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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 69 85 127
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +42
Permanent jobs citing Android 225 209 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.23% 2.83% 1.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.93% 11.06% 7.09%
Number of salaries quoted 170 185 134
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,850 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1740 1889 1988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.95% 25.62% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1444 1629 1731
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,500
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 11 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 11 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 +21 164 £37,500 +7.14% 32
Cheshire -1 36 £35,000 - 3
Merseyside +2 22 £45,000 +50.00%
Lancashire -6 3 £30,000 +3.44% 5
Android
England

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 257 (59.49%) Apple iOS
2 186 (43.06%) Mobile App
3 154 (35.65%) Android Development
4 129 (29.86%) Java
5 127 (29.40%) iOS Development
6 124 (28.70%) JavaScript
6 124 (28.70%) HTML
7 121 (28.01%) .NET
7 121 (28.01%) CSS
8 119 (27.55%) Windows
9 117 (27.08%) C#
10 116 (26.85%) iPhone
11 105 (24.31%) SQL Server
12 80 (18.52%) TDD
13 79 (18.29%) Objective-C
14 77 (17.82%) ASP.NET
15 70 (16.20%) SQL
16 69 (15.97%) Software Engineering
17 62 (14.35%) MVC
18 59 (13.66%) Scrum
19 58 (13.43%) XML
19 58 (13.43%) Blackberry
20 57 (13.19%) HTML5
21 56 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
22 55 (12.73%) iPad
23 53 (12.27%) Degree
23 53 (12.27%) Games
23 53 (12.27%) E-Commerce
24 52 (12.04%) C++
25 50 (11.57%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 27 (6.25%) Node.js
2 26 (6.02%) Tomcat
2 26 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 22 (5.09%) CMS
4 17 (3.94%) WordPress
5 10 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.62%) IIS
6 7 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.39%) Confluence
7 6 (1.39%) Lync
7 6 (1.39%) Drupal
7 6 (1.39%) Apache
7 6 (1.39%) Commerce Server
7 6 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.39%) concrete5
8 5 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.46%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 24 (5.56%) Photoshop
1 24 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.94%) MS Office
3 16 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (1.62%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.93%) InDesign
5 4 (0.93%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 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 8 (1.85%) Office 365
2 6 (1.39%) GitHub
3 3 (0.69%) 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 28 (6.48%) HTTP
2 16 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.70%) VPN
3 15 (3.47%) Internet
4 10 (2.31%) Firewall
5 6 (1.39%) WAN
5 6 (1.39%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.93%) LAN
7 3 (0.69%) VoIP
7 3 (0.69%) DNS
8 2 (0.46%) GPRS
8 2 (0.46%) UMTS
8 2 (0.46%) SSL
8 2 (0.46%) SMTP
8 2 (0.46%) DHCP
8 2 (0.46%) Wireless
8 2 (0.46%) NAS
8 2 (0.46%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.46%) MPLS
9 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (24.31%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.64%) MySQL
3 31 (7.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.94%) Hazelcast
5 13 (3.01%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
7 9 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.85%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.93%) SQLite
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.46%) Big Data
13 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (7.18%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.25%) Maven
3 21 (4.86%) Subversion
4 20 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (4.40%) Git (software)
6 17 (3.94%) Xcode
7 16 (3.70%) Eclipse
8 14 (3.24%) Selenium
9 12 (2.78%) JIRA
9 12 (2.78%) Cucumber
10 11 (2.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 10 (2.31%) JUnit
12 7 (1.62%) Ant
12 7 (1.62%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.16%) Gradle
13 5 (1.16%) Hudson
13 5 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
14 4 (0.93%) Firebug
14 4 (0.93%) PhoneGap
14 4 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (12.27%) Games
2 16 (3.70%) Retail
3 12 (2.78%) Marketing
4 10 (2.31%) Back Office
4 10 (2.31%) Finance
5 4 (0.93%) Banking
6 3 (0.69%) Publishing
7 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Automotive
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 312 (72.22%) Developer
2 72 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 57 (13.19%) .NET Developer
4 50 (11.57%) iOS Developer
5 44 (10.19%) Android Developer
6 38 (8.80%) Senior Developer
7 33 (7.64%) Java Developer
8 32 (7.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 31 (7.18%) Applications Developer
9 31 (7.18%) Web Developer
10 29 (6.71%) Software Developer
11 25 (5.79%) Designer
12 24 (5.56%) Analyst
13 19 (4.40%) C# Developer
14 18 (4.17%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
16 15 (3.47%) PHP Developer
17 14 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
17 14 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 13 (3.01%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (28.70%) HTML
2 121 (28.01%) .NET
2 121 (28.01%) CSS
3 77 (17.82%) ASP.NET
4 58 (13.43%) XML
5 57 (13.19%) HTML5
6 50 (11.57%) jQuery
7 42 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (9.72%) Web Services
8 41 (9.49%) CSS3
9 35 (8.10%) WCF
9 35 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 31 (7.18%) Spring
11 30 (6.94%) KnockoutJS
12 28 (6.48%) XSLT
13 27 (6.25%) Servlets
14 26 (6.02%) J2SE
14 26 (6.02%) Ninject
15 22 (5.09%) REST
15 22 (5.09%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 186 (43.06%) Mobile App
2 116 (26.85%) iPhone
3 58 (13.43%) Blackberry
4 55 (12.73%) iPad
5 28 (6.48%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.85%) Social Media
6 8 (1.85%) Streaming Media
7 7 (1.62%) Smartphone
7 7 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.62%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.39%) FMCG
8 6 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.39%) Xbox
9 5 (1.16%) Mathematics
10 4 (0.93%) W3C
10 4 (0.93%) Animation
10 4 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.93%) New Media
11 3 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
11 3 (0.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 257 (59.49%) Apple iOS
2 119 (27.55%) Windows
3 50 (11.57%) Linux
4 32 (7.41%) Windows Phone
5 20 (4.63%) Windows Mobile
6 18 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (3.01%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.31%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.85%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (1.16%) UNIX
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.69%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.46%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (35.65%) Android Development
2 127 (29.40%) iOS Development
3 80 (18.52%) TDD
4 69 (15.97%) Software Engineering
5 62 (14.35%) MVC
6 59 (13.66%) Scrum
7 56 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (12.27%) E-Commerce
9 49 (11.34%) OO
9 49 (11.34%) OOP
10 33 (7.64%) Mobile Application Development
11 32 (7.41%) Web Application Development
11 32 (7.41%) Unit Testing
12 29 (6.71%) Web Development
13 26 (6.02%) Domain-Driven Design
13 26 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
14 20 (4.63%) Software Testing
15 16 (3.70%) OOD
16 15 (3.47%) Pair Programming
16 15 (3.47%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.86%) Java
2 124 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 117 (27.08%) C#
4 79 (18.29%) Objective-C
5 70 (16.20%) SQL
6 52 (12.04%) C++
7 35 (8.10%) PHP
8 23 (5.32%) Ruby
9 22 (5.09%) XPath
9 22 (5.09%) C
10 16 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 11 (2.55%) VBScript
12 10 (2.31%) VB
12 10 (2.31%) VB6
12 10 (2.31%) T-SQL
13 9 (2.08%) Perl
13 9 (2.08%) Python
14 6 (1.39%) GLSL
15 4 (0.93%) PHP5
15 4 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 53 (12.27%) Degree
2 12 (2.78%) ISEB
3 7 (1.62%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.16%) MCP
6 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.69%) MCSE
7 3 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.69%) MCDST
8 2 (0.46%) MCITP
8 2 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.31%) QA
2 2 (0.46%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (4.17%) 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
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.46%) Capistrano
2 2 (0.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 44 (10.19%) Google
3 29 (6.71%) Apple
4 21 (4.86%) Oracle
5 18 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 17 (3.94%) Symbian
7 11 (2.55%) Facebook
7 11 (2.55%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.85%) Adobe
9 7 (1.62%) Sitecore
9 7 (1.62%) Appcelerator
10 6 (1.39%) Citrix
10 6 (1.39%) IBM
10 6 (1.39%) Sony
10 6 (1.39%) ATG
11 5 (1.16%) VMware
12 4 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.93%) SAP
12 4 (0.93%) Avaya
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