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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe
Rank 137 148 134
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 67 44 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.02% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.86% 2.05% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 67 35 58
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
2344 2146 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.98% 49.68% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 1718 1961
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Warwickshire +6 24 £26,250 +16.66% 4
Birmingham -3 16 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Coventry -17 11 £47,500 +72.72%
Wolverhampton - 4 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +6 2 £32,500 +8.33%
Herefordshire - 2 £22,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £22,500 -
Adobe
England

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (68.07%) HTML
2 73 (61.34%) CSS
3 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
4 58 (48.74%) Photoshop
5 55 (46.22%) jQuery
6 46 (38.66%) HTML5
7 39 (32.77%) CSS3
8 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
8 35 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
9 32 (26.89%) LESS
10 30 (25.21%) Web Design
11 28 (23.53%) User Experience
12 27 (22.69%) PHP
13 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (21.85%) Sass
14 24 (20.17%) Umbraco
14 24 (20.17%) CMS
15 22 (18.49%) MVC
16 20 (16.81%) Responsive Web Design
16 20 (16.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
17 19 (15.97%) C#
17 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
18 17 (14.29%) .NET
18 17 (14.29%) TDD
19 16 (13.45%) SQL
19 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET
19 16 (13.45%) Web Development
20 15 (12.61%) Windows
21 14 (11.76%) SOA
22 13 (10.92%) MS Excel

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (20.17%) Umbraco
1 24 (20.17%) CMS
2 11 (9.24%) WordPress
3 9 (7.56%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) Documentum
4 7 (5.88%) Alfresco
5 6 (5.04%) Joomla!
6 4 (3.36%) Node.js
6 4 (3.36%) Drupal
7 3 (2.52%) IIS
8 2 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.84%) FileNet
9 1 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (0.84%) WorkSite
9 1 (0.84%) Moodle
Applications
1 58 (48.74%) Photoshop
2 35 (29.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (16.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
4 13 (10.92%) MS Office
5 9 (7.56%) Fireworks
6 8 (6.72%) MS Visio
6 8 (6.72%) InDesign
7 5 (4.20%) RoboHelp
8 2 (1.68%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.84%) MS Project
9 1 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.84%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.84%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) SAP xRPM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.84%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.84%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) Trello
2 2 (1.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) DNS
1 3 (2.52%) Intranet
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.84%) VPN
3 1 (0.84%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (8.40%) Subversion
2 8 (6.72%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (5.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Phing
4 6 (5.04%) Ant
5 4 (3.36%) Grunt
6 2 (1.68%) MSTest
6 2 (1.68%) Mercurial
6 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.68%) CruiseControl
6 2 (1.68%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.68%) NUnit
General
1 11 (9.24%) Marketing
2 3 (2.52%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 64 (53.78%) Developer
2 33 (27.73%) Web Developer
3 31 (26.05%) Designer
4 19 (15.97%) Web Designer
5 14 (11.76%) Junior
6 13 (10.92%) Software Developer
7 12 (10.08%) Junior Developer
8 11 (9.24%) Front-End Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Junior Web Developer
9 10 (8.40%) Senior Developer
10 9 (7.56%) Senior Designer
10 9 (7.56%) Print Designer
11 8 (6.72%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (5.88%) PHP Developer
12 7 (5.88%) Consultant
12 7 (5.88%) Analyst
13 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Management Consultant
13 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Consultant
13 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
13 6 (5.04%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (68.07%) HTML
2 73 (61.34%) CSS
3 55 (46.22%) jQuery
4 46 (38.66%) HTML5
5 39 (32.77%) CSS3
6 32 (26.89%) LESS
7 26 (21.85%) Sass
8 17 (14.29%) .NET
9 16 (13.45%) ASP.NET
10 12 (10.08%) XML
10 12 (10.08%) Flash
11 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (8.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 10 (8.40%) Adobe AIR
12 10 (8.40%) .NET Framework
13 8 (6.72%) PhoneGap
13 8 (6.72%) Backbone.js
13 8 (6.72%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) User Experience
2 6 (5.04%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.36%) Graphic Design
4 3 (2.52%) W3C
4 3 (2.52%) Web 2.0
4 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Data Structures
4 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.68%) Learning Management System
5 2 (1.68%) Social Media
5 2 (1.68%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.68%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.68%) Video Editing
5 2 (1.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.84%) SCORM
6 1 (0.84%) VLE
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.61%) Windows
2 5 (4.20%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.52%) Linux
3 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.68%) Android
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.21%) Web Design
2 26 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (18.49%) MVC
4 20 (16.81%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (14.29%) TDD
6 16 (13.45%) Web Development
7 14 (11.76%) SOA
8 10 (8.40%) Web Application Development
8 10 (8.40%) Unit Testing
8 10 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.40%) Content Management
9 9 (7.56%) SEO
9 9 (7.56%) OO
10 8 (6.72%) Document Management
10 8 (6.72%) Release Management
11 7 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.36%) CRM
12 4 (3.36%) Workflow
13 3 (2.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (49.58%) JavaScript
2 27 (22.69%) PHP
3 19 (15.97%) C#
4 16 (13.45%) SQL
5 6 (5.04%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (5.04%) ActionScript
6 5 (4.20%) PHP5
7 3 (2.52%) ABAP
8 2 (1.68%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.68%) Java
9 1 (0.84%) C
9 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 5 (4.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.52%) WAI
2 1 (0.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) vSphere
2 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 35 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.88%) Open Text
2 7 (5.88%) IBM
2 7 (5.88%) EMC
3 4 (3.36%) SAP
4 2 (1.68%) Twitter
4 2 (1.68%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.68%) Google
4 2 (1.68%) Symantec
4 2 (1.68%) Apple
4 2 (1.68%) Macromedia
4 2 (1.68%) VMware
5 1 (0.84%) Sony
5 1 (0.84%) Stellent
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco
5 1 (0.84%) Citrix
5 1 (0.84%) Interwoven
5 1 (0.84%) Remedy
5 1 (0.84%) LANDesk
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