Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 912 1107 1185
Rank change year-on-year +195 +78 -
Permanent jobs citing Figma 103 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 1.07% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 85 16 8
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +26.43% -
10th Percentile £31,589 £26,250 £29,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,625 £44,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% -

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 9,584 12,856 15,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.81% 8.62% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7,600 9,606 11,915
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -1.52%

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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 24 February 2020.

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 24 February 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 +200 100 £45,000 - 32
UK excluding London +131 60 £45,000 +24.14% 24
London +112 42 £47,500 -17.39% 8
South East +70 26 £50,000 +21.21% 9
West Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 3
Midlands - 13 £40,000 - 4
South West +48 11 £31,589 +7.08% 3
North West - 8 £45,000 - 6
North of England - 8 £45,000 - 6
Scotland +34 2 £28,750 -11.54%

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 95 (92.23%) User Experience
2 83 (80.58%) Sketch
3 62 (60.19%) Wireframes
4 55 (53.40%) Prototyping
5 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (32.04%) Adobe
7 31 (30.10%) CSS
7 31 (30.10%) Scrum
7 31 (30.10%) Mobile App
7 31 (30.10%) InVision
8 30 (29.13%) HTML
9 29 (28.16%) Axure RP
10 24 (23.30%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
11 21 (20.39%) Photoshop
12 19 (18.45%) Finance
13 18 (17.48%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (15.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 14 (13.59%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 14 (13.59%) Typography
15 14 (13.59%) B2B
16 13 (12.62%) Information Architecture
17 12 (11.65%) Balsamiq
17 12 (11.65%) OmniGraffle
17 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (11.65%) Workshop Facilitation
18 11 (10.68%) Field Research
18 11 (10.68%) Adobe XD
19 10 (9.71%) Adobe Illustrator
19 10 (9.71%) Front End Development

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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 2 (1.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (80.58%) Sketch
2 31 (30.10%) InVision
3 21 (20.39%) Photoshop
4 12 (11.65%) OmniGraffle
5 11 (10.68%) Adobe XD
6 10 (9.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (7.77%) Marvel
8 5 (4.85%) InDesign
8 5 (4.85%) Zeplin
9 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.88%) SaaS
4 2 (1.94%) Google Tag Manager
4 2 (1.94%) npm
4 2 (1.94%) Office 365
5 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.97%) AWS
5 1 (0.97%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.97%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.97%) GitHub
5 1 (0.97%) Route 53
5 1 (0.97%) Serverless
5 1 (0.97%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (0.97%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (28.16%) Axure RP
2 12 (11.65%) Balsamiq
3 5 (4.85%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) webpack
5 1 (0.97%) Babel
5 1 (0.97%) gulp
5 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.97%) JIRA
5 1 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.97%) Mocha
5 1 (0.97%) PostCSS
5 1 (0.97%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (0.97%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.83%) Marketing
4 4 (3.88%) Electronics
4 4 (3.88%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.97%) Law
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
Job Titles
1 93 (90.29%) Designer
2 60 (58.25%) UX Designer
3 39 (37.86%) UI Designer
4 25 (24.27%) UI/UX Designer
5 17 (16.50%) Senior Designer
6 12 (11.65%) Senior UI Designer
7 11 (10.68%) Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Senior UX Designer
9 7 (6.80%) Interaction Designer
10 6 (5.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 5 (4.85%) Senior UI/UX Designer
12 4 (3.88%) Web Designer
13 3 (2.91%) Graphic Designer
13 3 (2.91%) Mobile Designer
13 3 (2.91%) Senior Graphic Designer
14 2 (1.94%) HTML CSS Designer
14 2 (1.94%) UI Developer
15 1 (0.97%) Digital Designer
15 1 (0.97%) HTML Developer
15 1 (0.97%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) CSS
2 30 (29.13%) HTML
3 8 (7.77%) HTML5
4 7 (6.80%) React
4 7 (6.80%) Sass
5 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.83%) Framer.js
6 5 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (4.85%) Vue.js
7 4 (3.88%) LESS
7 4 (3.88%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (2.91%) jQuery
9 2 (1.94%) CSS3
10 1 (0.97%) Chai
10 1 (0.97%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.97%) Jest
10 1 (0.97%) Material Design
10 1 (0.97%) Node.js
10 1 (0.97%) REST
10 1 (0.97%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 95 (92.23%) User Experience
2 31 (30.10%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.85%) Blog
4 5 (4.85%) Life Science
5 1 (0.97%) Animation
5 1 (0.97%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Android
1 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (60.19%) Wireframes
2 55 (53.40%) Prototyping
3 48 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (30.10%) Scrum
5 24 (23.30%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 18 (17.48%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (13.59%) B2B
7 14 (13.59%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 14 (13.59%) Typography
8 13 (12.62%) Information Architecture
9 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (11.65%) Workshop Facilitation
10 11 (10.68%) Field Research
11 10 (9.71%) Front End Development
11 10 (9.71%) User Stories
12 8 (7.77%) Visualisation
13 7 (6.80%) Data Protection
13 7 (6.80%) Mobile First
13 7 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (6.80%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.85%) ES6
3 1 (0.97%) ES7
3 1 (0.97%) PHP
3 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) BPSS Clearance
1 7 (6.80%) SC Cleared
1 7 (6.80%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) QA
1 1 (0.97%) WCAG
Vendors
1 33 (32.04%) Adobe
2 5 (4.85%) Google
3 4 (3.88%) SAP
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
5 2 (1.94%) Apple