The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 851 832 901
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 73 144 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.13% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 71 113 67
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +26.31%

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
93561 106940 116399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78889 88177 95218
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

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 26 June 2016 within the UK.

Lead Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 68 £62,500 -1.96% 11
London +6 47 £70,000 +7.69% 7
South East +18 9 £58,350 -2.75% 1
Berkshire +7 8 £60,425 +0.70%
East of England - 7 £62,500 - 1
Norfolk - 6 £62,500 -
Norwich - 6 £62,500 -
Scotland +2 5 £75,000 +45.63%
City of London +45 4 £73,750 +13.46% 2
Reading +20 4 £62,500 +66.66%
Stirling - 4 £75,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £58,350 -
North West +18 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Manchester +3 2 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands -22 2 £60,000 -14.28%
Buckinghamshire +37 1 £37,500 - 1
South West +9 1 £32,500 -53.57%
Birmingham -1 1 £77,500 +10.71%
Glasgow -21 1 £50,500 -1.94%
Essex - 1 £55,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £32,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £37,500 - 1
Poole - 1 £32,500 -
Harlow - 1 £55,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £42,500 -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Lead Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 96 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (57.06%) User Experience
3 55 (33.74%) Wireframes
4 40 (24.54%) Adobe Illustrator
5 37 (22.70%) Photoshop
6 36 (22.09%) HTML
7 35 (21.47%) CSS
8 34 (20.86%) Scrum
9 32 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (18.40%) SQL
10 30 (18.40%) Data Modelling
11 29 (17.79%) Finance
11 29 (17.79%) Prototyping
12 28 (17.18%) Mobile App
13 27 (16.56%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (16.56%) Data Mapping
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 26 (15.95%) PerformancePoint
14 26 (15.95%) Axure RP
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2012
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (15.95%) Degree
14 26 (15.95%) MDX
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 26 (15.95%) Data Analysis
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
14 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
14 26 (15.95%) SQL Server

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.45%) CMS
2 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.61%) Confluence
3 1 (0.61%) JBoss
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (24.54%) Adobe Illustrator
2 37 (22.70%) Photoshop
3 26 (15.95%) MS Excel
4 18 (11.04%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (6.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (3.07%) InDesign
6 5 (3.07%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.84%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.61%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 5 (3.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.61%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.61%) BGP
2 1 (0.61%) Broadband
2 1 (0.61%) DNS
2 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.61%) Firewall
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) IPv6
2 1 (0.61%) Junos
2 1 (0.61%) LLU
2 1 (0.61%) MRTG
2 1 (0.61%) OSPF
2 1 (0.61%) SNMP
2 1 (0.61%) TACACS
2 1 (0.61%) VLAN
2 1 (0.61%) VoIP
2 1 (0.61%) VPN
2 1 (0.61%) VRRP
2 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (16.56%) Data Warehouse
2 26 (15.95%) PerformancePoint
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server 2014
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 26 (15.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.23%) DB2
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.61%) Big Data
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.61%) DataStage
4 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (15.95%) Axure RP
2 9 (5.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.07%) JIRA
4 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.45%) JUnit
4 4 (2.45%) Maven
5 3 (1.84%) Ant
5 3 (1.84%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.84%) EasyMock
5 3 (1.84%) Mockito
5 3 (1.84%) Selenium
5 3 (1.84%) XMLSpy
6 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
General
1 29 (17.79%) Finance
2 19 (11.66%) Marketing
3 12 (7.36%) Games
3 12 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.29%) Retail
5 5 (3.07%) Electronics
5 5 (3.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.45%) Publishing
7 3 (1.84%) Advertising
7 3 (1.84%) Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.61%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.09%) HTML
2 35 (21.47%) CSS
3 26 (15.95%) MDX
4 13 (7.98%) SOAP
5 8 (4.91%) JMS
6 7 (4.29%) Ajax
6 7 (4.29%) Web Services
6 7 (4.29%) XML
7 5 (3.07%) .NET
7 5 (3.07%) Flash
7 5 (3.07%) RESTful
8 4 (2.45%) Apache Cordova
8 4 (2.45%) CSS3
8 4 (2.45%) HTML5
8 4 (2.45%) PhoneGap
8 4 (2.45%) Sass
9 3 (1.84%) Java EE
9 3 (1.84%) jQuery
9 3 (1.84%) REST
9 3 (1.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 93 (57.06%) User Experience
2 32 (19.63%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (17.18%) Mobile App
4 14 (8.59%) Graphic Design
5 10 (6.13%) Social Media
6 6 (3.68%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (3.07%) e-Learning
8 4 (2.45%) Biometrics
8 4 (2.45%) Digital Media
8 4 (2.45%) SCORM
8 4 (2.45%) W3C
9 3 (1.84%) Blog
9 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.23%) Animation
10 2 (1.23%) Learning Management System
10 2 (1.23%) Psychology
10 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.61%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.50%) Apple iOS
2 13 (7.98%) Android
3 8 (4.91%) Unix
3 8 (4.91%) Windows
4 4 (2.45%) Linux
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.74%) Wireframes
3 34 (20.86%) Scrum
4 32 (19.63%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (18.40%) Data Modelling
6 29 (17.79%) Prototyping
7 27 (16.56%) Data Mapping
8 26 (15.95%) Data Analysis
9 18 (11.04%) SOA
10 15 (9.20%) Industrial Design
10 15 (9.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.59%) E-Commerce
12 12 (7.36%) Mentoring
12 12 (7.36%) Software Delivery
13 11 (6.75%) Web Development
14 10 (6.13%) Data Protection
14 10 (6.13%) Line Management
15 9 (5.52%) B2C
15 9 (5.52%) UX Design
16 8 (4.91%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.40%) SQL
2 19 (11.66%) JavaScript
3 17 (10.43%) Java
4 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (15.95%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Cacti
1 1 (0.61%) Nagios
1 1 (0.61%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
1 1 (0.61%) RANCID
1 1 (0.61%) SCCM
1 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (15.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.27%) Adobe
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle
4 6 (3.68%) SAP
5 5 (3.07%) webMethods
6 2 (1.23%) Google
6 2 (1.23%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.61%) Apple
7 1 (0.61%) Brocade
7 1 (0.61%) Cisco
7 1 (0.61%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.61%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.61%) Foundry
7 1 (0.61%) Huawei
7 1 (0.61%) IBM
7 1 (0.61%) Juniper
7 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.61%) Omniture
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.61%) ZyXEL
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