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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 221 201 136
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 32 48 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.67% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.71% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 98
Average salary £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.36% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £27,974 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -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
6214 6785 6878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.31% 94.86% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5075 5508 5887
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%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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
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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 -5 19 £33,750 +22.72%
Cheshire -6 6 £32,500 - 2
Merseyside +19 4 £26,000 +4.00% 1
Lancashire -8 3 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 60 (95.24%) HTML
2 58 (92.06%) CSS
3 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
4 38 (60.32%) Photoshop
5 33 (52.38%) jQuery
6 30 (47.62%) HTML5
7 29 (46.03%) User Experience
8 28 (44.44%) CSS3
9 23 (36.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 23 (36.51%) Marketing
10 20 (31.75%) Web Design
10 20 (31.75%) Adobe
11 14 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
12 13 (20.63%) Retail
12 13 (20.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (20.63%) Sass
13 12 (19.05%) Degree
14 10 (15.87%) Digital Marketing
14 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
15 9 (14.29%) LESS
16 8 (12.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
16 8 (12.70%) Ajax
17 7 (11.11%) Graphic Design
17 7 (11.11%) XHTML
18 6 (9.52%) WordPress
18 6 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
18 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
18 6 (9.52%) Product Management
18 6 (9.52%) Social Media

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (9.52%) WordPress
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 38 (60.32%) Photoshop
2 23 (36.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (12.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (7.94%) InDesign
5 1 (1.59%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) Grunt
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 23 (36.51%) Marketing
2 13 (20.63%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (95.24%) HTML
2 58 (92.06%) CSS
3 33 (52.38%) jQuery
4 30 (47.62%) HTML5
5 28 (44.44%) CSS3
6 13 (20.63%) Sass
7 9 (14.29%) LESS
8 8 (12.70%) Ajax
9 7 (11.11%) XHTML
10 5 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (7.94%) .NET
11 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
11 2 (3.17%) Flash
11 2 (3.17%) Backbone.js
11 2 (3.17%) Zurb Foundation
11 2 (3.17%) Ember.js
11 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
12 1 (1.59%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) User Experience
2 7 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 6 (9.52%) Social Media
4 3 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.17%) W3C
5 2 (3.17%) Social Network
6 1 (1.59%) Animation
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Web Design
2 13 (20.63%) Responsive Web Design
3 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
3 10 (15.87%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (9.52%) Web Accessibility
4 6 (9.52%) Product Management
4 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.94%) B2C
6 4 (6.35%) SEO
6 4 (6.35%) CRM
7 3 (4.76%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (3.17%) Analytics
8 2 (3.17%) Display Advertising
9 1 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.59%) Online Marketing
9 1 (1.59%) Time Management
9 1 (1.59%) Web Usability
9 1 (1.59%) Project Management
9 1 (1.59%) MVC
9 1 (1.59%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.35%) PHP
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Adobe
2 5 (7.94%) Twitter
3 3 (4.76%) Facebook
4 1 (1.59%) Google
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