Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Figma skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Figma over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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England > London
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 429 596 745
Rank change year-on-year +167 +149 +100
Permanent jobs citing Figma 171 45 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.11% 0.032%
As % of the Applications category 7.91% 1.56% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 108 40 18
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £44,688 £50,000 £45,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% +23.08% +53.54%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £59,375
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £72,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +9.38%

Figma is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,161 2,887 4,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.46% 7.20% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,497 2,325 3,637
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,600 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Figma as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Figma in London

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Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Figma in London.

Salary trend for Figma in London

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Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Figma in London over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Figma in London

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Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Figma within the London region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. 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
West London +48 21 £65,000 +13.04% 4
Central London +51 11 £65,000 +8.33% 7
South London - 4 £46,250 -
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England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT jobs citing Figma also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region with a requirement for Figma.

1 123 (71.93%) User Experience
2 97 (56.73%) Sketch
3 85 (49.71%) Adobe
4 82 (47.95%) Wireframes
5 63 (36.84%) Prototyping
6 56 (32.75%) CSS
7 52 (30.41%) HTML
7 52 (30.41%) Social Skills
8 45 (26.32%) Fintech
9 40 (23.39%) JavaScript
9 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
10 39 (22.81%) Front End Development
11 38 (22.22%) Apple iOS
12 37 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
13 36 (21.05%) Android
14 35 (20.47%) Adobe XD
15 34 (19.88%) Git (software)
15 34 (19.88%) REST
16 33 (19.30%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 29 (16.96%) Finance
18 28 (16.37%) Animation
18 28 (16.37%) React
19 27 (15.79%) InVision
20 26 (15.20%) Mobile App
21 25 (14.62%) Social Media
21 25 (14.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 24 (14.04%) RESTful
23 23 (13.45%) Node.js
24 22 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
24 22 (12.87%) E-Commerce

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 15 (8.77%) Confluence
2 7 (4.09%) CMS
3 2 (1.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 97 (56.73%) Sketch
2 35 (20.47%) Adobe XD
3 27 (15.79%) InVision
4 25 (14.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 15 (8.77%) Adobe After Effects
6 12 (7.02%) Photoshop
7 11 (6.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (4.68%) CINEMA 4D
9 7 (4.09%) InDesign
10 6 (3.51%) Flinto
10 6 (3.51%) Zeplin
11 5 (2.92%) Blender
11 5 (2.92%) MS Visio
12 3 (1.75%) UXPin
13 1 (0.58%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.58%) Maya
13 1 (0.58%) MODO
13 1 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.58%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (7.02%) AWS
3 10 (5.85%) Firebase
3 10 (5.85%) SaaS
4 9 (5.26%) Bitrise
5 5 (2.92%) Lucidchart
5 5 (2.92%) Miro
6 3 (1.75%) Azure
6 3 (1.75%) npm
7 2 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.17%) GCP
7 2 (1.17%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.17%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.17%) Serverless
8 1 (0.58%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.70%) Broadband
2 4 (2.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.58%) Amazon Aurora
2 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (19.88%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.53%) JIRA
3 17 (9.94%) Axure RP
4 10 (5.85%) Jenkins
5 9 (5.26%) CocoaPods
5 9 (5.26%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.26%) SonarQube
6 5 (2.92%) Balsamiq
7 4 (2.34%) ESLint
7 4 (2.34%) gulp
8 3 (1.75%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.75%) Cypress.io
8 3 (1.75%) webpack
9 2 (1.17%) Mocha
10 1 (0.58%) Babel
10 1 (0.58%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.58%) GitLab
10 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (30.41%) Social Skills
2 29 (16.96%) Finance
3 16 (9.36%) Banking
4 14 (8.19%) Marketing
4 14 (8.19%) Presentation Skills
5 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.43%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (4.09%) Games
8 6 (3.51%) Retail
9 4 (2.34%) French Language
9 4 (2.34%) German Language
9 4 (2.34%) Italian Language
9 4 (2.34%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.75%) Multimedia
11 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.58%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.58%) Law
12 1 (0.58%) Legal
12 1 (0.58%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.58%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 89 (52.05%) Designer
2 57 (33.33%) Developer
3 54 (31.58%) UX Designer
4 29 (16.96%) Lead Designer
5 23 (13.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (12.87%) UI Designer
7 18 (10.53%) Lead UX Designer
8 16 (9.36%) Senior Designer
9 15 (8.77%) UI/UX Designer
10 13 (7.60%) Android Developer
10 13 (7.60%) iOS Developer
10 13 (7.60%) Senior Developer
11 11 (6.43%) Senior UX Designer
12 7 (4.09%) Mobile Developer
13 6 (3.51%) Digital Developer
14 5 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (2.92%) Interaction Designer
14 5 (2.92%) Product Owner
14 5 (2.92%) Senior Full Stack Developer
15 4 (2.34%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.75%) CSS
2 52 (30.41%) HTML
3 34 (19.88%) REST
4 28 (16.37%) React
5 24 (14.04%) RESTful
6 23 (13.45%) Node.js
7 20 (11.70%) CSS3
7 20 (11.70%) HTML5
8 17 (9.94%) Material Design
9 15 (8.77%) Core Data
10 13 (7.60%) Framer.js
11 12 (7.02%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.43%) React Native
13 10 (5.85%) .NET
13 10 (5.85%) Android SDK
13 10 (5.85%) GraphQL
14 9 (5.26%) Cocoa
14 9 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
14 9 (5.26%) Core Animation
14 9 (5.26%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 123 (71.93%) User Experience
2 28 (16.37%) Animation
3 26 (15.20%) Mobile App
4 25 (14.62%) Social Media
5 10 (5.85%) Graphic Design
6 7 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (3.51%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (2.92%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.92%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.34%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.17%) Blog
10 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.58%) iPhone
11 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.58%) NHS
11 1 (0.58%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 36 (21.05%) Android
3 5 (2.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (47.95%) Wireframes
2 63 (36.84%) Prototyping
3 45 (26.32%) Fintech
4 40 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (22.81%) Front End Development
6 37 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (19.30%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 22 (12.87%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (12.87%) E-Commerce
9 21 (12.28%) User Stories
10 20 (11.70%) Translating Business Requirements
11 19 (11.11%) Analytics
11 19 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 19 (11.11%) Push Notifications
12 17 (9.94%) B2B
12 17 (9.94%) Requirements Gathering
13 16 (9.36%) B2C
14 15 (8.77%) Android Development
14 15 (8.77%) iOS Development
15 14 (8.19%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 40 (23.39%) JavaScript
2 15 (8.77%) Apple Swift
2 15 (8.77%) Java
3 13 (7.60%) C#
4 12 (7.02%) TypeScript
5 10 (5.85%) SQL
6 9 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 5 (2.92%) Clojure
7 5 (2.92%) Elixir
7 5 (2.92%) Elm
7 5 (2.92%) Kotlin
7 5 (2.92%) Rust
8 3 (1.75%) XAML
9 2 (1.17%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.34%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 85 (49.71%) Adobe
2 14 (8.19%) Google
3 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.92%) Apple
4 5 (2.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.58%) Hotjar