Period
to 12 April 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 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 569 908 1095
Rank change year-on-year +339 +187 +76
Permanent jobs citing Figma 284 97 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.085% 0.011%
As % of the Applications category 5.30% 1.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 199 74 15
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,589 £42,050
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,563 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +21.95%
75th Percentile £72,000 £62,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year - -16.28% -2.27%

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 5,355 8,590 12,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.49% 7.57% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,877 6,759 9,370
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £36,452 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.99% +4.15% +6.06%

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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 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 15 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 April 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 +302 268 £55,000 +10.00% 45
London +252 177 £65,000 +13.04% 23
UK excluding London +135 87 £45,000 - 24
Work from Home -69 51 £60,000 - 8
South East +85 28 £55,000 +10.00% 4
North of England +58 20 £37,500 -16.67% 11
Midlands +43 19 £42,500 - 5
West Midlands +34 16 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire - 15 £35,000 - 5
South West +6 9 £32,500 +2.88% 1
East of England - 9 £50,000 - 1
North West +36 5 £40,000 -11.11% 6
East Midlands - 3 £28,000 - 1
Wales +31 1 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 April 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.

1 222 (78.17%) User Experience
2 174 (61.27%) Sketch
3 145 (51.06%) Wireframes
4 144 (50.70%) Adobe
5 103 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (33.45%) CSS
7 94 (33.10%) Prototyping
8 93 (32.75%) HTML
9 77 (27.11%) Adobe XD
10 69 (24.30%) InVision
10 69 (24.30%) Fintech
10 69 (24.30%) JavaScript
11 58 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
12 55 (19.37%) Android
13 54 (19.01%) Apple iOS
13 54 (19.01%) Front End Development
14 51 (17.96%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 50 (17.61%) Git (software)
16 46 (16.20%) REST
17 40 (14.08%) HTML5
17 40 (14.08%) Finance
18 38 (13.38%) React
19 36 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 36 (12.68%) RESTful
19 36 (12.68%) CSS3
19 36 (12.68%) Mobile App
20 34 (11.97%) Analytics
20 34 (11.97%) Google
21 33 (11.62%) Animation
21 33 (11.62%) Usability Testing

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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 17 (5.99%) Confluence
2 15 (5.28%) CMS
3 4 (1.41%) WordPress
4 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 174 (61.27%) Sketch
2 77 (27.11%) Adobe XD
3 69 (24.30%) InVision
4 36 (12.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (6.34%) Photoshop
6 15 (5.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (3.17%) Zeplin
9 8 (2.82%) CINEMA 4D
10 7 (2.46%) InDesign
10 7 (2.46%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (2.11%) Flinto
12 5 (1.76%) Blender
12 5 (1.76%) MS Visio
12 5 (1.76%) UXPin
13 4 (1.41%) Marvel
13 4 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 3 (1.06%) GIMP
14 3 (1.06%) Inkscape
15 1 (0.35%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 6 (2.11%) Shopify
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 19 (6.69%) SaaS
3 13 (4.58%) Firebase
4 12 (4.23%) Bitrise
5 11 (3.87%) Google Analytics
6 9 (3.17%) AWS
7 7 (2.46%) GCP
8 5 (1.76%) Lucidchart
8 5 (1.76%) npm
9 3 (1.06%) Azure
9 3 (1.06%) Google Workspace
9 3 (1.06%) Slack
9 3 (1.06%) Trello
10 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.70%) Canva
10 2 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.70%) GitHub
10 2 (0.70%) Serverless
11 1 (0.35%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.35%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.04%) Broadband
2 4 (1.41%) Wireless
3 1 (0.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.76%) BigQuery
2 4 (1.41%) Big Data
2 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.35%) Blockchain
3 1 (0.35%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 50 (17.61%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.51%) Axure RP
3 24 (8.45%) JIRA
4 14 (4.93%) CocoaPods
5 13 (4.58%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.23%) Balsamiq
7 7 (2.46%) Cucumber
7 7 (2.46%) SonarQube
8 6 (2.11%) CircleCI
8 6 (2.11%) webpack
9 5 (1.76%) Crashlytics
9 5 (1.76%) fastlane
9 5 (1.76%) gulp
9 5 (1.76%) Mocha
9 5 (1.76%) Travis CI
10 4 (1.41%) ESLint
11 3 (1.06%) GitLab
12 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
13 1 (0.35%) Cypress.io
13 1 (0.35%) Grunt
General
1 40 (14.08%) Finance
2 28 (9.86%) Marketing
3 24 (8.45%) Public Sector
4 18 (6.34%) Games
5 16 (5.63%) Banking
6 8 (2.82%) Retail
7 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.41%) Advertising
9 3 (1.06%) Electronics
9 3 (1.06%) Legal
9 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.70%) Automotive
10 2 (0.70%) French Language
10 2 (0.70%) German Language
10 2 (0.70%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.70%) Law
10 2 (0.70%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.35%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 156 (54.93%) Designer
2 102 (35.92%) UX Designer
3 87 (30.63%) Developer
4 41 (14.44%) UI Designer
5 35 (12.32%) UI/UX Designer
6 32 (11.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 31 (10.92%) Lead Designer
8 26 (9.15%) Android Developer
9 23 (8.10%) iOS Developer
9 23 (8.10%) Senior Designer
10 20 (7.04%) Senior Developer
11 17 (5.99%) Lead UX Designer
11 17 (5.99%) Senior UX Designer
12 10 (3.52%) React Developer
13 9 (3.17%) Digital Designer
14 8 (2.82%) Senior Android Developer
15 7 (2.46%) Mobile Developer
15 7 (2.46%) Product Owner
15 7 (2.46%) Senior Mobile Developer
16 6 (2.11%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (33.45%) CSS
2 93 (32.75%) HTML
3 46 (16.20%) REST
4 40 (14.08%) HTML5
5 38 (13.38%) React
6 36 (12.68%) CSS3
6 36 (12.68%) RESTful
7 29 (10.21%) Material Design
8 27 (9.51%) Node.js
9 19 (6.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (6.34%) Android SDK
10 18 (6.34%) Core Data
10 18 (6.34%) Framer.js
11 17 (5.99%) Sass
12 15 (5.28%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.93%) Cocoa
13 14 (4.93%) Cocoa Touch
13 14 (4.93%) Core Animation
13 14 (4.93%) UIKit
14 12 (4.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 222 (78.17%) User Experience
2 36 (12.68%) Mobile App
3 33 (11.62%) Animation
4 26 (9.15%) Social Media
5 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.52%) Graphic Design
7 9 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.46%) Motion Graphics
9 6 (2.11%) Acoustics
9 6 (2.11%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.76%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.41%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.41%) Life Science
12 3 (1.06%) Cyberattack
13 2 (0.70%) Blog
13 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.37%) Android
2 54 (19.01%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.76%) Unix
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (51.06%) Wireframes
2 103 (36.27%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (33.10%) Prototyping
4 69 (24.30%) Fintech
5 58 (20.42%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (19.01%) Front End Development
7 51 (17.96%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 34 (11.97%) Analytics
9 33 (11.62%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.62%) Usability Testing
10 32 (11.27%) Performance Tuning
10 32 (11.27%) Push Notifications
11 31 (10.92%) E-Commerce
12 30 (10.56%) Translating Business Requirements
13 28 (9.86%) Workshop Facilitation
14 27 (9.51%) Android Development
14 27 (9.51%) Mentoring
15 24 (8.45%) Decision-Making
15 24 (8.45%) iOS Development
16 23 (8.10%) Design Thinking
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.30%) JavaScript
2 23 (8.10%) Apple Swift
3 22 (7.75%) Java
4 15 (5.28%) TypeScript
5 14 (4.93%) Objective-C
6 12 (4.23%) C#
7 8 (2.82%) Kotlin
8 7 (2.46%) SQL
9 5 (1.76%) Clojure
9 5 (1.76%) Elixir
9 5 (1.76%) Elm
9 5 (1.76%) Rust
10 3 (1.06%) ES6
10 3 (1.06%) XAML
11 2 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.35%) JSX
12 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (7.75%) Degree
2 11 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.41%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.58%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 144 (50.70%) Adobe
2 34 (11.97%) Google
3 9 (3.17%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.82%) Apple
5 5 (1.76%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.41%) Hotjar
7 3 (1.06%) Optimizely
7 3 (1.06%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) IBM
9 1 (0.35%) Facebook
9 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter