The table below looks at the statistics for Acrobat skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Acrobat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 845 843 828
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 59 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.058% 0.046%
As % of the Applications category 0.38% 0.38% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 56 53 43
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +48.93%

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

Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15494 17411 16076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.20% 15.26% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12733 13798 13341
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

Acrobat
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Acrobat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK.

Acrobat Salary Trend in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Acrobat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

Acrobat Salary Histogram in the UK

Acrobat
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 3 months to 4 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
England +3 59 £35,000 +11.11% 4
London -3 20 £35,000 +27.27% 1
South East +17 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West - 12 £29,000 -
Yorkshire +6 11 £30,000 -10.44% 1
West Yorkshire +9 10 £31,000 +12.72%
Leeds +7 10 £31,000 +12.72%
Middlesex +7 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheshire - 7 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire -1 5 £40,000 -
East of England -2 5 £40,000 +25.00%
Lancashire - 5 £20,500 -
Blackpool - 5 £20,500 -
Berkshire +21 4 £27,500 -26.66%
Bedfordshire +6 4 £40,000 +29.03%
Bedford +4 4 £40,000 +29.03%
Luton - 4 £40,000 -
Harrow - 4 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 4 £40,000 - 1
Hitchin - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +36 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Warrington - 3 £37,500 -
Hampshire +19 2 £19,000 -5.00%
Basingstoke - 2 £19,000 -
Croydon +8 1 £25,000 -
South Yorkshire +4 1 £23,000 +21.05%
Surrey +3 1 £35,000 +25.00%
Birmingham - 1 £18,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £18,000 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat.

1 97 (76.38%) Adobe
2 50 (39.37%) Photoshop
3 47 (37.01%) HTML
4 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
5 38 (29.92%) MS Office
5 38 (29.92%) MS Excel
6 35 (27.56%) CSS
7 34 (26.77%) InDesign
8 31 (24.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 28 (22.05%) FrameMaker
10 27 (21.26%) Windows
11 24 (18.90%) Degree
12 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (18.11%) XML
13 22 (17.32%) User Experience
14 21 (16.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 21 (16.54%) MS Visio
15 20 (15.75%) Dreamweaver
15 20 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (14.17%) MS PowerPoint
17 17 (13.39%) Marketing
17 17 (13.39%) Content Management
17 17 (13.39%) RoboHelp
18 16 (12.60%) Project Management
19 15 (11.81%) Finance
20 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
21 13 (10.24%) Workflow
21 13 (10.24%) Document Management
21 13 (10.24%) jQuery
22 12 (9.45%) Legal

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Acrobat 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 Acrobat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.51%) WordPress
3 5 (3.94%) Node.js
3 5 (3.94%) CMS
3 5 (3.94%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.36%) Lync
5 2 (1.57%) IIS
5 2 (1.57%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 50 (39.37%) Photoshop
2 38 (29.92%) MS Office
2 38 (29.92%) MS Excel
3 34 (26.77%) InDesign
4 31 (24.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 28 (22.05%) FrameMaker
6 21 (16.54%) MS Visio
6 21 (16.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (14.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (13.39%) RoboHelp
9 10 (7.87%) Adobe After Effects
10 8 (6.30%) PaintShop Pro
10 8 (6.30%) XMetaL
11 6 (4.72%) CINEMA 4D
12 5 (3.94%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (2.36%) Maya
13 3 (2.36%) Fireworks
13 3 (2.36%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.79%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.79%) SaaS
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) Internet
2 7 (5.51%) DNS
2 7 (5.51%) Intranet
2 7 (5.51%) LDAP
3 2 (1.57%) FTP
3 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.57%) VPN
3 2 (1.57%) WebEx
3 2 (1.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
4 1 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.79%) LAN
4 1 (0.79%) VoIP
4 1 (0.79%) WAN
4 1 (0.79%) DHCP
4 1 (0.79%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (15.75%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (7.87%) Subversion
3 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.94%) Grunt
4 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
General
1 17 (13.39%) Marketing
2 15 (11.81%) Finance
3 12 (9.45%) Legal
4 8 (6.30%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.72%) Law
5 6 (4.72%) Games
6 5 (3.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.36%) Electronics
7 3 (2.36%) Publishing
7 3 (2.36%) Billing
8 2 (1.57%) Advertising
8 2 (1.57%) Banking
8 2 (1.57%) Retail
8 2 (1.57%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.57%) French Language
8 2 (1.57%) German Language
8 2 (1.57%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.57%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Author
1 43 (33.86%) Technical Author
2 25 (19.69%) Designer
3 13 (10.24%) Technical Writer
4 12 (9.45%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.45%) Developer
4 12 (9.45%) Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Web Designer
6 9 (7.09%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.94%) Web Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Consultant
8 5 (3.94%) Front-End Web Developer
8 5 (3.94%) Senior Designer
8 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.94%) IT Support
9 4 (3.15%) Graphic Designer
10 3 (2.36%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (2.36%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (2.36%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (37.01%) HTML
2 35 (27.56%) CSS
3 23 (18.11%) XML
4 13 (10.24%) jQuery
5 11 (8.66%) CSS3
6 8 (6.30%) HTML5
7 7 (5.51%) Ajax
8 5 (3.94%) JSON
8 5 (3.94%) .NET
8 5 (3.94%) XSLT
8 5 (3.94%) Backbone.js
8 5 (3.94%) Ember.js
8 5 (3.94%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.36%) Flash
9 3 (2.36%) XHTML
10 1 (0.79%) SAML
10 1 (0.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.32%) User Experience
2 20 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (9.45%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.30%) Animation
5 5 (3.94%) Photography
5 5 (3.94%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.94%) Xbox
6 3 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.36%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.57%) Social Media
7 2 (1.57%) Copywriting
7 2 (1.57%) Statistics
7 2 (1.57%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (1.57%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.57%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) PKI
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
8 1 (0.79%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.26%) Windows
2 9 (7.09%) Mac OS X
3 7 (5.51%) Windows 7
4 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.94%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.36%) Linux
6 3 (2.36%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.79%) UNIX
8 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (13.39%) Content Management
3 16 (12.60%) Project Management
4 13 (10.24%) Document Management
4 13 (10.24%) Workflow
5 10 (7.87%) Time Management
6 9 (7.09%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (6.30%) Email Marketing
7 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
8 7 (5.51%) Revenue Management
9 6 (4.72%) Product Management
9 6 (4.72%) Web Development
9 6 (4.72%) Web Design
10 5 (3.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.15%) ITSM
11 4 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (2.36%) Analytics
12 3 (2.36%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (2.36%) Online Marketing
12 3 (2.36%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.02%) JavaScript
2 6 (4.72%) C#
3 3 (2.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.57%) SQL
5 1 (0.79%) VBScript
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (18.90%) Degree
2 7 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.15%) MOS
5 2 (1.57%) ECDL
5 2 (1.57%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) MCSA
6 1 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.79%) HND
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.57%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenServer
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.15%) SCCM
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.79%) DameWare
2 1 (0.79%) WMI
2 1 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 97 (76.38%) Adobe
2 42 (33.07%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.72%) Citrix
3 6 (4.72%) VMware
4 5 (3.94%) Perforce
4 5 (3.94%) ServiceNow
4 5 (3.94%) Oracle
5 4 (3.15%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.15%) Google
6 3 (2.36%) Omniture
7 2 (1.57%) Mitel
7 2 (1.57%) SmartStream
8 1 (0.79%) HP
8 1 (0.79%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.79%) Quark
8 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.79%) Remedy
8 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.79%) AppSense
8 1 (0.79%) Splunk
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