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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 95 111 132
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Android 3216 2672 2439
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.75% 2.46% 2.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.27% 9.00% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2698 2377 2192
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31305 29700 32282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.78% 27.32% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26136 25162 27670
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 £36,895 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -

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 29 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 29 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 +16 3005 £45,000 - 405
London +14 1729 £50,000 -4.76% 176
South East +46 434 £38,000 -5.00% 72
City of London -14 369 £55,000 +4.76% 37
North West +1 221 £40,000 +17.64% 47
East of England +24 179 £40,000 -5.88% 34
Yorkshire +60 161 £35,000 -6.66% 22
Manchester +16 160 £40,000 +17.64% 36
South West -11 137 £40,000 +18.51% 22
Scotland +25 123 £36,000 -4.00% 10
West Yorkshire +29 100 £37,500 -6.25% 14
Surrey +25 98 £42,500 -19.04% 9
Hampshire +8 79 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Berkshire -5 73 £35,000 -22.22% 13
Cambridgeshire 0 71 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Midlands -57 69 £37,500 +4.89% 13
Cambridge -3 56 £41,250 -10.81% 12
East Midlands -45 52 £40,000 -5.88% 11
Leeds -1 51 £40,000 +28.00% 3
Edinburgh +9 50 £36,000 -4.00% 3
West Sussex +30 49 £35,000 -2.77% 5
Bristol -8 47 £42,500 +32.81% 9
Hertfordshire +1 46 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Wales +1 43 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Oxfordshire +20 42 £35,000 -22.22% 11
Birmingham -17 41 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South Wales +3 40 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +4 39 £40,000 +14.28% 5
Glasgow +3 39 £37,750 -5.62% 4
Reading +16 37 £35,000 -41.66% 5

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 4163 (64.35%) Apple iOS
2 2442 (37.75%) Java
3 2387 (36.90%) Android Development
4 2174 (33.61%) Mobile App
5 2116 (32.71%) HTML
6 1921 (29.70%) JavaScript
7 1714 (26.50%) Windows
8 1704 (26.34%) CSS
9 1684 (26.03%) iOS Development
10 1559 (24.10%) C#
11 1510 (23.34%) .NET
12 1161 (17.95%) TDD
13 1155 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
14 1116 (17.25%) Degree
15 1112 (17.19%) OO
16 1110 (17.16%) HTML5
17 1093 (16.90%) SQL
18 1044 (16.14%) Web Services
19 1024 (15.83%) Software Engineering
20 1017 (15.72%) MVC
21 992 (15.33%) SQL Server
22 991 (15.32%) iPhone
23 968 (14.96%) C++
24 900 (13.91%) Objective-C
25 877 (13.56%) Blackberry
26 861 (13.31%) jQuery
27 851 (13.16%) XML
28 845 (13.06%) Linux
29 844 (13.05%) Scrum
30 843 (13.03%) ASP.NET

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 335 (5.18%) Node.js
2 278 (4.30%) CMS
3 206 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 172 (2.66%) IIS
5 166 (2.57%) MS Exchange
6 163 (2.52%) Apache
7 151 (2.33%) WordPress
8 137 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 117 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 109 (1.68%) Umbraco
11 106 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 93 (1.44%) Drupal
13 66 (1.02%) WebSphere
14 59 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
15 51 (0.79%) NServiceBus
16 50 (0.77%) Lotus Domino
17 47 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
18 46 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
19 45 (0.70%) Joomla!
20 42 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 361 (5.58%) Photoshop
2 288 (4.45%) MS Excel
3 271 (4.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 251 (3.88%) MS Office
5 117 (1.81%) InDesign
6 66 (1.02%) Adobe After Effects
7 54 (0.83%) OmniGraffle
8 51 (0.79%) 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 (0.077%) FreeHand
16 3 (0.046%) Blender
17 2 (0.031%) Quicktime
17 2 (0.031%) Spreadsheet
17 2 (0.031%) GIMP
18 1 (0.015%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 71 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 41 (0.63%) 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%) Eikon
7 6 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.062%) JDE OneWorld
10 3 (0.046%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.031%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.031%) Lawson
11 2 (0.031%) Dynamics GP
12 1 (0.015%) Oracle BPM
12 1 (0.015%) SiteCatalyst
12 1 (0.015%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (0.015%) Maximo
12 1 (0.015%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 103 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (1.38%) SaaS
4 58 (0.90%) Office 365
5 45 (0.70%) GitHub
6 38 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.36%) PaaS
8 19 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 17 (0.26%) IaaS
11 12 (0.19%) Google App Engine
11 12 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
12 8 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
13 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.093%) Heroku
15 3 (0.046%) Force.com
16 2 (0.031%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.031%) Amazon EMR
16 2 (0.031%) MailChimp
17 1 (0.015%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 347 (5.36%) Internet
2 195 (3.01%) HTTP
3 189 (2.92%) DNS
4 162 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 157 (2.43%) VPN
6 143 (2.21%) LAN
7 142 (2.20%) DHCP
8 128 (1.98%) WAN
9 103 (1.59%) Firewall
10 93 (1.44%) Wireless
11 87 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
12 79 (1.22%) VoIP
13 74 (1.14%) SAN
14 55 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
15 50 (0.77%) Network Security
15 50 (0.77%) LDAP
16 37 (0.57%) SMS
17 36 (0.56%) SMTP
18 34 (0.53%) NAS
19 32 (0.49%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 992 (15.33%) SQL Server
2 563 (8.70%) MySQL
3 225 (3.48%) SQLite
4 200 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 184 (2.84%) NoSQL
6 175 (2.71%) Relational Database
7 152 (2.35%) MongoDB
8 129 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 100 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 98 (1.51%) Big Data
11 95 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 82 (1.27%) RDBMS
13 66 (1.02%) Redis
14 64 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 59 (0.91%) Hadoop
16 54 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
17 50 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
18 47 (0.73%) RavenDB
19 45 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
20 44 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 630 (9.74%) Git (software)
2 393 (6.08%) Subversion
3 375 (5.80%) Selenium
4 347 (5.36%) Xcode
5 304 (4.70%) Visual Studio
6 263 (4.07%) Eclipse
7 222 (3.43%) JIRA
8 205 (3.17%) Cucumber
9 188 (2.91%) Jenkins
10 168 (2.60%) JUnit
11 164 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
12 161 (2.49%) PhoneGap
13 151 (2.33%) WebDriver
14 140 (2.16%) Maven
15 127 (1.96%) Robotium
16 118 (1.82%) NUnit
17 109 (1.68%) Calabash
18 99 (1.53%) Ant
19 94 (1.45%) Axure RP
19 94 (1.45%) eggPlant
General
1 731 (11.30%) Finance
2 712 (11.01%) Games
3 375 (5.80%) Marketing
4 235 (3.63%) Retail
5 218 (3.37%) Telecoms
6 182 (2.81%) Banking
7 158 (2.44%) Publishing
8 140 (2.16%) Advertising
9 115 (1.78%) Electronics
10 93 (1.44%) Multimedia
11 62 (0.96%) 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 24 (0.37%) French Language
18 22 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 17 (0.26%) Retail Banking
20 11 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 3947 (61.01%) Developer
2 826 (12.77%) Android Developer
3 643 (9.94%) Senior Developer
4 590 (9.12%) Mobile Developer
5 533 (8.24%) .NET Developer
6 461 (7.13%) iOS Developer
7 401 (6.20%) C# Developer
8 393 (6.08%) Software Developer
9 368 (5.69%) Software Engineer
10 334 (5.16%) Analyst
11 321 (4.96%) Web Developer
11 321 (4.96%) Java Developer
12 319 (4.93%) Designer
13 279 (4.31%) C# .NET Developer
14 227 (3.51%) Architect
15 206 (3.18%) Lead Developer
16 192 (2.97%) Programmer
17 184 (2.84%) Front-End Developer
18 174 (2.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
19 168 (2.60%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2116 (32.71%) HTML
2 1704 (26.34%) CSS
3 1510 (23.34%) .NET
4 1110 (17.16%) HTML5
5 1044 (16.14%) Web Services
6 861 (13.31%) jQuery
7 851 (13.16%) XML
8 843 (13.03%) ASP.NET
9 587 (9.07%) REST
10 564 (8.72%) CSS3
11 525 (8.12%) JSON
12 502 (7.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 419 (6.48%) SOAP
14 385 (5.95%) Android SDK
15 382 (5.91%) WCF
16 340 (5.26%) Ajax
17 306 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
18 303 (4.68%) AngularJS
19 302 (4.67%) RESTful
20 289 (4.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2174 (33.61%) Mobile App
2 991 (15.32%) iPhone
3 877 (13.56%) Blackberry
4 804 (12.43%) Computer Science
5 458 (7.08%) iPad
6 342 (5.29%) Open Source
7 219 (3.39%) Social Media
8 196 (3.03%) Smartphone
9 165 (2.55%) Digital Media
10 142 (2.20%) Mathematics
11 119 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
12 110 (1.70%) Mobile Payment
13 109 (1.68%) Social Network
14 102 (1.58%) Client/Server
15 86 (1.33%) Animation
16 85 (1.31%) Mobile Games
17 66 (1.02%) Graphic Design
18 64 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
19 61 (0.94%) Visualisation
20 55 (0.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4163 (64.35%) Apple iOS
2 1714 (26.50%) Windows
3 845 (13.06%) Linux
4 476 (7.36%) Windows Phone
5 233 (3.60%) Windows 7
6 224 (3.46%) Windows Mobile
7 207 (3.20%) Windows 8
8 205 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 180 (2.78%) UNIX
10 135 (2.09%) Mac OS X
11 119 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
12 108 (1.67%) Windows Phone 8
13 82 (1.27%) Windows XP
14 73 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 72 (1.11%) Mac OS
16 63 (0.97%) Ubuntu
17 56 (0.87%) Windows Phone 7
18 42 (0.65%) BlackBerry OS
19 38 (0.59%) VMS
20 35 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2387 (36.90%) Android Development
2 1684 (26.03%) iOS Development
3 1161 (17.95%) TDD
4 1155 (17.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1112 (17.19%) OO
6 1024 (15.83%) Software Engineering
7 1017 (15.72%) MVC
8 844 (13.05%) Scrum
9 594 (9.18%) E-Commerce
10 566 (8.75%) OOP
11 522 (8.07%) Web Development
12 521 (8.05%) Mobile Application Development
13 485 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
14 411 (6.35%) Unit Testing
15 402 (6.21%) BDD
16 376 (5.81%) Project Management
17 234 (3.62%) Multithreading
18 228 (3.52%) Kanban
19 225 (3.48%) OOD
19 225 (3.48%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2442 (37.75%) Java
2 1921 (29.70%) JavaScript
3 1559 (24.10%) C#
4 1093 (16.90%) SQL
5 968 (14.96%) C++
6 900 (13.91%) Objective-C
7 704 (10.88%) PHP
8 569 (8.80%) C
9 477 (7.37%) Python
10 414 (6.40%) Ruby
11 182 (2.81%) VB.NET
12 122 (1.89%) Perl
12 122 (1.89%) Scala
13 121 (1.87%) VB
14 109 (1.68%) ActionScript
15 90 (1.39%) XPath
16 83 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 75 (1.16%) Bash Shell
18 70 (1.08%) Clojure
19 61 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1116 (17.25%) Degree
2 169 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (1.68%) Security Cleared
4 105 (1.62%) MCSE
5 67 (1.04%) ISEB
6 59 (0.91%) MCP
7 53 (0.82%) SC Cleared
8 49 (0.76%) ISTQB
9 34 (0.53%) MCITP
9 34 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 33 (0.51%) CCNA
11 28 (0.43%) PhD
12 21 (0.32%) MCSD
13 20 (0.31%) MCAD
13 20 (0.31%) MCTS
14 18 (0.28%) MCSA
15 15 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.17%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.15%) HND
18 7 (0.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 598 (9.24%) QA
2 82 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 44 (0.68%) SLA
4 19 (0.29%) 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%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 2 (0.031%) HL7
10 1 (0.015%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.015%) WAI
10 1 (0.015%) COBIT
System Software
1 262 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 88 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (0.73%) XenApp
4 44 (0.68%) vSphere
5 41 (0.63%) 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 12 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.14%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.12%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.11%) Sendmail
13 6 (0.093%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.093%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.062%) Kamailio
15 3 (0.046%) KVM
15 3 (0.046%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 58 (0.90%) SCCM
2 54 (0.83%) Puppet
3 48 (0.74%) Backup Exec
4 43 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 41 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
6 34 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 24 (0.37%) logstash
8 20 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 19 (0.29%) Nagios
10 15 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (0.22%) Capistrano
12 11 (0.17%) SAP Afaria
13 10 (0.15%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.093%) Ansible
14 6 (0.093%) Opsview
14 6 (0.093%) ZABBIX
15 4 (0.062%) Tivoli
15 4 (0.062%) WSUS
16 3 (0.046%) Salt
16 3 (0.046%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 744 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 669 (10.34%) Google
3 355 (5.49%) Adobe
4 350 (5.41%) Apple
5 296 (4.58%) Oracle
6 188 (2.91%) Facebook
7 169 (2.61%) VMware
8 160 (2.47%) Xamarin
9 116 (1.79%) Citrix
10 105 (1.62%) Twitter
11 101 (1.56%) Cisco
12 91 (1.41%) Symantec
13 90 (1.39%) SAP
14 89 (1.38%) HP
15 88 (1.36%) Zend
16 77 (1.19%) Dell
17 66 (1.02%) Sitecore
18 60 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
19 56 (0.87%) Symbian
20 53 (0.82%) Lotus
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus scheme
Posted: 54 minutes ago
City, London
Intelletect
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Fife
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Salary: £25000 - £31000 per annum + on call allowance
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Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + Plus generous benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Negotiable
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Central London / West End
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Salary: 55,000 - 60,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £60k to £75k + equity
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Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
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