The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 47 56 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Permanent jobs citing Android 1 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% 4.03% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.17% 12.00% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 7
Average salary £18,500 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Android
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
46 150 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.43% 33.56% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 139 81
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Android across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Android
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Android Salary Trend in Bedford

Android
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Android 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 Android.

1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Xcode
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) PDA
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Android 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 Android. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Xcode
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Project Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) PDA
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Android Development
1 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix