Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 517 500 532
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32 +38
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 672 212 663
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 6.33% 7.12% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 446 180 477
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.81% +1.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,625 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% +5.00%

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 10,609 2,977 11,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.43% 6.09% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 2,431 8,825
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,500 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% +20.00% -5.06%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £38,542 £34,000
% change year-on-year -2.70% +13.36% -2.86%

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 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Top 16 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 20 October 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 -21 604 £60,000 +14.29% 99
London -56 334 £70,000 +12.00% 47
UK excluding London -100 256 £50,000 +11.11% 53
Work from Home -128 169 £52,500 -19.23% 16
South East -97 105 £55,000 +19.57% 8
North of England -91 68 £45,000 - 21
Yorkshire -88 31 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands -118 30 £44,938 +19.83% 10
North West -86 29 £38,500 -25.24% 13
West Midlands -104 23 £25,000 -33.33% 7
Scotland -68 21 £45,000 +12.50% 1
South West -86 20 £42,500 -10.53% 5
East of England -91 9 £60,000 -14.29% 6
North East - 8 £51,500 - 4
East Midlands -67 7 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Northern Ireland -43 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 528 (78.57%) User Experience
2 391 (58.18%) Figma
3 364 (54.17%) Adobe
4 328 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
5 301 (44.79%) Wireframes
6 300 (44.64%) InVision
7 222 (33.04%) CSS
8 215 (31.99%) HTML
9 204 (30.36%) JavaScript
10 190 (28.27%) Prototyping
11 164 (24.40%) User Research
12 154 (22.92%) Social Skills
13 142 (21.13%) React
14 126 (18.75%) Finance
15 120 (17.86%) Front End Development
16 116 (17.26%) Axure RP
17 109 (16.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 103 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
19 99 (14.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 98 (14.58%) TypeScript
21 94 (13.99%) Photoshop
22 91 (13.54%) Mobile App
23 90 (13.39%) Adobe XD
24 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
25 88 (13.10%) Accessibility
26 82 (12.20%) Usability Testing
26 82 (12.20%) Node.js
27 80 (11.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
27 80 (11.90%) Marketing
28 76 (11.31%) 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 33 (4.91%) WordPress
2 32 (4.76%) CMS
3 24 (3.57%) Confluence
4 16 (2.38%) Drupal
5 6 (0.89%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.30%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 391 (58.18%) Figma
2 300 (44.64%) InVision
3 94 (13.99%) Photoshop
4 90 (13.39%) Adobe XD
5 80 (11.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 69 (10.27%) Adobe Illustrator
7 59 (8.78%) Zeplin
8 40 (5.95%) Marvel
9 32 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (3.87%) UserZoom
11 19 (2.83%) InDesign
12 14 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
13 10 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 8 (1.19%) UXPin
15 7 (1.04%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
17 5 (0.74%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.74%) Maya
18 4 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
18 4 (0.60%) iWork
Business Applications
1 17 (2.53%) Shopify
2 8 (1.19%) Magento
3 2 (0.30%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.30%) Workfront
4 1 (0.15%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 99 (14.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 59 (8.78%) Miro
3 47 (6.99%) SaaS
4 30 (4.46%) AWS
5 29 (4.32%) Azure
6 28 (4.17%) Google Analytics
7 21 (3.13%) GitHub
8 17 (2.53%) GCP
9 15 (2.23%) npm
10 11 (1.64%) Serverless
11 10 (1.49%) Canva
11 10 (1.49%) Typeform
12 8 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (1.04%) MailChimp
14 6 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.74%) Amazon Alexa
15 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.74%) Dialogflow
15 5 (0.74%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.60%) Internet
2 3 (0.45%) DNS
3 2 (0.30%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 14 (2.08%) Relational Database
1 14 (2.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.79%) Big Data
3 5 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.60%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.30%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.15%) Metadata
6 1 (0.15%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 116 (17.26%) Axure RP
2 89 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 37 (5.51%) JIRA
4 25 (3.72%) PostCSS
5 19 (2.83%) Cypress.io
5 19 (2.83%) Selenium
5 19 (2.83%) webpack
6 14 (2.08%) NUnit
6 14 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (1.93%) Balsamiq
8 10 (1.49%) GitLab
9 8 (1.19%) Storybook
10 7 (1.04%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.89%) gulp
12 5 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.74%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 3 (0.45%) Moq
13 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.30%) CircleCI
General
1 154 (22.92%) Social Skills
2 126 (18.75%) Finance
3 80 (11.90%) Marketing
4 34 (5.06%) Banking
5 31 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 17 (2.53%) Retail
8 16 (2.38%) Advertising
9 15 (2.23%) Legal
10 13 (1.93%) Financial Institution
10 13 (1.93%) Games
11 11 (1.64%) Public Sector
12 10 (1.49%) Presentation Skills
13 8 (1.19%) Organisational Skills
14 7 (1.04%) Publishing
15 6 (0.89%) Automotive
15 6 (0.89%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (0.89%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.60%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.45%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 427 (63.54%) Designer
2 283 (42.11%) UX Designer
3 162 (24.11%) UI Designer
4 120 (17.86%) Senior Designer
5 118 (17.56%) UI/UX Designer
6 116 (17.26%) Developer
7 86 (12.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 57 (8.48%) Senior UX Designer
9 45 (6.70%) React Developer
10 38 (5.65%) Senior Developer
10 38 (5.65%) Senior UI Designer
11 37 (5.51%) Lead Designer
12 35 (5.21%) Digital Designer
13 28 (4.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 27 (4.02%) Lead UX Designer
15 25 (3.72%) Junior
16 19 (2.83%) Digital UX Designer
16 19 (2.83%) Junior Designer
17 16 (2.38%) Senior React Developer
17 16 (2.38%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (33.04%) CSS
2 215 (31.99%) HTML
3 142 (21.13%) React
4 82 (12.20%) Node.js
5 48 (7.14%) GraphQL
5 48 (7.14%) HTML5
6 47 (6.99%) Sass
7 43 (6.40%) CSS3
8 36 (5.36%) Vue.js
9 33 (4.91%) AngularJS
9 33 (4.91%) Jest
10 30 (4.46%) D3.js
11 29 (4.32%) Spring
11 29 (4.32%) Spring Boot
12 24 (3.57%) React Native
13 23 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (3.27%) XHTML
15 17 (2.53%) .NET
15 17 (2.53%) jQuery
16 15 (2.23%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 528 (78.57%) User Experience
2 91 (13.54%) Mobile App
3 35 (5.21%) Graphic Design
4 30 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (4.17%) Animation
6 21 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
7 19 (2.83%) Social Media
8 13 (1.93%) Motion Graphics
8 13 (1.93%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.04%) Podcast
9 7 (1.04%) W3C
10 5 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (0.74%) Blog
10 5 (0.74%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.74%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.60%) iPad
12 3 (0.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.97%) Apple iOS
2 66 (9.82%) Android
3 14 (2.08%) Windows
4 5 (0.74%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.15%) Linux
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 301 (44.79%) Wireframes
3 190 (28.27%) Prototyping
4 164 (24.40%) User Research
5 120 (17.86%) Front End Development
6 109 (16.22%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 103 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
8 82 (12.20%) Usability Testing
9 76 (11.31%) Analytics
10 70 (10.42%) Software Engineering
11 69 (10.27%) Information Architecture
11 69 (10.27%) Workshop Facilitation
12 55 (8.18%) Typography
13 54 (8.04%) A/B Testing
13 54 (8.04%) Responsive Web Design
14 53 (7.89%) Validation
15 52 (7.74%) E-Commerce
15 52 (7.74%) Web Design
16 49 (7.29%) Design Thinking
16 49 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 204 (30.36%) JavaScript
2 98 (14.58%) TypeScript
3 50 (7.44%) Java
4 43 (6.40%) Kotlin
5 34 (5.06%) ES6
6 29 (4.32%) Scala
7 24 (3.57%) C#
8 23 (3.42%) SQL
9 19 (2.83%) ES7
10 15 (2.23%) Java 11
11 14 (2.08%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.93%) Objective-C
13 11 (1.64%) PHP
14 6 (0.89%) Ruby
15 5 (0.74%) C
16 4 (0.60%) C++
16 4 (0.60%) Elm
16 4 (0.60%) Go
16 4 (0.60%) Rust
17 3 (0.45%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 57 (8.48%) Degree
2 15 (2.23%) SANS
3 6 (0.89%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (13.10%) Accessibility
2 34 (5.06%) WCAG
3 19 (2.83%) QA
4 5 (0.74%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (6.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (5.06%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.83%) Terraform
3 15 (2.23%) Grafana
Vendors
1 364 (54.17%) Adobe
2 71 (10.57%) Google
3 17 (2.53%) Apple
4 11 (1.64%) IBM
4 11 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.49%) Facebook
5 10 (1.49%) Netlify
6 6 (0.89%) Optimizely
7 4 (0.60%) HubSpot
8 3 (0.45%) BT
8 3 (0.45%) Hotjar
8 3 (0.45%) Instagram
8 3 (0.45%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.45%) Twitter
9 2 (0.30%) Avid
9 2 (0.30%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.15%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.15%) Omniture
10 1 (0.15%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Virgin Media