Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 388 405 330
Rank change year-on-year +17 -75 +33
Permanent jobs citing Android Development 1,140 1,337 1,749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.78% 0.76% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.83% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1,096 1,461
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% -7.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,300 £75,625 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 133,975 161,602 163,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.03% 91.91% 91.94%
Number of salaries quoted 105,462 129,254 131,836
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,920 £27,836
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 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
England +10 1,030 £55,000 +4.76% 283
UK excluding London +7 642 £50,000 +11.11% 195
London +35 469 £65,000 +4.00% 106
South East +69 226 £47,500 +5.56% 37
North of England -43 143 £47,500 +11.76% 62
North West -5 116 £50,000 +19.05% 33
South West -59 76 £52,500 - 13
Scotland +36 65 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East of England +72 62 £55,000 -8.33% 31
Midlands -11 53 £40,000 +3.90% 34
East Midlands +29 39 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire -26 22 £47,500 +11.76% 22
Wales +14 16 £35,000 -15.66% 10
West Midlands -11 14 £40,000 +14.29% 15
North East +11 5 £50,000 +17.65% 7
Northern Ireland -24 1 £30,000 -25.00%

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 1,140 (100.00%) Android
2 598 (52.46%) Java
3 558 (48.95%) Apple iOS
4 520 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
5 504 (44.21%) iOS Development
6 453 (39.74%) Kotlin
7 438 (38.42%) Mobile App
8 378 (33.16%) Mobile Development
9 319 (27.98%) JavaScript
10 235 (20.61%) TDD
11 228 (20.00%) C#
12 221 (19.39%) Git (software)
13 209 (18.33%) Software Engineering
14 201 (17.63%) OO
15 187 (16.40%) HTML
16 181 (15.88%) RxJava
17 173 (15.18%) SQL
18 171 (15.00%) Apple Swift
19 160 (14.04%) .NET
20 153 (13.42%) Degree
21 151 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
22 148 (12.98%) User Experience
23 144 (12.63%) CSS
24 139 (12.19%) Android SDK
25 133 (11.67%) Objective-C
26 131 (11.49%) Computer Science
27 130 (11.40%) Web Services
27 130 (11.40%) Greenfield Project
28 127 (11.14%) Android Studio
29 122 (10.70%) C++

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 36 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 17 (1.49%) Confluence
3 10 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (0.70%) CMS
4 8 (0.70%) IIS
5 5 (0.44%) Apache
6 4 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (0.35%) Mule
7 3 (0.26%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.26%) Drupal
8 2 (0.18%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.088%) DNN
9 1 (0.088%) JBoss
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 6 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (0.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.35%) Sketch
3 3 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.26%) Zeplin
4 1 (0.088%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.088%) Figma
4 1 (0.088%) GIMP
4 1 (0.088%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.088%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 13 (1.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 6 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.088%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 86 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (5.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (4.56%) GitHub
4 42 (3.68%) Google Play
5 28 (2.46%) SaaS
6 19 (1.67%) Firebase
7 16 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (1.23%) Serverless
9 13 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (1.14%) PaaS
10 10 (0.88%) IaaS
11 8 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.53%) Asana
13 6 (0.53%) AWS Fargate
13 6 (0.53%) Slack
13 6 (0.53%) WhatsApp
14 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (6.14%) Bluetooth
2 30 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.84%) Internet
3 21 (1.84%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (1.58%) HTTP
5 17 (1.49%) Wireless
6 12 (1.05%) RFID
7 9 (0.79%) 3G
7 9 (0.79%) 4G
7 9 (0.79%) MQTT
8 8 (0.70%) NFC
9 7 (0.61%) Broadband
9 7 (0.61%) SSL
10 6 (0.53%) 5G
10 6 (0.53%) DNS
10 6 (0.53%) H.323
10 6 (0.53%) ZigBee
11 4 (0.35%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 52 (4.56%) Relational Database
3 43 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (3.42%) MySQL
5 36 (3.16%) Big Data
6 35 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 32 (2.81%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.79%) Redis
8 9 (0.79%) SQLite
9 6 (0.53%) CouchDB
9 6 (0.53%) Firebird
10 5 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
12 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.26%) RavenDB
12 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 221 (19.39%) Git (software)
2 127 (11.14%) Android Studio
3 69 (6.05%) JIRA
4 63 (5.53%) Mockito
5 60 (5.26%) Gradle
6 48 (4.21%) JUnit
7 44 (3.86%) Jenkins
8 32 (2.81%) Xcode
9 28 (2.46%) Bitbucket
9 28 (2.46%) Subversion
10 25 (2.19%) GitLab
11 24 (2.11%) Vagrant
12 22 (1.93%) Maven
12 22 (1.93%) Visual Studio
13 17 (1.49%) Appium
14 16 (1.40%) CocoaPods
15 14 (1.23%) Crashlytics
16 13 (1.14%) fastlane
17 11 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (0.79%) Selenium
General
1 109 (9.56%) Banking
2 105 (9.21%) Finance
3 76 (6.67%) Games
4 57 (5.00%) Retail
5 32 (2.81%) Law
6 31 (2.72%) Electronics
7 16 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.14%) Marketing
9 12 (1.05%) Advertising
10 8 (0.70%) Legal
10 8 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.53%) Billing
12 5 (0.44%) Automotive
12 5 (0.44%) Military
13 4 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) Publishing
15 1 (0.088%) Back Office
15 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.088%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 931 (81.67%) Developer
2 571 (50.09%) Android Developer
3 173 (15.18%) Mobile Developer
4 124 (10.88%) Java Developer
5 116 (10.18%) Senior Developer
6 101 (8.86%) iOS Developer
7 80 (7.02%) Applications Developer
8 78 (6.84%) iOS Android Developer
8 78 (6.84%) Senior Android Developer
9 68 (5.96%) .NET Developer
10 62 (5.44%) C# Developer
11 59 (5.18%) Android Engineer
11 59 (5.18%) Mobile Applications Developer
12 52 (4.56%) Java Android Developer
13 49 (4.30%) Software Developer
14 47 (4.12%) Software Engineer
15 45 (3.95%) Lead Developer
16 44 (3.86%) JavaScript Developer
17 42 (3.68%) C# .NET Developer
18 39 (3.42%) Lead Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (16.40%) HTML
2 181 (15.88%) RxJava
3 160 (14.04%) .NET
4 144 (12.63%) CSS
5 139 (12.19%) Android SDK
6 130 (11.40%) Web Services
7 116 (10.18%) React Native
8 105 (9.21%) RESTful
9 97 (8.51%) Dagger
10 95 (8.33%) REST
11 89 (7.81%) ASP.NET
12 79 (6.93%) Retrofit
13 72 (6.32%) React
14 71 (6.23%) AngularJS
15 67 (5.88%) JSON
16 63 (5.53%) HTML5
17 60 (5.26%) jQuery
18 52 (4.56%) Node.js
19 48 (4.21%) XML
20 43 (3.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 438 (38.42%) Mobile App
2 148 (12.98%) User Experience
3 130 (11.40%) Greenfield Project
4 69 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
6 42 (3.68%) Algorithms
6 42 (3.68%) Mobile Banking
7 22 (1.93%) Online Banking
8 15 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.96%) RIA
10 11 (0.96%) Social Media
11 10 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.79%) CESG
12 9 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 9 (0.79%) Internet of Things
12 9 (0.79%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.79%) Virtual Team
13 8 (0.70%) iPhone
13 8 (0.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 1,140 (100.00%) Android
2 558 (48.95%) Apple iOS
3 81 (7.11%) Linux
4 70 (6.14%) Windows
5 34 (2.98%) Unix
6 14 (1.23%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.79%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.70%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.61%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.61%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.44%) CentOS
10 5 (0.44%) Debian
10 5 (0.44%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (0.44%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.088%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.088%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 504 (44.21%) iOS Development
3 378 (33.16%) Mobile Development
4 235 (20.61%) TDD
5 209 (18.33%) Software Engineering
6 201 (17.63%) OO
7 151 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
8 131 (11.49%) Computer Science
9 119 (10.44%) MVVM
10 117 (10.26%) Mobile Application Development
11 114 (10.00%) Fintech
12 113 (9.91%) OOP
12 113 (9.91%) Test Automation
13 103 (9.04%) DevOps
14 102 (8.95%) Scrum
15 97 (8.51%) Mentoring
16 95 (8.33%) Web Development
17 93 (8.16%) MVC
18 88 (7.72%) BDD
19 85 (7.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 598 (52.46%) Java
2 453 (39.74%) Kotlin
3 319 (27.98%) JavaScript
4 228 (20.00%) C#
5 173 (15.18%) SQL
6 171 (15.00%) Apple Swift
7 133 (11.67%) Objective-C
8 122 (10.70%) C++
9 105 (9.21%) Python
10 99 (8.68%) C
11 43 (3.77%) PHP
12 28 (2.46%) ES6
13 21 (1.84%) Ruby
13 21 (1.84%) TypeScript
14 19 (1.67%) Go
14 19 (1.67%) Java 8
15 17 (1.49%) Scala
16 11 (0.96%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.79%) Apex Code
18 8 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 153 (13.42%) Degree
2 50 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (4.21%) Security Cleared
4 30 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 26 (2.28%) OCA
5 26 (2.28%) OCP
5 26 (2.28%) Oracle Certification
6 18 (1.58%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.53%) HND
8 5 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 4 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.35%) PhD
10 2 (0.18%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.088%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.77%) QA
2 9 (0.79%) NCSC
3 7 (0.61%) GDPR
4 6 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 57 (5.00%) Docker
2 26 (2.28%) vSphere
3 24 (2.11%) VirtualBox
4 9 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.35%) Firmware
6 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (2.89%) Ansible
2 19 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.96%) Puppet
5 8 (0.70%) Terraform
6 6 (0.53%) AirWatch
6 6 (0.53%) Mesos
6 6 (0.53%) Packer
7 5 (0.44%) Grafana
7 5 (0.44%) Kibana
7 5 (0.44%) logstash
7 5 (0.44%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.35%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.18%) Salt
Vendors
1 94 (8.25%) Xamarin
2 77 (6.75%) Google
3 47 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 31 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 24 (2.11%) Samsung
6 13 (1.14%) Adobe
7 11 (0.96%) Oracle
8 9 (0.79%) Citrix
8 9 (0.79%) Facebook
9 8 (0.70%) Apple
9 8 (0.70%) YouTube
10 5 (0.44%) Dynatrace
11 4 (0.35%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.35%) Novell
11 4 (0.35%) SAP
11 4 (0.35%) Splunk
12 3 (0.26%) VMware
13 2 (0.18%) Blue Prism
13 2 (0.18%) IFS
13 2 (0.18%) Tealium