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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 139 125 157
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +32
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 72 89 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.33% 1.59% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% 3.16% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 49 65 36
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,275 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -6.84%
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
2784 2814 2510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.37% 50.43% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2385 2094
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +5 24 £21,500 -8.51% 3
Shropshire +2 11 - -
Staffordshire -10 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Warwickshire +6 6 £30,000 - 2
Worcestershire -8 4 £19,000 -35.67%
Coventry -7 3 £27,500 +1.85%
Wolverhampton 0 2 £27,000 +28.57%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 83 (67.48%) HTML
2 81 (65.85%) CSS
3 62 (50.41%) Photoshop
4 56 (45.53%) JavaScript
5 53 (43.09%) jQuery
6 45 (36.59%) HTML5
7 40 (32.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 40 (32.52%) CSS3
8 38 (30.89%) Web Design
9 35 (28.46%) Marketing
10 32 (26.02%) Sass
10 32 (26.02%) LESS
10 32 (26.02%) CMS
11 31 (25.20%) PHP
12 27 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
13 24 (19.51%) OO
14 20 (16.26%) Umbraco
15 18 (14.63%) Digital Media
15 18 (14.63%) C#
16 16 (13.01%) Subversion
16 16 (13.01%) .NET
16 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
16 16 (13.01%) Windows
16 16 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (12.20%) InDesign
17 15 (12.20%) SEO
17 15 (12.20%) Flash
18 14 (11.38%) SOA
18 14 (11.38%) MySQL
18 14 (11.38%) TDD

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 32 (26.02%) CMS
2 20 (16.26%) Umbraco
3 12 (9.76%) WordPress
4 4 (3.25%) Drupal
5 3 (2.44%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.63%) FileNet
6 2 (1.63%) Apache
6 2 (1.63%) Confluence
6 2 (1.63%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.81%) Moodle
7 1 (0.81%) Node.js
7 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 62 (50.41%) Photoshop
2 40 (32.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (12.20%) InDesign
4 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (4.07%) MS Office
6 5 (4.07%) Fireworks
7 2 (1.63%) RoboHelp
7 2 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) WebTrends
1 2 (1.63%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.81%) Fredhopper
2 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
1 1 (0.81%) GitHub
1 1 (0.81%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Intranet
2 12 (9.76%) DNS
3 11 (8.94%) Internet
4 4 (3.25%) DHCP
4 4 (3.25%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) Firewall
5 2 (1.63%) Wireless
6 1 (0.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.38%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) MS Access
5 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 16 (13.01%) Subversion
2 13 (10.57%) Ant
3 12 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
3 12 (9.76%) Phing
4 3 (2.44%) Maven
4 3 (2.44%) JIRA
5 2 (1.63%) Hudson
5 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Toad
6 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.81%) Mercurial
General
1 35 (28.46%) Marketing
2 9 (7.32%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Finance
4 6 (4.88%) Games
5 5 (4.07%) Advertising
6 2 (1.63%) Automotive
7 1 (0.81%) Law
7 1 (0.81%) Legal
7 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (53.66%) Developer
2 55 (44.72%) Designer
3 45 (36.59%) Web Developer
4 36 (29.27%) Web Designer
5 22 (17.89%) Graphic Designer
6 21 (17.07%) Junior
7 18 (14.63%) Junior Developer
8 17 (13.82%) Junior Web Developer
9 15 (12.20%) PHP Developer
10 8 (6.50%) Visual Designer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Visual Designer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Designer
11 7 (5.69%) Web Programmer
11 7 (5.69%) Programmer
12 5 (4.07%) PHP Web Developer
13 4 (3.25%) Project Manager
13 4 (3.25%) Digital Project Manager
14 3 (2.44%) Graduate
14 3 (2.44%) Analyst
14 3 (2.44%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (67.48%) HTML
2 81 (65.85%) CSS
3 53 (43.09%) jQuery
4 45 (36.59%) HTML5
5 40 (32.52%) CSS3
6 32 (26.02%) Sass
6 32 (26.02%) LESS
7 16 (13.01%) .NET
8 15 (12.20%) Flash
9 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET
10 12 (9.76%) Backbone.js
11 11 (8.94%) DOM
11 11 (8.94%) REST
12 8 (6.50%) XHTML
12 8 (6.50%) Classic ASP
12 8 (6.50%) XML
13 4 (3.25%) Web Dynpro
13 4 (3.25%) XSLT
14 3 (2.44%) Spring
14 3 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Digital Media
2 13 (10.57%) Social Media
3 8 (6.50%) IPTV
4 7 (5.69%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.44%) Animation
5 3 (2.44%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.63%) iPad
6 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.63%) iPhone
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) Open Source
7 1 (0.81%) W3C
7 1 (0.81%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) VLE
7 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.89%) Web Design
2 27 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (19.51%) OO
4 16 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.20%) SEO
6 14 (11.38%) TDD
6 14 (11.38%) SOA
7 12 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 12 (9.76%) MVC
8 9 (7.32%) Web Development
9 6 (4.88%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (4.07%) Content Management
11 4 (3.25%) Workflow
11 4 (3.25%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.44%) Project Management
12 3 (2.44%) CRM
12 3 (2.44%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.44%) Information Architecture
12 3 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (1.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.53%) JavaScript
2 31 (25.20%) PHP
3 18 (14.63%) C#
4 13 (10.57%) ActionScript
4 13 (10.57%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (7.32%) PHP5
6 6 (4.88%) Java
7 4 (3.25%) ABAP
8 3 (2.44%) C++
8 3 (2.44%) SQL
9 2 (1.63%) VB
9 2 (1.63%) Groovy
9 2 (1.63%) Scala
9 2 (1.63%) Clojure
10 1 (0.81%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) J#
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
10 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.25%) HND
3 2 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.25%) Macromedia
2 4 (3.25%) SAP
3 3 (2.44%) IBM
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle
3 3 (2.44%) Twitter
4 2 (1.63%) Google
4 2 (1.63%) Citrix
4 2 (1.63%) Apple
4 2 (1.63%) Sony
5 1 (0.81%) ATG
5 1 (0.81%) Intershop
5 1 (0.81%) Endeca
5 1 (0.81%) Nokia
5 1 (0.81%) hybris
5 1 (0.81%) Demandware
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