The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 552 556 563
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 63 76 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 60 102
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +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 34741 38396 43056
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.86% 95.95% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28207 33382 36386
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +13 4 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
West End of London +3 1 - -
Senior Designer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 123 (86.62%) User Experience
2 79 (55.63%) Wireframes
3 61 (42.96%) Adobe
4 58 (40.85%) Adobe Illustrator
5 55 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (37.32%) Photoshop
7 41 (28.87%) Axure RP
8 39 (27.46%) Prototyping
9 38 (26.76%) CSS
9 38 (26.76%) HTML
9 38 (26.76%) Marketing
10 36 (25.35%) InVision
11 33 (23.24%) Mentoring
12 32 (22.54%) Degree
13 31 (21.83%) E-Commerce
14 27 (19.01%) Information Architecture
15 25 (17.61%) Typography
16 22 (15.49%) OmniGraffle
17 20 (14.08%) Analytics
17 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
18 19 (13.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 18 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 18 (12.68%) Finance
19 18 (12.68%) Retail
20 16 (11.27%) Games
21 15 (10.56%) Project Management
21 15 (10.56%) Usability Testing
21 15 (10.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
22 14 (9.86%) HTML5
22 14 (9.86%) Visualisation

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 14 (9.86%) CMS
2 12 (8.45%) Marvel
3 4 (2.82%) WordPress
4 3 (2.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.70%) Drupal
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (40.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 53 (37.32%) Photoshop
3 36 (25.35%) InVision
4 22 (15.49%) OmniGraffle
5 18 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 14 (9.86%) InDesign
7 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Office
8 5 (3.52%) Fireworks
9 4 (2.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (2.82%) Pixate
10 3 (2.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (2.11%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (1.41%) UXPin
12 1 (0.70%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.82%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (2.11%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.04%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.41%) InfiniBand
2 2 (1.41%) Intranet
2 2 (1.41%) SAN
3 1 (0.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.70%) DB2
2 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (28.87%) Axure RP
2 15 (10.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.82%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (2.82%) Maven
5 1 (0.70%) Ant
5 1 (0.70%) git-flow
5 1 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.70%) Hudson
5 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (26.76%) Marketing
2 18 (12.68%) Finance
2 18 (12.68%) Retail
3 16 (11.27%) Games
4 13 (9.15%) Automotive
5 11 (7.75%) Advertising
6 6 (4.23%) Banking
7 3 (2.11%) Back Office
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Electronics
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.70%) Front Office
8 1 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.70%) Publishing
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.76%) CSS
1 38 (26.76%) HTML
2 14 (9.86%) Framer.js
2 14 (9.86%) HTML5
3 8 (5.63%) CSS3
4 6 (4.23%) Flash
5 5 (3.52%) XML
6 4 (2.82%) jQuery
6 4 (2.82%) JSON
6 4 (2.82%) Spring
7 3 (2.11%) Ajax
7 3 (2.11%) Akka
7 3 (2.11%) VCL
7 3 (2.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.70%) .NET
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.70%) Sass
8 1 (0.70%) SOAP
8 1 (0.70%) Velocity
8 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 123 (86.62%) User Experience
2 13 (9.15%) Graphic Design
2 13 (9.15%) Social Media
3 12 (8.45%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (4.93%) Fintech
6 4 (2.82%) Photography
6 4 (2.82%) Taxonomies
7 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.11%) Animation
7 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.41%) Blog
8 2 (1.41%) Clustering
8 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
8 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.41%) VHDL
8 2 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Android
1 9 (6.34%) Apple iOS
1 9 (6.34%) Mac OS X
2 4 (2.82%) Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.41%) Windows
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (55.63%) Wireframes
2 55 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (27.46%) Prototyping
4 33 (23.24%) Mentoring
5 31 (21.83%) E-Commerce
6 27 (19.01%) Information Architecture
7 25 (17.61%) Typography
8 20 (14.08%) Analytics
9 15 (10.56%) Project Management
9 15 (10.56%) Usability Testing
10 14 (9.86%) Psychology
10 14 (9.86%) Visualisation
11 13 (9.15%) Heuristic Evaluation
11 13 (9.15%) Product Management
12 12 (8.45%) Customer Insight
12 12 (8.45%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (8.45%) Web Design
13 11 (7.75%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
13 11 (7.75%) Scrum
14 10 (7.04%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.08%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.23%) Java
3 5 (3.52%) SQL
4 2 (1.41%) C
4 2 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (0.70%) C#
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (22.54%) Degree
2 6 (4.23%) HND
3 1 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.70%) EMIR
2 1 (0.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.41%) SCCM
1 2 (1.41%) SCOM
1 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
1 2 (1.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 61 (42.96%) Adobe
2 12 (8.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.04%) Apple
4 6 (4.23%) Google
5 4 (2.82%) EMC
6 2 (1.41%) Cisco
6 2 (1.41%) CommVault
6 2 (1.41%) HP
6 2 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.41%) Twitter
6 2 (1.41%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) Perforce
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