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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 681 603 714
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 224 295 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 178 227 176
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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%

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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 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 -85 208 £50,000 +17.64% 17
London -36 127 £50,000 - 9
City of London -15 38 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West -21 15 £55,000 +83.33% 2
East of England -13 14 £52,000 +30.00% 3
South East -58 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Yorkshire -23 12 £32,500 -7.14%
Scotland +4 11 £35,000 +29.62% 1
North West -9 11 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Manchester -14 10 £31,500 +9.56% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 10 £35,232 -
Tyne and Wear - 10 £35,232 -
North East - 10 £35,232 -
West Yorkshire -25 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Bristol +5 6 £55,000 +83.33%
Leeds -32 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Glasgow -2 5 £35,748 +32.39%
Berkshire -8 5 £65,000 +85.71%
Bath - 5 £60,000 -
Somerset - 5 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -6 4 £35,000 -35.77% 1
Bedfordshire -8 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -37 4 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Norfolk - 4 £55,000 - 1
Norwich - 4 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands -7 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Ipswich +5 2 £54,000 +48.96%
Suffolk +1 2 £54,000 +54.28%

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 257 (57.37%) User Experience
2 167 (37.28%) HTML
3 162 (36.16%) CSS
4 136 (30.36%) Photoshop
5 135 (30.13%) Adobe
5 135 (30.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 98 (21.88%) JavaScript
7 87 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
8 82 (18.30%) Marketing
9 81 (18.08%) Degree
10 77 (17.19%) Mobile App
11 69 (15.40%) Android
12 64 (14.29%) Axure RP
13 60 (13.39%) HTML5
14 59 (13.17%) Web Design
14 59 (13.17%) E-Commerce
15 54 (12.05%) Finance
16 52 (11.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 48 (10.71%) Apple iOS
18 46 (10.27%) CSS3
19 42 (9.38%) Analytics
20 41 (9.15%) jQuery
20 41 (9.15%) Graphic Design
20 41 (9.15%) Flash
21 36 (8.04%) Adobe After Effects
22 35 (7.81%) Mentoring
23 34 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
23 34 (7.59%) InDesign
24 33 (7.37%) OmniGraffle
25 30 (6.70%) Digital Media

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 6 (1.34%) CMS
2 5 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.67%) Node.js
4 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.45%) JBoss
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) GemFire
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) Drupal
6 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.22%) SAS
6 1 (0.22%) IIS
Applications
1 136 (30.36%) Photoshop
2 135 (30.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (11.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (8.04%) Adobe After Effects
5 34 (7.59%) InDesign
6 33 (7.37%) OmniGraffle
7 14 (3.13%) Fireworks
8 10 (2.23%) MS Office
9 8 (1.79%) MS Excel
9 8 (1.79%) Acrobat
10 7 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.89%) CINEMA 4D
11 4 (0.89%) Maya
12 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
13 2 (0.45%) GIMP
14 1 (0.22%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 11 (2.46%) Magento
2 7 (1.56%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
3 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.67%) Maximo
3 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.79%) Internet
2 15 (3.35%) Firewall
3 12 (2.68%) WAN
4 9 (2.01%) VPN
5 7 (1.56%) VoIP
6 6 (1.34%) LAN
6 6 (1.34%) VLAN
7 4 (0.89%) RIP
7 4 (0.89%) BGP
7 4 (0.89%) MPLS
8 3 (0.67%) Network Security
8 3 (0.67%) SSL
9 2 (0.45%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.45%) ATM
9 2 (0.45%) HTTP
9 2 (0.45%) DNS
9 2 (0.45%) IPv6
9 2 (0.45%) EIGRP
9 2 (0.45%) TACACS
9 2 (0.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.67%) MySQL
5 2 (0.45%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.45%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 64 (14.29%) Axure RP
2 14 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (2.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (0.67%) Grunt
4 3 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (0.45%) JIRA
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (18.30%) Marketing
2 54 (12.05%) Finance
3 22 (4.91%) Retail
3 22 (4.91%) Multimedia
4 18 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 17 (3.79%) Banking
6 11 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.46%) Advertising
7 8 (1.79%) Games
8 7 (1.56%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (37.28%) HTML
2 162 (36.16%) CSS
3 60 (13.39%) HTML5
4 46 (10.27%) CSS3
5 41 (9.15%) jQuery
5 41 (9.15%) Flash
6 11 (2.46%) .NET
7 10 (2.23%) Ajax
8 7 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (1.56%) XHTML
8 7 (1.56%) JSP
9 5 (1.12%) Web Services
10 4 (0.89%) XML
10 4 (0.89%) DOM
10 4 (0.89%) JSTL
10 4 (0.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (0.89%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (0.89%) Dojo
10 4 (0.89%) MooTools
10 4 (0.89%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 257 (57.37%) User Experience
2 77 (17.19%) Mobile App
3 41 (9.15%) Graphic Design
4 30 (6.70%) Digital Media
5 29 (6.47%) Animation
6 23 (5.13%) Social Media
7 18 (4.02%) Motion Graphics
7 18 (4.02%) iPhone
8 15 (3.35%) iPad
9 14 (3.13%) Visualisation
9 14 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.79%) IPTV
10 8 (1.79%) Psychology
11 6 (1.34%) Open Source
12 5 (1.12%) Photography
13 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.67%) Social Gaming
14 3 (0.67%) New Media
14 3 (0.67%) Mobile Games
14 3 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (15.40%) Android
2 48 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 21 (4.69%) Windows
4 11 (2.46%) UNIX
5 10 (2.23%) Linux
6 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (13.17%) Web Design
2 59 (13.17%) E-Commerce
3 42 (9.38%) Analytics
4 35 (7.81%) Mentoring
5 34 (7.59%) Responsive Web Design
6 27 (6.03%) Information Architecture
7 25 (5.58%) Rapid Prototyping
8 24 (5.36%) UX Design
9 23 (5.13%) Use Case
10 22 (4.91%) Web Development
11 19 (4.24%) SEO
11 19 (4.24%) Scrum
11 19 (4.24%) Time Management
12 15 (3.35%) Project Management
13 14 (3.13%) Product Management
14 13 (2.90%) UML
14 13 (2.90%) User Stories
15 12 (2.68%) Usability Testing
16 10 (2.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 98 (21.88%) JavaScript
2 14 (3.13%) Java
3 9 (2.01%) SQL
4 6 (1.34%) PHP
5 3 (0.67%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (0.67%) ActionScript 2.0
5 3 (0.67%) ActionScript
5 3 (0.67%) C
5 3 (0.67%) C#
6 1 (0.22%) Groovy
6 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.22%) Jython
6 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (18.08%) Degree
2 14 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 14 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.56%) MBA
5 5 (1.12%) CCIE
5 5 (1.12%) CCNP
6 4 (0.89%) HND
7 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) CCDP
7 3 (0.67%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.57%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) COBIT
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
1 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 135 (30.13%) Adobe
2 20 (4.46%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.13%) Cisco
4 12 (2.68%) Oracle
5 10 (2.23%) SAP
6 9 (2.01%) Google
7 7 (1.56%) Twitter
7 7 (1.56%) Juniper
7 7 (1.56%) Citrix
8 6 (1.34%) Ericsson
8 6 (1.34%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (1.12%) Sourcefire
9 5 (1.12%) Omniture
9 5 (1.12%) McAfee
10 4 (0.89%) Coremetrics
10 4 (0.89%) Blue Coat
11 3 (0.67%) hybris
11 3 (0.67%) Facebook
11 3 (0.67%) SolidWorks
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