Period
to 19 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1011 981 949
Rank change year-on-year -30 -32 -157
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 158 220 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 136 201 299
UK median annual salary £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.56% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £21,450
90th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £50,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +12.07% +5.45% -8.33%

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 162,496 170,230 190,494
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.15% 96.08% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 130,855 137,468 160,221
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Web Designer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Designer.

Salary trend for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Designer over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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 -40 148 £35,000 +7.69% 57
UK excluding London -17 127 £32,500 +12.07% 51
North of England +34 52 £30,000 +9.09% 16
South East +4 40 £38,750 +38.39% 9
Yorkshire +54 32 £28,250 +7.62% 4
London +18 26 £37,500 -18.92% 8
East of England +2 22 £40,000 +33.33% 3
North West +13 20 £40,000 +39.13% 11
Midlands +8 6 £22,500 -35.71% 15
Scotland -20 5 £34,500 +13.11% 2
West Midlands +8 4 £22,500 -40.00% 3
East Midlands +6 2 £22,500 -21.05% 12
South West +3 2 £35,000 -14.11% 6

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 140 (88.61%) HTML
2 128 (81.01%) CSS
3 91 (57.59%) JavaScript
4 86 (54.43%) User Experience
5 76 (48.10%) Adobe
5 76 (48.10%) Marketing
6 62 (39.24%) Web Design
7 59 (37.34%) Web Development
8 58 (36.71%) jQuery
9 53 (33.54%) Photoshop
9 53 (33.54%) Wireframes
10 45 (28.48%) PHP
11 41 (25.95%) SEO
12 40 (25.32%) Adobe Illustrator
13 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
14 30 (18.99%) HTML5
15 28 (17.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 27 (17.09%) Front End Development
16 27 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (17.09%) WordPress
17 26 (16.46%) CSS3
18 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
19 21 (13.29%) Sass
19 21 (13.29%) CMS
20 19 (12.03%) Graphic Design
21 18 (11.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
22 16 (10.13%) AngularJS
23 15 (9.49%) Games
23 15 (9.49%) Magento
23 15 (9.49%) Digital Marketing

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 27 (17.09%) WordPress
2 21 (13.29%) CMS
3 8 (5.06%) Umbraco
4 7 (4.43%) Drupal
5 6 (3.80%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.90%) Moodle
7 2 (1.27%) Marvel
7 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
8 1 (0.63%) PrestaShop
Applications
1 53 (33.54%) Photoshop
2 40 (25.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (17.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.16%) InVision
5 4 (2.53%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.27%) InDesign
6 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.63%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (9.49%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) Shopify
3 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (3.80%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.27%) MailChimp
3 2 (1.27%) Serverless
4 1 (0.63%) AdWords
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.63%) GitHub
4 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.43%) Broadband
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.86%) MySQL
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (8.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (4.43%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (3.16%) Axure RP
5 4 (2.53%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.53%) gulp
5 4 (2.53%) PHPUnit
6 3 (1.90%) Subversion
6 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.63%) Bower
7 1 (0.63%) Grunt
7 1 (0.63%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.63%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.63%) Protractor
7 1 (0.63%) Selenium
7 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 76 (48.10%) Marketing
2 15 (9.49%) Games
3 11 (6.96%) Retail
4 9 (5.70%) Finance
5 4 (2.53%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Advertising
6 3 (1.90%) Electronics
7 2 (1.27%) Banking
7 2 (1.27%) Legal
7 2 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.63%) Law
8 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (88.61%) HTML
2 128 (81.01%) CSS
3 58 (36.71%) jQuery
4 30 (18.99%) HTML5
5 26 (16.46%) CSS3
6 21 (13.29%) Sass
7 16 (10.13%) AngularJS
8 14 (8.86%) .NET
9 7 (4.43%) LESS
10 6 (3.80%) Ajax
11 5 (3.16%) Node.js
11 5 (3.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.53%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.53%) Ember.js
12 4 (2.53%) LAMP
13 3 (1.90%) Flash
13 3 (1.90%) Web Services
14 2 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
14 2 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (54.43%) User Experience
2 19 (12.03%) Graphic Design
3 12 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.06%) Animation
4 8 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (4.43%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.80%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.80%) Photography
7 5 (3.16%) W3C
8 4 (2.53%) Social Media
9 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.90%) Tandem
9 3 (1.90%) VLE
10 2 (1.27%) Video Editing
11 1 (0.63%) Blog
11 1 (0.63%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.90%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (39.24%) Web Design
2 59 (37.34%) Web Development
3 53 (33.54%) Wireframes
4 41 (25.95%) SEO
5 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
6 27 (17.09%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (17.09%) Front End Development
7 23 (14.56%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (9.49%) Digital Marketing
9 13 (8.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (7.59%) Prototyping
11 11 (6.96%) Customer Insight
11 11 (6.96%) Time Management
12 9 (5.70%) Mobile First
13 8 (5.06%) Analytics
13 8 (5.06%) CRM
13 8 (5.06%) Translating Business Requirements
13 8 (5.06%) Workflow
14 7 (4.43%) Line Management
15 6 (3.80%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 91 (57.59%) JavaScript
2 45 (28.48%) PHP
3 9 (5.70%) C#
4 3 (1.90%) ActionScript
4 3 (1.90%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (1.90%) SQL
5 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.59%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.63%) WAI
Vendors
1 76 (48.10%) Adobe
2 14 (8.86%) Google
3 6 (3.80%) Twitter
4 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.90%) Perforce
6 2 (1.27%) Capita
6 2 (1.27%) Pardot
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook