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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 838 821 806
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 66 50 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.046% 0.081%
As % of the Applications category 0.37% 0.31% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 65
Average salary £29,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £20,750 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £24,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+44.32% -23.01%

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
17635 16346 16738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.05% 15.04% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13965 13532 14381
Average salary £37,500 £37,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 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
England +1 65 £29,000 +5.45% 13
Yorkshire -17 21 £33,500 +103.03% 2
London -15 20 £27,500 -17.29% 1
South East -15 11 £30,750 +11.81% 2
West Yorkshire - 10 £27,500 - 2
Leeds - 10 £27,500 - 1
South West -10 8 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North Yorkshire - 7 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire +2 6 £37,500 +50.00%
East of England -1 4 £31,000 - 4
South Yorkshire -13 4 £20,000 +21.21%
Surrey - 4 £28,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £33,750 - 1
Oxford - 3 £35,000 - 1
Doncaster - 3 £20,000 -
City of London -18 2 £29,000 +6.42% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £29,500 -
Bedford - 2 £31,000 - 2
Woking - 2 £28,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £31,000 - 3
Dorset -7 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Hampshire -8 1 £20,000 -13.04%
Berkshire -9 1 £37,500 -26.47%
Croydon -10 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Fareham - 1 £20,000 -
Ilford - 1 £27,500 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Abingdon - 1 £27,500 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £19,000 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 148 (86.55%) Adobe
2 83 (48.54%) Photoshop
3 81 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
4 73 (42.69%) HTML
5 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
6 58 (33.92%) CSS
7 56 (32.75%) InDesign
8 47 (27.49%) MS Office
9 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
9 41 (23.98%) Dreamweaver
10 39 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 38 (22.22%) FrameMaker
11 38 (22.22%) Advertising
12 37 (21.64%) Degree
13 36 (21.05%) Marketing
14 30 (17.54%) MS Visio
15 27 (15.79%) HTML5
16 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
17 23 (13.45%) Windows
18 20 (11.70%) XML
19 18 (10.53%) E-Commerce
19 18 (10.53%) Web Design
20 17 (9.94%) Fireworks
20 17 (9.94%) Active Directory
21 16 (9.36%) RoboHelp
22 15 (8.77%) Graphic Design
23 14 (8.19%) CSS3
23 14 (8.19%) Flash
24 13 (7.60%) Apple
24 13 (7.60%) ImageReady

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 11 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.85%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.92%) IIS
4 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.75%) WordPress
4 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.17%) CMS
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (48.54%) Photoshop
2 81 (47.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 56 (32.75%) InDesign
4 47 (27.49%) MS Office
5 41 (23.98%) MS Excel
6 39 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 38 (22.22%) FrameMaker
8 30 (17.54%) MS Visio
9 17 (9.94%) Fireworks
10 16 (9.36%) RoboHelp
11 13 (7.60%) ImageReady
12 11 (6.43%) CorelDRAW
13 8 (4.68%) MS Project
13 8 (4.68%) QuarkXPress
14 7 (4.09%) OmniGraffle
14 7 (4.09%) PageMaker
15 5 (2.92%) Adobe After Effects
16 4 (2.34%) Blender
16 4 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
17 3 (1.75%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) Intranet
2 6 (3.51%) Firewall
2 6 (3.51%) LAN
3 5 (2.92%) Network Security
3 5 (2.92%) WAN
3 5 (2.92%) DHCP
3 5 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.92%) DNS
4 3 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.58%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Big Data
3 3 (1.75%) MS Access
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 41 (23.98%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (2.34%) JIRA
3 2 (1.17%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.17%) Axure RP
3 2 (1.17%) FrontPage
General
1 38 (22.22%) Advertising
2 36 (21.05%) Marketing
3 12 (7.02%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.68%) Retail
4 8 (4.68%) Finance
4 8 (4.68%) French Language
4 8 (4.68%) German Language
5 7 (4.09%) Italian Language
5 7 (4.09%) Swedish Language
5 7 (4.09%) Finnish Language
5 7 (4.09%) Electronics
5 7 (4.09%) Publishing
6 6 (3.51%) Automotive
6 6 (3.51%) Multimedia
7 5 (2.92%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.34%) Banking
8 4 (2.34%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Legal
10 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (30.99%) Author
1 53 (30.99%) Technical Author
2 42 (24.56%) Designer
3 16 (9.36%) Developer
3 16 (9.36%) Web Developer
3 16 (9.36%) Graphic Designer
4 13 (7.60%) UI Programmer
4 13 (7.60%) UI Developer
4 13 (7.60%) Front-End Developer
4 13 (7.60%) Front-End Web Developer
5 11 (6.43%) Junior
6 9 (5.26%) Technical Writer
6 9 (5.26%) Web Designer
7 7 (4.09%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.51%) Architect
8 6 (3.51%) Information Architect
8 6 (3.51%) Junior Designer
8 6 (3.51%) User Experience Designer
8 6 (3.51%) Senior Technical Author
9 5 (2.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.69%) HTML
2 58 (33.92%) CSS
3 27 (15.79%) HTML5
4 20 (11.70%) XML
5 14 (8.19%) CSS3
5 14 (8.19%) Flash
6 13 (7.60%) jQuery
7 6 (3.51%) JSP
8 5 (2.92%) .NET
9 4 (2.34%) OpenGL
9 4 (2.34%) D3.js
10 2 (1.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (0.58%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Graphic Design
2 13 (7.60%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (6.43%) Social Media
4 8 (4.68%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (4.68%) Animation
4 8 (4.68%) Photography
5 7 (4.09%) iPad
6 6 (3.51%) Digital Media
6 6 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.92%) Video Editing
7 5 (2.92%) iPhone
7 5 (2.92%) Visualisation
7 5 (2.92%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.75%) New Media
10 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.17%) PDA
10 2 (1.17%) Copywriting
11 1 (0.58%) Motion Graphics
11 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.45%) Windows
2 10 (5.85%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.51%) Android
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.51%) Windows Vista
5 5 (2.92%) Mac OS X
6 4 (2.34%) UNIX
6 4 (2.34%) Windows XP
6 4 (2.34%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (10.53%) E-Commerce
1 18 (10.53%) Web Design
2 12 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
2 12 (7.02%) Scrum
3 8 (4.68%) Project Management
4 7 (4.09%) ITIL
5 6 (3.51%) CRM
5 6 (3.51%) Analytics
6 5 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (2.92%) Business Analysis
6 5 (2.92%) ERP
6 5 (2.92%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (2.92%) Security Management
7 4 (2.34%) Workflow
7 4 (2.34%) Content Management
7 4 (2.34%) Predictive Analytics
7 4 (2.34%) Marketing Strategy
7 4 (2.34%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (2.34%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (1.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.09%) C++
2 7 (4.09%) Python
3 6 (3.51%) PHP
4 5 (2.92%) C
5 4 (2.34%) Java
6 3 (1.75%) SQL
7 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (0.58%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.58%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 37 (21.64%) Degree
2 6 (3.51%) HNC
2 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.51%) DV Cleared
2 6 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 148 (86.55%) Adobe
2 62 (36.26%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.60%) Apple
3 13 (7.60%) Cisco
3 13 (7.60%) Polycom
4 6 (3.51%) Facebook
5 4 (2.34%) HP
6 3 (1.75%) Quark
6 3 (1.75%) Lotus
7 2 (1.17%) Remedy
7 2 (1.17%) Dell
7 2 (1.17%) Novell
7 2 (1.17%) Peregrine
8 1 (0.58%) Kony
8 1 (0.58%) Google
8 1 (0.58%) iRise
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix
8 1 (0.58%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle
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