Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 147 156
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,655 1,012 2,983
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.43% 2.30% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.67% 10.72% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 852 2,281
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £35,863
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,125 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19,426 9,440 29,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.74% 21.45% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13,764 7,960 23,703
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Android in England

Android
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Android in England.

Salary trend for Android in England

Android
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Android in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Android in England

Android
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 1,404 £67,142 +7.43% 177
South East -41 450 £55,000 - 52
North of England -63 290 £45,000 - 112
Midlands -8 166 £45,000 -5.26% 45
North West -33 164 £45,000 - 66
South West +13 160 £45,000 - 36
East of England -39 139 £45,000 -25.00% 46
Yorkshire -60 117 £41,250 -13.16% 32
West Midlands -51 92 £42,500 -15.00% 17
East Midlands -13 74 £47,000 +34.29% 28
North East -43 9 £61,375 +75.36% 14
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Android.

1 1,876 (70.66%) Apple iOS
2 1,121 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 869 (32.73%) Mobile App
4 851 (32.05%) Android Development
5 811 (30.55%) Java
6 735 (27.68%) JavaScript
7 634 (23.88%) Social Skills
8 616 (23.20%) Kotlin
9 561 (21.13%) Mobile Development
10 549 (20.68%) Windows
11 521 (19.62%) iOS Development
12 511 (19.25%) User Experience
13 484 (18.23%) React Native
14 483 (18.19%) Software Engineering
15 467 (17.59%) React
16 425 (16.01%) Git (software)
17 398 (14.99%) AWS
18 392 (14.76%) Microsoft
19 384 (14.46%) Apple Swift
20 376 (14.16%) C#
21 372 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
22 359 (13.52%) Node.js
23 358 (13.48%) Azure
24 357 (13.45%) Test Automation
25 355 (13.37%) TDD
25 355 (13.37%) Finance
26 342 (12.88%) HTML
27 336 (12.66%) CSS
28 320 (12.05%) TypeScript
29 319 (12.02%) DevOps

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 80 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.52%) CMS
3 62 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 58 (2.18%) WordPress
5 54 (2.03%) Confluence
6 52 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (1.47%) Apache
8 33 (1.24%) Apache Solr
9 27 (1.02%) IIS
10 17 (0.64%) Umbraco
11 16 (0.60%) nginx
11 16 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
12 13 (0.49%) Headless CMS
13 8 (0.30%) SAS
13 8 (0.30%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.23%) Drupal
15 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
15 5 (0.19%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 138 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (2.79%) Figma
3 48 (1.81%) Sketch
4 31 (1.17%) InVision
5 22 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 17 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
6 17 (0.64%) Photoshop
7 16 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.41%) Adobe XD
9 10 (0.38%) Chatbot
10 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 6 (0.23%) Marvel
12 5 (0.19%) UserZoom
13 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
13 4 (0.15%) InDesign
14 3 (0.11%) Zeplin
15 2 (0.075%) MS Visio
16 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.79%) Magento
2 17 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
3 15 (0.56%) Shopify
4 13 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.41%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.075%) Relativity
7 2 (0.075%) Sage 300 ERP
7 2 (0.075%) Sage CRM
8 1 (0.038%) Elite 3E
8 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.038%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.038%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.038%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 398 (14.99%) AWS
2 358 (13.48%) Azure
3 233 (8.78%) Microsoft 365
4 178 (6.70%) GitHub
5 151 (5.69%) GCP
6 148 (5.57%) Firebase
7 139 (5.24%) SaaS
8 137 (5.16%) Serverless
9 114 (4.29%) Google Play
10 66 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 58 (2.18%) Amazon S3
12 56 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
13 50 (1.88%) OneDrive
14 45 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
15 44 (1.66%) PaaS
16 42 (1.58%) Power Platform
17 39 (1.47%) AppsFlyer
17 39 (1.47%) Pushwoosh
18 36 (1.36%) BrowserStack
19 30 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 113 (4.26%) Internet
2 94 (3.54%) VPN
3 88 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 81 (3.05%) Broadband
5 76 (2.86%) Firewall
6 60 (2.26%) DNS
7 59 (2.22%) HTTP
8 57 (2.15%) WAN
9 49 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
9 49 (1.85%) DHCP
10 45 (1.69%) LAN
11 38 (1.43%) VoIP
12 35 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
13 33 (1.24%) Wireless
14 28 (1.05%) VLAN
15 24 (0.90%) Network Security
16 23 (0.87%) MQTT
17 21 (0.79%) Skype
18 20 (0.75%) Bluetooth
19 19 (0.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (5.91%) MySQL
2 145 (5.46%) PostgreSQL
3 137 (5.16%) SQL Server
4 102 (3.84%) Redis
5 91 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 85 (3.20%) NoSQL
7 84 (3.16%) Relational Database
8 58 (2.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 52 (1.96%) Amazon RDS
10 32 (1.21%) RDBMS
11 31 (1.17%) Power BI
12 23 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (0.56%) Data Lake
15 12 (0.45%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
17 8 (0.30%) Apache Ignite
17 8 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 7 (0.26%) Blockchain
19 6 (0.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 425 (16.01%) Git (software)
2 164 (6.18%) JIRA
3 122 (4.60%) Jenkins
4 110 (4.14%) Postman
5 101 (3.80%) Appium
6 95 (3.58%) Selenium
7 86 (3.24%) Android Studio
7 86 (3.24%) Bitbucket
8 76 (2.86%) Mercurial
9 66 (2.49%) Xcode
10 58 (2.18%) Gradle
11 57 (2.15%) CircleCI
12 56 (2.11%) Cypress.io
13 54 (2.03%) Visual Studio
14 52 (1.96%) webpack
15 46 (1.73%) git-flow
16 45 (1.69%) GitLab
17 43 (1.62%) JMeter
18 37 (1.39%) SoapUI
19 32 (1.21%) Cucumber
General
1 634 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 355 (13.37%) Finance
3 180 (6.78%) Games
4 136 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 127 (4.78%) Banking
6 117 (4.41%) Retail
7 90 (3.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 76 (2.86%) Marketing
9 49 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
10 46 (1.73%) Organisational Skills
11 44 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 42 (1.58%) Retail Banking
13 38 (1.43%) Electronics
14 36 (1.36%) Advertising
15 35 (1.32%) Automotive
16 31 (1.17%) Legal
17 28 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
18 27 (1.02%) Wearables
19 26 (0.98%) Public Sector
20 22 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1,241 (46.74%) Developer
2 323 (12.17%) Android Developer
3 258 (9.72%) Software Engineer
4 252 (9.49%) Senior Developer
5 237 (8.93%) Mobile Developer
6 162 (6.10%) React Developer
7 137 (5.16%) Applications Developer
8 136 (5.12%) Analyst
9 108 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
10 106 (3.99%) Java Developer
11 105 (3.95%) Android Engineer
12 104 (3.92%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 100 (3.77%) Software Developer
14 93 (3.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 93 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
15 92 (3.47%) Designer
15 92 (3.47%) Support Engineer
16 90 (3.39%) iOS Developer
17 86 (3.24%) IT Support
18 76 (2.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (18.23%) React Native
2 467 (17.59%) React
3 359 (13.52%) Node.js
4 342 (12.88%) HTML
5 336 (12.66%) CSS
6 317 (11.94%) REST
7 253 (9.53%) Web Services
8 236 (8.89%) RESTful
9 225 (8.47%) .NET
10 163 (6.14%) AngularJS
11 149 (5.61%) GraphQL
12 133 (5.01%) Redux
13 115 (4.33%) HTML5
14 114 (4.29%) JSON
15 104 (3.92%) Flutter
16 101 (3.80%) Jest
17 92 (3.47%) Laravel
18 86 (3.24%) ASP.NET
19 85 (3.20%) Android SDK
20 82 (3.09%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 869 (32.73%) Mobile App
2 511 (19.25%) User Experience
3 131 (4.93%) iPhone
4 98 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
6 81 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
7 65 (2.45%) Algorithms
8 61 (2.30%) Social Media
9 56 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
10 43 (1.62%) iPad
11 42 (1.58%) Blackberry
12 36 (1.36%) Cloud Native
12 36 (1.36%) Internet of Things
13 34 (1.28%) Driving Licence
13 34 (1.28%) Legacy Applications
14 32 (1.21%) Data Centre
15 31 (1.17%) Augmented Reality
16 30 (1.13%) STB
17 26 (0.98%) Analytical Mindset
17 26 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,876 (70.66%) Apple iOS
2 549 (20.68%) Windows
3 239 (9.00%) Linux
4 203 (7.65%) Windows 10
5 144 (5.42%) Windows Server
6 72 (2.71%) Mac OS
7 69 (2.60%) Mac OS X
8 60 (2.26%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (1.62%) Windows Server 2019
11 33 (1.24%) Windows Server 2016
12 28 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (0.83%) Unix
15 17 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.30%) VMS
17 8 (0.30%) Windows XP
18 4 (0.15%) tvOS
18 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,121 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
2 851 (32.05%) Android Development
3 561 (21.13%) Mobile Development
4 521 (19.62%) iOS Development
5 483 (18.19%) Software Engineering
6 372 (14.01%) Problem-Solving
7 357 (13.45%) Test Automation
8 355 (13.37%) TDD
9 319 (12.02%) DevOps
10 304 (11.45%) Unit Testing
11 256 (9.64%) Full Stack Development
12 247 (9.30%) Computer Science
12 247 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
13 245 (9.23%) OO
14 234 (8.81%) Scrum
15 233 (8.78%) Microservices
16 227 (8.55%) Mentoring
17 219 (8.25%) Mobile Application Development
18 185 (6.97%) Web Development
19 173 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 811 (30.55%) Java
2 735 (27.68%) JavaScript
3 616 (23.20%) Kotlin
4 384 (14.46%) Apple Swift
5 376 (14.16%) C#
6 320 (12.05%) TypeScript
7 278 (10.47%) Python
8 245 (9.23%) SQL
9 171 (6.44%) C++
10 169 (6.37%) PHP
11 151 (5.69%) Objective-C
12 115 (4.33%) C
13 108 (4.07%) PowerShell
14 101 (3.80%) ES6
15 57 (2.15%) Ruby
16 53 (2.00%) Dart
16 53 (2.00%) Go
17 42 (1.58%) Scala
18 32 (1.21%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.72%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 312 (11.75%) Degree
2 153 (5.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 39 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (1.13%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.87%) PhD
7 22 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (0.79%) CCNA
9 19 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 19 (0.72%) MCSE
10 15 (0.56%) DV Cleared
11 9 (0.34%) ISTQB
11 9 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (0.34%) MCP
11 9 (0.34%) MCSA
11 9 (0.34%) Postgraduate
12 8 (0.30%) AWS Certification
12 8 (0.30%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 6 (0.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 252 (9.49%) QA
2 51 (1.92%) Accessibility
3 30 (1.13%) SLA
4 13 (0.49%) GDPR
4 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.15%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.15%) SOC 2
5 4 (0.15%) WCAG
6 1 (0.038%) COBIT
6 1 (0.038%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.038%) NIST
6 1 (0.038%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.038%) PMO
System Software
1 279 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 175 (6.59%) Docker
3 75 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.24%) Firmware
5 32 (1.21%) Hyper-V
6 28 (1.05%) BitLocker
7 21 (0.79%) vSphere
8 12 (0.45%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 5 (0.19%) XenApp
14 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.038%) NFS
Systems Management
1 144 (5.42%) Kubernetes
2 91 (3.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 78 (2.94%) SCCM
4 75 (2.82%) Terraform
5 32 (1.21%) Jamf Pro
6 22 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (0.75%) Grafana
8 17 (0.64%) HAProxy
9 16 (0.60%) Ansible
9 16 (0.60%) Kibana
9 16 (0.60%) logstash
9 16 (0.60%) Opsgenie
9 16 (0.60%) Pingdom
9 16 (0.60%) ZABBIX
10 12 (0.45%) Bugsnag
10 12 (0.45%) MIIS
10 12 (0.45%) SCOM
10 12 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.30%) WSUS
12 7 (0.26%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 392 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 286 (10.77%) Google
3 277 (10.43%) Apple
4 90 (3.39%) VMware
5 86 (3.24%) Xamarin
6 78 (2.94%) Cisco
7 61 (2.30%) Adobe
8 49 (1.85%) Citrix
9 28 (1.05%) Oracle
10 27 (1.02%) Samsung
11 23 (0.87%) SAP
12 22 (0.83%) ServiceNow
13 21 (0.79%) Dell
14 20 (0.75%) Rackspace
15 19 (0.72%) Palo Alto
15 19 (0.72%) Sitecore
16 17 (0.64%) Remedy
17 16 (0.60%) LexisNexis
17 16 (0.60%) New Relic
17 16 (0.60%) Sophos