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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 111 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing Android 2703 3366 2614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.56% 2.85% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.60% 10.66% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2876 2348
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -

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
28167 31563 29646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 26.69% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23585 26562 25108
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -15 2519 £45,000 - 344
London -24 1307 £50,000 - 162
South East +8 455 £38,000 -5.00% 44
City of London -38 211 £50,000 - 52
East of England +9 198 £40,000 - 35
North West -13 171 £37,500 +4.16% 37
Yorkshire +30 130 £40,000 +23.07% 18
South West -16 128 £35,000 -12.50% 23
Surrey +44 119 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Yorkshire +50 104 £42,500 +21.42% 13
Cambridgeshire +18 100 £40,000 -11.11% 22
Manchester -16 96 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Scotland +8 80 £35,000 - 11
Cambridge +13 76 £40,000 -11.11% 18
Leeds +52 67 £42,500 +11.47% 7
West Midlands -12 65 £35,000 +16.66% 14
Bristol +22 64 £42,500 -5.55% 12
Berkshire +12 64 £43,500 +16.00% 6
Cheshire +36 60 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Oxfordshire +16 58 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Hampshire -50 58 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Guildford +49 50 £32,500 -13.33%
Hertfordshire +22 50 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Buckinghamshire +24 48 £35,000 -15.66% 5
East Midlands +7 48 £32,500 -21.21% 3
Kent +27 41 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Oxford +9 38 £44,500 +18.66% 4
Edinburgh +29 35 £32,000 +7.56% 6
Milton Keynes +13 35 £35,000 -20.45% 3
Wales -18 34 £37,250 +16.40% 4

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3711 (66.61%) Apple iOS
2 2209 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2138 (38.38%) Android Development
4 1952 (35.04%) Java
5 1798 (32.27%) Mobile App
6 1760 (31.59%) Windows
7 1599 (28.70%) JavaScript
8 1584 (28.43%) HTML
9 1419 (25.47%) iOS Development
10 1365 (24.50%) C#
11 1340 (24.05%) .NET
12 1237 (22.20%) CSS
13 1135 (20.37%) Mobile Development
14 1067 (19.15%) Degree
15 956 (17.16%) TDD
16 932 (16.73%) SQL Server
17 911 (16.35%) OO
18 903 (16.21%) MVC
19 900 (16.16%) SQL
20 894 (16.05%) Web Services
21 873 (15.67%) HTML5
22 798 (14.32%) Computer Science
23 790 (14.18%) Objective-C
24 780 (14.00%) Microsoft
25 775 (13.91%) Software Engineering
26 755 (13.55%) ASP.NET
27 723 (12.98%) Scrum
28 693 (12.44%) Linux
29 684 (12.28%) jQuery
30 663 (11.90%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 376 (6.75%) Node.js
2 244 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 136 (2.44%) CMS
4 133 (2.39%) IIS
5 125 (2.24%) Apache
6 110 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 109 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 84 (1.51%) SharePoint
9 80 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
10 77 (1.38%) Tomcat
11 60 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
12 54 (0.97%) Lync
13 50 (0.90%) WordPress
14 47 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
15 42 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 38 (0.68%) JBoss
17 37 (0.66%) Drupal
17 37 (0.66%) Confluence
18 28 (0.50%) nginx
18 28 (0.50%) WorkSite
Applications
1 421 (7.56%) MS Excel
2 321 (5.76%) MS Office
3 121 (2.17%) Photoshop
4 58 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 39 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 28 (0.50%) InDesign
7 25 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
8 23 (0.41%) MS Project
9 21 (0.38%) Fireworks
10 19 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 12 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
13 9 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.090%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.090%) Final Cut Pro
15 5 (0.090%) FastStats
16 4 (0.072%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.072%) 3ds Max
17 3 (0.054%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 33 (0.59%) Magento
2 21 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
3 15 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
5 6 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.090%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.090%) Unica
6 5 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
6 5 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
7 4 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.036%) Orchard Housing
8 2 (0.036%) Aareon QL
8 2 (0.036%) OPENHousing
8 2 (0.036%) MIS ActiveH
8 2 (0.036%) Northgate Housing
8 2 (0.036%) Academy Housing
8 2 (0.036%) arcHouse
8 2 (0.036%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.018%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 225 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 140 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 114 (2.05%) SaaS
4 96 (1.72%) Office 365
5 40 (0.72%) GitHub
6 33 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
7 31 (0.56%) Mimecast
8 30 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.34%) Google Apps
11 19 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
12 13 (0.23%) Google App Engine
13 10 (0.18%) Google Drive
14 9 (0.16%) Heroku
14 9 (0.16%) PaaS
15 8 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.14%) Dropbox
15 8 (0.14%) Google Analytics
16 6 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 231 (4.15%) Internet
2 159 (2.85%) TCP/IP
3 139 (2.50%) Wireless
4 138 (2.48%) DNS
5 137 (2.46%) VPN
6 121 (2.17%) Firewall
7 109 (1.96%) HTTP
8 97 (1.74%) LAN
9 93 (1.67%) DHCP
10 75 (1.35%) VoIP
11 72 (1.29%) SAN
12 62 (1.11%) WAN
13 56 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
14 54 (0.97%) NAS
15 43 (0.77%) Broadband
16 42 (0.75%) VLAN
16 42 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
17 31 (0.56%) SMTP
17 31 (0.56%) Bluetooth
18 30 (0.54%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 932 (16.73%) SQL Server
2 389 (6.98%) MySQL
3 165 (2.96%) Relational Database
4 150 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 125 (2.24%) SQLite
6 123 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 112 (2.01%) MongoDB
8 100 (1.80%) RDBMS
9 93 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
10 83 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 70 (1.26%) Big Data
12 55 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 52 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 43 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
15 39 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 37 (0.66%) Redis
17 32 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
18 26 (0.47%) Oracle Database
19 25 (0.45%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 23 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 663 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 359 (6.44%) Subversion
3 315 (5.65%) Xcode
4 280 (5.03%) Eclipse
5 252 (4.52%) Selenium
6 244 (4.38%) Jenkins
7 218 (3.91%) JIRA
8 177 (3.18%) Visual Studio
9 173 (3.11%) Android Studio
10 167 (3.00%) Cucumber
11 156 (2.80%) JUnit
12 138 (2.48%) Maven
13 118 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 105 (1.88%) WebDriver
15 97 (1.74%) Gradle
16 93 (1.67%) NUnit
17 90 (1.62%) Calabash
18 87 (1.56%) Appium
19 84 (1.51%) Jasmine
20 68 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 593 (10.64%) Finance
2 452 (8.11%) Games
3 293 (5.26%) Marketing
4 225 (4.04%) Retail
5 199 (3.57%) Banking
6 179 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 126 (2.26%) Advertising
8 111 (1.99%) Law
9 92 (1.65%) Electronics
10 84 (1.51%) Publishing
11 79 (1.42%) Back Office
12 67 (1.20%) Legal
13 50 (0.90%) Automotive
14 47 (0.84%) Manufacturing
15 40 (0.72%) Multimedia
16 30 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 22 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.27%) Interactive Media
19 11 (0.20%) French Language
19 11 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3420 (61.39%) Developer
2 836 (15.01%) Android Developer
3 596 (10.70%) Mobile Developer
4 546 (9.80%) Senior Developer
5 494 (8.87%) .NET Developer
6 395 (7.09%) iOS Developer
7 375 (6.73%) C# Developer
8 372 (6.68%) Software Engineer
9 335 (6.01%) Analyst
10 311 (5.58%) Software Developer
11 270 (4.85%) Java Developer
12 231 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 222 (3.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 208 (3.73%) Programmer
15 200 (3.59%) Web Developer
16 198 (3.55%) Support Engineer
17 175 (3.14%) Tester
17 175 (3.14%) Junior
18 174 (3.12%) Front-End Developer
19 158 (2.84%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1584 (28.43%) HTML
2 1340 (24.05%) .NET
3 1237 (22.20%) CSS
4 894 (16.05%) Web Services
5 873 (15.67%) HTML5
6 755 (13.55%) ASP.NET
7 684 (12.28%) jQuery
8 583 (10.46%) JSON
9 527 (9.46%) REST
10 525 (9.42%) XML
11 440 (7.90%) AngularJS
12 413 (7.41%) CSS3
13 371 (6.66%) RESTful
14 370 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC
15 358 (6.43%) Android SDK
16 306 (5.49%) iOS SDK
17 283 (5.08%) WCF
18 265 (4.76%) Ajax
19 243 (4.36%) .NET Framework
20 229 (4.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1798 (32.27%) Mobile App
2 798 (14.32%) Computer Science
3 655 (11.76%) iPhone
4 612 (10.99%) User Experience
5 558 (10.02%) Blackberry
6 272 (4.88%) iPad
6 272 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
7 202 (3.63%) Social Media
8 159 (2.85%) Smartphone
9 132 (2.37%) Mathematics
10 119 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 85 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 80 (1.44%) Management Information System
13 76 (1.36%) Data Structures
14 73 (1.31%) Animation
15 72 (1.29%) Client/Server
16 70 (1.26%) N-Tier
17 61 (1.09%) Mobile Payment
18 60 (1.08%) Xbox
18 60 (1.08%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3711 (66.61%) Apple iOS
2 1760 (31.59%) Windows
3 693 (12.44%) Linux
4 331 (5.94%) Windows Phone
5 307 (5.51%) Windows Mobile
6 261 (4.68%) Windows 8
7 248 (4.45%) Windows 7
8 200 (3.59%) Mac OS X
9 167 (3.00%) Windows XP
10 158 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 142 (2.55%) UNIX
12 136 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 119 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 74 (1.33%) Mac OS
15 53 (0.95%) Windows Phone 8
16 50 (0.90%) Windows Vista
17 40 (0.72%) CentOS
18 38 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
19 34 (0.61%) Ubuntu
19 34 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2209 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2138 (38.38%) Android Development
3 1419 (25.47%) iOS Development
4 1135 (20.37%) Mobile Development
5 956 (17.16%) TDD
6 911 (16.35%) OO
7 903 (16.21%) MVC
8 775 (13.91%) Software Engineering
9 723 (12.98%) Scrum
10 567 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
11 393 (7.05%) Mobile Application Development
12 365 (6.55%) E-Commerce
13 359 (6.44%) Unit Testing
14 334 (6.00%) OOP
15 333 (5.98%) Web Development
16 312 (5.60%) BDD
17 292 (5.24%) Open Source
18 253 (4.54%) SDLC
19 210 (3.77%) OOD
20 189 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1952 (35.04%) Java
2 1599 (28.70%) JavaScript
3 1365 (24.50%) C#
4 900 (16.16%) SQL
5 790 (14.18%) Objective-C
6 658 (11.81%) C++
7 461 (8.27%) PHP
8 328 (5.89%) Python
9 322 (5.78%) C
10 256 (4.60%) Ruby
11 158 (2.84%) VB.NET
12 145 (2.60%) Apple Swift
13 122 (2.19%) T-SQL
14 111 (1.99%) Perl
15 89 (1.60%) VB
16 79 (1.42%) Bash Shell
17 61 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 54 (0.97%) Scala
19 34 (0.61%) PowerShell
19 34 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1067 (19.15%) Degree
2 98 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 88 (1.58%) ISEB
4 66 (1.18%) MCP
5 64 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 39 (0.70%) Security Cleared
7 38 (0.68%) MCSE
8 33 (0.59%) A+ Certification
9 25 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 23 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.38%) SC Cleared
12 19 (0.34%) PMI Certification
13 18 (0.32%) PhD
14 15 (0.27%) MCSA
14 15 (0.27%) MOS
15 12 (0.22%) MCDST
15 12 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.22%) CCNA
16 9 (0.16%) MCITP
17 7 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 454 (8.15%) QA
2 88 (1.58%) SLA
3 12 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
4 10 (0.18%) WCAG
5 9 (0.16%) Section 508
6 7 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 5 (0.090%) GMP
9 3 (0.054%) JTAG
10 2 (0.036%) IEC 61508
10 2 (0.036%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.018%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 422 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 124 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 51 (0.92%) Firmware
5 29 (0.52%) vSphere
6 25 (0.45%) XenApp
6 25 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (0.43%) Terminal Services
8 16 (0.29%) Docker
9 15 (0.27%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.090%) iptables
12 4 (0.072%) XenServer
12 4 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (0.072%) QEMU
12 4 (0.072%) KVM
13 3 (0.054%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.036%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.036%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 81 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 77 (1.38%) Puppet
3 58 (1.04%) SCCM
4 31 (0.56%) Nagios
5 27 (0.48%) Backup Exec
5 27 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 23 (0.41%) Ansible
7 12 (0.22%) logstash
7 12 (0.22%) Salt
8 11 (0.20%) WSUS
8 11 (0.20%) Casper Suite
9 10 (0.18%) Plesk
9 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 10 (0.18%) Opsview
10 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (0.14%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.14%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.14%) cPanel
10 8 (0.14%) Webmin
10 8 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 780 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 501 (8.99%) Apple
3 489 (8.78%) Google
4 272 (4.88%) Xamarin
5 199 (3.57%) Oracle
6 160 (2.87%) VMware
7 153 (2.75%) Adobe
8 117 (2.10%) Cisco
9 110 (1.97%) HP
10 106 (1.90%) Citrix
11 100 (1.80%) Facebook
12 69 (1.24%) Zend
13 62 (1.11%) MobileIron
14 58 (1.04%) Symantec
15 57 (1.02%) Dell
16 54 (0.97%) SAP
17 50 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
18 48 (0.86%) Twitter
19 47 (0.84%) Sencha
20 45 (0.81%) Sony
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