The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Smartphone in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Smartphone over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Smartphone
Rank 246 243 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Smartphone 8 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.19% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 10
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £56,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
Smartphone
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2403 2154 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.07% 31.89% 32.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1961 1758 1990
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Smartphone
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Smartphone Salary Trend in the North West

Smartphone
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Smartphone across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Smartphone Salary Histogram in the North West

Smartphone
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 Smartphone within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 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 -12 8 £32,500 +44.44% 3
Smartphone
England

Smartphone
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone.

1 14 (87.50%) Android
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
4 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
5 8 (50.00%) Xcode
5 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
5 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 8 (50.00%) Subversion
5 8 (50.00%) Games
5 8 (50.00%) Google
5 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (50.00%) iPhone
5 8 (50.00%) iPad
5 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (50.00%) UIKit
5 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
8 3 (18.75%) ISEB
8 3 (18.75%) Apple
8 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (12.50%) Change Control

Smartphone
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Smartphone 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 Smartphone. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (12.50%) DMZ
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
1 2 (12.50%) WAN
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Xcode
1 8 (50.00%) Subversion
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) iOS Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
1 8 (50.00%) UIKit
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 8 (50.00%) iPhone
2 8 (50.00%) iPad
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Android
2 11 (68.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (50.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Use Case
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Google
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) CA
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Websense
3 2 (12.50%) Clearswift
3 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
3 2 (12.50%) Kaspersky
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