The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Graphic Design in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Graphic Design over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 229 214 239
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 34 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 1.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 10
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% +25.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +16.07%
Graphic Design
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2394 2156 2291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.86% 31.95% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1943 1768 1953
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

Graphic Design
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Graphic Design Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Graphic Design
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the North West region.

Graphic Design Salary Trend in the North West

Graphic Design
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Graphic Design across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 October 2014.

Graphic Design Salary Histogram in the North West

Graphic Design
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 Graphic Design within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 October 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
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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 -20 21 £37,500 +16.27% 2
Lancashire - 6 £27,500 -
Cheshire -12 4 £36,750 +31.25% 3
Cumbria - 3 £25,500 -
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design.

1 52 (83.87%) CSS
2 51 (82.26%) HTML
3 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
4 33 (53.23%) jQuery
5 31 (50.00%) HTML5
6 29 (46.77%) CSS3
7 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (35.48%) Photoshop
9 18 (29.03%) MySQL
9 18 (29.03%) PHP
9 18 (29.03%) Web Design
10 17 (27.42%) Ajax
11 16 (25.81%) Marketing
12 13 (20.97%) Scrum
12 13 (20.97%) TDD
12 13 (20.97%) WordPress
12 13 (20.97%) BDD
12 13 (20.97%) Backbone.js
12 13 (20.97%) User Experience
13 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
14 11 (17.74%) Dreamweaver
15 10 (16.13%) Linux
16 9 (14.52%) MVC
16 9 (14.52%) RESTful
17 8 (12.90%) Axure RP
17 8 (12.90%) Adobe
18 7 (11.29%) Windows
18 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (11.29%) Degree
19 6 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups

Graphic Design
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Graphic Design also 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 that cited Graphic Design. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.97%) WordPress
2 4 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (35.48%) Photoshop
2 6 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.45%) InDesign
4 2 (3.23%) MS Office
4 2 (3.23%) Fireworks
5 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.61%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (29.03%) MySQL
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (12.90%) Axure RP
3 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (8.06%) JUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
4 5 (8.06%) NUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Selenium
4 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (25.81%) Marketing
2 6 (9.68%) Finance
3 4 (6.45%) Advertising
3 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Developer
2 30 (48.39%) Designer
3 14 (22.58%) Web Developer
3 14 (22.58%) Web Designer
4 11 (17.74%) PHP Developer
4 11 (17.74%) PHP Web Developer
5 8 (12.90%) UX Designer
6 6 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
7 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
7 5 (8.06%) UI Programmer
8 4 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Junior Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Junior
8 4 (6.45%) Junior Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Email Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Digital Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (83.87%) CSS
2 51 (82.26%) HTML
3 33 (53.23%) jQuery
4 31 (50.00%) HTML5
5 29 (46.77%) CSS3
6 17 (27.42%) Ajax
7 13 (20.97%) Backbone.js
8 9 (14.52%) RESTful
9 6 (9.68%) Web Services
10 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
11 4 (6.45%) JSON
11 4 (6.45%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.84%) .NET
13 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
14 1 (1.61%) XML
14 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
14 1 (1.61%) SOAP
14 1 (1.61%) REST
14 1 (1.61%) Symfony
14 1 (1.61%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) User Experience
2 6 (9.68%) Social Media
3 4 (6.45%) Photography
4 3 (4.84%) Copywriting
4 3 (4.84%) Social Network
5 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.61%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone
6 1 (1.61%) Open Source
6 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (29.03%) Web Design
3 13 (20.97%) BDD
3 13 (20.97%) TDD
3 13 (20.97%) Scrum
4 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 9 (14.52%) MVC
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.68%) SEO
8 5 (8.06%) Validation
8 5 (8.06%) OOP
8 5 (8.06%) Communications Security
8 5 (8.06%) Email Marketing
8 5 (8.06%) Content Management
9 4 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.45%) OO
9 4 (6.45%) Project Management
9 4 (6.45%) MVVM
10 3 (4.84%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) JavaScript
2 18 (29.03%) PHP
3 3 (4.84%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) VBA
4 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.61%) C#
4 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Adobe
2 6 (9.68%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) VMware
4 3 (4.84%) Facebook
4 3 (4.84%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) Zend
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