Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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

Digital Designer
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 929 902 923
Rank change year-on-year -27 +21 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 189 280 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 130 220 225
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +19.05% -3.08%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,850
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £48,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 145,617 166,862 168,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.20% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,393 135,777 140,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Digital Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Digital Designer over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2019. 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
England -4 175 £42,500 +11.84% 97
London +26 107 £47,500 - 47
UK excluding London -11 72 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Midlands +27 21 £39,776 +32.59% 11
East Midlands +25 16 £30,112 +0.37% 7
South East +14 15 £32,000 -8.57% 13
North of England +18 14 £40,000 +33.33% 16
East of England +36 13 £22,000 +7.32% 4
Yorkshire +14 7 - - 10
West Midlands +23 5 £49,440 +56.95% 4
South West - 5 £27,500 - 6
Scotland +3 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North East - 4 £38,750 -
North West +11 3 £80,000 +166.67% 6

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, Digital 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 featuring Digital Designer in the job title.

1 127 (67.20%) User Experience
2 108 (57.14%) HTML
3 99 (52.38%) CSS
4 98 (51.85%) Photoshop
5 92 (48.68%) Wireframes
6 81 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 79 (41.80%) Adobe
8 64 (33.86%) Marketing
9 56 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 42 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 41 (21.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 38 (20.11%) Retail
13 36 (19.05%) Axure RP
14 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
14 33 (17.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 32 (16.93%) Analytics
16 31 (16.40%) HTML5
17 27 (14.29%) InVision
18 26 (13.76%) Prototyping
19 25 (13.23%) CSS3
20 24 (12.70%) Games
21 23 (12.17%) Advertising
21 23 (12.17%) Finance
21 23 (12.17%) Web Design
22 22 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
22 22 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
22 22 (11.64%) Front End Development
22 22 (11.64%) Customer Requirements
23 21 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes

Digital 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 6 (3.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 6 (3.17%) CMS
1 6 (3.17%) Confluence
2 5 (2.65%) Marvel
3 3 (1.59%) Apache Spark
3 3 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 98 (51.85%) Photoshop
2 81 (42.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (17.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (14.29%) InVision
5 21 (11.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 21 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
6 16 (8.47%) Adobe Premiere
7 12 (6.35%) InDesign
8 4 (2.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (1.06%) Acrobat
9 2 (1.06%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.53%) Blender
10 1 (0.53%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.53%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.64%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.82%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (2.65%) Serverless
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.59%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.59%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.59%) G Suite
6 2 (1.06%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (1.06%) Dialogflow
6 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.06%) Wit.ai
7 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.53%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.58%) DAB
2 7 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.12%) Big Data
2 3 (1.59%) Amazon Athena
2 3 (1.59%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.59%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (22.22%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 36 (19.05%) Axure RP
3 10 (5.29%) JIRA
4 3 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
General
1 64 (33.86%) Marketing
2 38 (20.11%) Retail
3 24 (12.70%) Games
4 23 (12.17%) Advertising
4 23 (12.17%) Finance
5 7 (3.70%) Banking
5 7 (3.70%) Publishing
6 5 (2.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (57.14%) HTML
2 99 (52.38%) CSS
3 31 (16.40%) HTML5
4 25 (13.23%) CSS3
5 5 (2.65%) jQuery
5 5 (2.65%) Web Services
6 4 (2.12%) Node.js
7 3 (1.59%) .NET
7 3 (1.59%) Flash
8 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.06%) Android SDK
8 2 (1.06%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.06%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.06%) REST
8 2 (1.06%) RESTful
8 2 (1.06%) Spring
8 2 (1.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.53%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 127 (67.20%) User Experience
2 42 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 21 (11.11%) Social Media
4 20 (10.58%) Smartphone
5 17 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (8.99%) Robotics
6 15 (7.94%) Digital Media
7 11 (5.82%) Graphic Design
8 7 (3.70%) Animation
9 6 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.17%) Online Banking
10 4 (2.12%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (1.59%) Photography
11 3 (1.59%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (1.06%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.06%) Smart City
12 2 (1.06%) Video Editing
13 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.53%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.52%) Linux
2 5 (2.65%) Android
2 5 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (48.68%) Wireframes
2 56 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 32 (16.93%) Analytics
5 26 (13.76%) Prototyping
6 23 (12.17%) Web Design
7 22 (11.64%) Customer Requirements
7 22 (11.64%) Digital Marketing
7 22 (11.64%) Front End Development
8 21 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 21 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 21 (11.11%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 20 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (10.05%) Marketing Strategy
10 19 (10.05%) User Stories
10 19 (10.05%) UX Design
11 18 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (9.52%) Machine Learning
12 17 (8.99%) DevOps
12 17 (8.99%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.65%) Java
2 5 (2.65%) Python
3 3 (1.59%) Scala
3 3 (1.59%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
4 2 (1.06%) Ruby
5 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 79 (41.80%) Adobe
2 20 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) WorldPay
3 17 (8.99%) Blue Prism
4 6 (3.17%) Google
5 5 (2.65%) IBM
6 3 (1.59%) Apple
6 3 (1.59%) Facebook