Period
to 6 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £30,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

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

Web Designer
UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 909 1033 956
Rank change year-on-year +124 -77 -72
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 70 93 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.062% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.065% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 50 81 219
Median annual salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,000 £30,112 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.33% +0.37% -

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 111,584 143,241 171,258
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.98% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89,497 114,261 140,435
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Web Designer.

Salary trend for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Designer over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Designer within the UK over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 +122 60 £30,000 -7.69% 16
UK excluding London +87 44 £27,000 -10.33% 14
South East +60 20 £25,000 -23.08% 2
London +97 17 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North of England +73 11 £32,250 +17.27% 6
North West +40 7 £37,500 +36.36% 3
South West +35 5 £41,250 +44.74%
Yorkshire +49 4 £27,000 -1.82% 3
Midlands +47 4 £36,250 +20.38% 3
East of England +52 3 £29,000 -42.00% 2
West Midlands +47 2 £55,000 +71.88% 2
East Midlands +30 2 £26,250 -12.83% 1
Scotland +32 1 £30,000 -31.43%

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, Web 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 Web Designer in the job title.

1 45 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 43 (61.43%) HTML
3 42 (60.00%) CSS
4 41 (58.57%) User Experience
5 39 (55.71%) Adobe
6 29 (41.43%) Photoshop
7 27 (38.57%) Web Design
8 26 (37.14%) Web Development
9 25 (35.71%) Marketing
9 25 (35.71%) CMS
10 23 (32.86%) Wireframes
11 22 (31.43%) jQuery
12 19 (27.14%) Sketch
13 17 (24.29%) Front End Development
13 17 (24.29%) Adobe Illustrator
14 14 (20.00%) Animation
15 13 (18.57%) SEO
15 13 (18.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 12 (17.14%) WordPress
17 11 (15.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
18 10 (14.29%) InDesign
18 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
18 10 (14.29%) HTML5
19 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
19 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (12.86%) PHP
19 9 (12.86%) Finance
19 9 (12.86%) Prototyping

Web 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 25 (35.71%) CMS
2 12 (17.14%) WordPress
3 6 (8.57%) Umbraco
4 3 (4.29%) EPiServer
Applications
1 29 (41.43%) Photoshop
2 19 (27.14%) Sketch
3 17 (24.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (15.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (14.29%) InDesign
6 9 (12.86%) Adobe XD
7 6 (8.57%) GIMP
8 4 (5.71%) Figma
9 3 (4.29%) Acrobat
10 2 (2.86%) Marvel
11 1 (1.43%) InVision
11 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) GitHub
2 4 (5.71%) MailChimp
3 2 (2.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) Big Data
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (5.71%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 25 (35.71%) Marketing
2 9 (12.86%) Finance
3 8 (11.43%) Games
4 6 (8.57%) Retail
5 5 (7.14%) Banking
6 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.86%) Electronics
8 2 (2.86%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) HTML
2 42 (60.00%) CSS
3 22 (31.43%) jQuery
4 10 (14.29%) HTML5
5 7 (10.00%) CSS3
5 7 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (8.57%) Ajax
6 6 (8.57%) Sass
7 3 (4.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (4.29%) Pixi.js
7 3 (4.29%) React
8 1 (1.43%) Aurelia
8 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
8 1 (1.43%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.43%) Flash
8 1 (1.43%) LESS
8 1 (1.43%) REST
8 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (58.57%) User Experience
2 14 (20.00%) Animation
3 7 (10.00%) Social Media
4 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.71%) Graphic Design
5 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) Photography
6 1 (1.43%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.57%) Web Design
2 26 (37.14%) Web Development
3 23 (32.86%) Wireframes
4 17 (24.29%) Front End Development
5 13 (18.57%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 13 (18.57%) SEO
6 11 (15.71%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (12.86%) Prototyping
9 8 (11.43%) Content Management
9 8 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.43%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 6 (8.57%) A/B Testing
10 6 (8.57%) Mobile First
11 5 (7.14%) B2B
11 5 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 5 (7.14%) Fintech
11 5 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (64.29%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.86%) PHP
3 1 (1.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GDPR
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Adobe
2 8 (11.43%) Google
3 5 (7.14%) HubSpot
4 2 (2.86%) Crazy Egg
4 2 (2.86%) Hotjar
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (1.43%) YouTube