The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop 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 Photoshop over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 82 139 127
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -12
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 200 104 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.88% 1.60% 1.98%
As % of the Applications category 17.51% 12.29% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 179 86 143
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £22,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
Photoshop
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
1142 846 1098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.42% 13.04% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 994 723 978
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,348
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Photoshop
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Photoshop Salary Trend in the North West

Photoshop
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Photoshop across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Photoshop Salary Histogram in the North West

Photoshop
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 Photoshop within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 +29 109 £30,000 - 16
Cheshire +22 55 £35,000 +6.06% 3
Lancashire +14 27 £24,500 -3.92% 3
Cumbria - 6 £27,000 -
Merseyside +10 2 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop.

1 301 (87.50%) HTML
2 277 (80.52%) CSS
3 188 (54.65%) JavaScript
4 161 (46.80%) Adobe Illustrator
5 160 (46.51%) jQuery
6 133 (38.66%) User Experience
7 127 (36.92%) HTML5
8 120 (34.88%) CSS3
9 112 (32.56%) Marketing
9 112 (32.56%) Adobe
10 94 (27.33%) Web Design
11 74 (21.51%) PHP
12 66 (19.19%) E-Commerce
12 66 (19.19%) Dreamweaver
13 63 (18.31%) WordPress
14 60 (17.44%) Responsive Web Design
15 53 (15.41%) MySQL
16 52 (15.12%) CMS
16 52 (15.12%) Email Marketing
17 49 (14.24%) Git (software)
18 45 (13.08%) SEO
18 45 (13.08%) Fireworks
19 39 (11.34%) .NET
19 39 (11.34%) C#
19 39 (11.34%) InDesign
20 37 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
21 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
22 34 (9.88%) Twitter
23 32 (9.30%) Umbraco
23 32 (9.30%) MVC

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 63 (18.31%) WordPress
2 52 (15.12%) CMS
3 32 (9.30%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.91%) IIS
5 9 (2.62%) Apache
6 8 (2.33%) Node.js
7 4 (1.16%) Sitefinity
7 4 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.16%) Drupal
7 4 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.87%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 161 (46.80%) Adobe Illustrator
2 45 (13.08%) Fireworks
3 39 (11.34%) InDesign
4 32 (9.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 11 (3.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 9 (2.62%) OmniGraffle
7 7 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.87%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.58%) ZBrush
9 2 (0.58%) Maya
9 2 (0.58%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.29%) Edge Animate
10 1 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.29%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.29%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.29%) Mudbox
Business Applications
1 14 (4.07%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Zen Cart
2 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.58%) Tridion
3 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.62%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.29%) DNS
2 1 (0.29%) Intranet
2 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (15.41%) MySQL
2 35 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 66 (19.19%) Dreamweaver
2 49 (14.24%) Git (software)
3 18 (5.23%) Subversion
4 14 (4.07%) Visual Studio
5 12 (3.49%) Axure RP
6 10 (2.91%) Grunt
7 4 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (1.16%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.16%) JUnit
8 3 (0.87%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.87%) NUnit
8 3 (0.87%) Selenium
9 2 (0.58%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.58%) Bower
10 1 (0.29%) Xcode
10 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 112 (32.56%) Marketing
2 30 (8.72%) Retail
3 14 (4.07%) Advertising
4 13 (3.78%) Finance
5 8 (2.33%) Automotive
6 4 (1.16%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 152 (44.19%) Designer
2 150 (43.60%) Developer
3 73 (21.22%) Web Designer
4 65 (18.90%) Front-End Developer
5 35 (10.17%) UX Designer
6 27 (7.85%) Web Developer
7 19 (5.52%) Senior Developer
7 19 (5.52%) Photoshop Designer
8 18 (5.23%) UI Developer
8 18 (5.23%) UI Programmer
8 18 (5.23%) Junior
9 14 (4.07%) .NET Developer
9 14 (4.07%) PHP Developer
10 13 (3.78%) UX Developer
11 12 (3.49%) UI Designer
12 10 (2.91%) Digital Designer
12 10 (2.91%) Junior Developer
13 9 (2.62%) ASP.NET Developer
14 8 (2.33%) Email Designer
14 8 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (87.50%) HTML
2 277 (80.52%) CSS
3 160 (46.51%) jQuery
4 127 (36.92%) HTML5
5 120 (34.88%) CSS3
6 39 (11.34%) .NET
7 31 (9.01%) Flash
8 26 (7.56%) Modernizr
9 24 (6.98%) XML
10 21 (6.10%) Razor View Engine
11 20 (5.81%) Sass
11 20 (5.81%) ASP.NET
12 17 (4.94%) LESS
13 15 (4.36%) XHTML
13 15 (4.36%) AngularJS
13 15 (4.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (3.49%) Backbone.js
14 12 (3.49%) Ajax
15 8 (2.33%) Zurb Foundation
15 8 (2.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 133 (38.66%) User Experience
2 31 (9.01%) Social Media
3 29 (8.43%) Graphic Design
4 22 (6.40%) W3C
5 21 (6.10%) Mobile App
6 19 (5.52%) Photography
7 13 (3.78%) Animation
8 11 (3.20%) Digital Media
9 10 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (2.62%) Copywriting
10 9 (2.62%) Social Network
11 8 (2.33%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.74%) Online Gambling
13 4 (1.16%) Blog
13 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
14 3 (0.87%) GIS
14 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.87%) E-Learning
14 3 (0.87%) Open Source
15 2 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.27%) Linux
2 16 (4.65%) Windows
3 14 (4.07%) Apple iOS
4 13 (3.78%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (27.33%) Web Design
2 66 (19.19%) E-Commerce
3 60 (17.44%) Responsive Web Design
4 52 (15.12%) Email Marketing
5 45 (13.08%) SEO
6 37 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (9.30%) MVC
8 30 (8.72%) Web Development
9 18 (5.23%) CRM
10 16 (4.65%) OO
11 15 (4.36%) OOP
11 15 (4.36%) B2B
12 13 (3.78%) Scrum
13 11 (3.20%) TDD
13 11 (3.20%) Information Architecture
13 11 (3.20%) Analytics
14 10 (2.91%) Rapid Prototyping
14 10 (2.91%) Content Management
14 10 (2.91%) Migration
15 9 (2.62%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 188 (54.65%) JavaScript
2 74 (21.51%) PHP
3 39 (11.34%) C#
4 23 (6.69%) SQL
5 11 (3.20%) Java
6 8 (2.33%) ActionScript
7 6 (1.74%) PHP5
7 6 (1.74%) Ruby
8 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.58%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (6.69%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 3 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) Plesk
Vendors
1 112 (32.56%) Adobe
2 34 (9.88%) Twitter
3 26 (7.56%) EPiServer
4 24 (6.98%) Eloqua
4 24 (6.98%) Facebook
5 18 (5.23%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.78%) Google
7 10 (2.91%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.45%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.87%) Apple
9 3 (0.87%) VMware
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle
11 1 (0.29%) SolidWorks
11 1 (0.29%) Zend
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