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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 275 227 170
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -57
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 1167 1435 1770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.07% 1.25% 1.67%
As % of the Applications category 7.47% 8.18% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 942 1197 1422
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,525 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%

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
15618 17542 16117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.26% 15.29% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12803 13874 13347
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,508 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.40%

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 28 August 2015 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -40 1127 £35,000 +7.69% 175
London -17 491 £42,500 +6.25% 65
South East -28 227 £35,000 +8.52% 32
City of London -6 128 £43,860 +9.65% 15
North West -43 103 £35,000 +16.66% 20
West Midlands +14 78 £31,000 +29.16% 18
Yorkshire -7 74 £32,000 +28.00% 11
East of England -39 71 £31,000 +0.81% 14
South West -35 54 £26,250 -19.23% 4
Manchester -50 52 £35,000 +27.27% 7
West Yorkshire -7 45 £33,000 +29.41% 7
Berkshire +14 37 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Oxfordshire +16 36 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Hampshire -58 35 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Leeds +9 33 £40,000 +52.38% 3
Cheshire +6 33 £35,000 +16.66% 7
West Sussex -2 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Surrey -8 28 £42,500 +17.24% 4
East Midlands -14 27 £30,000 - 10
Hertfordshire -35 27 £35,000 - 7
Scotland -3 23 £35,000 - 2
Kent +12 22 £36,250 +31.81% 5
Warwickshire +17 20 £28,250 -24.66% 9
Cambridgeshire +9 20 £30,000 +9.09% 4
Oxford +4 20 £37,500 +3.44% 3
Buckinghamshire -16 18 £32,500 +3.17% 2
Crawley +3 17 £42,000 -11.57% 1
Coventry +2 16 £35,000 - 1
Suffolk +14 15 £20,500 -36.92% 2
Ipswich +4 14 £20,500 -36.92%

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1778 (76.15%) HTML
2 1629 (69.76%) CSS
3 1213 (51.95%) JavaScript
4 1188 (50.88%) Adobe Illustrator
5 970 (41.54%) Adobe
6 955 (40.90%) User Experience
7 850 (36.40%) jQuery
8 830 (35.55%) HTML5
9 663 (28.39%) Marketing
10 629 (26.94%) CSS3
11 488 (20.90%) PHP
12 469 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
13 383 (16.40%) Web Design
14 365 (15.63%) Degree
15 357 (15.29%) Responsive Web Design
16 347 (14.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 343 (14.69%) CMS
18 333 (14.26%) InDesign
19 313 (13.40%) Sass
20 308 (13.19%) E-Commerce
21 297 (12.72%) Git (software)
22 277 (11.86%) Web Development
23 275 (11.78%) .NET
24 247 (10.58%) MySQL
25 246 (10.54%) MVC
25 246 (10.54%) SEO
26 233 (9.98%) AngularJS
27 226 (9.68%) WordPress
28 224 (9.59%) Social Media
29 223 (9.55%) Graphic Design

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 343 (14.69%) CMS
2 226 (9.68%) WordPress
3 83 (3.55%) Node.js
4 73 (3.13%) Drupal
5 63 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 47 (2.01%) Umbraco
7 40 (1.71%) Apache
8 37 (1.58%) Kentico
9 23 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 20 (0.86%) Moodle
11 17 (0.73%) Joomla!
12 16 (0.69%) nginx
13 15 (0.64%) Sitefinity
13 15 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.56%) JBoss
15 12 (0.51%) IIS
16 10 (0.43%) DNN
16 10 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 8 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
18 7 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 1188 (50.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 347 (14.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 333 (14.26%) InDesign
4 190 (8.14%) Fireworks
5 155 (6.64%) Adobe After Effects
6 106 (4.54%) MS Office
7 103 (4.41%) MS Excel
8 60 (2.57%) OmniGraffle
9 59 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
10 54 (2.31%) MS Visio
11 50 (2.14%) Acrobat
12 40 (1.71%) Adobe Premiere
13 30 (1.28%) Adobe Captivate
14 22 (0.94%) Maya
15 20 (0.86%) CINEMA 4D
16 15 (0.64%) 3ds Max
17 13 (0.56%) GIMP
18 10 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
19 7 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
20 6 (0.26%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 92 (3.94%) Magento
2 14 (0.60%) Adobe Campaign
3 11 (0.47%) JDE OneWorld
4 9 (0.39%) Shopify
5 8 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.13%) Tridion
8 2 (0.086%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.043%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 77 (3.30%) Google Analytics
2 30 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.03%) Adobe Analytics
4 22 (0.94%) GitHub
5 12 (0.51%) SaaS
6 7 (0.30%) Office 365
7 5 (0.21%) eCircle
7 5 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.17%) Yammer
8 4 (0.17%) Firebase
9 2 (0.086%) Sage Pay
9 2 (0.086%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.086%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.086%) Silverpop
9 2 (0.086%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.086%) Heroku
10 1 (0.043%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.043%) Trello
10 1 (0.043%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 83 (3.55%) Internet
2 26 (1.11%) Intranet
2 26 (1.11%) DNS
3 18 (0.77%) SSH
4 13 (0.56%) FTP
5 8 (0.34%) HTTP
6 4 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.17%) SMS
6 4 (0.17%) SSL
6 4 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.086%) Asterisk PBX
7 2 (0.086%) VPN
8 1 (0.043%) VoIP
8 1 (0.043%) DHCP
8 1 (0.043%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.043%) SAN
8 1 (0.043%) CTI
8 1 (0.043%) Broadband
8 1 (0.043%) Extranet
8 1 (0.043%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (10.58%) MySQL
2 95 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 25 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (0.47%) FileMaker
7 11 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (0.34%) DB2
9 7 (0.30%) CouchDB
10 5 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (0.21%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.17%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.17%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.13%) Big Data
12 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.086%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.086%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.086%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 297 (12.72%) Git (software)
2 215 (9.21%) Axure RP
3 189 (8.09%) Dreamweaver
4 143 (6.12%) Subversion
5 97 (4.15%) Grunt
6 80 (3.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 55 (2.36%) Visual Studio
8 36 (1.54%) gulp
9 29 (1.24%) JIRA
10 25 (1.07%) Bower
11 23 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.77%) Eclipse
13 17 (0.73%) Cucumber
14 16 (0.69%) Sublime Text
15 14 (0.60%) Jasmine
16 12 (0.51%) JUnit
17 10 (0.43%) Ant
18 9 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
18 9 (0.39%) Yeoman
19 8 (0.34%) Xcode
General
1 663 (28.39%) Marketing
2 192 (8.22%) Finance
3 141 (6.04%) Games
4 116 (4.97%) Advertising
5 111 (4.75%) Retail
6 51 (2.18%) Automotive
7 48 (2.06%) Electronics
8 46 (1.97%) Publishing
9 44 (1.88%) Multimedia
10 27 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 25 (1.07%) Banking
12 16 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 12 (0.51%) Back Office
15 11 (0.47%) Law
16 9 (0.39%) Legal
16 9 (0.39%) Music Industry
16 9 (0.39%) Interactive Media
17 8 (0.34%) Local Government
18 5 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1139 (48.78%) Developer
2 987 (42.27%) Designer
3 526 (22.53%) Front-End Developer
4 443 (18.97%) Web Developer
5 277 (11.86%) Web Designer
6 217 (9.29%) UX Designer
7 154 (6.60%) Digital Designer
8 149 (6.38%) Senior Designer
9 144 (6.17%) UI Designer
10 143 (6.12%) Front-End Web Developer
11 125 (5.35%) Junior
12 118 (5.05%) Graphic Designer
13 116 (4.97%) Senior Developer
14 96 (4.11%) UI/UX Designer
15 83 (3.55%) PHP Developer
15 83 (3.55%) Photoshop Designer
16 80 (3.43%) Junior Developer
17 70 (3.00%) UI Programmer
17 70 (3.00%) UI Developer
18 59 (2.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1778 (76.15%) HTML
2 1629 (69.76%) CSS
3 850 (36.40%) jQuery
4 830 (35.55%) HTML5
5 629 (26.94%) CSS3
6 313 (13.40%) Sass
7 275 (11.78%) .NET
8 233 (9.98%) AngularJS
9 221 (9.46%) Flash
10 206 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 194 (8.31%) ASP.NET
12 193 (8.27%) Ajax
13 188 (8.05%) LESS
14 176 (7.54%) XHTML
15 133 (5.70%) XML
16 89 (3.81%) JSON
17 72 (3.08%) Backbone.js
18 71 (3.04%) Web Services
19 59 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
20 49 (2.10%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 955 (40.90%) User Experience
2 224 (9.59%) Social Media
3 223 (9.55%) Graphic Design
4 191 (8.18%) Mobile App
5 113 (4.84%) W3C
6 108 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
7 91 (3.90%) Computer Science
8 74 (3.17%) Animation
9 69 (2.96%) E-Learning
10 67 (2.87%) Copywriting
11 65 (2.78%) Digital Media
12 39 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.28%) Visualisation
13 30 (1.28%) Photography
14 29 (1.24%) Management Information System
15 27 (1.16%) Web 2.0
16 26 (1.11%) Video Editing
16 26 (1.11%) 3D Graphics
17 23 (0.99%) Psychology
17 23 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 168 (7.19%) Apple iOS
2 163 (6.98%) Android
3 91 (3.90%) Linux
4 86 (3.68%) Windows
5 49 (2.10%) UNIX
6 34 (1.46%) Mac OS X
7 14 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.51%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (0.34%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.30%) CentOS
11 7 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.17%) Debian
13 3 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.13%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.086%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.043%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.043%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (20.09%) Agile Software Development
2 383 (16.40%) Web Design
3 357 (15.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 308 (13.19%) E-Commerce
5 277 (11.86%) Web Development
6 246 (10.54%) MVC
6 246 (10.54%) SEO
7 197 (8.44%) Analytics
8 191 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
9 171 (7.32%) Content Management
10 163 (6.98%) OO
11 144 (6.17%) Project Management
12 129 (5.52%) Scrum
13 99 (4.24%) Information Architecture
14 86 (3.68%) TDD
15 85 (3.64%) Data Protection
16 74 (3.17%) Email Marketing
17 71 (3.04%) OOP
18 70 (3.00%) Usability Testing
19 60 (2.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1213 (51.95%) JavaScript
2 488 (20.90%) PHP
3 199 (8.52%) SQL
4 193 (8.27%) C#
5 83 (3.55%) Java
6 62 (2.66%) ActionScript
7 47 (2.01%) Ruby
8 46 (1.97%) Python
9 45 (1.93%) PHP5
10 37 (1.58%) ActionScript 3.0
11 29 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 27 (1.16%) C
13 26 (1.11%) C++
14 24 (1.03%) T-SQL
15 22 (0.94%) VB.NET
16 20 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
17 19 (0.81%) Perl
18 12 (0.51%) Groovy
19 7 (0.30%) Apple Swift
19 7 (0.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 365 (15.63%) Degree
2 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (0.39%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 5 (0.21%) HND
5 3 (0.13%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.086%) MOS
7 1 (0.043%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.043%) CISSP
7 1 (0.043%) MCP
7 1 (0.043%) HNC
7 1 (0.043%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.00%) QA
2 43 (1.84%) WCAG
3 10 (0.43%) Section 508
4 7 (0.30%) WAI
4 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.043%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.043%) SLA
6 1 (0.043%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 7 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.043%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (1.16%) cPanel
2 17 (0.73%) Plesk
3 12 (0.51%) TeamSite
4 8 (0.34%) Webmin
5 2 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.043%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 970 (41.54%) Adobe
2 167 (7.15%) Microsoft
3 141 (6.04%) Google
4 68 (2.91%) Facebook
5 67 (2.87%) Twitter
6 40 (1.71%) Oracle
7 25 (1.07%) Zend
8 24 (1.03%) hybris
9 23 (0.99%) Sitecore
9 23 (0.99%) Apple
10 18 (0.77%) Omniture
11 16 (0.69%) DoubleClick
12 14 (0.60%) Interwoven
13 11 (0.47%) Sencha
14 10 (0.43%) Sage
14 10 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.43%) FatWire
15 9 (0.39%) iRise
16 8 (0.34%) Citrix
16 8 (0.34%) Sybase
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