The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 62 42 62
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 6 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.14% 5.22% 1.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 9.13% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,275 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -6.84%
Adobe
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
332 208 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 62.88% 57.14% 69.76%
Number of salaries quoted 228 147 155
Average salary £47,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.85% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Adobe across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Adobe
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Adobe across the Watford region.

Adobe Salary Trend in Watford

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Adobe 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 Adobe.

1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
3 17 (51.52%) CSS
4 16 (48.48%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) HTML5
5 12 (36.36%) Marketing
5 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) MS Office
6 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 10 (30.30%) SAP
7 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
7 10 (30.30%) EDI
7 10 (30.30%) OO
7 10 (30.30%) ABAP
7 10 (30.30%) SAPscript
7 10 (30.30%) SLA
7 10 (30.30%) Project Management
7 10 (30.30%) Workflow
7 10 (30.30%) Web Dynpro
7 10 (30.30%) SAP Smart Forms
7 10 (30.30%) jQuery
7 10 (30.30%) Marketing Strategy
7 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
7 10 (30.30%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (24.24%) Web Development
8 8 (24.24%) MVC
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle
9 7 (21.21%) J2EE
9 7 (21.21%) Sybase
9 7 (21.21%) Ant

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Adobe 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 Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) Apache
1 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Office
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (9.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.06%) Fireworks
4 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
4 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
4 1 (3.03%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Fredhopper
2 3 (9.09%) SAP APO
3 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) SiteCatalyst
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Ant
1 7 (21.21%) Eclipse
1 7 (21.21%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 12 (36.36%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
1 7 (21.21%) Development Team Leader
1 7 (21.21%) Java Team Leader
2 6 (18.18%) SAP Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) ABAP Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Account Manager
3 5 (15.15%) Developer
4 4 (12.12%) ABAP Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SAP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Web Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
7 1 (3.03%) Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Web Designer
7 1 (3.03%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (60.61%) HTML
2 17 (51.52%) CSS
3 16 (48.48%) HTML5
4 10 (30.30%) jQuery
4 10 (30.30%) EDI
4 10 (30.30%) Web Dynpro
4 10 (30.30%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (21.21%) Spring
5 7 (21.21%) Spring MVC
5 7 (21.21%) Struts
5 7 (21.21%) J2EE
5 7 (21.21%) JPA
6 2 (6.06%) .NET
6 2 (6.06%) Flash
7 1 (3.03%) XHTML
7 1 (3.03%) WCF
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
2 1 (3.03%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
1 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.03%) SUSE
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) OO
1 10 (30.30%) E-Commerce
1 10 (30.30%) Project Management
1 10 (30.30%) Workflow
1 10 (30.30%) Marketing Strategy
1 10 (30.30%) Mobile Application Development
2 8 (24.24%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) Web Development
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Web Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Analytics
3 2 (6.06%) Web Design
3 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Analysis
4 1 (3.03%) TDD
4 1 (3.03%) Scrum
4 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) JavaScript
2 16 (48.48%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) ABAP
3 10 (30.30%) SAPscript
4 2 (6.06%) VBA
5 1 (3.03%) ActionScript
5 1 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (3.03%) SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) SAP
3 8 (24.24%) Oracle
4 7 (21.21%) Sybase
4 7 (21.21%) ATG
4 7 (21.21%) Endeca
4 7 (21.21%) hybris
4 7 (21.21%) Demandware
5 2 (6.06%) Hitwise
5 2 (6.06%) comScore
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Coremetrics
5 2 (6.06%) Macromedia
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Telerik