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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 776 819 800
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 117 58 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.055% 0.080%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.058% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 99 49 79
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £41,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +40.00%

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
108452 100082 111127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 87684 82974 94899
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 28 August 2014 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 28 August 2014. 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 +33 115 £57,500 +1.32% 14
London +3 47 £59,500 +8.18% 5
South East -3 36 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Egham - 22 £70,000 - 2
Surrey - 22 £70,000 - 2
City of London -6 16 £72,000 +44.00% 3
Yorkshire -16 16 £34,500 -
West Yorkshire -28 10 £32,500 -
Leeds -26 7 £32,500 -
East of England - 7 £52,500 - 4
Sheffield - 6 £34,500 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £34,500 -
South West -18 5 £60,000 +34.83% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire -20 4 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Essex - 4 £52,500 - 2
Farnborough - 4 £43,500 - 1
Berkshire -1 3 £70,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £29,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £30,000 -
Bristol - 3 £65,000 - 1
Scotland -8 2 £44,000 -16.19%
Wiltshire -10 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Northamptonshire - 2 £30,000 -
Basildon - 2 £52,500 - 1
Swindon - 2 £60,000 -
Northampton - 2 £30,000 -
Reading 0 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Glasgow -13 1 £43,000 -18.09%
North West -27 1 £57,500 +70.37%

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 112 (52.09%) HTML
2 79 (36.74%) CSS
3 67 (31.16%) JavaScript
4 45 (20.93%) Mobile App
5 43 (20.00%) Adobe
6 42 (19.53%) HTML5
7 41 (19.07%) Marketing
8 35 (16.28%) Degree
9 34 (15.81%) Apple iOS
10 29 (13.49%) SQL
10 29 (13.49%) Web Services
11 28 (13.02%) Finance
12 25 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (10.70%) Scrum
13 23 (10.70%) Photoshop
14 22 (10.23%) E-Commerce
14 22 (10.23%) Git (software)
14 22 (10.23%) Node.js
15 21 (9.77%) Sencha
15 21 (9.77%) Sencha Touch
15 21 (9.77%) Apache Cordova
15 21 (9.77%) Objective-C
16 20 (9.30%) Project Management
16 20 (9.30%) Android
16 20 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
16 20 (9.30%) Social Media
16 20 (9.30%) Axure RP
17 19 (8.84%) Banking
17 19 (8.84%) Graphic Design
18 18 (8.37%) jQuery

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 22 (10.23%) Node.js
2 8 (3.72%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.26%) WordPress
4 4 (1.86%) CMS
5 3 (1.40%) GemFire
5 3 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.47%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.47%) Moodle
7 1 (0.47%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (10.70%) Photoshop
2 20 (9.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.65%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (3.26%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.79%) InDesign
6 5 (2.33%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.86%) Inkscape
8 3 (1.40%) Acrobat
8 3 (1.40%) MS Office
9 2 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.79%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.33%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.93%) SAP FSCM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.47%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.47%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Internet
2 5 (2.33%) Network Security
3 3 (1.40%) MPLS
3 3 (1.40%) LAN
3 3 (1.40%) WAN
3 3 (1.40%) VPN
4 2 (0.93%) IPv4
4 2 (0.93%) IPv6
4 2 (0.93%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.93%) SAN
4 2 (0.93%) OSPF
4 2 (0.93%) BGP
4 2 (0.93%) H.323
4 2 (0.93%) IPsec
4 2 (0.93%) NAS
4 2 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.47%) Multicast
5 1 (0.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.47%) VLAN
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.86%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.30%) Axure RP
3 8 (3.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (2.79%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.47%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.47%) Subversion
6 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (19.07%) Marketing
2 28 (13.02%) Finance
3 19 (8.84%) Banking
4 11 (5.12%) Retail
5 8 (3.72%) Games
6 7 (3.26%) Advertising
7 5 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (52.09%) HTML
2 79 (36.74%) CSS
3 42 (19.53%) HTML5
4 29 (13.49%) Web Services
5 21 (9.77%) Sencha Touch
5 21 (9.77%) Apache Cordova
6 18 (8.37%) jQuery
7 17 (7.91%) Flash
8 15 (6.98%) .NET
9 11 (5.12%) XML
10 7 (3.26%) CSS3
10 7 (3.26%) Hibernate
11 5 (2.33%) Ajax
11 5 (2.33%) Middleware
12 4 (1.86%) XHTML
12 4 (1.86%) DOM
12 4 (1.86%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.86%) JSP
12 4 (1.86%) Dojo
12 4 (1.86%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.93%) Mobile App
2 20 (9.30%) Social Media
3 19 (8.84%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.58%) New Media
5 7 (3.26%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.79%) Photography
7 4 (1.86%) FMCG
7 4 (1.86%) iPad
8 3 (1.40%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.40%) Animation
8 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.40%) iPhone
9 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.93%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.93%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.81%) Apple iOS
2 20 (9.30%) Android
3 8 (3.72%) Windows
4 7 (3.26%) UNIX
5 4 (1.86%) Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.70%) Scrum
3 22 (10.23%) E-Commerce
4 20 (9.30%) Project Management
5 18 (8.37%) Information Architecture
6 17 (7.91%) Digital Marketing
7 15 (6.98%) Analytics
8 14 (6.51%) CRM
8 14 (6.51%) User Experience Design
9 12 (5.58%) Web Design
9 12 (5.58%) Online Marketing
9 12 (5.58%) Search Engine Marketing
9 12 (5.58%) Agile Project Management
10 11 (5.12%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (4.65%) Web Analytics
11 10 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (4.19%) SOA
13 6 (2.79%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.79%) Web Development
13 6 (2.79%) Graceful Degradation
Programming Languages
1 67 (31.16%) JavaScript
2 29 (13.49%) SQL
3 21 (9.77%) Objective-C
4 12 (5.58%) Java
5 9 (4.19%) PHP
6 7 (3.26%) C#
7 3 (1.40%) ABAP
8 2 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (1.86%) ISEB
2 4 (1.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.40%) MCSE
3 3 (1.40%) CCNP
4 2 (0.93%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) MBA
5 1 (0.47%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.58%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (20.00%) Adobe
2 21 (9.77%) Sencha
3 11 (5.12%) Oracle
4 7 (3.26%) VMware
4 7 (3.26%) SAP
4 7 (3.26%) JBoss
5 6 (2.79%) Google
6 5 (2.33%) Facebook
6 5 (2.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.86%) Omniture
7 4 (1.86%) Coremetrics
7 4 (1.86%) Twitter
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco
9 2 (0.93%) Juniper
9 2 (0.93%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.93%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.47%) F5
10 1 (0.47%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.47%) Zend
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
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