Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sketch skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sketch over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 489 511 528
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 +136
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 405 549 765
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 7.50% 6.37% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 312 436 604
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,900 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,875 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.77% +9.47%
75th Percentile £67,813 £67,500 £65,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,125 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

Sketch 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 5,402 8,621 12,497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.50% 7.57% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,907 6,783 9,364
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,375 £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 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.85% +4.29% +6.06%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sketch as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sketch.

Salary trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sketch over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sketch within the UK over the 6 months to 13 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 +29 386 £55,000 - 79
London +52 239 £60,000 +4.35% 39
UK excluding London +31 147 £45,000 - 44
Work from Home -68 78 £52,500 +23.53% 10
South East +50 58 £45,000 -21.74% 5
Midlands +38 33 £45,000 +18.42% 7
North of England +45 30 £45,000 +12.50% 19
West Midlands +25 28 £45,000 +18.42% 5
Yorkshire +14 15 £40,000 +10.34% 7
North West +27 14 £56,250 +40.63% 11
East of England +42 10 £43,750 -23.91% 1
South West +13 9 £35,000 -12.50% 8
East Midlands +19 5 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Scotland -3 4 £47,350 +11.41% 3
Wales +30 2 £35,000 -7.16%
North East - 1 £48,500 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Sketch 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 Sketch.

1 339 (83.70%) User Experience
2 244 (60.25%) Adobe
3 215 (53.09%) InVision
4 184 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (43.21%) Figma
6 174 (42.96%) Wireframes
7 151 (37.28%) HTML
7 151 (37.28%) CSS
8 138 (34.07%) JavaScript
9 122 (30.12%) Prototyping
10 84 (20.74%) Adobe XD
11 75 (18.52%) Git (software)
12 73 (18.02%) Finance
13 72 (17.78%) Fintech
14 67 (16.54%) Axure RP
15 64 (15.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 64 (15.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
16 63 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
17 61 (15.06%) Photoshop
17 61 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
18 57 (14.07%) HTML5
19 55 (13.58%) React
20 53 (13.09%) Front End Development
20 53 (13.09%) Google
21 51 (12.59%) CSS3
22 48 (11.85%) Marketing
22 48 (11.85%) Java
23 47 (11.60%) Adobe Illustrator
24 46 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
24 46 (11.36%) Analytics

Sketch
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 4 (0.99%) Drupal
2 3 (0.74%) CMS
2 3 (0.74%) Confluence
2 3 (0.74%) WordPress
3 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 215 (53.09%) InVision
2 175 (43.21%) Figma
3 84 (20.74%) Adobe XD
4 64 (15.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 61 (15.06%) Photoshop
6 47 (11.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 42 (10.37%) Zeplin
8 19 (4.69%) Adobe After Effects
9 14 (3.46%) InDesign
10 10 (2.47%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (2.22%) Marvel
12 8 (1.98%) CINEMA 4D
12 8 (1.98%) MS Visio
13 7 (1.73%) Flinto
14 5 (1.23%) Blender
14 5 (1.23%) UXPin
15 4 (0.99%) Fireworks
16 2 (0.49%) Adobe Premiere
17 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
17 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 30 (7.41%) SaaS
3 26 (6.42%) Google Analytics
4 19 (4.69%) GCP
5 18 (4.44%) Azure
6 15 (3.70%) AWS
7 9 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (2.22%) Logic Apps
7 9 (2.22%) npm
8 6 (1.48%) Firebase
9 5 (1.23%) Bitrise
10 4 (0.99%) Yarn
11 3 (0.74%) PaaS
11 3 (0.74%) Serverless
11 3 (0.74%) Slack
12 2 (0.49%) Canva
12 2 (0.49%) GitHub
12 2 (0.49%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.49%) Trello
13 1 (0.25%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.94%) Broadband
2 5 (1.23%) Intranet
3 4 (0.99%) Wireless
4 2 (0.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.48%) MySQL
2 5 (1.23%) BigQuery
3 4 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.25%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.25%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 75 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 67 (16.54%) Axure RP
3 31 (7.65%) Selenium
4 23 (5.68%) Cypress.io
5 22 (5.43%) PostCSS
6 17 (4.20%) Balsamiq
7 15 (3.70%) Visual Website Optimizer
8 14 (3.46%) CocoaPods
9 13 (3.21%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.22%) gulp
10 9 (2.22%) Moq
10 9 (2.22%) Visual Studio
11 6 (1.48%) GitLab
12 5 (1.23%) CircleCI
12 5 (1.23%) Crashlytics
12 5 (1.23%) fastlane
12 5 (1.23%) Grunt
12 5 (1.23%) JIRA
12 5 (1.23%) Travis CI
13 4 (0.99%) ESLint
General
1 73 (18.02%) Finance
2 48 (11.85%) Marketing
3 36 (8.89%) Public Sector
4 14 (3.46%) Games
4 14 (3.46%) Retail
5 8 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.73%) Advertising
6 7 (1.73%) Banking
6 7 (1.73%) Legal
7 5 (1.23%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.99%) Automotive
8 4 (0.99%) Electronics
8 4 (0.99%) Local Government
8 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 255 (62.96%) Designer
2 179 (44.20%) UX Designer
3 111 (27.41%) Developer
4 92 (22.72%) UI Designer
5 77 (19.01%) UI/UX Designer
6 46 (11.36%) Senior Designer
7 37 (9.14%) React Developer
8 29 (7.16%) Senior UX Designer
9 27 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (6.67%) Lead Designer
10 24 (5.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 22 (5.43%) Android Developer
11 22 (5.43%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.94%) Lead UX Designer
13 19 (4.69%) iOS Developer
14 17 (4.20%) Java Developer
15 16 (3.95%) Digital Designer
15 16 (3.95%) UI Developer
16 12 (2.96%) Junior
16 12 (2.96%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (37.28%) CSS
1 151 (37.28%) HTML
2 57 (14.07%) HTML5
3 55 (13.58%) React
4 51 (12.59%) CSS3
5 42 (10.37%) Sass
6 38 (9.38%) GraphQL
7 35 (8.64%) RESTful
8 27 (6.67%) Node.js
8 27 (6.67%) REST
9 24 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 23 (5.68%) Puppeteer
10 23 (5.68%) Vue.js
10 23 (5.68%) Web Components
11 22 (5.43%) Spring
11 22 (5.43%) Spring Boot
12 20 (4.94%) AngularJS
13 19 (4.69%) Framer.js
13 19 (4.69%) Material Design
14 17 (4.20%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 339 (83.70%) User Experience
2 37 (9.14%) Mobile App
3 35 (8.64%) Animation
4 26 (6.42%) Social Media
5 23 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.21%) Graphic Design
7 9 (2.22%) Life Science
7 9 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 6 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.99%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.99%) Motion Graphics
11 4 (0.99%) NHS
12 3 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.49%) Podcast
13 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.49%) Video Editing
14 1 (0.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.37%) Android
2 41 (10.12%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.23%) Unix
4 4 (0.99%) Mac OS
4 4 (0.99%) Windows
5 1 (0.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (45.43%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (42.96%) Wireframes
3 122 (30.12%) Prototyping
4 72 (17.78%) Fintech
5 64 (15.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 63 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 61 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
8 53 (13.09%) Front End Development
9 46 (11.36%) Analytics
10 42 (10.37%) Workshop Facilitation
11 37 (9.14%) DevOps
11 37 (9.14%) Software Engineering
12 35 (8.64%) A/B Testing
12 35 (8.64%) Microservices
13 34 (8.40%) E-Commerce
13 34 (8.40%) Scrum
14 33 (8.15%) TDD
15 31 (7.65%) Mentoring
15 31 (7.65%) Performance Tuning
15 31 (7.65%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 138 (34.07%) JavaScript
2 48 (11.85%) Java
3 42 (10.37%) TypeScript
4 30 (7.41%) ES6
5 28 (6.91%) ES7
5 28 (6.91%) Kotlin
6 22 (5.43%) Scala
7 20 (4.94%) Apple Swift
8 18 (4.44%) SQL
9 14 (3.46%) Objective-C
10 13 (3.21%) C#
11 11 (2.72%) PHP
11 11 (2.72%) Python
12 5 (1.23%) Clojure
12 5 (1.23%) Elixir
12 5 (1.23%) Elm
12 5 (1.23%) Rust
13 4 (0.99%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.99%) Perl
14 2 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (5.68%) Degree
2 22 (5.43%) SANS
3 4 (0.99%) MOS
4 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.42%) WCAG
2 22 (5.43%) QA
3 7 (1.73%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.99%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (7.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (5.93%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 244 (60.25%) Adobe
2 53 (13.09%) Google
3 11 (2.72%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.22%) Apple
5 4 (0.99%) SAP
6 3 (0.74%) BT
6 3 (0.74%) Hotjar
6 3 (0.74%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.49%) IBM
8 1 (0.25%) Facebook
8 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.25%) Twitter