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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 220 193 166
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 36 46 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.68% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.72% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 29 40 87
Average salary £40,000 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
6999 6359 7040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.68% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5762 5473 6021
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -10 32 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Lancashire 0 3 £37,500 +29.31%
Cheshire -17 1 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Mobile Developer
England

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 76 (88.37%) Android
2 61 (70.93%) Apple iOS
3 53 (61.63%) Mobile App
3 53 (61.63%) Android Development
4 40 (46.51%) iOS Development
5 39 (45.35%) Objective-C
6 36 (41.86%) Java
7 33 (38.37%) Blackberry
7 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (33.72%) HTML
9 25 (29.07%) Windows
10 24 (27.91%) iPhone
10 24 (27.91%) Windows Phone
11 23 (26.74%) iPad
12 21 (24.42%) OO
13 20 (23.26%) OOP
14 19 (22.09%) CSS
15 18 (20.93%) C++
15 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
16 17 (19.77%) TDD
17 16 (18.60%) Degree
18 15 (17.44%) HTML5
18 15 (17.44%) Symbian
18 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
19 14 (16.28%) iOS SDK
20 13 (15.12%) Web Services
20 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
21 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
21 12 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
22 11 (12.79%) Cocoa Touch

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.47%) GitHub
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) SMS
2 2 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.98%) SQLite
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.14%) Xcode
3 6 (6.98%) NUnit
4 5 (5.81%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.81%) JUnit
4 5 (5.81%) Gradle
5 4 (4.65%) Robotium
5 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.65%) Ant
6 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.16%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.16%) Moq
6 1 (1.16%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
6 1 (1.16%) Maven
6 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (6.98%) Back Office
2 5 (5.81%) Marketing
3 4 (4.65%) Finance
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) HTML
2 19 (22.09%) CSS
3 15 (17.44%) HTML5
4 14 (16.28%) iOS SDK
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
6 11 (12.79%) Cocoa Touch
6 11 (12.79%) UIKit
6 11 (12.79%) Cocoa
7 9 (10.47%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.47%) .NET
7 9 (10.47%) XML
8 7 (8.14%) RESTful
8 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.81%) J2ME
9 5 (5.81%) Xamarin.iOS
10 4 (4.65%) Gherkin
10 4 (4.65%) Android SDK
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.49%) jQuery
11 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 53 (61.63%) Mobile App
2 33 (38.37%) Blackberry
3 24 (27.91%) iPhone
4 23 (26.74%) iPad
5 8 (9.30%) User Experience
6 5 (5.81%) Social Media
7 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.33%) Handset
8 2 (2.33%) Web 2.0
9 1 (1.16%) Open Source
9 1 (1.16%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 76 (88.37%) Android
2 61 (70.93%) Apple iOS
3 25 (29.07%) Windows
4 24 (27.91%) Windows Phone
5 10 (11.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.16%) Windows CE
7 1 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (61.63%) Android Development
2 40 (46.51%) iOS Development
3 33 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.42%) OO
5 20 (23.26%) OOP
6 17 (19.77%) TDD
7 13 (15.12%) E-Commerce
8 12 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 12 (13.95%) Mobile Application Development
9 9 (10.47%) Scrum
10 8 (9.30%) OOD
10 8 (9.30%) Project Management
11 7 (8.14%) Pair Programming
12 5 (5.81%) MVC
12 5 (5.81%) UML
12 5 (5.81%) Use Case
12 5 (5.81%) Kanban
12 5 (5.81%) MVVM
12 5 (5.81%) BDD
13 4 (4.65%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.35%) Objective-C
2 36 (41.86%) Java
3 18 (20.93%) C++
3 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 4 (4.65%) SQL
6 3 (3.49%) C
7 2 (2.33%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) PHP
8 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.16%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Symbian
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Apple
3 7 (8.14%) Xamarin
4 5 (5.81%) Facebook
5 2 (2.33%) Sencha
5 2 (2.33%) Kony
6 1 (1.16%) Google
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