Period
to 20 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 951 987 956
Rank change year-on-year +36 -31 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 221 214 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.13% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 167 165 281
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,400 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £64,000 £59,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -18.57% +16.67% -14.29%

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 162,508 169,016 190,453
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.16% 96.07% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,949 136,431 160,190
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 +55 209 £40,000 +6.67% 84
London +52 115 £50,000 +11.11% 36
UK excluding London +36 106 £28,500 -18.57% 50
North of England +30 39 £25,000 +0.00% 15
South East +7 27 £29,250 -15.22% 13
North West +27 23 £25,000 +0.00% 7
Yorkshire +30 14 £40,000 +60.00% 5
East of England +28 14 £30,000 +46.34% 3
Scotland -11 12 £45,000 -21.74%
South West +9 8 £28,000 +5.26% 4
Midlands +12 6 £35,000 - 13
East Midlands -4 4 £25,000 -23.08% 5
West Midlands +2 2 £48,750 +34.48% 8
North East - 2 £34,750 - 3

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 125 (56.56%) User Experience
2 96 (43.44%) Wireframes
3 88 (39.82%) HTML
4 87 (39.37%) Adobe
5 83 (37.56%) CSS
6 77 (34.84%) Photoshop
7 69 (31.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 62 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (19.91%) Analytics
10 42 (19.00%) Marketing
11 34 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 34 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
12 33 (14.93%) Games
13 32 (14.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
13 32 (14.48%) Axure RP
14 30 (13.57%) Mobile App
15 28 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (12.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 27 (12.22%) Adobe After Effects
16 27 (12.22%) Retail
17 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
17 25 (11.31%) Degree
17 25 (11.31%) OmniGraffle
17 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (10.86%) WorldPay
18 24 (10.86%) Translating Business Requirements
18 24 (10.86%) InVision
18 24 (10.86%) Smartphone
18 24 (10.86%) DAB
19 23 (10.41%) Prototyping

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 12 (5.43%) WordPress
2 6 (2.71%) Marvel
3 3 (1.36%) CMS
4 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.45%) Moodle
5 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 77 (34.84%) Photoshop
2 69 (31.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 34 (15.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (12.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 25 (11.31%) OmniGraffle
6 24 (10.86%) InVision
7 19 (8.60%) InDesign
8 14 (6.33%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (0.90%) UXPin
11 1 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.45%) FreeHand
11 1 (0.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Magento
1 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 8 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.36%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (0.90%) Google Play
5 1 (0.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.86%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) Big Data
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) MySQL
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (14.48%) Axure RP
1 32 (14.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.45%) Grunt
3 1 (0.45%) gulp
General
1 42 (19.00%) Marketing
2 33 (14.93%) Games
3 27 (12.22%) Retail
4 20 (9.05%) Advertising
5 19 (8.60%) Finance
6 7 (3.17%) Local Government
7 6 (2.71%) Publishing
8 4 (1.81%) Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.45%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (39.82%) HTML
2 83 (37.56%) CSS
3 16 (7.24%) HTML5
4 13 (5.88%) CSS3
5 9 (4.07%) jQuery
6 5 (2.26%) .NET
6 5 (2.26%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.36%) Sass
8 2 (0.90%) JSON
8 2 (0.90%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (0.45%) Flash
9 1 (0.45%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.45%) LAMP
9 1 (0.45%) Node.js
9 1 (0.45%) RESTful
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (56.56%) User Experience
2 30 (13.57%) Mobile App
3 25 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (10.86%) Smartphone
5 17 (7.69%) Social Media
6 13 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (5.43%) Graphic Design
8 9 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (4.07%) Tandem
9 8 (3.62%) Robotics
10 7 (3.17%) Motion Graphics
10 7 (3.17%) Video Editing
11 4 (1.81%) Animation
12 2 (0.90%) FMCG
13 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
13 1 (0.45%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.45%) Marketing Technology
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.62%) Linux
2 6 (2.71%) Android
2 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (43.44%) Wireframes
2 62 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (19.91%) Analytics
4 34 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 28 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (10.86%) Translating Business Requirements
7 23 (10.41%) Prototyping
8 22 (9.95%) Web Development
9 17 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 16 (7.24%) Business Development
10 16 (7.24%) Scrum
11 15 (6.79%) Change Management
11 15 (6.79%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (6.79%) Enterprise Modelling
11 15 (6.79%) Typography
12 14 (6.33%) Artificial Intelligence
12 14 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (6.33%) Service Design
13 12 (5.43%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 11 (4.98%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.71%) C#
3 4 (1.81%) PHP
4 3 (1.36%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (11.31%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) DBS Check
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 87 (39.37%) Adobe
2 24 (10.86%) WorldPay
3 15 (6.79%) Google
4 11 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.52%) Capita
5 10 (4.52%) Twitter
6 8 (3.62%) Blue Prism
7 3 (1.36%) Cognizant
7 3 (1.36%) Hotjar
8 2 (0.90%) Facebook
8 2 (0.90%) TOWER Software
9 1 (0.45%) Sun