Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1046 980 911
Rank change year-on-year -66 -69 -43
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 98 238 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 76 203 294
UK median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.99% +7.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £23,250 £22,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £47,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 152,666 171,146 177,519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,303 137,777 148,225
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -83 80 £32,500 -5.80% 72
UK excluding London -60 63 £30,000 - 57
North of England +14 30 £27,500 - 24
London +10 25 £48,750 +21.88% 18
Yorkshire +41 20 £27,500 - 9
East of England -10 11 £29,000 -17.14% 6
South East +8 10 £47,500 +59.66% 5
North West 0 10 £31,250 +13.64% 12
Scotland -1 8 £32,500 +4.84% 2
Midlands -6 3 £22,500 -19.64% 13
East Midlands +21 2 £22,500 -18.18% 9
South West +19 1 - - 6
West Midlands +10 1 £22,500 -19.64% 4

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 77 (78.57%) HTML
2 75 (76.53%) CSS
3 59 (60.20%) User Experience
4 57 (58.16%) Adobe
5 48 (48.98%) JavaScript
6 39 (39.80%) Photoshop
7 38 (38.78%) Web Development
8 35 (35.71%) Web Design
9 32 (32.65%) Marketing
10 31 (31.63%) Wireframes
11 27 (27.55%) jQuery
12 24 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
13 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (23.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 21 (21.43%) PHP
15 20 (20.41%) E-Commerce
16 18 (18.37%) Graphic Design
17 16 (16.33%) SEO
18 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
19 12 (12.24%) CSS3
19 12 (12.24%) CMS
20 11 (11.22%) Self-Motivation
20 11 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 10 (10.20%) HTML5
21 10 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
21 10 (10.20%) Time Management
21 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
21 10 (10.20%) Finance
21 10 (10.20%) Retail

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 12 (12.24%) CMS
2 9 (9.18%) WordPress
3 7 (7.14%) Umbraco
4 5 (5.10%) Moodle
5 2 (2.04%) Marvel
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (39.80%) Photoshop
2 24 (24.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (23.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (5.10%) Acrobat
5 4 (4.08%) InVision
6 2 (2.04%) InDesign
7 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) Shopify
2 1 (1.02%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.08%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
2 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.02%) Zapier
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) Broadband
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) MySQL
2 1 (1.02%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Power BI
2 1 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 5 (5.10%) Axure RP
3 5 (5.10%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.02%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.02%) PostCSS
4 1 (1.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (32.65%) Marketing
2 10 (10.20%) Finance
2 10 (10.20%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Retail Finance
4 3 (3.06%) Advertising
4 3 (3.06%) Automotive
4 3 (3.06%) Games
5 2 (2.04%) Electronics
5 2 (2.04%) Music Industry
5 2 (2.04%) Publishing
6 1 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (78.57%) HTML
2 75 (76.53%) CSS
3 27 (27.55%) jQuery
4 13 (13.27%) AngularJS
5 12 (12.24%) CSS3
6 11 (11.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (10.20%) HTML5
8 7 (7.14%) .NET
9 5 (5.10%) Ajax
9 5 (5.10%) Flash
9 5 (5.10%) Sass
10 3 (3.06%) LESS
11 1 (1.02%) D3.js
11 1 (1.02%) JSON
11 1 (1.02%) Node.js
11 1 (1.02%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (60.20%) User Experience
2 18 (18.37%) Graphic Design
3 13 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (11.22%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (7.14%) Cloud Native
5 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 5 (5.10%) Fintech
6 5 (5.10%) VLE
7 4 (4.08%) Animation
7 4 (4.08%) Client/Server
7 4 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 4 (4.08%) W3C
8 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (2.04%) Social Media
8 2 (2.04%) Tandem
9 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.02%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.78%) Web Development
2 35 (35.71%) Web Design
3 31 (31.63%) Wireframes
4 23 (23.47%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (20.41%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.33%) SEO
7 10 (10.20%) Digital Marketing
7 10 (10.20%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (10.20%) Prototyping
7 10 (10.20%) Time Management
8 9 (9.18%) Content Management
8 9 (9.18%) Front End Development
8 9 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (8.16%) User Stories
9 8 (8.16%) Workflow
10 7 (7.14%) Creative Thinking
10 7 (7.14%) Line Management
11 5 (5.10%) Information Architecture
11 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
11 5 (5.10%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.43%) PHP
3 8 (8.16%) C#
4 4 (4.08%) ActionScript
4 4 (4.08%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) DBS Check
2 2 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 57 (58.16%) Adobe
2 4 (4.08%) Google
3 1 (1.02%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.02%) Perforce