The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lead Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 572 566 599
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 59 54 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 22
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%
Lead Designer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42393 42507 46095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.65% 93.84% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35579 35768 39728
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lead Designer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Designer across the London region.

Lead Designer Salary Trend in London

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Designer across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Lead Designer Salary Histogram in London

Lead Designer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 21 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Designer in their job title.

1 77 (68.75%) User Experience
2 40 (35.71%) HTML
3 36 (32.14%) CSS
4 26 (23.21%) Marketing
5 23 (20.54%) Degree
5 23 (20.54%) Adobe
6 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
6 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (15.18%) Finance
7 17 (15.18%) Axure RP
8 16 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 15 (13.39%) Information Architecture
9 15 (13.39%) Android
9 15 (13.39%) Photoshop
10 14 (12.50%) SAP
10 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
11 13 (11.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 13 (11.61%) Graphic Design
12 12 (10.71%) QA
12 12 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
12 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.71%) Manufacturing
12 12 (10.71%) Project Management
13 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.93%) Analytics
15 9 (8.04%) Web Design
15 9 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (8.04%) OmniGraffle
15 9 (8.04%) Responsive Web Design

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the London region that cited Lead Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Lead Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.36%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.79%) Confluence
2 2 (1.79%) WordPress
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.89%) JBoss
3 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.89%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.89%) GemFire
Applications
1 15 (13.39%) Photoshop
2 13 (11.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (10.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (8.04%) OmniGraffle
5 7 (6.25%) MS Office
6 5 (4.46%) Fireworks
7 3 (2.68%) InDesign
8 2 (1.79%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.89%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) SAP FSCM
1 6 (5.36%) SAP CO
1 6 (5.36%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (5.36%) SAP FI
2 5 (4.46%) SAP MM
3 2 (1.79%) Magento
3 2 (1.79%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (1.79%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.89%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.89%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.79%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (15.18%) Axure RP
2 7 (6.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.79%) JIRA
3 2 (1.79%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
General
1 26 (23.21%) Marketing
2 17 (15.18%) Finance
3 12 (10.71%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.14%) Advertising
5 7 (6.25%) Banking
6 5 (4.46%) Games
7 4 (3.57%) Retail
8 3 (2.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.79%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (35.71%) HTML
2 36 (32.14%) CSS
3 9 (8.04%) HTML5
4 8 (7.14%) Flash
5 7 (6.25%) CSS3
6 3 (2.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.68%) jQuery
7 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.79%) J2EE
8 1 (0.89%) DHTML
8 1 (0.89%) .NET
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.89%) Web Services
8 1 (0.89%) XML
8 1 (0.89%) JMS
8 1 (0.89%) Middleware
8 1 (0.89%) WPF
8 1 (0.89%) Ajax
8 1 (0.89%) Spring
8 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 77 (68.75%) User Experience
2 14 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 13 (11.61%) Graphic Design
4 9 (8.04%) Social Media
5 5 (4.46%) New Media
6 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (2.68%) Photography
7 3 (2.68%) FMCG
8 2 (1.79%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.79%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.79%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.89%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.89%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 15 (13.39%) Android
3 4 (3.57%) Windows
4 3 (2.68%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (13.39%) Information Architecture
3 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.71%) Project Management
5 11 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.93%) Analytics
7 9 (8.04%) Web Design
7 9 (8.04%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (8.04%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (8.04%) UX Design
8 8 (7.14%) Scrum
9 7 (6.25%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.36%) User Stories
10 6 (5.36%) Zachman Framework
10 6 (5.36%) TOGAF
10 6 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.36%) Web Analytics
10 6 (5.36%) SOA
11 5 (4.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.07%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.79%) SQL
2 2 (1.79%) ABAP
2 2 (1.79%) Java
3 1 (0.89%) C#
3 1 (0.89%) PHP
3 1 (0.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Degree
2 3 (2.68%) CCA
3 1 (0.89%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 23 (20.54%) Adobe
2 14 (12.50%) SAP
3 6 (5.36%) Lotus
3 6 (5.36%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) hybris
4 2 (1.79%) Demandware
4 2 (1.79%) Facebook
4 2 (1.79%) IBM
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle
5 1 (0.89%) Google
5 1 (0.89%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Twitter
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