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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 147 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 69 84 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 1.73% 1.80%
As % of the Applications category 7.74% 10.76% 11.18%
Number of salaries quoted 64 77 73
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.99% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,200 £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
891 781 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.64% 16.10% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 776 654 677
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -10 22 £40,000 +56.86% 1
Warwickshire -32 14 £23,500 -2.08% 3
Coventry -12 10 £50,000 +108.33% 1
Solihull - 4 £34,500 -
Shropshire -2 3 - -
Wolverhampton - 3 £27,500 -
Worcestershire +7 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Stourbridge - 1 £35,000 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 120 (95.24%) HTML
2 115 (91.27%) CSS
3 91 (72.22%) jQuery
4 89 (70.63%) JavaScript
5 83 (65.87%) HTML5
6 68 (53.97%) Adobe
7 62 (49.21%) CSS3
8 50 (39.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 48 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
10 43 (34.13%) PHP
11 40 (31.75%) Sass
12 36 (28.57%) CMS
13 35 (27.78%) User Experience
14 34 (26.98%) LESS
15 33 (26.19%) Web Design
16 29 (23.02%) OO
17 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
18 24 (19.05%) Marketing
18 24 (19.05%) Backbone.js
19 22 (17.46%) Umbraco
20 21 (16.67%) MVC
21 19 (15.08%) E-Commerce
22 16 (12.70%) Flash
23 15 (11.90%) Subversion
23 15 (11.90%) Grunt
24 14 (11.11%) Web Development
25 13 (10.32%) .NET
25 13 (10.32%) Degree
25 13 (10.32%) Underscore.js
26 12 (9.52%) Microsoft

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (28.57%) CMS
2 22 (17.46%) Umbraco
3 9 (7.14%) WordPress
4 5 (3.97%) Node.js
4 5 (3.97%) Apache
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
5 3 (2.38%) Joomla!
6 2 (1.59%) Drupal
7 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 50 (39.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 11 (8.73%) Fireworks
3 10 (7.94%) MS Excel
4 9 (7.14%) InDesign
5 8 (6.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
7 3 (2.38%) MS Office
8 1 (0.79%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.79%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) MySQL
2 4 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Subversion
1 15 (11.90%) Grunt
2 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.14%) Ant
3 9 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 9 (7.14%) Dreamweaver
3 9 (7.14%) Yeoman
3 9 (7.14%) Phing
4 7 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 6 (4.76%) JIRA
6 3 (2.38%) Expression Web
7 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.59%) Mercurial
General
1 24 (19.05%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) Back Office
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Automotive
3 6 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.38%) Advertising
5 2 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 97 (76.98%) Developer
2 65 (51.59%) Web Developer
3 48 (38.10%) Front-End Developer
4 25 (19.84%) Junior
5 21 (16.67%) Designer
6 19 (15.08%) Front-End Web Developer
6 19 (15.08%) Junior Developer
6 19 (15.08%) Junior Web Developer
7 18 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 16 (12.70%) Senior Web Developer
9 9 (7.14%) Web Designer
10 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
10 8 (6.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) Analyst
11 6 (4.76%) PHP Developer
11 6 (4.76%) PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
13 4 (3.17%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (95.24%) HTML
2 115 (91.27%) CSS
3 91 (72.22%) jQuery
4 83 (65.87%) HTML5
5 62 (49.21%) CSS3
6 40 (31.75%) Sass
7 34 (26.98%) LESS
8 24 (19.05%) Backbone.js
9 16 (12.70%) Flash
10 13 (10.32%) .NET
10 13 (10.32%) Underscore.js
11 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET
12 10 (7.94%) XHTML
13 9 (7.14%) DOM
13 9 (7.14%) Web Services
13 9 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
13 9 (7.14%) REST
13 9 (7.14%) RESTful
13 9 (7.14%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) User Experience
2 11 (8.73%) W3C
3 7 (5.56%) Digital Media
4 5 (3.97%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.97%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
5 4 (3.17%) Open Source
6 3 (2.38%) Social Media
6 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.38%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.79%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
2 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (38.10%) Responsive Web Design
2 33 (26.19%) Web Design
3 29 (23.02%) OO
4 28 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.67%) MVC
6 19 (15.08%) E-Commerce
7 14 (11.11%) Web Development
8 12 (9.52%) TDD
9 11 (8.73%) SEO
10 10 (7.94%) Project Management
11 9 (7.14%) Content Management
11 9 (7.14%) SOA
12 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
14 5 (3.97%) Time Management
15 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
16 2 (1.59%) Pay per click
17 1 (0.79%) Project Planning
17 1 (0.79%) CRM
17 1 (0.79%) Social Media Marketing
Programming Languages
1 89 (70.63%) JavaScript
2 43 (34.13%) PHP
3 8 (6.35%) C#
4 5 (3.97%) ActionScript
4 5 (3.97%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (3.17%) C++
5 4 (3.17%) Java
6 1 (0.79%) SQL
6 1 (0.79%) PHP5
6 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 13 (10.32%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) WAI
Vendors
1 68 (53.97%) Adobe
2 12 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.38%) Google
4 2 (1.59%) Twitter
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
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