale
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