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

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 129 126
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 -30
Permanent jobs citing Android 305 323 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.52% 2.46% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.91% 10.77% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 240 282 228
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,325 £24,520
90th Percentile £58,500 £55,000 £63,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +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 2,561 2,998 2,446
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.14% 22.86% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2,019 2,469 2,040
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +7 219 £40,000 - 46
Cheshire -11 62 £40,250 +0.63% 15
Lancashire +24 18 £38,500 -9.41% 7
Merseyside +11 5 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Android
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 200 (65.57%) Apple iOS
2 147 (48.20%) Android Development
2 147 (48.20%) Java
3 141 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (39.34%) Mobile App
5 118 (38.69%) JavaScript
6 93 (30.49%) C#
7 87 (28.52%) .NET
8 82 (26.89%) iOS Development
9 75 (24.59%) SQL Server
10 71 (23.28%) HTML
11 68 (22.30%) TDD
12 64 (20.98%) Scrum
12 64 (20.98%) SQL
13 63 (20.66%) CSS
13 63 (20.66%) User Experience
14 62 (20.33%) Mobile Development
15 60 (19.67%) ASP.NET
15 60 (19.67%) PHP
15 60 (19.67%) MVC
15 60 (19.67%) Finance
16 56 (18.36%) JSON
17 54 (17.70%) Git (software)
18 51 (16.72%) Objective-C
19 47 (15.41%) MySQL
20 46 (15.08%) Banking
21 45 (14.75%) Software Engineering
21 45 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
22 42 (13.77%) Node.js
22 42 (13.77%) AngularJS

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 13 (4.26%) Confluence
2 10 (3.28%) Apache Pig
2 10 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (2.62%) IIS
4 6 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 4 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.98%) CMS
6 3 (0.98%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.66%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (2.95%) InVision
2 6 (1.97%) Photoshop
3 5 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.15%) Google Play
2 21 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.57%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (4.92%) Office 365
5 7 (2.30%) Firebase
5 7 (2.30%) GitHub
6 6 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.98%) Serverless
8 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.66%) iTunes
8 2 (0.66%) npm
8 2 (0.66%) SaaS
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.21%) TCP/IP
2 21 (6.89%) Firewall
3 17 (5.57%) HTTP
4 16 (5.25%) SSL
5 13 (4.26%) VPN
6 12 (3.93%) Internet
7 10 (3.28%) Intranet
8 7 (2.30%) Bluetooth
8 7 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.66%) DNS
9 2 (0.66%) Network Security
9 2 (0.66%) SSH
10 1 (0.33%) 4G
10 1 (0.33%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.33%) DSL
10 1 (0.33%) LAN
10 1 (0.33%) MPLS
10 1 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 47 (15.41%) MySQL
3 18 (5.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 14 (4.59%) Big Data
4 14 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (3.28%) Apache Hive
5 10 (3.28%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.31%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.31%) SQLite
8 3 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (0.98%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.33%) Redis
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 54 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 33 (10.82%) JIRA
3 29 (9.51%) Xcode
4 24 (7.87%) Jenkins
5 16 (5.25%) Gradle
6 15 (4.92%) Visual Studio
7 13 (4.26%) git-flow
8 12 (3.93%) Bitbucket
9 10 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.28%) CodeSonar
9 10 (3.28%) Robot Framework
9 10 (3.28%) Selenium
9 10 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (2.95%) Android Studio
11 6 (1.97%) Axure RP
11 6 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (1.64%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.64%) TeamCity
12 5 (1.64%) webpack
13 4 (1.31%) Subversion
General
1 60 (19.67%) Finance
2 46 (15.08%) Banking
3 29 (9.51%) Games
4 21 (6.89%) Investment Banking
5 20 (6.56%) Advertising
6 18 (5.90%) Law
7 9 (2.95%) Legal
8 7 (2.30%) Retail
9 6 (1.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.64%) Automotive
11 4 (1.31%) Marketing
12 3 (0.98%) Electronics
12 3 (0.98%) Publishing
13 1 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 209 (68.52%) Developer
2 78 (25.57%) Android Developer
3 56 (18.36%) .NET Developer
4 41 (13.44%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.44%) Mobile Developer
5 28 (9.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (9.18%) Digital Developer
6 27 (8.85%) Senior Developer
7 25 (8.20%) iOS Developer
7 25 (8.20%) Software Developer
8 23 (7.54%) iOS Android Developer
9 17 (5.57%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (5.57%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.25%) ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (4.92%) Architect
11 15 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 14 (4.59%) Junior
12 14 (4.59%) Junior Developer
13 13 (4.26%) Designer
13 13 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (28.52%) .NET
2 71 (23.28%) HTML
3 63 (20.66%) CSS
4 60 (19.67%) ASP.NET
5 56 (18.36%) JSON
6 45 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (13.77%) AngularJS
7 42 (13.77%) Node.js
8 36 (11.80%) RESTful
9 31 (10.16%) Web Services
10 28 (9.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 27 (8.85%) Ajax
12 25 (8.20%) .NET Framework
13 24 (7.87%) jQuery
13 24 (7.87%) WCF
14 23 (7.54%) .NET Core
14 23 (7.54%) Android SDK
15 22 (7.21%) HTML5
15 22 (7.21%) React
16 21 (6.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 120 (39.34%) Mobile App
2 63 (20.66%) User Experience
3 31 (10.16%) iPhone
4 19 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.28%) Mainframe
6 10 (3.28%) Wiki
7 8 (2.62%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.97%) Handset
9 5 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.64%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.31%) Fintech
10 4 (1.31%) Mobile Payment
10 4 (1.31%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.33%) CCTV
11 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 200 (65.57%) Apple iOS
2 41 (13.44%) Linux
3 24 (7.87%) Windows
4 10 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.97%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.64%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.31%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.31%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.66%) SUSE
9 1 (0.33%) Unix
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (48.20%) Android Development
2 141 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (26.89%) iOS Development
4 68 (22.30%) TDD
5 64 (20.98%) Scrum
6 62 (20.33%) Mobile Development
7 60 (19.67%) MVC
8 45 (14.75%) Software Engineering
9 37 (12.13%) Microservices
9 37 (12.13%) Test Automation
9 37 (12.13%) Web Development
10 30 (9.84%) BDD
11 28 (9.18%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (9.18%) Web Application Development
12 27 (8.85%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (8.52%) OO
14 25 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (8.20%) Risk Management
15 21 (6.89%) DevOps
15 21 (6.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 147 (48.20%) Java
2 118 (38.69%) JavaScript
3 93 (30.49%) C#
4 64 (20.98%) SQL
5 60 (19.67%) PHP
6 51 (16.72%) Objective-C
7 40 (13.11%) Python
8 33 (10.82%) C++
9 26 (8.52%) C
10 21 (6.89%) Apple Swift
11 20 (6.56%) Kotlin
12 11 (3.61%) Bash Shell
12 11 (3.61%) Perl
13 10 (3.28%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.95%) Ruby
15 8 (2.62%) ES6
15 8 (2.62%) Scala
15 8 (2.62%) TypeScript
16 7 (2.30%) VB.NET
17 4 (1.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (11.48%) Degree
2 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.26%) SANS
4 11 (3.61%) CCNA
4 11 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.28%) CISSP
5 10 (3.28%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 10 (3.28%) GIAC
5 10 (3.28%) Linux+ Certification
5 10 (3.28%) MCSE
5 10 (3.28%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.28%) SSCP
6 7 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.98%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.98%) OSCP
8 2 (0.66%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.66%) MCP
8 2 (0.66%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.25%) QA
2 10 (3.28%) GDPR
3 6 (1.97%) GCP
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 15 (4.92%) Docker
2 12 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.28%) vSphere
4 8 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.31%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.98%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.61%) Puppet
2 10 (3.28%) Salt
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.66%) SCCM
3 2 (0.66%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.33%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.33%) Kibana
4 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (13.77%) Google
2 36 (11.80%) Microsoft
3 28 (9.18%) Xamarin
4 16 (5.25%) Oracle
5 13 (4.26%) VMware
6 7 (2.30%) Apple
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe
7 3 (0.98%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (0.98%) Capita
7 3 (0.98%) McAfee
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco
8 2 (0.66%) HP
8 2 (0.66%) IBM
8 2 (0.66%) Sage
8 2 (0.66%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.33%) Avaya
9 1 (0.33%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.33%) Progress
9 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.33%) Symantec