Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £27,500 in advertised job vacancies in Lancashire during the 6 months to 22 November 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 74 70
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 14 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.56% 1.32% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.35% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 10
Lancashire median annual salary £27,500 £30,577 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.06% +22.31% -10.72%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,425 £20,350
90th Percentile £28,750 £49,250 £42,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire. 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
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies in Lancashire with a recognized job title 864 887 915
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 97.37% 93.18%
Number of salaries quoted 692 784 742
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,525 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Lancashire

Designer
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Designer in Lancashire

Designer
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Lancashire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Lancashire

Designer
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Colne -1 6 £27,500 -
Preston -8 2 £35,000 +4.00%
Chorley +2 1 £27,500 +61.76%
Accrington - 1 - -
Designer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Lancashire region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
3 10 (71.43%) Adobe
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) User Experience
6 6 (42.86%) CSS3
6 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 5 (35.71%) SEO
8 4 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (28.57%) Fireworks
8 4 (28.57%) Web Design
8 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (28.57%) Analytics
9 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
9 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 3 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
9 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
9 3 (21.43%) Marketing
9 3 (21.43%) Web Development
9 3 (21.43%) JSON
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) W3C
9 3 (21.43%) FTP

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 1 (7.14%) Drupal
1 1 (7.14%) Joomla!
1 1 (7.14%) Umbraco
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (28.57%) Fireworks
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (7.14%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) HTML
2 11 (78.57%) CSS
2 11 (78.57%) jQuery
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 6 (42.86%) CSS3
5 3 (21.43%) JSON
5 3 (21.43%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) W3C
3 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 5 (35.71%) SEO
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) Web Design
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile First
4 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Wireframes
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Typography
5 2 (14.29%) Web Usability
6 1 (7.14%) A/B Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Email Management
6 1 (7.14%) Guerrilla Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft