The first table below looks at the demand for Android skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 24 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 50 58 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Android 43 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.81% 2.75% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.35% 11.24% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 13
Average salary £32,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.72% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £32,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,000 £43,800
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
322 267 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 28.52% 24.52% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 292 245 211
Average salary £33,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Android
Wales

Android
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Android Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Android
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Android Salary Trend in South Wales

Android
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Android Salary Histogram in South Wales

Android
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cardiff -2 20 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Torfaen -3 8 £29,500 -18.05% 1
Newport +4 6 £32,000 -3.03%
Monmouthshire - 2 £41,250 -
Gwent +1 1 £45,000 +40.62%
Android
Wales

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 50 (73.53%) Apple iOS
2 45 (66.18%) Java
3 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.82%) Windows
5 22 (32.35%) Android Development
6 20 (29.41%) C++
7 19 (27.94%) TDD
7 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
8 17 (25.00%) iOS Development
8 17 (25.00%) Selenium
9 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (23.53%) JUnit
10 15 (22.06%) Objective-C
11 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
11 14 (20.59%) C#
12 13 (19.12%) SQL
12 13 (19.12%) Groovy
12 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
13 12 (17.65%) .NET
13 12 (17.65%) C
14 11 (16.18%) Web Services
14 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
14 11 (16.18%) BDD
15 10 (14.71%) OOD
15 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
16 9 (13.24%) jQuery
16 9 (13.24%) QA
16 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.24%) MVC
16 9 (13.24%) HTML

Android
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (5.88%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Cucumber
2 17 (25.00%) Selenium
3 16 (23.53%) JUnit
4 9 (13.24%) Robotium
4 9 (13.24%) Jenkins
4 9 (13.24%) Calabash
4 9 (13.24%) eggPlant
5 7 (10.29%) SoapUI
6 6 (8.82%) JBehave
7 5 (7.35%) JIRA
8 4 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.94%) Xcode
11 1 (1.47%) Maven
11 1 (1.47%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (11.76%) Finance
1 8 (11.76%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 22 (32.35%) Test Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Test Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Android Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Graduate
5 6 (8.82%) Tester
6 5 (7.35%) Programmer
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Junior
8 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) .NET
2 11 (16.18%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) jQuery
3 9 (13.24%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) REST
4 8 (11.76%) SOAP
5 7 (10.29%) Middleware
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.82%) iOS SDK
6 6 (8.82%) Android SDK
7 5 (7.35%) CSS
8 4 (5.88%) Spring
8 4 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.88%) XML
8 4 (5.88%) J2EE
9 3 (4.41%) WinForms
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
9 3 (4.41%) Java EE
9 3 (4.41%) WCF
9 3 (4.41%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Mobile App
2 11 (16.18%) Blackberry
3 9 (13.24%) Digital Media
4 7 (10.29%) IPTV
4 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.35%) iPhone
5 5 (7.35%) iPad
6 4 (5.88%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.94%) DTV
8 1 (1.47%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.47%) Replication
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.47%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 50 (73.53%) Apple iOS
2 23 (33.82%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Windows Phone
4 7 (10.29%) Linux
5 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.35%) Android Development
2 19 (27.94%) TDD
3 17 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 11 (16.18%) BDD
7 10 (14.71%) OOD
7 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.24%) MVC
9 8 (11.76%) SOA
10 7 (10.29%) Mobile Application Development
11 6 (8.82%) Automation Testing
12 5 (7.35%) OO
12 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.88%) Product Management
13 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
13 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
14 3 (4.41%) Code Coverage
14 3 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) Java
2 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 20 (29.41%) C++
4 15 (22.06%) Objective-C
5 14 (20.59%) C#
6 13 (19.12%) SQL
6 13 (19.12%) Groovy
7 12 (17.65%) C
8 5 (7.35%) XAML
9 3 (4.41%) Perl
9 3 (4.41%) Korn
9 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 3 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.35%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.88%) Perforce
3 4 (5.88%) Oracle
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Telerik
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