Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Android Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android Development over the 6 months to 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 390 349 340
Rank change year-on-year -41 -9 -12
Permanent jobs citing Android Development 1,357 1,527 1,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 0.90% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.00% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,298 1,701
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,350 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Android Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,628 153,326 180,680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.84% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 125,948 125,702 150,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

Android Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android Development over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android Development within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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
England -29 1,295 £52,500 +10.53% 310
UK excluding London -30 764 £45,000 +12.50% 214
London -19 573 £62,500 +8.70% 110
North of England +64 192 £42,500 -10.53% 71
South West +67 172 £52,500 +31.25% 24
South East -74 169 £45,000 - 42
North West +35 131 £40,000 -15.79% 40
Midlands -65 110 £39,250 +12.14% 36
East of England -44 79 £57,500 +27.78% 26
West Midlands -86 57 £38,750 +10.71% 21
East Midlands +14 53 £39,250 -7.65% 15
Yorkshire +32 44 £42,500 +6.25% 25
Scotland -65 29 £52,500 +10.53% 12
North East - 17 £42,500 - 6
Wales +12 11 £40,000 +31.15% 2
Northern Ireland -4 3 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT jobs citing Android Development 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 with a requirement for Android Development.

1 1,357 (100.00%) Android
2 692 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (48.93%) Apple iOS
4 654 (48.19%) Java
5 594 (43.77%) iOS Development
6 433 (31.91%) JavaScript
7 412 (30.36%) Mobile Development
8 384 (28.30%) Mobile App
9 345 (25.42%) User Experience
10 336 (24.76%) HTML
11 310 (22.84%) TDD
12 291 (21.44%) CSS
13 283 (20.85%) Git (software)
14 270 (19.90%) C#
15 242 (17.83%) Software Engineering
16 220 (16.21%) .NET
17 205 (15.11%) Android Studio
18 204 (15.03%) Scrum
19 201 (14.81%) MVC
20 194 (14.30%) OO
21 189 (13.93%) Test Automation
22 187 (13.78%) Web Development
23 180 (13.26%) C++
24 179 (13.19%) SQL
25 178 (13.12%) HTML5
26 176 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
27 171 (12.60%) BDD
27 171 (12.60%) Android SDK
28 169 (12.45%) jQuery
29 165 (12.16%) Finance

Android Development
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 27 (1.99%) CMS
2 18 (1.33%) WordPress
3 12 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (0.66%) Alfresco
4 9 (0.66%) Apache
5 8 (0.59%) Confluence
5 8 (0.59%) Joomla!
6 6 (0.44%) Drupal
6 6 (0.44%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.44%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.37%) GlassFish
7 5 (0.37%) Liferay
7 5 (0.37%) nginx
8 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.22%) IIS
9 3 (0.22%) SilverStripe
10 2 (0.15%) JBoss
10 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.074%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.074%) GIMP
5 1 (0.074%) InDesign
5 1 (0.074%) Maya
5 1 (0.074%) MotionBuilder
5 1 (0.074%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 87 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.76%) Google Play
4 36 (2.65%) Firebase
4 36 (2.65%) GitHub
5 35 (2.58%) SaaS
6 15 (1.11%) Amazon S3
7 13 (0.96%) IaaS
7 13 (0.96%) PaaS
8 8 (0.59%) Bluemix
8 8 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
8 8 (0.59%) Serverless
9 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.44%) iTunes
11 4 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.29%) npm
11 4 (0.29%) NuGet
12 1 (0.074%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 71 (5.23%) Wireless
2 37 (2.73%) Internet
3 33 (2.43%) Bluetooth
4 21 (1.55%) HTTP
5 16 (1.18%) SSH
6 15 (1.11%) HTTPS
7 14 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (0.96%) FTP
8 13 (0.96%) Telnet
9 7 (0.52%) TCP/IP
10 6 (0.44%) ATM
10 6 (0.44%) DNS
10 6 (0.44%) MVNO
11 4 (0.29%) RS-232
11 4 (0.29%) SMS
12 3 (0.22%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.22%) Intranet
12 3 (0.22%) MQTT
12 3 (0.22%) SSL
13 2 (0.15%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (8.62%) MySQL
2 101 (7.44%) SQL Server
3 89 (6.56%) Big Data
4 52 (3.83%) SQLite
5 43 (3.17%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 24 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.74%) Blockchain
9 10 (0.74%) CouchDB
10 8 (0.59%) Redis
11 7 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.44%) Mixpanel
13 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.22%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.22%) Riak
Development Applications
1 283 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 205 (15.11%) Android Studio
3 162 (11.94%) JIRA
4 159 (11.72%) Gradle
5 147 (10.83%) JUnit
6 95 (7.00%) Bitbucket
7 91 (6.71%) Calabash
8 86 (6.34%) Mockito
9 78 (5.75%) fastlane
9 78 (5.75%) Subversion
10 76 (5.60%) Xcode
11 74 (5.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 58 (4.27%) Jenkins
13 52 (3.83%) Visual Studio
14 39 (2.87%) Selenium
15 37 (2.73%) Maven
16 36 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (2.14%) Cucumber
18 22 (1.62%) CocoaPods
18 22 (1.62%) git-flow
General
1 165 (12.16%) Finance
2 129 (9.51%) Retail
3 89 (6.56%) Electronics
4 57 (4.20%) Games
5 50 (3.68%) Banking
6 47 (3.46%) Advertising
7 22 (1.62%) Marketing
8 19 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.33%) Law
10 14 (1.03%) Legal
11 12 (0.88%) Automotive
12 10 (0.74%) Publishing
13 8 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.15%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
16 2 (0.15%) iGaming
16 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,159 (85.41%) Developer
2 726 (53.50%) Android Developer
3 187 (13.78%) Mobile Developer
4 139 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 130 (9.58%) Applications Developer
6 123 (9.06%) iOS Developer
7 96 (7.07%) Java Developer
8 92 (6.78%) Senior Android Developer
9 90 (6.63%) .NET Developer
9 90 (6.63%) iOS Android Developer
10 81 (5.97%) Software Developer
11 78 (5.75%) C# Developer
12 77 (5.67%) Software Engineer
13 66 (4.86%) JavaScript Developer
14 65 (4.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 57 (4.20%) Java Android Developer
16 52 (3.83%) Web Developer
17 48 (3.54%) C# .NET Developer
18 46 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
19 44 (3.24%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (24.76%) HTML
2 291 (21.44%) CSS
3 220 (16.21%) .NET
4 178 (13.12%) HTML5
5 171 (12.60%) Android SDK
6 169 (12.45%) jQuery
7 164 (12.09%) JSON
8 159 (11.72%) Web Services
9 149 (10.98%) RESTful
10 148 (10.91%) AngularJS
10 148 (10.91%) ASP.NET
11 116 (8.55%) RxJava
12 113 (8.33%) REST
12 113 (8.33%) XML
13 106 (7.81%) React Native
14 96 (7.07%) React
15 89 (6.56%) CSS3
16 87 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 79 (5.82%) Node.js
18 76 (5.60%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 384 (28.30%) Mobile App
2 345 (25.42%) User Experience
3 138 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 115 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
5 102 (7.52%) Fintech
6 64 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
7 56 (4.13%) Smartphone
8 42 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (1.77%) iPhone
10 20 (1.47%) Internet of Things
11 18 (1.33%) Augmented Reality
11 18 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
13 14 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.03%) NHS
13 14 (1.03%) Smart Home
14 13 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.88%) Animation
15 12 (0.88%) Social Media
16 11 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1,357 (100.00%) Android
2 664 (48.93%) Apple iOS
3 99 (7.30%) Windows
4 91 (6.71%) Linux
5 28 (2.06%) Windows Phone
6 21 (1.55%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (0.74%) Unix
8 8 (0.59%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.22%) Debian
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 3 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.15%) SUSE
13 1 (0.074%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (50.99%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (43.77%) iOS Development
3 412 (30.36%) Mobile Development
4 310 (22.84%) TDD
5 242 (17.83%) Software Engineering
6 204 (15.03%) Scrum
7 201 (14.81%) MVC
8 194 (14.30%) OO
9 189 (13.93%) Test Automation
10 187 (13.78%) Web Development
11 176 (12.97%) Problem-Solving
12 171 (12.60%) BDD
13 157 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
14 149 (10.98%) Unit Testing
15 115 (8.47%) Mobile Application Development
16 107 (7.89%) OOP
17 82 (6.04%) Mentoring
18 73 (5.38%) Kanban
19 65 (4.79%) OOD
20 59 (4.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 654 (48.19%) Java
2 433 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 270 (19.90%) C#
4 180 (13.26%) C++
5 179 (13.19%) SQL
6 157 (11.57%) Kotlin
7 147 (10.83%) Objective-C
8 143 (10.54%) PHP
9 130 (9.58%) Apple Swift
10 71 (5.23%) C
11 66 (4.86%) Python
12 32 (2.36%) Ruby
13 18 (1.33%) Java 8
14 13 (0.96%) ES6
15 12 (0.88%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.66%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.59%) Groovy
17 8 (0.59%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.52%) VB
18 7 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 148 (10.91%) Degree
2 62 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.62%) Master's Degree
4 12 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.15%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.15%) MCP
7 2 (0.15%) OSCP
7 2 (0.15%) PhD
7 2 (0.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (5.16%) QA
2 9 (0.66%) GDPR
3 7 (0.52%) PMO
4 4 (0.29%) GCP
5 1 (0.074%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 26 (1.92%) Docker
2 9 (0.66%) Firmware
3 1 (0.074%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.074%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (6.04%) HockeyApp
2 4 (0.29%) Plesk
2 4 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.15%) Kibana
4 2 (0.15%) Terraform
5 1 (0.074%) Ansible
5 1 (0.074%) Graylog
5 1 (0.074%) logstash
5 1 (0.074%) Nagios
Vendors
1 135 (9.95%) Google
2 109 (8.03%) Xamarin
3 82 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 72 (5.31%) Atlassian
5 36 (2.65%) Apple
6 18 (1.33%) Oracle
6 18 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.11%) Twitter
8 13 (0.96%) Facebook
9 12 (0.88%) WorldPay
10 9 (0.66%) IBM
10 9 (0.66%) SAP
11 8 (0.59%) Capita
12 6 (0.44%) Sony
12 6 (0.44%) Zend
13 5 (0.37%) Yahoo!
14 4 (0.29%) Adobe
14 4 (0.29%) Sencha
15 3 (0.22%) Cisco
15 3 (0.22%) Telerik