The table below looks at the statistics for the Mobile Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mobile Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mobile Developer
Rank 520 475 463
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 434 472 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.47% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 356 388 440
Average salary £50,000 £44,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mobile Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mobile Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile Developer within the UK.

Mobile Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mobile Developer over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

Mobile Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
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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 -35 396 £51,000 +13.33% 62
London -23 187 £60,000 +17.07% 26
South East +31 79 £50,000 +25.00% 11
City of London +18 58 £60,000 +4.34% 7
Surrey +23 40 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Egham +25 38 £60,000 +14.28% 2
North West -25 36 £40,000 +21.21% 6
Manchester -7 32 £40,000 +22.13% 3
West Midlands -18 31 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Birmingham +15 26 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East of England -31 18 £35,000 -22.22% 2
East Midlands -27 14 £38,875 +3.66% 8
South West -36 14 £40,000 +14.28%
East Sussex - 14 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -26 13 £32,500 - 1
Yorkshire -40 13 £38,000 +65.21% 3
Upminster - 12 £35,000 -
Berkshire -4 10 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leicestershire -9 10 £37,750 -0.65% 6
West Yorkshire -32 10 £40,250 +61.00% 1
Hampshire -16 9 £40,000 - 3
Hertfordshire -22 7 £30,000 -52.00%
Gloucestershire - 7 £40,000 -
Ipswich +7 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Suffolk +6 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Brighton - 6 £35,000 -
Slough +1 5 £50,000 +17.64%
Leicester -3 5 £37,750 +0.66%
North East -8 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Tyne and Wear -10 5 £30,000 -14.28% 2

Mobile Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title.

1 671 (74.06%) Apple iOS
2 589 (65.01%) Android
3 576 (63.58%) Mobile App
4 463 (51.10%) iOS Development
5 417 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
6 392 (43.27%) Objective-C
7 382 (42.16%) Android Development
8 360 (39.74%) HTML
9 353 (38.96%) JavaScript
10 304 (33.55%) HTML5
11 288 (31.79%) Java
12 284 (31.35%) CSS
13 210 (23.18%) OO
14 207 (22.85%) Web Services
15 205 (22.63%) Windows
16 180 (19.87%) User Experience
17 155 (17.11%) C#
17 155 (17.11%) jQuery
18 149 (16.45%) JSON
18 149 (16.45%) Degree
19 146 (16.11%) Git (software)
20 145 (16.00%) .NET
21 134 (14.79%) XML
22 128 (14.13%) Software Engineering
23 127 (14.02%) SQL
23 127 (14.02%) iPhone
24 126 (13.91%) C++
25 125 (13.80%) Mobile Application Development
26 124 (13.69%) CSS3
27 119 (13.13%) Scrum

Mobile Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mobile Developer in their job title 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 with Mobile Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 70 (7.73%) Node.js
2 11 (1.21%) CMS
3 10 (1.10%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.77%) Drupal
5 6 (0.66%) Apache Solr
6 4 (0.44%) IIS
7 3 (0.33%) Kentico
8 2 (0.22%) Confluence
9 1 (0.11%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.11%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.11%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.54%) GitHub
2 9 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.55%) SaaS
4 4 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.22%) Route 53
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.11%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (3.53%) Internet
2 12 (1.32%) HTTP
3 8 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.77%) GPRS
4 7 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.22%) SMS
6 1 (0.11%) Wireless
6 1 (0.11%) UPnP
6 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (6.73%) SQLite
2 48 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 34 (3.75%) MySQL
4 17 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (1.21%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.33%) Big Data
7 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 146 (16.11%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.83%) Xcode
3 47 (5.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 41 (4.53%) JIRA
5 40 (4.42%) Subversion
6 34 (3.75%) Eclipse
7 32 (3.53%) Ant
8 20 (2.21%) Selenium
9 19 (2.10%) NUnit
10 17 (1.88%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.32%) Cucumber
11 12 (1.32%) Jasmine
11 12 (1.32%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.99%) Gradle
12 9 (0.99%) Grunt
13 8 (0.88%) Bower
13 8 (0.88%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.88%) Mocha
14 7 (0.77%) Maven
14 7 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 82 (9.05%) Finance
2 54 (5.96%) Games
3 46 (5.08%) Retail
4 24 (2.65%) Marketing
5 20 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.99%) Multimedia
7 14 (1.55%) Back Office
7 14 (1.55%) Advertising
8 12 (1.32%) Banking
8 12 (1.32%) Legal
9 11 (1.21%) Publishing
10 10 (1.10%) Law
11 7 (0.77%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.66%) Automotive
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (39.74%) HTML
2 304 (33.55%) HTML5
3 284 (31.35%) CSS
4 207 (22.85%) Web Services
5 155 (17.11%) jQuery
6 149 (16.45%) JSON
7 145 (16.00%) .NET
8 134 (14.79%) XML
9 124 (13.69%) CSS3
10 104 (11.48%) iOS SDK
11 97 (10.71%) Cocoa
12 90 (9.93%) ASP.NET
13 80 (8.83%) Ajax
14 78 (8.61%) PhoneGap
15 76 (8.39%) REST
16 74 (8.17%) SOAP
17 73 (8.06%) Apache Cordova
18 68 (7.51%) Cocoa Touch
19 59 (6.51%) RESTful
20 58 (6.40%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 576 (63.58%) Mobile App
2 180 (19.87%) User Experience
3 127 (14.02%) iPhone
4 118 (13.02%) Blackberry
5 90 (9.93%) Computer Science
6 78 (8.61%) iPad
7 61 (6.73%) Open Source
8 48 (5.30%) Smartphone
9 41 (4.53%) Social Network
10 34 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
11 28 (3.09%) Social Media
12 24 (2.65%) N-Tier
13 15 (1.66%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.66%) Animation
14 14 (1.55%) Online Games
15 13 (1.43%) Mobile Games
16 12 (1.32%) Web 2.0
17 10 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 9 (0.99%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 671 (74.06%) Apple iOS
2 589 (65.01%) Android
3 205 (22.63%) Windows
4 68 (7.51%) Windows Phone
5 60 (6.62%) Windows Mobile
6 54 (5.96%) Windows 8
7 24 (2.65%) Windows Phone 8
8 17 (1.88%) Linux
9 12 (1.32%) UNIX
10 5 (0.55%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.55%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.33%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.33%) webOS
12 2 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.22%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 463 (51.10%) iOS Development
2 417 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 382 (42.16%) Android Development
4 210 (23.18%) OO
5 128 (14.13%) Software Engineering
6 125 (13.80%) Mobile Application Development
7 119 (13.13%) Scrum
8 115 (12.69%) TDD
9 112 (12.36%) MVC
10 107 (11.81%) Web Development
11 106 (11.70%) E-Commerce
12 97 (10.71%) OOP
13 88 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
14 52 (5.74%) OOD
14 52 (5.74%) Unit Testing
15 38 (4.19%) Multithreading
16 36 (3.97%) Test Automation
17 33 (3.64%) Mentoring
18 31 (3.42%) SOA
19 24 (2.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 392 (43.27%) Objective-C
2 353 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 288 (31.79%) Java
4 155 (17.11%) C#
5 127 (14.02%) SQL
6 126 (13.91%) C++
7 65 (7.17%) PHP
8 33 (3.64%) Ruby
9 25 (2.76%) Python
10 24 (2.65%) ActionScript 3.0
10 24 (2.65%) ActionScript
11 22 (2.43%) C
12 13 (1.43%) Haskell
13 12 (1.32%) XPath
14 6 (0.66%) Groovy
15 5 (0.55%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.44%) XAML
16 4 (0.44%) VB
17 3 (0.33%) Scala
18 2 (0.22%) R
Qualifications
1 149 (16.45%) Degree
2 23 (2.54%) SC Cleared
2 23 (2.54%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.97%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 114 (12.58%) Microsoft
2 80 (8.83%) Sencha
3 50 (5.52%) Apple
4 38 (4.19%) Appcelerator
5 37 (4.08%) Xamarin
5 37 (4.08%) Google
6 30 (3.31%) Facebook
7 26 (2.87%) Symbian
8 10 (1.10%) Bloomberg
9 9 (0.99%) Oracle
10 6 (0.66%) hybris
11 4 (0.44%) VMware
11 4 (0.44%) Adobe
12 3 (0.33%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.22%) Kony
13 2 (0.22%) Twitter
13 2 (0.22%) Motorola
14 1 (0.11%) SAP
14 1 (0.11%) ION Trading
14 1 (0.11%) Zend
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