Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 152 165 140
Rank change year-on-year +13 -25 +23
Permanent jobs citing Android 973 1,255 2,070
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.08% 2.01% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.71% 8.85% 10.30%
Number of salaries quoted 807 1,071 1,366
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £57,210 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.02% +10.00% +5.26%

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10,024 14,179 20,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.47% 22.68% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,064 11,527 15,788
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Android in the UK excluding London

Android
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Android in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Android in the UK excluding London

Android
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Android in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK excluding London

Android
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 April 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
South East +15 353 £55,000 - 51
South West +15 170 £43,750 +9.38% 38
North of England -40 166 £42,500 -2.30% 64
Midlands +66 112 £42,500 +13.33% 48
North West -6 98 £43,000 -4.44% 31
East of England +38 80 £50,000 -9.09% 37
Scotland -14 68 £52,500 -4.55% 10
East Midlands +30 57 £43,750 +18.24% 17
Yorkshire -44 56 £45,000 -5.26% 28
West Midlands +23 53 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Wales +35 30 £37,500 +15.38% 5
North East +5 14 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Northern Ireland -9 1 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Android.

1 610 (62.69%) Apple iOS
2 437 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (34.53%) Android Development
4 317 (32.58%) Java
5 312 (32.07%) Mobile App
6 233 (23.95%) Mobile Development
7 203 (20.86%) iOS Development
8 196 (20.14%) JavaScript
9 184 (18.91%) C#
10 182 (18.71%) Windows
11 170 (17.47%) Kotlin
12 166 (17.06%) Git (software)
13 133 (13.67%) Microsoft
14 129 (13.26%) Software Engineering
15 118 (12.13%) React Native
16 116 (11.92%) Mobile Application Development
17 115 (11.82%) Scrum
18 113 (11.61%) Test Automation
19 112 (11.51%) HTML
20 110 (11.31%) CSS
21 109 (11.20%) .NET
22 108 (11.10%) Linux
22 108 (11.10%) Azure
23 107 (11.00%) OO
24 104 (10.69%) Apple
25 102 (10.48%) Degree
26 101 (10.38%) DevOps
27 100 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
28 98 (10.07%) TDD
28 98 (10.07%) C++

Android
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 54 (5.55%) MS Exchange
2 39 (4.01%) Confluence
3 31 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 18 (1.85%) CMS
5 11 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.13%) Umbraco
6 8 (0.82%) Apache
6 8 (0.82%) WordPress
7 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.41%) Headless CMS
10 4 (0.41%) JBoss
10 4 (0.41%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.31%) IIS
12 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.10%) DNN
13 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 40 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 8 (0.82%) Sketch
3 6 (0.62%) InVision
4 5 (0.51%) Adobe XD
4 5 (0.51%) AutoCAD
4 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.51%) Simulink
5 4 (0.41%) Figma
5 4 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.10%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 7 (0.72%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 108 (11.10%) Azure
2 96 (9.87%) AWS
3 72 (7.40%) Microsoft 365
4 52 (5.34%) SaaS
5 41 (4.21%) Google Play
6 31 (3.19%) PaaS
7 16 (1.64%) GCP
8 15 (1.54%) BrowserStack
9 14 (1.44%) Serverless
10 12 (1.23%) npm
11 11 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (1.13%) Firebase
12 10 (1.03%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 10 (1.03%) Slack
13 9 (0.92%) GitHub
14 8 (0.82%) Google Workspace
15 7 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.72%) Google Analytics
15 7 (0.72%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (4.21%) TCP/IP
2 38 (3.91%) Firewall
3 31 (3.19%) VPN
4 29 (2.98%) DNS
5 28 (2.88%) LAN
5 28 (2.88%) WAN
6 27 (2.77%) Skype
7 21 (2.16%) DHCP
7 21 (2.16%) Wireshark
8 19 (1.95%) Bluetooth
8 19 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
9 18 (1.85%) Internet
9 18 (1.85%) Wireless
10 17 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
11 16 (1.64%) VoIP
12 15 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (1.44%) SAN
14 11 (1.13%) HTTP
15 9 (0.92%) DAB
15 9 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.24%) MySQL
3 33 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 24 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.85%) SQLite
6 11 (1.13%) Relational Database
7 10 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.62%) Redis
9 5 (0.51%) Big Data
9 5 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.21%) ActiveReports
11 2 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.10%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.10%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.10%) Electronic Patient Records
12 1 (0.10%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 166 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 94 (9.66%) JIRA
3 55 (5.65%) Selenium
4 38 (3.91%) Android Studio
5 36 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 33 (3.39%) Appium
7 30 (3.08%) Xcode
8 28 (2.88%) Bitbucket
9 20 (2.06%) IDA Disassembler
9 20 (2.06%) Postman
10 15 (1.54%) Gradle
11 14 (1.44%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.34%) JMeter
13 10 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.92%) Axure RP
14 9 (0.92%) NUnit
15 8 (0.82%) CircleCI
15 8 (0.82%) Visual Studio
16 7 (0.72%) Gerrit
16 7 (0.72%) JUnit
General
1 93 (9.56%) Finance
2 45 (4.62%) Games
3 37 (3.80%) Retail
4 35 (3.60%) Electronics
5 16 (1.64%) Banking
5 16 (1.64%) Law
6 13 (1.34%) Automotive
6 13 (1.34%) Public Sector
7 12 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.03%) Marketing
8 10 (1.03%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.72%) French Language
10 4 (0.41%) Billing
10 4 (0.41%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.41%) German Language
10 4 (0.41%) Local Government
10 4 (0.41%) Military
10 4 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 500 (51.39%) Developer
2 154 (15.83%) Mobile Developer
3 128 (13.16%) Android Developer
4 80 (8.22%) Senior Developer
5 56 (5.76%) Software Engineer
6 49 (5.04%) React Developer
7 47 (4.83%) Consultant
8 45 (4.62%) Applications Developer
9 42 (4.32%) Analyst
10 41 (4.21%) Java Developer
11 36 (3.70%) IT Support
12 35 (3.60%) Lead Developer
12 35 (3.60%) Software Developer
13 33 (3.39%) IT Engineer
13 33 (3.39%) Support Engineer
14 31 (3.19%) Xamarin Developer
15 30 (3.08%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 30 (3.08%) PHP Developer
15 30 (3.08%) Senior Consultant
16 29 (2.98%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (12.13%) React Native
2 112 (11.51%) HTML
3 110 (11.31%) CSS
4 109 (11.20%) .NET
5 85 (8.74%) RESTful
6 81 (8.32%) React
7 65 (6.68%) Node.js
8 51 (5.24%) AngularJS
9 50 (5.14%) ASP.NET
10 49 (5.04%) Web Services
11 48 (4.93%) REST
12 38 (3.91%) HTML5
12 38 (3.91%) Redux
13 36 (3.70%) JSON
14 34 (3.49%) .NET Framework
14 34 (3.49%) Flutter
15 33 (3.39%) Entity Framework
16 29 (2.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 28 (2.88%) Android SDK
18 24 (2.47%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 312 (32.07%) Mobile App
2 79 (8.12%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (7.91%) iPhone
4 66 (6.78%) User Experience
5 52 (5.34%) Renewable Energy
6 34 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
9 21 (2.16%) Driving Licence
10 20 (2.06%) Wiki
11 17 (1.75%) Management Information System
12 13 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 12 (1.23%) Internet of Things
13 12 (1.23%) iPad
13 12 (1.23%) Smartphone
13 12 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
14 10 (1.03%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.92%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.92%) PKI
16 8 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 610 (62.69%) Apple iOS
2 182 (18.71%) Windows
3 108 (11.10%) Linux
4 55 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 50 (5.14%) Windows 10
6 30 (3.08%) Windows 7
7 27 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (2.57%) Mac OS X
9 23 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (2.06%) Mac OS
12 15 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.41%) Unix
15 3 (0.31%) CentOS
15 3 (0.31%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.10%) MVS
17 1 (0.10%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (44.91%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (34.53%) Android Development
3 233 (23.95%) Mobile Development
4 203 (20.86%) iOS Development
5 129 (13.26%) Software Engineering
6 116 (11.92%) Mobile Application Development
7 115 (11.82%) Scrum
8 113 (11.61%) Test Automation
9 107 (11.00%) OO
10 101 (10.38%) DevOps
11 100 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
12 98 (10.07%) TDD
13 87 (8.94%) Unit Testing
14 77 (7.91%) Microservices
15 70 (7.19%) Software Testing
16 61 (6.27%) Computer Science
17 59 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
18 58 (5.96%) Logistics
19 57 (5.86%) Open Source
20 56 (5.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 317 (32.58%) Java
2 196 (20.14%) JavaScript
3 184 (18.91%) C#
4 170 (17.47%) Kotlin
5 98 (10.07%) C++
6 94 (9.66%) Python
7 93 (9.56%) SQL
8 92 (9.46%) Apple Swift
9 84 (8.63%) Objective-C
10 75 (7.71%) C
11 71 (7.30%) PHP
12 65 (6.68%) TypeScript
13 21 (2.16%) ES6
14 20 (2.06%) PowerShell
15 11 (1.13%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.03%) Java 8
17 9 (0.92%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.72%) Ruby
18 7 (0.72%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.62%) Dart
Qualifications
1 102 (10.48%) Degree
2 49 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.95%) CCNA
3 19 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (1.95%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (1.23%) SC Cleared
7 11 (1.13%) CCNP
8 9 (0.92%) ISTQB
9 8 (0.82%) CISSP
10 7 (0.72%) CCSA
10 7 (0.72%) ISSAP
10 7 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (0.72%) MCSE
11 6 (0.62%) ISEB
11 6 (0.62%) MCP
12 5 (0.51%) HNC
13 2 (0.21%) MCSA
13 2 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.40%) QA
2 15 (1.54%) SLA
3 14 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.62%) GDPR
5 5 (0.51%) MISRA
6 4 (0.41%) COSHH
6 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.21%) COBIT
8 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.10%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.10%) NCSC
8 1 (0.10%) NIST
8 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 97 (9.97%) Active Directory
2 80 (8.22%) Docker
3 62 (6.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (2.06%) Hyper-V
4 20 (2.06%) VirtualBox
5 19 (1.95%) vSphere
6 17 (1.75%) Firmware
6 17 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.62%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.62%) XenApp
10 6 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (3.39%) SCCM
2 32 (3.29%) Kubernetes
3 24 (2.47%) Terraform
4 22 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (1.44%) Ansible
6 11 (1.13%) Jamf Pro
7 8 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.62%) PaperCut
9 5 (0.51%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
9 5 (0.51%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.31%) Puppet
10 3 (0.31%) Salt
11 2 (0.21%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.21%) Istio
11 2 (0.21%) Nmap
12 1 (0.10%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 1 (0.10%) Packer
12 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 104 (10.69%) Apple
3 90 (9.25%) Xamarin
4 75 (7.71%) Google
5 71 (7.30%) VMware
6 39 (4.01%) Cisco
7 25 (2.57%) Citrix
7 25 (2.57%) HP
8 20 (2.06%) Veeam
9 15 (1.54%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.54%) Dell
9 15 (1.54%) Symantec
10 14 (1.44%) McAfee
11 12 (1.23%) Avaya
12 11 (1.13%) Adobe
12 11 (1.13%) Juniper
13 10 (1.03%) ServiceNow
14 8 (0.82%) Meraki
14 8 (0.82%) Sophos
15 7 (0.72%) NetApp