Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 975 931 821
Rank change year-on-year -44 -110 -111
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 214 309 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 183 278 392
UK median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,550 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Top 16 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 23 November 2017. 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 -38 206 £35,000 +16.67% 28
UK excluding London -28 163 £30,000 +9.09% 24
London -9 51 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East of England +39 43 £33,000 +10.00% 4
North of England +6 41 £27,500 - 7
Midlands +18 35 £29,000 +5.45% 8
West Midlands +14 33 £30,000 +16.50% 7
South East -7 33 £27,500 -8.33% 5
North West -12 26 £27,500 - 4
Yorkshire +22 16 £27,500 -4.35% 3
South West -28 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Scotland -14 4 £31,000 +17.42%
East Midlands +27 2 £27,500 -15.38% 1
North East +11 2 £32,500 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £21,000 -
Wales +4 1 £27,500 +18.28%

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Web Designer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Web Designer in the job title.

1 175 (81.78%) HTML
2 165 (77.10%) CSS
3 119 (55.61%) Photoshop
4 115 (53.74%) User Experience
5 113 (52.80%) Adobe
6 95 (44.39%) Web Design
7 90 (42.06%) JavaScript
8 76 (35.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 65 (30.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 64 (29.91%) Wireframes
11 61 (28.50%) Web Development
12 59 (27.57%) jQuery
13 53 (24.77%) HTML5
14 51 (23.83%) PHP
15 43 (20.09%) Marketing
16 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
17 36 (16.82%) CSS3
18 32 (14.95%) E-Commerce
19 31 (14.49%) WordPress
20 29 (13.55%) Graphic Design
20 29 (13.55%) CMS
20 29 (13.55%) Games
20 29 (13.55%) Prototyping
20 29 (13.55%) Mobile App
21 26 (12.15%) InDesign
22 25 (11.68%) Degree
23 24 (11.21%) Front End Development
24 22 (10.28%) Animation
24 22 (10.28%) SEO
25 21 (9.81%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 31 (14.49%) WordPress
2 29 (13.55%) CMS
3 8 (3.74%) Drupal
4 6 (2.80%) IIS
4 6 (2.80%) Joomla!
4 6 (2.80%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Kentico
Applications
1 119 (55.61%) Photoshop
2 76 (35.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 65 (30.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 26 (12.15%) InDesign
5 13 (6.07%) InVision
6 12 (5.61%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (3.74%) Adobe Premiere
8 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (3.27%) UXPin
9 4 (1.87%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.47%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.47%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) WebTrends
2 6 (2.80%) OpenCart
3 2 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 6 (2.80%) Google Analytics
3 5 (2.34%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.93%) AdWords
4 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.93%) GitHub
4 2 (0.93%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.93%) npm
4 2 (0.93%) Serverless
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) FTP
2 6 (2.80%) DNS
3 4 (1.87%) Extranet
4 3 (1.40%) HTTP
4 3 (1.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.48%) Geospatial Data
2 9 (4.21%) MySQL
3 6 (2.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (4.21%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.27%) Axure RP
3 7 (3.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (3.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.47%) Bower
5 1 (0.47%) Grunt
5 1 (0.47%) gulp
5 1 (0.47%) JIRA
5 1 (0.47%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 43 (20.09%) Marketing
2 29 (13.55%) Games
3 11 (5.14%) Retail
4 10 (4.67%) Advertising
5 8 (3.74%) Automotive
6 6 (2.80%) Finance
7 4 (1.87%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.93%) Banking
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (81.78%) HTML
2 165 (77.10%) CSS
3 59 (27.57%) jQuery
4 53 (24.77%) HTML5
5 36 (16.82%) CSS3
6 21 (9.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (8.41%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.94%) Sass
9 12 (5.61%) JSON
9 12 (5.61%) LESS
10 10 (4.67%) XML
11 7 (3.27%) .NET
12 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
12 5 (2.34%) Laravel
12 5 (2.34%) Node.js
12 5 (2.34%) REST
13 4 (1.87%) React
13 4 (1.87%) XHTML
14 2 (0.93%) SOAP
14 2 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 115 (53.74%) User Experience
2 29 (13.55%) Graphic Design
2 29 (13.55%) Mobile App
3 22 (10.28%) Animation
4 16 (7.48%) BBC
5 15 (7.01%) Social Media
6 9 (4.21%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.80%) Blog
7 6 (2.80%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.34%) Fintech
8 5 (2.34%) W3C
9 4 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.87%) NHS
9 4 (1.87%) Online Games
9 4 (1.87%) Tandem
10 3 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.40%) Photography
10 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.93%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.40%) Windows
2 2 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Android
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (44.39%) Web Design
2 64 (29.91%) Wireframes
3 61 (28.50%) Web Development
4 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (14.95%) E-Commerce
6 29 (13.55%) Prototyping
7 24 (11.21%) Front End Development
8 22 (10.28%) SEO
9 21 (9.81%) Responsive Web Design
10 19 (8.88%) Scrum
11 17 (7.94%) Kanban
11 17 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 16 (7.48%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (7.48%) Data Visualisation
12 16 (7.48%) Visualisation
13 15 (7.01%) Rapid Prototyping
13 15 (7.01%) Typography
14 14 (6.54%) Time Management
15 11 (5.14%) Content Management
15 11 (5.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 90 (42.06%) JavaScript
2 51 (23.83%) PHP
3 12 (5.61%) SQL
4 9 (4.21%) Java
5 6 (2.80%) C#
6 3 (1.40%) Python
7 1 (0.47%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.47%) C
7 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (11.68%) Degree
2 2 (0.93%) AAT
3 1 (0.47%) Analytics IQ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) WCAG
2 2 (0.93%) WAI
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) cPanel
1 6 (2.80%) Plesk
Vendors
1 113 (52.80%) Adobe
2 11 (5.14%) Google
3 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.80%) Twitter
5 5 (2.34%) Capita
5 5 (2.34%) Omniture
6 1 (0.47%) Facebook
6 1 (0.47%) Hootsuite
6 1 (0.47%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.47%) Perforce
6 1 (0.47%) Syncfusion
6 1 (0.47%) WooCommerce