Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 19 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 > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 354 351 360
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 12 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.091% 0.097% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.100% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
North West median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -23.08%
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 the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12673 12011 12573
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10145 10103 10440
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in the North West

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in the North West

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Designer in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Designer in the North West

Lead Designer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Merseyside - 5 - -
Manchester -28 4 £52,500 -12.50%
Cheshire -23 2 £52,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £27,500 -
Lead Designer
England

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Office 365
3 4 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 3 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
5 2 (16.67%) CSS
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (8.33%) Fintech
6 1 (8.33%) Infographics
6 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
6 1 (8.33%) RANCID
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) SonarQube

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (8.33%) InDesign
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) MailChimp
2 1 (8.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (8.33%) BGP
1 1 (8.33%) Broadband
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) HSRP
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) IPv6
1 1 (8.33%) Junos
1 1 (8.33%) LLU
1 1 (8.33%) MRTG
1 1 (8.33%) OSPF
1 1 (8.33%) SNMP
1 1 (8.33%) TACACS
1 1 (8.33%) VLAN
1 1 (8.33%) VoIP
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) VRRP
1 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Axure RP
1 1 (8.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
1 1 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Advertising
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) EJB
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) JSP
3 1 (8.33%) OAuth
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) Servlets
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) Spring Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WSDL
3 1 (8.33%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Fintech
2 1 (8.33%) Graphic Design
2 1 (8.33%) Internet of Things
2 1 (8.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
1 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (8.33%) BDD
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Email Management
4 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Infographics
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Generation
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) UX Design
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) Website Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cacti
1 1 (8.33%) Nagios
1 1 (8.33%) OpenNMS
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) RANCID
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Adobe
2 1 (8.33%) Apigee
2 1 (8.33%) Brocade
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (8.33%) Foundry
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Huawei
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) MuleSoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL