Web Designer Salary

The average salary for a Web Designer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Web Designer

The position includes design ideas and concepts for a project/business website, including layout, flow and interactivity. This is often through Photoshop and Illustrator. I then 'break apart' the design and code it up to a working webpage through HTML and CSS. Knowledge of HTML and CSS is a must for this position, while knowledge of other scripts such as PHP, Java and Ruby are a big advantage.

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Web Designer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £20,437.

The average salary in 2009 was £25,900, based on 126 respondents (a difference of 27% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £22,643, based on 182 respondents (a difference of -14% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £22,913, based on 106 respondents (a difference of 1% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £28,246, based on 50 respondents (a difference of 23% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Web Designer based on all salary survey responses is: £24,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Web Designer is £12.67.

Assorted Web Designer Salary Information

£30,000South East16-March-16
£30,000South East5-January-16
£26,000South East2-February-15
£23,000South West16-December-14
£26,000North West21-August-14
Chart to the right shows ten most recent raw datapoints. Outlying points may be discarded.
Graph of Web Designer salary data

Web Designer Salary By UK Region

£16,125Yorkshire and North East
£22,136East of England
£23,900Northern Ireland
£24,293South East
£29,282North West
£25,200South West

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Web Designer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £19,008 for a worker in their 20s, £24,837 (30s), £29,398 (40s) and £29,398 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Web Designer is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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