Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Acrobat
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1142 1133 1211
Rank change year-on-year -9 +78 -24
Permanent jobs citing Acrobat 50 95 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Applications category 0.33% 0.56% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 43 85 118
UK median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +14.75%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,050 £21,425
90th Percentile £56,950 £45,250 £45,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%

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

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15209 16929 21910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.73% 8.87% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 11810 13835 17513
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £33,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +3.03% -1.49% +3.08%

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Acrobat in the UK

Acrobat
Top 11 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 20 October 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 +4 47 £42,500 +13.33% 9
UK excluding London +29 31 £37,500 - 5
London +5 17 £46,250 +6.32% 4
Midlands +45 16 £50,000 +122.22% 4
West Midlands +29 15 £50,000 +122.22% 4
South East +43 8 £21,500 -38.57%
East of England +2 3 £35,000 -56.25% 1
North of England -20 3 £30,000 -20.00%
North West -33 3 £30,000 -20.00%
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 42 (84.00%) Adobe
2 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Office
3 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (36.00%) Windows
4 18 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 14 (28.00%) Oracle
5 14 (28.00%) Publishing
6 13 (26.00%) PaintShop Pro
6 13 (26.00%) Degree
6 13 (26.00%) Graphic Design
6 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (26.00%) Information Architecture
7 12 (24.00%) SDLC
7 12 (24.00%) Law
7 12 (24.00%) Web Design
7 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
7 12 (24.00%) Java
7 12 (24.00%) UML
7 12 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (22.00%) iManage
9 10 (20.00%) Workflow
10 9 (18.00%) Project Management
10 9 (18.00%) Case Management
11 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
11 8 (16.00%) Legal
12 7 (14.00%) RoboHelp
12 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
13 6 (12.00%) ITIL
13 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel

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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (36.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (26.00%) PaintShop Pro
4 7 (14.00%) RoboHelp
5 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
7 3 (6.00%) Snagit
8 2 (4.00%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (4.00%) FrameMaker
9 1 (2.00%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (2.00%) InDesign
9 1 (2.00%) MicroStation
9 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.00%) Infor M3
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
1 2 (4.00%) NetSuite
1 2 (4.00%) Sage 200
1 2 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Intranet
1 3 (6.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) 802.11
3 1 (2.00%) ADSL
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) ISDN
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) VersionOne
2 1 (2.00%) Xcode
General
1 14 (28.00%) Publishing
2 12 (24.00%) Law
2 12 (24.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 8 (16.00%) Legal
4 3 (6.00%) Billing
4 3 (6.00%) Finance
4 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.00%) Marketing
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (2.00%) Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Author
1 17 (34.00%) Technical Author
2 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Technical Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) IT Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Legal Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.00%) IT Technician
6 4 (8.00%) Service Desk Technician
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.00%) IT Support
8 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 2 (4.00%) Junior IT Technician
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) COM
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (2.00%) DOM
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Graphic Design
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) SCADA
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.00%) CCTV
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Contactless
3 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Information Architecture
2 12 (24.00%) SDLC
2 12 (24.00%) UML
2 12 (24.00%) Web Design
3 10 (20.00%) Workflow
4 9 (18.00%) Case Management
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 6 (12.00%) ITIL
6 4 (8.00%) Statistics
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.00%) Time Management
7 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Content Management
8 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (4.00%) Disk Encryption
8 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.00%) Line Management
8 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Software Licensing
9 1 (2.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Adobe
2 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Oracle
4 11 (22.00%) iManage
5 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 2 (4.00%) Sage
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) Interwoven
6 1 (2.00%) Mitel
6 1 (2.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos