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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 160 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -5
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 104 166 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 2.22% 2.12%
As % of the Applications category 10.49% 13.81% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 87 146 122
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
991 1202 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.78% 16.10% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 795 985 863
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.10% -3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -44 52 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Cheshire +2 33 £35,000 +14.75% 9
Lancashire +10 12 £20,750 -28.44% 3
Merseyside +10 5 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 170 (79.07%) HTML
2 164 (76.28%) CSS
3 110 (51.16%) JavaScript
4 103 (47.91%) Adobe Illustrator
5 101 (46.98%) jQuery
6 96 (44.65%) HTML5
7 89 (41.40%) User Experience
8 76 (35.35%) CSS3
9 73 (33.95%) Adobe
10 70 (32.56%) Marketing
11 45 (20.93%) Web Design
11 45 (20.93%) PHP
12 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (19.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 35 (16.28%) WordPress
15 34 (15.81%) Subversion
15 34 (15.81%) .NET
15 34 (15.81%) CMS
16 30 (13.95%) ASP.NET
17 29 (13.49%) Dreamweaver
17 29 (13.49%) Sass
17 29 (13.49%) Axure RP
18 28 (13.02%) Social Media
19 26 (12.09%) C#
20 25 (11.63%) LESS
21 24 (11.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
21 24 (11.16%) MVC
22 23 (10.70%) Fireworks
22 23 (10.70%) SEO

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 35 (16.28%) WordPress
2 34 (15.81%) CMS
3 15 (6.98%) Node.js
4 11 (5.12%) SharePoint
5 8 (3.72%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.86%) Kentico
6 4 (1.86%) Drupal
7 3 (1.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.40%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.47%) Apache
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 103 (47.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 24 (11.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 23 (10.70%) Fireworks
4 18 (8.37%) OmniGraffle
5 17 (7.91%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (7.44%) InDesign
7 15 (6.98%) MS Office
8 9 (4.19%) MS Excel
8 9 (4.19%) Acrobat
8 9 (4.19%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (2.79%) MS Project
10 5 (2.33%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.47%) Maya
12 1 (0.47%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.40%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) GitHub
3 1 (0.47%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.26%) Intranet
2 5 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.23%) MySQL
2 16 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (15.81%) Subversion
2 29 (13.49%) Axure RP
2 29 (13.49%) Dreamweaver
3 21 (9.77%) Git (software)
4 19 (8.84%) Grunt
5 10 (4.65%) Bower
6 9 (4.19%) gulp
7 6 (2.79%) Phing
7 6 (2.79%) Ant
8 5 (2.33%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.93%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (32.56%) Marketing
2 12 (5.58%) Finance
3 10 (4.65%) Automotive
3 10 (4.65%) Retail
4 5 (2.33%) Legal
4 5 (2.33%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Law
6 2 (0.93%) French Language
6 2 (0.93%) German Language
6 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 109 (50.70%) Developer
2 91 (42.33%) Designer
3 58 (26.98%) Front-End Developer
4 50 (23.26%) Web Developer
5 30 (13.95%) Web Designer
6 26 (12.09%) UX Designer
7 17 (7.91%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 17 (7.91%) UI Designer
8 16 (7.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (7.44%) C# Developer
8 16 (7.44%) .NET Web Developer
8 16 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
9 15 (6.98%) C# Web Developer
10 13 (6.05%) Digital Designer
11 11 (5.12%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (4.65%) PHP Developer
13 9 (4.19%) Junior
13 9 (4.19%) Senior Designer
14 8 (3.72%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (79.07%) HTML
2 164 (76.28%) CSS
3 101 (46.98%) jQuery
4 96 (44.65%) HTML5
5 76 (35.35%) CSS3
6 34 (15.81%) .NET
7 30 (13.95%) ASP.NET
8 29 (13.49%) Sass
9 25 (11.63%) LESS
10 23 (10.70%) Ajax
11 22 (10.23%) AngularJS
12 19 (8.84%) Web Services
13 16 (7.44%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 16 (7.44%) LINQ
14 14 (6.51%) XHTML
15 10 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (4.19%) Flash
17 8 (3.72%) JSON
17 8 (3.72%) Backbone.js
18 7 (3.26%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 89 (41.40%) User Experience
2 28 (13.02%) Social Media
3 18 (8.37%) Mobile App
4 12 (5.58%) W3C
5 11 (5.12%) Graphic Design
6 7 (3.26%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.33%) Animation
8 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.33%) Blog
9 2 (0.93%) Podcast
9 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) Video Editing
10 1 (0.47%) Psychology
10 1 (0.47%) Copywriting
10 1 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.79%) UNIX
2 5 (2.33%) Linux
3 4 (1.86%) Android
4 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.93%) Web Design
2 43 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (19.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 24 (11.16%) MVC
5 23 (10.70%) SEO
6 22 (10.23%) Rapid Prototyping
7 21 (9.77%) E-Commerce
8 20 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
8 20 (9.30%) Mobile First
9 18 (8.37%) Usability Testing
10 16 (7.44%) Content Management
10 16 (7.44%) Information Architecture
11 15 (6.98%) Product Management
12 13 (6.05%) Web Development
12 13 (6.05%) TDD
13 12 (5.58%) OO
14 9 (4.19%) Analytics
15 6 (2.79%) Mentoring
15 6 (2.79%) People Management
15 6 (2.79%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.16%) JavaScript
2 45 (20.93%) PHP
3 26 (12.09%) C#
4 14 (6.51%) SQL
5 5 (2.33%) PHP5
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (10.70%) Degree
2 5 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.93%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.47%) QA
Vendors
1 73 (33.95%) Adobe
2 24 (11.16%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.44%) Google
4 8 (3.72%) Oracle
5 5 (2.33%) Facebook
5 5 (2.33%) Twitter
6 4 (1.86%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.40%) Quark
7 3 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow
7 3 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.40%) hybris
7 3 (1.40%) iRise
8 2 (0.93%) Sony
9 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.47%) Apple
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