The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 886 869 886
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 8 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.003%
As % of the Applications category 0.046% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +117.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £50,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,475 £58,250 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £50,000 £23,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +117.39%

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
17296 16072 17302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.15% 15.04% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13777 13392 14724
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 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeHand
Salary Trend

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

FreeHand Salary Trend in the UK

FreeHand
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 +7 8 £25,000 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
London -5 2 £31,625 -59.19%
Leeds - 1 £24,000 -

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeHand 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 FreeHand.

1 16 (94.12%) Photoshop
1 16 (94.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 14 (82.35%) Adobe
3 13 (76.47%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) Macromedia
4 12 (70.59%) User Experience
5 10 (58.82%) Flash
5 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (47.06%) OOD
7 8 (47.06%) UML
7 8 (47.06%) OO
7 8 (47.06%) CMS
7 8 (47.06%) Fireworks
7 8 (47.06%) Intranet
8 7 (41.18%) Dreamweaver
8 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
8 7 (41.18%) Animation
8 7 (41.18%) EPiServer
9 6 (35.29%) MS Office
9 6 (35.29%) 3D Animation
10 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
10 5 (29.41%) Web Design
11 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
12 3 (17.65%) Windows
12 3 (17.65%) Marketing
12 3 (17.65%) QA
12 3 (17.65%) Social Media

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing FreeHand 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 FreeHand. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (47.06%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Photoshop
1 16 (94.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (47.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (47.06%) Fireworks
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 2 (11.76%) Acrobat
4 2 (11.76%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Designer
2 7 (41.18%) Web Designer
3 5 (29.41%) Photoshop Designer
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Website Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) UI Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) HTML
2 10 (58.82%) Flash
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (70.59%) User Experience
2 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
2 7 (41.18%) Animation
3 3 (17.65%) Social Media
3 3 (17.65%) Digital Media
4 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) OOD
2 8 (47.06%) UML
2 8 (47.06%) OO
3 6 (35.29%) 3D Animation
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
4 5 (29.41%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Brand Management
5 2 (11.76%) Time Management
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Workflow
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Search Engine Marketing
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Adobe
2 12 (70.59%) Macromedia
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) EPiServer
5 1 (5.88%) Sony
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