Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 571 937 1112
Rank change year-on-year +366 +175 +98
Permanent jobs citing Figma 182 82 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.066% 0.012%
As % of the Applications category 4.69% 0.83% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 191 70 17
Median annual salary £60,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.44% +9.09% +0.61%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,589 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,375 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year - +24.14% -

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 3,881 9,873 13,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.13% 7.93% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,073 7,874 9,837
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 19 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Figma in the UK

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Top 12 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 19 January 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 +365 177 £62,500 +38.89% 33
London +290 113 £65,000 +36.84% 11
UK excluding London +222 62 £45,000 - 23
Work from Home -31 35 £65,000 +4.00% 9
South East +155 26 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North of England +101 15 £37,500 -16.67% 9
Midlands +98 14 £40,000 +10.34% 5
West Midlands +81 14 £40,000 +10.34% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £35,000 - 3
East of England - 6 £50,000 - 2
North West +78 5 £38,750 -13.89% 6
South West +76 1 £42,500 +34.54% 3

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 134 (73.63%) User Experience
2 114 (62.64%) Wireframes
3 100 (54.95%) Sketch
4 91 (50.00%) Adobe
5 70 (38.46%) HTML
6 69 (37.91%) CSS
6 69 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (30.77%) Adobe XD
8 55 (30.22%) Fintech
9 54 (29.67%) Prototyping
10 51 (28.02%) JavaScript
11 49 (26.92%) Git (software)
12 41 (22.53%) Front End Development
13 40 (21.98%) Performance Tuning
13 40 (21.98%) RESTful
13 40 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
13 40 (21.98%) Push Notifications
14 37 (20.33%) Android
15 35 (19.23%) REST
16 34 (18.68%) Apple iOS
16 34 (18.68%) InVision
17 29 (15.93%) CSS3
18 28 (15.38%) Degree
19 27 (14.84%) Google
19 27 (14.84%) HTML5
19 27 (14.84%) React
20 26 (14.29%) Animation
21 24 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
22 23 (12.64%) Collaborative Working
22 23 (12.64%) Material Design

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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 (9.34%) CMS
2 7 (3.85%) WordPress
3 6 (3.30%) Confluence
4 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 100 (54.95%) Sketch
2 56 (30.77%) Adobe XD
3 34 (18.68%) InVision
4 11 (6.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (5.49%) Photoshop
6 8 (4.40%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (2.75%) Zeplin
8 4 (2.20%) UXPin
9 3 (1.65%) Flinto
9 3 (1.65%) Marvel
9 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (1.10%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (1.10%) InDesign
11 1 (0.55%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.55%) Maya
11 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.55%) MODO
11 1 (0.55%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.59%) SaaS
2 10 (5.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (2.20%) Azure
3 4 (2.20%) Google Analytics
3 4 (2.20%) npm
4 2 (1.10%) Bitrise
4 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.10%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.55%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.55%) Firebase
5 1 (0.55%) G Suite
5 1 (0.55%) GitHub
5 1 (0.55%) Google Drive
5 1 (0.55%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.55%) Slack
5 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.10%) Tableau
4 1 (0.55%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 49 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 18 (9.89%) CocoaPods
3 15 (8.24%) Axure RP
4 8 (4.40%) JIRA
5 7 (3.85%) Balsamiq
6 5 (2.75%) Mocha
6 5 (2.75%) webpack
7 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.10%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.55%) Grunt
8 1 (0.55%) gulp
8 1 (0.55%) Subversion
General
1 17 (9.34%) Finance
2 16 (8.79%) Marketing
3 13 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 8 (4.40%) Games
5 5 (2.75%) Legal
6 4 (2.20%) Banking
6 4 (2.20%) Retail
7 3 (1.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.55%) Automotive
8 1 (0.55%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.55%) Law
8 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.55%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 83 (45.60%) Designer
2 72 (39.56%) Developer
3 51 (28.02%) UX Designer
4 30 (16.48%) UI Designer
5 26 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 22 (12.09%) Android Developer
7 21 (11.54%) UI/UX Designer
8 19 (10.44%) iOS Developer
9 14 (7.69%) Senior Designer
10 12 (6.59%) Lead Designer
11 11 (6.04%) Senior UX Designer
12 10 (5.49%) Lead Developer
12 10 (5.49%) React Developer
13 7 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
13 7 (3.85%) HTML Developer
13 7 (3.85%) Lead UX Designer
14 5 (2.75%) Digital Designer
14 5 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (2.75%) Product Owner
15 4 (2.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (38.46%) HTML
2 69 (37.91%) CSS
3 40 (21.98%) RESTful
4 35 (19.23%) REST
5 29 (15.93%) CSS3
6 27 (14.84%) HTML5
6 27 (14.84%) React
7 23 (12.64%) Material Design
8 22 (12.09%) Android SDK
9 19 (10.44%) Core Data
9 19 (10.44%) Node.js
9 19 (10.44%) Sass
10 18 (9.89%) Cocoa
10 18 (9.89%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (9.89%) Core Animation
10 18 (9.89%) UIKit
11 15 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (6.59%) Ajax
12 12 (6.59%) Ember.js
13 11 (6.04%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (73.63%) User Experience
2 26 (14.29%) Animation
3 21 (11.54%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.59%) Acoustics
4 12 (6.59%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.75%) Motion Graphics
6 4 (2.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.20%) Social Media
7 3 (1.65%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.65%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.33%) Android
2 34 (18.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (62.64%) Wireframes
2 69 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (30.22%) Fintech
4 54 (29.67%) Prototyping
5 41 (22.53%) Front End Development
6 40 (21.98%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (21.98%) Performance Tuning
6 40 (21.98%) Push Notifications
7 24 (13.19%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 23 (12.64%) Android Development
8 23 (12.64%) Collaborative Working
9 22 (12.09%) Benchmarking
9 22 (12.09%) Open Source
9 22 (12.09%) Translating Business Requirements
10 21 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.99%) iOS Development
12 17 (9.34%) E-Commerce
13 15 (8.24%) Mobile First
13 15 (8.24%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.69%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.02%) JavaScript
2 22 (12.09%) Java
3 20 (10.99%) Apple Swift
4 18 (9.89%) Objective-C
5 12 (6.59%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.20%) Haskell
6 4 (2.20%) Python
7 2 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (0.55%) ES6
8 1 (0.55%) JSX
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Degree
2 12 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (5.49%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.24%) QA
Vendors
1 91 (50.00%) Adobe
2 27 (14.84%) Google
3 9 (4.95%) Apple
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.65%) Hotjar
5 3 (1.65%) Optimizely
6 2 (1.10%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.55%) Facebook
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore