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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead Designer
Rank 779 858 858
Rank change year-on-year
+79 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 111 75 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.062% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.066% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 78 55 41
Average salary £63,750 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+42.10% -13.63%

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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
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 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +49 111 £63,750 +21.42% 17
London +21 54 £58,000 +0.86% 4
South East +45 37 £67,500 +35.00% 6
Surrey - 29 £67,500 - 3
Egham - 26 £67,500 - 2
City of London +29 14 £61,250 +28.94% 1
North West +25 10 £50,000 +61.29%
Cheshire - 6 - -
West Yorkshire +16 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire +4 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Manchester +12 4 £50,000 +61.29%
Leeds +10 4 - - 1
Warrington - 4 - -
Ealing - 4 - -
East Midlands +20 3 - - 3
Berkshire -3 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Reading -4 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Hampshire - 3 £47,500 - 3
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 3
Barton-upon-Humber - 3 - - 2
Farnham - 3 £50,000 -
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 - 1
Twickenham - 2 £72,500 -
Tyne and Wear -9 1 £52,500 +76.37%
North East -10 1 £52,500 +76.37%
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £75,000 -

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 148 (63.25%) User Experience
2 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (33.33%) HTML
4 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 50 (21.37%) E-Commerce
6 49 (20.94%) CSS
7 46 (19.66%) Finance
7 46 (19.66%) Apple iOS
8 39 (16.67%) HTML5
8 39 (16.67%) Scrum
9 36 (15.38%) Information Architecture
10 34 (14.53%) Mentoring
11 30 (12.82%) Axure RP
11 30 (12.82%) Degree
11 30 (12.82%) Android
12 28 (11.97%) Mobile App
13 26 (11.11%) Retail
14 25 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
15 24 (10.26%) Photoshop
15 24 (10.26%) Git (software)
15 24 (10.26%) User Stories
16 23 (9.83%) Node.js
16 23 (9.83%) Graphic Design
16 23 (9.83%) SQL
17 22 (9.40%) Adobe
17 22 (9.40%) Marketing
18 21 (8.97%) OmniGraffle
18 21 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
18 21 (8.97%) Web Services
19 18 (7.69%) LESS

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (9.83%) Node.js
2 6 (2.56%) CICS
3 4 (1.71%) PowerExchange
3 4 (1.71%) JBoss
3 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.71%) Moodle
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (10.26%) Photoshop
3 21 (8.97%) OmniGraffle
4 8 (3.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (2.56%) MS Excel
5 6 (2.56%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.71%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.28%) InDesign
8 1 (0.43%) MS Project
8 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.85%) Internet
2 5 (2.14%) SAN
3 3 (1.28%) MPLS
4 2 (0.85%) Firewall
4 2 (0.85%) 2G
4 2 (0.85%) 4G
4 2 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.85%) 3G
4 2 (0.85%) LAN
4 2 (0.85%) WAN
4 2 (0.85%) DHCP
4 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.85%) VPN
4 2 (0.85%) DNS
5 1 (0.43%) Broadband
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.43%) IOS XR
5 1 (0.43%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.41%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (2.99%) DB2
3 6 (2.56%) MySQL
4 5 (2.14%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (12.82%) Axure RP
2 24 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.27%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (3.42%) Selenium
5 7 (2.99%) RSpec
5 7 (2.99%) Jasmine
5 7 (2.99%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (2.99%) JSHint
6 2 (0.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.43%) Mockito
7 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.43%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.43%) Ant
7 1 (0.43%) JUnit
7 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.43%) Subversion
7 1 (0.43%) Maven
7 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 46 (19.66%) Finance
2 26 (11.11%) Retail
3 22 (9.40%) Marketing
4 16 (6.84%) Banking
5 10 (4.27%) Publishing
6 5 (2.14%) Legal
7 3 (1.28%) Advertising
7 3 (1.28%) Games
8 2 (0.85%) Military
8 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.85%) Automotive
9 1 (0.43%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (33.33%) HTML
2 49 (20.94%) CSS
3 39 (16.67%) HTML5
4 21 (8.97%) Web Services
5 18 (7.69%) LESS
6 16 (6.84%) Apache Cordova
6 16 (6.84%) PhoneGap
6 16 (6.84%) Sencha Touch
6 16 (6.84%) jQuery
7 15 (6.41%) Flash
8 13 (5.56%) Backbone.js
9 11 (4.70%) CSS3
9 11 (4.70%) Sass
10 9 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (3.42%) .NET
12 7 (2.99%) RESTful
13 6 (2.56%) React
14 5 (2.14%) Underscore.js
14 5 (2.14%) Java EE
15 4 (1.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 148 (63.25%) User Experience
2 28 (11.97%) Mobile App
3 23 (9.83%) Graphic Design
4 16 (6.84%) Social Media
5 13 (5.56%) Copywriting
5 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (5.13%) Digital Media
7 11 (4.70%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.99%) Human Factors
9 5 (2.14%) Online Banking
9 5 (2.14%) Ergonomics
10 4 (1.71%) E-Learning
10 4 (1.71%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.71%) Data Integration
11 3 (1.28%) FMCG
11 3 (1.28%) Open Source
12 2 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.85%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.85%) Tandem
12 2 (0.85%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 46 (19.66%) Apple iOS
2 30 (12.82%) Android
3 10 (4.27%) UNIX
4 8 (3.42%) Windows
5 2 (0.85%) Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.85%) SUSE
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (43.59%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (21.37%) E-Commerce
3 39 (16.67%) Scrum
4 36 (15.38%) Information Architecture
5 34 (14.53%) Mentoring
6 24 (10.26%) User Stories
7 21 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (7.69%) Analytics
9 16 (6.84%) Data Architecture
10 15 (6.41%) B2B
10 15 (6.41%) Industrial Design
11 14 (5.98%) Content Management
11 14 (5.98%) Web Design
11 14 (5.98%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (5.56%) UX Design
12 13 (5.56%) Business Development
12 13 (5.56%) Web Analytics
13 12 (5.13%) TDD
13 12 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (4.70%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (26.07%) JavaScript
2 23 (9.83%) SQL
3 16 (6.84%) Objective-C
4 13 (5.56%) Java
5 7 (2.99%) Ruby
6 6 (2.56%) COBOL
7 3 (1.28%) C#
7 3 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.43%) Python
8 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.28%) CCNP
4 2 (0.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.43%) CCNA
5 1 (0.43%) MCSE
5 1 (0.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) QA
2 4 (1.71%) CRD IV
System Software
1 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.85%) XenApp
2 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 22 (9.40%) Adobe
2 16 (6.84%) Sencha
3 15 (6.41%) IBM
4 13 (5.56%) Demandware
4 13 (5.56%) hybris
5 8 (3.42%) Cisco
5 8 (3.42%) Informatica
6 7 (2.99%) VMware
6 7 (2.99%) Oracle
6 7 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.56%) iRise
8 5 (2.14%) Citrix
8 5 (2.14%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.71%) Blackboard
10 3 (1.28%) EMC
10 3 (1.28%) Teradata
10 3 (1.28%) Google
10 3 (1.28%) NetApp
11 2 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.85%) webMethods
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