Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 145 178
Rank change year-on-year -6 +33 -42
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,030 2,468 2,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.22% 2.45% 1.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.40% 9.93% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1,526 2,135 1,868
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -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 21,601 24,846 27,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 23.59% 24.69% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17,112 20,730 22,909
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £61,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 2018. 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 +31 627 £41,250 +3.13% 123
North of England +9 503 £40,000 - 152
South West +35 336 £45,000 +5.88% 52
North West +16 300 £40,000 - 86
East of England -42 223 £50,000 +17.65% 81
Yorkshire -9 181 £42,500 +6.25% 54
Midlands -105 176 £37,500 +7.14% 65
Scotland -28 105 £45,750 +7.65% 24
East Midlands -40 93 £40,000 +6.67% 29
West Midlands -125 81 £35,000 - 36
Wales +9 45 £40,000 - 24
North East -7 22 £21,000 -30.00% 12
Northern Ireland +6 16 £40,000 +11.11% 5
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 1,393 (68.62%) Apple iOS
2 785 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
3 782 (38.52%) Java
4 715 (35.22%) Android Development
5 713 (35.12%) C#
6 644 (31.72%) JavaScript
7 543 (26.75%) .NET
8 508 (25.02%) iOS Development
9 484 (23.84%) Windows
10 478 (23.55%) Mobile App
11 471 (23.20%) HTML
12 410 (20.20%) CSS
13 403 (19.85%) Microsoft
14 396 (19.51%) Software Engineering
15 366 (18.03%) Mobile Development
16 357 (17.59%) SQL
17 354 (17.44%) SQL Server
18 344 (16.95%) Git (software)
19 312 (15.37%) Linux
20 309 (15.22%) C++
21 296 (14.58%) Degree
22 288 (14.19%) MVC
23 280 (13.79%) ASP.NET
24 279 (13.74%) TDD
25 273 (13.45%) User Experience
26 268 (13.20%) Scrum
27 267 (13.15%) OO
28 261 (12.86%) Test Automation
29 238 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
30 225 (11.08%) 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 58 (2.86%) Confluence
2 45 (2.22%) CMS
3 42 (2.07%) IIS
4 40 (1.97%) MS Exchange
5 39 (1.92%) Apache
6 36 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 32 (1.58%) SharePoint
8 28 (1.38%) Apache Pig
9 25 (1.23%) Skype for Business
10 24 (1.18%) WebLogic
11 19 (0.94%) WordPress
12 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 15 (0.74%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.64%) Apache Spark
16 12 (0.59%) nginx
17 10 (0.49%) Alfresco
18 9 (0.44%) Joomla!
18 9 (0.44%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 85 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (2.56%) Chatbot
3 25 (1.23%) Photoshop
4 24 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
5 23 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 18 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 16 (0.79%) InVision
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (0.25%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.20%) InDesign
9 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.15%) UXPin
11 2 (0.099%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.099%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.099%) GIMP
11 2 (0.099%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 14 (0.69%) Magento
2 7 (0.34%) Odoo
2 7 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.15%) Documaker
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.099%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.099%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.099%) Shopify
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.049%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 166 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 132 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
3 116 (5.71%) Google Play
4 113 (5.57%) Office 365
5 54 (2.66%) GitHub
6 38 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (1.72%) SaaS
8 22 (1.08%) IaaS
9 18 (0.89%) PaaS
10 17 (0.84%) G Suite
11 15 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.74%) Serverless
12 13 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
12 13 (0.64%) npm
13 12 (0.59%) iTunes
14 11 (0.54%) Apple Pay
14 11 (0.54%) Google Pay
15 9 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
16 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.39%) Samsung Pay
Communications & Networking
1 105 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 79 (3.89%) HTTP
3 69 (3.40%) Internet
4 68 (3.35%) Firewall
5 53 (2.61%) SSL
6 43 (2.12%) Wireless
7 38 (1.87%) DNS
7 38 (1.87%) LAN
8 36 (1.77%) Bluetooth
8 36 (1.77%) VoIP
9 35 (1.72%) Skype
10 30 (1.48%) DHCP
11 29 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
12 26 (1.28%) WAN
13 23 (1.13%) RS-485
13 23 (1.13%) VPN
14 22 (1.08%) Modbus
15 20 (0.99%) HTTPS
16 18 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (17.44%) SQL Server
2 162 (7.98%) MySQL
3 85 (4.19%) Big Data
4 47 (2.32%) MongoDB
5 41 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 38 (1.87%) Hadoop
7 29 (1.43%) Apache Hive
8 25 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 21 (1.03%) SQLite
10 15 (0.74%) Redis
11 14 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
12 13 (0.64%) Blockchain
12 13 (0.64%) MariaDB
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
15 10 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 10 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 344 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 201 (9.90%) JIRA
3 148 (7.29%) Android Studio
4 140 (6.90%) Visual Studio
5 110 (5.42%) Maven
6 106 (5.22%) Subversion
7 98 (4.83%) Selenium
8 92 (4.53%) Jenkins
9 90 (4.43%) Xcode
10 67 (3.30%) Robot Framework
11 60 (2.96%) Eclipse
12 53 (2.61%) Cucumber
13 52 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (2.36%) Bitbucket
15 45 (2.22%) Gradle
16 38 (1.87%) git-flow
17 36 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 33 (1.63%) Appium
18 33 (1.63%) JUnit
19 30 (1.48%) CodeSonar
General
1 214 (10.54%) Finance
2 105 (5.17%) Games
3 74 (3.65%) Retail
4 71 (3.50%) Marketing
5 68 (3.35%) Manufacturing
6 55 (2.71%) Electronics
7 52 (2.56%) Banking
8 51 (2.51%) Telecoms
9 37 (1.82%) Law
10 29 (1.43%) Automotive
11 21 (1.03%) Legal
12 18 (0.89%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.79%) Advertising
14 13 (0.64%) Back Office
15 10 (0.49%) Publishing
16 9 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 5 (0.25%) Billing
18 5 (0.25%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.20%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,168 (57.54%) Developer
2 289 (14.24%) Android Developer
3 224 (11.03%) C# Developer
3 224 (11.03%) Software Engineer
4 217 (10.69%) Software Developer
5 212 (10.44%) .NET Developer
6 188 (9.26%) Mobile Developer
7 147 (7.24%) Senior Developer
8 138 (6.80%) Applications Developer
9 133 (6.55%) Java Developer
10 123 (6.06%) iOS Developer
11 119 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 102 (5.02%) Analyst
13 83 (4.09%) C# Software Developer
14 78 (3.84%) Junior
14 78 (3.84%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 75 (3.69%) C++ Software Engineer
15 75 (3.69%) iOS Android Developer
16 70 (3.45%) Lead Developer
16 70 (3.45%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 543 (26.75%) .NET
2 471 (23.20%) HTML
3 410 (20.20%) CSS
4 280 (13.79%) ASP.NET
5 207 (10.20%) Web Services
6 204 (10.05%) HTML5
7 191 (9.41%) AngularJS
8 183 (9.01%) REST
9 176 (8.67%) JSON
10 169 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 154 (7.59%) RESTful
12 150 (7.39%) XML
13 145 (7.14%) Node.js
14 135 (6.65%) React
15 130 (6.40%) .NET Framework
16 127 (6.26%) jQuery
17 110 (5.42%) ASP.NET Web API
18 109 (5.37%) Spring
19 98 (4.83%) CSS3
20 95 (4.68%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 478 (23.55%) Mobile App
2 273 (13.45%) User Experience
3 160 (7.88%) Computer Science
4 108 (5.32%) iPhone
5 106 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
6 84 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 54 (2.66%) Embedded Systems
9 43 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 35 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 35 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
11 31 (1.53%) Device Driver
12 30 (1.48%) iPad
13 29 (1.43%) Algorithms
14 28 (1.38%) CAN bus
14 28 (1.38%) Fintech
14 28 (1.38%) Management Information System
14 28 (1.38%) Smartphone
15 27 (1.33%) Blackberry
16 25 (1.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 1,393 (68.62%) Apple iOS
2 484 (23.84%) Windows
3 312 (15.37%) Linux
4 93 (4.58%) Windows 10
4 93 (4.58%) Windows Server
5 80 (3.94%) Mac OS X
6 79 (3.89%) Windows 7
7 50 (2.46%) Unix
8 45 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 44 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (1.92%) Windows Phone
11 31 (1.53%) Windows 8
12 23 (1.13%) FreeRTOS
12 23 (1.13%) Mac OS
13 17 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
14 15 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.25%) Amazon Linux
16 5 (0.25%) Windows Phone 8
17 4 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 785 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (35.22%) Android Development
3 508 (25.02%) iOS Development
4 396 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 366 (18.03%) Mobile Development
6 288 (14.19%) MVC
7 279 (13.74%) TDD
8 268 (13.20%) Scrum
9 267 (13.15%) OO
10 261 (12.86%) Test Automation
11 238 (11.72%) Continuous Integration
12 210 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
13 190 (9.36%) Unit Testing
14 174 (8.57%) Mentoring
15 162 (7.98%) Web Development
16 145 (7.14%) Open Source
17 123 (6.06%) BDD
18 116 (5.71%) Coaching
19 104 (5.12%) OOP
20 99 (4.88%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 782 (38.52%) Java
2 713 (35.12%) C#
3 644 (31.72%) JavaScript
4 357 (17.59%) SQL
5 309 (15.22%) C++
6 225 (11.08%) C
7 221 (10.89%) Python
8 220 (10.84%) Objective-C
9 211 (10.39%) PHP
10 194 (9.56%) Apple Swift
11 120 (5.91%) Kotlin
12 59 (2.91%) TypeScript
13 57 (2.81%) Ruby
14 54 (2.66%) Bash Shell
15 53 (2.61%) T-SQL
16 52 (2.56%) PowerShell
17 44 (2.17%) VB.NET
18 29 (1.43%) Embedded C
19 21 (1.03%) ES6
19 21 (1.03%) Perl
Qualifications
1 296 (14.58%) Degree
2 129 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 74 (3.65%) DV Cleared
4 73 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 72 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 43 (2.12%) SC Cleared
7 41 (2.02%) MCSE
8 32 (1.58%) Network+ Certification
9 31 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 31 (1.53%) SANS
10 30 (1.48%) CCNA
11 29 (1.43%) CISSP
12 28 (1.38%) CompTIA Security+
12 28 (1.38%) GIAC
12 28 (1.38%) Linux+ Certification
12 28 (1.38%) SSCP
13 16 (0.79%) A+ Certification
13 16 (0.79%) ISEB
14 13 (0.64%) PhD
15 12 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (5.67%) QA
2 48 (2.36%) SLA
3 19 (0.94%) GDPR
4 16 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 8 (0.39%) PMO
7 7 (0.34%) PSD2
8 6 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.20%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.099%) ISO 15765
11 1 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.049%) JTAG
11 1 (0.049%) WCAG
System Software
1 127 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.68%) Docker
3 58 (2.86%) Firmware
4 34 (1.67%) vSphere
5 33 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (0.89%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.39%) XenApp
9 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.15%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.15%) Samba
10 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.099%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.049%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (2.02%) SCCM
2 38 (1.87%) Puppet
3 30 (1.48%) Salt
4 19 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.69%) HP ALM
7 10 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.44%) WSUS
9 8 (0.39%) AirWatch
9 8 (0.39%) Ansible
10 4 (0.20%) FortiGate
10 4 (0.20%) Nagios
10 4 (0.20%) SCOM
10 4 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.20%) Terraform
11 3 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.15%) DameWare
11 3 (0.15%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.15%) vRealize
Vendors
1 403 (19.85%) Microsoft
2 222 (10.94%) Xamarin
3 187 (9.21%) Google
4 112 (5.52%) Apple
5 56 (2.76%) VMware
6 43 (2.12%) Oracle
7 39 (1.92%) Cisco
8 36 (1.77%) Citrix
9 33 (1.63%) HP
9 33 (1.63%) SAP
10 30 (1.48%) MobileIron
11 26 (1.28%) ServiceNow
12 23 (1.13%) Adobe
13 20 (0.99%) Atlassian
14 17 (0.84%) Sitecore
15 14 (0.69%) McAfee
15 14 (0.69%) Sony
15 14 (0.69%) WorldPay
16 12 (0.59%) Remedy
17 10 (0.49%) Dell