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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 780 813 798
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 127 61 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.057% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.060% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 109 52 80
Average salary £57,500 £56,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.32% +29.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,100 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £62,550
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +38.82%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +38 125 £57,500 -1.70% 17
London +7 52 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +8 39 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Egham - 24 £70,000 - 2
Surrey - 24 £70,000 - 2
City of London +8 18 £72,500 +45.00% 5
Yorkshire -32 15 £34,500 +30.18%
East of England - 11 £50,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -14 9 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire -5 6 £34,500 +30.18%
Sheffield -12 6 £34,500 +30.18%
Leeds -25 6 £32,500 -
Essex - 6 £52,500 - 2
Hampshire -8 5 £43,500 -27.50%
South West -23 5 £60,000 +34.83% 2
Farnborough - 5 £43,500 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Berkshire -7 3 £70,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £29,000 -
Bristol - 3 £65,000 - 1
Wiltshire -10 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Scotland -12 2 £44,000 -16.19%
East Midlands - 2 £30,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £30,000 -
Basildon - 2 £52,500 - 1
Swindon - 2 £60,000 -
Northampton - 2 £30,000 -
Norwich - 2 £37,500 - 1
Reading -5 1 £70,000 +16.66%

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 117 (51.77%) HTML
2 82 (36.28%) CSS
3 70 (30.97%) JavaScript
4 47 (20.80%) Mobile App
5 45 (19.91%) HTML5
6 43 (19.03%) Adobe
7 42 (18.58%) Marketing
8 36 (15.93%) Apple iOS
9 35 (15.49%) Degree
10 31 (13.72%) SQL
11 30 (13.27%) Web Services
11 30 (13.27%) Finance
12 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (11.06%) Photoshop
14 24 (10.62%) Scrum
15 23 (10.18%) Git (software)
15 23 (10.18%) Node.js
16 22 (9.73%) Sencha Touch
16 22 (9.73%) Sencha
16 22 (9.73%) Axure RP
16 22 (9.73%) Apache Cordova
16 22 (9.73%) Objective-C
16 22 (9.73%) Adobe Illustrator
16 22 (9.73%) E-Commerce
17 21 (9.29%) Project Management
17 21 (9.29%) Android
18 20 (8.85%) Social Media
19 19 (8.41%) Information Architecture
19 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
19 19 (8.41%) jQuery

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 23 (10.18%) Node.js
2 8 (3.54%) WebSphere
3 7 (3.10%) WordPress
4 4 (1.77%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) GemFire
5 3 (1.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.44%) Moodle
7 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
7 1 (0.44%) Joomla!
Applications
1 25 (11.06%) Photoshop
2 22 (9.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.87%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (3.54%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.65%) InDesign
6 5 (2.21%) Inkscape
6 5 (2.21%) Fireworks
7 3 (1.33%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.33%) MS Office
8 2 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
9 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.21%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.88%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.10%) Internet
2 5 (2.21%) Network Security
3 3 (1.33%) MPLS
3 3 (1.33%) LAN
3 3 (1.33%) WAN
3 3 (1.33%) VPN
4 2 (0.88%) IPv4
4 2 (0.88%) IPv6
4 2 (0.88%) SAN
4 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.88%) OSPF
4 2 (0.88%) BGP
4 2 (0.88%) H.323
4 2 (0.88%) IPsec
4 2 (0.88%) NAS
4 2 (0.88%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.44%) Multicast
5 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (1.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.73%) Axure RP
3 8 (3.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (2.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.44%) Subversion
7 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
General
1 42 (18.58%) Marketing
2 30 (13.27%) Finance
3 19 (8.41%) Banking
4 11 (4.87%) Retail
5 7 (3.10%) Advertising
5 7 (3.10%) Games
6 5 (2.21%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.77%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (51.77%) HTML
2 82 (36.28%) CSS
3 45 (19.91%) HTML5
4 30 (13.27%) Web Services
5 22 (9.73%) Sencha Touch
5 22 (9.73%) Apache Cordova
6 19 (8.41%) jQuery
7 17 (7.52%) .NET
7 17 (7.52%) Flash
8 11 (4.87%) XML
9 7 (3.10%) Hibernate
9 7 (3.10%) CSS3
10 5 (2.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (2.21%) Ajax
10 5 (2.21%) Middleware
10 5 (2.21%) ASP.NET
11 4 (1.77%) DOM
11 4 (1.77%) JSP
11 4 (1.77%) XHTML
11 4 (1.77%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 47 (20.80%) Mobile App
2 20 (8.85%) Social Media
3 19 (8.41%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.31%) New Media
5 7 (3.10%) Digital Media
6 6 (2.65%) Photography
7 4 (1.77%) iPad
7 4 (1.77%) FMCG
8 3 (1.33%) iPhone
8 3 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.33%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.33%) Animation
9 2 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.88%) Device Driver
9 2 (0.88%) Streaming Video
9 2 (0.88%) E-Learning
9 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.88%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 36 (15.93%) Apple iOS
2 21 (9.29%) Android
3 8 (3.54%) Windows
4 7 (3.10%) UNIX
5 4 (1.77%) Linux
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (10.62%) Scrum
3 22 (9.73%) E-Commerce
4 21 (9.29%) Project Management
5 19 (8.41%) Information Architecture
5 19 (8.41%) Mentoring
6 17 (7.52%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (7.08%) Analytics
8 15 (6.64%) CRM
9 14 (6.19%) User Experience Design
10 12 (5.31%) Search Engine Marketing
10 12 (5.31%) Agile Project Management
10 12 (5.31%) Online Marketing
10 12 (5.31%) Web Design
10 12 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (4.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 10 (4.42%) Web Analytics
12 10 (4.42%) SOA
13 6 (2.65%) Graceful Degradation
13 6 (2.65%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 70 (30.97%) JavaScript
2 31 (13.72%) SQL
3 22 (9.73%) Objective-C
4 12 (5.31%) Java
5 9 (3.98%) C#
5 9 (3.98%) PHP
6 3 (1.33%) ABAP
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 1 (0.44%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (15.49%) Degree
2 6 (2.65%) ISTQB
2 6 (2.65%) ISEB
3 4 (1.77%) MCSE
3 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.33%) CCNP
5 2 (0.88%) JNCIS
5 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MBA
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.19%) QA
2 5 (2.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (19.03%) Adobe
2 22 (9.73%) Sencha
3 11 (4.87%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) SAP
4 7 (3.10%) JBoss
4 7 (3.10%) VMware
4 7 (3.10%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.65%) Google
6 5 (2.21%) Facebook
6 5 (2.21%) Twitter
7 4 (1.77%) Coremetrics
7 4 (1.77%) Omniture
8 3 (1.33%) Cisco
9 2 (0.88%) Juniper
9 2 (0.88%) Greenplum
9 2 (0.88%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.44%) F5
10 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.44%) Informatica
10 1 (0.44%) JD Edwards
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