Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 125 137
Rank change year-on-year +27 +12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Android 326 304 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.15% 2.56% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 11.78% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 179 244 261
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,900 £25,900 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 2,174 2,580 3,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.02% 21.76% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,623 2,070 2,475
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +29 238 £45,000 +12.50% 44
Cheshire +26 63 £52,500 +31.25% 23
Lancashire -25 17 £30,000 -22.08% 7
Merseyside -6 3 £27,750 -30.63% 5
Cumbria - 1 £16,000 -
Android
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 156 (47.85%) Apple iOS
2 145 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (35.28%) Android Development
4 91 (27.91%) Mobile App
5 90 (27.61%) Java
6 85 (26.07%) JavaScript
7 78 (23.93%) Software Engineering
8 77 (23.62%) Linux
9 74 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
10 71 (21.78%) DevOps
11 69 (21.17%) Mentoring
11 69 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
11 69 (21.17%) Mobile Development
11 69 (21.17%) Git (software)
12 68 (20.86%) C++
12 68 (20.86%) HTML
13 67 (20.55%) C
14 66 (20.25%) User Experience
15 59 (18.10%) C#
16 58 (17.79%) CSS
17 57 (17.48%) Open Source
18 56 (17.18%) Algorithms
19 55 (16.87%) .NET
20 49 (15.03%) Smartphone
21 47 (14.42%) Google
21 47 (14.42%) Python
21 47 (14.42%) E-Commerce
22 45 (13.80%) Windows
22 45 (13.80%) Automotive
23 44 (13.50%) 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 10 (3.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (1.84%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.31%) Confluence
3 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.23%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.23%) Sketch
3 2 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.12%) AWS
2 20 (6.13%) Azure
3 13 (3.99%) Serverless
4 9 (2.76%) GCP
4 9 (2.76%) Office 365
5 8 (2.45%) GitHub
5 8 (2.45%) SaaS
6 6 (1.84%) Asana
6 6 (1.84%) IaaS
7 5 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.23%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (1.23%) Google Play
9 3 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.92%) SonarCloud
10 2 (0.61%) Apple Pay
10 2 (0.61%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.61%) Google Pay
10 2 (0.61%) Heroku
11 1 (0.31%) Dialogflow
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.68%) DNS
2 7 (2.15%) LAN
2 7 (2.15%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.84%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.84%) HTTP
3 6 (1.84%) IPv4
3 6 (1.84%) VoIP
3 6 (1.84%) WAN
4 5 (1.53%) DHCP
4 5 (1.53%) Firewall
4 5 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.23%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (1.23%) Network Security
6 3 (0.92%) Broadband
6 3 (0.92%) Internet
6 3 (0.92%) NFC
6 3 (0.92%) RFID
6 3 (0.92%) Skype
6 3 (0.92%) SSL
6 3 (0.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.76%) NoSQL
2 9 (2.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (1.53%) Firebird
4 5 (1.53%) MySQL
4 5 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.23%) MongoDB
5 4 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.31%) Big Data
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 69 (21.17%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.67%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 16 (4.91%) git-flow
4 16 (4.91%) RSpec
5 12 (3.68%) Android Studio
6 9 (2.76%) JUnit
6 9 (2.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (2.45%) Jasmine
7 8 (2.45%) Mockito
8 6 (1.84%) JIRA
9 4 (1.23%) Artifactory
9 4 (1.23%) CircleCI
9 4 (1.23%) Gradle
9 4 (1.23%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.61%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.61%) GitLab
12 1 (0.31%) Mocha
12 1 (0.31%) Selenium
General
1 45 (13.80%) Automotive
2 19 (5.83%) Games
3 13 (3.99%) Finance
4 12 (3.68%) Retail
5 7 (2.15%) Law
6 6 (1.84%) Housing Association
6 6 (1.84%) Public Sector
7 5 (1.53%) Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Marketing
9 3 (0.92%) Legal
9 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) French Language
10 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 157 (48.16%) Developer
2 54 (16.56%) Android Developer
3 43 (13.19%) Software Engineer
4 35 (10.74%) Mobile Developer
5 33 (10.12%) Designer
6 25 (7.67%) UX Designer
7 22 (6.75%) Analyst
7 22 (6.75%) Senior Developer
8 20 (6.13%) Software Team Leader
8 20 (6.13%) Team Leader
9 18 (5.52%) Android Engineer
10 17 (5.21%) C# Developer
10 17 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (5.21%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.91%) Mobile Designer
11 16 (4.91%) Mobile UX Designer
12 15 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
13 13 (3.99%) iOS Developer
13 13 (3.99%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (20.86%) HTML
2 58 (17.79%) CSS
3 55 (16.87%) .NET
4 42 (12.88%) Vulkan
5 34 (10.43%) Web Services
6 29 (8.90%) AngularJS
7 27 (8.28%) Node.js
8 24 (7.36%) ASP.NET
9 22 (6.75%) RESTful
9 22 (6.75%) Ruby on Rails
10 19 (5.83%) Android SDK
11 17 (5.21%) jQuery
12 15 (4.60%) HTML5
12 15 (4.60%) JSON
13 14 (4.29%) LINQ
14 11 (3.37%) OpenCV
15 10 (3.07%) Ajax
15 10 (3.07%) React
16 8 (2.45%) Spring Boot
16 8 (2.45%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 91 (27.91%) Mobile App
2 69 (21.17%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (20.25%) User Experience
4 56 (17.18%) Algorithms
5 49 (15.03%) Smartphone
6 40 (12.27%) Embedded Systems
7 20 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (4.91%) BBC
9 12 (3.68%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (3.37%) Robotics
11 10 (3.07%) Data Structures
11 10 (3.07%) Infotainment
11 10 (3.07%) iPhone
12 8 (2.45%) Cloud Native
12 8 (2.45%) Kindle
12 8 (2.45%) Management Information System
12 8 (2.45%) Smart City
12 8 (2.45%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.53%) CCTV
13 5 (1.53%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 156 (47.85%) Apple iOS
2 77 (23.62%) Linux
3 45 (13.80%) Windows
4 40 (12.27%) Tizen
5 18 (5.52%) Windows 10
5 18 (5.52%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.29%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (1.53%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.61%) CentOS
10 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (44.48%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (35.28%) Android Development
3 78 (23.93%) Software Engineering
4 74 (22.70%) Problem-Solving
5 71 (21.78%) DevOps
6 69 (21.17%) Mentoring
6 69 (21.17%) Mobile Development
7 57 (17.48%) Open Source
8 47 (14.42%) E-Commerce
9 43 (13.19%) iOS Development
9 43 (13.19%) Open Source Development
9 43 (13.19%) TDD
10 40 (12.27%) Computer Architecture
11 38 (11.66%) Test Automation
12 35 (10.74%) Memory Management
12 35 (10.74%) Power Management
13 34 (10.43%) Technical Leadership
14 31 (9.51%) Scrum
15 30 (9.20%) Customer Engagement
15 30 (9.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 90 (27.61%) Java
2 85 (26.07%) JavaScript
3 68 (20.86%) C++
4 67 (20.55%) C
5 59 (18.10%) C#
6 47 (14.42%) Python
7 44 (13.50%) Kotlin
8 38 (11.66%) SQL
9 29 (8.90%) Ruby
10 24 (7.36%) Apple Swift
11 20 (6.13%) Objective-C
12 18 (5.52%) PHP
13 16 (4.91%) MATLAB
14 13 (3.99%) Bash Shell
15 11 (3.37%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.84%) PowerShell
17 5 (1.53%) C-shell
17 5 (1.53%) Perl
17 5 (1.53%) Tcl
18 4 (1.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (7.67%) Degree
2 10 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.53%) HND
4 3 (0.92%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.31%) CISA
5 1 (0.31%) CISM
5 1 (0.31%) CISMP
5 1 (0.31%) CISSP
5 1 (0.31%) MCSA
5 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.50%) QA
2 12 (3.68%) GDPR
3 10 (3.07%) ISO 26262
4 8 (2.45%) SLA
5 6 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.61%) NIST
7 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (6.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.53%) Docker
3 2 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.84%) AirWatch
1 6 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (0.92%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.61%) Puppet
4 2 (0.61%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (14.42%) Google
2 40 (12.27%) QNX
3 39 (11.96%) Microsoft
4 26 (7.98%) Xamarin
5 9 (2.76%) Apple
6 8 (2.45%) ServiceNow
7 7 (2.15%) iManage
7 7 (2.15%) Sony
8 6 (1.84%) Lotus
8 6 (1.84%) Oracle
9 4 (1.23%) Symbian
10 3 (0.92%) Citrix
10 3 (0.92%) VMware
11 2 (0.61%) Adobe
11 2 (0.61%) Avaya
11 2 (0.61%) Ivanti
11 2 (0.61%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.61%) Zscaler
12 1 (0.31%) Cisco
12 1 (0.31%) Facebook