Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
England > South West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 120 108
Rank change year-on-year +44 -12 -29
Permanent jobs citing Android 388 288 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.90% 2.83% 2.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 10.74% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 212 252 268
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £63,625 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,117 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.12% -0.81% +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 South West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 2,624 2,682 2,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 26.37% 26.33% 26.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,047 2,211 2,467
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £61,350 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Android as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Android in the South West

Android
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Android in the South West.

Salary trend for Android in the South West

Android
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the South West over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Android in the South West

Android
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the South West region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Bristol +9 166 £45,000 -10.00% 17
Somerset +64 76 £40,000 +23.08% 11
Gloucestershire +40 68 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Devon +31 31 £32,500 -17.20% 5
Wiltshire -15 27 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Dorset -13 16 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Cornwall +8 4 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Android
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South West region with a requirement for Android.

1 232 (59.79%) Apple iOS
2 156 (40.21%) Java
3 128 (32.99%) Android Development
4 125 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
5 116 (29.90%) Mentoring
6 115 (29.64%) Coaching
7 113 (29.12%) C++
8 106 (27.32%) User Experience
9 103 (26.55%) iOS Development
10 101 (26.03%) Chatbot
10 101 (26.03%) Conversational UI
11 96 (24.74%) Software Engineering
12 94 (24.23%) JavaScript
12 94 (24.23%) Mobile Development
13 92 (23.71%) Security Cleared
14 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
15 84 (21.65%) C#
15 84 (21.65%) TDD
16 78 (20.10%) Degree
16 78 (20.10%) Scrum
17 73 (18.81%) RxJava
18 71 (18.30%) Google
18 71 (18.30%) C
19 69 (17.78%) HTML
20 68 (17.53%) Windows
20 68 (17.53%) Apple Swift
21 67 (17.27%) Retrofit
22 66 (17.01%) Linux
23 65 (16.75%) Test Automation
23 65 (16.75%) MVVM

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 12 (3.09%) Apache Pig
2 10 (2.58%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.32%) Alfresco
3 9 (2.32%) Joomla!
4 6 (1.55%) CMS
4 6 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.29%) Apache
5 5 (1.29%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.29%) GlassFish
5 5 (1.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.03%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.52%) Confluence
7 2 (0.52%) GroupWise
7 2 (0.52%) Marvel
8 1 (0.26%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
Applications
1 101 (26.03%) Chatbot
2 13 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.29%) InVision
4 4 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.77%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.52%) InDesign
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.52%) Pixate
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.26%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 65 (16.75%) Google Play
2 10 (2.58%) GitHub
3 9 (2.32%) Office 365
4 7 (1.80%) Loggly
5 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.52%) TestFlight
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 34 (8.76%) Internet
2 26 (6.70%) TCP/IP
3 24 (6.19%) HTTP
4 20 (5.15%) SSL
5 19 (4.90%) Firewall
6 14 (3.61%) Wireless
7 10 (2.58%) HTTPS
8 6 (1.55%) VoIP
9 5 (1.29%) LAN
9 5 (1.29%) PBX
10 4 (1.03%) DHCP
10 4 (1.03%) DNS
11 3 (0.77%) ASN.1
12 2 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.52%) NAS
12 2 (0.52%) Network Security
12 2 (0.52%) VPN
13 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.26%) FTP
13 1 (0.26%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.54%) Big Data
2 27 (6.96%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.67%) Hadoop
4 18 (4.64%) MySQL
5 15 (3.87%) Apache Hive
6 10 (2.58%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.29%) Power BI
9 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.77%) SQLite
11 1 (0.26%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.26%) Geospatial Data
11 1 (0.26%) GIS
11 1 (0.26%) Redis
11 1 (0.26%) Riak
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 64 (16.49%) Git (software)
2 53 (13.66%) Subversion
3 50 (12.89%) Maven
4 38 (9.79%) JIRA
5 23 (5.93%) Ant
5 23 (5.93%) Apache Ivy
6 21 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 20 (5.15%) Android Studio
7 20 (5.15%) git-flow
7 20 (5.15%) Visual Studio
8 17 (4.38%) Xcode
9 16 (4.12%) Selenium
10 14 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (3.61%) CodeSonar
10 14 (3.61%) Eclipse
10 14 (3.61%) Robot Framework
10 14 (3.61%) Trac
11 13 (3.35%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.80%) Codeship
12 7 (1.80%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (5.67%) Marketing
2 17 (4.38%) Games
3 15 (3.87%) Electronics
3 15 (3.87%) Finance
4 7 (1.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.03%) Law
5 4 (1.03%) Music Industry
6 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.26%) Advertising
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 169 (43.56%) Developer
2 60 (15.46%) Software Developer
3 58 (14.95%) Android Engineer
4 55 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 55 (14.18%) Software Engineer
5 40 (10.31%) Android Developer
6 37 (9.54%) C++ Software Engineer
7 29 (7.47%) Applications Developer
8 20 (5.15%) Graduate
9 19 (4.90%) Graduate Developer
10 17 (4.38%) Tester
11 16 (4.12%) Java Engineer
11 16 (4.12%) Java Software Developer
11 16 (4.12%) Java Software Engineer
11 16 (4.12%) Junior
12 15 (3.87%) Embedded Engineer
12 15 (3.87%) Junior Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Junior Software Developer
13 14 (3.61%) Mobile Developer
14 13 (3.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.81%) RxJava
2 69 (17.78%) HTML
3 67 (17.27%) Retrofit
4 51 (13.14%) CSS
5 49 (12.63%) HTML5
6 47 (12.11%) .NET
6 47 (12.11%) REST
7 45 (11.60%) XML
8 40 (10.31%) Java EE
9 38 (9.79%) Hibernate
9 38 (9.79%) Spring
9 38 (9.79%) Web Services
10 33 (8.51%) RESTful
11 29 (7.47%) ASP.NET
12 27 (6.96%) Node.js
13 26 (6.70%) JPA
13 26 (6.70%) JSF
13 26 (6.70%) Qt
13 26 (6.70%) XHTML
14 19 (4.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 106 (27.32%) User Experience
2 28 (7.22%) Embedded Systems
3 27 (6.96%) Mobile App
4 26 (6.70%) RIA
5 16 (4.12%) iPhone
6 11 (2.84%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.84%) Renewable Energy
6 11 (2.84%) Smart Meter
7 10 (2.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 8 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.06%) iPad
8 8 (2.06%) Social Media
9 7 (1.80%) Animation
10 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.29%) Contactless
11 5 (1.29%) EMV
11 5 (1.29%) Smartcard
12 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.03%) Cybercrime
12 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 232 (59.79%) Apple iOS
2 68 (17.53%) Windows
3 66 (17.01%) Linux
4 17 (4.38%) Unix
5 16 (4.12%) Mac OS X
6 11 (2.84%) Windows Phone
6 11 (2.84%) Windows Server
7 9 (2.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.55%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.26%) CentOS
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (32.99%) Android Development
2 125 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (29.90%) Mentoring
4 115 (29.64%) Coaching
5 103 (26.55%) iOS Development
6 101 (26.03%) Conversational UI
7 96 (24.74%) Software Engineering
8 94 (24.23%) Mobile Development
9 85 (21.91%) Continuous Integration
10 84 (21.65%) TDD
11 78 (20.10%) Scrum
12 65 (16.75%) MVVM
12 65 (16.75%) Test Automation
13 64 (16.49%) Computer Science
13 64 (16.49%) UML
14 63 (16.24%) Analytics
15 62 (15.98%) Open Source
16 57 (14.69%) API Design
17 55 (14.18%) Unit Testing
18 51 (13.14%) OO
Programming Languages
1 156 (40.21%) Java
2 113 (29.12%) C++
3 94 (24.23%) JavaScript
4 84 (21.65%) C#
5 71 (18.30%) C
6 68 (17.53%) Apple Swift
7 49 (12.63%) Python
8 42 (10.82%) Objective-C
8 42 (10.82%) SQL
9 26 (6.70%) PHP
10 21 (5.41%) Kotlin
11 15 (3.87%) Bash Shell
12 14 (3.61%) PowerShell
13 13 (3.35%) Embedded C
14 11 (2.84%) Scala
15 8 (2.06%) Ruby
16 6 (1.55%) VB
17 4 (1.03%) Go
18 2 (0.52%) R
18 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (23.71%) Security Cleared
2 78 (20.10%) Degree
3 41 (10.57%) DV Cleared
4 25 (6.44%) SC Cleared
5 17 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (3.09%) CCNA
7 12 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.09%) CISSP
7 12 (3.09%) CompTIA Security+
7 12 (3.09%) GIAC
7 12 (3.09%) Linux+ Certification
7 12 (3.09%) MCSE
7 12 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
7 12 (3.09%) SANS
7 12 (3.09%) SSCP
8 5 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.77%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.77%) PhD
10 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.09%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.47%) Docker
2 14 (3.61%) vSphere
3 11 (2.84%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.29%) XenApp
5 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.26%) Firmware
6 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (3.61%) Puppet
1 14 (3.61%) Salt
2 5 (1.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.03%) SCCM
4 2 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 71 (18.30%) Google
2 42 (10.82%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.90%) Apple
4 10 (2.58%) Atlassian
4 10 (2.58%) Xamarin
5 8 (2.06%) Cisco
6 7 (1.80%) SAP
7 5 (1.29%) Citrix
7 5 (1.29%) VMware
8 4 (1.03%) HP
8 4 (1.03%) Mitel
9 3 (0.77%) Adobe
9 3 (0.77%) Canon
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle
9 3 (0.77%) Teradata
10 1 (0.26%) ESRI
10 1 (0.26%) Facebook