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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 171 141 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 60 78 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.02% 1.45% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 3.01% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 53 71
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
2815 2588 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.09% 48.18% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2159 2336
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Coventry -2 12 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Birmingham -7 11 £32,500 +51.16% 3
Staffordshire 0 8 £27,000 +12.50% 3
Worcestershire -10 7 £21,000 +10.52% 3
Solihull - 6 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire -20 5 £42,500 +41.66% 2
Shropshire -8 4 £25,250 -
Sutton Coldfield +1 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 76 (61.79%) HTML
2 73 (59.35%) CSS
3 65 (52.85%) Photoshop
4 61 (49.59%) JavaScript
5 49 (39.84%) User Experience
6 46 (37.40%) jQuery
7 42 (34.15%) HTML5
8 41 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 37 (30.08%) Web Design
10 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
10 32 (26.02%) Marketing
11 29 (23.58%) Responsive Web Design
12 28 (22.76%) PHP
12 28 (22.76%) Adobe Illustrator
12 28 (22.76%) MVC
13 26 (21.14%) CMS
14 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
15 24 (19.51%) SQL
15 24 (19.51%) CSS3
16 23 (18.70%) .NET
17 21 (17.07%) C#
17 21 (17.07%) Degree
18 20 (16.26%) Social Media
19 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
20 18 (14.63%) LESS
20 18 (14.63%) Retail
21 17 (13.82%) SEO
22 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
22 16 (13.01%) Web Development
23 15 (12.20%) Graphic Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 26 (21.14%) CMS
2 14 (11.38%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.07%) WordPress
4 4 (3.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.25%) Apache
5 3 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (2.44%) WorkSite
6 2 (1.63%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (52.85%) Photoshop
2 41 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 28 (22.76%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (9.76%) InDesign
5 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
5 8 (6.50%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (4.88%) Adobe After Effects
7 5 (4.07%) CINEMA 4D
8 3 (2.44%) MS Visio
8 3 (2.44%) MS Project
8 3 (2.44%) MS Office
9 2 (1.63%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (1.63%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) SAP xRPM
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
3 1 (0.81%) Tridion
3 1 (0.81%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.81%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) DNS
2 3 (2.44%) VPN
2 3 (2.44%) 3G
3 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.20%) MySQL
3 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.25%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.44%) MS Access
5 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.07%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Subversion
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.81%) Behat
5 1 (0.81%) Sublime Text
General
1 32 (26.02%) Marketing
2 18 (14.63%) Retail
3 6 (4.88%) Finance
3 6 (4.88%) Automotive
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.07%) Games
5 3 (2.44%) Law
5 3 (2.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.81%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 65 (52.85%) Developer
2 44 (35.77%) Designer
3 24 (19.51%) Web Developer
4 19 (15.45%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (13.82%) Web Designer
6 12 (9.76%) Software Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Front-End Web Developer
6 12 (9.76%) Senior Designer
7 11 (8.94%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Digital Designer
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Web Designer
9 9 (7.32%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Web Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Graphic Designer
11 6 (4.88%) UI Designer
11 6 (4.88%) UX Designer
12 4 (3.25%) Print Designer
12 4 (3.25%) UI/UX Designer
12 4 (3.25%) Senior Graphic Designer
12 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (61.79%) HTML
2 73 (59.35%) CSS
3 46 (37.40%) jQuery
4 42 (34.15%) HTML5
5 24 (19.51%) CSS3
6 23 (18.70%) .NET
7 18 (14.63%) LESS
8 15 (12.20%) Flash
9 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
10 13 (10.57%) .NET Framework
11 11 (8.94%) XHTML
11 11 (8.94%) Sass
11 11 (8.94%) PhoneGap
12 10 (8.13%) Web Services
13 9 (7.32%) Entity Framework
13 9 (7.32%) Adobe AIR
13 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.07%) AngularJS
14 5 (4.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 49 (39.84%) User Experience
2 20 (16.26%) Social Media
3 15 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (12.20%) Graphic Design
4 11 (8.94%) Digital Media
4 11 (8.94%) Mobile App
5 9 (7.32%) Copywriting
6 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.44%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.63%) Animation
8 2 (1.63%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.63%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (0.81%) RIA
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.81%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.13%) Linux
2 8 (6.50%) Windows
3 4 (3.25%) Android
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.44%) Windows 2000
4 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.08%) Web Design
2 29 (23.58%) Responsive Web Design
3 28 (22.76%) MVC
4 17 (13.82%) SEO
5 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
5 16 (13.01%) Web Development
6 15 (12.20%) Content Management
6 15 (12.20%) Analytics
7 14 (11.38%) Digital Marketing
8 13 (10.57%) Web Application Development
9 11 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (8.94%) OO
10 10 (8.13%) Web Analytics
11 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.32%) TDD
11 9 (7.32%) SOA
11 9 (7.32%) Release Management
11 9 (7.32%) Online Marketing
11 9 (7.32%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (49.59%) JavaScript
2 28 (22.76%) PHP
3 24 (19.51%) SQL
4 21 (17.07%) C#
5 11 (8.94%) PHP5
6 6 (4.88%) ActionScript 3.0
6 6 (4.88%) ActionScript
7 5 (4.07%) Java
8 4 (3.25%) Python
9 3 (2.44%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.44%) ABAP
9 3 (2.44%) C
10 2 (1.63%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (26.02%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.94%) Google
3 4 (3.25%) Alterian
3 4 (3.25%) Sitecore
3 4 (3.25%) SAP
4 3 (2.44%) Cisco
4 3 (2.44%) Citrix
4 3 (2.44%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.44%) Apple
4 3 (2.44%) Facebook
4 3 (2.44%) Twitter
4 3 (2.44%) LANDesk
5 1 (0.81%) Zend
5 1 (0.81%) Omniture
5 1 (0.81%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.81%) PayPal
5 1 (0.81%) Hitwise
5 1 (0.81%) Sage
5 1 (0.81%) Macromedia
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