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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 178 148 119
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 73 125 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.15% 1.87% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.94% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 61 94 145
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
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
6152 6442 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.79% 96.60% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5171 5353 5875
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 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -20 51 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Lancashire +9 10 £33,654 +37.36% 3
Cheshire -6 8 £59,000 +31.11%
Merseyside -11 4 £52,500 +103.88%
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 70 (51.47%) User Experience
2 60 (44.12%) HTML
3 52 (38.24%) CSS
4 43 (31.62%) Wireframes
5 42 (30.88%) Photoshop
6 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
7 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
8 30 (22.06%) Prototyping
9 28 (20.59%) Adobe
10 24 (17.65%) Marketing
11 23 (16.91%) Analytics
12 21 (15.44%) Axure RP
12 21 (15.44%) Adobe Illustrator
13 20 (14.71%) E-Commerce
14 19 (13.97%) HTML5
14 19 (13.97%) SQL
14 19 (13.97%) Web Design
15 18 (13.24%) Information Architecture
15 18 (13.24%) Degree
16 14 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 14 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (10.29%) Broadband
17 13 (9.56%) PHP
17 13 (9.56%) Cisco
17 13 (9.56%) Network Management
18 12 (8.82%) CSS3
18 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
18 12 (8.82%) VoIP
18 12 (8.82%) Firewall
18 12 (8.82%) 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 12 (8.82%) Marvel
2 1 (0.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (30.88%) Photoshop
2 21 (15.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (5.15%) InDesign
5 5 (3.68%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (2.21%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.21%) Flinto
7 2 (1.47%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.47%) InVision
7 2 (1.47%) MS Office
8 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
8 1 (0.74%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.15%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.47%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) Broadband
1 14 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
2 12 (8.82%) Firewall
2 12 (8.82%) VoIP
3 11 (8.09%) DNS
3 11 (8.09%) Internet
4 10 (7.35%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (7.35%) Ethernet
4 10 (7.35%) IPv6
4 10 (7.35%) TACACS
4 10 (7.35%) WAN
5 5 (3.68%) SNMP
6 4 (2.94%) BGP
6 4 (2.94%) Junos
6 4 (2.94%) LAN
6 4 (2.94%) MRTG
6 4 (2.94%) OSPF
6 4 (2.94%) VPN
6 4 (2.94%) VRRP
6 4 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (0.74%) Big Data
1 1 (0.74%) MySQL
1 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.74%) Star Schema
1 1 (0.74%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 21 (15.44%) Axure RP
2 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.21%) Grunt
4 2 (1.47%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.47%) gulp
4 2 (1.47%) Xcode
5 1 (0.74%) ERwin
5 1 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 24 (17.65%) Marketing
2 11 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.41%) Banking
4 5 (3.68%) Electronics
4 5 (3.68%) Finance
5 4 (2.94%) Billing
6 3 (2.21%) Retail
7 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.74%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (44.12%) HTML
2 52 (38.24%) CSS
3 19 (13.97%) HTML5
4 12 (8.82%) CSS3
5 10 (7.35%) Flash
5 10 (7.35%) jQuery
6 4 (2.94%) Sass
7 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.21%) LESS
7 3 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (1.47%) .NET
8 2 (1.47%) Ajax
8 2 (1.47%) Framer.js
8 2 (1.47%) Laravel
8 2 (1.47%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (1.47%) XHTML
9 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.74%) CGI
9 1 (0.74%) ELK Stack
9 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 70 (51.47%) User Experience
2 10 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 9 (6.62%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.21%) Fintech
5 3 (2.21%) iPad
5 3 (2.21%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.47%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.74%) Animation
7 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.74%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.35%) Windows
2 9 (6.62%) Android
2 9 (6.62%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.21%) Linux
3 3 (2.21%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (31.62%) Wireframes
2 37 (27.21%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (22.06%) Prototyping
4 23 (16.91%) Analytics
5 20 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 19 (13.97%) Web Design
7 18 (13.24%) Information Architecture
8 13 (9.56%) Network Management
9 11 (8.09%) Configuration Management
9 11 (8.09%) Front End Development
9 11 (8.09%) Scrum
10 10 (7.35%) Mobile First
10 10 (7.35%) Network Planning
10 10 (7.35%) Usability Testing
10 10 (7.35%) Web Analytics
11 9 (6.62%) Web Development
12 7 (5.15%) ETL
12 7 (5.15%) Kanban
12 7 (5.15%) Product Management
12 7 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (13.97%) SQL
3 13 (9.56%) PHP
4 10 (7.35%) Perl
4 10 (7.35%) Python
5 6 (4.41%) Java
6 3 (2.21%) C#
7 2 (1.47%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (13.24%) Degree
2 8 (5.88%) CCNP
2 8 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.47%) HNC
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.41%) Data Quality
2 6 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) NFS
2 1 (0.74%) vCloud
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (8.09%) Nagios
1 11 (8.09%) Puppet
1 11 (8.09%) RANCID
1 11 (8.09%) SCCM
2 10 (7.35%) OpenNMS
3 6 (4.41%) Control-M
4 5 (3.68%) SCOM
5 4 (2.94%) Cacti
6 1 (0.74%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.74%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (20.59%) Adobe
2 13 (9.56%) Cisco
3 11 (8.09%) Juniper
4 10 (7.35%) Brocade
4 10 (7.35%) Ericsson
4 10 (7.35%) Foundry
4 10 (7.35%) Huawei
4 10 (7.35%) ZyXEL
5 7 (5.15%) Ab Initio
5 7 (5.15%) Google
6 5 (3.68%) EMC
6 5 (3.68%) Mentor Graphics
7 4 (2.94%) BT
7 4 (2.94%) Cognizant
8 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.47%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.47%) Pardot
10 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.74%) Talend
10 1 (0.74%) Zerto
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