Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 144 151
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +38
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,761 2,017 2,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.33% 2.27% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.82% 9.55% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,382 1,442 2,065
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -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 17,927 21,114 25,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.73% 23.80% 24.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14,139 16,582 20,795
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +15 596 £47,500 +18.75% 90
North of England +32 415 £45,000 +12.50% 105
North West +38 272 £45,000 +12.50% 54
East of England +63 233 £55,000 +10.00% 58
South West -55 211 £40,000 -11.11% 38
Scotland +62 156 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Yorkshire +12 126 £41,250 -2.94% 38
Midlands -29 116 £45,000 +20.00% 46
East Midlands -25 59 £45,000 +12.50% 19
West Midlands +20 57 £47,500 +35.71% 27
Wales -3 34 £38,750 -3.13% 13
North East +11 20 £35,000 +66.67% 13
Northern Ireland +4 9 £30,000 -9.77% 6
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 1,202 (68.26%) Apple iOS
2 659 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 607 (34.47%) Java
4 599 (34.01%) Android Development
5 525 (29.81%) JavaScript
6 523 (29.70%) Mobile App
7 440 (24.99%) Mobile Development
8 407 (23.11%) C#
9 403 (22.88%) iOS Development
10 394 (22.37%) Windows
11 347 (19.70%) HTML
12 333 (18.91%) CSS
13 329 (18.68%) .NET
14 327 (18.57%) Software Engineering
15 301 (17.09%) Git (software)
16 273 (15.50%) SQL
17 236 (13.40%) Apple Swift
18 235 (13.34%) Microsoft
19 234 (13.29%) Objective-C
20 233 (13.23%) Linux
21 221 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
22 220 (12.49%) Scrum
23 212 (12.04%) AWS
24 210 (11.93%) User Experience
25 205 (11.64%) TDD
26 199 (11.30%) Kotlin
27 196 (11.13%) C++
28 194 (11.02%) Degree
29 192 (10.90%) Web Services
30 188 (10.68%) Test Automation

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 58 (3.29%) MS Exchange
2 45 (2.56%) CMS
3 34 (1.93%) Confluence
4 32 (1.82%) Tomcat
5 28 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
7 25 (1.42%) WordPress
8 23 (1.31%) Joomla!
9 21 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 19 (1.08%) Apache Spark
10 19 (1.08%) OpenStack
11 13 (0.74%) Skype for Business
12 12 (0.68%) Drupal
12 12 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.62%) IIS
14 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.57%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.23%) Apache
16 3 (0.17%) Jetty
17 2 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 83 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.02%) Sketch
4 12 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 10 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.45%) InVision
7 4 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.17%) Adobe XD
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.11%) Flinto
9 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
10 1 (0.057%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.057%) Figma
Business Applications
1 25 (1.42%) Magento
2 23 (1.31%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.57%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
5 3 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.057%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.057%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 212 (12.04%) AWS
2 145 (8.23%) Azure
3 94 (5.34%) Office 365
4 43 (2.44%) GCP
5 37 (2.10%) SaaS
6 34 (1.93%) Google Play
7 29 (1.65%) GitHub
8 19 (1.08%) OpenShift
9 18 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (0.91%) BrowserStack
10 16 (0.91%) PaaS
11 15 (0.85%) Firebase
12 12 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.68%) npm
12 12 (0.68%) Sauce Labs
12 12 (0.68%) Serverless
13 10 (0.57%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (0.45%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.45%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.90%) LAN
1 51 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 46 (2.61%) Internet
3 42 (2.39%) WAN
4 39 (2.21%) Firewall
5 31 (1.76%) DNS
5 31 (1.76%) Skype
6 29 (1.65%) Wireless
7 25 (1.42%) VoIP
7 25 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
8 23 (1.31%) HTTPS
9 22 (1.25%) VPN
10 19 (1.08%) Bluetooth
10 19 (1.08%) DHCP
11 14 (0.80%) RFID
12 13 (0.74%) HTTP
13 12 (0.68%) WLAN
14 8 (0.45%) IPv4
15 7 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (9.71%) SQL Server
2 137 (7.78%) MySQL
3 66 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (2.21%) Big Data
5 37 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 36 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 31 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 24 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.57%) RDBMS
11 8 (0.45%) DB2
12 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.40%) SQLite
13 5 (0.28%) GIS
13 5 (0.28%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.28%) Redis
14 4 (0.23%) ActiveReports
14 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 301 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 171 (9.71%) JIRA
3 126 (7.16%) Maven
4 109 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 77 (4.37%) Android Studio
6 72 (4.09%) Bitbucket
6 72 (4.09%) Cucumber
6 72 (4.09%) Selenium
7 69 (3.92%) Xcode
8 65 (3.69%) Visual Studio
9 57 (3.24%) Appium
10 51 (2.90%) Subversion
11 49 (2.78%) Postman
12 48 (2.73%) Eclipse
13 34 (1.93%) Ant
14 33 (1.87%) Gradle
15 30 (1.70%) git-flow
16 24 (1.36%) Calabash
16 24 (1.36%) TestRail
17 23 (1.31%) JUnit
General
1 157 (8.92%) Finance
2 111 (6.30%) Games
3 102 (5.79%) Retail
4 53 (3.01%) Banking
5 49 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 44 (2.50%) Automotive
7 41 (2.33%) Electronics
8 35 (1.99%) Manufacturing
9 33 (1.87%) Marketing
10 26 (1.48%) Law
11 23 (1.31%) Public Sector
12 13 (0.74%) Back Office
13 12 (0.68%) Billing
14 9 (0.51%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.51%) Housing Association
15 7 (0.40%) Legal
16 5 (0.28%) German Language
17 4 (0.23%) Advertising
17 4 (0.23%) Publishing
18 3 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 986 (55.99%) Developer
2 241 (13.69%) Android Developer
3 229 (13.00%) Mobile Developer
4 167 (9.48%) Senior Developer
5 141 (8.01%) Software Developer
6 136 (7.72%) Java Developer
7 128 (7.27%) Applications Developer
8 126 (7.16%) Software Engineer
9 119 (6.76%) iOS Developer
10 114 (6.47%) Analyst
11 97 (5.51%) .NET Developer
12 96 (5.45%) C# Developer
13 91 (5.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 72 (4.09%) Junior
15 67 (3.80%) Graduate
15 67 (3.80%) Test Engineer
16 66 (3.75%) PHP Developer
17 63 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
17 63 (3.58%) iOS Android Developer
17 63 (3.58%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 347 (19.70%) HTML
2 333 (18.91%) CSS
3 329 (18.68%) .NET
4 192 (10.90%) Web Services
5 182 (10.34%) React
6 178 (10.11%) REST
7 172 (9.77%) AngularJS
8 142 (8.06%) JSON
9 140 (7.95%) ASP.NET
10 135 (7.67%) jQuery
11 127 (7.21%) XML
12 126 (7.16%) HTML5
13 125 (7.10%) React Native
14 117 (6.64%) Spring
15 102 (5.79%) Node.js
16 88 (5.00%) RESTful
17 82 (4.66%) .NET Framework
18 71 (4.03%) Redux
19 69 (3.92%) J2EE
20 68 (3.86%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 523 (29.70%) Mobile App
2 210 (11.93%) User Experience
3 116 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 87 (4.94%) Smartphone
6 59 (3.35%) Algorithms
7 51 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 44 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
8 44 (2.50%) iPhone
9 33 (1.87%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 22 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 17 (0.97%) Blackberry
13 17 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (0.91%) iPad
14 16 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (0.80%) BBC
17 12 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1,202 (68.26%) Apple iOS
2 394 (22.37%) Windows
3 233 (13.23%) Linux
4 97 (5.51%) Windows 10
5 81 (4.60%) Windows 7
6 60 (3.41%) Mac OS
6 60 (3.41%) Windows Server
7 37 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (1.82%) Unix
9 31 (1.76%) Tizen
10 24 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 22 (1.25%) Mac OS X
12 21 (1.19%) Windows Mobile
12 21 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (0.57%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 10 (0.57%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.40%) CentOS
14 7 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
14 7 (0.40%) tvOS
15 5 (0.28%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 599 (34.01%) Android Development
3 440 (24.99%) Mobile Development
4 403 (22.88%) iOS Development
5 327 (18.57%) Software Engineering
6 221 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
7 220 (12.49%) Scrum
8 205 (11.64%) TDD
9 188 (10.68%) Test Automation
10 173 (9.82%) MVC
11 171 (9.71%) Web Development
12 169 (9.60%) Mobile Application Development
13 155 (8.80%) OO
14 131 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
15 121 (6.87%) BDD
16 120 (6.81%) Computer Science
17 118 (6.70%) Unit Testing
18 115 (6.53%) Mentoring
19 109 (6.19%) DevOps
20 107 (6.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 607 (34.47%) Java
2 525 (29.81%) JavaScript
3 407 (23.11%) C#
4 273 (15.50%) SQL
5 236 (13.40%) Apple Swift
6 234 (13.29%) Objective-C
7 199 (11.30%) Kotlin
8 196 (11.13%) C++
9 166 (9.43%) Python
10 160 (9.09%) C
11 148 (8.40%) PHP
12 66 (3.75%) Ruby
13 52 (2.95%) T-SQL
14 46 (2.61%) TypeScript
15 37 (2.10%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.19%) PowerShell
16 21 (1.19%) VB.NET
17 17 (0.97%) ES6
18 15 (0.85%) VB
19 14 (0.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 194 (11.02%) Degree
2 61 (3.46%) Security Cleared
3 49 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 29 (1.65%) CISSP
6 23 (1.31%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.14%) MCSE
7 20 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
8 19 (1.08%) CCNA
8 19 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (1.02%) GIAC
9 18 (1.02%) Linux+ Certification
9 18 (1.02%) SANS
9 18 (1.02%) SSCP
10 15 (0.85%) MCSA
11 14 (0.80%) ISTQB
12 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (7.84%) QA
2 21 (1.19%) SLA
3 14 (0.80%) GDPR
4 11 (0.62%) ISO 26262
5 9 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.057%) GxP
7 1 (0.057%) HL7
7 1 (0.057%) IEC 62304
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.057%) NIST
7 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.057%) PMO
7 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 131 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 100 (5.68%) Docker
3 21 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.68%) Firmware
6 10 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (0.23%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.11%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.057%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.057%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 29 (1.65%) SCCM
3 24 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (0.91%) AirWatch
4 16 (0.91%) HP ALM
5 15 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
6 11 (0.62%) Terraform
7 8 (0.45%) Jamf Pro
7 8 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.23%) DameWare
9 4 (0.23%) WSUS
9 4 (0.23%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.17%) Ansible
10 3 (0.17%) IBM BigFix
10 3 (0.17%) Puppet
11 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.057%) Consul
12 1 (0.057%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 235 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 172 (9.77%) Xamarin
3 103 (5.85%) Google
4 99 (5.62%) Apple
5 62 (3.52%) Oracle
6 31 (1.76%) QNX
7 28 (1.59%) Adobe
7 28 (1.59%) VMware
8 27 (1.53%) Citrix
9 23 (1.31%) HP
10 18 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 16 (0.91%) iManage
11 16 (0.91%) WorldPay
12 14 (0.80%) Dell
13 13 (0.74%) Cisco
13 13 (0.74%) Sony
14 10 (0.57%) Lotus
14 10 (0.57%) Sage
15 8 (0.45%) IBM
15 8 (0.45%) Symantec