The table below looks at the statistics for Android skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Android over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 101 127
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Android 2785 2797 2335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.69% 2.68% 2.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.93% 9.99% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2379 2321 1991
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
28037 27999 28656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.10% 26.85% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 23435 23035 24056
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

Android
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Android within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Android Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Android
Salary Trend

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

Android Salary Trend in the UK

Android
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Android over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 within the UK.

Android Salary Histogram in the UK

Android
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 2614 £45,000 - 426
London -21 1270 £50,000 - 185
South East -1 431 £40,000 -3.61% 86
City of London -53 220 £51,250 +2.50% 55
Yorkshire +86 207 £40,000 +39.13% 29
East of England +32 199 £42,500 - 31
North West +1 181 £36,000 +2.85% 40
West Yorkshire +84 151 £38,500 +32.75% 18
Manchester +11 133 £35,000 - 31
Surrey +42 132 £45,750 +7.64% 16
Cambridgeshire +29 118 £53,500 +23.69% 16
South West -30 116 £35,000 +2.94% 26
West Midlands +10 111 £35,000 +7.69% 10
Scotland +28 91 £37,500 +4.16% 16
Cambridge +14 86 £40,750 -9.44% 15
Leeds +62 76 £42,500 +21.42% 9
East Midlands +15 75 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Hampshire -46 65 £40,000 - 22
Oxfordshire +17 53 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Hertfordshire +19 51 £40,000 - 13
Kent +33 50 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Berkshire -16 49 £41,000 -8.88% 16
South Wales +3 47 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Wales -3 47 £40,000 +25.98% 7
Bristol +6 45 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Glasgow +36 41 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +17 41 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Oxford +27 38 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Cheshire -3 38 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Guildford +25 37 £32,500 -23.52% 2

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Android 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.

1 3657 (65.37%) Apple iOS
2 2236 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
3 2193 (39.20%) Android Development
4 1978 (35.36%) Java
5 1805 (32.27%) Mobile App
6 1762 (31.50%) HTML
7 1672 (29.89%) Windows
8 1664 (29.75%) JavaScript
9 1477 (26.40%) iOS Development
10 1380 (24.67%) CSS
11 1336 (23.88%) .NET
12 1324 (23.67%) C#
13 989 (17.68%) HTML5
14 985 (17.61%) Degree
15 968 (17.30%) OO
16 931 (16.64%) TDD
17 928 (16.59%) SQL Server
18 891 (15.93%) MVC
19 889 (15.89%) Web Services
20 883 (15.78%) SQL
21 844 (15.09%) Objective-C
22 801 (14.32%) jQuery
23 785 (14.03%) Git (software)
24 779 (13.93%) ASP.NET
25 766 (13.69%) User Experience
26 757 (13.53%) Computer Science
27 744 (13.30%) Scrum
28 741 (13.25%) Software Engineering
29 730 (13.05%) Linux
30 724 (12.94%) iPhone

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Android 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 353 (6.31%) Node.js
2 227 (4.06%) MS Exchange
3 172 (3.07%) CMS
4 121 (2.16%) IIS
5 116 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 114 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 101 (1.81%) Apache
8 86 (1.54%) WordPress
9 78 (1.39%) Tomcat
10 77 (1.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 72 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 61 (1.09%) Drupal
13 49 (0.88%) Confluence
14 47 (0.84%) Umbraco
15 41 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
16 39 (0.70%) Lync
17 37 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
18 33 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
19 30 (0.54%) Joomla!
20 27 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 385 (6.88%) MS Excel
2 290 (5.18%) MS Office
3 171 (3.06%) Photoshop
4 112 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 48 (0.86%) Fireworks
6 47 (0.84%) OmniGraffle
7 28 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 18 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
10 16 (0.29%) FrameMaker
10 16 (0.29%) PaintShop Pro
10 16 (0.29%) RoboHelp
11 13 (0.23%) 3ds Max
11 13 (0.23%) InDesign
12 12 (0.21%) Maya
13 10 (0.18%) MS Project
14 9 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (0.14%) Blender
16 6 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
17 5 (0.089%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 44 (0.79%) Sophis RISQUE
2 34 (0.61%) Magento
3 31 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 15 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 10 (0.18%) Eikon
6 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.089%) Oracle General Ledger
8 5 (0.089%) SAP Business One
9 4 (0.072%) Advent Moxy
10 3 (0.054%) Line 500
11 2 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.036%) WebTrends
11 2 (0.036%) BusinessWorks
11 2 (0.036%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
12 1 (0.018%) Maximo
12 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 137 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 74 (1.32%) SaaS
4 58 (1.04%) Office 365
5 43 (0.77%) GitHub
6 41 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 38 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 26 (0.46%) PaaS
9 26 (0.46%) Heroku
10 23 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 21 (0.38%) Google App Engine
12 15 (0.27%) Google Apps
13 7 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.072%) Trello
14 4 (0.072%) IaaS
15 3 (0.054%) Force.com
16 2 (0.036%) Rackspace Cloud
16 2 (0.036%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 249 (4.45%) Internet
2 188 (3.36%) TCP/IP
3 166 (2.97%) Wireless
4 155 (2.77%) DNS
5 135 (2.41%) VPN
6 131 (2.34%) HTTP
7 124 (2.22%) LAN
8 110 (1.97%) Firewall
9 101 (1.81%) WAN
10 97 (1.73%) DHCP
11 82 (1.47%) VoIP
12 68 (1.22%) SAN
13 65 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (0.70%) VLAN
15 38 (0.68%) Cisco IOS
16 37 (0.66%) NFC
17 36 (0.64%) Ethernet
18 33 (0.59%) NAS
19 30 (0.54%) Broadband
20 27 (0.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 928 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 435 (7.78%) MySQL
3 174 (3.11%) Relational Database
4 162 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 152 (2.72%) SQLite
6 147 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 110 (1.97%) Big Data
8 108 (1.93%) RDBMS
9 103 (1.84%) MongoDB
10 73 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
11 52 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 52 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
12 41 (0.73%) Oracle Database
13 40 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 39 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 36 (0.64%) Redis
16 30 (0.54%) Hadoop
17 28 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
18 27 (0.48%) RavenDB
19 25 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 785 (14.03%) Git (software)
2 428 (7.65%) Subversion
3 390 (6.97%) Xcode
4 300 (5.36%) Eclipse
5 240 (4.29%) JIRA
6 230 (4.11%) Selenium
7 228 (4.08%) Jenkins
8 165 (2.95%) Visual Studio
9 156 (2.79%) JUnit
10 155 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 150 (2.68%) Cucumber
12 136 (2.43%) Android Studio
13 134 (2.40%) Maven
14 120 (2.15%) NUnit
15 115 (2.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 97 (1.73%) Calabash
16 97 (1.73%) Ant
17 90 (1.61%) WebDriver
18 81 (1.45%) Appium
19 70 (1.25%) TeamCity
General
1 602 (10.76%) Finance
2 437 (7.81%) Games
3 302 (5.40%) Marketing
4 232 (4.15%) Retail
5 221 (3.95%) Banking
6 172 (3.07%) Telecoms
7 126 (2.25%) Advertising
8 101 (1.81%) Publishing
9 73 (1.30%) Electronics
10 72 (1.29%) Law
11 59 (1.05%) Back Office
12 52 (0.93%) Legal
13 44 (0.79%) Automotive
14 41 (0.73%) Multimedia
15 34 (0.61%) Manufacturing
16 29 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.34%) French Language
18 18 (0.32%) German Language
18 18 (0.32%) Interactive Media
19 14 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3401 (60.80%) Developer
2 840 (15.02%) Android Developer
3 603 (10.78%) Mobile Developer
4 598 (10.69%) Senior Developer
5 456 (8.15%) iOS Developer
6 429 (7.67%) .NET Developer
7 341 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 335 (5.99%) Software Engineer
9 310 (5.54%) Java Developer
10 308 (5.51%) Analyst
11 294 (5.26%) Software Developer
12 246 (4.40%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 243 (4.34%) Web Developer
14 205 (3.66%) Programmer
15 198 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
16 185 (3.31%) Tester
17 181 (3.24%) Senior Android Developer
18 168 (3.00%) Designer
19 161 (2.88%) Junior
20 158 (2.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1762 (31.50%) HTML
2 1380 (24.67%) CSS
3 1336 (23.88%) .NET
4 989 (17.68%) HTML5
5 889 (15.89%) Web Services
6 801 (14.32%) jQuery
7 779 (13.93%) ASP.NET
8 598 (10.69%) XML
9 584 (10.44%) JSON
10 478 (8.54%) CSS3
11 466 (8.33%) REST
12 445 (7.95%) AngularJS
13 403 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC
14 396 (7.08%) Android SDK
15 331 (5.92%) RESTful
16 308 (5.51%) WCF
17 306 (5.47%) iOS SDK
18 283 (5.06%) Ajax
19 269 (4.81%) .NET Framework
20 260 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1805 (32.27%) Mobile App
2 766 (13.69%) User Experience
3 757 (13.53%) Computer Science
4 724 (12.94%) iPhone
5 542 (9.69%) Blackberry
6 337 (6.02%) iPad
7 293 (5.24%) Open Source
8 217 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
9 175 (3.13%) Social Media
10 125 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 111 (1.98%) Mobile Payment
12 107 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
13 104 (1.86%) Smartphone
14 85 (1.52%) Digital Media
15 77 (1.38%) Algorithms
16 76 (1.36%) N-Tier
17 69 (1.23%) Data Structures
18 68 (1.22%) Animation
19 65 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
20 59 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3657 (65.37%) Apple iOS
2 1672 (29.89%) Windows
3 730 (13.05%) Linux
4 350 (6.26%) Windows Phone
5 244 (4.36%) Windows 7
6 237 (4.24%) Windows 8
7 205 (3.66%) Mac OS X
8 202 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
9 160 (2.86%) UNIX
10 141 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 127 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 112 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 79 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
14 63 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 53 (0.95%) CentOS
16 52 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
17 40 (0.72%) Ubuntu
17 40 (0.72%) Windows Vista
18 37 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
19 34 (0.61%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2236 (39.97%) Agile Software Development
2 2193 (39.20%) Android Development
3 1477 (26.40%) iOS Development
4 968 (17.30%) OO
5 931 (16.64%) TDD
6 891 (15.93%) MVC
7 744 (13.30%) Scrum
8 741 (13.25%) Software Engineering
9 607 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
10 443 (7.92%) E-Commerce
11 422 (7.54%) Mobile Application Development
12 395 (7.06%) Unit Testing
13 392 (7.01%) OOP
14 352 (6.29%) Web Development
15 344 (6.15%) BDD
16 257 (4.59%) OOD
17 240 (4.29%) Multithreading
18 204 (3.65%) Mentoring
19 198 (3.54%) Project Management
20 180 (3.22%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1978 (35.36%) Java
2 1664 (29.75%) JavaScript
3 1324 (23.67%) C#
4 883 (15.78%) SQL
5 844 (15.09%) Objective-C
6 661 (11.82%) C++
7 473 (8.46%) PHP
8 359 (6.42%) Python
9 319 (5.70%) C
10 261 (4.67%) Ruby
11 151 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 99 (1.77%) Perl
13 98 (1.75%) T-SQL
14 68 (1.22%) PHP5
15 62 (1.11%) Scala
15 62 (1.11%) Bash Shell
15 62 (1.11%) VB
16 53 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 52 (0.93%) Shell Script
18 45 (0.80%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 985 (17.61%) Degree
2 133 (2.38%) VCP4
3 86 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (1.43%) ISEB
5 77 (1.38%) Security Cleared
6 72 (1.29%) ISTQB
7 62 (1.11%) MCP
8 60 (1.07%) SC Cleared
9 41 (0.73%) MCSE
10 33 (0.59%) A+ Certification
11 26 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 22 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
14 21 (0.38%) PMI Certification
14 21 (0.38%) CCNA
15 15 (0.27%) MCITP
16 14 (0.25%) PhD
17 13 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 11 (0.20%) PMP
19 9 (0.16%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 457 (8.17%) QA
2 56 (1.00%) SLA
3 40 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 15 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.20%) ISO 8583
7 7 (0.13%) JTAG
8 6 (0.11%) IEC 61508
8 6 (0.11%) DO-178B
9 4 (0.072%) DO-254
9 4 (0.072%) Section 508
9 4 (0.072%) WCAG
10 2 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.036%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 2 (0.036%) GMP
11 1 (0.018%) P3O
System Software
1 366 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 129 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 43 (0.77%) Firmware
5 36 (0.64%) vSphere
6 30 (0.54%) XenApp
7 24 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (0.18%) Docker
11 9 (0.16%) KVM
12 8 (0.14%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.089%) Kerio MailServer
13 5 (0.089%) XenServer
13 5 (0.089%) Varnish
13 5 (0.089%) QEMU
14 4 (0.072%) Cygwin
14 4 (0.072%) NFS
14 4 (0.072%) Xen
15 3 (0.054%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 67 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 66 (1.18%) SCCM
3 63 (1.13%) Puppet
4 26 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 21 (0.38%) Nagios
6 19 (0.34%) WSUS
7 16 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (0.25%) logstash
9 13 (0.23%) Ansible
9 13 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
11 8 (0.14%) yum
12 7 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
12 7 (0.13%) Opsview
13 6 (0.11%) Graphite
13 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.089%) Salt
15 4 (0.072%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
16 3 (0.054%) Plesk
Vendors
1 715 (12.78%) Microsoft
2 500 (8.94%) Google
3 425 (7.60%) Apple
4 214 (3.83%) Xamarin
5 207 (3.70%) Oracle
6 170 (3.04%) VMware
7 166 (2.97%) Adobe
8 118 (2.11%) Facebook
9 109 (1.95%) HP
10 101 (1.81%) Citrix
11 96 (1.72%) Zend
12 90 (1.61%) Cisco
13 82 (1.47%) Sencha
14 69 (1.23%) Dell
15 67 (1.20%) Appcelerator
16 64 (1.14%) Twitter
17 58 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
18 53 (0.95%) SAP
19 50 (0.89%) Symantec
20 47 (0.84%) IBM
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