The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IVR in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IVR over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Interactive Voice Response (IVR)
Rank 121 119 144
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Permanent jobs citing IVR 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.11% 0.30% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.83% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
IVR
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
727 603 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.34% 35.68% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 639 447 683
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IVR
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

IVR Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

IVR
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

IVR Salary Trend in Cheshire

IVR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IVR 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 IVR.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 2 (50.00%) VUI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Struts
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) VXML
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing

IVR
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing IVR 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 IVR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Telephony Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) JSP
1 2 (50.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) XSD
2 1 (25.00%) WSDL
2 1 (25.00%) VXML
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) VUI
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) IBM