Period
to 23 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Designer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 990 986 887
Rank change year-on-year -4 -99 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Designer 99 207 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 69 190 265
UK median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £25,950 £23,450 £22,950
90th Percentile £58,000 £52,500 £49,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,112 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year -10.11% +4.69% +6.67%

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 138,276 165,708 163,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 96.42% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,719 134,905 135,119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,448 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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 -3 92 £32,250 -7.86% 50
UK excluding London +19 76 £30,112 -10.11% 39
South East +14 24 £32,500 - 15
London +33 20 £47,500 +31.03% 14
North of England +2 19 £27,500 -24.14% 5
South West +41 17 £28,500 -5.00% 4
North West +27 14 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Midlands +21 9 £30,112 +0.37% 8
East Midlands +26 5 £30,112 +20.45% 6
Yorkshire -1 5 £26,750 -10.83% 2
Scotland +18 4 £53,750 - 3
West Midlands +8 4 £32,000 +6.67% 2
East of England +58 3 £50,000 +11.11% 4

Web Designer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 76 (76.77%) User Experience
2 74 (74.75%) HTML
2 74 (74.75%) CSS
3 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 44 (44.44%) Wireframes
4 41 (41.41%) Photoshop
5 38 (38.38%) Adobe
6 37 (37.37%) Web Design
7 33 (33.33%) Prototyping
8 29 (29.29%) SEO
8 29 (29.29%) CMS
9 27 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (27.27%) Sketch
10 26 (26.26%) jQuery
11 24 (24.24%) Content Management
11 24 (24.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 22 (22.22%) Adobe XD
13 21 (21.21%) Front End Development
13 21 (21.21%) Marketing
14 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
14 18 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
14 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (17.17%) HTML5
16 16 (16.16%) Adobe Illustrator
17 15 (15.15%) Analytical Thinking
18 13 (13.13%) WordPress
18 13 (13.13%) CSS3
18 13 (13.13%) Java

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 29 (29.29%) CMS
2 13 (13.13%) WordPress
3 5 (5.05%) IIS
4 2 (2.02%) Drupal
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 41 (41.41%) Photoshop
2 27 (27.27%) Sketch
3 22 (22.22%) Adobe XD
4 16 (16.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 7 (7.07%) InDesign
6 5 (5.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (3.03%) InVision
7 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
8 1 (1.01%) Figma
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (1.01%) UXPin
8 1 (1.01%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.01%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 6 (6.06%) GitHub
2 4 (4.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.07%) Balsamiq
3 7 (7.07%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (4.04%) Axure RP
6 2 (2.02%) Subversion
7 1 (1.01%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (21.21%) Marketing
2 6 (6.06%) Advertising
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Retail
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (2.02%) Games
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (74.75%) CSS
1 74 (74.75%) HTML
2 26 (26.26%) jQuery
3 17 (17.17%) HTML5
4 13 (13.13%) CSS3
5 6 (6.06%) .NET
5 6 (6.06%) REST
5 6 (6.06%) SOAP
5 6 (6.06%) Web Services
6 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.05%) XML
7 2 (2.02%) JSON
7 2 (2.02%) LESS
7 2 (2.02%) Sass
7 2 (2.02%) Symfony
8 1 (1.01%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.01%) Laravel
8 1 (1.01%) RESTful
8 1 (1.01%) Semantic HTML
8 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (76.77%) User Experience
2 18 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.08%) Social Media
5 7 (7.07%) Graphic Design
6 6 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.03%) Digital Media
7 3 (3.03%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (3.03%) Video Editing
8 2 (2.02%) Life Science
8 2 (2.02%) Photography
9 1 (1.01%) Animation
9 1 (1.01%) Fintech
9 1 (1.01%) Online Games
9 1 (1.01%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Wireframes
2 37 (37.37%) Web Design
3 33 (33.33%) Prototyping
4 29 (29.29%) SEO
5 27 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (24.24%) Content Management
6 24 (24.24%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 21 (21.21%) Front End Development
8 18 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (18.18%) Scenario Testing
9 15 (15.15%) Analytical Thinking
10 13 (13.13%) Analytics
11 11 (11.11%) Web Development
12 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
13 8 (8.08%) UX Design
14 7 (7.07%) E-Commerce
14 7 (7.07%) Scrum
15 6 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
15 6 (6.06%) MVC
15 6 (6.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.13%) Java
3 8 (8.08%) PHP
4 5 (5.05%) C#
4 5 (5.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Adobe
2 4 (4.04%) Google
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.03%) Omniture
4 2 (2.02%) Apple
4 2 (2.02%) IBM
5 1 (1.01%) Progress
5 1 (1.01%) Virgin Media