The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Designer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Designer
Rank 632 575 681
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +106
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 237 321 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.33% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 162 236 178
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £47,669 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-26.57% +16.26%

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
98723 98609 105043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.80% 94.57% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 82175 79630 90068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior Designer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the UK.

Senior Designer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Designer over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Designer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -52 224 £45,000 -5.26% 33
London -74 91 £55,000 +18.91% 16
South East -3 53 £35,000 -6.66% 3
City of London -25 26 £50,000 +17.64% 5
South West -35 25 £50,000 -2.91% 5
Swindon +1 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Wiltshire -3 19 £50,000 -9.09% 3
North West +3 16 £23,500 -47.77% 2
East Sussex - 16 £45,000 -
Brighton - 16 £45,000 -
Manchester +2 14 £23,500 -44.70% 2
Hampshire -17 13 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 13 £32,500 -
West Midlands 0 12 £38,750 - 1
Southampton - 12 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -14 11 £33,750 -5.59% 2
Midlands - 9 £25,000 -
Oxford - 9 - -
Berkshire -16 8 £34,000 -9.33%
East of England -30 6 £52,500 -6.66% 4
East Midlands +14 5 £70,000 -
Warwickshire -7 5 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire -36 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Reading - 5 £34,000 -
Coventry - 5 £47,500 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £70,000 -
Scotland +11 4 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire -12 4 - - 2
Halifax - 4 - - 2
Devon 0 3 £27,500 -15.38%

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title.

1 266 (56.96%) User Experience
2 169 (36.19%) HTML
3 143 (30.62%) CSS
4 135 (28.91%) Photoshop
5 132 (28.27%) Adobe
6 128 (27.41%) Adobe Illustrator
7 96 (20.56%) JavaScript
8 82 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (16.49%) HTML5
10 75 (16.06%) Axure RP
11 72 (15.42%) Web Design
12 64 (13.70%) Marketing
13 61 (13.06%) Degree
13 61 (13.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 58 (12.42%) Information Architecture
15 51 (10.92%) CSS3
15 51 (10.92%) Finance
16 47 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
17 44 (9.42%) Mobile App
18 43 (9.21%) Analytics
18 43 (9.21%) Android
19 39 (8.35%) UX Design
19 39 (8.35%) Mentoring
19 39 (8.35%) InDesign
20 38 (8.14%) Apple iOS
20 38 (8.14%) OmniGraffle
21 36 (7.71%) jQuery
22 34 (7.28%) Graphic Design
22 34 (7.28%) Flash
23 31 (6.64%) E-Commerce

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.64%) WordPress
3 3 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.43%) CMS
4 2 (0.43%) JBoss
4 2 (0.43%) Apache
4 2 (0.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.21%) Moodle
5 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.21%) Drupal
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 135 (28.91%) Photoshop
2 128 (27.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 61 (13.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 39 (8.35%) InDesign
5 38 (8.14%) OmniGraffle
6 26 (5.57%) Fireworks
6 26 (5.57%) Adobe After Effects
7 20 (4.28%) MS Visio
8 16 (3.43%) MS Office
9 13 (2.78%) MS Excel
10 9 (1.93%) Acrobat
11 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.43%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.43%) GIMP
13 1 (0.21%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 7 (1.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 7 (1.50%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.86%) Maximo
3 3 (0.64%) Magento
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.64%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) GitHub
2 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.64%) SaaS
3 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.14%) Firewall
2 15 (3.21%) WAN
3 14 (3.00%) VPN
4 12 (2.57%) Internet
5 9 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (1.71%) LAN
7 6 (1.28%) VLAN
7 6 (1.28%) MPLS
7 6 (1.28%) IPsec
7 6 (1.28%) Network Security
8 5 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.07%) Ethernet
9 3 (0.64%) Frame Relay
9 3 (0.64%) ATM
10 2 (0.43%) FTP
10 2 (0.43%) SNMP
10 2 (0.43%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.43%) DNS
10 2 (0.43%) OSPF
10 2 (0.43%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.93%) MySQL
3 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.64%) Big Data
7 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.43%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.43%) Impala
8 1 (0.21%) KDB
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.21%) DB2
8 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 75 (16.06%) Axure RP
2 21 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (3.00%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
5 6 (1.28%) JSHint
5 6 (1.28%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.07%) JIRA
7 4 (0.86%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.43%) Talend Open Studio
8 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.21%) Grunt
9 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 64 (13.70%) Marketing
2 51 (10.92%) Finance
3 26 (5.57%) Retail
4 23 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 22 (4.71%) Banking
6 10 (2.14%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.93%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.71%) Games
9 7 (1.50%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.07%) Advertising
11 3 (0.64%) Electronics
11 3 (0.64%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (36.19%) HTML
2 143 (30.62%) CSS
3 77 (16.49%) HTML5
4 51 (10.92%) CSS3
5 36 (7.71%) jQuery
6 34 (7.28%) Flash
7 26 (5.57%) .NET
8 8 (1.71%) AngularJS
8 8 (1.71%) Backbone.js
9 7 (1.50%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (1.50%) LESS
9 7 (1.50%) Web Services
10 6 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (1.28%) RESTful
11 5 (1.07%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 5 (1.07%) Sass
11 5 (1.07%) Middleware
12 4 (0.86%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.86%) WCF
12 4 (0.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 266 (56.96%) User Experience
2 44 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 34 (7.28%) Graphic Design
4 19 (4.07%) Social Media
5 16 (3.43%) Animation
5 16 (3.43%) E-Learning
6 15 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (2.36%) Digital Media
8 7 (1.50%) Open Source
8 7 (1.50%) Psychology
8 7 (1.50%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.28%) iPhone
10 5 (1.07%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.86%) IPTV
11 4 (0.86%) W3C
11 4 (0.86%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.64%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.64%) Social Gaming
12 3 (0.64%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.43%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 43 (9.21%) Android
2 38 (8.14%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.71%) Windows
4 11 (2.36%) Linux
5 7 (1.50%) UNIX
6 4 (0.86%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (17.56%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (15.42%) Web Design
3 58 (12.42%) Information Architecture
4 47 (10.06%) Responsive Web Design
5 43 (9.21%) Analytics
6 39 (8.35%) UX Design
6 39 (8.35%) Mentoring
7 31 (6.64%) E-Commerce
8 26 (5.57%) Product Management
9 23 (4.93%) Usability Testing
10 22 (4.71%) User Stories
11 21 (4.50%) B2B
12 19 (4.07%) Workflow
13 18 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.64%) Use Case
15 16 (3.43%) Web Development
15 16 (3.43%) Scrum
15 16 (3.43%) Data Modelling
16 15 (3.21%) UML
17 14 (3.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 96 (20.56%) JavaScript
2 21 (4.50%) Java
3 11 (2.36%) C#
4 9 (1.93%) PHP
5 7 (1.50%) SQL
6 3 (0.64%) C
7 2 (0.43%) ActionScript
7 2 (0.43%) Scala
8 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 61 (13.06%) Degree
2 17 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 17 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.43%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (2.36%) CCIE
5 7 (1.50%) MBA
6 6 (1.28%) CCNP
7 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.64%) CCDP
7 3 (0.64%) HNC
7 3 (0.64%) HND
7 3 (0.64%) JNCIA
8 2 (0.43%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) CCNA
8 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.43%) HP ASE
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.21%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.64%) QA
2 5 (1.07%) COBIT
3 2 (0.43%) WCAG
3 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 132 (28.27%) Adobe
2 26 (5.57%) Cisco
3 23 (4.93%) Microsoft
4 19 (4.07%) Oracle
5 10 (2.14%) Juniper
6 9 (1.93%) iRise
6 9 (1.93%) SAP
7 8 (1.71%) Sourcefire
7 8 (1.71%) IBM
7 8 (1.71%) Citrix
7 8 (1.71%) McAfee
8 7 (1.50%) Hyperion
8 7 (1.50%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.50%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (1.28%) Ericsson
9 6 (1.28%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (1.07%) TIBCO
10 5 (1.07%) Google
10 5 (1.07%) Blue Coat
11 4 (0.86%) Informatica
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