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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 105 100 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Android 2877 3039 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.67% 2.71% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.95% 10.16% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2419 2566 2130
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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
28920 29925 29459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 26.73% 27.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24237 24794 24684
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -7 2701 £45,000 - 420
London -14 1361 £50,000 - 196
South East +6 468 £40,000 - 91
City of London -52 221 £50,000 - 59
Yorkshire +96 211 £40,000 +37.93% 21
East of England +8 177 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North West +3 172 £35,000 -4.10% 39
West Yorkshire +91 159 £38,500 +28.33% 12
Surrey +57 150 £41,000 +2.50% 20
Manchester +17 133 £35,000 - 24
South West -34 119 £35,000 -5.66% 28
Cambridgeshire +26 105 £52,500 +23.52% 8
West Midlands -16 95 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Scotland +38 93 £35,000 -6.66% 15
Cambridge +14 81 £40,000 -10.11% 7
Leeds +69 78 £42,500 +21.42% 7
East Midlands +15 72 £37,500 -6.25% 13
Hampshire -53 61 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Berkshire +3 60 £41,000 -8.88% 18
Oxfordshire +3 56 £44,500 +18.66% 17
Kent +32 49 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Guildford +31 48 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Wales +1 45 £40,000 +29.03% 5
Bristol +7 43 £42,500 +21.42% 12
South Wales +10 42 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Hertfordshire +9 42 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 40 £41,250 +10.00% 5
Glasgow +30 36 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Milton Keynes +26 35 £40,000 +8.84% 4
Oxford +19 35 £44,750 +27.85% 10

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3723 (65.53%) Apple iOS
2 2294 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2210 (38.90%) Android Development
4 2000 (35.21%) Java
5 1834 (32.28%) Mobile App
6 1724 (30.35%) HTML
7 1706 (30.03%) Windows
8 1645 (28.96%) JavaScript
9 1486 (26.16%) iOS Development
10 1338 (23.55%) CSS
11 1321 (23.25%) .NET
12 1307 (23.01%) C#
13 1009 (17.76%) Degree
14 972 (17.11%) OO
15 955 (16.81%) HTML5
16 943 (16.60%) TDD
17 912 (16.05%) SQL Server
18 883 (15.54%) SQL
19 881 (15.51%) Web Services
20 870 (15.31%) MVC
21 838 (14.75%) Objective-C
22 772 (13.59%) jQuery
23 766 (13.48%) ASP.NET
24 761 (13.40%) Computer Science
25 757 (13.33%) Microsoft
26 753 (13.25%) Scrum
27 746 (13.13%) Software Engineering
28 744 (13.10%) Git (software)
29 728 (12.81%) Linux
30 720 (12.67%) iPhone

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 368 (6.48%) Node.js
2 240 (4.22%) MS Exchange
3 166 (2.92%) CMS
4 126 (2.22%) IIS
5 113 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 112 (1.97%) SharePoint
7 106 (1.87%) Apache
8 89 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 76 (1.34%) WordPress
10 73 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 73 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 56 (0.99%) Drupal
12 50 (0.88%) Confluence
13 48 (0.84%) Lync
14 46 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
15 44 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
16 40 (0.70%) Umbraco
17 32 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
18 29 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
19 26 (0.46%) JBoss
Applications
1 402 (7.08%) MS Excel
2 315 (5.54%) MS Office
3 147 (2.59%) Photoshop
4 86 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 37 (0.65%) Fireworks
6 34 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 34 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 25 (0.44%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (0.23%) InDesign
9 13 (0.23%) FrameMaker
9 13 (0.23%) PaintShop Pro
9 13 (0.23%) RoboHelp
10 12 (0.21%) MS Project
11 11 (0.19%) 3ds Max
11 11 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
12 10 (0.18%) Maya
13 7 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
13 7 (0.12%) Blender
14 5 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 40 (0.70%) Sophis RISQUE
2 34 (0.60%) Magento
3 26 (0.46%) Google Analytics
4 16 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.053%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.053%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.035%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.035%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.035%) Line 500
8 2 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.018%) Advent Moxy
9 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.018%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.018%) Maximo
9 1 (0.018%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 131 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (1.39%) SaaS
4 66 (1.16%) Office 365
5 36 (0.63%) GitHub
6 30 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 30 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 25 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.37%) PaaS
9 21 (0.37%) Heroku
10 19 (0.33%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.32%) Google App Engine
11 18 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
12 16 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 6 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.088%) Trello
14 5 (0.088%) AWS OpsWorks
15 4 (0.070%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 252 (4.44%) Internet
2 176 (3.10%) TCP/IP
3 166 (2.92%) Wireless
4 157 (2.76%) DNS
5 136 (2.39%) VPN
6 134 (2.36%) HTTP
7 115 (2.02%) LAN
8 112 (1.97%) Firewall
9 99 (1.74%) DHCP
10 87 (1.53%) WAN
11 81 (1.43%) VoIP
12 80 (1.41%) SAN
13 54 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
14 50 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
15 42 (0.74%) NAS
16 41 (0.72%) NFC
17 40 (0.70%) VLAN
18 38 (0.67%) Ethernet
19 35 (0.62%) Broadband
20 31 (0.55%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 912 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 421 (7.41%) MySQL
3 175 (3.08%) Relational Database
4 154 (2.71%) NoSQL
5 147 (2.59%) SQLite
6 137 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 107 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 103 (1.81%) MongoDB
9 97 (1.71%) Big Data
10 75 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 47 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
13 44 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 40 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
15 37 (0.65%) Redis
16 34 (0.60%) Oracle Database
17 28 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
18 24 (0.42%) Hadoop
19 22 (0.39%) RavenDB
19 22 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 744 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 423 (7.45%) Subversion
3 377 (6.64%) Xcode
4 317 (5.58%) Eclipse
5 250 (4.40%) Selenium
6 246 (4.33%) JIRA
7 229 (4.03%) Jenkins
8 163 (2.87%) JUnit
9 159 (2.80%) Visual Studio
10 157 (2.76%) Cucumber
10 157 (2.76%) Android Studio
11 148 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
12 135 (2.38%) Maven
13 114 (2.01%) NUnit
13 114 (2.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 103 (1.81%) Calabash
15 91 (1.60%) Appium
15 91 (1.60%) WebDriver
16 87 (1.53%) Ant
17 76 (1.34%) Jasmine
General
1 599 (10.54%) Finance
2 449 (7.90%) Games
3 310 (5.46%) Marketing
4 223 (3.93%) Retail
5 209 (3.68%) Banking
6 186 (3.27%) Telecoms
7 128 (2.25%) Advertising
8 96 (1.69%) Publishing
9 87 (1.53%) Law
10 85 (1.50%) Electronics
11 63 (1.11%) Back Office
12 59 (1.04%) Legal
13 45 (0.79%) Automotive
14 41 (0.72%) Manufacturing
15 38 (0.67%) Multimedia
16 32 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 17 (0.30%) Interactive Media
18 14 (0.25%) French Language
18 14 (0.25%) German Language
18 14 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3428 (60.34%) Developer
2 860 (15.14%) Android Developer
3 608 (10.70%) Mobile Developer
4 591 (10.40%) Senior Developer
5 453 (7.97%) iOS Developer
6 434 (7.64%) .NET Developer
7 359 (6.32%) C# Developer
8 351 (6.18%) Software Engineer
9 339 (5.97%) Analyst
10 305 (5.37%) Java Developer
11 291 (5.12%) Software Developer
12 241 (4.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 236 (4.15%) Web Developer
14 209 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
15 206 (3.63%) Programmer
16 199 (3.50%) Tester
17 189 (3.33%) Support Engineer
18 186 (3.27%) Senior Android Developer
19 181 (3.19%) Junior
20 154 (2.71%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1724 (30.35%) HTML
2 1338 (23.55%) CSS
3 1321 (23.25%) .NET
4 955 (16.81%) HTML5
5 881 (15.51%) Web Services
6 772 (13.59%) jQuery
7 766 (13.48%) ASP.NET
8 600 (10.56%) XML
9 579 (10.19%) JSON
10 490 (8.63%) REST
11 455 (8.01%) CSS3
12 438 (7.71%) AngularJS
13 400 (7.04%) Android SDK
14 383 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 332 (5.84%) RESTful
16 307 (5.40%) iOS SDK
17 297 (5.23%) WCF
18 283 (4.98%) Ajax
19 248 (4.37%) .NET Framework
20 247 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1834 (32.28%) Mobile App
2 761 (13.40%) Computer Science
3 720 (12.67%) iPhone
4 715 (12.59%) User Experience
5 548 (9.65%) Blackberry
6 332 (5.84%) iPad
7 299 (5.26%) Open Source
8 223 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
9 182 (3.20%) Social Media
10 121 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 119 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
12 108 (1.90%) Smartphone
13 99 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
14 80 (1.41%) Digital Media
14 80 (1.41%) Algorithms
15 74 (1.30%) N-Tier
16 70 (1.23%) Management Information System
17 67 (1.18%) Data Structures
18 65 (1.14%) Animation
19 60 (1.06%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 3723 (65.53%) Apple iOS
2 1706 (30.03%) Windows
3 728 (12.81%) Linux
4 347 (6.11%) Windows Phone
5 252 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 233 (4.10%) Windows 8
7 227 (4.00%) Windows Mobile
8 213 (3.75%) Mac OS X
9 161 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 156 (2.75%) UNIX
11 142 (2.50%) Windows XP
12 129 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 89 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 72 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 55 (0.97%) CentOS
16 52 (0.92%) Windows Phone 8
17 42 (0.74%) Ubuntu
17 42 (0.74%) Windows Vista
18 38 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
19 33 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2294 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2210 (38.90%) Android Development
3 1486 (26.16%) iOS Development
4 972 (17.11%) OO
5 943 (16.60%) TDD
6 870 (15.31%) MVC
7 753 (13.25%) Scrum
8 746 (13.13%) Software Engineering
9 612 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
10 445 (7.83%) E-Commerce
11 413 (7.27%) Mobile Application Development
12 400 (7.04%) OOP
13 396 (6.97%) Unit Testing
14 352 (6.20%) Web Development
15 334 (5.88%) BDD
16 256 (4.51%) OOD
17 212 (3.73%) Multithreading
18 207 (3.64%) Project Management
19 192 (3.38%) Mentoring
20 186 (3.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2000 (35.21%) Java
2 1645 (28.96%) JavaScript
3 1307 (23.01%) C#
4 883 (15.54%) SQL
5 838 (14.75%) Objective-C
6 651 (11.46%) C++
7 476 (8.38%) PHP
8 350 (6.16%) Python
9 309 (5.44%) C
10 267 (4.70%) Ruby
11 153 (2.69%) VB.NET
12 108 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 106 (1.87%) Perl
14 68 (1.20%) VB
15 64 (1.13%) Scala
16 63 (1.11%) Bash Shell
17 62 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 60 (1.06%) PHP5
19 41 (0.72%) ActionScript
20 40 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1009 (17.76%) Degree
2 91 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 85 (1.50%) ISEB
4 77 (1.36%) ISTQB
5 67 (1.18%) Security Cleared
6 61 (1.07%) MCP
7 49 (0.86%) SC Cleared
8 41 (0.72%) MCSE
9 35 (0.62%) A+ Certification
10 27 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 26 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
12 24 (0.42%) PMI Certification
13 21 (0.37%) CCNA
13 21 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (0.28%) MCITP
15 14 (0.25%) PhD
16 13 (0.23%) MCSA
17 12 (0.21%) PMP
18 11 (0.19%) MOS
18 11 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 474 (8.34%) QA
2 67 (1.18%) SLA
3 32 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.12%) JTAG
6 6 (0.11%) IEC 61508
6 6 (0.11%) DO-178B
7 5 (0.088%) Section 508
7 5 (0.088%) WCAG
7 5 (0.088%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.070%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 4 (0.070%) GMP
8 4 (0.070%) DO-254
9 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.018%) P3O
System Software
1 402 (7.08%) Active Directory
2 141 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (1.76%) Hyper-V
4 46 (0.81%) Firmware
5 41 (0.72%) vSphere
6 33 (0.58%) XenApp
7 28 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.21%) Docker
10 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (0.16%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.16%) KVM
12 7 (0.12%) XenServer
13 5 (0.088%) QEMU
14 4 (0.070%) Cygwin
14 4 (0.070%) NFS
14 4 (0.070%) VMware ESX
15 3 (0.053%) Kerio MailServer
15 3 (0.053%) Varnish
16 2 (0.035%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 74 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (1.28%) Puppet
3 60 (1.06%) SCCM
4 25 (0.44%) Nagios
5 24 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 18 (0.32%) Ansible
8 16 (0.28%) WSUS
9 13 (0.23%) logstash
10 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
10 10 (0.18%) Opsview
11 9 (0.16%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.14%) yum
12 8 (0.14%) Plesk
13 7 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
13 7 (0.12%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.11%) cPanel
14 6 (0.11%) Webmin
Vendors
1 757 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 497 (8.75%) Google
3 451 (7.94%) Apple
4 218 (3.84%) Xamarin
5 198 (3.49%) Oracle
6 184 (3.24%) VMware
7 160 (2.82%) Adobe
8 117 (2.06%) HP
9 112 (1.97%) Facebook
10 108 (1.90%) Cisco
11 107 (1.88%) Citrix
12 88 (1.55%) Zend
13 76 (1.34%) Dell
14 70 (1.23%) Sencha
15 63 (1.11%) Appcelerator
16 59 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
17 56 (0.99%) Twitter
18 55 (0.97%) SAP
19 50 (0.88%) Symantec
20 49 (0.86%) MobileIron
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