The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 234 245 223
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing DRM 1 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.019% 0.017% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.022% 0.020% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -39.28%
UK excluding London median salary £81,250 £51,500 £63,000
% change year-on-year
+57.76% -18.25%
DRM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4605 4969 5033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 87.12% 85.63% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3853 4133 4187
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DRM
Salary Trend in the South West

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

DRM Salary Trend in the South West

DRM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for DRM.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (100.00%) PlayReady

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) PlayReady
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Over-the-Top Content
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering