Interface Design

Sketch’s meteoric rise is in full evidence here; it’s the favored interface design tool of a third of survey participants. Still, Adobe has a strong foothold: the total number of primary and secondary Sketch users trails the total number of primary and secondary Photoshop users.

What is your primary tool for interface design?

  • 34% Sketch (by Bohemian Coding)
  • 29% Photoshop
  • 15% HTML/CSS
  • 12% Illustrator
  • 4% Other
  • 2% None
  • 2% InDesign
  • 2% Fireworks

Tech companies have the highest preference for Sketch, but it’s notable that it has achieved nearly 30% of the market for most type of companies.

47%

Startup

41%

Technology

30%

Media

29%

Freelancer

28%

Studio/Agency (More than 50)

27%

Studio/Agency (Fewer than 50)

19%

Other


Studios large and small still rely on Photoshop as their primary tool for interface design.

24%

Start Up

25%

Technology

30%

Media

27%

Freelancer

44%

Studio/Agency(More than 50)

37%

Studio/Agency (Less than 50)

26%

Other

What other tools do you use for interface design?

HTML/CSS

Photoshop

Illustrator

None

Sketch
(by Bohemian Coding)

Other

Keynote

Indesign

Fireworks


While most people choose Sketch as their primary tool, Photoshop was actually most popular overall. Its votes outnumbered those for Sketch as a primary and secondary choice.

  • Primary
  • Secondary
34%
16%
Sketch (by Bohemian Coding)
29%
33%
Photoshop