Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 95 87
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Android 96 47 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.00% 2.10% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.91% 9.23% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71 32 75
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £29,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.17% -22.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £76,500 £59,750 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 806 509 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.17% 22.74% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 567 418 645
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £20,625 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £48,625 £53,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -25 32 £48,750 +1.56% 8
Chester - 19 £42,500 - 2
Crewe +1 8 £37,500 +66.67%
Runcorn +1 4 £42,500 +16.44% 1
Warrington 0 4 £41,875 +28.85% 3
Wilmslow +11 1 £36,000 +71.43% 1
Macclesfield -2 1 £55,000 +46.67%
Frodsham - 1 £52,500 -
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 66 (68.75%) Apple iOS
2 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (53.13%) Java
4 35 (36.46%) Finance
5 34 (35.42%) Android Development
6 32 (33.33%) Scrum
7 31 (32.29%) Banking
8 30 (31.25%) Mobile App
9 19 (19.79%) Advertising
9 19 (19.79%) PHP
10 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 18 (18.75%) Windows
10 18 (18.75%) TDD
10 18 (18.75%) iOS Development
11 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering
12 16 (16.67%) Degree
12 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 16 (16.67%) SDLC
13 15 (15.63%) C#
14 14 (14.58%) HTML
14 14 (14.58%) SQL
14 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
15 13 (13.54%) Web Services
15 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.50%) .NET
16 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 11 (11.46%) REST
17 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
17 11 (11.46%) C++
17 11 (11.46%) Linux

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 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.04%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) JBoss
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.04%) Google Play
4 1 (1.04%) iTunes
4 1 (1.04%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Wireless
2 5 (5.21%) VoIP
3 4 (4.17%) Firewall
3 4 (4.17%) Internet
4 3 (3.13%) Network Security
4 3 (3.13%) SSH
5 1 (1.04%) HTTP
5 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) MySQL
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.13%) Big Data
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.04%) GIS
5 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) Gradle
3 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.17%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 3 (3.13%) git-flow
5 3 (3.13%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Xcode
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.04%) JMeter
7 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.04%) PHPUnit
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium
7 1 (1.04%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (36.46%) Finance
2 31 (32.29%) Banking
3 19 (19.79%) Advertising
4 6 (6.25%) Retail
5 4 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.17%) Law
5 4 (4.17%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Electronics
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Developer
2 12 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 11 (11.46%) Penetration Tester
3 11 (11.46%) Tester
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (7.29%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Software Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Security Penetration Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Security Tester
6 6 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Test Leader
7 5 (5.21%) Embedded Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Junior
7 5 (5.21%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) HTML
2 13 (13.54%) Web Services
3 12 (12.50%) .NET
4 11 (11.46%) REST
5 9 (9.38%) Android SDK
6 8 (8.33%) JSON
7 7 (7.29%) XML
8 6 (6.25%) RESTful
9 5 (5.21%) CSS
9 5 (5.21%) SOAP
9 5 (5.21%) UIKit
10 4 (4.17%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.17%) HTML5
10 4 (4.17%) Middleware
11 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
11 3 (3.13%) Core Data
11 3 (3.13%) J2EE
11 3 (3.13%) jQuery
11 3 (3.13%) Spring
12 2 (2.08%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 30 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.38%) User Experience
3 8 (8.33%) Smartphone
3 8 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 6 (6.25%) IVR
4 6 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.17%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (4.17%) Handset
7 2 (2.08%) CCTV
7 2 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.08%) iPhone
7 2 (2.08%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.04%) STB
8 1 (1.04%) Video Editing
8 1 (1.04%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.75%) Apple iOS
2 18 (18.75%) Windows
3 11 (11.46%) Linux
4 7 (7.29%) Mac OS
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.17%) Unix
7 3 (3.13%) AIX
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.04%) Debian
9 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.04%) VMS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (57.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) Android Development
3 32 (33.33%) Scrum
4 18 (18.75%) iOS Development
4 18 (18.75%) TDD
5 17 (17.71%) Software Engineering
6 16 (16.67%) SDLC
6 16 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Information Security
8 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (11.46%) Risk Management
9 10 (10.42%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (10.42%) Mobile Development
9 10 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 8 (8.33%) BDD
10 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.33%) OO
10 8 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.13%) Java
2 19 (19.79%) PHP
3 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.63%) C#
5 14 (14.58%) SQL
6 11 (11.46%) C++
7 9 (9.38%) C
8 7 (7.29%) Objective-C
9 4 (4.17%) Apple Swift
9 4 (4.17%) VB
9 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.08%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.08%) Python
11 1 (1.04%) Groovy
11 1 (1.04%) Kotlin
11 1 (1.04%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.04%) PHP 7
11 1 (1.04%) Ruby
11 1 (1.04%) Scala
11 1 (1.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) CREST Certified
2 5 (5.21%) OSCP
2 5 (5.21%) SANS
3 4 (4.17%) ISEB
3 4 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.17%) Sun Certification
4 2 (2.08%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCDST
5 1 (1.04%) MCP
5 1 (1.04%) MCSE
5 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
1 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.42%) Google
3 7 (7.29%) Adobe
4 5 (5.21%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Apple
5 4 (4.17%) Sun
5 4 (4.17%) Twitter
6 2 (2.08%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.04%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.04%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.04%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle
7 1 (1.04%) Splunk
7 1 (1.04%) VMware
7 1 (1.04%) Zend