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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 109 98 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs citing Android 2852 3285 2649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.78% 2.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 10.43% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2429 2764 2377
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
29236 31508 29802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.42% 26.68% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24488 26469 25325
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%

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 July 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 July 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 -8 2670 £45,000 - 421
London -21 1360 £50,000 - 194
South East -3 413 £40,000 - 54
East of England +42 247 £40,000 - 35
City of London -33 234 £52,500 -4.54% 55
North West -1 212 £37,500 +5.63% 45
South West +17 168 £37,500 -6.25% 38
Yorkshire 0 130 £40,750 +25.38% 20
West Yorkshire +25 110 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Surrey +13 104 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Manchester -30 102 £40,000 +8.84% 29
Cambridgeshire +27 100 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Cheshire +45 92 £37,500 +11.94% 13
Scotland -5 87 £39,500 +12.85% 20
Leeds +47 85 £45,000 +16.88% 15
Bristol +25 83 £42,500 - 17
West Midlands +2 80 £35,000 +6.06% 13
Hertfordshire +46 77 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Cambridge +27 76 £40,000 -15.78% 11
Berkshire -11 65 £43,500 +24.28% 15
Hampshire -42 55 £42,500 +6.25% 10
East Midlands +6 53 £31,500 -21.25% 14
Oxfordshire +11 49 £40,000 - 5
Kent +26 45 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Glasgow +14 40 £42,500 +12.58% 8
Buckinghamshire -1 40 £32,500 -21.21% 7
Hemel Hempstead +19 36 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Edinburgh +3 34 £32,500 -9.72% 7
Warrington +26 33 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Oxford +17 33 £35,000 -12.50% 2

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3928 (67.69%) Apple iOS
2 2355 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
3 2207 (38.03%) Android Development
4 2027 (34.93%) Java
5 1831 (31.55%) Windows
6 1822 (31.40%) Mobile App
7 1634 (28.16%) JavaScript
8 1581 (27.24%) HTML
9 1486 (25.61%) iOS Development
10 1393 (24.00%) C#
11 1378 (23.75%) .NET
12 1234 (21.26%) CSS
13 1199 (20.66%) Mobile Development
14 1121 (19.32%) Degree
15 1007 (17.35%) TDD
16 951 (16.39%) Web Services
17 939 (16.18%) SQL
18 927 (15.97%) SQL Server
19 925 (15.94%) MVC
20 868 (14.96%) OO
21 838 (14.44%) HTML5
22 820 (14.13%) Computer Science
23 818 (14.10%) Software Engineering
24 807 (13.91%) Microsoft
25 802 (13.82%) Objective-C
26 791 (13.63%) Scrum
27 746 (12.86%) ASP.NET
28 707 (12.18%) C++
29 701 (12.08%) Linux
30 684 (11.79%) iPhone

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 350 (6.03%) Node.js
2 259 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 137 (2.36%) Apache
4 130 (2.24%) CMS
5 128 (2.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 126 (2.17%) IIS
7 114 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 80 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 80 (1.38%) SharePoint
8 80 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 56 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 56 (0.97%) Lync
10 54 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
11 49 (0.84%) Confluence
12 42 (0.72%) WordPress
12 42 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 39 (0.67%) nginx
14 36 (0.62%) JBoss
15 34 (0.59%) Drupal
16 33 (0.57%) WorkSite
Applications
1 422 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 339 (5.84%) MS Office
3 130 (2.24%) Photoshop
4 71 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
5 54 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 43 (0.74%) InDesign
7 32 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 25 (0.43%) MS Project
9 22 (0.38%) Fireworks
9 22 (0.38%) Adobe After Effects
10 19 (0.33%) MS Visio
11 10 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.16%) FastStats
13 8 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
14 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
15 5 (0.086%) Final Cut Pro
16 3 (0.052%) Acrobat
16 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.034%) CINEMA 4D
18 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 37 (0.64%) Magento
2 19 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
4 9 (0.16%) Unica
4 9 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
6 6 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.10%) Sophis RISQUE
7 5 (0.086%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.034%) Orchard Housing
9 2 (0.034%) Aareon QL
9 2 (0.034%) OPENHousing
9 2 (0.034%) MIS ActiveH
9 2 (0.034%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.034%) MFGPRO
9 2 (0.034%) Academy Housing
9 2 (0.034%) arcHouse
10 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 233 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
2 130 (2.24%) SaaS
3 128 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (1.95%) Office 365
5 41 (0.71%) Mimecast
6 32 (0.55%) GitHub
7 28 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 28 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 26 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (0.34%) Google Apps
10 17 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (0.26%) Google App Engine
12 14 (0.24%) Google Analytics
13 13 (0.22%) PaaS
14 10 (0.17%) Google Drive
15 9 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 8 (0.14%) Dropbox
17 7 (0.12%) Trello
18 6 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 263 (4.53%) Internet
2 167 (2.88%) TCP/IP
3 138 (2.38%) VPN
3 138 (2.38%) DNS
4 120 (2.07%) Wireless
5 119 (2.05%) Firewall
6 101 (1.74%) LAN
7 97 (1.67%) HTTP
8 91 (1.57%) DHCP
9 87 (1.50%) VoIP
10 82 (1.41%) SAN
11 65 (1.12%) WAN
11 65 (1.12%) NAS
12 63 (1.09%) Cisco IOS
13 50 (0.86%) Broadband
14 47 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
15 44 (0.76%) VLAN
16 41 (0.71%) Bluetooth
17 35 (0.60%) NFC
18 28 (0.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 927 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 409 (7.05%) MySQL
3 176 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 150 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 142 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 124 (2.14%) SQLite
7 120 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
8 96 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 92 (1.59%) RDBMS
10 86 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 66 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 59 (1.02%) Big Data
13 58 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 52 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (0.64%) Redis
17 36 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 33 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
19 27 (0.47%) CouchDB
20 25 (0.43%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 648 (11.17%) Git (software)
2 347 (5.98%) Subversion
3 297 (5.12%) Xcode
4 263 (4.53%) Selenium
5 248 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 242 (4.17%) JIRA
7 233 (4.02%) Jenkins
8 172 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 167 (2.88%) Cucumber
10 160 (2.76%) Android Studio
11 153 (2.64%) JUnit
12 140 (2.41%) Maven
13 112 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 107 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
15 103 (1.77%) Gradle
16 94 (1.62%) Appium
17 87 (1.50%) Jasmine
17 87 (1.50%) Calabash
18 74 (1.28%) Ant
19 68 (1.17%) TeamCity
General
1 648 (11.17%) Finance
2 484 (8.34%) Games
3 292 (5.03%) Marketing
4 238 (4.10%) Banking
5 232 (4.00%) Retail
6 213 (3.67%) Telecoms
7 136 (2.34%) Law
8 113 (1.95%) Advertising
9 98 (1.69%) Electronics
10 89 (1.53%) Publishing
11 86 (1.48%) Back Office
12 78 (1.34%) Legal
13 57 (0.98%) Manufacturing
14 54 (0.93%) Automotive
15 43 (0.74%) Multimedia
16 29 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
16 29 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.26%) Interactive Media
18 10 (0.17%) French Language
19 9 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3526 (60.76%) Developer
2 852 (14.68%) Android Developer
3 620 (10.68%) Mobile Developer
4 552 (9.51%) Senior Developer
5 511 (8.81%) .NET Developer
6 415 (7.15%) iOS Developer
7 391 (6.74%) Software Engineer
8 350 (6.03%) C# Developer
9 340 (5.86%) Analyst
10 316 (5.45%) Software Developer
11 278 (4.79%) Java Developer
12 233 (4.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 229 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 210 (3.62%) Support Engineer
15 200 (3.45%) Programmer
16 189 (3.26%) Web Developer
17 167 (2.88%) Front-End Developer
18 163 (2.81%) Tester
18 163 (2.81%) Junior
19 159 (2.74%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1581 (27.24%) HTML
2 1378 (23.75%) .NET
3 1234 (21.26%) CSS
4 951 (16.39%) Web Services
5 838 (14.44%) HTML5
6 746 (12.86%) ASP.NET
7 649 (11.18%) jQuery
8 586 (10.10%) JSON
9 544 (9.37%) REST
10 537 (9.25%) XML
11 441 (7.60%) AngularJS
12 404 (6.96%) RESTful
13 382 (6.58%) CSS3
14 361 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC
15 346 (5.96%) Android SDK
16 299 (5.15%) iOS SDK
17 269 (4.64%) WCF
18 254 (4.38%) Ajax
19 253 (4.36%) SOAP
20 242 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1822 (31.40%) Mobile App
2 820 (14.13%) Computer Science
3 684 (11.79%) iPhone
4 639 (11.01%) User Experience
5 594 (10.24%) Blackberry
6 309 (5.32%) iPad
7 286 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
8 228 (3.93%) Social Media
9 195 (3.36%) Smartphone
10 134 (2.31%) Mathematics
11 124 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
12 93 (1.60%) Algorithms
13 84 (1.45%) Data Structures
13 84 (1.45%) Client/Server
14 78 (1.34%) N-Tier
15 76 (1.31%) Management Information System
16 71 (1.22%) Animation
17 68 (1.17%) Digital Media
18 65 (1.12%) Xbox
19 61 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3928 (67.69%) Apple iOS
2 1831 (31.55%) Windows
3 701 (12.08%) Linux
4 358 (6.17%) Windows Phone
5 348 (6.00%) Windows Mobile
6 288 (4.96%) Windows 8
7 280 (4.83%) Windows 7
8 207 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 176 (3.03%) Windows XP
10 164 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 149 (2.57%) UNIX
12 148 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
13 141 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 61 (1.05%) Windows Phone 8
16 50 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 40 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
18 34 (0.59%) Windows Phone 7
19 27 (0.47%) Ubuntu
20 26 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2355 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 2207 (38.03%) Android Development
3 1486 (25.61%) iOS Development
4 1199 (20.66%) Mobile Development
5 1007 (17.35%) TDD
6 925 (15.94%) MVC
7 868 (14.96%) OO
8 818 (14.10%) Software Engineering
9 791 (13.63%) Scrum
10 582 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
11 389 (6.70%) Mobile Application Development
12 377 (6.50%) Unit Testing
13 376 (6.48%) E-Commerce
14 349 (6.01%) OOP
15 345 (5.95%) Web Development
16 323 (5.57%) BDD
17 310 (5.34%) Open Source
18 293 (5.05%) SDLC
19 212 (3.65%) Test Automation
20 197 (3.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2027 (34.93%) Java
2 1634 (28.16%) JavaScript
3 1393 (24.00%) C#
4 939 (16.18%) SQL
5 802 (13.82%) Objective-C
6 707 (12.18%) C++
7 467 (8.05%) PHP
8 335 (5.77%) C
9 320 (5.51%) Python
10 252 (4.34%) Ruby
11 165 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 156 (2.69%) Apple Swift
13 124 (2.14%) T-SQL
14 104 (1.79%) Perl
15 93 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 91 (1.57%) VB
17 68 (1.17%) Scala
18 64 (1.10%) Shell Script
19 46 (0.79%) PHP5
20 39 (0.67%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1121 (19.32%) Degree
2 114 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 89 (1.53%) ISEB
4 64 (1.10%) MCP
4 64 (1.10%) ISTQB
5 47 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 39 (0.67%) MCSE
7 37 (0.64%) A+ Certification
8 31 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 25 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 24 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (0.34%) PhD
12 19 (0.33%) MCSA
13 17 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.28%) MOS
15 13 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (0.21%) CCNA
16 12 (0.21%) MCDST
17 11 (0.19%) MCITP
18 6 (0.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 428 (7.38%) QA
2 93 (1.60%) SLA
3 15 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.21%) WCAG
5 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.14%) Section 508
7 6 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.086%) GMP
9 3 (0.052%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.052%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.017%) TickIT
10 1 (0.017%) JTAG
10 1 (0.017%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.017%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.017%) DO-178B
System Software
1 460 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 120 (2.07%) Hyper-V
3 117 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (0.78%) Firmware
5 32 (0.55%) vSphere
6 28 (0.48%) Terminal Services
7 25 (0.43%) XenApp
8 24 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.33%) Docker
10 17 (0.29%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.086%) iptables
12 4 (0.069%) QEMU
12 4 (0.069%) KVM
12 4 (0.069%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.069%) XenServer
13 3 (0.052%) VMware ESX
13 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.034%) Sendmail
15 1 (0.017%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 74 (1.28%) Puppet
2 69 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (1.12%) SCCM
4 37 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 31 (0.53%) Ansible
5 31 (0.53%) Nagios
6 24 (0.41%) Backup Exec
7 16 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 12 (0.21%) Casper Suite
8 12 (0.21%) WSUS
9 10 (0.17%) logstash
9 10 (0.17%) Salt
9 10 (0.17%) Plesk
9 10 (0.17%) Opsview
10 8 (0.14%) cPanel
10 8 (0.14%) Webmin
10 8 (0.14%) ZABBIX
11 7 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (0.12%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.10%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 807 (13.91%) Microsoft
2 527 (9.08%) Apple
3 524 (9.03%) Google
4 304 (5.24%) Xamarin
5 210 (3.62%) Oracle
6 188 (3.24%) Adobe
7 147 (2.53%) VMware
8 116 (2.00%) HP
8 116 (2.00%) Citrix
9 115 (1.98%) Cisco
10 108 (1.86%) Facebook
11 77 (1.33%) Zend
12 74 (1.28%) MobileIron
13 62 (1.07%) Symantec
14 59 (1.02%) Dell
15 56 (0.97%) SAP
16 55 (0.95%) Sony
17 51 (0.88%) NetApp
18 49 (0.84%) Yahoo!
19 44 (0.76%) EMC
London
Fidelity Worldwide Investment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £25000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum Plus Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, other bens
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum bonus + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Windsor, Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits, pension, training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
SKY
Salary: bonus,HD Sky,pension,gym,broadband
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday