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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 109 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Android 2889 3309 2529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 2.76% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.78% 10.40% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2412 2834 2223
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%

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
29540 31829 29889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.54% 27.10%
Number of salaries quoted 24711 26653 25142
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,834 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

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 5 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 5 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 -13 2705 £44,750 -0.55% 320
London -20 1390 £50,000 - 156
South East +15 493 £40,000 - 44
City of London -45 222 £50,000 - 42
East of England -7 182 £40,000 - 21
Yorkshire +74 172 £40,000 +33.33% 11
North West -26 170 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Surrey +61 145 £40,000 - 11
South West -16 133 £37,500 -6.25% 23
West Yorkshire +94 132 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Manchester -13 120 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Cambridgeshire +20 102 £40,000 -5.88% 8
Scotland +29 94 £32,750 -6.42% 15
Cambridge +18 86 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Berkshire +10 69 £43,500 +6.09% 8
West Midlands -32 69 £35,000 +16.66% 9
East Midlands +19 66 £33,750 -20.58% 3
Oxfordshire +12 66 £44,500 +18.66% 4
Leeds +46 64 £42,500 +11.47% 5
Hampshire -58 62 £35,000 -12.50% 11
Bristol +19 55 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Guildford +43 52 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Buckinghamshire +30 43 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Oxford +13 42 £44,750 +19.33% 2
Kent +31 41 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Hertfordshire 0 38 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Edinburgh +31 37 £29,250 -5.64% 6
Cheshire +3 36 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Milton Keynes +22 35 £35,000 - 2
Glasgow +17 35 £45,000 +21.62% 5

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 3756 (66.14%) Apple iOS
2 2260 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 2193 (38.62%) Android Development
4 1970 (34.69%) Java
5 1851 (32.59%) Mobile App
6 1751 (30.83%) Windows
7 1648 (29.02%) HTML
8 1616 (28.46%) JavaScript
9 1460 (25.71%) iOS Development
10 1363 (24.00%) C#
11 1343 (23.65%) .NET
12 1292 (22.75%) CSS
13 1138 (20.04%) Mobile Development
14 1028 (18.10%) Degree
15 954 (16.80%) OO
16 942 (16.59%) TDD
17 926 (16.31%) SQL Server
18 902 (15.88%) Web Services
19 901 (15.87%) HTML5
20 890 (15.67%) SQL
21 879 (15.48%) MVC
22 808 (14.23%) Objective-C
23 795 (14.00%) ASP.NET
24 787 (13.86%) Microsoft
25 774 (13.63%) Computer Science
26 763 (13.44%) Software Engineering
27 726 (12.78%) Linux
28 725 (12.77%) Scrum
29 721 (12.70%) jQuery
30 695 (12.24%) Git (software)

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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
1 373 (6.57%) Node.js
2 240 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 150 (2.64%) CMS
4 140 (2.47%) IIS
5 117 (2.06%) Apache
6 112 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 101 (1.78%) SharePoint
8 100 (1.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 78 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 77 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
11 58 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
12 55 (0.97%) WordPress
13 50 (0.88%) Lync
14 48 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
15 45 (0.79%) Drupal
16 40 (0.70%) Confluence
17 38 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 35 (0.62%) JBoss
19 33 (0.58%) Umbraco
20 29 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 414 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 329 (5.79%) MS Office
3 127 (2.24%) Photoshop
4 63 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 40 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 24 (0.42%) Fireworks
6 24 (0.42%) InDesign
7 22 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 18 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
9 16 (0.28%) MS Visio
10 14 (0.25%) MS Project
11 11 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
12 8 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
12 8 (0.14%) RoboHelp
12 8 (0.14%) FrameMaker
12 8 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
13 7 (0.12%) 3ds Max
14 6 (0.11%) Maya
15 5 (0.088%) Final Cut Pro
15 5 (0.088%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 36 (0.63%) Magento
2 27 (0.48%) Sophis RISQUE
3 16 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.088%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.070%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
7 3 (0.053%) Unica
8 2 (0.035%) MFGPRO
9 1 (0.018%) Tridion
9 1 (0.018%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.018%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.018%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 199 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
2 135 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.88%) SaaS
4 78 (1.37%) Office 365
5 39 (0.69%) GitHub
6 27 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 26 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 23 (0.41%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.39%) Mimecast
11 19 (0.33%) Google Apps
12 17 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
13 15 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.23%) Heroku
15 11 (0.19%) PaaS
16 9 (0.16%) Google Drive
17 8 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.12%) Dropbox
19 6 (0.11%) Google Analytics
19 6 (0.11%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 234 (4.12%) Internet
2 164 (2.89%) TCP/IP
3 152 (2.68%) Wireless
4 151 (2.66%) VPN
5 141 (2.48%) DNS
6 124 (2.18%) HTTP
7 121 (2.13%) Firewall
8 105 (1.85%) LAN
9 101 (1.78%) DHCP
10 82 (1.44%) VoIP
11 78 (1.37%) WAN
12 71 (1.25%) SAN
13 53 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
14 49 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
14 49 (0.86%) NAS
15 48 (0.85%) VLAN
16 38 (0.67%) Broadband
17 33 (0.58%) SMTP
18 32 (0.56%) Bluetooth
18 32 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 926 (16.31%) SQL Server
2 393 (6.92%) MySQL
3 179 (3.15%) Relational Database
4 151 (2.66%) NoSQL
5 121 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 120 (2.11%) SQLite
7 106 (1.87%) RDBMS
8 99 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 81 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 80 (1.41%) Big Data
11 78 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 53 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
14 40 (0.70%) Redis
15 36 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (0.46%) Oracle Database
18 23 (0.41%) Hadoop
19 22 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 695 (12.24%) Git (software)
2 383 (6.74%) Subversion
3 353 (6.22%) Xcode
4 312 (5.49%) Eclipse
5 268 (4.72%) Selenium
6 228 (4.01%) Jenkins
7 226 (3.98%) JIRA
8 177 (3.12%) Android Studio
9 174 (3.06%) Cucumber
10 169 (2.98%) Visual Studio
11 158 (2.78%) JUnit
12 133 (2.34%) Maven
12 133 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
13 107 (1.88%) NUnit
13 107 (1.88%) Calabash
13 107 (1.88%) WebDriver
14 90 (1.58%) Appium
15 85 (1.50%) Gradle
16 81 (1.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
17 76 (1.34%) Jasmine
General
1 589 (10.37%) Finance
2 439 (7.73%) Games
3 299 (5.27%) Marketing
4 224 (3.94%) Retail
5 185 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 182 (3.20%) Banking
7 128 (2.25%) Advertising
8 108 (1.90%) Law
9 93 (1.64%) Publishing
10 83 (1.46%) Electronics
11 71 (1.25%) Legal
12 70 (1.23%) Back Office
13 51 (0.90%) Automotive
14 45 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 37 (0.65%) Multimedia
16 32 (0.56%) Financial Institution
17 20 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.30%) Interactive Media
19 13 (0.23%) French Language
19 13 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3451 (60.77%) Developer
2 867 (15.27%) Android Developer
3 595 (10.48%) Senior Developer
4 591 (10.41%) Mobile Developer
5 473 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 419 (7.38%) iOS Developer
7 367 (6.46%) C# Developer
8 361 (6.36%) Analyst
9 358 (6.30%) Software Engineer
10 287 (5.05%) Software Developer
11 284 (5.00%) Java Developer
12 234 (4.12%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 224 (3.94%) Programmer
14 221 (3.89%) C# .NET Developer
15 208 (3.66%) Web Developer
16 191 (3.36%) Support Engineer
17 190 (3.35%) Tester
18 188 (3.31%) Junior
19 180 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
20 160 (2.82%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1648 (29.02%) HTML
2 1343 (23.65%) .NET
3 1292 (22.75%) CSS
4 902 (15.88%) Web Services
5 901 (15.87%) HTML5
6 795 (14.00%) ASP.NET
7 721 (12.70%) jQuery
8 584 (10.28%) JSON
9 550 (9.68%) XML
10 519 (9.14%) REST
11 432 (7.61%) CSS3
12 414 (7.29%) AngularJS
13 388 (6.83%) Android SDK
13 388 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 352 (6.20%) RESTful
15 295 (5.19%) iOS SDK
16 285 (5.02%) Ajax
17 276 (4.86%) WCF
18 239 (4.21%) .NET Framework
19 229 (4.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1851 (32.59%) Mobile App
2 774 (13.63%) Computer Science
3 685 (12.06%) iPhone
4 664 (11.69%) User Experience
5 560 (9.86%) Blackberry
6 306 (5.39%) Open Source
7 290 (5.11%) iPad
8 268 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
9 186 (3.28%) Social Media
10 134 (2.36%) Smartphone
11 123 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
12 113 (1.99%) Mathematics
13 84 (1.48%) Algorithms
14 76 (1.34%) Data Structures
15 73 (1.29%) Mobile Payment
16 69 (1.22%) Digital Media
17 68 (1.20%) Management Information System
17 68 (1.20%) Animation
18 64 (1.13%) Client/Server
19 63 (1.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3756 (66.14%) Apple iOS
2 1751 (30.83%) Windows
3 726 (12.78%) Linux
4 344 (6.06%) Windows Phone
5 257 (4.53%) Windows Mobile
6 254 (4.47%) Windows 8
7 252 (4.44%) Windows 7
8 205 (3.61%) Mac OS X
9 159 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 158 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 155 (2.73%) UNIX
12 128 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 107 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 79 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 53 (0.93%) Windows Phone 8
16 49 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 48 (0.85%) CentOS
18 38 (0.67%) Embedded Linux
18 38 (0.67%) Ubuntu
19 33 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2260 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2193 (38.62%) Android Development
3 1460 (25.71%) iOS Development
4 1138 (20.04%) Mobile Development
5 954 (16.80%) OO
6 942 (16.59%) TDD
7 879 (15.48%) MVC
8 763 (13.44%) Software Engineering
9 725 (12.77%) Scrum
10 602 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
11 403 (7.10%) Mobile Application Development
12 397 (6.99%) E-Commerce
13 378 (6.66%) Unit Testing
14 369 (6.50%) OOP
15 343 (6.04%) Web Development
16 325 (5.72%) BDD
17 241 (4.24%) OOD
18 197 (3.47%) Test Automation
19 193 (3.40%) Multithreading
20 188 (3.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1970 (34.69%) Java
2 1616 (28.46%) JavaScript
3 1363 (24.00%) C#
4 890 (15.67%) SQL
5 808 (14.23%) Objective-C
6 638 (11.23%) C++
7 470 (8.28%) PHP
8 337 (5.93%) Python
9 314 (5.53%) C
10 276 (4.86%) Ruby
11 159 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 150 (2.64%) Apple Swift
13 117 (2.06%) T-SQL
14 112 (1.97%) Perl
15 84 (1.48%) VB
16 68 (1.20%) Bash Shell
17 62 (1.09%) Shell Script
18 59 (1.04%) Scala
19 42 (0.74%) PHP5
20 36 (0.63%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1028 (18.10%) Degree
2 96 (1.69%) ISEB
3 91 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (1.34%) ISTQB
5 63 (1.11%) MCP
6 47 (0.83%) Security Cleared
7 40 (0.70%) MCSE
8 34 (0.60%) A+ Certification
9 28 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 24 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 22 (0.39%) PMI Certification
12 21 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (0.28%) PhD
14 15 (0.26%) CCNA
14 15 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (0.23%) MOS
16 11 (0.19%) MCSA
16 11 (0.19%) MCDST
17 10 (0.18%) PMP
18 9 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 476 (8.38%) QA
2 82 (1.44%) SLA
3 17 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.16%) Section 508
5 9 (0.16%) WCAG
5 9 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.12%) JTAG
7 6 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 6 (0.11%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 5 (0.088%) GMP
9 4 (0.070%) DO-254
10 2 (0.035%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 420 (7.40%) Active Directory
2 139 (2.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 116 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 47 (0.83%) Firmware
5 35 (0.62%) vSphere
6 33 (0.58%) XenApp
7 28 (0.49%) Terminal Services
8 27 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (0.23%) Docker
9 13 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (0.12%) XenServer
12 4 (0.070%) Cygwin
12 4 (0.070%) QEMU
12 4 (0.070%) KVM
13 3 (0.053%) iptables
13 3 (0.053%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 3 (0.053%) VMware ESX
14 2 (0.035%) Sendmail
14 2 (0.035%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 77 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 73 (1.29%) Puppet
3 55 (0.97%) SCCM
4 28 (0.49%) Nagios
5 27 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 19 (0.33%) Ansible
7 18 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (0.28%) WSUS
9 12 (0.21%) logstash
10 11 (0.19%) Salt
11 10 (0.18%) Plesk
11 10 (0.18%) Opsview
11 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
12 9 (0.16%) Casper Suite
13 8 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
13 8 (0.14%) cPanel
13 8 (0.14%) Webmin
14 7 (0.12%) ZABBIX
14 7 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 787 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 492 (8.66%) Google
3 474 (8.35%) Apple
4 252 (4.44%) Xamarin
5 195 (3.43%) Oracle
6 181 (3.19%) VMware
7 160 (2.82%) Adobe
8 121 (2.13%) Cisco
9 115 (2.03%) HP
9 115 (2.03%) Citrix
10 101 (1.78%) Facebook
11 73 (1.29%) Zend
12 65 (1.14%) Dell
13 56 (0.99%) SAP
14 53 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 53 (0.93%) Sencha
15 51 (0.90%) MobileIron
16 49 (0.86%) Symantec
17 48 (0.85%) Twitter
17 48 (0.85%) IBM
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