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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 180 181 168
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 74 59 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.01% 0.88% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 55 87
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,200 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 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 44 £29,500 -9.23% 4
Cheshire +6 11 £28,500 -8.80%
Lancashire -4 9 £24,500 -2.97% 6
Cumbria +3 7 £27,000 -22.85%
Merseyside - 2 £25,000 -
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 93 (91.18%) HTML
2 90 (88.24%) CSS
3 69 (67.65%) Photoshop
4 54 (52.94%) jQuery
5 47 (46.08%) JavaScript
5 47 (46.08%) Adobe
6 45 (44.12%) Web Design
7 44 (43.14%) Marketing
8 43 (42.16%) Adobe Illustrator
9 29 (28.43%) Dreamweaver
10 27 (26.47%) SEO
11 25 (24.51%) Graphic Design
12 23 (22.55%) PHP
12 23 (22.55%) Photography
13 22 (21.57%) User Experience
14 20 (19.61%) Email Marketing
14 20 (19.61%) HTML5
14 20 (19.61%) CSS3
15 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
15 18 (17.65%) Retail
16 17 (16.67%) Flash
17 15 (14.71%) WordPress
18 14 (13.73%) Fireworks
18 14 (13.73%) Degree
19 13 (12.75%) Linux
20 12 (11.76%) Twitter
21 11 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
22 10 (9.80%) Analytics
23 9 (8.82%) XHTML
23 9 (8.82%) Copywriting

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (14.71%) WordPress
2 8 (7.84%) CMS
3 6 (5.88%) Drupal
4 4 (3.92%) Apache
5 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Applications
1 69 (67.65%) Photoshop
2 43 (42.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (13.73%) Fireworks
4 6 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (5.88%) InDesign
5 3 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.98%) MS Office
6 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.98%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.98%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.98%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.82%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.98%) FTP
1 1 (0.98%) DNS
1 1 (0.98%) Intranet
1 1 (0.98%) Internet
1 1 (0.98%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (28.43%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 44 (43.14%) Marketing
2 18 (17.65%) Retail
3 6 (5.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Games
5 1 (0.98%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (91.18%) HTML
2 90 (88.24%) CSS
3 54 (52.94%) jQuery
4 20 (19.61%) HTML5
4 20 (19.61%) CSS3
5 17 (16.67%) Flash
6 9 (8.82%) XHTML
7 7 (6.86%) Zurb Foundation
8 4 (3.92%) LAMP
9 3 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.94%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.94%) Sass
9 3 (2.94%) LESS
9 3 (2.94%) Ember.js
9 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.96%) .NET
11 1 (0.98%) WebGL
11 1 (0.98%) Ajax
11 1 (0.98%) HTML5 Canvas
11 1 (0.98%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Graphic Design
2 23 (22.55%) Photography
3 22 (21.57%) User Experience
4 9 (8.82%) Copywriting
4 9 (8.82%) Social Network
4 9 (8.82%) Digital Media
5 8 (7.84%) W3C
6 7 (6.86%) Social Media
7 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.75%) Linux
2 1 (0.98%) Android
2 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (44.12%) Web Design
2 27 (26.47%) SEO
3 20 (19.61%) Email Marketing
4 18 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.78%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (9.80%) Analytics
7 9 (8.82%) Online Marketing
8 8 (7.84%) Information Architecture
9 7 (6.86%) Web Usability
9 7 (6.86%) Digital Marketing
10 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.90%) Content Management
12 4 (3.92%) B2B
12 4 (3.92%) Migration
12 4 (3.92%) Web Development
13 3 (2.94%) Creative Marketing
14 2 (1.96%) Brand Management
14 2 (1.96%) Marketing Strategy
15 1 (0.98%) Customer Engagement
15 1 (0.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) JavaScript
2 23 (22.55%) PHP
3 8 (7.84%) ActionScript
4 2 (1.96%) C#
5 1 (0.98%) Java
5 1 (0.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 47 (46.08%) Adobe
2 12 (11.76%) Twitter
3 9 (8.82%) Facebook
4 3 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (1.96%) Apple
6 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
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