Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 625 554 551
Rank change year-on-year -71 -3 -84
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 418 148 674
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.30% 0.48%
As % of the Applications category 4.27% 4.84% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 252 112 556
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £25,625
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,278
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.25% - -
75th Percentile £53,813 £50,375 £52,500
90th Percentile £64,750 £68,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,250 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.95% +10.00% -

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 9,783 3,058 11,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.13% 6.13% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,973 2,434 9,123
10th Percentile £25,187 £26,194 £22,300
25th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.56% +20.00% -2.60%
75th Percentile £59,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -1.28% +15.56% -3.57%

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 19 September 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 19 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 -54 392 £40,500 +1.25% 87
UK excluding London -124 206 £39,250 +1.95% 62
London -104 195 £45,500 -17.27% 30
Work from Home -266 55 £43,500 +12.99% 11
South East -139 54 £45,000 +12.50% 15
North of England -100 52 £37,500 -2.60% 16
South West -62 35 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Midlands -104 35 £32,500 +8.33% 13
North West -66 25 £35,000 -23.08% 11
Yorkshire -97 21 £30,000 -22.08% 1
East Midlands -59 19 £32,500 +8.33% 3
West Midlands -90 16 £27,500 -21.43% 10
East of England - 12 £34,000 - 4
Scotland -84 11 £48,500 +38.57% 2
North East -29 6 £48,500 +49.23% 4
Northern Ireland -43 6 £32,500 - 3
Wales -39 1 £36,000 -7.10% 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 250 (59.81%) Adobe
2 237 (56.70%) HTML
3 209 (50.00%) CSS
4 206 (49.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 191 (45.69%) User Experience
6 166 (39.71%) JavaScript
7 120 (28.71%) Social Skills
8 112 (26.79%) Marketing
9 104 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (22.97%) Sketch
11 90 (21.53%) React
12 86 (20.57%) HTML5
12 86 (20.57%) Wireframes
13 85 (20.33%) InDesign
14 74 (17.70%) Front End Development
15 71 (16.99%) Git (software)
16 67 (16.03%) SEO
17 64 (15.31%) Social Media
17 64 (15.31%) Adobe XD
18 62 (14.83%) CSS3
18 62 (14.83%) jQuery
19 61 (14.59%) CMS
19 61 (14.59%) AngularJS
20 59 (14.11%) Web Development
21 56 (13.40%) Degree
22 54 (12.92%) Figma
23 53 (12.68%) Sass
24 52 (12.44%) Google
25 51 (12.20%) Animation
26 50 (11.96%) Advertising

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 61 (14.59%) CMS
2 41 (9.81%) WordPress
3 21 (5.02%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.07%) Tornado
5 13 (3.11%) Headless CMS
6 8 (1.91%) Apache
7 7 (1.67%) nginx
7 7 (1.67%) Umbraco
8 6 (1.44%) Confluence
8 6 (1.44%) Drupal
9 5 (1.20%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.48%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 206 (49.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 96 (22.97%) Sketch
3 85 (20.33%) InDesign
4 64 (15.31%) Adobe XD
5 54 (12.92%) Figma
6 49 (11.72%) Adobe Premiere
7 46 (11.00%) InVision
8 44 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 42 (10.05%) Adobe After Effects
10 38 (9.09%) GIMP
11 36 (8.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 25 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
13 18 (4.31%) Maya
14 15 (3.59%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (2.63%) Acrobat
16 9 (2.15%) OmniGraffle
17 8 (1.91%) MS Visio
18 7 (1.67%) 3ds Max
18 7 (1.67%) Fireworks
18 7 (1.67%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 14 (3.35%) Shopify
2 12 (2.87%) Magento
3 3 (0.72%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.48%) Workfront
5 1 (0.24%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.81%) GitHub
2 32 (7.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 21 (5.02%) Google Analytics
4 20 (4.78%) SaaS
5 14 (3.35%) AWS
5 14 (3.35%) Firebase
5 14 (3.35%) Microsoft 365
6 12 (2.87%) Yammer
7 11 (2.63%) Google Ads
7 11 (2.63%) MailChimp
8 9 (2.15%) Azure
9 7 (1.67%) GCP
10 6 (1.44%) Asana
10 6 (1.44%) Cloudflare
11 5 (1.20%) Facebook Ads
12 4 (0.96%) Google Tag Manager
13 3 (0.72%) Lucidchart
13 3 (0.72%) Miro
14 2 (0.48%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.48%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.59%) Intranet
2 11 (2.63%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) Firewall
4 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 2 (0.48%) Extranet
6 1 (0.24%) Network Security
6 1 (0.24%) Skype
6 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.66%) NoSQL
2 30 (7.18%) MongoDB
3 21 (5.02%) MySQL
4 19 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 17 (4.07%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.20%) BigQuery
7 5 (1.20%) Redis
7 5 (1.20%) SQL Server
8 4 (0.96%) Big Data
9 3 (0.72%) Tableau
10 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.24%) GIS
11 1 (0.24%) Metadata
11 1 (0.24%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 71 (16.99%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.70%) JIRA
3 22 (5.26%) webpack
4 21 (5.02%) Axure RP
5 11 (2.63%) gulp
6 10 (2.39%) Balsamiq
6 10 (2.39%) Grunt
7 7 (1.67%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (1.44%) Cactus
8 6 (1.44%) CasperJS
8 6 (1.44%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.44%) PhantomJS
8 6 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.20%) Cypress.io
9 5 (1.20%) Subversion
10 4 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 120 (28.71%) Social Skills
2 112 (26.79%) Marketing
3 50 (11.96%) Advertising
4 41 (9.81%) Finance
5 33 (7.89%) Games
6 31 (7.42%) Legal
7 28 (6.70%) Retail
8 27 (6.46%) Organisational Skills
9 25 (5.98%) Multimedia
10 20 (4.78%) Publishing
11 17 (4.07%) Back Office
11 17 (4.07%) Online Betting
12 12 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (1.91%) Public Sector
14 7 (1.67%) Automotive
15 6 (1.44%) Banking
15 6 (1.44%) Music Industry
16 5 (1.20%) Billing
16 5 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 145 (34.69%) Developer
2 139 (33.25%) Designer
3 75 (17.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 60 (14.35%) UX Designer
5 45 (10.77%) UI Designer
6 35 (8.37%) UI/UX Designer
7 30 (7.18%) Senior Developer
8 25 (5.98%) Senior Designer
9 24 (5.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 24 (5.74%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.50%) React Developer
11 18 (4.31%) UI Developer
12 17 (4.07%) Graphic Designer
13 16 (3.83%) Senior React Developer
14 13 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (3.11%) Senior UX Designer
14 13 (3.11%) Web Developer
15 12 (2.87%) Digital Designer
15 12 (2.87%) Web Designer
16 11 (2.63%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (56.70%) HTML
2 209 (50.00%) CSS
3 90 (21.53%) React
4 86 (20.57%) HTML5
5 62 (14.83%) CSS3
5 62 (14.83%) jQuery
6 61 (14.59%) AngularJS
7 53 (12.68%) Sass
8 35 (8.37%) Node.js
9 29 (6.94%) Vue.js
10 28 (6.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 26 (6.22%) Ajax
11 26 (6.22%) RESTful
12 20 (4.78%) LESS
13 19 (4.55%) Web Services
14 17 (4.07%) RabbitMQ
14 17 (4.07%) Redux
15 16 (3.83%) WebSockets
16 15 (3.59%) GreenSock GSAP
16 15 (3.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 191 (45.69%) User Experience
2 64 (15.31%) Social Media
3 51 (12.20%) Animation
4 43 (10.29%) Blog
5 32 (7.66%) Video Editing
6 30 (7.18%) Graphic Design
7 24 (5.74%) Mobile App
8 18 (4.31%) Motion Graphics
9 17 (4.07%) Client/Server
10 12 (2.87%) Photography
10 12 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (2.39%) BYOD
11 10 (2.39%) Digital Media
11 10 (2.39%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.67%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.67%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
13 6 (1.44%) e-Learning
13 6 (1.44%) Interactive Media
13 6 (1.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.22%) Windows
2 23 (5.50%) Linux
3 17 (4.07%) Android
3 17 (4.07%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.07%) Unix
4 16 (3.83%) Windows 7
5 13 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.15%) Mac OS
7 7 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.44%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.96%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.72%) CentOS
10 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.88%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (20.57%) Wireframes
3 74 (17.70%) Front End Development
4 67 (16.03%) SEO
5 59 (14.11%) Web Development
6 45 (10.77%) Analytics
6 45 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
6 45 (10.77%) Prototyping
7 44 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 38 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 36 (8.61%) Digital Marketing
10 34 (8.13%) Responsive Web Design
11 31 (7.42%) Project Management
12 30 (7.18%) Visualisation
13 28 (6.70%) MVC
14 27 (6.46%) Workflow
15 26 (6.22%) Microservices
16 25 (5.98%) User Research
17 24 (5.74%) Creative Thinking
17 24 (5.74%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 166 (39.71%) JavaScript
2 35 (8.37%) SQL
3 33 (7.89%) PHP
4 32 (7.66%) Java
5 27 (6.46%) Python
5 27 (6.46%) TypeScript
6 17 (4.07%) R
7 15 (3.59%) C#
8 14 (3.35%) ES6
9 7 (1.67%) Kotlin
10 6 (1.44%) C
10 6 (1.44%) C++
10 6 (1.44%) Ruby
11 5 (1.20%) Scala
12 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.72%) ES7
13 3 (0.72%) JSX
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) Perl
15 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 56 (13.40%) Degree
2 20 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.33%) Accessibility
2 9 (2.15%) WCAG
3 7 (1.67%) QA
4 5 (1.20%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.72%) GDPR
6 2 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (5.02%) Docker
2 9 (2.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.72%) NFS
4 3 (0.72%) Samba
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (5.26%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.20%) Istio
2 5 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
2 5 (1.20%) SCCM
2 5 (1.20%) Terraform
3 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 250 (59.81%) Adobe
2 52 (12.44%) Google
3 44 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.78%) Facebook
5 18 (4.31%) Oracle
6 17 (4.07%) Instagram
7 11 (2.63%) Twitter
8 9 (2.15%) Snapchat
8 9 (2.15%) YouTube
9 8 (1.91%) DoubleClick
9 8 (1.91%) HubSpot
10 7 (1.67%) Huawei
10 7 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.67%) VMware
11 6 (1.44%) Optimizely
12 5 (1.20%) Apple
12 5 (1.20%) Reuters
12 5 (1.20%) SAP
13 4 (0.96%) Pinterest
14 3 (0.72%) Hotjar