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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 166 147 119
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -28
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 52 66 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.92% 1.23% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 2.42% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 51 46 65
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 £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £30,275
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +5.69%
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
2684 2722 2739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.66% 50.73% 50.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2206 2260 2352
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 17 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +2 7 £30,000 - 2
Worcestershire +1 7 £22,000 +15.78% 1
Warwickshire +5 6 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Shropshire -12 4 £25,250 - 1
Solihull - 4 £50,000 - 3
Birmingham -11 3 £32,500 +51.16% 4
Sutton Coldfield +2 1 £27,500 -21.42%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (67.80%) HTML
2 77 (65.25%) CSS
3 64 (54.24%) Photoshop
4 61 (51.69%) JavaScript
5 51 (43.22%) User Experience
6 49 (41.53%) HTML5
7 47 (39.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 43 (36.44%) jQuery
9 39 (33.05%) Web Design
10 31 (26.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (25.42%) Marketing
12 28 (23.73%) CSS3
13 27 (22.88%) PHP
14 26 (22.03%) Adobe Illustrator
15 24 (20.34%) MVC
15 24 (20.34%) CMS
16 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
16 22 (18.64%) Degree
17 20 (16.95%) SQL
18 19 (16.10%) Retail
18 19 (16.10%) LESS
19 18 (15.25%) Social Media
19 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
20 17 (14.41%) .NET
20 17 (14.41%) Sass
21 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
21 16 (13.56%) MySQL
21 16 (13.56%) XHTML
22 15 (12.71%) C#
23 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (20.34%) CMS
2 7 (5.93%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.39%) WordPress
3 4 (3.39%) Apache
4 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (2.54%) WorkSite
5 2 (1.69%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 64 (54.24%) Photoshop
2 47 (39.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 26 (22.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 13 (11.02%) InDesign
5 5 (4.24%) MS Excel
5 5 (4.24%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.54%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.54%) MS Project
6 3 (2.54%) MS Office
7 2 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (1.69%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.85%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.85%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Magento
1 2 (1.69%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.85%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) DNS
2 3 (2.54%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) 3G
2 3 (2.54%) VPN
3 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.54%) MS Access
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.39%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.85%) PHPUnit
3 1 (0.85%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.85%) Behat
3 1 (0.85%) Grunt
3 1 (0.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 30 (25.42%) Marketing
2 19 (16.10%) Retail
3 7 (5.93%) Games
4 6 (5.08%) Finance
4 6 (5.08%) Automotive
5 5 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Law
6 3 (2.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Developer
2 43 (36.44%) Designer
3 27 (22.88%) Web Developer
4 25 (21.19%) Front-End Developer
5 17 (14.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 15 (12.71%) Web Designer
7 13 (11.02%) Senior Designer
8 11 (9.32%) Digital Designer
9 10 (8.47%) PHP Developer
9 10 (8.47%) Senior Web Designer
9 10 (8.47%) Software Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.63%) UI Designer
11 7 (5.93%) Senior Web Developer
11 7 (5.93%) Graphic Designer
12 6 (5.08%) UX Designer
13 5 (4.24%) UI/UX Designer
13 5 (4.24%) Interface Designer
14 4 (3.39%) Programmer
14 4 (3.39%) Senior Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (67.80%) HTML
2 77 (65.25%) CSS
3 49 (41.53%) HTML5
4 43 (36.44%) jQuery
5 28 (23.73%) CSS3
6 19 (16.10%) LESS
7 17 (14.41%) Sass
7 17 (14.41%) .NET
8 16 (13.56%) XHTML
9 11 (9.32%) Flash
10 10 (8.47%) .NET Framework
11 9 (7.63%) Web Services
11 9 (7.63%) PhoneGap
12 7 (5.93%) AngularJS
12 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET
13 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (5.08%) Entity Framework
13 6 (5.08%) Adobe AIR
14 5 (4.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 51 (43.22%) User Experience
2 18 (15.25%) Social Media
3 14 (11.86%) Mobile App
4 12 (10.17%) Graphic Design
4 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.63%) Digital Media
6 6 (5.08%) Copywriting
7 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.54%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.54%) E-Learning
9 3 (2.54%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.69%) Animation
11 1 (0.85%) Photography
11 1 (0.85%) W3C
11 1 (0.85%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.85%) RIA
11 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.85%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Linux
2 8 (6.78%) Windows
3 5 (4.24%) Android
4 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.54%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (33.05%) Web Design
2 31 (26.27%) Responsive Web Design
3 24 (20.34%) MVC
4 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (11.86%) Web Development
5 12 (10.17%) SEO
5 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
5 12 (10.17%) Analytics
6 11 (9.32%) OO
6 11 (9.32%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (9.32%) Content Management
7 10 (8.47%) Web Application Development
8 7 (5.93%) Game Development
8 7 (5.93%) Mobile First
8 7 (5.93%) Web Analytics
9 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.08%) TDD
9 6 (5.08%) CRM
9 6 (5.08%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.69%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.88%) PHP
3 20 (16.95%) SQL
4 15 (12.71%) C#
5 10 (8.47%) PHP5
6 6 (5.08%) Java
7 5 (4.24%) ActionScript 3.0
7 5 (4.24%) ActionScript
8 4 (3.39%) Python
9 3 (2.54%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.54%) C
9 3 (2.54%) C++
10 2 (1.69%) ABAP
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
11 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (18.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.78%) Google
3 4 (3.39%) Facebook
3 4 (3.39%) Twitter
3 4 (3.39%) Alterian
4 3 (2.54%) SAP
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco
4 3 (2.54%) Citrix
4 3 (2.54%) Interwoven
4 3 (2.54%) Apple
4 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
5 2 (1.69%) Zend
6 1 (0.85%) Hitwise
6 1 (0.85%) PayPal
6 1 (0.85%) Sage
6 1 (0.85%) Omniture
6 1 (0.85%) Yahoo!
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