The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 202 202 210
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 51 37 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.58% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 42 25 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £20,200 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+17.28% +8.00%
Mobile Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6897 6394 7659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.34% 95.33% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5931 5407 6751
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mobile Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Mobile Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Mobile Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Mobile Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester +6 41 £40,000 +30.08% 3
Cheshire -5 8 £52,500 +44.82% 1
Lancashire - 2 £43,750 -
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 72 (84.71%) Android
1 72 (84.71%) Apple iOS
2 65 (76.47%) Mobile App
3 57 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (54.12%) Android Development
5 43 (50.59%) iOS Development
6 42 (49.41%) HTML
7 39 (45.88%) Windows
8 38 (44.71%) Windows Phone
9 32 (37.65%) Objective-C
10 31 (36.47%) Java
11 30 (35.29%) HTML5
12 24 (28.24%) C#
12 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
13 22 (25.88%) .NET
14 21 (24.71%) Mobile Application Development
15 19 (22.35%) CSS
15 19 (22.35%) E-Commerce
16 18 (21.18%) Web Services
16 18 (21.18%) Blackberry
17 17 (20.00%) Degree
18 16 (18.82%) OO
18 16 (18.82%) User Experience
19 14 (16.47%) OOP
19 14 (16.47%) Symbian
19 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
19 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
20 13 (15.29%) XML
20 13 (15.29%) UML
20 13 (15.29%) J2ME

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.76%) SQLite
2 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.12%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.59%) Xcode
3 6 (7.06%) Subversion
4 5 (5.88%) NUnit
5 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.18%) WebObjects
6 1 (1.18%) Ant
6 1 (1.18%) JUnit
6 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.18%) Robotium
6 1 (1.18%) Gradle
6 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.18%) FogBugz
General
1 7 (8.24%) Games
2 6 (7.06%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Back Office
4 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (49.41%) HTML
2 30 (35.29%) HTML5
3 22 (25.88%) .NET
4 19 (22.35%) CSS
5 18 (21.18%) Web Services
6 13 (15.29%) XML
6 13 (15.29%) J2ME
6 13 (15.29%) Cocoa
6 13 (15.29%) RESTful
7 12 (14.12%) AngularJS
8 10 (11.76%) iOS SDK
9 9 (10.59%) ASP.NET
10 8 (9.41%) WebGL
10 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
11 7 (8.24%) Cocoa Touch
11 7 (8.24%) Android SDK
12 6 (7.06%) REST
12 6 (7.06%) XHTML
12 6 (7.06%) WPF
13 5 (5.88%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (76.47%) Mobile App
2 18 (21.18%) Blackberry
3 16 (18.82%) User Experience
4 8 (9.41%) iPhone
5 7 (8.24%) Mobile Games
5 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
5 7 (8.24%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.88%) Telematics
6 5 (5.88%) iPad
7 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 72 (84.71%) Android
1 72 (84.71%) Apple iOS
2 39 (45.88%) Windows
3 38 (44.71%) Windows Phone
4 13 (15.29%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (54.12%) Android Development
3 43 (50.59%) iOS Development
4 21 (24.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (22.35%) E-Commerce
6 16 (18.82%) OO
7 14 (16.47%) OOP
8 13 (15.29%) UML
8 13 (15.29%) Use Case
9 9 (10.59%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.41%) Project Management
10 8 (9.41%) Scrum
10 8 (9.41%) TDD
11 6 (7.06%) Resource Management
11 6 (7.06%) Risk Management
12 5 (5.88%) MVVM
13 4 (4.71%) Web Development
13 4 (4.71%) MVC
14 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
15 2 (2.35%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.65%) Objective-C
2 31 (36.47%) Java
3 24 (28.24%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.24%) C#
4 6 (7.06%) C++
4 6 (7.06%) C
4 6 (7.06%) XAML
4 6 (7.06%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.18%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.18%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.94%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) Symbian
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.29%) Xamarin
3 10 (11.76%) Apple
4 9 (10.59%) Google
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