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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 134 118 168
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +50
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 55 60 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.37% 1.63% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 3.70% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 26
Average salary £26,500 £34,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.18% +11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £49,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
1684 1621 1943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 42.05% 44.01% 45.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1448 1384 1681
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Bolton - 3 £27,500 -
Cheadle +2 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Wigan -15 1 £17,500 -66.66%
Altrincham - 1 £21,500 -
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 80 (74.07%) HTML
2 79 (73.15%) CSS
3 55 (50.93%) Photoshop
4 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 35 (32.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 35 (32.41%) jQuery
6 30 (27.78%) CMS
6 30 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 29 (26.85%) Web Design
8 28 (25.93%) PHP
8 28 (25.93%) MySQL
8 28 (25.93%) User Experience
8 28 (25.93%) HTML5
9 27 (25.00%) WordPress
10 24 (22.22%) MVC
11 22 (20.37%) InDesign
12 21 (19.44%) CSS3
13 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
14 18 (16.67%) Joomla!
14 18 (16.67%) Marketing
14 18 (16.67%) OOP
15 17 (15.74%) CodeIgniter
16 16 (14.81%) XML
16 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
17 15 (13.89%) SQL
17 15 (13.89%) Content Management
18 14 (12.96%) Drupal
18 14 (12.96%) Adobe After Effects
19 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
20 12 (11.11%) SEO

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 30 (27.78%) CMS
2 27 (25.00%) WordPress
3 18 (16.67%) Joomla!
4 14 (12.96%) Drupal
5 9 (8.33%) Umbraco
6 8 (7.41%) IIS
7 4 (3.70%) Apache
7 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.70%) Sitefinity
7 4 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Moodle
Applications
1 55 (50.93%) Photoshop
2 35 (32.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (20.37%) InDesign
5 14 (12.96%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 8 (7.41%) MS Office
6 8 (7.41%) Fireworks
7 6 (5.56%) Acrobat
8 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (1.85%) AutoCAD
8 2 (1.85%) SketchUp
8 2 (1.85%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.85%) SiteCatalyst
1 2 (1.85%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) MailChimp
1 2 (1.85%) CheetahMail
2 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Internet
2 7 (6.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.93%) DNS
3 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.93%) MySQL
2 8 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (10.19%) Subversion
2 11 (10.19%) Flash Builder
3 7 (6.48%) JIRA
4 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.70%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.93%) JUnit
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 18 (16.67%) Marketing
2 12 (11.11%) Advertising
3 8 (7.41%) Finance
4 6 (5.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.85%) Games
5 2 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (43.52%) Designer
2 43 (39.81%) Developer
3 21 (19.44%) PHP Developer
3 21 (19.44%) Junior
4 20 (18.52%) Junior Developer
5 18 (16.67%) Junior PHP Developer
6 15 (13.89%) Web Designer
7 10 (9.26%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.26%) UI Designer
8 9 (8.33%) Graphic Designer
9 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Email Designer
10 7 (6.48%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
10 7 (6.48%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Digital Designer
10 7 (6.48%) Senior Designer
10 7 (6.48%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Author
11 6 (5.56%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (74.07%) HTML
2 79 (73.15%) CSS
3 35 (32.41%) jQuery
4 28 (25.93%) HTML5
5 21 (19.44%) CSS3
6 17 (15.74%) CodeIgniter
7 16 (14.81%) XML
8 12 (11.11%) Flash
8 12 (11.11%) XHTML
9 11 (10.19%) LAMP
9 11 (10.19%) Apache Flex
9 11 (10.19%) .NET
10 10 (9.26%) MXML
10 10 (9.26%) Adobe AIR
11 8 (7.41%) ASP.NET
11 8 (7.41%) Laravel
11 8 (7.41%) Razor View Engine
12 4 (3.70%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.70%) Web Services
12 4 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.93%) User Experience
2 19 (17.59%) Mobile App
3 9 (8.33%) Graphic Design
3 9 (8.33%) W3C
4 8 (7.41%) Digital Media
4 8 (7.41%) Social Media
5 7 (6.48%) Photography
6 6 (5.56%) Blog
6 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.63%) Animation
8 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.93%) Open Source
9 1 (0.93%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.93%) VLE
9 1 (0.93%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.19%) Linux
2 9 (8.33%) Windows
3 5 (4.63%) Android
3 5 (4.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.85%) Web Design
2 24 (22.22%) MVC
3 18 (16.67%) OOP
4 15 (13.89%) Content Management
5 12 (11.11%) SEO
5 12 (11.11%) Time Management
6 11 (10.19%) Web Development
6 11 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.41%) OO PHP
9 7 (6.48%) OO
10 6 (5.56%) Email Marketing
11 4 (3.70%) Migration
11 4 (3.70%) B2B
11 4 (3.70%) CRM
11 4 (3.70%) Rapid Prototyping
11 4 (3.70%) Progressive Enhancement
12 3 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (1.85%) Web Analytics
13 2 (1.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 28 (25.93%) PHP
3 15 (13.89%) SQL
4 9 (8.33%) C#
5 7 (6.48%) PHP5
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) Java
6 1 (0.93%) Ruby
6 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) MCP
2 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) HNC
3 1 (0.93%) HND
3 1 (0.93%) MCSE
3 1 (0.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) EPiServer
2 4 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.70%) Eloqua
2 4 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.78%) Apple
4 2 (1.85%) Omniture
4 2 (1.85%) Google
4 2 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Tealeaf
5 1 (0.93%) ClickTale
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