Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 513 474 518
Rank change year-on-year -39 +44 +75
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 579 339 777
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.88% 7.12% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 378 269 601
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.43% +15.00% -

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 8,421 4,759 11,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.46% 6.90% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5,318 3,710 9,231
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% +2.67%
75th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,100 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,200 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.53% +7.14% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -27 529 £57,500 - 89
London -36 297 £70,000 +21.74% 49
UK excluding London -39 229 £48,500 +5.43% 44
Work from Home -125 135 £51,500 +21.18% 22
South East -50 93 £55,000 -5.17% 13
North of England -22 67 £47,500 +15.15% 16
Midlands -70 32 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire -45 31 £47,500 +22.58% 4
North West -46 25 £42,500 - 11
West Midlands -62 21 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Scotland -62 13 £48,500 +31.08% 5
East of England -34 11 £65,000 +13.04% 1
East Midlands -38 11 £38,719 -13.96% 2
South West -90 11 £40,000 -23.81% 4
North East - 11 £48,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -36 2 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 460 (79.45%) User Experience
2 310 (53.54%) Adobe
3 300 (51.81%) Figma
4 282 (48.70%) InVision
5 281 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
6 260 (44.91%) Wireframes
7 229 (39.55%) CSS
8 226 (39.03%) HTML
9 200 (34.54%) JavaScript
10 190 (32.82%) Prototyping
11 164 (28.32%) User Research
12 146 (25.22%) Social Skills
13 128 (22.11%) React
14 114 (19.69%) Finance
15 109 (18.83%) Front End Development
16 108 (18.65%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 103 (17.79%) Axure RP
18 96 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
19 93 (16.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 89 (15.37%) Git (software)
21 84 (14.51%) Marketing
21 84 (14.51%) TypeScript
21 84 (14.51%) Analytics
22 83 (14.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 83 (14.34%) Workshop Facilitation
23 82 (14.16%) Photoshop
24 78 (13.47%) Node.js
25 74 (12.78%) Adobe XD
26 71 (12.26%) Google
27 69 (11.92%) Usability Testing

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 18 (3.11%) CMS
2 17 (2.94%) Confluence
3 15 (2.59%) WordPress
4 12 (2.07%) Drupal
5 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 300 (51.81%) Figma
2 282 (48.70%) InVision
3 83 (14.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 82 (14.16%) Photoshop
5 74 (12.78%) Adobe XD
6 63 (10.88%) Adobe Illustrator
7 53 (9.15%) Zeplin
8 33 (5.70%) Marvel
9 29 (5.01%) OmniGraffle
10 25 (4.32%) Adobe After Effects
11 23 (3.97%) InDesign
12 22 (3.80%) UserZoom
13 8 (1.38%) Adobe Premiere
14 7 (1.21%) Flinto
15 6 (1.04%) Blender
15 6 (1.04%) CINEMA 4D
15 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
16 5 (0.86%) Chatbot
17 4 (0.69%) Fireworks
18 3 (0.52%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 19 (3.28%) Shopify
2 8 (1.38%) Magento
3 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.17%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 93 (16.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 41 (7.08%) SaaS
3 40 (6.91%) Miro
4 35 (6.04%) Azure
5 29 (5.01%) GCP
6 28 (4.84%) AWS
7 27 (4.66%) Google Analytics
8 25 (4.32%) GitHub
9 10 (1.73%) Canva
9 10 (1.73%) npm
10 8 (1.38%) Serverless
11 6 (1.04%) Trello
12 5 (0.86%) Amazon Alexa
12 5 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.86%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.86%) Dialogflow
12 5 (0.86%) Firebase
12 5 (0.86%) Siri
12 5 (0.86%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.63%) Broadband
2 5 (0.86%) Intranet
3 4 (0.69%) Internet
3 4 (0.69%) Wireless
4 3 (0.52%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.42%) RDBMS
1 14 (2.42%) Relational Database
1 14 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.21%) Big Data
3 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.69%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 103 (17.79%) Axure RP
2 89 (15.37%) Git (software)
3 34 (5.87%) PostCSS
4 28 (4.84%) Selenium
5 26 (4.49%) Cypress.io
5 26 (4.49%) JIRA
6 14 (2.42%) GitLab
6 14 (2.42%) gulp
6 14 (2.42%) NUnit
6 14 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (2.25%) Balsamiq
8 12 (2.07%) Jenkins
8 12 (2.07%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 8 (1.38%) webpack
10 6 (1.04%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.69%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.69%) Grunt
11 4 (0.69%) Travis CI
11 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
General
1 146 (25.22%) Social Skills
2 114 (19.69%) Finance
3 84 (14.51%) Marketing
4 40 (6.91%) Public Sector
5 37 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.15%) Banking
6 24 (4.15%) Organisational Skills
7 23 (3.97%) Retail
8 20 (3.45%) Legal
9 18 (3.11%) Games
10 14 (2.42%) Advertising
11 8 (1.38%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.69%) Automotive
12 4 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
12 4 (0.69%) Local Government
12 4 (0.69%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.52%) Documentation Skills
13 3 (0.52%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 366 (63.21%) Designer
2 234 (40.41%) UX Designer
3 121 (20.90%) Developer
4 111 (19.17%) UI Designer
5 108 (18.65%) Senior Designer
6 79 (13.64%) UI/UX Designer
7 70 (12.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 55 (9.50%) Senior UX Designer
9 46 (7.94%) React Developer
10 43 (7.43%) Senior Developer
11 35 (6.04%) Lead Designer
12 27 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
13 25 (4.32%) Senior UI Designer
14 24 (4.15%) Digital Designer
14 24 (4.15%) Lead UX Designer
15 20 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
16 15 (2.59%) Interaction Designer
17 14 (2.42%) Junior
17 14 (2.42%) UI Engineer
18 13 (2.25%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (39.55%) CSS
2 226 (39.03%) HTML
3 128 (22.11%) React
4 78 (13.47%) Node.js
5 62 (10.71%) GraphQL
6 59 (10.19%) Sass
7 58 (10.02%) HTML5
8 57 (9.84%) CSS3
9 39 (6.74%) Vue.js
10 38 (6.56%) Spring
10 38 (6.56%) Spring Boot
11 35 (6.04%) AngularJS
12 28 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 25 (4.32%) Jest
14 24 (4.15%) Puppeteer
14 24 (4.15%) Web Components
15 22 (3.80%) REST
16 20 (3.45%) D3.js
16 20 (3.45%) React Native
17 19 (3.28%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 460 (79.45%) User Experience
2 58 (10.02%) Mobile App
3 33 (5.70%) Animation
4 30 (5.18%) Graphic Design
5 28 (4.84%) Social Media
6 18 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.07%) Analytical Mindset
7 12 (2.07%) Life Science
7 12 (2.07%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.73%) Podcast
10 7 (1.21%) Motion Graphics
11 6 (1.04%) NHS
12 5 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.69%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.69%) Blog
13 4 (0.69%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.33%) Apple iOS
2 51 (8.81%) Android
3 12 (2.07%) Windows
4 6 (1.04%) Unix
5 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.35%) Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (44.91%) Wireframes
3 190 (32.82%) Prototyping
4 164 (28.32%) User Research
5 109 (18.83%) Front End Development
6 108 (18.65%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 96 (16.58%) Problem-Solving
8 84 (14.51%) Analytics
9 83 (14.34%) Workshop Facilitation
10 69 (11.92%) Usability Testing
11 64 (11.05%) E-Commerce
12 62 (10.71%) Full Stack Development
12 62 (10.71%) Information Architecture
13 59 (10.19%) Software Engineering
14 53 (9.15%) Mentoring
15 50 (8.64%) A/B Testing
16 49 (8.46%) DevOps
17 47 (8.12%) TDD
17 47 (8.12%) Web Design
18 46 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 200 (34.54%) JavaScript
2 84 (14.51%) TypeScript
3 50 (8.64%) Java
3 50 (8.64%) Kotlin
4 43 (7.43%) ES6
5 38 (6.56%) Scala
6 29 (5.01%) SQL
7 26 (4.49%) ES7
8 24 (4.15%) Java 11
9 19 (3.28%) C#
10 14 (2.42%) PHP
11 12 (2.07%) Apple Swift
12 8 (1.38%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.21%) Python
14 6 (1.04%) Clojure
14 6 (1.04%) Elixir
14 6 (1.04%) Elm
14 6 (1.04%) Ruby
14 6 (1.04%) Rust
15 5 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 50 (8.64%) Degree
2 24 (4.15%) SANS
3 4 (0.69%) MOS
3 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (11.74%) Accessibility
2 38 (6.56%) WCAG
3 24 (4.15%) QA
4 12 (2.07%) Actionable Recommendations
5 4 (0.69%) WAI
6 1 (0.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 53 (9.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 20 (3.45%) Terraform
3 15 (2.59%) Grafana
Vendors
1 310 (53.54%) Adobe
2 71 (12.26%) Google
3 14 (2.42%) Apple
4 12 (2.07%) Microsoft
5 10 (1.73%) IBM
5 10 (1.73%) Netlify
6 6 (1.04%) Optimizely
7 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.35%) BT
8 2 (0.35%) Facebook
8 2 (0.35%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.35%) Instagram
8 2 (0.35%) SAP
8 2 (0.35%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.17%) Hotjar
9 1 (0.17%) Omniture
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.17%) Twitter