The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Designer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 820 853 859
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 87 114 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.092% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 74 95 109
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%

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
91484 105195 110265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76513 87677 89230
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

Lead Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Designer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +50 86 £62,500 +4.16% 11
London +33 35 £65,000 +10.63% 7
South East +40 13 £75,000 +25.00%
East of England +25 12 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Hertfordshire +29 10 £77,500 -
Yorkshire +23 9 £42,500 -5.55%
West Yorkshire +16 9 £42,500 -
North West +3 9 £60,000 +20.00%
Manchester +3 9 £60,000 -
Rochdale - 9 £60,000 -
Bradford - 8 £42,500 -
Surrey +37 6 £90,000 +20.00%
Egham +10 6 £90,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -13 5 £42,500 -39.28%
Berkshire +20 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands +16 3 £48,750 -29.09% 1
Welwyn Garden City +1 3 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £75,000 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £75,000 -
Coventry - 2 - -
St Albans - 2 £75,000 -
Loughborough - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 - 1
City of London +43 1 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Leeds +20 1 £42,500 -
Scotland +11 1 £70,000 +35.92% 1
Norfolk - 1 £62,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Essex - 1 £52,500 -
Stirling - 1 £70,000 -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Lead Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 98 (60.49%) User Experience
2 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (32.72%) Wireframes
4 36 (22.22%) HTML
5 32 (19.75%) CSS
6 29 (17.90%) Axure RP
6 29 (17.90%) Scrum
6 29 (17.90%) Mobile App
7 28 (17.28%) Prototyping
8 27 (16.67%) Photoshop
9 24 (14.81%) SOA
10 23 (14.20%) Adobe Illustrator
10 23 (14.20%) Finance
11 22 (13.58%) Apple iOS
12 20 (12.35%) Adobe
13 15 (9.26%) Service Design
13 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
13 15 (9.26%) OmniGraffle
13 15 (9.26%) Degree
14 14 (8.64%) QA
14 14 (8.64%) Android
14 14 (8.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 14 (8.64%) Web Design
14 14 (8.64%) Oracle
15 13 (8.02%) SQL
15 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
15 13 (8.02%) Information Architecture
15 13 (8.02%) InVision
15 13 (8.02%) Software Delivery
16 12 (7.41%) Games

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.09%) CMS
1 5 (3.09%) Marvel
2 2 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 23 (14.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (9.26%) OmniGraffle
4 13 (8.02%) InVision
5 9 (5.56%) MS Visio
6 7 (4.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (3.70%) InDesign
8 3 (1.85%) GNU Octave
8 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
8 3 (1.85%) Simulink
9 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (1.23%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.85%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.41%) Internet
2 10 (6.17%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (6.17%) Broadband
2 10 (6.17%) DNS
2 10 (6.17%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.17%) Firewall
2 10 (6.17%) IPv6
2 10 (6.17%) TACACS
2 10 (6.17%) VoIP
2 10 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.70%) WAN
4 4 (2.47%) BGP
4 4 (2.47%) HSRP
4 4 (2.47%) Junos
4 4 (2.47%) MRTG
4 4 (2.47%) OSPF
4 4 (2.47%) SNMP
4 4 (2.47%) VLAN
4 4 (2.47%) VPN
4 4 (2.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
3 5 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.23%) Big Data
4 2 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.62%) DataStage
5 1 (0.62%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (17.90%) Axure RP
2 14 (8.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (6.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.85%) JIRA
4 3 (1.85%) XMLSpy
5 1 (0.62%) Ant
5 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.62%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.62%) JUnit
5 1 (0.62%) Maven
5 1 (0.62%) Mockito
5 1 (0.62%) Selenium
General
1 23 (14.20%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.41%) Games
4 9 (5.56%) Marketing
5 8 (4.94%) Retail
6 5 (3.09%) Automotive
7 4 (2.47%) Publishing
8 3 (1.85%) Advertising
8 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.23%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.62%) Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.22%) HTML
2 32 (19.75%) CSS
3 9 (5.56%) SOAP
4 8 (4.94%) HTML5
4 8 (4.94%) XML
5 6 (3.70%) JMS
5 6 (3.70%) Sass
6 5 (3.09%) Apache Cordova
6 5 (3.09%) PhoneGap
6 5 (3.09%) RESTful
7 4 (2.47%) .NET
8 3 (1.85%) Ajax
8 3 (1.85%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.85%) CSS3
8 3 (1.85%) jQuery
8 3 (1.85%) Kendo UI
8 3 (1.85%) LESS
8 3 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (1.85%) WSDL
8 3 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 98 (60.49%) User Experience
2 29 (17.90%) Mobile App
3 9 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 8 (4.94%) Social Media
5 6 (3.70%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (3.09%) Biometrics
7 4 (2.47%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.47%) e-Learning
7 4 (2.47%) W3C
8 3 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.85%) Animation
8 3 (1.85%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 3 (1.85%) SCORM
8 3 (1.85%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.85%) Verilog
8 3 (1.85%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.85%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.58%) Apple iOS
2 14 (8.64%) Android
3 8 (4.94%) Windows
4 7 (4.32%) Linux
4 7 (4.32%) Unix
5 5 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (32.72%) Wireframes
3 29 (17.90%) Scrum
4 28 (17.28%) Prototyping
5 24 (14.81%) SOA
6 15 (9.26%) Service Design
7 14 (8.64%) Web Design
8 13 (8.02%) Information Architecture
8 13 (8.02%) Software Delivery
9 11 (6.79%) Web Development
10 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
10 10 (6.17%) ITIL
10 10 (6.17%) Network Management
10 10 (6.17%) Network Planning
11 9 (5.56%) B2C
11 9 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 9 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
12 8 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.94%) Data Protection
12 8 (4.94%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.02%) SQL
2 11 (6.79%) Python
3 10 (6.17%) Java
3 10 (6.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.17%) Perl
3 10 (6.17%) PHP
4 3 (1.85%) C
5 2 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (0.62%) Go
6 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (9.26%) Degree
2 6 (3.70%) CCNP
2 6 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.64%) QA
2 10 (6.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.85%) ECSS
4 2 (1.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.62%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (8.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.17%) Nagios
1 10 (6.17%) OpenNMS
1 10 (6.17%) Puppet
1 10 (6.17%) RANCID
1 10 (6.17%) SCCM
2 4 (2.47%) Cacti
2 4 (2.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (12.35%) Adobe
2 14 (8.64%) Oracle
3 10 (6.17%) Brocade
3 10 (6.17%) Cisco
3 10 (6.17%) Ericsson
3 10 (6.17%) Foundry
3 10 (6.17%) Huawei
3 10 (6.17%) Juniper
3 10 (6.17%) ZyXEL
4 5 (3.09%) TIBCO
5 4 (2.47%) webMethods
6 3 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.85%) Xilinx
7 2 (1.23%) Informatica
8 1 (0.62%) Cognos
8 1 (0.62%) IBM
8 1 (0.62%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.62%) SAP
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