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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Designer
Rank 677 609 695
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +86
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 223 306 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.30% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 173 227 186
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
107606 103134 107111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88212 85621 91371
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 £38,500
% 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 31 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 31 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 -93 209 £50,000 +11.11% 27
London -14 125 £50,000 - 10
City of London +6 35 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South West -27 15 £55,000 +83.33% 3
East of England -17 14 £54,500 +36.25% 3
South East -57 14 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Yorkshire -30 13 £32,500 -7.14% 2
North West -25 11 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Manchester -13 10 £31,500 +9.56% 1
Scotland 0 9 £35,000 -2.77% 1
West Yorkshire -15 9 £32,500 -13.33%
Tyne and Wear - 9 £35,232 -
North East - 9 £35,232 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £35,232 -
Leeds -24 6 £32,500 -13.33%
West Midlands -33 6 £40,000 +40.35% 1
Bristol +3 5 £48,750 +62.50%
Berkshire +2 5 £65,000 +80.55%
Birmingham -2 5 £40,000 - 1
Bath - 5 £60,000 -
Norwich - 5 £55,000 -
Norfolk - 5 £55,000 -
Somerset - 5 £60,000 -
Glasgow +7 4 £36,496 +35.16% 1
Bedfordshire +1 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Edinburgh -6 4 £35,000 -35.77%
Swindon -1 3 £55,000 +83.33% 3
East Midlands -4 3 £45,000 -
East Sussex -8 3 - - 2
Brighton -8 3 - - 2

Senior Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 255 (57.05%) User Experience
2 166 (37.14%) HTML
3 161 (36.02%) CSS
4 136 (30.43%) Adobe
5 134 (29.98%) Photoshop
6 133 (29.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 99 (22.15%) JavaScript
8 90 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
9 81 (18.12%) Marketing
10 80 (17.90%) Degree
11 75 (16.78%) Mobile App
12 70 (15.66%) Android
13 66 (14.77%) Axure RP
14 63 (14.09%) HTML5
15 59 (13.20%) Web Design
16 58 (12.98%) E-Commerce
17 54 (12.08%) Finance
18 53 (11.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 49 (10.96%) Apple iOS
20 47 (10.51%) CSS3
21 43 (9.62%) Analytics
22 39 (8.72%) jQuery
22 39 (8.72%) Flash
23 36 (8.05%) Graphic Design
24 35 (7.83%) Adobe After Effects
24 35 (7.83%) InDesign
25 34 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
25 34 (7.61%) Mentoring
26 32 (7.16%) OmniGraffle
27 31 (6.94%) Digital Media

Senior Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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%) SharePoint
1 6 (1.34%) CMS
2 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.67%) Node.js
3 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.45%) GemFire
4 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.45%) JBoss
4 2 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.22%) IIS
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.22%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 134 (29.98%) Photoshop
2 133 (29.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (11.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 35 (7.83%) InDesign
4 35 (7.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 32 (7.16%) OmniGraffle
6 15 (3.36%) Fireworks
7 11 (2.46%) MS Office
8 9 (2.01%) MS Excel
9 8 (1.79%) Acrobat
10 7 (1.57%) 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 (1.57%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.89%) Maximo
4 3 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.45%) SAP SD
5 2 (0.45%) SAP PP
5 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.36%) Firewall
2 13 (2.91%) Internet
3 11 (2.46%) WAN
4 9 (2.01%) VPN
5 6 (1.34%) VLAN
6 4 (0.89%) Network Security
6 4 (0.89%) LAN
6 4 (0.89%) VoIP
7 3 (0.67%) SSL
8 2 (0.45%) MPLS
8 2 (0.45%) BGP
8 2 (0.45%) RIP
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.45%) Junos
8 2 (0.45%) IPsec
8 2 (0.45%) TACACS
8 2 (0.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.22%) Multicast
9 1 (0.22%) ATM
9 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.67%) MySQL
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.45%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.45%) DB2
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.22%) DataStage
6 1 (0.22%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (14.77%) Axure RP
2 14 (3.13%) Dreamweaver
3 13 (2.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (0.89%) JIRA
4 4 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (0.67%) Grunt
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.22%) Subversion
7 1 (0.22%) JSHint
7 1 (0.22%) Jasmine
General
1 81 (18.12%) Marketing
2 54 (12.08%) Finance
3 23 (5.15%) Retail
4 19 (4.25%) Multimedia
4 19 (4.25%) Banking
5 17 (3.80%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.46%) Manufacturing
6 11 (2.46%) Advertising
7 8 (1.79%) Games
8 7 (1.57%) Electronics
9 4 (0.89%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.67%) Automotive
11 2 (0.45%) Legal
11 2 (0.45%) Publishing
11 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (37.14%) HTML
2 161 (36.02%) CSS
3 63 (14.09%) HTML5
4 47 (10.51%) CSS3
5 39 (8.72%) jQuery
5 39 (8.72%) Flash
6 12 (2.68%) .NET
7 11 (2.46%) Ajax
8 8 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 7 (1.57%) XHTML
9 7 (1.57%) JSP
9 7 (1.57%) Web Services
10 4 (0.89%) XML
10 4 (0.89%) DOM
10 4 (0.89%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (0.89%) HTML5 Canvas
10 4 (0.89%) MooTools
10 4 (0.89%) Ext JS
10 4 (0.89%) JSTL
10 4 (0.89%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 255 (57.05%) User Experience
2 75 (16.78%) Mobile App
3 36 (8.05%) Graphic Design
4 31 (6.94%) Digital Media
5 27 (6.04%) Animation
6 22 (4.92%) Social Media
7 18 (4.03%) iPhone
8 17 (3.80%) Motion Graphics
9 15 (3.36%) iPad
10 12 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.24%) Visualisation
12 8 (1.79%) Psychology
12 8 (1.79%) IPTV
13 6 (1.34%) Open Source
14 4 (0.89%) Photography
14 4 (0.89%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.67%) Video Editing
15 3 (0.67%) W3C
15 3 (0.67%) Mobile Games
15 3 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (15.66%) Android
2 49 (10.96%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.47%) Windows
4 10 (2.24%) Linux
4 10 (2.24%) UNIX
5 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.13%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (13.20%) Web Design
3 58 (12.98%) E-Commerce
4 43 (9.62%) Analytics
5 34 (7.61%) Responsive Web Design
5 34 (7.61%) Mentoring
6 30 (6.71%) Information Architecture
7 23 (5.15%) UX Design
7 23 (5.15%) Web Development
7 23 (5.15%) Use Case
8 22 (4.92%) Scrum
8 22 (4.92%) Rapid Prototyping
9 20 (4.47%) SEO
9 20 (4.47%) Time Management
10 16 (3.58%) UML
11 15 (3.36%) Project Management
11 15 (3.36%) Product Management
12 14 (3.13%) Usability Testing
13 13 (2.91%) User Stories
14 12 (2.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 99 (22.15%) JavaScript
2 16 (3.58%) Java
3 9 (2.01%) SQL
4 6 (1.34%) PHP
5 4 (0.89%) C#
6 3 (0.67%) C
7 2 (0.45%) ActionScript
7 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (0.22%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.22%) Jython
8 1 (0.22%) Groovy
8 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (17.90%) Degree
2 15 (3.36%) SC Cleared
2 15 (3.36%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.57%) MBA
5 6 (1.34%) CCIE
6 5 (1.12%) CCNP
7 4 (0.89%) HND
8 3 (0.67%) HNC
8 3 (0.67%) CCDP
8 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.13%) QA
2 5 (1.12%) COBIT
3 2 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Firmware
1 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 136 (30.43%) Adobe
2 21 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.91%) Cisco
4 12 (2.68%) Oracle
5 10 (2.24%) SAP
6 9 (2.01%) Google
7 8 (1.79%) Juniper
8 7 (1.57%) Citrix
8 7 (1.57%) CheckPoint
8 7 (1.57%) Twitter
9 6 (1.34%) McAfee
9 6 (1.34%) Sourcefire
9 6 (1.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (1.34%) Ericsson
10 5 (1.12%) Blue Coat
10 5 (1.12%) Omniture
11 4 (0.89%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.89%) Coremetrics
11 4 (0.89%) IBM
12 3 (0.67%) hybris
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