The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Mac OS X
Rank 112 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mac OS X 9 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.51% 0.61% 0.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 1.74% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 14
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
600 576 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.73% 34.87% 35.56%
Number of salaries quoted 481 500 523
Average salary £41,750 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.82% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Mac OS X
Cambridgeshire

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 25 July 2014.

Mac OS X Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Mac OS X
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) C#
3 19 (73.08%) Python
3 19 (73.08%) Ruby
4 18 (69.23%) Perl
5 15 (57.69%) QA
6 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
6 14 (53.85%) Automotive
6 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 13 (50.00%) Windows
8 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (42.31%) Regression Testing
9 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing
10 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
11 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL
12 3 (11.54%) Degree
12 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
12 3 (11.54%) Android
12 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
13 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
13 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
13 2 (7.69%) VoIP
13 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
13 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
13 2 (7.69%) Active Directory

Mac OS X
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) UPnP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (53.85%) Automotive
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Test Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) Software Engineer
3 12 (46.15%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
1 1 (3.85%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Android
3 3 (11.54%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Requirements Analysis
3 11 (42.31%) Regression Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Manual Testing
4 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
6 2 (7.69%) Android Development
6 2 (7.69%) iOS Development
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) OO
7 1 (3.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) Java
2 19 (73.08%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) Python
2 19 (73.08%) Ruby
3 18 (69.23%) Perl
4 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) NetApp
1 2 (7.69%) Lotus
1 2 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (3.85%) Symbian