Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sketch
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 524 577 710
Rank change year-on-year +53 +133 +205
Permanent jobs citing Sketch 721 737 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Applications category 6.29% 5.08% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 517 521 448
UK median annual salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.47% +4.40% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,329 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +0.82% +14.29% -4.11%

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 11,463 14,496 15,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.14% 8.75% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,972 11,224 11,790
UK median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,255 £21,500 £22,363
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +2.94% +4.62%

Sketch
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sketch.

Salary trend for Sketch in the UK

Sketch
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sketch over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 +52 685 £52,500 +10.53% 120
London +59 434 £58,000 +5.45% 57
UK excluding London +46 277 £40,329 +0.82% 66
South East +8 95 £42,500 +6.25% 13
South West +48 72 £40,165 +0.41% 10
North of England -3 62 £40,000 +14.29% 25
North West +15 42 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Scotland +28 23 £42,000 +29.23% 3
Yorkshire -16 15 £50,000 +66.67% 6
Midlands -2 11 £42,000 +5.00% 9
East of England +80 10 £55,000 +15.79% 6
West Midlands +34 9 £42,000 +12.00% 5
North East +18 5 - - 1
Wales +8 4 £39,000 -13.33%
East Midlands 0 2 £51,250 +20.59% 4

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 660 (91.54%) User Experience
2 402 (55.76%) Wireframes
3 380 (52.70%) InVision
4 374 (51.87%) Adobe
5 351 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
6 312 (43.27%) CSS
7 310 (43.00%) HTML
7 310 (43.00%) Prototyping
8 228 (31.62%) Photoshop
9 192 (26.63%) Axure RP
10 188 (26.07%) Responsive Web Design
11 171 (23.72%) JavaScript
12 166 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
13 151 (20.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
14 147 (20.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 137 (19.00%) Finance
16 113 (15.67%) Marketing
17 105 (14.56%) Scrum
18 94 (13.04%) E-Commerce
19 91 (12.62%) Mobile App
20 89 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
21 85 (11.79%) Web Design
21 85 (11.79%) Degree
22 81 (11.23%) Information Architecture
23 79 (10.96%) Adobe XD
23 79 (10.96%) Front End Development
24 77 (10.68%) Analytics
25 75 (10.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 75 (10.40%) Kanban
26 74 (10.26%) Zeplin

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 48 (6.66%) CMS
2 32 (4.44%) WordPress
3 11 (1.53%) Drupal
4 10 (1.39%) Confluence
5 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.42%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 380 (52.70%) InVision
2 228 (31.62%) Photoshop
3 166 (23.02%) Adobe Illustrator
4 79 (10.96%) Adobe XD
5 75 (10.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 74 (10.26%) Zeplin
7 68 (9.43%) OmniGraffle
8 67 (9.29%) Figma
9 58 (8.04%) Marvel
10 25 (3.47%) Adobe After Effects
11 18 (2.50%) InDesign
12 11 (1.53%) MS Visio
13 10 (1.39%) Flinto
13 10 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (1.39%) UXPin
14 7 (0.97%) UserZoom
15 4 (0.55%) Fireworks
16 3 (0.42%) Moqups
17 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
18 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 12 (1.66%) Shopify
2 8 (1.11%) Magento
3 2 (0.28%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 147 (20.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 29 (4.02%) SaaS
3 24 (3.33%) Google Analytics
4 13 (1.80%) Office 365
5 6 (0.83%) MailChimp
6 4 (0.55%) AWS
6 4 (0.55%) npm
7 3 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.28%) AdWords
8 2 (0.28%) PaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Slack
8 2 (0.28%) Yarn
9 1 (0.14%) Azure
9 1 (0.14%) GCP
9 1 (0.14%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.14%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.83%) Internet
2 2 (0.28%) Skype
3 1 (0.14%) Broadband
3 1 (0.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.08%) MySQL
2 6 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.55%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.42%) Big Data
5 2 (0.28%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 192 (26.63%) Axure RP
2 55 (7.63%) Git (software)
3 36 (4.99%) Balsamiq
4 34 (4.72%) JIRA
5 26 (3.61%) Dreamweaver
6 14 (1.94%) gulp
7 12 (1.66%) webpack
8 10 (1.39%) Grunt
9 7 (0.97%) Bitbucket
9 7 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 7 (0.97%) Subversion
10 5 (0.69%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.55%) CasperJS
11 4 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (0.42%) Android Studio
13 2 (0.28%) Bower
13 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
14 1 (0.14%) Hudson
14 1 (0.14%) Sinon.JS
General
1 137 (19.00%) Finance
2 113 (15.67%) Marketing
3 72 (9.99%) Retail
4 34 (4.72%) Banking
5 22 (3.05%) Manufacturing
6 21 (2.91%) Advertising
6 21 (2.91%) Games
7 13 (1.80%) Electronics
7 13 (1.80%) Public Sector
7 13 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.83%) French Language
8 6 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (0.83%) Publishing
9 5 (0.69%) Law
10 4 (0.55%) Automotive
10 4 (0.55%) Cantonese Language
10 4 (0.55%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.42%) German Language
11 3 (0.42%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 606 (84.05%) Designer
2 420 (58.25%) UX Designer
3 235 (32.59%) UI Designer
4 164 (22.75%) UI/UX Designer
5 109 (15.12%) Senior Designer
6 99 (13.73%) Developer
7 65 (9.02%) Senior UX Designer
8 57 (7.91%) Lead Designer
9 53 (7.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 50 (6.93%) Lead UX Designer
11 46 (6.38%) Digital Designer
12 44 (6.10%) Web Developer
13 36 (4.99%) HTML Developer
13 36 (4.99%) Senior UI Designer
14 35 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
15 31 (4.30%) Web Designer
16 29 (4.02%) HTML CSS Designer
17 28 (3.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 25 (3.47%) Front End Web Designer
19 24 (3.33%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (43.27%) CSS
2 310 (43.00%) HTML
3 66 (9.15%) HTML5
4 59 (8.18%) jQuery
5 52 (7.21%) CSS3
6 47 (6.52%) Sass
7 36 (4.99%) React
8 30 (4.16%) AngularJS
9 25 (3.47%) Ajax
9 25 (3.47%) Vue.js
10 21 (2.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 17 (2.36%) Framer.js
12 15 (2.08%) Material Design
12 15 (2.08%) Node.js
13 14 (1.94%) LESS
14 11 (1.53%) XML
15 9 (1.25%) Laravel
15 9 (1.25%) SVG
16 7 (0.97%) Flash
16 7 (0.97%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 660 (91.54%) User Experience
2 91 (12.62%) Mobile App
3 58 (8.04%) Enterprise Software
4 39 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.02%) Graphic Design
6 26 (3.61%) Animation
7 23 (3.19%) IVR
8 21 (2.91%) Social Media
9 19 (2.64%) Blog
10 11 (1.53%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.11%) Life Science
13 7 (0.97%) Device Driver
13 7 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.97%) FMCG
13 7 (0.97%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.83%) iPad
15 5 (0.69%) Video on Demand
16 4 (0.55%) Online Banking
16 4 (0.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (9.29%) Android
2 64 (8.88%) Apple iOS
3 13 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (0.28%) CentOS
5 1 (0.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (55.76%) Wireframes
2 351 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
3 310 (43.00%) Prototyping
4 188 (26.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 151 (20.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
6 105 (14.56%) Scrum
7 94 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 89 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
9 85 (11.79%) Web Design
10 81 (11.23%) Information Architecture
11 79 (10.96%) Front End Development
12 77 (10.68%) Analytics
13 75 (10.40%) Kanban
14 69 (9.57%) Usability Testing
15 65 (9.02%) Typography
16 62 (8.60%) Design Thinking
17 58 (8.04%) Collaborative Working
18 51 (7.07%) B2C
19 50 (6.93%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
20 49 (6.80%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 171 (23.72%) JavaScript
2 27 (3.74%) PHP
3 20 (2.77%) TypeScript
4 15 (2.08%) C++
4 15 (2.08%) SQL
5 10 (1.39%) C
6 9 (1.25%) ES6
7 6 (0.83%) PHP 5
8 5 (0.69%) Java
9 3 (0.42%) Apple Swift
9 3 (0.42%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.28%) JSX
10 2 (0.28%) Python
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (11.79%) Degree
2 12 (1.66%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.14%) Novell Certification
3 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.77%) QA
2 3 (0.42%) WCAG
3 1 (0.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 374 (51.87%) Adobe
2 33 (4.58%) Google
3 13 (1.80%) SAP
4 8 (1.11%) Facebook
5 6 (0.83%) Spotify
5 6 (0.83%) Twitter
5 6 (0.83%) Zend
6 5 (0.69%) Crazy Egg
6 5 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.55%) Microsoft
7 4 (0.55%) PayPal
8 3 (0.42%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.42%) OutSystems
9 2 (0.28%) Apple
9 2 (0.28%) Hotjar
9 2 (0.28%) Instagram
9 2 (0.28%) Optimizely
9 2 (0.28%) WooCommerce
10 1 (0.14%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.14%) Quark