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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 233 - 246
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.071% - 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £31,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.93% -33.15%
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
2099 2876 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.05% 40.70% 49.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1823 2538 2894
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
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 Software Packaging within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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 - 4 £22,500 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITSM
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft