The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 223 161 205
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +44
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 1469 1822 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.67% 1.37%
As % of the Applications category 8.43% 11.11% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1453 1458
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
17419 16404 16983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.09% 15.03% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 13795 13582 14599
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 £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Trend

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

Photoshop Salary Trend in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Photoshop over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Photoshop Salary Histogram in the UK

Photoshop
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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 -53 1409 £32,500 -7.14% 185
London -63 568 £40,000 - 71
South East -39 300 £32,500 -7.14% 37
City of London -42 165 £40,000 - 18
North West -9 164 £30,000 - 19
East of England -38 113 £30,000 - 14
Manchester +4 108 £27,500 -8.33% 14
Hampshire +6 103 £30,000 - 10
Yorkshire -15 90 £25,000 -2.91% 10
West Midlands -21 67 £24,000 -9.43% 6
South West -34 62 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Hertfordshire -1 56 £34,000 +13.33% 7
West Yorkshire -6 55 £25,750 -8.03% 4
Surrey -55 50 £36,250 -5.84% 7
East Midlands -24 45 £30,000 +15.38% 10
Birmingham +8 36 £21,500 -24.56% 3
Berkshire -53 36 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Leeds -20 34 £26,500 -27.39% 2
Cheshire 0 33 £30,000 -7.69% 2
West Sussex -3 30 £40,000 +23.07%
Buckinghamshire +7 27 £30,750 +2.50% 4
Scotland -7 27 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Oxfordshire +3 25 £35,000 +9.37% 4
Portsmouth -10 23 £23,500 +4.44% 2
Cambridgeshire -20 22 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Southampton +19 21 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Essex +6 21 £24,500 -2.00% 3
South Yorkshire -3 21 £22,500 -10.00% 4
Cambridge -15 21 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Glasgow +3 20 £35,000 +29.62%

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop.

1 2695 (79.62%) HTML
2 2522 (74.51%) CSS
3 1870 (55.24%) JavaScript
4 1714 (50.64%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1480 (43.72%) Adobe
6 1278 (37.75%) HTML5
7 1259 (37.19%) jQuery
8 1012 (29.90%) CSS3
9 942 (27.83%) Marketing
10 702 (20.74%) PHP
11 625 (18.46%) E-Commerce
12 603 (17.81%) CMS
13 579 (17.10%) Web Design
14 545 (16.10%) Responsive Web Design
15 449 (13.26%) Dreamweaver
16 448 (13.23%) Degree
17 435 (12.85%) Flash
18 420 (12.41%) Ajax
18 420 (12.41%) InDesign
19 419 (12.38%) .NET
20 404 (11.94%) SEO
21 398 (11.76%) Web Development
22 386 (11.40%) MySQL
23 380 (11.23%) XHTML
24 353 (10.43%) MVC
25 351 (10.37%) Android
26 338 (9.99%) Social Media
26 338 (9.99%) Fireworks
27 335 (9.90%) Apple iOS
28 328 (9.69%) WordPress

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 603 (17.81%) CMS
2 328 (9.69%) WordPress
3 161 (4.76%) Drupal
4 88 (2.60%) Node.js
5 85 (2.51%) Umbraco
6 81 (2.39%) Joomla!
7 71 (2.10%) Apache
8 66 (1.95%) IIS
9 64 (1.89%) SharePoint
10 33 (0.97%) ExpressionEngine
11 23 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
12 19 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
13 16 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.44%) Facebook Platform
15 14 (0.41%) Moodle
16 13 (0.38%) Adobe CQ
17 12 (0.35%) Oracle Service Bus
18 11 (0.32%) TeamSite
19 9 (0.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1714 (50.64%) Adobe Illustrator
2 420 (12.41%) InDesign
3 338 (9.99%) Fireworks
4 171 (5.05%) Adobe After Effects
5 135 (3.99%) OmniGraffle
6 130 (3.84%) MS Office
7 122 (3.60%) MS Excel
8 114 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
9 87 (2.57%) Acrobat
10 42 (1.24%) MS Visio
11 34 (1.00%) Maya
12 28 (0.83%) 3ds Max
13 22 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
14 20 (0.59%) Adobe Premiere
15 19 (0.56%) MS Project
16 16 (0.47%) GIMP
17 14 (0.41%) QuarkXPress
18 13 (0.38%) ImageReady
19 12 (0.35%) FreeHand
20 11 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 196 (5.79%) Magento
2 122 (3.60%) Google Analytics
3 71 (2.10%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
5 14 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 10 (0.30%) osCommerce
8 5 (0.15%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.059%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.059%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.030%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.030%) SiteCatalyst
10 1 (0.030%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 1 (0.030%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 19 (0.56%) SaaS
2 14 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 12 (0.35%) MailChimp
4 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.27%) Office 365
6 6 (0.18%) GitHub
7 5 (0.15%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.089%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.089%) CheetahMail
8 3 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.059%) Pure360
9 2 (0.059%) StrongView
9 2 (0.059%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.030%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.030%) Trello
10 1 (0.030%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 145 (4.28%) Internet
2 94 (2.78%) Intranet
3 28 (0.83%) Extranet
4 22 (0.65%) FTP
4 22 (0.65%) DNS
4 22 (0.65%) SSL
5 18 (0.53%) HTTP
5 18 (0.53%) SSH
6 11 (0.32%) LAN
7 8 (0.24%) Broadband
7 8 (0.24%) SMS
7 8 (0.24%) VoIP
8 7 (0.21%) LDAP
8 7 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 7 (0.21%) DHCP
9 6 (0.18%) Asterisk PBX
10 5 (0.15%) NAS
10 5 (0.15%) Firewall
11 4 (0.12%) Network Security
11 4 (0.12%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 386 (11.40%) MySQL
2 179 (5.29%) SQL Server
3 56 (1.65%) Big Data
4 40 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 34 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 29 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 26 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (0.30%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.18%) FileMaker
11 6 (0.18%) Cognos Report Studio
11 6 (0.18%) MS Access
11 6 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.15%) SQLite
12 5 (0.15%) Cognos Query Studio
13 4 (0.12%) Informix
14 3 (0.089%) SQL Server 2012
15 2 (0.059%) Redis
Development Applications
1 449 (13.26%) Dreamweaver
2 304 (8.98%) Subversion
3 288 (8.51%) Git (software)
4 234 (6.91%) Axure RP
5 113 (3.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 107 (3.16%) Visual Studio
7 85 (2.51%) Eclipse
8 58 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 54 (1.60%) Mercurial
9 54 (1.60%) Ant
10 36 (1.06%) Grunt
11 28 (0.83%) Sublime Text
12 26 (0.77%) JIRA
13 22 (0.65%) Cucumber
14 19 (0.56%) Xcode
14 19 (0.56%) IntelliJ
15 18 (0.53%) Capybara
16 17 (0.50%) Sinon.JS
16 17 (0.50%) JUnit
17 16 (0.47%) Hudson
General
1 942 (27.83%) Marketing
2 283 (8.36%) Advertising
3 250 (7.39%) Retail
4 242 (7.15%) Finance
5 218 (6.44%) Games
6 85 (2.51%) Publishing
7 81 (2.39%) Multimedia
8 52 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 30 (0.89%) Automotive
10 28 (0.83%) Legal
10 28 (0.83%) Banking
11 25 (0.74%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
13 17 (0.50%) Electronics
14 15 (0.44%) Law
15 13 (0.38%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.38%) Interactive Media
16 11 (0.32%) German Language
16 11 (0.32%) Back Office
16 11 (0.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1588 (46.91%) Developer
2 1404 (41.48%) Designer
3 579 (17.10%) Front-End Developer
4 575 (16.99%) Web Developer
5 397 (11.73%) Web Designer
6 261 (7.71%) User Experience Designer
7 247 (7.30%) UI Designer
8 202 (5.97%) Junior
8 202 (5.97%) PHP Developer
9 195 (5.76%) Digital Designer
10 167 (4.93%) Senior Developer
11 165 (4.87%) UI Developer
12 159 (4.70%) Graphic Designer
12 159 (4.70%) UI Programmer
13 152 (4.49%) Senior Designer
14 118 (3.49%) Front-End Web Developer
15 116 (3.43%) Junior Developer
16 115 (3.40%) Photoshop Designer
17 101 (2.98%) .NET Developer
18 93 (2.75%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2695 (79.62%) HTML
2 2522 (74.51%) CSS
3 1278 (37.75%) HTML5
4 1259 (37.19%) jQuery
5 1012 (29.90%) CSS3
6 435 (12.85%) Flash
7 420 (12.41%) Ajax
8 419 (12.38%) .NET
9 380 (11.23%) XHTML
10 306 (9.04%) XML
11 287 (8.48%) ASP.NET
12 250 (7.39%) Sass
13 209 (6.17%) JSON
14 196 (5.79%) Web Services
15 185 (5.47%) LESS
16 172 (5.08%) Backbone.js
17 169 (4.99%) AngularJS
18 118 (3.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 116 (3.43%) .NET Framework
20 109 (3.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 338 (9.99%) Social Media
2 318 (9.39%) Mobile App
3 249 (7.36%) Graphic Design
4 162 (4.79%) Animation
5 157 (4.64%) W3C
6 134 (3.96%) Digital Media
7 118 (3.49%) Visualisation
8 110 (3.25%) Computer Science
9 82 (2.42%) Open Source
10 74 (2.19%) Photography
11 64 (1.89%) iPhone
12 51 (1.51%) iPad
12 51 (1.51%) E-Learning
13 49 (1.45%) Copywriting
14 45 (1.33%) Video Editing
15 42 (1.24%) Motion Graphics
16 39 (1.15%) Client/Server
17 36 (1.06%) Blog
18 35 (1.03%) Online Games
19 32 (0.95%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 351 (10.37%) Android
2 335 (9.90%) Apple iOS
3 214 (6.32%) Windows
4 183 (5.41%) Linux
5 69 (2.04%) Mac OS X
6 27 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 21 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 18 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 16 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.44%) UNIX
13 10 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.27%) CentOS
15 8 (0.24%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (0.15%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.059%) Windows Phone 8
19 1 (0.030%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (18.46%) E-Commerce
2 579 (17.10%) Web Design
3 545 (16.10%) Responsive Web Design
4 404 (11.94%) SEO
5 398 (11.76%) Web Development
6 353 (10.43%) MVC
7 314 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
8 289 (8.54%) OO
9 240 (7.09%) Analytics
10 226 (6.68%) Content Management
11 220 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
12 198 (5.85%) Scrum
13 154 (4.55%) OOP
14 132 (3.90%) Project Management
15 120 (3.55%) TDD
15 120 (3.55%) Online Marketing
16 106 (3.13%) Time Management
17 99 (2.92%) Email Marketing
18 91 (2.69%) Information Architecture
19 82 (2.42%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 1870 (55.24%) JavaScript
2 702 (20.74%) PHP
3 311 (9.19%) SQL
4 255 (7.53%) C#
5 222 (6.56%) Java
6 142 (4.19%) ActionScript
7 82 (2.42%) ActionScript 3.0
8 67 (1.98%) PHP5
9 59 (1.74%) ActionScript 2.0
10 48 (1.42%) C++
11 40 (1.18%) Python
12 39 (1.15%) Objective-C
13 36 (1.06%) Ruby
13 36 (1.06%) VB.NET
14 32 (0.95%) C
15 23 (0.68%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.47%) XAML
17 13 (0.38%) PowerHouse
18 12 (0.35%) XPath
19 11 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 448 (13.23%) Degree
2 27 (0.80%) HND
3 19 (0.56%) HNC
4 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.12%) MCSE
6 4 (0.12%) MCSA
6 4 (0.12%) ISEB
7 3 (0.089%) MCTS
8 2 (0.059%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.059%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.059%) MCP
8 2 (0.059%) CCNA
9 1 (0.030%) MCAD
9 1 (0.030%) MCSD
9 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (3.84%) QA
2 61 (1.80%) ISO 9001
3 46 (1.36%) WCAG
4 33 (0.97%) WAI
5 8 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
3 4 (0.12%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.089%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (0.089%) Shibboleth
4 3 (0.089%) Xsan
5 1 (0.030%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (0.77%) Plesk
2 10 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.089%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.089%) SCCM
4 2 (0.059%) Puppet
4 2 (0.059%) MOM
5 1 (0.030%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.030%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.030%) Ansible
5 1 (0.030%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 1480 (43.72%) Adobe
2 208 (6.14%) Microsoft
3 197 (5.82%) Google
4 149 (4.40%) Facebook
5 103 (3.04%) Twitter
6 68 (2.01%) Zend
7 67 (1.98%) Oracle
8 43 (1.27%) Apple
9 34 (1.00%) Sitecore
10 32 (0.95%) SAP
11 28 (0.83%) JD Edwards
12 27 (0.80%) EPiServer
13 19 (0.56%) Omniture
13 19 (0.56%) Macromedia
14 17 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (0.50%) DoubleClick
15 16 (0.47%) VMware
16 15 (0.44%) Sencha
17 13 (0.38%) hybris
18 12 (0.35%) Quark
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