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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 113 101 132
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs citing Android 2836 2841 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.49% 2.67% 2.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.25% 9.79% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2422 2492 2217
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
30664 29019 32879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25388 24748 28124
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -13 2652 £42,500 -5.55% 398
London -10 1327 £50,000 -4.76% 158
South East +10 405 £35,000 -12.50% 65
City of London -14 313 £55,000 +4.76% 40
North West -6 218 £40,000 +17.64% 46
East of England -4 190 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Yorkshire +34 162 £37,500 +15.38% 30
Manchester +3 159 £40,000 +18.51% 28
South West -16 153 £38,486 +25.15% 46
West Yorkshire +35 106 £38,000 +5.55% 19
Scotland +21 106 £36,500 -2.66% 12
West Midlands -64 94 £40,000 +14.28% 9
Hampshire -6 80 £43,500 +16.00% 18
East Midlands -39 76 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Surrey +6 72 £45,000 -7.69% 16
Berkshire -37 70 £35,000 -26.31% 10
Birmingham -11 67 £40,000 - 4
Cambridgeshire -32 66 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Sussex +36 64 £35,000 -14.63% 4
Bristol -3 62 £40,000 +33.33% 20
Leeds +10 55 £40,000 +12.67% 11
East Sussex +19 44 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Edinburgh +12 44 £36,000 +6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +3 44 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Cambridge -35 43 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Cheshire -22 37 £40,000 +14.28% 16
Brighton +6 36 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Glasgow -7 34 £37,500 -6.25% 4
North East +24 33 £38,750 +29.16% 5
Reading -10 32 £35,000 -28.20% 4

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4027 (64.21%) Apple iOS
2 2391 (38.12%) Android Development
3 2349 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2347 (37.42%) Java
5 2082 (33.20%) Mobile App
6 2076 (33.10%) HTML
7 1881 (29.99%) JavaScript
8 1681 (26.80%) Windows
9 1673 (26.67%) CSS
10 1660 (26.47%) iOS Development
11 1455 (23.20%) C#
12 1443 (23.01%) .NET
13 1138 (18.14%) TDD
14 1112 (17.73%) Degree
15 1100 (17.54%) HTML5
16 1046 (16.68%) OO
17 1018 (16.23%) Web Services
18 1014 (16.17%) SQL
19 1001 (15.96%) MVC
20 999 (15.93%) SQL Server
21 972 (15.50%) User Experience
22 967 (15.42%) Software Engineering
23 948 (15.11%) iPhone
24 924 (14.73%) Objective-C
25 903 (14.40%) C++
26 890 (14.19%) Scrum
27 858 (13.68%) jQuery
28 853 (13.60%) ASP.NET
29 832 (13.27%) XML
30 798 (12.72%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 331 (5.28%) Node.js
2 248 (3.95%) CMS
3 211 (3.36%) SharePoint
4 182 (2.90%) MS Exchange
5 180 (2.87%) IIS
6 162 (2.58%) Apache
7 149 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 139 (2.22%) WordPress
9 127 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 110 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 102 (1.63%) Umbraco
12 93 (1.48%) Drupal
13 75 (1.20%) WebSphere
14 63 (1.00%) Adobe CQ
15 57 (0.91%) NServiceBus
16 56 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
17 53 (0.85%) Lotus Domino
18 49 (0.78%) Joomla!
19 41 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
20 39 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 337 (5.37%) Photoshop
2 298 (4.75%) MS Excel
3 249 (3.97%) MS Office
4 238 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
5 77 (1.23%) InDesign
6 54 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 54 (0.86%) Adobe After Effects
7 49 (0.78%) OmniGraffle
8 34 (0.54%) Fireworks
9 16 (0.26%) 3ds Max
10 13 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (0.19%) Maya
12 6 (0.096%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.096%) Blender
13 5 (0.080%) RoboHelp
13 5 (0.080%) FrameMaker
13 5 (0.080%) PaintShop Pro
14 4 (0.064%) MS Project
15 3 (0.048%) FreeHand
16 2 (0.032%) Quicktime
Business Applications
1 65 (1.04%) Google Analytics
2 28 (0.45%) Magento
3 25 (0.40%) Sophis RISQUE
4 17 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 9 (0.14%) Eikon
7 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.064%) JDE OneWorld
9 3 (0.048%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.048%) Academy Housing
10 2 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
10 2 (0.032%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.032%) Advent Moxy
10 2 (0.032%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.016%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.016%) Lawson
11 1 (0.016%) BusinessWorks
11 1 (0.016%) Summit
11 1 (0.016%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 93 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (1.31%) SaaS
4 64 (1.02%) Office 365
5 54 (0.86%) GitHub
6 29 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 22 (0.35%) PaaS
8 18 (0.29%) Google Apps
9 15 (0.24%) IaaS
9 15 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
10 8 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 7 (0.11%) Heroku
12 6 (0.096%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.064%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.048%) Force.com
15 2 (0.032%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.032%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 325 (5.18%) Internet
2 199 (3.17%) HTTP
3 190 (3.03%) DNS
4 175 (2.79%) TCP/IP
5 171 (2.73%) VPN
5 171 (2.73%) LAN
6 150 (2.39%) WAN
7 136 (2.17%) DHCP
8 104 (1.66%) Firewall
9 99 (1.58%) Wireless
10 97 (1.55%) VoIP
11 80 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
12 74 (1.18%) SAN
13 64 (1.02%) LDAP
14 58 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
15 42 (0.67%) SMTP
16 38 (0.61%) Network Security
17 32 (0.51%) NAS
18 26 (0.41%) SMS
19 25 (0.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 534 (8.51%) MySQL
3 228 (3.64%) SQLite
4 182 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 169 (2.69%) NoSQL
6 163 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 148 (2.36%) MongoDB
8 127 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 108 (1.72%) Big Data
10 96 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
11 83 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 80 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 60 (0.96%) Hadoop
14 57 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 50 (0.80%) RavenDB
16 49 (0.78%) Redis
17 45 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
18 41 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
18 41 (0.65%) Oracle Database
19 36 (0.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 692 (11.03%) Git (software)
2 405 (6.46%) Subversion
3 360 (5.74%) Xcode
4 293 (4.67%) Selenium
5 274 (4.37%) Visual Studio
6 258 (4.11%) Eclipse
7 210 (3.35%) JIRA
8 182 (2.90%) Cucumber
9 162 (2.58%) Jenkins
10 155 (2.47%) JUnit
11 150 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
12 149 (2.38%) Maven
13 116 (1.85%) WebDriver
14 115 (1.83%) Ant
15 107 (1.71%) NUnit
16 102 (1.63%) Robotium
17 92 (1.47%) TeamCity
18 89 (1.42%) Axure RP
19 87 (1.39%) Calabash
20 74 (1.18%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 700 (11.16%) Games
2 681 (10.86%) Finance
3 364 (5.80%) Marketing
4 262 (4.18%) Retail
5 192 (3.06%) Banking
6 191 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 155 (2.47%) Publishing
8 124 (1.98%) Advertising
9 110 (1.75%) Electronics
10 98 (1.56%) Multimedia
11 54 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 50 (0.80%) Law
13 35 (0.56%) German Language
14 33 (0.53%) Legal
15 32 (0.51%) Back Office
15 32 (0.51%) Automotive
16 28 (0.45%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.41%) French Language
18 22 (0.35%) Retail Banking
19 13 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3844 (61.29%) Developer
2 834 (13.30%) Android Developer
3 600 (9.57%) Senior Developer
4 588 (9.38%) Mobile Developer
5 529 (8.43%) .NET Developer
6 469 (7.48%) iOS Developer
7 366 (5.84%) C# Developer
8 343 (5.47%) Software Developer
9 342 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 342 (5.45%) Java Developer
10 297 (4.74%) Web Developer
11 296 (4.72%) Analyst
12 283 (4.51%) Designer
13 260 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
14 216 (3.44%) Architect
15 199 (3.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 199 (3.17%) Lead Developer
16 180 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
17 165 (2.63%) Programmer
18 159 (2.54%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2076 (33.10%) HTML
2 1673 (26.67%) CSS
3 1443 (23.01%) .NET
4 1100 (17.54%) HTML5
5 1018 (16.23%) Web Services
6 858 (13.68%) jQuery
7 853 (13.60%) ASP.NET
8 832 (13.27%) XML
9 553 (8.82%) JSON
10 548 (8.74%) REST
11 536 (8.55%) CSS3
12 476 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 409 (6.52%) SOAP
14 386 (6.15%) Android SDK
15 374 (5.96%) WCF
16 369 (5.88%) Ajax
17 335 (5.34%) AngularJS
18 287 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
19 277 (4.42%) RESTful
20 264 (4.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2082 (33.20%) Mobile App
2 972 (15.50%) User Experience
3 948 (15.11%) iPhone
4 792 (12.63%) Computer Science
5 778 (12.40%) Blackberry
6 427 (6.81%) iPad
7 309 (4.93%) Open Source
8 256 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
9 209 (3.33%) Social Media
10 171 (2.73%) Smartphone
11 135 (2.15%) Digital Media
12 133 (2.12%) Mathematics
13 105 (1.67%) Client/Server
14 97 (1.55%) Animation
15 96 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
16 82 (1.31%) Social Network
17 78 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
18 76 (1.21%) Graphic Design
19 73 (1.16%) Visualisation
20 69 (1.10%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4027 (64.21%) Apple iOS
2 1681 (26.80%) Windows
3 798 (12.72%) Linux
4 470 (7.49%) Windows Phone
5 243 (3.87%) Windows 7
6 222 (3.54%) Windows 8
7 203 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 194 (3.09%) Windows Mobile
9 167 (2.66%) UNIX
10 136 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 123 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
12 111 (1.77%) Windows Phone 8
13 101 (1.61%) Windows XP
14 78 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (0.86%) Mac OS
16 53 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 53 (0.85%) Windows Phone 7
17 41 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 35 (0.56%) VMS
19 34 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2391 (38.12%) Android Development
2 2349 (37.45%) Agile Software Development
3 1660 (26.47%) iOS Development
4 1138 (18.14%) TDD
5 1046 (16.68%) OO
6 1001 (15.96%) MVC
7 967 (15.42%) Software Engineering
8 890 (14.19%) Scrum
9 611 (9.74%) E-Commerce
10 561 (8.94%) OOP
11 527 (8.40%) Mobile Application Development
12 509 (8.12%) Web Development
13 447 (7.13%) Continuous Integration
14 393 (6.27%) Unit Testing
15 370 (5.90%) Project Management
16 354 (5.64%) BDD
17 344 (5.48%) Mentoring
18 230 (3.67%) Web Application Development
19 228 (3.64%) OOD
20 226 (3.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2347 (37.42%) Java
2 1881 (29.99%) JavaScript
3 1455 (23.20%) C#
4 1014 (16.17%) SQL
5 924 (14.73%) Objective-C
6 903 (14.40%) C++
7 644 (10.27%) PHP
8 490 (7.81%) C
9 438 (6.98%) Python
10 372 (5.93%) Ruby
11 146 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 111 (1.77%) ActionScript
13 104 (1.66%) Perl
14 103 (1.64%) Scala
15 98 (1.56%) VB
16 85 (1.36%) XPath
17 74 (1.18%) T-SQL
18 72 (1.15%) ActionScript 3.0
19 66 (1.05%) Bash Shell
20 56 (0.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1112 (17.73%) Degree
2 156 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 114 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 88 (1.40%) MCSE
5 76 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 65 (1.04%) ISEB
7 45 (0.72%) MCP
7 45 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.49%) MCITP
9 30 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (0.45%) CCNA
11 22 (0.35%) PhD
12 15 (0.24%) MCSA
13 14 (0.22%) MCSD
14 13 (0.21%) MCAD
14 13 (0.21%) MCTS
15 12 (0.19%) A+ Certification
16 11 (0.18%) HND
17 10 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (0.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 540 (8.61%) QA
2 76 (1.21%) ISO 9001
3 52 (0.83%) SLA
4 16 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 10 (0.16%) JTAG
6 8 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.096%) WCAG
8 2 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.016%) COBIT
System Software
1 274 (4.37%) Active Directory
2 83 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.64%) vSphere
5 39 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 32 (0.51%) XenApp
7 15 (0.24%) Terminal Services
8 14 (0.22%) Xen
9 12 (0.19%) Varnish
10 11 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.16%) VMware Server
12 9 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 7 (0.11%) Sendmail
14 7 (0.11%) Terminal Server
15 6 (0.096%) KVM
16 5 (0.080%) XenServer
16 5 (0.080%) XenDesktop
16 5 (0.080%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.080%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 53 (0.85%) SCCM
2 49 (0.78%) Backup Exec
3 41 (0.65%) Puppet
4 36 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
5 29 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 22 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 18 (0.29%) logstash
9 14 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.18%) Capistrano
11 10 (0.16%) Nagios
12 7 (0.11%) Ansible
13 6 (0.096%) Vagrant
14 5 (0.080%) SAP Afaria
14 5 (0.080%) Icinga
14 5 (0.080%) WSUS
15 4 (0.064%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.064%) Opsview
16 3 (0.048%) XenMobile
17 2 (0.032%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 757 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 632 (10.08%) Google
3 314 (5.01%) Adobe
4 291 (4.64%) Apple
5 276 (4.40%) Oracle
6 189 (3.01%) Facebook
7 168 (2.68%) VMware
8 144 (2.30%) Xamarin
9 120 (1.91%) Twitter
10 105 (1.67%) Citrix
11 103 (1.64%) Cisco
12 96 (1.53%) Dell
12 96 (1.53%) Symantec
13 93 (1.48%) Zend
14 92 (1.47%) SAP
15 79 (1.26%) HP
16 65 (1.04%) Sencha
17 63 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
18 59 (0.94%) Sitecore
19 54 (0.86%) Appcelerator
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