The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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 Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 181 176 165
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Symbian 5 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.10% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.23% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 10
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-26.58% +5.33%
Symbian
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1850 1717 1896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.87% 44.32% 50.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1446 1433 1644
Average salary £36,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Symbian
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Symbian Salary Trend in Manchester

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 18 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 18 (100.00%) Android
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 18 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (88.89%) Android Development
3 13 (72.22%) Java
4 11 (61.11%) C++
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
5 5 (27.78%) RESTful
5 5 (27.78%) Web Services
5 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (27.78%) Use Case
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
5 5 (27.78%) UML
5 5 (27.78%) J2ME
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) MySQL
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) CSS
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) iPhone
6 2 (11.11%) iPad
6 2 (11.11%) Sencha

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
1 18 (100.00%) Mobile Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Android Developer
2 11 (61.11%) iOS Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Web Services
1 5 (27.78%) J2ME
1 5 (27.78%) RESTful
2 2 (11.11%) Sencha Touch
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 18 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Android
1 18 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Phone
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (88.89%) Android Development
3 5 (27.78%) UML
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) PHP
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Sencha