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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 101 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +21
Permanent jobs citing Android 3024 2776 2434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.58% 2.55% 2.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.65% 9.39% 7.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2537 2447 2182
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
31343 29579 32646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.76% 27.21% 27.86%
Number of salaries quoted 25998 25172 27933
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +4 2824 £42,500 -5.55% 451
London +2 1498 £50,000 -4.76% 216
South East +36 426 £35,000 -12.50% 66
City of London -19 335 £55,000 +10.00% 72
North West -5 235 £40,000 +17.64% 38
East of England +15 181 £40,000 -9.09% 29
Manchester +15 173 £40,000 +17.64% 25
Yorkshire +47 168 £35,000 +6.87% 30
South West -16 137 £39,000 +13.86% 36
Scotland +28 116 £36,000 -4.00% 11
West Yorkshire +36 106 £37,500 +4.16% 20
West Midlands -61 84 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Surrey +19 83 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Hampshire -13 78 £41,250 +17.85% 16
Berkshire -24 74 £35,000 -30.00% 11
East Midlands -53 72 £40,000 -5.88% 15
Cambridgeshire -26 71 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Birmingham -7 59 £40,000 - 7
West Sussex +38 58 £35,000 -14.63% 8
Leeds +16 54 £40,000 +17.64% 12
Edinburgh +22 52 £36,000 -7.09% 3
Hertfordshire +18 49 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Bristol -10 49 £35,000 +16.66% 10
Cambridge -25 49 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Buckinghamshire +18 42 £38,000 +7.80% 6
Glasgow -6 41 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East Sussex +8 40 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cheshire -26 40 £35,000 - 6
Reading +12 38 £35,000 -36.36% 5
Oxfordshire +22 37 £31,250 -16.66% 7

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4072 (64.25%) Apple iOS
2 2397 (37.82%) Android Development
3 2395 (37.79%) Java
4 2136 (33.70%) Mobile App
5 2113 (33.34%) HTML
6 1885 (29.74%) JavaScript
7 1697 (26.78%) CSS
8 1678 (26.48%) Windows
8 1678 (26.48%) iOS Development
9 1491 (23.52%) C#
10 1482 (23.38%) .NET
11 1148 (18.11%) TDD
12 1137 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
13 1120 (17.67%) Degree
14 1094 (17.26%) HTML5
15 1069 (16.87%) OO
16 1056 (16.66%) SQL
17 1022 (16.12%) MVC
18 1019 (16.08%) Web Services
19 989 (15.60%) Software Engineering
20 987 (15.57%) SQL Server
21 960 (15.15%) iPhone
22 920 (14.52%) Objective-C
23 917 (14.47%) C++
24 872 (13.76%) Scrum
25 866 (13.66%) ASP.NET
26 852 (13.44%) XML
27 846 (13.35%) jQuery
28 809 (12.76%) Blackberry
29 801 (12.64%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 329 (5.19%) Node.js
2 253 (3.99%) CMS
3 209 (3.30%) SharePoint
4 178 (2.81%) MS Exchange
5 169 (2.67%) IIS
6 161 (2.54%) Apache
7 143 (2.26%) WordPress
8 136 (2.15%) Tomcat
9 119 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 110 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 101 (1.59%) Umbraco
12 92 (1.45%) Drupal
13 75 (1.18%) WebSphere
14 65 (1.03%) Adobe CQ
15 54 (0.85%) NServiceBus
16 53 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
16 53 (0.84%) Lotus Domino
17 44 (0.69%) Joomla!
18 41 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
18 41 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 349 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 282 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 256 (4.04%) Adobe Illustrator
4 243 (3.83%) MS Office
5 107 (1.69%) InDesign
6 60 (0.95%) Adobe After Effects
7 52 (0.82%) MS Visio
8 46 (0.73%) OmniGraffle
9 22 (0.35%) Fireworks
10 14 (0.22%) 3ds Max
11 12 (0.19%) Maya
12 11 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (0.095%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.079%) MS Project
14 5 (0.079%) FreeHand
15 4 (0.063%) Blender
16 2 (0.032%) FrameMaker
16 2 (0.032%) PaintShop Pro
16 2 (0.032%) RoboHelp
16 2 (0.032%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 68 (1.07%) Google Analytics
2 36 (0.57%) Magento
3 20 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 17 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.095%) Eikon
9 4 (0.063%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
10 3 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.032%) Academy Housing
11 2 (0.032%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.032%) SAP HCM
12 1 (0.016%) SiteCatalyst
12 1 (0.016%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.016%) Lawson
12 1 (0.016%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.016%) Summit
12 1 (0.016%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 92 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 92 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (1.29%) SaaS
3 61 (0.96%) Office 365
4 46 (0.73%) GitHub
5 34 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.33%) PaaS
7 18 (0.28%) Google Apps
8 15 (0.24%) IaaS
9 13 (0.21%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.14%) Google App Engine
11 8 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
12 6 (0.095%) Heroku
12 6 (0.095%) CloudFront
12 6 (0.095%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.047%) Force.com
14 2 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.032%) MailChimp
14 2 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.016%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 323 (5.10%) Internet
2 201 (3.17%) HTTP
3 183 (2.89%) DNS
4 158 (2.49%) LAN
5 155 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 155 (2.45%) VPN
6 139 (2.19%) WAN
7 137 (2.16%) DHCP
8 102 (1.61%) Firewall
9 94 (1.48%) Wireless
10 86 (1.36%) VoIP
11 78 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
12 71 (1.12%) SAN
13 59 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 53 (0.84%) LDAP
15 48 (0.76%) Network Security
16 43 (0.68%) SMTP
17 35 (0.55%) NAS
18 33 (0.52%) SMS
19 30 (0.47%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 539 (8.50%) MySQL
3 237 (3.74%) SQLite
4 181 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 177 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 164 (2.59%) NoSQL
7 144 (2.27%) MongoDB
8 123 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 91 (1.44%) Big Data
10 88 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
11 84 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 78 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 62 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 55 (0.87%) Redis
15 53 (0.84%) Hadoop
16 48 (0.76%) RavenDB
17 47 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
19 40 (0.63%) Oracle Database
20 39 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 649 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 385 (6.07%) Subversion
3 353 (5.57%) Xcode
4 317 (5.00%) Selenium
5 294 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 261 (4.12%) Eclipse
7 214 (3.38%) JIRA
8 183 (2.89%) Cucumber
9 170 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 160 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 157 (2.48%) JUnit
12 139 (2.19%) Maven
13 119 (1.88%) WebDriver
14 114 (1.80%) NUnit
15 110 (1.74%) Robotium
16 103 (1.63%) Ant
17 93 (1.47%) Calabash
18 90 (1.42%) TeamCity
19 86 (1.36%) Axure RP
20 70 (1.10%) Hudson
General
1 691 (10.90%) Games
2 690 (10.89%) Finance
3 359 (5.66%) Marketing
4 244 (3.85%) Retail
5 211 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 185 (2.92%) Banking
7 156 (2.46%) Publishing
8 121 (1.91%) Advertising
9 112 (1.77%) Electronics
10 95 (1.50%) Multimedia
11 58 (0.92%) Law
11 58 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 39 (0.62%) Legal
13 37 (0.58%) Back Office
14 29 (0.46%) German Language
15 27 (0.43%) Financial Institution
15 27 (0.43%) Automotive
16 21 (0.33%) Retail Banking
16 21 (0.33%) French Language
17 12 (0.19%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3893 (61.42%) Developer
2 829 (13.08%) Android Developer
3 607 (9.58%) Senior Developer
4 586 (9.25%) Mobile Developer
5 527 (8.31%) .NET Developer
6 460 (7.26%) iOS Developer
7 391 (6.17%) C# Developer
8 370 (5.84%) Software Developer
9 341 (5.38%) Software Engineer
10 338 (5.33%) Java Developer
11 309 (4.88%) Analyst
12 301 (4.75%) Web Developer
13 300 (4.73%) Designer
14 272 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 221 (3.49%) Architect
16 212 (3.34%) Lead Developer
17 191 (3.01%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 177 (2.79%) Front-End Developer
19 176 (2.78%) Programmer
20 162 (2.56%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2113 (33.34%) HTML
2 1697 (26.78%) CSS
3 1482 (23.38%) .NET
4 1094 (17.26%) HTML5
5 1019 (16.08%) Web Services
6 866 (13.66%) ASP.NET
7 852 (13.44%) XML
8 846 (13.35%) jQuery
9 583 (9.20%) REST
10 543 (8.57%) JSON
11 540 (8.52%) CSS3
12 503 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 411 (6.48%) SOAP
14 381 (6.01%) WCF
15 370 (5.84%) Ajax
16 367 (5.79%) Android SDK
17 324 (5.11%) AngularJS
18 301 (4.75%) KnockoutJS
19 283 (4.47%) RESTful
20 273 (4.31%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2136 (33.70%) Mobile App
2 960 (15.15%) iPhone
3 809 (12.76%) Blackberry
4 798 (12.59%) Computer Science
5 419 (6.61%) iPad
6 315 (4.97%) Open Source
7 208 (3.28%) Social Media
8 184 (2.90%) Smartphone
9 148 (2.34%) Digital Media
10 135 (2.13%) Mathematics
11 108 (1.70%) Client/Server
12 94 (1.48%) Animation
13 93 (1.47%) Mobile Payment
14 91 (1.44%) Social Network
15 85 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
16 74 (1.17%) Mobile Games
17 69 (1.09%) Graphic Design
18 61 (0.96%) N-Tier
19 60 (0.95%) Visualisation
20 51 (0.80%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 4072 (64.25%) Apple iOS
2 1678 (26.48%) Windows
3 801 (12.64%) Linux
4 481 (7.59%) Windows Phone
5 232 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 212 (3.34%) Windows 8
7 204 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 204 (3.22%) Windows Mobile
8 170 (2.68%) UNIX
9 128 (2.02%) Mac OS X
10 121 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 112 (1.77%) Windows Phone 8
12 88 (1.39%) Windows XP
13 77 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 63 (0.99%) Mac OS
15 55 (0.87%) Ubuntu
15 55 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
16 40 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 36 (0.57%) VMS
18 35 (0.55%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2397 (37.82%) Android Development
2 1678 (26.48%) iOS Development
3 1148 (18.11%) TDD
4 1137 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1069 (16.87%) OO
6 1022 (16.12%) MVC
7 989 (15.60%) Software Engineering
8 872 (13.76%) Scrum
9 624 (9.85%) E-Commerce
10 570 (8.99%) OOP
11 543 (8.57%) Mobile Application Development
12 520 (8.20%) Web Development
13 457 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
14 400 (6.31%) Unit Testing
15 376 (5.93%) Project Management
16 366 (5.77%) BDD
17 230 (3.63%) Web Application Development
18 228 (3.60%) Multithreading
19 226 (3.57%) Kanban
20 222 (3.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2395 (37.79%) Java
2 1885 (29.74%) JavaScript
3 1491 (23.52%) C#
4 1056 (16.66%) SQL
5 920 (14.52%) Objective-C
6 917 (14.47%) C++
7 666 (10.51%) PHP
8 520 (8.20%) C
9 450 (7.10%) Python
10 388 (6.12%) Ruby
11 164 (2.59%) VB.NET
12 117 (1.85%) Perl
13 110 (1.74%) VB
14 108 (1.70%) Scala
15 106 (1.67%) ActionScript
16 87 (1.37%) XPath
17 76 (1.20%) T-SQL
18 66 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 64 (1.01%) ActionScript 3.0
20 55 (0.87%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 1120 (17.67%) Degree
2 162 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 119 (1.88%) Security Cleared
4 97 (1.53%) MCSE
5 67 (1.06%) SC Cleared
6 66 (1.04%) ISEB
7 48 (0.76%) MCP
8 46 (0.73%) ISTQB
9 36 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (0.55%) CCNA
11 33 (0.52%) MCITP
12 22 (0.35%) PhD
13 17 (0.27%) MCSD
14 16 (0.25%) MCTS
14 16 (0.25%) MCAD
14 16 (0.25%) MCSA
15 12 (0.19%) HND
16 11 (0.17%) A+ Certification
17 9 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 569 (8.98%) QA
2 77 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 50 (0.79%) SLA
4 17 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 10 (0.16%) JTAG
7 6 (0.095%) WCAG
8 5 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.047%) TickIT
10 2 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.016%) COBIT
System Software
1 262 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (0.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 40 (0.63%) vSphere
4 38 (0.60%) Hyper-V
4 38 (0.60%) XenApp
5 14 (0.22%) Terminal Services
5 14 (0.22%) Varnish
6 11 (0.17%) XenServer
6 11 (0.17%) XenDesktop
7 10 (0.16%) VMware Server
7 10 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (0.13%) Terminal Server
10 7 (0.11%) Sendmail
11 6 (0.095%) KVM
12 5 (0.079%) VMware ESX
13 4 (0.063%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.047%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 55 (0.87%) SCCM
2 47 (0.74%) Backup Exec
3 45 (0.71%) Puppet
4 37 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
5 34 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 21 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 21 (0.33%) logstash
7 17 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.19%) Nagios
10 9 (0.14%) Capistrano
11 8 (0.13%) SAP Afaria
12 7 (0.11%) Ansible
13 6 (0.095%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.079%) Icinga
15 4 (0.063%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.063%) Opsview
16 3 (0.047%) XenMobile
17 2 (0.032%) WSUS
17 2 (0.032%) MOM
Vendors
1 757 (11.94%) Microsoft
2 650 (10.26%) Google
3 342 (5.40%) Adobe
4 321 (5.06%) Apple
5 277 (4.37%) Oracle
6 183 (2.89%) Facebook
7 172 (2.71%) VMware
8 158 (2.49%) Xamarin
9 109 (1.72%) Citrix
10 107 (1.69%) Twitter
11 101 (1.59%) Cisco
12 94 (1.48%) SAP
13 90 (1.42%) Symantec
14 89 (1.40%) Dell
15 86 (1.36%) Zend
16 74 (1.17%) HP
17 62 (0.98%) Sitecore
18 61 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
19 52 (0.82%) Lotus
20 51 (0.80%) Sage
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