Period
to 12 December 2019

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 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 965 1131 1198
Rank change year-on-year +166 +67 -
Permanent jobs citing Figma 93 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.88% 0.11% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 66 15 7
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £31,589 £26,250 £35,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £53,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,329 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.82% -11.11% -

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 10,613 13,944 15,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.97% 8.74% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8,432 10,616 12,148
UK median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,250 £22,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Figma in the UK

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Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Figma.

Salary trend for Figma in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Figma over the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 10 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 December 2019. 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 +166 90 £45,000 - 19
UK excluding London +102 55 £40,329 +0.82% 12
London +123 38 £46,250 -15.91% 7
South East +75 26 £56,250 +36.36% 7
South West +23 12 £31,589 +7.08%
West Midlands - 9 £36,250 - 4
Midlands - 9 £36,250 - 4
North West - 5 £45,000 -
North of England - 5 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +15 3 £30,000 -7.69%

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 90 (96.77%) User Experience
2 79 (84.95%) Sketch
3 60 (64.52%) Wireframes
4 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (44.09%) Prototyping
6 40 (43.01%) Axure RP
7 30 (32.26%) Finance
7 30 (32.26%) CSS
8 28 (30.11%) HTML
9 27 (29.03%) Information Architecture
10 26 (27.96%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (27.96%) Workshop Facilitation
11 25 (26.88%) Mobile App
11 25 (26.88%) InVision
12 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
13 18 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (18.28%) Photoshop
15 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (13.98%) Adobe
16 13 (13.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
17 12 (12.90%) Scrum
17 12 (12.90%) Marketing
18 11 (11.83%) B2B
19 9 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
19 9 (9.68%) User Stories
20 8 (8.60%) Visualisation
20 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (8.60%) Marvel
20 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering

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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:

Applications
1 79 (84.95%) Sketch
2 26 (27.96%) OmniGraffle
3 25 (26.88%) InVision
4 17 (18.28%) Photoshop
5 9 (9.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (8.60%) Marvel
7 6 (6.45%) Adobe XD
7 6 (6.45%) Zeplin
8 2 (2.15%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (4.30%) Office 365
3 3 (3.23%) npm
4 2 (2.15%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.15%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (2.15%) Yarn
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.08%) AWS
5 1 (1.08%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.08%) CloudFront
5 1 (1.08%) Route 53
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (43.01%) Axure RP
2 7 (7.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) webpack
4 2 (2.15%) Balsamiq
4 2 (2.15%) gulp
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.08%) Babel
5 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.08%) Mocha
5 1 (1.08%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.08%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 30 (32.26%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Manufacturing
2 12 (12.90%) Marketing
3 6 (6.45%) Electronics
3 6 (6.45%) Public Sector
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Cantonese Language
4 3 (3.23%) French Language
4 3 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (95.70%) Designer
2 57 (61.29%) UX Designer
3 36 (38.71%) UI Designer
4 20 (21.51%) UI/UX Designer
5 12 (12.90%) Senior Designer
6 8 (8.60%) Senior UI Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Developer
7 7 (7.53%) Interaction Designer
7 7 (7.53%) Senior UX Designer
8 5 (5.38%) Web Designer
9 4 (4.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (3.23%) Graphic Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior Graphic Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 3 (3.23%) UI Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.15%) HTML CSS Developer
11 2 (2.15%) Lead UX Designer
11 2 (2.15%) Web UI Designer
11 2 (2.15%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.26%) CSS
2 28 (30.11%) HTML
3 4 (4.30%) HTML5
3 4 (4.30%) jQuery
3 4 (4.30%) React
4 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.23%) LESS
4 3 (3.23%) Sass
4 3 (3.23%) Vue.js
5 1 (1.08%) Chai
5 1 (1.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.08%) Jest
5 1 (1.08%) Node.js
5 1 (1.08%) REST
5 1 (1.08%) Semantic HTML
5 1 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.08%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 90 (96.77%) User Experience
2 25 (26.88%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Life Science
5 4 (4.30%) Blog
6 3 (3.23%) Photography
7 1 (1.08%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.15%) Android
1 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (64.52%) Wireframes
2 51 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (44.09%) Prototyping
4 27 (29.03%) Information Architecture
5 26 (27.96%) Workshop Facilitation
6 18 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 15 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (13.98%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 12 (12.90%) Scrum
10 11 (11.83%) B2B
11 9 (9.68%) User Stories
12 8 (8.60%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.60%) Visualisation
13 7 (7.53%) Data Protection
14 6 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
14 6 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
14 6 (6.45%) Open Source
14 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.60%) C++
3 2 (2.15%) ES6
4 1 (1.08%) ES7
4 1 (1.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (7.53%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (7.53%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.38%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (13.98%) Adobe
2 6 (6.45%) SAP
3 2 (2.15%) Apple
3 2 (2.15%) Google