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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 151 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -4
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 53 74 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 1.71% 1.86%
As % of the Applications category 6.60% 10.26% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 73
Average salary £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.24% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
803 721 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.10% 16.69% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 706 583 685
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,369 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 30 January 2015.

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 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 -16 17 £25,000 +11.11% 4
Coventry -16 8 £36,250 +51.04% 1
Shropshire -5 6 - -
Birmingham -25 6 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Solihull - 5 £22,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -11 3 £27,500 -18.51%
Worcestershire +7 2 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
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 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.

1 119 (95.97%) HTML
2 112 (90.32%) CSS
3 90 (72.58%) jQuery
4 83 (66.94%) HTML5
5 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
6 61 (49.19%) CSS3
7 58 (46.77%) Adobe
8 50 (40.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 45 (36.29%) PHP
10 42 (33.87%) Responsive Web Design
11 40 (32.26%) User Experience
12 31 (25.00%) Sass
13 28 (22.58%) OO
14 27 (21.77%) CMS
15 25 (20.16%) Web Design
15 25 (20.16%) Marketing
16 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
17 22 (17.74%) MVC
17 22 (17.74%) LESS
18 21 (16.94%) Backbone.js
19 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
20 19 (15.32%) Flash
21 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
21 18 (14.52%) Grunt
22 16 (12.90%) Fireworks
23 15 (12.10%) Web Development
24 14 (11.29%) Umbraco
24 14 (11.29%) W3C
24 14 (11.29%) SEO
25 13 (10.48%) Project Management

Photoshop
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 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 27 (21.77%) CMS
2 14 (11.29%) Umbraco
3 13 (10.48%) WordPress
4 6 (4.84%) Apache
5 5 (4.03%) Node.js
6 4 (3.23%) Drupal
7 3 (2.42%) IIS
7 3 (2.42%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (40.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (12.90%) Fireworks
3 10 (8.06%) MS Excel
4 9 (7.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (6.45%) InDesign
6 7 (5.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.42%) MS Office
8 2 (1.61%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
2 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.61%) GitHub
2 2 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.61%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.48%) MySQL
2 5 (4.03%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (14.52%) Git (software)
1 18 (14.52%) Grunt
2 12 (9.68%) Subversion
3 10 (8.06%) Dreamweaver
3 10 (8.06%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.26%) JIRA
4 9 (7.26%) Yeoman
5 7 (5.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 6 (4.84%) Phing
6 6 (4.84%) Ant
7 2 (1.61%) Expression Web
7 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.61%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (20.16%) Marketing
2 8 (6.45%) Finance
2 8 (6.45%) Automotive
2 8 (6.45%) Back Office
3 5 (4.03%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Games
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (76.61%) Developer
2 57 (45.97%) Front-End Developer
3 55 (44.35%) Web Developer
4 22 (17.74%) Front-End Web Developer
5 20 (16.13%) Designer
6 19 (15.32%) Junior
7 18 (14.52%) Senior Developer
8 16 (12.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 13 (10.48%) Junior Developer
10 11 (8.87%) Junior Web Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Web Designer
11 8 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 8 (6.45%) Lead Developer
12 6 (4.84%) Graduate
12 6 (4.84%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.84%) Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) Senior Business Analyst
13 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
14 4 (3.23%) Senior Designer
14 4 (3.23%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (95.97%) HTML
2 112 (90.32%) CSS
3 90 (72.58%) jQuery
4 83 (66.94%) HTML5
5 61 (49.19%) CSS3
6 31 (25.00%) Sass
7 22 (17.74%) LESS
8 21 (16.94%) Backbone.js
9 19 (15.32%) Flash
10 13 (10.48%) .NET
10 13 (10.48%) Underscore.js
11 11 (8.87%) ASP.NET
11 11 (8.87%) AngularJS
12 10 (8.06%) XHTML
13 9 (7.26%) Web Services
13 9 (7.26%) JSON
13 9 (7.26%) RESTful
13 9 (7.26%) Semantic HTML
13 9 (7.26%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (7.26%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 40 (32.26%) User Experience
2 14 (11.29%) W3C
3 10 (8.06%) Digital Media
4 7 (5.65%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.03%) Graphic Design
5 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.23%) Open Source
6 4 (3.23%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.42%) Web 2.0
7 3 (2.42%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.42%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.61%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (1.61%) Social Media
8 2 (1.61%) EPoS
9 1 (0.81%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.84%) Linux
2 3 (2.42%) Windows
3 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.87%) Responsive Web Design
2 28 (22.58%) OO
3 25 (20.16%) Web Design
4 23 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.74%) MVC
6 20 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 15 (12.10%) Web Development
8 14 (11.29%) SEO
9 13 (10.48%) Project Management
10 11 (8.87%) Content Management
11 9 (7.26%) TDD
12 8 (6.45%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.65%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (4.84%) SOA
15 4 (3.23%) Time Management
15 4 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
16 3 (2.42%) Pay per click
16 3 (2.42%) Mobile Application Development
17 2 (1.61%) Online Marketing
17 2 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 82 (66.13%) JavaScript
2 45 (36.29%) PHP
3 10 (8.06%) C#
4 9 (7.26%) ActionScript
4 9 (7.26%) ActionScript 3.0
5 6 (4.84%) Java
6 4 (3.23%) C++
7 3 (2.42%) SQL
8 2 (1.61%) PHP5
9 1 (0.81%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (8.87%) Degree
2 2 (1.61%) HND
2 2 (1.61%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.42%) WAI
Vendors
1 58 (46.77%) Adobe
2 13 (10.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.42%) Google
4 2 (1.61%) Twitter
4 2 (1.61%) Zend
4 2 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.61%) Macromedia
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