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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 823 791 803
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 81 88 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.081% 0.091%
As % of the Applications category 0.46% 0.53% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 65 71 76
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +5.08%

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
17538 16474 17182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.42% 15.23% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14144 13633 14529
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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 £34,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +4.47%

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 21 October 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 21 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
England -21 81 £32,500 -2.98% 12
London -14 31 £32,500 -7.14% 4
South East -8 18 £35,000 -1.40% 2
East of England -28 15 £32,500 +14.03% 2
Bedford -7 13 £31,500 +10.52% 1
Bedfordshire -10 13 £31,500 +10.52% 1
West Sussex +4 9 £35,000 -4.10% 1
South West -14 9 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 5 £37,500 +50.00%
Yorkshire -23 5 £35,000 +112.12% 1
Oxford +21 4 £35,000 +204.34%
Oxfordshire +17 4 £35,000 +204.34%
City of London -3 4 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Uxbridge - 4 - -
North West -5 3 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Somerset - 3 £21,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £28,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Woking - 3 £28,000 -
Harrogate - 3 £35,000 -
Clevedon - 3 £21,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -14 2 £40,000 +66.66%
Manchester -16 2 £27,000 -10.00%
Leeds - 2 £23,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
Bristol 0 1 - -
Crawley -3 1 £27,500 -24.65% 1
Hampshire -4 1 £39,000 +69.56%
Berkshire -5 1 £37,500 -26.47% 1
Croydon -7 1 £25,000 -28.57%

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 129 (84.87%) Adobe
2 70 (46.05%) HTML
3 67 (44.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 64 (42.11%) Photoshop
5 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
6 51 (33.55%) MS Excel
7 45 (29.61%) CSS
8 43 (28.29%) MS Office
9 35 (23.03%) Windows
10 34 (22.37%) Degree
11 32 (21.05%) Dreamweaver
12 30 (19.74%) MS Visio
13 29 (19.08%) FrameMaker
14 27 (17.76%) InDesign
15 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
16 23 (15.13%) RoboHelp
16 23 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
17 20 (13.16%) Marketing
17 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
18 19 (12.50%) HTML5
19 15 (9.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
19 15 (9.87%) Graphic Design
19 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
19 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
20 14 (9.21%) Intranet
20 14 (9.21%) PaintShop Pro
21 13 (8.55%) Flash
21 13 (8.55%) XML
21 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
22 12 (7.89%) User Experience

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (3.95%) IBM Notes
3 6 (3.95%) IIS
3 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.97%) WordPress
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) CMS
6 1 (0.66%) Lync
6 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (44.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 64 (42.11%) Photoshop
3 51 (33.55%) MS Excel
4 43 (28.29%) MS Office
5 30 (19.74%) MS Visio
6 29 (19.08%) FrameMaker
7 27 (17.76%) InDesign
8 23 (15.13%) RoboHelp
8 23 (15.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 15 (9.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 14 (9.21%) PaintShop Pro
11 11 (7.24%) Adobe Captivate
12 10 (6.58%) MS Project
13 7 (4.61%) QuarkXPress
13 7 (4.61%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (3.95%) Fireworks
15 5 (3.29%) OmniGraffle
16 4 (2.63%) CorelDRAW
17 2 (1.32%) Blender
17 2 (1.32%) FreeHand
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.21%) Intranet
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
3 6 (3.95%) Internet
4 5 (3.29%) LAN
4 5 (3.29%) Network Security
5 4 (2.63%) DHCP
6 3 (1.97%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.97%) DNS
6 3 (1.97%) WAN
7 2 (1.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.66%) VPN
8 1 (0.66%) VoIP
8 1 (0.66%) Wireless
8 1 (0.66%) 3G
8 1 (0.66%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.97%) MS Access
2 3 (1.97%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.66%) EDMS
4 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (21.05%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) FrontPage
2 2 (1.32%) Axure RP
2 2 (1.32%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (13.16%) Marketing
2 12 (7.89%) Advertising
3 10 (6.58%) Finance
4 7 (4.61%) Automotive
4 7 (4.61%) Multimedia
5 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.29%) Publishing
6 5 (3.29%) Interactive Media
6 5 (3.29%) French Language
7 3 (1.97%) Legal
8 2 (1.32%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 63 (41.45%) Author
1 63 (41.45%) Technical Author
2 38 (25.00%) Designer
3 13 (8.55%) Analyst
3 13 (8.55%) Graphic Designer
4 10 (6.58%) Technical Writer
4 10 (6.58%) UX Designer
5 9 (5.92%) Web Designer
6 8 (5.26%) Senior UX Designer
6 8 (5.26%) Senior Designer
7 7 (4.61%) Technical Support
7 7 (4.61%) Senior Technical Author
8 6 (3.95%) Trainee
8 6 (3.95%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.95%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Junior
9 5 (3.29%) Developer
9 5 (3.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (46.05%) HTML
2 45 (29.61%) CSS
3 19 (12.50%) HTML5
4 13 (8.55%) Flash
4 13 (8.55%) XML
5 8 (5.26%) jQuery
6 7 (4.61%) JSP
7 3 (1.97%) .NET
7 3 (1.97%) CSS3
8 2 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (1.32%) D3.js
8 2 (1.32%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.66%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Graphic Design
2 12 (7.89%) User Experience
3 11 (7.24%) iPad
4 10 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 9 (5.92%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (5.92%) Animation
6 6 (3.95%) PDA
7 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.63%) E-Learning
8 3 (1.97%) New Media
8 3 (1.97%) Social Media
8 3 (1.97%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.97%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.97%) iPhone
9 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.32%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.32%) Photography
9 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 35 (23.03%) Windows
2 13 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (7.24%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.61%) Linux
4 7 (4.61%) Windows 2000
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.61%) Windows Vista
5 6 (3.95%) Android
6 5 (3.29%) Mac OS X
6 5 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.63%) UNIX
7 4 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (7.89%) Web Design
3 10 (6.58%) Scrum
4 9 (5.92%) Project Management
5 8 (5.26%) Time Management
6 7 (4.61%) CRM
6 7 (4.61%) ITSM
7 6 (3.95%) Content Management
7 6 (3.95%) Information Architecture
7 6 (3.95%) Workflow
7 6 (3.95%) ITIL
8 5 (3.29%) Security Management
8 5 (3.29%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.29%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (2.63%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.63%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.63%) Analytics
10 3 (1.97%) ERP
10 3 (1.97%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.95%) Python
2 6 (3.95%) SQL
2 6 (3.95%) C++
3 3 (1.97%) C
3 3 (1.97%) Java
4 2 (1.32%) PHP
5 1 (0.66%) ActionScript
5 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.66%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 34 (22.37%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) HNC
3 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) QA
2 5 (3.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.95%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 6 (3.95%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 129 (84.87%) Adobe
2 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.24%) Apple
4 8 (5.26%) HP
5 7 (4.61%) Oracle
5 7 (4.61%) VMware
5 7 (4.61%) Remedy
6 6 (3.95%) Novell
6 6 (3.95%) Peregrine
6 6 (3.95%) Lotus
7 4 (2.63%) Citrix
8 3 (1.97%) Quark
9 2 (1.32%) Dell
9 2 (1.32%) Cisco
9 2 (1.32%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.66%) Symantec
10 1 (0.66%) McAfee
10 1 (0.66%) iRise
10 1 (0.66%) Kony
10 1 (0.66%) Polycom
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