Period
to 26 July 2021

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 26 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 561 720 1074
Rank change year-on-year +159 +354 +86
Permanent jobs citing Figma 486 97 45
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.14% 0.031%
As % of the Applications category 5.85% 1.98% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 284 75 30
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,625 £40,872
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £75,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,250 £45,000 £40,329
% change year-on-year +7.22% +11.58% -26.67%

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 8,310 4,889 11,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.38% 6.91% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 5,237 3,814 9,310
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £57,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,810 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.16% +7.14% -

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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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 16 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 26 July 2021. 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 +142 445 £55,000 -1.79% 71
London +56 246 £65,000 +8.33% 36
UK excluding London +24 192 £48,250 +7.22% 37
Work from Home -156 111 £50,000 +17.65% 13
South East -1 88 £55,000 +10.00% 15
North of England -22 45 £42,500 -19.05% 10
Yorkshire - 30 £40,000 - 6
Midlands -61 26 £45,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands -56 20 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North West -26 15 £42,500 -19.05% 4
East of England - 12 £50,500 - 1
South West -52 11 £39,500 - 3
Scotland -54 7 £50,000 +66.67% 4
East Midlands - 6 £40,000 - 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £32,500 -
Wales -21 1 £55,000 +51.72%

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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.

1 393 (80.86%) User Experience
2 296 (60.91%) Sketch
3 220 (45.27%) Wireframes
4 201 (41.36%) Adobe
5 200 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (36.63%) Prototyping
7 163 (33.54%) CSS
8 158 (32.51%) HTML
9 153 (31.48%) JavaScript
10 137 (28.19%) User Research
11 112 (23.05%) React
12 111 (22.84%) InVision
13 107 (22.02%) Social Skills
14 106 (21.81%) Front End Development
15 99 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
16 98 (20.16%) Finance
17 87 (17.90%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 74 (15.23%) Git (software)
19 73 (15.02%) Analytics
20 69 (14.20%) Axure RP
20 69 (14.20%) Adobe XD
21 67 (13.79%) Mentoring
22 65 (13.37%) Node.js
23 63 (12.96%) Usability Testing
24 61 (12.55%) Apple iOS
24 61 (12.55%) Accessibility
25 60 (12.35%) Mobile App
26 59 (12.14%) Android
27 56 (11.52%) TypeScript
27 56 (11.52%) Adobe Creative Suite

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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 26 (5.35%) Confluence
1 26 (5.35%) WordPress
2 24 (4.94%) CMS
3 3 (0.62%) Drupal
4 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 296 (60.91%) Sketch
2 111 (22.84%) InVision
3 69 (14.20%) Adobe XD
4 56 (11.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 44 (9.05%) Photoshop
6 36 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
6 36 (7.41%) Zeplin
7 20 (4.12%) OmniGraffle
8 17 (3.50%) Marvel
9 15 (3.09%) Adobe After Effects
10 13 (2.67%) GIMP
11 11 (2.26%) UserZoom
12 8 (1.65%) InDesign
12 8 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (1.23%) CINEMA 4D
14 5 (1.03%) Blender
14 5 (1.03%) Chatbot
14 5 (1.03%) Inkscape
15 3 (0.62%) Flinto
15 3 (0.62%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 10 (2.06%) Shopify
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) SessionCam
2 1 (0.21%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 31 (6.38%) SaaS
3 29 (5.97%) Miro
4 24 (4.94%) AWS
5 15 (3.09%) Firebase
6 14 (2.88%) Azure
6 14 (2.88%) Bitrise
6 14 (2.88%) Google Analytics
7 12 (2.47%) npm
8 10 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (2.06%) Canva
8 10 (2.06%) GCP
8 10 (2.06%) Serverless
9 7 (1.44%) GitHub
9 7 (1.44%) Trello
10 5 (1.03%) Amazon Alexa
10 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.03%) Azure Functions
10 5 (1.03%) Dialogflow
10 5 (1.03%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.53%) Broadband
2 14 (2.88%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.32%) Big Data
2 14 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.82%) BigQuery
4 3 (0.62%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.41%) MySQL
5 2 (0.41%) Redis
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 74 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 69 (14.20%) Axure RP
3 48 (9.88%) JIRA
4 19 (3.91%) Balsamiq
5 18 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 16 (3.29%) GitLab
7 12 (2.47%) CircleCI
8 10 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 10 (2.06%) Cypress.io
8 10 (2.06%) SonarQube
8 10 (2.06%) webpack
9 7 (1.44%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.82%) Crashlytics
10 4 (0.82%) ESLint
10 4 (0.82%) fastlane
10 4 (0.82%) gulp
10 4 (0.82%) Travis CI
11 1 (0.21%) Babel
11 1 (0.21%) Browser DevTools
11 1 (0.21%) PyCharm
General
1 107 (22.02%) Social Skills
2 98 (20.16%) Finance
3 41 (8.44%) Marketing
4 35 (7.20%) Banking
5 25 (5.14%) Public Sector
6 23 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.12%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.67%) Games
9 12 (2.47%) Retail
10 11 (2.26%) Organisational Skills
11 9 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (1.65%) Financial Institution
12 8 (1.65%) Legal
12 8 (1.65%) Telecoms
13 6 (1.23%) Advertising
14 4 (0.82%) Automotive
14 4 (0.82%) French Language
14 4 (0.82%) German Language
14 4 (0.82%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 294 (60.49%) Designer
2 208 (42.80%) UX Designer
3 107 (22.02%) Developer
4 85 (17.49%) UI Designer
5 72 (14.81%) Senior Designer
6 65 (13.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 62 (12.76%) UI/UX Designer
8 45 (9.26%) Senior Developer
9 39 (8.02%) Senior UX Designer
10 37 (7.61%) Lead Designer
11 26 (5.35%) Lead UX Designer
12 20 (4.12%) React Developer
13 18 (3.70%) Digital Designer
13 18 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 18 (3.70%) Senior UI Designer
13 18 (3.70%) Web Developer
14 14 (2.88%) Senior Web Developer
15 12 (2.47%) Mobile Developer
16 11 (2.26%) Junior
17 9 (1.85%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (33.54%) CSS
2 158 (32.51%) HTML
3 112 (23.05%) React
4 65 (13.37%) Node.js
5 49 (10.08%) HTML5
6 46 (9.47%) CSS3
7 43 (8.85%) GraphQL
8 41 (8.44%) REST
9 33 (6.79%) Sass
10 27 (5.56%) Next.js
10 27 (5.56%) React Native
11 26 (5.35%) AngularJS
12 25 (5.14%) Vue.js
13 21 (4.32%) D3.js
14 18 (3.70%) Jest
15 16 (3.29%) jQuery
16 15 (3.09%) SVG
17 14 (2.88%) .NET
17 14 (2.88%) Framer.js
17 14 (2.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 393 (80.86%) User Experience
2 60 (12.35%) Mobile App
3 31 (6.38%) Social Media
4 25 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.53%) Animation
6 13 (2.67%) Graphic Design
6 13 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 11 (2.26%) Life Science
8 9 (1.85%) Algorithms
8 9 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.65%) Blog
10 6 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.03%) W3C
12 4 (0.82%) Cyberattack
12 4 (0.82%) Motion Graphics
12 4 (0.82%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.82%) Video Editing
13 3 (0.62%) Biotechnology
13 3 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.55%) Apple iOS
2 59 (12.14%) Android
3 7 (1.44%) Windows
4 6 (1.23%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) Linux
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (45.27%) Wireframes
2 200 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
3 178 (36.63%) Prototyping
4 137 (28.19%) User Research
5 106 (21.81%) Front End Development
6 99 (20.37%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (17.90%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 73 (15.02%) Analytics
9 67 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 63 (12.96%) Usability Testing
11 56 (11.52%) Workshop Facilitation
12 54 (11.11%) Fintech
13 41 (8.44%) B2B
14 38 (7.82%) Design Thinking
14 38 (7.82%) Visualisation
15 37 (7.61%) Scrum
15 37 (7.61%) Web Development
16 36 (7.41%) A/B Testing
17 34 (7.00%) Storytelling
18 33 (6.79%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
Programming Languages
1 153 (31.48%) JavaScript
2 56 (11.52%) TypeScript
3 19 (3.91%) Apple Swift
3 19 (3.91%) Kotlin
4 18 (3.70%) C#
5 15 (3.09%) SQL
6 14 (2.88%) Java
7 10 (2.06%) ES6
8 8 (1.65%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.44%) PHP
9 7 (1.44%) Rust
10 6 (1.23%) Clojure
10 6 (1.23%) Elixir
10 6 (1.23%) Elm
11 5 (1.03%) C
12 4 (0.82%) Python
13 3 (0.62%) XAML
14 2 (0.41%) ES7
14 2 (0.41%) Ruby
15 1 (0.21%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (8.44%) Degree
2 6 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.82%) MOS
5 3 (0.62%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (12.55%) Accessibility
2 13 (2.67%) QA
3 12 (2.47%) WCAG
4 3 (0.62%) WAI
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (2.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.41%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (2.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.03%) Terraform
3 4 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 201 (41.36%) Adobe
2 40 (8.23%) Google
3 15 (3.09%) Apple
3 15 (3.09%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.06%) IBM
5 6 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.03%) Xamarin
7 4 (0.82%) Facebook
8 3 (0.62%) SAP
8 3 (0.62%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.41%) Cadence
9 2 (0.41%) Hotjar
9 2 (0.41%) HubSpot
9 2 (0.41%) Instagram
9 2 (0.41%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.41%) Oracle
10 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Twitter
10 1 (0.21%) WooCommerce