Period
to 20 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Balsamiq skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Balsamiq over the 6 months to 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Balsamiq
UK
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 968 674 1004
Rank change year-on-year -294 +330 -31
Permanent jobs citing Balsamiq 58 25 100
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.051% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.24% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 73
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,300 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £46,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +41.30% -12.38% +10.53%
75th Percentile " £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £46,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -14.67% +4.55% -2.22%

Balsamiq is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 25,403 10,273 27,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.98% 20.91% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15,777 8,457 21,660
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

Balsamiq
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Balsamiq as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Balsamiq in the UK

Balsamiq
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Balsamiq.

Salary trend for Balsamiq in the UK

Balsamiq
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Balsamiq over the 6 months to 20 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Balsamiq in the UK

Balsamiq
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Balsamiq within the UK over the 6 months to 20 September 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
England -274 55 £65,000 +41.30% 21
London -199 32 £65,000 +18.18% 11
UK excluding London -229 24 £39,250 -14.67% 10
Work from Home -264 11 £35,000 - 9
South East -160 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
South West -83 6 £44,500 -34.07% 1
East of England -84 4 £60,000 -14.29% 1
North West -88 3 £42,500 -5.56% 3
North of England -113 3 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Wales -44 1 £36,000 -7.10%
Scotland -91 1 £46,200 -

For the 6 months to 20 September 2021, IT jobs citing Balsamiq 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 with a requirement for Balsamiq.

1 36 (62.07%) User Experience
2 35 (60.34%) Wireframes
3 32 (55.17%) Adobe
4 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (48.28%) Prototyping
6 25 (43.10%) CSS
7 23 (39.66%) Accessibility
8 22 (37.93%) Social Skills
9 21 (36.21%) Figma
9 21 (36.21%) HTML
10 19 (32.76%) React
11 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
11 16 (27.59%) Front End Development
11 16 (27.59%) Analytics
12 15 (25.86%) Scrum
13 14 (24.14%) Finance
13 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (24.14%) Degree
13 14 (24.14%) Translating Business Requirements
13 14 (24.14%) InVision
13 14 (24.14%) Sketch
14 13 (22.41%) Self-Motivation
14 13 (22.41%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
15 12 (20.69%) Use Case
15 12 (20.69%) Java
16 11 (18.97%) JIRA
16 11 (18.97%) Marketing
16 11 (18.97%) Open Source
16 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills

Balsamiq
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 8 (13.79%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Figma
2 14 (24.14%) InVision
2 14 (24.14%) Sketch
3 11 (18.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (17.24%) Adobe XD
4 10 (17.24%) Photoshop
5 8 (13.79%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (12.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (12.07%) MS Visio
7 5 (8.62%) Chatbot
7 5 (8.62%) GIMP
7 5 (8.62%) Inkscape
8 3 (5.17%) Zeplin
9 2 (3.45%) Flinto
9 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (3.45%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (3.45%) UXPin
10 1 (1.72%) FrameMaker
10 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (1.72%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) AWS
1 6 (10.34%) Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon Alexa
2 5 (8.62%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
2 5 (8.62%) Azure Functions
2 5 (8.62%) Dialogflow
2 5 (8.62%) npm
2 5 (8.62%) SaaS
2 5 (8.62%) Serverless
2 5 (8.62%) Siri
2 5 (8.62%) Twilio
2 5 (8.62%) Yarn
3 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) Lucidchart
4 1 (1.72%) GCP
4 1 (1.72%) GitHub
4 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.72%) Miro
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.52%) Big Data
3 7 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.72%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 11 (18.97%) JIRA
2 6 (10.34%) Axure RP
3 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) webpack
4 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
General
1 22 (37.93%) Social Skills
2 14 (24.14%) Finance
3 11 (18.97%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (18.97%) Marketing
4 10 (17.24%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (12.07%) Electronics
5 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
5 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
5 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
6 5 (8.62%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (6.90%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (6.90%) Legal
7 4 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (5.17%) Organisational Skills
9 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.72%) Banking
10 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Designer
2 26 (44.83%) UX Designer
3 17 (29.31%) UI Designer
3 17 (29.31%) UI/UX Designer
4 12 (20.69%) Developer
5 10 (17.24%) Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Business Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (12.07%) Business Consultant
6 7 (12.07%) Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Software Analyst
7 6 (10.34%) Software Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Software Designer
8 5 (8.62%) React Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.90%) UX Specialist
10 3 (5.17%) Product Owner
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (43.10%) CSS
2 21 (36.21%) HTML
3 19 (32.76%) React
4 10 (17.24%) Node.js
5 9 (15.52%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (12.07%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) CSS3
7 5 (8.62%) D3.js
7 5 (8.62%) GraphQL
7 5 (8.62%) GreenSock GSAP
7 5 (8.62%) HTML5
7 5 (8.62%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (8.62%) Material Design
7 5 (8.62%) React Native
7 5 (8.62%) REST
7 5 (8.62%) Sass
7 5 (8.62%) SVG
7 5 (8.62%) Vue.js
7 5 (8.62%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (62.07%) User Experience
2 13 (22.41%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (17.24%) Client/Server
3 10 (17.24%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) Animation
4 5 (8.62%) Life Science
4 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
5 4 (6.90%) Cyberattack
5 4 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Social Media
7 1 (1.72%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.72%) Biotechnology
7 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Android
1 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (60.34%) Wireframes
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Prototyping
4 16 (27.59%) Analytics
4 16 (27.59%) Front End Development
5 15 (25.86%) Scrum
6 14 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (24.14%) Translating Business Requirements
7 13 (22.41%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 12 (20.69%) Use Case
9 11 (18.97%) Open Source
10 10 (17.24%) Insurtech
10 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (17.24%) Time Management
10 10 (17.24%) User Research
11 9 (15.52%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (15.52%) Data Science
11 9 (15.52%) Project Management
11 9 (15.52%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.79%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.59%) JavaScript
2 12 (20.69%) Java
3 5 (8.62%) ES6
3 5 (8.62%) Scala
3 5 (8.62%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.45%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) C
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Degree
2 8 (13.79%) Security Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.72%) CSPO
5 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) Accessibility
2 6 (10.34%) WCAG
3 1 (1.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (8.62%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Adobe
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) SAP
3 6 (10.34%) Google
4 3 (5.17%) Facebook
4 3 (5.17%) Instagram
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Hotjar