Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 133 133
Rank change year-on-year +27 0 +29
Permanent jobs citing Android 278 271 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.91% 2.36% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.11% 10.45% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 181 207 277
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -2.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,121 2,594 2,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.17% 22.58% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 2,067 2,350
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Android in the North West

Android
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Android in the North West

Android
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the North West over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Android in the North West

Android
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the North West region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
Manchester +31 210 £47,500 +18.75% 28
Cheshire +27 54 £52,500 +54.41% 8
Lancashire -7 11 £33,750 +6.30% 7
Merseyside +5 2 - - 7
Cumbria - 1 £16,000 -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Android.

1 160 (57.55%) Apple iOS
2 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (32.73%) JavaScript
4 86 (30.94%) Android Development
5 82 (29.50%) Mobile App
6 71 (25.54%) Java
7 67 (24.10%) HTML
8 66 (23.74%) C#
9 65 (23.38%) Mentoring
10 63 (22.66%) CSS
11 61 (21.94%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (21.58%) Linux
13 56 (20.14%) .NET
14 54 (19.42%) Git (software)
15 50 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
15 50 (17.99%) Windows
16 49 (17.63%) Software Engineering
17 48 (17.27%) Web Services
18 47 (16.91%) User Experience
18 47 (16.91%) Mobile Development
19 46 (16.55%) iOS Development
20 45 (16.19%) C
21 43 (15.47%) C++
22 42 (15.11%) DevOps
23 39 (14.03%) SQL
24 36 (12.95%) ASP.NET
25 35 (12.59%) Algorithms
26 32 (11.51%) SQL Server
26 32 (11.51%) Automotive
27 31 (11.15%) QA

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (3.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.16%) IBM Notes
2 6 (2.16%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.80%) CMS
3 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.44%) Sketch
3 3 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.79%) AWS
2 17 (6.12%) Azure
3 14 (5.04%) Office 365
4 8 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.88%) SaaS
5 7 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.52%) GitHub
5 7 (2.52%) IaaS
6 6 (2.16%) Asana
6 6 (2.16%) Serverless
7 5 (1.80%) AWS CodePipeline
7 5 (1.80%) SonarCloud
8 4 (1.44%) Apple Pay
8 4 (1.44%) Google Pay
9 3 (1.08%) GCP
9 3 (1.08%) Google Play
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) iTunes
10 1 (0.36%) Slack
10 1 (0.36%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.32%) DNS
2 9 (3.24%) LAN
2 9 (3.24%) VoIP
3 8 (2.88%) IPv4
4 7 (2.52%) Skype
4 7 (2.52%) WAN
5 6 (2.16%) VPN
6 5 (1.80%) DHCP
6 5 (1.80%) Firewall
6 5 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (1.44%) Network Security
7 4 (1.44%) SSH
8 3 (1.08%) SMS
9 2 (0.72%) HTTP
9 2 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.36%) GoToMeeting
10 1 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.51%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) MySQL
3 12 (4.32%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (3.24%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.88%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 54 (19.42%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.07%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.12%) Android Studio
4 13 (4.68%) Jenkins
5 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 7 (2.52%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.16%) GitLab
7 6 (2.16%) Xcode
8 5 (1.80%) Artifactory
8 5 (1.80%) CircleCI
8 5 (1.80%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.80%) JIRA
9 4 (1.44%) git-flow
9 4 (1.44%) JUnit
9 4 (1.44%) Maven
9 4 (1.44%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.44%) Mockito
10 3 (1.08%) Gradle
10 3 (1.08%) RSpec
11 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (11.51%) Automotive
2 15 (5.40%) Games
3 13 (4.68%) Finance
3 13 (4.68%) Retail
4 8 (2.88%) Law
4 8 (2.88%) Marketing
4 8 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.16%) Housing Association
6 5 (1.80%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) French Language
Job Titles
1 144 (51.80%) Developer
2 43 (15.47%) Android Developer
3 36 (12.95%) Mobile Developer
4 32 (11.51%) C# Developer
5 27 (9.71%) Analyst
6 25 (8.99%) .NET Developer
7 24 (8.63%) Software Engineer
8 21 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (6.47%) Java Developer
9 18 (6.47%) Senior Developer
10 16 (5.76%) Designer
11 15 (5.40%) iOS Developer
11 15 (5.40%) Java Android Developer
11 15 (5.40%) UX Designer
12 14 (5.04%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.68%) iOS Android Developer
14 12 (4.32%) Applications Developer
14 12 (4.32%) Senior Software Engineer
14 12 (4.32%) Service Analyst
14 12 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (24.10%) HTML
2 63 (22.66%) CSS
3 56 (20.14%) .NET
4 48 (17.27%) Web Services
5 36 (12.95%) ASP.NET
6 25 (8.99%) AngularJS
7 22 (7.91%) jQuery
8 21 (7.55%) JSON
8 21 (7.55%) Vulkan
9 19 (6.83%) REST
10 14 (5.04%) React
11 13 (4.68%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.68%) HTML5
11 13 (4.68%) WebSockets
12 12 (4.32%) LINQ
13 11 (3.96%) RESTful
14 10 (3.60%) Ajax
14 10 (3.60%) Node.js
14 10 (3.60%) Spring Boot
15 9 (3.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (29.50%) Mobile App
2 50 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (16.91%) User Experience
4 35 (12.59%) Algorithms
5 31 (11.15%) Embedded Systems
6 29 (10.43%) Smartphone
7 10 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (3.60%) Infotainment
7 10 (3.60%) iPhone
7 10 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.24%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (2.88%) BBC
10 7 (2.52%) iPad
11 6 (2.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (2.16%) Robotics
12 5 (1.80%) ASIC
12 5 (1.80%) Blackberry
12 5 (1.80%) Verilog
13 4 (1.44%) Kindle
13 4 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 160 (57.55%) Apple iOS
2 60 (21.58%) Linux
3 50 (17.99%) Windows
4 31 (11.15%) Tizen
5 24 (8.63%) Windows 10
6 20 (7.19%) Windows 7
7 16 (5.76%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.44%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (1.44%) Windows Phone
9 3 (1.08%) Unix
10 2 (0.72%) CentOS
10 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (43.53%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (30.94%) Android Development
3 65 (23.38%) Mentoring
4 61 (21.94%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (17.63%) Software Engineering
6 47 (16.91%) Mobile Development
7 46 (16.55%) iOS Development
8 42 (15.11%) DevOps
9 31 (11.15%) Computer Architecture
10 30 (10.79%) MVC
10 30 (10.79%) Unit Testing
11 29 (10.43%) Coaching
12 28 (10.07%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (9.71%) Scrum
14 26 (9.35%) Memory Management
14 26 (9.35%) Power Management
14 26 (9.35%) TDD
15 24 (8.63%) Open Source
16 22 (7.91%) E-Commerce
16 22 (7.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 71 (25.54%) Java
3 66 (23.74%) C#
4 45 (16.19%) C
5 43 (15.47%) C++
6 39 (14.03%) SQL
7 30 (10.79%) Kotlin
8 24 (8.63%) Apple Swift
9 23 (8.27%) Objective-C
9 23 (8.27%) Python
10 16 (5.76%) PHP
11 14 (5.04%) T-SQL
12 11 (3.96%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
13 7 (2.52%) Ruby
14 5 (1.80%) C-shell
14 5 (1.80%) Perl
14 5 (1.80%) Tcl
15 4 (1.44%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (6.12%) Degree
2 13 (4.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.72%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.36%) CISA
4 1 (0.36%) CISM
4 1 (0.36%) CISMP
4 1 (0.36%) CISSP
4 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.36%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.36%) MCSA
4 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.15%) QA
2 10 (3.60%) ISO 26262
3 9 (3.24%) GDPR
3 9 (3.24%) SLA
4 6 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.36%) NIST
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (8.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.16%) Docker
3 1 (0.36%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.24%) AirWatch
2 8 (2.88%) Jamf Pro
3 5 (1.80%) Terraform
4 4 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (1.44%) SCCM
5 3 (1.08%) Puppet
6 2 (0.72%) Ansible
Vendors
1 31 (11.15%) QNX
2 29 (10.43%) Google
2 29 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.43%) Xamarin
3 15 (5.40%) Apple
4 10 (3.60%) ServiceNow
5 7 (2.52%) iManage
5 7 (2.52%) Oracle
5 7 (2.52%) Sony
6 6 (2.16%) Citrix
6 6 (2.16%) Lotus
7 4 (1.44%) Mitel
7 4 (1.44%) Symbian
8 2 (0.72%) Avaya
8 2 (0.72%) Ivanti
8 2 (0.72%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.72%) VMware
8 2 (0.72%) Zscaler
9 1 (0.36%) Virgin Media
9 1 (0.36%) YouTube