The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 721 738 750
Rank change year-on-year +17 +12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 142 177 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 94 129 169
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,850 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11%  

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 79492 88017 100281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.99% 96.53% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 65375 75047 83568
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in England

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in England

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

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in England

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 63 £55,000 - 7
South East +54 20 £41,250 -17.50% 4
North West -31 14 £35,000 +22.80% 1
Yorkshire +15 12 £25,000 -28.57% 5
East of England -5 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
West Midlands +16 10 £37,500 -9.09% 1
East Midlands +23 5 £32,500 -10.34%
South West -18 5 £40,000 -20.00% 5
North East - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Designer
UK

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

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

1 243 (80.46%) User Experience
2 134 (44.37%) Wireframes
3 125 (41.39%) Adobe
4 113 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (31.46%) Photoshop
6 89 (29.47%) Adobe Illustrator
6 89 (29.47%) Marketing
7 70 (23.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 69 (22.85%) Prototyping
8 69 (22.85%) CSS
8 69 (22.85%) HTML
9 64 (21.19%) Axure RP
10 60 (19.87%) Degree
11 59 (19.54%) InVision
12 42 (13.91%) Mentoring
12 42 (13.91%) Information Architecture
13 41 (13.58%) E-Commerce
14 40 (13.25%) Analytics
15 39 (12.91%) Typography
16 36 (11.92%) JavaScript
17 35 (11.59%) Finance
17 35 (11.59%) Games
18 32 (10.60%) HTML5
19 30 (9.93%) Web Design
20 27 (8.94%) Scrum
20 27 (8.94%) Animation
21 26 (8.61%) Usability Testing
21 26 (8.61%) OmniGraffle
21 26 (8.61%) Retail
21 26 (8.61%) Adobe After Effects

Senior 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 15 (4.97%) CMS
2 12 (3.97%) Marvel
3 10 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 7 (2.32%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (1.32%) WordPress
6 1 (0.33%) Confluence
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
6 1 (0.33%) SAS
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 95 (31.46%) Photoshop
2 89 (29.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 70 (23.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 59 (19.54%) InVision
5 26 (8.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 26 (8.61%) OmniGraffle
6 21 (6.95%) InDesign
7 12 (3.97%) Adobe Premiere
7 12 (3.97%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (3.64%) Final Cut Pro
9 6 (1.99%) Acrobat
9 6 (1.99%) Fireworks
10 4 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (1.32%) Pixate
11 3 (0.99%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.99%) Houdini
11 3 (0.99%) NUKE
12 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.66%) UXPin
13 1 (0.33%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 14 (4.64%) Google Analytics
3 9 (2.98%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.64%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.66%) InfiniBand
2 2 (0.66%) Intranet
2 2 (0.66%) SAN
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) DB2
3 6 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Riak
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 64 (21.19%) Axure RP
2 23 (7.62%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (2.32%) Rational Application Developer
4 5 (1.66%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (1.66%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.32%) Maven
6 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.33%) Ant
7 1 (0.33%) git-flow
7 1 (0.33%) Gradle
7 1 (0.33%) Hudson
7 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 89 (29.47%) Marketing
2 35 (11.59%) Finance
2 35 (11.59%) Games
3 26 (8.61%) Retail
4 17 (5.63%) Advertising
5 13 (4.30%) Automotive
6 6 (1.99%) Banking
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Front Office
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
9 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Publishing
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.85%) CSS
1 69 (22.85%) HTML
2 32 (10.60%) HTML5
3 24 (7.95%) CSS3
4 15 (4.97%) Framer.js
5 14 (4.64%) jQuery
6 8 (2.65%) Web Services
7 6 (1.99%) .NET
7 6 (1.99%) Flash
8 5 (1.66%) Spring
8 5 (1.66%) XML
9 4 (1.32%) JSON
10 3 (0.99%) Ajax
10 3 (0.99%) Akka
10 3 (0.99%) VCL
10 3 (0.99%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.66%) Sass
12 1 (0.33%) LESS
12 1 (0.33%) Protocol Buffers
12 1 (0.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 243 (80.46%) User Experience
2 27 (8.94%) Animation
3 24 (7.95%) Graphic Design
4 20 (6.62%) Mobile App
5 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.97%) Social Media
7 11 (3.64%) BBC
8 10 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.65%) Fintech
10 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.32%) Photography
11 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.99%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.99%) FMCG
12 3 (0.99%) Motion Graphics
12 3 (0.99%) W3C
13 2 (0.66%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.66%) VHDL
13 2 (0.66%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.97%) Android
1 12 (3.97%) Apple iOS
2 9 (2.98%) Mac OS X
3 7 (2.32%) Unix
4 4 (1.32%) Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.66%) Windows
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.37%) Wireframes
2 113 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (22.85%) Prototyping
4 42 (13.91%) Information Architecture
4 42 (13.91%) Mentoring
5 41 (13.58%) E-Commerce
6 40 (13.25%) Analytics
7 39 (12.91%) Typography
8 30 (9.93%) Web Design
9 27 (8.94%) Scrum
10 26 (8.61%) Usability Testing
11 25 (8.28%) Project Management
12 23 (7.62%) Responsive Web Design
13 19 (6.29%) Psychology
14 18 (5.96%) A/B Testing
15 15 (4.97%) Visualisation
16 14 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
16 14 (4.64%) User Stories
17 13 (4.30%) Heuristic Evaluation
17 13 (4.30%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (11.92%) JavaScript
2 15 (4.97%) Java
3 12 (3.97%) SQL
4 7 (2.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.32%) PHP
6 2 (0.66%) C
6 2 (0.66%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) C#
7 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 60 (19.87%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) HND
3 3 (0.99%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.99%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.33%) EMIR
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (0.66%) SCCM
1 2 (0.66%) SCOM
1 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
1 2 (0.66%) Simpana
2 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 125 (41.39%) Adobe
2 13 (4.30%) Microsoft
3 10 (3.31%) Apple
3 10 (3.31%) Google
4 6 (1.99%) ClickTale
4 6 (1.99%) Cognos
4 6 (1.99%) Informatica
5 5 (1.66%) RedGate
6 4 (1.32%) EMC
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco
7 2 (0.66%) CommVault
7 2 (0.66%) HP
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.66%) Twitter
7 2 (0.66%) VMware
8 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.33%) Omniture
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle
8 1 (0.33%) Perforce
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