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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 176 187
Permanent jobs citing DRM 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.099% 0.052%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £54,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +11.00%
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
3316 3143 3059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 81.61% 77.87% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2699 2664
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python