The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 67 36 61
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +25
Permanent jobs citing Android 47 89 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.12% 5.37% 3.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.93% 15.95% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 79 45
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,972
% change year-on-year
- +5.34%
Android
Cambridgeshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
430 558 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.53% 33.68% 34.91%
Number of salaries quoted 314 465 419
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Android
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Android Salary Trend in Cambridge

Android
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Android Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 55 (51.89%) Java
2 51 (48.11%) Android Development
3 45 (42.45%) Degree
4 37 (34.91%) Mobile App
5 36 (33.96%) Linux
6 35 (33.02%) Apple iOS
7 34 (32.08%) C++
8 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
9 28 (26.42%) Windows
10 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
11 26 (24.53%) Python
12 24 (22.64%) Android Studio
13 22 (20.75%) iOS Development
13 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
14 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
15 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
16 16 (15.09%) Android SDK
17 15 (14.15%) Mercurial
17 15 (14.15%) C
17 15 (14.15%) Windows CE
17 15 (14.15%) QNX
17 15 (14.15%) Automotive
18 14 (13.21%) C#
18 14 (13.21%) HTML
19 13 (12.26%) CSS
19 13 (12.26%) Web Services
20 11 (10.38%) Scrum
20 11 (10.38%) Objective-C
20 11 (10.38%) Mobile Application Development

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.83%) Apache
1 3 (2.83%) Node.js
2 2 (1.89%) Drupal
2 2 (1.89%) WordPress
3 1 (0.94%) CMS
3 1 (0.94%) JBoss
3 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) 3ds Max
1 3 (2.83%) Blender
1 3 (2.83%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.55%) Internet
2 7 (6.60%) Wireless
3 6 (5.66%) Bluetooth
3 6 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (3.77%) Modbus
4 4 (3.77%) ZigBee
5 3 (2.83%) AMQP
5 3 (2.83%) MQTT
6 1 (0.94%) DHCP
6 1 (0.94%) DNS
6 1 (0.94%) HTTP
6 1 (0.94%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.83%) Big Data
2 2 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Git (software)
2 24 (22.64%) Android Studio
3 15 (14.15%) Mercurial
4 10 (9.43%) Appium
4 10 (9.43%) Selenium
5 7 (6.60%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.77%) GCC
7 3 (2.83%) Gradle
7 3 (2.83%) Grunt
7 3 (2.83%) gulp
7 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.89%) JIRA
9 1 (0.94%) Ant
9 1 (0.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.94%) Maven
9 1 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 15 (14.15%) Automotive
2 3 (2.83%) Electronics
2 3 (2.83%) Games
2 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.94%) French Language
4 1 (0.94%) German Language
4 1 (0.94%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.94%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 61 (57.55%) Developer
2 29 (27.36%) Android Developer
3 22 (20.75%) Software Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Junior
4 14 (13.21%) Junior Developer
5 13 (12.26%) Junior Android Developer
6 12 (11.32%) Android Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Embedded Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Test Engineer
7 11 (10.38%) Embedded Developer
8 10 (9.43%) C++ Developer
9 8 (7.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) iOS Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Linux Developer
10 7 (6.60%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Programmer
10 7 (6.60%) Tester
11 6 (5.66%) C Developer
11 6 (5.66%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) Android SDK
2 14 (13.21%) HTML
3 13 (12.26%) CSS
3 13 (12.26%) Web Services
4 8 (7.55%) HTML5
4 8 (7.55%) OpenGL
4 8 (7.55%) RxJava
5 7 (6.60%) .NET
5 7 (6.60%) jQuery
6 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (3.77%) JNI
6 4 (3.77%) Middleware
6 4 (3.77%) XML
7 3 (2.83%) LESS
7 3 (2.83%) OpenGL ES
7 3 (2.83%) Sass
7 3 (2.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Mobile App
2 18 (16.98%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.55%) Device Driver
4 7 (6.60%) Internet of Things
5 5 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Augmented Reality
6 4 (3.77%) CAN bus
6 4 (3.77%) iPad
7 3 (2.83%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.83%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.83%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.83%) GPGPU
7 3 (2.83%) Raspberry Pi
7 3 (2.83%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Physics
9 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.96%) Linux
2 35 (33.02%) Apple iOS
3 28 (26.42%) Windows
4 15 (14.15%) Windows CE
5 6 (5.66%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Tizen
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Unix
6 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (48.11%) Android Development
2 33 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (31.13%) Software Engineering
3 22 (20.75%) iOS Development
3 22 (20.75%) Multithreading
4 11 (10.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 11 (10.38%) Scrum
5 10 (9.43%) Automated Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Automation Testing
6 8 (7.55%) Manual Testing
7 7 (6.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.60%) Mobile Development
7 7 (6.60%) TDD
7 7 (6.60%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.72%) Memory Management
8 5 (4.72%) SDLC
8 5 (4.72%) Web Development
9 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.77%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.77%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (51.89%) Java
2 34 (32.08%) C++
3 26 (24.53%) Python
4 17 (16.04%) JavaScript
5 15 (14.15%) C
6 14 (13.21%) C#
7 11 (10.38%) Objective-C
8 7 (6.60%) Perl
8 7 (6.60%) SQL
9 5 (4.72%) Embedded C
10 4 (3.77%) PHP
10 4 (3.77%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.83%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.83%) GLSL
11 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.83%) XAML
12 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.89%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.94%) Ruby
13 1 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 45 (42.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.89%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) ISEB
3 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) iptables
2 3 (2.83%) Docker
3 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) Cobbler
1 4 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) QNX
2 6 (5.66%) Wind River
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.77%) Oracle
4 3 (2.83%) ESRI
4 3 (2.83%) Google
5 1 (0.94%) Facebook
5 1 (0.94%) Twitter
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
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