The table below looks at the statistics for Photoshop skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Photoshop over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 149 114 142
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 59 92 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.10% 1.69% 1.14%
As % of the Applications category 7.27% 9.88% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 54
Average salary £24,000 £26,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% +8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Photoshop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
811 931 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.10% 17.09% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 664 815 604
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%

Photoshop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Photoshop Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region.

Photoshop Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Photoshop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Photoshop Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Photoshop
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 Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +8 35 £21,500 -24.56% 1
Staffordshire -13 12 £32,500 +18.18%
Warwickshire -13 7 £37,500 +45.63% 2
Coventry - 2 £35,000 -
Shropshire -5 1 £17,500 -
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop.

1 129 (86.58%) HTML
1 129 (86.58%) CSS
2 111 (74.50%) JavaScript
3 99 (66.44%) jQuery
4 76 (51.01%) HTML5
5 73 (48.99%) CSS3
6 61 (40.94%) Adobe
7 56 (37.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 48 (32.21%) PHP
9 47 (31.54%) CMS
9 47 (31.54%) Responsive Web Design
10 43 (28.86%) Sass
11 42 (28.19%) Web Design
12 38 (25.50%) MySQL
13 36 (24.16%) SEO
14 35 (23.49%) LESS
15 34 (22.82%) Subversion
16 32 (21.48%) E-Commerce
17 26 (17.45%) Flash
18 25 (16.78%) WordPress
19 22 (14.77%) .NET
19 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
20 20 (13.42%) Umbraco
21 19 (12.75%) User Experience Design
21 19 (12.75%) REST
21 19 (12.75%) OO
21 19 (12.75%) Web Development
22 18 (12.08%) Joomla!
22 18 (12.08%) Magento
23 17 (11.41%) Degree

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Photoshop 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 Photoshop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 47 (31.54%) CMS
2 25 (16.78%) WordPress
3 20 (13.42%) Umbraco
4 18 (12.08%) Joomla!
5 7 (4.70%) Drupal
5 7 (4.70%) Apache
6 4 (2.68%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.34%) Moodle
8 1 (0.67%) Node.js
8 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 56 (37.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 15 (10.07%) InDesign
3 8 (5.37%) Fireworks
4 5 (3.36%) 3ds Max
5 4 (2.68%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.34%) Maya
7 1 (0.67%) GIMP
7 1 (0.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.67%) MS Office
7 1 (0.67%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Magento
2 14 (9.40%) WebTrends
3 3 (2.01%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
2 1 (0.67%) Trello
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.70%) DNS
1 7 (4.70%) SSL
1 7 (4.70%) SSH
2 6 (4.03%) Intranet
3 4 (2.68%) Extranet
4 3 (2.01%) HTTP
5 2 (1.34%) Broadband
5 2 (1.34%) VoIP
5 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 2 (1.34%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.50%) MySQL
2 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (22.82%) Subversion
2 22 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 15 (10.07%) Dreamweaver
4 12 (8.05%) Ant
4 12 (8.05%) Phing
5 2 (1.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.34%) Expression Web
6 1 (0.67%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.07%) Marketing
1 15 (10.07%) Automotive
2 12 (8.05%) Games
3 10 (6.71%) Advertising
4 9 (6.04%) Retail
5 5 (3.36%) Finance
6 4 (2.68%) Billing
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 108 (72.48%) Developer
2 64 (42.95%) Web Developer
3 37 (24.83%) Designer
4 34 (22.82%) Front-End Developer
5 26 (17.45%) Junior
6 24 (16.11%) Junior Developer
7 23 (15.44%) Junior Web Developer
8 22 (14.77%) Web Designer
9 18 (12.08%) PHP Developer
10 14 (9.40%) Senior Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Programmer
11 9 (6.04%) PHP Web Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Web Programmer
12 8 (5.37%) Graphic Designer
13 5 (3.36%) Senior Web Developer
14 4 (2.68%) Photoshop Designer
14 4 (2.68%) Project Manager
14 4 (2.68%) Digital Project Manager
14 4 (2.68%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (86.58%) HTML
1 129 (86.58%) CSS
2 99 (66.44%) jQuery
3 76 (51.01%) HTML5
4 73 (48.99%) CSS3
5 43 (28.86%) Sass
6 35 (23.49%) LESS
7 26 (17.45%) Flash
8 22 (14.77%) .NET
9 19 (12.75%) REST
10 17 (11.41%) ASP.NET
11 12 (8.05%) JSP
11 12 (8.05%) Backbone.js
12 11 (7.38%) XML
12 11 (7.38%) DOM
13 10 (6.71%) LAMP
13 10 (6.71%) XHTML
13 10 (6.71%) SOAP
14 8 (5.37%) Ajax
15 6 (4.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) Open Source
2 11 (7.38%) Graphic Design
3 9 (6.04%) Digital Media
4 8 (5.37%) Motion Graphics
5 6 (4.03%) Social Media
6 5 (3.36%) Animation
7 2 (1.34%) E-Learning
7 2 (1.34%) SCORM
7 2 (1.34%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.34%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.34%) W3C
7 2 (1.34%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.34%) iPhone
7 2 (1.34%) iPad
8 1 (0.67%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.03%) Windows
2 3 (2.01%) Linux
2 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (31.54%) Responsive Web Design
2 42 (28.19%) Web Design
3 36 (24.16%) SEO
4 32 (21.48%) E-Commerce
5 19 (12.75%) User Experience Design
5 19 (12.75%) OO
5 19 (12.75%) Web Development
6 13 (8.72%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (8.05%) TDD
8 11 (7.38%) SOA
8 11 (7.38%) Content Management
9 9 (6.04%) Web Accessibility
10 8 (5.37%) MVC
11 6 (4.03%) OOP
11 6 (4.03%) Time Management
12 5 (3.36%) Game Development
12 5 (3.36%) 3D Modelling
13 4 (2.68%) Analytics
14 3 (2.01%) Information Architecture
14 3 (2.01%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 111 (74.50%) JavaScript
2 48 (32.21%) PHP
3 16 (10.74%) ActionScript
4 10 (6.71%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (6.04%) C#
6 4 (2.68%) SQL
7 3 (2.01%) PHP5
7 3 (2.01%) C++
7 3 (2.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Degree
2 4 (2.68%) HND
2 4 (2.68%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (4.70%) Plesk
Vendors
1 61 (40.94%) Adobe
2 11 (7.38%) Facebook
3 6 (4.03%) Zend
4 4 (2.68%) Google
5 3 (2.01%) Twitter
5 3 (2.01%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.34%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.67%) Sony
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.67%) Citrix
7 1 (0.67%) Nokia
7 1 (0.67%) Alias
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