The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 151 114 154
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +40
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 40 63 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.71% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 3.87% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 60 27
Average salary £25,750 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.76% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £19,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £49,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1797 1628 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.65% 44.16% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1433 1357 1569
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Adobe
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Adobe Salary Trend in Manchester

Adobe
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Adobe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Adobe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Adobe
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Stockport - 5 £25,000 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £37,500 -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 67 (80.72%) HTML
2 66 (79.52%) Photoshop
3 65 (78.31%) CSS
4 48 (57.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 33 (39.76%) InDesign
6 30 (36.14%) Web Design
7 21 (25.30%) Marketing
7 21 (25.30%) User Experience
8 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
9 19 (22.89%) jQuery
9 19 (22.89%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (20.48%) Mobile App
11 16 (19.28%) Adobe After Effects
11 16 (19.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 15 (18.07%) Apple iOS
12 15 (18.07%) CMS
12 15 (18.07%) Windows
13 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
13 14 (16.87%) MVC
14 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
14 13 (15.66%) PHP
14 13 (15.66%) Subversion
15 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
15 12 (14.46%) Android
16 11 (13.25%) HTML5
16 11 (13.25%) SQL
16 11 (13.25%) Animation
16 11 (13.25%) Web Development
17 10 (12.05%) .NET
17 10 (12.05%) Web Services

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (18.07%) CMS
2 6 (7.23%) Umbraco
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (6.02%) Sitefinity
3 5 (6.02%) WordPress
4 3 (3.61%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) FileNet
5 1 (1.20%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.20%) LiveCycle
5 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
5 1 (1.20%) Confluence
Applications
1 66 (79.52%) Photoshop
2 48 (57.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (39.76%) InDesign
4 16 (19.28%) Adobe After Effects
4 16 (19.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
6 2 (2.41%) SketchUp
6 2 (2.41%) Revit
6 2 (2.41%) MS Office
6 2 (2.41%) Fireworks
6 2 (2.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (2.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Magento
2 2 (2.41%) SiteCatalyst
2 2 (2.41%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 2 (2.41%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) Internet
2 2 (2.41%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (15.66%) Subversion
2 6 (7.23%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.02%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 5 (6.02%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.41%) FrontPage
5 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.20%) JUnit
5 1 (1.20%) Xcode
5 1 (1.20%) JIRA
5 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.20%) Flash Builder
General
1 21 (25.30%) Marketing
2 9 (10.84%) Finance
3 4 (4.82%) Advertising
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (53.01%) Designer
2 25 (30.12%) Developer
3 17 (20.48%) Web Designer
4 13 (15.66%) Photoshop Designer
5 9 (10.84%) PHP Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Digital Designer
6 8 (9.64%) Web Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior Designer
7 6 (7.23%) UI Designer
7 6 (7.23%) Senior UI Designer
7 6 (7.23%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) .NET Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Junior
8 5 (6.02%) Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) C# Developer
8 5 (6.02%) .NET Web Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# Web Developer
8 5 (6.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (80.72%) HTML
2 65 (78.31%) CSS
3 19 (22.89%) jQuery
4 11 (13.25%) HTML5
5 10 (12.05%) .NET
5 10 (12.05%) Web Services
5 10 (12.05%) XHTML
6 8 (9.64%) CodeIgniter
7 7 (8.43%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.43%) XML
8 6 (7.23%) XSLT
9 5 (6.02%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (3.61%) J2EE
10 3 (3.61%) Flash
10 3 (3.61%) CSS3
11 2 (2.41%) Haml
11 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.41%) Ajax
11 2 (2.41%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.41%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.30%) User Experience
2 17 (20.48%) Mobile App
3 11 (13.25%) Animation
4 4 (4.82%) Graphic Design
4 4 (4.82%) Photography
5 3 (3.61%) W3C
5 3 (3.61%) iPhone
5 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.41%) Copywriting
6 2 (2.41%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.20%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.07%) Apple iOS
1 15 (18.07%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) Web Design
2 19 (22.89%) Responsive Web Design
3 14 (16.87%) MVC
4 13 (15.66%) E-Commerce
5 11 (13.25%) Web Development
6 10 (12.05%) SEO
7 9 (10.84%) OO
8 8 (9.64%) Content Management
9 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.43%) OO PHP
10 5 (6.02%) Time Management
11 4 (4.82%) iOS Development
11 4 (4.82%) Analytics
11 4 (4.82%) Scrum
12 3 (3.61%) Release Management
13 2 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (2.41%) Test Management
13 2 (2.41%) Software Deployment
13 2 (2.41%) Business Development
13 2 (2.41%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (24.10%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.66%) PHP
3 11 (13.25%) SQL
4 8 (9.64%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) Java
6 1 (1.20%) SAPscript
6 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.20%) ABAP
6 1 (1.20%) VBA
6 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.20%) Ruby
6 1 (1.20%) Scala
6 1 (1.20%) Groovy
6 1 (1.20%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) HND
2 2 (2.41%) MCP
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.43%) Zend
2 7 (8.43%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.61%) Intel
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter
4 2 (2.41%) hybris
4 2 (2.41%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.41%) Pega
4 2 (2.41%) Omniture
4 2 (2.41%) Google
4 2 (2.41%) Citrix
5 1 (1.20%) Apple
5 1 (1.20%) IBM
5 1 (1.20%) SAP
5 1 (1.20%) Tealeaf
5 1 (1.20%) ClickTale
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