Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 163 152
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,908 2,033 3,259
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.45% 2.20% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.57% 10.40% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,620 2,327
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,475 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 15,175 19,557 31,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.46% 21.21% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 12,133 16,080 25,388
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 +19 929 £67,500 +8.00% 160
South East +20 377 £55,000 - 51
North of England -26 186 £42,500 - 76
South West +13 174 £45,000 +12.50% 43
Midlands +30 110 £41,000 +9.33% 41
North West +14 105 £42,500 -1.16% 43
East of England +43 93 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Yorkshire -35 70 £39,750 -16.32% 26
East Midlands +20 54 £42,500 +14.86% 14
West Midlands +18 54 £35,000 -17.65% 27
North East -9 13 £40,666 +16.19% 7
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 1,258 (65.93%) Apple iOS
2 821 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
3 652 (34.17%) Mobile App
4 642 (33.65%) Android Development
5 560 (29.35%) Java
6 452 (23.69%) Mobile Development
7 448 (23.48%) JavaScript
8 409 (21.44%) Social Skills
9 400 (20.96%) iOS Development
10 337 (17.66%) Git (software)
11 334 (17.51%) Kotlin
12 332 (17.40%) React Native
13 299 (15.67%) Windows
14 285 (14.94%) C#
15 271 (14.20%) Software Engineering
16 262 (13.73%) HTML
17 257 (13.47%) CSS
18 239 (12.53%) User Experience
19 232 (12.16%) Microsoft
20 226 (11.84%) Finance
21 220 (11.53%) React
22 218 (11.43%) AWS
23 217 (11.37%) Python
23 217 (11.37%) Degree
24 214 (11.22%) OO
25 207 (10.85%) Test Automation
26 198 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
27 196 (10.27%) TDD
28 195 (10.22%) Linux
28 195 (10.22%) .NET

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 86 (4.51%) Confluence
2 64 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 62 (3.25%) SharePoint
4 33 (1.73%) CMS
5 26 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
6 20 (1.05%) WordPress
7 18 (0.94%) Umbraco
8 14 (0.73%) Headless CMS
8 14 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (0.68%) Apache
10 12 (0.63%) Drupal
11 7 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (0.37%) IIS
11 7 (0.37%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.21%) JBoss
13 4 (0.21%) nginx
14 2 (0.10%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 81 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.15%) Figma
3 35 (1.83%) Sketch
4 18 (0.94%) InVision
5 17 (0.89%) Adobe XD
6 10 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 9 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.26%) Simulink
9 5 (0.26%) Zeplin
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.21%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.16%) Marvel
11 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.16%) UXPin
12 1 (0.052%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (0.84%) Magento
2 13 (0.68%) Shopify
3 12 (0.63%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.10%) Eikon
4 2 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
4 2 (0.10%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.052%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.052%) Relativity
5 1 (0.052%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 218 (11.43%) AWS
2 195 (10.22%) Azure
3 138 (7.23%) Microsoft 365
4 125 (6.55%) SaaS
5 70 (3.67%) Google Play
6 65 (3.41%) Firebase
7 57 (2.99%) GitHub
8 45 (2.36%) Serverless
9 43 (2.25%) GCP
10 41 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (1.89%) PaaS
12 35 (1.83%) Amazon S3
13 29 (1.52%) BrowserStack
14 28 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
15 27 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
16 25 (1.31%) Power Platform
17 19 (1.00%) Mimecast
18 16 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
18 16 (0.84%) npm
19 13 (0.68%) Amazon Alexa
Communications & Networking
1 67 (3.51%) TCP/IP
2 60 (3.14%) Internet
3 50 (2.62%) Firewall
4 47 (2.46%) VPN
5 40 (2.10%) DNS
6 34 (1.78%) DHCP
7 31 (1.62%) Cisco IOS
7 31 (1.62%) LAN
8 30 (1.57%) WAN
9 28 (1.47%) HTTP
10 25 (1.31%) Skype
11 23 (1.21%) Bluetooth
12 22 (1.15%) VoIP
13 21 (1.10%) Wireshark
14 18 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
15 16 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (0.73%) Broadband
17 13 (0.68%) Network Security
17 13 (0.68%) SAN
18 12 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (4.45%) SQL Server
2 84 (4.40%) MySQL
3 68 (3.56%) NoSQL
4 47 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
6 31 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 29 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 29 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 24 (1.26%) SQLite
9 12 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.47%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.47%) Redis
11 8 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
12 7 (0.37%) Power BI
13 6 (0.31%) Big Data
14 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.16%) BigQuery
15 3 (0.16%) Couchbase
15 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.16%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 337 (17.66%) Git (software)
2 166 (8.70%) JIRA
3 88 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 65 (3.41%) Bitbucket
5 63 (3.30%) Appium
6 58 (3.04%) Selenium
7 57 (2.99%) Xcode
8 56 (2.94%) Postman
9 49 (2.57%) Android Studio
10 40 (2.10%) Mercurial
11 39 (2.04%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.62%) Cypress.io
13 29 (1.52%) Gradle
14 25 (1.31%) webpack
15 20 (1.05%) Axure RP
15 20 (1.05%) IDA Disassembler
15 20 (1.05%) JMeter
16 19 (1.00%) Maven
17 18 (0.94%) GitLab
18 17 (0.89%) Protractor
General
1 409 (21.44%) Social Skills
2 226 (11.84%) Finance
3 120 (6.29%) Games
4 89 (4.66%) Retail
5 60 (3.14%) Banking
6 57 (2.99%) Marketing
7 54 (2.83%) Electronics
8 53 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
9 32 (1.68%) Law
10 28 (1.47%) Automotive
11 23 (1.21%) Publishing
12 22 (1.15%) Advertising
13 19 (1.00%) Wearables
14 17 (0.89%) Public Sector
14 17 (0.89%) Telecoms
15 14 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
17 9 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
18 8 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 900 (47.17%) Developer
2 230 (12.05%) Android Developer
3 226 (11.84%) Mobile Developer
4 188 (9.85%) Senior Developer
5 143 (7.49%) React Developer
6 110 (5.77%) Software Engineer
7 89 (4.66%) iOS Developer
8 85 (4.45%) Android Engineer
9 75 (3.93%) Analyst
10 73 (3.83%) Lead Developer
11 72 (3.77%) Applications Developer
12 70 (3.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 64 (3.35%) Consultant
14 62 (3.25%) Designer
15 61 (3.20%) Java Developer
16 60 (3.14%) IT Support
17 59 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
17 59 (3.09%) Support Engineer
18 58 (3.04%) Senior Android Developer
19 54 (2.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (17.40%) React Native
2 262 (13.73%) HTML
3 257 (13.47%) CSS
4 220 (11.53%) React
5 195 (10.22%) .NET
6 193 (10.12%) RESTful
7 170 (8.91%) REST
8 155 (8.12%) Node.js
9 113 (5.92%) HTML5
10 110 (5.77%) AngularJS
11 102 (5.35%) Web Services
12 88 (4.61%) Redux
13 86 (4.51%) JSON
14 73 (3.83%) CSS3
15 71 (3.72%) ASP.NET
16 62 (3.25%) .NET Framework
17 58 (3.04%) Sass
18 52 (2.73%) Android SDK
18 52 (2.73%) GraphQL
19 51 (2.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 652 (34.17%) Mobile App
2 239 (12.53%) User Experience
3 119 (6.24%) iPhone
4 93 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
5 78 (4.09%) Self-Motivation
6 64 (3.35%) Renewable Energy
7 50 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (1.42%) Social Media
9 25 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
11 23 (1.21%) Internet of Things
11 23 (1.21%) Smartphone
11 23 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 22 (1.15%) iPad
13 20 (1.05%) Wiki
14 19 (1.00%) Driving Licence
15 17 (0.89%) Online Banking
16 16 (0.84%) Blackberry
17 15 (0.79%) Augmented Reality
17 15 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,258 (65.93%) Apple iOS
2 299 (15.67%) Windows
3 195 (10.22%) Linux
4 104 (5.45%) Windows 10
5 95 (4.98%) Windows Server
6 49 (2.57%) Windows 7
7 44 (2.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 43 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 40 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (1.99%) Mac OS X
11 29 (1.52%) Unix
12 24 (1.26%) Mac OS
13 20 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
13 20 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
14 6 (0.31%) tvOS
14 6 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.21%) Android TV
15 4 (0.21%) CentOS
15 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 642 (33.65%) Android Development
3 452 (23.69%) Mobile Development
4 400 (20.96%) iOS Development
5 271 (14.20%) Software Engineering
6 214 (11.22%) OO
7 207 (10.85%) Test Automation
8 198 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
9 196 (10.27%) TDD
10 186 (9.75%) DevOps
10 186 (9.75%) Mobile Application Development
11 165 (8.65%) Scrum
12 151 (7.91%) Microservices
13 150 (7.86%) Computer Science
14 141 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
15 139 (7.29%) E-Commerce
16 135 (7.08%) Mentoring
17 134 (7.02%) Open Source
18 128 (6.71%) Fintech
19 121 (6.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 560 (29.35%) Java
2 448 (23.48%) JavaScript
3 334 (17.51%) Kotlin
4 285 (14.94%) C#
5 217 (11.37%) Python
6 192 (10.06%) Apple Swift
7 185 (9.70%) TypeScript
8 166 (8.70%) C++
9 157 (8.23%) SQL
10 143 (7.49%) Objective-C
11 125 (6.55%) C
12 93 (4.87%) PHP
13 63 (3.30%) ES6
14 47 (2.46%) PowerShell
15 45 (2.36%) Ruby
16 34 (1.78%) Scala
17 24 (1.26%) Bash Shell
18 22 (1.15%) Go
19 16 (0.84%) T-SQL
20 15 (0.79%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 217 (11.37%) Degree
2 102 (5.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (1.21%) Security Cleared
4 19 (1.00%) CCNA
4 19 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 15 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.52%) MCP
6 10 (0.52%) MCSE
7 9 (0.47%) CCNP
7 9 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.37%) CCSA
9 7 (0.37%) CISSP
9 7 (0.37%) DBS Check
9 7 (0.37%) ISSAP
10 5 (0.26%) HNC
10 5 (0.26%) PhD
11 4 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (9.64%) QA
2 20 (1.05%) SLA
3 18 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.31%) GDPR
5 5 (0.26%) MISRA
5 5 (0.26%) WCAG
6 4 (0.21%) COSHH
7 3 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.052%) COBIT
9 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.052%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.052%) NCSC
9 1 (0.052%) PMO
9 1 (0.052%) SOC 2
System Software
1 164 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 140 (7.34%) Docker
3 72 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.21%) Hyper-V
5 22 (1.15%) Firmware
5 22 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (1.10%) vSphere
7 20 (1.05%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.47%) XenApp
11 8 (0.42%) BitLocker
12 7 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 78 (4.09%) Kubernetes
2 53 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 45 (2.36%) SCCM
4 26 (1.36%) Terraform
5 18 (0.94%) Ansible
6 17 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
7 14 (0.73%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.31%) PaperCut
10 5 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
10 5 (0.26%) Kibana
10 5 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (0.26%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.21%) Puppet
11 4 (0.21%) SELinux
12 3 (0.16%) Salt
13 2 (0.10%) Istio
13 2 (0.10%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.10%) Nmap
Vendors
1 232 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 186 (9.75%) Apple
3 168 (8.81%) Google
4 141 (7.39%) Xamarin
5 92 (4.82%) VMware
6 51 (2.67%) Cisco
7 47 (2.46%) Citrix
8 34 (1.78%) Adobe
9 28 (1.47%) Atlassian
10 21 (1.10%) Samsung
11 20 (1.05%) HP
11 20 (1.05%) SAP
11 20 (1.05%) Veeam
12 19 (1.00%) ServiceNow
13 14 (0.73%) Avaya
13 14 (0.73%) Dell
13 14 (0.73%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.73%) Symantec
14 13 (0.68%) McAfee
15 12 (0.63%) hybris