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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 121 99 135
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Permanent jobs citing Android 2708 3081 2358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.38% 2.83% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.81% 10.36% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2680 2044
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
30744 29750 31736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.35% 28.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25419 25385 27132
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 24 October 2014 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 24 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
(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 -21 2562 £44,000 -2.22% 385
London -16 1251 £50,000 -9.09% 158
South East -18 396 £35,000 -12.50% 60
City of London -17 300 £53,000 -3.63% 54
North West -18 195 £40,000 +14.28% 49
East of England -28 187 £40,000 +6.66% 29
South West -9 165 £40,000 +26.98% 32
Yorkshire +6 155 £40,000 +29.03% 26
Manchester -5 135 £39,500 +12.85% 27
West Yorkshire +31 119 £40,000 +22.13% 16
West Midlands -58 101 £40,000 - 17
Surrey -9 88 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Cambridgeshire -26 76 £40,000 - 13
Hampshire -11 75 £44,000 +17.33% 15
Bristol +9 70 £42,500 +41.66% 15
East Midlands -34 70 £42,500 +2.40% 12
Scotland -3 61 £36,000 -7.09% 12
Birmingham -13 59 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Leeds +29 58 £45,000 +25.00% 10
Cambridge -29 57 £40,000 - 11
Berkshire -73 48 £37,500 -16.66% 5
North East +16 44 £30,000 -7.69% 1
West Sussex +28 43 £32,500 -20.73% 1
Tyne and Wear +18 43 £30,000 +3.44% 1
East Sussex +26 42 £32,500 -13.33% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +24 42 £30,000 +3.44% 1
Cheshire -4 42 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Buckinghamshire +10 38 £35,000 -0.70% 13
Wakefield +4 36 £30,000 -3.22% 3
Kent +34 34 £37,500 - 4

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 3888 (65.18%) Apple iOS
2 2260 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 2241 (37.57%) Android Development
4 2196 (36.81%) Java
5 2012 (33.73%) HTML
6 1885 (31.60%) Mobile App
7 1817 (30.46%) JavaScript
8 1640 (27.49%) Windows
9 1625 (27.24%) CSS
10 1568 (26.29%) iOS Development
11 1348 (22.60%) .NET
12 1323 (22.18%) C#
13 1070 (17.94%) HTML5
14 1057 (17.72%) TDD
15 1045 (17.52%) Degree
16 1010 (16.93%) OO
17 987 (16.55%) Web Services
18 958 (16.06%) MVC
19 924 (15.49%) Objective-C
19 924 (15.49%) User Experience
20 908 (15.22%) SQL
21 898 (15.05%) SQL Server
22 885 (14.84%) jQuery
23 881 (14.77%) iPhone
24 877 (14.70%) Software Engineering
25 859 (14.40%) Scrum
26 825 (13.83%) C++
27 801 (13.43%) XML
28 782 (13.11%) ASP.NET
29 759 (12.72%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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
1 319 (5.35%) Node.js
2 213 (3.57%) CMS
3 183 (3.07%) SharePoint
4 180 (3.02%) MS Exchange
5 140 (2.35%) Tomcat
6 125 (2.10%) IIS
7 124 (2.08%) WordPress
8 120 (2.01%) Apache
9 107 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 107 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
10 94 (1.58%) Drupal
11 78 (1.31%) Umbraco
12 73 (1.22%) WebSphere
13 55 (0.92%) Joomla!
14 48 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
14 48 (0.80%) NServiceBus
15 41 (0.69%) Adobe CQ
16 39 (0.65%) Lotus Domino
17 38 (0.64%) Lync
18 34 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 300 (5.03%) Photoshop
2 299 (5.01%) MS Excel
3 264 (4.43%) MS Office
4 202 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (0.94%) OmniGraffle
6 51 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 50 (0.84%) Fireworks
8 49 (0.82%) MS Visio
9 46 (0.77%) InDesign
10 37 (0.62%) Adobe After Effects
11 20 (0.34%) 3ds Max
12 18 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (0.25%) Maya
14 11 (0.18%) FrameMaker
14 11 (0.18%) PaintShop Pro
14 11 (0.18%) RoboHelp
15 9 (0.15%) Blender
16 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
17 5 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
18 2 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 69 (1.16%) Google Analytics
2 35 (0.59%) Sophis RISQUE
3 17 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.23%) Magento
5 11 (0.18%) Eikon
6 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.067%) Advent Moxy
7 4 (0.067%) JDE OneWorld
8 3 (0.050%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.034%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.034%) Line 500
9 2 (0.034%) SAP HCM
10 1 (0.017%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.017%) Maximo
10 1 (0.017%) Summit
10 1 (0.017%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.017%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (1.11%) Office 365
4 63 (1.06%) SaaS
5 55 (0.92%) GitHub
6 33 (0.55%) PaaS
7 24 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.30%) Google Apps
9 17 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 17 (0.28%) Heroku
10 16 (0.27%) Google App Engine
11 14 (0.23%) IaaS
12 7 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 4 (0.067%) Force.com
14 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
14 2 (0.034%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.017%) Trello
15 1 (0.017%) Amazon EMR
15 1 (0.017%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 320 (5.36%) Internet
2 202 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 185 (3.10%) DNS
4 171 (2.87%) LAN
5 166 (2.78%) HTTP
6 149 (2.50%) VPN
6 149 (2.50%) WAN
7 128 (2.15%) DHCP
8 119 (1.99%) Wireless
9 106 (1.78%) VoIP
10 96 (1.61%) Firewall
11 74 (1.24%) SAN
12 70 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
13 60 (1.01%) LDAP
14 43 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
15 30 (0.50%) SMTP
16 28 (0.47%) NFC
17 24 (0.40%) Intranet
17 24 (0.40%) NAS
18 22 (0.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 898 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 508 (8.52%) MySQL
3 224 (3.76%) SQLite
4 172 (2.88%) NoSQL
5 170 (2.85%) Relational Database
6 148 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 121 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 112 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
9 109 (1.83%) Big Data
10 75 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 75 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 72 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (1.01%) Hadoop
13 50 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 44 (0.74%) Hazelcast
15 43 (0.72%) RavenDB
15 43 (0.72%) Oracle Database
16 38 (0.64%) Redis
17 33 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
18 32 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 726 (12.17%) Git (software)
2 420 (7.04%) Subversion
3 379 (6.35%) Xcode
4 251 (4.21%) Eclipse
5 237 (3.97%) Selenium
6 213 (3.57%) Visual Studio
7 202 (3.39%) JIRA
8 161 (2.70%) Maven
8 161 (2.70%) Cucumber
9 154 (2.58%) Jenkins
10 147 (2.46%) JUnit
11 136 (2.28%) Ant
12 135 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 103 (1.73%) NUnit
14 96 (1.61%) WebDriver
15 95 (1.59%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 89 (1.49%) Robotium
17 79 (1.32%) Axure RP
17 79 (1.32%) Calabash
18 73 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 665 (11.15%) Finance
2 662 (11.10%) Games
3 332 (5.57%) Marketing
4 275 (4.61%) Retail
5 229 (3.84%) Banking
6 177 (2.97%) Telecoms
7 148 (2.48%) Publishing
8 108 (1.81%) Advertising
9 105 (1.76%) Electronics
10 90 (1.51%) Multimedia
11 47 (0.79%) Law
12 41 (0.69%) Back Office
13 39 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 38 (0.64%) German Language
15 31 (0.52%) Automotive
15 31 (0.52%) Legal
16 28 (0.47%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.47%) French Language
17 21 (0.35%) Investment Banking
18 20 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3623 (60.74%) Developer
2 786 (13.18%) Android Developer
3 581 (9.74%) Mobile Developer
4 530 (8.89%) Senior Developer
5 490 (8.21%) .NET Developer
6 454 (7.61%) iOS Developer
7 369 (6.19%) Java Developer
8 335 (5.62%) Software Engineer
9 324 (5.43%) C# Developer
10 286 (4.79%) Web Developer
11 283 (4.74%) Analyst
12 279 (4.68%) Software Developer
13 246 (4.12%) Designer
14 230 (3.86%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 229 (3.84%) C# .NET Developer
16 178 (2.98%) PHP Developer
17 175 (2.93%) Front-End Developer
18 174 (2.92%) Lead Developer
19 172 (2.88%) Architect
20 169 (2.83%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2012 (33.73%) HTML
2 1625 (27.24%) CSS
3 1348 (22.60%) .NET
4 1070 (17.94%) HTML5
5 987 (16.55%) Web Services
6 885 (14.84%) jQuery
7 801 (13.43%) XML
8 782 (13.11%) ASP.NET
9 543 (9.10%) JSON
10 499 (8.37%) CSS3
11 481 (8.06%) REST
12 429 (7.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 387 (6.49%) AngularJS
14 385 (6.45%) Android SDK
15 367 (6.15%) SOAP
16 361 (6.05%) WCF
17 359 (6.02%) Ajax
18 275 (4.61%) RESTful
19 273 (4.58%) iOS SDK
20 256 (4.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1885 (31.60%) Mobile App
2 924 (15.49%) User Experience
3 881 (14.77%) iPhone
4 746 (12.51%) Computer Science
5 706 (11.84%) Blackberry
6 400 (6.71%) iPad
7 286 (4.79%) Open Source
8 245 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
9 201 (3.37%) Social Media
10 176 (2.95%) Algorithms
11 140 (2.35%) Smartphone
12 122 (2.05%) Mathematics
13 121 (2.03%) Mobile Payment
14 113 (1.89%) Data Structures
15 107 (1.79%) Digital Media
16 91 (1.53%) Animation
17 85 (1.42%) Client/Server
18 83 (1.39%) N-Tier
19 75 (1.26%) Social Network
20 73 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3888 (65.18%) Apple iOS
2 1640 (27.49%) Windows
3 759 (12.72%) Linux
4 438 (7.34%) Windows Phone
5 253 (4.24%) Windows 7
6 225 (3.77%) Windows 8
7 180 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 166 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 163 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
10 159 (2.67%) UNIX
11 105 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 95 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
13 94 (1.58%) Windows XP
14 72 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (1.01%) Windows Phone 7
16 44 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 44 (0.74%) Ubuntu
17 39 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 24 (0.40%) BlackBerry OS
18 24 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
2 2241 (37.57%) Android Development
3 1568 (26.29%) iOS Development
4 1057 (17.72%) TDD
5 1010 (16.93%) OO
6 958 (16.06%) MVC
7 877 (14.70%) Software Engineering
8 859 (14.40%) Scrum
9 592 (9.92%) E-Commerce
10 515 (8.63%) OOP
11 490 (8.21%) Mobile Application Development
12 461 (7.73%) Web Development
13 428 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
14 369 (6.19%) Unit Testing
15 348 (5.83%) BDD
16 340 (5.70%) Project Management
17 331 (5.55%) Mentoring
18 239 (4.01%) OOD
19 233 (3.91%) Multithreading
20 231 (3.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2196 (36.81%) Java
2 1817 (30.46%) JavaScript
3 1323 (22.18%) C#
4 924 (15.49%) Objective-C
5 908 (15.22%) SQL
6 825 (13.83%) C++
7 578 (9.69%) PHP
8 436 (7.31%) C
9 389 (6.52%) Python
10 298 (5.00%) Ruby
11 132 (2.21%) VB.NET
12 110 (1.84%) ActionScript
13 94 (1.58%) Perl
14 87 (1.46%) Scala
15 86 (1.44%) PHP5
16 82 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 77 (1.29%) ActionScript 3.0
18 68 (1.14%) VB
19 65 (1.09%) Bash Shell
20 62 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1045 (17.52%) Degree
2 139 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 92 (1.54%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.11%) MCSE
6 53 (0.89%) ISEB
7 49 (0.82%) MCP
8 32 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 24 (0.40%) MCITP
10 22 (0.37%) A+ Certification
11 21 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (0.32%) CCNA
13 16 (0.27%) MCSA
14 15 (0.25%) PhD
15 14 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.15%) CISM
16 9 (0.15%) MCTS
16 9 (0.15%) MCSD
16 9 (0.15%) HND
16 9 (0.15%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (8.00%) QA
2 78 (1.31%) ISO 9001
3 49 (0.82%) SLA
4 23 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.18%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.15%) JTAG
7 5 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.084%) WCAG
8 1 (0.017%) COBIT
8 1 (0.017%) P3O
8 1 (0.017%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 285 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 84 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (0.75%) Hyper-V
4 37 (0.62%) vSphere
5 28 (0.47%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 24 (0.40%) Firmware
7 22 (0.37%) XenApp
8 18 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.25%) Xen
10 14 (0.23%) Terminal Services
11 12 (0.20%) KVM
12 10 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.13%) Varnish
15 6 (0.10%) Kerio MailServer
15 6 (0.10%) QEMU
15 6 (0.10%) NFS
15 6 (0.10%) VMware ESX
16 5 (0.084%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 61 (1.02%) SCCM
2 45 (0.75%) Puppet
3 39 (0.65%) Backup Exec
4 35 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
7 21 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 14 (0.23%) logstash
9 12 (0.20%) Nagios
10 11 (0.18%) Vagrant
11 9 (0.15%) Capistrano
11 9 (0.15%) Ansible
11 9 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (0.13%) WSUS
13 4 (0.067%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.050%) Plesk
14 3 (0.050%) Opsview
14 3 (0.050%) Icinga
15 2 (0.034%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 2 (0.034%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 725 (12.15%) Microsoft
2 618 (10.36%) Google
3 271 (4.54%) Adobe
4 270 (4.53%) Apple
5 256 (4.29%) Oracle
6 196 (3.29%) Facebook
7 159 (2.67%) VMware
8 133 (2.23%) Xamarin
9 121 (2.03%) Twitter
10 108 (1.81%) Zend
11 102 (1.71%) Dell
12 89 (1.49%) Sencha
13 88 (1.48%) HP
14 85 (1.42%) Citrix
14 85 (1.42%) Cisco
15 82 (1.37%) Symantec
16 73 (1.22%) SAP
16 73 (1.22%) Appcelerator
17 59 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
18 46 (0.77%) Red Hat
West London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + good benefits, great role!
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Westek Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Stanation
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
PwC Careers in the UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
IT People First
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £44k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £48,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + 25 days + Flexihour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Pension + Flexi-working + bonus + Mo
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago