Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 437 600 961
Rank change year-on-year +163 +361 +165
Permanent jobs citing Figma 915 176 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.28% 0.066%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 0.69% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 570 157 64
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £31,589
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +33.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £53,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £63,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +24.14%

Figma is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 55,655 25,577 42,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.70% 41.21% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 38,458 21,835 34,841
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Figma in the UK

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Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Figma in the UK

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Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Figma over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Figma within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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 +155 787 £57,500 -4.17% 88
London +54 497 £60,000 -7.69% 52
UK excluding London +23 279 £50,000 +2.56% 39
Work from Home -1 264 £57,500 -11.54% 21
South East +11 154 £50,000 -16.67% 7
Midlands -80 33 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North of England -111 32 £45,000 +24.14% 12
West Midlands -52 26 £38,750 -3.13% 5
East of England -76 20 £60,000 +20.00% 4
North West -76 20 £40,000 - 7
Scotland - 19 £42,500 - 4
South West -42 17 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Yorkshire -76 11 £47,500 +35.71% 5
East Midlands - 7 £62,000 - 4
Northern Ireland - 2 £48,750 -
Wales - 2 £35,500 -
North East - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 with a requirement for Figma.

1 725 (79.23%) User Experience
2 561 (61.31%) UX Design
3 475 (51.91%) Sketch
4 402 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
5 351 (38.36%) Adobe
6 291 (31.80%) Wireframes
7 289 (31.58%) JavaScript
8 268 (29.29%) CSS
9 266 (29.07%) Prototyping
10 253 (27.65%) HTML
11 246 (26.89%) React
12 232 (25.36%) Social Skills
13 199 (21.75%) InVision
14 195 (21.31%) User Research
15 185 (20.22%) Finance
16 182 (19.89%) TypeScript
17 149 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
18 145 (15.85%) Front End Development
19 136 (14.86%) Accessibility
20 135 (14.75%) Node.js
21 129 (14.10%) Software Engineering
22 124 (13.55%) Adobe XD
23 121 (13.22%) Mobile App
24 119 (13.01%) Git (software)
25 118 (12.90%) Design Thinking
26 115 (12.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
27 113 (12.35%) Android
27 113 (12.35%) Axure RP
28 112 (12.24%) Apple iOS
29 110 (12.02%) UX Research

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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 58 (6.34%) CMS
1 58 (6.34%) WordPress
2 27 (2.95%) Confluence
3 16 (1.75%) Drupal
4 9 (0.98%) Joomla!
5 7 (0.77%) nginx
6 4 (0.44%) Apache
7 3 (0.33%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.11%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 475 (51.91%) Sketch
2 199 (21.75%) InVision
3 124 (13.55%) Adobe XD
4 80 (8.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 61 (6.67%) Photoshop
6 52 (5.68%) Zeplin
7 48 (5.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 29 (3.17%) Marvel
9 23 (2.51%) Adobe After Effects
10 16 (1.75%) InDesign
11 11 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 11 (1.20%) OmniGraffle
12 8 (0.87%) Maya
13 6 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
14 5 (0.55%) GIMP
15 3 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
15 3 (0.33%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.33%) UXPin
16 2 (0.22%) Affinity Designer
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Shopify
2 1 (0.11%) Eloqua
2 1 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.11%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 105 (11.48%) SaaS
2 50 (5.46%) Miro
3 46 (5.03%) GitHub
4 45 (4.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 37 (4.04%) AWS
6 34 (3.72%) npm
7 31 (3.39%) Azure
8 29 (3.17%) Slack
9 24 (2.62%) GCP
10 22 (2.40%) Serverless
11 20 (2.19%) Google Analytics
12 17 (1.86%) Amazon S3
13 11 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
14 10 (1.09%) Bitrise
15 9 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
15 9 (0.98%) Firebase
16 8 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.87%) Asana
16 8 (0.87%) Datadog
17 7 (0.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.86%) Internet
2 9 (0.98%) HTTP
3 8 (0.87%) Broadband
4 5 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) DAB
5 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 19 (2.08%) Big Data
2 19 (2.08%) Redis
3 18 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.20%) Blockchain
5 10 (1.09%) MySQL
6 8 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.77%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.22%) Mixpanel
9 2 (0.22%) Spatial Data
10 1 (0.11%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.11%) KDB
10 1 (0.11%) Kdb+
10 1 (0.11%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 119 (13.01%) Git (software)
2 113 (12.35%) Axure RP
3 57 (6.23%) JIRA
4 51 (5.57%) webpack
5 32 (3.50%) Cypress.io
6 27 (2.95%) GitLab
7 21 (2.30%) CircleCI
8 18 (1.97%) Jenkins
8 18 (1.97%) Storybook
9 14 (1.53%) Babel
9 14 (1.53%) Browser DevTools
10 13 (1.42%) SonarQube
11 12 (1.31%) gulp
12 11 (1.20%) Snyk
13 10 (1.09%) fastlane
13 10 (1.09%) JUnit
13 10 (1.09%) Visual Studio Code
14 9 (0.98%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 7 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (25.36%) Social Skills
2 185 (20.22%) Finance
3 81 (8.85%) Marketing
4 59 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (5.25%) Retail
6 43 (4.70%) Games
6 43 (4.70%) Presentation Skills
7 40 (4.37%) Banking
8 20 (2.19%) Front Office
9 14 (1.53%) Public Sector
10 12 (1.31%) Automotive
11 11 (1.20%) Law
11 11 (1.20%) Legal
12 10 (1.09%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.98%) Advertising
14 8 (0.87%) Influencing Skills
15 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.77%) Publishing
16 5 (0.55%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 531 (58.03%) Designer
2 329 (35.96%) UX Designer
3 206 (22.51%) UI Designer
4 183 (20.00%) Developer
5 165 (18.03%) UI/UX Designer
6 121 (13.22%) Senior Designer
7 88 (9.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 62 (6.78%) Senior Developer
9 61 (6.67%) Lead Designer
10 58 (6.34%) Senior UX Designer
11 44 (4.81%) Senior UI Designer
12 41 (4.48%) React Developer
13 39 (4.26%) Lead UX Designer
13 39 (4.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 39 (4.26%) Software Engineer
14 37 (4.04%) Digital Designer
15 33 (3.61%) Senior UI/UX Designer
16 31 (3.39%) Junior
17 29 (3.17%) Junior Designer
18 20 (2.19%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 268 (29.29%) CSS
2 253 (27.65%) HTML
3 246 (26.89%) React
4 135 (14.75%) Node.js
5 73 (7.98%) GraphQL
6 72 (7.87%) Sass
7 71 (7.76%) Vue.js
8 58 (6.34%) HTML5
9 55 (6.01%) REST
10 47 (5.14%) Next.js
11 46 (5.03%) Redux
12 43 (4.70%) CSS3
13 42 (4.59%) Jest
14 40 (4.37%) AngularJS
15 38 (4.15%) React Native
16 32 (3.50%) Express
17 27 (2.95%) Tailwind CSS
18 26 (2.84%) jQuery
18 26 (2.84%) Material-UI
19 24 (2.62%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 725 (79.23%) User Experience
2 121 (13.22%) Mobile App
3 34 (3.72%) Animation
4 32 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.39%) Virtual Team
6 29 (3.17%) Graphic Design
7 23 (2.51%) Social Media
8 20 (2.19%) Hedge funds
9 17 (1.86%) Life Science
10 15 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.64%) Smartphone
11 14 (1.53%) Motion Graphics
12 13 (1.42%) W3C
13 9 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (0.77%) NHS
16 6 (0.66%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.66%) iPhone
16 6 (0.66%) PlayStation
17 5 (0.55%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 113 (12.35%) Android
2 112 (12.24%) Apple iOS
3 14 (1.53%) Windows
4 12 (1.31%) Linux
5 5 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (61.31%) UX Design
2 402 (43.93%) Agile Software Development
3 291 (31.80%) Wireframes
4 266 (29.07%) Prototyping
5 195 (21.31%) User Research
6 149 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
7 145 (15.85%) Front End Development
8 129 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 118 (12.90%) Design Thinking
10 115 (12.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 110 (12.02%) UX Research
12 84 (9.18%) Scrum
13 79 (8.63%) Workshop Facilitation
14 77 (8.42%) Usability Testing
15 74 (8.09%) Full Stack Development
16 73 (7.98%) Typography
17 72 (7.87%) Information Architecture
18 71 (7.76%) Mentoring
19 69 (7.54%) Web Development
20 68 (7.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 289 (31.58%) JavaScript
2 182 (19.89%) TypeScript
3 42 (4.59%) ES6
4 36 (3.93%) Java
5 35 (3.83%) SQL
6 29 (3.17%) Python
7 26 (2.84%) Kotlin
8 21 (2.30%) C#
9 19 (2.08%) Apple Swift
10 17 (1.86%) PHP
11 14 (1.53%) ES7
12 13 (1.42%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.20%) Go
14 8 (0.87%) Java 11
15 7 (0.77%) C
15 7 (0.77%) Ruby
16 6 (0.66%) F#
17 5 (0.55%) Dart
17 5 (0.55%) Scala
18 4 (0.44%) Rust
Qualifications
1 82 (8.96%) Degree
2 37 (4.04%) Master's Degree
3 5 (0.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.33%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (14.86%) Accessibility
2 43 (4.70%) QA
3 15 (1.64%) WCAG
4 7 (0.77%) GDPR
5 6 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.44%) GRC
7 3 (0.33%) WAI
8 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (4.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (3.06%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.42%) Terraform
3 8 (0.87%) Prometheus
4 3 (0.33%) Puppet
4 3 (0.33%) Rancher
5 1 (0.11%) Grafana
5 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 351 (38.36%) Adobe
2 57 (6.23%) Google
3 15 (1.64%) Apple
4 12 (1.31%) Netlify
5 11 (1.20%) Facebook
5 11 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (1.09%) Sage
7 8 (0.87%) Microsoft
8 7 (0.77%) Cadence
8 7 (0.77%) Oracle
9 6 (0.66%) Hotjar
9 6 (0.66%) IBM
10 5 (0.55%) BT
10 5 (0.55%) Optimizely
10 5 (0.55%) YouTube
11 4 (0.44%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.44%) Instagram
11 4 (0.44%) Twitter
11 4 (0.44%) WooCommerce
11 4 (0.44%) Xceptor