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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Designer
England / North West
Rank 189 180 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -109
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 57 57 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 1.05% 3.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.09% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 48 43 226
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £66,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +7.69%

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
5700 5221 6606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.54% 95.96% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4795 4390 5650
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 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 41 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Cheshire +9 7 £22,500 -55.00% 2
Lancashire -7 3 £19,500 -35.00%
Merseyside -8 3 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Cumbria - 1 - -
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 64 (50.00%) HTML
2 63 (49.22%) User Experience
3 57 (44.53%) CSS
4 47 (36.72%) Wireframes
5 43 (33.59%) Photoshop
6 41 (32.03%) Adobe
7 37 (28.91%) JavaScript
8 35 (27.34%) Prototyping
9 30 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
10 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (18.75%) SQL
11 24 (18.75%) E-Commerce
12 23 (17.97%) Marketing
12 23 (17.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 22 (17.19%) Web Design
14 20 (15.63%) InDesign
14 20 (15.63%) Flash
15 18 (14.06%) jQuery
15 18 (14.06%) Analytics
16 17 (13.28%) QA
16 17 (13.28%) Broadband
16 17 (13.28%) Wi-Fi
17 16 (12.50%) WAN
17 16 (12.50%) PHP
17 16 (12.50%) HTML5
18 15 (11.72%) Network Management
18 15 (11.72%) VoIP
18 15 (11.72%) DNS
18 15 (11.72%) Cisco
18 15 (11.72%) Firewall

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 8 (6.25%) WordPress
2 7 (5.47%) CMS
3 5 (3.91%) Marvel
4 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.78%) CICS
5 1 (0.78%) Drupal
5 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (33.59%) Photoshop
2 30 (23.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (17.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 20 (15.63%) InDesign
5 10 (7.81%) Fireworks
6 4 (3.13%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (3.13%) MS Office
7 3 (2.34%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (1.56%) Flinto
8 2 (1.56%) InVision
9 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.78%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.78%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Magento
1 1 (0.78%) OpenText MBPM
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (0.78%) AdWords
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.28%) Broadband
1 17 (13.28%) Wi-Fi
2 16 (12.50%) WAN
3 15 (11.72%) DNS
3 15 (11.72%) Firewall
3 15 (11.72%) VoIP
4 13 (10.16%) Asterisk PBX
4 13 (10.16%) Ethernet
4 13 (10.16%) Internet
4 13 (10.16%) IPv6
4 13 (10.16%) TACACS
5 4 (3.13%) FTP
5 4 (3.13%) LAN
5 4 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (0.78%) HSRP
6 1 (0.78%) Junos
6 1 (0.78%) LLU
6 1 (0.78%) MRTG
6 1 (0.78%) VLAN
6 1 (0.78%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) MySQL
1 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.78%) DB2
2 1 (0.78%) IMS/DB
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Axure RP
1 14 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (3.13%) MSTest
3 4 (3.13%) NUnit
4 3 (2.34%) Grunt
5 2 (1.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.56%) Xcode
6 1 (0.78%) ERwin
6 1 (0.78%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 23 (17.97%) Marketing
2 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (50.00%) HTML
2 57 (44.53%) CSS
3 20 (15.63%) Flash
4 18 (14.06%) jQuery
5 16 (12.50%) HTML5
6 11 (8.59%) CSS3
7 5 (3.91%) .NET
7 5 (3.91%) XML
8 4 (3.13%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.13%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.13%) LINQ
8 4 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.13%) WCF
8 4 (3.13%) WF
8 4 (3.13%) WPF
9 3 (2.34%) LESS
9 3 (2.34%) XHTML
10 2 (1.56%) Framer.js
11 1 (0.78%) Ajax
11 1 (0.78%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (49.22%) User Experience
2 10 (7.81%) iPad
3 9 (7.03%) Fintech
3 9 (7.03%) Graphic Design
3 9 (7.03%) Video on Demand
4 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.69%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.34%) W3C
8 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.56%) iSeries
8 2 (1.56%) Smart Home
8 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.78%) Animation
9 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.78%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) Photography
9 1 (0.78%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.47%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.91%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Windows
4 3 (2.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.72%) Wireframes
2 35 (27.34%) Prototyping
3 29 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 22 (17.19%) Web Design
6 18 (14.06%) Analytics
7 15 (11.72%) Network Management
8 14 (10.94%) Information Architecture
8 14 (10.94%) User Stories
9 13 (10.16%) Configuration Management
9 13 (10.16%) Feasibility Study
9 13 (10.16%) Network Planning
9 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (10.16%) Web Analytics
10 12 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (7.03%) Usability Testing
12 8 (6.25%) ETL
12 8 (6.25%) Network Design
13 7 (5.47%) Email Marketing
13 7 (5.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.91%) JavaScript
2 24 (18.75%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) PHP
4 14 (10.94%) Python
5 13 (10.16%) Java
5 13 (10.16%) Perl
6 6 (4.69%) C#
6 6 (4.69%) C++
7 5 (3.91%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.78%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.78%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (10.94%) CCNP
1 14 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (10.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.56%) HNC
2 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.28%) QA
2 13 (10.16%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (10.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) Nagios
1 13 (10.16%) OpenNMS
1 13 (10.16%) Puppet
1 13 (10.16%) RANCID
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 3 (2.34%) Control-M
3 1 (0.78%) Cacti
3 1 (0.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (32.03%) Adobe
2 15 (11.72%) Cisco
3 13 (10.16%) Brocade
3 13 (10.16%) Ericsson
3 13 (10.16%) Foundry
3 13 (10.16%) Huawei
3 13 (10.16%) Juniper
3 13 (10.16%) ZyXEL
4 5 (3.91%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.13%) BT
6 3 (2.34%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.56%) IBM
7 2 (1.56%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.78%) Alteryx
8 1 (0.78%) Facebook
8 1 (0.78%) Pega
8 1 (0.78%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) Talend
8 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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