The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 56 53 68
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 5 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.01% 3.30% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 6.03% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 4
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
195 348 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 39.47% 54.72% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 302 252
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £26,250 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Adobe
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Adobe Salary Trend in Merseyside

Adobe
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Adobe across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Adobe Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Adobe
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Liverpool +5 5 £25,000 -28.57%
Adobe
North West

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 13 (65.00%) User Experience
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 8 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
5 7 (35.00%) Fireworks
5 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 3 (15.00%) Online Betting
8 2 (10.00%) Advertising
8 2 (10.00%) Marketing
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
8 2 (10.00%) W3C
8 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) User Stories
8 2 (10.00%) Line Management
8 2 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (10.00%) Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
9 1 (5.00%) Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Web Development
9 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 1 (5.00%) Release Management
9 1 (5.00%) Edge Animate

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (35.00%) Fireworks
2 7 (35.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (5.00%) Edge Animate
4 1 (5.00%) PrintSoft PReS
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe Captivate
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (15.00%) Online Betting
2 2 (10.00%) Advertising
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Designer
2 12 (60.00%) UX Designer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Web Designer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (5.00%) E-Learning Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
2 2 (10.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) UNIX
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Information Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) Web Design
4 1 (5.00%) SEO
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Web Development
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP