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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 758 800 829
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 138 71 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.066% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.070% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 116 61 46
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 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
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 23 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 23 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 +48 134 £60,000 +4.34% 5
London -4 58 £65,000 +10.63% 4
South East +15 37 £67,500 +6.29%
City of London +17 22 £71,500 +27.11% 1
Surrey - 20 £70,000 -
Egham - 20 £70,000 -
East of England - 12 £50,000 -
North West -22 9 £65,000 +100.00%
Yorkshire -35 9 £34,500 +3.75%
Essex - 9 £51,250 -
South West -17 8 £43,000 +17.80%
Hampshire -9 6 £43,500 -27.50%
Cheshire - 6 £65,000 -
Berkshire +13 5 £67,500 -3.57%
Bristol - 5 £43,000 -
Farnborough - 5 £43,500 -
South Yorkshire -19 4 £34,750 +31.13%
Sheffield -20 4 £34,750 +31.13%
West Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Manchester -8 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 23 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.

1 137 (57.81%) User Experience
2 111 (46.84%) HTML
3 76 (32.07%) JavaScript
4 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (27.85%) CSS
6 49 (20.68%) HTML5
7 47 (19.83%) Apple iOS
7 47 (19.83%) Mobile App
8 43 (18.14%) Finance
9 33 (13.92%) SQL
10 32 (13.50%) Web Services
10 32 (13.50%) Marketing
11 29 (12.24%) Git (software)
12 28 (11.81%) Degree
13 27 (11.39%) Adobe
14 26 (10.97%) Android
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 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (8.86%) Photoshop
18 21 (8.86%) QA
18 21 (8.86%) Scrum
18 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
18 21 (8.86%) Information Architecture
19 20 (8.44%) .NET

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) IBM Notes
4 6 (2.53%) WordPress
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%) GemFire
8 1 (0.42%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.42%) CMS
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (8.86%) Photoshop
2 18 (7.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (6.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (5.91%) OmniGraffle
4 14 (5.91%) MS Excel
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 FI
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FI/CO
1 6 (2.53%) SAP CO
1 6 (2.53%) SAP FSCM
2 5 (2.11%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.11%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.84%) SAP PP
3 2 (0.84%) Magento
4 1 (0.42%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.42%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.42%) GitHub
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%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.69%) LAN
3 4 (1.69%) WAN
3 4 (1.69%) OSPF
3 4 (1.69%) BGP
3 4 (1.69%) H.323
4 3 (1.27%) Firewall
4 3 (1.27%) IPv4
4 3 (1.27%) IPv6
4 3 (1.27%) IPsec
5 2 (0.84%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) VLAN
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.42%) Multicast
6 1 (0.42%) DNS
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%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (12.24%) 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%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.42%) JSHint
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 32 (13.50%) Marketing
3 16 (6.75%) Banking
4 12 (5.06%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.38%) Advertising
6 6 (2.53%) Retail
6 6 (2.53%) Games
7 4 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.27%) Legal
8 3 (1.27%) Publishing
9 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (46.84%) HTML
2 66 (27.85%) 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 12 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (4.64%) XML
11 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.22%) Middleware
11 10 (4.22%) CSS3
12 7 (2.95%) Hibernate
13 5 (2.11%) Ajax
14 4 (1.69%) JSTL
14 4 (1.69%) Velocity
14 4 (1.69%) Dojo
14 4 (1.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (57.81%) User Experience
2 47 (19.83%) Mobile App
3 14 (5.91%) Graphic Design
4 12 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.80%) Social Media
6 7 (2.95%) IBM Mainframe
6 7 (2.95%) Mainframe
6 7 (2.95%) Tandem
7 5 (2.11%) New Media
8 4 (1.69%) iPad
8 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.27%) FMCG
9 3 (1.27%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.27%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.27%) Animation
9 3 (1.27%) Photography
9 3 (1.27%) Video Editing
9 3 (1.27%) Cryptography
9 3 (1.27%) E-Learning
9 3 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (19.83%) Apple iOS
2 26 (10.97%) Android
3 14 (5.91%) UNIX
3 14 (5.91%) Windows
4 3 (1.27%) Linux
4 3 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (8.86%) Scrum
3 21 (8.86%) Information Architecture
3 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
4 20 (8.44%) E-Commerce
5 19 (8.02%) Project Management
6 17 (7.17%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (5.91%) Analytics
8 13 (5.49%) SOA
9 10 (4.22%) Web Design
9 10 (4.22%) Web Analytics
10 9 (3.80%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (3.80%) Test Management
11 8 (3.38%) UX Design
11 8 (3.38%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (3.38%) TDD
12 7 (2.95%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.95%) CRM
12 7 (2.95%) Content Management
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%) Ruby
7 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (11.81%) Degree
2 9 (3.80%) ISTQB
2 9 (3.80%) ISEB
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%) JNCIS
5 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.69%) Security Cleared
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 27 (11.39%) 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%) Cisco
8 6 (2.53%) HP
8 6 (2.53%) Informatica
8 6 (2.53%) Lotus
9 5 (2.11%) Google
9 5 (2.11%) Juniper
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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