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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Designer
Rank 83 90 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 197 183 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.74% 2.54% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% 2.68% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 153 155 163
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
6822 6839 7208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.82% 94.75% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5529 5855 6319
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 31 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 31 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 -15 107 £32,500 +3.17% 11
Cheshire +17 55 £32,500 -1.51% 9
Merseyside +11 18 £30,000 -22.58% 2
Lancashire -5 17 £30,000 +22.44% 5
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 - 1
Designer
England

Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 265 (69.01%) HTML
2 237 (61.72%) CSS
3 167 (43.49%) Photoshop
4 124 (32.29%) Adobe
5 116 (30.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 107 (27.86%) Marketing
7 98 (25.52%) JavaScript
8 84 (21.88%) E-Commerce
9 77 (20.05%) Web Design
10 65 (16.93%) jQuery
11 51 (13.28%) Dreamweaver
12 50 (13.02%) HTML5
13 40 (10.42%) Java
14 39 (10.16%) Finance
15 37 (9.64%) Digital Marketing
16 36 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
17 35 (9.11%) InDesign
18 31 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
18 31 (8.07%) SEO
19 28 (7.29%) Android
20 27 (7.03%) Apple iOS
21 26 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
21 26 (6.77%) .NET
22 25 (6.51%) UML
23 24 (6.25%) J2EE
23 24 (6.25%) Graphic Design
24 23 (5.99%) Email Marketing
24 23 (5.99%) Mobile App
25 22 (5.73%) Degree
25 22 (5.73%) CSS3

Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (5.47%) CICS
2 14 (3.65%) CMS
3 9 (2.34%) WordPress
4 3 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.78%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.78%) Node.js
5 2 (0.52%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) Lync
6 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 167 (43.49%) Photoshop
2 116 (30.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (9.11%) InDesign
4 21 (5.47%) Fireworks
5 19 (4.95%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (1.82%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.52%) MS Office
9 2 (0.52%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.26%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) WebTrends
1 6 (1.56%) Magento
2 4 (1.04%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.78%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.56%) Internet
2 4 (1.04%) DNS
3 3 (0.78%) FTP
4 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.26%) Extranet
4 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.73%) DB2
2 5 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.04%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.04%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.26%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (13.28%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (5.21%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.78%) Grunt
4 3 (0.78%) Sublime Text
4 3 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.26%) Hudson
5 1 (0.26%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.26%) ERwin
General
1 107 (27.86%) Marketing
2 39 (10.16%) Finance
3 22 (5.73%) Banking
4 13 (3.39%) Retail
5 12 (3.13%) Automotive
6 8 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.56%) Publishing
8 5 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.30%) Advertising
9 4 (1.04%) Games
10 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.52%) Electronics
11 2 (0.52%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (69.01%) HTML
2 237 (61.72%) CSS
3 65 (16.93%) jQuery
4 50 (13.02%) HTML5
5 26 (6.77%) .NET
6 24 (6.25%) J2EE
7 22 (5.73%) CSS3
8 20 (5.21%) Flash
9 17 (4.43%) HTML5 Canvas
10 14 (3.65%) XHTML
11 12 (3.13%) WebGL
12 11 (2.86%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.56%) Ajax
14 3 (0.78%) JNDI
14 3 (0.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 3 (0.78%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 3 (0.78%) JMS
14 3 (0.78%) JDBC
14 3 (0.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.25%) Graphic Design
2 23 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.73%) Mainframe
4 13 (3.39%) Social Media
5 12 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
5 12 (3.13%) Visualisation
6 9 (2.34%) NHS
7 8 (2.08%) Animation
8 7 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.56%) W3C
10 5 (1.30%) Copywriting
11 4 (1.04%) Photography
12 3 (0.78%) iPhone
12 3 (0.78%) Open Source
12 3 (0.78%) iPad
13 2 (0.52%) Social Network
13 2 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.26%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.26%) Online Banking
14 1 (0.26%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.29%) Android
2 27 (7.03%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.69%) Windows
4 3 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.88%) E-Commerce
2 77 (20.05%) Web Design
3 37 (9.64%) Digital Marketing
4 36 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (8.07%) SEO
6 26 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (6.51%) UML
8 23 (5.99%) Email Marketing
9 22 (5.73%) Workflow
10 21 (5.47%) Waterfall
10 21 (5.47%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (3.65%) Web Development
12 13 (3.39%) TDD
13 10 (2.60%) Product Management
13 10 (2.60%) BDD
13 10 (2.60%) Progressive Enhancement
13 10 (2.60%) Usability Testing
13 10 (2.60%) Time Management
13 10 (2.60%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 98 (25.52%) JavaScript
2 40 (10.42%) Java
3 22 (5.73%) PHP
4 21 (5.47%) COBOL
5 9 (2.34%) XAML
6 6 (1.56%) SQL
7 3 (0.78%) C#
8 2 (0.52%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
9 1 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (5.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.26%) CCIE
3 1 (0.26%) ISEB
3 1 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Xen
1 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.26%) XenApp
1 1 (0.26%) XenServer
1 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 124 (32.29%) Adobe
2 7 (1.82%) Oracle
3 6 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (1.56%) Google
4 4 (1.04%) SAP
5 3 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.78%) SmartFocus
5 3 (0.78%) IBM
5 3 (0.78%) Apple
6 2 (0.52%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.26%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.26%) VMware
7 1 (0.26%) Quark
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) HP
7 1 (0.26%) Dell
7 1 (0.26%) Citrix
7 1 (0.26%) Juniper
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco
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