Period
to 23 September 2020

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 23 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 148 154 161
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -27
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,040 3,036 3,238
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.35% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 10.20% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 2,395 2,724
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 9,739 29,771 35,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.41% 23.01% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8,054 23,704 28,848
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 23 September 2020.

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 23 September 2020. 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 -24 425 £65,000 +8.33% 99
South East +47 278 £55,000 +22.22% 36
North of England +26 178 £45,000 +9.76% 72
North West -13 90 £45,000 - 40
Yorkshire +98 68 £47,500 +26.67% 27
East of England +10 58 £60,000 +9.09% 24
South West +7 50 £45,000 +4.65% 31
Midlands +34 41 £48,750 +21.88% 35
West Midlands +61 35 £50,000 +25.00% 22
North East +23 20 £35,000 -30.00% 5
East Midlands +16 6 £43,000 +7.50% 13
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2020, 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.

1 655 (62.98%) Apple iOS
2 423 (40.67%) Android Development
3 396 (38.08%) Java
4 362 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
5 316 (30.38%) Mobile App
6 282 (27.12%) Mobile Development
7 268 (25.77%) JavaScript
8 234 (22.50%) Kotlin
9 226 (21.73%) iOS Development
10 197 (18.94%) C#
11 176 (16.92%) React Native
12 173 (16.63%) Software Engineering
13 160 (15.38%) .NET
14 151 (14.52%) Python
15 140 (13.46%) Git (software)
16 138 (13.27%) OO
17 136 (13.08%) Apple Swift
18 130 (12.50%) React
19 129 (12.40%) Microsoft
20 124 (11.92%) Windows
21 120 (11.54%) User Experience
22 113 (10.87%) Objective-C
23 111 (10.67%) AWS
24 110 (10.58%) Azure
25 108 (10.38%) SQL
25 108 (10.38%) HTML
26 106 (10.19%) CSS
27 102 (9.81%) TDD
28 99 (9.52%) PHP
29 98 (9.42%) SQL Server

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 21 (2.02%) Confluence
2 20 (1.92%) CMS
3 18 (1.73%) WordPress
4 17 (1.63%) Joomla!
5 15 (1.44%) IIS
5 15 (1.44%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.25%) Headless CMS
8 5 (0.48%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.48%) nginx
9 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.29%) WildFly
11 2 (0.19%) Apache
11 2 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.19%) Mule
11 2 (0.19%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.096%) Drupal
Applications
1 58 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.12%) Sketch
3 20 (1.92%) InVision
4 8 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.77%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (0.58%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (0.48%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.29%) Blender
7 3 (0.29%) Maya
7 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.19%) Figma
8 2 (0.19%) MODO
8 2 (0.19%) Mudbox
8 2 (0.19%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.096%) Marvel
9 1 (0.096%) Revit
9 1 (0.096%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 12 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.96%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.096%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.096%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.096%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 111 (10.67%) AWS
2 110 (10.58%) Azure
3 49 (4.71%) Office 365
4 47 (4.52%) SaaS
5 39 (3.75%) GitHub
6 35 (3.37%) GCP
7 31 (2.98%) Serverless
8 22 (2.12%) Firebase
9 20 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (1.92%) Google Play
10 15 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 12 (1.15%) Azure Functions
12 10 (0.96%) BrowserStack
12 10 (0.96%) Power Platform
13 9 (0.87%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 9 (0.87%) Google Analytics
14 7 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.48%) Heroku
15 5 (0.48%) PaaS
16 4 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.33%) TCP/IP
2 22 (2.12%) DNS
2 22 (2.12%) HTTP
3 18 (1.73%) Wireless
4 17 (1.63%) LAN
5 16 (1.54%) Skype
6 15 (1.44%) Firewall
7 14 (1.35%) IMAP
8 13 (1.25%) Bluetooth
8 13 (1.25%) WAN
9 12 (1.15%) DHCP
9 12 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (1.06%) Internet
11 9 (0.87%) RS-232
11 9 (0.87%) RS-485
11 9 (0.87%) VPN
12 8 (0.77%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.77%) MPLS
12 8 (0.77%) VDSL
12 8 (0.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 64 (6.15%) MySQL
3 36 (3.46%) MongoDB
4 28 (2.69%) NoSQL
5 24 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.06%) Redis
7 10 (0.96%) Power BI
8 9 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (0.58%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.48%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.48%) SQLite
11 4 (0.38%) QlikView
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.29%) Big Data
12 3 (0.29%) DB2
12 3 (0.29%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 140 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 89 (8.56%) Android Studio
3 84 (8.08%) Xcode
4 75 (7.21%) JIRA
5 45 (4.33%) Jenkins
6 39 (3.75%) Appium
7 31 (2.98%) Bitbucket
8 30 (2.88%) Selenium
9 19 (1.83%) Gradle
10 17 (1.63%) JUnit
11 15 (1.44%) Mockito
11 15 (1.44%) NUnit
12 14 (1.35%) Postman
13 13 (1.25%) git-flow
14 12 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 11 (1.06%) GitLab
16 10 (0.96%) Calabash
17 9 (0.87%) Cucumber
17 9 (0.87%) Subversion
17 9 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (9.33%) Finance
2 63 (6.06%) Games
3 51 (4.90%) Retail
4 39 (3.75%) Banking
5 31 (2.98%) Marketing
6 18 (1.73%) Public Sector
7 15 (1.44%) Electronics
7 15 (1.44%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.25%) Retail Banking
9 12 (1.15%) Law
9 12 (1.15%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.96%) Advertising
11 9 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.38%) Publishing
13 3 (0.29%) Automotive
13 3 (0.29%) Back Office
14 2 (0.19%) German Language
14 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.19%) Norwegian Language
14 2 (0.19%) Police
Job Titles
1 567 (54.52%) Developer
2 209 (20.10%) Android Developer
3 168 (16.15%) Mobile Developer
4 95 (9.13%) Senior Developer
5 76 (7.31%) Software Engineer
6 56 (5.38%) Android Engineer
7 50 (4.81%) iOS Developer
8 46 (4.42%) Lead Developer
9 42 (4.04%) Applications Developer
10 40 (3.85%) Analyst
11 38 (3.65%) PHP Developer
11 38 (3.65%) Support Engineer
12 37 (3.56%) C# Developer
12 37 (3.56%) iOS Android Developer
13 35 (3.37%) Tester
14 33 (3.17%) React Developer
14 33 (3.17%) Senior Android Developer
14 33 (3.17%) Senior Mobile Developer
15 31 (2.98%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 31 (2.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (16.92%) React Native
2 160 (15.38%) .NET
3 130 (12.50%) React
4 108 (10.38%) HTML
5 106 (10.19%) CSS
6 91 (8.75%) Node.js
7 90 (8.65%) AngularJS
8 73 (7.02%) RESTful
9 72 (6.92%) REST
10 67 (6.44%) Android SDK
11 65 (6.25%) Web Services
12 56 (5.38%) JSON
13 55 (5.29%) jQuery
14 47 (4.52%) XML
15 42 (4.04%) ASP.NET
15 42 (4.04%) RxJava
16 37 (3.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 36 (3.46%) .NET Framework
17 36 (3.46%) Redux
18 35 (3.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 316 (30.38%) Mobile App
2 120 (11.54%) User Experience
3 90 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
4 59 (5.67%) iPhone
5 47 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (4.23%) Algorithms
7 35 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 28 (2.69%) Mobile Games
9 24 (2.31%) Social Media
9 24 (2.31%) Virtual Team
10 17 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
10 17 (1.63%) Public Cloud
11 15 (1.44%) Renewable Energy
12 14 (1.35%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.25%) Data Structures
13 13 (1.25%) Smartphone
14 11 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.96%) Animation
16 9 (0.87%) Blog
17 8 (0.77%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 655 (62.98%) Apple iOS
2 124 (11.92%) Windows
3 73 (7.02%) Linux
4 26 (2.50%) Windows Server
5 24 (2.31%) Windows 10
6 21 (2.02%) Windows 7
7 18 (1.73%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.77%) CentOS
9 8 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.77%) Unix
10 7 (0.67%) Android TV
11 6 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.48%) tvOS
13 4 (0.38%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2016
14 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (40.67%) Android Development
2 362 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 282 (27.12%) Mobile Development
4 226 (21.73%) iOS Development
5 173 (16.63%) Software Engineering
6 138 (13.27%) OO
7 102 (9.81%) TDD
8 91 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
9 84 (8.08%) Scrum
10 83 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
11 80 (7.69%) Microservices
12 79 (7.60%) DevOps
13 78 (7.50%) Web Development
14 77 (7.40%) Test Automation
15 75 (7.21%) OOP
16 74 (7.12%) BDD
17 70 (6.73%) Mobile Application Development
18 60 (5.77%) E-Commerce
18 60 (5.77%) Open Source
19 56 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 396 (38.08%) Java
2 268 (25.77%) JavaScript
3 234 (22.50%) Kotlin
4 197 (18.94%) C#
5 151 (14.52%) Python
6 136 (13.08%) Apple Swift
7 113 (10.87%) Objective-C
8 108 (10.38%) SQL
9 99 (9.52%) PHP
10 86 (8.27%) C++
11 51 (4.90%) Ruby
12 50 (4.81%) C
13 37 (3.56%) TypeScript
14 22 (2.12%) Go
15 16 (1.54%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.44%) Java 8
17 14 (1.35%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.25%) Apex Code
18 13 (1.25%) SOQL
19 10 (0.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 95 (9.13%) Degree
2 27 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.96%) Master's Degree
3 10 (0.96%) MCP
3 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.77%) MCSA
4 8 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.58%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.38%) CISSP
6 4 (0.38%) PhD
7 3 (0.29%) CREST Certified
7 3 (0.29%) ISEB
7 3 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.19%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.19%) MCSE
9 1 (0.096%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.096%) CEH
9 1 (0.096%) MBCS
9 1 (0.096%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (7.88%) QA
2 24 (2.31%) SLA
3 3 (0.29%) GDPR
4 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 70 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 45 (4.33%) Docker
3 23 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.35%) Terminal Server
5 9 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.67%) Firmware
7 4 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.29%) vSphere
9 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.096%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.096%) Varnish
10 1 (0.096%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.096%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 42 (4.04%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.63%) SCCM
3 16 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (1.06%) Terraform
5 10 (0.96%) Ansible
6 4 (0.38%) Kibana
6 4 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.38%) Puppet
6 4 (0.38%) WSUS
7 3 (0.29%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.19%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.096%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.096%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.096%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 78 (7.50%) Google
3 68 (6.54%) Xamarin
4 35 (3.37%) Apple
5 29 (2.79%) Citrix
6 27 (2.60%) VMware
7 21 (2.02%) Adobe
8 15 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (1.25%) Zend
10 12 (1.15%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.77%) Atlassian
11 8 (0.77%) McAfee
11 8 (0.77%) NVIDIA
11 8 (0.77%) SAP
12 7 (0.67%) Symantec
13 6 (0.58%) Cisco
14 4 (0.38%) Broadcom
14 4 (0.38%) Oracle
14 4 (0.38%) Sophos
15 3 (0.29%) Meraki