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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 882 900 889
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 8 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category 0.046% 0.006% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%

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
17350 16566 17096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.41% 15.25% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14004 13715 14438
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%

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 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 +23 8 £25,000 -50.00% 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £25,000 -
London - 2 £31,625 -
Leeds - 1 £24,000 -

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (92.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (84.62%) Adobe
4 10 (76.92%) Macromedia
5 9 (69.23%) HTML
5 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (69.23%) User Experience
6 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (61.54%) UML
6 8 (61.54%) OO
6 8 (61.54%) Flash
6 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
6 8 (61.54%) OOD
6 8 (61.54%) CMS
6 8 (61.54%) Fireworks
6 8 (61.54%) Intranet
7 7 (53.85%) Client/Server
7 7 (53.85%) EPiServer
8 6 (46.15%) Animation
8 6 (46.15%) 3D Animation
8 6 (46.15%) MS Office
8 6 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
10 4 (30.77%) Web Design
11 3 (23.08%) Windows
11 3 (23.08%) QA
11 3 (23.08%) Social Media
12 2 (15.38%) Degree
12 2 (15.38%) Workflow

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (61.54%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 12 (92.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (61.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Fireworks
4 6 (46.15%) MS Office
5 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
5 2 (15.38%) QuarkXPress
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Intranet
2 2 (15.38%) FTP
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Designer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Designer
3 5 (38.46%) Photoshop Designer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Graphic Designer
4 1 (7.69%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) User Experience
2 7 (53.85%) Client/Server
3 6 (46.15%) Animation
4 3 (23.08%) Social Media
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) UML
1 8 (61.54%) OO
1 8 (61.54%) E-Commerce
1 8 (61.54%) OOD
2 6 (46.15%) 3D Animation
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Web Design
5 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Adobe
2 10 (76.92%) Macromedia
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) EPiServer
5 1 (7.69%) Sony
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