The table below looks at the statistics for DRM 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 DRM over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 246 256 234
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing DRM 8 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.014% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.016% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 7
Average salary £30,000 £72,500 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.62% +7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £55,500
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -14.41%
DRM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5777 6128 5466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.90% 83.50% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4790 4867 4629
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DRM
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DRM Salary Trend in the North West

DRM
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DRM across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DRM Salary Histogram in the North West

DRM
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 DRM within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 - 8 £30,000 -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (100.00%) GPRS
1 8 (100.00%) GSM
1 8 (100.00%) UMTS
1 8 (100.00%) VoIP
1 8 (100.00%) WLAN
1 8 (100.00%) DVB
1 8 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (100.00%) NFC
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Automotive
1 8 (100.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Flash
1 8 (100.00%) J2ME
1 8 (100.00%) SVG
1 8 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) UIQ
1 8 (100.00%) Series 60
1 8 (100.00%) BREW
1 8 (100.00%) Qt
1 8 (100.00%) OpenAL
1 8 (100.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) MPEG
1 8 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 8 (100.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (100.00%) Nucleus RTOS
1 8 (100.00%) Android
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 8 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Symbian