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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 157 152 188
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +36
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 97 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 1.32% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 2.92% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 87 79 60
Average salary £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £41,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,275 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -6.84%
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
3300 3149 3821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.04% 45.08% 51.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2551 2670 3315
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 £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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 -10 47 £25,000 -2.91% 12
Cheshire -5 25 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Merseyside +8 13 £30,000 -14.28%
Lancashire -13 7 £28,500 +26.66%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

1 166 (81.77%) HTML
2 156 (76.85%) CSS
3 116 (57.14%) Photoshop
4 79 (38.92%) Adobe Illustrator
5 75 (36.95%) JavaScript
6 55 (27.09%) Marketing
7 49 (24.14%) jQuery
8 45 (22.17%) Web Design
9 41 (20.20%) InDesign
10 39 (19.21%) E-Commerce
11 32 (15.76%) PHP
12 31 (15.27%) Workflow
13 30 (14.78%) HTML5
14 28 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
15 27 (13.30%) .NET
16 26 (12.81%) XHTML
16 26 (12.81%) Dreamweaver
16 26 (12.81%) Web Development
17 25 (12.32%) ASP.NET
18 24 (11.82%) Digital Marketing
19 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
19 23 (11.33%) MVC
20 22 (10.84%) SQL Server
21 21 (10.34%) OO
22 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
22 20 (9.85%) CMS
23 19 (9.36%) C#
23 19 (9.36%) Subversion
24 18 (8.87%) CSS3
25 17 (8.37%) Adobe After Effects

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 20 (9.85%) CMS
2 10 (4.93%) SAP Portal
3 9 (4.43%) SAP EP
3 9 (4.43%) NetWeaver
3 9 (4.43%) Umbraco
4 6 (2.96%) WordPress
5 5 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.46%) IIS
5 5 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.46%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.97%) ColdFusion
7 2 (0.99%) Drupal
8 1 (0.49%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.49%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 116 (57.14%) Photoshop
2 79 (38.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (20.20%) InDesign
4 17 (8.37%) Adobe After Effects
5 15 (7.39%) Fireworks
6 9 (4.43%) MS Excel
7 4 (1.97%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.48%) AutoCAD
8 3 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (1.48%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (1.48%) MS Office
9 2 (0.99%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.99%) Revit
9 2 (0.99%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.49%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.94%) Magento
2 5 (2.46%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.48%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (0.99%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.99%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.46%) Internet
2 3 (1.48%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) Extranet
4 1 (0.49%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.49%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.40%) MySQL
3 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.49%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (12.81%) Dreamweaver
2 19 (9.36%) Subversion
3 7 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.46%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.97%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (0.99%) FrontPage
7 2 (0.99%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
8 1 (0.49%) FlexUnit
8 1 (0.49%) JIRA
8 1 (0.49%) Selenium
8 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 55 (27.09%) Marketing
2 14 (6.90%) Finance
3 7 (3.45%) Advertising
4 5 (2.46%) Retail
5 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.48%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 118 (58.13%) Designer
2 83 (40.89%) Developer
3 35 (17.24%) UI Designer
4 31 (15.27%) Web Designer
5 30 (14.78%) Web Developer
6 22 (10.84%) User Experience Designer
7 17 (8.37%) UI Developer
7 17 (8.37%) UI Programmer
8 14 (6.90%) Digital Designer
8 14 (6.90%) Photoshop Designer
9 13 (6.40%) PHP Developer
10 11 (5.42%) .NET Developer
11 9 (4.43%) NetWeaver Developer
11 9 (4.43%) SAP Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Front-End Developer
12 8 (3.94%) Junior
12 8 (3.94%) Analyst
13 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (3.45%) HTML Developer
14 6 (2.96%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (81.77%) HTML
2 156 (76.85%) CSS
3 49 (24.14%) jQuery
4 30 (14.78%) HTML5
5 27 (13.30%) .NET
6 26 (12.81%) XHTML
7 25 (12.32%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.87%) CSS3
9 13 (6.40%) Web Services
10 12 (5.91%) J2EE
10 12 (5.91%) Ajax
11 11 (5.42%) SAP Smart Forms
12 10 (4.93%) BAPI
12 10 (4.93%) Web Dynpro
12 10 (4.93%) XML
13 9 (4.43%) SAP Business Workflow
13 9 (4.43%) Flash
13 9 (4.43%) .NET Framework
13 9 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.88%) Mobile App
2 11 (5.42%) Animation
3 9 (4.43%) Digital Media
4 7 (3.45%) Social Media
5 5 (2.46%) Open Source
5 5 (2.46%) Copywriting
5 5 (2.46%) W3C
6 4 (1.97%) Photography
7 3 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.48%) Web 2.0
7 3 (1.48%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.48%) Blog
7 3 (1.48%) iPhone
7 3 (1.48%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.48%) New Media
8 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (8.37%) Windows
1 17 (8.37%) Apple iOS
2 12 (5.91%) Android
3 5 (2.46%) UNIX
4 4 (1.97%) Linux
5 1 (0.49%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.17%) Web Design
2 39 (19.21%) E-Commerce
3 31 (15.27%) Workflow
4 28 (13.79%) Responsive Web Design
5 26 (12.81%) Web Development
6 24 (11.82%) Digital Marketing
7 23 (11.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (11.33%) MVC
8 21 (10.34%) OO
9 16 (7.88%) SEO
10 14 (6.90%) Email Marketing
11 12 (5.91%) Web Application Development
11 12 (5.91%) Content Management
12 10 (4.93%) Progressive Enhancement
13 8 (3.94%) Time Management
14 7 (3.45%) Analytics
14 7 (3.45%) Data-Driven Marketing
14 7 (3.45%) OO PHP
15 6 (2.96%) Scrum
16 5 (2.46%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 75 (36.95%) JavaScript
2 32 (15.76%) PHP
3 19 (9.36%) C#
4 13 (6.40%) SQL
5 11 (5.42%) Java
5 11 (5.42%) SAPscript
5 11 (5.42%) ABAP
6 2 (0.99%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.99%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.49%) C++
7 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.49%) VB
7 1 (0.49%) VBA
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) Ruby
7 1 (0.49%) Groovy
7 1 (0.49%) Scala
7 1 (0.49%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) Degree
1 10 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.46%) HND
4 3 (1.48%) HNC
5 2 (0.99%) MCP
5 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.91%) SAP
3 8 (3.94%) Twitter
4 7 (3.45%) Zend
4 7 (3.45%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.45%) Google
5 6 (2.96%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.48%) Omniture
6 3 (1.48%) Oracle
6 3 (1.48%) Intel
6 3 (1.48%) Citrix
7 2 (0.99%) Pega
7 2 (0.99%) hybris
8 1 (0.49%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.49%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.49%) Tealeaf
8 1 (0.49%) Veeam
8 1 (0.49%) Becrypt
8 1 (0.49%) CA
8 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
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