The table below looks at the statistics for the Web 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 Web Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 219 132 182
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 34 117 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 1.63% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.73% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 102 65
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,050 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,500 £33,800
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.77% -1.66%
Web 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
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Web Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Web Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Web Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Web Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Web Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Web Designer across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Web Designer Salary Histogram in the North West

Web 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 Web Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 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 -61 19 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Cheshire -11 12 £28,500 +5.55% 2
Lancashire -24 3 £29,000 +28.88%
Merseyside -2 1 £25,000 -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Web 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 Web Designer in their job title.

1 92 (87.62%) CSS
2 91 (86.67%) HTML
3 56 (53.33%) Photoshop
4 39 (37.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 38 (36.19%) Web Design
6 34 (32.38%) jQuery
7 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
8 32 (30.48%) Adobe
9 31 (29.52%) E-Commerce
10 25 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
10 25 (23.81%) Marketing
11 22 (20.95%) SEO
12 17 (16.19%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (15.24%) XHTML
14 13 (12.38%) PHP
14 13 (12.38%) HTML5
15 12 (11.43%) Graphic Design
15 12 (11.43%) InDesign
15 12 (11.43%) Fireworks
16 11 (10.48%) Flash
17 9 (8.57%) Finance
17 9 (8.57%) Creative Marketing
17 9 (8.57%) WordPress
18 8 (7.62%) Degree
18 8 (7.62%) CMS
19 7 (6.67%) CSS3
20 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
20 6 (5.71%) Social Media
20 6 (5.71%) Magento
20 6 (5.71%) Publishing

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Web 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 Web Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.57%) WordPress
2 8 (7.62%) CMS
3 2 (1.90%) Drupal
Applications
1 56 (53.33%) Photoshop
2 39 (37.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (11.43%) InDesign
3 12 (11.43%) Fireworks
4 6 (5.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.95%) MS Office
5 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.95%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 6 (5.71%) Magento
2 1 (0.95%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.95%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Intranet
2 1 (0.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Extranet
2 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (23.81%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.86%) Sublime Text
3 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (23.81%) Marketing
2 9 (8.57%) Finance
3 6 (5.71%) Publishing
3 6 (5.71%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Multimedia
5 3 (2.86%) Automotive
6 2 (1.90%) Advertising
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.95%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (87.62%) CSS
2 91 (86.67%) HTML
3 34 (32.38%) jQuery
4 16 (15.24%) XHTML
5 13 (12.38%) HTML5
6 11 (10.48%) Flash
7 7 (6.67%) CSS3
8 4 (3.81%) .NET
9 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.86%) Ajax
10 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.95%) WebGL
11 1 (0.95%) PhoneGap
11 1 (0.95%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (0.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.95%) DHTML
11 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Graphic Design
2 6 (5.71%) Social Media
2 6 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.76%) Copywriting
4 4 (3.81%) W3C
5 3 (2.86%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.90%) Social Network
6 2 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.95%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.95%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.95%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.86%) Android
1 3 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Web Design
2 31 (29.52%) E-Commerce
3 22 (20.95%) SEO
4 17 (16.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (8.57%) Creative Marketing
6 6 (5.71%) Pay per click
7 5 (4.76%) Brand Management
8 4 (3.81%) Web Development
8 4 (3.81%) Email Marketing
8 4 (3.81%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (2.86%) Information Architecture
10 2 (1.90%) Time Management
10 2 (1.90%) Data Protection
10 2 (1.90%) MVC
10 2 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (0.95%) Content Management
11 1 (0.95%) ITIL
11 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2
11 1 (0.95%) OO
11 1 (0.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) JavaScript
2 13 (12.38%) PHP
3 3 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (1.90%) Java
4 2 (1.90%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (7.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (30.48%) Adobe
2 5 (4.76%) Google
3 4 (3.81%) Apple
4 1 (0.95%) Quark
4 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
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