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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 239 241
Permanent jobs citing DRM 0 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.074% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.092% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
6302 5407 5759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.89% 80.25% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5285 4536 4958
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Competitive Intelligence

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (100.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Taxonomies
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Life Science
1 2 (100.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Competitive Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Business Objects
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica