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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 857 811 867
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 78 126 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 67 104 61
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £43,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016 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 11 February 2016. 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 -31 75 £57,500 -8.00% 13
London -13 48 £60,000 -7.69% 8
City of London +50 12 £55,750 -17.40% 3
East of England +6 8 £57,500 -11.53%
South West -17 7 £55,000 +27.90%
South East 0 6 £53,000 -11.66% 1
Bournemouth - 6 £55,000 -
Dorset - 6 £55,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £46,750 -
West Midlands -12 4 £46,250 -22.91%
Berkshire -17 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Watford - 3 £57,500 -
Norwich - 3 £46,750 -
Scotland - 3 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £57,500 -
Yorkshire -4 2 £58,750 +23.03% 2
Leeds -6 2 £58,750 -12.96%
West Yorkshire -17 2 £58,750 +23.03%
Coventry - 2 £51,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £60,000 - 2
Hampshire +20 1 - -
Surrey +7 1 £55,000 -12.00%
Wiltshire +1 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £31,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £53,000 -
Kidderminster - 1 £31,000 -
Crawley - 1 £53,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 84 (52.17%) User Experience
2 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
4 36 (22.36%) Finance
5 34 (21.12%) HTML
5 34 (21.12%) CSS
6 27 (16.77%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (14.29%) SQL
7 23 (14.29%) Information Architecture
8 22 (13.66%) Marketing
8 22 (13.66%) Adobe
8 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (12.42%) E-Commerce
10 20 (12.42%) Banking
11 19 (11.80%) Analytics
12 18 (11.18%) Java
12 18 (11.18%) Photoshop
12 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
13 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
14 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
14 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.70%) Scrum
15 14 (8.70%) Axure RP
15 14 (8.70%) Degree
15 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 13 (8.07%) SDLC
16 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2014
16 13 (8.07%) MDX

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (4.35%) Node.js
2 5 (3.11%) CICS
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (1.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.86%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.24%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.62%) CMS
5 1 (0.62%) Confluence
5 1 (0.62%) Drupal
Applications
1 27 (16.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 18 (11.18%) Photoshop
3 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
4 14 (8.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (6.83%) MS Visio
6 10 (6.21%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (1.86%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (1.86%) MS Office
8 2 (1.24%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.24%) MS Project
9 1 (0.62%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.62%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.24%) SAP MM
2 2 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.24%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.73%) Wireless
2 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (1.86%) Firewall
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (1.24%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.07%) Data Warehouse
1 13 (8.07%) PerformancePoint
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2008
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2012
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server 2014
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 13 (8.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (3.73%) PowerPivot
2 6 (3.73%) QlikView
3 5 (3.11%) DB2
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (8.70%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.73%) JUnit
2 6 (3.73%) Toad
3 4 (2.48%) Ant
3 4 (2.48%) CruiseControl
3 4 (2.48%) EasyMock
3 4 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.48%) Maven
3 4 (2.48%) Mockito
3 4 (2.48%) Selenium
4 2 (1.24%) JIRA
5 1 (0.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 22 (13.66%) Marketing
3 20 (12.42%) Banking
4 10 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.35%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.48%) Retail
7 3 (1.86%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.24%) Electronics
8 2 (1.24%) Games
8 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.62%) Advertising
9 1 (0.62%) Front Office
9 1 (0.62%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (21.12%) CSS
1 34 (21.12%) HTML
2 13 (8.07%) MDX
3 11 (6.83%) Flash
4 8 (4.97%) Ajax
5 7 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 7 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 7 (4.35%) SOAP
5 7 (4.35%) Web Services
6 6 (3.73%) J2EE
6 6 (3.73%) Java EE
6 6 (3.73%) jQuery
7 5 (3.11%) XML
8 4 (2.48%) JMS
8 4 (2.48%) JSP
8 4 (2.48%) Middleware
8 4 (2.48%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (2.48%) REST
8 4 (2.48%) SAP PI
8 4 (2.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 84 (52.17%) User Experience
2 17 (10.56%) Mobile App
3 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.73%) Statistics
5 5 (3.11%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.48%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.86%) Ergonomics
7 3 (1.86%) Fintech
7 3 (1.86%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.86%) Physics
7 3 (1.86%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.24%) Psychology
8 2 (1.24%) Social Network
9 1 (0.62%) Animation
9 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.62%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.62%) RIA
9 1 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.86%) Android
1 3 (1.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.24%) Linux
2 2 (1.24%) Unix
3 1 (0.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.29%) Information Architecture
3 22 (13.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (12.42%) E-Commerce
6 19 (11.80%) Analytics
7 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
8 14 (8.70%) Scrum
9 13 (8.07%) Data Analysis
9 13 (8.07%) Data Mapping
9 13 (8.07%) Data Modelling
9 13 (8.07%) SDLC
10 12 (7.45%) Web Development
11 11 (6.83%) Web Design
12 10 (6.21%) SOA
12 10 (6.21%) User Stories
13 9 (5.59%) Change Management
14 8 (4.97%) Technical Analysis
15 7 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
15 7 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.71%) JavaScript
2 23 (14.29%) SQL
3 18 (11.18%) Java
4 7 (4.35%) Ruby
5 5 (3.11%) COBOL
6 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) C
7 1 (0.62%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) HND
3 1 (0.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.48%) QA
1 4 (2.48%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) SEPA
2 1 (0.62%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (13.66%) Adobe
2 15 (9.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) SAP
4 6 (3.73%) Cognos
4 6 (3.73%) Google
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle
5 3 (1.86%) Cisco
5 3 (1.86%) F5
5 3 (1.86%) Juniper
6 2 (1.24%) Intel Security
6 2 (1.24%) Sourcefire
6 2 (1.24%) Twitter
7 1 (0.62%) Apple
7 1 (0.62%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.62%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.62%) HP
7 1 (0.62%) Intel
7 1 (0.62%) Omniture
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