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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lead Designer
Rank 792 909 854
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 84 76 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 107
Median salary £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £40,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year
- -28.00%

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Lead Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 28 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 7 December 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 +105 82 £65,000 +13.04% 7
London +58 45 £68,750 +14.58% 5
Yorkshire +22 18 £42,500 +6.25%
West Yorkshire +38 17 £42,250 +5.62%
Bradford +6 12 £42,500 -
Leeds +28 5 £42,000 +5.00%
South West +20 5 £55,000 -21.42% 1
South East +67 4 £68,750 +5.76% 1
Hertfordshire +11 4 £80,000 +39.13%
East of England +4 4 £80,000 +39.13%
East Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £68,750 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £68,750 -
Loughborough - 3 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 3 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +24 2 £39,500 -1.25%
Edinburgh +16 2 £39,500 -
City of London +21 1 £47,500 -13.63% 2
West Midlands -14 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Coventry - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £52,500 -
Cheshire - 1 - -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £52,500 -
St Albans - 1 £75,000 -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 115 (69.28%) User Experience
2 49 (29.52%) Wireframes
3 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (20.48%) HTML
4 34 (20.48%) Adobe
5 33 (19.88%) Axure RP
6 32 (19.28%) Prototyping
7 30 (18.07%) CSS
8 29 (17.47%) Service Design
9 22 (13.25%) Mobile App
10 20 (12.05%) Photoshop
11 19 (11.45%) Usability Testing
12 18 (10.84%) Internet
13 17 (10.24%) Finance
13 17 (10.24%) Apple iOS
13 17 (10.24%) OmniGraffle
13 17 (10.24%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
14 16 (9.64%) Scrum
14 16 (9.64%) Adobe Illustrator
14 16 (9.64%) SOA
14 16 (9.64%) InVision
15 15 (9.04%) Information Architecture
15 15 (9.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 14 (8.43%) Android
16 14 (8.43%) Marketing
17 13 (7.83%) Web Design
17 13 (7.83%) Active Directory
17 13 (7.83%) ITIL
17 13 (7.83%) ITIL V3

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 (3.01%) Marvel
2 3 (1.81%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (12.05%) Photoshop
2 17 (10.24%) OmniGraffle
3 16 (9.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (9.64%) InVision
4 13 (7.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (3.61%) InDesign
6 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
7 3 (1.81%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.81%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (1.81%) GNU Octave
7 3 (1.81%) Simulink
8 2 (1.20%) MS Excel
8 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.20%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (1.81%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 3 (1.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) Internet
2 10 (6.02%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (6.02%) Broadband
2 10 (6.02%) DNS
2 10 (6.02%) Ethernet
2 10 (6.02%) Firewall
2 10 (6.02%) IPv6
2 10 (6.02%) TACACS
2 10 (6.02%) VoIP
2 10 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (3.61%) WAN
4 4 (2.41%) BGP
4 4 (2.41%) Junos
4 4 (2.41%) LLU
4 4 (2.41%) MRTG
4 4 (2.41%) OSPF
4 4 (2.41%) SNMP
4 4 (2.41%) VLAN
4 4 (2.41%) VPN
4 4 (2.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.61%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (2.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.20%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (19.88%) Axure RP
2 15 (9.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 10 (6.02%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (10.24%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Marketing
3 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.01%) Advertising
4 5 (3.01%) Automotive
5 4 (2.41%) Games
6 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
6 3 (1.81%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Banking
7 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (20.48%) HTML
2 30 (18.07%) CSS
3 5 (3.01%) HTML5
4 4 (2.41%) Sass
5 3 (1.81%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (1.81%) Flash
5 3 (1.81%) PhoneGap
5 3 (1.81%) RESTful
5 3 (1.81%) SOAP
5 3 (1.81%) XML
6 2 (1.20%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.60%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.60%) Apache OpenJPA
7 1 (0.60%) CSS3
7 1 (0.60%) JPA
7 1 (0.60%) jQuery
7 1 (0.60%) LESS
7 1 (0.60%) RichFaces
7 1 (0.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 115 (69.28%) User Experience
2 22 (13.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.41%) Psychology
3 4 (2.41%) Video on Demand
4 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.81%) Biometrics
4 3 (1.81%) Device Driver
4 3 (1.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (1.81%) Graphic Design
4 3 (1.81%) Social Media
4 3 (1.81%) Verilog
4 3 (1.81%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.20%) Animation
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) Ergonomics
5 2 (1.20%) Fintech
5 2 (1.20%) Market Risk
5 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.24%) Apple iOS
2 14 (8.43%) Android
3 6 (3.61%) Windows
4 3 (1.81%) Linux
4 3 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.52%) Wireframes
2 43 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (19.28%) Prototyping
4 29 (17.47%) Service Design
5 19 (11.45%) Usability Testing
6 17 (10.24%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
7 16 (9.64%) Scrum
7 16 (9.64%) SOA
8 15 (9.04%) Information Architecture
9 13 (7.83%) ITIL
9 13 (7.83%) ITIL V3
9 13 (7.83%) Web Design
10 12 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (6.02%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.02%) Network Management
11 10 (6.02%) Network Planning
12 9 (5.42%) E-Commerce
12 9 (5.42%) Service Delivery
12 9 (5.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.63%) PHP
1 11 (6.63%) Python
1 11 (6.63%) SQL
2 10 (6.02%) Perl
3 8 (4.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.81%) C
5 2 (1.20%) C++
5 2 (1.20%) Java
6 1 (0.60%) Go
Qualifications
1 11 (6.63%) Degree
2 6 (3.61%) CCNP
2 6 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.41%) QA
3 3 (1.81%) ECSS
4 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.20%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (7.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.02%) Nagios
1 10 (6.02%) OpenNMS
1 10 (6.02%) Puppet
1 10 (6.02%) RANCID
1 10 (6.02%) SCCM
2 4 (2.41%) Cacti
2 4 (2.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) Adobe
2 10 (6.02%) Brocade
2 10 (6.02%) Cisco
2 10 (6.02%) Ericsson
2 10 (6.02%) Foundry
2 10 (6.02%) Huawei
2 10 (6.02%) Juniper
2 10 (6.02%) ZyXEL
3 7 (4.22%) Oracle
4 3 (1.81%) Facebook
4 3 (1.81%) Maxymiser
4 3 (1.81%) Optimizely
4 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.81%) Xilinx
5 2 (1.20%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (1.20%) Informatica
5 2 (1.20%) MEDITECH
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Red Hat
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