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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 133 146 182
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +36
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 122 100 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.77% 1.51% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.03% 3.27% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 113 86 82
Average salary £26,000 £33,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.80% +12.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £64,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
3028 3058 3667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.93% 46.33% 46.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2603 2546 3136
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015. 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 -11 60 £26,500 -24.28% 2
Cheshire +14 31 £25,000 -23.07% 3
Lancashire +3 19 £24,500 -7.54% 5
Merseyside +6 6 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Cumbria - 6 £27,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

1 152 (72.04%) HTML
2 136 (64.45%) CSS
3 113 (53.55%) Photoshop
4 88 (41.71%) Adobe Illustrator
5 81 (38.39%) JavaScript
6 67 (31.75%) jQuery
6 67 (31.75%) User Experience
7 60 (28.44%) Web Design
8 58 (27.49%) Marketing
9 56 (26.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 42 (19.91%) PHP
11 40 (18.96%) InDesign
11 40 (18.96%) WordPress
12 39 (18.48%) HTML5
13 35 (16.59%) CMS
14 33 (15.64%) SEO
15 31 (14.69%) CSS3
15 31 (14.69%) Web Development
16 30 (14.22%) Flash
17 29 (13.74%) MySQL
18 28 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
19 27 (12.80%) Email Marketing
19 27 (12.80%) Fireworks
19 27 (12.80%) MVC
19 27 (12.80%) Mobile App
20 24 (11.37%) Linux
21 23 (10.90%) Dreamweaver
22 22 (10.43%) OO
23 21 (9.95%) Photography
24 20 (9.48%) Git (software)

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 40 (18.96%) WordPress
2 35 (16.59%) CMS
3 18 (8.53%) Joomla!
4 14 (6.64%) Drupal
5 12 (5.69%) SAP Portal
5 12 (5.69%) SAP EP
5 12 (5.69%) NetWeaver
6 9 (4.27%) Umbraco
7 8 (3.79%) IIS
8 5 (2.37%) SharePoint
9 4 (1.90%) Apache
9 4 (1.90%) Flash Media Server
9 4 (1.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.90%) Node.js
9 4 (1.90%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.47%) Moodle
Applications
1 113 (53.55%) Photoshop
2 88 (41.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 56 (26.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 40 (18.96%) InDesign
5 27 (12.80%) Fireworks
6 16 (7.58%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (4.74%) MS Office
8 9 (4.27%) MS Excel
9 8 (3.79%) Acrobat
10 5 (2.37%) AutoCAD
11 3 (1.42%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.95%) Adobe Captivate
12 2 (0.95%) Revit
12 2 (0.95%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.47%) ZBrush
13 1 (0.47%) Mudbox
13 1 (0.47%) Maya
13 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.47%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (3.32%) Magento
2 3 (1.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.95%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.47%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.21%) MailChimp
2 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.95%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.64%) Internet
2 7 (3.32%) SSH
3 2 (0.95%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.74%) MySQL
2 14 (6.64%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (10.90%) Dreamweaver
2 20 (9.48%) Git (software)
3 15 (7.11%) Subversion
4 11 (5.21%) Flash Builder
5 7 (3.32%) JIRA
6 5 (2.37%) JUnit
7 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.90%) Selenium
7 4 (1.90%) FlexUnit
7 4 (1.90%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.47%) Xcode
General
1 58 (27.49%) Marketing
2 18 (8.53%) Advertising
3 9 (4.27%) Finance
4 8 (3.79%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.32%) Retail
6 3 (1.42%) Games
7 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.47%) Publishing
8 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 110 (52.13%) Designer
2 61 (28.91%) Developer
3 50 (23.70%) Web Designer
4 27 (12.80%) Junior
5 22 (10.43%) PHP Developer
6 21 (9.95%) Junior Developer
7 18 (8.53%) UX Designer
7 18 (8.53%) Graphic Designer
7 18 (8.53%) Junior PHP Developer
8 15 (7.11%) UI Designer
9 11 (5.21%) Front-End Developer
9 11 (5.21%) Web Developer
10 10 (4.74%) Senior Designer
11 9 (4.27%) .NET Developer
12 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Author
12 8 (3.79%) Technical Author
12 8 (3.79%) NetWeaver Developer
12 8 (3.79%) Digital Designer
12 8 (3.79%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (72.04%) HTML
2 136 (64.45%) CSS
3 67 (31.75%) jQuery
4 39 (18.48%) HTML5
5 31 (14.69%) CSS3
6 30 (14.22%) Flash
7 18 (8.53%) XML
8 17 (8.06%) CodeIgniter
9 16 (7.58%) .NET
10 15 (7.11%) XHTML
10 15 (7.11%) Apache Flex
11 14 (6.64%) Adobe AIR
11 14 (6.64%) Web Dynpro
11 14 (6.64%) SAP Smart Forms
11 14 (6.64%) BAPI
12 12 (5.69%) J2EE
12 12 (5.69%) ASP.NET
12 12 (5.69%) SAP Business Workflow
13 11 (5.21%) LAMP
14 10 (4.74%) MXML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (31.75%) User Experience
2 27 (12.80%) Mobile App
3 21 (9.95%) Photography
4 19 (9.00%) Graphic Design
5 18 (8.53%) Social Media
6 15 (7.11%) Digital Media
7 13 (6.16%) W3C
8 10 (4.74%) Animation
9 9 (4.27%) Copywriting
9 9 (4.27%) Social Network
10 7 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (2.84%) Blog
12 4 (1.90%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.42%) E-Learning
13 3 (1.42%) GIS
13 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.42%) Web 2.0
14 1 (0.47%) Mobile Games
14 1 (0.47%) SCORM
14 1 (0.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (11.37%) Linux
2 15 (7.11%) Windows
3 11 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.21%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (0.47%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (28.44%) Web Design
2 33 (15.64%) SEO
3 31 (14.69%) Web Development
4 28 (13.27%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (12.80%) Email Marketing
5 27 (12.80%) MVC
6 22 (10.43%) OO
7 18 (8.53%) OOP
8 15 (7.11%) Content Management
9 13 (6.16%) Online Marketing
10 12 (5.69%) Time Management
10 12 (5.69%) Workflow
11 11 (5.21%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (4.74%) B2B
12 10 (4.74%) E-Commerce
12 10 (4.74%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.74%) Information Architecture
13 8 (3.79%) OO PHP
14 7 (3.32%) Progressive Enhancement
14 7 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.39%) JavaScript
2 42 (19.91%) PHP
3 16 (7.58%) SQL
4 14 (6.64%) ABAP
4 14 (6.64%) SAPscript
5 13 (6.16%) Java
6 10 (4.74%) C#
7 8 (3.79%) ActionScript
8 7 (3.32%) PHP5
9 4 (1.90%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) C
10 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.47%) Python
10 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (6.16%) Degree
2 12 (5.69%) SC Cleared
2 12 (5.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.42%) MCP
4 1 (0.47%) HNC
4 1 (0.47%) HND
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
4 1 (0.47%) MCSA
4 1 (0.47%) CCNA
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (7.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.64%) SAP
3 10 (4.74%) Facebook
3 10 (4.74%) Twitter
4 6 (2.84%) Google
5 4 (1.90%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.90%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.90%) Eloqua
6 3 (1.42%) Apple
7 2 (0.95%) Citrix
7 2 (0.95%) Omniture
8 1 (0.47%) ClickTale
8 1 (0.47%) Tealeaf
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