Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 524 575
Rank change year-on-year +22 +51 +106
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 191 703 749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.50% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 6.51% 6.14% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 167 519 542
Median annual salary £47,500 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.65% +9.47% +3.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,275
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,329 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.58% +0.82% +14.29%

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 2,933 11,447 14,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.09% 8.15% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,306 8,961 11,394
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £67,001
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.40% -4.29% +2.94%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 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 +35 178 £50,000 -4.76% 63
UK excluding London +202 108 £45,000 +11.58% 32
London -20 80 £60,000 +3.45% 31
South East +175 41 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Midlands +156 21 £38,550 -8.21% 9
West Midlands +115 19 £37,500 -10.71% 7
North of England +146 18 £35,000 -12.50% 15
South West +98 16 £52,500 +30.18%
Work from Home +49 12 £42,500 -34.62% 4
North West +106 11 £51,000 +31.61% 6
Yorkshire +140 7 £35,000 -30.00% 7
Wales +46 6 £45,000 +15.38%
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East Midlands +99 2 £45,000 -12.20% 2
Isle of Man - 2 £27,500 -
East of England +136 1 £70,000 +27.27% 3

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 161 (84.29%) User Experience
2 110 (57.59%) InVision
3 100 (52.36%) Wireframes
4 88 (46.07%) Adobe
5 85 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
6 82 (42.93%) HTML
7 80 (41.88%) CSS
8 73 (38.22%) Prototyping
9 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
10 44 (23.04%) Marketing
11 40 (20.94%) Figma
12 39 (20.42%) Axure RP
13 38 (19.90%) Photoshop
14 37 (19.37%) Adobe Illustrator
15 32 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
16 30 (15.71%) SaaS
16 30 (15.71%) Front End Development
17 29 (15.18%) React
18 27 (14.14%) Finance
18 27 (14.14%) Zeplin
19 25 (13.09%) Adobe XD
20 24 (12.57%) Android
20 24 (12.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
20 24 (12.57%) A/B Testing
21 23 (12.04%) Information Architecture
21 23 (12.04%) HTML5
21 23 (12.04%) Apple iOS
21 23 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
22 20 (10.47%) Mobile App
22 20 (10.47%) Degree

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 12 (6.28%) CMS
2 6 (3.14%) WordPress
3 3 (1.57%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
Applications
1 110 (57.59%) InVision
2 40 (20.94%) Figma
3 38 (19.90%) Photoshop
4 37 (19.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 27 (14.14%) Zeplin
6 25 (13.09%) Adobe XD
7 17 (8.90%) Marvel
8 14 (7.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (4.19%) UXPin
10 7 (3.66%) OmniGraffle
11 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
12 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Office
13 3 (1.57%) Moqups
14 2 (1.05%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (1.05%) InDesign
15 1 (0.52%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (0.52%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.71%) SaaS
2 23 (12.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 7 (3.66%) AWS
3 7 (3.66%) npm
4 3 (1.57%) Power Platform
5 2 (1.05%) Azure
5 2 (1.05%) GitHub
5 2 (1.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.14%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.57%) Power BI
2 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (20.42%) Axure RP
2 19 (9.95%) Git (software)
3 17 (8.90%) Balsamiq
4 14 (7.33%) webpack
5 7 (3.66%) Babel
5 7 (3.66%) gulp
6 6 (3.14%) git-flow
6 6 (3.14%) Grunt
7 3 (1.57%) JIRA
8 2 (1.05%) Subversion
9 1 (0.52%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.52%) Selenium
9 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.52%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 44 (23.04%) Marketing
2 27 (14.14%) Finance
3 16 (8.38%) Banking
4 11 (5.76%) Games
5 9 (4.71%) Public Sector
5 9 (4.71%) Retail
6 4 (2.09%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 142 (74.35%) Designer
2 110 (57.59%) UX Designer
3 67 (35.08%) UI Designer
4 60 (31.41%) UI/UX Designer
5 33 (17.28%) Developer
6 30 (15.71%) Senior Designer
7 25 (13.09%) Digital Designer
8 20 (10.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 17 (8.90%) Senior UX Designer
10 15 (7.85%) React Developer
11 12 (6.28%) Digital UX Designer
12 11 (5.76%) Lead Developer
13 10 (5.24%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.24%) Senior React Developer
14 9 (4.71%) Lead Designer
14 9 (4.71%) Lead UX Designer
14 9 (4.71%) Senior UI Designer
15 8 (4.19%) Senior UI/UX Designer
16 6 (3.14%) JavaScript Developer
16 6 (3.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (42.93%) HTML
2 80 (41.88%) CSS
3 29 (15.18%) React
4 23 (12.04%) HTML5
5 19 (9.95%) CSS3
6 17 (8.90%) Sass
7 13 (6.81%) Vue.js
8 10 (5.24%) Framer.js
8 10 (5.24%) Redux
9 9 (4.71%) Node.js
10 8 (4.19%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.66%) LESS
11 7 (3.66%) RESTful
12 5 (2.62%) DOM
12 5 (2.62%) jQuery
12 5 (2.62%) Nuxt
12 5 (2.62%) Symfony
12 5 (2.62%) Yii
13 4 (2.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (1.05%) Immutable.js
Miscellaneous
1 161 (84.29%) User Experience
2 20 (10.47%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.14%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.62%) Animation
7 3 (1.57%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.57%) Social Media
8 2 (1.05%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (1.05%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.52%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.52%) Life Science
9 1 (0.52%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.52%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.52%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.57%) Android
2 23 (12.04%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (52.36%) Wireframes
2 85 (44.50%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (38.22%) Prototyping
4 32 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (15.71%) Front End Development
6 24 (12.57%) A/B Testing
6 24 (12.57%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
7 23 (12.04%) Information Architecture
8 19 (9.95%) E-Commerce
9 18 (9.42%) Fintech
9 18 (9.42%) User Stories
10 16 (8.38%) Collaborative Working
10 16 (8.38%) Design Thinking
10 16 (8.38%) UX Design
10 16 (8.38%) Workshop Facilitation
11 15 (7.85%) Project Management
12 14 (7.33%) Responsive Web Design
12 14 (7.33%) Service Design
13 13 (6.81%) Project Delivery
13 13 (6.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 65 (34.03%) JavaScript
2 13 (6.81%) PHP
3 8 (4.19%) ES6
4 3 (1.57%) C#
4 3 (1.57%) Python
5 2 (1.05%) Apple Swift
5 2 (1.05%) C
5 2 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.52%) PHP 5
6 1 (0.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Degree
2 13 (6.81%) SC Cleared
2 13 (6.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.52%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.09%) QA
2 2 (1.05%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 88 (46.07%) Adobe
2 12 (6.28%) Google
3 6 (3.14%) Hotjar
4 5 (2.62%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.62%) Spotify
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.57%) Crazy Egg
6 3 (1.57%) Facebook
7 2 (1.05%) HubSpot
7 2 (1.05%) Instagram
7 2 (1.05%) Intel
7 2 (1.05%) Snapchat
8 1 (0.52%) BT
8 1 (0.52%) Progress
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) SAP