Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 147 103
Rank change year-on-year +18 -44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Android 319 261 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.41% 2.09% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.73% 9.25% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 271 226 335
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,136 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% -

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 2821 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.44% 22.59% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2352 2346 2560
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +21 220 £40,000 - 28
Cheshire -11 80 £45,000 +23.29% 12
Merseyside +19 12 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Lancashire -11 6 £42,500 +16.44% 1
Android
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 180 (56.43%) Apple iOS
2 156 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (46.08%) Android Development
4 130 (40.75%) Mobile App
5 117 (36.68%) Java
6 103 (32.29%) C#
7 82 (25.71%) iOS Development
8 81 (25.39%) .NET
8 81 (25.39%) TDD
9 80 (25.08%) JavaScript
10 72 (22.57%) HTML
11 60 (18.81%) MVC
12 58 (18.18%) ASP.NET
13 57 (17.87%) Finance
13 57 (17.87%) iPhone
14 55 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 54 (16.93%) Web Services
16 53 (16.61%) Scrum
16 53 (16.61%) Google
17 52 (16.30%) PHP
17 52 (16.30%) Mobile Development
18 51 (15.99%) Windows
19 45 (14.11%) Degree
19 45 (14.11%) JSON
19 45 (14.11%) CSS
19 45 (14.11%) Google Play
20 43 (13.48%) Banking
20 43 (13.48%) Node.js
21 41 (12.85%) Git (software)
21 41 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC

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 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.82%) Drupal
3 8 (2.51%) CMS
3 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (2.51%) Sitefinity
3 8 (2.51%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.94%) concrete5
4 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.82%) SOLIDWORKS
3 6 (1.88%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.63%) FreeHand
4 2 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.31%) InVision
5 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) Magento
2 2 (0.63%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.11%) Google Play
2 13 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.13%) Office 365
5 8 (2.51%) GitHub
6 7 (2.19%) SaaS
7 3 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.63%) iTunes
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.31%) BlazeMeter
9 1 (0.31%) BrowserStack
9 1 (0.31%) PaaS
9 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.76%) LAN
1 12 (3.76%) WAN
2 9 (2.82%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.19%) HTTP
4 6 (1.88%) VoIP
5 5 (1.57%) RFID
6 4 (1.25%) Firewall
6 4 (1.25%) Internet
6 4 (1.25%) Wireless
7 3 (0.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.63%) DHCP
8 2 (0.63%) DNS
8 2 (0.63%) RTSP
8 2 (0.63%) Skype
8 2 (0.63%) SSH
8 2 (0.63%) WLAN
9 1 (0.31%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 31 (9.72%) SQL Server 2014
3 17 (5.33%) MySQL
4 10 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.57%) Big Data
6 5 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.94%) CouchDB
7 3 (0.94%) phpMyAdmin
8 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.63%) SQLite
9 1 (0.31%) GIS
9 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.21%) Gradle
2 23 (7.21%) JIRA
3 14 (4.39%) Android Studio
3 14 (4.39%) Xcode
4 11 (3.45%) git-flow
4 11 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 9 (2.82%) Subversion
6 8 (2.51%) CocoaPods
7 7 (2.19%) Selenium
8 5 (1.57%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.57%) Grunt
8 5 (1.57%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.57%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.25%) gulp
9 4 (1.25%) Maven
10 3 (0.94%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (0.94%) Mocha
10 3 (0.94%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 57 (17.87%) Finance
2 43 (13.48%) Banking
3 36 (11.29%) Retail
4 35 (10.97%) Games
5 30 (9.40%) Advertising
6 18 (5.64%) Retail Banking
7 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.13%) Marketing
8 7 (2.19%) Law
9 6 (1.88%) Legal
10 4 (1.25%) Electronics
10 4 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 4 (1.25%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.31%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Billing
13 1 (0.31%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (60.82%) Developer
2 64 (20.06%) Android Developer
3 48 (15.05%) .NET Developer
4 33 (10.34%) Digital Developer
5 24 (7.52%) Mobile Developer
6 23 (7.21%) Analyst
7 22 (6.90%) Architect
8 21 (6.58%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.58%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.27%) iOS Developer
10 18 (5.64%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.33%) C# Developer
12 16 (5.02%) Junior
13 14 (4.39%) Mobile Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.08%) Junior Developer
14 13 (4.08%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (3.45%) Lead Developer
15 11 (3.45%) PHP Developer
15 11 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (25.39%) .NET
2 72 (22.57%) HTML
3 58 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 54 (16.93%) Web Services
5 45 (14.11%) CSS
5 45 (14.11%) JSON
6 43 (13.48%) Node.js
7 41 (12.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (11.29%) KnockoutJS
9 34 (10.66%) WCF
10 33 (10.34%) jQuery
11 31 (9.72%) AngularJS
11 31 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 31 (9.72%) Ninject
12 29 (9.09%) Android SDK
13 28 (8.78%) REST
14 27 (8.46%) HTML5
14 27 (8.46%) RESTful
15 20 (6.27%) XML
16 15 (4.70%) React
Miscellaneous
1 130 (40.75%) Mobile App
2 57 (17.87%) iPhone
3 26 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.21%) User Experience
5 19 (5.96%) Smartphone
6 18 (5.64%) Computer Science
7 14 (4.39%) Client/Server
7 14 (4.39%) Handset
8 11 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (2.51%) Life Science
10 7 (2.19%) Blog
10 7 (2.19%) Embedded Systems
10 7 (2.19%) Mobile Banking
11 6 (1.88%) Online Banking
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.57%) iPad
12 5 (1.57%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.94%) Xbox
14 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 180 (56.43%) Apple iOS
2 51 (15.99%) Windows
3 19 (5.96%) Linux
4 13 (4.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.51%) Unix
5 8 (2.51%) Windows 8
5 8 (2.51%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.19%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.94%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.94%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.31%) Debian
10 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (48.90%) Agile Software Development
2 147 (46.08%) Android Development
3 82 (25.71%) iOS Development
4 81 (25.39%) TDD
5 60 (18.81%) MVC
6 53 (16.61%) Scrum
7 52 (16.30%) Mobile Development
8 35 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 33 (10.34%) Web Application Development
10 32 (10.03%) Dependency Injection
10 32 (10.03%) Test Automation
11 31 (9.72%) Domain-Driven Design
12 28 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (6.58%) Mobile Application Development
13 21 (6.58%) OO
13 21 (6.58%) SDLC
14 20 (6.27%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.96%) Analytics
15 19 (5.96%) Web Development
16 18 (5.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 117 (36.68%) Java
2 103 (32.29%) C#
3 80 (25.08%) JavaScript
4 52 (16.30%) PHP
5 40 (12.54%) Objective-C
6 37 (11.60%) SQL
7 36 (11.29%) C++
8 32 (10.03%) Apple Swift
9 28 (8.78%) C
10 16 (5.02%) VB.NET
11 11 (3.45%) Embedded C
12 9 (2.82%) Kotlin
12 9 (2.82%) Scala
13 8 (2.51%) Ruby
14 7 (2.19%) VB
15 5 (1.57%) Python
16 4 (1.25%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.94%) Go
18 2 (0.63%) Erlang
18 2 (0.63%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 45 (14.11%) Degree
2 8 (2.51%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.88%) MCP
5 5 (1.57%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.57%) ISEB
5 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (1.25%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.31%) CREST Certified
8 1 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.31%) OSCP
8 1 (0.31%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.08%) QA
2 7 (2.19%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (5.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.57%) Docker
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) AirWatch
1 2 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.63%) Mesos
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.31%) Puppet
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (16.61%) Google
2 36 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 29 (9.09%) Xamarin
4 12 (3.76%) Apple
5 9 (2.82%) Citrix
6 8 (2.51%) Facebook
6 8 (2.51%) Oracle
6 8 (2.51%) Sitecore
6 8 (2.51%) Twitter
7 4 (1.25%) Zend
8 3 (0.94%) Adobe
8 3 (0.94%) VMware
9 2 (0.63%) EMC
9 2 (0.63%) SOTI
10 1 (0.31%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.31%) HP
10 1 (0.31%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.31%) Sencha