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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 153 114 136
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +22
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 58 73 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.64% 1.41%
As % of the Applications category 7.68% 9.09% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 54 54
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
755 803 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.73% 17.99% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 621 604 643
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%

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 March 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 March 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 -10 14 £31,000 +37.77% 1
Coventry -15 13 £22,000 -26.66% 1
Birmingham -19 13 £29,250 -6.40% 2
Shropshire - 3 - - 1
Solihull - 3 £22,500 -
Worcestershire -11 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Walsall -1 1 £25,000 -25.92%
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 111 (88.10%) HTML
2 103 (81.75%) CSS
3 79 (62.70%) jQuery
4 66 (52.38%) HTML5
5 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
6 59 (46.83%) User Experience
7 52 (41.27%) CSS3
8 51 (40.48%) Adobe
9 47 (37.30%) PHP
10 44 (34.92%) Adobe Illustrator
11 31 (24.60%) Git (software)
12 30 (23.81%) Marketing
13 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
13 29 (23.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 27 (21.43%) MVC
14 27 (21.43%) SEO
15 25 (19.84%) Flash
16 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
17 22 (17.46%) Web Design
18 21 (16.67%) OO
19 20 (15.87%) CMS
20 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
20 19 (15.08%) Content Management
21 18 (14.29%) Web Development
21 18 (14.29%) Linux
21 18 (14.29%) MySQL
21 18 (14.29%) Grunt
22 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (13.49%) Fireworks
22 17 (13.49%) Degree

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (15.87%) CMS
2 11 (8.73%) WordPress
3 6 (4.76%) Apache
4 5 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.97%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.38%) Drupal
5 3 (2.38%) Node.js
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
Applications
1 44 (34.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
3 17 (13.49%) Fireworks
4 11 (8.73%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (7.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (7.14%) InDesign
7 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
8 4 (3.17%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (3.17%) MS Office
9 3 (2.38%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (1.59%) GIMP
11 1 (0.79%) Maya
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Google Analytics
1 10 (7.94%) Magento
2 1 (0.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (24.60%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.29%) Grunt
3 9 (7.14%) Yeoman
3 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 8 (6.35%) Dreamweaver
5 7 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 7 (5.56%) JIRA
6 4 (3.17%) Subversion
7 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
General
1 30 (23.81%) Marketing
2 11 (8.73%) Retail
3 5 (3.97%) Games
4 4 (3.17%) Back Office
4 4 (3.17%) Finance
4 4 (3.17%) Automotive
5 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 82 (65.08%) Developer
2 51 (40.48%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (24.60%) Web Developer
4 23 (18.25%) Designer
5 11 (8.73%) Front-End Web Developer
6 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
7 7 (5.56%) Junior
8 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) Graduate
8 6 (4.76%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.76%) Analyst
8 6 (4.76%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.97%) UX Designer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (3.97%) .NET Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Web Designer
9 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.97%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.17%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (88.10%) HTML
2 103 (81.75%) CSS
3 79 (62.70%) jQuery
4 66 (52.38%) HTML5
5 52 (41.27%) CSS3
6 25 (19.84%) Flash
7 16 (12.70%) .NET
7 16 (12.70%) Sass
8 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 12 (9.52%) XHTML
10 11 (8.73%) Backbone.js
10 11 (8.73%) Semantic HTML
11 9 (7.14%) LESS
11 9 (7.14%) Underscore.js
11 9 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (7.14%) RESTful
11 9 (7.14%) Smarty
11 9 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (46.83%) User Experience
2 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (12.70%) Digital Media
4 14 (11.11%) W3C
5 12 (9.52%) Social Media
6 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
7 10 (7.94%) Copywriting
8 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
9 7 (5.56%) Graphic Design
10 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
10 4 (3.17%) Open Source
10 4 (3.17%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
11 3 (2.38%) VAX
11 3 (2.38%) Web 2.0
11 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.59%) EPoS
13 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
13 1 (0.79%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Ubuntu
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Android
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.02%) E-Commerce
1 29 (23.02%) Responsive Web Design
2 27 (21.43%) MVC
2 27 (21.43%) SEO
3 22 (17.46%) Web Design
4 21 (16.67%) OO
5 19 (15.08%) Content Management
6 18 (14.29%) Web Development
7 17 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (10.32%) Analytics
8 13 (10.32%) Pay per click
8 13 (10.32%) Online Marketing
9 12 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
10 11 (8.73%) Project Management
11 8 (6.35%) OOP
11 8 (6.35%) Competitor Analysis
11 8 (6.35%) Web Analytics
12 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (3.17%) Information Architecture
12 4 (3.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.21%) JavaScript
2 47 (37.30%) PHP
3 11 (8.73%) C#
3 11 (8.73%) ActionScript
4 10 (7.94%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (6.35%) SQL
6 6 (4.76%) Java
7 4 (3.17%) C++
8 3 (2.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (13.49%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 51 (40.48%) Adobe
2 24 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.94%) Google
4 5 (3.97%) Zend
4 5 (3.97%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.38%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
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