The median annual salary for a Lead Designer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 815 872 848
Rank change year-on-year +57 -24  
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Designer 59 75 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.076% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.079% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 45 73 109
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £51,400 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
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. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85218 95218 107157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.54% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 69700 80264 88299
Median salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.12% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lead Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Designer in the UK

Lead Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Designer in the UK

Lead Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Designer over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Designer in the UK

Lead Designer
Top 29 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +33 51 £65,000 +4.00% 7
London +16 32 £65,000 -7.14% 2
South East +40 7 £60,000 +2.82% 1
Berkshire +25 6 £60,000 -0.70%
North West -36 6 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Reading +26 5 £60,000 -4.00%
Scotland +13 5 £40,000 -46.66% 2
Glasgow +17 4 £40,000 -20.79% 2
Merseyside - 3 - -
East of England -4 2 £70,000 +12.00% 2
Manchester -29 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £28,000 - 1
Belfast - 2 £57,000 -
Leicester - 2 £28,000 -
Leeds - 2 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £28,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,000 -
East Anglia - 2 £70,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £57,000 -
City of London +19 1 £62,500 -15.25%
Rochdale - 1 £57,500 -
Slough - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £52,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Lead Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 featuring Lead Designer in the job title.

1 99 (77.95%) User Experience
2 39 (30.71%) Wireframes
3 36 (28.35%) Adobe
4 24 (18.90%) HTML
4 24 (18.90%) CSS
4 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (17.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 21 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (15.75%) Analytics
7 20 (15.75%) E-Commerce
8 19 (14.96%) Axure RP
9 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
10 16 (12.60%) Degree
11 15 (11.81%) Service Design
12 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (10.24%) Prototyping
13 12 (9.45%) UX Design
13 12 (9.45%) Finance
14 11 (8.66%) Scrum
14 11 (8.66%) Marketing
14 11 (8.66%) SOA
14 11 (8.66%) Coaching
15 10 (7.87%) Usability Testing
15 10 (7.87%) Digital Media
15 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (7.87%) Java
16 9 (7.09%) Photoshop
17 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
17 8 (6.30%) Balsamiq Mockups

Lead Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.57%) Confluence
2 2 (1.57%) Marvel
2 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 9 (7.09%) Photoshop
3 7 (5.51%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (4.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (4.72%) InVision
5 3 (2.36%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (2.36%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (2.36%) Houdini
5 3 (2.36%) NUKE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (2.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.79%) BGP
2 1 (0.79%) Broadband
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.79%) Firewall
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) IPv6
2 1 (0.79%) Junos
2 1 (0.79%) LLU
2 1 (0.79%) MRTG
2 1 (0.79%) OSPF
2 1 (0.79%) SNMP
2 1 (0.79%) TACACS
2 1 (0.79%) VLAN
2 1 (0.79%) VoIP
2 1 (0.79%) VPN
2 1 (0.79%) VRRP
2 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) Big Data
2 3 (2.36%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.57%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (14.96%) Axure RP
2 8 (6.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (3.94%) JIRA
4 4 (3.15%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.79%) Gradle
6 1 (0.79%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.79%) JMeter
6 1 (0.79%) JUnit
6 1 (0.79%) Maven
6 1 (0.79%) Mockito
6 1 (0.79%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (9.45%) Finance
2 11 (8.66%) Marketing
3 6 (4.72%) Retail
4 5 (3.94%) Advertising
5 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.90%) CSS
1 24 (18.90%) HTML
2 4 (3.15%) SVG
3 3 (2.36%) Framer.js
3 3 (2.36%) jQuery
3 3 (2.36%) XML
4 2 (1.57%) CSS3
4 2 (1.57%) HTML5
4 2 (1.57%) JSON
4 2 (1.57%) Kafka
4 2 (1.57%) Spring
4 2 (1.57%) XHTML
4 2 (1.57%) XSLT
5 1 (0.79%) .NET
5 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.79%) JDBC
5 1 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) VCL
5 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 99 (77.95%) User Experience
2 10 (7.87%) Digital Media
3 8 (6.30%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.51%) Graphic Design
5 6 (4.72%) Fintech
6 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.36%) Animation
7 3 (2.36%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.57%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.79%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.79%) EPoS
9 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.79%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.51%) Windows
2 5 (3.94%) Android
2 5 (3.94%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.15%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.71%) Wireframes
2 24 (18.90%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (17.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 21 (16.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 20 (15.75%) Analytics
5 20 (15.75%) E-Commerce
6 17 (13.39%) Mentoring
7 15 (11.81%) Service Design
8 13 (10.24%) Prototyping
8 13 (10.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 12 (9.45%) UX Design
10 11 (8.66%) Coaching
10 11 (8.66%) Scrum
10 11 (8.66%) SOA
11 10 (7.87%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (7.87%) Usability Testing
12 7 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (4.72%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
13 6 (4.72%) Visualisation
14 5 (3.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.87%) Java
2 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.72%) PHP
3 6 (4.72%) SQL
4 3 (2.36%) Scala
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) Perl
5 1 (0.79%) Python
5 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (12.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.79%) ISEB
2 1 (0.79%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Cacti
1 1 (0.79%) Nagios
1 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
1 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) RANCID
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
1 1 (0.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (28.35%) Adobe
2 5 (3.94%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.15%) Apple
3 4 (3.15%) Atlassian
3 4 (3.15%) Google
4 2 (1.57%) Cadence
4 2 (1.57%) Cloudera
4 2 (1.57%) Datameer
4 2 (1.57%) Oracle
4 2 (1.57%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.79%) Brocade
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco
5 1 (0.79%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.79%) Ericsson
5 1 (0.79%) ForgeRock
5 1 (0.79%) Huawei
5 1 (0.79%) Juniper
5 1 (0.79%) Sun
5 1 (0.79%) Thunderhead
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