The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Designer
Rank 100 86 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 167 193 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.60% 2.74% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 2.89% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 125 139 162
Average salary £38,000 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
6130 6688 7157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.28% 94.84% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4988 5421 6129
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 June 2015.

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 30 June 2015. 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
Cheshire +15 77 £40,000 +25.00% 9
Manchester -41 62 £32,500 - 13
Merseyside +16 21 £35,750 +19.16% 4
Lancashire -17 6 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 186 (62.21%) HTML
2 177 (59.20%) CSS
3 136 (45.48%) User Experience
4 105 (35.12%) JavaScript
5 99 (33.11%) Photoshop
6 85 (28.43%) HTML5
7 74 (24.75%) Adobe
8 72 (24.08%) Marketing
9 69 (23.08%) Web Design
10 63 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
11 62 (20.74%) Adobe Illustrator
12 57 (19.06%) jQuery
13 47 (15.72%) Axure RP
14 44 (14.72%) CSS3
14 44 (14.72%) Degree
15 41 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
16 38 (12.71%) .NET
17 37 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
18 36 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 36 (12.04%) Finance
19 29 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (9.36%) Scrum
20 28 (9.36%) E-Commerce
20 28 (9.36%) Rapid Prototyping
21 26 (8.70%) Sass
21 26 (8.70%) Mobile App
22 25 (8.36%) Dreamweaver
23 24 (8.03%) SharePoint
24 23 (7.69%) SQL
24 23 (7.69%) WordPress

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 24 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 23 (7.69%) WordPress
3 22 (7.36%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (4.35%) CMS
6 5 (1.67%) JBoss
7 3 (1.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.00%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.00%) SAS
7 3 (1.00%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.67%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) IIS
9 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 99 (33.11%) Photoshop
2 62 (20.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (12.37%) OmniGraffle
4 36 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (7.02%) InfoPath
6 17 (5.69%) Fireworks
7 10 (3.34%) InDesign
8 8 (2.68%) MS Office
9 4 (1.34%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (1.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.33%) Maya
12 1 (0.33%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.67%) Exstream
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.02%) Office 365
2 4 (1.34%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.01%) Internet
2 3 (1.00%) OSPF
2 3 (1.00%) BGP
2 3 (1.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (1.00%) Firewall
2 3 (1.00%) Wireless
2 3 (1.00%) VLAN
2 3 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.00%) HSRP
2 3 (1.00%) GLBP
2 3 (1.00%) LAN
2 3 (1.00%) WAN
2 3 (1.00%) DHCP
2 3 (1.00%) VPN
2 3 (1.00%) DNS
2 3 (1.00%) SAN
3 2 (0.67%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (0.33%) Broadband
4 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.68%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.34%) Hadoop
3 7 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.67%) DB2
4 5 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.34%) Pentaho
5 4 (1.34%) Big Data
6 3 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.00%) Impala
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.67%) MySQL
7 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (15.72%) Axure RP
2 25 (8.36%) Dreamweaver
3 22 (7.36%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.67%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (1.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.67%) Subversion
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (1.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 3 (1.00%) Grunt
7 1 (0.33%) ClearCase
General
1 72 (24.08%) Marketing
2 36 (12.04%) Finance
3 17 (5.69%) Retail
4 11 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.34%) Billing
6 6 (2.01%) Automotive
7 5 (1.67%) Advertising
7 5 (1.67%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Banking
8 4 (1.34%) Legal
8 4 (1.34%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Local Government
9 1 (0.33%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (62.21%) HTML
2 177 (59.20%) CSS
3 85 (28.43%) HTML5
4 57 (19.06%) jQuery
5 44 (14.72%) CSS3
6 38 (12.71%) .NET
7 26 (8.70%) Sass
8 21 (7.02%) XSLT
9 18 (6.02%) LESS
10 15 (5.02%) Flash
11 14 (4.68%) Web Services
12 12 (4.01%) Ajax
13 11 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (3.34%) XHTML
15 5 (1.67%) ASP.NET
16 4 (1.34%) J2EE
16 4 (1.34%) XML
16 4 (1.34%) Backbone.js
16 4 (1.34%) KnockoutJS
16 4 (1.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 136 (45.48%) User Experience
2 29 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 16 (5.35%) Smartphone
4 16 (5.35%) Taxonomies
5 15 (5.02%) Graphic Design
6 14 (4.68%) Social Media
7 9 (3.01%) W3C
8 5 (1.67%) Mainframe
9 4 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (1.00%) VUI
10 3 (1.00%) IVR
10 3 (1.00%) Animation
10 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.67%) BYOD
11 2 (0.67%) Video Editing
11 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.67%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.01%) Android
1 9 (3.01%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.01%) Windows
3 4 (1.34%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (23.08%) Web Design
2 63 (21.07%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.71%) Responsive Web Design
4 28 (9.36%) Rapid Prototyping
4 28 (9.36%) Scrum
4 28 (9.36%) E-Commerce
5 23 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 22 (7.36%) Product Management
6 22 (7.36%) Systems Analysis
7 20 (6.69%) Usability Testing
8 18 (6.02%) Mobile First
9 16 (5.35%) Content Management
9 16 (5.35%) ETL
10 13 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (4.01%) Migration
12 11 (3.68%) Email Marketing
12 11 (3.68%) Web Development
12 11 (3.68%) SDLC
13 10 (3.34%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 105 (35.12%) JavaScript
2 23 (7.69%) SQL
3 21 (7.02%) Java
4 10 (3.34%) PHP
5 7 (2.34%) C#
6 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.34%) Scala
8 3 (1.00%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 44 (14.72%) Degree
2 12 (4.01%) SC Cleared
2 12 (4.01%) DV Cleared
2 12 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) XenApp
2 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 74 (24.75%) Adobe
2 12 (4.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.01%) Oracle
3 8 (2.68%) Google
4 6 (2.01%) Teradata
4 6 (2.01%) Twitter
5 5 (1.67%) Talend
5 5 (1.67%) Informatica
5 5 (1.67%) Ab Initio
6 4 (1.34%) VMware
6 4 (1.34%) IBM
7 3 (1.00%) Cisco
7 3 (1.00%) Citrix
7 3 (1.00%) iRise
7 3 (1.00%) Facebook
8 2 (0.67%) DoubleClick
8 2 (0.67%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.67%) HP
9 1 (0.33%) Cognos
9 1 (0.33%) Chordiant
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