The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £39,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
North West / Manchester
Rank 200 168 184
Rank change year-on-year -32 +16  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 5 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.13% 0.36% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 5
Median salary £39,000 £55,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.09% +175.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3763 3254 3594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 96.78% 97.54% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3138 2705 2948
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Manchester

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in Manchester

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Manchester region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 8 (72.73%) User Experience
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Adobe
6 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (18.18%) Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
6 2 (18.18%) iPad
6 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
7 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
7 1 (9.09%) HTML5
7 1 (9.09%) Kanban
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) jQuery
7 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
7 1 (9.09%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) W3C
7 1 (9.09%) Fireworks

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (9.09%) Fireworks
2 1 (9.09%) InDesign
2 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Wireframes
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (18.18%) Usability Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Design
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Kanban
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile First
3 1 (9.09%) Prototyping
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe