The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Designer
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 261 282
Rank change year-on-year +33 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 5 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.093% 0.21% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 37
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5123 6864 10083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.76% 95.79% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4669 6174 8557
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Designer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in the City of London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in the City of London

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Senior Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
4 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (40.00%) HTML
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (40.00%) CSS
4 4 (40.00%) Typography
4 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
5 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
5 3 (30.00%) InDesign
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Time Management
6 2 (20.00%) Display Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) Web Design
6 2 (20.00%) Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Content Development
6 2 (20.00%) Infographics
7 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (30.00%) InDesign
3 1 (10.00%) InVision
3 1 (10.00%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) User Experience
2 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Typography
1 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (30.00%) Qualitative Research
2 3 (30.00%) Quantitative Research
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Content Development
3 2 (20.00%) Display Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Infographics
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (10.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
City, London
Avenir
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Collinson Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago