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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Web Designer
Rank 227 153 189
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 30 93 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.40% 1.39% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.47% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 83 57
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,100
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £29,500 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +3.50%
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
7047 6326 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.24% 94.52% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5953 5440 5905
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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
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 30 October 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 -71 17 £27,500 -15.38% 8
Cheshire -1 10 £28,500 +5.55% 1
Cumbria -5 3 £25,500 +27.50%
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 66 (85.71%) HTML
2 63 (81.82%) CSS
3 50 (64.94%) Photoshop
4 36 (46.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 29 (37.66%) Adobe
7 28 (36.36%) Web Design
7 28 (36.36%) jQuery
8 21 (27.27%) Marketing
8 21 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
9 15 (19.48%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (19.48%) User Experience
10 14 (18.18%) Graphic Design
10 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
10 14 (18.18%) SEO
11 12 (15.58%) Flash
11 12 (15.58%) Degree
11 12 (15.58%) HTML5
12 11 (14.29%) Finance
13 10 (12.99%) Fireworks
13 10 (12.99%) PHP
14 9 (11.69%) XHTML
14 9 (11.69%) InDesign
14 9 (11.69%) Retail
14 9 (11.69%) CSS3
15 8 (10.39%) Photography
15 8 (10.39%) Email Marketing
16 7 (9.09%) Digital Media
16 7 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 6 (7.79%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) Drupal
2 3 (3.90%) WordPress
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (64.94%) Photoshop
2 36 (46.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (12.99%) Fireworks
4 9 (11.69%) InDesign
5 7 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (7.79%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.30%) MS Office
7 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
7 1 (1.30%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.30%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) FTP
1 1 (1.30%) DNS
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
1 1 (1.30%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (27.27%) Marketing
2 11 (14.29%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Advertising
6 1 (1.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (85.71%) HTML
2 63 (81.82%) CSS
3 28 (36.36%) jQuery
4 12 (15.58%) HTML5
4 12 (15.58%) Flash
5 9 (11.69%) XHTML
5 9 (11.69%) CSS3
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.60%) Ajax
8 1 (1.30%) DHTML
8 1 (1.30%) LAMP
8 1 (1.30%) HTML5 Canvas
8 1 (1.30%) Zurb Foundation
8 1 (1.30%) WebGL
8 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) User Experience
2 14 (18.18%) Graphic Design
3 8 (10.39%) Photography
4 7 (9.09%) Digital Media
5 6 (7.79%) Copywriting
6 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
7 4 (5.19%) Social Media
8 3 (3.90%) Social Network
9 2 (2.60%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.30%) Open Source
10 1 (1.30%) Animation
10 1 (1.30%) W3C
10 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
2 2 (2.60%) Android
2 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Web Design
2 15 (19.48%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 14 (18.18%) SEO
4 8 (10.39%) Email Marketing
5 6 (7.79%) Analytics
5 6 (7.79%) Information Architecture
6 5 (6.49%) Brand Management
7 4 (5.19%) Web Development
8 3 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.60%) Pay per click
9 2 (2.60%) B2B
9 2 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.60%) Content Management
9 2 (2.60%) Online Marketing
9 2 (2.60%) Marketing Strategy
10 1 (1.30%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (1.30%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (12.99%) PHP
3 6 (7.79%) ActionScript
4 3 (3.90%) C#
5 2 (2.60%) Java
6 1 (1.30%) SQL
6 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.58%) Degree
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Adobe
2 3 (3.90%) Google
2 3 (3.90%) Facebook
2 3 (3.90%) Twitter
3 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
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