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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 678 583 715
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +132
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 211 300 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 167 226 169
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -12.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -13.51%

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
107735 100235 112120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 87213 83254 95688
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 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 16 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -89 195 £45,000 +5.88% 32
London -18 131 £47,750 -4.50% 14
City of London -21 43 £47,000 -6.00% 7
Manchester -12 14 £31,500 +5.00%
North West -21 14 £31,500 +5.00% 1
Scotland -12 13 £35,000 +29.62% 2
South West -27 11 £43,750 +9.37% 2
South East -71 11 £60,000 +50.00% 5
East of England -18 10 £40,000 -20.00% 3
East Midlands -15 8 £45,000 -12.19% 2
Yorkshire -43 8 £31,500 -10.00% 1
Bristol -2 7 £48,750 -20.40% 2
Derbyshire -7 6 - -
Glasgow -12 6 £36,496 +35.16% 1
West Yorkshire -29 6 £31,500 -13.10%
West Sussex -9 4 £60,000 -
Edinburgh -10 4 £35,000 -19.54% 1
Hertfordshire -12 4 £38,750 -22.50%
Leeds -32 4 £31,500 -13.10%
Worthing - 4 £60,000 -
Dundee +9 3 £29,500 +18.00%
Berkshire -6 3 £70,000 +100.00% 2
Essex - 3 £31,250 -
Northampton -25 2 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Northamptonshire -31 2 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £45,000 - 2
Watford - 2 £39,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 3
Basildon - 2 £30,000 -
North East - 2 - - 3

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 271 (58.03%) User Experience
2 174 (37.26%) HTML
3 170 (36.40%) CSS
4 135 (28.91%) Adobe
5 132 (28.27%) Photoshop
6 130 (27.84%) Adobe Illustrator
7 99 (21.20%) Mobile App
8 91 (19.49%) Marketing
9 88 (18.84%) JavaScript
10 82 (17.56%) Degree
11 79 (16.92%) Android
12 76 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
13 74 (15.85%) E-Commerce
14 69 (14.78%) Finance
15 62 (13.28%) Web Design
15 62 (13.28%) Axure RP
16 55 (11.78%) Apple iOS
17 52 (11.13%) HTML5
18 44 (9.42%) jQuery
18 44 (9.42%) Flash
19 43 (9.21%) CSS3
20 40 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
21 38 (8.14%) InDesign
22 37 (7.92%) Adobe After Effects
23 36 (7.71%) Graphic Design
24 35 (7.49%) Mentoring
25 34 (7.28%) Digital Media
26 33 (7.07%) Animation
27 30 (6.42%) OmniGraffle
27 30 (6.42%) Analytics

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (1.50%) CMS
2 5 (1.07%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (0.64%) Node.js
4 2 (0.43%) Drupal
4 2 (0.43%) GemFire
4 2 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.43%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.21%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.21%) SAS
5 1 (0.21%) IIS
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.21%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.21%) WordPress
5 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 132 (28.27%) Photoshop
2 130 (27.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (8.14%) InDesign
4 37 (7.92%) Adobe After Effects
5 30 (6.42%) OmniGraffle
6 11 (2.36%) Fireworks
7 8 (1.71%) MS Excel
8 7 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (1.28%) MS Visio
9 6 (1.28%) MS Office
10 4 (0.86%) Maya
10 4 (0.86%) CINEMA 4D
11 2 (0.43%) GIMP
12 1 (0.21%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 10 (2.14%) Magento
2 5 (1.07%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
3 3 (0.64%) SAP CO
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FI
3 3 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
4 2 (0.43%) SAP PP
4 2 (0.43%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.43%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.21%) SaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.21%) Firewall
2 14 (3.00%) Internet
3 12 (2.57%) LAN
4 11 (2.36%) WAN
5 10 (2.14%) MPLS
6 9 (1.93%) VoIP
7 8 (1.71%) 4G
7 8 (1.71%) OSPF
8 7 (1.50%) VPN
9 6 (1.28%) RIP
9 6 (1.28%) BGP
9 6 (1.28%) IPsec
9 6 (1.28%) VLAN
10 4 (0.86%) LTE
10 4 (0.86%) SCTP
10 4 (0.86%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (0.86%) Multicast
10 4 (0.86%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.86%) DHCP
10 4 (0.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.28%) Relational Database
2 6 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.86%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.86%) MySQL
4 3 (0.64%) Star Schema
4 3 (0.64%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.43%) DB2
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.21%) DataStage
6 1 (0.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (13.28%) Axure RP
2 13 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 11 (2.36%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (0.86%) Maven
5 3 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (0.64%) Grunt
5 3 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.21%) Subversion
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.21%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
General
1 91 (19.49%) Marketing
2 69 (14.78%) Finance
3 28 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 27 (5.78%) Multimedia
5 21 (4.50%) Retail
6 14 (3.00%) Advertising
7 12 (2.57%) Games
7 12 (2.57%) Banking
8 8 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.71%) Electronics
9 5 (1.07%) Interactive Media
10 4 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.86%) Automotive
11 3 (0.64%) Legal
12 2 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.43%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (37.26%) HTML
2 170 (36.40%) CSS
3 52 (11.13%) HTML5
4 44 (9.42%) jQuery
4 44 (9.42%) Flash
5 43 (9.21%) CSS3
6 14 (3.00%) Ajax
7 10 (2.14%) XHTML
8 8 (1.71%) XML
9 7 (1.50%) Spring
9 7 (1.50%) .NET
9 7 (1.50%) JSP
9 7 (1.50%) Web Services
9 7 (1.50%) Java EE
9 7 (1.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (0.86%) Ext JS
10 4 (0.86%) MooTools
10 4 (0.86%) Dojo
10 4 (0.86%) JSTL
10 4 (0.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 271 (58.03%) User Experience
2 99 (21.20%) Mobile App
3 36 (7.71%) Graphic Design
4 34 (7.28%) Digital Media
5 33 (7.07%) Animation
6 25 (5.35%) Motion Graphics
7 21 (4.50%) Social Media
8 18 (3.85%) iPhone
9 17 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.43%) iPad
10 16 (3.43%) Visualisation
11 9 (1.93%) Open Source
12 8 (1.71%) Psychology
12 8 (1.71%) IPTV
13 6 (1.28%) Photography
13 6 (1.28%) PKI
14 5 (1.07%) W3C
14 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
15 4 (0.86%) Social Gaming
15 4 (0.86%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 79 (16.92%) Android
2 55 (11.78%) Apple iOS
3 22 (4.71%) Windows
4 17 (3.64%) UNIX
5 12 (2.57%) Linux
6 5 (1.07%) Solaris
7 2 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.27%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (15.85%) E-Commerce
3 62 (13.28%) Web Design
4 40 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 35 (7.49%) Mentoring
6 30 (6.42%) Analytics
7 26 (5.57%) Rapid Prototyping
8 23 (4.93%) Web Development
9 21 (4.50%) User Experience Design
9 21 (4.50%) Use Case
10 20 (4.28%) Project Management
11 19 (4.07%) Scrum
11 19 (4.07%) Information Architecture
12 17 (3.64%) SEO
13 16 (3.43%) Usability Testing
14 15 (3.21%) Time Management
15 11 (2.36%) UML
16 10 (2.14%) Network Design
17 9 (1.93%) Data Modelling
17 9 (1.93%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (18.84%) JavaScript
2 18 (3.85%) Java
3 8 (1.71%) PHP
4 7 (1.50%) SQL
5 4 (0.86%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
5 4 (0.86%) ActionScript
6 3 (0.64%) C
6 3 (0.64%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) Jython
7 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 82 (17.56%) Degree
2 11 (2.36%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.50%) MBA
5 4 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.86%) CCNP
6 3 (0.64%) CCDP
6 3 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.43%) HND
7 2 (0.43%) CCIE
8 1 (0.21%) HNC
8 1 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.36%) QA
2 2 (0.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.43%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.21%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 135 (28.91%) Adobe
2 16 (3.43%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.00%) Oracle
4 12 (2.57%) Cisco
5 10 (2.14%) SAP
6 9 (1.93%) Citrix
7 8 (1.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 8 (1.71%) Ericsson
8 7 (1.50%) Google
8 7 (1.50%) Twitter
9 5 (1.07%) Omniture
10 4 (0.86%) Facebook
10 4 (0.86%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.86%) Juniper
10 4 (0.86%) Teradata
10 4 (0.86%) Coremetrics
11 3 (0.64%) Nokia
12 2 (0.43%) SolarWinds
12 2 (0.43%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.43%) JBoss
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