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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 755 767 824
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 136 129 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 112 110 52
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,500 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -11.01%

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
102603 109261 101023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.49% 94.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85657 88395 83850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +13 119 £60,000 +4.34% 12
London +15 54 £62,500 +4.16% 5
South East -4 31 £60,000 -14.28% 1
Berkshire +30 19 £60,000 -14.28%
Scotland +21 16 £51,500 +17.04% 1
Glasgow +17 15 £51,500 +19.76%
Yorkshire +11 13 £45,000 +30.43% 2
Leeds +22 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
West Yorkshire +6 11 £40,000 +23.07% 2
City of London +20 10 £65,000 -10.34% 1
North West +5 7 £50,000 -13.04%
Surrey -1 7 £75,000 +7.14%
Egham -13 7 £75,000 +7.14%
East Midlands +16 6 £68,750 +129.16% 2
Manchester +14 5 - -
Hampshire +24 4 £52,500 +20.68% 1
Lincolnshire - 4 - - 2
Barton-upon-Humber - 4 - - 1
Swindon +14 3 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Wiltshire +7 3 £70,000 +16.66% 1
South West -11 3 £70,000 +16.66% 1
West Midlands - 3 £70,000 -
Northampton +1 2 £68,750 +129.16%
East of England 0 2 £55,000 +7.31% 1
Northamptonshire -2 2 £68,750 +129.16%
Cheshire - 2 £50,000 -
Humberside - 2 £47,500 -
Eastleigh - 2 - -
Bedfordshire +10 1 £55,000 -4.34%
Luton +5 1 £55,000 -4.34%

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 169 (64.26%) User Experience
2 115 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (23.57%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.87%) HTML
4 47 (17.87%) CSS
5 46 (17.49%) Degree
6 44 (16.73%) Marketing
7 42 (15.97%) Mentoring
8 40 (15.21%) Finance
9 39 (14.83%) UX Design
10 37 (14.07%) Information Architecture
10 37 (14.07%) Computer Science
11 33 (12.55%) Java
12 32 (12.17%) Adobe
12 32 (12.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 31 (11.79%) Photoshop
14 30 (11.41%) SDLC
14 30 (11.41%) Apple iOS
15 29 (11.03%) Human Factors
15 29 (11.03%) SQL
15 29 (11.03%) Scrum
15 29 (11.03%) Adobe Illustrator
16 28 (10.65%) Axure RP
17 27 (10.27%) Mobile App
17 27 (10.27%) E-Commerce
18 26 (9.89%) Ergonomics
19 25 (9.51%) Industrial Design
20 24 (9.13%) Web Design
20 24 (9.13%) MS Visio
20 24 (9.13%) Node.js

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (9.13%) Node.js
2 17 (6.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 17 (6.46%) WebLogic
3 14 (5.32%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.14%) CMS
4 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.76%) CICS
6 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 32 (12.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 31 (11.79%) Photoshop
3 29 (11.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (9.13%) MS Visio
5 13 (4.94%) Fireworks
6 3 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.76%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.76%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Tridion
2 1 (0.38%) SAP MM
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.18%) Firewall
2 10 (3.80%) Internet
3 8 (3.04%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (0.76%) MPLS
5 1 (0.38%) OSPF
5 1 (0.38%) BGP
5 1 (0.38%) 3G
5 1 (0.38%) VoIP
5 1 (0.38%) WAN
5 1 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.38%) VPN
5 1 (0.38%) 4G
5 1 (0.38%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.38%) 2G
5 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.84%) Oracle Database 11g
1 18 (6.84%) Oracle Database
2 17 (6.46%) Relational Database
2 17 (6.46%) RDBMS
2 17 (6.46%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (1.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.14%) MySQL
4 3 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.76%) DB2
5 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.76%) Big Data
6 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (10.65%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.80%) Selenium
3 9 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.90%) EasyMock
4 5 (1.90%) Ant
4 5 (1.90%) JUnit
4 5 (1.90%) CruiseControl
4 5 (1.90%) Maven
4 5 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.90%) RSpec
4 5 (1.90%) Mockito
5 3 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (1.14%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.76%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 44 (16.73%) Marketing
2 40 (15.21%) Finance
3 20 (7.60%) Retail
4 14 (5.32%) Banking
5 13 (4.94%) Electronics
6 5 (1.90%) Publishing
7 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.14%) Games
8 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.14%) Advertising
9 2 (0.76%) Automotive
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (17.87%) HTML
1 47 (17.87%) CSS
2 23 (8.75%) Web Services
2 23 (8.75%) Java EE
3 21 (7.98%) jQuery
3 21 (7.98%) HTML5
4 18 (6.84%) XML
5 17 (6.46%) Oracle ADF
6 15 (5.70%) XSLT
6 15 (5.70%) J2EE
6 15 (5.70%) Backbone.js
7 14 (5.32%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (5.32%) Middleware
8 13 (4.94%) AngularJS
9 11 (4.18%) .NET
9 11 (4.18%) CSS3
10 9 (3.42%) PhoneGap
10 9 (3.42%) Sencha Touch
10 9 (3.42%) Apache Cordova
11 8 (3.04%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 169 (64.26%) User Experience
2 37 (14.07%) Computer Science
3 29 (11.03%) Human Factors
4 27 (10.27%) Mobile App
5 26 (9.89%) Ergonomics
6 14 (5.32%) Mathematics
6 14 (5.32%) Physics
7 11 (4.18%) Graphic Design
8 9 (3.42%) Social Media
8 9 (3.42%) New Media
9 8 (3.04%) Copywriting
9 8 (3.04%) Psychology
10 6 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.90%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.90%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.90%) RIA
12 3 (1.14%) Social Network
12 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.76%) Video Editing
13 2 (0.76%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.41%) Apple iOS
2 13 (4.94%) Android
3 8 (3.04%) UNIX
4 4 (1.52%) Windows
4 4 (1.52%) Linux
5 2 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (15.97%) Mentoring
3 39 (14.83%) UX Design
4 37 (14.07%) Information Architecture
5 30 (11.41%) SDLC
6 29 (11.03%) Scrum
7 27 (10.27%) E-Commerce
8 25 (9.51%) Industrial Design
9 24 (9.13%) Web Design
10 21 (7.98%) Project Management
11 19 (7.22%) SOA
12 17 (6.46%) Performance Testing
13 16 (6.08%) Web Development
14 15 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (5.70%) TDD
15 12 (4.56%) Customer Engagement
15 12 (4.56%) Coaching
16 10 (3.80%) People Management
16 10 (3.80%) BDD
16 10 (3.80%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (23.57%) JavaScript
2 33 (12.55%) Java
3 29 (11.03%) SQL
4 18 (6.84%) PL/SQL
5 15 (5.70%) Ruby
6 9 (3.42%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.14%) Jython
7 3 (1.14%) C
7 3 (1.14%) C#
7 3 (1.14%) Groovy
8 2 (0.76%) COBOL
9 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 46 (17.49%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) MCSE
2 1 (0.38%) CCNP
2 1 (0.38%) CCNA
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.90%) SLA
1 5 (1.90%) CRD IV
2 4 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.76%) XenApp
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Adobe
2 18 (6.84%) Oracle
3 17 (6.46%) Google
4 11 (4.18%) Cisco
5 9 (3.42%) Juniper
5 9 (3.42%) Sencha
5 9 (3.42%) F5
6 8 (3.04%) Sourcefire
6 8 (3.04%) McAfee
7 3 (1.14%) SAP
8 2 (0.76%) IBM
8 2 (0.76%) HP
8 2 (0.76%) Intel
8 2 (0.76%) Citrix
8 2 (0.76%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.76%) VMware
8 2 (0.76%) Teradata
8 2 (0.76%) Informatica
8 2 (0.76%) IronPort
9 1 (0.38%) CheckPoint
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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