Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Lead Designer
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 778 766 811
Rank change year-on-year -12 +45 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 62 84 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 50 66 90
London median annual salary £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +6.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £48,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,875 £88,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 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
West London +6 1 £70,000 -
Central London +5 1 - - 3
South London - 1 £69,000 -
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 51 (82.26%) User Experience
2 32 (51.61%) Wireframes
3 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (37.10%) Adobe
5 20 (32.26%) Marketing
6 18 (29.03%) Degree
7 14 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 14 (22.58%) Graphic Design
7 14 (22.58%) Visualisation
7 14 (22.58%) HTML
7 14 (22.58%) CSS
8 12 (19.35%) Photoshop
8 12 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
8 12 (19.35%) Typography
9 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
9 11 (17.74%) Business Development
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) Retail
10 10 (16.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 8 (12.90%) User Stories
11 8 (12.90%) Banking
12 7 (11.29%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (11.29%) Private Banking
12 7 (11.29%) Online Banking
12 7 (11.29%) Windows
12 7 (11.29%) Axure RP
12 7 (11.29%) Marketing Strategy
12 7 (11.29%) Investment Management
12 7 (11.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 3 (4.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.61%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 12 (19.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (19.35%) Photoshop
3 4 (6.45%) UXPin
4 2 (3.23%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.61%) MySQL
1 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 7 (11.29%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.61%) Gradle
3 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) JMeter
3 1 (1.61%) JUnit
3 1 (1.61%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Mockito
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (32.26%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 10 (16.13%) Retail
4 8 (12.90%) Banking
5 7 (11.29%) Corporate Banking
5 7 (11.29%) Private Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 1 (1.61%) Automotive
7 1 (1.61%) Back Office
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) CSS
1 14 (22.58%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.61%) JDBC
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) Spring
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (82.26%) User Experience
2 14 (22.58%) Graphic Design
3 7 (11.29%) Online Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Android
2 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Wireframes
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) Visualisation
4 12 (19.35%) Mentoring
4 12 (19.35%) Typography
5 11 (17.74%) Business Development
5 11 (17.74%) Prototyping
6 8 (12.90%) User Stories
7 7 (11.29%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 7 (11.29%) Investment Management
7 7 (11.29%) Marketing Strategy
8 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.06%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.45%) B2B
10 4 (6.45%) Information Architecture
11 3 (4.84%) ITIL
11 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
11 3 (4.84%) Migration
11 3 (4.84%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.61%) Java
1 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.61%) Scala
1 1 (1.61%) SQL
1 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (29.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (37.10%) Adobe
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) Cadence
3 1 (1.61%) Google
3 1 (1.61%) iManage
3 1 (1.61%) SAP