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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graphic Design
Rank 231 239 252
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 13 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.59% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 9
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,850 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
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
2251 2363 2399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.07% 34.15% 32.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1818 1818 1967
Average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £24,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +9 9 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Cheshire +6 4 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 46 (88.46%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) CSS
3 34 (65.38%) Marketing
4 32 (61.54%) Web Design
5 29 (55.77%) jQuery
6 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
7 21 (40.38%) PHP
8 19 (36.54%) Photoshop
9 18 (34.62%) Adobe
9 18 (34.62%) HTML5
10 15 (28.85%) CSS3
10 15 (28.85%) WordPress
11 14 (26.92%) Magento
11 14 (26.92%) MySQL
12 13 (25.00%) CMS
12 13 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
12 13 (25.00%) Online Marketing
13 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
14 10 (19.23%) Dreamweaver
15 9 (17.31%) Email Marketing
15 9 (17.31%) Social Media
16 7 (13.46%) Facebook
16 7 (13.46%) Twitter
16 7 (13.46%) Linux
16 7 (13.46%) SEO
16 7 (13.46%) Copywriting
17 6 (11.54%) Social Network
17 6 (11.54%) Photography
17 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
17 6 (11.54%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 15 (28.85%) WordPress
2 13 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Photoshop
2 13 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (11.54%) Fireworks
4 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.85%) InDesign
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Magento
2 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) MailChimp
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) MySQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.77%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 34 (65.38%) Marketing
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Local Government
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (59.62%) Designer
2 24 (46.15%) Developer
3 20 (38.46%) Web Designer
4 16 (30.77%) Web Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Creative Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Graduate
7 3 (5.77%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Digital Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Email Designer
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Designer
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.92%) SEO Manager
9 1 (1.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (88.46%) HTML
2 45 (86.54%) CSS
3 29 (55.77%) jQuery
4 18 (34.62%) HTML5
5 15 (28.85%) CSS3
6 3 (5.77%) .NET
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.92%) Web Services
8 1 (1.92%) Ajax
8 1 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Social Media
2 7 (13.46%) Copywriting
3 6 (11.54%) Social Network
3 6 (11.54%) Photography
3 6 (11.54%) Digital Media
4 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) Web Design
2 13 (25.00%) Online Marketing
3 12 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 9 (17.31%) Email Marketing
5 7 (13.46%) SEO
6 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.77%) Web Development
7 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.85%) Project Management
8 2 (3.85%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (3.85%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.92%) Analytics
9 1 (1.92%) Coaching
9 1 (1.92%) Business Development
9 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (1.92%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
9 1 (1.92%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) JavaScript
2 21 (40.38%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBA
3 2 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Adobe
2 7 (13.46%) Facebook
2 7 (13.46%) Twitter
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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