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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 166 124 96
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 76 138 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 2.11% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 2.18% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 66 106 154
Median salary £39,500 £38,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.94% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
5725 6333 6891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.53% 96.86% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 5164 5535
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +5 56 £42,500 +21.42% 15
Cheshire -9 14 £30,500 -26.06% 10
Lancashire +10 3 £52,500 +110.00% 2
Merseyside -20 3 £20,000 -30.43% 2
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 98 (65.77%) User Experience
2 72 (48.32%) HTML
3 64 (42.95%) Wireframes
4 63 (42.28%) CSS
5 50 (33.56%) Photoshop
6 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (28.86%) JavaScript
8 39 (26.17%) Adobe
9 35 (23.49%) Axure RP
10 34 (22.82%) Marketing
10 34 (22.82%) Prototyping
11 28 (18.79%) Information Architecture
11 28 (18.79%) Degree
12 26 (17.45%) Adobe Illustrator
13 25 (16.78%) HTML5
14 24 (16.11%) Analytics
15 22 (14.77%) Web Design
16 20 (13.42%) Windows
16 20 (13.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 18 (12.08%) Mobile First
17 18 (12.08%) Usability Testing
18 17 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
19 16 (10.74%) Front End Development
19 16 (10.74%) Graphic Design
20 15 (10.07%) CSS3
20 15 (10.07%) SQL
20 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
20 15 (10.07%) Mobile App
21 13 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
21 13 (8.72%) Marvel

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 13 (8.72%) Marvel
2 5 (3.36%) WordPress
3 3 (2.01%) CMS
4 1 (0.67%) Confluence
4 1 (0.67%) Drupal
4 1 (0.67%) IIS
4 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (33.56%) Photoshop
2 26 (17.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (13.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (8.72%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (4.70%) InDesign
6 4 (2.68%) MS Office
7 3 (2.01%) Flinto
7 3 (2.01%) MS Excel
7 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.34%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.34%) InVision
9 1 (0.67%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.67%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.67%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.67%) Pixate
9 1 (0.67%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.38%) Google Analytics
2 4 (2.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.34%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.67%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) Internet
2 6 (4.03%) DNS
3 5 (3.36%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (3.36%) Broadband
3 5 (3.36%) Ethernet
3 5 (3.36%) Firewall
3 5 (3.36%) IPv6
3 5 (3.36%) SNMP
3 5 (3.36%) TACACS
3 5 (3.36%) VoIP
3 5 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.68%) BGP
4 4 (2.68%) HSRP
4 4 (2.68%) Junos
4 4 (2.68%) LLU
4 4 (2.68%) MRTG
4 4 (2.68%) OSPF
4 4 (2.68%) VLAN
4 4 (2.68%) VPN
4 4 (2.68%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) MySQL
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.67%) Big Data
2 1 (0.67%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.67%) OrientDB
2 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.67%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 35 (23.49%) Axure RP
2 9 (6.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.34%) gulp
3 2 (1.34%) Xcode
4 1 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.67%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.67%) ERwin
4 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.67%) JIRA
4 1 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 34 (22.82%) Marketing
2 13 (8.72%) Finance
3 10 (6.71%) Electronics
4 8 (5.37%) Banking
5 7 (4.70%) Retail
6 6 (4.03%) Games
6 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.68%) Billing
8 2 (1.34%) Advertising
8 2 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (48.32%) HTML
2 63 (42.28%) CSS
3 25 (16.78%) HTML5
4 15 (10.07%) CSS3
5 10 (6.71%) Flash
6 7 (4.70%) jQuery
7 5 (3.36%) .NET
7 5 (3.36%) Sass
8 3 (2.01%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.01%) React
8 3 (2.01%) Spring
9 2 (1.34%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.34%) Ajax
9 2 (1.34%) Framer.js
9 2 (1.34%) Laravel
9 2 (1.34%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (1.34%) Spring MVC
9 2 (1.34%) Web Services
10 1 (0.67%) CGI
10 1 (0.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 98 (65.77%) User Experience
2 16 (10.74%) Graphic Design
3 15 (10.07%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.01%) iPad
5 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.34%) Animation
6 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.34%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.34%) Fintech
6 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.67%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.67%) Photography
7 1 (0.67%) Replication
7 1 (0.67%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.42%) Windows
2 13 (8.72%) Android
2 13 (8.72%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.37%) Linux
4 6 (4.03%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) Wireframes
2 49 (32.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (22.82%) Prototyping
4 28 (18.79%) Information Architecture
5 24 (16.11%) Analytics
6 22 (14.77%) Web Design
7 18 (12.08%) Mobile First
7 18 (12.08%) Usability Testing
8 17 (11.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (10.74%) Front End Development
10 15 (10.07%) E-Commerce
11 13 (8.72%) Scrum
11 13 (8.72%) Web Analytics
12 12 (8.05%) Product Management
12 12 (8.05%) UX Design
13 11 (7.38%) Web Development
14 10 (6.71%) Rapid Prototyping
15 9 (6.04%) Typography
16 8 (5.37%) Service Design
16 8 (5.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.86%) JavaScript
2 15 (10.07%) SQL
3 11 (7.38%) PHP
4 6 (4.03%) Java
5 5 (3.36%) Perl
5 5 (3.36%) Python
6 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.34%) C
7 2 (1.34%) C#
7 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 28 (18.79%) Degree
2 2 (1.34%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.34%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) CCNP
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.36%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
3 1 (0.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) SCCM
2 6 (4.03%) Nagios
2 6 (4.03%) Puppet
2 6 (4.03%) RANCID
2 6 (4.03%) SCOM
3 5 (3.36%) OpenNMS
4 4 (2.68%) Cacti
4 4 (2.68%) Control-M
5 1 (0.67%) vRealize
Vendors
1 39 (26.17%) Adobe
2 11 (7.38%) Google
3 9 (6.04%) Cognizant
4 6 (4.03%) Cisco
4 6 (4.03%) Juniper
5 5 (3.36%) Ab Initio
5 5 (3.36%) Brocade
5 5 (3.36%) EMC
5 5 (3.36%) Ericsson
5 5 (3.36%) Foundry
5 5 (3.36%) Huawei
5 5 (3.36%) Mentor Graphics
5 5 (3.36%) ZyXEL
6 3 (2.01%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.34%) Pardot
7 2 (1.34%) VMware
8 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.67%) Talend
8 1 (0.67%) Veeam
8 1 (0.67%) Zerto
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