Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 987 959 937
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 175 245 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 142 181 262
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £25,800 £22,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £62,500 £51,800
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -6.25%

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 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +3 165 £42,500 +3.66% 89
London +26 113 £51,250 +7.89% 35
UK excluding London -19 61 £35,000 -2.78% 59
North of England +4 21 £25,000 +0.00% 25
South East -24 13 £32,000 -41.82% 12
Yorkshire +17 9 £40,000 +60.00% 9
North West +7 9 £25,000 -33.33% 8
Scotland 0 9 £45,000 +9.09% 3
East of England +26 8 £30,000 +46.34% 2
Midlands +5 6 £35,000 - 11
East Midlands -9 4 £25,000 -23.08% 6
South West - 4 £27,500 - 4
North East - 3 £37,500 - 8
West Midlands +10 2 £48,750 +34.48% 5

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 102 (58.29%) User Experience
2 92 (52.57%) HTML
3 87 (49.71%) CSS
4 75 (42.86%) Photoshop
4 75 (42.86%) Wireframes
5 69 (39.43%) Adobe
6 64 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (35.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 41 (23.43%) Marketing
9 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
10 30 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
11 29 (16.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 26 (14.86%) InVision
13 25 (14.29%) Front End Development
13 25 (14.29%) Analytics
13 25 (14.29%) Finance
14 24 (13.71%) Prototyping
15 23 (13.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
16 21 (12.00%) Axure RP
16 21 (12.00%) HTML5
16 21 (12.00%) Scrum
16 21 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (11.43%) Web Development
18 19 (10.86%) Degree
19 18 (10.29%) UX Design
19 18 (10.29%) CSS3
19 18 (10.29%) Marketing Strategy
19 18 (10.29%) User Stories
20 17 (9.71%) Mobile App
20 17 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design

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 7 (4.00%) Marvel
2 4 (2.29%) WordPress
3 3 (1.71%) CMS
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (0.57%) Moodle
Applications
1 75 (42.86%) Photoshop
2 62 (35.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (16.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (14.86%) InVision
5 15 (8.57%) Adobe After Effects
6 11 (6.29%) InDesign
7 9 (5.14%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (4.00%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.57%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.57%) Inkscape
10 1 (0.57%) Maya
10 1 (0.57%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (9.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 3 (1.71%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.57%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.43%) DAB
2 2 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) Big Data
2 2 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (13.14%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 21 (12.00%) Axure RP
3 3 (1.71%) JIRA
4 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
5 1 (0.57%) gulp
General
1 41 (23.43%) Marketing
2 25 (14.29%) Finance
3 14 (8.00%) Advertising
3 14 (8.00%) Games
4 13 (7.43%) Retail
5 9 (5.14%) Publishing
6 7 (4.00%) Banking
6 7 (4.00%) Local Government
7 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (52.57%) HTML
2 87 (49.71%) CSS
3 21 (12.00%) HTML5
4 18 (10.29%) CSS3
5 4 (2.29%) jQuery
6 2 (1.14%) Flash
6 2 (1.14%) JSON
6 2 (1.14%) Sass
7 1 (0.57%) LAMP
7 1 (0.57%) Node.js
7 1 (0.57%) RESTful
7 1 (0.57%) SVG
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.57%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (58.29%) User Experience
2 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.71%) Mobile App
3 16 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (9.14%) Robotics
4 11 (6.29%) Social Media
5 10 (5.71%) Graphic Design
6 8 (4.57%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.43%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.86%) Animation
8 5 (2.86%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (2.29%) Tandem
10 3 (1.71%) Photography
11 2 (1.14%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.14%) Video Editing
12 1 (0.57%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.57%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.57%) FMCG
12 1 (0.57%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Linux
2 6 (3.43%) Android
2 6 (3.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (42.86%) Wireframes
2 64 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.14%) Artificial Intelligence
4 25 (14.29%) Analytics
4 25 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 24 (13.71%) Prototyping
6 21 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (12.00%) Scrum
7 20 (11.43%) Web Development
8 18 (10.29%) Marketing Strategy
8 18 (10.29%) User Stories
8 18 (10.29%) UX Design
9 17 (9.71%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (9.71%) Customer Requirements
9 17 (9.71%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 17 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 17 (9.71%) Web Design
10 16 (9.14%) Disruptive Innovation
10 16 (9.14%) Machine Learning
10 16 (9.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (17.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (1.71%) Java
3 2 (1.14%) PHP
4 1 (0.57%) C
4 1 (0.57%) C#
4 1 (0.57%) ES6
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.71%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
Vendors
1 69 (39.43%) Adobe
2 16 (9.14%) Blue Prism
2 16 (9.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.00%) Google
4 6 (3.43%) WorldPay
5 5 (2.86%) Twitter
6 3 (1.71%) Hotjar
7 2 (1.14%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.57%) Facebook
8 1 (0.57%) Sun