Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 574 1010 1141
Rank change year-on-year +436 +131 +67
Permanent jobs citing Figma 99 80 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.057% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 3.37% 0.70% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 98 57 31
Median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,875 £73,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,329 £55,000
% change year-on-year +5.38% -26.67% +22.22%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2,935 11,388 14,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 8.17% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,314 8,912 11,175
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,800
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -3.35% +3.47%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,306 £21,540
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% +2.94%

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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 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 11 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 30 September 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 +414 93 £60,000 +33.33% 22
London +293 59 £60,000 +26.32% 12
UK excluding London +334 39 £42,500 +5.38% 12
Midlands +149 16 £38,750 -3.13% 4
West Midlands +122 16 £38,750 -3.13% 4
South East +215 14 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Work from Home +59 11 £65,000 +4.00% 2
Wales - 5 £36,250 -
North of England +190 3 - - 4
Yorkshire - 3 - - 1
East of England - 1 £70,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 77 (77.78%) User Experience
2 53 (53.54%) Wireframes
3 49 (49.49%) HTML
3 49 (49.49%) CSS
4 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (45.45%) Sketch
5 38 (38.38%) Prototyping
6 31 (31.31%) InVision
7 24 (24.24%) Front End Development
8 23 (23.23%) Fintech
9 21 (21.21%) React
10 19 (19.19%) Finance
10 19 (19.19%) Adobe
11 18 (18.18%) Degree
11 18 (18.18%) HTML5
11 18 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
12 16 (16.16%) SaaS
12 16 (16.16%) Sass
13 14 (14.14%) CSS3
13 14 (14.14%) Axure RP
14 13 (13.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (13.13%) Adobe Illustrator
15 12 (12.12%) Google
15 12 (12.12%) Usability Testing
15 12 (12.12%) Workshop Facilitation
15 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
15 12 (12.12%) Decision-Making
16 11 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
16 11 (11.11%) Service Design

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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 9 (9.09%) CMS
2 4 (4.04%) WordPress
3 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (45.45%) Sketch
2 31 (31.31%) InVision
3 13 (13.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (10.10%) Zeplin
5 8 (8.08%) Photoshop
6 7 (7.07%) Adobe XD
7 6 (6.06%) Marvel
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.16%) SaaS
2 7 (7.07%) Google Analytics
3 4 (4.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (3.03%) Azure
4 3 (3.03%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.03%) MySQL
2 3 (3.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Axure RP
2 10 (10.10%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.02%) Balsamiq
3 2 (2.02%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (19.19%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.06%) Legal
4 4 (4.04%) Games
5 3 (3.03%) Banking
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Advertising
6 2 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.01%) Publishing
7 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (60.61%) Designer
2 44 (44.44%) UX Designer
3 31 (31.31%) UI Designer
4 24 (24.24%) Developer
5 23 (23.23%) UI/UX Designer
6 16 (16.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 7 (7.07%) Digital Designer
8 6 (6.06%) Lead Developer
8 6 (6.06%) Senior Designer
9 5 (5.05%) Senior UX Designer
10 4 (4.04%) WordPress Developer
11 3 (3.03%) Architect
11 3 (3.03%) Digital Transformation
11 3 (3.03%) Lead Architect
11 3 (3.03%) UI Engineer
11 3 (3.03%) User Experience Architect
11 3 (3.03%) UX Engineer
12 2 (2.02%) HTML Developer
12 2 (2.02%) Product Manager
12 2 (2.02%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.49%) CSS
1 49 (49.49%) HTML
2 21 (21.21%) React
3 18 (18.18%) HTML5
4 16 (16.16%) Sass
5 14 (14.14%) CSS3
6 13 (13.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (10.10%) Node.js
8 9 (9.09%) REST
9 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.07%) Semantic HTML
9 7 (7.07%) Vue.js
10 6 (6.06%) Ajax
10 6 (6.06%) Ember.js
11 4 (4.04%) Framer.js
11 4 (4.04%) GraphQL
11 4 (4.04%) RESTful
12 3 (3.03%) jQuery
12 3 (3.03%) Web Services
13 2 (2.02%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 77 (77.78%) User Experience
2 10 (10.10%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.06%) Acoustics
5 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.02%) Animation
6 2 (2.02%) iPad
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Android
1 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (53.54%) Wireframes
2 45 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.38%) Prototyping
4 24 (24.24%) Front End Development
5 23 (23.23%) Fintech
6 18 (18.18%) Collaborative Working
7 12 (12.12%) Decision-Making
7 12 (12.12%) Mentoring
7 12 (12.12%) Usability Testing
7 12 (12.12%) Workshop Facilitation
8 11 (11.11%) Customer-Centricity
8 11 (11.11%) Qualitative Research
8 11 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.11%) Service Design
8 11 (11.11%) Web Development
9 10 (10.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (10.10%) Project Management
10 9 (9.09%) Analytics
10 9 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 7 (7.07%) ES6
2 7 (7.07%) TypeScript
3 4 (4.04%) Haskell
3 4 (4.04%) Python
4 3 (3.03%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.02%) Java
5 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Degree
2 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
2 10 (10.10%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (19.19%) Adobe
2 12 (12.12%) Google
3 7 (7.07%) Twitter
4 4 (4.04%) Hotjar
5 3 (3.03%) Spotify
6 2 (2.02%) Intel
6 2 (2.02%) WooCommerce
7 1 (1.01%) Capita
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.01%) Tableau