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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 136 118 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +41
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 78 89 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.60% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.97% 3.15% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 71 35
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,700 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2630 2825 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.97% 50.85% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 2342 2084
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 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Staffordshire -2 17 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Birmingham -10 14 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Warwickshire -1 8 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Worcestershire -3 8 £19,000 -34.52%
Shropshire - 8 - - 2
Wolverhampton +1 4 £23,500 +42.42% 1
Coventry -1 2 £27,500 -15.38%
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £35,000 - 2
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (65.52%) HTML
2 74 (63.79%) CSS
3 53 (45.69%) Photoshop
4 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
5 43 (37.07%) jQuery
6 40 (34.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 39 (33.62%) Marketing
7 39 (33.62%) HTML5
8 32 (27.59%) CSS3
9 30 (25.86%) Web Design
10 28 (24.14%) PHP
11 22 (18.97%) OO
11 22 (18.97%) CMS
12 21 (18.10%) Sass
13 20 (17.24%) LESS
14 18 (15.52%) Digital Media
15 17 (14.66%) Responsive Web Design
15 17 (14.66%) SEO
15 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
15 17 (14.66%) Windows
16 16 (13.79%) C#
16 16 (13.79%) Flash
16 16 (13.79%) Social Media
17 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (12.07%) InDesign
18 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
18 14 (12.07%) .NET
19 13 (11.21%) MySQL
19 13 (11.21%) ActionScript
19 13 (11.21%) ActionScript 3.0

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (18.97%) CMS
2 11 (9.48%) WordPress
3 10 (8.62%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.59%) Drupal
5 2 (1.72%) LiveCycle
5 2 (1.72%) Confluence
5 2 (1.72%) FileNet
5 2 (1.72%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.86%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.86%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 53 (45.69%) Photoshop
2 40 (34.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (12.07%) InDesign
4 8 (6.90%) MS Excel
4 8 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (4.31%) MS Office
5 5 (4.31%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.72%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.86%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.86%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.86%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.31%) SAP xRPM
2 2 (1.72%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.86%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.86%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) DNS
2 10 (8.62%) Intranet
3 8 (6.90%) Internet
4 4 (3.45%) DHCP
4 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.72%) VPN
5 2 (1.72%) VoIP
5 2 (1.72%) Firewall
5 2 (1.72%) Wireless
6 1 (0.86%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.21%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (11.21%) Subversion
2 11 (9.48%) Ant
3 10 (8.62%) Phing
4 9 (7.76%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.59%) Maven
6 2 (1.72%) JIRA
6 2 (1.72%) Hudson
6 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.86%) Toad
General
1 39 (33.62%) Marketing
2 10 (8.62%) Retail
3 9 (7.76%) Finance
4 6 (5.17%) Games
5 5 (4.31%) Advertising
6 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.86%) Law
7 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (50.86%) Developer
2 54 (46.55%) Designer
3 37 (31.90%) Web Designer
4 35 (30.17%) Web Developer
5 22 (18.97%) Graphic Designer
6 14 (12.07%) Junior
7 13 (11.21%) Junior Developer
8 12 (10.34%) PHP Developer
8 12 (10.34%) Junior Web Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Visual Designer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Visual Designer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Designer
10 7 (6.03%) Programmer
11 6 (5.17%) Web Programmer
12 4 (3.45%) ABAP Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Analyst
13 3 (2.59%) Graduate
13 3 (2.59%) Consultant
13 3 (2.59%) Java Developer
13 3 (2.59%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (65.52%) HTML
2 74 (63.79%) CSS
3 43 (37.07%) jQuery
4 39 (33.62%) HTML5
5 32 (27.59%) CSS3
6 21 (18.10%) Sass
7 20 (17.24%) LESS
8 16 (13.79%) Flash
9 14 (12.07%) .NET
10 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
11 10 (8.62%) Backbone.js
12 9 (7.76%) XML
12 9 (7.76%) DOM
12 9 (7.76%) REST
13 8 (6.90%) Classic ASP
13 8 (6.90%) XHTML
14 7 (6.03%) Web Dynpro
15 5 (4.31%) XSLT
16 3 (2.59%) J2EE
16 3 (2.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Digital Media
2 16 (13.79%) Social Media
3 8 (6.90%) IPTV
4 5 (4.31%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.59%) Animation
5 3 (2.59%) Motion Graphics
6 2 (1.72%) iPad
6 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.72%) iPhone
6 2 (1.72%) Open Source
7 1 (0.86%) W3C
7 1 (0.86%) Life Science
7 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.86%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.66%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.86%) Web Design
2 22 (18.97%) OO
3 17 (14.66%) SEO
3 17 (14.66%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.07%) E-Commerce
6 12 (10.34%) SOA
6 12 (10.34%) MVC
6 12 (10.34%) TDD
7 8 (6.90%) Web Development
8 7 (6.03%) Workflow
9 6 (5.17%) CRM
9 6 (5.17%) Direct Marketing
10 5 (4.31%) Content Management
10 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.45%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.59%) Project Management
12 3 (2.59%) Software Engineering
12 3 (2.59%) User Experience Design
12 3 (2.59%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 48 (41.38%) JavaScript
2 28 (24.14%) PHP
3 16 (13.79%) C#
4 13 (11.21%) ActionScript
4 13 (11.21%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (7.76%) PHP5
6 7 (6.03%) ABAP
7 6 (5.17%) Java
8 3 (2.59%) C++
8 3 (2.59%) VB
8 3 (2.59%) SQL
9 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.72%) Groovy
9 2 (1.72%) Scala
9 2 (1.72%) J#
9 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 2 (1.72%) Clojure
10 1 (0.86%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.86%) SAPscript
10 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) XenServer
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.03%) SAP
2 5 (4.31%) Macromedia
3 3 (2.59%) IBM
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle
3 3 (2.59%) Apple
4 2 (1.72%) Sony
4 2 (1.72%) Twitter
4 2 (1.72%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) Nokia
5 1 (0.86%) ATG
5 1 (0.86%) Intershop
5 1 (0.86%) Endeca
5 1 (0.86%) Google
5 1 (0.86%) hybris
5 1 (0.86%) Demandware
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Thomas Telford School
Posted: 22 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Thomas Telford
Posted: 22 days ago
Sutton Coldfield
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits inc bonus
Posted: 25 days ago