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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank 898 861 895
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +34
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.034% 0.061% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £25,000 £50,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £48,600 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £77,500 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £50,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +92.30%

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
17635 16346 16738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.05% 15.04% 14.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13965 13532 14381
Average salary £37,500 £37,800 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
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 £35,000 £35,000 £33,938
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FreeHand over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 within the UK.

FreeHand Salary Histogram in the UK

FreeHand
Top 7 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 August 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 -19 6 £25,000 -50.00% 2
West Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
London -5 2 £32,500 -58.06%
Leeds - 1 £24,000 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

FreeHand
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (88.24%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
4 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
5 10 (58.82%) Adobe
6 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 8 (47.06%) Web Design
6 8 (47.06%) Animation
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) Macromedia
7 7 (41.18%) Flash
8 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
8 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
9 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
9 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (29.41%) Android
9 5 (29.41%) Fireworks
9 5 (29.41%) Intranet
9 5 (29.41%) UML
9 5 (29.41%) OO
9 5 (29.41%) CMS
9 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (29.41%) OOD
9 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
10 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
10 4 (23.53%) Marketing
10 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (29.41%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (70.59%) Photoshop
3 5 (29.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (29.41%) Fireworks
4 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Intranet
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior Designer
2 5 (29.41%) UI Designer
2 5 (29.41%) Junior
3 4 (23.53%) Web Designer
4 3 (17.65%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (17.65%) User Experience Designer
5 2 (11.76%) Photoshop Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Website Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) Flash
3 2 (11.76%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Animation
2 6 (35.29%) Digital Media
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
4 3 (17.65%) Social Media
5 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
1 5 (29.41%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Web Design
3 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
4 4 (23.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (17.65%) 3D Animation
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Brand Management
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Search Engine Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Content Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Adobe
2 7 (41.18%) Macromedia
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) EPiServer
5 1 (5.88%) Sony
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