The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 76 82 119
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +37
Permanent jobs citing Android 221 211 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.11% 2.91% 1.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.67% 11.47% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 169 184 137
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 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1744 1839 2036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.50% 25.34% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1447 1586 1749
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Android
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 160 £40,000 +17.64% 34
Cheshire -13 35 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside -3 23 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Lancashire -7 4 £37,500 +27.11% 3
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 259 (59.95%) Apple iOS
2 196 (45.37%) Mobile App
3 149 (34.49%) Android Development
4 131 (30.32%) Java
5 125 (28.94%) HTML
5 125 (28.94%) Windows
5 125 (28.94%) iOS Development
6 120 (27.78%) CSS
7 119 (27.55%) JavaScript
8 116 (26.85%) .NET
9 115 (26.62%) iPhone
10 111 (25.69%) C#
11 98 (22.69%) SQL Server
12 82 (18.98%) Objective-C
13 79 (18.29%) TDD
14 76 (17.59%) ASP.NET
15 67 (15.51%) Software Engineering
16 64 (14.81%) SQL
17 63 (14.58%) XML
18 61 (14.12%) MVC
19 60 (13.89%) Scrum
20 59 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
20 59 (13.66%) E-Commerce
20 59 (13.66%) HTML5
21 57 (13.19%) Games
22 54 (12.50%) Blackberry
23 53 (12.27%) iPad
24 51 (11.81%) Degree
24 51 (11.81%) Linux
24 51 (11.81%) C++

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 31 (7.18%) Tomcat
2 29 (6.71%) WebSphere
3 27 (6.25%) Node.js
4 21 (4.86%) CMS
5 17 (3.94%) WordPress
6 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.39%) Confluence
8 6 (1.39%) Drupal
8 6 (1.39%) Apache
8 6 (1.39%) Commerce Server
8 6 (1.39%) concrete5
9 5 (1.16%) IIS
9 5 (1.16%) MS Exchange
9 5 (1.16%) Lync
10 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (5.79%) Photoshop
2 21 (4.86%) MS Excel
3 18 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 14 (3.24%) MS Office
5 7 (1.62%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.39%) InDesign
6 6 (1.39%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.31%) Magento
2 3 (0.69%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.39%) Office 365
2 5 (1.16%) GitHub
3 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.18%) HTTP
2 14 (3.24%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.24%) Internet
3 11 (2.55%) VPN
4 7 (1.62%) Firewall
5 6 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.93%) LAN
6 4 (0.93%) WAN
7 2 (0.46%) UMTS
7 2 (0.46%) VoIP
7 2 (0.46%) DNS
7 2 (0.46%) NAS
7 2 (0.46%) GPRS
8 1 (0.23%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
8 1 (0.23%) SSL
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) SMTP
8 1 (0.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (22.69%) SQL Server
2 31 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 30 (6.94%) MySQL
4 19 (4.40%) Hazelcast
5 12 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.93%) SQLite
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.23%) Big Data
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 29 (6.71%) Maven
3 21 (4.86%) Git (software)
4 20 (4.63%) Xcode
4 20 (4.63%) Subversion
5 19 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (3.47%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.24%) Selenium
8 12 (2.78%) JIRA
8 12 (2.78%) Cucumber
9 10 (2.31%) JUnit
10 8 (1.85%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 6 (1.39%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.39%) Ant
12 5 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.16%) Gradle
13 4 (0.93%) Robotium
13 4 (0.93%) Hudson
13 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
13 4 (0.93%) Firebug
General
1 57 (13.19%) Games
2 17 (3.94%) Retail
3 12 (2.78%) Marketing
4 11 (2.55%) Back Office
5 7 (1.62%) Finance
6 5 (1.16%) Publishing
7 4 (0.93%) Banking
8 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 314 (72.69%) Developer
2 76 (17.59%) Mobile Developer
3 57 (13.19%) .NET Developer
4 52 (12.04%) iOS Developer
5 45 (10.42%) Android Developer
6 38 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 36 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 35 (8.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 33 (7.64%) Applications Developer
10 28 (6.48%) Software Developer
11 27 (6.25%) Web Developer
11 27 (6.25%) Designer
12 24 (5.56%) Analyst
13 20 (4.63%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.17%) Tester
14 18 (4.17%) Software Engineer
15 17 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
17 14 (3.24%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (28.94%) HTML
2 120 (27.78%) CSS
3 116 (26.85%) .NET
4 76 (17.59%) ASP.NET
5 63 (14.58%) XML
6 59 (13.66%) HTML5
7 47 (10.88%) jQuery
7 47 (10.88%) Web Services
8 42 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 41 (9.49%) CSS3
10 35 (8.10%) Spring
10 35 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 32 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
11 32 (7.41%) WCF
12 31 (7.18%) XSLT
13 29 (6.71%) Servlets
13 29 (6.71%) J2SE
14 27 (6.25%) JMS
14 27 (6.25%) XML Schema
14 27 (6.25%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 196 (45.37%) Mobile App
2 115 (26.62%) iPhone
3 54 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 53 (12.27%) iPad
5 28 (6.48%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 8 (1.85%) Streaming Media
7 8 (1.85%) Social Media
8 7 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (1.39%) Animation
9 6 (1.39%) FMCG
9 6 (1.39%) Xbox
10 5 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 5 (1.16%) N-Tier
11 4 (0.93%) W3C
11 4 (0.93%) New Media
11 4 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
12 3 (0.69%) GIS
13 2 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 259 (59.95%) Apple iOS
2 125 (28.94%) Windows
3 51 (11.81%) Linux
4 37 (8.56%) Windows Phone
5 21 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (4.63%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 11 (2.55%) Windows Phone 8
9 7 (1.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.93%) UNIX
10 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.69%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.46%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (34.49%) Android Development
2 125 (28.94%) iOS Development
3 79 (18.29%) TDD
4 67 (15.51%) Software Engineering
5 61 (14.12%) MVC
6 60 (13.89%) Scrum
7 59 (13.66%) E-Commerce
7 59 (13.66%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (11.34%) OO
9 48 (11.11%) OOP
10 33 (7.64%) Mobile Application Development
11 32 (7.41%) Web Application Development
11 32 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 30 (6.94%) Web Development
13 26 (6.02%) Domain-Driven Design
13 26 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
14 18 (4.17%) Software Testing
15 16 (3.70%) Kanban
15 16 (3.70%) Pair Programming
16 15 (3.47%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 131 (30.32%) Java
2 119 (27.55%) JavaScript
3 111 (25.69%) C#
4 82 (18.98%) Objective-C
5 64 (14.81%) SQL
6 51 (11.81%) C++
7 34 (7.87%) PHP
8 27 (6.25%) XPath
9 24 (5.56%) Ruby
10 22 (5.09%) C
11 12 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 12 (2.78%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.31%) Perl
13 9 (2.08%) VBScript
13 9 (2.08%) Python
14 8 (1.85%) VB6
14 8 (1.85%) VB
15 6 (1.39%) GLSL
16 4 (0.93%) PHP5
17 2 (0.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (11.81%) Degree
2 12 (2.78%) ISEB
3 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 6 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.93%) MCP
5 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (0.69%) MCDST
6 2 (0.46%) MCSE
6 2 (0.46%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.55%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.24%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.69%) XenApp
4 3 (0.69%) XenServer
4 3 (0.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.69%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (10.88%) Google
2 45 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 25 (5.79%) Apple
4 21 (4.86%) Red Hat
5 19 (4.40%) Oracle
6 17 (3.94%) Symbian
7 11 (2.55%) Facebook
8 10 (2.31%) Adobe
9 7 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.62%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.62%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.39%) IBM
10 6 (1.39%) Telerik
10 6 (1.39%) Sony
10 6 (1.39%) ATG
11 5 (1.16%) VMware
11 5 (1.16%) Citrix
11 5 (1.16%) Appcelerator
12 4 (0.93%) Avaya
12 4 (0.93%) SAP
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