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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 101 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing Android 2995 2922 2771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.75% 2.53% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.52% 9.38% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 2478 2440
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
28471 31135 29220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.14% 26.93% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24122 25840 24880
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +14 2790 £45,000 +5.88% 422
London +10 1432 £50,000 - 187
South East +17 436 £40,000 +14.28% 59
South West +41 247 £39,000 +1.96% 31
North West -5 215 £38,000 -5.00% 49
City of London -27 212 £48,750 -11.36% 45
East of England 0 173 £40,500 +1.25% 25
Yorkshire -1 138 £45,000 +28.57% 23
Manchester -6 132 £40,000 - 27
Scotland +12 127 £38,000 +4.10% 23
West Yorkshire +13 110 £45,000 +22.44% 16
Surrey +44 107 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Bristol +20 98 £32,500 -7.14% 14
Berkshire +34 93 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Leeds +54 91 £45,000 +12.50% 13
West Midlands +1 79 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Cheshire +27 73 £37,500 +7.14% 17
East Midlands +8 66 £32,000 -22.42% 21
Hertfordshire +18 63 £45,000 - 6
Glasgow +18 56 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Oxfordshire +24 54 £40,000 +33.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -2 51 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 48 £38,000 +8.57% 6
Hampshire -3 47 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Edinburgh -6 43 £34,000 -5.55% 11
Dorset +21 42 £42,000 +12.00% 7
Milton Keynes -3 39 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Wiltshire +26 38 £45,000 +17.64% 6
Nottinghamshire +12 37 £36,250 - 2
Cambridge +7 37 £45,000 +12.50% 11

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3979 (68.72%) Apple iOS
2 2357 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
3 2177 (37.60%) Android Development
4 1942 (33.54%) Java
5 1736 (29.98%) Windows
6 1728 (29.84%) Mobile App
7 1592 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 1526 (26.36%) HTML
9 1483 (25.61%) iOS Development
10 1358 (23.45%) C#
11 1275 (22.02%) .NET
12 1207 (20.85%) CSS
13 1145 (19.78%) Mobile Development
14 1097 (18.95%) Degree
15 933 (16.11%) Software Engineering
16 931 (16.08%) TDD
17 908 (15.68%) SQL
18 860 (14.85%) Web Services
19 846 (14.61%) MVC
20 825 (14.25%) Scrum
21 803 (13.87%) SQL Server
22 795 (13.73%) C++
23 794 (13.71%) Objective-C
24 782 (13.51%) OO
25 775 (13.39%) Microsoft
26 769 (13.28%) Computer Science
27 763 (13.18%) HTML5
28 711 (12.28%) User Experience
29 685 (11.83%) ASP.NET
30 657 (11.35%) iPhone

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 371 (6.41%) Node.js
2 250 (4.32%) MS Exchange
3 130 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 127 (2.19%) Apache
5 125 (2.16%) CMS
6 98 (1.69%) IIS
7 97 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 74 (1.28%) SharePoint
9 73 (1.26%) Tomcat
10 69 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 58 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 56 (0.97%) Lync
13 49 (0.85%) Confluence
14 42 (0.73%) nginx
15 39 (0.67%) Apache Pig
15 39 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
15 39 (0.67%) JBoss
16 37 (0.64%) WordPress
17 29 (0.50%) WorkSite
18 28 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 343 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 316 (5.46%) MS Office
3 170 (2.94%) Photoshop
4 112 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 62 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 55 (0.95%) InDesign
7 40 (0.69%) Adobe After Effects
8 36 (0.62%) MS Visio
9 33 (0.57%) Fireworks
9 33 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
10 25 (0.43%) MS Project
11 14 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.16%) Maya
12 9 (0.16%) FastStats
13 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (0.086%) CINEMA 4D
15 5 (0.086%) AutoCAD
16 2 (0.035%) 3ds Max
16 2 (0.035%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 37 (0.64%) Magento
2 21 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 9 (0.16%) Unica
6 4 (0.069%) Oracle Payables
6 4 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
7 3 (0.052%) MFGPRO
7 3 (0.052%) Academy Housing
7 3 (0.052%) arcHouse
7 3 (0.052%) Orchard Housing
7 3 (0.052%) Aareon QL
7 3 (0.052%) OPENHousing
7 3 (0.052%) MIS ActiveH
7 3 (0.052%) Northgate Housing
7 3 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.035%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.017%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 276 (4.77%) Amazon AWS
2 168 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (2.63%) SaaS
4 126 (2.18%) Office 365
5 55 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
6 50 (0.86%) Mimecast
7 39 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 36 (0.62%) GitHub
9 35 (0.60%) PaaS
10 34 (0.59%) Google App Engine
11 32 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 29 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 26 (0.45%) Heroku
14 17 (0.29%) Amazon S3
15 14 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 14 (0.24%) Google Apps
16 10 (0.17%) Route 53
17 9 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
18 7 (0.12%) IaaS
19 6 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 253 (4.37%) Internet
2 181 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 145 (2.50%) VPN
4 141 (2.44%) Firewall
5 136 (2.35%) DNS
6 93 (1.61%) SAN
6 93 (1.61%) VoIP
7 90 (1.55%) LAN
8 88 (1.52%) DHCP
9 87 (1.50%) Wireless
10 85 (1.47%) HTTP
11 68 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
12 66 (1.14%) NAS
13 54 (0.93%) WAN
14 47 (0.81%) Broadband
15 41 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
16 37 (0.64%) NFC
17 35 (0.60%) Bluetooth
18 34 (0.59%) VLAN
19 30 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 803 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 354 (6.11%) MySQL
3 204 (3.52%) NoSQL
4 164 (2.83%) MongoDB
5 128 (2.21%) SQLite
6 104 (1.80%) Relational Database
7 93 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 83 (1.43%) Big Data
9 80 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 80 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
10 72 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 63 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 60 (1.04%) Hadoop
12 60 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
13 57 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 54 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 47 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 46 (0.79%) CouchDB
17 32 (0.55%) Redis
18 29 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 608 (10.50%) Git (software)
2 301 (5.20%) Subversion
3 256 (4.42%) JIRA
4 253 (4.37%) Selenium
5 225 (3.89%) Eclipse
6 221 (3.82%) Jenkins
7 216 (3.73%) Xcode
8 168 (2.90%) Android Studio
9 159 (2.75%) Cucumber
10 145 (2.50%) JUnit
11 133 (2.30%) Maven
12 131 (2.26%) Visual Studio
13 129 (2.23%) Gradle
14 109 (1.88%) WebDriver
15 103 (1.78%) Appium
16 81 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
17 78 (1.35%) Calabash
18 73 (1.26%) Jasmine
19 63 (1.09%) Ant
20 61 (1.05%) TeamCity
General
1 625 (10.79%) Finance
2 535 (9.24%) Games
3 309 (5.34%) Marketing
4 294 (5.08%) Telecoms
5 266 (4.59%) Banking
6 227 (3.92%) Retail
7 127 (2.19%) Law
8 112 (1.93%) Electronics
9 99 (1.71%) Advertising
10 92 (1.59%) Legal
11 77 (1.33%) Publishing
12 70 (1.21%) Back Office
13 53 (0.92%) Manufacturing
14 52 (0.90%) Multimedia
15 37 (0.64%) Automotive
16 26 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (0.40%) Financial Institution
18 9 (0.16%) Billing
18 9 (0.16%) Russian Language
18 9 (0.16%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 3423 (59.12%) Developer
2 826 (14.27%) Android Developer
3 535 (9.24%) Mobile Developer
4 528 (9.12%) Senior Developer
5 510 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 457 (7.89%) Software Engineer
7 409 (7.06%) iOS Developer
8 330 (5.70%) C# Developer
9 327 (5.65%) Analyst
10 286 (4.94%) Software Developer
11 239 (4.13%) Java Developer
12 238 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
13 205 (3.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 198 (3.42%) Support Engineer
15 179 (3.09%) Programmer
16 177 (3.06%) Web Developer
17 174 (3.01%) Designer
18 171 (2.95%) Junior
19 169 (2.92%) Applications Developer
20 164 (2.83%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1526 (26.36%) HTML
2 1275 (22.02%) .NET
3 1207 (20.85%) CSS
4 860 (14.85%) Web Services
5 763 (13.18%) HTML5
6 685 (11.83%) ASP.NET
7 602 (10.40%) jQuery
8 526 (9.08%) JSON
9 524 (9.05%) REST
10 484 (8.36%) XML
11 473 (8.17%) AngularJS
12 399 (6.89%) RESTful
13 354 (6.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 328 (5.66%) CSS3
15 322 (5.56%) Android SDK
16 260 (4.49%) SOAP
17 250 (4.32%) iOS SDK
18 219 (3.78%) WCF
19 215 (3.71%) Ajax
20 211 (3.64%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1728 (29.84%) Mobile App
2 769 (13.28%) Computer Science
3 711 (12.28%) User Experience
4 657 (11.35%) iPhone
5 581 (10.03%) Blackberry
6 298 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
7 277 (4.78%) iPad
8 209 (3.61%) Social Media
9 188 (3.25%) Smartphone
10 132 (2.28%) Mathematics
11 104 (1.80%) Algorithms
12 92 (1.59%) Data Structures
13 91 (1.57%) Animation
14 90 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 77 (1.33%) Client/Server
16 75 (1.30%) Xbox
17 74 (1.28%) Management Information System
18 68 (1.17%) Digital Media
19 61 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
19 61 (1.05%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 3979 (68.72%) Apple iOS
2 1736 (29.98%) Windows
3 635 (10.97%) Linux
4 352 (6.08%) Windows Mobile
5 351 (6.06%) Windows Phone
6 286 (4.94%) Windows 7
7 277 (4.78%) Windows 8
8 193 (3.33%) Mac OS X
9 159 (2.75%) UNIX
10 144 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 131 (2.26%) Windows XP
12 128 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 111 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 50 (0.86%) Mac OS
15 48 (0.83%) Windows Phone 8
16 44 (0.76%) Windows Phone 7
17 39 (0.67%) Windows Vista
18 38 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
19 26 (0.45%) Windows CE
20 24 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2357 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2177 (37.60%) Android Development
3 1483 (25.61%) iOS Development
4 1145 (19.78%) Mobile Development
5 933 (16.11%) Software Engineering
6 931 (16.08%) TDD
7 846 (14.61%) MVC
8 825 (14.25%) Scrum
9 782 (13.51%) OO
10 512 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
11 404 (6.98%) E-Commerce
12 373 (6.44%) Mobile Application Development
13 350 (6.04%) Unit Testing
14 345 (5.96%) OOP
15 308 (5.32%) Open Source
16 302 (5.22%) Web Development
17 293 (5.06%) BDD
18 279 (4.82%) SDLC
19 221 (3.82%) Mentoring
20 204 (3.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1942 (33.54%) Java
2 1592 (27.50%) JavaScript
3 1358 (23.45%) C#
4 908 (15.68%) SQL
5 795 (13.73%) C++
6 794 (13.71%) Objective-C
7 456 (7.88%) PHP
8 400 (6.91%) C
9 344 (5.94%) Python
10 222 (3.83%) Ruby
11 214 (3.70%) Apple Swift
12 128 (2.21%) T-SQL
13 126 (2.18%) VB.NET
14 113 (1.95%) Bash Shell
15 102 (1.76%) Perl
16 83 (1.43%) VB
17 65 (1.12%) Shell Script
18 57 (0.98%) ActionScript
19 54 (0.93%) Scala
20 45 (0.78%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1097 (18.95%) Degree
2 138 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 82 (1.42%) ISEB
4 68 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 57 (0.98%) MCP
6 55 (0.95%) MCSE
7 54 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 36 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (0.60%) CCNA
10 33 (0.57%) A+ Certification
11 32 (0.55%) SC Cleared
12 28 (0.48%) CISSP
13 27 (0.47%) GIAC
14 25 (0.43%) SSCP
14 25 (0.43%) Linux+ Certification
15 24 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (0.40%) MCSA
17 18 (0.31%) DV Cleared
18 16 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
19 15 (0.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 391 (6.75%) QA
2 89 (1.54%) SLA
3 12 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.21%) WCAG
4 10 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 6 (0.10%) Section 508
7 5 (0.086%) P3O
7 5 (0.086%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.069%) TickIT
8 4 (0.069%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 3 (0.052%) GMP
System Software
1 443 (7.65%) Active Directory
2 117 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 38 (0.66%) vSphere
5 37 (0.64%) Firmware
6 31 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 26 (0.45%) XenApp
8 24 (0.41%) Docker
9 20 (0.35%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.16%) Varnish
12 5 (0.086%) iptables
12 5 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (0.069%) XenServer
13 4 (0.069%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.052%) VMware ESX
15 2 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.035%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.035%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 60 (1.04%) SCCM
2 59 (1.02%) Puppet
3 50 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 34 (0.59%) Ansible
6 28 (0.48%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.38%) AirWatch
8 18 (0.31%) Nagios
9 13 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 12 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (0.17%) Plesk
11 10 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
11 10 (0.17%) Casper Suite
12 9 (0.16%) Salt
12 9 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.14%) AppDetective
13 8 (0.14%) cPanel
13 8 (0.14%) Webmin
14 5 (0.086%) WSUS
15 4 (0.069%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 775 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 596 (10.29%) Google
3 481 (8.31%) Apple
4 357 (6.17%) Xamarin
5 199 (3.44%) Adobe
6 178 (3.07%) Oracle
7 154 (2.66%) VMware
8 131 (2.26%) Cisco
9 127 (2.19%) HP
10 113 (1.95%) Citrix
11 112 (1.93%) Facebook
12 77 (1.33%) Symantec
13 74 (1.28%) MobileIron
14 68 (1.17%) Zend
15 59 (1.02%) NetApp
16 58 (1.00%) Dell
17 52 (0.90%) EMC
17 52 (0.90%) Yahoo!
18 48 (0.83%) Avaya
18 48 (0.83%) Sony
Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Market leading career path
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000-40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£55,000 DOE + package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Coal Intelligent Technology Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 30% bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago