The table below looks at the statistics for Mac OS X skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mac OS X over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 87 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 26 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.62% 1.53% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.03% 4.30% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 16
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
517 512 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.17% 35.61% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 427 411 568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £25,548
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Mac OS X
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Mac OS X Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Cambridge region.

Mac OS X Salary Trend in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mac OS X across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X.

1 21 (72.41%) C++
2 17 (58.62%) Computer Science
3 16 (55.17%) Objective-C
4 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
4 14 (48.28%) Finance
4 14 (48.28%) Banking
5 12 (41.38%) C
6 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
7 9 (31.03%) Resource Management
8 8 (27.59%) HTTP
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
10 6 (20.69%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) DOM
10 6 (20.69%) Kanban
10 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
10 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
10 6 (20.69%) WebKit
11 5 (17.24%) REST
11 5 (17.24%) JSON
12 4 (13.79%) CSS
12 4 (13.79%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) PHP
12 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
12 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
13 3 (10.34%) Redis
13 3 (10.34%) Jasmine

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Mac OS X also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mac OS X. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.34%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jasmine
2 3 (10.34%) Grunt
2 3 (10.34%) Bower
3 2 (6.90%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (6.90%) Yeoman
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) PHPUnit
4 1 (3.45%) FogBugz
4 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) WebObjects
4 1 (3.45%) Xcode
4 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
1 14 (48.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Web Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) C++ Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Systems Developer
5 3 (10.34%) PHP Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Systems Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Real Time Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Front-End Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Agile Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) DOM
2 6 (20.69%) WebKit
3 5 (17.24%) REST
3 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 4 (13.79%) CSS
4 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) Cocoa
6 1 (3.45%) HTML5
6 1 (3.45%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (3.45%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) User Experience
3 2 (6.90%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Multithreading
1 9 (31.03%) Resource Management
2 6 (20.69%) Kanban
2 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) OO
3 4 (13.79%) Signal Processing
3 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.34%) OO PHP
5 2 (6.90%) Stress Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Scrum
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) OOP
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) C++
2 16 (55.17%) Objective-C
3 12 (41.38%) C
4 11 (37.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) C#
6 4 (13.79%) PHP
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Symbian
1 1 (3.45%) Apple
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