Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Figma
UK
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 731 1077 1193
Rank change year-on-year +346 +116 +18
Permanent jobs citing Figma 99 41 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.028% 0.020%
As % of the Applications category 1.77% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 83 27 33
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £33,000 £40,197 £25,750
90th Percentile £74,500 £72,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,329 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.58% -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 5,579 12,087 15,315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.06% 8.20% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4,341 9,243 11,997
Median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +4.99%

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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 6 July 2020.

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 6 July 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 +316 91 £52,500 +10.53% 14
London +201 55 £60,000 +20.00% 2
UK excluding London +270 41 £45,000 +11.58% 13
South East +153 19 £45,000 +16.13% 1
Midlands +124 11 £41,250 - 7
West Midlands - 11 £41,250 - 7
Work from Home - 7 £42,500 - 1
North of England +153 4 £52,500 - 1
North West +106 4 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 4 £36,250 - 1
South West +108 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 84 (84.85%) User Experience
2 62 (62.63%) Sketch
3 60 (60.61%) Wireframes
4 48 (48.48%) Prototyping
5 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (39.39%) InVision
7 32 (32.32%) Adobe
8 30 (30.30%) HTML
8 30 (30.30%) CSS
9 27 (27.27%) Scrum
10 24 (24.24%) SaaS
10 24 (24.24%) Axure RP
10 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
11 22 (22.22%) Finance
11 22 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 19 (19.19%) Analytics
13 18 (18.18%) Information Architecture
14 17 (17.17%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 15 (15.15%) Google
16 14 (14.14%) Adobe Illustrator
16 14 (14.14%) B2B
16 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
16 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
17 13 (13.13%) Sass
17 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
17 13 (13.13%) Photoshop
18 12 (12.12%) Google Analytics
18 12 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (12.12%) HTML5
18 12 (12.12%) Fintech

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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 (2.02%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (62.63%) Sketch
2 39 (39.39%) InVision
3 14 (14.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (13.13%) Photoshop
5 12 (12.12%) Zeplin
6 11 (11.11%) Adobe XD
7 9 (9.09%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (7.07%) Marvel
9 6 (6.06%) InDesign
10 2 (2.02%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (2.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (1.01%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Magento
1 1 (1.01%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (24.24%) SaaS
2 12 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 12 (12.12%) Google Analytics
3 5 (5.05%) Dropbox
3 5 (5.05%) Slack
4 3 (3.03%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.01%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Power BI
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (24.24%) Axure RP
2 11 (11.11%) Balsamiq
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Games
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (80.81%) Designer
2 58 (58.59%) UX Designer
3 32 (32.32%) UI Designer
4 26 (26.26%) UI/UX Designer
5 16 (16.16%) Developer
6 14 (14.14%) Senior Designer
7 11 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.05%) Senior UI Designer
8 5 (5.05%) Senior UX Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Digital Designer
10 3 (3.03%) Lead Designer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior UI/UX Designer
10 3 (3.03%) UI Developer
11 2 (2.02%) UI/UX Developer
11 2 (2.02%) User Experience Researcher
11 2 (2.02%) UX Developer
11 2 (2.02%) Web Designer
12 1 (1.01%) Creative Technologist
12 1 (1.01%) Senior Digital Designer
12 1 (1.01%) Senior UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (30.30%) CSS
1 30 (30.30%) HTML
2 13 (13.13%) Sass
3 12 (12.12%) HTML5
3 12 (12.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 11 (11.11%) React
5 10 (10.10%) Semantic HTML
5 10 (10.10%) Vue.js
6 9 (9.09%) Framer.js
7 2 (2.02%) CSS3
7 2 (2.02%) LESS
8 1 (1.01%) Ember.js
8 1 (1.01%) Material Design
8 1 (1.01%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.01%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 84 (84.85%) User Experience
2 13 (13.13%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Blog
4 3 (3.03%) Life Science
5 2 (2.02%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Animation
6 1 (1.01%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.01%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Android
1 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.01%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (60.61%) Wireframes
2 48 (48.48%) Prototyping
3 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (27.27%) Scrum
5 22 (22.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 19 (19.19%) Analytics
7 18 (18.18%) Information Architecture
8 17 (17.17%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 14 (14.14%) B2B
9 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
9 14 (14.14%) Visualisation
10 12 (12.12%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 12 (12.12%) Fintech
11 11 (11.11%) Data Analysis
11 11 (11.11%) Kanban
12 10 (10.10%) Acceptance Criteria
12 10 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (10.10%) Web Analytics
12 10 (10.10%) Web Development
13 9 (9.09%) Field Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.24%) JavaScript
2 10 (10.10%) ES6
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
1 1 (1.01%) WCAG
Vendors
1 32 (32.32%) Adobe
2 15 (15.15%) Google
3 10 (10.10%) Twitter
4 5 (5.05%) CrowdStrike
5 4 (4.04%) Hotjar
6 3 (3.03%) Spotify
7 2 (2.02%) Intel
8 1 (1.01%) Capita