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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 166 162 150
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 90 97 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.32% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.98% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74 87 79
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.69%
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -5 41 £35,000 +40.00% 17
Cheshire +17 37 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Lancashire +5 8 £20,500 -28.07% 1
Merseyside -2 3 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 126 (69.23%) HTML
2 112 (61.54%) CSS
3 86 (47.25%) User Experience
4 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
5 72 (39.56%) Photoshop
6 68 (37.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 66 (36.26%) HTML5
8 63 (34.62%) jQuery
9 61 (33.52%) Adobe Illustrator
10 43 (23.63%) CSS3
11 42 (23.08%) Marketing
12 41 (22.53%) CMS
13 39 (21.43%) PHP
14 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
15 33 (18.13%) WordPress
16 30 (16.48%) .NET
16 30 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
17 28 (15.38%) Axure RP
17 28 (15.38%) Content Management
17 28 (15.38%) MySQL
18 27 (14.84%) MS Office
18 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
18 27 (14.84%) Smartphone
18 27 (14.84%) Sass
19 25 (13.74%) SEO
20 23 (12.64%) Responsive Web Design
21 22 (12.09%) Dreamweaver
22 21 (11.54%) Web Design
22 21 (11.54%) Taxonomies
23 20 (10.99%) MS Excel

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (22.53%) CMS
2 33 (18.13%) WordPress
3 11 (6.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (6.04%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 10 (5.49%) Drupal
5 9 (4.95%) Node.js
5 9 (4.95%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.65%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.65%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.65%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.65%) Sitefinity
8 2 (1.10%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.10%) IIS
8 2 (1.10%) JBoss
9 1 (0.55%) Apache
Applications
1 72 (39.56%) Photoshop
2 68 (37.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 61 (33.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (14.84%) MS Office
5 20 (10.99%) MS Excel
6 16 (8.79%) InDesign
7 14 (7.69%) Acrobat
8 13 (7.14%) OmniGraffle
9 12 (6.59%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (5.49%) RoboHelp
11 8 (4.40%) Fireworks
12 7 (3.85%) FrameMaker
13 6 (3.30%) MS Project
14 2 (1.10%) Adobe After Effects
14 2 (1.10%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (1.10%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.55%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Magento
2 8 (4.40%) Tridion
3 3 (1.65%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.49%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.65%) SaaS
3 2 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.85%) Internet
2 5 (2.75%) Intranet
3 3 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.65%) SSL
4 2 (1.10%) SNMP
4 2 (1.10%) VPN
4 2 (1.10%) Telnet
4 2 (1.10%) Wireless
4 2 (1.10%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.38%) MySQL
2 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.10%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (15.38%) Axure RP
2 22 (12.09%) Dreamweaver
3 15 (8.24%) Subversion
4 13 (7.14%) Grunt
5 9 (4.95%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.75%) Phing
6 5 (2.75%) Ant
6 5 (2.75%) Bower
7 4 (2.20%) gulp
7 4 (2.20%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.65%) MSTest
8 3 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.65%) NUnit
9 2 (1.10%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.10%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.10%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.10%) JUnit
9 2 (1.10%) JIRA
9 2 (1.10%) Selenium
9 2 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 42 (23.08%) Marketing
2 9 (4.95%) Finance
3 7 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 7 (3.85%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.20%) Retail
5 3 (1.65%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.65%) Automotive
5 3 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Games
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (39.01%) Developer
2 66 (36.26%) Designer
3 29 (15.93%) UX Designer
4 28 (15.38%) Web Developer
5 25 (13.74%) Front-End Developer
6 18 (9.89%) Web Designer
7 17 (9.34%) Architect
8 15 (8.24%) PHP Developer
9 13 (7.14%) Senior Designer
10 12 (6.59%) UI Designer
11 11 (6.04%) .NET Developer
12 10 (5.49%) C# Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Author
12 10 (5.49%) Technical Author
12 10 (5.49%) Graphic Designer
12 10 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.49%) C# .NET Developer
12 10 (5.49%) Senior UX Designer
13 9 (4.95%) User Experience Architect
13 9 (4.95%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (69.23%) HTML
2 112 (61.54%) CSS
3 66 (36.26%) HTML5
4 63 (34.62%) jQuery
5 43 (23.63%) CSS3
6 30 (16.48%) .NET
7 27 (14.84%) Sass
8 19 (10.44%) LESS
8 19 (10.44%) ASP.NET
9 17 (9.34%) XHTML
10 15 (8.24%) Flash
11 13 (7.14%) AngularJS
12 12 (6.59%) REST
13 11 (6.04%) Web Services
14 10 (5.49%) .NET Framework
15 9 (4.95%) Ajax
16 8 (4.40%) Apache Flex
16 8 (4.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (3.85%) WCF
17 7 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (47.25%) User Experience
2 27 (14.84%) Smartphone
3 21 (11.54%) Taxonomies
4 20 (10.99%) Mobile App
5 18 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.49%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.95%) Animation
8 8 (4.40%) Graphic Design
9 7 (3.85%) Video Editing
10 6 (3.30%) Blackberry
11 5 (2.75%) W3C
11 5 (2.75%) Social Media
12 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
13 2 (1.10%) Blog
13 2 (1.10%) iPhone
13 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.55%) GIS
14 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
14 1 (0.55%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.79%) Windows
2 14 (7.69%) Android
3 13 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.30%) UNIX
4 6 (3.30%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.20%) Linux
5 4 (2.20%) NetWare
6 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (15.38%) Content Management
3 27 (14.84%) E-Commerce
4 25 (13.74%) SEO
5 23 (12.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 21 (11.54%) Web Design
7 17 (9.34%) Web Development
8 14 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (6.59%) MVC
9 12 (6.59%) Time Management
10 11 (6.04%) Change Management
11 10 (5.49%) Use Case
11 10 (5.49%) Analytics
12 9 (4.95%) Rapid Prototyping
12 9 (4.95%) Information Architecture
13 8 (4.40%) SDLC
13 8 (4.40%) Pay per click
13 8 (4.40%) Project Management
13 8 (4.40%) Workflow
13 8 (4.40%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 79 (43.41%) JavaScript
2 39 (21.43%) PHP
3 20 (10.99%) SQL
3 20 (10.99%) C#
4 16 (8.79%) Java
5 6 (3.30%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.20%) PHP5
7 3 (1.65%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.65%) XPath
8 1 (0.55%) ABAP
8 1 (0.55%) SAPscript
8 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) MCSE
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) MOS
3 2 (1.10%) MCITP
4 1 (0.55%) HND
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.59%) Google
3 11 (6.04%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (2.75%) EPiServer
6 4 (2.20%) Citrix
7 3 (1.65%) Quark
7 3 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.65%) iRise
8 2 (1.10%) Sencha
8 2 (1.10%) Ektron
8 2 (1.10%) hybris
8 2 (1.10%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.55%) Facebook
9 1 (0.55%) Twitter
9 1 (0.55%) SAP
9 1 (0.55%) Avaya
9 1 (0.55%) Apple
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Macclesfield
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + + Excellent Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Health, Staff Discount
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000- £60,000 plus attractive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £17000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago