The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 22 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Android 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.10% 0.69% 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 3.03% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Android
Lancashire

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

Operating Systems Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 10.99% 22.76% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 15
Average salary £32,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Android
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Android Salary Trend in Preston

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) Android Development
2 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
4 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
5 3 (42.86%) Marketing
6 2 (28.57%) HTML
6 2 (28.57%) Content Management
6 2 (28.57%) Symfony
6 2 (28.57%) jQuery
6 2 (28.57%) WordPress
6 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) CSS
6 2 (28.57%) OOP
6 2 (28.57%) OO
6 2 (28.57%) CMS
6 2 (28.57%) LAMP
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) iPhone
7 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 1 (14.29%) QA
7 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing

Android
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) Calabash
1 1 (14.29%) Appium
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate PHP Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) LAMP
1 2 (28.57%) Symfony
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Android Development
1 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Project Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA