The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Packaging
Rank - 239 246
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £29,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3188 3295 3498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.03% 48.06% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2721 2960 3137
Average salary £37,804 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Packaging
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Software Packaging Salary Trend in the North West

Software Packaging
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Software Packaging 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 Software Packaging.

1 11 (84.62%) Application Packaging
2 6 (46.15%) Remedy
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 6 (46.15%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) MCITP
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) SLA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CA
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) DSL
3 2 (15.38%) MSI
3 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Migration

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Software Packaging 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 Software Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DSL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
1 2 (15.38%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Release Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Packager
3 4 (30.77%) Software Packager
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Build and Release Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (46.15%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
1 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
1 6 (46.15%) Python
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (15.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Remedy
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) CA