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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 62 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Android 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.31% 0.84% 1.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 5.13% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 8
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £28,250 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £46,750 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
106 78 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.78% 16.39% 25.05%
Number of salaries quoted 96 69 113
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £18,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 31 July 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
Blackburn - 5 £32,500 -
Preston -9 2 £31,000 +12.72%
Android
North West

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
4 8 (53.33%) .NET
4 8 (53.33%) MySQL
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (53.33%) C#
4 8 (53.33%) PHP
4 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 8 (53.33%) XML
5 7 (46.67%) SOAP
5 7 (46.67%) OO
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) HTML
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
7 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 5 (33.33%) ERP
7 5 (33.33%) Apache
7 5 (33.33%) Project Management
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
7 5 (33.33%) SSH
7 5 (33.33%) LAMP
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) Magento
7 5 (33.33%) nginx

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (33.33%) Apache
1 5 (33.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) MySQL
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Xcode
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) Calabash
2 1 (6.67%) Appium
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
3 5 (33.33%) PHP Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) AWS Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
2 7 (46.67%) SOAP
3 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) LAMP
4 5 (33.33%) JSON
4 5 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) PDA
2 3 (20.00%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) iOS Development
1 9 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 7 (46.67%) OO
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) TDD
4 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (33.33%) ERP
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 5 (33.33%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C#
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) VB6
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
4 1 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Apple
1 3 (20.00%) Facebook
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft