Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Mobile First skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile First over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile First
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 142 176
Rank change year-on-year -19 +34 -
Permanent jobs citing Mobile First 12 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.38% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.050% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 2
Cheshire median annual salary £72,500 - £50,000
10th Percentile £36,250 - £44,500
90th Percentile £80,000 - £53,500
North West median annual salary £57,500 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +41.98% +8.00% -6.25%

Mobile First is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2783 2008 2747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 88.74% 87.30% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2114 1664 2348
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%

Mobile First
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Mobile First as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile First in Cheshire

Mobile First
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile First in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Mobile First in Cheshire

Mobile First
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile First in Cheshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile First in Cheshire

Mobile First
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile First within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 11 £75,000 -
Mobile First
North West

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing Mobile First 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Mobile First.

1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Google
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
4 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
4 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
4 9 (75.00%) iOS Development
4 9 (75.00%) Apple Swift
4 9 (75.00%) Cocoa
4 9 (75.00%) Xcode
4 9 (75.00%) Objective-C
5 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (58.33%) C++
5 7 (58.33%) SOAP
5 7 (58.33%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 7 (58.33%) SpriteKit
5 7 (58.33%) iOS SDK
5 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
6 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) Advertising
7 5 (41.67%) Finance
7 5 (41.67%) Banking
7 5 (41.67%) Android
7 5 (41.67%) JSON

Mobile First
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Xcode
2 3 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (50.00%) Advertising
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Mobile Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (25.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Objective-C Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
2 9 (75.00%) Cocoa
2 9 (75.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 7 (58.33%) iOS SDK
3 7 (58.33%) SOAP
3 7 (58.33%) SpriteKit
4 5 (41.67%) JSON
4 5 (41.67%) UIKit
5 3 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 3 (25.00%) Core Data
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (16.67%) REST
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (41.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 12 (100.00%) Scrum
1 12 (100.00%) SDLC
2 11 (91.67%) TDD
3 9 (75.00%) iOS Development
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
4 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
5 6 (50.00%) BDD
6 5 (41.67%) Android Development
7 3 (25.00%) OO
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
9 1 (8.33%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Apple Swift
1 9 (75.00%) Objective-C
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Google
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft