Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 138 158 170
Rank change year-on-year +20 +12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,015 2,261 2,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.39% 2.30% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.99% 9.36% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 1,928 1,791
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 20,173 24,162 24,926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.93% 24.58% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,811 19,999 20,777
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +1.73%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Android as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +83 632 £41,500 +3.75% 111
South West +47 427 £47,500 +5.56% 51
North of England -16 406 £40,000 - 132
North West -16 251 £40,000 - 79
East of England -30 234 £50,000 +11.11% 66
Midlands -78 181 £40,000 +14.29% 69
Yorkshire -17 135 £42,500 - 43
East Midlands 0 118 £40,000 +14.29% 30
Scotland +9 91 £45,000 - 24
West Midlands -117 63 £37,500 +7.14% 39
Wales -22 32 £37,500 -6.25% 14
North East -10 20 £20,500 -31.67% 10
Northern Ireland -16 12 £32,500 -31.58% 4
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 1,352 (67.10%) Apple iOS
2 746 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
3 740 (36.72%) Java
4 668 (33.15%) C#
5 613 (30.42%) Android Development
6 568 (28.19%) JavaScript
7 481 (23.87%) .NET
8 458 (22.73%) Mobile App
9 454 (22.53%) Software Engineering
10 452 (22.43%) HTML
11 440 (21.84%) iOS Development
12 425 (21.09%) Windows
13 386 (19.16%) CSS
14 384 (19.06%) Microsoft
15 358 (17.77%) Degree
16 332 (16.48%) Mobile Development
17 330 (16.38%) Linux
18 313 (15.53%) User Experience
19 299 (14.84%) C++
20 297 (14.74%) SQL Server
21 285 (14.14%) SQL
22 283 (14.04%) Mentoring
23 274 (13.60%) OO
23 274 (13.60%) Git (software)
24 257 (12.75%) Test Automation
25 251 (12.46%) Unit Testing
26 249 (12.36%) C
27 244 (12.11%) Google
28 240 (11.91%) MVC
29 238 (11.81%) TDD

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 52 (2.58%) Apache
2 49 (2.43%) CMS
3 48 (2.38%) Confluence
4 46 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
5 42 (2.08%) IIS
6 38 (1.89%) MS Exchange
7 33 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 21 (1.04%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.99%) WordPress
10 17 (0.84%) Skype for Business
11 15 (0.74%) WebSphere
12 14 (0.69%) Apache Pig
12 14 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.65%) WildFly
14 11 (0.55%) Kentico
14 11 (0.55%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
15 10 (0.50%) Drupal
16 9 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 158 (7.84%) Chatbot
2 69 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 17 (0.84%) InVision
6 14 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
6 14 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 8 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
8 7 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.25%) UXPin
10 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.20%) InDesign
10 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.20%) Pixate
11 2 (0.099%) Flinto
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.050%) MotionBuilder
12 1 (0.050%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.050%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 16 (0.79%) Magento
2 11 (0.55%) Odoo
3 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.25%) Shopify
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.050%) CiviCRM
5 1 (0.050%) Line 50
5 1 (0.050%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.050%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.050%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 181 (8.98%) Google Play
2 165 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
4 94 (4.67%) Office 365
5 73 (3.62%) GitHub
6 45 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.29%) SaaS
8 16 (0.79%) Serverless
9 15 (0.74%) IaaS
10 14 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (0.69%) PaaS
11 13 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 11 (0.55%) Firebase
12 11 (0.55%) Slack
13 9 (0.45%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.45%) Loggly
14 8 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
14 8 (0.40%) Force.com
14 8 (0.40%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.21%) TCP/IP
2 56 (2.78%) Internet
3 52 (2.58%) HTTP
4 50 (2.48%) Firewall
5 42 (2.08%) Modbus
5 42 (2.08%) RS-485
6 41 (2.03%) Skype
7 40 (1.99%) LAN
8 35 (1.74%) WAN
8 35 (1.74%) Wireless
9 33 (1.64%) VoIP
10 30 (1.49%) Bluetooth
10 30 (1.49%) SSL
11 22 (1.09%) DNS
12 20 (0.99%) DHCP
12 20 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (0.89%) H.323
13 18 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (0.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 120 (5.96%) MySQL
3 90 (4.47%) Big Data
4 54 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (2.63%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 25 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 21 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 17 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 17 (0.84%) SQLite
10 14 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (0.60%) Blockchain
12 11 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (0.50%) Geospatial Data
13 10 (0.50%) MariaDB
14 9 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.40%) Power BI
15 8 (0.40%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.40%) Redis
Development Applications
1 274 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 166 (8.24%) JIRA
3 152 (7.54%) Visual Studio
4 150 (7.44%) Maven
5 127 (6.30%) Android Studio
6 95 (4.71%) Jenkins
7 94 (4.67%) Selenium
8 93 (4.62%) Subversion
9 89 (4.42%) Robot Framework
10 68 (3.37%) Xcode
11 62 (3.08%) Eclipse
12 54 (2.68%) Cucumber
13 53 (2.63%) Appium
14 47 (2.33%) Gradle
15 40 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
16 35 (1.74%) Ant
17 34 (1.69%) Bitbucket
18 30 (1.49%) git-flow
19 25 (1.24%) Apache Ivy
20 24 (1.19%) WebDriver
General
1 178 (8.83%) Finance
2 109 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 85 (4.22%) Marketing
4 70 (3.47%) Games
5 65 (3.23%) Retail
6 51 (2.53%) Electronics
7 44 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 38 (1.89%) Banking
9 29 (1.44%) Automotive
10 23 (1.14%) Legal
11 16 (0.79%) Back Office
12 15 (0.74%) Law
13 13 (0.65%) Billing
13 13 (0.65%) Publishing
14 10 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.35%) Advertising
17 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 4 (0.20%) Military
18 4 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,015 (50.37%) Developer
2 275 (13.65%) Software Engineer
3 272 (13.50%) Android Developer
4 211 (10.47%) .NET Developer
5 182 (9.03%) C# Developer
6 180 (8.93%) Software Developer
7 153 (7.59%) Mobile Developer
8 139 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 118 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 116 (5.76%) Android Engineer
11 113 (5.61%) iOS Developer
12 108 (5.36%) Applications Developer
13 106 (5.26%) Senior Developer
14 96 (4.76%) Analyst
15 77 (3.82%) Graduate
16 70 (3.47%) iOS Android Developer
17 68 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
18 66 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 66 (3.28%) Embedded Engineer
19 62 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (23.87%) .NET
2 452 (22.43%) HTML
3 386 (19.16%) CSS
4 222 (11.02%) HTML5
5 209 (10.37%) ASP.NET
6 188 (9.33%) AngularJS
7 167 (8.29%) Web Services
8 152 (7.54%) RxJava
9 147 (7.30%) JSON
10 145 (7.20%) Spring
11 140 (6.95%) REST
12 135 (6.70%) Node.js
13 132 (6.55%) RESTful
14 131 (6.50%) Retrofit
15 130 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
16 120 (5.96%) React
17 116 (5.76%) XML
18 98 (4.86%) jQuery
19 97 (4.81%) Android SDK
20 95 (4.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 458 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 313 (15.53%) User Experience
3 95 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
4 93 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 88 (4.37%) iPhone
6 69 (3.42%) Embedded Systems
7 48 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
8 46 (2.28%) Device Driver
9 44 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
10 43 (2.13%) CAN bus
11 37 (1.84%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
13 25 (1.24%) Data Structures
14 23 (1.14%) Algorithms
15 21 (1.04%) RIA
16 20 (0.99%) Smartphone
17 19 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
17 19 (0.94%) Social Media
17 19 (0.94%) Video on Demand
18 18 (0.89%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,352 (67.10%) Apple iOS
2 425 (21.09%) Windows
3 330 (16.38%) Linux
4 86 (4.27%) Windows 10
5 80 (3.97%) Windows Server
6 68 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 51 (2.53%) Mac OS X
8 49 (2.43%) Unix
9 42 (2.08%) FreeRTOS
10 38 (1.89%) Windows Phone
11 35 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (1.39%) Mac OS
14 24 (1.19%) Windows 8
15 16 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
16 13 (0.65%) Ubuntu
17 11 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (0.40%) Windows Phone 8
19 5 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
19 5 (0.25%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 746 (37.02%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (30.42%) Android Development
3 454 (22.53%) Software Engineering
4 440 (21.84%) iOS Development
5 332 (16.48%) Mobile Development
6 283 (14.04%) Mentoring
7 274 (13.60%) OO
8 257 (12.75%) Test Automation
9 251 (12.46%) Unit Testing
10 240 (11.91%) MVC
11 238 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
11 238 (11.81%) TDD
12 231 (11.46%) Scrum
13 218 (10.82%) Coaching
14 200 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
15 178 (8.83%) Analytics
16 159 (7.89%) Conversational UI
17 156 (7.74%) Open Source
18 151 (7.49%) Web Development
19 148 (7.34%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 740 (36.72%) Java
2 668 (33.15%) C#
3 568 (28.19%) JavaScript
4 299 (14.84%) C++
5 285 (14.14%) SQL
6 249 (12.36%) C
7 204 (10.12%) Python
8 199 (9.88%) Apple Swift
9 188 (9.33%) Objective-C
10 159 (7.89%) PHP
11 111 (5.51%) Kotlin
12 56 (2.78%) TypeScript
13 51 (2.53%) Ruby
14 45 (2.23%) Embedded C
15 42 (2.08%) VB.NET
16 41 (2.03%) T-SQL
17 37 (1.84%) Bash Shell
18 36 (1.79%) PowerShell
19 34 (1.69%) Go
20 19 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 358 (17.77%) Degree
2 109 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 71 (3.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 61 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (2.98%) DV Cleared
6 36 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 31 (1.54%) MCSE
8 19 (0.94%) CISSP
9 18 (0.89%) CCNA
9 18 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (0.89%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (0.79%) MCP
11 14 (0.69%) GIAC
11 14 (0.69%) Linux+ Certification
11 14 (0.69%) SANS
11 14 (0.69%) SSCP
12 12 (0.60%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.50%) A+ Certification
14 9 (0.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (6.40%) QA
2 39 (1.94%) SLA
3 14 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.55%) GDPR
5 8 (0.40%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.40%) PMO
6 6 (0.30%) PSD2
6 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.25%) ISO 13485
7 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 112 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 97 (4.81%) Docker
3 87 (4.32%) Firmware
4 34 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (1.49%) vSphere
6 16 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.65%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.30%) XenApp
9 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.050%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 32 (1.59%) SCCM
2 26 (1.29%) Ansible
3 23 (1.14%) Puppet
4 21 (1.04%) HP ALM
5 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 17 (0.84%) Salt
7 16 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (0.65%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.50%) WSUS
10 7 (0.35%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.25%) Terraform
12 4 (0.20%) CASB
13 3 (0.15%) DameWare
13 3 (0.15%) Kibana
13 3 (0.15%) SCOM
13 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.099%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.099%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.099%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (0.099%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 384 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 244 (12.11%) Google
3 202 (10.02%) Xamarin
4 87 (4.32%) Apple
5 53 (2.63%) VMware
6 43 (2.13%) Oracle
7 33 (1.64%) HP
7 33 (1.64%) MobileIron
7 33 (1.64%) SAP
8 31 (1.54%) Cisco
9 30 (1.49%) Adobe
9 30 (1.49%) Citrix
10 25 (1.24%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.99%) WorldPay
12 16 (0.79%) Samsung
13 14 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.69%) McAfee
13 14 (0.69%) Sitecore
14 13 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (0.55%) webMethods