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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graphic Design
Rank 210 213 264
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +51
Permanent jobs citing Graphic Design 40 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.46% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 1.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
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
2468 2243 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.50% 33.02% 32.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2123 1812 2252
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -13 28 £27,500 -14.72% 3
Cumbria - 7 £27,000 -
Merseyside +16 4 £31,500 +4.99%
Lancashire - 1 £30,500 - 2
Graphic Design
England

Graphic Design
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 74 (92.50%) HTML
1 74 (92.50%) CSS
2 54 (67.50%) JavaScript
3 52 (65.00%) jQuery
4 39 (48.75%) HTML5
5 37 (46.25%) CSS3
6 36 (45.00%) PHP
6 36 (45.00%) Web Design
7 35 (43.75%) Marketing
8 34 (42.50%) Photoshop
9 30 (37.50%) MySQL
10 25 (31.25%) WordPress
11 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (23.75%) Adobe
13 17 (21.25%) Ajax
14 16 (20.00%) Linux
14 16 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
15 15 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
16 13 (16.25%) Online Marketing
16 13 (16.25%) Magento
17 12 (15.00%) CMS
17 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
17 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
18 11 (13.75%) Email Marketing
18 11 (13.75%) User Experience
19 10 (12.50%) Photography
19 10 (12.50%) SEO
20 9 (11.25%) Scrum
20 9 (11.25%) Facebook
20 9 (11.25%) Twitter

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (31.25%) WordPress
2 12 (15.00%) CMS
3 4 (5.00%) Node.js
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (42.50%) Photoshop
2 15 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (6.25%) InDesign
3 5 (6.25%) Fireworks
4 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.25%) MS Office
5 1 (1.25%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) MySQL
2 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (8.75%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (7.50%) Axure RP
4 5 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) NUnit
4 5 (6.25%) Selenium
4 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.25%) JUnit
4 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.25%) Hudson
General
1 35 (43.75%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 43 (53.75%) Designer
2 42 (52.50%) Developer
3 27 (33.75%) Web Developer
4 25 (31.25%) Web Designer
5 12 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 11 (13.75%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (7.50%) UX Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Creative Designer
8 5 (6.25%) UI Programmer
8 5 (6.25%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Email Designer
10 3 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Graduate
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Digital Designer
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (92.50%) HTML
1 74 (92.50%) CSS
2 52 (65.00%) jQuery
3 39 (48.75%) HTML5
4 37 (46.25%) CSS3
5 17 (21.25%) Ajax
6 9 (11.25%) Backbone.js
6 9 (11.25%) RESTful
7 6 (7.50%) Web Services
8 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
9 4 (5.00%) JSON
9 4 (5.00%) .NET
10 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.25%) SOAP
11 1 (1.25%) XML
11 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.25%) Symfony
11 1 (1.25%) CakePHP
11 1 (1.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) User Experience
2 10 (12.50%) Photography
3 9 (11.25%) Copywriting
3 9 (11.25%) Social Network
4 5 (6.25%) Social Media
5 3 (3.75%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.25%) iPad
7 1 (1.25%) iPhone
7 1 (1.25%) Open Source
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Web Design
2 23 (28.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.25%) Online Marketing
4 12 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.75%) Email Marketing
6 10 (12.50%) SEO
7 9 (11.25%) Scrum
8 7 (8.75%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 7 (8.75%) BDD
9 5 (6.25%) Communications Security
9 5 (6.25%) MVC
9 5 (6.25%) Validation
10 4 (5.00%) OO
10 4 (5.00%) MVVM
10 4 (5.00%) Content Management
11 3 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (3.75%) Web Application Development
12 2 (2.50%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 54 (67.50%) JavaScript
2 36 (45.00%) PHP
3 4 (5.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (3.75%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (23.75%) Adobe
2 9 (11.25%) Facebook
2 9 (11.25%) Twitter
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.25%) Zend
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