The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 147 157 137
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 66 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.95% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 2.04% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 57
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Adobe
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2510 2398 2558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.58% 46.73% 50.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2086 1997 2078
Average salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Adobe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Adobe
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Adobe across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Adobe Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Adobe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Birmingham +11 31 £32,500 -
Coventry -4 8 £22,000 -40.54%
Staffordshire +2 7 £37,500 +57.89% 5
Solihull +3 4 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Worcestershire -9 3 £26,000 +20.93% 1
Warwickshire -11 3 £31,000 +3.33% 6
Wolverhampton +12 1 £27,500 +37.50%
Sutton Coldfield -3 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Walsall - 1 £25,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 74 (57.81%) HTML
2 66 (51.56%) CSS
3 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 53 (41.41%) jQuery
5 51 (39.84%) Photoshop
6 44 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 42 (32.81%) User Experience
8 36 (28.13%) HTML5
9 33 (25.78%) MVC
10 32 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 30 (23.44%) SQL
12 29 (22.66%) C#
12 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
13 27 (21.09%) .NET
14 26 (20.31%) Web Design
15 25 (19.53%) Adobe Illustrator
15 25 (19.53%) PHP
15 25 (19.53%) CSS3
15 25 (19.53%) Marketing
16 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET
17 21 (16.41%) SEO
17 21 (16.41%) Umbraco
18 20 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
19 19 (14.84%) E-Commerce
19 19 (14.84%) .NET Framework
20 18 (14.06%) LESS
20 18 (14.06%) CMS
21 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (13.28%) Web Development
22 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 21 (16.41%) Umbraco
2 18 (14.06%) CMS
3 7 (5.47%) WordPress
4 5 (3.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.91%) Joomla!
5 4 (3.13%) Apache
5 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.13%) WorkSite
5 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (2.34%) Drupal
7 2 (1.56%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) Node.js
8 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 51 (39.84%) Photoshop
2 32 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 25 (19.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
5 10 (7.81%) MS Office
6 8 (6.25%) InDesign
6 8 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (3.13%) MS Project
7 4 (3.13%) MS Visio
7 4 (3.13%) Fireworks
8 3 (2.34%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (2.34%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (1.56%) RoboHelp
9 2 (1.56%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.78%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.78%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) SAP xRPM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.56%) Magento
3 1 (0.78%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.78%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.13%) VPN
1 4 (3.13%) 3G
2 3 (2.34%) DNS
3 2 (1.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.25%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.13%) MS Access
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.03%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (4.69%) Subversion
4 5 (3.91%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.56%) NUnit
5 2 (1.56%) CruiseControl
5 2 (1.56%) MSTest
5 2 (1.56%) Grunt
6 1 (0.78%) Sublime Text
6 1 (0.78%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (19.53%) Marketing
2 14 (10.94%) Retail
3 6 (4.69%) Finance
4 5 (3.91%) Automotive
4 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.13%) Law
6 3 (2.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 66 (51.56%) Developer
2 40 (31.25%) Designer
3 20 (15.63%) Web Developer
3 20 (15.63%) Software Developer
4 19 (14.84%) Web Designer
5 15 (11.72%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Senior Designer
7 10 (7.81%) Print Designer
8 9 (7.03%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.69%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Senior Web Designer
9 6 (4.69%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.91%) UX Designer
10 5 (3.91%) Front-End Web Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Junior
10 5 (3.91%) Junior Developer
10 5 (3.91%) PHP Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior Web Developer
10 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (57.81%) HTML
2 66 (51.56%) CSS
3 53 (41.41%) jQuery
4 36 (28.13%) HTML5
5 27 (21.09%) .NET
6 25 (19.53%) CSS3
7 23 (17.97%) ASP.NET
8 19 (14.84%) .NET Framework
9 18 (14.06%) LESS
10 16 (12.50%) Adobe AIR
10 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 16 (12.50%) Entity Framework
10 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (10.94%) PhoneGap
11 14 (10.94%) Flash
12 9 (7.03%) XML
13 8 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (5.47%) AngularJS
15 6 (4.69%) Web Dynpro
15 6 (4.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.81%) User Experience
2 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.50%) Social Media
4 9 (7.03%) Copywriting
4 9 (7.03%) Graphic Design
5 8 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.25%) Digital Media
5 8 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.34%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (2.34%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.34%) W3C
8 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.78%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Photography
9 1 (0.78%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 8 (6.25%) Linux
2 8 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.69%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.13%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.78%) MVC
2 26 (20.31%) Web Design
3 21 (16.41%) SEO
4 20 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
5 19 (14.84%) E-Commerce
6 17 (13.28%) Web Development
7 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 16 (12.50%) TDD
7 16 (12.50%) Mobile Development
8 15 (11.72%) Content Management
9 14 (10.94%) Release Management
9 14 (10.94%) Analytics
9 14 (10.94%) SOA
10 10 (7.81%) CRM
11 9 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (7.03%) Web Analytics
12 8 (6.25%) Pay per click
12 8 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (48.44%) JavaScript
2 30 (23.44%) SQL
3 29 (22.66%) C#
4 25 (19.53%) PHP
5 7 (5.47%) PHP5
6 6 (4.69%) ABAP
6 6 (4.69%) ActionScript
6 6 (4.69%) Java
6 6 (4.69%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (3.13%) C
7 4 (3.13%) Python
8 3 (2.34%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (10.16%) Degree
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) WAI
System Software
1 8 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 44 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) Google
3 7 (5.47%) SAP
4 5 (3.91%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.91%) Apple
5 4 (3.13%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.13%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.13%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) Citrix
5 4 (3.13%) LANDesk
5 4 (3.13%) Alterian
6 3 (2.34%) Macromedia
7 2 (1.56%) VMware
7 2 (1.56%) Symantec
8 1 (0.78%) Hitwise
8 1 (0.78%) Omniture
8 1 (0.78%) Yahoo!
8 1 (0.78%) Remedy
8 1 (0.78%) Sage
8 1 (0.78%) PayPal
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