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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple
Rank 207 200 178
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -22
Permanent jobs citing Apple 37 53 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.77% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 1.72% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 35 42 69
Average salary £30,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £33,163 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-6.52% +10.54%
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
2959 3075 3456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.79% 44.44% 46.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2376 2447 2833
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,671 £23,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +7 19 £27,500 +6.79% 3
Cheshire -2 11 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Lancashire +11 4 £22,000 +10.00%
Merseyside 0 3 £19,000 -47.22%
Apple
England

Apple
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (40.74%) Apple iOS
4 26 (32.10%) OO
5 25 (30.86%) Objective-C
6 24 (29.63%) Android
7 23 (28.40%) Mobile App
8 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
8 21 (25.93%) .NET
9 20 (24.69%) HTML
10 19 (23.46%) iOS Development
11 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
11 18 (22.22%) RESTful
11 18 (22.22%) TDD
12 17 (20.99%) Google
12 17 (20.99%) iPad
12 17 (20.99%) Mobile Application Development
13 16 (19.75%) Java
14 15 (18.52%) C#
14 15 (18.52%) MVC
14 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.52%) iPhone
15 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
15 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
15 14 (17.28%) XML
15 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
16 13 (16.05%) CSS
16 13 (16.05%) Finance
16 13 (16.05%) Cocoa
16 13 (16.05%) Mac OS X

Apple
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.35%) Node.js
3 6 (7.41%) WordPress
3 6 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS Office
2 9 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.47%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.11%) DNS
3 7 (8.64%) Firewall
4 6 (7.41%) LAN
5 5 (6.17%) WAN
5 5 (6.17%) DHCP
5 5 (6.17%) VLAN
6 4 (4.94%) IPsec
6 4 (4.94%) OpenVPN
6 4 (4.94%) SMTP
7 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 3 (3.70%) HTTP
7 3 (3.70%) VPN
7 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
7 3 (3.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (3.70%) VoIP
7 3 (3.70%) Internet
8 2 (2.47%) WEP
8 2 (2.47%) WPA
8 2 (2.47%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.35%) NoSQL
3 7 (8.64%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) Big Data
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 15 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 11 (13.58%) Xcode
3 3 (3.70%) Subversion
3 3 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.47%) JBuilder
4 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.47%) MSI
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) WebObjects
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) FogBugz
General
1 13 (16.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Publishing
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.23%) French Language
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.28%) iOS Developer
4 8 (9.88%) Mobile Developer
5 6 (7.41%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Mac Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) .NET
2 20 (24.69%) HTML
3 18 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 18 (22.22%) RESTful
4 14 (17.28%) XML
5 13 (16.05%) Cocoa
5 13 (16.05%) CSS
6 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (13.58%) Web Services
6 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (12.35%) WCF
8 8 (9.88%) JSON
9 7 (8.64%) WPF
9 7 (8.64%) REST
10 5 (6.17%) jQuery
10 5 (6.17%) iOS SDK
10 5 (6.17%) Android SDK
10 5 (6.17%) XHTML
11 4 (4.94%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Mobile App
2 17 (20.99%) iPad
3 15 (18.52%) iPhone
4 10 (12.35%) Social Media
4 10 (12.35%) Blackberry
4 10 (12.35%) BBC
5 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.94%) Cryptography
6 4 (4.94%) PKI
7 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 33 (40.74%) Apple iOS
3 24 (29.63%) Android
4 13 (16.05%) Mac OS X
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Phone
5 10 (12.35%) Windows 7
6 6 (7.41%) Linux
7 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.94%) CentOS
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.47%) Windows CE
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) OO
3 19 (23.46%) iOS Development
4 18 (22.22%) TDD
5 17 (20.99%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (18.52%) MVC
7 10 (12.35%) BDD
7 10 (12.35%) Web Application Development
8 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.64%) Android Development
10 6 (7.41%) Market Research
11 5 (6.17%) OOP
11 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.94%) Analytics
12 4 (4.94%) Change Control
13 3 (3.70%) Web Development
13 3 (3.70%) Use Case
13 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) Objective-C
2 16 (19.75%) Java
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (14.81%) C++
5 12 (14.81%) C
6 10 (12.35%) Ruby
7 8 (9.88%) SQL
8 6 (7.41%) PHP
9 5 (6.17%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.17%) XAML
10 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
3 3 (3.70%) CCENT
3 3 (3.70%) MCDST
4 2 (2.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.23%) XenServer
5 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.94%) Puppet
2 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.47%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.99%) Google
3 12 (14.81%) HP
4 10 (12.35%) Sony
4 10 (12.35%) VMware
4 10 (12.35%) Yahoo!
4 10 (12.35%) Facebook
5 8 (9.88%) Dell
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix
6 4 (4.94%) Xamarin
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco
7 3 (3.70%) McAfee
8 2 (2.47%) Symantec
8 2 (2.47%) Kaspersky
8 2 (2.47%) Adobe
8 2 (2.47%) Avaya
9 1 (1.23%) Juniper
9 1 (1.23%) Sage
9 1 (1.23%) Symbian
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