Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 515 523 669
Rank change year-on-year +8 +146 +136
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 569 772 610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.49% 0.52% 0.34%
As % of the Applications category 6.37% 6.21% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 482 616 490
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £32,985 £29,750 £29,975
90th Percentile £77,375 £75,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% - -3.23%

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 8,931 12,433 15,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.62% 8.40% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,979 9,239 11,897
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,452 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.15% +7.69% -

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 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Top 15 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 2 April 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 +4 533 £55,000 +4.76% 99
London -30 321 £57,500 +4.55% 47
UK excluding London +93 234 £45,000 +20.00% 54
South East +85 90 £58,750 +32.02% 16
Midlands +75 38 £38,000 -24.00% 7
North of England +46 36 £37,500 +3.45% 17
West Midlands +66 31 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Work from Home +23 28 £42,750 -22.27% 2
East of England +79 27 £57,500 +79.69% 4
North West +33 27 £40,000 +6.67% 15
South West +4 20 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Scotland +52 19 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +27 9 £36,250 +3.57% 2
East Midlands +30 7 £35,000 -28.21% 3
Wales -12 4 £37,700 -2.71%

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 497 (87.35%) User Experience
2 299 (52.55%) InVision
3 278 (48.86%) Adobe
4 276 (48.51%) Wireframes
5 254 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
6 221 (38.84%) HTML
7 217 (38.14%) CSS
8 179 (31.46%) Prototyping
9 168 (29.53%) Photoshop
10 148 (26.01%) JavaScript
11 135 (23.73%) Axure RP
12 117 (20.56%) Adobe Illustrator
13 101 (17.75%) Marketing
14 97 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
15 96 (16.87%) Finance
16 90 (15.82%) Mobile App
17 89 (15.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
18 84 (14.76%) E-Commerce
19 77 (13.53%) React
20 75 (13.18%) Zeplin
21 67 (11.78%) Figma
22 66 (11.60%) Front End Development
23 63 (11.07%) Fintech
24 62 (10.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
24 62 (10.90%) Balsamiq
25 61 (10.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
26 59 (10.37%) Sass
26 59 (10.37%) Degree
27 58 (10.19%) Git (software)
27 58 (10.19%) Information Architecture

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 35 (6.15%) CMS
2 15 (2.64%) WordPress
3 5 (0.88%) Drupal
4 4 (0.70%) Confluence
4 4 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 299 (52.55%) InVision
2 168 (29.53%) Photoshop
3 117 (20.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 75 (13.18%) Zeplin
5 67 (11.78%) Figma
6 62 (10.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 47 (8.26%) Adobe XD
8 29 (5.10%) Marvel
9 27 (4.75%) OmniGraffle
10 26 (4.57%) Adobe After Effects
11 13 (2.28%) InDesign
12 12 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (1.76%) MS Visio
14 7 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 6 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (0.88%) UXPin
17 4 (0.70%) Flinto
18 2 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
19 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
19 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (2.64%) Shopify
2 13 (2.28%) Magento
3 5 (0.88%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 61 (10.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 30 (5.27%) SaaS
3 24 (4.22%) npm
4 14 (2.46%) AWS
5 12 (2.11%) Google Analytics
6 9 (1.58%) GitHub
7 7 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (1.23%) Serverless
8 4 (0.70%) Azure
8 4 (0.70%) iTunes
8 4 (0.70%) MailChimp
9 3 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (0.53%) Slack
10 2 (0.35%) AdWords
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.18%) AWS CodePipeline
11 1 (0.18%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.18%) GCP
11 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.76%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.53%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.53%) Blockchain
2 2 (0.35%) Big Data
2 2 (0.35%) MySQL
2 2 (0.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 135 (23.73%) Axure RP
2 62 (10.90%) Balsamiq
3 58 (10.19%) Git (software)
4 45 (7.91%) webpack
5 21 (3.69%) Grunt
6 20 (3.51%) gulp
7 15 (2.64%) Babel
8 13 (2.28%) JIRA
9 8 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
10 6 (1.05%) Jasmine
11 5 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (0.70%) Appium
12 4 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.70%) Calabash
12 4 (0.70%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.53%) git-flow
14 2 (0.35%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.35%) PostCSS
14 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 101 (17.75%) Marketing
2 96 (16.87%) Finance
3 46 (8.08%) Banking
4 42 (7.38%) Retail
5 21 (3.69%) Games
6 14 (2.46%) Advertising
7 9 (1.58%) Publishing
8 8 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.53%) Legal
9 3 (0.53%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.35%) Back Office
10 2 (0.35%) Electronics
10 2 (0.35%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.35%) Law
10 2 (0.35%) Local Government
10 2 (0.35%) Social Science
10 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 438 (76.98%) Designer
2 316 (55.54%) UX Designer
3 201 (35.33%) UI Designer
4 150 (26.36%) UI/UX Designer
5 95 (16.70%) Developer
6 88 (15.47%) Senior Designer
7 70 (12.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 58 (10.19%) Senior UX Designer
9 40 (7.03%) Senior UI Designer
10 31 (5.45%) Senior Developer
11 29 (5.10%) Digital Designer
12 28 (4.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 24 (4.22%) Senior UI/UX Designer
14 20 (3.51%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 20 (3.51%) Web Developer
15 18 (3.16%) Lead Designer
15 18 (3.16%) Web Designer
16 15 (2.64%) Lead Developer
16 15 (2.64%) Lead UX Designer
16 15 (2.64%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (38.84%) HTML
2 217 (38.14%) CSS
3 77 (13.53%) React
4 59 (10.37%) Sass
5 54 (9.49%) HTML5
6 51 (8.96%) CSS3
7 47 (8.26%) AngularJS
8 39 (6.85%) jQuery
9 34 (5.98%) LESS
10 26 (4.57%) Node.js
11 24 (4.22%) Vue.js
11 24 (4.22%) XHTML
12 22 (3.87%) Framer.js
13 19 (3.34%) Redux
14 12 (2.11%) Jest
15 10 (1.76%) Enzyme
16 9 (1.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (1.23%) REST
18 6 (1.05%) Material Design
19 5 (0.88%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 497 (87.35%) User Experience
2 90 (15.82%) Mobile App
3 34 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (4.22%) Animation
5 17 (2.99%) Graphic Design
6 14 (2.46%) W3C
7 12 (2.11%) Social Media
8 11 (1.93%) Contract for Difference
8 11 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (1.41%) Life Science
10 5 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.88%) Marketing Technology
10 5 (0.88%) Photography
11 4 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (0.70%) IVR
11 4 (0.70%) NHS
11 4 (0.70%) RIA
12 3 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 40 (7.03%) Apple iOS
2 36 (6.33%) Android
3 2 (0.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (48.51%) Wireframes
2 254 (44.64%) Agile Software Development
3 179 (31.46%) Prototyping
4 97 (17.05%) Problem-Solving
5 89 (15.64%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 84 (14.76%) E-Commerce
7 66 (11.60%) Front End Development
8 63 (11.07%) Fintech
9 58 (10.19%) Information Architecture
10 54 (9.49%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 51 (8.96%) Analytics
12 48 (8.44%) Typography
13 47 (8.26%) Scrum
14 44 (7.73%) B2B
15 43 (7.56%) Web Development
16 42 (7.38%) Design Thinking
17 39 (6.85%) B2C
18 34 (5.98%) Collaborative Working
18 34 (5.98%) Workshop Facilitation
19 31 (5.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 148 (26.01%) JavaScript
2 32 (5.62%) PHP
3 14 (2.46%) ES6
4 13 (2.28%) C
5 6 (1.05%) SQL
6 5 (0.88%) Apple Swift
6 5 (0.88%) Java
6 5 (0.88%) Objective-C
7 4 (0.70%) Python
7 4 (0.70%) Ruby
7 4 (0.70%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.18%) C#
8 1 (0.18%) ES7
8 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 59 (10.37%) Degree
2 3 (0.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.99%) QA
2 5 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) cPanel
1 2 (0.35%) Plesk
Vendors
1 278 (48.86%) Adobe
2 21 (3.69%) FIS
2 21 (3.69%) WorldPay
3 18 (3.16%) Microsoft
4 15 (2.64%) Google
5 7 (1.23%) Apple
6 6 (1.05%) IBM
7 5 (0.88%) Hotjar
7 5 (0.88%) hybris
7 5 (0.88%) Progress
7 5 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.70%) HubSpot
9 3 (0.53%) Facebook
9 3 (0.53%) Qualtrics
9 3 (0.53%) WooCommerce
10 2 (0.35%) OutSystems
10 2 (0.35%) Samsung
10 2 (0.35%) SAP
11 1 (0.18%) Instagram
11 1 (0.18%) Sony