Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Balsamiq
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 775 940 937
Rank change year-on-year +165 -3 +69
Permanent jobs citing Balsamiq 97 159 274
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.57% 0.56% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 64 128 168
Median annual salary £45,000 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +20.00% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,800 £29,000 £30,875
90th Percentile £66,750 £70,625 £60,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 16,946 28,251 35,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.58% 19.64% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 13,351 22,288 29,216
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 6 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Balsamiq in the UK

Balsamiq
Top 15 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 6 June 2020. 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 +173 93 £45,000 -13.04% 3
UK excluding London +156 52 £45,000 -10.00% 3
London +126 45 £57,500 +9.52%
South East +121 26 £45,000 -10.00%
Work from Home +66 21 £25,000 -56.52%
East of England +82 10 - -
Midlands +84 5 £31,650 +7.29%
South West +73 4 £28,500 -43.00% 3
West Midlands +68 4 £34,800 +17.97%
North of England +109 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Scotland +68 2 - -
North West +64 2 £42,500 -19.05%
Wales - 2 £38,750 -
Yorkshire +106 1 £32,500 -38.10%
East Midlands +54 1 £28,500 -31.33%

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 73 (75.26%) User Experience
2 67 (69.07%) Wireframes
3 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (64.95%) Adobe
5 57 (58.76%) CSS
6 55 (56.70%) Sketch
7 52 (53.61%) HTML
8 46 (47.42%) Adobe XD
9 45 (46.39%) Axure RP
10 43 (44.33%) Finance
10 43 (44.33%) InVision
11 36 (37.11%) Sass
12 35 (36.08%) LESS
12 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
13 34 (35.05%) CSS3
14 30 (30.93%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (27.84%) Photoshop
16 26 (26.80%) Prototyping
16 26 (26.80%) Front End Development
17 24 (24.74%) Project Management
17 24 (24.74%) JIRA
17 24 (24.74%) HTML5
18 22 (22.68%) Scrum
19 21 (21.65%) Marketing
19 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
19 21 (21.65%) TypeScript
19 21 (21.65%) Confluence
19 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
19 21 (21.65%) ES6
19 21 (21.65%) Self-Motivation

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 21 (21.65%) Confluence
2 11 (11.34%) CMS
Applications
1 55 (56.70%) Sketch
2 46 (47.42%) Adobe XD
3 43 (44.33%) InVision
4 27 (27.84%) Photoshop
5 20 (20.62%) Zeplin
6 13 (13.40%) Figma
7 8 (8.25%) MS Visio
8 7 (7.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (5.15%) Marvel
10 4 (4.12%) UXPin
11 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (2.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.62%) GitHub
1 20 (20.62%) npm
2 11 (11.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (2.06%) Azure
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Intranet
2 3 (3.09%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 45 (46.39%) Axure RP
2 24 (24.74%) JIRA
3 20 (20.62%) Jasmine
3 20 (20.62%) Karma Test Runner
4 11 (11.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) Hudson
General
1 43 (44.33%) Finance
2 21 (21.65%) Marketing
3 16 (16.49%) Legal
4 8 (8.25%) Retail
5 3 (3.09%) Games
6 2 (2.06%) Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (54.64%) Designer
1 53 (54.64%) UX Designer
2 17 (17.53%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) UI Designer
2 17 (17.53%) UI/UX Designer
3 11 (11.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (11.34%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (11.34%) Web Developer
4 4 (4.12%) Digital Designer
4 4 (4.12%) Digital UX Designer
4 4 (4.12%) UX Developer
5 3 (3.09%) Analyst
5 3 (3.09%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) Digital Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) Digital Business Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (2.06%) Junior
6 2 (2.06%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (58.76%) CSS
2 52 (53.61%) HTML
3 36 (37.11%) Sass
4 35 (36.08%) LESS
5 34 (35.05%) CSS3
6 24 (24.74%) HTML5
7 21 (21.65%) AngularJS
8 20 (20.62%) Angular 2
8 20 (20.62%) JSON
8 20 (20.62%) Node.js
8 20 (20.62%) REST
9 13 (13.40%) React
10 11 (11.34%) XHTML
11 5 (5.15%) jQuery
12 3 (3.09%) .NET
12 3 (3.09%) Framer.js
12 3 (3.09%) Web Components
13 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
13 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 73 (75.26%) User Experience
2 21 (21.65%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (13.40%) Contract for Difference
4 10 (10.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.09%) W3C
7 2 (2.06%) Spread Betting
8 1 (1.03%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.03%) Android
1 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Wireframes
2 65 (67.01%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.93%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (26.80%) Front End Development
4 26 (26.80%) Prototyping
5 24 (24.74%) Project Management
6 22 (22.68%) Scrum
7 21 (21.65%) Unit Testing
8 20 (20.62%) BDD
8 20 (20.62%) Coaching
8 20 (20.62%) TDD
8 20 (20.62%) Web Accessibility
9 18 (18.56%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 18 (18.56%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 16 (16.49%) Web Design
11 15 (15.46%) Due Diligence
11 15 (15.46%) Innovative Thinking
12 14 (14.43%) Field Research
12 14 (14.43%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (14.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) JavaScript
2 21 (21.65%) ES6
2 21 (21.65%) TypeScript
3 13 (13.40%) PHP
4 6 (6.19%) C
5 2 (2.06%) C#
6 1 (1.03%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) WCAG
Vendors
1 63 (64.95%) Adobe
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.03%) Salesforce.com