Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1003 1137 1211
Rank change year-on-year +134 +74 -
Permanent jobs citing Figma 74 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.021% 0.003%
As % of the Applications category 0.65% 0.24% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 5
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £40,197 £25,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £68,500 £60,000 £55,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,329 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 11,403 14,452 15,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.14% 8.74% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 8,945 11,213 11,804
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,300 £21,500 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +2.94% +4.62%

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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 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 8 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 23 September 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 +113 70 £45,000 -18.18% 20
London +115 38 £47,500 - 4
UK excluding London +49 35 £40,329 -26.67% 19
South East +35 23 £52,500 -4.55% 3
North West - 5 £45,000 -
North of England - 5 £45,000 - 3
South West +16 4 £40,329 +36.71% 2
Scotland +21 3 £30,000 -7.69% 2

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 72 (97.30%) User Experience
2 68 (91.89%) Sketch
3 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (59.46%) Wireframes
5 33 (44.59%) Finance
6 29 (39.19%) Axure RP
7 26 (35.14%) CSS
7 26 (35.14%) Prototyping
8 24 (32.43%) InVision
8 24 (32.43%) HTML
8 24 (32.43%) Information Architecture
9 22 (29.73%) Workshop Facilitation
9 22 (29.73%) OmniGraffle
10 20 (27.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (25.68%) Marketing
11 19 (25.68%) Adobe
12 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
13 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
14 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (18.92%) B2B
15 14 (18.92%) Manufacturing
16 13 (17.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
17 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
18 10 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
18 10 (13.51%) Blog
18 10 (13.51%) SAP
18 10 (13.51%) Electronics
18 10 (13.51%) Telecoms

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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 68 (91.89%) Sketch
2 24 (32.43%) InVision
3 22 (29.73%) OmniGraffle
4 11 (14.86%) Photoshop
5 10 (13.51%) Marvel
6 8 (10.81%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (9.46%) Zeplin
8 4 (5.41%) Adobe XD
8 4 (5.41%) UXPin
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 10 (13.51%) Office 365
3 8 (10.81%) SaaS
4 2 (2.70%) npm
4 2 (2.70%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.35%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Axure RP
2 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
3 8 (10.81%) JIRA
4 4 (5.41%) Balsamiq
5 2 (2.70%) gulp
5 2 (2.70%) webpack
General
1 33 (44.59%) Finance
2 19 (25.68%) Marketing
3 14 (18.92%) Manufacturing
4 10 (13.51%) Electronics
4 10 (13.51%) Public Sector
4 10 (13.51%) Retail
4 10 (13.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Cantonese Language
5 4 (5.41%) French Language
5 4 (5.41%) Mandarin Language
6 3 (4.05%) Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (100.00%) Designer
2 52 (70.27%) UX Designer
3 32 (43.24%) UI Designer
4 18 (24.32%) UI/UX Designer
5 7 (9.46%) Lead Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Lead UX Designer
6 6 (8.11%) Senior Designer
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior UI Designer
7 4 (5.41%) Senior UX Designer
7 4 (5.41%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.05%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Web UI Designer
8 3 (4.05%) Web UI Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Graphic Designer
9 2 (2.70%) HTML Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Photoshop Designer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) CSS
2 24 (32.43%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) React
3 2 (2.70%) Vue.js
4 1 (1.35%) CSS3
4 1 (1.35%) HTML5
4 1 (1.35%) LESS
4 1 (1.35%) Sass
4 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 72 (97.30%) User Experience
2 18 (24.32%) Mobile App
3 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (13.51%) Blog
5 4 (5.41%) Life Science
5 4 (5.41%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Android
1 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (59.46%) Wireframes
3 26 (35.14%) Prototyping
4 24 (32.43%) Information Architecture
5 22 (29.73%) Workshop Facilitation
6 20 (27.03%) Responsive Web Design
7 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (18.92%) B2B
9 10 (13.51%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (13.51%) Programme Management
9 10 (13.51%) Scrum
10 8 (10.81%) B2C
10 8 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
10 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (10.81%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 6 (8.11%) Open Source
12 5 (6.76%) Typography
12 5 (6.76%) Visualisation
12 5 (6.76%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 19 (25.68%) Adobe
2 10 (13.51%) SAP