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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 167 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 65 167 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.17% 2.60% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 2.68% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 56 125 139
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
5421 6221 6832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.52% 96.75% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4587 5069 5490
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 2 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 2 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 -17 48 £42,500 +30.76% 10
Cheshire -16 12 £30,500 -23.75% 4
Lancashire +9 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Merseyside -17 2 £20,000 -44.05% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 (68.06%) User Experience
2 76 (52.78%) HTML
3 75 (52.08%) Wireframes
4 66 (45.83%) CSS
5 53 (36.81%) Photoshop
6 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 39 (27.08%) Axure RP
9 38 (26.39%) Adobe
10 37 (25.69%) Prototyping
11 33 (22.92%) Marketing
12 29 (20.14%) Degree
12 29 (20.14%) Web Design
13 28 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
14 26 (18.06%) Information Architecture
15 24 (16.67%) HTML5
16 21 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
16 21 (14.58%) Mobile First
16 21 (14.58%) Analytics
17 20 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 19 (13.19%) Usability Testing
18 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
19 18 (12.50%) Front End Development
20 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
20 17 (11.81%) Graphic Design
21 16 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
21 16 (11.11%) Windows
22 15 (10.42%) Finance
22 15 (10.42%) CSS3
22 15 (10.42%) Product Management

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 (8.33%) Marvel
2 4 (2.78%) WordPress
3 3 (2.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) JBoss
4 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.69%) Drupal
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 53 (36.81%) Photoshop
2 28 (19.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (13.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (4.86%) InDesign
6 4 (2.78%) MS Office
7 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
7 3 (2.08%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.39%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.39%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.39%) Flinto
8 2 (1.39%) Pixate
9 1 (0.69%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.69%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.69%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.69%) InVision
9 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.69%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.64%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.69%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (2.08%) DNS
2 3 (2.08%) SNMP
3 2 (1.39%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.39%) BGP
3 2 (1.39%) Broadband
3 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.39%) Firewall
3 2 (1.39%) HSRP
3 2 (1.39%) IPv6
3 2 (1.39%) Junos
3 2 (1.39%) LLU
3 2 (1.39%) MRTG
3 2 (1.39%) OSPF
3 2 (1.39%) TACACS
3 2 (1.39%) VLAN
3 2 (1.39%) VoIP
3 2 (1.39%) VPN
3 2 (1.39%) VRRP
3 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.69%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.69%) OrientDB
2 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.69%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 39 (27.08%) Axure RP
2 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.39%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (1.39%) gulp
3 2 (1.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.69%) ERwin
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (22.92%) Marketing
2 15 (10.42%) Finance
3 9 (6.25%) Electronics
3 9 (6.25%) Retail
4 6 (4.17%) Games
5 5 (3.47%) Banking
6 4 (2.78%) Billing
7 3 (2.08%) Multimedia
7 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.39%) Advertising
8 2 (1.39%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (52.78%) HTML
2 66 (45.83%) CSS
3 24 (16.67%) HTML5
4 15 (10.42%) CSS3
5 10 (6.94%) Flash
5 10 (6.94%) jQuery
6 5 (3.47%) .NET
6 5 (3.47%) Sass
6 5 (3.47%) Spring
7 4 (2.78%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.08%) Ajax
8 3 (2.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.08%) React
9 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.39%) J2EE
9 2 (1.39%) Laravel
9 2 (1.39%) Semantic HTML
9 2 (1.39%) SOAP
9 2 (1.39%) Web Services
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 98 (68.06%) User Experience
2 17 (11.81%) Graphic Design
2 17 (11.81%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.39%) Animation
5 2 (1.39%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.39%) Fintech
5 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.69%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.69%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.69%) Photography
6 1 (0.69%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.69%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Android
2 9 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.56%) Linux
4 4 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.08%) Wireframes
2 52 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.69%) Prototyping
4 29 (20.14%) Web Design
5 26 (18.06%) Information Architecture
6 21 (14.58%) Analytics
6 21 (14.58%) Mobile First
6 21 (14.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (13.19%) E-Commerce
7 19 (13.19%) Usability Testing
8 18 (12.50%) Front End Development
9 15 (10.42%) Product Management
10 13 (9.03%) Rapid Prototyping
10 13 (9.03%) Web Analytics
11 12 (8.33%) UX Design
12 11 (7.64%) Scrum
12 11 (7.64%) Web Development
13 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.25%) Typography
14 8 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 48 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (6.25%) Java
3 7 (4.86%) PHP
3 7 (4.86%) SQL
4 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.39%) C
5 2 (1.39%) Perl
5 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.39%) Python
5 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) C#
6 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.69%) Ruby
6 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.39%) vSphere
3 1 (0.69%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) NFS
3 1 (0.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (2.78%) SCCM
1 4 (2.78%) SCOM
2 3 (2.08%) Nagios
2 3 (2.08%) Puppet
2 3 (2.08%) RANCID
3 2 (1.39%) Cacti
3 2 (1.39%) OpenNMS
4 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 38 (26.39%) Adobe
2 11 (7.64%) Google
3 6 (4.17%) Cognizant
4 4 (2.78%) EMC
4 4 (2.78%) Mentor Graphics
5 3 (2.08%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) Juniper
5 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.39%) Brocade
6 2 (1.39%) Ericsson
6 2 (1.39%) Foundry
6 2 (1.39%) Huawei
6 2 (1.39%) Pardot
6 2 (1.39%) VMware
6 2 (1.39%) ZyXEL
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.69%) Talend
7 1 (0.69%) Veeam
7 1 (0.69%) Zerto
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