The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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

Designer
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 122 154
Rank change year-on-year +5 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 41 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.58% 1.72% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.78% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 31 46 18
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +12.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £59,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2522 3197 3655
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.41% 96.67% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 2622 2943
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Designer in Leeds

Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Designer in Leeds

Designer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Designer in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Leeds

Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, 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 Leeds region featuring Designer in the job title.

1 57 (72.15%) User Experience
2 42 (53.16%) HTML
3 41 (51.90%) CSS
4 40 (50.63%) Wireframes
5 31 (39.24%) Adobe
6 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (26.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (24.05%) Analytics
9 18 (22.78%) Photoshop
9 18 (22.78%) Prototyping
10 17 (21.52%) Marketing
11 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
12 14 (17.72%) Adobe Illustrator
13 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
15 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 9 (11.39%) Typography
16 9 (11.39%) InVision
17 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
17 8 (10.13%) HTML5
18 7 (8.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
18 7 (8.86%) Rapid Prototyping
18 7 (8.86%) CSS3
19 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
19 6 (7.59%) UX Design
20 5 (6.33%) Degree
20 5 (6.33%) Customer Engagement
20 5 (6.33%) SDLC
20 5 (6.33%) Web Design
20 5 (6.33%) Workflow

Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (3.80%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 18 (22.78%) Photoshop
3 14 (17.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (11.39%) InVision
5 3 (3.80%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (1.27%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (1.27%) Fireworks
7 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.27%) Google Play
1 1 (1.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) MPLS
1 5 (6.33%) VPN
1 5 (6.33%) WAN
2 4 (5.06%) BGP
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) OSPF
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Axure RP
2 7 (8.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (21.52%) Marketing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Publishing
3 1 (1.27%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) HTML
2 41 (51.90%) CSS
3 8 (10.13%) HTML5
4 7 (8.86%) CSS3
5 1 (1.27%) jQuery
5 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 57 (72.15%) User Experience
2 6 (7.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.80%) Animation
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.53%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.27%) Fintech
5 1 (1.27%) iPad
5 1 (1.27%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (50.63%) Wireframes
2 26 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.05%) Analytics
4 18 (22.78%) Prototyping
5 15 (18.99%) E-Commerce
6 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 9 (11.39%) Typography
8 8 (10.13%) Information Architecture
9 7 (8.86%) Rapid Prototyping
10 6 (7.59%) UX Design
11 5 (6.33%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (6.33%) Project Management
11 5 (6.33%) SDLC
11 5 (6.33%) Web Design
11 5 (6.33%) Workflow
12 4 (5.06%) Front End Development
12 4 (5.06%) Network Design
12 4 (5.06%) Usability Testing
12 4 (5.06%) Web Analytics
12 4 (5.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.46%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) CCNP
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) Adobe
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) Maxymiser
4 3 (3.80%) Optimizely
5 2 (2.53%) Google
6 1 (1.27%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (1.27%) HP
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.27%) Omniture
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
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