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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 193 177 182
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.048% 0.027% 0.053%
As % of the Applications category 0.29% 0.19% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -34.42%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.08%
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
695 516 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.73% 13.86% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 574 431 508
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) FrontPage
2 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HND
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) FrontPage
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Author
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe