The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Symbian products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Symbian over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Symbian
Rank 882 849 679
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -170
Permanent jobs citing Symbian 13 37 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.034% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.024% 0.072% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 32 180
Average salary £31,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.72% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £37,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -9.63%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54147 51245 54965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.49% 47.37% 47.72%
Number of salaries quoted 43177 41951 45827
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Symbian
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Symbian Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Symbian
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Symbian within the UK.

Symbian Salary Trend in the UK

Symbian
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Symbian over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Symbian Salary Histogram in the UK

Symbian
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Symbian within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
England -38 13 £31,500 -42.72% 3
North West -16 8 £31,500 -16.00% 2
Manchester -16 7 £31,500 -16.00% 2
London -8 4 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England -23 1 £50,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £50,000 -

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 37 (100.00%) Android
2 27 (72.97%) Mobile App
3 25 (67.57%) Blackberry
4 22 (59.46%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
5 21 (56.76%) Java
6 18 (48.65%) Web Services
7 17 (45.95%) Android Development
7 17 (45.95%) iOS Development
8 16 (43.24%) iPhone
8 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (40.54%) Windows Phone
10 14 (37.84%) RESTful
10 14 (37.84%) Windows Mobile
11 13 (35.14%) Objective-C
12 12 (32.43%) J2ME
13 11 (29.73%) HTML
13 11 (29.73%) User Experience
14 10 (27.03%) C++
14 10 (27.03%) XML
14 10 (27.03%) CSS
15 9 (24.32%) UML
15 9 (24.32%) iPad
15 9 (24.32%) Use Case
16 8 (21.62%) jQuery
16 8 (21.62%) HTML5
16 8 (21.62%) C#
17 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
17 7 (18.92%) CSS3
17 7 (18.92%) Git (software)

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) HTTP
1 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) NFC
3 1 (2.70%) LTE
3 1 (2.70%) GPRS
3 1 (2.70%) GSM
3 1 (2.70%) UMTS
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
3 1 (2.70%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) FogBugz
2 2 (5.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.41%) WebObjects
2 2 (5.41%) Xcode
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.51%) Games
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Electronics
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Mobile Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Android Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C++ Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) iOS Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Technology Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) Web Services
2 14 (37.84%) RESTful
3 12 (32.43%) J2ME
4 11 (29.73%) HTML
5 10 (27.03%) CSS
5 10 (27.03%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) jQuery
6 8 (21.62%) HTML5
7 7 (18.92%) CSS3
8 6 (16.22%) JSON
8 6 (16.22%) Ajax
9 5 (13.51%) XSLT
9 5 (13.51%) SOAP
9 5 (13.51%) WebKit
10 4 (10.81%) JNI
11 3 (8.11%) BREW
12 2 (5.41%) Cocoa
12 2 (5.41%) XSL
12 2 (5.41%) Sencha Touch
12 2 (5.41%) FBML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (72.97%) Mobile App
2 25 (67.57%) Blackberry
3 16 (43.24%) iPhone
4 11 (29.73%) User Experience
5 9 (24.32%) iPad
6 5 (13.51%) Online Games
6 5 (13.51%) Web 2.0
7 4 (10.81%) Cryptography
8 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
9 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
9 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
9 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (5.41%) Social Media
10 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
10 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Android
2 22 (59.46%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Apple iOS
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Phone
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (8.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.41%) webOS
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (2.70%) bada
7 1 (2.70%) UNIX
7 1 (2.70%) Windows CE
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) Android Development
1 17 (45.95%) iOS Development
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (24.32%) UML
3 9 (24.32%) Use Case
4 6 (16.22%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) MVC
6 4 (10.81%) OO
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) DRM
6 4 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 2 (5.41%) SEO
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) DNA
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) Objective-C
3 10 (27.03%) C++
4 8 (21.62%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 5 (13.51%) XPath
7 5 (13.51%) PHP
8 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) Apple
1 2 (5.41%) Sencha
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