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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Designer
Rank 167 114 99
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 69 153 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.22% 2.39% 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 2.47% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 55 121 125
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
5491 6185 6810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.63% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 4672 4936 5468
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -14 48 £42,500 +30.76% 16
Cheshire -22 16 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lancashire -5 2 £31,500 +28.57% 5
Merseyside -7 2 £24,500 -42.35% 1
Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 96 (73.85%) User Experience
2 67 (51.54%) HTML
3 63 (48.46%) CSS
4 52 (40.00%) Photoshop
5 50 (38.46%) Adobe
6 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (33.08%) JavaScript
8 36 (27.69%) Axure RP
9 34 (26.15%) Web Design
10 33 (25.38%) Marketing
11 29 (22.31%) Degree
11 29 (22.31%) Adobe Illustrator
12 22 (16.92%) Usability Testing
12 22 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 22 (16.92%) Mobile First
12 22 (16.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (16.15%) OmniGraffle
14 20 (15.38%) Front End Development
15 18 (13.85%) HTML5
15 18 (13.85%) Rapid Prototyping
15 18 (13.85%) Product Management
16 17 (13.08%) Graphic Design
17 16 (12.31%) Finance
18 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
18 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
18 15 (11.54%) CSS3
19 13 (10.00%) Information Architecture
20 12 (9.23%) Windows
20 12 (9.23%) Java
21 11 (8.46%) InDesign

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 (6.15%) WordPress
2 6 (4.62%) CMS
3 4 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.08%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.31%) JBoss
5 2 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) Drupal
6 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.77%) Node.js
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 29 (22.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (16.15%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (8.46%) InDesign
6 4 (3.08%) MS Office
7 3 (2.31%) Fireworks
7 3 (2.31%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.54%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.54%) MS Excel
9 1 (0.77%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.77%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.77%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.77%) QuarkXPress
9 1 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.77%) IaaS
3 1 (0.77%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) Internet
1 1 (0.77%) Intranet
1 1 (0.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (0.77%) Neo4j
2 1 (0.77%) OrientDB
2 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.77%) Star Schema
2 1 (0.77%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 36 (27.69%) Axure RP
2 6 (4.62%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.31%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.77%) ERwin
5 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.77%) Selenium
5 1 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (25.38%) Marketing
2 16 (12.31%) Finance
3 9 (6.92%) Retail
4 6 (4.62%) Games
5 5 (3.85%) Banking
5 5 (3.85%) Electronics
6 4 (3.08%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.54%) Advertising
7 2 (1.54%) Publishing
8 1 (0.77%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (51.54%) HTML
2 63 (48.46%) CSS
3 18 (13.85%) HTML5
4 15 (11.54%) CSS3
5 8 (6.15%) .NET
5 8 (6.15%) jQuery
6 6 (4.62%) Flash
6 6 (4.62%) Spring
7 5 (3.85%) Spring MVC
8 4 (3.08%) J2EE
8 4 (3.08%) SOAP
9 3 (2.31%) React
9 3 (2.31%) Web Services
10 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.54%) Sass
11 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.77%) Java EE
11 1 (0.77%) REST
11 1 (0.77%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 96 (73.85%) User Experience
2 17 (13.08%) Graphic Design
3 15 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.08%) Social Media
5 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) Animation
5 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.31%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.77%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.77%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.77%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.77%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.77%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.77%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.77%) Photography
7 1 (0.77%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.23%) Windows
2 8 (6.15%) Android
2 8 (6.15%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.31%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (26.15%) Web Design
3 22 (16.92%) Mobile First
3 22 (16.92%) Responsive Web Design
3 22 (16.92%) Usability Testing
4 20 (15.38%) Front End Development
5 18 (13.85%) Product Management
5 18 (13.85%) Rapid Prototyping
6 15 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.00%) Information Architecture
8 11 (8.46%) Web Development
9 10 (7.69%) Scrum
9 10 (7.69%) UX Design
10 9 (6.92%) Content Management
10 9 (6.92%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (6.15%) Typography
12 7 (5.38%) Kanban
12 7 (5.38%) Workflow
13 6 (4.62%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.08%) JavaScript
2 12 (9.23%) Java
3 7 (5.38%) PHP
4 6 (4.62%) SQL
5 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.54%) C
6 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) C#
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (22.31%) Degree
2 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) Docker
1 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.77%) SCCM
1 1 (0.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (38.46%) Adobe
2 6 (4.62%) Cognizant
3 4 (3.08%) Google
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.77%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.77%) Informatica
5 1 (0.77%) Quark
5 1 (0.77%) Talend
5 1 (0.77%) VMware
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