Period
to 23 April 2021

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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 537 548 513
Rank change year-on-year +11 -35 -91
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 343 457 806
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.40% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Applications category 6.07% 5.62% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 212 356 630
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.31% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +4.62%

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 5,651 8,127 12,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.61% 7.53% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,020 6,390 9,290
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,988
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,275 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% +6.06%

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Photoshop over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Photoshop in the UK

Photoshop
Top 17 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 23 April 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 +3 302 £40,000 - 78
UK excluding London +20 183 £40,000 +11.11% 56
London +59 143 £45,000 +5.88% 26
North of England +35 52 £35,000 -2.78% 20
South East +34 42 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Work from Home -130 37 £41,500 +10.67% 17
Midlands +9 35 £35,000 - 10
Yorkshire +3 26 £30,000 -25.00% 9
North West +38 22 £35,000 - 11
East Midlands +23 21 £37,800 +8.00% 5
Scotland +20 21 £46,750 +3.89% 3
South West -8 21 £40,000 +21.21% 10
West Midlands +1 14 £34,500 +6.15% 5
Northern Ireland - 7 £37,500 - 1
East of England +12 4 £22,250 -44.38% 4
North East - 4 £48,500 -
Wales +35 1 £22,500 -43.75%

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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.

1 219 (63.85%) Adobe
2 197 (57.43%) HTML
3 180 (52.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 159 (46.36%) CSS
5 150 (43.73%) JavaScript
6 132 (38.48%) User Experience
7 105 (30.61%) Marketing
8 87 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (21.87%) PHP
10 73 (21.28%) HTML5
11 69 (20.12%) Front End Development
12 66 (19.24%) Sketch
13 64 (18.66%) Web Development
13 64 (18.66%) jQuery
14 58 (16.91%) Wireframes
15 54 (15.74%) Social Media
16 47 (13.70%) WordPress
17 46 (13.41%) Sass
17 46 (13.41%) Analytics
18 45 (13.12%) Google
18 45 (13.12%) InDesign
19 43 (12.54%) CSS3
20 42 (12.24%) Git (software)
20 42 (12.24%) InVision
20 42 (12.24%) Adobe XD
21 41 (11.95%) Prototyping
21 41 (11.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
22 40 (11.66%) SEO
22 40 (11.66%) Digital Marketing
23 39 (11.37%) E-Commerce

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 47 (13.70%) WordPress
2 28 (8.16%) CMS
3 11 (3.21%) Confluence
4 9 (2.62%) Drupal
5 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.17%) Apache
6 4 (1.17%) nginx
7 3 (0.87%) Headless CMS
7 3 (0.87%) IIS
7 3 (0.87%) Tornado
7 3 (0.87%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.29%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 180 (52.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 66 (19.24%) Sketch
3 45 (13.12%) InDesign
4 42 (12.24%) Adobe XD
4 42 (12.24%) InVision
5 41 (11.95%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 35 (10.20%) Adobe After Effects
7 33 (9.62%) Adobe Premiere
8 21 (6.12%) Figma
9 18 (5.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 16 (4.66%) GIMP
10 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Excel
10 16 (4.66%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (4.37%) Maya
12 10 (2.92%) MS Visio
13 9 (2.62%) Zeplin
14 7 (2.04%) 3ds Max
14 7 (2.04%) Final Cut Pro
14 7 (2.04%) FrameMaker
15 6 (1.75%) Houdini
Business Applications
1 21 (6.12%) Magento
2 7 (2.04%) Shopify
3 2 (0.58%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.58%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 32 (9.33%) Google Analytics
2 30 (8.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 28 (8.16%) GitHub
4 24 (7.00%) AWS
4 24 (7.00%) SaaS
5 16 (4.66%) Asana
6 11 (3.21%) Azure
7 10 (2.92%) Google Tag Manager
8 9 (2.62%) MailChimp
9 5 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
9 5 (1.46%) npm
10 4 (1.17%) GCP
10 4 (1.17%) Yarn
11 3 (0.87%) AdWords
11 3 (0.87%) Firebase
12 2 (0.58%) Amazon Alexa
12 2 (0.58%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.58%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.58%) Yammer
13 1 (0.29%) AWS CodeCommit
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.62%) Intranet
2 6 (1.75%) SSH
3 3 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.87%) MySQL
2 9 (2.62%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.17%) Big Data
3 4 (1.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.87%) Tableau
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 42 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 23 (6.71%) Axure RP
2 23 (6.71%) Grunt
3 22 (6.41%) JIRA
4 21 (6.12%) gulp
5 16 (4.66%) CasperJS
5 16 (4.66%) PhantomJS
5 16 (4.66%) TeamCity
6 15 (4.37%) webpack
7 12 (3.50%) Balsamiq
8 7 (2.04%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.46%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.46%) Protractor
10 4 (1.17%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.17%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.17%) Subversion
10 4 (1.17%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.58%) FumeFX
11 2 (0.58%) git-flow
11 2 (0.58%) GitLab
General
1 105 (30.61%) Marketing
2 29 (8.45%) Advertising
2 29 (8.45%) Retail
3 24 (7.00%) Publishing
4 19 (5.54%) Legal
5 13 (3.79%) Games
6 10 (2.92%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.33%) Finance
7 8 (2.33%) Law
7 8 (2.33%) Public Sector
8 6 (1.75%) Automotive
8 6 (1.75%) Banking
8 6 (1.75%) Electronics
8 6 (1.75%) Local Government
9 5 (1.46%) Brand Awareness
9 5 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.46%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.17%) Military
10 4 (1.17%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 137 (39.94%) Developer
2 109 (31.78%) Designer
3 67 (19.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 57 (16.62%) UX Designer
5 38 (11.08%) Senior Developer
6 34 (9.91%) UI Designer
7 29 (8.45%) Web Developer
8 26 (7.58%) UI/UX Designer
9 22 (6.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 20 (5.83%) Senior Designer
11 12 (3.50%) Senior UX Designer
12 11 (3.21%) Digital Executive
12 11 (3.21%) Junior
13 10 (2.92%) UX Developer
14 9 (2.62%) PHP Developer
14 9 (2.62%) Web Designer
15 8 (2.33%) Digital Designer
15 8 (2.33%) Full Stack Developer
15 8 (2.33%) React Developer
15 8 (2.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (57.43%) HTML
2 159 (46.36%) CSS
3 73 (21.28%) HTML5
4 64 (18.66%) jQuery
5 46 (13.41%) Sass
6 43 (12.54%) CSS3
7 39 (11.37%) React
8 38 (11.08%) AngularJS
9 34 (9.91%) Node.js
10 28 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 22 (6.41%) Vue.js
12 20 (5.83%) Web Services
13 14 (4.08%) Laravel
13 14 (4.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 12 (3.50%) Ajax
14 12 (3.50%) Framer.js
14 12 (3.50%) GraphQL
14 12 (3.50%) RESTful
14 12 (3.50%) SOAP
15 10 (2.92%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 132 (38.48%) User Experience
2 54 (15.74%) Social Media
3 32 (9.33%) Animation
4 25 (7.29%) Blog
5 22 (6.41%) Graphic Design
6 19 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (5.54%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (5.25%) Digital Media
7 18 (5.25%) Video Editing
8 17 (4.96%) Organisational Skills
9 16 (4.66%) Mobile App
9 16 (4.66%) Podcast
10 15 (4.37%) Motion Graphics
11 11 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (2.04%) Photography
13 6 (1.75%) Cyberattack
14 5 (1.46%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (1.46%) Vector Graphics
15 4 (1.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.25%) Linux
2 14 (4.08%) Windows
3 6 (1.75%) CentOS
4 5 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.46%) Unix
4 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.17%) Android
5 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (25.36%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (20.12%) Front End Development
3 64 (18.66%) Web Development
4 58 (16.91%) Wireframes
5 46 (13.41%) Analytics
6 41 (11.95%) Prototyping
7 40 (11.66%) Digital Marketing
7 40 (11.66%) SEO
8 39 (11.37%) E-Commerce
9 28 (8.16%) CRM
10 27 (7.87%) Typography
11 26 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
11 26 (7.58%) Web Design
12 25 (7.29%) Problem-Solving
12 25 (7.29%) Time Management
13 22 (6.41%) Requirements Gathering
14 21 (6.12%) A/B Testing
14 21 (6.12%) Computer Science
14 21 (6.12%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
15 20 (5.83%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 150 (43.73%) JavaScript
2 75 (21.87%) PHP
3 17 (4.96%) SQL
4 14 (4.08%) Python
5 11 (3.21%) C#
5 11 (3.21%) Java
6 9 (2.62%) TypeScript
7 8 (2.33%) R
8 5 (1.46%) ES6
8 5 (1.46%) Kotlin
9 4 (1.17%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.17%) C++
9 4 (1.17%) Perl
9 4 (1.17%) PHP 7
10 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.87%) VB
11 2 (0.58%) C
11 2 (0.58%) Clojure
11 2 (0.58%) ClojureScript
11 2 (0.58%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 28 (8.16%) Degree
2 5 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
3 3 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.21%) WCAG
2 4 (1.17%) WAI
3 3 (0.87%) QA
4 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.21%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.87%) NFS
4 3 (0.87%) Samba
5 1 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (0.87%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.58%) Plesk
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
3 1 (0.29%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (0.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 219 (63.85%) Adobe
2 45 (13.12%) Google
3 26 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 18 (5.25%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (4.66%) DoubleClick
6 13 (3.79%) Instagram
6 13 (3.79%) Twitter
7 9 (2.62%) YouTube
8 8 (2.33%) Facebook
9 7 (2.04%) WooCommerce
10 5 (1.46%) Oracle
10 5 (1.46%) PTC
11 4 (1.17%) Sony
12 3 (0.87%) Apple
12 3 (0.87%) BT
12 3 (0.87%) Nintex
12 3 (0.87%) Pinterest
12 3 (0.87%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.87%) SAP
12 3 (0.87%) Snapchat