Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > England
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 160 160
Rank change year-on-year +20 0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,552 1,367 3,136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.54% 2.21% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.68% 10.37% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,652 1,123 2,312
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £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 £70,000 £66,250
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 18,652 13,185 30,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.58% 21.27% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 13,532 10,966 24,576
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,550 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 +34 1,317 £65,000 - 191
South East -21 475 £55,000 - 77
North of England -23 257 £42,500 - 86
South West +5 184 £42,500 -15.00% 34
North West -11 145 £42,500 -1.16% 53
East of England +24 139 £50,000 +11.11% 48
Midlands -13 130 £42,500 - 43
Yorkshire -30 101 £41,986 -5.65% 20
West Midlands -28 80 £40,429 -5.98% 19
East Midlands -24 48 £47,500 +18.75% 24
North East -28 13 £52,500 +50.00% 13
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1,757 (68.85%) Apple iOS
2 1,098 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
3 836 (32.76%) Android Development
4 807 (31.62%) Mobile App
5 757 (29.66%) Java
6 699 (27.39%) JavaScript
7 651 (25.51%) Social Skills
8 596 (23.35%) Mobile Development
9 538 (21.08%) Kotlin
10 516 (20.22%) iOS Development
11 469 (18.38%) Windows
12 458 (17.95%) React Native
13 455 (17.83%) React
14 447 (17.52%) User Experience
15 418 (16.38%) Software Engineering
16 416 (16.30%) Git (software)
17 359 (14.07%) HTML
18 356 (13.95%) CSS
19 347 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
20 342 (13.40%) Microsoft
21 340 (13.32%) C#
22 339 (13.28%) AWS
23 325 (12.74%) Finance
24 324 (12.70%) TDD
25 322 (12.62%) Apple Swift
26 319 (12.50%) Node.js
27 308 (12.07%) TypeScript
28 294 (11.52%) REST
29 292 (11.44%) Degree
30 282 (11.05%) Azure

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 83 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 81 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 80 (3.13%) Confluence
4 54 (2.12%) CMS
5 50 (1.96%) WordPress
6 46 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
7 33 (1.29%) Apache
8 24 (0.94%) Apache Solr
9 18 (0.71%) IIS
9 18 (0.71%) Umbraco
10 17 (0.67%) nginx
11 16 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 15 (0.59%) Headless CMS
13 12 (0.47%) Drupal
14 9 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.27%) Tomcat
17 4 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (0.16%) JBoss
17 4 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 123 (4.82%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (1.88%) Figma
3 40 (1.57%) Sketch
4 27 (1.06%) InVision
5 18 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
7 12 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 9 (0.35%) Photoshop
10 8 (0.31%) Adobe XD
11 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.20%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.20%) InDesign
12 5 (0.20%) UserZoom
12 5 (0.20%) Zeplin
13 4 (0.16%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.16%) Simulink
14 3 (0.12%) Marvel
14 3 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (0.90%) Magento
2 17 (0.67%) Shopify
3 12 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
5 8 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 6 (0.24%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.12%) Sage 300 ERP
7 3 (0.12%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.078%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.078%) Relativity
9 1 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (0.039%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.039%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.039%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.039%) Sentinel
9 1 (0.039%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 339 (13.28%) AWS
2 282 (11.05%) Azure
3 215 (8.42%) Microsoft 365
4 157 (6.15%) SaaS
5 133 (5.21%) GitHub
6 129 (5.05%) Firebase
7 112 (4.39%) Google Play
8 94 (3.68%) GCP
9 86 (3.37%) Serverless
10 64 (2.51%) Amazon S3
11 63 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
12 54 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
13 40 (1.57%) AppsFlyer
13 40 (1.57%) Pushwoosh
14 39 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
14 39 (1.53%) BrowserStack
15 38 (1.49%) Power Platform
16 33 (1.29%) npm
17 31 (1.21%) OneDrive
18 30 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.76%) Internet
2 85 (3.33%) VPN
3 79 (3.10%) Firewall
4 77 (3.02%) TCP/IP
5 55 (2.16%) DNS
6 53 (2.08%) Broadband
7 46 (1.80%) DHCP
8 44 (1.72%) WAN
9 39 (1.53%) HTTP
9 39 (1.53%) LAN
10 37 (1.45%) VoIP
11 36 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
12 27 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
13 26 (1.02%) Network Security
14 22 (0.86%) Wireshark
15 21 (0.82%) Bluetooth
15 21 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
15 21 (0.82%) Skype
15 21 (0.82%) Wireless
16 17 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (6.03%) MySQL
2 115 (4.51%) SQL Server
3 114 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
4 86 (3.37%) NoSQL
5 83 (3.25%) MongoDB
6 71 (2.78%) Redis
7 59 (2.31%) Relational Database
8 57 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
9 52 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 31 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
11 24 (0.94%) Power BI
12 20 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.59%) Data Lake
14 12 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 7 (0.27%) Big Data
17 6 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.24%) SQLite
18 5 (0.20%) Blockchain
18 5 (0.20%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 416 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 190 (7.45%) JIRA
3 126 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 98 (3.84%) Bitbucket
5 77 (3.02%) Appium
6 75 (2.94%) Mercurial
6 75 (2.94%) Xcode
7 68 (2.66%) Android Studio
8 62 (2.43%) Postman
9 57 (2.23%) Selenium
10 48 (1.88%) Cypress.io
10 48 (1.88%) webpack
11 44 (1.72%) Visual Studio
12 41 (1.61%) git-flow
12 41 (1.61%) Gradle
13 39 (1.53%) CircleCI
13 39 (1.53%) Cucumber
14 34 (1.33%) GitLab
15 33 (1.29%) JMeter
16 27 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 651 (25.51%) Social Skills
2 325 (12.74%) Finance
3 181 (7.09%) Games
4 113 (4.43%) Retail
5 106 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 105 (4.11%) Banking
7 76 (2.98%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 70 (2.74%) Marketing
9 50 (1.96%) Electronics
10 38 (1.49%) Retail Banking
11 34 (1.33%) Advertising
11 34 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
12 32 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 32 (1.25%) Publishing
13 31 (1.21%) Law
13 31 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
14 30 (1.18%) Automotive
15 29 (1.14%) Wearables
16 26 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
17 23 (0.90%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1,203 (47.14%) Developer
2 298 (11.68%) Android Developer
3 236 (9.25%) Mobile Developer
4 235 (9.21%) Senior Developer
5 213 (8.35%) Software Engineer
6 175 (6.86%) React Developer
7 111 (4.35%) Android Engineer
8 107 (4.19%) Software Developer
9 106 (4.15%) Analyst
9 106 (4.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 99 (3.88%) Applications Developer
11 94 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
12 91 (3.57%) Designer
12 91 (3.57%) iOS Developer
13 89 (3.49%) Java Developer
14 81 (3.17%) Support Engineer
15 80 (3.13%) IT Support
16 71 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
17 70 (2.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 62 (2.43%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (17.95%) React Native
2 455 (17.83%) React
3 359 (14.07%) HTML
4 356 (13.95%) CSS
5 319 (12.50%) Node.js
6 294 (11.52%) REST
7 237 (9.29%) .NET
8 235 (9.21%) RESTful
9 233 (9.13%) Web Services
10 165 (6.47%) AngularJS
11 142 (5.56%) HTML5
12 141 (5.53%) Redux
13 119 (4.66%) GraphQL
14 112 (4.39%) JSON
15 103 (4.04%) Flutter
16 93 (3.64%) Jest
17 92 (3.61%) ASP.NET
18 84 (3.29%) Vue.js
19 83 (3.25%) Android SDK
19 83 (3.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 807 (31.62%) Mobile App
2 447 (17.52%) User Experience
3 152 (5.96%) iPhone
4 128 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
5 94 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 82 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
7 51 (2.00%) Renewable Energy
8 44 (1.72%) Social Media
9 37 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 36 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
11 34 (1.33%) iPad
12 33 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 32 (1.25%) Augmented Reality
14 31 (1.21%) Driving Licence
15 28 (1.10%) Blackberry
15 28 (1.10%) Data Centre
15 28 (1.10%) Internet of Things
16 27 (1.06%) Legacy Applications
17 24 (0.94%) Online Banking
18 23 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,757 (68.85%) Apple iOS
2 469 (18.38%) Windows
3 256 (10.03%) Linux
4 173 (6.78%) Windows 10
5 132 (5.17%) Windows Server
6 54 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 53 (2.08%) Mac OS X
8 52 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 48 (1.88%) Windows Server 2016
10 39 (1.53%) Windows Server 2019
11 31 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (1.10%) Unix
13 24 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (0.59%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 7 (0.27%) tvOS
17 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,098 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 836 (32.76%) Android Development
3 596 (23.35%) Mobile Development
4 516 (20.22%) iOS Development
5 418 (16.38%) Software Engineering
6 347 (13.60%) Problem-Solving
7 324 (12.70%) TDD
8 281 (11.01%) Test Automation
9 275 (10.78%) DevOps
10 266 (10.42%) OO
11 256 (10.03%) Unit Testing
12 248 (9.72%) Full Stack Development
13 226 (8.86%) Computer Science
14 220 (8.62%) Mentoring
15 207 (8.11%) Microservices
16 204 (7.99%) Scrum
17 196 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
18 187 (7.33%) Mobile Application Development
19 172 (6.74%) Front End Development
20 171 (6.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 757 (29.66%) Java
2 699 (27.39%) JavaScript
3 538 (21.08%) Kotlin
4 340 (13.32%) C#
5 322 (12.62%) Apple Swift
6 308 (12.07%) TypeScript
7 281 (11.01%) Python
8 231 (9.05%) SQL
9 194 (7.60%) C++
10 162 (6.35%) PHP
11 154 (6.03%) Objective-C
12 144 (5.64%) C
13 105 (4.11%) ES6
14 84 (3.29%) PowerShell
15 64 (2.51%) Ruby
16 52 (2.04%) Dart
17 51 (2.00%) Scala
18 40 (1.57%) Go
19 21 (0.82%) Bash Shell
20 19 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 292 (11.44%) Degree
2 146 (5.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 25 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (0.74%) CCNA
7 19 (0.74%) DBS Check
7 19 (0.74%) PhD
8 15 (0.59%) MCSE
9 14 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (0.43%) ISTQB
12 8 (0.31%) MCSA
13 7 (0.27%) MCP
14 5 (0.20%) A+ Certification
14 5 (0.20%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (0.20%) Sun Certification
15 4 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 232 (9.09%) QA
2 30 (1.18%) Accessibility
3 24 (0.94%) SLA
4 18 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.39%) GDPR
6 6 (0.24%) WCAG
7 4 (0.16%) COSHH
7 4 (0.16%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.16%) MISRA
7 4 (0.16%) SOC 2
8 3 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.039%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.039%) NCSC
System Software
1 241 (9.44%) Active Directory
2 190 (7.45%) Docker
3 83 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 30 (1.18%) Firmware
5 30 (1.18%) vSphere
6 25 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.78%) BitLocker
8 16 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (0.51%) VirtualBox
10 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.27%) XenApp
12 6 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 116 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 83 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 69 (2.70%) SCCM
4 39 (1.53%) Terraform
5 31 (1.21%) Jamf Pro
6 17 (0.67%) Ansible
7 13 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (0.47%) Bugsnag
9 10 (0.39%) SCOM
9 10 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (0.35%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.35%) Grafana
11 7 (0.27%) PaperCut
11 7 (0.27%) Salt
11 7 (0.27%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (0.20%) HAProxy
12 5 (0.20%) Kibana
12 5 (0.20%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.16%) Rancher
13 4 (0.16%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 342 (13.40%) Microsoft
2 255 (9.99%) Google
3 245 (9.60%) Apple
4 103 (4.04%) VMware
5 99 (3.88%) Xamarin
6 63 (2.47%) Citrix
7 60 (2.35%) Cisco
8 50 (1.96%) Adobe
9 27 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 26 (1.02%) Samsung
10 26 (1.02%) SAP
11 21 (0.82%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.78%) Dell
13 19 (0.74%) HP
14 17 (0.67%) Sophos
15 16 (0.63%) Oracle
15 16 (0.63%) Sitecore
16 15 (0.59%) Veeam
17 14 (0.55%) Polycom
18 13 (0.51%) Sage