Period
to 21 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

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

Senior Designer
England > North West
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 353 336 316
Rank change year-on-year -17 -20 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 17 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.13% 0.14% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 39
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +34.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £52,000 £55,000 £48,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,690
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.36% +6.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12315 11862 12696
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9857 9989 10442
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,008
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the North West

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in the North West

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the North West over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in the North West

Senior Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the North West region over the 6 months to 21 October 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
Cheshire -17 9 £35,000 -
Manchester -20 6 £45,000 +20.00%
Lancashire - 2 £35,000 -
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 North West region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 14 (82.35%) User Experience
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
4 7 (41.18%) Prototyping
5 6 (35.29%) Adaptive Web Design
5 6 (35.29%) Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) Analytics
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
7 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
7 4 (23.53%) Adobe
7 4 (23.53%) Google
7 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
8 3 (17.65%) SEO
8 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 3 (17.65%) Degree
8 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (17.65%) jQuery
8 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (11.76%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
9 2 (11.76%) Retail
9 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) CMS
9 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (11.76%) Axure RP

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Drupal
1 2 (11.76%) Joomla!
1 2 (11.76%) WordPress
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Photoshop
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (11.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (5.88%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) InVision
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Google Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (5.88%) OpenShift
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Axure RP
1 2 (11.76%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) SonarQube
2 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (35.29%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) CSS
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) CSS3
3 1 (5.88%) Framer.js
3 1 (5.88%) LAMP
3 1 (5.88%) OAuth
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 1 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 14 (82.35%) User Experience
2 2 (11.76%) FMCG
3 1 (5.88%) Animation
3 1 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
3 7 (41.18%) Prototyping
4 6 (35.29%) Adaptive Web Design
4 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (29.41%) Analytics
5 5 (29.41%) Wireframes
6 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) SEO
7 2 (11.76%) Customer Insight
7 2 (11.76%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 2 (11.76%) Mobile First
7 2 (11.76%) Typography
7 2 (11.76%) Web Usability
8 1 (5.88%) A/B Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Creative Thinking
8 1 (5.88%) Guerrilla Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 1 (5.88%) Service Design
8 1 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Adobe
1 4 (23.53%) Google