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The median annual salary for a Digital Director was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Digital Director
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1206 951 770
Rank change year-on-year -255 -181 +325
Permanent jobs requiring a Digital Director 21 60 23
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.058% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 23
10th Percentile £51,500 £69,875 £99,000
25th Percentile £52,000 £80,000 £109,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £88,750 £117,500
Median % change year-on-year -21.13% -24.47% +42.42%
75th Percentile £86,250 £109,688 £123,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £156,000 £128,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £92,500 £100,000
% change year-on-year -24.32% -7.50% +90.48%

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 157,044 103,898 61,800
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.94% 91.14% 94.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84,149 73,476 50,466
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.47% - +5.56%

Digital Director
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Digital Director in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Director in the UK

Digital Director
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Digital Director.

Salary trend for Digital Director in the UK

Digital Director
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Digital Director over the 6 months to 8 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Digital Director in the UK

Digital Director
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Director within the UK over the 6 months to 8 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -238 21 £70,000 -21.13% 3
UK excluding London -107 11 £70,000 -24.32% 2
London -230 10 £63,000 -25.88% 1
East of England -72 3 - - 1
Work from Home -221 3 £90,000 -48.57% 1
South East -53 2 - -
South West - 2 £102,500 - 1
North of England - 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £70,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £70,000 -
Midlands - 2 £70,000 -

Digital Director Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 August 2022, Digital Director job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Digital Director in the job title.

1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Business Development
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
3 5 (23.81%) Social Skills
3 5 (23.81%) C
3 5 (23.81%) Agile
4 4 (19.05%) Google Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Google
4 4 (19.05%) Product Management
4 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (19.05%) People Management
4 4 (19.05%) Paid Search
5 3 (14.29%) User Research
5 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Blog
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 3 (14.29%) PMO
5 3 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (14.29%) Public Sector
5 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) PMP
5 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel

Digital Director 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe XD
2 1 (4.76%) InDesign
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Social Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Influencing Skills
3 3 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 3 (14.29%) Publishing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blog
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) Business Development
3 5 (23.81%) Agile
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Paid Search
4 4 (19.05%) People Management
4 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Product Management
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Project Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Scorecard
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
5 3 (14.29%) User Research
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 1 (4.76%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C
2 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) MBA
1 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 3 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Accessibility
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe