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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 77 68 120
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +52
Permanent jobs citing Android 232 218 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.16% 3.18% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.39% 12.52% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 178 195 135
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1732 1741 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.56% 25.43% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1407 1513 1609
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 169 £40,000 +17.64% 21
Cheshire -13 40 £35,000 - 6
Merseyside +1 14 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Lancashire -7 10 £28,750 +4.54% 3
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 284 (63.25%) Apple iOS
2 208 (46.33%) Mobile App
3 156 (34.74%) Android Development
4 151 (33.63%) Windows
5 147 (32.74%) HTML
6 138 (30.73%) Java
7 133 (29.62%) CSS
8 130 (28.95%) iOS Development
9 123 (27.39%) JavaScript
10 119 (26.50%) .NET
10 119 (26.50%) iPhone
11 112 (24.94%) C#
12 92 (20.49%) SQL Server
13 91 (20.27%) Objective-C
14 85 (18.93%) TDD
15 80 (17.82%) ASP.NET
16 79 (17.59%) XML
17 67 (14.92%) Software Engineering
17 67 (14.92%) MVC
18 66 (14.70%) Scrum
18 66 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
19 65 (14.48%) E-Commerce
19 65 (14.48%) HTML5
20 60 (13.36%) OOP
20 60 (13.36%) Blackberry
20 60 (13.36%) Games
21 59 (13.14%) Degree
22 58 (12.92%) Linux
23 57 (12.69%) iPad
24 56 (12.47%) SQL

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (9.35%) Tomcat
2 39 (8.69%) WebSphere
3 29 (6.46%) Node.js
4 20 (4.45%) CMS
4 20 (4.45%) WordPress
5 10 (2.23%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.00%) Drupal
7 8 (1.78%) MS Exchange
8 7 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.34%) Apache
9 6 (1.34%) Commerce Server
9 6 (1.34%) Confluence
9 6 (1.34%) concrete5
10 5 (1.11%) Lync
11 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.45%) IIS
12 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 24 (5.35%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (3.12%) MS Excel
4 11 (2.45%) Adobe After Effects
4 11 (2.45%) InDesign
4 11 (2.45%) MS Office
5 5 (1.11%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.23%) Magento
2 4 (0.89%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.00%) GitHub
3 6 (1.34%) Office 365
4 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.69%) HTTP
2 16 (3.56%) VPN
3 14 (3.12%) Internet
4 12 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.78%) Firewall
6 6 (1.34%) VoIP
7 4 (0.89%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.67%) DNS
8 3 (0.67%) WAN
8 3 (0.67%) LAN
9 2 (0.45%) DHCP
9 2 (0.45%) GPRS
9 2 (0.45%) UMTS
9 2 (0.45%) NAS
10 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.22%) VLAN
10 1 (0.22%) SSL
10 1 (0.22%) SMTP
10 1 (0.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (20.49%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.90%) MySQL
3 28 (6.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 28 (6.24%) Hazelcast
4 9 (2.00%) SQLite
5 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 8 (1.78%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (8.46%) Maven
2 32 (7.13%) Visual Studio
3 29 (6.46%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.35%) Xcode
5 23 (5.12%) Subversion
6 20 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.01%) Selenium
8 17 (3.79%) Eclipse
9 13 (2.90%) Cucumber
10 12 (2.67%) JIRA
11 9 (2.00%) JUnit
12 6 (1.34%) NUnit
12 6 (1.34%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.11%) Gradle
13 5 (1.11%) WebDriver
13 5 (1.11%) Ant
14 4 (0.89%) Firebug
14 4 (0.89%) Hudson
14 4 (0.89%) Robotium
15 2 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 60 (13.36%) Games
2 19 (4.23%) Retail
3 13 (2.90%) Back Office
4 12 (2.67%) Marketing
5 9 (2.00%) Finance
6 6 (1.34%) Publishing
7 4 (0.89%) Banking
8 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.45%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 331 (73.72%) Developer
2 89 (19.82%) Mobile Developer
3 54 (12.03%) .NET Developer
4 51 (11.36%) iOS Developer
5 46 (10.24%) Java Developer
6 44 (9.80%) Android Developer
7 43 (9.58%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 36 (8.02%) Senior Developer
9 35 (7.80%) Applications Developer
10 27 (6.01%) Designer
11 24 (5.35%) Web Developer
12 23 (5.12%) Software Developer
13 21 (4.68%) Tester
13 21 (4.68%) C# Developer
14 19 (4.23%) Analyst
14 19 (4.23%) Software Engineer
15 17 (3.79%) PHP Developer
16 16 (3.56%) ASP.NET Developer
16 16 (3.56%) C# .NET Developer
17 15 (3.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (32.74%) HTML
2 133 (29.62%) CSS
3 119 (26.50%) .NET
4 80 (17.82%) ASP.NET
5 79 (17.59%) XML
6 65 (14.48%) HTML5
7 51 (11.36%) Web Services
8 47 (10.47%) jQuery
9 46 (10.24%) Spring
10 45 (10.02%) XSLT
11 42 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 40 (8.91%) CSS3
13 38 (8.46%) XML Schema
13 38 (8.46%) SAX
13 38 (8.46%) JMS
13 38 (8.46%) DOM
13 38 (8.46%) Servlets
13 38 (8.46%) Grails
14 37 (8.24%) J2SE
15 36 (8.02%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 208 (46.33%) Mobile App
2 119 (26.50%) iPhone
3 60 (13.36%) Blackberry
4 57 (12.69%) iPad
5 36 (8.02%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 11 (2.45%) Animation
8 9 (2.00%) Social Media
9 8 (1.78%) Streaming Media
10 7 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
11 6 (1.34%) FMCG
11 6 (1.34%) Xbox
12 5 (1.11%) Mathematics
13 4 (0.89%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.89%) W3C
13 4 (0.89%) New Media
13 4 (0.89%) Mobile Banking
14 3 (0.67%) GIS
15 1 (0.22%) Mobile Computing
15 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 284 (63.25%) Apple iOS
2 151 (33.63%) Windows
3 58 (12.92%) Linux
4 46 (10.24%) Windows Phone
5 29 (6.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (4.90%) Windows Mobile
7 18 (4.01%) Windows Phone 8
8 12 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.34%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.89%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.67%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.67%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.67%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.67%) UNIX
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (34.74%) Android Development
2 130 (28.95%) iOS Development
3 85 (18.93%) TDD
4 67 (14.92%) Software Engineering
4 67 (14.92%) MVC
5 66 (14.70%) Scrum
5 66 (14.70%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (14.48%) E-Commerce
7 60 (13.36%) OOP
8 51 (11.36%) OO
9 36 (8.02%) Mobile Application Development
10 33 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 33 (7.35%) Web Development
11 32 (7.13%) Web Application Development
12 26 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
12 26 (5.79%) Domain-Driven Design
13 19 (4.23%) Kanban
14 18 (4.01%) Pair Programming
15 17 (3.79%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (3.34%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 138 (30.73%) Java
2 123 (27.39%) JavaScript
3 112 (24.94%) C#
4 91 (20.27%) Objective-C
5 56 (12.47%) SQL
6 46 (10.24%) C++
7 38 (8.46%) XPath
8 35 (7.80%) PHP
9 21 (4.68%) Ruby
10 19 (4.23%) C
11 18 (4.01%) T-SQL
12 14 (3.12%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.45%) Perl
14 10 (2.23%) VB
14 10 (2.23%) VB6
15 8 (1.78%) Python
16 6 (1.34%) GLSL
17 4 (0.89%) VBScript
17 4 (0.89%) PHP5
18 2 (0.45%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 59 (13.14%) Degree
2 14 (3.12%) ISEB
3 6 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (1.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.89%) MCSE
6 1 (0.22%) MCITP
6 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.22%) CCNA
6 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.01%) QA
2 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.11%) Capistrano
1 5 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 49 (10.91%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.69%) Google
3 29 (6.46%) Red Hat
4 25 (5.57%) Apple
5 17 (3.79%) Symbian
6 12 (2.67%) Adobe
7 11 (2.45%) Oracle
8 10 (2.23%) Xamarin
8 10 (2.23%) Facebook
9 8 (1.78%) Telerik
10 7 (1.56%) Sitecore
11 6 (1.34%) IBM
11 6 (1.34%) ATG
11 6 (1.34%) Sony
11 6 (1.34%) Atlassian
12 5 (1.11%) VMware
12 5 (1.11%) Citrix
13 4 (0.89%) SAP
13 4 (0.89%) Avaya
13 4 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: 40,000 +
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable, Plus B
Posted: Yesterday
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Carnforth, Lancashire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Salary Negotiable for the right candidate
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Noir Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
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Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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