Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 896 922 881
Rank change year-on-year +26 -41 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 288 254 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.15% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 227 212 382
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £47,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%

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 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +41 271 £37,500 +15.38% 114
UK excluding London +20 144 £31,250 +4.17% 68
London +2 131 £42,500 +25.00% 53
South East +9 49 £32,500 -13.33% 12
North of England +26 42 £32,500 +30.00% 22
Midlands +43 38 £29,000 +28.89% 9
North West +8 22 £30,000 +5.26% 9
West Midlands +22 20 £26,000 +15.56% 6
East Midlands +23 18 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Yorkshire +18 15 £45,000 +97.80% 9
East of England -18 9 £30,000 - 8
North East - 5 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -19 4 £36,375 -11.82% 4
South West -9 2 £26,000 -9.06% 10

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 193 (67.01%) User Experience
2 135 (46.88%) Adobe
3 125 (43.40%) Photoshop
4 117 (40.63%) Adobe Illustrator
5 109 (37.85%) HTML
6 91 (31.60%) CSS
7 85 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 82 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (24.31%) Marketing
10 67 (23.26%) Wireframes
11 56 (19.44%) Web Design
12 48 (16.67%) InDesign
12 48 (16.67%) Prototyping
13 46 (15.97%) JavaScript
14 40 (13.89%) Social Media
15 37 (12.85%) E-Commerce
15 37 (12.85%) Graphic Design
16 36 (12.50%) Typography
17 35 (12.15%) Scrum
18 32 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 30 (10.42%) InVision
19 30 (10.42%) Degree
20 29 (10.07%) Mobile App
21 28 (9.72%) CMS
22 27 (9.38%) Advertising
22 27 (9.38%) Adobe After Effects
22 27 (9.38%) Service Design
23 26 (9.03%) HTML5
23 26 (9.03%) Games
24 22 (7.64%) Axure RP

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 28 (9.72%) CMS
2 15 (5.21%) WordPress
3 6 (2.08%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.39%) Drupal
6 3 (1.04%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.69%) Marvel
8 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.35%) Totara
Applications
1 125 (43.40%) Photoshop
2 117 (40.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 85 (29.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 48 (16.67%) InDesign
5 30 (10.42%) InVision
6 27 (9.38%) Adobe After Effects
7 16 (5.56%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (2.43%) UXPin
9 3 (1.04%) Pixate
10 2 (0.69%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 2 (0.69%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.35%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 11 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.74%) Asana
4 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Google Play
5 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.04%) SMS
2 2 (0.69%) DAB
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.35%) Apache Hive
1 1 (0.35%) Big Data
1 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.35%) MySQL
1 1 (0.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (7.64%) Axure RP
2 10 (3.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.69%) JIRA
5 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 70 (24.31%) Marketing
2 27 (9.38%) Advertising
3 26 (9.03%) Games
4 18 (6.25%) Finance
5 16 (5.56%) Retail
6 13 (4.51%) Banking
7 10 (3.47%) Publishing
8 7 (2.43%) Legal
8 7 (2.43%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.74%) Law
9 5 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (37.85%) HTML
2 91 (31.60%) CSS
3 26 (9.03%) HTML5
4 15 (5.21%) CSS3
4 15 (5.21%) jQuery
5 10 (3.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (2.78%) Flash
7 5 (1.74%) Web Services
8 4 (1.39%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.04%) Material Design
9 3 (1.04%) Spring
9 3 (1.04%) XML
10 2 (0.69%) Framer.js
10 2 (0.69%) JSON
10 2 (0.69%) Node.js
10 2 (0.69%) REST
11 1 (0.35%) .NET
11 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.35%) React Native
11 1 (0.35%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 193 (67.01%) User Experience
2 40 (13.89%) Social Media
3 37 (12.85%) Graphic Design
4 29 (10.07%) Mobile App
5 21 (7.29%) Animation
6 16 (5.56%) BBC
7 8 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.08%) FMCG
8 6 (2.08%) Video Editing
9 5 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.74%) Fintech
9 5 (1.74%) Motion Graphics
10 4 (1.39%) Photography
11 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.04%) Bitcoin
11 3 (1.04%) Blog
11 3 (1.04%) CMDB
11 3 (1.04%) Tandem
11 3 (1.04%) Taxonomies
12 2 (0.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.56%) Android
1 16 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (23.26%) Wireframes
3 56 (19.44%) Web Design
4 48 (16.67%) Prototyping
5 37 (12.85%) E-Commerce
6 36 (12.50%) Typography
7 35 (12.15%) Scrum
8 27 (9.38%) Service Design
9 20 (6.94%) Content Management
9 20 (6.94%) Creative Thinking
9 20 (6.94%) Rapid Prototyping
10 18 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (5.90%) Kanban
12 16 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.21%) A/B Testing
14 14 (4.86%) Customer Insight
14 14 (4.86%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 13 (4.51%) Infographics
16 12 (4.17%) SEO
16 12 (4.17%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.97%) JavaScript
2 20 (6.94%) PHP
3 10 (3.47%) Java
4 4 (1.39%) ActionScript
5 3 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.69%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.82%) WCAG
2 10 (3.47%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 135 (46.88%) Adobe
2 16 (5.56%) Capita
3 14 (4.86%) Google
4 7 (2.43%) Twitter
5 6 (2.08%) WooCommerce
6 5 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.74%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.39%) Apple
7 4 (1.39%) Facebook
8 3 (1.04%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.69%) WorldPay
10 1 (0.35%) Apigee
10 1 (0.35%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.35%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.35%) Microsoft