The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Designer
England / London
Rank 544 587 602
Rank change year-on-year +43 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 32 66 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.100% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19 59 44
Median salary £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.81% -8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in London

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in London

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Designer in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Designer in London

Lead Designer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Surbiton - 2 - -
City of London +50 1 £70,000 +24.44% 2
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 76 (92.68%) User Experience
2 26 (31.71%) Service Design
3 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Management
4 16 (19.51%) Wireframes
5 15 (18.29%) Prototyping
5 15 (18.29%) HTML
5 15 (18.29%) CSS
6 14 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
7 13 (15.85%) OmniGraffle
8 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (13.41%) Axure RP
9 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
10 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
10 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.20%) Adobe
11 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
11 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.54%) Android
11 7 (8.54%) UX Design
11 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
12 6 (7.32%) Analytics
12 6 (7.32%) Fintech
12 6 (7.32%) Internet
13 5 (6.10%) Degree
13 5 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
14 4 (4.88%) Information Architecture
14 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 4 (4.88%) Advertising

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (15.85%) OmniGraffle
2 7 (8.54%) Photoshop
3 5 (6.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (4.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (3.66%) Acrobat
5 3 (3.66%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.22%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Axure RP
2 1 (1.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 4 (4.88%) Advertising
1 4 (4.88%) Marketing
1 4 (4.88%) Retail
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) CSS
1 15 (18.29%) HTML
2 3 (3.66%) Flash
2 3 (3.66%) jQuery
3 2 (2.44%) XHTML
3 2 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (1.22%) .NET
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) JSON
4 1 (1.22%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (92.68%) User Experience
2 6 (7.32%) Fintech
3 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.54%) Android
1 7 (8.54%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.71%) Service Design
2 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Management
3 16 (19.51%) Wireframes
4 15 (18.29%) Prototyping
5 14 (17.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 12 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
8 10 (12.20%) E-Commerce
8 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.54%) UX Design
10 6 (7.32%) Analytics
11 4 (4.88%) Information Architecture
11 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (3.66%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 3 (3.66%) User Stories
12 3 (3.66%) Web Development
13 2 (2.44%) Ergonomics
13 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
13 2 (2.44%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.66%) Java
1 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
1 3 (3.66%) PHP
2 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 1 (1.22%) C#
3 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.22%) MiFID
1 1 (1.22%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.20%) Adobe
2 3 (3.66%) Facebook
3 2 (2.44%) MEDITECH
4 1 (1.22%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.22%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago