The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 155 167 130
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -37
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 107 91 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 1.24% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 2.61% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 104
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +8.33%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Adobe
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +11 48 £30,000 +9.09% 6
Cheshire +10 38 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Lancashire +9 11 £28,250 +17.70%
Merseyside -20 7 £28,750 +10.57% 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 164 (80.39%) HTML
2 132 (64.71%) CSS
3 93 (45.59%) Photoshop
4 83 (40.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 78 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 72 (35.29%) jQuery
7 56 (27.45%) HTML5
7 56 (27.45%) PHP
8 54 (26.47%) CMS
9 53 (25.98%) Marketing
10 51 (25.00%) CSS3
11 44 (21.57%) Web Design
11 44 (21.57%) E-Commerce
12 34 (16.67%) MySQL
13 33 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
14 28 (13.73%) SQL Server
15 27 (13.24%) .NET
15 27 (13.24%) Dreamweaver
15 27 (13.24%) Web Development
16 26 (12.75%) MVC
17 24 (11.76%) InDesign
18 23 (11.27%) Finance
18 23 (11.27%) Subversion
19 22 (10.78%) WordPress
20 21 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
20 21 (10.29%) OO
21 20 (9.80%) C#
22 19 (9.31%) Email Marketing
22 19 (9.31%) SQL
22 19 (9.31%) ASP.NET

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 54 (26.47%) CMS
2 22 (10.78%) WordPress
3 10 (4.90%) ColdFusion
4 5 (2.45%) Adobe CQ
5 4 (1.96%) SAP EP
5 4 (1.96%) NetWeaver
5 4 (1.96%) SAP Portal
6 2 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Moodle
7 1 (0.49%) Drupal
7 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 93 (45.59%) Photoshop
2 83 (40.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (11.76%) InDesign
4 18 (8.82%) Fireworks
5 10 (4.90%) MS Excel
6 9 (4.41%) Adobe After Effects
7 8 (3.92%) MS Office
8 7 (3.43%) Acrobat
9 6 (2.94%) MS Visio
10 5 (2.45%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (1.47%) RoboHelp
12 3 (1.47%) FrameMaker
12 3 (1.47%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.49%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.49%) Revit
13 1 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.49%) Maya
13 1 (0.49%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 16 (7.84%) Magento
2 3 (1.47%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.98%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.98%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.49%) SAN
3 1 (0.49%) VoIP
3 1 (0.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.49%) DNS
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.67%) MySQL
2 28 (13.73%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) MS Access
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (13.24%) Dreamweaver
2 23 (11.27%) Subversion
3 8 (3.92%) PowerBuilder
4 6 (2.94%) Axure RP
5 3 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.47%) PhoneGap
6 2 (0.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (25.98%) Marketing
2 23 (11.27%) Finance
3 12 (5.88%) Retail
4 11 (5.39%) Banking
5 8 (3.92%) Advertising
6 6 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.96%) Law
8 3 (1.47%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.98%) Publishing
9 2 (0.98%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.49%) German Language
10 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 106 (51.96%) Developer
2 87 (42.65%) Designer
3 34 (16.67%) Web Designer
4 33 (16.18%) Web Developer
5 20 (9.80%) PHP Developer
5 20 (9.80%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (6.37%) Graphic Designer
7 12 (5.88%) UI Designer
7 12 (5.88%) Email Designer
8 10 (4.90%) UI Programmer
8 10 (4.90%) UI Developer
9 9 (4.41%) Front-End Web Developer
9 9 (4.41%) Digital Designer
9 9 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.43%) User Experience Designer
11 6 (2.94%) Development Manager
11 6 (2.94%) Junior
11 6 (2.94%) Senior Designer
11 6 (2.94%) WordPress Developer
12 5 (2.45%) IT Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (80.39%) HTML
2 132 (64.71%) CSS
3 72 (35.29%) jQuery
4 56 (27.45%) HTML5
5 51 (25.00%) CSS3
6 27 (13.24%) .NET
7 19 (9.31%) ASP.NET
8 18 (8.82%) JSON
9 16 (7.84%) XHTML
10 14 (6.86%) Ajax
11 12 (5.88%) Web Services
11 12 (5.88%) CodeIgniter
12 11 (5.39%) Flash
13 10 (4.90%) XML
14 8 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
15 7 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (3.43%) .NET Framework
16 5 (2.45%) REST
17 4 (1.96%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.82%) Social Media
2 11 (5.39%) Graphic Design
3 8 (3.92%) Digital Media
4 6 (2.94%) NHS
4 6 (2.94%) Blog
5 5 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.96%) W3C
7 3 (1.47%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.47%) Open Source
7 3 (1.47%) Wiki
8 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.98%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.98%) Photography
8 2 (0.98%) iPhone
9 1 (0.49%) New Media
9 1 (0.49%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.49%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.96%) Linux
1 4 (1.96%) UNIX
1 4 (1.96%) Android
1 4 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.98%) Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.57%) Web Design
1 44 (21.57%) E-Commerce
2 33 (16.18%) Digital Marketing
3 27 (13.24%) Web Development
4 26 (12.75%) MVC
5 21 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 21 (10.29%) OO
6 19 (9.31%) Email Marketing
7 18 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (8.33%) Content Management
8 17 (8.33%) Workflow
9 16 (7.84%) OO PHP
10 13 (6.37%) Analytics
11 12 (5.88%) Web Application Development
12 11 (5.39%) SEO
13 10 (4.90%) Online Marketing
14 6 (2.94%) Scrum
14 6 (2.94%) Resource Management
15 5 (2.45%) Data-Driven Marketing
15 5 (2.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (38.24%) JavaScript
2 56 (27.45%) PHP
3 20 (9.80%) C#
4 19 (9.31%) SQL
5 13 (6.37%) Java
6 5 (2.45%) Ruby
7 4 (1.96%) SAPscript
7 4 (1.96%) VB
7 4 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.96%) ABAP
8 3 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.49%) VB6
10 1 (0.49%) C++
10 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (3.92%) Degree
2 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.49%) MCP
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.47%) Plesk
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.35%) Facebook
3 12 (5.88%) Quark
3 12 (5.88%) Zend
4 9 (4.41%) Twitter
4 9 (4.41%) Oracle
5 7 (3.43%) Sybase
6 6 (2.94%) Sun
6 6 (2.94%) Google
7 4 (1.96%) SAP
7 4 (1.96%) SmartFocus
8 2 (0.98%) Citrix
8 2 (0.98%) Omniture
8 2 (0.98%) Coremetrics
8 2 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.49%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.49%) VMware
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