Android was launched in the year 2007 by search engine giant, Google. Android is also known by codes names such as Oreo, Nougat, Marshmallow, Lollipop, Kitkat, Jelly Bean, Ice cream Sandwich, Froyo, Ecliar, Donut, etc. It is a software package developed on the platform of Linux operating system, especially designed for mobile devices such as smartphones, tablet computers, and other small internet savvy devices. Android, it is an open-source operating system, which aims to create a successful real-world product to empower mobile experience for end users. The important feature of Android is that it offer support for messaging services, connectivity (GSM, CDMA, Blue Tooth, Wi-Fi), entertainment, tools, communication, web browser, storage, social media and video, travel and local, productivity, personalization, music and audio, etc.
Career scopes and salary scale
World has 7 billion occupants. Job markets are thrashed every day by the tides developing at international summits, equity markets, and global tie-ups. Overall, such events have raised the average unemployment rate in the job market places. However, it is fortunate that the requirement of Android developers, Android programmers, and Android engineers have increased at the higher side. Applicants with in-depth knowledge and skill-based experience in Android technology are able to sale through the ups and down of the market easily. They are taking the full advantage of technological expansion, which depends upon Android technology. Besides, Android has occupied the topmost place in the arena of operating system as it delivers a range of features to the developers. An Android developer or programmer is expected to enjoy minimum salary of 45, 000 dollars per annum. Although the salary of an experienced Android developer can reach to double the figure mentioned before. The salaries are very dependent upon the location, business, and the company’s requirements.