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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 75 74 88
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Android 212 224 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.28% 3.23% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.44% 12.86% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 182 168 183
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £56,500
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
1468 1742 1914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.68% 25.14% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1197 1451 1654
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
Manchester -30 102 £40,000 +8.84% 29
Cheshire +45 92 £37,500 +11.94% 13
Lancashire -3 10 £32,500 +8.33%
Merseyside -8 4 £25,500 -36.25% 2
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 289 (74.10%) Apple iOS
2 229 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (50.51%) Mobile App
4 149 (38.21%) C#
5 142 (36.41%) SQL Server
6 140 (35.90%) .NET
7 128 (32.82%) Android Development
8 127 (32.56%) Windows
9 125 (32.05%) iOS Development
10 102 (26.15%) Java
10 102 (26.15%) ASP.NET
11 98 (25.13%) HTML
12 87 (22.31%) SQL
13 82 (21.03%) JavaScript
13 82 (21.03%) TDD
14 80 (20.51%) iPhone
15 78 (20.00%) Mobile Development
16 76 (19.49%) CSS
17 73 (18.72%) MVC
18 66 (16.92%) Microsoft
19 62 (15.90%) Scrum
20 60 (15.38%) HTML5
21 57 (14.62%) Web Services
22 50 (12.82%) Objective-C
23 48 (12.31%) REST
24 47 (12.05%) Selenium
24 47 (12.05%) Games
25 46 (11.79%) Software Engineering
25 46 (11.79%) C++
25 46 (11.79%) WCF

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 27 (6.92%) Node.js
2 17 (4.36%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.59%) IIS
4 10 (2.56%) WordPress
5 8 (2.05%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (1.28%) Apache
7 5 (1.28%) nginx
8 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.77%) JBoss
9 2 (0.51%) OpenEdge
9 2 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) Drupal
10 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.87%) MS Project
2 19 (4.87%) MS Office
3 10 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Magento
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon S3
2 5 (1.28%) Route 53
2 5 (1.28%) Amazon Glacier
2 5 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 4 (1.03%) Trello
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.90%) VPN
2 18 (4.62%) VoIP
3 17 (4.36%) UMTS
3 17 (4.36%) GPRS
4 13 (3.33%) Firewall
4 13 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (3.08%) Internet
5 12 (3.08%) Network Security
6 11 (2.82%) LAN
6 11 (2.82%) DHCP
6 11 (2.82%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.82%) Intranet
7 10 (2.56%) IPv4
7 10 (2.56%) SAN
7 10 (2.56%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (2.05%) NFC
8 8 (2.05%) DVB
8 8 (2.05%) DNS
8 8 (2.05%) WLAN
8 8 (2.05%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (36.41%) SQL Server
2 42 (10.77%) MySQL
3 21 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 15 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 14 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 10 (2.56%) Big Data
11 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.77%) EDRMS
13 3 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (12.05%) Selenium
2 26 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.15%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.87%) JIRA
5 17 (4.36%) Subversion
6 15 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.82%) Xcode
8 9 (2.31%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.79%) Appium
9 7 (1.79%) JUnit
10 6 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.54%) Calabash
11 5 (1.28%) Hudson
11 5 (1.28%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.28%) Robotium
11 5 (1.28%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.03%) TestNG
12 4 (1.03%) Axure RP
13 3 (0.77%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 47 (12.05%) Games
2 35 (8.97%) Finance
3 15 (3.85%) Marketing
4 11 (2.82%) Automotive
5 8 (2.05%) Banking
5 8 (2.05%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.28%) Retail
7 4 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
7 4 (1.03%) Publishing
8 3 (0.77%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 242 (62.05%) Developer
2 56 (14.36%) .NET Developer
3 47 (12.05%) Mobile Developer
4 42 (10.77%) Analyst
5 34 (8.72%) Android Developer
6 29 (7.44%) Test Analyst
7 28 (7.18%) iOS Developer
8 26 (6.67%) C# Developer
9 24 (6.15%) Senior Developer
9 24 (6.15%) Software Developer
10 23 (5.90%) Tester
11 21 (5.38%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 20 (5.13%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.87%) Software Tester
13 19 (4.87%) Test Engineer
14 15 (3.85%) Software Engineer
15 13 (3.33%) Applications Developer
16 12 (3.08%) AWS Developer
17 11 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
17 11 (2.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (35.90%) .NET
2 102 (26.15%) ASP.NET
3 98 (25.13%) HTML
4 76 (19.49%) CSS
5 60 (15.38%) HTML5
6 57 (14.62%) Web Services
7 48 (12.31%) REST
8 46 (11.79%) WCF
9 44 (11.28%) XML
10 40 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 39 (10.00%) jQuery
12 31 (7.95%) SOAP
13 30 (7.69%) CSS3
14 26 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
14 26 (6.67%) Ninject
14 26 (6.67%) .NET Framework
14 26 (6.67%) JSON
15 19 (4.87%) WPF
16 18 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 17 (4.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 197 (50.51%) Mobile App
2 80 (20.51%) iPhone
3 31 (7.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.92%) User Experience
5 23 (5.90%) iPad
6 20 (5.13%) N-Tier
7 17 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.85%) Telematics
8 15 (3.85%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.33%) Blackberry
9 13 (3.33%) Smartphone
10 8 (2.05%) Device Driver
10 8 (2.05%) MPEG
11 6 (1.54%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.54%) Data Centre
12 5 (1.28%) NHS
12 5 (1.28%) Replication
13 3 (0.77%) PDA
13 3 (0.77%) Social Media
14 2 (0.51%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 289 (74.10%) Apple iOS
2 127 (32.56%) Windows
3 44 (11.28%) Linux
4 41 (10.51%) Windows Mobile
5 30 (7.69%) Windows Phone
6 17 (4.36%) Windows 8
7 16 (4.10%) Windows 7
7 16 (4.10%) Windows Phone 7
8 10 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.56%) Windows CE
9 8 (2.05%) Nucleus RTOS
10 7 (1.79%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.51%) CentOS
13 2 (0.51%) UNIX
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (58.72%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (32.82%) Android Development
3 125 (32.05%) iOS Development
4 82 (21.03%) TDD
5 78 (20.00%) Mobile Development
6 73 (18.72%) MVC
7 62 (15.90%) Scrum
8 46 (11.79%) Software Engineering
9 40 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
10 37 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
11 35 (8.97%) Software Testing
11 35 (8.97%) OOP
11 35 (8.97%) SDLC
12 30 (7.69%) Test Scripting
13 28 (7.18%) Mobile Application Development
13 28 (7.18%) Web Application Development
14 27 (6.92%) Test Automation
15 26 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
15 26 (6.67%) Unit Testing
16 24 (6.15%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 149 (38.21%) C#
2 102 (26.15%) Java
3 87 (22.31%) SQL
4 82 (21.03%) JavaScript
5 50 (12.82%) Objective-C
6 46 (11.79%) C++
7 38 (9.74%) PHP
8 27 (6.92%) VB
9 22 (5.64%) C
10 15 (3.85%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 8 (2.05%) Ruby
13 7 (1.79%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.28%) Python
15 4 (1.03%) VB6
16 3 (0.77%) VBA
16 3 (0.77%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.77%) Clojure
17 2 (0.51%) Bash Shell
18 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (11.03%) Degree
2 23 (5.90%) ISTQB
3 12 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (1.54%) ISEB
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.03%) MCP
7 2 (0.51%) MCSE
7 2 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.51%) MOS
7 2 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 22 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 10 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.79%) Docker
4 3 (0.77%) XenApp
5 2 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 12 (3.08%) Puppet
2 7 (1.79%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.51%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.51%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.51%) Plesk
4 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.51%) Google
3 30 (7.69%) Apple
4 20 (5.13%) Citrix
5 16 (4.10%) Symbian
6 15 (3.85%) Oracle
7 14 (3.59%) Adobe
8 12 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (2.56%) VMware
9 10 (2.56%) Cisco
9 10 (2.56%) NetApp
10 7 (1.79%) Xamarin
11 5 (1.28%) Facebook
12 4 (1.03%) DevExpress
13 3 (0.77%) Twitter
13 3 (0.77%) Zend
13 3 (0.77%) Sage
14 2 (0.51%) Sencha
14 2 (0.51%) ServiceNow
15 1 (0.26%) McAfee
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