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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 747 830 806
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 150 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.086% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.091% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 121 75 57
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,800 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £47,500 £59,000
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -19.49%

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
103565 111265 102717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85635 90958 85091
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 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +78 135 £60,000 +20.00% 9
London +45 75 £65,000 +21.49% 3
South East +38 29 £60,000 -14.28%
Berkshire +19 26 £60,000 -14.28%
City of London +18 16 £65,000 +19.26% 1
Scotland +26 13 £51,500 +17.04%
Glasgow +22 12 £51,500 +19.76%
East Midlands +6 10 - - 2
Lincolnshire - 9 - - 2
Barton-upon-Humber - 9 - - 1
West Yorkshire +5 8 £38,250 +27.50%
Yorkshire -11 8 £38,250 +18.60%
Leeds 0 6 £36,500 -36.52%
West Midlands - 5 £70,000 - 2
Swindon +8 4 £70,000 +16.66%
Wiltshire -5 4 £70,000 +16.66%
South West -13 4 £70,000 +7.69%
Reading - 4 £37,500 -
Cheshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
North West - 3 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire +7 2 £52,500 +20.68%
Cardiff - 2 £27,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 2 £27,500 - 1
South Wales - 2 £27,500 - 1
East of England +9 1 - -
Hertfordshire -1 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £53,000 -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 170 (65.38%) User Experience
2 110 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (24.62%) HTML
4 61 (23.46%) JavaScript
5 48 (18.46%) CSS
6 45 (17.31%) Degree
7 41 (15.77%) Finance
7 41 (15.77%) Mentoring
8 37 (14.23%) E-Commerce
8 37 (14.23%) Apple iOS
9 36 (13.85%) Information Architecture
10 35 (13.46%) Scrum
11 34 (13.08%) Marketing
12 33 (12.69%) HTML5
12 33 (12.69%) Photoshop
13 32 (12.31%) Adobe
13 32 (12.31%) UX Design
14 31 (11.92%) Adobe Illustrator
14 31 (11.92%) Mobile App
15 30 (11.54%) Web Services
15 30 (11.54%) Java
16 29 (11.15%) SQL
17 28 (10.77%) Computer Science
17 28 (10.77%) Retail
18 26 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 25 (9.62%) SDLC
19 25 (9.62%) Human Factors
19 25 (9.62%) Web Design
20 24 (9.23%) Axure RP
21 23 (8.85%) Node.js

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (8.85%) Node.js
2 12 (4.62%) WebLogic
2 12 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (3.08%) CICS
5 4 (1.54%) JBoss
6 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (1.15%) Moodle
6 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.15%) CMS
7 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 33 (12.69%) Photoshop
2 31 (11.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (8.85%) MS Visio
5 13 (5.00%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.77%) MS Office
8 2 (0.77%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Tridion
2 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.23%) Firewall
2 10 (3.85%) Internet
3 8 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.15%) MPLS
5 2 (0.77%) 3G
5 2 (0.77%) 2G
5 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.77%) 4G
5 2 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) BGP
6 1 (0.38%) SAN
6 1 (0.38%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 13 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (4.62%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (4.62%) RDBMS
2 12 (4.62%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.08%) MySQL
3 8 (3.08%) DB2
4 5 (1.92%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (9.23%) Axure RP
2 16 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (4.62%) Selenium
4 7 (2.69%) RSpec
4 7 (2.69%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.92%) EasyMock
5 5 (1.92%) Mockito
5 5 (1.92%) CruiseControl
5 5 (1.92%) Maven
5 5 (1.92%) Ant
5 5 (1.92%) JUnit
6 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.15%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 41 (15.77%) Finance
2 34 (13.08%) Marketing
3 28 (10.77%) Retail
4 18 (6.92%) Banking
5 13 (5.00%) Electronics
6 5 (1.92%) Publishing
7 4 (1.54%) Advertising
8 3 (1.15%) Games
9 2 (0.77%) Automotive
9 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Local Government
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (24.62%) HTML
2 48 (18.46%) CSS
3 33 (12.69%) HTML5
4 30 (11.54%) Web Services
5 21 (8.08%) jQuery
6 18 (6.92%) Java EE
7 16 (6.15%) Apache Cordova
7 16 (6.15%) PhoneGap
7 16 (6.15%) Sencha Touch
8 14 (5.38%) J2EE
9 13 (5.00%) XML
10 12 (4.62%) Oracle ADF
10 12 (4.62%) CSS3
11 11 (4.23%) .NET
12 10 (3.85%) XSLT
13 9 (3.46%) Oracle Fusion
13 9 (3.46%) Flash
13 9 (3.46%) Middleware
14 8 (3.08%) JSP
15 7 (2.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 170 (65.38%) User Experience
2 31 (11.92%) Mobile App
3 28 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 25 (9.62%) Human Factors
5 23 (8.85%) Ergonomics
6 15 (5.77%) Graphic Design
7 10 (3.85%) Mainframe
8 9 (3.46%) New Media
8 9 (3.46%) Social Media
8 9 (3.46%) Mathematics
8 9 (3.46%) Physics
9 8 (3.08%) Copywriting
10 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (2.69%) Psychology
11 5 (1.92%) RIA
11 5 (1.92%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.92%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.15%) E-Learning
13 2 (0.77%) Video Editing
13 2 (0.77%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 37 (14.23%) Apple iOS
2 13 (5.00%) Android
3 10 (3.85%) UNIX
4 4 (1.54%) Windows
4 4 (1.54%) Linux
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (15.77%) Mentoring
3 37 (14.23%) E-Commerce
4 36 (13.85%) Information Architecture
5 35 (13.46%) Scrum
6 32 (12.31%) UX Design
7 25 (9.62%) SDLC
7 25 (9.62%) Web Design
8 23 (8.85%) Industrial Design
9 21 (8.08%) Project Management
10 16 (6.15%) TDD
10 16 (6.15%) Web Development
11 14 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (5.38%) SOA
11 14 (5.38%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (4.62%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (4.62%) Performance Testing
12 12 (4.62%) B2B
12 12 (4.62%) Coaching
13 10 (3.85%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 61 (23.46%) JavaScript
2 30 (11.54%) Java
3 29 (11.15%) SQL
4 16 (6.15%) Objective-C
5 13 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.08%) COBOL
7 7 (2.69%) Ruby
8 3 (1.15%) Groovy
8 3 (1.15%) C
8 3 (1.15%) Jython
9 2 (0.77%) PHP
10 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 45 (17.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.38%) CCNP
2 1 (0.38%) CCNA
2 1 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.69%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) XenApp
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (12.31%) Adobe
2 16 (6.15%) Google
2 16 (6.15%) Sencha
3 13 (5.00%) Oracle
4 12 (4.62%) Cisco
5 9 (3.46%) F5
5 9 (3.46%) Juniper
6 8 (3.08%) McAfee
6 8 (3.08%) Sourcefire
7 4 (1.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.15%) Blackboard
8 3 (1.15%) Citrix
8 3 (1.15%) VMware
9 2 (0.77%) Intel
9 2 (0.77%) HP
9 2 (0.77%) IBM
9 2 (0.77%) IronPort
10 1 (0.38%) EMC
10 1 (0.38%) SAP
10 1 (0.38%) Ab Initio
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