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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 159 142 173
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +31
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 94 107 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.35% 1.64% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.64% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 89 89 84
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-6.76% +2.30%
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
3058 2940 3469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.96% 45.11% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2546 2383 2848
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -25 38 £26,500 -11.66% 11
Cheshire +2 32 £25,000 -23.07% 5
Lancashire +10 20 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Merseyside +9 3 £25,000 -20.00% 3
Cumbria - 1 £27,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 145 (69.71%) HTML
2 128 (61.54%) CSS
3 100 (48.08%) Photoshop
4 77 (37.02%) JavaScript
5 74 (35.58%) Adobe Illustrator
6 67 (32.21%) jQuery
7 63 (30.29%) Marketing
7 63 (30.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 62 (29.81%) User Experience
9 59 (28.37%) Web Design
10 42 (20.19%) WordPress
11 40 (19.23%) PHP
12 37 (17.79%) HTML5
13 35 (16.83%) InDesign
14 34 (16.35%) CMS
15 32 (15.38%) SEO
15 32 (15.38%) Email Marketing
16 30 (14.42%) CSS3
17 29 (13.94%) MySQL
17 29 (13.94%) Fireworks
18 26 (12.50%) Flash
19 24 (11.54%) Web Development
20 23 (11.06%) Linux
20 23 (11.06%) MVC
21 22 (10.58%) Mobile App
21 22 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
22 21 (10.10%) Photography
23 20 (9.62%) Graphic Design
23 20 (9.62%) Social Media
23 20 (9.62%) Dreamweaver

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (20.19%) WordPress
2 34 (16.35%) CMS
3 19 (9.13%) Joomla!
4 14 (6.73%) Drupal
5 9 (4.33%) SAP EP
5 9 (4.33%) SAP Portal
5 9 (4.33%) NetWeaver
6 5 (2.40%) IIS
6 5 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.92%) Apache
8 3 (1.44%) Flash Media Server
8 3 (1.44%) Node.js
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.48%) MODX
10 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.48%) Moodle
Applications
1 100 (48.08%) Photoshop
2 74 (35.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (30.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 35 (16.83%) InDesign
5 29 (13.94%) Fireworks
6 17 (8.17%) MS Excel
7 15 (7.21%) MS Office
8 10 (4.81%) Adobe After Effects
9 9 (4.33%) Acrobat
10 8 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (3.37%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (1.92%) AutoCAD
12 4 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.96%) Revit
13 2 (0.96%) SketchUp
14 1 (0.48%) ZBrush
14 1 (0.48%) Mudbox
14 1 (0.48%) Maya
14 1 (0.48%) 3ds Max
14 1 (0.48%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 7 (3.37%) Magento
2 2 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.48%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.48%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.29%) MailChimp
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) CheetahMail
4 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.21%) Internet
2 7 (3.37%) SSH
3 1 (0.48%) VLAN
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) DNS
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.94%) MySQL
2 11 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (9.62%) Dreamweaver
2 15 (7.21%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.29%) Flash Builder
4 10 (4.81%) Subversion
5 7 (3.37%) JIRA
6 4 (1.92%) JUnit
6 4 (1.92%) Axure RP
7 3 (1.44%) FlexUnit
7 3 (1.44%) Selenium
8 2 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.96%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.48%) Xcode
General
1 63 (30.29%) Marketing
2 19 (9.13%) Advertising
3 13 (6.25%) Finance
4 9 (4.33%) Retail
5 8 (3.85%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.88%) Games
6 6 (2.88%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
8 2 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (53.37%) Designer
2 57 (27.40%) Developer
3 53 (25.48%) Web Designer
4 27 (12.98%) Junior
5 22 (10.58%) PHP Developer
6 21 (10.10%) Junior Developer
7 18 (8.65%) Junior PHP Developer
7 18 (8.65%) Graphic Designer
7 18 (8.65%) UX Designer
8 11 (5.29%) Digital Designer
8 11 (5.29%) Web Developer
9 10 (4.81%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (4.81%) UI Designer
10 8 (3.85%) Email Designer
10 8 (3.85%) Author
10 8 (3.85%) Technical Author
11 7 (3.37%) Mid-Level PHP Developer
11 7 (3.37%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 6 (2.88%) Senior Designer
12 6 (2.88%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (69.71%) HTML
2 128 (61.54%) CSS
3 67 (32.21%) jQuery
4 37 (17.79%) HTML5
5 30 (14.42%) CSS3
6 26 (12.50%) Flash
7 17 (8.17%) CodeIgniter
8 16 (7.69%) XML
9 15 (7.21%) Apache Flex
10 14 (6.73%) .NET
11 13 (6.25%) Adobe AIR
12 11 (5.29%) Web Dynpro
12 11 (5.29%) LAMP
12 11 (5.29%) SAP Smart Forms
12 11 (5.29%) BAPI
13 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET
13 10 (4.81%) MXML
14 9 (4.33%) SAP Business Workflow
14 9 (4.33%) J2EE
14 9 (4.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (29.81%) User Experience
2 22 (10.58%) Mobile App
3 21 (10.10%) Photography
4 20 (9.62%) Graphic Design
4 20 (9.62%) Social Media
5 17 (8.17%) Digital Media
6 10 (4.81%) W3C
7 9 (4.33%) Copywriting
7 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.33%) Social Network
8 6 (2.88%) Blog
9 4 (1.92%) Animation
9 4 (1.92%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.44%) E-Learning
11 2 (0.96%) GIS
11 2 (0.96%) Open Source
12 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.48%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.06%) Linux
2 6 (2.88%) Android
2 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.40%) Windows
4 2 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) NetWare
5 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (28.37%) Web Design
2 32 (15.38%) SEO
2 32 (15.38%) Email Marketing
3 24 (11.54%) Web Development
4 23 (11.06%) MVC
5 22 (10.58%) Responsive Web Design
6 19 (9.13%) OO
7 18 (8.65%) OOP
8 15 (7.21%) Online Marketing
9 14 (6.73%) Time Management
9 14 (6.73%) E-Commerce
10 12 (5.77%) Content Management
11 11 (5.29%) B2B
11 11 (5.29%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.81%) Information Architecture
13 9 (4.33%) Workflow
13 9 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (3.85%) OO PHP
15 7 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
16 6 (2.88%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 77 (37.02%) JavaScript
2 40 (19.23%) PHP
3 18 (8.65%) SQL
4 11 (5.29%) Java
4 11 (5.29%) ABAP
4 11 (5.29%) SAPscript
5 8 (3.85%) ActionScript
5 8 (3.85%) C#
6 7 (3.37%) PHP5
7 3 (1.44%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) VCP4
3 3 (1.44%) MCP
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.48%) HNC
4 1 (0.48%) HND
4 1 (0.48%) MCSE
4 1 (0.48%) MCSA
4 1 (0.48%) CCNA
4 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.29%) SAP
3 10 (4.81%) Facebook
3 10 (4.81%) Twitter
4 5 (2.40%) Avaya
5 4 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.92%) Google
5 4 (1.92%) Eloqua
5 4 (1.92%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.44%) Apple
6 3 (1.44%) Citrix
7 1 (0.48%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.48%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.48%) Ektron
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