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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 252 253 236
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Packaging 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.027% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.037% 0.061% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +10.29%
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
2696 3287 3282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.44% 44.18% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2320 2780 2943
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
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 1 September 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
(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
Cheshire +1 1 £50,000 -
Software Packaging
England

Software Packaging
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Apple

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Technician
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (66.67%) Application Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) VMware