Period
to 25 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

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

Lead Designer
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1041 1072 1037
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35 +110
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 109 158 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.083% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.086% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 82 145 189
England median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +14.29%
10th Percentile £43,875 £47,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £76,125 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 160373 183773 202115
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 131317 156122 167506
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in England

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in England

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Designer in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Designer in England

Lead Designer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 65 £65,000 -3.70% 5
North of England -3 18 £45,000 -25.00% 4
North West -33 11 £55,000 -8.33% 3
South East +66 10 £60,000 - 1
East of England +14 9 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £45,000 +12.50%
South West +20 4 £57,500 +76.92%
Midlands +44 2 £28,000 -54.10%
East Midlands - 2 £28,000 -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, Lead 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 England region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 84 (77.06%) User Experience
2 36 (33.03%) Wireframes
3 29 (26.61%) Adobe
4 25 (22.94%) HTML
4 25 (22.94%) CSS
4 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (18.35%) Mentoring
7 19 (17.43%) Responsive Web Design
8 17 (15.60%) Degree
9 16 (14.68%) Analytics
9 16 (14.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (12.84%) Marketing
10 14 (12.84%) Finance
11 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
12 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
13 11 (10.09%) Axure RP
13 11 (10.09%) Coaching
13 11 (10.09%) Graphic Design
14 10 (9.17%) Scrum
14 10 (9.17%) Adobe Illustrator
14 10 (9.17%) SOA
14 10 (9.17%) Digital Media
15 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 9 (8.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
15 9 (8.26%) Prototyping
15 9 (8.26%) Service Design
16 8 (7.34%) Usability Testing
16 8 (7.34%) UX Design
16 8 (7.34%) Windows

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) Marvel
4 1 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.92%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (14.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (11.01%) Photoshop
3 10 (9.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (5.50%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (3.67%) InVision
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.92%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.59%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Broadband
2 2 (1.83%) Asterisk PBX
2 2 (1.83%) BGP
2 2 (1.83%) DNS
2 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.83%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) HSRP
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) IPv6
2 2 (1.83%) Junos
2 2 (1.83%) LLU
2 2 (1.83%) MRTG
2 2 (1.83%) OSPF
2 2 (1.83%) SNMP
2 2 (1.83%) TACACS
2 2 (1.83%) VLAN
2 2 (1.83%) VoIP
2 2 (1.83%) VPN
2 2 (1.83%) VRRP
2 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.92%) Big Data
3 1 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.92%) SAP BW
3 1 (0.92%) SAP HANA
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.26%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.92%) Gradle
6 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.92%) JMeter
6 1 (0.92%) JUnit
6 1 (0.92%) Maven
6 1 (0.92%) Mockito
6 1 (0.92%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (12.84%) Finance
1 14 (12.84%) Marketing
2 6 (5.50%) Retail
3 5 (4.59%) Advertising
4 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (2.75%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Legal
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.94%) CSS
1 25 (22.94%) HTML
2 4 (3.67%) jQuery
3 3 (2.75%) Framer.js
3 3 (2.75%) JSON
3 3 (2.75%) SVG
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) CSS3
4 2 (1.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.83%) Spring
4 2 (1.83%) XHTML
4 2 (1.83%) XML
4 2 (1.83%) XSLT
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.92%) JDBC
5 1 (0.92%) OAuth
5 1 (0.92%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (77.06%) User Experience
2 11 (10.09%) Graphic Design
3 10 (9.17%) Digital Media
4 4 (3.67%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.83%) EPoS
6 2 (1.83%) Fintech
6 2 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.83%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.83%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.92%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Android
2 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.59%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.03%) Wireframes
2 25 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (19.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (18.35%) Mentoring
5 19 (17.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (14.68%) Analytics
7 13 (11.93%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.09%) Coaching
9 10 (9.17%) Scrum
9 10 (9.17%) SOA
10 9 (8.26%) Prototyping
10 9 (8.26%) Service Design
10 9 (8.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 8 (7.34%) Usability Testing
11 8 (7.34%) UX Design
12 7 (6.42%) Business Development
12 7 (6.42%) Typography
12 7 (6.42%) Visualisation
13 6 (5.50%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.42%) Java
2 6 (5.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (5.50%) PHP
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
3 2 (1.83%) Perl
3 2 (1.83%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) C#
4 1 (0.92%) Scala
4 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.92%) ISEB
2 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.92%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Cacti
1 2 (1.83%) Nagios
1 2 (1.83%) OpenNMS
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
1 2 (1.83%) RANCID
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
1 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (26.61%) Adobe
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) Google
4 3 (2.75%) Apple
4 3 (2.75%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.83%) Brocade
5 2 (1.83%) Cadence
5 2 (1.83%) Cisco
5 2 (1.83%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.83%) Foundry
5 2 (1.83%) Huawei
5 2 (1.83%) Juniper
5 2 (1.83%) ZyXEL
6 1 (0.92%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.92%) Apigee
6 1 (0.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.92%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.92%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Sun
6 1 (0.92%) Thunderhead
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