Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 97 84
Rank change year-on-year +5 -13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Android 94 48 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.80% 2.13% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.91% 9.78% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 66 37 60
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - -16.67%
10th Percentile £23,250 £27,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,625 £63,750 £56,250
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 789 491 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 23.46% 21.78% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 533 364 531
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% +1.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £22,550 £20,500 £20,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,000 £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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -23 26 £37,500 +4.17%
Chester - 15 £42,500 - 3
Crewe 0 9 £40,000 +39.13% 2
Warrington -7 5 £33,750 -10.00% 3
Runcorn +1 2 £28,750 -16.67% 1
Northwich - 2 £50,000 -
Wilmslow -1 1 £36,000 -4.00%
Android
North West

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Android.

1 71 (75.53%) Apple iOS
2 44 (46.81%) Java
3 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (35.11%) Mobile App
5 31 (32.98%) Finance
6 29 (30.85%) Banking
7 27 (28.72%) Android Development
8 25 (26.60%) Linux
9 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
10 21 (22.34%) PHP
10 21 (22.34%) Scrum
10 21 (22.34%) Degree
11 19 (20.21%) Advertising
12 18 (19.15%) Test Automation
13 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
14 16 (17.02%) Waterfall
14 16 (17.02%) iOS Development
15 14 (14.89%) Time Management
16 13 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Windows
17 12 (12.77%) SDLC
18 11 (11.70%) Mobile Development
18 11 (11.70%) ITIL
18 11 (11.70%) SQL
18 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
19 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
19 10 (10.64%) C
19 10 (10.64%) C++
19 10 (10.64%) MySQL
19 10 (10.64%) Risk Management

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 (7.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (5.32%) IIS
2 5 (5.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.45%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.13%) npm
4 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.06%) Google Play
4 1 (1.06%) iTunes
4 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) Wireless
2 6 (6.38%) Firewall
2 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.32%) VPN
4 3 (3.19%) Network Security
4 3 (3.19%) SSH
5 2 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (1.06%) 4G
6 1 (1.06%) DSL
6 1 (1.06%) HTTP
6 1 (1.06%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) MySQL
2 8 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.06%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Gradle
2 6 (6.38%) JIRA
3 4 (4.26%) Mercurial
4 3 (3.19%) git-flow
4 3 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Android Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Maven
5 2 (2.13%) Xcode
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
6 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (32.98%) Finance
2 29 (30.85%) Banking
3 19 (20.21%) Advertising
4 4 (4.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.26%) Law
4 4 (4.26%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Automotive
5 2 (2.13%) Electronics
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (41.49%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Tester
3 13 (13.83%) Penetration Tester
4 10 (10.64%) Test Leader
5 9 (9.57%) Analyst
5 9 (9.57%) Mobile Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Android Developer
6 8 (8.51%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Automation Test Lead
7 7 (7.45%) Security Penetration Tester
7 7 (7.45%) Security Tester
8 6 (6.38%) Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Django Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Junior
8 6 (6.38%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.64%) Ajax
1 10 (10.64%) JSON
2 9 (9.57%) Django
3 8 (8.51%) Android SDK
3 8 (8.51%) HTML
4 7 (7.45%) .NET
4 7 (7.45%) REST
4 7 (7.45%) Web Services
5 5 (5.32%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.32%) CSS
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (3.19%) Angular 2
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.19%) J2EE
7 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 3 (3.19%) Velocity
8 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.13%) React
8 2 (2.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (35.11%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Virtual Team
3 7 (7.45%) IVR
3 7 (7.45%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.32%) User Experience
5 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.19%) Handset
7 2 (2.13%) CCTV
7 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.13%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.06%) Fintech
8 1 (1.06%) iPhone
8 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.06%) STB
8 1 (1.06%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.06%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (75.53%) Apple iOS
2 25 (26.60%) Linux
3 13 (13.83%) Windows
4 7 (7.45%) Mac OS
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 3 (3.19%) AIX
6 3 (3.19%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (2.13%) SUSE
7 2 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.06%) Unix
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Android Development
3 21 (22.34%) Scrum
4 18 (19.15%) Test Automation
5 17 (18.09%) Software Engineering
6 16 (17.02%) iOS Development
6 16 (17.02%) Waterfall
7 14 (14.89%) Time Management
8 13 (13.83%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (12.77%) SDLC
10 11 (11.70%) ITIL
10 11 (11.70%) Mobile Development
11 10 (10.64%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
12 9 (9.57%) Creative Thinking
13 8 (8.51%) Change Management
13 8 (8.51%) Software Delivery
13 8 (8.51%) Task Automation
13 8 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) Java
2 24 (25.53%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.34%) PHP
4 11 (11.70%) SQL
5 10 (10.64%) C
5 10 (10.64%) C++
6 9 (9.57%) C#
6 9 (9.57%) Python
7 7 (7.45%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.13%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.13%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.13%) ES6
9 1 (1.06%) Groovy
9 1 (1.06%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.34%) Degree
2 6 (6.38%) CREST Certified
2 6 (6.38%) OSCP
2 6 (6.38%) SANS
3 5 (5.32%) Sun Certification
4 3 (3.19%) ISEB
4 3 (3.19%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.06%) MCDST
6 1 (1.06%) MCP
6 1 (1.06%) MCSA
6 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (11.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.13%) Firmware
5 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) Adobe
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 6 (6.38%) Google
5 5 (5.32%) Sun
6 4 (4.26%) Apple
6 4 (4.26%) Twitter
6 4 (4.26%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.13%) Citrix
8 1 (1.06%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.06%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.06%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.06%) Splunk