Period
to 21 September 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe over the 6 months to 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Adobe
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 245 358 280
Rank change year-on-year +113 -78 -13
Permanent jobs citing Adobe 1,706 404 1,696
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.40% 0.82% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.58% 2.05% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,005 295 1,285
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.49% +10.00% -6.67%

Adobe is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 47,698 19,674 59,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.12% 39.75% 42.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31,660 15,580 45,378
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £88,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Adobe
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Adobe.

Salary trend for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Adobe over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Adobe in the UK

Adobe
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the UK over the 6 months to 21 September 2021. 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 +125 1,564 £50,000 +11.11% 277
London +117 816 £57,500 - 124
UK excluding London +55 793 £41,000 +6.49% 163
Work from Home -61 347 £52,500 +41.89% 33
South East +14 311 £45,000 - 42
North of England +5 176 £36,000 +2.86% 57
Midlands -36 123 £35,000 -17.65% 22
Yorkshire -32 89 £36,000 -2.70% 11
West Midlands -45 78 £34,750 -0.71% 17
North West -29 65 £40,500 +35.00% 35
Scotland -50 64 £49,250 +56.35% 10
East of England -40 59 £42,500 +18.06% 17
South West -73 54 £40,000 -5.88% 12
East Midlands -40 42 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North East -21 22 £28,500 +26.67% 11
Northern Ireland -47 4 £32,500 - 1
Wales -54 2 £33,750 -25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 21 September 2021, IT jobs citing Adobe 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 with a requirement for Adobe.

1 658 (38.57%) User Experience
2 560 (32.83%) HTML
3 510 (29.89%) Social Skills
4 509 (29.84%) JavaScript
5 496 (29.07%) Marketing
6 491 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
7 489 (28.66%) CSS
8 371 (21.75%) Analytics
9 359 (21.04%) Sketch
10 341 (19.99%) Microsoft
11 311 (18.23%) Wireframes
12 270 (15.83%) Figma
13 269 (15.77%) Front End Development
14 254 (14.89%) Photoshop
14 254 (14.89%) Google
15 235 (13.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 233 (13.66%) E-Commerce
16 233 (13.66%) Finance
17 230 (13.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 216 (12.66%) React
18 216 (12.66%) CMS
18 216 (12.66%) SQL
19 198 (11.61%) Azure
20 197 (11.55%) Prototyping
21 181 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
22 173 (10.14%) Adobe XD
23 171 (10.02%) Degree
24 170 (9.96%) InVision
25 160 (9.38%) CRM
26 151 (8.85%) Salesforce.com

Adobe
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
1 216 (12.66%) CMS
2 125 (7.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 108 (6.33%) WordPress
4 46 (2.70%) SharePoint
5 25 (1.47%) SAS
6 22 (1.29%) LiveCycle
7 21 (1.23%) Drupal
8 18 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
9 17 (1.00%) Tornado
10 15 (0.88%) Confluence
11 14 (0.82%) Mule
12 9 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.53%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.53%) Kentico
13 7 (0.41%) nginx
14 6 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.35%) Umbraco
15 4 (0.23%) Apache
16 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
17 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 359 (21.04%) Sketch
2 270 (15.83%) Figma
3 254 (14.89%) Photoshop
4 235 (13.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 181 (10.61%) Adobe Illustrator
6 173 (10.14%) Adobe XD
7 170 (9.96%) InVision
8 104 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
9 100 (5.86%) InDesign
10 74 (4.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 70 (4.10%) Adobe Premiere
12 65 (3.81%) Adobe After Effects
13 52 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
14 34 (1.99%) Acrobat
15 29 (1.70%) MS Visio
16 26 (1.52%) Marvel
16 26 (1.52%) Zeplin
17 23 (1.35%) OmniGraffle
18 17 (1.00%) GIMP
19 11 (0.64%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 72 (4.22%) Adobe Campaign
1 72 (4.22%) Magento
2 31 (1.82%) Shopify
3 26 (1.52%) FastStats
4 18 (1.06%) WebTrends
5 11 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
6 10 (0.59%) Unica
7 7 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (0.41%) Workfront
8 6 (0.35%) Eloqua
9 4 (0.23%) BambooHR
10 3 (0.18%) Exchequer
11 2 (0.12%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
11 2 (0.12%) Sprinklr
12 1 (0.059%) Elite 3E
12 1 (0.059%) SAP CO
12 1 (0.059%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
12 1 (0.059%) SAP Travel Management
Cloud Services
1 230 (13.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 198 (11.61%) Azure
3 151 (8.85%) Google Analytics
4 144 (8.44%) AWS
5 134 (7.85%) Adobe Analytics
6 133 (7.80%) Microsoft 365
7 110 (6.45%) Power Platform
8 99 (5.80%) SaaS
9 75 (4.40%) GCP
10 58 (3.40%) GitHub
11 51 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
12 40 (2.34%) Canva
13 39 (2.29%) Force.com
13 39 (2.29%) Serverless
14 37 (2.17%) MailChimp
15 33 (1.93%) npm
16 26 (1.52%) Miro
17 25 (1.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
17 25 (1.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 24 (1.41%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.93%) DNS
2 35 (2.05%) Broadband
3 34 (1.99%) DHCP
4 33 (1.93%) Internet
5 29 (1.70%) Intranet
6 28 (1.64%) SMS
7 23 (1.35%) VPN
8 17 (1.00%) MPLS
9 15 (0.88%) 5G
10 12 (0.70%) VoIP
11 11 (0.64%) TCP/IP
11 11 (0.64%) VPLS
12 10 (0.59%) Extranet
12 10 (0.59%) Firewall
12 10 (0.59%) SSH
13 9 (0.53%) HTTPS
13 9 (0.53%) IPv4
13 9 (0.53%) IPv6
13 9 (0.53%) SMTP
13 9 (0.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.74%) Tableau
2 96 (5.63%) Power BI
3 67 (3.93%) MySQL
4 46 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 45 (2.64%) NoSQL
6 41 (2.40%) Big Data
7 40 (2.34%) SQL Server
8 19 (1.11%) MongoDB
9 17 (1.00%) BigQuery
9 17 (1.00%) Blockchain
9 17 (1.00%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.94%) Looker
11 14 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.59%) Data Lake
13 9 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.47%) Metadata
15 7 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
15 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 95 (5.57%) Git (software)
2 91 (5.33%) Axure RP
3 56 (3.28%) JIRA
4 45 (2.64%) Visual Studio
5 42 (2.46%) Eclipse
6 40 (2.34%) webpack
7 31 (1.82%) Balsamiq
7 31 (1.82%) Jenkins
8 19 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
9 13 (0.76%) GitLab
10 10 (0.59%) gulp
11 9 (0.53%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.53%) Grunt
11 9 (0.53%) JUnit
12 8 (0.47%) Visual Website Optimizer
13 7 (0.41%) Selenium
13 7 (0.41%) TeamCity
14 6 (0.35%) Cactus
14 6 (0.35%) Jasmine
14 6 (0.35%) PhantomJS
General
1 510 (29.89%) Social Skills
2 496 (29.07%) Marketing
3 233 (13.66%) Finance
4 129 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (5.92%) Retail
6 90 (5.28%) Advertising
7 57 (3.34%) Games
8 42 (2.46%) Presentation Skills
9 40 (2.34%) Publishing
10 37 (2.17%) Law
10 37 (2.17%) Legal
11 36 (2.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 33 (1.93%) Organisational Skills
13 32 (1.88%) Public Sector
14 29 (1.70%) Multimedia
15 27 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
17 18 (1.06%) Back Office
17 18 (1.06%) Online Betting
18 16 (0.94%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 460 (26.96%) Designer
2 347 (20.34%) Developer
3 248 (14.54%) UX Designer
4 161 (9.44%) UI Designer
5 160 (9.38%) Analyst
6 148 (8.68%) Consultant
7 139 (8.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 124 (7.27%) UI/UX Designer
9 108 (6.33%) Architect
10 80 (4.69%) Cloud Consultant
11 77 (4.51%) Senior Designer
12 57 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
13 49 (2.87%) Lead Designer
14 48 (2.81%) Senior Developer
15 46 (2.70%) Digital Designer
15 46 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
16 40 (2.34%) Software Developer
17 38 (2.23%) Digital Architect
18 37 (2.17%) Lead UX Designer
19 34 (1.99%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 560 (32.83%) HTML
2 489 (28.66%) CSS
3 216 (12.66%) React
4 151 (8.85%) AngularJS
5 129 (7.56%) HTML5
6 100 (5.86%) jQuery
7 92 (5.39%) Node.js
8 85 (4.98%) Vue.js
9 81 (4.75%) Sass
10 79 (4.63%) CSS3
11 62 (3.63%) REST
12 52 (3.05%) Web Services
13 50 (2.93%) .NET
13 50 (2.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 36 (2.11%) RESTful
14 36 (2.11%) SOAP
15 33 (1.93%) GraphQL
16 32 (1.88%) XML
17 31 (1.82%) Spring
18 28 (1.64%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 658 (38.57%) User Experience
2 143 (8.38%) Social Media
3 120 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
4 109 (6.39%) Mobile App
5 89 (5.22%) Public Cloud
6 84 (4.92%) Data Centre
7 81 (4.75%) Blog
8 68 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
9 59 (3.46%) Graphic Design
10 54 (3.17%) Marketing Technology
11 51 (2.99%) Digital Media
12 47 (2.75%) Motion Graphics
13 44 (2.58%) Life Science
14 42 (2.46%) Animation
15 40 (2.34%) Photography
16 38 (2.23%) Client/Server
17 36 (2.11%) Analytical Mindset
18 32 (1.88%) Acoustics
19 31 (1.82%) Video Editing
20 25 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 107 (6.27%) Windows
2 75 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 74 (4.34%) Android
4 57 (3.34%) Linux
5 41 (2.40%) Mac OS
5 41 (2.40%) Windows 10
6 32 (1.88%) Windows Server
7 21 (1.23%) Unix
8 13 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.53%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.53%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.41%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (28.78%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (21.75%) Analytics
3 311 (18.23%) Wireframes
4 269 (15.77%) Front End Development
5 233 (13.66%) E-Commerce
6 197 (11.55%) Prototyping
7 160 (9.38%) CRM
8 149 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
9 145 (8.50%) Web Development
10 141 (8.26%) Visualisation
11 128 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
12 126 (7.39%) SEO
13 124 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
14 121 (7.09%) User Research
15 116 (6.80%) Cybersecurity
15 116 (6.80%) Software Licensing
16 115 (6.74%) Scrum
17 111 (6.51%) Mentoring
18 108 (6.33%) B2B
19 105 (6.15%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 509 (29.84%) JavaScript
2 216 (12.66%) SQL
3 135 (7.91%) Java
4 109 (6.39%) PHP
5 82 (4.81%) TypeScript
6 70 (4.10%) Python
7 43 (2.52%) R
8 39 (2.29%) Apex Code
9 32 (1.88%) C#
10 26 (1.52%) ES6
11 21 (1.23%) C
12 17 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 17 (1.00%) Ruby
13 13 (0.76%) C++
14 7 (0.41%) ES7
15 5 (0.29%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.29%) Scala
16 4 (0.23%) Clojure
16 4 (0.23%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.18%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 171 (10.02%) Degree
2 66 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 40 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.35%) MCP
6 23 (1.35%) MCSE
7 17 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 14 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (0.76%) DBS Check
10 8 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 8 (0.47%) Analytics IQ
10 8 (0.47%) CCSP
10 8 (0.47%) CISM
10 8 (0.47%) CISSP
11 7 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.35%) Postgraduate
13 4 (0.23%) RIBA
14 3 (0.18%) BICSI RCDD
14 3 (0.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (7.21%) Accessibility
2 81 (4.75%) QA
3 22 (1.29%) WCAG
4 18 (1.06%) Data Quality
4 18 (1.06%) SLA
5 10 (0.59%) Actionable Recommendations
6 8 (0.47%) GDPR
7 7 (0.41%) WAI
8 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.18%) PMO
10 1 (0.059%) COBIT
10 1 (0.059%) GRC
10 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 98 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 60 (3.52%) Docker
3 29 (1.70%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.12%) Varnish
7 1 (0.059%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.059%) vSphere
7 1 (0.059%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 60 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
2 48 (2.81%) Kubernetes
3 44 (2.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 44 (2.58%) Single Sign-On
4 26 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
5 21 (1.23%) SCCM
6 9 (0.53%) Terraform
7 8 (0.47%) Matomo
8 7 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
10 3 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.059%) Ansible
11 1 (0.059%) Argo
11 1 (0.059%) Mesos
11 1 (0.059%) Nessus
11 1 (0.059%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.059%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 341 (19.99%) Microsoft
2 254 (14.89%) Google
3 151 (8.85%) Salesforce.com
4 138 (8.09%) Apple
5 62 (3.63%) IBM
6 54 (3.17%) Oracle
7 39 (2.29%) Conga
7 39 (2.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 37 (2.17%) Facebook
9 32 (1.88%) Instagram
10 31 (1.82%) MuleSoft
10 31 (1.82%) SAP
11 30 (1.76%) Sitecore
12 25 (1.47%) Pega
13 22 (1.29%) Apteco
14 19 (1.11%) Talend
15 18 (1.06%) Citrix
15 18 (1.06%) Marketo
16 16 (0.94%) Twitter
17 15 (0.88%) hybris