The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 29 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing Android 9 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.08% 10.26% 5.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.98% 29.09% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 0
Average salary £40,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Android
Manchester

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

Operating Systems Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 55 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 29.94% 35.26% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 52 10
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £32,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Android
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Android Salary Trend in Bolton

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (42.86%) Android Development
6 5 (35.71%) Android SDK
6 5 (35.71%) Java
6 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
6 5 (35.71%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
8 3 (21.43%) JSON
8 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) SQLite
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) PHP
8 3 (21.43%) XML
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) MVC
9 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (14.29%) Degree
9 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQLite
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Eclipse
2 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Android Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) Android SDK
3 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
3 3 (21.43%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) JSON
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (7.14%) Social Media
4 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (42.86%) Android Development
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree