Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Photoshop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Photoshop over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 286 248
Rank change year-on-year +43 -38 -69
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 111 81 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 0.63% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 11.42% 8.00% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 84 72 110
North West median annual salary £34,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £21,625 £22,775 £22,450
90th Percentile £53,375 £57,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +3.57%

Photoshop is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 972 1,012 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 8.18% 7.81% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 741 777 832
North West median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Photoshop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop in the North West over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Photoshop in the North West

Photoshop
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +35 81 £33,000 +0.76% 14
Cheshire +17 27 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Lancashire +2 2 £27,500 - 2
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing Photoshop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 86 (77.48%) HTML
1 86 (77.48%) CSS
2 51 (45.95%) User Experience
3 49 (44.14%) Adobe
4 47 (42.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
6 39 (35.14%) PHP
7 34 (30.63%) Web Development
7 34 (30.63%) Wireframes
8 31 (27.93%) HTML5
9 30 (27.03%) WordPress
10 29 (26.13%) jQuery
11 27 (24.32%) CSS3
12 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (23.42%) SEO
13 24 (21.62%) Web Design
14 23 (20.72%) Marketing
15 22 (19.82%) Prototyping
16 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
18 15 (13.51%) SQL
19 14 (12.61%) MySQL
19 14 (12.61%) Visual Studio
20 13 (11.71%) Finance
20 13 (11.71%) InDesign
20 13 (11.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
20 13 (11.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
21 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
21 12 (10.81%) LESS

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (27.03%) WordPress
2 6 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.50%) IBM Domino
4 4 (3.60%) CMS
5 3 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (1.80%) Marvel
7 1 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.90%) Drupal
7 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
Applications
1 47 (42.34%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (11.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 13 (11.71%) InDesign
3 11 (9.91%) Adobe After Effects
4 7 (6.31%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (4.50%) Fireworks
7 4 (3.60%) InVision
8 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.90%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.90%) Flinto
9 1 (0.90%) GIMP
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.90%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (3.60%) npm
3 3 (2.70%) GitHub
3 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.80%) Yarn
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.90%) Sage Pay
5 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Intranet
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.61%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.60%) Big Data
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.61%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 9 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 6 (5.41%) Grunt
5 5 (4.50%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (4.50%) gulp
5 5 (4.50%) Subversion
6 1 (0.90%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.90%) CasperJS
6 1 (0.90%) Clang
6 1 (0.90%) git-flow
6 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.90%) JIRA
6 1 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (0.90%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.90%) webpack
6 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 23 (20.72%) Marketing
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
3 10 (9.01%) Retail
4 9 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 8 (7.21%) Advertising
6 7 (6.31%) Automotive
7 3 (2.70%) Back Office
8 1 (0.90%) Games
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Designer
2 49 (44.14%) Developer
3 32 (28.83%) UX Designer
4 18 (16.22%) PHP Developer
5 17 (15.32%) Web Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Senior Designer
7 11 (9.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (9.91%) Junior
8 9 (8.11%) Digital Designer
8 9 (8.11%) Senior UX Designer
9 7 (6.31%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Web Designer
11 5 (4.50%) Junior Web Developer
11 5 (4.50%) Marketing Executive
12 4 (3.60%) Junior Designer
12 4 (3.60%) Junior Digital Designer
12 4 (3.60%) Magento Developer
13 3 (2.70%) Senior Visual Designer
13 3 (2.70%) UI Engineer
13 3 (2.70%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (77.48%) CSS
1 86 (77.48%) HTML
2 31 (27.93%) HTML5
3 29 (26.13%) jQuery
4 27 (24.32%) CSS3
5 12 (10.81%) .NET
5 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 12 (10.81%) LESS
6 11 (9.91%) Sass
7 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
7 10 (9.01%) React
8 9 (8.11%) Zend Framework
9 5 (4.50%) Ajax
9 5 (4.50%) HTML5 Canvas
9 5 (4.50%) LAMP
10 4 (3.60%) Laravel
10 4 (3.60%) REST
10 4 (3.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (3.60%) Vue.js
11 3 (2.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 51 (45.95%) User Experience
2 13 (11.71%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.41%) Social Media
5 5 (4.50%) Blog
5 5 (4.50%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.50%) Motion Graphics
5 5 (4.50%) VLE
6 4 (3.60%) Video Editing
7 3 (2.70%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.80%) Animation
8 2 (1.80%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.80%) Fintech
8 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.90%) iPhone
9 1 (0.90%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.31%) Android
1 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.60%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.63%) Web Development
1 34 (30.63%) Wireframes
2 26 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.42%) SEO
3 24 (21.62%) Web Design
4 22 (19.82%) Prototyping
5 19 (17.12%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (16.22%) E-Commerce
7 11 (9.91%) Front End Development
8 9 (8.11%) Project Management
8 9 (8.11%) UX Design
9 8 (7.21%) A/B Testing
9 8 (7.21%) Software Testing
10 7 (6.31%) Analytics
10 7 (6.31%) Email Marketing
10 7 (6.31%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
10 7 (6.31%) MVC
10 7 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (5.41%) CRM
11 6 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
2 39 (35.14%) PHP
3 15 (13.51%) SQL
4 7 (6.31%) C#
4 7 (6.31%) Java
5 6 (5.41%) C
6 3 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.90%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.90%) ES6
7 1 (0.90%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 8 (7.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) GDPR
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) cPanel
Vendors
1 49 (44.14%) Adobe
2 12 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.01%) Zend
4 9 (8.11%) Google
5 4 (3.60%) Twitter
6 2 (1.80%) Hotjar
7 1 (0.90%) PayPal
7 1 (0.90%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.90%) WorldPay