The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 764 815 819
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 119 92 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.083% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 85 59 54
Average salary £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Lead Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Salary Trend

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

Lead Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Designer over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Lead Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
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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
England +62 119 £65,000 +23.80% 20
London +35 66 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South East +26 27 £67,500 +35.00% 4
Surrey - 18 £67,500 - 1
Egham - 17 £67,500 -
City of London +29 12 £65,000 +36.84% 2
North West - 11 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +13 7 - - 3
Cheshire - 7 - - 1
Berkshire +7 6 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Barton-upon-Humber - 6 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 6 - - 3
West Yorkshire +17 5 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Yorkshire +5 5 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Warrington - 5 - -
Manchester - 4 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds +11 2 £36,500 -30.47% 1
Reading -10 2 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Twickenham - 2 £72,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £70,000 - 3
Hampshire - 2 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire +5 1 - -
Nottingham -9 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £70,000 - 1
Farnham - 1 £50,000 -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 155 (64.05%) User Experience
2 101 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (32.64%) HTML
4 63 (26.03%) JavaScript
5 49 (20.25%) CSS
5 49 (20.25%) E-Commerce
6 47 (19.42%) Finance
7 42 (17.36%) HTML5
8 41 (16.94%) Mentoring
9 40 (16.53%) Information Architecture
10 38 (15.70%) Apple iOS
11 36 (14.88%) Scrum
12 30 (12.40%) Retail
12 30 (12.40%) Degree
13 29 (11.98%) Mobile App
14 28 (11.57%) Marketing
15 27 (11.16%) Photoshop
16 26 (10.74%) Adobe
17 25 (10.33%) Adobe Illustrator
18 23 (9.50%) Web Design
18 23 (9.50%) Web Services
18 23 (9.50%) Node.js
18 23 (9.50%) Axure RP
19 21 (8.68%) SQL
19 21 (8.68%) User Stories
20 20 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (8.26%) Git (software)
20 20 (8.26%) Graphic Design
21 19 (7.85%) Android
21 19 (7.85%) Analytics

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 23 (9.50%) Node.js
2 6 (2.48%) CICS
3 4 (1.65%) Moodle
3 4 (1.65%) PowerExchange
3 4 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (0.83%) CMS
4 2 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (11.16%) Photoshop
2 25 (10.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (4.96%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (4.13%) MS Visio
6 6 (2.48%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.65%) MS Excel
8 3 (1.24%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (2.89%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.65%) GitHub
2 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.72%) Internet
2 4 (1.65%) SAN
3 3 (1.24%) Firewall
4 2 (0.83%) 4G
4 2 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.83%) 2G
4 2 (0.83%) 3G
4 2 (0.83%) MPLS
4 2 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.41%) HTTP
5 1 (0.41%) VPN
5 1 (0.41%) DNS
5 1 (0.41%) LAN
5 1 (0.41%) WAN
5 1 (0.41%) DHCP
5 1 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.79%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.89%) DB2
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.48%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) Big Data
4 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.41%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (9.50%) Axure RP
2 20 (8.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.13%) Dreamweaver
4 9 (3.72%) Selenium
5 7 (2.89%) RSpec
6 4 (1.65%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (1.65%) JSHint
7 3 (1.24%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.83%) Mockito
8 2 (0.83%) EasyMock
8 2 (0.83%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.83%) Maven
8 2 (0.83%) Ant
8 2 (0.83%) JUnit
8 2 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (19.42%) Finance
2 30 (12.40%) Retail
3 28 (11.57%) Marketing
4 17 (7.02%) Banking
5 8 (3.31%) Publishing
6 5 (2.07%) Legal
7 4 (1.65%) Automotive
7 4 (1.65%) Advertising
8 2 (0.83%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.83%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Military
9 1 (0.41%) Local Government
9 1 (0.41%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (32.64%) HTML
2 49 (20.25%) CSS
3 42 (17.36%) HTML5
4 23 (9.50%) Web Services
5 18 (7.44%) jQuery
6 16 (6.61%) Flash
6 16 (6.61%) PhoneGap
6 16 (6.61%) Sencha Touch
6 16 (6.61%) Apache Cordova
7 15 (6.20%) LESS
8 13 (5.37%) CSS3
9 11 (4.55%) Sass
9 11 (4.55%) .NET
10 10 (4.13%) Backbone.js
11 8 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (2.48%) React
13 5 (2.07%) Underscore.js
13 5 (2.07%) AngularJS
13 5 (2.07%) Java EE
14 4 (1.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 155 (64.05%) User Experience
2 29 (11.98%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.26%) Graphic Design
4 12 (4.96%) Social Media
4 12 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (4.55%) Human Factors
6 10 (4.13%) Copywriting
7 9 (3.72%) Mainframe
7 9 (3.72%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.72%) Ergonomics
8 6 (2.48%) Psychology
8 6 (2.48%) Digital Media
9 5 (2.07%) Online Banking
9 5 (2.07%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.65%) Data Integration
10 4 (1.65%) E-Learning
11 3 (1.24%) RIA
11 3 (1.24%) FMCG
11 3 (1.24%) Open Source
12 1 (0.41%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 38 (15.70%) Apple iOS
2 19 (7.85%) Android
3 7 (2.89%) UNIX
4 5 (2.07%) Windows
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.83%) Linux
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.41%) SUSE
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (41.74%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.25%) E-Commerce
3 41 (16.94%) Mentoring
4 40 (16.53%) Information Architecture
5 36 (14.88%) Scrum
6 23 (9.50%) Web Design
7 21 (8.68%) User Stories
8 20 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (7.85%) Analytics
10 17 (7.02%) B2B
11 16 (6.61%) Industrial Design
11 16 (6.61%) Data Architecture
12 15 (6.20%) UX Design
13 14 (5.79%) Web Analytics
13 14 (5.79%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (5.37%) TDD
14 13 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (4.96%) Web Development
15 12 (4.96%) Project Management
16 11 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.03%) JavaScript
2 21 (8.68%) SQL
3 16 (6.61%) Objective-C
4 13 (5.37%) Java
5 7 (2.89%) Ruby
6 6 (2.48%) COBOL
7 4 (1.65%) PHP
8 2 (0.83%) C#
9 1 (0.41%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 30 (12.40%) Degree
2 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (0.83%) CCNP
3 1 (0.41%) MCSE
3 1 (0.41%) CCNA
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.37%) QA
2 5 (2.07%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (1.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.83%) XenApp
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 26 (10.74%) Adobe
2 16 (6.61%) Sencha
3 8 (3.31%) Google
3 8 (3.31%) IBM
4 7 (2.89%) Cisco
4 7 (2.89%) hybris
4 7 (2.89%) Demandware
5 6 (2.48%) Informatica
5 6 (2.48%) VMware
6 5 (2.07%) Oracle
6 5 (2.07%) Citrix
7 4 (1.65%) Blackboard
7 4 (1.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.24%) EMC
8 3 (1.24%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.24%) NetApp
8 3 (1.24%) iRise
9 2 (0.83%) IronPort
9 2 (0.83%) webMethods
9 2 (0.83%) Intel
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Surrey
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Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
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Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + bonuses
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