Period
to 22 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1028 1022 951
Rank change year-on-year -6 -71 -144
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 133 181 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 113 160 279
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £22,800 £22,425 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,250 £47,500 £48,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 158,054 167,354 183,138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,348 133,989 153,460
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £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% - +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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +8 120 £32,500 -7.14% 68
UK excluding London -9 101 £32,500 +8.33% 48
North of England +23 34 £29,500 +7.27% 13
South East +14 34 £42,500 +44.07% 7
London +19 27 £40,000 - 22
Yorkshire +37 22 £25,750 -6.36% 7
East of England +1 19 £29,000 -10.77% 5
North West +8 12 £31,750 +15.45% 3
Scotland +3 8 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Midlands -5 5 £22,500 -33.82% 15
West Midlands +1 3 £22,500 -34.78% 4
East Midlands -10 2 £22,500 -21.05% 11
South West -11 1 £35,000 -14.11% 6

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 120 (90.23%) HTML
2 110 (82.71%) CSS
3 74 (55.64%) JavaScript
4 73 (54.89%) Adobe
5 72 (54.14%) User Experience
6 60 (45.11%) Marketing
7 51 (38.35%) Web Design
8 50 (37.59%) Photoshop
8 50 (37.59%) Wireframes
9 48 (36.09%) Web Development
10 47 (35.34%) jQuery
11 38 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
12 34 (25.56%) PHP
13 32 (24.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 31 (23.31%) E-Commerce
15 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
16 26 (19.55%) SEO
17 24 (18.05%) WordPress
18 22 (16.54%) Graphic Design
18 22 (16.54%) CSS3
19 21 (15.79%) CMS
20 19 (14.29%) HTML5
20 19 (14.29%) Front End Development
21 18 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
22 17 (12.78%) AngularJS
22 17 (12.78%) Digital Marketing
22 17 (12.78%) Retail
23 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
24 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
24 12 (9.02%) Time Management

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 24 (18.05%) WordPress
2 21 (15.79%) CMS
3 8 (6.02%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.76%) Joomla!
4 5 (3.76%) Moodle
5 3 (2.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.75%) Marvel
6 1 (0.75%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (37.59%) Photoshop
2 38 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (24.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (3.76%) Acrobat
5 3 (2.26%) InDesign
5 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (1.50%) InVision
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.77%) Magento
2 2 (1.50%) Shopify
3 1 (0.75%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.01%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.50%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.75%) AdWords
4 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.02%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (9.77%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.02%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 6 (4.51%) Dreamweaver
4 5 (3.76%) Axure RP
5 3 (2.26%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.26%) gulp
5 3 (2.26%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.26%) Subversion
6 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.75%) PostCSS
7 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (45.11%) Marketing
2 17 (12.78%) Retail
3 10 (7.52%) Games
4 9 (6.77%) Finance
5 4 (3.01%) Automotive
5 4 (3.01%) Retail Finance
6 3 (2.26%) Electronics
6 3 (2.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (90.23%) HTML
2 110 (82.71%) CSS
3 47 (35.34%) jQuery
4 22 (16.54%) CSS3
5 19 (14.29%) HTML5
6 17 (12.78%) AngularJS
7 12 (9.02%) .NET
8 10 (7.52%) Sass
9 8 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (5.26%) Ajax
11 5 (3.76%) Flash
12 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
12 3 (2.26%) Backbone.js
12 3 (2.26%) Ember.js
12 3 (2.26%) LAMP
12 3 (2.26%) Node.js
13 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
13 1 (0.75%) Laravel
13 1 (0.75%) LESS
13 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (54.14%) User Experience
2 22 (16.54%) Graphic Design
3 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.27%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (6.02%) Animation
6 7 (5.26%) Cloud Native
6 7 (5.26%) Mobile App
6 7 (5.26%) Photography
7 5 (3.76%) Fintech
7 5 (3.76%) VLE
8 4 (3.01%) Client/Server
8 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.01%) Social Media
8 4 (3.01%) W3C
9 3 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (2.26%) Tandem
10 1 (0.75%) Blog
10 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.75%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.26%) Linux
1 3 (2.26%) Windows
2 1 (0.75%) Android
2 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (38.35%) Web Design
2 50 (37.59%) Wireframes
3 48 (36.09%) Web Development
4 31 (23.31%) E-Commerce
5 29 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (19.55%) SEO
7 19 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 18 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
9 17 (12.78%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (9.02%) Time Management
11 10 (7.52%) Prototyping
12 9 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (6.02%) User Stories
14 7 (5.26%) CRM
14 7 (5.26%) Line Management
14 7 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
14 7 (5.26%) Workflow
15 6 (4.51%) Content Management
15 6 (4.51%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (4.51%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 74 (55.64%) JavaScript
2 34 (25.56%) PHP
3 8 (6.02%) C#
4 4 (3.01%) ActionScript
4 4 (3.01%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 9 (6.77%) Degree
2 5 (3.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 73 (54.89%) Adobe
2 9 (6.77%) Google
3 3 (2.26%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.26%) Perforce
3 3 (2.26%) Twitter
4 2 (1.50%) Pardot
5 1 (0.75%) Facebook