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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 251 231 241
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing DRM 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 6
Average salary £72,500 £67,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.41% +11.00%
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
6094 5316 5702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.92% 77.61% 77.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 4500 4956
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 £27,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 29 August 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 - 1 £72,500 -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Competitive Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SAP MDM
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SPSS
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) Informatica
2 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP MDM
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) PowerCenter
1 2 (66.67%) Spotfire
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) Apache Hive
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
1 2 (66.67%) Informatics
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Competitive Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Information Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) MapReduce
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 2 (66.67%) Informatica