Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

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

Designer
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 169 121
Rank change year-on-year +35 -48 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Designer 87 69 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.84% 1.26% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.29% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 79 65 123
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £62,000 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4583 5360 6791
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 98.02% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3882 4545 5370
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,025
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Designer in Leeds

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 63 (72.41%) User Experience
2 49 (56.32%) Wireframes
3 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (39.08%) HTML
4 34 (39.08%) CSS
5 33 (37.93%) Analytics
6 30 (34.48%) Adobe
7 27 (31.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 24 (27.59%) Prototyping
9 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
10 20 (22.99%) Marketing
11 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (14.94%) SDLC
13 12 (13.79%) Rapid Prototyping
14 11 (12.64%) Usability Testing
15 10 (11.49%) Axure RP
15 10 (11.49%) Finance
16 9 (10.34%) Photoshop
16 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
16 9 (10.34%) Front End Development
17 8 (9.20%) OmniGraffle
17 8 (9.20%) Digital Marketing
17 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
18 7 (8.05%) Project Management
18 7 (8.05%) Oracle
18 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
18 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (6.90%) Mobile First
19 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
19 6 (6.90%) Software Delivery

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 6 (6.90%) SAS
2 3 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (10.34%) Photoshop
3 8 (9.20%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (5.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (5.75%) InVision
5 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.15%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (1.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Magento
1 1 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) SaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.30%) Slack
3 1 (1.15%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) NAS
2 1 (1.15%) SAN
2 1 (1.15%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Riak
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MySQL
2 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.60%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.30%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Dreamweaver
General
1 20 (22.99%) Marketing
2 10 (11.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (39.08%) CSS
1 34 (39.08%) HTML
2 6 (6.90%) HTML5
2 6 (6.90%) jQuery
3 5 (5.75%) CSS3
4 1 (1.15%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 63 (72.41%) User Experience
2 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.90%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.30%) Social Media
4 2 (2.30%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.15%) Clustering
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.15%) Linux
1 1 (1.15%) Unix
1 1 (1.15%) Windows
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (56.32%) Wireframes
2 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.93%) Analytics
4 24 (27.59%) Prototyping
5 21 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 17 (19.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 13 (14.94%) SDLC
8 12 (13.79%) Rapid Prototyping
9 11 (12.64%) Usability Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Front End Development
10 9 (10.34%) Information Architecture
11 8 (9.20%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
12 7 (8.05%) Project Management
12 7 (8.05%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.90%) Change Management
13 6 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 6 (6.90%) Data Management
13 6 (6.90%) Mobile First
13 6 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.90%) Python
2 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.30%) SQL
4 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.15%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.15%) vSphere
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Adobe
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) Google
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco
4 1 (1.15%) Genesys
4 1 (1.15%) HP
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) VMware