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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 134 115 126
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 113 151 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.77% 2.19% 1.90%
As % of the Applications category 10.83% 13.51% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 87 111 125
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,375 £22,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1043 1118 1064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.34% 16.19% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 796 886 895
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -6 59 £32,500 +4.00% 21
Cheshire +1 38 £31,250 +13.63% 3
Lancashire +7 10 £24,375 -11.36% 2
Merseyside -5 5 £24,000 -23.20% 4
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 256 (82.32%) HTML
2 229 (73.63%) CSS
3 165 (53.05%) JavaScript
4 143 (45.98%) jQuery
5 139 (44.69%) Adobe Illustrator
6 120 (38.59%) HTML5
7 118 (37.94%) Marketing
8 115 (36.98%) User Experience
9 98 (31.51%) CSS3
10 97 (31.19%) Web Design
11 82 (26.37%) Adobe
12 62 (19.94%) Responsive Web Design
13 57 (18.33%) PHP
13 57 (18.33%) Dreamweaver
14 50 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
14 50 (16.08%) Social Media
15 48 (15.43%) WordPress
16 47 (15.11%) CMS
17 41 (13.18%) E-Commerce
17 41 (13.18%) Git (software)
18 39 (12.54%) Degree
19 38 (12.22%) MySQL
20 37 (11.90%) Twitter
21 35 (11.25%) Email Marketing
22 34 (10.93%) MVC
23 33 (10.61%) Sass
24 32 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
25 31 (9.97%) LESS
26 29 (9.32%) SEO
26 29 (9.32%) .NET

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 48 (15.43%) WordPress
2 47 (15.11%) CMS
3 17 (5.47%) Umbraco
4 14 (4.50%) Node.js
5 8 (2.57%) Apache
6 3 (0.96%) Drupal
7 2 (0.64%) IIS
7 2 (0.64%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.32%) Kentico
8 1 (0.32%) MODX
8 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Joomla!
Applications
1 139 (44.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 32 (10.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 29 (9.32%) InDesign
4 28 (9.00%) Fireworks
5 23 (7.40%) OmniGraffle
6 20 (6.43%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (4.50%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.96%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.96%) MS Excel
10 2 (0.64%) MS Office
11 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.32%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.32%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.22%) Silverpop
2 6 (1.93%) Google Analytics
3 5 (1.61%) MailChimp
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) FTP
1 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.22%) MySQL
2 18 (5.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (2.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (18.33%) Dreamweaver
2 41 (13.18%) Git (software)
3 27 (8.68%) Axure RP
4 15 (4.82%) Subversion
5 13 (4.18%) Grunt
6 5 (1.61%) Bower
7 4 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.96%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 118 (37.94%) Marketing
2 29 (9.32%) Retail
3 13 (4.18%) Advertising
4 12 (3.86%) Finance
5 6 (1.93%) Automotive
6 4 (1.29%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Music Industry
7 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.96%) Games
8 2 (0.64%) French Language
8 2 (0.64%) German Language
8 2 (0.64%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.32%) Interactive Media
9 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (43.73%) Designer
2 127 (40.84%) Developer
3 70 (22.51%) Web Designer
4 69 (22.19%) Front-End Developer
5 37 (11.90%) Web Developer
6 30 (9.65%) UX Designer
7 21 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 18 (5.79%) UI Designer
9 17 (5.47%) Photoshop Designer
9 17 (5.47%) Junior
10 15 (4.82%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 11 (3.54%) Front-End Web Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Junior Designer
12 10 (3.22%) Junior Developer
12 10 (3.22%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.22%) Marketing Executive
13 8 (2.57%) Graphic Designer
14 7 (2.25%) Junior Web Developer
14 7 (2.25%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (82.32%) HTML
2 229 (73.63%) CSS
3 143 (45.98%) jQuery
4 120 (38.59%) HTML5
5 98 (31.51%) CSS3
6 33 (10.61%) Sass
7 31 (9.97%) LESS
8 29 (9.32%) .NET
9 28 (9.00%) AngularJS
10 22 (7.07%) Ajax
11 21 (6.75%) Flash
11 21 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (6.11%) XHTML
12 19 (6.11%) ASP.NET
13 14 (4.50%) Modernizr
14 12 (3.86%) Razor View Engine
14 12 (3.86%) XML
15 11 (3.54%) YUI
16 10 (3.22%) Zurb Foundation
17 8 (2.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 115 (36.98%) User Experience
2 50 (16.08%) Social Media
3 22 (7.07%) Mobile App
4 18 (5.79%) W3C
4 18 (5.79%) Graphic Design
5 12 (3.86%) Animation
6 9 (2.89%) Photography
6 9 (2.89%) Copywriting
7 8 (2.57%) Blog
7 8 (2.57%) Visualisation
8 6 (1.93%) Online Gambling
8 6 (1.93%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.61%) Social Network
10 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.64%) Statistics
10 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.32%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.32%) RIA
11 1 (0.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (31.19%) Web Design
2 62 (19.94%) Responsive Web Design
3 50 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (13.18%) E-Commerce
5 35 (11.25%) Email Marketing
6 34 (10.93%) MVC
7 29 (9.32%) SEO
8 25 (8.04%) Web Development
9 24 (7.72%) Digital Marketing
9 24 (7.72%) Usability Testing
10 23 (7.40%) Rapid Prototyping
11 19 (6.11%) Product Management
12 15 (4.82%) OOP
13 14 (4.50%) OO
13 14 (4.50%) CRM
13 14 (4.50%) B2B
13 14 (4.50%) Information Architecture
14 11 (3.54%) Online Marketing
14 11 (3.54%) Mobile Application Development
14 11 (3.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 165 (53.05%) JavaScript
2 57 (18.33%) PHP
3 24 (7.72%) C#
4 17 (5.47%) SQL
5 7 (2.25%) PHP5
6 6 (1.93%) Java
7 4 (1.29%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 39 (12.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (0.64%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Plesk
Vendors
1 82 (26.37%) Adobe
2 37 (11.90%) Twitter
3 24 (7.72%) Facebook
4 19 (6.11%) Google
5 18 (5.79%) Microsoft
6 13 (4.18%) EPiServer
7 12 (3.86%) Eloqua
8 9 (2.89%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.64%) iRise
9 2 (0.64%) Interwoven
9 2 (0.64%) Apple
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle
10 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.32%) hybris
10 1 (0.32%) Yahoo!
10 1 (0.32%) ServiceNow
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