The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 58 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 8 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.58% 3.16% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 7.14% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 6
Average salary £29,000 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £16,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £27,700 £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,275 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -6.84%
Adobe
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
227 224 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.86% 44.27% 46.71%
Number of salaries quoted 178 205 208
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Adobe across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Adobe
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Adobe Salary Trend in Lancashire

Adobe
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Adobe across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Adobe Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Adobe
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Preston - 2 £28,500 -
Blackburn - 1 £15,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £30,000 -
Chorley - 1 £42,500 -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Adobe 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 Adobe.

1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
4 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (33.33%) jQuery
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) C#
6 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (22.22%) Fireworks
7 4 (22.22%) XHTML
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) HTML5
7 4 (22.22%) ColdFusion
7 4 (22.22%) Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
7 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
8 3 (16.67%) New Media
8 3 (16.67%) Advertising
8 3 (16.67%) InDesign
8 3 (16.67%) Web Design
8 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Creative Marketing
8 3 (16.67%) Copywriting
8 3 (16.67%) Social Media

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire region citing Adobe 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 Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (22.22%) Fireworks
4 3 (16.67%) InDesign
5 1 (5.56%) MS Office
5 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) FTP
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (22.22%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Marketing Assistant
3 3 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 2 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP PI Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) XHTML
5 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Flash
7 1 (5.56%) SAP PI
7 1 (5.56%) CSS3
7 1 (5.56%) SAP Smart Forms
7 1 (5.56%) BAPI
7 1 (5.56%) Ajax
7 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Copywriting
1 3 (16.67%) Social Media
1 3 (16.67%) New Media
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) E-Commerce
2 4 (22.22%) Email Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Web Application Development
3 3 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Pay per click
3 3 (16.67%) Creative Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Scrum
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) ABAP
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) HNC
1 3 (16.67%) HND
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Sybase
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Google