The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe
Rank 160 146 154
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 69 113 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 1.60% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 3.66% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 42 106 85
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £19,999 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £34,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Adobe
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2304 3089 2992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.11% 43.83% 45.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1911 2636 2475
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Adobe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Adobe Salary Trend in the North West

Adobe
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Adobe across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Adobe Salary Histogram in the North West

Adobe
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 Adobe within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +7 41 £35,500 +33.96% 14
Cheshire +16 21 £27,500 +10.00% 8
Lancashire -1 4 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Merseyside -10 3 £29,000 +16.00% 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 85 (54.84%) HTML
2 75 (48.39%) CSS
3 55 (35.48%) User Experience
4 52 (33.55%) JavaScript
5 48 (30.97%) Photoshop
6 43 (27.74%) CSS3
7 42 (27.10%) HTML5
7 42 (27.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 40 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (25.16%) PHP
10 35 (22.58%) jQuery
11 34 (21.94%) Marketing
12 33 (21.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 32 (20.65%) .NET
14 30 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
15 27 (17.42%) Java
15 27 (17.42%) CMS
15 27 (17.42%) Mobile App
16 26 (16.77%) WordPress
17 25 (16.13%) Front End Development
18 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
19 23 (14.84%) Degree
20 21 (13.55%) Web Design
21 20 (12.90%) Finance
22 17 (10.97%) SQL
23 16 (10.32%) Graphic Design
23 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
24 14 (9.03%) Drupal
24 14 (9.03%) Windows
24 14 (9.03%) ColdFusion

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 27 (17.42%) CMS
2 26 (16.77%) WordPress
3 14 (9.03%) ColdFusion
3 14 (9.03%) Drupal
4 13 (8.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (3.87%) Joomla!
8 5 (3.23%) Alfresco
8 5 (3.23%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.94%) NetWeaver
9 3 (1.94%) Node.js
10 2 (1.29%) Confluence
11 1 (0.65%) Apache
11 1 (0.65%) Kentico
Applications
1 48 (30.97%) Photoshop
2 42 (27.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (21.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (9.03%) InDesign
5 13 (8.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (7.74%) MS Excel
7 10 (6.45%) MS Office
8 6 (3.87%) Acrobat
8 6 (3.87%) Adobe After Effects
8 6 (3.87%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (2.58%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (2.58%) CINEMA 4D
9 4 (2.58%) Fireworks
9 4 (2.58%) FrameMaker
9 4 (2.58%) Maya
9 4 (2.58%) RoboHelp
10 2 (1.29%) QuarkXPress
11 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.65%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (1.94%) Magento
2 3 (1.94%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.65%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) Google Analytics
2 5 (3.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 5 (3.23%) SaaS
3 4 (2.58%) AdWords
4 3 (1.94%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (1.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Intranet
1 4 (2.58%) VPN
2 3 (1.94%) Firewall
2 3 (1.94%) Internet
3 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) MySQL
3 6 (3.87%) MS Access
3 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.94%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.94%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.81%) Ant
1 9 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.16%) Subversion
3 7 (4.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.87%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.87%) Phing
5 3 (1.94%) Grunt
5 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.94%) Maven
6 2 (1.29%) JIRA
6 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.65%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.65%) gulp
General
1 34 (21.94%) Marketing
2 20 (12.90%) Finance
3 12 (7.74%) Multimedia
4 7 (4.52%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.87%) Games
5 6 (3.87%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.23%) Publishing
7 3 (1.94%) Advertising
7 3 (1.94%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.94%) Automotive
8 2 (1.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Law
9 1 (0.65%) Legal
9 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (34.84%) Developer
2 53 (34.19%) Designer
3 29 (18.71%) UI Designer
4 27 (17.42%) Web Developer
5 24 (15.48%) UX Designer
6 22 (14.19%) UI/UX Designer
7 17 (10.97%) Web Designer
8 15 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 13 (8.39%) Graphic Designer
9 13 (8.39%) HTML Developer
9 13 (8.39%) PHP Developer
9 13 (8.39%) Project Manager
10 12 (7.74%) HTML CSS Developer
11 11 (7.10%) Digital Designer
11 11 (7.10%) Digital UX Designer
12 10 (6.45%) PHP Web Developer
13 9 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (5.81%) Technical Leader
14 8 (5.16%) Development Manager
14 8 (5.16%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (54.84%) HTML
2 75 (48.39%) CSS
3 43 (27.74%) CSS3
4 42 (27.10%) HTML5
5 35 (22.58%) jQuery
6 32 (20.65%) .NET
7 12 (7.74%) Sass
8 10 (6.45%) Flash
8 10 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (5.81%) AngularJS
10 8 (5.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (5.16%) Apache Flex
10 8 (5.16%) MXML
11 7 (4.52%) LESS
11 7 (4.52%) REST
11 7 (4.52%) Spring
12 6 (3.87%) ADO.NET
12 6 (3.87%) Backbone.js
12 6 (3.87%) SAP BSP
12 6 (3.87%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (35.48%) User Experience
2 27 (17.42%) Mobile App
3 16 (10.32%) Graphic Design
4 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (6.45%) Animation
6 8 (5.16%) Social Media
7 6 (3.87%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.87%) Digital Media
8 5 (3.23%) Health Informatics
8 5 (3.23%) Informatics
8 5 (3.23%) Life Science
9 4 (2.58%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.58%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.58%) Motion Graphics
9 4 (2.58%) Video Editing
10 2 (1.29%) Blog
10 2 (1.29%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.29%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 9 (5.81%) Linux
2 9 (5.81%) Unix
3 8 (5.16%) Android
3 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.58%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.94%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.35%) Responsive Web Design
3 25 (16.13%) Front End Development
4 21 (13.55%) Web Design
5 13 (8.39%) Project Management
5 13 (8.39%) TDD
6 12 (7.74%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 11 (7.10%) Content Management
7 11 (7.10%) OO
7 11 (7.10%) Web Development
7 11 (7.10%) Workflow
8 10 (6.45%) Analytics
8 10 (6.45%) Scrum
8 10 (6.45%) SEO
8 10 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (5.16%) Business Development
10 8 (5.16%) Change Management
10 8 (5.16%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.16%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.55%) JavaScript
2 39 (25.16%) PHP
3 27 (17.42%) Java
4 17 (10.97%) SQL
5 12 (7.74%) C#
6 10 (6.45%) Objective-C
7 7 (4.52%) ABAP
8 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.23%) ActionScript
10 4 (2.58%) Python
10 4 (2.58%) Ruby
11 3 (1.94%) ActionScript 3.0
12 2 (1.29%) C++
13 1 (0.65%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 5 (3.23%) ECDL
3 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.65%) HND
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.23%) WAI
2 3 (1.94%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (1.94%) QRadar
2 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.65%) DameWare
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.10%) Google
3 10 (6.45%) Twitter
4 9 (5.81%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.52%) SAP
5 7 (4.52%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.87%) Avaya
7 5 (3.23%) Facebook
7 5 (3.23%) Oracle
8 3 (1.94%) AlgoSec
8 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.94%) Citrix
8 3 (1.94%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (1.94%) IBM
8 3 (1.94%) Intel Security
8 3 (1.94%) Juniper
8 3 (1.94%) OpenText
8 3 (1.94%) Qualys
8 3 (1.94%) Symantec
9 2 (1.29%) LANDesk
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