The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Multimedia in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Multimedia over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Multimedia
Rank 227 217 244
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Multimedia 16 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.31% 0.14%
As % of the General category 0.59% 0.85% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 8
Average salary £28,000 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £30,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
Multimedia
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2692 2348 2640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.44% 36.07% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2114 1846 2121
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Multimedia
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Multimedia Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Multimedia
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Multimedia Salary Trend in the North West

Multimedia
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Multimedia across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Multimedia Salary Histogram in the North West

Multimedia
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 Multimedia within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +1 7 £32,500 +18.18% 4
Manchester -4 3 £40,000 +90.47% 1
Merseyside +3 1 £25,000 - 4
Multimedia
England

Multimedia
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia.

1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (34.78%) Adobe
3 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 7 (30.43%) Flash
4 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (30.43%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (30.43%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) Avaya
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
6 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
6 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
6 5 (21.74%) Time Management
6 5 (21.74%) DoubleClick
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (17.39%) TDD
7 4 (17.39%) BDD
7 4 (17.39%) OOP
7 4 (17.39%) OO
8 3 (13.04%) Windows
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) CSS
8 3 (13.04%) C#
8 3 (13.04%) SCORM
8 3 (13.04%) jQuery
8 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
8 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
9 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
9 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (8.70%) Line Management

Multimedia
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Multimedia 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 Multimedia. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe Captivate
3 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (26.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Development Specialist
2 6 (26.09%) Designer
3 5 (21.74%) Flash Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Flash Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Trainer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) HTML5
2 7 (30.43%) Flash
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
4 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (8.70%) Spring
4 2 (8.70%) JSON
4 2 (8.70%) LINQ
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) SCORM
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Animation
3 1 (4.35%) Video Editing
3 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Time Management
2 4 (17.39%) BDD
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
2 4 (17.39%) OOP
2 4 (17.39%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) Data Security
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Pay per click
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) VCP4
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Adobe
3 6 (26.09%) Avaya
4 5 (21.74%) DoubleClick
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Google
7 1 (4.35%) Perforce
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