The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Lead Designer
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 176 169
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 7 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.030% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.031% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% -14.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £53,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -11.66%  

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 2513 3193 3622
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.48% 96.70% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2618 2917
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in Leeds

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in Leeds

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leeds region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
1 13 (100.00%) User Experience
1 13 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 10 (76.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 10 (76.92%) Adobe
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Marketing
3 3 (23.08%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
3 3 (23.08%) Maxymiser
3 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Optimizely
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Research
3 3 (23.08%) Field Research

Lead 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:

Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) CSS
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Analytics
1 13 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 10 (76.92%) E-Commerce
2 10 (76.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Coaching
3 3 (23.08%) Field Research
3 3 (23.08%) Guerrilla Research
3 3 (23.08%) Information Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Multivariate Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Rapid Prototyping
3 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (23.08%) Web Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Adobe
2 3 (23.08%) Maxymiser
2 3 (23.08%) Optimizely