The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 861 858 867
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 5 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 0.030% 0.038% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +136.84%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £45,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +136.84%
FreeHand
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16592 15589 16050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.80% 15.25% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13778 12735 13932
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FreeHand across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in England

FreeHand
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FreeHand across the England region.

FreeHand Salary Trend in England

FreeHand
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
FreeHand
UK

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FreeHand also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FreeHand.

1 14 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 14 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 14 (100.00%) Adobe
2 13 (92.86%) Macromedia
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (78.57%) Fireworks
4 11 (78.57%) MS Office
4 11 (78.57%) UML
4 11 (78.57%) OO
4 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
4 11 (78.57%) OOD
4 11 (78.57%) Intranet
4 11 (78.57%) HTML
4 11 (78.57%) Flash
4 11 (78.57%) CMS
4 11 (78.57%) User Experience
5 10 (71.43%) Client/Server
5 10 (71.43%) Animation
5 10 (71.43%) EPiServer
5 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
5 10 (71.43%) 3D Animation
6 9 (64.29%) Dreamweaver
7 6 (42.86%) QA
7 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (35.71%) MVC
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (35.71%) .NET
8 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing FreeHand also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FreeHand. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 14 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (78.57%) Fireworks
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
3 6 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (14.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (14.29%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Intranet
2 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Web Designer
1 6 (42.86%) Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Photoshop Designer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
1 11 (78.57%) Flash
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) User Experience
2 10 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 10 (71.43%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) UML
1 11 (78.57%) OO
1 11 (78.57%) E-Commerce
1 11 (78.57%) OOD
2 10 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (71.43%) Unit Testing
2 10 (71.43%) 3D Animation
3 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Adobe
2 13 (92.86%) Macromedia
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (71.43%) EPiServer