Period
to 13 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 147 174
Rank change year-on-year +9 +27 -33
Permanent jobs citing Android 820 1,937 1,920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.35% 2.36% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.29% 9.90% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 787 1,452 1,560
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,803
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.13% +7.01%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £62,625
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 7,968 19,568 22,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.86% 23.85% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,437 14,970 17,703
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +30 338 £55,000 +22.22% 29
North of England +7 175 £44,500 +11.25% 71
North West -24 100 £45,000 +5.88% 45
South West +14 79 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Scotland +38 78 £53,750 +7.50% 10
Yorkshire +72 61 £47,500 +35.71% 21
East of England -7 61 £50,000 -9.09% 27
Midlands +19 57 £42,500 +6.25% 20
West Midlands +50 36 £43,000 +7.50% 15
Wales +35 28 £37,500 - 7
East Midlands +21 21 £40,000 - 5
North East +19 14 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Northern Ireland +22 4 - -
Android
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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.

1 537 (65.49%) Apple iOS
2 416 (50.73%) Android Development
3 335 (40.85%) Java
4 283 (34.51%) Mobile App
5 257 (31.34%) Mobile Development
6 246 (30.00%) iOS Development
7 243 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 217 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
9 196 (23.90%) C#
10 185 (22.56%) Kotlin
11 184 (22.44%) Software Engineering
12 159 (19.39%) .NET
13 133 (16.22%) HTML
14 128 (15.61%) React Native
15 125 (15.24%) Python
16 121 (14.76%) Apple Swift
17 120 (14.63%) Windows
18 119 (14.51%) Git (software)
19 118 (14.39%) PHP
20 117 (14.27%) Microsoft
21 116 (14.15%) SQL Server
21 116 (14.15%) Objective-C
22 114 (13.90%) React
23 113 (13.78%) AWS
24 112 (13.66%) CSS
25 105 (12.80%) OO
26 102 (12.44%) SQL
27 99 (12.07%) Azure
28 96 (11.71%) Degree
29 92 (11.22%) Web Development

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 26 (3.17%) CMS
1 26 (3.17%) WordPress
2 21 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 17 (2.07%) IIS
4 7 (0.85%) Confluence
4 7 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.85%) nginx
5 6 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.61%) Apache
6 5 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.37%) Drupal
8 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.24%) Headless CMS
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 57 (6.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.61%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.37%) InVision
4 3 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.37%) Sketch
5 2 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (1.59%) Magento
2 12 (1.46%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.37%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.24%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.12%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 113 (13.78%) AWS
2 99 (12.07%) Azure
3 39 (4.76%) Office 365
4 25 (3.05%) Serverless
5 22 (2.68%) SaaS
6 16 (1.95%) GCP
6 16 (1.95%) Google Play
7 14 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
7 14 (1.71%) GitHub
8 11 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.34%) Firebase
9 9 (1.10%) Power Platform
10 8 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.73%) PaaS
12 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.61%) npm
13 4 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.49%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.29%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.93%) LAN
3 19 (2.32%) Internet
3 19 (2.32%) WAN
4 18 (2.20%) Bluetooth
5 17 (2.07%) DNS
5 17 (2.07%) Wireless
6 14 (1.71%) DHCP
7 13 (1.59%) Skype
8 10 (1.22%) RS-232
8 10 (1.22%) RS-485
9 9 (1.10%) Firewall
9 9 (1.10%) HTTP
10 7 (0.85%) ADSL
10 7 (0.85%) Ethernet
10 7 (0.85%) IMAP
10 7 (0.85%) MPLS
10 7 (0.85%) VDSL
10 7 (0.85%) VoIP
10 7 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 84 (10.24%) MySQL
3 35 (4.27%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (1.10%) Power BI
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.85%) SQLite
8 6 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
8 6 (0.73%) Blockchain
8 6 (0.73%) GIS
8 6 (0.73%) Redis
8 6 (0.73%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (0.61%) Couchbase
9 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 119 (14.51%) Git (software)
2 77 (9.39%) Android Studio
3 73 (8.90%) Xcode
4 69 (8.41%) JIRA
5 30 (3.66%) Bitbucket
6 29 (3.54%) Jenkins
7 24 (2.93%) Selenium
8 22 (2.68%) Gradle
9 18 (2.20%) JUnit
10 15 (1.83%) Mockito
10 15 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.59%) git-flow
11 13 (1.59%) Subversion
12 11 (1.34%) Appium
12 11 (1.34%) NUnit
13 8 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.98%) Maven
14 6 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 6 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
15 5 (0.61%) CircleCI
General
1 40 (4.88%) Finance
2 39 (4.76%) Games
3 31 (3.78%) Retail
4 27 (3.29%) Electronics
5 17 (2.07%) Public Sector
6 15 (1.83%) Banking
7 14 (1.71%) Manufacturing
8 13 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (1.34%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.22%) Marketing
11 9 (1.10%) Law
12 8 (0.98%) Advertising
13 4 (0.49%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.49%) Norwegian Language
14 3 (0.37%) Publishing
15 2 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) French Language
16 1 (0.12%) German Language
16 1 (0.12%) Korean Language
16 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 492 (60.00%) Developer
2 193 (23.54%) Android Developer
3 146 (17.80%) Mobile Developer
4 96 (11.71%) Software Engineer
5 89 (10.85%) Senior Developer
6 53 (6.46%) Applications Developer
7 51 (6.22%) PHP Developer
8 46 (5.61%) iOS Developer
9 44 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 40 (4.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 37 (4.51%) iOS Android Developer
12 35 (4.27%) Analyst
12 35 (4.27%) Java Developer
13 33 (4.02%) C# Developer
14 32 (3.90%) Senior Mobile Developer
15 31 (3.78%) .NET Developer
16 30 (3.66%) Lead Developer
17 29 (3.54%) Senior Android Developer
18 28 (3.41%) React Developer
19 25 (3.05%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (19.39%) .NET
2 133 (16.22%) HTML
3 128 (15.61%) React Native
4 114 (13.90%) React
5 112 (13.66%) CSS
6 89 (10.85%) Web Services
7 86 (10.49%) AngularJS
8 81 (9.88%) Node.js
9 69 (8.41%) jQuery
10 61 (7.44%) JSON
11 58 (7.07%) REST
12 56 (6.83%) RESTful
13 54 (6.59%) XML
14 52 (6.34%) ASP.NET
15 50 (6.10%) .NET Framework
16 46 (5.61%) Android SDK
17 37 (4.51%) Redux
18 34 (4.15%) HTML5
19 32 (3.90%) CodeIgniter
20 27 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 283 (34.51%) Mobile App
2 66 (8.05%) User Experience
3 62 (7.56%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.54%) iPhone
6 24 (2.93%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.07%) Public Cloud
9 15 (1.83%) Smartphone
10 12 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.34%) Augmented Reality
12 9 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 8 (0.98%) Social Media
14 7 (0.85%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.85%) Mobile Games
15 6 (0.73%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.73%) Robotics
15 6 (0.73%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 537 (65.49%) Apple iOS
2 120 (14.63%) Windows
3 68 (8.29%) Linux
4 29 (3.54%) Mac OS
5 27 (3.29%) Windows 10
6 25 (3.05%) Windows Server
7 19 (2.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.85%) Unix
9 7 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.37%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Android TV
14 1 (0.12%) Solaris
14 1 (0.12%) Tizen
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (50.73%) Android Development
2 257 (31.34%) Mobile Development
3 246 (30.00%) iOS Development
4 217 (26.46%) Agile Software Development
5 184 (22.44%) Software Engineering
6 105 (12.80%) OO
7 92 (11.22%) Web Development
8 83 (10.12%) Problem-Solving
9 82 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
10 78 (9.51%) OOP
11 77 (9.39%) TDD
12 74 (9.02%) DevOps
13 64 (7.80%) Scrum
14 62 (7.56%) MVC
15 60 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (7.20%) Test Automation
17 54 (6.59%) MVVM
18 46 (5.61%) Computer Science
19 45 (5.49%) Microservices
20 43 (5.24%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 335 (40.85%) Java
2 243 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 196 (23.90%) C#
4 185 (22.56%) Kotlin
5 125 (15.24%) Python
6 121 (14.76%) Apple Swift
7 118 (14.39%) PHP
8 116 (14.15%) Objective-C
9 102 (12.44%) SQL
10 72 (8.78%) C++
11 48 (5.85%) C
12 44 (5.37%) Ruby
13 22 (2.68%) TypeScript
14 21 (2.56%) Go
15 16 (1.95%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 9 (1.10%) Bash Shell
18 8 (0.98%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.98%) SOQL
19 6 (0.73%) Dart
Qualifications
1 96 (11.71%) Degree
2 19 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.34%) MCP
3 11 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.85%) MCSA
6 6 (0.73%) HND
7 5 (0.61%) ISEB
7 5 (0.61%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.24%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.24%) PhD
9 2 (0.24%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.12%) CREST Certified
10 1 (0.12%) MCSE
10 1 (0.12%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.88%) QA
2 25 (3.05%) SLA
3 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 50 (6.10%) Active Directory
2 37 (4.51%) Docker
3 16 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (1.83%) Firmware
5 13 (1.59%) Terminal Server
6 8 (0.98%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.37%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (2.07%) SCCM
2 15 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.37%) Kibana
4 3 (0.37%) Terraform
4 3 (0.37%) WSUS
5 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.24%) Ansible
5 2 (0.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.12%) Fluentd
6 1 (0.12%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.12%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (0.12%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (14.27%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.00%) Xamarin
3 46 (5.61%) Google
4 26 (3.17%) Citrix
5 25 (3.05%) Apple
6 19 (2.32%) VMware
7 15 (1.83%) Zend
8 9 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (0.85%) NVIDIA
10 6 (0.73%) Symantec
11 5 (0.61%) Cisco
11 5 (0.61%) SAP
11 5 (0.61%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.49%) Adobe
12 4 (0.49%) HP
12 4 (0.49%) McAfee
12 4 (0.49%) Oracle
12 4 (0.49%) Samsung
13 3 (0.37%) Dell
13 3 (0.37%) Sophos