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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 154 154 167
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 87 107 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.51% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 3.40% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77 81 82
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2910 3148 3518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.90% 44.34% 47.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 2491 2882
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Cheshire +13 41 £32,500 +5.69% 7
Manchester -2 35 £28,000 +1.81% 15
Lancashire +4 10 £22,500 -28.57% 1
Merseyside +9 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 153 (73.21%) HTML
2 132 (63.16%) CSS
3 85 (40.67%) Photoshop
4 76 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 75 (35.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 71 (33.97%) User Experience
7 70 (33.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 64 (30.62%) Marketing
8 64 (30.62%) jQuery
9 55 (26.32%) Web Design
10 48 (22.97%) HTML5
11 42 (20.10%) WordPress
11 42 (20.10%) CMS
12 36 (17.22%) PHP
13 34 (16.27%) CSS3
14 32 (15.31%) SEO
15 31 (14.83%) InDesign
16 29 (13.88%) Email Marketing
17 28 (13.40%) MySQL
18 26 (12.44%) E-Commerce
19 25 (11.96%) MS Excel
19 25 (11.96%) Microsoft
19 25 (11.96%) MVC
20 24 (11.48%) Web Development
21 23 (11.00%) Dreamweaver
21 23 (11.00%) Fireworks
21 23 (11.00%) Responsive Web Design
22 22 (10.53%) Social Media
23 21 (10.05%) Graphic Design
23 21 (10.05%) SQL

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 42 (20.10%) CMS
1 42 (20.10%) WordPress
2 17 (8.13%) Joomla!
3 13 (6.22%) Drupal
4 6 (2.87%) IIS
5 5 (2.39%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.39%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.91%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.44%) Apache
8 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.96%) JBoss
8 2 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.96%) Node.js
9 1 (0.48%) MODX
9 1 (0.48%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 85 (40.67%) Photoshop
2 75 (35.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 70 (33.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (14.83%) InDesign
5 25 (11.96%) MS Excel
6 23 (11.00%) Fireworks
7 19 (9.09%) MS Office
8 13 (6.22%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (4.31%) OmniGraffle
10 8 (3.83%) Adobe After Effects
11 7 (3.35%) Acrobat
12 6 (2.87%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (2.39%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.96%) Revit
14 2 (0.96%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) Magento
2 4 (1.91%) Tridion
3 3 (1.44%) Shopify
4 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.31%) Google Analytics
2 6 (2.87%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.18%) Internet
2 6 (2.87%) SSH
3 3 (1.44%) VPN
3 3 (1.44%) SSL
4 2 (0.96%) Wireless
5 1 (0.48%) Intranet
5 1 (0.48%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.40%) MySQL
2 14 (6.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (11.00%) Dreamweaver
2 15 (7.18%) Axure RP
3 12 (5.74%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.35%) Subversion
5 6 (2.87%) JIRA
5 6 (2.87%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.87%) Flash Builder
6 3 (1.44%) Grunt
7 2 (0.96%) MSTest
7 2 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 2 (0.96%) JUnit
7 2 (0.96%) NUnit
7 2 (0.96%) Selenium
8 1 (0.48%) TestNG
8 1 (0.48%) Bower
8 1 (0.48%) FlexUnit
8 1 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 64 (30.62%) Marketing
2 19 (9.09%) Advertising
3 13 (6.22%) Retail
4 10 (4.78%) Multimedia
5 9 (4.31%) Finance
6 6 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.91%) Games
8 3 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.96%) Publishing
9 2 (0.96%) Legal
10 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 109 (52.15%) Designer
2 57 (27.27%) Developer
3 48 (22.97%) Web Designer
4 22 (10.53%) UX Designer
5 21 (10.05%) PHP Developer
5 21 (10.05%) Graphic Designer
6 19 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 18 (8.61%) Junior
8 15 (7.18%) Architect
9 14 (6.70%) .NET Developer
10 13 (6.22%) Junior Developer
10 13 (6.22%) Digital Designer
11 12 (5.74%) Junior PHP Developer
12 11 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.78%) C# Developer
13 10 (4.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (4.78%) UI Designer
13 10 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
14 9 (4.31%) Front-End Developer
15 7 (3.35%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (73.21%) HTML
2 132 (63.16%) CSS
3 64 (30.62%) jQuery
4 48 (22.97%) HTML5
5 34 (16.27%) CSS3
6 20 (9.57%) Flash
7 18 (8.61%) XHTML
7 18 (8.61%) .NET
8 17 (8.13%) ASP.NET
9 16 (7.66%) XML
10 13 (6.22%) Sass
11 12 (5.74%) LESS
11 12 (5.74%) CodeIgniter
11 12 (5.74%) Apache Flex
12 10 (4.78%) WCF
12 10 (4.78%) .NET Framework
13 9 (4.31%) LAMP
14 8 (3.83%) Web Services
14 8 (3.83%) Adobe AIR
15 7 (3.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 71 (33.97%) User Experience
2 22 (10.53%) Social Media
3 21 (10.05%) Graphic Design
4 20 (9.57%) Mobile App
5 17 (8.13%) Photography
6 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (6.70%) Digital Media
7 13 (6.22%) Smartphone
8 11 (5.26%) Taxonomies
9 8 (3.83%) Management Information System
9 8 (3.83%) Animation
10 7 (3.35%) W3C
10 7 (3.35%) Blackberry
11 6 (2.87%) Copywriting
11 6 (2.87%) Blog
11 6 (2.87%) Social Network
12 4 (1.91%) Video Editing
12 4 (1.91%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.44%) GIS
14 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.66%) Linux
2 8 (3.83%) Windows
3 7 (3.35%) Android
3 7 (3.35%) Windows 7
4 5 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.39%) NetWare
5 2 (0.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.32%) Web Design
2 32 (15.31%) SEO
3 29 (13.88%) Email Marketing
4 26 (12.44%) E-Commerce
5 25 (11.96%) MVC
6 24 (11.48%) Web Development
7 23 (11.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (7.66%) Content Management
9 15 (7.18%) Digital Marketing
9 15 (7.18%) Online Marketing
10 13 (6.22%) Time Management
11 12 (5.74%) OOP
12 10 (4.78%) B2B
12 10 (4.78%) Use Case
13 9 (4.31%) Analytics
14 7 (3.35%) OO PHP
14 7 (3.35%) Rapid Prototyping
14 7 (3.35%) Information Architecture
14 7 (3.35%) OO
14 7 (3.35%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 36 (17.22%) PHP
3 21 (10.05%) SQL
4 17 (8.13%) C#
5 8 (3.83%) Java
6 6 (2.87%) PHP5
6 6 (2.87%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.39%) ActionScript
8 2 (0.96%) XPath
9 1 (0.48%) C++
9 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (7.66%) Degree
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.96%) MOS
3 2 (0.96%) MCITP
3 2 (0.96%) MCP
3 2 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) Plesk
Vendors
1 25 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.74%) Google
3 8 (3.83%) Facebook
3 8 (3.83%) Twitter
4 7 (3.35%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.35%) Citrix
5 6 (2.87%) Avaya
6 5 (2.39%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.44%) Ektron
7 3 (1.44%) Eloqua
7 3 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.96%) Apple
8 2 (0.96%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.96%) hybris
9 1 (0.48%) iRise
9 1 (0.48%) Sencha
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle
9 1 (0.48%) Yahoo!
9 1 (0.48%) Coremetrics
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