The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Senior Designer
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 542 560
Rank change year-on-year +29 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 75 112 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 50 90 73
Median salary £56,250 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  

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 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
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 £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in London

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in London

Senior Designer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Designer in London

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +35 7 £48,750 -18.75%
Wimbledon - 3 £72,500 -
Twickenham - 2 £47,500 -
West End of London - 1 - - 1
Senior Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Designer in the job title.

1 118 (81.94%) User Experience
2 68 (47.22%) Photoshop
3 63 (43.75%) Wireframes
4 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 53 (36.81%) Adobe
7 45 (31.25%) HTML
8 44 (30.56%) CSS
9 42 (29.17%) InVision
10 29 (20.14%) Degree
11 28 (19.44%) Marketing
11 28 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 26 (18.06%) Prototyping
12 26 (18.06%) Games
13 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
13 25 (17.36%) E-Commerce
14 24 (16.67%) Axure RP
15 23 (15.97%) Typography
15 23 (15.97%) Finance
16 18 (12.50%) HTML5
16 18 (12.50%) Android
16 18 (12.50%) Analytics
17 17 (11.81%) Apple iOS
17 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
18 16 (11.11%) Information Architecture
19 15 (10.42%) Mobile App
19 15 (10.42%) Scrum
20 14 (9.72%) Framer.js
20 14 (9.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
21 12 (8.33%) Product Management

Senior 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 10 (6.94%) Marvel
2 5 (3.47%) CMS
3 3 (2.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.08%) WordPress
4 1 (0.69%) Drupal
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (47.22%) Photoshop
2 54 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (29.17%) InVision
4 28 (19.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (6.94%) Fireworks
5 10 (6.94%) OmniGraffle
6 7 (4.86%) InDesign
7 6 (4.17%) Pixate
8 5 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (2.78%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (1.39%) UXPin
11 1 (0.69%) MS Office
11 1 (0.69%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (2.08%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.39%) InfiniBand
2 2 (1.39%) Intranet
2 2 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.69%) DB2
2 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Axure RP
2 14 (9.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.69%) Ant
4 1 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.69%) Gradle
4 1 (0.69%) Hudson
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (19.44%) Marketing
2 26 (18.06%) Games
3 23 (15.97%) Finance
4 8 (5.56%) Retail
5 6 (4.17%) Publishing
6 5 (3.47%) Automotive
6 5 (3.47%) Banking
7 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.08%) Advertising
8 3 (2.08%) Back Office
8 3 (2.08%) Billing
8 3 (2.08%) Electronics
8 3 (2.08%) Front Office
9 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.25%) HTML
2 44 (30.56%) CSS
3 18 (12.50%) HTML5
4 14 (9.72%) Framer.js
5 7 (4.86%) Ajax
6 6 (4.17%) CSS3
6 6 (4.17%) Flash
6 6 (4.17%) SVG
7 5 (3.47%) XML
8 4 (2.78%) Sass
8 4 (2.78%) Spring
9 3 (2.08%) Akka
9 3 (2.08%) jQuery
9 3 (2.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 2 (1.39%) JSON
10 2 (1.39%) React
11 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.69%) Ionic Framework
11 1 (0.69%) Protocol Buffers
11 1 (0.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 118 (81.94%) User Experience
2 15 (10.42%) Mobile App
3 11 (7.64%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.17%) Social Media
5 5 (3.47%) Animation
5 5 (3.47%) Fintech
6 3 (2.08%) RIA
7 2 (1.39%) Blog
7 2 (1.39%) Clustering
7 2 (1.39%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.39%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.39%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.39%) VHDL
7 2 (1.39%) W3C
8 1 (0.69%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.50%) Android
2 17 (11.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.78%) Linux
4 3 (2.08%) Windows
5 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.75%) Wireframes
2 61 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (18.06%) Prototyping
4 25 (17.36%) E-Commerce
5 23 (15.97%) Typography
6 18 (12.50%) Analytics
7 17 (11.81%) Mentoring
8 16 (11.11%) Information Architecture
9 15 (10.42%) Scrum
10 12 (8.33%) Customer Insight
10 12 (8.33%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 12 (8.33%) Product Management
11 11 (7.64%) A/B Testing
12 10 (6.94%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.56%) Project Management
13 8 (5.56%) Web Design
14 7 (4.86%) Behavioural Analytics
14 7 (4.86%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
14 7 (4.86%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (4.86%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.86%) Java
3 4 (2.78%) SQL
4 2 (1.39%) C
4 2 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (0.69%) C#
5 1 (0.69%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) Ruby
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) Degree
2 11 (7.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.69%) EMIR
1 1 (0.69%) MiFID
1 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.39%) SCCM
1 2 (1.39%) SCOM
1 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.39%) Simpana
Vendors
1 53 (36.81%) Adobe
2 4 (2.78%) EMC
3 3 (2.08%) Google
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.39%) Cisco
4 2 (1.39%) CommVault
4 2 (1.39%) HP
4 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.39%) Twitter
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.69%) Apple
5 1 (0.69%) Perforce
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