Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 141 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 -45 -1
Permanent jobs citing Android 295 265 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.31% 2.18% 3.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.92% 9.85% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 256 230 350
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £25,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -

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 2973 2691 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.26% 22.10% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2399 2229 2504
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,150 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%

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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 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
Manchester -1 200 £40,000 - 20
Cheshire +2 78 £45,000 +21.62% 6
Merseyside +5 11 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Lancashire -4 6 £42,500 +16.44%
Android
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Android.

1 178 (60.34%) Apple iOS
2 138 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
3 124 (42.03%) Mobile App
3 124 (42.03%) Android Development
4 106 (35.93%) C#
5 93 (31.53%) Java
6 90 (30.51%) .NET
7 83 (28.14%) JavaScript
8 79 (26.78%) TDD
9 77 (26.10%) HTML
10 76 (25.76%) iOS Development
11 69 (23.39%) MVC
12 66 (22.37%) SQL Server
12 66 (22.37%) ASP.NET
13 52 (17.63%) Retail
14 50 (16.95%) CSS
14 50 (16.95%) Windows
15 49 (16.61%) Web Services
15 49 (16.61%) iPhone
16 46 (15.59%) Finance
17 45 (15.25%) Scrum
18 44 (14.92%) Google
18 44 (14.92%) Mobile Development
19 42 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
20 41 (13.90%) Test Automation
21 40 (13.56%) Node.js
22 39 (13.22%) Git (software)
22 39 (13.22%) jQuery
22 39 (13.22%) Banking
22 39 (13.22%) PHP

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 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.39%) CMS
3 9 (3.05%) Drupal
4 8 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 8 (2.71%) Sitefinity
4 8 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 5 (1.69%) IIS
7 4 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.02%) concrete5
8 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.02%) WordPress
9 2 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.68%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.34%) JBoss
Applications
1 12 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.71%) SOLIDWORKS
3 7 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.34%) InVision
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.37%) Magento
2 2 (0.68%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.20%) Google Play
2 15 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (3.73%) SaaS
5 9 (3.05%) Office 365
6 7 (2.37%) GitHub
7 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.36%) PaaS
8 4 (1.36%) Trello
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.34%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.34%) iTunes
9 1 (0.34%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.39%) LAN
1 10 (3.39%) WAN
2 8 (2.71%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.37%) HTTP
4 5 (1.69%) Internet
4 5 (1.69%) RFID
5 4 (1.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.02%) Firewall
6 3 (1.02%) VoIP
6 3 (1.02%) Wireless
7 2 (0.68%) DHCP
7 2 (0.68%) DNS
7 2 (0.68%) SSH
7 2 (0.68%) WLAN
8 1 (0.34%) SSL
8 1 (0.34%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.37%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 25 (8.47%) MySQL
4 14 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.07%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 3 (1.02%) phpMyAdmin
9 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQLite
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 39 (13.22%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.76%) Xcode
3 14 (4.75%) git-flow
4 13 (4.41%) JIRA
5 12 (4.07%) Android Studio
6 11 (3.73%) Gradle
7 9 (3.05%) Subversion
8 6 (2.03%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.03%) Selenium
8 6 (2.03%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.36%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.36%) CocoaPods
9 4 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.36%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.36%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.02%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.68%) Grunt
11 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
General
1 52 (17.63%) Retail
2 46 (15.59%) Finance
3 39 (13.22%) Banking
4 34 (11.53%) Games
5 14 (4.75%) Marketing
6 13 (4.41%) Retail Banking
7 12 (4.07%) Advertising
8 10 (3.39%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.03%) Law
9 6 (2.03%) Legal
10 4 (1.36%) Electronics
10 4 (1.36%) Multimedia
11 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.34%) Automotive
13 1 (0.34%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.34%) Publishing
13 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 182 (61.69%) Developer
2 49 (16.61%) .NET Developer
3 40 (13.56%) Android Developer
4 30 (10.17%) Digital Developer
5 26 (8.81%) Senior Developer
6 24 (8.14%) Software Developer
7 22 (7.46%) Analyst
7 22 (7.46%) Architect
8 20 (6.78%) C# Developer
9 19 (6.44%) Software Engineer
10 18 (6.10%) Lead Developer
10 18 (6.10%) Mobile Developer
10 18 (6.10%) PHP Developer
11 17 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (5.42%) iOS Developer
13 14 (4.75%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.41%) Senior Android Developer
15 11 (3.73%) Lead Android Developer
16 10 (3.39%) Senior Architect
16 10 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (30.51%) .NET
2 77 (26.10%) HTML
3 66 (22.37%) ASP.NET
4 50 (16.95%) CSS
5 49 (16.61%) Web Services
6 42 (14.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (13.56%) Node.js
8 39 (13.22%) jQuery
9 34 (11.53%) RESTful
10 33 (11.19%) KnockoutJS
11 32 (10.85%) AngularJS
11 32 (10.85%) WCF
12 29 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 29 (9.83%) Ninject
13 28 (9.49%) JSON
14 27 (9.15%) HTML5
15 16 (5.42%) React
16 15 (5.08%) CSS3
16 15 (5.08%) XML
17 14 (4.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 124 (42.03%) Mobile App
2 49 (16.61%) iPhone
3 25 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (6.44%) User Experience
5 16 (5.42%) Computer Science
6 14 (4.75%) Client/Server
6 14 (4.75%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (4.75%) Handset
6 14 (4.75%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.03%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (2.03%) Life Science
8 5 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.69%) iPad
8 5 (1.69%) Mobile Computing
9 4 (1.36%) Fintech
9 4 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.36%) Raspberry Pi
10 3 (1.02%) Blog
10 3 (1.02%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 178 (60.34%) Apple iOS
2 50 (16.95%) Windows
3 16 (5.42%) Linux
4 11 (3.73%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.37%) Unix
5 7 (2.37%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.37%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Phone
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Debian
11 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.34%) VMS
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (46.78%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (42.03%) Android Development
3 79 (26.78%) TDD
4 76 (25.76%) iOS Development
5 69 (23.39%) MVC
6 45 (15.25%) Scrum
7 44 (14.92%) Mobile Development
8 41 (13.90%) Test Automation
9 36 (12.20%) Software Engineering
10 31 (10.51%) Web Application Development
11 29 (9.83%) Dependency Injection
11 29 (9.83%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (8.14%) Mobile Application Development
13 24 (8.14%) OO
14 22 (7.46%) Web Development
15 21 (7.12%) Analytics
15 21 (7.12%) SDLC
16 20 (6.78%) Waterfall
17 19 (6.44%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.93%) C#
2 93 (31.53%) Java
3 83 (28.14%) JavaScript
4 39 (13.22%) PHP
5 36 (12.20%) C++
6 35 (11.86%) SQL
7 30 (10.17%) Objective-C
8 25 (8.47%) Apple Swift
9 24 (8.14%) C
9 24 (8.14%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.39%) Embedded C
10 10 (3.39%) VB
11 5 (1.69%) ES6
12 4 (1.36%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.36%) Ruby
12 4 (1.36%) Scala
12 4 (1.36%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.02%) Perl
13 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (12.88%) Degree
2 9 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.71%) MCP
4 5 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.02%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.02%) ISEB
6 3 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.71%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.36%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (4.07%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Docker
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (1.02%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.34%) Puppet
2 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (14.92%) Google
2 37 (12.54%) Microsoft
3 27 (9.15%) Xamarin
4 9 (3.05%) Oracle
5 8 (2.71%) Facebook
5 8 (2.71%) Sitecore
5 8 (2.71%) Twitter
6 6 (2.03%) Apple
6 6 (2.03%) Citrix
6 6 (2.03%) Telerik
7 5 (1.69%) Zend
8 3 (1.02%) Adobe
9 2 (0.68%) EMC
9 2 (0.68%) SOTI
9 2 (0.68%) VMware
10 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.34%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.34%) Samsung
10 1 (0.34%) Sencha