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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 168 149 188
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 95 99 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.28% 1.44% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 3.16% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 87 90 59
Average salary £30,000 £27,250 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.09% -4.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £19,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
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
3350 3133 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.22% 45.70% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2658 3170
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 £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -20 41 £25,000 -16.66% 7
Cheshire -3 20 £30,000 +11.11% 3
Merseyside +12 15 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Lancashire -5 6 £29,500 +31.11% 3
Cumbria +5 2 - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 169 (80.86%) HTML
2 162 (77.51%) CSS
3 124 (59.33%) Photoshop
4 85 (40.67%) User Experience
5 82 (39.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 81 (38.76%) JavaScript
7 53 (25.36%) Marketing
7 53 (25.36%) jQuery
8 45 (21.53%) Web Design
9 41 (19.62%) InDesign
10 36 (17.22%) Workflow
11 35 (16.75%) PHP
11 35 (16.75%) E-Commerce
12 30 (14.35%) Web Development
13 29 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (13.88%) HTML5
14 28 (13.40%) Responsive Web Design
15 26 (12.44%) OO
16 25 (11.96%) Dreamweaver
17 24 (11.48%) .NET
17 24 (11.48%) SQL Server
18 23 (11.00%) Fireworks
19 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET
19 22 (10.53%) XHTML
20 21 (10.05%) SEO
20 21 (10.05%) Digital Marketing
21 20 (9.57%) Subversion
21 20 (9.57%) MVC
21 20 (9.57%) CMS
22 19 (9.09%) Windows

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (9.57%) CMS
2 15 (7.18%) SAP Portal
3 14 (6.70%) SAP EP
3 14 (6.70%) NetWeaver
4 10 (4.78%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.87%) WordPress
6 5 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.39%) Sitefinity
6 5 (2.39%) IIS
6 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.44%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.44%) Flash Media Server
7 3 (1.44%) Node.js
8 2 (0.96%) Drupal
9 1 (0.48%) FileNet
9 1 (0.48%) Confluence
9 1 (0.48%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 124 (59.33%) Photoshop
2 82 (39.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (19.62%) InDesign
4 23 (11.00%) Fireworks
5 15 (7.18%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (3.83%) MS Excel
7 6 (2.87%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (1.44%) MS Office
8 3 (1.44%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.96%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.96%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.96%) Revit
9 2 (0.96%) SketchUp
10 1 (0.48%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.48%) Mudbox
10 1 (0.48%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.48%) Maya
10 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Magento
2 4 (1.91%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.96%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.96%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
4 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.96%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.39%) Internet
2 3 (1.44%) Intranet
3 1 (0.48%) FTP
3 1 (0.48%) HTTP
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Extranet
3 1 (0.48%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.48%) SSH
3 1 (0.48%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.48%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.22%) MySQL
3 4 (1.91%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.48%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 25 (11.96%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (9.57%) Subversion
3 8 (3.83%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.39%) Mercurial
6 3 (1.44%) FlexUnit
6 3 (1.44%) PowerBuilder
6 3 (1.44%) JUnit
6 3 (1.44%) Selenium
7 2 (0.96%) FrontPage
7 2 (0.96%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.48%) JIRA
8 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 53 (25.36%) Marketing
2 15 (7.18%) Finance
3 7 (3.35%) Advertising
4 4 (1.91%) Retail
5 3 (1.44%) Online Betting
6 2 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (57.42%) Designer
2 87 (41.63%) Developer
3 35 (16.75%) Web Designer
3 35 (16.75%) UI Designer
4 28 (13.40%) Web Developer
5 25 (11.96%) User Experience Designer
6 17 (8.13%) UI Programmer
6 17 (8.13%) UI Developer
7 14 (6.70%) Photoshop Designer
7 14 (6.70%) NetWeaver Developer
7 14 (6.70%) SAP Developer
7 14 (6.70%) PHP Developer
8 12 (5.74%) Digital Designer
9 9 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
9 9 (4.31%) Junior
9 9 (4.31%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.83%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.35%) Analyst
11 7 (3.35%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (3.35%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (80.86%) HTML
2 162 (77.51%) CSS
3 53 (25.36%) jQuery
4 29 (13.88%) HTML5
5 24 (11.48%) .NET
6 22 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 22 (10.53%) XHTML
7 17 (8.13%) J2EE
7 17 (8.13%) CSS3
8 16 (7.66%) SAP Smart Forms
9 15 (7.18%) BAPI
9 15 (7.18%) Web Dynpro
9 15 (7.18%) Flash
10 14 (6.70%) SAP Business Workflow
11 12 (5.74%) Web Services
12 10 (4.78%) XML
13 7 (3.35%) CodeIgniter
14 6 (2.87%) Ajax
14 6 (2.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (2.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 85 (40.67%) User Experience
2 16 (7.66%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.26%) Animation
4 10 (4.78%) Digital Media
5 7 (3.35%) Copywriting
5 7 (3.35%) Graphic Design
5 7 (3.35%) W3C
6 6 (2.87%) Photography
6 6 (2.87%) Open Source
6 6 (2.87%) Social Media
7 4 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.44%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.44%) New Media
8 3 (1.44%) Blog
8 3 (1.44%) iPhone
8 3 (1.44%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.96%) Social Network
10 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.09%) Windows
2 17 (8.13%) Apple iOS
3 14 (6.70%) Android
4 7 (3.35%) Linux
5 4 (1.91%) UNIX
6 1 (0.48%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (21.53%) Web Design
2 36 (17.22%) Workflow
3 35 (16.75%) E-Commerce
4 30 (14.35%) Web Development
5 29 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (13.40%) Responsive Web Design
7 26 (12.44%) OO
8 21 (10.05%) SEO
8 21 (10.05%) Digital Marketing
9 20 (9.57%) MVC
10 13 (6.22%) Content Management
10 13 (6.22%) Email Marketing
11 12 (5.74%) Progressive Enhancement
12 9 (4.31%) Web Application Development
13 8 (3.83%) Information Architecture
14 7 (3.35%) OO PHP
14 7 (3.35%) Data-Driven Marketing
15 6 (2.87%) Analytics
15 6 (2.87%) Time Management
15 6 (2.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.76%) JavaScript
2 35 (16.75%) PHP
3 16 (7.66%) Java
3 16 (7.66%) ABAP
3 16 (7.66%) SAPscript
4 14 (6.70%) C#
5 13 (6.22%) SQL
6 4 (1.91%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.44%) C++
8 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) VBA
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) Groovy
9 1 (0.48%) Scala
9 1 (0.48%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.78%) Degree
4 5 (2.39%) HND
5 3 (1.44%) HNC
6 2 (0.96%) MCP
6 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (8.13%) SAP
2 16 (7.66%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.35%) Zend
3 7 (3.35%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.87%) Google
4 6 (2.87%) Twitter
4 6 (2.87%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle
5 3 (1.44%) Intel
5 3 (1.44%) Citrix
6 2 (0.96%) Omniture
6 2 (0.96%) Pega
6 2 (0.96%) Facebook
6 2 (0.96%) hybris
7 1 (0.48%) ClickTale
7 1 (0.48%) Tealeaf
7 1 (0.48%) Veeam
7 1 (0.48%) Becrypt
7 1 (0.48%) HP
7 1 (0.48%) IBM
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