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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 140 132 166
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +34
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.087% 0.050% 0.10%
As % of the Applications category 0.43% 0.25% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £24,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -2.53%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £25,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -20.63%
Acrobat
East of England

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

Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
460 401 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.06% 19.95% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 380 315 386
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Acrobat
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Acrobat Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Acrobat
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 10 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Adobe
3 5 (50.00%) CorelDRAW
3 5 (50.00%) FrameMaker
3 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) RoboHelp
3 5 (50.00%) Marketing
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (30.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
4 3 (30.00%) QuarkXPress
5 2 (20.00%) Social Media
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
6 1 (10.00%) Market Research
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Publishing
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) Flash

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (50.00%) RoboHelp
2 5 (50.00%) FrameMaker
2 5 (50.00%) CorelDRAW
3 3 (30.00%) QuarkXPress
3 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
1 5 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Author
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Author
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Writer
3 1 (10.00%) Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Designer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Marketing Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Adobe
3 1 (10.00%) Apple