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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe Photoshop
Rank 157 118 117
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -1
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 51 75 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.82% 1.67%
As % of the Applications category 6.64% 10.93% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 36 61 63
Average salary £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
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
768 686 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.03% 16.68% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 649 525 638
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 16 £31,000 +37.77%
Shropshire -11 6 - -
Birmingham -30 6 £26,000 -9.56% 1
Coventry -29 5 £22,000 -26.66% 2
Solihull - 4 £22,500 -
Wolverhampton -3 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Worcestershire -11 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Brierley Hill - 1 £25,000 -
Photoshop
England

Photoshop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 117 (92.86%) HTML
2 110 (87.30%) CSS
3 89 (70.63%) jQuery
4 79 (62.70%) JavaScript
5 75 (59.52%) HTML5
6 55 (43.65%) CSS3
7 53 (42.06%) Adobe
8 50 (39.68%) Adobe Illustrator
9 49 (38.89%) User Experience
10 48 (38.10%) PHP
11 35 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (23.02%) OO
12 29 (23.02%) MVC
13 28 (22.22%) E-Commerce
14 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
15 25 (19.84%) Marketing
16 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
16 23 (18.25%) Flash
17 22 (17.46%) CMS
18 21 (16.67%) Web Design
19 20 (15.87%) SEO
19 20 (15.87%) Sass
20 19 (15.08%) Backbone.js
21 18 (14.29%) Grunt
21 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 18 (14.29%) MySQL
21 18 (14.29%) Web Development
22 17 (13.49%) .NET
22 17 (13.49%) Fireworks
23 15 (11.90%) Content Management

Photoshop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (17.46%) CMS
2 14 (11.11%) WordPress
3 8 (6.35%) Umbraco
4 6 (4.76%) Apache
5 5 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.17%) Node.js
6 4 (3.17%) Drupal
7 3 (2.38%) IIS
8 2 (1.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 50 (39.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (13.49%) Fireworks
3 12 (9.52%) MS Excel
4 7 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (4.76%) InDesign
6 3 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
6 3 (2.38%) CINEMA 4D
6 3 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.38%) MS Office
7 2 (1.59%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Magento
2 2 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) GitHub
2 1 (0.79%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.29%) MySQL
2 8 (6.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.29%) Grunt
3 13 (10.32%) Visual Studio
4 9 (7.14%) Subversion
4 9 (7.14%) Yeoman
5 8 (6.35%) JIRA
6 7 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (5.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 4 (3.17%) Ant
7 4 (3.17%) Phing
8 3 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.79%) Expression Web
9 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
General
1 25 (19.84%) Marketing
2 8 (6.35%) Retail
2 8 (6.35%) Back Office
2 8 (6.35%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Automotive
3 2 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (74.60%) Developer
2 58 (46.03%) Front-End Developer
3 48 (38.10%) Web Developer
4 22 (17.46%) Designer
4 22 (17.46%) Front-End Web Developer
5 15 (11.90%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.32%) Senior Web Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Junior
8 8 (6.35%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 7 (5.56%) Web Designer
10 6 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Graduate
10 6 (4.76%) Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) .NET Developer
12 4 (3.17%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (92.86%) HTML
2 110 (87.30%) CSS
3 89 (70.63%) jQuery
4 75 (59.52%) HTML5
5 55 (43.65%) CSS3
6 23 (18.25%) Flash
7 20 (15.87%) Sass
8 19 (15.08%) Backbone.js
9 17 (13.49%) .NET
10 14 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 13 (10.32%) LESS
11 13 (10.32%) Underscore.js
12 12 (9.52%) XHTML
13 11 (8.73%) AngularJS
13 11 (8.73%) Semantic HTML
14 9 (7.14%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (7.14%) Web Services
14 9 (7.14%) RESTful
14 9 (7.14%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 49 (38.89%) User Experience
2 14 (11.11%) W3C
3 10 (7.94%) Digital Media
4 9 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.35%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.76%) Graphic Design
7 4 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 4 (3.17%) Open Source
7 4 (3.17%) Social Media
8 3 (2.38%) Motion Graphics
8 3 (2.38%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.38%) VAX
8 3 (2.38%) Web 2.0
9 2 (1.59%) Copywriting
9 2 (1.59%) EPoS
10 1 (0.79%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (2.38%) Windows
3 2 (1.59%) Android
3 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (23.02%) OO
2 29 (23.02%) MVC
3 28 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (16.67%) Web Design
6 20 (15.87%) SEO
7 18 (14.29%) Web Development
8 15 (11.90%) Content Management
9 13 (10.32%) Project Management
10 8 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.56%) OOP
11 7 (5.56%) TDD
12 5 (3.97%) Pay per click
12 5 (3.97%) Online Marketing
13 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (3.17%) Time Management
13 4 (3.17%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (3.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (62.70%) JavaScript
2 48 (38.10%) PHP
3 12 (9.52%) C#
4 10 (7.94%) 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
9 1 (0.79%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) VCP4
2 2 (1.59%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Adobe
2 18 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.38%) Macromedia
4 3 (2.38%) Google
4 3 (2.38%) Zend
5 1 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
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