The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Symbian Ltd.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symbian
Rank 222 245 245
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Permanent jobs citing Symbian 18 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.056% 0.055%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 3
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,750 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -25.45%
Symbian
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2852 3130 3209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.64% 43.97% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2254 2487 2725
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Symbian
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Symbian Salary Trend in the North West

Symbian
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symbian across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Symbian Salary Histogram in the North West

Symbian
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 Symbian within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Manchester +25 18 £32,500 +12.06% 4
Symbian
England

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Symbian 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 Symbian.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 20 (100.00%) Android
2 18 (90.00%) J2ME
3 17 (85.00%) Java
4 15 (75.00%) C++
4 15 (75.00%) iPhone
4 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
5 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
5 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
6 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (50.00%) Use Case
6 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (50.00%) UML
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
7 9 (45.00%) C#
8 8 (40.00%) C
8 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
8 8 (40.00%) GPRS
8 8 (40.00%) GSM
8 8 (40.00%) MPEG
8 8 (40.00%) UMTS
8 8 (40.00%) VoIP
8 8 (40.00%) WLAN
8 8 (40.00%) SVG
8 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
8 8 (40.00%) Middleware
8 8 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (40.00%) DRM

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Symbian 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 Symbian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Bluetooth
1 8 (40.00%) GPRS
1 8 (40.00%) GSM
1 8 (40.00%) UMTS
1 8 (40.00%) VoIP
1 8 (40.00%) WLAN
1 8 (40.00%) DVB
1 8 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (40.00%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
1 8 (40.00%) Automotive
1 8 (40.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
1 11 (55.00%) Mobile Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Graduate
5 4 (20.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) J2ME
2 8 (40.00%) SVG
2 8 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 8 (40.00%) Middleware
2 8 (40.00%) UIQ
2 8 (40.00%) Series 60
2 8 (40.00%) Flash
2 8 (40.00%) BREW
2 8 (40.00%) Qt
2 8 (40.00%) OpenAL
2 8 (40.00%) OpenCL
3 7 (35.00%) REST
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (15.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Java ME
6 2 (10.00%) WCF
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) iPhone
2 12 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (40.00%) MPEG
3 8 (40.00%) Device Driver
4 7 (35.00%) iPad
5 3 (15.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Mobile
1 20 (100.00%) Android
2 12 (60.00%) Apple iOS
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Phone
4 8 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (40.00%) Nucleus RTOS
4 8 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Use Case
2 10 (50.00%) UML
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) Speech Recognition
3 8 (40.00%) Android Development
3 8 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Mobile Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) DRM
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (35.00%) Market Research
4 7 (35.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (35.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 15 (75.00%) C++
3 9 (45.00%) C#
4 8 (40.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
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