The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 47 49 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Android 5 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.16% 2.18% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 11.76% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 17
Average salary £33,000 £40,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +24.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Android
North West

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
100 85 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.26% 18.52% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 88 83 97
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Android
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Android Salary Trend in Lancashire

Android
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Blackpool -7 1 £40,000 -
Preston - 1 £35,000 -
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 7 (41.18%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 6 (35.29%) Android Development
3 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
4 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
4 5 (29.41%) QA
4 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Electronics
5 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) PDA
6 3 (17.65%) Marketing
6 3 (17.65%) VB6
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) VB.NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.88%) WebObjects
1 1 (5.88%) Xcode
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) FogBugz
1 1 (5.88%) Calabash
1 1 (5.88%) Appium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) iOS Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Graduate
6 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Junior
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.88%) HTML5
4 1 (5.88%) CSS3
4 1 (5.88%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.88%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (5.88%) LAMP
4 1 (5.88%) Cocoa
4 1 (5.88%) JSON
4 1 (5.88%) WCF
4 1 (5.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (29.41%) Device Driver
3 3 (17.65%) PDA
4 1 (5.88%) iPhone
4 1 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Apple iOS
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
1 6 (35.29%) Android Development
1 6 (35.29%) iOS Development
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Development
2 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
2 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (17.65%) OO
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) OOD
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Content Management
5 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Objective-C
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VB
4 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (17.65%) VB6
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Symbian
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Apple
1 1 (5.88%) Zend
1 1 (5.88%) Facebook
1 1 (5.88%) Twitter