The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Lead Designer
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 158 162
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.19% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Median salary £40,000 £75,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.66% +45.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.80% +4.16%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2737 2998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.03% 96.58% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1572 1896
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in Scotland

Lead Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in Scotland

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Designer in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Designer in Scotland

Lead Designer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Glasgow +19 4 £40,000 -20.79% 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Lead Designer
UK

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Scotland region featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 6 (60.00%) Adobe
2 6 (60.00%) Wireframes
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (10.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (10.00%) Haml
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Big Data
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Design
5 1 (10.00%) Microservices

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Haml
1 1 (10.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Wireframes
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Adobe
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 16 days ago