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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Google Open Handset Alliance Android
Rank 107 98 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Android 2783 2890 2523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.78% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.62% 10.14% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2436 2401 2159
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,350 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
28927 28514 30708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.44% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 24271 23510 26349
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 £24,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -11 2622 £45,000 - 398
London -12 1312 £50,000 -4.76% 174
South East -18 409 £42,500 - 66
City of London -53 250 £55,000 +10.00% 41
Yorkshire +86 210 £40,000 +39.13% 20
North West +6 201 £40,000 +23.07% 40
East of England +1 188 £40,000 -11.11% 40
Manchester 0 144 £37,500 +25.00% 25
West Yorkshire +87 138 £38,500 +33.91% 14
South West -13 113 £35,000 +6.87% 32
Cambridgeshire +17 111 £50,000 - 25
Surrey +12 106 £42,500 -15.00% 17
West Midlands +21 105 £35,000 - 12
Scotland +15 85 £37,500 +5.63% 13
Leeds +80 83 £42,500 +54.54% 10
Hampshire -18 79 £43,250 +8.12% 6
Cambridge +7 76 £40,000 -20.00% 22
East Midlands -23 72 £36,500 -8.75% 8
Kent +35 58 £40,000 - 4
Oxfordshire +3 55 £49,000 +18.78% 14
Bristol +12 53 £37,500 +15.38% 11
Wales +11 48 £41,500 +27.69% 18
South Wales +11 46 £41,500 +20.28% 17
Cheshire +4 45 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Berkshire -37 43 £40,000 -11.11% 15
Oxford +22 42 £50,000 +49.25% 4
North Yorkshire +21 40 £42,500 +25.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 37 £38,250 +2.00% 5
Warwickshire +19 35 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Glasgow +32 34 £45,000 +28.57% 7

Android
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3542 (64.51%) Apple iOS
2 2178 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
3 2147 (39.10%) Android Development
4 1946 (35.44%) Java
5 1827 (33.27%) HTML
6 1752 (31.91%) Mobile App
7 1673 (30.47%) JavaScript
8 1619 (29.48%) Windows
9 1456 (26.52%) CSS
10 1444 (26.30%) iOS Development
11 1280 (23.31%) .NET
12 1260 (22.95%) C#
13 1004 (18.28%) HTML5
14 934 (17.01%) OO
15 933 (16.99%) SQL Server
16 926 (16.86%) Degree
17 921 (16.77%) TDD
18 882 (16.06%) MVC
19 873 (15.90%) Web Services
20 867 (15.79%) Objective-C
21 838 (15.26%) User Experience
22 831 (15.13%) jQuery
23 819 (14.92%) SQL
24 789 (14.37%) ASP.NET
25 783 (14.26%) Git (software)
26 756 (13.77%) Scrum
27 734 (13.37%) Software Engineering
28 732 (13.33%) iPhone
29 710 (12.93%) Linux
30 699 (12.73%) Computer Science

Android
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 346 (6.30%) Node.js
2 193 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 164 (2.99%) CMS
4 140 (2.55%) SharePoint
5 122 (2.22%) IIS
6 111 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 107 (1.95%) Apache
8 102 (1.86%) WordPress
9 97 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 70 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 70 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 67 (1.22%) Drupal
12 51 (0.93%) Umbraco
13 49 (0.89%) Confluence
14 46 (0.84%) Joomla!
15 37 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
16 35 (0.64%) Alfresco
16 35 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
17 33 (0.60%) Lync
18 32 (0.58%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 333 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 263 (4.79%) MS Office
3 220 (4.01%) Photoshop
4 151 (2.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 56 (1.02%) Fireworks
6 55 (1.00%) OmniGraffle
7 29 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 28 (0.51%) MS Visio
9 23 (0.42%) InDesign
10 20 (0.36%) FrameMaker
10 20 (0.36%) PaintShop Pro
10 20 (0.36%) RoboHelp
11 18 (0.33%) 3ds Max
12 15 (0.27%) Maya
12 15 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
13 12 (0.22%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.18%) Blender
15 5 (0.091%) Adobe Captivate
15 5 (0.091%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (0.091%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 53 (0.97%) Sophis RISQUE
2 36 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 34 (0.62%) Magento
4 11 (0.20%) Eikon
4 11 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.11%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.073%) Advent Moxy
8 3 (0.055%) Line 500
8 3 (0.055%) Academy Housing
8 3 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.036%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.036%) SAP HCM
9 2 (0.036%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.018%) Maximo
10 1 (0.018%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 139 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (1.24%) SaaS
4 59 (1.07%) GitHub
5 48 (0.87%) Office 365
6 33 (0.60%) Amazon S3
7 28 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (0.46%) PaaS
8 25 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 24 (0.44%) Heroku
10 20 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (0.35%) Google App Engine
12 14 (0.25%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.16%) Google Apps
14 8 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
15 4 (0.073%) IaaS
16 2 (0.036%) Trello
16 2 (0.036%) Force.com
17 1 (0.018%) Route 53
17 1 (0.018%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 235 (4.28%) Internet
2 198 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 151 (2.75%) DNS
3 151 (2.75%) LAN
3 151 (2.75%) Wireless
4 150 (2.73%) VPN
5 143 (2.60%) HTTP
6 126 (2.29%) WAN
7 121 (2.20%) Firewall
8 101 (1.84%) VoIP
9 98 (1.78%) DHCP
10 74 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
11 66 (1.20%) SAN
12 47 (0.86%) LDAP
13 35 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (0.62%) VLAN
15 32 (0.58%) NFC
15 32 (0.58%) Ethernet
16 25 (0.46%) SMTP
17 24 (0.44%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 933 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 449 (8.18%) MySQL
3 176 (3.21%) SQLite
4 154 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 148 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 128 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 113 (2.06%) Big Data
8 110 (2.00%) MongoDB
9 86 (1.57%) RDBMS
10 66 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
11 58 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 52 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 42 (0.76%) Hadoop
13 42 (0.76%) Oracle Database
14 40 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
15 37 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
16 32 (0.58%) Redis
17 27 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
18 26 (0.47%) Hazelcast
19 23 (0.42%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 783 (14.26%) Git (software)
2 403 (7.34%) Subversion
3 381 (6.94%) Xcode
4 292 (5.32%) Eclipse
5 246 (4.48%) JIRA
6 213 (3.88%) Jenkins
7 207 (3.77%) Selenium
8 166 (3.02%) Visual Studio
9 151 (2.75%) Maven
10 145 (2.64%) Cucumber
11 140 (2.55%) JUnit
12 138 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 132 (2.40%) Appcelerator Titanium
14 129 (2.35%) NUnit
15 118 (2.15%) Ant
16 89 (1.62%) Calabash
17 86 (1.57%) Android Studio
18 81 (1.48%) WebDriver
19 77 (1.40%) TeamCity
20 76 (1.38%) Axure RP
General
1 567 (10.33%) Finance
2 469 (8.54%) Games
3 283 (5.15%) Marketing
4 256 (4.66%) Retail
5 213 (3.88%) Banking
6 176 (3.21%) Telecoms
7 116 (2.11%) Publishing
8 111 (2.02%) Advertising
9 72 (1.31%) Electronics
10 52 (0.95%) Back Office
11 47 (0.86%) Law
12 45 (0.82%) Multimedia
13 33 (0.60%) Legal
14 28 (0.51%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.49%) Automotive
15 27 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 23 (0.42%) German Language
17 17 (0.31%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.27%) French Language
19 11 (0.20%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 3365 (61.28%) Developer
2 810 (14.75%) Android Developer
3 574 (10.45%) Mobile Developer
4 568 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 445 (8.10%) iOS Developer
6 441 (8.03%) .NET Developer
7 345 (6.28%) C# Developer
8 311 (5.66%) Java Developer
9 302 (5.50%) Software Engineer
10 285 (5.19%) Analyst
11 268 (4.88%) Software Developer
12 265 (4.83%) Web Developer
13 241 (4.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 214 (3.90%) C# .NET Developer
15 198 (3.61%) Programmer
16 187 (3.41%) Designer
17 174 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
18 169 (3.08%) Tester
19 155 (2.82%) Junior
20 149 (2.71%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1827 (33.27%) HTML
2 1456 (26.52%) CSS
3 1280 (23.31%) .NET
4 1004 (18.28%) HTML5
5 873 (15.90%) Web Services
6 831 (15.13%) jQuery
7 789 (14.37%) ASP.NET
8 647 (11.78%) XML
9 565 (10.29%) JSON
10 475 (8.65%) CSS3
11 455 (8.29%) REST
12 423 (7.70%) AngularJS
13 410 (7.47%) ASP.NET MVC
14 378 (6.88%) Android SDK
15 319 (5.81%) Ajax
16 312 (5.68%) RESTful
16 312 (5.68%) WCF
17 291 (5.30%) SOAP
18 276 (5.03%) iOS SDK
19 240 (4.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1752 (31.91%) Mobile App
2 838 (15.26%) User Experience
3 732 (13.33%) iPhone
4 699 (12.73%) Computer Science
5 563 (10.25%) Blackberry
6 347 (6.32%) iPad
7 277 (5.04%) Open Source
8 211 (3.84%) Analytical Skills
9 172 (3.13%) Social Media
10 109 (1.99%) Mobile Payment
11 108 (1.97%) Mathematics
12 105 (1.91%) Smartphone
13 91 (1.66%) Algorithms
14 83 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
14 83 (1.51%) N-Tier
15 80 (1.46%) Animation
16 78 (1.42%) Digital Media
17 71 (1.29%) Data Structures
18 69 (1.26%) 3D Graphics
19 61 (1.11%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 3542 (64.51%) Apple iOS
2 1619 (29.48%) Windows
3 710 (12.93%) Linux
4 378 (6.88%) Windows Phone
5 240 (4.37%) Windows 8
6 236 (4.30%) Windows 7
7 173 (3.15%) Mac OS X
8 160 (2.91%) UNIX
9 152 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 150 (2.73%) Windows Mobile
11 109 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 109 (1.99%) Windows XP
12 69 (1.26%) Windows Phone 8
13 67 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
14 52 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 43 (0.78%) CentOS
16 40 (0.73%) Windows Phone 7
17 38 (0.69%) Ubuntu
18 33 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
19 30 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2178 (39.66%) Agile Software Development
2 2147 (39.10%) Android Development
3 1444 (26.30%) iOS Development
4 934 (17.01%) OO
5 921 (16.77%) TDD
6 882 (16.06%) MVC
7 756 (13.77%) Scrum
8 734 (13.37%) Software Engineering
9 526 (9.58%) Continuous Integration
10 507 (9.23%) E-Commerce
11 441 (8.03%) Mobile Application Development
12 438 (7.98%) OOP
13 357 (6.50%) Unit Testing
14 351 (6.39%) Web Development
15 320 (5.83%) BDD
16 271 (4.94%) Mentoring
17 254 (4.63%) OOD
18 234 (4.26%) Multithreading
19 223 (4.06%) Project Management
20 175 (3.19%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1946 (35.44%) Java
2 1673 (30.47%) JavaScript
3 1260 (22.95%) C#
4 867 (15.79%) Objective-C
5 819 (14.92%) SQL
6 663 (12.07%) C++
7 481 (8.76%) PHP
8 354 (6.45%) Python
9 331 (6.03%) C
10 224 (4.08%) Ruby
11 128 (2.33%) VB.NET
12 100 (1.82%) Perl
13 97 (1.77%) T-SQL
14 76 (1.38%) ActionScript
15 75 (1.37%) PHP5
16 65 (1.18%) Bash Shell
17 58 (1.06%) Scala
18 57 (1.04%) PowerShell
18 57 (1.04%) ActionScript 3.0
19 51 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 926 (16.86%) Degree
2 106 (1.93%) Security Cleared
3 99 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 71 (1.29%) ISEB
6 61 (1.11%) ISTQB
7 56 (1.02%) MCP
8 48 (0.87%) MCSE
9 25 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 23 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (0.40%) CCNA
12 20 (0.36%) MCITP
13 19 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.29%) PhD
14 16 (0.29%) PMI Certification
14 16 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 11 (0.20%) MCDST
17 9 (0.16%) PMP
18 8 (0.15%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 453 (8.25%) QA
2 63 (1.15%) SLA
3 49 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.20%) ISO 8583
6 8 (0.15%) JTAG
7 6 (0.11%) IEC 61508
7 6 (0.11%) DO-178B
8 4 (0.073%) DO-254
8 4 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.055%) WCAG
9 3 (0.055%) Section 508
10 2 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.018%) P3O
System Software
1 315 (5.74%) Active Directory
2 118 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (1.31%) Hyper-V
4 40 (0.73%) vSphere
5 31 (0.56%) Firmware
6 27 (0.49%) XenApp
7 23 (0.42%) Terminal Services
8 19 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 15 (0.27%) Xen
10 11 (0.20%) KVM
11 10 (0.18%) Docker
11 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (0.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.15%) VirtualBox
12 8 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.11%) Kerio MailServer
13 6 (0.11%) QEMU
13 6 (0.11%) Varnish
13 6 (0.11%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (0.98%) SCCM
2 53 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 50 (0.91%) Puppet
4 30 (0.55%) Backup Exec
5 21 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (0.25%) WSUS
7 13 (0.24%) Nagios
8 10 (0.18%) HAProxy
9 9 (0.16%) logstash
9 9 (0.16%) Ansible
10 7 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
10 7 (0.13%) yum
11 6 (0.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (0.11%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.091%) Salt
13 4 (0.073%) Plesk
14 3 (0.055%) HP Quality Center
14 3 (0.055%) Capistrano
15 2 (0.036%) DameWare
Vendors
1 669 (12.18%) Microsoft
2 487 (8.87%) Google
3 362 (6.59%) Apple
4 195 (3.55%) Oracle
5 191 (3.48%) Adobe
6 181 (3.30%) Xamarin
7 174 (3.17%) VMware
8 147 (2.68%) Facebook
9 108 (1.97%) Sencha
10 100 (1.82%) Zend
11 98 (1.78%) HP
12 93 (1.69%) Citrix
12 93 (1.69%) Twitter
13 91 (1.66%) Dell
14 89 (1.62%) Cisco
15 87 (1.58%) Appcelerator
16 55 (1.00%) Symantec
17 52 (0.95%) SAP
18 46 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
19 40 (0.73%) IBM
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + profit share
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ferndown, Dorset
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits, audi health
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 DOE
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Excellent plus Discretionary Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus, bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwickshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Executive Resource Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c30-35k+bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits + training & de
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £22000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwickshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago