Period
to 13 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 911 982 957
Rank change year-on-year +71 -25 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 153 175 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90 138 170
UK median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £76,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.53% -7.86% +16.67%

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 130,930 156,719 167,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,324 126,285 134,604
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 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 +59 124 £35,000 -17.65% 59
UK excluding London +113 107 £35,000 +8.53% 34
London +19 44 £42,500 -15.00% 27
South East +42 33 £35,000 +10.24% 6
Scotland +30 27 £42,000 -6.67%
North of England +25 20 £35,000 +40.00% 4
East of England +68 17 £65,000 +116.67% 5
North West +34 15 £35,000 +40.00% 2
South West +11 8 £21,000 -23.64% 8
Yorkshire +5 5 £46,250 +15.63% 2
Midlands +30 2 £31,250 -10.71% 9
West Midlands +29 2 £31,250 -35.90% 5

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 October 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.

1 122 (79.74%) User Experience
2 61 (39.87%) HTML
2 61 (39.87%) Wireframes
3 60 (39.22%) Adobe
4 58 (37.91%) CSS
5 45 (29.41%) Sketch
6 40 (26.14%) Marketing
7 36 (23.53%) Prototyping
8 34 (22.22%) Retail
8 34 (22.22%) Photoshop
9 32 (20.92%) Axure RP
10 30 (19.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 29 (18.95%) Mobile App
12 28 (18.30%) Adobe Illustrator
12 28 (18.30%) Collaborative Working
13 26 (16.99%) Analytics
14 24 (15.69%) Smartphone
14 24 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (15.03%) Games
15 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
15 23 (15.03%) Android
16 22 (14.38%) Apple iOS
16 22 (14.38%) InVision
17 21 (13.73%) Degree
18 19 (12.42%) Balsamiq
19 17 (11.11%) Social Media
19 17 (11.11%) Animation
20 16 (10.46%) DAB
20 16 (10.46%) OmniGraffle
20 16 (10.46%) HTML5

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 (7.84%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (29.41%) Sketch
2 34 (22.22%) Photoshop
3 30 (19.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (18.30%) Adobe Illustrator
5 22 (14.38%) InVision
6 16 (10.46%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (8.50%) InDesign
8 11 (7.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 11 (7.19%) Marvel
9 10 (6.54%) Adobe XD
10 6 (3.92%) Adobe Premiere
11 5 (3.27%) UXPin
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (2.61%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.46%) DAB
Development Applications
1 32 (20.92%) Axure RP
2 19 (12.42%) Balsamiq
3 2 (1.31%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.65%) Hudson
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (26.14%) Marketing
2 34 (22.22%) Retail
3 23 (15.03%) Games
4 14 (9.15%) Finance
5 7 (4.58%) Banking
6 6 (3.92%) Advertising
7 5 (3.27%) Publishing
8 4 (2.61%) Legal
9 3 (1.96%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.31%) Automotive
11 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.65%) French Language
11 1 (0.65%) German Language
11 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.87%) HTML
2 58 (37.91%) CSS
3 16 (10.46%) CSS3
3 16 (10.46%) HTML5
4 6 (3.92%) Framer.js
5 4 (2.61%) jQuery
6 3 (1.96%) Flash
7 2 (1.31%) Ajax
7 2 (1.31%) LESS
7 2 (1.31%) Sass
7 2 (1.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.65%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 122 (79.74%) User Experience
2 29 (18.95%) Mobile App
3 24 (15.69%) Smartphone
4 17 (11.11%) Animation
4 17 (11.11%) Social Media
5 7 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.58%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.96%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (1.96%) Photography
7 2 (1.31%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Kindle
8 1 (0.65%) New Media
8 1 (0.65%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.03%) Android
2 22 (14.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.87%) Wireframes
2 36 (23.53%) Prototyping
3 28 (18.30%) Collaborative Working
4 26 (16.99%) Analytics
5 24 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (10.46%) Customer Requirements
6 16 (10.46%) Translating Business Requirements
7 14 (9.15%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
7 14 (9.15%) Responsive Web Design
8 13 (8.50%) Front End Development
8 13 (8.50%) Typography
8 13 (8.50%) Web Design
9 10 (6.54%) Coaching
9 10 (6.54%) Copywriting
9 10 (6.54%) Digital Marketing
10 9 (5.88%) Customer-Centricity
10 9 (5.88%) Information Architecture
10 9 (5.88%) Product Management
11 8 (5.23%) Fintech
11 8 (5.23%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 23 (15.03%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.31%) C
3 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 21 (13.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
Vendors
1 60 (39.22%) Adobe
2 16 (10.46%) WorldPay
3 3 (1.96%) Google
4 2 (1.31%) Apple
5 1 (0.65%) IBM
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.65%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore