Web Design Professionals

Web design professionals design, develop and maintain websites and web and mobile applications to meet a client’s specified requirements.


New workers

New workers start around £25,354. Normal pay is £39,500 per year.
Highly experienced workers can earn up to £66,662.

Available jobs

In the past year there were 16,928 vacancies for this type of job


Projected job growth over the next 8 years

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Designs web interfaces for relational database systems.

  • Designs web pages and applications including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access.

  • Presents design options to the client.

  • Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website or applications.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • User Experience (UX)

  • User Experience (UX) Design

  • Prototyping

  • User Interface (UI)

  • Figma (Design Software)

  • User Research

  • Wireframing

  • Agile Methodology

  • Usability Testing

  • User-Centered Design

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Research

  • Innovation

  • Problem Solving

  • Detail Oriented

  • Management

  • Planning

  • Advocacy

  • Leadership

  • Presentations

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.