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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lead Designer
Rank 768 819 801
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 126 58 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.054% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.058% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 108 53 77
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £75,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £59,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.95% +39.41%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,000
% 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +75 125 £60,000 +11.62% 9
London +7 52 £60,000 +14.28% 6
South East +22 38 £67,500 +0.74% 1
Egham - 23 £70,000 -
Surrey - 23 £70,000 -
City of London +4 22 £71,500 +43.00% 1
Yorkshire -41 14 £34,500 +3.75%
East of England - 13 £50,000 - 1
Essex - 9 £51,250 -
West Yorkshire -35 7 £32,500 -
Sheffield -14 6 £34,500 +30.18%
South Yorkshire -17 6 £34,500 +30.18%
South West -25 6 £60,000 +34.83% 1
Hampshire -6 5 £43,500 -27.50% 1
Leeds -27 5 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 5 £43,500 -
Berkshire -1 4 £70,000 -
Wiltshire -1 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Oxfordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol - 3 £65,000 - 1
Swindon - 3 £60,000 -
Norwich - 2 £37,500 - 1
Basildon - 2 £52,500 -
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 - 1
Wetherby - 2 £28,000 -
Slough +1 1 £70,000 -12.50%
Reading -5 1 £70,000 +16.66%
Glasgow -10 1 £43,000 -18.09%
North West -15 1 £57,500 +70.37%
Scotland -19 1 £43,000 -18.09%

Lead Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 145 (63.60%) User Experience
2 115 (50.44%) HTML
3 74 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 74 (32.46%) CSS
4 64 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (22.37%) Mobile App
6 47 (20.61%) HTML5
7 41 (17.98%) Apple iOS
8 38 (16.67%) Marketing
9 36 (15.79%) Adobe
10 35 (15.35%) Finance
11 34 (14.91%) SQL
12 32 (14.04%) Web Services
13 31 (13.60%) Degree
14 26 (11.40%) Scrum
15 25 (10.96%) Git (software)
15 25 (10.96%) Node.js
16 24 (10.53%) Sencha
16 24 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
16 24 (10.53%) Sencha Touch
16 24 (10.53%) Objective-C
17 23 (10.09%) jQuery
18 22 (9.65%) .NET
19 21 (9.21%) Android
19 21 (9.21%) Axure RP
20 20 (8.77%) Banking
20 20 (8.77%) Project Management
21 19 (8.33%) Photoshop
21 19 (8.33%) E-Commerce
21 19 (8.33%) QA

Lead Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (10.96%) Node.js
2 8 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 6 (2.63%) WordPress
4 3 (1.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.32%) CMS
5 2 (0.88%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.44%) GemFire
6 1 (0.44%) Moodle
6 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.44%) PowerExchange
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 16 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (5.70%) MS Excel
4 11 (4.82%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (2.19%) Inkscape
5 5 (2.19%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.75%) InDesign
7 3 (1.32%) MS Office
8 2 (0.88%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.63%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.19%) Sophis RISQUE
3 4 (1.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 4 (1.75%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.75%) SAP CO
3 4 (1.75%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.88%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.44%) Magento
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.44%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.07%) Internet
2 5 (2.19%) Network Security
3 3 (1.32%) Unified Communications
3 3 (1.32%) VPN
3 3 (1.32%) LAN
3 3 (1.32%) WAN
3 3 (1.32%) H.323
3 3 (1.32%) MPLS
4 2 (0.88%) IPsec
4 2 (0.88%) OSPF
4 2 (0.88%) BGP
4 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.88%) IPv4
4 2 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.44%) Multicast
5 1 (0.44%) NAS
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.44%) VLAN
5 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) MySQL
6 1 (0.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.21%) Axure RP
3 8 (3.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 8 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.44%) Subversion
General
1 38 (16.67%) Marketing
2 35 (15.35%) Finance
3 20 (8.77%) Banking
4 8 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.51%) Advertising
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.19%) Games
6 4 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
8 2 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (50.44%) HTML
2 74 (32.46%) CSS
3 47 (20.61%) HTML5
4 32 (14.04%) Web Services
5 24 (10.53%) Apache Cordova
5 24 (10.53%) Sencha Touch
6 23 (10.09%) jQuery
7 22 (9.65%) .NET
8 13 (5.70%) Flash
9 11 (4.82%) XML
10 10 (4.39%) ASP.NET
11 9 (3.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (3.07%) Hibernate
12 7 (3.07%) CSS3
13 6 (2.63%) Ajax
14 4 (1.75%) Middleware
14 4 (1.75%) XHTML
14 4 (1.75%) DOM
14 4 (1.75%) JSP
14 4 (1.75%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 145 (63.60%) User Experience
2 51 (22.37%) Mobile App
3 16 (7.02%) Graphic Design
3 16 (7.02%) Social Media
4 11 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.39%) New Media
6 4 (1.75%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.75%) iPad
7 3 (1.32%) FMCG
7 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.32%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.32%) Animation
7 3 (1.32%) Photography
7 3 (1.32%) Video Editing
7 3 (1.32%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.88%) Streaming Video
8 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.88%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.98%) Apple iOS
2 21 (9.21%) Android
3 8 (3.51%) Windows
4 7 (3.07%) UNIX
5 3 (1.32%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.88%) Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (11.40%) Scrum
3 20 (8.77%) Project Management
4 19 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 19 (8.33%) Information Architecture
4 19 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 15 (6.58%) Analytics
6 14 (6.14%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (5.70%) CRM
7 13 (5.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (5.26%) User Experience Design
8 12 (5.26%) Web Design
9 11 (4.82%) SOA
10 10 (4.39%) Online Marketing
10 10 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (4.39%) Agile Project Management
10 10 (4.39%) Web Analytics
10 10 (4.39%) Search Engine Marketing
11 9 (3.95%) Test Management
12 8 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (32.46%) JavaScript
2 34 (14.91%) SQL
3 24 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 14 (6.14%) C#
5 10 (4.39%) Java
6 9 (3.95%) PHP
7 3 (1.32%) ABAP
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (13.60%) Degree
2 9 (3.95%) ISTQB
2 9 (3.95%) ISEB
3 8 (3.51%) MCSE
3 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.75%) CCNP
5 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.32%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) CCA
6 1 (0.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.33%) QA
2 5 (2.19%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 36 (15.79%) Adobe
2 24 (10.53%) Sencha
3 12 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.26%) Oracle
4 10 (4.39%) SAP
5 9 (3.95%) Twitter
6 7 (3.07%) JBoss
7 6 (2.63%) Google
8 5 (2.19%) VMware
9 4 (1.75%) Cisco
9 4 (1.75%) Omniture
9 4 (1.75%) Coremetrics
10 3 (1.32%) Facebook
10 3 (1.32%) Tandberg
10 3 (1.32%) Juniper
11 1 (0.44%) F5
11 1 (0.44%) Zend
11 1 (0.44%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.44%) Citrix
11 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
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