Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 184 150
Rank change year-on-year -24 -34 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 86 99 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.08% 1.32% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.35% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 64 86 86
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,575 £22,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £45,000
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 Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7767 7309 7124
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.39% 97.44% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6454 6278 5936
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,835
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Manchester

Designer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Designer in Manchester

Designer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Designer in Manchester

Designer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Designer within the Manchester 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
Rochdale +7 3 £60,000 - 3
Cheadle -10 2 £50,000 +81.82%
Stockport -9 1 £34,000 -38.18%
Salford - 1 - - 1
Designer
North West

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

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 Manchester region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 40 (46.51%) User Experience
2 35 (40.70%) HTML
3 25 (29.07%) CSS
4 23 (26.74%) Photoshop
4 23 (26.74%) Adobe
4 23 (26.74%) Web Development
5 22 (25.58%) Wireframes
6 20 (23.26%) PHP
7 18 (20.93%) jQuery
8 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.28%) Marketing
9 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 14 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (13.95%) HTML5
10 12 (13.95%) Java
11 11 (12.79%) CSS3
12 10 (11.63%) Time Management
12 10 (11.63%) Advertising
13 9 (10.47%) SQL
13 9 (10.47%) Web Design
13 9 (10.47%) Adobe Illustrator
13 9 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (10.47%) Open Source
13 9 (10.47%) Prototyping
13 9 (10.47%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
14 8 (9.30%) OO
14 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
15 7 (8.14%) Retail
15 7 (8.14%) Adobe Creative Suite

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (5.81%) WordPress
2 3 (3.49%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) EPiServer
2 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) Photoshop
2 9 (10.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (8.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (4.65%) InVision
5 3 (3.49%) UXPin
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (2.33%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (2.33%) FreeHand
6 2 (2.33%) InDesign
7 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.16%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.16%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Ethernet
1 6 (6.98%) LLU
2 5 (5.81%) Broadband
3 4 (4.65%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (4.65%) BGP
3 4 (4.65%) DNS
3 4 (4.65%) Firewall
3 4 (4.65%) HSRP
3 4 (4.65%) IPv6
3 4 (4.65%) Junos
3 4 (4.65%) MRTG
3 4 (4.65%) OSPF
3 4 (4.65%) SNMP
3 4 (4.65%) TACACS
3 4 (4.65%) VLAN
3 4 (4.65%) VoIP
3 4 (4.65%) VPN
3 4 (4.65%) VRRP
3 4 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) DB2
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 4 (4.65%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.49%) NUnit
4 3 (3.49%) ReSharper
4 3 (3.49%) SonarQube
4 3 (3.49%) Subversion
5 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.16%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (16.28%) Marketing
2 10 (11.63%) Advertising
3 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (8.14%) Retail
5 4 (4.65%) Finance
6 3 (3.49%) Law
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Polish Language
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (40.70%) HTML
2 25 (29.07%) CSS
3 18 (20.93%) jQuery
4 14 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 12 (13.95%) HTML5
6 11 (12.79%) CSS3
7 6 (6.98%) .NET
8 3 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.49%) Node.js
8 3 (3.49%) Web Services
8 3 (3.49%) XML
8 3 (3.49%) XML Schema
8 3 (3.49%) XSLT
9 2 (2.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.33%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (2.33%) JSON
9 2 (2.33%) REST
9 2 (2.33%) Sass
10 1 (1.16%) RESTful
10 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (46.51%) User Experience
2 9 (10.47%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.65%) iPad
5 3 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.49%) Social Media
6 2 (2.33%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.33%) FMCG
7 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.16%) Video Editing
7 1 (1.16%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.49%) Android
1 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
2 1 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) Web Development
2 22 (25.58%) Wireframes
3 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.63%) Time Management
5 9 (10.47%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (10.47%) Open Source
5 9 (10.47%) Prototyping
5 9 (10.47%) Web Design
6 8 (9.30%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.30%) OO
7 7 (8.14%) Analytics
7 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.98%) MVC
9 5 (5.81%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.81%) Front End Development
9 5 (5.81%) OO PHP
9 5 (5.81%) SEO
9 5 (5.81%) Usability Testing
9 5 (5.81%) User Stories
10 4 (4.65%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) PHP
2 14 (16.28%) JavaScript
3 12 (13.95%) Java
4 9 (10.47%) SQL
5 5 (5.81%) C#
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) C++
7 3 (3.49%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.16%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Cacti
1 4 (4.65%) Nagios
1 4 (4.65%) OpenNMS
1 4 (4.65%) Puppet
1 4 (4.65%) RANCID
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
1 4 (4.65%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Adobe
2 5 (5.81%) Google
2 5 (5.81%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) Brocade
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco
3 4 (4.65%) Ericsson
3 4 (4.65%) Foundry
3 4 (4.65%) Huawei
3 4 (4.65%) Juniper
3 4 (4.65%) ZyXEL
4 3 (3.49%) Twitter
5 2 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.16%) Capita
6 1 (1.16%) Facebook
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Telerik
6 1 (1.16%) VMware