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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 150 160 134
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -26
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 60 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.12% 0.74% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.58% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 53
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
2548 2349 2520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.36% 47.11% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2113 1937 2067
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
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 5 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 5 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 +7 26 £32,500 - 8
Coventry -12 11 £22,000 -51.11%
Warwickshire -5 9 £31,000 +3.33% 4
Staffordshire +4 3 £37,500 +66.66% 2
Worcestershire -13 2 £26,750 +7.00% 1
Wolverhampton +13 1 £27,500 +10.00%
Solihull +3 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Sutton Coldfield -4 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 5 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 80 (65.04%) HTML
2 71 (57.72%) CSS
3 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
4 57 (46.34%) jQuery
5 48 (39.02%) Photoshop
6 46 (37.40%) Microsoft
7 41 (33.33%) User Experience
8 38 (30.89%) HTML5
9 35 (28.46%) MVC
10 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
11 31 (25.20%) C#
12 30 (24.39%) .NET
12 30 (24.39%) CSS3
13 29 (23.58%) SQL
14 26 (21.14%) PHP
14 26 (21.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET
16 23 (18.70%) Adobe Illustrator
16 23 (18.70%) Web Design
16 23 (18.70%) Umbraco
17 22 (17.89%) LESS
17 22 (17.89%) SEO
18 21 (17.07%) .NET Framework
19 19 (15.45%) Marketing
19 19 (15.45%) CMS
19 19 (15.45%) Windows
20 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
20 18 (14.63%) TDD
20 18 (14.63%) Unit Testing
20 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 23 (18.70%) Umbraco
2 19 (15.45%) CMS
3 9 (7.32%) WordPress
4 5 (4.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Joomla!
5 4 (3.25%) WorkSite
5 4 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (3.25%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.44%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) Drupal
7 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.63%) Node.js
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 48 (39.02%) Photoshop
2 26 (21.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 23 (18.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
5 10 (8.13%) MS Office
6 8 (6.50%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (5.69%) InDesign
8 6 (4.88%) MS Visio
9 5 (4.07%) Fireworks
10 4 (3.25%) MS Project
11 3 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (2.44%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (1.63%) Acrobat
12 2 (1.63%) RoboHelp
13 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
13 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) SAP xRPM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.63%) SAP SRM
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.81%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) VPN
1 4 (3.25%) DNS
1 4 (3.25%) 3G
2 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) MS Access
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 3 (2.44%) Grunt
6 2 (1.63%) MSTest
6 2 (1.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 2 (1.63%) NUnit
6 2 (1.63%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (15.45%) Marketing
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 4 (3.25%) Law
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
6 2 (1.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 66 (53.66%) Developer
2 35 (28.46%) Designer
3 21 (17.07%) Software Developer
4 18 (14.63%) Web Developer
4 18 (14.63%) Web Designer
5 12 (9.76%) Front-End Developer
6 11 (8.94%) Print Designer
7 10 (8.13%) Senior Designer
8 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.69%) .NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) PHP Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) Junior
10 5 (4.07%) Junior Developer
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) UX Designer
11 4 (3.25%) Front-End Web Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Senior Applications Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (65.04%) HTML
2 71 (57.72%) CSS
3 57 (46.34%) jQuery
4 38 (30.89%) HTML5
5 30 (24.39%) CSS3
5 30 (24.39%) .NET
6 25 (20.33%) ASP.NET
7 22 (17.89%) LESS
8 21 (17.07%) .NET Framework
9 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (14.63%) Entity Framework
9 18 (14.63%) Adobe AIR
9 18 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 17 (13.82%) Flash
11 16 (13.01%) PhoneGap
12 12 (9.76%) XML
13 9 (7.32%) Sass
14 7 (5.69%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (4.88%) Web Dynpro
15 6 (4.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (33.33%) User Experience
2 13 (10.57%) Social Media
3 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.32%) Copywriting
5 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.50%) Digital Media
6 6 (4.88%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.44%) W3C
8 3 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (2.44%) Web 2.0
8 3 (2.44%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.81%) Photography
10 1 (0.81%) RIA
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.45%) Windows
2 8 (6.50%) Windows 7
3 6 (4.88%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.25%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.46%) MVC
2 23 (18.70%) Web Design
3 22 (17.89%) SEO
4 18 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 18 (14.63%) TDD
4 18 (14.63%) Unit Testing
4 18 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (14.63%) Web Application Development
4 18 (14.63%) Mobile Development
5 16 (13.01%) Release Management
5 16 (13.01%) SOA
6 15 (12.20%) Web Development
7 14 (11.38%) Content Management
8 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.50%) Competitor Analysis
9 8 (6.50%) Web Analytics
9 8 (6.50%) Pay per click
9 8 (6.50%) Online Marketing
9 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.03%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.20%) C#
3 29 (23.58%) SQL
4 26 (21.14%) PHP
5 8 (6.50%) PHP5
6 7 (5.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (5.69%) ActionScript
7 6 (4.88%) ABAP
8 5 (4.07%) Java
9 4 (3.25%) C
10 3 (2.44%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.63%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.81%) Python
12 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) WAI
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.63%) vSphere
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) Google
3 6 (4.88%) SAP
4 5 (4.07%) Apple
4 5 (4.07%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.25%) LANDesk
5 4 (3.25%) Citrix
5 4 (3.25%) Interwoven
5 4 (3.25%) Cisco
6 3 (2.44%) Macromedia
7 2 (1.63%) Symantec
7 2 (1.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.81%) PayPal
8 1 (0.81%) Remedy
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
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