Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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

Senior Designer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 171 213
Rank change year-on-year -49 +42 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 13 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.45% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.47% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 19
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +28.57%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,125 £37,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,369 4,470 5,841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.40% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,564 2,865 3,794
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,500 £64,675
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Designer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in Scotland

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in Scotland

Senior 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 Senior Designer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Edinburgh -21 12 £45,000 -18.18%
Glasgow -23 2 - - 1
Falkirk - 1 - -
Senior Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Senior Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) User Experience
2 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 6 (46.15%) CSS3
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Adobe
5 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (15.38%) Customer Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
6 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
6 2 (15.38%) InVision
6 2 (15.38%) Framer.js
6 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (15.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
6 2 (15.38%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (7.69%) Microservices
7 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
7 1 (7.69%) Apigee
7 1 (7.69%) React Native
7 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
7 1 (7.69%) DevOps
7 1 (7.69%) A/B Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity

Senior 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (15.38%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) OpenShift
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (23.08%) Axure RP
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
1 6 (46.15%) CSS3
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) Framer.js
3 1 (7.69%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (30.77%) Wireframes
2 2 (15.38%) Customer Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 2 (15.38%) Human Factors
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (15.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
2 2 (15.38%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) A/B Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Gamification
3 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Microservices
3 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Adobe
2 1 (7.69%) Apigee
2 1 (7.69%) Salesforce.com