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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 669 591 681
Rank change year-on-year
-78 +90
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 229 325 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 172 238 184
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
107943 103220 105048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89300 85015 89847
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 £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 £38,500
% 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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -104 216 £50,000 +11.11% 29
London -46 124 £50,000 - 15
City of London -14 32 £52,500 +16.66% 4
South East -46 24 £45,000 - 5
South West -33 17 £55,000 +69.23% 3
East of England -35 16 £54,500 +9.00% 2
Brighton -3 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex -4 9 £45,000 -2.70% 1
Yorkshire -30 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Tyne and Wear - 9 £35,232 -
North East - 9 £35,232 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £35,232 -
North West -17 8 £27,000 -13.60% 1
Scotland +3 7 £35,000 -29.64% 1
Manchester -18 7 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Berkshire +4 6 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Swindon -4 6 £54,500 +81.66% 2
Birmingham -6 6 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 6 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Wiltshire -12 6 £54,500 +81.66% 2
West Yorkshire -15 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Hertfordshire -23 5 £52,500 -4.54% 1
Bath - 5 £60,000 -
Norwich - 5 £55,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £55,000 -
Somerset - 5 £60,000 -
East Midlands +14 4 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Glasgow +6 4 £33,000 -26.66% 1
Bedfordshire 0 4 £50,000 -13.04%
Bristol -13 4 £43,750 +43.44% 1

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 258 (58.37%) User Experience
2 172 (38.91%) HTML
3 162 (36.65%) CSS
4 133 (30.09%) Adobe
5 129 (29.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 128 (28.96%) Photoshop
7 102 (23.08%) JavaScript
8 97 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (18.33%) Degree
10 73 (16.52%) Marketing
11 70 (15.84%) Mobile App
12 66 (14.93%) Axure RP
13 65 (14.71%) HTML5
14 64 (14.48%) Android
15 60 (13.57%) Web Design
16 57 (12.90%) E-Commerce
17 55 (12.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 50 (11.31%) Finance
19 48 (10.86%) Apple iOS
20 47 (10.63%) CSS3
21 45 (10.18%) Analytics
22 39 (8.82%) jQuery
23 37 (8.37%) Flash
24 36 (8.14%) InDesign
24 36 (8.14%) Information Architecture
24 36 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
24 36 (8.14%) Mentoring
25 33 (7.47%) Graphic Design
26 31 (7.01%) Adobe After Effects
26 31 (7.01%) OmniGraffle

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (1.36%) CMS
2 5 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.68%) Node.js
4 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.45%) GemFire
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.45%) JBoss
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.23%) Drupal
6 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 129 (29.19%) Adobe Illustrator
2 128 (28.96%) Photoshop
3 55 (12.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (8.14%) InDesign
5 31 (7.01%) Adobe After Effects
5 31 (7.01%) OmniGraffle
6 17 (3.85%) Fireworks
7 12 (2.71%) MS Office
8 10 (2.26%) MS Excel
9 8 (1.81%) Acrobat
10 7 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.45%) GIMP
12 2 (0.45%) Maya
13 1 (0.23%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Magento
2 6 (1.36%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.90%) Maximo
4 3 (0.68%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.68%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (0.68%) SAP FSCM
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.90%) GitHub
2 3 (0.68%) SaaS
3 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.07%) Firewall
2 12 (2.71%) VPN
3 11 (2.49%) WAN
4 9 (2.04%) Internet
5 6 (1.36%) VLAN
5 6 (1.36%) Network Security
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (0.68%) IPsec
6 3 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (0.68%) LAN
6 3 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.45%) SSL
7 2 (0.45%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.45%) TACACS
7 2 (0.45%) MPLS
7 2 (0.45%) Multicast
7 2 (0.45%) Junos
8 1 (0.23%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.23%) OSPF
8 1 (0.23%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.68%) MySQL
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.45%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) Big Data
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 11g
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) DataStage
6 1 (0.23%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (14.93%) Axure RP
2 16 (3.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 14 (3.17%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.58%) Karma Test Runner
5 5 (1.13%) JIRA
5 5 (1.13%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.90%) JSHint
6 4 (0.90%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.68%) Grunt
8 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.45%) Subversion
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (16.52%) Marketing
2 50 (11.31%) Finance
3 22 (4.98%) Retail
4 20 (4.52%) Banking
5 17 (3.85%) Telecoms
6 16 (3.62%) Multimedia
7 11 (2.49%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.26%) Advertising
9 8 (1.81%) Games
10 5 (1.13%) Interactive Media
10 5 (1.13%) Electronics
11 3 (0.68%) Automotive
12 2 (0.45%) Publishing
12 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.45%) Front Office
12 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.23%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (38.91%) HTML
2 162 (36.65%) CSS
3 65 (14.71%) HTML5
4 47 (10.63%) CSS3
5 39 (8.82%) jQuery
6 37 (8.37%) Flash
7 14 (3.17%) .NET
8 11 (2.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (2.04%) Ajax
10 7 (1.58%) Web Services
11 6 (1.36%) JSP
11 6 (1.36%) Backbone.js
12 5 (1.13%) LESS
12 5 (1.13%) XHTML
13 4 (0.90%) RESTful
13 4 (0.90%) HTML5 Canvas
14 3 (0.68%) Sass
14 3 (0.68%) AngularJS
14 3 (0.68%) MooTools
14 3 (0.68%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 258 (58.37%) User Experience
2 70 (15.84%) Mobile App
3 33 (7.47%) Graphic Design
4 26 (5.88%) Digital Media
5 25 (5.66%) Animation
6 20 (4.52%) Social Media
7 15 (3.39%) iPhone
8 13 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.71%) Motion Graphics
10 11 (2.49%) iPad
11 9 (2.04%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.81%) Psychology
13 6 (1.36%) IPTV
13 6 (1.36%) Open Source
13 6 (1.36%) Computer Science
14 5 (1.13%) E-Learning
15 4 (0.90%) W3C
16 3 (0.68%) Mobile Games
16 3 (0.68%) Photography
16 3 (0.68%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 64 (14.48%) Android
2 48 (10.86%) Apple iOS
3 19 (4.30%) Windows
4 11 (2.49%) Linux
5 8 (1.81%) UNIX
6 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (13.57%) Web Design
3 57 (12.90%) E-Commerce
4 45 (10.18%) Analytics
5 36 (8.14%) Mentoring
5 36 (8.14%) Information Architecture
5 36 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 26 (5.88%) UX Design
7 24 (5.43%) Web Development
8 23 (5.20%) Use Case
9 22 (4.98%) Rapid Prototyping
10 21 (4.75%) Scrum
11 20 (4.52%) SEO
11 20 (4.52%) Time Management
12 18 (4.07%) Usability Testing
13 17 (3.85%) Product Management
13 17 (3.85%) UML
14 15 (3.39%) User Stories
15 14 (3.17%) Project Management
16 13 (2.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 102 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 19 (4.30%) Java
3 8 (1.81%) SQL
4 6 (1.36%) PHP
5 4 (0.90%) C
5 4 (0.90%) C#
6 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.23%) Jython
7 1 (0.23%) Groovy
7 1 (0.23%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (18.33%) Degree
2 17 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 17 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.71%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (2.04%) CCIE
5 7 (1.58%) MBA
6 6 (1.36%) CCNP
7 4 (0.90%) HND
8 3 (0.68%) HNC
8 3 (0.68%) CCDP
8 3 (0.68%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.23%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.23%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.17%) QA
2 5 (1.13%) COBIT
3 2 (0.45%) WCAG
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 133 (30.09%) Adobe
2 20 (4.52%) Microsoft
3 16 (3.62%) Cisco
4 13 (2.94%) Oracle
5 10 (2.26%) SAP
5 10 (2.26%) Juniper
6 8 (1.81%) McAfee
6 8 (1.81%) Sourcefire
6 8 (1.81%) Google
7 7 (1.58%) Twitter
7 7 (1.58%) CheckPoint
8 6 (1.36%) Citrix
8 6 (1.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 6 (1.36%) Ericsson
9 5 (1.13%) Blue Coat
9 5 (1.13%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.90%) Omniture
10 4 (0.90%) IBM
11 3 (0.68%) Informatica
11 3 (0.68%) Teradata
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £50000 per annum - Plus generous benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
North London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Holidays
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Salary: ££ Competitive & Benefits ££
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits, Homeworking, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per day + Homeworking / Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Chiswick
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago