The table below looks at the statistics for Mobile Application Development 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 Mobile Application Development over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mobile Application Development
Rank 216 206 191
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Application Development 35 43 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.62% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.75% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 65
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Mobile Application Development
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
5473 5762 5994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.78% 82.64% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4423 4582 5130
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Mobile Application Development
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Application Development Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Application Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Application Development Salary Trend in the North West

Mobile Application Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Mobile Application Development Salary Histogram in the North West

Mobile Application Development
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 Mobile Application Development within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 July 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
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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 +6 15 £43,750 +30.59% 4
Manchester -1 15 £37,000 +13.84% 7
Lancashire -5 3 £27,000 +28.57% 1
Merseyside -2 1 £26,000 -25.71%
Mobile Application Development
England

Mobile Application Development
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Mobile Application Development.

1 87 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (50.57%) HTML
4 40 (45.98%) Apple iOS
5 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
6 33 (37.93%) C#
6 33 (37.93%) .NET
7 30 (34.48%) CSS
8 29 (33.33%) Windows
8 29 (33.33%) iOS Development
9 28 (32.18%) Android
10 27 (31.03%) SDLC
10 27 (31.03%) Web Services
11 26 (29.89%) C++
11 26 (29.89%) Java
12 25 (28.74%) Objective-C
13 22 (25.29%) .NET Framework
14 21 (24.14%) iPhone
15 20 (22.99%) HTML5
15 20 (22.99%) Mobile Development
15 20 (22.99%) Web Development
16 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
16 19 (21.84%) jQuery
17 18 (20.69%) MySQL
17 18 (20.69%) SQL
17 18 (20.69%) OO
17 18 (20.69%) Windows Mobile
18 17 (19.54%) MVC
18 17 (19.54%) PHP
18 17 (19.54%) Microsoft

Mobile Application Development
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Mobile Application Development 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 Mobile Application Development. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.90%) Apache
2 4 (4.60%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Node.js
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.15%) Jetty
4 1 (1.15%) WordPress
4 1 (1.15%) Liferay
4 1 (1.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.90%) Photoshop
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Wireless
2 4 (4.60%) GPRS
2 4 (4.60%) UMTS
3 1 (1.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 18 (20.69%) MySQL
3 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.75%) JasperReports
5 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Subversion
2 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
3 11 (12.64%) Visual Studio
4 10 (11.49%) Xcode
5 6 (6.90%) JIRA
6 5 (5.75%) Selenium
6 5 (5.75%) TestNG
6 5 (5.75%) MyEclipse
6 5 (5.75%) JUnit
6 5 (5.75%) Eclipse
7 4 (4.60%) Grunt
8 3 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (3.45%) Axure RP
9 1 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.15%) Gradle
9 1 (1.15%) gulp
9 1 (1.15%) Maven
9 1 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (17.24%) Retail
2 12 (13.79%) Finance
3 7 (8.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.60%) Games
5 3 (3.45%) Marketing
6 2 (2.30%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.30%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (81.61%) Developer
2 20 (22.99%) iOS Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Web Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Junior
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.20%) .NET Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Software Manager
5 7 (8.05%) Junior Developer
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (8.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Junior Web Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Development Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Development Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) PHP Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.45%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (50.57%) HTML
2 33 (37.93%) .NET
3 30 (34.48%) CSS
4 27 (31.03%) Web Services
5 22 (25.29%) .NET Framework
6 20 (22.99%) HTML5
7 19 (21.84%) jQuery
8 16 (18.39%) ASP.NET
9 10 (11.49%) REST
10 9 (10.34%) CSS3
10 9 (10.34%) JSON
10 9 (10.34%) WCF
10 9 (10.34%) iOS SDK
11 8 (9.20%) XML
12 7 (8.05%) SOAP
12 7 (8.05%) Spring
12 7 (8.05%) RESTful
13 6 (6.90%) WPF
13 6 (6.90%) Java EE
13 6 (6.90%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (24.14%) iPhone
3 14 (16.09%) User Experience
4 12 (13.79%) iPad
5 9 (10.34%) Social Media
6 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
8 4 (4.60%) Blackberry
9 2 (2.30%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.15%) Device Driver
10 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.15%) RIA
10 1 (1.15%) Telematics
10 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Apple iOS
2 29 (33.33%) Windows
3 28 (32.18%) Android
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Phone
7 4 (4.60%) Windows CE
7 4 (4.60%) Linux
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 27 (31.03%) SDLC
4 20 (22.99%) Mobile Development
4 20 (22.99%) Web Development
5 18 (20.69%) OO
6 17 (19.54%) MVC
7 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
8 13 (14.94%) TDD
9 12 (13.79%) Scrum
10 11 (12.64%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
10 11 (12.64%) UML
10 11 (12.64%) Web Application Development
11 10 (11.49%) OOP
12 9 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.05%) Android Development
13 7 (8.05%) Modular Programming
13 7 (8.05%) Project Management
13 7 (8.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (43.68%) JavaScript
2 33 (37.93%) C#
3 26 (29.89%) C++
3 26 (29.89%) Java
4 25 (28.74%) Objective-C
5 18 (20.69%) SQL
6 17 (19.54%) PHP
7 8 (9.20%) C
7 8 (9.20%) Apple Swift
8 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.75%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.45%) PHP5
10 2 (2.30%) Python
11 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (4.60%) HL7
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.09%) Apple
3 13 (14.94%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Symbian
5 3 (3.45%) Facebook
5 3 (3.45%) Twitter
6 2 (2.30%) Adobe
7 1 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.15%) Google
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