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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 848 856
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 0 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category - 0.10% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 3
Average salary - £45,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average salary - £45,000 £20,000
% change year-on-year
- +125.00%
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
15687 14806 15084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.77% 14.89% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12896 12036 12830
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe
1 10 (100.00%) Macromedia
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) UML
3 8 (80.00%) OO
3 8 (80.00%) Flash
3 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (80.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (80.00%) OOD
3 8 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (80.00%) HTML
3 8 (80.00%) Animation
3 8 (80.00%) Fireworks
3 8 (80.00%) Intranet
3 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (80.00%) EPiServer
3 8 (80.00%) CMS
3 8 (80.00%) 3D Animation
3 8 (80.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (90.00%) MS Office
3 8 (80.00%) Fireworks
4 5 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Acrobat
6 2 (20.00%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Dreamweaver
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Photoshop Designer
2 3 (30.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
1 8 (80.00%) Flash
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Client/Server
1 8 (80.00%) Animation
1 8 (80.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) UML
1 8 (80.00%) OO
1 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (80.00%) OOD
1 8 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
1 8 (80.00%) 3D Animation
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe
1 10 (100.00%) Macromedia
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (80.00%) EPiServer