The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Apple products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Apple over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 200 200 192
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Apple 42 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.62% 0.64% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 1.43% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 36 55
Average salary £36,250 £35,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.11% +12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,250 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Apple
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2962 2947 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 44.77% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2380 2739
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Apple
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Apple Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Apple
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Apple Salary Trend in the North West

Apple
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Apple across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Apple Salary Histogram in the North West

Apple
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Apple within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 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
Manchester -12 19 £30,000 +5.26%
Cheshire -9 17 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Merseyside +7 3 £19,000 -47.22% 1
Lancashire +1 3 £21,000 +5.00%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 44 (55.00%) Windows
2 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (42.50%) Apple iOS
4 27 (33.75%) OO
5 26 (32.50%) Objective-C
5 26 (32.50%) Android
6 24 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 24 (30.00%) .NET
7 20 (25.00%) HTML
7 20 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 19 (23.75%) RESTful
8 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
9 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 18 (22.50%) TDD
9 18 (22.50%) Google
10 17 (21.25%) Mobile Application Development
11 16 (20.00%) XML
11 16 (20.00%) Java
11 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 15 (18.75%) C#
12 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 15 (18.75%) CSS
12 15 (18.75%) Cocoa
12 15 (18.75%) MVC
13 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
14 13 (16.25%) Xcode
14 13 (16.25%) Finance
14 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.25%) iPad
15 12 (15.00%) iPhone

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (12.50%) Node.js
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.00%) WordPress
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.25%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (3.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (7.50%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) VoIP
4 4 (5.00%) SMTP
4 4 (5.00%) IPsec
4 4 (5.00%) Firewall
4 4 (5.00%) Internet
4 4 (5.00%) SAN
4 4 (5.00%) OpenVPN
5 3 (3.75%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.75%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.75%) HTTP
5 3 (3.75%) VPN
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
6 2 (2.50%) ADSL
6 2 (2.50%) GPRS
6 2 (2.50%) ISDN
6 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 2 (2.50%) PSTN
6 2 (2.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
4 4 (5.00%) Big Data
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Xcode
1 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.50%) JBuilder
3 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.50%) MSI
4 1 (1.25%) FogBugz
4 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.25%) WebObjects
4 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (16.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Publishing
3 2 (2.50%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Marketing
4 1 (1.25%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.25%) French Language
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.50%) iOS Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.00%) IT Support
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) .NET
2 20 (25.00%) HTML
3 19 (23.75%) RESTful
3 19 (23.75%) ASP.NET
4 16 (20.00%) XML
5 15 (18.75%) CSS
5 15 (18.75%) Cocoa
6 11 (13.75%) Web Services
6 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (12.50%) JSON
7 10 (12.50%) WCF
8 8 (10.00%) REST
8 8 (10.00%) WPF
9 6 (7.50%) XHTML
9 6 (7.50%) iOS SDK
9 6 (7.50%) Android SDK
10 4 (5.00%) HTML5
10 4 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
10 4 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 13 (16.25%) iPad
3 12 (15.00%) iPhone
4 10 (12.50%) Social Media
4 10 (12.50%) BBC
5 7 (8.75%) Blackberry
6 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.00%) Cryptography
7 4 (5.00%) PKI
8 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.50%) N-Tier
9 2 (2.50%) User Experience
10 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (55.00%) Windows
2 34 (42.50%) Apple iOS
3 26 (32.50%) Android
4 12 (15.00%) Mac OS X
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Phone
6 10 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.50%) Linux
8 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.00%) CentOS
9 3 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.50%) Windows CE
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Phone 7
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.75%) OO
3 20 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 18 (22.50%) TDD
5 17 (21.25%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (18.75%) MVC
7 10 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 10 (12.50%) BDD
8 9 (11.25%) Android Development
9 8 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.50%) E-Commerce
10 6 (7.50%) OOP
10 6 (7.50%) Market Research
11 4 (5.00%) Analytics
11 4 (5.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
12 3 (3.75%) Web Development
12 3 (3.75%) Kanban
12 3 (3.75%) Use Case
12 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.50%) Objective-C
2 16 (20.00%) Java
2 16 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) C#
4 11 (13.75%) C
4 11 (13.75%) C++
5 10 (12.50%) Ruby
6 8 (10.00%) SQL
7 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.50%) XAML
8 4 (5.00%) PHP
8 4 (5.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.50%) MCP
3 1 (1.25%) VCP4
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.75%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.25%) XenServer
5 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) Puppet
1 4 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.75%) SCCM
3 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.50%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
1 18 (22.50%) Google
2 12 (15.00%) HP
3 11 (13.75%) VMware
4 10 (12.50%) Facebook
4 10 (12.50%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.50%) Sony
5 8 (10.00%) Dell
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix
7 4 (5.00%) Xamarin
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco
8 3 (3.75%) Adobe
8 3 (3.75%) McAfee
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) Symantec
9 2 (2.50%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.25%) Sage
10 1 (1.25%) Sophos
10 1 (1.25%) Avaya
10 1 (1.25%) Juniper
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