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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 212 207 177
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 41 35 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.49% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.52% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 68
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +7.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,000 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
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
6953 6750 7261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.73% 94.33% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5636 5791 6315
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 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
Manchester +11 38 £40,000 +17.64% 7
Lancashire -6 2 £42,500 +46.55%
Cheshire -15 1 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 86 (87.76%) Android
2 65 (66.33%) Apple iOS
3 60 (61.22%) Mobile App
4 57 (58.16%) Android Development
5 46 (46.94%) Java
6 44 (44.90%) Objective-C
6 44 (44.90%) iOS Development
7 35 (35.71%) Blackberry
8 34 (34.69%) HTML
9 28 (28.57%) OO
10 26 (26.53%) C++
10 26 (26.53%) iPhone
11 24 (24.49%) Windows
11 24 (24.49%) iPad
12 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
13 22 (22.45%) CSS
13 22 (22.45%) OOP
14 21 (21.43%) HTML5
14 21 (21.43%) TDD
15 20 (20.41%) Windows Phone
16 18 (18.37%) Degree
17 17 (17.35%) Web Services
18 16 (16.33%) Symbian
18 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
18 16 (16.33%) iOS SDK
19 15 (15.31%) C#
20 14 (14.29%) .NET
20 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 12 (12.24%) Scrum
21 12 (12.24%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) GitHub
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) Wireless
3 2 (2.04%) SMS
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.16%) SQLite
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (1.02%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.16%) Xcode
2 8 (8.16%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.14%) NUnit
4 5 (5.10%) JUnit
4 5 (5.10%) Gradle
5 4 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.08%) Robotium
5 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.08%) Ant
6 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.06%) Mercurial
6 3 (3.06%) Moq
6 3 (3.06%) ReSharper
6 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.02%) Android Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.02%) Subversion
7 1 (1.02%) Maven
General
1 9 (9.18%) Back Office
2 6 (6.12%) Finance
3 5 (5.10%) Marketing
4 3 (3.06%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.02%) Publishing
5 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (34.69%) HTML
2 22 (22.45%) CSS
3 21 (21.43%) HTML5
4 17 (17.35%) Web Services
5 16 (16.33%) iOS SDK
6 14 (14.29%) .NET
7 12 (12.24%) XML
8 10 (10.20%) Cocoa
8 10 (10.20%) Cocoa Touch
8 10 (10.20%) UIKit
9 9 (9.18%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.16%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (8.16%) Android SDK
11 7 (7.14%) RESTful
12 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.12%) jQuery
12 6 (6.12%) CSS3
13 5 (5.10%) JSON
14 4 (4.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 60 (61.22%) Mobile App
2 35 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 26 (26.53%) iPhone
4 24 (24.49%) iPad
5 5 (5.10%) Social Media
6 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.08%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.04%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.04%) Handset
8 1 (1.02%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.02%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 86 (87.76%) Android
2 65 (66.33%) Apple iOS
3 24 (24.49%) Windows
4 20 (20.41%) Windows Phone
5 9 (9.18%) Windows Phone 8
6 7 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (3.06%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.02%) UNIX
8 1 (1.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.16%) Android Development
2 44 (44.90%) iOS Development
3 28 (28.57%) OO
4 22 (22.45%) OOP
5 21 (21.43%) TDD
6 16 (16.33%) Software Engineering
7 12 (12.24%) Pair Programming
7 12 (12.24%) Scrum
7 12 (12.24%) E-Commerce
8 10 (10.20%) MVC
8 10 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (9.18%) OOD
10 7 (7.14%) Project Management
11 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.10%) MVVM
11 5 (5.10%) BDD
11 5 (5.10%) Web Development
11 5 (5.10%) Kanban
12 4 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.94%) Java
2 44 (44.90%) Objective-C
3 26 (26.53%) C++
4 23 (23.47%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.31%) C#
6 7 (7.14%) SQL
7 6 (6.12%) C
8 5 (5.10%) Ruby
9 2 (2.04%) PHP
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.24%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (16.33%) Symbian
2 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.22%) Apple
4 6 (6.12%) Xamarin
5 5 (5.10%) Facebook
6 2 (2.04%) Sencha
6 2 (2.04%) Kony
7 1 (1.02%) Google
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