The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 172 - 184
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DRM 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% - 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £54,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 - £53,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £54,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £63,750
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -25.49%
DRM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3123 3330 3313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 87.16% 83.23% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2586 2693 2850
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DRM across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DRM
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

DRM Salary Trend in Manchester

DRM
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DRM across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

DRM Salary Histogram in Manchester

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing DRM 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 DRM.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing DRM 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 DRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) NFC
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Qt
1 8 (100.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian