The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 904 871 917
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.072% 0.072% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 5
Average salary £35,000 £17,500 £26,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -33.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £17,500 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £20,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £17,500 £26,025
% change year-on-year
+92.85% -32.75%
Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17954 16596 16520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.80% 14.95% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14519 13654 14323
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.54%

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 4 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 13 £35,000 +100.00%
London -45 7 £35,000 -
Surrey - 6 £33,750 -
South East - 6 £33,750 -

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) Adobe
1 13 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (42.31%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) Web Design
4 8 (30.77%) Marketing
4 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
4 8 (30.77%) Flash
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) Advertising
6 6 (23.08%) Search Engine Marketing
6 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
7 5 (19.23%) OmniGraffle
7 5 (19.23%) Use Case
7 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Competitor Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Magento
7 5 (19.23%) CSS3
7 5 (19.23%) Fireworks
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
7 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
7 5 (19.23%) Animation
7 5 (19.23%) Psychology

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (30.77%) Photoshop
3 5 (19.23%) OmniGraffle
3 5 (19.23%) Fireworks
3 5 (19.23%) MS Office
3 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 8 (30.77%) Marketing
2 6 (23.08%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Designer
2 8 (30.77%) Art Director
3 5 (19.23%) Junior Designer
3 5 (19.23%) User Experience Architect
3 5 (19.23%) UI Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Junior
4 4 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (7.69%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Website Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (42.31%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) Flash
4 5 (19.23%) HTML5
4 5 (19.23%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Digital Media
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (19.23%) Animation
2 5 (19.23%) Psychology
2 5 (19.23%) Ergonomics
2 5 (19.23%) Human Factors
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.69%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) E-Commerce
1 10 (38.46%) Web Design
2 6 (23.08%) Search Engine Marketing
3 5 (19.23%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (19.23%) Use Case
3 5 (19.23%) Usability Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Competitor Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Business Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) UML
4 4 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (7.69%) Brand Management
5 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Adobe
2 2 (7.69%) Macromedia