The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 22 April 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
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 149 159
Rank change year-on-year +27 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 24 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.99% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.21% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 2
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -25.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 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 2321 2799 3028
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.67% 95.04% 95.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1454 1761 1871
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £59,000 £61,500
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 Scotland

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

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 3 months to 22 April 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 3 months to 22 April 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
Edinburgh - 20 £42,500 - 2
Glasgow +11 3 £50,500 +18.82%
Dundee - 1 £32,500 -
Senior Designer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 35 (89.74%) User Experience
2 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 28 (71.79%) Wireframes
3 26 (66.67%) Finance
3 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (64.10%) Adobe
4 25 (64.10%) Axure RP
5 23 (58.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 22 (56.41%) User Stories
6 22 (56.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 20 (51.28%) Human Factors
7 20 (51.28%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 20 (51.28%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
8 18 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (17.95%) Prototyping
10 4 (10.26%) SEO
10 4 (10.26%) Psychology
10 4 (10.26%) Legal
11 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
11 3 (7.69%) SDLC
11 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
11 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (5.13%) Presales
12 2 (5.13%) Open Source
12 2 (5.13%) InDesign
12 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
13 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (2.56%) Web Development
13 1 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence

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 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.13%) InDesign
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Big Data
1 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.56%) Data Mart
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) DataStage
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (64.10%) Axure RP
2 23 (58.97%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 26 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (89.74%) User Experience
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Robotics
3 1 (2.56%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Wireframes
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) User Stories
4 20 (51.28%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 20 (51.28%) Human Factors
4 20 (51.28%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
5 18 (46.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (17.95%) Prototyping
7 4 (10.26%) Psychology
7 4 (10.26%) SEO
8 3 (7.69%) SDLC
9 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) Presales
10 1 (2.56%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (2.56%) Information Architecture
10 1 (2.56%) Quality Management
10 1 (2.56%) Usability Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (71.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) Cognos
2 1 (2.56%) Facebook
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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