The table below looks at the statistics for Fireworks skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Fireworks over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Fireworks
Rank 222 193 219
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs citing Fireworks 30 46 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.41% 0.69% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 2.47% 5.02% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 44 38
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £25,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Fireworks
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Applications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1216 917 1139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.63% 13.67% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1047 794 1025
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Fireworks
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Fireworks across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Fireworks Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Fireworks
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Fireworks across the North West region.

Fireworks Salary Trend in the North West

Fireworks
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Fireworks across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Fireworks Salary Histogram in the North West

Fireworks
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 Fireworks within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(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 18 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -6 8 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Lancashire -6 4 £27,500 +7.84% 7
Fireworks
England

Fireworks
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Fireworks 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 Fireworks.

1 61 (95.31%) HTML
2 60 (93.75%) CSS
3 50 (78.13%) Photoshop
4 46 (71.88%) JavaScript
5 34 (53.13%) User Experience
6 33 (51.56%) jQuery
7 27 (42.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 26 (40.63%) Adobe
9 21 (32.81%) Information Architecture
9 21 (32.81%) HTML5
10 17 (26.56%) OmniGraffle
11 16 (25.00%) Mobile App
12 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
12 14 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
13 12 (18.75%) CSS3
13 12 (18.75%) Digital Media
14 11 (17.19%) SEO
14 11 (17.19%) Web Development
14 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
14 11 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (15.63%) Web Design
15 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (14.06%) .NET
16 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
16 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
16 9 (14.06%) Flash
17 8 (12.50%) ActionScript
17 8 (12.50%) Web Services
17 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
18 7 (10.94%) C#

Fireworks
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Fireworks 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 Fireworks. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.38%) WordPress
2 3 (4.69%) Umbraco
3 2 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (78.13%) Photoshop
2 27 (42.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (26.56%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
4 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.56%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) FTP
1 1 (1.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) Axure RP
4 1 (1.56%) Hudson
4 1 (1.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 5 (7.81%) Finance
1 5 (7.81%) Marketing
2 4 (6.25%) Retail
3 3 (4.69%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 46 (71.88%) Designer
2 26 (40.63%) UX Designer
3 24 (37.50%) Developer
4 14 (21.88%) Web Designer
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Web Developer
5 7 (10.94%) Front-End Developer
6 6 (9.38%) UX Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Web Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Creative Designer
7 4 (6.25%) Graduate
7 4 (6.25%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Developer
9 1 (1.56%) Junior
9 1 (1.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (95.31%) HTML
2 60 (93.75%) CSS
3 33 (51.56%) jQuery
4 21 (32.81%) HTML5
5 12 (18.75%) CSS3
6 11 (17.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (14.06%) .NET
7 9 (14.06%) ASP.NET
7 9 (14.06%) Flash
8 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 8 (12.50%) Web Services
9 6 (9.38%) WCF
9 6 (9.38%) LINQ
9 6 (9.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (4.69%) Sass
11 2 (3.13%) Modernizr
11 2 (3.13%) XHTML
11 2 (3.13%) XML
12 1 (1.56%) Ajax
12 1 (1.56%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (53.13%) User Experience
2 16 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 12 (18.75%) Digital Media
4 5 (7.81%) Graphic Design
5 4 (6.25%) Social Media
6 3 (4.69%) W3C
7 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.19%) Apple iOS
2 5 (7.81%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Information Architecture
2 14 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.19%) SEO
3 11 (17.19%) Web Development
4 10 (15.63%) Web Design
4 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.38%) TDD
5 6 (9.38%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.81%) Time Management
7 4 (6.25%) Progressive Enhancement
7 4 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (4.69%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (3.13%) Email Marketing
9 2 (3.13%) Usability Testing
9 2 (3.13%) Content Management
9 2 (3.13%) Validation
9 2 (3.13%) B2B
9 2 (3.13%) Line Management
9 2 (3.13%) Online Marketing
9 2 (3.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (71.88%) JavaScript
2 8 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 7 (10.94%) C#
4 6 (9.38%) SQL
5 5 (7.81%) PHP
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) WAI
Vendors
1 26 (40.63%) Adobe
2 6 (9.38%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.56%) Google
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
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