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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 285 562 701
Rank change year-on-year +277 +139 +370
Permanent jobs citing Figma 2,260 528 90
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.34% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.99% 1.06% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 446 320 72
10th Percentile £37,875 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,313 £41,250 £46,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +20.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £73,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +8.11% +14.68%

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 75,636 49,619 23,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.78% 43.37% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39,183 35,588 19,609
10th Percentile £33,740 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,600 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 12 August 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 12 August 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
Jobs
England +248 1,823 £60,000 +9.09% 57
London +232 1,442 £65,000 - 30
Work from Home +183 1,166 £60,000 +26.32% 32
UK excluding London +68 426 £50,000 - 28
South East -25 145 £55,000 - 7
North of England -13 94 £47,500 +11.76% 10
North West -25 60 £47,500 +11.76% 8
Midlands -38 54 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland -4 49 £50,000 -4.76% 4
West Midlands -38 47 £45,200 +0.44% 3
South West -1 40 £45,000 +14.65% 3
East of England -42 33 £66,750 +32.18%
Yorkshire -30 28 £42,500 - 1
Wales -3 15 £48,750 -11.36%
Northern Ireland -3 13 - -
East Midlands -24 7 £37,500 -16.55% 1
North East - 6 £72,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 1,980 (87.61%) User Experience
2 1,537 (68.01%) UX Design
3 1,232 (54.51%) Sketch
4 1,138 (50.35%) Wireframes
5 1,044 (46.19%) Prototyping
6 928 (41.06%) Agile
7 911 (40.31%) Adobe
8 852 (37.70%) User Research
9 793 (35.09%) Social Skills
10 593 (26.24%) Finance
11 550 (24.34%) CSS
12 526 (23.27%) Interaction Design
13 522 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
14 515 (22.79%) HTML
15 514 (22.74%) InVision
16 481 (21.28%) JavaScript
16 481 (21.28%) Marketing
17 480 (21.24%) UX Research
18 453 (20.04%) Accessibility
19 366 (16.19%) Mobile App
20 360 (15.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
21 349 (15.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 345 (15.27%) Adobe XD
23 344 (15.22%) Design Thinking
24 342 (15.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
25 327 (14.47%) React
26 319 (14.12%) Analytics
26 319 (14.12%) Photoshop
27 302 (13.36%) SaaS
28 293 (12.96%) Workshop Facilitation

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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 84 (3.72%) CMS
2 46 (2.04%) Headless CMS
2 46 (2.04%) WordPress
3 28 (1.24%) Confluence
4 12 (0.53%) Ethereum
5 9 (0.40%) Apache
6 2 (0.088%) Drupal
6 2 (0.088%) nginx
6 2 (0.088%) SAS
7 1 (0.044%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1,232 (54.51%) Sketch
2 514 (22.74%) InVision
3 349 (15.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 345 (15.27%) Adobe XD
5 319 (14.12%) Photoshop
6 240 (10.62%) Adobe Illustrator
7 185 (8.19%) Zeplin
8 96 (4.25%) InDesign
9 95 (4.20%) Adobe After Effects
10 83 (3.67%) Marvel
11 38 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (1.42%) Maya
12 32 (1.42%) UXPin
13 31 (1.37%) Chatbot
14 19 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
15 10 (0.44%) UserZoom
16 9 (0.40%) Campfire
16 9 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
17 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
18 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) Shopify
2 1 (0.044%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 302 (13.36%) SaaS
2 193 (8.54%) Miro
3 162 (7.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 111 (4.91%) GitHub
5 91 (4.03%) Slack
6 84 (3.72%) AWS
7 63 (2.79%) Google Analytics
8 61 (2.70%) Azure
9 45 (1.99%) npm
10 35 (1.55%) GCP
11 28 (1.24%) Contentful
12 25 (1.11%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 19 (0.84%) Canva
14 19 (0.84%) Typeform
15 18 (0.80%) Dialogflow
15 18 (0.80%) Fastly
15 18 (0.80%) Serverless
16 15 (0.66%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (0.62%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.65%) Internet
2 38 (1.68%) Broadband
3 32 (1.42%) HTTP
4 16 (0.71%) Skype
5 13 (0.58%) 5G
6 11 (0.49%) Network Security
7 9 (0.40%) DNS
8 6 (0.27%) SD-WAN
8 6 (0.27%) WAN
9 5 (0.22%) Intranet
10 4 (0.18%) DAB
11 1 (0.044%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
2 20 (0.88%) MySQL
3 16 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 14 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (0.58%) Power BI
6 12 (0.53%) Big Data
7 9 (0.40%) Data Lake
7 9 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.35%) DynamoDB
9 7 (0.31%) Mixpanel
9 7 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.31%) SQL Server
10 6 (0.27%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.044%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 205 (9.07%) Axure RP
2 196 (8.67%) JIRA
3 140 (6.19%) Git (software)
4 75 (3.32%) Storybook
5 71 (3.14%) webpack
6 43 (1.90%) Bitbucket
7 38 (1.68%) Balsamiq
7 38 (1.68%) GitLab
8 23 (1.02%) Browser DevTools
9 21 (0.93%) Cypress.io
10 20 (0.88%) CircleCI
11 19 (0.84%) Visual Studio Code
11 19 (0.84%) Xcode
12 18 (0.80%) Android Studio
13 15 (0.66%) Mocha
14 13 (0.58%) Maven
15 12 (0.53%) Babel
15 12 (0.53%) gulp
15 12 (0.53%) TestRail
16 10 (0.44%) git-flow
General
1 793 (35.09%) Social Skills
2 593 (26.24%) Finance
3 481 (21.28%) Marketing
4 270 (11.95%) Retail
5 235 (10.40%) Games
6 193 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
7 163 (7.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 153 (6.77%) Presentation Skills
9 102 (4.51%) Banking
10 85 (3.76%) Legal
11 78 (3.45%) Public Sector
12 63 (2.79%) Organisational Skills
13 54 (2.39%) Automotive
13 54 (2.39%) Manufacturing
14 43 (1.90%) Publishing
15 35 (1.55%) Tech for Good
16 32 (1.42%) Law
17 28 (1.24%) Advertising
18 25 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
19 24 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,518 (67.17%) Designer
2 712 (31.50%) UX Designer
3 507 (22.43%) UI Designer
4 483 (21.37%) Senior Designer
5 361 (15.97%) UI/UX Designer
6 245 (10.84%) Developer
7 213 (9.42%) Lead Designer
8 192 (8.50%) Senior UX Designer
9 130 (5.75%) Senior UI Designer
10 110 (4.87%) Software Engineer
11 100 (4.42%) Lead UX Designer
12 99 (4.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 89 (3.94%) Senior Developer
14 72 (3.19%) Senior UI/UX Designer
15 41 (1.81%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 32 (1.42%) Digital Designer
16 32 (1.42%) Mobile Designer
16 32 (1.42%) User Experience Researcher
17 29 (1.28%) Web Developer
18 28 (1.24%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (24.34%) CSS
2 515 (22.79%) HTML
3 327 (14.47%) React
4 187 (8.27%) HTML5
5 157 (6.95%) CSS3
6 147 (6.50%) Node.js
7 130 (5.75%) Vue.js
8 129 (5.71%) Sass
9 116 (5.13%) AngularJS
10 76 (3.36%) REST
11 69 (3.05%) GraphQL
12 59 (2.61%) React Native
13 58 (2.57%) Redux
14 49 (2.17%) Jest
14 49 (2.17%) Material Design
15 48 (2.12%) Tailwind CSS
16 47 (2.08%) Framer.js
17 42 (1.86%) Next.js
18 36 (1.59%) .NET
19 31 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1,980 (87.61%) User Experience
2 366 (16.19%) Mobile App
3 160 (7.08%) Self-Motivation
4 127 (5.62%) Virtual Team
5 114 (5.04%) Graphic Design
6 86 (3.81%) Social Media
7 73 (3.23%) Blockchain
8 68 (3.01%) Animation
9 65 (2.88%) Blog
10 59 (2.61%) Algorithms
11 47 (2.08%) Sports Betting
12 46 (2.04%) Motion Graphics
13 45 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
13 45 (1.99%) Hackathon
14 41 (1.81%) Management Information System
15 39 (1.73%) BBC
16 34 (1.50%) Data Structures
17 33 (1.46%) Cloud Native
18 32 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
18 32 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 253 (11.19%) Apple iOS
2 250 (11.06%) Android
3 34 (1.50%) Linux
4 24 (1.06%) Windows
5 12 (0.53%) Mac OS X
6 9 (0.40%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,537 (68.01%) UX Design
2 1,138 (50.35%) Wireframes
3 1,044 (46.19%) Prototyping
4 928 (41.06%) Agile
5 852 (37.70%) User Research
6 526 (23.27%) Interaction Design
7 522 (23.10%) Problem-Solving
8 480 (21.24%) UX Research
9 360 (15.93%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
10 344 (15.22%) Design Thinking
11 342 (15.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
12 319 (14.12%) Analytics
13 293 (12.96%) Workshop Facilitation
14 285 (12.61%) Usability Testing
15 279 (12.35%) Scrum
16 274 (12.12%) B2B
17 271 (11.99%) Mentoring
18 256 (11.33%) Product Strategy
19 233 (10.31%) Coaching
20 224 (9.91%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 481 (21.28%) JavaScript
2 282 (12.48%) TypeScript
3 83 (3.67%) ES6
4 75 (3.32%) Java
5 54 (2.39%) Python
6 50 (2.21%) Kotlin
7 48 (2.12%) Apple Swift
8 40 (1.77%) C#
8 40 (1.77%) Ruby
9 36 (1.59%) Objective-C
10 32 (1.42%) Go
11 29 (1.28%) PHP
11 29 (1.28%) SQL
12 27 (1.19%) C
13 18 (0.80%) Rust
14 15 (0.66%) ES7
15 14 (0.62%) C++
16 9 (0.40%) Bash
16 9 (0.40%) Perl
17 7 (0.31%) Scala
Qualifications
1 271 (11.99%) Degree
2 56 (2.48%) Master's Degree
3 19 (0.84%) Postgraduate
4 13 (0.58%) PhD
5 9 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.27%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.088%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.088%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.044%) HNC
8 1 (0.044%) HND
8 1 (0.044%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (20.04%) Accessibility
2 205 (9.07%) QA
3 25 (1.11%) WCAG
4 21 (0.93%) GRC
5 13 (0.58%) WAI
6 2 (0.088%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.044%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (1.90%) Docker
2 8 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 61 (2.70%) Kubernetes
2 17 (0.75%) Panaseer
3 10 (0.44%) Puppet
4 9 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.35%) Nagios
5 8 (0.35%) Rancher
5 8 (0.35%) Terraform
6 7 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.31%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.27%) yum
Vendors
1 911 (40.31%) Adobe
2 148 (6.55%) Google
3 85 (3.76%) Apple
4 44 (1.95%) Hotjar
5 41 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 36 (1.59%) Twitter
7 25 (1.11%) Cisco
7 25 (1.11%) Facebook
8 19 (0.84%) Cadence
8 19 (0.84%) IBM
9 18 (0.80%) SAP
10 16 (0.71%) Monzo
10 16 (0.71%) TikTok
10 16 (0.71%) WorldPay
11 15 (0.66%) Hitachi
12 14 (0.62%) Databricks
12 14 (0.62%) DocuSign
12 14 (0.62%) Informatica
12 14 (0.62%) MuleSoft
13 13 (0.58%) Palantir