Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 95 67
Rank change year-on-year -1 -28 +45
Permanent jobs citing Android 79 53 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.61% 2.35% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.41% 9.87% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 35 117
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.29% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,550 £20,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £76,625 £63,000 £65,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 759 537 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.12% 23.83% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 538 455 749
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £20,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Android in Cheshire

Android
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Android in Cheshire

Android
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Android in Cheshire

Android
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -19 35 £47,500 -26.92%
Chester - 17 £45,000 -
Crewe -3 9 £37,500 +66.67%
Warrington - 3 £50,000 - 4
Runcorn -1 2 £53,750 +58.09% 1
Macclesfield -2 1 £55,000 +46.67%
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 52 (65.82%) Apple iOS
2 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.57%) Java
4 33 (41.77%) Finance
5 32 (40.51%) Android Development
6 30 (37.97%) Scrum
7 28 (35.44%) Banking
8 27 (34.18%) Windows
8 27 (34.18%) Mobile App
9 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
10 17 (21.52%) Web Services
10 17 (21.52%) iOS Development
11 16 (20.25%) TDD
11 16 (20.25%) Smartphone
12 15 (18.99%) Retail Banking
12 15 (18.99%) JSON
13 14 (17.72%) C++
13 14 (17.72%) HTML
14 13 (16.46%) SQL
14 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.46%) Waterfall
15 12 (15.19%) User Experience
15 12 (15.19%) C#
15 12 (15.19%) Client/Server
15 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
15 12 (15.19%) Handset
16 11 (13.92%) Information Security
16 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
16 11 (13.92%) PHP
16 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Project
1 5 (6.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
3 1 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.27%) Google Play
3 1 (1.27%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) VoIP
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Internet
3 2 (2.53%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) MySQL
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) GIS
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.27%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.13%) Subversion
3 6 (7.59%) Gradle
4 5 (6.33%) Android Studio
4 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.33%) JIRA
4 5 (6.33%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.80%) Xcode
6 2 (2.53%) git-flow
6 2 (2.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 28 (35.44%) Banking
3 15 (18.99%) Retail Banking
4 10 (12.66%) Advertising
5 5 (6.33%) Retail
6 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Law
7 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (2.53%) Electronics
7 2 (2.53%) Legal
8 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Developer
2 15 (18.99%) Architect
3 14 (17.72%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (13.92%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.66%) Android Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) Software Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Embedded Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Mobile Developer
9 5 (6.33%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Test Leader
11 3 (3.80%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) Web Services
2 15 (18.99%) JSON
3 14 (17.72%) HTML
4 10 (12.66%) XML
5 9 (11.39%) .NET
6 7 (8.86%) RESTful
6 7 (8.86%) SOAP
7 6 (7.59%) REST
7 6 (7.59%) UIKit
8 5 (6.33%) Android SDK
8 5 (6.33%) CSS
9 4 (5.06%) Core Data
9 4 (5.06%) HTML5
9 4 (5.06%) Middleware
10 2 (2.53%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (2.53%) Java EE
10 2 (2.53%) QML
10 2 (2.53%) Qt
10 2 (2.53%) SignalR
10 2 (2.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Mobile App
2 16 (20.25%) Smartphone
3 12 (15.19%) Client/Server
3 12 (15.19%) Handset
3 12 (15.19%) User Experience
4 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (7.59%) Computer Science
6 5 (6.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (5.06%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.53%) CCTV
8 2 (2.53%) Contactless
8 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.53%) iPhone
8 2 (2.53%) IVR
9 1 (1.27%) Biotechnology
9 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.27%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (1.27%) Video Editing
9 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (65.82%) Apple iOS
2 27 (34.18%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Linux
4 6 (7.59%) Windows 8
5 5 (6.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 3 (3.80%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.27%) Debian
9 1 (1.27%) VMS
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.51%) Android Development
3 30 (37.97%) Scrum
4 17 (21.52%) iOS Development
5 16 (20.25%) TDD
6 13 (16.46%) Waterfall
7 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
8 11 (13.92%) Information Security
8 11 (13.92%) Mobile Development
9 10 (12.66%) SDLC
10 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.59%) DSDM
11 6 (7.59%) Machine Learning
11 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
11 6 (7.59%) OO
11 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
11 6 (7.59%) Use Case
12 5 (6.33%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (6.33%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.57%) Java
2 14 (17.72%) C++
3 13 (16.46%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) C#
5 11 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.92%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) C
7 8 (10.13%) Objective-C
8 7 (8.86%) Apple Swift
9 5 (6.33%) VB
9 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.53%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.53%) Python
11 1 (1.27%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.27%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.27%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.27%) Ruby
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) ISEB
2 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.53%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (24.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.59%) Google
3 5 (6.33%) Citrix
4 3 (3.80%) Adobe
5 2 (2.53%) Apple
6 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
6 1 (1.27%) Zend