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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Symbian
Rank 893 903 838
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -65
Permanent jobs citing Symbian 10 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Vendors category 0.019% 0.066% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 9 32 36
Average salary £22,050 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.57% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £22,050 £30,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-26.50% -20.00%

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
52130 56421 54941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.72% 48.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41922 45150 44725
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

Symbian Salary Histogram in the UK

Symbian
Top 11 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 17 April 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
England +5 10 £22,050 -53.57%
East of England +31 5 £22,050 -66.71%
Colchester - 5 £22,050 -
Essex - 5 £22,050 -
South East -2 2 £47,500 +111.11%
Manchester -4 2 £35,000 +16.66%
North West -6 2 £35,000 +16.66%
Milton Keynes - 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -

Symbian
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 15 (88.24%) Android
2 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
4 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Final Cut Pro
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
5 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (29.41%) Games
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 5 (29.41%) i2
5 5 (29.41%) Apple
5 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 5 (29.41%) Law
5 5 (29.41%) Legal
5 5 (29.41%) MySQL
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) IBM
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) UML
6 4 (23.53%) J2ME
6 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce

Symbian
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (29.41%) Law
1 5 (29.41%) Legal
1 5 (29.41%) Games
2 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Forensic Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Tester
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Test Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) J2ME
2 4 (23.53%) RESTful
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) Java ME
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Media
3 4 (23.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Android
2 13 (76.47%) Apple iOS
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (29.41%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 5 (29.41%) Digital Forensics
2 5 (29.41%) E-Discovery
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Forensics
3 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) UML
3 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Android Development
3 4 (23.53%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 2 (11.76%) Release Management
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) IBM
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) i2
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
2 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) BEA
3 1 (5.88%) BMC
3 1 (5.88%) Remedy