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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Acrobat
Rank 819 824 782
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -42
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 72 65 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.061% 0.097%
As % of the Applications category 0.42% 0.40% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 79
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £21,100 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £26,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+26.16% -10.83%

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
17068 16291 17324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.16% 15.17% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13621 13537 14645
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 £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Acrobat Salary Histogram in the UK

Acrobat
Top 27 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 1 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
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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 -14 72 £32,500 - 12
London -3 26 £28,750 -11.53%
South East +5 16 £35,000 -1.40% 3
East of England -10 11 £32,500 +51.16% 1
Yorkshire -29 11 £27,500 +66.66% 4
Bedfordshire -12 9 £31,500 +27.27%
Bedford -13 9 £31,500 +27.27%
Leeds - 9 £25,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 9 £25,500 - 3
South West -8 8 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Gloucestershire -3 6 £37,500 +50.00%
West Sussex - 6 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £35,000 -
Oxford - 4 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 4 - -
Woking - 3 £28,000 -
Surrey - 3 £28,000 -
Hampshire -4 2 £29,500 +28.26% 2
Hertfordshire -17 2 £40,000 +66.66%
North Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £37,500 -26.47%
Bristol -2 1 - -
City of London -3 1 £55,000 +101.83%
Croydon -7 1 £25,000 -28.57%
Fareham - 1 £20,000 - 1
Harrogate - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dorset - 1 £24,000 -

Acrobat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 132 (83.02%) Adobe
2 73 (45.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 71 (44.65%) Photoshop
4 68 (42.77%) HTML
5 58 (36.48%) Microsoft
6 46 (28.93%) MS Office
7 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 44 (27.67%) CSS
9 36 (22.64%) FrameMaker
9 36 (22.64%) Degree
10 35 (22.01%) InDesign
11 33 (20.75%) Windows
12 32 (20.13%) MS Visio
12 32 (20.13%) MS PowerPoint
13 27 (16.98%) Dreamweaver
14 26 (16.35%) Marketing
15 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
16 23 (14.47%) Advertising
17 22 (13.84%) RoboHelp
18 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
19 18 (11.32%) HTML5
20 17 (10.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 16 (10.06%) XML
22 15 (9.43%) Apple
23 14 (8.81%) Flash
24 13 (8.18%) Web Design
25 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
25 12 (7.55%) MS Exchange
25 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
26 11 (6.92%) Windows 7

Acrobat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.52%) IIS
6 3 (1.89%) WordPress
7 2 (1.26%) CMS
7 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Lync
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 73 (45.91%) Adobe Illustrator
2 71 (44.65%) Photoshop
3 46 (28.93%) MS Office
4 45 (28.30%) MS Excel
5 36 (22.64%) FrameMaker
6 35 (22.01%) InDesign
7 32 (20.13%) MS Visio
7 32 (20.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 22 (13.84%) RoboHelp
9 17 (10.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (6.29%) PaintShop Pro
10 10 (6.29%) MS Project
11 9 (5.66%) QuarkXPress
11 9 (5.66%) Fireworks
12 7 (4.40%) CorelDRAW
13 6 (3.77%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (3.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 5 (3.14%) ImageReady
15 4 (2.52%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (1.89%) Blender
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.92%) Intranet
2 7 (4.40%) Firewall
3 6 (3.77%) Internet
3 6 (3.77%) LAN
4 5 (3.14%) Network Security
4 5 (3.14%) DHCP
5 4 (2.52%) WAN
5 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.52%) DNS
6 2 (1.26%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) PABX
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) Wireless
7 1 (0.63%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) Big Data
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.89%) MS Access
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.63%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 27 (16.98%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (1.26%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.26%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.26%) FrontPage
2 2 (1.26%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
General
1 26 (16.35%) Marketing
2 23 (14.47%) Advertising
3 10 (6.29%) Finance
4 9 (5.66%) Publishing
5 7 (4.40%) Automotive
5 7 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 6 (3.77%) French Language
7 5 (3.14%) Interactive Media
7 5 (3.14%) Multimedia
8 4 (2.52%) Retail
9 3 (1.89%) German Language
9 3 (1.89%) Legal
10 2 (1.26%) Electronics
10 2 (1.26%) Billing
10 2 (1.26%) Banking
10 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 2 (1.26%) Italian Language
10 2 (1.26%) Swedish Language
10 2 (1.26%) Finnish Language
11 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (38.36%) Author
1 61 (38.36%) Technical Author
2 35 (22.01%) Designer
3 12 (7.55%) Graphic Designer
3 12 (7.55%) Analyst
4 10 (6.29%) Technical Writer
5 9 (5.66%) Web Designer
5 9 (5.66%) Junior
6 8 (5.03%) Developer
6 8 (5.03%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.40%) Senior Technical Author
7 7 (4.40%) Coordinator
8 6 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 6 (3.77%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.14%) UI Programmer
9 5 (3.14%) Front-End Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Front-End Web Developer
9 5 (3.14%) UI Developer
9 5 (3.14%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.14%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (42.77%) HTML
2 44 (27.67%) CSS
3 18 (11.32%) HTML5
4 16 (10.06%) XML
5 14 (8.81%) Flash
6 11 (6.92%) jQuery
7 7 (4.40%) JSP
8 6 (3.77%) CSS3
9 4 (2.52%) .NET
10 3 (1.89%) D3.js
10 3 (1.89%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 1 (0.63%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.29%) iPad
3 9 (5.66%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.03%) Social Media
4 8 (5.03%) User Experience
5 7 (4.40%) Animation
5 7 (4.40%) 3D Graphics
6 6 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.77%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.14%) PDA
8 4 (2.52%) Video Editing
8 4 (2.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.89%) New Media
9 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.89%) iPhone
9 3 (1.89%) Photography
10 2 (1.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.26%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.75%) Windows
2 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (6.92%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.03%) Linux
5 7 (4.40%) Windows Vista
6 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (3.77%) Windows 2000
6 6 (3.77%) Android
7 5 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.52%) UNIX
8 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.18%) Web Design
2 12 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (6.29%) Scrum
4 9 (5.66%) Project Management
5 7 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
5 7 (4.40%) ITIL
6 6 (3.77%) Workflow
6 6 (3.77%) ITSM
6 6 (3.77%) E-Commerce
7 5 (3.14%) Analytics
7 5 (3.14%) Time Management
7 5 (3.14%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.14%) CRM
7 5 (3.14%) Security Management
8 4 (2.52%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (2.52%) ERP
8 4 (2.52%) Content Management
8 4 (2.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.52%) Information Architecture
8 4 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.72%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.40%) Python
2 7 (4.40%) C++
3 6 (3.77%) SQL
4 4 (2.52%) Java
4 4 (2.52%) C
5 2 (1.26%) PHP
6 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (0.63%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (0.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) Degree
2 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) HNC
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) QA
2 5 (3.14%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 132 (83.02%) Adobe
2 58 (36.48%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.43%) Apple
4 7 (4.40%) HP
4 7 (4.40%) VMware
5 6 (3.77%) Remedy
5 6 (3.77%) Cisco
6 5 (3.14%) Polycom
6 5 (3.14%) Novell
6 5 (3.14%) Peregrine
6 5 (3.14%) Lotus
7 4 (2.52%) Citrix
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle
8 3 (1.89%) Quark
9 2 (1.26%) Dell
9 2 (1.26%) Macromedia
10 1 (0.63%) iRise
10 1 (0.63%) Facebook
10 1 (0.63%) Kony
10 1 (0.63%) Symantec
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