Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 418 345 442
Rank change year-on-year -73 +97 -113
Permanent jobs citing Android Development 1,059 1,580 1,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.91% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.99% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1,330 1,117
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,750 £29,400
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +7.50%

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 138,525 159,256 161,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.69% 91.82% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 109,214 127,959 133,321
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -88 964 £55,000 +10.00% 304
UK excluding London -53 620 £45,000 +12.50% 210
London -62 417 £65,000 +4.00% 119
South East +42 208 £44,500 +4.71% 56
South West -2 132 £50,000 - 21
North of England -73 111 £44,000 +10.00% 62
North West -26 72 £44,000 +10.00% 33
East of England -33 57 £47,500 -5.00% 20
Scotland +29 54 £45,000 - 15
Midlands -101 39 £40,000 +14.29% 26
Yorkshire -22 38 £45,000 +12.50% 26
West Midlands -40 20 £37,500 +7.14% 13
East Midlands -29 19 £42,500 +21.43% 13
Wales +9 16 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Northern Ireland -12 3 £30,000 - 1
North East +5 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 1,059 (100.00%) Android
2 613 (57.88%) Apple iOS
3 580 (54.77%) iOS Development
4 546 (51.56%) Java
5 450 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
6 368 (34.75%) JavaScript
7 343 (32.39%) Mobile App
8 314 (29.65%) Mobile Development
9 289 (27.29%) HTML
10 245 (23.14%) Software Engineering
11 229 (21.62%) Git (software)
12 224 (21.15%) User Experience
13 223 (21.06%) Kotlin
14 216 (20.40%) CSS
15 214 (20.21%) C#
16 212 (20.02%) TDD
17 207 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
18 188 (17.75%) OO
19 171 (16.15%) RxJava
20 169 (15.96%) Objective-C
21 167 (15.77%) Android Studio
22 164 (15.49%) C++
23 159 (15.01%) Degree
24 156 (14.73%) .NET
25 151 (14.26%) HTML5
25 151 (14.26%) Android SDK
26 149 (14.07%) Google
27 148 (13.98%) Scrum
28 145 (13.69%) Computer Science
29 137 (12.94%) 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 30 (2.83%) Confluence
2 23 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 21 (1.98%) CMS
4 14 (1.32%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (1.04%) WildFly
6 10 (0.94%) WordPress
7 9 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.66%) Drupal
9 7 (0.66%) IIS
10 6 (0.57%) Apache
10 6 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.57%) nginx
10 6 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
11 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.38%) JBoss
12 4 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.28%) Alfresco
Applications
1 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 8 (0.76%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.094%) Maya
3 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.094%) MotionBuilder
3 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.28%) OpenCart
2 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.19%) Magento
4 1 (0.094%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 89 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 59 (5.57%) Google Play
3 52 (4.91%) GitHub
4 45 (4.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 43 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (1.23%) Amazon S3
7 13 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.23%) SaaS
8 11 (1.04%) Firebase
9 10 (0.94%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.57%) Serverless
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.47%) IaaS
11 5 (0.47%) npm
11 5 (0.47%) PaaS
12 4 (0.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.34%) HTTP
2 37 (3.49%) Internet
3 33 (3.12%) H.323
4 28 (2.64%) TCP/IP
5 20 (1.89%) Bluetooth
6 18 (1.70%) HTTPS
6 18 (1.70%) SSL
7 13 (1.23%) Wireless
8 11 (1.04%) Skype
9 10 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.57%) Firewall
11 5 (0.47%) ASN.1
11 5 (0.47%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.28%) Intranet
13 1 (0.094%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.094%) DNS
13 1 (0.094%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.094%) IPv4
13 1 (0.094%) IPv6
13 1 (0.094%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 66 (6.23%) Big Data
3 49 (4.63%) MySQL
4 35 (3.31%) Relational Database
5 28 (2.64%) MongoDB
6 26 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.70%) Amazon RDS
9 12 (1.13%) CouchDB
9 12 (1.13%) SQLite
10 11 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 10 (0.94%) Redis
12 9 (0.85%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.66%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon Aurora
15 3 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 3 (0.28%) GIS
16 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 229 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 167 (15.77%) Android Studio
3 93 (8.78%) Gradle
4 76 (7.18%) Subversion
5 73 (6.89%) JIRA
6 58 (5.48%) Maven
7 47 (4.44%) Xcode
8 42 (3.97%) JUnit
9 41 (3.87%) Ant
10 32 (3.02%) Jenkins
11 25 (2.36%) Apache Ivy
12 24 (2.27%) Mockito
13 20 (1.89%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.89%) Eclipse
13 20 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (1.61%) git-flow
15 15 (1.42%) Visual Studio
16 14 (1.32%) Appium
17 13 (1.23%) CocoaPods
17 13 (1.23%) GitLab
General
1 137 (12.94%) Finance
2 69 (6.52%) Games
3 59 (5.57%) Banking
4 56 (5.29%) Retail
5 37 (3.49%) Electronics
6 26 (2.46%) Marketing
7 21 (1.98%) Publishing
8 18 (1.70%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.32%) Automotive
9 14 (1.32%) Legal
10 10 (0.94%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.85%) Billing
12 8 (0.76%) Advertising
13 6 (0.57%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.28%) Law
15 2 (0.19%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.094%) Front Office
16 1 (0.094%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.094%) Military
16 1 (0.094%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 836 (78.94%) Developer
2 514 (48.54%) Android Developer
3 138 (13.03%) Mobile Developer
4 132 (12.46%) Senior Developer
5 116 (10.95%) Software Engineer
6 114 (10.76%) iOS Developer
7 95 (8.97%) Software Developer
8 93 (8.78%) iOS Android Developer
9 90 (8.50%) Senior Android Developer
10 84 (7.93%) Java Developer
11 76 (7.18%) Applications Developer
12 70 (6.61%) .NET Developer
13 69 (6.52%) C# Developer
14 54 (5.10%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 53 (5.00%) Lead Developer
16 46 (4.34%) Java Android Developer
16 46 (4.34%) Lead Android Developer
17 44 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
18 35 (3.31%) Android Engineer
18 35 (3.31%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (27.29%) HTML
2 216 (20.40%) CSS
3 171 (16.15%) RxJava
4 156 (14.73%) .NET
5 151 (14.26%) Android SDK
5 151 (14.26%) HTML5
6 131 (12.37%) Web Services
7 125 (11.80%) AngularJS
8 107 (10.10%) Dagger
9 106 (10.01%) RESTful
10 102 (9.63%) REST
11 101 (9.54%) XML
12 96 (9.07%) ASP.NET
12 96 (9.07%) React Native
13 85 (8.03%) jQuery
14 83 (7.84%) JSON
14 83 (7.84%) React
15 77 (7.27%) Retrofit
16 64 (6.04%) Node.js
17 62 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 343 (32.39%) Mobile App
2 224 (21.15%) User Experience
3 68 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (6.04%) Fintech
5 43 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 34 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
7 30 (2.83%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 23 (2.17%) iPhone
10 22 (2.08%) Mobile Banking
11 21 (1.98%) Online Banking
11 21 (1.98%) RIA
12 20 (1.89%) Mobile Payment
13 10 (0.94%) Management Information System
14 9 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.76%) Blog
15 8 (0.76%) EMV
15 8 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 8 (0.76%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,059 (100.00%) Android
2 613 (57.88%) Apple iOS
3 125 (11.80%) Linux
4 83 (7.84%) Windows
5 20 (1.89%) Windows Phone
6 13 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
7 11 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.66%) Unix
8 7 (0.66%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.57%) CentOS
9 6 (0.57%) Solaris
9 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.47%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (0.47%) pSOS
11 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.094%) Android TV
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (54.77%) iOS Development
2 450 (42.49%) Agile Software Development
3 314 (29.65%) Mobile Development
4 245 (23.14%) Software Engineering
5 212 (20.02%) TDD
6 207 (19.55%) Continuous Integration
7 188 (17.75%) OO
8 148 (13.98%) Scrum
9 145 (13.69%) Computer Science
10 126 (11.90%) Unit Testing
11 120 (11.33%) Test Automation
12 115 (10.86%) Web Development
13 114 (10.76%) MVC
14 108 (10.20%) Open Source
15 96 (9.07%) BDD
16 92 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
17 89 (8.40%) OOP
18 85 (8.03%) Mentoring
19 75 (7.08%) Mobile Application Development
19 75 (7.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 546 (51.56%) Java
2 368 (34.75%) JavaScript
3 223 (21.06%) Kotlin
4 214 (20.21%) C#
5 169 (15.96%) Objective-C
6 164 (15.49%) C++
7 134 (12.65%) Apple Swift
7 134 (12.65%) SQL
8 129 (12.18%) Python
9 99 (9.35%) C
10 55 (5.19%) PHP
10 55 (5.19%) Ruby
11 42 (3.97%) Go
12 36 (3.40%) ES6
13 27 (2.55%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.36%) Assembly Language
15 18 (1.70%) Embedded C
15 18 (1.70%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.61%) Groovy
17 15 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 159 (15.01%) Degree
2 80 (7.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 66 (6.23%) Security Cleared
4 17 (1.61%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.42%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.66%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.47%) MCP
9 3 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.28%) PhD
10 2 (0.19%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.094%) CCNA
11 1 (0.094%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.094%) CISSP
11 1 (0.094%) PMP
11 1 (0.094%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (5.38%) QA
2 6 (0.57%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.47%) PMO
4 4 (0.38%) GDPR
5 1 (0.094%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (5.95%) Docker
2 31 (2.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (1.42%) vSphere
4 13 (1.23%) VirtualBox
5 12 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.85%) Firmware
7 1 (0.094%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.094%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (1.89%) Ansible
2 16 (1.51%) Kubernetes
3 6 (0.57%) Terraform
4 4 (0.38%) Puppet
5 3 (0.28%) Salt
6 2 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.094%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.094%) Kibana
7 1 (0.094%) Mesos
7 1 (0.094%) Rancher
7 1 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.094%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 149 (14.07%) Google
2 91 (8.59%) Xamarin
3 67 (6.33%) Microsoft
4 38 (3.59%) Apple
5 32 (3.02%) Oracle
6 31 (2.93%) VMware
7 16 (1.51%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.13%) Samsung
9 10 (0.94%) Cisco
9 10 (0.94%) SAP
10 9 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 7 (0.66%) Adobe
11 7 (0.66%) Facebook
12 6 (0.57%) Actuate
12 6 (0.57%) Rakuten
12 6 (0.57%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (0.38%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.38%) Twitter
15 3 (0.28%) OutSystems