The first table below looks at the demand for Application Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Packaging
Rank 228 247 247
Rank change year-on-year
+19 0
Permanent jobs citing Application Packaging 14 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.041% 0.094%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.086% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £28,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-14.89% +22.07%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3093 3489 3544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.92% 47.69% 47.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2599 3111 3258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Application Packaging Salary Trend in the North West

Application Packaging
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 Application Packaging within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +11 14 - -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Application Packaging 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 Application Packaging.

1 11 (52.38%) Software Packaging
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
2 10 (47.62%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
3 9 (42.86%) MCSE
3 9 (42.86%) Migration
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) MCITP
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 6 (28.57%) Ruby
4 6 (28.57%) Python
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
5 4 (19.05%) SMS
5 4 (19.05%) MSI
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) SCCM
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) ISEB
6 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
6 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
6 1 (4.76%) AppSense

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Application Packaging 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 Application Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MSI
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Release Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Coordinator
3 7 (33.33%) Applications Packager
4 4 (19.05%) Software Packager
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Release Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Windows
1 10 (47.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Migration
2 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
1 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
1 6 (28.57%) Python
1 6 (28.57%) Ruby
1 6 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) MCSE
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (42.86%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Citrix
2 9 (42.86%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft