The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 257 243 241
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 3 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.040% 0.015% 0.17%
As % of the Applications category 0.25% 0.10% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +6.89%
Acrobat
England

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

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1192 982 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.87% 14.57% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 996 811 923
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Acrobat
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Acrobat Salary Trend in the North West

Acrobat
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 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
Manchester -15 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Acrobat
England

Acrobat
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (83.33%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) HND
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) FrontPage
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
4 2 (33.33%) WordPress
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) CMS
4 2 (33.33%) Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 (33.33%) CMS
1 2 (33.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) FrontPage
2 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Author
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Author
2 1 (16.67%) Designer
2 1 (16.67%) Email Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Adobe
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
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