Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe Photoshop
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 274 220
Rank change year-on-year +50 -54 -11
Permanent jobs citing Photoshop 20 19 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.24% 1.02%
As % of the Applications category 3.92% 2.61% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 20 16 79
Median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,125 £23,350
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £38,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 510 727 1,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 8.36% 9.13% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 416 497 747
Median annual salary £34,599 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.15% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £20,100 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,854 £58,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Photoshop
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Photoshop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Photoshop in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Photoshop in the West Midlands

Photoshop
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Photoshop within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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
Birmingham +40 8 £38,750 +21.09% 2
Worcestershire - 4 £21,500 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £32,500 -
Coventry +20 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +4 2 £25,000 -19.35% 2
Solihull - 1 £27,500 -
Photoshop
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Photoshop.

1 17 (85.00%) Adobe
2 15 (75.00%) User Experience
3 13 (65.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) HTML
5 10 (50.00%) CSS
5 10 (50.00%) InVision
5 10 (50.00%) Sketch
6 7 (35.00%) Wireframes
7 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
7 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
7 6 (30.00%) Figma
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (25.00%) Typography
9 4 (20.00%) Apple
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Scrum
9 4 (20.00%) Web Design
9 4 (20.00%) Logistics
9 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
10 3 (15.00%) Windows
10 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
10 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
10 3 (15.00%) Motion Graphics
10 3 (15.00%) Balsamiq
11 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
11 2 (10.00%) Hudson

Photoshop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 10 (50.00%) InVision
2 10 (50.00%) Sketch
3 6 (30.00%) Figma
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (10.00%) InDesign
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe Premiere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Balsamiq
2 2 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 2 (10.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Designer
2 6 (30.00%) UI Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Junior
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) UX Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Digital UX Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Junior Graphic Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate
6 2 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Junior Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Designer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior UI Designer
6 2 (10.00%) UX Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
7 1 (5.00%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) CSS
1 10 (50.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) User Experience
2 6 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 3 (15.00%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Wireframes
3 6 (30.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (25.00%) Typography
5 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Web Design
6 3 (15.00%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (10.00%) Front End Development
7 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
7 2 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (5.00%) Infographics
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Java
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Adobe
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft