Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Digital Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 936 994 928
Rank change year-on-year +58 -66 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Designer 251 207 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 192 157 335
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £24,775 £22,400 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,125 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -4.76%

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 167,325 166,575 194,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,823 137,165 163,448
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 June 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 24 June 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 +54 240 £32,500 -10.96% 73
UK excluding London +44 145 £30,000 -14.29% 44
London +12 106 £45,000 +20.00% 30
North of England +34 53 £26,000 +4.00% 20
South East +17 36 £30,750 -14.58% 9
North West +3 24 £25,000 -16.67% 12
Yorkshire +37 23 £40,000 +63.27% 8
Midlands +9 20 £30,000 -14.29% 8
East of England +8 17 £30,000 -49.15% 3
Scotland -26 11 £45,000 -21.74%
East Midlands +13 10 £30,000 -22.58% 2
West Midlands +8 10 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South West -2 8 £28,000 +5.26% 3
North East - 6 £43,500 -

Digital Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 145 (57.77%) User Experience
2 108 (43.03%) Adobe
3 101 (40.24%) HTML
4 98 (39.04%) Wireframes
5 95 (37.85%) Photoshop
6 89 (35.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 86 (34.26%) CSS
8 65 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
9 54 (21.51%) Marketing
10 52 (20.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 40 (15.94%) Games
12 38 (15.14%) InDesign
13 35 (13.94%) Analytics
13 35 (13.94%) Axure RP
14 33 (13.15%) Mobile App
15 32 (12.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 32 (12.75%) Prototyping
15 32 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
16 31 (12.35%) Adobe After Effects
17 29 (11.55%) Retail
18 26 (10.36%) Advertising
18 26 (10.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 25 (9.96%) Degree
19 25 (9.96%) JavaScript
20 24 (9.56%) OmniGraffle
20 24 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
21 23 (9.16%) Social Media
21 23 (9.16%) Translating Business Requirements
21 23 (9.16%) WorldPay
21 23 (9.16%) DAB

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 18 (7.17%) WordPress
2 5 (1.99%) CMS
3 4 (1.59%) Drupal
3 4 (1.59%) Marvel
4 3 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 95 (37.85%) Photoshop
2 89 (35.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (20.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (15.14%) InDesign
5 31 (12.35%) Adobe After Effects
6 24 (9.56%) OmniGraffle
7 17 (6.77%) InVision
8 15 (5.98%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (1.20%) UXPin
10 1 (0.40%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.40%) FreeHand
10 1 (0.40%) Maya
10 1 (0.40%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Magento
1 1 (0.40%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (12.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (1.20%) Asana
2 3 (1.20%) Google Play
3 2 (0.80%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.40%) GitHub
4 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 23 (9.16%) DAB
2 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.80%) MySQL
3 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.40%) Big Data
3 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 35 (13.94%) Axure RP
2 26 (10.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (1.99%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.40%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Grunt
4 1 (0.40%) gulp
General
1 54 (21.51%) Marketing
2 40 (15.94%) Games
3 29 (11.55%) Retail
4 26 (10.36%) Advertising
5 17 (6.77%) Finance
6 7 (2.79%) Banking
7 6 (2.39%) Local Government
8 4 (1.59%) Law
9 3 (1.20%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.80%) Legal
10 2 (0.80%) Publishing
11 1 (0.40%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (40.24%) HTML
2 86 (34.26%) CSS
3 18 (7.17%) HTML5
4 11 (4.38%) jQuery
5 10 (3.98%) CSS3
6 6 (2.39%) .NET
6 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Flex
7 3 (1.20%) Flash
7 3 (1.20%) Sass
7 3 (1.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (1.20%) Web Services
7 3 (1.20%) XML
8 2 (0.80%) Semantic HTML
9 1 (0.40%) Framer.js
9 1 (0.40%) JSON
9 1 (0.40%) LAMP
9 1 (0.40%) Node.js
9 1 (0.40%) RESTful
9 1 (0.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 145 (57.77%) User Experience
2 33 (13.15%) Mobile App
3 23 (9.16%) Smartphone
3 23 (9.16%) Social Media
4 20 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (6.77%) Graphic Design
6 10 (3.98%) Animation
6 10 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (3.19%) Tandem
7 8 (3.19%) Video Editing
8 6 (2.39%) Motion Graphics
9 5 (1.99%) Augmented Reality
9 5 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.99%) FMCG
10 4 (1.59%) BBC
11 3 (1.20%) CMDB
11 3 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.80%) Photography
13 1 (0.40%) Marketing Technology
13 1 (0.40%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.78%) Android
1 12 (4.78%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.20%) Windows
3 1 (0.40%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.04%) Wireframes
2 65 (25.90%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.94%) Analytics
4 32 (12.75%) Customer Requirements
4 32 (12.75%) Prototyping
5 24 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (9.16%) Translating Business Requirements
7 22 (8.76%) Typography
8 21 (8.37%) Web Design
9 17 (6.77%) E-Commerce
9 17 (6.77%) Web Development
10 13 (5.18%) Creative Thinking
10 13 (5.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (5.18%) Scrum
11 12 (4.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (4.38%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.38%) Rapid Prototyping
12 11 (4.38%) Service Design
13 10 (3.98%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (3.98%) Enterprise Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.96%) JavaScript
2 13 (5.18%) PHP
3 7 (2.79%) C#
4 6 (2.39%) Java
5 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.40%) ES6
Qualifications
1 25 (9.96%) Degree
2 3 (1.20%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 108 (43.03%) Adobe
2 23 (9.16%) WorldPay
3 16 (6.37%) Capita
4 15 (5.98%) Google
5 9 (3.59%) Twitter
6 6 (2.39%) WooCommerce
7 5 (1.99%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.20%) Cognizant
9 3 (1.20%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.80%) Facebook
10 2 (0.80%) Hotjar
10 2 (0.80%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.40%) Apple
11 1 (0.40%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.40%) DoubleClick