Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 215 235
Rank change year-on-year +30 +20 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 32 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.61% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.36% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 11
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,125 £36,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,250 £57,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 4972 5558 6102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.03% 95.56% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3343 3855
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Designer in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram 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 24 July 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
Edinburgh +18 24 £41,250 -25.00% 1
Glasgow +22 7 £55,000 +4.76%
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Scotland region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) User Experience
2 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (56.25%) Degree
4 17 (53.13%) Axure RP
4 17 (53.13%) Wireframes
5 15 (46.88%) Finance
6 14 (43.75%) Adobe
6 14 (43.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (40.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 11 (34.38%) Human Factors
8 11 (34.38%) User Stories
8 11 (34.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 11 (34.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
9 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
11 5 (15.63%) Spring
12 4 (12.50%) Web Development
12 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
12 4 (12.50%) SOA
12 4 (12.50%) CSS
12 4 (12.50%) Java
12 4 (12.50%) SDLC
12 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
12 4 (12.50%) Line Management
13 3 (9.38%) Service Design
13 3 (9.38%) Psychology
14 2 (6.25%) SEO
14 2 (6.25%) Legal
14 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
14 2 (6.25%) Scrum

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 2 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (6.25%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Axure RP
2 13 (40.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.13%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) Maven
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) Spring
2 4 (12.50%) CSS
3 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) JSP
4 1 (3.13%) CSS3
4 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) JDBC
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) Sass
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (71.88%) User Experience
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) BBC
3 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Wireframes
3 11 (34.38%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
3 11 (34.38%) Human Factors
3 11 (34.38%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
3 11 (34.38%) User Stories
4 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 6 (18.75%) Prototyping
6 4 (12.50%) Line Management
6 4 (12.50%) SDLC
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
6 4 (12.50%) Web Development
7 3 (9.38%) Psychology
7 3 (9.38%) Service Design
8 2 (6.25%) Data Management
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Scrum
8 2 (6.25%) SEO
8 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Adobe
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
3 1 (3.13%) Facebook
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Reuters
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