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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 155 148 186
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +38
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 101 106 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.56% 1.53% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.47% 3.49% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 53
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
2914 3039 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.02% 43.85% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2427 2801
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +8 45 £40,000 +32.23% 11
Manchester +2 45 £35,000 +48.93% 8
Merseyside +5 5 £25,000 -16.66% 4
Lancashire -16 5 £20,000 -27.27% 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 125 (73.53%) HTML
2 110 (64.71%) CSS
3 80 (47.06%) User Experience
4 67 (39.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 66 (38.82%) JavaScript
6 62 (36.47%) Photoshop
7 54 (31.76%) HTML5
7 54 (31.76%) jQuery
8 49 (28.82%) Adobe Illustrator
9 44 (25.88%) Marketing
10 34 (20.00%) Web Design
11 33 (19.41%) CMS
12 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
13 28 (16.47%) Axure RP
13 28 (16.47%) CSS3
14 27 (15.88%) WordPress
14 27 (15.88%) .NET
15 26 (15.29%) PHP
15 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
16 25 (14.71%) MS Office
17 24 (14.12%) SEO
17 24 (14.12%) Smartphone
18 22 (12.94%) Taxonomies
19 21 (12.35%) MySQL
19 21 (12.35%) Sass
20 20 (11.76%) ASP.NET
20 20 (11.76%) MS Excel
21 19 (11.18%) C#
21 19 (11.18%) Content Management
21 19 (11.18%) Responsive Web Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 33 (19.41%) CMS
2 27 (15.88%) WordPress
3 9 (5.29%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (5.29%) Node.js
4 8 (4.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 5 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.94%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.35%) Drupal
6 4 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.76%) IIS
7 3 (1.76%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.76%) Alfresco
7 3 (1.76%) Immediacy CMS
7 3 (1.76%) Sitefinity
7 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.18%) JBoss
8 2 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.59%) Apache
9 1 (0.59%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 67 (39.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 62 (36.47%) Photoshop
3 49 (28.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 25 (14.71%) MS Office
5 20 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 16 (9.41%) Fireworks
6 16 (9.41%) InDesign
7 15 (8.82%) OmniGraffle
8 11 (6.47%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (3.53%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (2.94%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (2.94%) MS Project
11 3 (1.76%) Acrobat
11 3 (1.76%) RoboHelp
12 2 (1.18%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.59%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (4.71%) Tridion
1 8 (4.71%) Magento
2 3 (1.76%) Shopify
3 1 (0.59%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.76%) SaaS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.71%) Internet
2 3 (1.76%) VPN
2 3 (1.76%) SSL
3 2 (1.18%) SNMP
3 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.18%) Telnet
3 2 (1.18%) Wireless
3 2 (1.18%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) MySQL
2 10 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.18%) JasperReports
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (16.47%) Axure RP
2 18 (10.59%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (5.88%) Grunt
4 6 (3.53%) Subversion
4 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.94%) Bower
6 4 (2.35%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.76%) Selenium
7 3 (1.76%) TestNG
7 3 (1.76%) MSTest
7 3 (1.76%) JUnit
7 3 (1.76%) NUnit
8 2 (1.18%) JIRA
8 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 2 (1.18%) MyEclipse
8 2 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.59%) gulp
General
1 44 (25.88%) Marketing
2 10 (5.88%) Multimedia
3 7 (4.12%) Finance
3 7 (4.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.53%) Games
4 6 (3.53%) Retail
5 5 (2.94%) Legal
6 3 (1.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 72 (42.35%) Designer
2 59 (34.71%) Developer
3 28 (16.47%) UX Designer
4 24 (14.12%) Web Designer
5 19 (11.18%) Web Developer
5 19 (11.18%) Architect
6 18 (10.59%) Front-End Developer
7 11 (6.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (6.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (6.47%) .NET Developer
7 11 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 11 (6.47%) PHP Developer
8 10 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
9 9 (5.29%) Senior Designer
9 9 (5.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.71%) Graphic Designer
11 7 (4.12%) Interactive Developer
11 7 (4.12%) Digital Designer
12 6 (3.53%) Senior UX Designer
12 6 (3.53%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (73.53%) HTML
2 110 (64.71%) CSS
3 54 (31.76%) jQuery
3 54 (31.76%) HTML5
4 28 (16.47%) CSS3
5 27 (15.88%) .NET
6 21 (12.35%) Sass
7 20 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 18 (10.59%) XHTML
9 16 (9.41%) LESS
10 12 (7.06%) Web Services
11 11 (6.47%) Flash
12 10 (5.88%) Ajax
13 9 (5.29%) WCF
13 9 (5.29%) REST
14 8 (4.71%) AngularJS
14 8 (4.71%) .NET Framework
14 8 (4.71%) XML
15 7 (4.12%) Apache Flex
16 6 (3.53%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 80 (47.06%) User Experience
2 24 (14.12%) Smartphone
3 22 (12.94%) Taxonomies
4 15 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.82%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.88%) Social Media
6 9 (5.29%) Graphic Design
7 7 (4.12%) Animation
7 7 (4.12%) Blackberry
8 6 (3.53%) Digital Media
8 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.94%) W3C
9 5 (2.94%) Video Editing
10 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.18%) Blog
11 2 (1.18%) iPhone
12 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.59%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.59%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.24%) Android
2 13 (7.65%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.12%) Windows 7
3 7 (4.12%) Windows
4 5 (2.94%) NetWare
4 5 (2.94%) UNIX
5 4 (2.35%) Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.00%) Web Design
2 26 (15.29%) E-Commerce
3 24 (14.12%) SEO
4 19 (11.18%) Content Management
4 19 (11.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (10.00%) Web Development
6 14 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
6 14 (8.24%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.65%) MVC
7 13 (7.65%) Time Management
8 11 (6.47%) Use Case
8 11 (6.47%) Email Marketing
9 9 (5.29%) Rapid Prototyping
9 9 (5.29%) Analytics
10 8 (4.71%) Scrum
11 7 (4.12%) Change Management
11 7 (4.12%) SDLC
11 7 (4.12%) Online Marketing
12 6 (3.53%) Unit Testing
12 6 (3.53%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 66 (38.82%) JavaScript
2 26 (15.29%) PHP
3 19 (11.18%) C#
4 17 (10.00%) SQL
5 11 (6.47%) Java
6 7 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.35%) PHP5
8 3 (1.76%) XPath
9 1 (0.59%) ABAP
9 1 (0.59%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (6.47%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) MCSE
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.18%) MOS
2 2 (1.18%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.47%) Google
3 9 (5.29%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.53%) Avaya
5 5 (2.94%) Citrix
5 5 (2.94%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.76%) Oracle
6 3 (1.76%) Ektron
6 3 (1.76%) iRise
7 2 (1.18%) Sencha
7 2 (1.18%) hybris
7 2 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.59%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.59%) Facebook
8 1 (0.59%) Twitter
8 1 (0.59%) SAP
8 1 (0.59%) Apple
8 1 (0.59%) Quark
8 1 (0.59%) Yahoo!
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