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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 754 828 830
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 136 73 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.067% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.071% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 116 63 47
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,300 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.05% +5.55%

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
106438 102688 109004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.55% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 86956 85302 92787
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +77 134 £60,000 +4.34% 6
London +16 57 £65,000 +10.63% 5
South East +17 38 £67,500 +6.29%
City of London +16 21 £71,500 +27.11% 1
Surrey - 21 £70,000 -
Egham - 21 £70,000 -
East of England - 12 £50,000 -
North West -9 9 £65,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire -18 9 £34,500 +3.75%
Essex - 9 £51,250 -
South West -6 8 £43,000 +17.80%
Hampshire -1 6 £43,500 -27.50%
Cheshire - 6 £65,000 -
Berkshire -2 5 £67,500 -3.57%
Bristol - 5 £43,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £43,500 -
South Yorkshire -17 4 £34,750 +31.13%
Sheffield -23 4 £34,750 +31.13%
West Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester -7 3 £57,500 +105.35%
Swindon - 3 £52,500 -
Brighton - 3 £31,500 -
Knutsford - 3 £65,000 -
Leeds - 3 £32,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £52,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £31,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 -
Basildon - 2 £52,500 -
Windsor - 2 £65,000 -
Norwich - 2 £37,500 -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 136 (57.38%) User Experience
2 110 (46.41%) HTML
3 76 (32.07%) JavaScript
4 67 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (27.43%) CSS
6 49 (20.68%) HTML5
7 46 (19.41%) Mobile App
8 44 (18.57%) Apple iOS
9 43 (18.14%) Finance
10 33 (13.92%) SQL
10 33 (13.92%) Marketing
11 32 (13.50%) Web Services
12 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
13 27 (11.39%) Degree
14 26 (10.97%) Adobe
15 25 (10.55%) jQuery
15 25 (10.55%) Node.js
16 24 (10.13%) Sencha Touch
16 24 (10.13%) Sencha
16 24 (10.13%) Axure RP
16 24 (10.13%) Apache Cordova
16 24 (10.13%) Objective-C
17 23 (9.70%) Android
18 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
19 21 (8.86%) Photoshop
19 21 (8.86%) QA
19 21 (8.86%) Scrum
19 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
19 21 (8.86%) Information Architecture
20 20 (8.44%) .NET

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 25 (10.55%) Node.js
2 8 (3.38%) WebSphere
3 7 (2.95%) JBoss
4 6 (2.53%) WordPress
4 6 (2.53%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.69%) PowerExchange
6 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.27%) Moodle
7 2 (0.84%) Confluence
7 2 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) GemFire
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Photoshop
2 18 (7.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (5.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
4 13 (5.49%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (4.22%) MS Office
6 5 (2.11%) Fireworks
6 5 (2.11%) Inkscape
7 4 (1.69%) InDesign
8 3 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.42%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FSCM
1 6 (2.53%) SAP CO
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FI
2 5 (2.11%) SAP MM
2 5 (2.11%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 2 (0.84%) Sophis RISQUE
3 2 (0.84%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.64%) Internet
2 5 (2.11%) MPLS
2 5 (2.11%) VPN
2 5 (2.11%) Network Security
3 4 (1.69%) Unified Communications
3 4 (1.69%) LAN
3 4 (1.69%) WAN
3 4 (1.69%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.69%) OSPF
3 4 (1.69%) BGP
3 4 (1.69%) H.323
4 3 (1.27%) IPsec
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) IPv4
4 3 (1.27%) IPv6
5 2 (0.84%) VLAN
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.42%) DNS
6 1 (0.42%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.11%) DB2
6 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 24 (10.13%) Axure RP
3 9 (3.80%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (3.38%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.53%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.27%) Subversion
7 2 (0.84%) JIRA
7 2 (0.84%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.84%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.42%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 33 (13.92%) Marketing
3 16 (6.75%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.38%) Advertising
6 7 (2.95%) Retail
7 6 (2.53%) Games
8 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.27%) Legal
9 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.27%) Publishing
10 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (46.41%) HTML
2 65 (27.43%) CSS
3 49 (20.68%) HTML5
4 32 (13.50%) Web Services
5 25 (10.55%) jQuery
6 24 (10.13%) Sencha Touch
6 24 (10.13%) Apache Cordova
7 20 (8.44%) .NET
8 15 (6.33%) Flash
9 11 (4.64%) XML
9 11 (4.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (4.22%) CSS3
10 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET
10 10 (4.22%) Middleware
11 7 (2.95%) Hibernate
12 5 (2.11%) Ajax
13 4 (1.69%) JSTL
13 4 (1.69%) Velocity
13 4 (1.69%) Dojo
13 4 (1.69%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 136 (57.38%) User Experience
2 46 (19.41%) Mobile App
3 15 (6.33%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.80%) Social Media
6 7 (2.95%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.95%) Tandem
6 7 (2.95%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (2.11%) New Media
8 4 (1.69%) iPad
8 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.27%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.27%) FMCG
9 3 (1.27%) Animation
9 3 (1.27%) Photography
9 3 (1.27%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 44 (18.57%) Apple iOS
2 23 (9.70%) Android
3 14 (5.91%) UNIX
4 12 (5.06%) Windows
5 3 (1.27%) Linux
5 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.27%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (8.86%) Scrum
3 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
3 21 (8.86%) Information Architecture
4 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
5 19 (8.02%) Project Management
6 15 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (5.91%) Analytics
8 13 (5.49%) SOA
9 11 (4.64%) Web Design
10 10 (4.22%) Web Analytics
11 9 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (3.80%) Test Management
12 8 (3.38%) UX Design
12 8 (3.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (3.38%) TDD
13 7 (2.95%) Validation
13 7 (2.95%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 76 (32.07%) JavaScript
2 33 (13.92%) SQL
3 24 (10.13%) Objective-C
4 14 (5.91%) C#
5 9 (3.80%) Java
5 9 (3.80%) PHP
6 3 (1.27%) ABAP
7 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (11.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.80%) ISEB
2 9 (3.80%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.38%) MCSE
3 8 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.11%) CCNP
5 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.27%) CCA
7 1 (0.42%) MBA
7 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.86%) QA
2 5 (2.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 14 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Adobe
2 24 (10.13%) Sencha
3 15 (6.33%) SAP
4 14 (5.91%) Oracle
5 12 (5.06%) Microsoft
6 10 (4.22%) IBM
7 9 (3.80%) Twitter
8 6 (2.53%) HP
8 6 (2.53%) Cisco
8 6 (2.53%) Lotus
8 6 (2.53%) Informatica
9 5 (2.11%) Juniper
9 5 (2.11%) Google
10 4 (1.69%) Coremetrics
10 4 (1.69%) Omniture
11 3 (1.27%) Tandberg
12 2 (0.84%) hybris
12 2 (0.84%) F5
12 2 (0.84%) Demandware
12 2 (0.84%) Facebook
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