Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Android Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 611 522
Rank change year-on-year +93 -89 +43
Permanent jobs requiring an Android Developer 913 759 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.51% 0.40% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.41% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 788 686 1010
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £33,750 £31,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Android Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Android Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Android Developer.

Salary trend for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Android Developer in the UK

Android Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +74 855 £50,000 -9.09% 55
UK excluding London +150 481 £40,000 -11.11% 29
London +3 418 £60,000 -7.69% 28
South East +52 128 £42,500 -15.00% 3
North of England +48 113 £40,000 +3.90% 8
Midlands +71 98 £34,750 -30.50% 8
West Midlands +79 78 £34,500 -23.33% 6
North West -3 59 £40,000 -5.88% 6
South West +26 55 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Yorkshire +56 50 £40,000 +14.29% 2
East of England +12 42 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Scotland +9 40 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +23 20 £36,500 -33.64% 2
Wales +16 6 £40,000 - 2
North East +12 4 £36,000 -18.18%

Android Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Android Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Android Developer in the job title.

1 913 (100.00%) Android
2 880 (96.39%) Android Development
3 594 (65.06%) Java
4 459 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
5 325 (35.60%) Android SDK
6 323 (35.38%) Mobile App
7 307 (33.63%) Apple iOS
8 237 (25.96%) Git (software)
9 234 (25.63%) Mobile Development
10 223 (24.42%) TDD
11 214 (23.44%) Google
11 214 (23.44%) Android Studio
12 190 (20.81%) iOS Development
13 184 (20.15%) User Experience
14 183 (20.04%) JSON
15 177 (19.39%) Gradle
16 171 (18.73%) Objective-C
17 154 (16.87%) Google Play
18 151 (16.54%) Unit Testing
19 144 (15.77%) Web Services
20 143 (15.66%) REST
21 141 (15.44%) JavaScript
22 135 (14.79%) Test Automation
23 133 (14.57%) RxJava
23 133 (14.57%) Apple Swift
24 131 (14.35%) HTML
25 121 (13.25%) CSS
26 119 (13.03%) RESTful
27 115 (12.60%) Degree
28 111 (12.16%) XML

Android Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 24 (2.63%) Confluence
2 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (0.33%) CMS
3 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.11%) DNN
4 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.44%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.22%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 154 (16.87%) Google Play
2 37 (4.05%) SaaS
3 32 (3.50%) GitHub
4 29 (3.18%) Firebase
5 20 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (1.97%) npm
7 12 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.44%) iTunes
10 2 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.41%) Wireless
2 17 (1.86%) HTTP
3 11 (1.20%) ATM
3 11 (1.20%) Skype
4 5 (0.55%) Internet
5 2 (0.22%) HbbTV
5 2 (0.22%) RTSP
5 2 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) iBeacon
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) MQTT
6 1 (0.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (6.46%) SQLite
2 43 (4.71%) MySQL
3 35 (3.83%) Big Data
4 12 (1.31%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.10%) Mixpanel
6 7 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.44%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 237 (25.96%) Git (software)
2 214 (23.44%) Android Studio
3 177 (19.39%) Gradle
4 91 (9.97%) JUnit
5 85 (9.31%) JIRA
6 74 (8.11%) Xcode
7 63 (6.90%) Mockito
8 57 (6.24%) Eclipse
9 37 (4.05%) Jenkins
10 29 (3.18%) Bitbucket
11 27 (2.96%) gulp
12 26 (2.85%) Appium
12 26 (2.85%) Calabash
13 24 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 23 (2.52%) Subversion
15 22 (2.41%) git-flow
16 20 (2.19%) PostCSS
17 18 (1.97%) Bower
17 18 (1.97%) Robolectric
18 13 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 82 (8.98%) Retail
2 76 (8.32%) Finance
3 50 (5.48%) Advertising
4 39 (4.27%) Publishing
5 38 (4.16%) Electronics
6 26 (2.85%) Games
7 20 (2.19%) Banking
8 18 (1.97%) Marketing
9 17 (1.86%) Telecoms
10 13 (1.42%) Automotive
11 11 (1.20%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.77%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.66%) iGaming
14 5 (0.55%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.44%) Interactive Media
15 4 (0.44%) Law
16 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
17 2 (0.22%) Legal
18 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
18 1 (0.11%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (35.60%) Android SDK
2 183 (20.04%) JSON
3 144 (15.77%) Web Services
4 143 (15.66%) REST
5 133 (14.57%) RxJava
6 131 (14.35%) HTML
7 121 (13.25%) CSS
8 119 (13.03%) RESTful
9 111 (12.16%) XML
10 88 (9.64%) iOS SDK
11 76 (8.32%) HTML5
12 64 (7.01%) .NET
13 58 (6.35%) AngularJS
14 52 (5.70%) CSS3
15 43 (4.71%) Material Design
16 39 (4.27%) SOAP
17 34 (3.72%) ASP.NET
18 28 (3.07%) Node.js
19 26 (2.85%) Django
19 26 (2.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 323 (35.38%) Mobile App
2 184 (20.15%) User Experience
3 63 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 32 (3.50%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.63%) Fintech
7 23 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 22 (2.41%) Smartphone
9 19 (2.08%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.97%) iPhone
10 18 (1.97%) mHealth
11 15 (1.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
12 10 (1.10%) iPad
13 9 (0.99%) Social Media
14 8 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
14 8 (0.88%) STB
15 7 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
16 5 (0.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 913 (100.00%) Android
2 307 (33.63%) Apple iOS
3 47 (5.15%) Windows
4 14 (1.53%) Windows Phone
5 13 (1.42%) Linux
6 10 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 880 (96.39%) Android Development
2 459 (50.27%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (25.63%) Mobile Development
4 223 (24.42%) TDD
5 190 (20.81%) iOS Development
6 151 (16.54%) Unit Testing
7 135 (14.79%) Test Automation
8 107 (11.72%) Software Engineering
9 103 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (11.06%) BDD
10 101 (11.06%) OO
11 96 (10.51%) Scrum
12 83 (9.09%) OOP
13 55 (6.02%) Mobile Application Development
14 54 (5.91%) Web Development
15 48 (5.26%) Mentoring
16 43 (4.71%) Analytics
17 42 (4.60%) MVVM
18 38 (4.16%) Dependency Injection
18 38 (4.16%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 594 (65.06%) Java
2 171 (18.73%) Objective-C
3 141 (15.44%) JavaScript
4 133 (14.57%) Apple Swift
5 78 (8.54%) C#
6 75 (8.21%) C++
7 53 (5.81%) Kotlin
7 53 (5.81%) SQL
8 49 (5.37%) C
9 48 (5.26%) PHP
10 46 (5.04%) Python
11 28 (3.07%) Ruby
12 22 (2.41%) ECMAScript
13 20 (2.19%) Bash Shell
14 14 (1.53%) Clojure
15 13 (1.42%) Perl
16 9 (0.99%) Shell Script
16 9 (0.99%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.44%) Scala
17 4 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 115 (12.60%) Degree
2 63 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.11%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.46%) QA
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (2.63%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 214 (23.44%) Google
2 40 (4.38%) Xamarin
3 18 (1.97%) Apple
3 18 (1.97%) Atlassian
4 17 (1.86%) Microsoft
5 13 (1.42%) Facebook
6 9 (0.99%) SAP
7 7 (0.77%) Sony
8 6 (0.66%) Appcelerator
9 5 (0.55%) Yahoo!
10 4 (0.44%) Adobe
11 3 (0.33%) ATG
11 3 (0.33%) Teradata
12 2 (0.22%) Capita
12 2 (0.22%) PubNub
13 1 (0.11%) Samsung