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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Designer
Rank 738 702 654
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 210 244 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 167 170 232
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £38,188 £48,835
% change year-on-year
+37.47% -21.80%

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
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016 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 9 February 2016. 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 -10 191 £54,000 +20.00% 27
London +28 110 £57,500 +4.54% 16
South East -7 34 £52,500 +50.00% 4
City of London +46 15 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West -19 15 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Bristol +15 14 £60,000 +33.33% 3
West Midlands -9 14 £52,500 +16.66%
Oxfordshire -8 11 £45,000 +38.46% 2
North West +18 9 £54,000 +170.00% 2
Scotland +4 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Coventry -2 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Berkshire -3 8 £52,500 +54.41% 1
Yorkshire +13 7 £47,500 +40.74% 2
Oxford -10 6 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +15 5 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Reading +10 5 £52,500 +54.41%
Manchester +10 5 £50,500 +152.50% 1
Guildford - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +3 4 £47,500 - 1
Glasgow -16 4 £47,500 +41.79% 1
Cheshire - 4 £54,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £47,500 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £54,000 - 1
Home Counties - 4 £70,000 -
Walsall - 4 £37,500 -
Edinburgh +8 3 £40,500 +15.71% 1
Wales +9 2 £37,500 +22.68%
South Wales +5 2 £37,500 +22.68%
Hampshire +5 2 - -
Cardiff +1 2 £37,500 +22.68%

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 325 (71.74%) User Experience
2 147 (32.45%) HTML
3 143 (31.57%) Adobe
4 134 (29.58%) CSS
5 129 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
6 115 (25.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 111 (24.50%) Photoshop
8 92 (20.31%) Degree
9 91 (20.09%) Axure RP
10 75 (16.56%) JavaScript
11 74 (16.34%) Marketing
12 70 (15.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 67 (14.79%) Information Architecture
14 61 (13.47%) Usability Testing
15 58 (12.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 57 (12.58%) OmniGraffle
17 55 (12.14%) E-Commerce
18 54 (11.92%) Web Design
19 53 (11.70%) Mentoring
20 49 (10.82%) Finance
21 42 (9.27%) Front End Development
22 41 (9.05%) Typography
23 38 (8.39%) Analytics
24 36 (7.95%) jQuery
25 35 (7.73%) HTML5
26 34 (7.51%) Graphic Design
27 33 (7.28%) Web Development
27 33 (7.28%) Games
27 33 (7.28%) Mobile App
28 28 (6.18%) Java

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (3.53%) CMS
2 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 4 (0.88%) Confluence
3 4 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (0.88%) WordPress
4 1 (0.22%) Drupal
4 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 115 (25.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 111 (24.50%) Photoshop
3 70 (15.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 57 (12.58%) OmniGraffle
5 26 (5.74%) MS Visio
6 24 (5.30%) MS Office
7 19 (4.19%) InDesign
8 12 (2.65%) Fireworks
9 11 (2.43%) MS Excel
10 7 (1.55%) Adobe After Effects
10 7 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.88%) CINEMA 4D
12 3 (0.66%) MS Project
13 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.22%) Maya
Business Applications
1 11 (2.43%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (1.10%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.10%) TIBCO iProcess
3 4 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.88%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.65%) Google Analytics
2 6 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.75%) Ethernet
2 13 (2.87%) OSPF
3 12 (2.65%) ATM
3 12 (2.65%) SCTP
4 10 (2.21%) Firewall
5 6 (1.32%) Wireless
6 5 (1.10%) Internet
7 4 (0.88%) MPLS
7 4 (0.88%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.66%) 3G
8 3 (0.66%) LTE
9 2 (0.44%) 2G
9 2 (0.44%) GSM
9 2 (0.44%) LAN
9 2 (0.44%) VPN
9 2 (0.44%) WCDMA
10 1 (0.22%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) FTP
10 1 (0.22%) PPP
10 1 (0.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.87%) Big Data
2 5 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (0.88%) RDBMS
3 4 (0.88%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.66%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 91 (20.09%) Axure RP
2 14 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (2.87%) Subversion
4 12 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 11 (2.43%) Grunt
6 8 (1.77%) JIRA
7 6 (1.32%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.10%) Maven
9 3 (0.66%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.22%) Ant
10 1 (0.22%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.22%) JUnit
General
1 74 (16.34%) Marketing
2 49 (10.82%) Finance
3 33 (7.28%) Games
4 28 (6.18%) Retail
5 21 (4.64%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.31%) Advertising
7 9 (1.99%) Banking
8 6 (1.32%) Electronics
9 4 (0.88%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.88%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.66%) Automotive
11 2 (0.44%) Billing
12 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.22%) Legal
12 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (32.45%) HTML
2 134 (29.58%) CSS
3 36 (7.95%) jQuery
4 35 (7.73%) HTML5
5 20 (4.42%) Sass
6 14 (3.09%) Flash
7 12 (2.65%) XML
8 11 (2.43%) SOAP
8 11 (2.43%) Spring
9 9 (1.99%) Java EE
10 8 (1.77%) CSS3
10 8 (1.77%) Web Services
11 7 (1.55%) J2EE
11 7 (1.55%) REST
11 7 (1.55%) XSLT
12 6 (1.32%) Spring Integration
13 5 (1.10%) JSP
14 4 (0.88%) Ajax
14 4 (0.88%) AngularJS
14 4 (0.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 325 (71.74%) User Experience
2 34 (7.51%) Graphic Design
3 33 (7.28%) Mobile App
4 25 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (3.75%) Digital Media
5 17 (3.75%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.53%) Animation
7 12 (2.65%) Social Media
8 10 (2.21%) e-Learning
9 9 (1.99%) Psychology
10 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.55%) Semantic Web
11 6 (1.32%) Computer Science
11 6 (1.32%) Statistics
12 5 (1.10%) Blog
12 5 (1.10%) Copywriting
12 5 (1.10%) Fintech
12 5 (1.10%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.10%) Taxonomies
13 4 (0.88%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.08%) Android
2 16 (3.53%) Apple iOS
2 16 (3.53%) Windows
3 9 (1.99%) Linux
3 9 (1.99%) Unix
4 5 (1.10%) Solaris
5 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (14.79%) Information Architecture
3 61 (13.47%) Usability Testing
4 58 (12.80%) Responsive Web Design
5 55 (12.14%) E-Commerce
6 54 (11.92%) Web Design
7 53 (11.70%) Mentoring
8 42 (9.27%) Front End Development
9 41 (9.05%) Typography
10 38 (8.39%) Analytics
11 33 (7.28%) Web Development
12 28 (6.18%) Data Protection
13 27 (5.96%) B2B
14 24 (5.30%) UX Design
15 23 (5.08%) Product Management
16 22 (4.86%) Coaching
17 18 (3.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (3.97%) Mobile First
18 17 (3.75%) Business Development
19 16 (3.53%) Industrial Design
Programming Languages
1 75 (16.56%) JavaScript
2 28 (6.18%) Java
3 11 (2.43%) PHP
4 10 (2.21%) SQL
5 7 (1.55%) C
6 3 (0.66%) C++
6 3 (0.66%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.44%) Python
8 1 (0.22%) ActionScript
8 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.22%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 92 (20.31%) Degree
2 3 (0.66%) PhD
3 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.44%) CITP
3 2 (0.44%) MBCS
4 1 (0.22%) CCIE
4 1 (0.22%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.44%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (31.57%) Adobe
2 25 (5.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.19%) Google
4 12 (2.65%) Cisco
4 12 (2.65%) Juniper
5 7 (1.55%) Oracle
6 6 (1.32%) Apple
7 5 (1.10%) SAP
7 5 (1.10%) TIBCO
8 4 (0.88%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.88%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.66%) EMC
10 2 (0.44%) Facebook
10 2 (0.44%) Twitter
11 1 (0.22%) BroadVision
11 1 (0.22%) IBM
11 1 (0.22%) Informatica
11 1 (0.22%) Nokia
11 1 (0.22%) Rally
11 1 (0.22%) Sencha
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