The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat 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 Acrobat
Rank 183 175 189
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 10 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Applications category 1.36% 0.82% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £19,999 £36,000 £64,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £27,000 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-19.40% -21.17%
Acrobat
North West

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

Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
733 485 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.36% 12.89% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 642 435 574
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Acrobat
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Acrobat Salary Trend in Manchester

Acrobat
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
1 5 (50.00%) Flash
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
General
1 5 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Author
1 5 (50.00%) Technical Author
1 5 (50.00%) Graphic Designer
1 5 (50.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Flash
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Content Management
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) Adobe