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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 158 119 168
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +49
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 60 94 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.07% 1.73% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 3.37% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43 67 28
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
2879 2790 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.43% 51.35% 50.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2372 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +1 27 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Shropshire +6 11 - - 1
Staffordshire -8 9 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Warwickshire -9 4 £30,000 - 4
Wolverhampton -1 3 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Coventry -14 3 £37,500 +56.25%
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (66.94%) HTML
2 81 (65.32%) CSS
3 68 (54.84%) Photoshop
4 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
5 57 (45.97%) jQuery
6 46 (37.10%) HTML5
7 43 (34.68%) CSS3
7 43 (34.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 39 (31.45%) Web Design
8 39 (31.45%) Sass
8 39 (31.45%) LESS
9 36 (29.03%) CMS
9 36 (29.03%) PHP
10 32 (25.81%) Marketing
11 30 (24.19%) Responsive Web Design
12 27 (21.77%) OO
13 23 (18.55%) Umbraco
14 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (16.13%) Subversion
16 17 (13.71%) TDD
16 17 (13.71%) SOA
16 17 (13.71%) User Experience
17 16 (12.90%) Digital Media
17 16 (12.90%) C#
18 15 (12.10%) InDesign
18 15 (12.10%) MySQL
18 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
18 15 (12.10%) Ant
18 15 (12.10%) Flash
18 15 (12.10%) Backbone.js

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (29.03%) CMS
2 23 (18.55%) Umbraco
3 13 (10.48%) WordPress
4 5 (4.03%) Drupal
5 4 (3.23%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.61%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.61%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) Confluence
6 2 (1.61%) FileNet
7 1 (0.81%) Apache
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.81%) Documentum
7 1 (0.81%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.81%) SAP Portal
7 1 (0.81%) Moodle
Applications
1 68 (54.84%) Photoshop
2 43 (34.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (12.10%) InDesign
4 7 (5.65%) MS Excel
5 6 (4.84%) MS Office
6 5 (4.03%) Fireworks
7 3 (2.42%) RoboHelp
7 3 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (2.42%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.81%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.81%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.81%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.61%) Trello
1 2 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.48%) Intranet
2 12 (9.68%) DNS
3 11 (8.87%) Internet
4 4 (3.23%) DHCP
4 4 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.61%) Firewall
5 2 (1.61%) Wireless
5 2 (1.61%) VoIP
5 2 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.10%) MySQL
1 15 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) MS Access
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 20 (16.13%) Subversion
2 15 (12.10%) Ant
2 15 (12.10%) Phing
3 13 (10.48%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (3.23%) JIRA
5 2 (1.61%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.61%) Maven
5 2 (1.61%) Hudson
5 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.61%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.81%) Toad
6 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (25.81%) Marketing
2 9 (7.26%) Retail
3 7 (5.65%) Games
4 5 (4.03%) Finance
4 5 (4.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.61%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Developer
2 52 (41.94%) Designer
2 52 (41.94%) Web Developer
3 33 (26.61%) Web Designer
4 25 (20.16%) Junior
5 22 (17.74%) Junior Developer
6 21 (16.94%) Junior Web Developer
7 19 (15.32%) Graphic Designer
8 16 (12.90%) PHP Developer
9 9 (7.26%) Programmer
9 9 (7.26%) Web Programmer
10 8 (6.45%) Visual Designer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Visual Designer
11 7 (5.65%) Senior Designer
12 6 (4.84%) PHP Web Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Digital Project Manager
13 4 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (66.94%) HTML
2 81 (65.32%) CSS
3 57 (45.97%) jQuery
4 46 (37.10%) HTML5
5 43 (34.68%) CSS3
6 39 (31.45%) Sass
6 39 (31.45%) LESS
7 15 (12.10%) Flash
7 15 (12.10%) Backbone.js
8 14 (11.29%) REST
8 14 (11.29%) .NET
8 14 (11.29%) DOM
9 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
10 8 (6.45%) XHTML
10 8 (6.45%) Classic ASP
11 7 (5.65%) XML
12 4 (3.23%) AngularJS
12 4 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (2.42%) Web Services
13 3 (2.42%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) User Experience
2 16 (12.90%) Digital Media
3 10 (8.06%) Social Media
4 8 (6.45%) IPTV
5 7 (5.65%) Graphic Design
6 3 (2.42%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (2.42%) Animation
7 2 (1.61%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.61%) iPhone
7 2 (1.61%) Video Editing
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) Open Source
7 2 (1.61%) iPad
7 2 (1.61%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.81%) VLE
8 1 (0.81%) SCORM
8 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Windows
2 11 (8.87%) Linux
3 4 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.61%) Android
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.61%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.45%) Web Design
2 30 (24.19%) Responsive Web Design
3 27 (21.77%) OO
4 21 (16.94%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (13.71%) TDD
5 17 (13.71%) SOA
6 13 (10.48%) SEO
7 10 (8.06%) MVC
7 10 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 6 (4.84%) Web Development
8 6 (4.84%) Direct Marketing
9 4 (3.23%) Content Management
9 4 (3.23%) Pair Programming
10 3 (2.42%) Project Management
10 3 (2.42%) Information Architecture
10 3 (2.42%) Software Engineering
11 2 (1.61%) User Experience Design
11 2 (1.61%) Release Management
11 2 (1.61%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
2 36 (29.03%) PHP
3 16 (12.90%) C#
4 13 (10.48%) ActionScript
4 13 (10.48%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (7.26%) PHP5
6 5 (4.03%) Java
7 4 (3.23%) SQL
8 3 (2.42%) C++
8 3 (2.42%) Groovy
9 2 (1.61%) Scala
9 2 (1.61%) Clojure
9 2 (1.61%) ABAP
10 1 (0.81%) VBScript
10 1 (0.81%) VB
10 1 (0.81%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.81%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 4 (3.23%) HND
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.23%) Twitter
3 3 (2.42%) Macromedia
3 3 (2.42%) IBM
4 2 (1.61%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) Sony
4 2 (1.61%) Citrix
4 2 (1.61%) SAP
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) Nokia
5 1 (0.81%) EMC
5 1 (0.81%) Apple
5 1 (0.81%) Open Text
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