The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 82 85 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Android 213 191 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.91% 2.81% 2.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.00% 11.00% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 189 159 170
Average salary £40,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Android
England

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

Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1937 1736 1959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.48% 25.56% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1684 1504 1769
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Android
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Android Salary Trend in the North West

Android
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Android Salary Histogram in the North West

Android
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Manchester -9 144 £37,500 +15.38% 28
Cheshire +19 52 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Lancashire +4 12 £43,750 +65.09% 1
Merseyside +8 5 £30,000 -12.40% 1
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 306 (72.68%) Apple iOS
2 211 (50.12%) Mobile App
3 177 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (36.34%) Windows
5 149 (35.39%) .NET
6 141 (33.49%) HTML
7 129 (30.64%) C#
8 126 (29.93%) Android Development
9 121 (28.74%) JavaScript
10 118 (28.03%) Java
11 117 (27.79%) iOS Development
12 114 (27.08%) CSS
13 101 (23.99%) ASP.NET
14 100 (23.75%) SQL Server
15 84 (19.95%) iPhone
16 81 (19.24%) MVC
17 77 (18.29%) jQuery
18 73 (17.34%) XML
19 70 (16.63%) SQL
20 68 (16.15%) TDD
21 67 (15.91%) HTML5
22 64 (15.20%) Linux
23 61 (14.49%) Objective-C
24 58 (13.78%) Web Services
24 58 (13.78%) Microsoft
25 56 (13.30%) Windows Phone
25 56 (13.30%) Git (software)
26 55 (13.06%) OO
27 54 (12.83%) E-Commerce
27 54 (12.83%) PHP

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 46 (10.93%) Node.js
2 28 (6.65%) Tomcat
3 25 (5.94%) WebSphere
4 13 (3.09%) CMS
5 12 (2.85%) SharePoint
5 12 (2.85%) WordPress
6 10 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.66%) Sitefinity
8 7 (1.66%) Drupal
8 7 (1.66%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.43%) Apache
10 4 (0.95%) Flash Media Server
11 3 (0.71%) Confluence
11 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.71%) Commerce Server
11 3 (0.71%) concrete5
12 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (4.04%) Photoshop
2 16 (3.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (3.09%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.61%) Adobe After Effects
5 10 (2.38%) MS Office
6 8 (1.90%) InDesign
7 5 (1.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.48%) Magento
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.66%) GitHub
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (7.84%) HTTP
2 20 (4.75%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.80%) VPN
4 12 (2.85%) HTTPS
5 8 (1.90%) VoIP
6 7 (1.66%) LAN
6 7 (1.66%) Firewall
7 6 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.43%) SAN
8 5 (1.19%) DHCP
8 5 (1.19%) DNS
8 5 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (0.95%) WAN
10 3 (0.71%) IPv4
10 3 (0.71%) Internet
11 2 (0.48%) DMZ
11 2 (0.48%) IPsec
11 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (0.48%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (23.75%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.70%) MySQL
3 23 (5.46%) Big Data
4 21 (4.99%) NoSQL
5 19 (4.51%) Hazelcast
6 17 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.80%) Relational Database
8 13 (3.09%) SQLite
9 10 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.90%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
14 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 56 (13.30%) Git (software)
2 53 (12.59%) Subversion
3 26 (6.18%) Xcode
4 24 (5.70%) Maven
4 24 (5.70%) Selenium
5 21 (4.99%) Eclipse
6 19 (4.51%) JUnit
7 17 (4.04%) NUnit
8 15 (3.56%) Visual Studio
9 9 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (2.14%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.90%) JIRA
11 4 (0.95%) Ant
11 4 (0.95%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.95%) FlexUnit
11 4 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (0.71%) Gradle
12 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.48%) Robotium
14 1 (0.24%) FogBugz
General
1 47 (11.16%) Games
2 21 (4.99%) Finance
3 15 (3.56%) Retail
4 11 (2.61%) Publishing
5 9 (2.14%) Back Office
6 7 (1.66%) Marketing
7 4 (0.95%) Electronics
7 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.71%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.71%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 298 (70.78%) Developer
2 74 (17.58%) Mobile Developer
3 69 (16.39%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 42 (9.98%) Java Developer
6 40 (9.50%) Senior Developer
7 39 (9.26%) Applications Developer
8 33 (7.84%) iOS Developer
9 28 (6.65%) Analyst
10 27 (6.41%) Android Developer
11 26 (6.18%) C# Developer
12 25 (5.94%) Tester
13 24 (5.70%) Web Developer
14 21 (4.99%) C# .NET Developer
15 19 (4.51%) Test Analyst
16 18 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
17 16 (3.80%) Designer
17 16 (3.80%) Software Developer
17 16 (3.80%) Software Engineer
17 16 (3.80%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (35.39%) .NET
2 141 (33.49%) HTML
3 114 (27.08%) CSS
4 101 (23.99%) ASP.NET
5 77 (18.29%) jQuery
6 73 (17.34%) XML
7 67 (15.91%) HTML5
8 58 (13.78%) Web Services
9 53 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (9.26%) KnockoutJS
11 35 (8.31%) XSLT
11 35 (8.31%) J2SE
12 34 (8.08%) Spring
13 32 (7.60%) CSS3
14 31 (7.36%) WCF
14 31 (7.36%) .NET Framework
15 29 (6.89%) Ninject
16 28 (6.65%) Grails
16 28 (6.65%) XML Schema
16 28 (6.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 211 (50.12%) Mobile App
2 84 (19.95%) iPhone
3 47 (11.16%) User Experience
4 41 (9.74%) Blackberry
5 33 (7.84%) iPad
6 26 (6.18%) Computer Science
7 14 (3.33%) Smartphone
8 12 (2.85%) Telematics
9 8 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (1.90%) Animation
10 5 (1.19%) Device Driver
10 5 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) FMCG
12 2 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.48%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.48%) W3C
12 2 (0.48%) STB
12 2 (0.48%) Cryptography
12 2 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 306 (72.68%) Apple iOS
2 153 (36.34%) Windows
3 64 (15.20%) Linux
4 56 (13.30%) Windows Phone
5 23 (5.46%) Windows Mobile
6 20 (4.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.09%) Windows Phone 8
8 9 (2.14%) Mac OS X
9 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.66%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.19%) UNIX
12 3 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) CentOS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (42.04%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (29.93%) Android Development
3 117 (27.79%) iOS Development
4 81 (19.24%) MVC
5 68 (16.15%) TDD
6 55 (13.06%) OO
7 54 (12.83%) E-Commerce
8 52 (12.35%) Scrum
9 44 (10.45%) OOP
10 40 (9.50%) Web Application Development
11 38 (9.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 37 (8.79%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.89%) Domain-Driven Design
13 29 (6.89%) Dependency Injection
14 28 (6.65%) Unit Testing
15 27 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (5.70%) Project Management
17 23 (5.46%) Web Development
18 17 (4.04%) Automated Testing
18 17 (4.04%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.64%) C#
2 121 (28.74%) JavaScript
3 118 (28.03%) Java
4 70 (16.63%) SQL
5 61 (14.49%) Objective-C
6 54 (12.83%) PHP
7 41 (9.74%) C++
8 34 (8.08%) T-SQL
9 29 (6.89%) XPath
10 25 (5.94%) C
11 19 (4.51%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.38%) Perl
13 7 (1.66%) XAML
13 7 (1.66%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.43%) PHP5
14 6 (1.43%) Ruby
14 6 (1.43%) VB
15 5 (1.19%) VB6
16 3 (0.71%) Python
17 2 (0.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (11.16%) Degree
2 10 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 7 (1.66%) MCP
5 3 (0.71%) ISEB
5 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.99%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.66%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.95%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.48%) Puppet
2 2 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.24%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 58 (13.78%) Microsoft
2 50 (11.88%) Google
3 20 (4.75%) Red Hat
4 19 (4.51%) Apple
5 14 (3.33%) Symbian
6 13 (3.09%) Adobe
7 12 (2.85%) Xamarin
8 11 (2.61%) VMware
9 10 (2.38%) Sitecore
10 8 (1.90%) Zend
10 8 (1.90%) Facebook
10 8 (1.90%) Twitter
10 8 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.66%) Citrix
11 7 (1.66%) Telerik
12 5 (1.19%) Oracle
13 4 (0.95%) Cisco
13 4 (0.95%) NetApp
14 3 (0.71%) DevExpress
14 3 (0.71%) Atlassian
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