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 27 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 159 129 136
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 57 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 1.62% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 3.23% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 53 73 57
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £31,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.87%
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
2763 2598 2381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.96% 50.23% 49.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2397 2190 2064
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -25 20 £40,000 -13.51% 5
Coventry -17 11 £50,000 +81.81%
Staffordshire -8 5 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Warwickshire -24 5 £30,000 +22.44% 2
Solihull -1 3 £34,000 +13.33%
Wolverhampton - 3 £27,000 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £33,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -2 1 £35,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 79 (64.23%) CSS
3 68 (55.28%) Photoshop
4 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
5 58 (47.15%) jQuery
6 52 (42.28%) HTML5
7 46 (37.40%) CSS3
8 39 (31.71%) Sass
8 39 (31.71%) LESS
9 38 (30.89%) CMS
10 37 (30.08%) Adobe Illustrator
11 36 (29.27%) Web Design
12 32 (26.02%) PHP
13 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
14 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
15 28 (22.76%) Responsive Web Design
16 25 (20.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 25 (20.33%) Umbraco
17 21 (17.07%) OO
18 19 (15.45%) User Experience
19 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
20 17 (13.82%) Flash
20 17 (13.82%) Marketing
21 16 (13.01%) .NET
22 15 (12.20%) TDD
22 15 (12.20%) MVC
22 15 (12.20%) MySQL
22 15 (12.20%) C#
23 14 (11.38%) Windows
23 14 (11.38%) MS Excel

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 38 (30.89%) CMS
2 25 (20.33%) Umbraco
3 14 (11.38%) WordPress
4 7 (5.69%) Alfresco
4 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.69%) Documentum
5 4 (3.25%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.44%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) Node.js
7 2 (1.63%) FileNet
7 2 (1.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
8 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.81%) Moodle
8 1 (0.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 68 (55.28%) Photoshop
2 37 (30.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (20.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (11.38%) MS Excel
5 12 (9.76%) MS Office
6 9 (7.32%) InDesign
7 8 (6.50%) Fireworks
8 7 (5.69%) MS Visio
9 5 (4.07%) RoboHelp
10 2 (1.63%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.81%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.63%) Trello
3 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.94%) Intranet
1 11 (8.94%) Internet
2 10 (8.13%) DNS
3 2 (1.63%) Firewall
3 2 (1.63%) Wireless
3 2 (1.63%) VoIP
3 2 (1.63%) DHCP
3 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.20%) MySQL
3 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) MS Access
5 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) Subversion
2 11 (8.94%) Ant
2 11 (8.94%) Phing
3 7 (5.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 7 (5.69%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (2.44%) JIRA
4 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.63%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.81%) Hudson
6 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.81%) Maven
General
1 17 (13.82%) Marketing
2 5 (4.07%) Finance
3 4 (3.25%) Games
4 3 (2.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (59.35%) Developer
2 53 (43.09%) Web Developer
3 36 (29.27%) Designer
4 23 (18.70%) Web Designer
4 23 (18.70%) Junior
5 21 (17.07%) Junior Developer
5 21 (17.07%) Junior Web Developer
6 16 (13.01%) PHP Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Web Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Designer
8 7 (5.69%) Front-End Developer
9 6 (4.88%) PHP Web Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Management Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) Enterprise Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Graphic Designer
10 5 (4.07%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (67.48%) HTML
2 79 (64.23%) CSS
3 58 (47.15%) jQuery
4 52 (42.28%) HTML5
5 46 (37.40%) CSS3
6 39 (31.71%) Sass
6 39 (31.71%) LESS
7 17 (13.82%) Flash
8 16 (13.01%) .NET
9 13 (10.57%) ASP.NET
10 12 (9.76%) Backbone.js
11 10 (8.13%) REST
11 10 (8.13%) XHTML
11 10 (8.13%) DOM
12 8 (6.50%) Classic ASP
12 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (5.69%) XML
14 3 (2.44%) LAMP
14 3 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
14 3 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.45%) User Experience
2 8 (6.50%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.25%) Graphic Design
3 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.44%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.44%) Social Media
4 3 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.63%) IPTV
5 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.63%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.63%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.63%) Animation
5 2 (1.63%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.81%) Open Source
6 1 (0.81%) SCORM
6 1 (0.81%) VLE
6 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.38%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.44%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.63%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.27%) Web Design
2 30 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (22.76%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (17.07%) OO
5 15 (12.20%) TDD
5 15 (12.20%) MVC
6 13 (10.57%) SOA
7 11 (8.94%) Web Development
8 8 (6.50%) Content Management
9 7 (5.69%) Document Management
9 7 (5.69%) SEO
9 7 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (4.88%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.25%) Project Management
12 3 (2.44%) Direct Marketing
12 3 (2.44%) Release Management
12 3 (2.44%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.44%) Time Management
13 2 (1.63%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
2 32 (26.02%) PHP
3 15 (12.20%) C#
4 9 (7.32%) ActionScript
4 9 (7.32%) PHP5
4 9 (7.32%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (4.88%) SQL
6 2 (1.63%) SAPscript
6 2 (1.63%) Groovy
7 1 (0.81%) Scala
7 1 (0.81%) Clojure
7 1 (0.81%) Ruby
7 1 (0.81%) Java
7 1 (0.81%) VBScript
7 1 (0.81%) VB
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (4.07%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) WAI
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.63%) XenServer
Vendors
1 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.50%) IBM
3 7 (5.69%) Open Text
3 7 (5.69%) EMC
4 3 (2.44%) Twitter
5 2 (1.63%) Google
5 2 (1.63%) Citrix
5 2 (1.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.63%) SAP
5 2 (1.63%) Sony
6 1 (0.81%) Stellent
6 1 (0.81%) Apple
6 1 (0.81%) Remedy
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