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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 114 98 137
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +39
Permanent jobs citing Android 2788 3140 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.45% 2.84% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.03% 10.33% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2696 1970
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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
30890 30393 30704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.11% 27.47% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 25658 25645 26378
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £64,000
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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -15 2656 £45,000 - 386
London -5 1363 £50,000 -9.09% 159
South East -23 390 £40,000 -5.88% 59
City of London -21 303 £55,000 - 42
North West -24 186 £39,750 +13.57% 47
East of England -37 176 £37,500 -6.25% 28
Yorkshire +35 172 £40,000 +33.33% 24
South West +10 167 £40,000 +25.00% 40
West Yorkshire +49 125 £42,500 +37.09% 12
Manchester -24 124 £37,500 +7.14% 33
West Midlands -38 95 £40,000 - 15
Surrey -3 92 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Bristol +29 79 £45,000 +55.17% 13
Cambridgeshire -22 75 £40,000 +5.26% 14
Hampshire -3 74 £44,000 +12.10% 15
Leeds +45 67 £47,500 +18.75% 8
East Midlands -41 65 £37,500 -7.40% 10
Cambridge -26 59 £40,000 - 12
Scotland -9 54 £35,000 - 13
Cheshire +7 45 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Kent +46 44 £35,000 -6.66% 5
North East +20 43 £30,000 +1.69% 4
Tyne and Wear +21 42 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +20 40 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Berkshire -54 40 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Bedfordshire +21 38 £33,000 +50.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +13 37 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Oxfordshire -16 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Leicestershire -22 35 £37,500 -8.53% 2
Birmingham -36 34 £42,500 +6.25% 1

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3806 (65.17%) Apple iOS
2 2272 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2198 (37.64%) Android Development
4 2126 (36.40%) Java
5 1927 (33.00%) HTML
6 1831 (31.35%) Mobile App
7 1747 (29.91%) JavaScript
8 1618 (27.71%) Windows
9 1560 (26.71%) CSS
10 1516 (25.96%) iOS Development
11 1298 (22.23%) .NET
12 1292 (22.12%) C#
13 1039 (17.79%) HTML5
14 1004 (17.19%) Degree
15 979 (16.76%) TDD
16 950 (16.27%) OO
17 917 (15.70%) User Experience
18 914 (15.65%) Web Services
19 900 (15.41%) MVC
20 896 (15.34%) Objective-C
21 894 (15.31%) SQL Server
22 888 (15.21%) SQL
23 841 (14.40%) Scrum
24 839 (14.37%) jQuery
25 834 (14.28%) iPhone
26 817 (13.99%) Software Engineering
27 793 (13.58%) C++
28 787 (13.48%) XML
29 774 (13.25%) ASP.NET
30 744 (12.74%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 323 (5.53%) Node.js
2 193 (3.30%) MS Exchange
3 184 (3.15%) SharePoint
4 178 (3.05%) CMS
5 132 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 126 (2.16%) IIS
7 113 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 112 (1.92%) WordPress
9 106 (1.82%) Apache
10 97 (1.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 89 (1.52%) Drupal
12 66 (1.13%) Umbraco
13 60 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 58 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
15 57 (0.98%) Joomla!
16 45 (0.77%) Confluence
17 38 (0.65%) NServiceBus
18 37 (0.63%) Lync
18 37 (0.63%) Alfresco
19 34 (0.58%) GlassFish
Applications
1 295 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 279 (4.78%) Photoshop
3 268 (4.59%) MS Office
4 191 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 58 (0.99%) OmniGraffle
6 55 (0.94%) Fireworks
7 47 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 46 (0.79%) MS Visio
9 41 (0.70%) InDesign
10 31 (0.53%) Adobe After Effects
11 22 (0.38%) 3ds Max
12 18 (0.31%) Maya
13 16 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
14 15 (0.26%) FrameMaker
14 15 (0.26%) PaintShop Pro
14 15 (0.26%) RoboHelp
15 10 (0.17%) Blender
16 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
17 5 (0.086%) MS Project
18 2 (0.034%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 65 (1.11%) Google Analytics
2 42 (0.72%) Sophis RISQUE
3 22 (0.38%) Magento
4 15 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.19%) Eikon
7 6 (0.10%) SAP Business One
8 4 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.068%) Advent Moxy
9 3 (0.051%) Line 500
9 3 (0.051%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.034%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.034%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.034%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.017%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.017%) Maximo
11 1 (0.017%) Summit
11 1 (0.017%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 96 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (1.22%) SaaS
4 61 (1.04%) Office 365
4 61 (1.04%) GitHub
5 38 (0.65%) PaaS
6 25 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 21 (0.36%) Google Apps
9 20 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (0.31%) Heroku
10 18 (0.31%) Google App Engine
11 17 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.24%) IaaS
13 7 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.051%) Force.com
15 2 (0.034%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.034%) Trello
15 2 (0.034%) MailChimp
16 1 (0.017%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 277 (4.74%) Internet
2 210 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 175 (3.00%) DNS
4 170 (2.91%) LAN
5 151 (2.59%) WAN
6 149 (2.55%) HTTP
7 147 (2.52%) VPN
8 127 (2.17%) Wireless
9 117 (2.00%) DHCP
10 115 (1.97%) VoIP
11 106 (1.82%) Firewall
12 75 (1.28%) SAN
13 70 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
14 53 (0.91%) LDAP
15 45 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (0.48%) NFC
16 28 (0.48%) Ethernet
17 26 (0.45%) NAS
18 24 (0.41%) SMTP
19 23 (0.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 894 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 472 (8.08%) MySQL
3 215 (3.68%) SQLite
4 163 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 161 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 142 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 126 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
8 108 (1.85%) Big Data
9 87 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
10 70 (1.20%) RDBMS
11 69 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
11 69 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 60 (1.03%) Hadoop
13 50 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 43 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
15 42 (0.72%) Hazelcast
16 37 (0.63%) Oracle Database
17 34 (0.58%) Redis
18 30 (0.51%) RavenDB
19 29 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 742 (12.71%) Git (software)
2 417 (7.14%) Subversion
3 383 (6.56%) Xcode
4 275 (4.71%) Eclipse
5 233 (3.99%) Selenium
6 210 (3.60%) JIRA
7 209 (3.58%) Visual Studio
8 159 (2.72%) Maven
9 148 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 145 (2.48%) Cucumber
11 136 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 136 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 133 (2.28%) Ant
13 129 (2.21%) JUnit
14 100 (1.71%) NUnit
15 93 (1.59%) WebDriver
16 82 (1.40%) Calabash
17 81 (1.39%) Axure RP
18 68 (1.16%) TeamCity
18 68 (1.16%) Robotium
General
1 631 (10.80%) Games
2 589 (10.09%) Finance
3 315 (5.39%) Marketing
4 284 (4.86%) Retail
5 223 (3.82%) Banking
6 178 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 140 (2.40%) Publishing
8 91 (1.56%) Advertising
9 90 (1.54%) Electronics
10 77 (1.32%) Multimedia
11 52 (0.89%) Law
12 48 (0.82%) Back Office
13 38 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 35 (0.60%) German Language
15 32 (0.55%) Legal
16 25 (0.43%) Automotive
17 24 (0.41%) French Language
18 22 (0.38%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.33%) Investment Banking
20 14 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3516 (60.21%) Developer
2 819 (14.02%) Android Developer
3 575 (9.85%) Mobile Developer
4 512 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 465 (7.96%) .NET Developer
6 449 (7.69%) iOS Developer
7 349 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 322 (5.51%) Software Engineer
9 314 (5.38%) C# Developer
10 300 (5.14%) Analyst
11 273 (4.67%) Software Developer
12 263 (4.50%) Web Developer
13 235 (4.02%) Designer
14 234 (4.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 214 (3.66%) C# .NET Developer
16 175 (3.00%) Programmer
17 172 (2.95%) PHP Developer
18 158 (2.71%) Architect
19 157 (2.69%) Front-End Developer
20 156 (2.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1927 (33.00%) HTML
2 1560 (26.71%) CSS
3 1298 (22.23%) .NET
4 1039 (17.79%) HTML5
5 914 (15.65%) Web Services
6 839 (14.37%) jQuery
7 787 (13.48%) XML
8 774 (13.25%) ASP.NET
9 556 (9.52%) JSON
10 472 (8.08%) REST
11 470 (8.05%) CSS3
12 414 (7.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 400 (6.85%) Android SDK
14 371 (6.35%) AngularJS
15 345 (5.91%) WCF
16 339 (5.80%) SOAP
17 337 (5.77%) Ajax
18 292 (5.00%) RESTful
19 282 (4.83%) iOS SDK
20 244 (4.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1831 (31.35%) Mobile App
2 917 (15.70%) User Experience
3 834 (14.28%) iPhone
4 718 (12.29%) Computer Science
5 671 (11.49%) Blackberry
6 377 (6.46%) iPad
7 274 (4.69%) Open Source
8 226 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
9 182 (3.12%) Social Media
10 147 (2.52%) Algorithms
11 120 (2.05%) Smartphone
12 118 (2.02%) Mobile Payment
13 106 (1.82%) Mathematics
14 96 (1.64%) Data Structures
15 92 (1.58%) Digital Media
16 89 (1.52%) Animation
17 84 (1.44%) N-Tier
18 73 (1.25%) Client/Server
19 71 (1.22%) Social Network
20 68 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3806 (65.17%) Apple iOS
2 1618 (27.71%) Windows
3 744 (12.74%) Linux
4 420 (7.19%) Windows Phone
5 248 (4.25%) Windows 7
6 234 (4.01%) Windows 8
7 174 (2.98%) Mac OS X
8 169 (2.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 163 (2.79%) UNIX
10 144 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
11 110 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
12 91 (1.56%) Windows Phone 8
13 89 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 69 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 55 (0.94%) Windows Phone 7
16 50 (0.86%) Mac OS
17 39 (0.67%) Ubuntu
18 34 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 24 (0.41%) CentOS
19 24 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2272 (38.90%) Agile Software Development
2 2198 (37.64%) Android Development
3 1516 (25.96%) iOS Development
4 979 (16.76%) TDD
5 950 (16.27%) OO
6 900 (15.41%) MVC
7 841 (14.40%) Scrum
8 817 (13.99%) Software Engineering
9 586 (10.03%) E-Commerce
10 497 (8.51%) OOP
11 477 (8.17%) Mobile Application Development
12 433 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
13 386 (6.61%) Web Development
14 359 (6.15%) Unit Testing
15 329 (5.63%) BDD
16 307 (5.26%) Mentoring
17 294 (5.03%) Project Management
18 242 (4.14%) OOD
19 239 (4.09%) Multithreading
20 221 (3.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2126 (36.40%) Java
2 1747 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 1292 (22.12%) C#
4 896 (15.34%) Objective-C
5 888 (15.21%) SQL
6 793 (13.58%) C++
7 527 (9.02%) PHP
8 413 (7.07%) C
9 372 (6.37%) Python
10 261 (4.47%) Ruby
11 139 (2.38%) VB.NET
12 101 (1.73%) ActionScript
13 92 (1.58%) Perl
14 85 (1.46%) T-SQL
15 79 (1.35%) PHP5
16 73 (1.25%) Scala
17 69 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
18 66 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 61 (1.04%) VB
20 54 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1004 (17.19%) Degree
2 117 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 117 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 103 (1.76%) SC Cleared
4 58 (0.99%) ISEB
5 52 (0.89%) MCSE
6 47 (0.80%) MCP
7 43 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.41%) MCITP
9 22 (0.38%) A+ Certification
10 21 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
11 19 (0.33%) CCNA
12 13 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.21%) PhD
13 12 (0.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.17%) MCSA
15 9 (0.15%) HND
15 9 (0.15%) CISSP
15 9 (0.15%) CISM
16 8 (0.14%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (8.34%) QA
2 78 (1.34%) ISO 9001
3 48 (0.82%) SLA
4 21 (0.36%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.19%) JTAG
5 11 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 5 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.068%) IEC 61508
7 4 (0.068%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.068%) DO-254
8 3 (0.051%) WCAG
9 2 (0.034%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.017%) P3O
System Software
1 305 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 106 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (0.98%) Hyper-V
4 42 (0.72%) vSphere
5 26 (0.45%) Firmware
6 25 (0.43%) XenApp
7 21 (0.36%) Terminal Services
8 20 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 19 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (0.26%) Xen
11 12 (0.21%) KVM
12 10 (0.17%) VMware Server
13 9 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.14%) VirtualBox
15 7 (0.12%) Varnish
16 6 (0.10%) QEMU
16 6 (0.10%) Kerio MailServer
16 6 (0.10%) NFS
16 6 (0.10%) VMware ESX
17 5 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (1.03%) SCCM
2 41 (0.70%) Puppet
3 33 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 26 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 19 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 17 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (0.19%) logstash
8 10 (0.17%) WSUS
9 8 (0.14%) Nagios
10 7 (0.12%) Ansible
10 7 (0.12%) Vagrant
10 7 (0.12%) Capistrano
11 6 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.086%) YUM
12 5 (0.086%) HP SiteScope
13 4 (0.068%) Plesk
13 4 (0.068%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.051%) NetBackup
15 2 (0.034%) DameWare
Vendors
1 709 (12.14%) Microsoft
2 612 (10.48%) Google
3 303 (5.19%) Apple
4 245 (4.20%) Adobe
5 215 (3.68%) Oracle
6 176 (3.01%) VMware
6 176 (3.01%) Facebook
7 142 (2.43%) Xamarin
8 115 (1.97%) Dell
9 114 (1.95%) Twitter
10 102 (1.75%) Zend
11 101 (1.73%) HP
12 94 (1.61%) Cisco
13 92 (1.58%) Sencha
14 90 (1.54%) Appcelerator
15 87 (1.49%) Citrix
16 71 (1.22%) SAP
16 71 (1.22%) Symantec
17 57 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
18 48 (0.82%) IBM
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