Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Prototyping skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Prototyping over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Prototyping
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 149 139
Rank change year-on-year +1 -10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Prototyping 13 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.49% 0.78% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.87% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 8
Cheshire median annual salary £43,750 £47,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% +55.74% -26.06%
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,375 £30,250
90th Percentile £56,425 £75,000 £61,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +14.29%

Prototyping is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,492 2,535 1,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 93.79% 90.09% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 1,905 1,689
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Prototyping
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Prototyping as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Prototyping in Cheshire

Prototyping
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Prototyping in Cheshire

Prototyping
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Prototyping in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Prototyping in Cheshire

Prototyping
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Prototyping within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford +11 5 £52,000 +4.00%
Chester +6 5 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Macclesfield +16 1 £42,500 -15.00%
Warrington -5 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Prototyping
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Prototyping also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Prototyping.

1 12 (92.31%) User Experience
2 10 (76.92%) Wireframes
3 7 (53.85%) CSS
3 7 (53.85%) Adobe
3 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
4 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
6 4 (30.77%) Information Architecture
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 3 (23.08%) UX Design
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
7 3 (23.08%) Web Design
7 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Law
7 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (23.08%) A/B Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
8 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 2 (15.38%) GDPR
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (15.38%) Project Management

Prototyping
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:

Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Photoshop
2 3 (23.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (7.69%) InDesign
4 1 (7.69%) InVision
4 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Axure RP
1 2 (15.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 2 (15.38%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Law
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Designer
1 10 (76.92%) UX Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Lead Designer
2 2 (15.38%) Lead UX Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Developer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Metering Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UI/UX Developer
3 1 (7.69%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) CSS3
3 4 (30.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Wireframes
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
4 4 (30.77%) Information Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) A/B Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) UX Design
5 3 (23.08%) Wealth Management
5 3 (23.08%) Web Design
6 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Strategic Thinking
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Ergonomics
7 1 (7.69%) Human Factors
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Casewise
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Twitter