Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 939 908 882
Rank change year-on-year -31 -26 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 272 319 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 211 262 366
UK median annual salary £38,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.23% +3.33%

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 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Digital Designer in the UK

Digital Designer
Top 12 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 24 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
England -12 247 £40,000 +33.33% 24
London +17 131 £47,500 +46.15% 8
UK excluding London -26 121 £32,500 +8.33% 17
South East +29 52 £40,000 +14.29% 2
North of England +16 31 £25,000 -16.67% 7
Midlands +42 30 £32,500 +16.07% 6
West Midlands +22 21 £35,000 +25.00% 3
North West -20 18 £25,000 -33.33% 5
Yorkshire +27 13 £25,000 - 2
East Midlands +35 9 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Scotland -9 6 £36,375 +21.25% 1
East of England -13 2 £20,500 -31.67% 1

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Digital 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 Digital Designer in the job title.

1 197 (72.43%) User Experience
2 114 (41.91%) Photoshop
3 111 (40.81%) Adobe
4 101 (37.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 98 (36.03%) HTML
6 81 (29.78%) CSS
7 80 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (28.31%) Marketing
9 74 (27.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 67 (24.63%) Wireframes
11 44 (16.18%) Web Design
12 43 (15.81%) JavaScript
13 40 (14.71%) Scrum
14 37 (13.60%) Typography
15 34 (12.50%) HTML5
15 34 (12.50%) Degree
16 33 (12.13%) InDesign
16 33 (12.13%) Prototyping
16 33 (12.13%) InVision
17 32 (11.76%) Social Media
18 27 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
18 27 (9.93%) Mobile App
18 27 (9.93%) CMS
18 27 (9.93%) E-Commerce
19 25 (9.19%) Graphic Design
20 24 (8.82%) CSS3
20 24 (8.82%) Service Design
21 23 (8.46%) Adobe After Effects
22 22 (8.09%) Retail
22 22 (8.09%) SEO

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 27 (9.93%) CMS
2 8 (2.94%) WordPress
3 6 (2.21%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.47%) Marvel
4 4 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.10%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.37%) Moodle
6 1 (0.37%) Totara
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 114 (41.91%) Photoshop
2 101 (37.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 74 (27.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (12.13%) InDesign
4 33 (12.13%) InVision
5 23 (8.46%) Adobe After Effects
6 14 (5.15%) Adobe Premiere
7 7 (2.57%) UXPin
8 2 (0.74%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.74%) Flinto
8 2 (0.74%) FreeHand
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.74%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.37%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.74%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.10%) Internet
2 2 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 18 (6.62%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 77 (28.31%) Marketing
2 22 (8.09%) Finance
2 22 (8.09%) Retail
3 21 (7.72%) Games
4 17 (6.25%) Banking
5 12 (4.41%) Advertising
6 9 (3.31%) Publishing
7 8 (2.94%) Corporate Banking
7 8 (2.94%) Private Banking
7 8 (2.94%) Retail Banking
8 7 (2.57%) Legal
9 6 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.84%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (36.03%) HTML
2 81 (29.78%) CSS
3 34 (12.50%) HTML5
4 24 (8.82%) CSS3
5 13 (4.78%) jQuery
6 7 (2.57%) Flash
7 6 (2.21%) XHTML
8 5 (1.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.47%) Framer.js
10 3 (1.10%) Material Design
10 3 (1.10%) Sass
11 2 (0.74%) JSON
11 2 (0.74%) REST
11 2 (0.74%) Web Services
12 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.37%) LESS
12 1 (0.37%) Node.js
12 1 (0.37%) React Native
12 1 (0.37%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 197 (72.43%) User Experience
2 32 (11.76%) Social Media
3 27 (9.93%) Mobile App
4 25 (9.19%) Graphic Design
5 20 (7.35%) Animation
6 15 (5.51%) BBC
7 10 (3.68%) Online Banking
8 8 (2.94%) Fintech
9 7 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.10%) Bitcoin
10 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.10%) Photography
11 2 (0.74%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.74%) Blog
11 2 (0.74%) iPad
11 2 (0.74%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.74%) Online Games
11 2 (0.74%) Tandem
11 2 (0.74%) Taxonomies
11 2 (0.74%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.94%) Android
1 8 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (24.63%) Wireframes
3 44 (16.18%) Web Design
4 40 (14.71%) Scrum
5 37 (13.60%) Typography
6 33 (12.13%) Prototyping
7 27 (9.93%) E-Commerce
7 27 (9.93%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (8.82%) Service Design
9 22 (8.09%) SEO
10 20 (7.35%) Kanban
11 19 (6.99%) Content Management
12 18 (6.62%) A/B Testing
12 18 (6.62%) Mobile First
13 16 (5.88%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (5.15%) Creative Thinking
15 14 (5.15%) Customer Insight
15 14 (5.15%) Infographics
16 12 (4.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.81%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.21%) PHP
3 3 (1.10%) ActionScript
3 3 (1.10%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (1.10%) Java
Qualifications
1 34 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.68%) QA
1 10 (3.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 111 (40.81%) Adobe
2 8 (2.94%) Google
3 7 (2.57%) Twitter
4 5 (1.84%) Capita
4 5 (1.84%) Facebook
5 4 (1.47%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.37%) Apigee
6 1 (0.37%) IBM
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com