Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Designer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Senior Designer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 334 316
Rank change year-on-year +27 -18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Designer 22 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.027% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.028% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 11
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.92% -7.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £39,375 £33,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £54,125 £57,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9736 10875 10545
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.15% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7999 8616 8763
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England 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 the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Designer in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Designer in the West Midlands

Senior Designer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Designer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Sutton Coldfield - 6 - -
Coventry +13 5 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham - 5 £37,500 -
Halesowen - 4 £37,500 -
Warwickshire -2 2 £35,000 -30.00%
Senior Designer
England

Senior Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region featuring Senior Designer in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Adobe
2 18 (81.82%) Photoshop
3 17 (77.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (77.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (72.73%) CSS
4 16 (72.73%) HTML
5 15 (68.18%) Web Design
6 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (59.09%) User Experience
7 9 (40.91%) CSS3
7 9 (40.91%) A/B Testing
7 9 (40.91%) Adobe After Effects
7 9 (40.91%) Animation
7 9 (40.91%) Kanban
7 9 (40.91%) HTML5
7 9 (40.91%) Adobe Premiere
7 9 (40.91%) BBC
7 9 (40.91%) Games
7 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (36.36%) InDesign
9 7 (31.82%) PHP
9 7 (31.82%) WordPress
10 6 (27.27%) Social Media
10 6 (27.27%) Web Development
10 6 (27.27%) CRM
10 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
10 6 (27.27%) FTP
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) SEO

Senior Designer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (31.82%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Joomla!
Applications
1 18 (81.82%) Photoshop
2 17 (77.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 17 (77.27%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (40.91%) Adobe After Effects
3 9 (40.91%) Adobe Premiere
4 8 (36.36%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) OpenCart
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) DNS
1 6 (27.27%) FTP
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Axure RP
1 4 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (40.91%) Games
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
1 16 (72.73%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS3
2 9 (40.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) User Experience
2 9 (40.91%) Animation
2 9 (40.91%) BBC
3 6 (27.27%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Web Design
2 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) A/B Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (40.91%) Kanban
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) CRM
4 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) SEO
4 6 (27.27%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Behavioural Analytics
5 4 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (18.18%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
5 4 (18.18%) Customer Insight
5 4 (18.18%) Product Management
5 4 (18.18%) Prototyping
5 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) cPanel
1 6 (27.27%) Plesk
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Adobe