Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 451 393 346
Rank change year-on-year -58 -47 -38
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 1,070 1,409 1,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.65% 0.81% 0.93%
As % of the Applications category 7.52% 9.30% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,222 1,512
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.90% +2.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,025 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +1.54%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 14,235 15,145 16,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.65% 8.71% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11,064 11,752 13,852
UK median annual salary £38,900 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.73% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -1.49%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Photoshop over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the UK over the 6 months to 15 October 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 -62 1,038 £40,000 +6.67% 322
UK excluding London -21 650 £35,000 +7.69% 225
London -79 413 £47,500 - 100
South East -4 222 £40,000 +14.29% 45
North of England +35 190 £33,500 +11.67% 64
Yorkshire +34 92 £34,500 +21.05% 23
North West +13 91 £33,500 +6.35% 37
East of England +27 85 £40,000 +44.14% 28
South West -6 65 £31,750 -20.63% 38
Midlands -58 63 £35,000 +11.11% 47
West Midlands -52 39 £32,500 +3.17% 19
East Midlands -5 24 £37,500 +7.14% 28
Scotland -27 17 £33,000 -17.50% 3
North East -3 7 £27,500 -4.35% 4
Wales +2 5 £35,000 +55.56%
Northern Ireland +11 3 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 723 (67.57%) HTML
2 696 (65.05%) CSS
3 538 (50.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 535 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 522 (48.79%) Adobe
6 515 (48.13%) User Experience
7 322 (30.09%) Front End Development
8 302 (28.22%) Wireframes
8 302 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
9 293 (27.38%) HTML5
10 262 (24.49%) Marketing
11 243 (22.71%) jQuery
12 242 (22.62%) CSS3
13 218 (20.37%) Web Development
14 212 (19.81%) PHP
15 209 (19.53%) Sass
16 191 (17.85%) AngularJS
17 173 (16.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
18 167 (15.61%) Degree
19 156 (14.58%) Prototyping
20 152 (14.21%) React
21 148 (13.83%) E-Commerce
22 139 (12.99%) Git (software)
23 135 (12.62%) InDesign
24 134 (12.52%) Web Design
25 131 (12.24%) WordPress
25 131 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
26 129 (12.06%) CMS
27 117 (10.93%) SEO
28 116 (10.84%) Responsive Web Design

Photoshop
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
1 131 (12.24%) WordPress
2 129 (12.06%) CMS
3 30 (2.80%) Drupal
4 23 (2.15%) Umbraco
5 19 (1.78%) Marvel
6 14 (1.31%) Joomla!
7 11 (1.03%) SharePoint
8 8 (0.75%) Apache
8 8 (0.75%) Confluence
9 7 (0.65%) IBM Domino
9 7 (0.65%) nginx
10 6 (0.56%) Moodle
11 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 4 (0.37%) EPiServer
11 4 (0.37%) IIS
11 4 (0.37%) Zope
12 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.093%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 538 (50.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 173 (16.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 135 (12.62%) InDesign
4 85 (7.94%) InVision
5 57 (5.33%) Adobe After Effects
6 36 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
7 33 (3.08%) MS Visio
8 31 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 28 (2.62%) GIMP
10 27 (2.52%) Fireworks
11 23 (2.15%) Adobe Premiere
12 19 (1.78%) OmniGraffle
13 15 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
14 11 (1.03%) Acrobat
15 10 (0.93%) Maya
15 10 (0.93%) UXPin
16 8 (0.75%) Pixate
17 6 (0.56%) 3ds Max
17 6 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
18 5 (0.47%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 32 (2.99%) Magento
2 17 (1.59%) Shopify
3 6 (0.56%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
5 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.093%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 58 (5.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 52 (4.86%) Google Analytics
3 33 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (2.90%) npm
5 25 (2.34%) SaaS
6 24 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (2.15%) GitHub
8 10 (0.93%) AdWords
8 10 (0.93%) Silverpop
9 8 (0.75%) MailChimp
10 7 (0.65%) Google Play
11 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.28%) iTunes
12 3 (0.28%) PaaS
13 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
13 2 (0.19%) Heroku
13 2 (0.19%) Office 365
14 1 (0.093%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.34%) Internet
2 7 (0.65%) Intranet
3 4 (0.37%) Firewall
4 3 (0.28%) SAN
4 3 (0.28%) SSL
5 2 (0.19%) 802.11
5 2 (0.19%) DNS
5 2 (0.19%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.19%) LAN
5 2 (0.19%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.19%) Telnet
5 2 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.19%) Wireless
6 1 (0.093%) DHCP
6 1 (0.093%) Extranet
6 1 (0.093%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.093%) SMS
6 1 (0.093%) SSH
6 1 (0.093%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (7.20%) MySQL
2 27 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (0.75%) Blockchain
4 7 (0.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.37%) Big Data
5 4 (0.37%) MariaDB
5 4 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.37%) Power BI
5 4 (0.37%) Redis
5 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.28%) FileMaker
6 3 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.093%) GIS
8 1 (0.093%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 139 (12.99%) Git (software)
2 104 (9.72%) Axure RP
3 82 (7.66%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 64 (5.98%) Dreamweaver
5 53 (4.95%) gulp
6 47 (4.39%) webpack
7 44 (4.11%) Subversion
8 42 (3.93%) Visual Studio
9 32 (2.99%) Grunt
10 29 (2.71%) JIRA
11 14 (1.31%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.03%) Babel
12 11 (1.03%) Jenkins
13 10 (0.93%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.84%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (0.75%) Xcode
16 7 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 4 (0.37%) git-flow
17 4 (0.37%) GitLab
17 4 (0.37%) PostCSS
General
1 262 (24.49%) Marketing
2 106 (9.91%) Finance
3 84 (7.85%) Retail
4 64 (5.98%) Games
5 42 (3.93%) Advertising
6 26 (2.43%) Legal
7 19 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.50%) Multimedia
9 15 (1.40%) Automotive
10 14 (1.31%) Banking
11 9 (0.84%) Back Office
12 7 (0.65%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
13 6 (0.56%) Law
13 6 (0.56%) Publishing
14 4 (0.37%) Billing
14 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.37%) Military
15 3 (0.28%) Retail Finance
16 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 507 (47.38%) Developer
2 450 (42.06%) Designer
3 266 (24.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 222 (20.75%) UX Designer
5 126 (11.78%) UI Designer
6 107 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 81 (7.57%) UI/UX Designer
8 73 (6.82%) Digital Designer
9 69 (6.45%) Senior Designer
10 66 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 54 (5.05%) HTML Developer
12 52 (4.86%) Web Designer
13 50 (4.67%) UI Developer
14 47 (4.39%) HTML CSS Developer
15 45 (4.21%) PHP Developer
16 42 (3.93%) Junior
17 40 (3.74%) Senior Developer
18 39 (3.64%) Senior UX Designer
19 34 (3.18%) Analyst
20 30 (2.80%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (67.57%) HTML
2 696 (65.05%) CSS
3 293 (27.38%) HTML5
4 243 (22.71%) jQuery
5 242 (22.62%) CSS3
6 209 (19.53%) Sass
7 191 (17.85%) AngularJS
8 152 (14.21%) React
9 94 (8.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 79 (7.38%) Node.js
11 75 (7.01%) LESS
12 68 (6.36%) XML
13 63 (5.89%) Vue.js
14 62 (5.79%) Ajax
15 60 (5.61%) .NET
16 37 (3.46%) JSON
16 37 (3.46%) Web Services
17 35 (3.27%) Laravel
18 31 (2.90%) RESTful
19 28 (2.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 515 (48.13%) User Experience
2 111 (10.37%) Mobile App
3 103 (9.63%) Graphic Design
4 74 (6.92%) Social Media
5 56 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.80%) Photography
9 29 (2.71%) Greenfield Project
10 26 (2.43%) Animation
10 26 (2.43%) Fintech
11 19 (1.78%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.59%) Video Editing
13 16 (1.50%) e-Learning
14 15 (1.40%) Robotics
15 14 (1.31%) W3C
16 10 (0.93%) Digital Media
17 9 (0.84%) Blog
17 9 (0.84%) Online Games
18 8 (0.75%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.14%) Android
2 49 (4.58%) Apple iOS
3 36 (3.36%) Linux
4 33 (3.08%) Windows
5 8 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 8 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.65%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.37%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.19%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.093%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (30.09%) Front End Development
2 302 (28.22%) Agile Software Development
2 302 (28.22%) Wireframes
3 218 (20.37%) Web Development
4 156 (14.58%) Prototyping
5 148 (13.83%) E-Commerce
6 134 (12.52%) Web Design
7 131 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
8 117 (10.93%) SEO
9 116 (10.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 94 (8.79%) Analytics
11 86 (8.04%) Scrum
12 81 (7.57%) MVC
13 76 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
14 67 (6.26%) Time Management
15 65 (6.07%) Mobile First
16 55 (5.14%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
17 54 (5.05%) Artificial Intelligence
18 51 (4.77%) Email Marketing
18 51 (4.77%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 535 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 212 (19.81%) PHP
3 86 (8.04%) Java
4 61 (5.70%) C#
5 60 (5.61%) SQL
6 37 (3.46%) ES6
7 27 (2.52%) C
8 21 (1.96%) TypeScript
9 18 (1.68%) C++
10 16 (1.50%) ES7
11 15 (1.40%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.21%) Python
14 8 (0.75%) Apple Swift
14 8 (0.75%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.65%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.65%) Java 8
15 7 (0.65%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.47%) ActionScript
16 5 (0.47%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 167 (15.61%) Degree
2 26 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.28%) ISEB
6 1 (0.093%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.093%) MCSA
6 1 (0.093%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.093%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.34%) QA
2 10 (0.93%) GDPR
3 9 (0.84%) WCAG
4 4 (0.37%) WAI
5 3 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.093%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (0.93%) Docker
2 6 (0.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.28%) LXC
4 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.093%) Varnish
4 1 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (0.75%) cPanel
2 3 (0.28%) SCCM
3 1 (0.093%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.093%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.093%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.093%) WSUS
Vendors
1 522 (48.79%) Adobe
2 93 (8.69%) Google
2 93 (8.69%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
4 24 (2.24%) Twitter
5 17 (1.59%) Zend
6 16 (1.50%) Facebook
7 15 (1.40%) Blue Prism
8 12 (1.12%) Apple
8 12 (1.12%) Pardot
8 12 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 10 (0.93%) WooCommerce
10 8 (0.75%) Optimizely
11 7 (0.65%) Oracle
11 7 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 6 (0.56%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.47%) Hootsuite
13 5 (0.47%) IBM
13 5 (0.47%) LexisNexis
13 5 (0.47%) Tableau