The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 129 129 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 81 89 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.51% 1.60% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.15% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 38
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2692 2824 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.03% 50.72% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2354 2074
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Adobe
England

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 1 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 1 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 +7 18 £21,500 -24.56% 1
Staffordshire +4 18 £24,000 -40.00%
Shropshire - 10 - - 1
Worcestershire -2 7 £19,000 -34.52%
Warwickshire -4 7 £31,000 -1.58% 1
Wolverhampton +3 3 £27,000 +63.63%
Coventry +2 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 76 (64.41%) HTML
2 75 (63.56%) CSS
3 56 (47.46%) Photoshop
4 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
5 48 (40.68%) jQuery
6 41 (34.75%) HTML5
7 39 (33.05%) Adobe Illustrator
8 36 (30.51%) Marketing
9 35 (29.66%) CSS3
10 32 (27.12%) Web Design
11 29 (24.58%) PHP
12 26 (22.03%) Sass
13 25 (21.19%) LESS
13 25 (21.19%) CMS
14 23 (19.49%) OO
15 21 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
16 18 (15.25%) C#
17 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
17 17 (14.41%) Windows
18 16 (13.56%) .NET
18 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (13.56%) Digital Media
19 15 (12.71%) Flash
19 15 (12.71%) SEO
20 14 (11.86%) Subversion
20 14 (11.86%) Umbraco
21 13 (11.02%) TDD
21 13 (11.02%) Social Media
21 13 (11.02%) ActionScript 3.0
21 13 (11.02%) InDesign

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 25 (21.19%) CMS
2 14 (11.86%) Umbraco
3 11 (9.32%) WordPress
4 3 (2.54%) Drupal
5 2 (1.69%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.69%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) FileNet
6 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.85%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 56 (47.46%) Photoshop
2 39 (33.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (11.02%) InDesign
4 8 (6.78%) MS Excel
5 6 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (4.24%) Fireworks
6 5 (4.24%) MS Office
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (1.69%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.85%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) SAP xRPM
2 2 (1.69%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.85%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.85%) Magento
3 1 (0.85%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.17%) DNS
1 12 (10.17%) Intranet
2 10 (8.47%) Internet
3 4 (3.39%) DHCP
3 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.69%) VoIP
4 2 (1.69%) VPN
4 2 (1.69%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) Wireless
5 1 (0.85%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.02%) MySQL
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.85%) MS Access
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Subversion
2 12 (10.17%) Ant
3 11 (9.32%) Phing
4 9 (7.63%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.54%) Maven
6 2 (1.69%) Hudson
6 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.69%) JIRA
6 2 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 36 (30.51%) Marketing
2 9 (7.63%) Retail
3 8 (6.78%) Finance
4 6 (5.08%) Games
5 5 (4.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.69%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (53.39%) Developer
2 53 (44.92%) Designer
3 40 (33.90%) Web Developer
4 36 (30.51%) Web Designer
5 20 (16.95%) Graphic Designer
6 17 (14.41%) Junior
7 15 (12.71%) Junior Developer
8 14 (11.86%) Junior Web Developer
9 13 (11.02%) PHP Developer
10 8 (6.78%) Visual Designer
11 7 (5.93%) Programmer
11 7 (5.93%) Senior Visual Designer
11 7 (5.93%) Senior Designer
12 6 (5.08%) Web Programmer
13 4 (3.39%) PHP Web Developer
13 4 (3.39%) Analyst
13 4 (3.39%) ABAP Developer
14 3 (2.54%) Java Developer
14 3 (2.54%) .NET Developer
14 3 (2.54%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (64.41%) HTML
2 75 (63.56%) CSS
3 48 (40.68%) jQuery
4 41 (34.75%) HTML5
5 35 (29.66%) CSS3
6 26 (22.03%) Sass
7 25 (21.19%) LESS
8 16 (13.56%) .NET
9 15 (12.71%) Flash
10 13 (11.02%) ASP.NET
11 11 (9.32%) Backbone.js
12 10 (8.47%) REST
12 10 (8.47%) DOM
13 9 (7.63%) XML
14 8 (6.78%) XHTML
14 8 (6.78%) Classic ASP
15 7 (5.93%) Web Dynpro
16 5 (4.24%) XSLT
17 3 (2.54%) Web Services
17 3 (2.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Digital Media
2 13 (11.02%) Social Media
3 8 (6.78%) IPTV
4 5 (4.24%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.54%) Animation
5 3 (2.54%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.69%) iPad
6 2 (1.69%) Open Source
6 2 (1.69%) iPhone
6 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.85%) W3C
7 1 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.41%) Windows
2 11 (9.32%) Linux
3 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) Android
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) Web Design
2 23 (19.49%) OO
3 21 (17.80%) Responsive Web Design
4 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (12.71%) SEO
6 13 (11.02%) TDD
6 13 (11.02%) E-Commerce
6 13 (11.02%) SOA
7 12 (10.17%) MVC
8 8 (6.78%) Web Development
9 7 (5.93%) Workflow
10 6 (5.08%) Direct Marketing
10 6 (5.08%) CRM
11 5 (4.24%) Asset Management
11 5 (4.24%) Content Management
12 4 (3.39%) Pair Programming
13 3 (2.54%) Project Management
13 3 (2.54%) Software Engineering
13 3 (2.54%) User Experience Design
13 3 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
2 29 (24.58%) PHP
3 18 (15.25%) C#
4 13 (11.02%) ActionScript 3.0
4 13 (11.02%) ActionScript
5 9 (7.63%) PHP5
6 7 (5.93%) ABAP
7 6 (5.08%) Java
8 3 (2.54%) C++
8 3 (2.54%) SQL
8 3 (2.54%) VB
9 2 (1.69%) Clojure
9 2 (1.69%) Scala
9 2 (1.69%) Groovy
9 2 (1.69%) Ruby
9 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.69%) J#
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (5.93%) SAP
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.24%) Macromedia
3 3 (2.54%) IBM
3 3 (2.54%) Apple
3 3 (2.54%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Twitter
4 2 (1.69%) Citrix
4 2 (1.69%) Sony
5 1 (0.85%) ATG
5 1 (0.85%) Nokia
5 1 (0.85%) Intershop
5 1 (0.85%) Endeca
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) hybris
5 1 (0.85%) Demandware
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Negotiable salary, Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TOUCH SYSTEMS LTD
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Pharma Division
Salary: £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago