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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Web Designer
Rank 218 203 169
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 30 53 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.74% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.78% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 91
Average salary £28,000 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
6279 6829 6995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.27% 95.28% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5001 5536 5865
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 £24,690 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Manchester -14 12 £28,000 -3.44% 3
Cheshire +2 11 £32,500 +13.04% 3
Lancashire +8 7 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Web Designer
England

Web Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 98 (93.33%) HTML
2 97 (92.38%) CSS
3 73 (69.52%) Photoshop
4 60 (57.14%) jQuery
5 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
6 51 (48.57%) Web Design
7 49 (46.67%) Marketing
8 48 (45.71%) Adobe
9 41 (39.05%) Adobe Illustrator
10 34 (32.38%) Dreamweaver
10 34 (32.38%) User Experience
11 31 (29.52%) HTML5
11 31 (29.52%) CSS3
12 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
12 24 (22.86%) SEO
12 24 (22.86%) WordPress
13 22 (20.95%) Graphic Design
14 20 (19.05%) Email Marketing
15 19 (18.10%) Retail
16 16 (15.24%) Photography
17 15 (14.29%) Flash
17 15 (14.29%) Online Marketing
18 14 (13.33%) PHP
18 14 (13.33%) Degree
19 13 (12.38%) Digital Marketing
19 13 (12.38%) XHTML
19 13 (12.38%) W3C
19 13 (12.38%) Twitter
19 13 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
20 12 (11.43%) Fireworks

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

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 24 (22.86%) WordPress
2 8 (7.62%) CMS
3 3 (2.86%) Apache
3 3 (2.86%) Drupal
4 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
Applications
1 73 (69.52%) Photoshop
2 41 (39.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (11.43%) Fireworks
4 4 (3.81%) InDesign
4 4 (3.81%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (3.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.95%) FTP
1 1 (0.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 49 (46.67%) Marketing
2 19 (18.10%) Retail
3 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 3 (2.86%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (93.33%) HTML
2 97 (92.38%) CSS
3 60 (57.14%) jQuery
4 31 (29.52%) HTML5
4 31 (29.52%) CSS3
5 15 (14.29%) Flash
6 13 (12.38%) XHTML
7 9 (8.57%) Sass
7 9 (8.57%) LESS
7 9 (8.57%) Zurb Foundation
8 6 (5.71%) Ember.js
8 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (5.71%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.86%) LAMP
9 3 (2.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (32.38%) User Experience
2 22 (20.95%) Graphic Design
3 16 (15.24%) Photography
4 13 (12.38%) W3C
5 11 (10.48%) Social Media
6 6 (5.71%) Copywriting
6 6 (5.71%) Social Network
7 5 (4.76%) Digital Media
8 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.95%) Open Source
10 1 (0.95%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.57%) Web Design
2 24 (22.86%) E-Commerce
2 24 (22.86%) SEO
3 20 (19.05%) Email Marketing
4 15 (14.29%) Online Marketing
5 13 (12.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (12.38%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (9.52%) Web Usability
7 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.67%) B2B
9 5 (4.76%) B2C
9 5 (4.76%) Creative Marketing
9 5 (4.76%) Analytics
9 5 (4.76%) Information Architecture
10 4 (3.81%) CRM
11 3 (2.86%) Migration
11 3 (2.86%) Web Accessibility
11 3 (2.86%) Product Management
11 3 (2.86%) Content Management
11 3 (2.86%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.48%) JavaScript
2 14 (13.33%) PHP
3 5 (4.76%) ActionScript
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.95%) QA
Vendors
1 48 (45.71%) Adobe
2 13 (12.38%) Twitter
3 7 (6.67%) Facebook
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