The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 215 238 216
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 25 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 0.15% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.16% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 31
Average salary £46,250 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Senior 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
6231 6758 6890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.33% 94.94% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5080 5467 5890
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Senior Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

Senior Designer
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 Senior Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cheshire - 15 £47,500 - 4
Manchester +12 10 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Designer in their job title 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 with Senior Designer in their job title.

1 19 (61.29%) User Experience
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 14 (45.16%) Degree
4 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (38.71%) Adobe
5 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 10 (32.26%) Axure RP
6 9 (29.03%) Java
6 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
6 9 (29.03%) Smartphone
6 9 (29.03%) Marketing
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Billing
7 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
7 8 (25.81%) Web Application Development
8 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
9 6 (19.35%) MS Office
9 6 (19.35%) Taxonomies
10 5 (16.13%) WordPress
10 5 (16.13%) HTML5
10 5 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (16.13%) Web Design
10 5 (16.13%) CSS3
11 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
11 4 (12.90%) Finance
12 3 (9.68%) C#
12 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
12 3 (9.68%) .NET

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Senior Designer in their job title 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 with Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) WordPress
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Photoshop
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
3 5 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (9.68%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
6 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Grunt
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (29.03%) Marketing
2 8 (25.81%) Billing
2 8 (25.81%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.90%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) CSS
1 18 (58.06%) HTML
2 14 (45.16%) jQuery
3 5 (16.13%) HTML5
3 5 (16.13%) CSS3
4 3 (9.68%) .NET
4 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.23%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (3.23%) Regular Expression
5 1 (3.23%) LESS
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (61.29%) User Experience
2 9 (29.03%) Smartphone
3 6 (19.35%) Taxonomies
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
5 1 (3.23%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Web Application Development
3 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (16.13%) Web Design
5 4 (12.90%) Information Architecture
6 3 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (9.68%) Product Management
6 3 (9.68%) SDLC
6 3 (9.68%) Mobile First
6 3 (9.68%) Usability Testing
7 2 (6.45%) CRM
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) B2B
8 1 (3.23%) MVC
8 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Time Management
8 1 (3.23%) Kanban
8 1 (3.23%) TDD
8 1 (3.23%) Email Marketing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Adobe
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) EPiServer
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