Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 147 143
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4 -45
Permanent jobs citing Android 309 287 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 2.25% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.93% 9.66% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 249 250 228
North West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,375 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 2,590 2,972 2,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.02% 23.25% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,069 2,403 2,228
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +24 225 £42,000 +5.00% 61
Cheshire -12 58 £40,250 -10.56% 26
Lancashire +22 18 £38,500 -9.41% 2
Merseyside +5 6 £40,000 +10.34% 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 210 (67.96%) Apple iOS
2 147 (47.57%) Java
3 139 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (41.75%) Android Development
5 125 (40.45%) JavaScript
6 113 (36.57%) Mobile App
7 94 (30.42%) C#
8 89 (28.80%) HTML
9 88 (28.48%) .NET
10 82 (26.54%) CSS
11 77 (24.92%) SQL Server
12 74 (23.95%) iOS Development
13 65 (21.04%) User Experience
14 64 (20.71%) Scrum
15 63 (20.39%) ASP.NET
16 62 (20.06%) Mobile Development
17 61 (19.74%) TDD
18 58 (18.77%) SQL
18 58 (18.77%) Git (software)
19 57 (18.45%) Objective-C
19 57 (18.45%) MVC
19 57 (18.45%) Finance
20 54 (17.48%) Software Engineering
21 53 (17.15%) JSON
22 52 (16.83%) Microsoft
23 50 (16.18%) AngularJS
24 49 (15.86%) PHP
25 46 (14.89%) MySQL
25 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
26 45 (14.56%) Banking

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 18 (5.83%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (5.50%) Confluence
3 10 (3.24%) Apache Pig
3 10 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 8 (2.59%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.29%) IIS
7 3 (0.97%) CMS
8 2 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (3.88%) InVision
1 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.36%) Google Play
2 31 (10.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (5.18%) Office 365
5 6 (1.94%) Firebase
5 6 (1.94%) GitHub
6 5 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.29%) SaaS
8 3 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.97%) iTunes
8 3 (0.97%) Serverless
9 2 (0.65%) npm
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.32%) Force.com
10 1 (0.32%) Google Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.77%) TCP/IP
2 20 (6.47%) Firewall
3 19 (6.15%) HTTP
4 18 (5.83%) SSL
5 12 (3.88%) Internet
5 12 (3.88%) Intranet
6 11 (3.56%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (3.24%) Bluetooth
8 9 (2.91%) VPN
9 8 (2.59%) Skype
9 8 (2.59%) VoIP
10 7 (2.27%) DNS
11 6 (1.94%) LAN
11 6 (1.94%) WAN
11 6 (1.94%) Wireless
12 5 (1.62%) DHCP
13 4 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (0.97%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.65%) MPLS
15 2 (0.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 46 (14.89%) MySQL
3 15 (4.85%) Big Data
4 10 (3.24%) Apache Hive
4 10 (3.24%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.29%) SQLite
9 3 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.65%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.32%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.32%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.00%) JIRA
3 32 (10.36%) Xcode
4 24 (7.77%) Jenkins
5 19 (6.15%) Gradle
6 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 12 (3.88%) Bitbucket
7 12 (3.88%) Selenium
8 11 (3.56%) git-flow
9 10 (3.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (3.24%) Axure RP
9 10 (3.24%) CodeSonar
9 10 (3.24%) Robot Framework
10 8 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (2.27%) Android Studio
12 6 (1.94%) GitLab
12 6 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
12 6 (1.94%) Subversion
12 6 (1.94%) webpack
13 5 (1.62%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (18.45%) Finance
2 45 (14.56%) Banking
3 31 (10.03%) Games
4 25 (8.09%) Investment Banking
5 22 (7.12%) Law
6 18 (5.83%) Manufacturing
7 12 (3.88%) Advertising
7 12 (3.88%) Electronics
8 9 (2.91%) Legal
9 7 (2.27%) Marketing
9 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.62%) Automotive
11 4 (1.29%) Retail
12 3 (0.97%) Publishing
13 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (62.46%) Developer
2 72 (23.30%) Android Developer
3 53 (17.15%) .NET Developer
4 44 (14.24%) C# Developer
5 43 (13.92%) Mobile Developer
6 32 (10.36%) C# .NET Developer
7 26 (8.41%) Digital Developer
8 25 (8.09%) iOS Developer
9 24 (7.77%) Senior Developer
9 24 (7.77%) Software Developer
10 23 (7.44%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (7.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (7.12%) iOS Android Developer
11 22 (7.12%) Software Engineer
12 19 (6.15%) Designer
13 18 (5.83%) Architect
13 18 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 16 (5.18%) C# Software Developer
15 14 (4.53%) Applications Developer
16 13 (4.21%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (28.80%) HTML
2 88 (28.48%) .NET
3 82 (26.54%) CSS
4 63 (20.39%) ASP.NET
5 53 (17.15%) JSON
6 50 (16.18%) AngularJS
7 46 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 34 (11.00%) RESTful
9 31 (10.03%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (10.03%) HTML5
9 31 (10.03%) Node.js
10 28 (9.06%) .NET Framework
10 28 (9.06%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (9.06%) Web Services
11 26 (8.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 26 (8.41%) React
12 25 (8.09%) .NET Core
13 24 (7.77%) Ajax
13 24 (7.77%) jQuery
14 22 (7.12%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 113 (36.57%) Mobile App
2 65 (21.04%) User Experience
3 28 (9.06%) iPhone
4 14 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.53%) Mainframe
4 14 (4.53%) Wiki
5 13 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.59%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (1.94%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.94%) Handset
9 6 (1.94%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.62%) Fintech
10 5 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
10 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
10 5 (1.62%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.97%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 210 (67.96%) Apple iOS
2 35 (11.33%) Linux
2 35 (11.33%) Windows
3 16 (5.18%) Windows 10
4 10 (3.24%) Mac OS X
4 10 (3.24%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (2.59%) Windows 7
5 8 (2.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.62%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.32%) Unix
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (41.75%) Android Development
3 74 (23.95%) iOS Development
4 64 (20.71%) Scrum
5 62 (20.06%) Mobile Development
6 61 (19.74%) TDD
7 57 (18.45%) MVC
8 54 (17.48%) Software Engineering
9 37 (11.97%) Microservices
10 35 (11.33%) Web Development
11 31 (10.03%) BDD
12 30 (9.71%) Test Automation
13 29 (9.39%) Risk Management
14 28 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (8.41%) Web Application Development
16 25 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (8.09%) Wealth Management
17 23 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
18 21 (6.80%) Mobile Application Development
18 21 (6.80%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 147 (47.57%) Java
2 125 (40.45%) JavaScript
3 94 (30.42%) C#
4 58 (18.77%) SQL
5 57 (18.45%) Objective-C
6 49 (15.86%) PHP
7 34 (11.00%) Python
8 33 (10.68%) C++
9 29 (9.39%) C
10 27 (8.74%) Apple Swift
11 19 (6.15%) Kotlin
12 14 (4.53%) Perl
13 12 (3.88%) TypeScript
14 11 (3.56%) Bash Shell
15 10 (3.24%) PowerShell
15 10 (3.24%) VB.NET
16 9 (2.91%) Ruby
17 8 (2.59%) Scala
18 7 (2.27%) Embedded C
18 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (11.97%) Degree
2 22 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.53%) MCSE
4 12 (3.88%) SANS
5 11 (3.56%) CCNA
5 11 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.24%) CISSP
6 10 (3.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (3.24%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.24%) GIAC
6 10 (3.24%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (3.24%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (3.24%) Security Cleared
6 10 (3.24%) SSCP
7 9 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.94%) MCP
9 4 (1.29%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.29%) MCDST
10 3 (0.97%) OSCP
11 2 (0.65%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.21%) QA
2 7 (2.27%) GDPR
3 5 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.18%) Docker
3 10 (3.24%) vSphere
4 7 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.29%) Firmware
6 4 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.65%) XenApp
8 1 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (3.56%) Puppet
2 10 (3.24%) Salt
3 5 (1.62%) SCCM
4 3 (0.97%) DameWare
5 2 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.32%) Ansible
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) Kibana
6 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 52 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.62%) Google
3 32 (10.36%) Xamarin
4 14 (4.53%) MobileIron
5 8 (2.59%) VMware
6 7 (2.27%) Cisco
6 7 (2.27%) Oracle
7 6 (1.94%) Adobe
7 6 (1.94%) Apple
8 5 (1.62%) Dell
8 5 (1.62%) McAfee
8 5 (1.62%) SAP
9 4 (1.29%) HP
9 4 (1.29%) Ivanti
10 3 (0.97%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (0.65%) Citrix
11 2 (0.65%) Remedy
11 2 (0.65%) Sage
11 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
11 2 (0.65%) Wyse