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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 131 99 174
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +75
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 143 163 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.90% 2.44% 1.13%
As % of the Applications category 12.08% 16.43% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 108 142 71
Average salary £30,750 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,500
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
1184 992 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.74% 14.82% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 984 828 908
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 -20 93 £31,500 -3.07% 15
Cheshire -20 24 £33,750 +12.50% 8
Merseyside +13 18 £28,750 -4.16% 2
Cumbria - 4 £29,000 - 1
Lancashire 0 3 £25,000 +4.16% 1
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 288 (91.43%) HTML
2 282 (89.52%) CSS
3 177 (56.19%) JavaScript
4 139 (44.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 132 (41.90%) jQuery
6 115 (36.51%) Adobe
7 112 (35.56%) User Experience
8 108 (34.29%) HTML5
9 80 (25.40%) E-Commerce
10 75 (23.81%) Marketing
11 73 (23.17%) CSS3
12 67 (21.27%) Web Design
13 63 (20.00%) PHP
14 62 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
15 56 (17.78%) .NET
16 47 (14.92%) CMS
16 47 (14.92%) SEO
16 47 (14.92%) SQL Server
17 45 (14.29%) Fireworks
18 43 (13.65%) C#
19 40 (12.70%) WordPress
19 40 (12.70%) Web Development
19 40 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
20 39 (12.38%) ASP.NET
20 39 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
21 37 (11.75%) InDesign
21 37 (11.75%) MySQL
22 36 (11.43%) Web Services
23 34 (10.79%) Windows
23 34 (10.79%) Apple iOS

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 47 (14.92%) CMS
2 40 (12.70%) WordPress
3 26 (8.25%) Umbraco
4 9 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.54%) IIS
6 6 (1.90%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (1.90%) Drupal
7 5 (1.59%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.32%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Apache
8 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 139 (44.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 45 (14.29%) Fireworks
3 37 (11.75%) InDesign
4 31 (9.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 18 (5.71%) Adobe After Effects
6 10 (3.17%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (1.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.95%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.63%) Edge Animate
9 2 (0.63%) MS Office
9 2 (0.63%) Maya
9 2 (0.63%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.63%) ZBrush
10 1 (0.32%) Mudbox
10 1 (0.32%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.32%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 30 (9.52%) Magento
2 10 (3.17%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.59%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.63%) Tridion
4 2 (0.63%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.32%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.32%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.95%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.17%) Internet
2 5 (1.59%) HTTP
3 3 (0.95%) Intranet
4 2 (0.63%) FTP
4 2 (0.63%) SSH
5 1 (0.32%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.32%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.32%) DNS
5 1 (0.32%) Extranet
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (14.92%) SQL Server
2 37 (11.75%) MySQL
3 10 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 62 (19.68%) Dreamweaver
2 26 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 24 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.03%) Subversion
5 11 (3.49%) Axure RP
6 9 (2.86%) JUnit
6 9 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 8 (2.54%) NUnit
7 8 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.54%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.54%) Selenium
8 6 (1.90%) Grunt
9 5 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.59%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.63%) FrontPage
11 1 (0.32%) Xcode
11 1 (0.32%) Aptana Studio
11 1 (0.32%) Sublime Text
11 1 (0.32%) Hudson
General
1 75 (23.81%) Marketing
2 16 (5.08%) Retail
3 14 (4.44%) Finance
3 14 (4.44%) Automotive
4 9 (2.86%) Advertising
5 4 (1.27%) Games
6 3 (0.95%) Online Betting
7 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 155 (49.21%) Developer
2 150 (47.62%) Designer
3 64 (20.32%) Front-End Developer
4 53 (16.83%) Web Developer
5 49 (15.56%) Web Designer
6 43 (13.65%) UX Designer
7 31 (9.84%) UI Developer
7 31 (9.84%) UI Programmer
8 27 (8.57%) Photoshop Designer
9 20 (6.35%) Digital Designer
9 20 (6.35%) Front-End Web Developer
10 19 (6.03%) UI Designer
10 19 (6.03%) Junior
11 15 (4.76%) PHP Developer
12 14 (4.44%) .NET Developer
12 14 (4.44%) UX Developer
13 13 (4.13%) Senior Developer
14 12 (3.81%) C# Developer
14 12 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
14 12 (3.81%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (91.43%) HTML
2 282 (89.52%) CSS
3 132 (41.90%) jQuery
4 108 (34.29%) HTML5
5 73 (23.17%) CSS3
6 56 (17.78%) .NET
7 39 (12.38%) ASP.NET
8 36 (11.43%) Web Services
9 29 (9.21%) XHTML
10 28 (8.89%) XML
11 24 (7.62%) Flash
12 18 (5.71%) Backbone.js
13 17 (5.40%) Ajax
14 12 (3.81%) Modernizr
14 12 (3.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (3.49%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (2.86%) Sass
16 9 (2.86%) LESS
16 9 (2.86%) RESTful
16 9 (2.86%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 112 (35.56%) User Experience
2 29 (9.21%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.98%) Graphic Design
4 14 (4.44%) Social Media
5 12 (3.81%) W3C
5 12 (3.81%) Photography
6 11 (3.49%) Animation
7 9 (2.86%) Copywriting
8 6 (1.90%) iPhone
8 6 (1.90%) Open Source
8 6 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.90%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.95%) New Media
9 3 (0.95%) iPad
9 3 (0.95%) Human Factors
9 3 (0.95%) Blog
9 3 (0.95%) Social Network
9 3 (0.95%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (10.79%) Windows
1 34 (10.79%) Apple iOS
2 25 (7.94%) Android
3 15 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (0.63%) UNIX
4 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.32%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.40%) E-Commerce
2 67 (21.27%) Web Design
3 47 (14.92%) SEO
4 40 (12.70%) Web Development
4 40 (12.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 39 (12.38%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (8.57%) MVC
7 24 (7.62%) Email Marketing
8 20 (6.35%) OO
8 20 (6.35%) Scrum
9 16 (5.08%) Analytics
10 14 (4.44%) TDD
10 14 (4.44%) Content Management
11 13 (4.13%) Time Management
11 13 (4.13%) iOS Development
12 10 (3.17%) CRM
13 9 (2.86%) Information Architecture
14 8 (2.54%) BDD
14 8 (2.54%) Validation
14 8 (2.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 177 (56.19%) JavaScript
2 63 (20.00%) PHP
3 43 (13.65%) C#
4 33 (10.48%) SQL
5 10 (3.17%) Java
6 6 (1.90%) Ruby
7 5 (1.59%) PHP5
7 5 (1.59%) PHP4
7 5 (1.59%) ActionScript
8 3 (0.95%) VB
9 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.63%) Python
9 2 (0.63%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.32%) VBA
10 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (5.08%) Degree
2 10 (3.17%) HND
3 7 (2.22%) HNC
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 115 (36.51%) Adobe
2 18 (5.71%) EPiServer
3 15 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 13 (4.13%) Salesforce.com
4 13 (4.13%) Twitter
5 12 (3.81%) Google
5 12 (3.81%) Eloqua
5 12 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.54%) Oracle
6 8 (2.54%) Zend
6 8 (2.54%) VMware
7 7 (2.22%) Facebook
8 5 (1.59%) Sage
9 3 (0.95%) Intel
10 2 (0.63%) Apple
11 1 (0.32%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.32%) SAP
11 1 (0.32%) IBM
11 1 (0.32%) SolidWorks
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