Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 141 135
Rank change year-on-year +20 -6 -33
Permanent jobs citing Android 335 295 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.65% 2.40% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.20% 10.59% 9.39%
Number of salaries quoted 282 265 251
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,800 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 2,990 2,785 2,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.69% 22.63% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,338 2,275 2,413
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,000 £54,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 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
Manchester +7 220 £40,000 - 68
Cheshire -6 95 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Merseyside +17 9 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Lancashire -5 4 £37,500 +2.74% 4
Cumbria - 1 £25,250 -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 North West region with a requirement for Android.

1 209 (62.39%) Apple iOS
2 167 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (37.61%) Android Development
4 123 (36.72%) Java
5 115 (34.33%) Mobile App
6 90 (26.87%) C#
7 85 (25.37%) JavaScript
8 78 (23.28%) iOS Development
9 69 (20.60%) TDD
10 66 (19.70%) Finance
11 61 (18.21%) .NET
12 57 (17.01%) iPhone
12 57 (17.01%) Scrum
13 55 (16.42%) PHP
14 54 (16.12%) Google
14 54 (16.12%) Degree
15 53 (15.82%) MVC
15 53 (15.82%) Mobile Development
16 49 (14.63%) HTML
17 48 (14.33%) Windows
18 46 (13.73%) ASP.NET
18 46 (13.73%) C++
18 46 (13.73%) Node.js
19 44 (13.13%) Games
19 44 (13.13%) Google Play
20 43 (12.84%) Objective-C
20 43 (12.84%) SQL
20 43 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
21 41 (12.24%) SQL Server
22 40 (11.94%) Software Engineering

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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.69%) CMS
3 7 (2.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (0.90%) concrete5
4 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.30%) Confluence
6 1 (0.30%) Drupal
6 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.30%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.09%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.60%) FreeHand
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) InVision
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Pixate
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.09%) BASE24
2 4 (1.19%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (1.19%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.13%) Google Play
2 10 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.99%) Office 365
3 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.49%) Firebase
5 4 (1.19%) GitHub
6 3 (0.90%) iTunes
6 3 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.30%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.78%) Wireless
2 9 (2.69%) WAN
3 8 (2.39%) LAN
3 8 (2.39%) RFID
4 7 (2.09%) Bluetooth
4 7 (2.09%) VoIP
5 6 (1.79%) Network Security
5 6 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.49%) Firewall
7 3 (0.90%) Broadband
7 3 (0.90%) Skype
7 3 (0.90%) VPN
8 2 (0.60%) DHCP
8 2 (0.60%) DNS
8 2 (0.60%) HTTP
8 2 (0.60%) Internet
8 2 (0.60%) RTSP
8 2 (0.60%) SSH
8 2 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.60%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 20 (5.97%) MySQL
4 11 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.49%) Big Data
6 4 (1.19%) SQLite
7 3 (0.90%) phpMyAdmin
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.30%) GIS
9 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.96%) JIRA
3 24 (7.16%) Gradle
4 23 (6.87%) Jenkins
5 11 (3.28%) Maven
6 10 (2.99%) Bitbucket
6 10 (2.99%) Subversion
6 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
7 9 (2.69%) Android Studio
8 8 (2.39%) CocoaPods
8 8 (2.39%) Xcode
9 7 (2.09%) Sonatype Nexus
10 6 (1.79%) gulp
11 5 (1.49%) Mercurial
11 5 (1.49%) Selenium
12 4 (1.19%) Eclipse
12 4 (1.19%) Grunt
13 3 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (0.90%) Mocha
14 2 (0.60%) Cucumber
General
1 66 (19.70%) Finance
2 44 (13.13%) Games
3 37 (11.04%) Banking
4 35 (10.45%) Advertising
5 24 (7.16%) Retail
6 13 (3.88%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.28%) Marketing
8 9 (2.69%) Legal
9 8 (2.39%) Billing
9 8 (2.39%) Law
10 7 (2.09%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.90%) Automotive
11 3 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.60%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.60%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) Electronics
13 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 204 (60.90%) Developer
2 58 (17.31%) Android Developer
3 41 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 37 (11.04%) Digital Developer
5 26 (7.76%) Analyst
6 24 (7.16%) Mobile Developer
7 22 (6.57%) Tester
8 20 (5.97%) C# Developer
8 20 (5.97%) Junior
9 18 (5.37%) iOS Developer
9 18 (5.37%) Software Engineer
10 17 (5.07%) Architect
11 16 (4.78%) Penetration Tester
12 15 (4.48%) Junior Developer
12 15 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.18%) Software Developer
14 12 (3.58%) Applications Developer
14 12 (3.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 12 (3.58%) Java Developer
15 11 (3.28%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.21%) .NET
2 49 (14.63%) HTML
3 46 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 46 (13.73%) Node.js
4 43 (12.84%) KnockoutJS
5 40 (11.94%) CSS
5 40 (11.94%) Web Services
6 39 (11.64%) REST
7 37 (11.04%) JSON
8 36 (10.75%) AngularJS
9 35 (10.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (9.85%) Android SDK
11 32 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 32 (9.55%) Ninject
11 32 (9.55%) WCF
12 26 (7.76%) jQuery
13 23 (6.87%) React
14 22 (6.57%) Ajax
14 22 (6.57%) HTML5
15 17 (5.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 115 (34.33%) Mobile App
2 57 (17.01%) iPhone
3 34 (10.15%) User Experience
4 29 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (3.28%) Mobile Banking
6 10 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.69%) Smartphone
7 9 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 8 (2.39%) Life Science
8 8 (2.39%) Mobile Computing
9 7 (2.09%) IVR
10 5 (1.49%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.19%) Blog
11 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.19%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.19%) Fintech
11 4 (1.19%) Handset
12 3 (0.90%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 209 (62.39%) Apple iOS
2 48 (14.33%) Windows
3 35 (10.45%) Linux
4 9 (2.69%) Windows 7
5 7 (2.09%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (1.79%) Windows Server
7 5 (1.49%) Unix
7 5 (1.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 5 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.90%) AIX
9 3 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.90%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (49.85%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (37.61%) Android Development
3 78 (23.28%) iOS Development
4 69 (20.60%) TDD
5 57 (17.01%) Scrum
6 53 (15.82%) Mobile Development
6 53 (15.82%) MVC
7 40 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 38 (11.34%) Web Application Development
9 33 (9.85%) Dependency Injection
9 33 (9.85%) Web Development
10 32 (9.55%) Domain-Driven Design
11 26 (7.76%) OO
11 26 (7.76%) SDLC
12 23 (6.87%) Test Automation
13 20 (5.97%) Front End Development
14 19 (5.67%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.07%) E-Commerce
15 17 (5.07%) Penetration Testing
15 17 (5.07%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 123 (36.72%) Java
2 90 (26.87%) C#
3 85 (25.37%) JavaScript
4 55 (16.42%) PHP
5 46 (13.73%) C++
6 43 (12.84%) Objective-C
6 43 (12.84%) SQL
7 26 (7.76%) C
8 25 (7.46%) Apple Swift
9 17 (5.07%) Python
10 10 (2.99%) Kotlin
11 8 (2.39%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.09%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.79%) Ruby
13 6 (1.79%) Scala
14 5 (1.49%) VB
15 4 (1.19%) Perl
16 2 (0.60%) Erlang
16 2 (0.60%) Haskell
16 2 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (16.12%) Degree
2 10 (2.99%) CREST Certified
3 9 (2.69%) ISTQB
3 9 (2.69%) OSCP
3 9 (2.69%) SANS
4 7 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.49%) Sun Certification
6 4 (1.19%) ISEB
7 3 (0.90%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.90%) MCP
7 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.30%) MCDST
9 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.07%) QA
2 7 (2.09%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.79%) Docker
3 4 (1.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.60%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.60%) Mesos
2 2 (0.60%) SCCM
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.30%) Nessus
3 1 (0.30%) OpenVAS
3 1 (0.30%) Puppet
3 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 54 (16.12%) Google
2 31 (9.25%) Xamarin
3 22 (6.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.97%) Oracle
5 15 (4.48%) Apple
6 9 (2.69%) Citrix
7 8 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.09%) Adobe
9 5 (1.49%) Sun
10 4 (1.19%) Capita
10 4 (1.19%) Intapp
10 4 (1.19%) Twitter
10 4 (1.19%) VMware
11 3 (0.90%) Ivanti
12 2 (0.60%) Cisco
12 2 (0.60%) HP
12 2 (0.60%) Kony
12 2 (0.60%) MobileIron
12 2 (0.60%) SOTI
13 1 (0.30%) IBM