The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 94 111 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Android 3257 2671 2430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.77% 2.45% 2.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.35% 8.97% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2744 2380 2183
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31457 29771 32333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.73% 27.34% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 26318 25227 27708
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 £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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +18 3042 £45,000 - 389
London +13 1760 £50,000 -4.76% 177
South East +47 448 £40,000 - 63
City of London -15 376 £55,000 +4.76% 37
North West +4 220 £40,000 +17.64% 44
East of England +16 177 £40,000 -9.09% 32
Yorkshire +70 159 £35,000 -9.67% 25
Manchester +17 158 £40,000 +17.64% 35
South West -20 137 £40,000 +23.07% 23
Scotland +16 123 £36,000 -4.00% 19
Surrey +38 100 £42,500 -19.04% 8
West Yorkshire +25 100 £37,500 -6.25% 18
Hampshire +6 82 £40,000 +14.28% 17
Berkshire +4 77 £35,000 -17.64% 11
Cambridgeshire +6 71 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Midlands -41 68 £35,000 -0.70% 6
Cambridge -6 57 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Leeds +11 54 £39,750 +32.50% 4
East Midlands -50 52 £40,000 -5.88% 13
West Sussex +34 49 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Edinburgh +5 48 £36,000 -4.00% 7
Wales +11 47 £32,250 -10.41% 3
Bristol -11 46 £42,500 +34.92% 11
Hertfordshire -14 45 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Oxfordshire +24 43 £35,000 -22.22% 10
South Wales +8 43 £32,500 -9.72% 3
Birmingham -16 41 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Glasgow +5 40 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Reading +20 39 £35,000 -41.66% 4
Buckinghamshire +16 39 £40,000 +14.28% 2

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4153 (64.43%) Apple iOS
2 2437 (37.81%) Java
3 2382 (36.95%) Android Development
4 2177 (33.77%) Mobile App
5 2094 (32.49%) HTML
6 1905 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 1699 (26.36%) Windows
8 1686 (26.16%) iOS Development
9 1683 (26.11%) CSS
10 1567 (24.31%) C#
11 1516 (23.52%) .NET
12 1170 (18.15%) TDD
13 1150 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
14 1109 (17.20%) OO
15 1107 (17.17%) Degree
16 1105 (17.14%) HTML5
17 1099 (17.05%) SQL
18 1047 (16.24%) Web Services
19 1026 (15.92%) Software Engineering
20 1014 (15.73%) MVC
21 1001 (15.53%) SQL Server
22 992 (15.39%) iPhone
23 957 (14.85%) C++
24 893 (13.85%) Objective-C
25 883 (13.70%) Blackberry
26 862 (13.37%) jQuery
27 850 (13.19%) XML
28 843 (13.08%) ASP.NET
29 838 (13.00%) Scrum
30 832 (12.91%) Linux

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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
1 336 (5.21%) Node.js
2 281 (4.36%) CMS
3 201 (3.12%) SharePoint
4 173 (2.68%) IIS
5 162 (2.51%) MS Exchange
6 161 (2.50%) Apache
7 151 (2.34%) WordPress
8 133 (2.06%) Tomcat
9 116 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 111 (1.72%) Umbraco
11 104 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 93 (1.44%) Drupal
13 64 (0.99%) WebSphere
14 59 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
15 52 (0.81%) NServiceBus
16 49 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
16 49 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
17 46 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
18 45 (0.70%) Joomla!
19 41 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 361 (5.60%) Photoshop
2 294 (4.56%) MS Excel
3 270 (4.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 247 (3.83%) MS Office
5 116 (1.80%) InDesign
6 65 (1.01%) Adobe After Effects
7 53 (0.82%) OmniGraffle
8 50 (0.78%) MS Visio
9 27 (0.42%) Fireworks
10 14 (0.22%) 3ds Max
11 13 (0.20%) Maya
12 9 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
13 7 (0.11%) MS Project
14 6 (0.093%) Acrobat
15 5 (0.078%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.047%) Blender
17 2 (0.031%) Quicktime
17 2 (0.031%) GIMP
17 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
18 1 (0.016%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 71 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 41 (0.64%) Magento
3 22 (0.34%) Sophis RISQUE
4 17 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 15 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 6 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.078%) Eikon
8 5 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.062%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.047%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
11 2 (0.031%) Lawson
11 2 (0.031%) SAP CRM
12 1 (0.016%) SiteCatalyst
12 1 (0.016%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.016%) Maximo
12 1 (0.016%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 106 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 98 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (1.38%) SaaS
4 58 (0.90%) Office 365
5 44 (0.68%) GitHub
6 38 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.36%) PaaS
8 19 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 17 (0.26%) IaaS
9 17 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 12 (0.19%) Google App Engine
10 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
12 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
13 6 (0.093%) Heroku
14 3 (0.047%) Force.com
15 2 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.031%) MailChimp
15 2 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
16 1 (0.016%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 348 (5.40%) Internet
2 194 (3.01%) HTTP
3 187 (2.90%) DNS
4 158 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 153 (2.37%) VPN
6 140 (2.17%) DHCP
7 139 (2.16%) LAN
8 125 (1.94%) WAN
9 101 (1.57%) Firewall
10 94 (1.46%) Wireless
11 88 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
12 73 (1.13%) VoIP
12 73 (1.13%) SAN
13 53 (0.82%) Cisco IOS
14 51 (0.79%) LDAP
15 50 (0.78%) Network Security
16 37 (0.57%) SMS
17 34 (0.53%) SMTP
17 34 (0.53%) NAS
18 32 (0.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1001 (15.53%) SQL Server
2 562 (8.72%) MySQL
3 222 (3.44%) SQLite
4 203 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 183 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 179 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 151 (2.34%) MongoDB
8 132 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 100 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 100 (1.55%) Big Data
10 99 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 83 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 67 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 67 (1.04%) Redis
13 59 (0.92%) Hadoop
14 58 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
15 51 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
16 48 (0.74%) RavenDB
17 46 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 44 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 628 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 390 (6.05%) Subversion
3 378 (5.86%) Selenium
4 351 (5.45%) Xcode
5 310 (4.81%) Visual Studio
6 262 (4.06%) Eclipse
7 222 (3.44%) JIRA
8 206 (3.20%) Cucumber
9 191 (2.96%) Jenkins
10 169 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 167 (2.59%) JUnit
12 162 (2.51%) PhoneGap
13 155 (2.40%) WebDriver
14 137 (2.13%) Maven
15 127 (1.97%) Robotium
16 120 (1.86%) NUnit
17 113 (1.75%) Calabash
18 98 (1.52%) Ant
18 98 (1.52%) eggPlant
19 94 (1.46%) Axure RP
General
1 743 (11.53%) Finance
2 702 (10.89%) Games
3 378 (5.86%) Marketing
4 236 (3.66%) Retail
5 215 (3.34%) Telecoms
6 187 (2.90%) Banking
7 158 (2.45%) Publishing
8 141 (2.19%) Advertising
9 116 (1.80%) Electronics
10 92 (1.43%) Multimedia
11 61 (0.95%) Law
12 60 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 46 (0.71%) Legal
14 40 (0.62%) Back Office
15 29 (0.45%) German Language
16 27 (0.42%) Automotive
17 25 (0.39%) French Language
18 22 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.25%) Retail Banking
20 11 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3937 (61.08%) Developer
2 823 (12.77%) Android Developer
3 650 (10.08%) Senior Developer
4 584 (9.06%) Mobile Developer
5 535 (8.30%) .NET Developer
6 459 (7.12%) iOS Developer
7 403 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 387 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 374 (5.80%) Software Engineer
10 334 (5.18%) Analyst
11 322 (5.00%) Web Developer
12 319 (4.95%) Designer
13 311 (4.82%) Java Developer
14 281 (4.36%) C# .NET Developer
15 229 (3.55%) Architect
16 203 (3.15%) Lead Developer
17 191 (2.96%) Programmer
18 185 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
19 174 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
20 171 (2.65%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2094 (32.49%) HTML
2 1683 (26.11%) CSS
3 1516 (23.52%) .NET
4 1105 (17.14%) HTML5
5 1047 (16.24%) Web Services
6 862 (13.37%) jQuery
7 850 (13.19%) XML
8 843 (13.08%) ASP.NET
9 585 (9.08%) REST
10 563 (8.73%) CSS3
11 526 (8.16%) JSON
12 507 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 423 (6.56%) SOAP
14 384 (5.96%) WCF
15 380 (5.90%) Android SDK
16 331 (5.13%) Ajax
17 309 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
18 299 (4.64%) AngularJS
19 298 (4.62%) RESTful
20 282 (4.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2177 (33.77%) Mobile App
2 992 (15.39%) iPhone
3 883 (13.70%) Blackberry
4 800 (12.41%) Computer Science
5 461 (7.15%) iPad
6 344 (5.34%) Open Source
7 217 (3.37%) Social Media
8 196 (3.04%) Smartphone
9 162 (2.51%) Digital Media
10 144 (2.23%) Mathematics
11 120 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
12 111 (1.72%) Mobile Payment
13 107 (1.66%) Social Network
14 100 (1.55%) Client/Server
15 86 (1.33%) Mobile Games
16 84 (1.30%) Animation
17 70 (1.09%) Mobile Banking
18 64 (0.99%) Graphic Design
19 59 (0.92%) Visualisation
20 56 (0.87%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4153 (64.43%) Apple iOS
2 1699 (26.36%) Windows
3 832 (12.91%) Linux
4 473 (7.34%) Windows Phone
5 228 (3.54%) Windows 7
6 225 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
7 202 (3.13%) Windows 8
8 200 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 176 (2.73%) UNIX
10 132 (2.05%) Mac OS X
11 114 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
12 107 (1.66%) Windows Phone 8
13 81 (1.26%) Windows XP
14 71 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
15 70 (1.09%) Mac OS
16 64 (0.99%) Ubuntu
17 54 (0.84%) Windows Phone 7
18 43 (0.67%) BlackBerry OS
19 38 (0.59%) VMS
20 37 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2382 (36.95%) Android Development
2 1686 (26.16%) iOS Development
3 1170 (18.15%) TDD
4 1150 (17.84%) Agile Software Development
5 1109 (17.20%) OO
6 1026 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 1014 (15.73%) MVC
8 838 (13.00%) Scrum
9 588 (9.12%) E-Commerce
10 563 (8.73%) OOP
11 524 (8.13%) Web Development
12 518 (8.04%) Mobile Application Development
13 488 (7.57%) Continuous Integration
14 409 (6.35%) Unit Testing
15 408 (6.33%) BDD
16 380 (5.90%) Project Management
17 230 (3.57%) Multithreading
18 229 (3.55%) Kanban
19 225 (3.49%) OOD
20 222 (3.44%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2437 (37.81%) Java
2 1905 (29.55%) JavaScript
3 1567 (24.31%) C#
4 1099 (17.05%) SQL
5 957 (14.85%) C++
6 893 (13.85%) Objective-C
7 701 (10.87%) PHP
8 560 (8.69%) C
9 472 (7.32%) Python
10 419 (6.50%) Ruby
11 184 (2.85%) VB.NET
12 122 (1.89%) VB
12 122 (1.89%) Scala
13 121 (1.88%) Perl
14 106 (1.64%) ActionScript
15 89 (1.38%) XPath
16 88 (1.37%) T-SQL
17 75 (1.16%) Bash Shell
18 71 (1.10%) Clojure
19 61 (0.95%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1107 (17.17%) Degree
2 167 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 106 (1.64%) Security Cleared
4 103 (1.60%) MCSE
5 63 (0.98%) ISEB
6 59 (0.92%) MCP
7 50 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 45 (0.70%) ISTQB
9 34 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (0.51%) CCNA
10 33 (0.51%) MCITP
11 28 (0.43%) PhD
12 21 (0.33%) MCSD
12 21 (0.33%) MCTS
13 20 (0.31%) MCAD
14 18 (0.28%) MCSA
15 15 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.17%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.16%) HND
18 7 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (9.37%) QA
2 82 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 41 (0.64%) SLA
4 20 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.19%) ISO 8583
6 9 (0.14%) JTAG
7 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.093%) WCAG
8 6 (0.093%) TickIT
9 2 (0.031%) HL7
9 2 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.016%) WAI
10 1 (0.016%) COBIT
System Software
1 255 (3.96%) Active Directory
2 87 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.73%) XenApp
4 44 (0.68%) vSphere
5 40 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 34 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.23%) XenServer
7 15 (0.23%) XenDesktop
8 13 (0.20%) Varnish
8 13 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.16%) VMware ESX
10 10 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.12%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.11%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.062%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.062%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.062%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.062%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.047%) KVM
Systems Management
1 58 (0.90%) SCCM
2 56 (0.87%) Puppet
3 48 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 44 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
6 35 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
7 25 (0.39%) logstash
8 20 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 19 (0.29%) Nagios
10 16 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
11 13 (0.20%) Capistrano
12 11 (0.17%) Vagrant
12 11 (0.17%) SAP Afaria
13 6 (0.093%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.093%) Opsview
13 6 (0.093%) Ansible
14 5 (0.078%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.062%) WSUS
16 3 (0.047%) Salt
16 3 (0.047%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 743 (11.53%) Microsoft
2 675 (10.47%) Google
3 356 (5.52%) Adobe
4 347 (5.38%) Apple
5 297 (4.61%) Oracle
6 190 (2.95%) Facebook
7 165 (2.56%) VMware
8 162 (2.51%) Xamarin
9 114 (1.77%) Citrix
10 105 (1.63%) Twitter
11 100 (1.55%) Cisco
12 92 (1.43%) Symantec
13 90 (1.40%) HP
14 89 (1.38%) SAP
15 88 (1.37%) Zend
16 77 (1.19%) Dell
17 69 (1.07%) Sitecore
18 59 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
19 58 (0.90%) Symbian
20 52 (0.81%) Lotus
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