The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 247 256 239
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.014% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.014% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +70.37%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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 North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6429 6960 6464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.60% 94.84% 94.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5344 5645 5548
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Lead Designer Salary Trend in the North West

Lead Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Manchester +5 5 - -
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
2 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) User Experience
3 5 (27.78%) People Management
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) SLA
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (22.22%) Usability Testing
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) HTML5
4 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 4 (22.22%) CSS3
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile App

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Axure RP
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) CSS
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) HTML5
3 4 (22.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) User Experience
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
1 2 (11.11%) Android
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Web Development
3 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (27.78%) Systems Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Business Analysis
3 5 (27.78%) Strategic Planning
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
3 5 (27.78%) People Management
4 4 (22.22%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
4 4 (22.22%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
6 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (5.56%) Google