The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 621 621 645
Rank change year-on-year
0 +24
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.031% 0.034% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £77,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.06% +121.42%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £50,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +117.39%
FreeHand
England

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

Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6446 5969 7148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 13.69% 13.53% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5247 5046 6149
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £66,025
UK excluding London average salary £34,700 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-0.85% +2.94%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in London

FreeHand
Salary Trend in London

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

FreeHand Salary Trend in London

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 8 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (62.50%) Web Design
3 5 (62.50%) Android
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) Animation
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Adobe
6 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
6 2 (25.00%) Flash
6 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
6 2 (25.00%) Macromedia
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) Content Management
6 2 (25.00%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (12.50%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Time Management
7 1 (12.50%) Open Source
7 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior Designer
2 4 (50.00%) Junior
2 4 (50.00%) UI Designer
3 3 (37.50%) User Experience Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Digital Media
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Animation
4 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
5 1 (12.50%) Open Source
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
1 5 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Brand Management
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Adobe
2 2 (25.00%) Macromedia