The table below looks at the statistics for Android SDK skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android SDK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
Rank 724 696 774
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +78
Permanent jobs citing Android SDK 171 192 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.44% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 144 180 102
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42312 43594 46442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.11% 40.29% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 35769 37801 40681
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Android SDK
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Android SDK Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android SDK
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK.

Android SDK Salary Trend in the UK

Android SDK
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android SDK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

Android SDK Salary Histogram in the UK

Android SDK
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android SDK within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -24 169 £40,000 -11.11% 20
London -16 70 £60,000 - 9
West Midlands -6 27 £40,000 - 2
East of England -7 26 £32,500 +8.33%
City of London +8 24 £62,500 +4.16% 3
South East +2 20 £45,000 - 4
Birmingham -3 17 £40,000 -
South West -18 14 £35,000 +16.66%
Suffolk +12 13 £22,500 -25.00%
Bristol +6 12 £38,750 +29.16%
Hampshire +2 8 £43,750 -10.25% 2
North West -15 8 £32,000 -12.32% 5
Peterborough +8 7 £37,500 +38.88%
Berkshire +5 7 £55,000 +15.78%
Cambridgeshire +1 7 £37,500 +38.88%
Staffordshire -7 7 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Manchester -15 7 £32,000 -12.32% 4
Tamworth - 5 £35,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 5 £40,000 -
Surrey -4 3 £37,500 -16.66%
East Midlands -26 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Warwickshire - 3 £47,500 -
Norfolk - 3 £35,000 -
Norwich - 3 £35,000 -
Guildford - 3 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 - -
Nottingham -4 2 - -
Bracknell -11 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £37,500 -
Altrincham - 2 £32,000 -

Android SDK
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Android SDK also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Android SDK.

1 381 (100.00%) Android
2 311 (81.63%) Android Development
3 266 (69.82%) Java
4 168 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (38.06%) OO
6 144 (37.80%) HTML
7 137 (35.96%) Apple iOS
8 133 (34.91%) Mobile App
9 118 (30.97%) iOS SDK
9 118 (30.97%) REST
10 107 (28.08%) JSON
11 106 (27.82%) Google
12 102 (26.77%) Git (software)
13 96 (25.20%) Web Services
14 91 (23.88%) TDD
15 90 (23.62%) CSS
16 89 (23.36%) Eclipse
17 85 (22.31%) JavaScript
18 82 (21.52%) Objective-C
19 81 (21.26%) Computer Science
20 80 (21.00%) Scrum
21 75 (19.69%) SQLite
22 74 (19.42%) HTML5
23 71 (18.64%) Degree
24 67 (17.59%) Mobile Application Development
24 67 (17.59%) User Experience
25 64 (16.80%) OAuth
25 64 (16.80%) XML
26 62 (16.27%) OOP
27 58 (15.22%) QA

Android SDK
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Android SDK also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Android SDK. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.52%) CMS
1 2 (0.52%) Node.js
2 1 (0.26%) uiautomator
2 1 (0.26%) Mule
2 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (7.09%) Sophis RISQUE
2 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.94%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.67%) HTTP
3 12 (3.15%) Internet
4 3 (0.79%) Wireless
4 3 (0.79%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.52%) VPN
5 2 (0.52%) NFC
6 1 (0.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.69%) SQLite
2 27 (7.09%) MySQL
3 14 (3.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 102 (26.77%) Git (software)
2 89 (23.36%) Eclipse
3 57 (14.96%) Xcode
4 47 (12.34%) Subversion
5 24 (6.30%) Gradle
5 24 (6.30%) Android Studio
6 19 (4.99%) IntelliJ
6 19 (4.99%) Ant
7 16 (4.20%) Jenkins
8 15 (3.94%) Hudson
9 10 (2.62%) Robotium
9 10 (2.62%) Maven
10 9 (2.36%) JUnit
10 9 (2.36%) Calabash
11 5 (1.31%) Robolectric
11 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.31%) Selenium
12 3 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Blend
13 2 (0.52%) NUnit
General
1 47 (12.34%) Finance
2 46 (12.07%) Retail
3 35 (9.19%) Games
4 23 (6.04%) Banking
5 16 (4.20%) Marketing
6 8 (2.10%) Publishing
7 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.05%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 322 (84.51%) Developer
2 251 (65.88%) Android Developer
3 55 (14.44%) Senior Developer
4 49 (12.86%) Mobile Developer
5 48 (12.60%) Senior Android Developer
6 25 (6.56%) Software Engineer
7 24 (6.30%) iOS Developer
8 20 (5.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 16 (4.20%) Software Developer
10 14 (3.67%) Lead Developer
10 14 (3.67%) Java Developer
11 11 (2.89%) PHP Developer
11 11 (2.89%) Junior
12 8 (2.10%) Technical Support
12 8 (2.10%) UI Developer
12 8 (2.10%) Android Software Engineer
12 8 (2.10%) UI Programmer
13 7 (1.84%) Applications Developer
14 6 (1.57%) Programmer
14 6 (1.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (37.80%) HTML
2 118 (30.97%) iOS SDK
2 118 (30.97%) REST
3 107 (28.08%) JSON
4 96 (25.20%) Web Services
5 90 (23.62%) CSS
6 74 (19.42%) HTML5
7 64 (16.80%) OAuth
7 64 (16.80%) XML
8 51 (13.39%) .NET
9 45 (11.81%) Cocoa
10 44 (11.55%) SOAP
11 36 (9.45%) J2ME
12 35 (9.19%) RESTful
13 33 (8.66%) jQuery
14 31 (8.14%) J2EE
15 16 (4.20%) ASP.NET
16 13 (3.41%) OpenGL
16 13 (3.41%) Ajax
16 13 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 133 (34.91%) Mobile App
2 81 (21.26%) Computer Science
3 67 (17.59%) User Experience
4 42 (11.02%) iPhone
5 37 (9.71%) Blackberry
6 35 (9.19%) Augmented Reality
7 34 (8.92%) Algorithms
8 29 (7.61%) Animation
9 23 (6.04%) Social Media
10 16 (4.20%) Data Structures
11 11 (2.89%) Smartphone
11 11 (2.89%) Open Source
12 7 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (1.57%) Digital Media
13 6 (1.57%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.57%) Client/Server
14 5 (1.31%) Social Network
14 5 (1.31%) Kindle
14 5 (1.31%) Mobile Banking
15 4 (1.05%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 381 (100.00%) Android
2 137 (35.96%) Apple iOS
3 45 (11.81%) Windows
4 23 (6.04%) Windows Phone
5 17 (4.46%) Linux
6 13 (3.41%) Mac OS X
7 10 (2.62%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
8 7 (1.84%) UNIX
9 5 (1.31%) Windows Phone 7
10 4 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 311 (81.63%) Android Development
2 168 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (38.06%) OO
4 91 (23.88%) TDD
5 80 (21.00%) Scrum
6 67 (17.59%) Mobile Application Development
7 62 (16.27%) OOP
8 58 (15.22%) iOS Development
9 49 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 37 (9.71%) E-Commerce
11 35 (9.19%) DevOps
12 32 (8.40%) MVC
13 25 (6.56%) Game Development
13 25 (6.56%) Multithreading
14 22 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (5.51%) Unit Testing
16 20 (5.25%) Web Development
17 16 (4.20%) Analytics
18 14 (3.67%) OOD
19 12 (3.15%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (69.82%) Java
2 85 (22.31%) JavaScript
3 82 (21.52%) Objective-C
4 47 (12.34%) C++
5 33 (8.66%) PHP
6 26 (6.82%) C#
7 19 (4.99%) C
7 19 (4.99%) SQL
7 19 (4.99%) Bash Shell
8 14 (3.67%) Python
9 13 (3.41%) Perl
10 11 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 10 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 9 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.57%) VB
14 5 (1.31%) VB6
15 4 (1.05%) Ruby
15 4 (1.05%) XAML
15 4 (1.05%) Golang
16 1 (0.26%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 71 (18.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (15.22%) QA
2 5 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.26%) YUM
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (27.82%) Google
2 47 (12.34%) Facebook
3 35 (9.19%) Dell
4 32 (8.40%) Twitter
5 9 (2.36%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.57%) Oracle
7 5 (1.31%) Apple
8 3 (0.79%) Zend
9 2 (0.52%) Sencha
9 2 (0.52%) Appcelerator
9 2 (0.52%) Omniture
9 2 (0.52%) Coremetrics
9 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.26%) Talend
10 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.26%) webMethods
10 1 (0.26%) Sony
10 1 (0.26%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) Intel
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