The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Designer
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 73 51
Rank change year-on-year +10 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 52 13 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.57% 1.35% 4.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 1.40% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 67
Median salary £35,000 £31,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.90% -22.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1387 928 1642
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 95.33% 96.37% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1051 812 1310
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire that featured Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Cheshire

Designer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Designer in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Designer in Cheshire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Cheshire

Designer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn - 13 £31,500 -
Knutsford -24 11 - -
Warrington - 9 £42,500 - 1
Chester +7 8 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Designer
North West

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) Finance
4 20 (31.75%) SDLC
5 16 (25.40%) User Experience
5 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (25.40%) Web Services
6 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 15 (23.81%) Project Management
6 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
7 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (22.22%) Windows
8 13 (20.63%) C#
8 13 (20.63%) SQL
8 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
8 13 (20.63%) .NET
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
8 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 11 (17.46%) Waterfall
9 11 (17.46%) Banking
9 11 (17.46%) Marketing
10 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.87%) IT Strategy
11 9 (14.29%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) Java
11 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.70%) COBOL

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.94%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.17%) CICS
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
4 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (4.76%) InDesign
1 3 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.17%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) DB2
3 2 (3.17%) IMS/DB
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) GIS
4 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 13 (20.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.94%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (4.76%) Lombardi
4 2 (3.17%) Axure RP
4 2 (3.17%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Banking
2 11 (17.46%) Marketing
3 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) HTML
2 16 (25.40%) Web Services
3 13 (20.63%) .NET
3 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
4 8 (12.70%) CSS
5 7 (11.11%) jQuery
6 6 (9.52%) XML
7 4 (6.35%) HTML5
8 3 (4.76%) RESTful
8 3 (4.76%) SOAP
9 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.17%) CSS3
9 2 (3.17%) OAuth
9 2 (3.17%) Spring
9 2 (3.17%) Spring Boot
9 2 (3.17%) Spring Cloud
10 1 (1.59%) EJB
10 1 (1.59%) JSP
10 1 (1.59%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (25.40%) User Experience
2 15 (23.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.94%) iPad
3 5 (7.94%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.17%) Fintech
4 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.59%) Contactless
5 1 (1.59%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.59%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.59%) NHS
5 1 (1.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) SDLC
3 15 (23.81%) Project Management
4 14 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (17.46%) Waterfall
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce
6 10 (15.87%) IT Strategy
7 9 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 7 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (9.52%) Adaptive Web Design
9 6 (9.52%) BDD
9 6 (9.52%) Coaching
9 6 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (9.52%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.52%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) TDD
10 5 (7.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 4 (6.35%) Prototyping
11 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.35%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.63%) C#
1 13 (20.63%) SQL
1 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
2 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
3 9 (14.29%) Java
4 8 (12.70%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) CISSP
2 1 (1.59%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Adobe
3 5 (7.94%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) Apigee
4 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.59%) Sun
Chester, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ivanti
Salary: Matched pension plan, private medical and dental insurance
Posted: 20 days ago