Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £32,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 965 1046 1033
Rank change year-on-year +81 -13 -68
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 96 133 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.073% 0.084% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 66 113 160
UK median annual salary £32,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,800 £22,425
90th Percentile £46,875 £52,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -1.54% +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 130,848 158,073 167,410
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,432 127,374 134,035
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Designer in the UK

Web Designer
Top 12 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 2019. 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 +59 88 £33,500 +3.08% 30
UK excluding London +32 76 £32,000 -1.54% 24
South West +36 19 £33,250 -5.00% 1
London +84 17 £37,500 -6.25% 8
South East +23 15 £32,500 -23.53% 5
East of England +55 13 £29,750 +2.59% 2
Midlands +55 12 £27,500 +22.22% 8
North West +40 12 £37,500 +18.11% 3
North of England +15 12 £37,500 +27.12% 6
East Midlands +30 9 £25,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +21 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +40 3 £30,000 +33.33% 6

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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 80 (83.33%) HTML
2 74 (77.08%) CSS
3 58 (60.42%) Adobe
4 48 (50.00%) Photoshop
5 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
6 41 (42.71%) User Experience
7 39 (40.63%) Wireframes
8 38 (39.58%) Web Design
9 32 (33.33%) CMS
10 31 (32.29%) jQuery
11 30 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
12 27 (28.13%) SEO
12 27 (28.13%) WordPress
13 26 (27.08%) Web Development
13 26 (27.08%) Front End Development
14 25 (26.04%) Sketch
14 25 (26.04%) Content Management
15 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
16 23 (23.96%) Adobe XD
17 21 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 21 (21.88%) Prototyping
18 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
19 18 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
20 17 (17.71%) Responsive Web Design
21 16 (16.67%) HTML5
21 16 (16.67%) CSS3
21 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
21 16 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
22 14 (14.58%) Marketing
22 14 (14.58%) PHP

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 32 (33.33%) CMS
2 27 (28.13%) WordPress
3 2 (2.08%) Apache
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.04%) Drupal
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 48 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 30 (31.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (26.04%) Sketch
4 23 (23.96%) Adobe XD
5 12 (12.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (10.42%) InDesign
7 3 (3.13%) Figma
7 3 (3.13%) InVision
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (1.04%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (1.04%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (1.04%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (13.54%) Magento
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) Shopify
2 1 (1.04%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (4.17%) MailChimp
3 3 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (2.08%) npm
4 2 (2.08%) SaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Yarn
5 1 (1.04%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.04%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.13%) webpack
4 2 (2.08%) gulp
5 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.04%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.04%) JIRA
5 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (14.58%) Marketing
2 11 (11.46%) Retail
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
4 2 (2.08%) Games
4 2 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (83.33%) HTML
2 74 (77.08%) CSS
3 31 (32.29%) jQuery
4 16 (16.67%) CSS3
4 16 (16.67%) HTML5
5 9 (9.38%) Sass
5 9 (9.38%) XHTML
6 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.21%) React
8 4 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.13%) .NET
9 3 (3.13%) REST
9 3 (3.13%) SOAP
9 3 (3.13%) Web Services
10 2 (2.08%) Flash
10 2 (2.08%) LESS
10 2 (2.08%) Vue.js
11 1 (1.04%) Angular 2
11 1 (1.04%) Apache Cordova
11 1 (1.04%) Three.js
Miscellaneous
1 41 (42.71%) User Experience
2 16 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (10.42%) Graphic Design
4 5 (5.21%) Social Media
5 4 (4.17%) Life Science
6 3 (3.13%) Animation
6 3 (3.13%) New Media
6 3 (3.13%) NHS
7 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.08%) Blog
7 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.04%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.04%) Photography
8 1 (1.04%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.21%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.63%) Wireframes
2 38 (39.58%) Web Design
3 27 (28.13%) SEO
4 26 (27.08%) Front End Development
4 26 (27.08%) Web Development
5 25 (26.04%) Content Management
6 21 (21.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 21 (21.88%) Prototyping
7 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
8 17 (17.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 16 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
10 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (9.38%) Analytics
12 6 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.25%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
13 4 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
13 4 (4.17%) Email Marketing
14 3 (3.13%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 3 (3.13%) Design Thinking
14 3 (3.13%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.58%) PHP
3 3 (3.13%) C#
4 2 (2.08%) Python
4 2 (2.08%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (10.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) GDPR
Vendors
1 58 (60.42%) Adobe
2 7 (7.29%) Google
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.08%) Progress
5 1 (1.04%) Apple
5 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.04%) IBM
5 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.04%) Virgin Media