The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Apple, Inc.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 104 111 113
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Apple 17 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.04% 0.34% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.28% 0.84% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 9
Average salary £35,000 £40,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.11% -9.44%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
- +18.18%
Apple
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
747 715 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.72% 41.07% 46.80%
Number of salaries quoted 590 517 658
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region.

Apple Salary Trend in Cheshire

Apple
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apple across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Apple Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Apple
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £35,000 -
Runcorn -2 4 £40,000 -1.84%
Macclesfield - 1 £25,000 -
Apple
North West

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple 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 Apple.

1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Apple iOS
3 16 (45.71%) Finance
4 14 (40.00%) Android
5 13 (37.14%) MVC
5 13 (37.14%) Web Services
5 13 (37.14%) XML
5 13 (37.14%) C#
5 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) WinForms
7 11 (31.43%) SOAP
7 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
7 11 (31.43%) N-Tier
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
7 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
7 11 (31.43%) WCF
7 11 (31.43%) WPF
7 11 (31.43%) Silverlight
7 11 (31.43%) REST
7 11 (31.43%) MVVM
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone 7
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
7 11 (31.43%) ServiceStack
7 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
8 9 (25.71%) Entity Framework
8 9 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (22.86%) VMware

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Apple 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 Apple. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.71%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.86%) MS Visio
2 8 (22.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) GPRS
1 2 (5.71%) UMTS
2 1 (2.86%) VoIP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.14%) Grunt
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Front-End Developer
3 6 (17.14%) iOS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Head of Infrastructure
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.86%) IT Support Assistant
8 1 (2.86%) IT Assistant
8 1 (2.86%) IT Support
8 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) Web Services
1 13 (37.14%) XML
2 11 (31.43%) .NET
2 11 (31.43%) SOAP
2 11 (31.43%) WinForms
2 11 (31.43%) WCF
2 11 (31.43%) WPF
2 11 (31.43%) Silverlight
2 11 (31.43%) REST
2 11 (31.43%) ServiceStack
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 9 (25.71%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.86%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (17.14%) CSS
6 6 (17.14%) jQuery
6 6 (17.14%) Sass
7 3 (8.57%) COM
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
8 2 (5.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) N-Tier
2 9 (25.71%) Mobile App
3 6 (17.14%) User Experience
3 6 (17.14%) iPad
3 6 (17.14%) iPhone
4 2 (5.71%) Social Media
4 2 (5.71%) BBC
5 1 (2.86%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Apple iOS
3 14 (40.00%) Android
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone 7
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Phone
5 6 (17.14%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.71%) Windows CE
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) MVVM
4 9 (25.71%) Dependency Injection
5 8 (22.86%) Software Testing
6 7 (20.00%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (17.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (17.14%) iOS Development
8 5 (14.29%) TDD
9 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
9 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 2 (5.71%) Web Application Development
10 2 (5.71%) Service Management
10 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
10 2 (5.71%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) C++
2 6 (17.14%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
2 6 (17.14%) Objective-C
2 6 (17.14%) C
2 6 (17.14%) Apple Swift
3 2 (5.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 7 (20.00%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) Sony
5 2 (5.71%) Yahoo!
5 2 (5.71%) Google
5 2 (5.71%) Facebook