Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 673 543 595
Rank change year-on-year -130 +52 -102
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 435 243 500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 3.99% 6.32% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 228 180 429
10th Percentile £27,200 £23,500 £24,950
25th Percentile £33,750 £31,813 £30,370
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -

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 10,910 3,842 10,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.47% 6.05% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6,571 3,041 7,996
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,650 £22,075
25th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.53% +8.97% -2.50%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -82 402 £44,300 +10.75% 82
UK excluding London -147 221 £42,500 +9.68% 56
London -106 180 £45,000 -7.69% 29
South East -75 74 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Work from Home -185 62 £47,500 +23.38% 15
Midlands -92 48 £60,000 +71.43% 8
North of England -127 45 £35,000 -9.09% 21
West Midlands -56 37 £60,000 +71.43% 4
South West -24 34 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Yorkshire -69 24 £37,500 -2.60% 10
North West -81 21 £34,000 -15.00% 9
East Midlands -68 11 £28,000 -30.00% 4
East of England -86 11 £34,000 +52.81% 4
Northern Ireland -33 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Scotland -77 4 - - 3
Wales -47 1 £36,000 +60.00%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 275 (63.22%) Adobe
2 226 (51.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 212 (48.74%) User Experience
4 199 (45.75%) HTML
5 182 (41.84%) CSS
6 155 (35.63%) JavaScript
7 133 (30.57%) Marketing
8 122 (28.05%) UX Design
9 108 (24.83%) Social Skills
10 104 (23.91%) InDesign
11 99 (22.76%) React
12 96 (22.07%) Sketch
13 90 (20.69%) Degree
14 89 (20.46%) HTML5
15 88 (20.23%) Adobe XD
16 80 (18.39%) Front End Development
17 79 (18.16%) AngularJS
18 78 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
19 77 (17.70%) Social Media
20 75 (17.24%) SEO
20 75 (17.24%) Git (software)
21 70 (16.09%) Adobe After Effects
22 67 (15.40%) CMS
22 67 (15.40%) CSS3
23 64 (14.71%) Figma
24 62 (14.25%) Sass
24 62 (14.25%) Wireframes
25 59 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
26 58 (13.33%) Animation
26 58 (13.33%) Adobe Premiere

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 67 (15.40%) CMS
2 37 (8.51%) WordPress
3 18 (4.14%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.84%) Drupal
4 8 (1.84%) Headless CMS
5 7 (1.61%) Confluence
5 7 (1.61%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.38%) Apache
7 3 (0.69%) concrete5
8 2 (0.46%) nginx
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.23%) Totara
Applications
1 226 (51.95%) Adobe Illustrator
2 104 (23.91%) InDesign
3 96 (22.07%) Sketch
4 88 (20.23%) Adobe XD
5 70 (16.09%) Adobe After Effects
6 59 (13.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 58 (13.33%) Adobe Premiere
8 44 (10.11%) Microsoft Office
9 43 (9.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 41 (9.43%) InVision
11 23 (5.29%) Zeplin
12 19 (4.37%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (3.45%) Maya
14 10 (2.30%) GIMP
15 8 (1.84%) Marvel
16 5 (1.15%) Acrobat
16 5 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (1.15%) UXPin
17 4 (0.92%) iWork
18 3 (0.69%) Blender
Business Applications
1 10 (2.30%) Shopify
2 5 (1.15%) Magento
3 3 (0.69%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.46%) Workfront
5 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 64 (14.71%) Figma
2 40 (9.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 22 (5.06%) Google Analytics
4 21 (4.83%) SaaS
5 18 (4.14%) AWS
6 14 (3.22%) Yammer
7 13 (2.99%) npm
8 12 (2.76%) Microsoft 365
9 10 (2.30%) GitHub
10 8 (1.84%) Firebase
11 7 (1.61%) Azure
11 7 (1.61%) Trello
12 6 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.38%) Google Tag Manager
12 6 (1.38%) Serverless
13 5 (1.15%) GCP
13 5 (1.15%) Google Ads
14 4 (0.92%) Slack
15 3 (0.69%) AWS CodePipeline
15 3 (0.69%) Canva
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.68%) Intranet
2 10 (2.30%) Internet
3 4 (0.92%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.37%) MySQL
2 14 (3.22%) MongoDB
3 8 (1.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.61%) Blockchain
5 5 (1.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (0.69%) GIS
6 3 (0.69%) QGIS
7 2 (0.46%) Big Data
7 2 (0.46%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.23%) KDB
8 1 (0.23%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.23%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 75 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 32 (7.36%) webpack
3 31 (7.13%) JIRA
4 27 (6.21%) Axure RP
5 12 (2.76%) gulp
6 10 (2.30%) Storybook
7 6 (1.38%) Bitbucket
7 6 (1.38%) Cypress.io
7 6 (1.38%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (1.15%) Balsamiq
8 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket Server
8 5 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.15%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.15%) Subversion
8 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
8 5 (1.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.92%) Bundler
10 3 (0.69%) Babel
10 3 (0.69%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.69%) Mocha
General
1 133 (30.57%) Marketing
2 108 (24.83%) Social Skills
3 53 (12.18%) Advertising
4 34 (7.82%) Multimedia
5 29 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
6 26 (5.98%) Retail
7 25 (5.75%) Games
8 24 (5.52%) Finance
9 21 (4.83%) Publishing
10 19 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (4.37%) Automotive
11 13 (2.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 12 (2.76%) Presentation Skills
13 9 (2.07%) Public Sector
14 7 (1.61%) Law
14 7 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (1.15%) Legal
15 5 (1.15%) Music Industry
16 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 171 (39.31%) Designer
2 130 (29.89%) Developer
3 72 (16.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 55 (12.64%) UX Designer
5 53 (12.18%) Graphic Designer
6 37 (8.51%) UI Designer
7 36 (8.28%) Senior Designer
7 36 (8.28%) UI/UX Designer
8 25 (5.75%) Coordinator
8 25 (5.75%) Senior Developer
9 20 (4.60%) React Developer
10 18 (4.14%) Digital Designer
11 15 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (3.45%) Junior
11 15 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 13 (2.99%) Junior Designer
12 13 (2.99%) Senior UI Designer
12 13 (2.99%) Senior UI/UX Designer
12 13 (2.99%) Senior UX Designer
13 12 (2.76%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (45.75%) HTML
2 182 (41.84%) CSS
3 99 (22.76%) React
4 89 (20.46%) HTML5
5 79 (18.16%) AngularJS
6 67 (15.40%) CSS3
7 62 (14.25%) Sass
8 44 (10.11%) Node.js
9 39 (8.97%) LESS
10 38 (8.74%) jQuery
11 31 (7.13%) Vue.js
12 24 (5.52%) GraphQL
13 22 (5.06%) Ajax
14 20 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 17 (3.91%) Redux
16 14 (3.22%) Backbone.js
16 14 (3.22%) Jest
16 14 (3.22%) Semantic HTML
17 13 (2.99%) Apache Cordova
17 13 (2.99%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 212 (48.74%) User Experience
2 77 (17.70%) Social Media
3 58 (13.33%) Animation
4 41 (9.43%) Graphic Design
5 38 (8.74%) Mobile App
6 32 (7.36%) Video Editing
7 22 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (4.83%) Motion Graphics
9 17 (3.91%) W3C
10 15 (3.45%) Blog
11 13 (2.99%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.76%) Photography
13 10 (2.30%) e-Learning
13 10 (2.30%) Podcast
13 10 (2.30%) Smartphone
14 8 (1.84%) Digital Media
14 8 (1.84%) Legacy Code
14 8 (1.84%) SCORM
15 7 (1.61%) Cardano
15 7 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (5.98%) Android
1 26 (5.98%) Apple iOS
2 15 (3.45%) Windows
3 5 (1.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.92%) Linux
4 4 (0.92%) Windows 10
4 4 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 4 (0.92%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.46%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.05%) UX Design
2 80 (18.39%) Front End Development
3 78 (17.93%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (17.24%) SEO
5 62 (14.25%) Wireframes
6 55 (12.64%) Analytics
7 47 (10.80%) Visualisation
8 44 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (10.11%) Web Development
9 36 (8.28%) Prototyping
10 33 (7.59%) Time Management
11 32 (7.36%) Project Management
11 32 (7.36%) Responsive Web Design
12 31 (7.13%) Content Management
13 30 (6.90%) Collaborative Working
13 30 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
13 30 (6.90%) Typography
14 28 (6.44%) Full Stack Development
15 27 (6.21%) B2B
15 27 (6.21%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 155 (35.63%) JavaScript
2 34 (7.82%) ES6
3 28 (6.44%) TypeScript
4 24 (5.52%) PHP
5 16 (3.68%) ES7
6 15 (3.45%) Java
7 14 (3.22%) C#
8 9 (2.07%) Python
9 8 (1.84%) SQL
10 5 (1.15%) Haskell
10 5 (1.15%) JSX
10 5 (1.15%) Kotlin
10 5 (1.15%) Rust
10 5 (1.15%) Scala
10 5 (1.15%) VBA
11 3 (0.69%) Bash
11 3 (0.69%) C
11 3 (0.69%) R
12 1 (0.23%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (20.69%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.15%) Master's Degree
3 5 (1.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.43%) Accessibility
2 20 (4.60%) QA
3 5 (1.15%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (3.91%) Docker
2 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (1.15%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.69%) Puppet
2 3 (0.69%) Rancher
2 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 275 (63.22%) Adobe
2 49 (11.26%) Microsoft
3 47 (10.80%) Google
4 26 (5.98%) Facebook
5 23 (5.29%) Twitter
6 15 (3.45%) Instagram
7 12 (2.76%) Sitecore
8 11 (2.53%) Xamarin
9 10 (2.30%) TikTok
10 7 (1.61%) HubSpot
10 7 (1.61%) SAP
11 5 (1.15%) Autodesk
11 5 (1.15%) BT
11 5 (1.15%) Hotjar
11 5 (1.15%) IBM
12 4 (0.92%) Huawei
12 4 (0.92%) Optimizely
12 4 (0.92%) VMware
12 4 (0.92%) YouTube
13 3 (0.69%) WooCommerce