Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 789 920 801
Rank change year-on-year +131 -119 +101
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 385 290 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 302 225 405
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +0.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 +69 215 £57,500 +6.48% 24
North of England +38 60 £45,000 +14.65% 10
South East +47 49 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +51 38 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Midlands +49 26 £37,500 -25.00% 3
South West +34 24 £55,000 +10.00% 2
West Midlands +35 21 £37,500 -18.92% 3
North West -16 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England -12 11 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Midlands +29 5 £47,500 -5.00%
North East -2 1 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Senior Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 298 (77.40%) User Experience
2 149 (38.70%) Wireframes
3 140 (36.36%) Adobe
4 134 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 124 (32.21%) HTML
6 117 (30.39%) CSS
7 104 (27.01%) Photoshop
8 97 (25.19%) Prototyping
9 95 (24.68%) Adobe Illustrator
10 86 (22.34%) Axure RP
11 83 (21.56%) InVision
12 77 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 71 (18.44%) Typography
14 70 (18.18%) Marketing
15 69 (17.92%) E-Commerce
16 68 (17.66%) Mobile App
17 53 (13.77%) Information Architecture
18 50 (12.99%) Finance
18 50 (12.99%) Degree
19 48 (12.47%) JavaScript
19 48 (12.47%) Mentoring
20 45 (11.69%) Retail
20 45 (11.69%) Usability Testing
21 36 (9.35%) Web Design
22 34 (8.83%) InDesign
23 33 (8.57%) HTML5
24 31 (8.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
25 29 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
25 29 (7.53%) Analytics
26 27 (7.01%) Graphic Design

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 12 (3.12%) CMS
2 10 (2.60%) Marvel
2 10 (2.60%) WordPress
3 6 (1.56%) SAS
4 5 (1.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 4 (1.04%) Drupal
6 3 (0.78%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.52%) IIS
7 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) Confluence
8 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (27.01%) Photoshop
2 95 (24.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 83 (21.56%) InVision
4 77 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 34 (8.83%) InDesign
6 25 (6.49%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (3.90%) Adobe After Effects
8 10 (2.60%) Adobe Premiere
9 9 (2.34%) Fireworks
9 9 (2.34%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (2.08%) MS Visio
11 5 (1.30%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.78%) UXPin
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
14 1 (0.26%) Flinto
14 1 (0.26%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 6 (1.56%) OpenCart
2 2 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 15 (3.90%) SaaS
3 13 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.56%) Google Analytics
5 5 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.52%) GitHub
7 2 (0.52%) IaaS
7 2 (0.52%) Serverless
8 1 (0.26%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.34%) Internet
2 8 (2.08%) DNS
2 8 (2.08%) FTP
3 3 (0.78%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.52%) DHCP
4 2 (0.52%) Firewall
4 2 (0.52%) HTTP
4 2 (0.52%) SMTP
4 2 (0.52%) SSL
4 2 (0.52%) Telnet
5 1 (0.26%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.26%) MQTT
5 1 (0.26%) NAS
5 1 (0.26%) SAN
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.56%) Riak
3 2 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (0.52%) Big Data
3 2 (0.52%) Data Lake
3 2 (0.52%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
3 2 (0.52%) Spatial Data
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.52%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 86 (22.34%) Axure RP
2 21 (5.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 70 (18.18%) Marketing
2 50 (12.99%) Finance
3 45 (11.69%) Retail
4 21 (5.45%) Banking
5 18 (4.68%) Games
6 15 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 14 (3.64%) Electronics
8 13 (3.38%) Advertising
8 13 (3.38%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.60%) Automotive
10 4 (1.04%) Legal
11 3 (0.78%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (32.21%) HTML
2 117 (30.39%) CSS
3 33 (8.57%) HTML5
4 19 (4.94%) CSS3
5 16 (4.16%) Sass
6 12 (3.12%) Framer.js
6 12 (3.12%) jQuery
7 11 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 9 (2.34%) Material Design
8 9 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (1.56%) Ajax
9 6 (1.56%) Flash
9 6 (1.56%) XHTML
10 4 (1.04%) Laravel
11 3 (0.78%) JSON
11 3 (0.78%) SignalR
11 3 (0.78%) SVG
11 3 (0.78%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 3 (0.78%) Web Services
12 2 (0.52%) VCL
Miscellaneous
1 298 (77.40%) User Experience
2 68 (17.66%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.53%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (7.01%) Graphic Design
5 25 (6.49%) Social Media
6 16 (4.16%) Animation
7 14 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
8 10 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.60%) NHS
9 8 (2.08%) BBC
10 7 (1.82%) Fintech
11 5 (1.30%) Cyber Attack
11 5 (1.30%) Taxonomies
12 4 (1.04%) Minimum Viable Product
12 4 (1.04%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.78%) Blog
13 3 (0.78%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.78%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.78%) iPhone
13 3 (0.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.64%) Android
1 14 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.08%) Mac OS X
3 3 (0.78%) Nucleus RTOS
3 3 (0.78%) Windows
4 2 (0.52%) Linux
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Data ONTAP
5 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (38.70%) Wireframes
2 134 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (25.19%) Prototyping
4 71 (18.44%) Typography
5 69 (17.92%) E-Commerce
6 53 (13.77%) Information Architecture
7 48 (12.47%) Mentoring
8 45 (11.69%) Usability Testing
9 36 (9.35%) Web Design
10 29 (7.53%) Analytics
11 25 (6.49%) A/B Testing
11 25 (6.49%) B2B
11 25 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (6.23%) Scrum
13 23 (5.97%) Customer Insight
14 20 (5.19%) Project Management
15 19 (4.94%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (4.94%) OO
16 17 (4.42%) Software Engineering
17 16 (4.16%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.47%) JavaScript
2 21 (5.45%) PHP
3 6 (1.56%) Python
4 5 (1.30%) SQL
5 4 (1.04%) Java
6 3 (0.78%) C
6 3 (0.78%) ES6
7 2 (0.52%) C++
7 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 50 (12.99%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 3 (0.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.52%) AAT
3 2 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.52%) MCSA
3 2 (0.52%) MCSE
3 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PhD
3 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
3 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.26%) APMP
4 1 (0.26%) HND
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.34%) WCAG
2 6 (1.56%) QA
3 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) COSHH
4 3 (0.78%) GMP
5 2 (0.52%) WAI
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.56%) cPanel
1 6 (1.56%) Plesk
2 2 (0.52%) Ambari
2 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.26%) EMC TimeFinder
3 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 140 (36.36%) Adobe
2 15 (3.90%) Apple
3 13 (3.38%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.86%) SAP
5 9 (2.34%) Google
6 7 (1.82%) Oracle
7 4 (1.04%) Capita
8 3 (0.78%) Cisco
8 3 (0.78%) Cognizant
9 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.52%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.26%) EMC
10 1 (0.26%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) NetApp
10 1 (0.26%) Optimizely
10 1 (0.26%) SolidFire
10 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.26%) Twitter
10 1 (0.26%) Veritas
10 1 (0.26%) WSO2