The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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

Senior Designer
Scotland > Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.34% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Edinburgh median annual salary £38,750 - £41,250
10th Percentile £30,625 - £34,625
90th Percentile £49,375 - £46,875
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 - £45,000

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 1200 1143 1343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 95.01% 95.73% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2912 2248 2946
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +0.55%  
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.13% +3.52%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Senior Designer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in Edinburgh

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (90.00%) User Experience
2 20 (66.67%) Degree
3 19 (63.33%) Finance
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (60.00%) Axure RP
4 18 (60.00%) Wireframes
5 16 (53.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 15 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (50.00%) Adobe
7 14 (46.67%) Human Factors
7 14 (46.67%) User Stories
7 14 (46.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 14 (46.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 8 (26.67%) Prototyping
10 5 (16.67%) Psychology
11 4 (13.33%) Legal
11 4 (13.33%) SEO
12 3 (10.00%) Service Design
13 2 (6.67%) Presales
13 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.67%) SDLC
13 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
13 2 (6.67%) Open Source
13 2 (6.67%) CSS
13 2 (6.67%) HTML
13 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
13 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
13 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
13 2 (6.67%) Web Development

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 15 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 16 (53.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) Sass
2 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (90.00%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) BBC
3 1 (3.33%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 14 (46.67%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 14 (46.67%) Human Factors
2 14 (46.67%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 14 (46.67%) User Stories
3 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (26.67%) Prototyping
5 5 (16.67%) Psychology
6 4 (13.33%) SEO
7 3 (10.00%) Service Design
8 2 (6.67%) Open Source
8 2 (6.67%) Presales
8 2 (6.67%) SDLC
8 2 (6.67%) Usability Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (3.33%) A/B Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (3.33%) Mobile First
9 1 (3.33%) Quantitative Research
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) Java
1 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Adobe
2 1 (3.33%) Apple