Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for FreeHand skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FreeHand over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe FreeHand
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1179 1289
Rank change year-on-year +19 +110 -4
Permanent jobs citing FreeHand 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Applications category 0.020% 0.007% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
UK median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -16.67%
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

FreeHand 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 14,784 15,134 20,337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.54% 8.55% 9.75%
Number of salaries quoted 11,645 12,402 16,412
UK median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% - +5.71%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +1.54%

FreeHand
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FreeHand over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 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
England +19 3 £30,000 - 3
UK excluding London +17 2 £30,000 - 1
North of England - 2 £30,000 - 1
North West - 2 £30,000 - 1
London - 1 £60,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing FreeHand 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 FreeHand.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (66.67%) Creative Thinking
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET

FreeHand
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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) FLEXCUBE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle