The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £48,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Designer
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 74 94 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 21 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.86% 0.075% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 0.080% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -  
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 Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1076 1247 1287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.47% 93.34% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 694 835 782
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Edinburgh

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in Edinburgh

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in Edinburgh

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Edinburgh region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 27 (96.43%) User Experience
2 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 22 (78.57%) Degree
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (71.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 20 (71.43%) Axure RP
4 19 (67.86%) Wireframes
5 18 (64.29%) User Stories
6 17 (60.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (60.71%) Human Factors
6 17 (60.71%) Adobe
6 17 (60.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 17 (60.71%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 15 (53.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
9 4 (14.29%) Psychology
9 4 (14.29%) Legal
9 4 (14.29%) SEO
10 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
10 2 (7.14%) Open Source
10 2 (7.14%) SDLC
11 1 (3.57%) Mobile First
11 1 (3.57%) Presales
11 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
11 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (3.57%) CSS
11 1 (3.57%) Internet
11 1 (3.57%) HTML
11 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 17 (60.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Axure RP
1 20 (71.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 22 (78.57%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (96.43%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Wireframes
3 18 (64.29%) User Stories
4 17 (60.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 17 (60.71%) Human Factors
4 17 (60.71%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 15 (53.57%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (17.86%) Prototyping
7 4 (14.29%) Psychology
7 4 (14.29%) SEO
8 2 (7.14%) Open Source
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
9 1 (3.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (3.57%) Mobile First
9 1 (3.57%) Presales
9 1 (3.57%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Adobe
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Fuel Allowance, Holidays, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Pearson Frank
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh & Lothians
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago