Period
to 19 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Acrobat skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Acrobat over the 6 months to 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Acrobat
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1127 1178 1172
Rank change year-on-year +51 -6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 56 86 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.044% 0.057%
As % of the Applications category 0.36% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 77 126
UK median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +20.69%
10th Percentile £23,525 £19,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,250 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.85% -5.71% +20.69%

Acrobat is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15520 18061 21760
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.77% 9.16% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 12064 14760 17193
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +5.00%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% - -

Acrobat
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Acrobat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Acrobat over the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Acrobat within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 2017. 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
England +51 52 £40,000 +14.29% 1
UK excluding London +60 31 £36,250 +9.85% 1
London +10 22 £40,000 +3.63%
Midlands +45 18 £50,000 +138.10%
West Midlands +38 17 £50,000 +138.10%
South East +62 8 £22,000 -37.14% 1
North of England -27 4 £31,250 -5.30%
North West -33 4 £31,250 -21.88%
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Acrobat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Acrobat.

1 46 (82.14%) Adobe
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 21 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 18 (32.14%) Photoshop
5 16 (28.57%) Web Design
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
6 15 (26.79%) Degree
6 15 (26.79%) Information Architecture
7 14 (25.00%) Publishing
8 13 (23.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 12 (21.43%) UML
9 12 (21.43%) Java
9 12 (21.43%) Oracle
9 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
9 12 (21.43%) PaintShop Pro
9 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
9 12 (21.43%) Graphic Design
9 12 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 12 (21.43%) SDLC
10 9 (16.07%) iManage
11 8 (14.29%) Case Management
11 8 (14.29%) Workflow
11 8 (14.29%) Law
11 8 (14.29%) Legal
11 8 (14.29%) InDesign
11 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 7 (12.50%) HTML
12 7 (12.50%) Project Management
12 7 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects

Acrobat
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (37.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (32.14%) Photoshop
3 12 (21.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 12 (21.43%) PaintShop Pro
4 8 (14.29%) InDesign
5 7 (12.50%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (8.93%) Adobe Premiere
8 4 (7.14%) FrameMaker
9 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (5.36%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
10 2 (3.57%) Camtasia
10 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
10 2 (3.57%) RoboHelp
10 2 (3.57%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.79%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.79%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) VPN
2 4 (7.14%) Intranet
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) LAN
3 3 (5.36%) WAN
4 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.79%) 802.11
5 1 (1.79%) ADSL
5 1 (1.79%) Firewall
5 1 (1.79%) ISDN
5 1 (1.79%) Skype
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
1 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (5.36%) VersionOne
2 2 (3.57%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Xcode
General
1 14 (25.00%) Publishing
2 13 (23.21%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (14.29%) Law
3 8 (14.29%) Legal
4 5 (8.93%) Advertising
4 5 (8.93%) Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Games
6 3 (5.36%) Billing
6 3 (5.36%) Finance
7 2 (3.57%) French Language
7 2 (3.57%) German Language
7 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.57%) Retail
8 1 (1.79%) Banking
8 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Author
1 14 (25.00%) Technical Author
2 12 (21.43%) Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Technical Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Designer
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Digital Designer
5 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) IT Support
7 4 (7.14%) IT Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Digital Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Senior Web Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Writer
7 4 (7.14%) Web Designer
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 4 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (7.14%) Flash
4 3 (5.36%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.79%) COM
5 1 (1.79%) DOM
5 1 (1.79%) HTML5
5 1 (1.79%) Java SE
5 1 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Graphic Design
2 7 (12.50%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Animation
3 4 (7.14%) BBC
4 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (3.57%) iPhone
5 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) CCTV
6 1 (1.79%) Contactless
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.79%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) SCADA
6 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 6 (10.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
4 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.57%) Android
5 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.57%) Web Design
2 15 (26.79%) Information Architecture
3 12 (21.43%) SDLC
3 12 (21.43%) UML
4 8 (14.29%) Case Management
4 8 (14.29%) Workflow
5 7 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) ITIL
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.36%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
8 3 (5.36%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.36%) UX Design
8 3 (5.36%) Wireframes
9 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.57%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.57%) Disk Encryption
9 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
9 2 (3.57%) Line Management
10 1 (1.79%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Java
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) SQL
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) VBA
4 1 (1.79%) X++
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (3.57%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
3 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (82.14%) Adobe
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 9 (16.07%) iManage
5 3 (5.36%) Apple
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
6 2 (3.57%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.79%) Cisco
7 1 (1.79%) Google
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Intel
7 1 (1.79%) Mitel
7 1 (1.79%) ProCurve
7 1 (1.79%) Sage
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos