Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Designer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 146 171
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 7 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.089% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.091% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 19
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 - £47,500
10th Percentile £34,500 - £23,000
90th Percentile £51,500 - £49,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +42.86%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2951 2189 3136
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.87% 97.29% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 1879 2660
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings that featured Senior Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Cheshire

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in Cheshire

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in Cheshire

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Chester - 4 £35,000 -
Knutsford -40 2 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £45,000 -
Senior Designer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Designer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Adaptive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Fintech
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
4 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Confluence
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall

Senior 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) Drupal
1 1 (14.29%) Joomla!
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (14.29%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Google Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) SonarQube
2 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) LAMP
2 1 (14.29%) OAuth
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Adaptive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) API Design
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Google