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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 223 211 225
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 33 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 1.33% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 26 17 20
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
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
1899 1878 1951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.57% 26.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1552 1672
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +6 25 £32,500 - 4
Cheshire -18 5 £35,000 - 2
Lancashire -2 3 £22,500 -18.18% 2
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (75.00%) CSS
2 35 (72.92%) HTML
3 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
4 22 (45.83%) jQuery
5 19 (39.58%) HTML5
6 18 (37.50%) CSS3
7 14 (29.17%) Web Design
8 13 (27.08%) Photoshop
9 12 (25.00%) TDD
9 12 (25.00%) BDD
10 11 (22.92%) MySQL
11 10 (20.83%) Ajax
12 9 (18.75%) Scrum
12 9 (18.75%) PHP
12 9 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
12 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
12 9 (18.75%) Marketing
13 8 (16.67%) WordPress
14 7 (14.58%) Degree
14 7 (14.58%) Axure RP
14 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
14 7 (14.58%) MVC
15 5 (10.42%) Social Media
15 5 (10.42%) RESTful
15 5 (10.42%) Finance
15 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
16 4 (8.33%) Web Services
16 4 (8.33%) Linux
16 4 (8.33%) OOP
16 4 (8.33%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (16.67%) WordPress
2 2 (4.17%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
4 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (2.08%) InDesign
4 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.08%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (14.58%) Axure RP
3 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.25%) Selenium
4 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (6.25%) NUnit
4 3 (6.25%) JUnit
4 3 (6.25%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 9 (18.75%) Marketing
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 4 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
1 24 (50.00%) Designer
2 12 (25.00%) Web Designer
3 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
4 7 (14.58%) User Experience Designer
5 6 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
5 6 (12.50%) PHP Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Junior Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) UI Programmer
7 3 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) CSS
2 35 (72.92%) HTML
3 22 (45.83%) jQuery
4 19 (39.58%) HTML5
5 18 (37.50%) CSS3
6 10 (20.83%) Ajax
7 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
8 5 (10.42%) RESTful
9 4 (8.33%) Web Services
9 4 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
11 2 (4.17%) XML
11 2 (4.17%) .NET
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (4.17%) JSON
12 1 (2.08%) Symfony
12 1 (2.08%) CakePHP
12 1 (2.08%) REST
12 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Social Media
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Social Network
3 1 (2.08%) Photography
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) iPad
3 1 (2.08%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Web Design
2 12 (25.00%) TDD
2 12 (25.00%) BDD
3 9 (18.75%) Scrum
4 7 (14.58%) Waterfall
4 7 (14.58%) MVC
5 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) OOP
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 4 (8.33%) SEO
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) Communications Security
7 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.25%) Content Management
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
8 2 (4.17%) OO
8 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (2.08%) Zend
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