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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 261 183 182
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -1
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 1194 1848 1759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.09% 1.56% 1.61%
As % of the Applications category 7.29% 10.38% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 937 1503 1503
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
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
16377 17807 16622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.89% 15.04% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13137 14423 13703
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
(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 -71 1148 £34,000 -2.15% 213
London -74 457 £40,000 - 67
South East -88 193 £35,000 +7.69% 37
East of England +14 127 £32,750 -3.67% 20
North West -19 113 £30,000 - 31
City of London -74 100 £42,500 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire -8 81 £29,650 -1.16% 23
West Midlands -14 76 £28,000 +9.80% 21
Manchester -6 59 £32,500 +4.00% 19
South West -46 59 £31,250 +13.63% 7
West Yorkshire -3 42 £37,500 +22.95% 17
Berkshire -19 42 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Hertfordshire -24 41 £40,250 +23.84% 6
Cheshire +1 38 £31,250 +13.63% 5
Hampshire -69 36 £27,000 -16.92% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 35 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Surrey -20 32 £42,500 +41.66% 3
East Midlands -38 29 £28,000 -5.08% 6
Birmingham -12 28 £32,500 -7.14% 9
Sheffield +10 25 £27,500 -8.33% 4
South Yorkshire +5 25 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Essex +18 24 £36,250 +8.20% 3
Watford +4 24 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Leeds -9 24 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Kent +21 22 £40,000 +53.84% 4
Bristol -2 17 £33,750 +12.50%
Coventry -3 17 £22,000 -24.13% 1
Warwickshire -11 17 £26,500 -3.63% 6
Oxfordshire -13 17 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Tunbridge Wells - 17 £40,000 - 1

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 2078 (78.92%) HTML
2 1892 (71.86%) CSS
3 1452 (55.15%) JavaScript
4 1245 (47.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1135 (43.11%) jQuery
6 1077 (40.90%) Adobe
7 1014 (38.51%) User Experience
8 1003 (38.09%) HTML5
9 766 (29.09%) CSS3
10 754 (28.64%) Marketing
11 624 (23.70%) PHP
12 504 (19.14%) Web Design
13 484 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
14 455 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
15 433 (16.45%) CMS
16 429 (16.29%) Degree
17 384 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 371 (14.09%) InDesign
19 360 (13.67%) Git (software)
20 353 (13.41%) E-Commerce
21 347 (13.18%) MySQL
22 326 (12.38%) MVC
23 320 (12.15%) .NET
24 317 (12.04%) SEO
25 314 (11.93%) Web Development
26 307 (11.66%) Sass
27 305 (11.58%) Dreamweaver
28 291 (11.05%) WordPress
29 286 (10.86%) Flash
30 251 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 433 (16.45%) CMS
2 291 (11.05%) WordPress
3 83 (3.15%) Drupal
4 81 (3.08%) Umbraco
5 70 (2.66%) Node.js
6 46 (1.75%) Apache
7 36 (1.37%) Moodle
8 33 (1.25%) Joomla!
9 31 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (1.14%) nginx
11 28 (1.06%) SharePoint
12 25 (0.95%) IIS
13 13 (0.49%) Sitefinity
13 13 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 12 (0.46%) Kentico
15 8 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
15 8 (0.30%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.27%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.27%) concrete5
Applications
1 1245 (47.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 384 (14.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 371 (14.09%) InDesign
4 243 (9.23%) Fireworks
5 154 (5.85%) MS Excel
6 123 (4.67%) MS Office
7 110 (4.18%) Adobe After Effects
8 69 (2.62%) OmniGraffle
8 69 (2.62%) Acrobat
9 66 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
10 31 (1.18%) Adobe Captivate
11 30 (1.14%) 3ds Max
12 23 (0.87%) CINEMA 4D
12 23 (0.87%) Adobe Premiere
12 23 (0.87%) MS Visio
13 19 (0.72%) GIMP
14 18 (0.68%) AutoCAD
15 17 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
16 16 (0.61%) Final Cut Pro
17 13 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 136 (5.17%) Magento
2 14 (0.53%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.23%) Shopify
4 2 (0.076%) CubeCart
4 2 (0.076%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.038%) SAP SRM
5 1 (0.038%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.038%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 109 (4.14%) Google Analytics
2 27 (1.03%) GitHub
3 24 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (0.42%) MailChimp
4 11 (0.42%) Silverpop
5 9 (0.34%) SaaS
6 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.19%) Dropbox
6 5 (0.19%) Google Drive
7 4 (0.15%) Pure360
8 3 (0.11%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.11%) Office 365
8 3 (0.11%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.038%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.038%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.038%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.038%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.87%) Internet
2 20 (0.76%) DNS
3 18 (0.68%) Intranet
4 16 (0.61%) HTTP
5 15 (0.57%) FTP
6 10 (0.38%) Broadband
6 10 (0.38%) SSH
7 9 (0.34%) Firewall
8 6 (0.23%) VPN
9 4 (0.15%) SSL
9 4 (0.15%) Wireless
10 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.11%) Skype
11 2 (0.076%) WebEx
11 2 (0.076%) Network Security
11 2 (0.076%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.076%) DHCP
12 1 (0.038%) SMS
12 1 (0.038%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (13.18%) MySQL
2 153 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 32 (1.22%) Relational Database
4 16 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (0.53%) Big Data
6 12 (0.46%) CouchDB
7 9 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (0.27%) FileMaker
9 7 (0.27%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.23%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.19%) DB2
11 5 (0.19%) Cognos Report Studio
12 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.11%) Informix
13 2 (0.076%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.076%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.076%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 360 (13.67%) Git (software)
2 305 (11.58%) Dreamweaver
3 215 (8.17%) Axure RP
4 152 (5.77%) Subversion
5 81 (3.08%) Grunt
6 80 (3.04%) Visual Studio
7 67 (2.54%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 27 (1.03%) Eclipse
9 26 (0.99%) Sublime Text
10 23 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (0.68%) JIRA
12 12 (0.46%) Jasmine
12 12 (0.46%) Mercurial
12 12 (0.46%) Bower
13 11 (0.42%) Emacs
13 11 (0.42%) Xcode
14 9 (0.34%) Ant
14 9 (0.34%) Yeoman
14 9 (0.34%) Android Studio
15 8 (0.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 754 (28.64%) Marketing
2 211 (8.01%) Finance
3 184 (6.99%) Retail
4 177 (6.72%) Advertising
5 137 (5.20%) Games
6 52 (1.97%) Publishing
7 46 (1.75%) Multimedia
8 39 (1.48%) Telecoms
9 32 (1.22%) Automotive
10 29 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (1.06%) Banking
12 17 (0.65%) Electronics
13 14 (0.53%) Legal
14 11 (0.42%) Law
14 11 (0.42%) French Language
15 10 (0.38%) Back Office
16 9 (0.34%) German Language
17 8 (0.30%) Manufacturing
18 5 (0.19%) Billing
19 4 (0.15%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1280 (48.61%) Developer
2 1075 (40.83%) Designer
3 556 (21.12%) Front-End Developer
4 492 (18.69%) Web Developer
5 308 (11.70%) Web Designer
6 196 (7.44%) UX Designer
7 180 (6.84%) Digital Designer
8 179 (6.80%) UI Designer
9 153 (5.81%) Junior
10 126 (4.79%) Senior Designer
11 121 (4.60%) Front-End Web Developer
12 115 (4.37%) Senior Developer
13 113 (4.29%) Graphic Designer
14 107 (4.06%) Junior Developer
15 101 (3.84%) PHP Developer
16 74 (2.81%) .NET Developer
17 71 (2.70%) UI Developer
17 71 (2.70%) UI Programmer
18 65 (2.47%) C# Developer
19 60 (2.28%) Photoshop Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2078 (78.92%) HTML
2 1892 (71.86%) CSS
3 1135 (43.11%) jQuery
4 1003 (38.09%) HTML5
5 766 (29.09%) CSS3
6 320 (12.15%) .NET
7 307 (11.66%) Sass
8 286 (10.86%) Flash
9 251 (9.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 231 (8.77%) ASP.NET
11 229 (8.70%) AngularJS
12 214 (8.13%) LESS
13 207 (7.86%) Ajax
14 182 (6.91%) XML
15 179 (6.80%) XHTML
16 105 (3.99%) JSON
17 100 (3.80%) Backbone.js
18 87 (3.30%) Web Services
19 59 (2.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 55 (2.09%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1014 (38.51%) User Experience
2 244 (9.27%) Social Media
3 239 (9.08%) Graphic Design
4 201 (7.63%) Mobile App
5 147 (5.58%) W3C
6 107 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
7 86 (3.27%) Animation
7 86 (3.27%) Visualisation
8 77 (2.92%) E-Learning
9 71 (2.70%) Digital Media
9 71 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 61 (2.32%) Photography
11 60 (2.28%) Copywriting
12 51 (1.94%) Blog
13 41 (1.56%) Video Editing
14 34 (1.29%) Open Source
15 33 (1.25%) iPhone
15 33 (1.25%) Management Information System
16 27 (1.03%) FMCG
16 27 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 128 (4.86%) Apple iOS
2 127 (4.82%) Android
3 108 (4.10%) Windows
4 106 (4.03%) Linux
5 35 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 19 (0.72%) Windows XP
6 19 (0.72%) Ubuntu
6 19 (0.72%) UNIX
7 17 (0.65%) Windows Phone
8 16 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.27%) CentOS
10 7 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.15%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (19.14%) Web Design
2 484 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
3 455 (17.28%) Responsive Web Design
4 353 (13.41%) E-Commerce
5 326 (12.38%) MVC
6 317 (12.04%) SEO
7 314 (11.93%) Web Development
8 230 (8.74%) Content Management
9 210 (7.98%) Analytics
10 174 (6.61%) Digital Marketing
11 159 (6.04%) OO
12 138 (5.24%) Scrum
13 130 (4.94%) Project Management
14 120 (4.56%) Information Architecture
15 93 (3.53%) OOP
16 92 (3.49%) Software Engineering
17 90 (3.42%) Online Marketing
18 82 (3.11%) Email Marketing
19 79 (3.00%) Time Management
20 74 (2.81%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 1452 (55.15%) JavaScript
2 624 (23.70%) PHP
3 237 (9.00%) SQL
4 211 (8.01%) C#
5 83 (3.15%) Java
6 68 (2.58%) ActionScript
7 59 (2.24%) PHP5
8 56 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 45 (1.71%) VB.NET
10 35 (1.33%) ActionScript 3.0
11 25 (0.95%) Objective-C
12 23 (0.87%) Ruby
13 22 (0.84%) C
14 20 (0.76%) Python
15 15 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
16 14 (0.53%) C++
17 13 (0.49%) Apple Swift
18 6 (0.23%) Perl
19 5 (0.19%) Bash Shell
20 4 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 429 (16.29%) Degree
2 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.076%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.076%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.076%) Linux+ Certification
4 2 (0.076%) MOS
4 2 (0.076%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.038%) EnCE
5 1 (0.038%) HND
5 1 (0.038%) ISEB
5 1 (0.038%) CISSP
5 1 (0.038%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (2.47%) QA
2 31 (1.18%) WCAG
3 24 (0.91%) WAI
4 8 (0.30%) Section 508
5 4 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.11%) IAG
3 2 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.038%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (0.76%) Plesk
2 16 (0.61%) cPanel
3 11 (0.42%) TeamSite
4 9 (0.34%) Webmin
5 4 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.076%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.038%) WSUS
7 1 (0.038%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1077 (40.90%) Adobe
2 213 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 158 (6.00%) Google
4 119 (4.52%) Facebook
5 105 (3.99%) Twitter
6 47 (1.79%) Zend
7 39 (1.48%) Apple
8 32 (1.22%) Sitecore
9 28 (1.06%) EPiServer
10 25 (0.95%) Oracle
11 21 (0.80%) Omniture
11 21 (0.80%) PayPal
12 19 (0.72%) SAP
13 17 (0.65%) ExactTarget
14 15 (0.57%) Intel
15 13 (0.49%) Interwoven
15 13 (0.49%) Ariba
16 12 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (0.46%) Eloqua
17 11 (0.42%) hybris
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