Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 425 339 411
Rank change year-on-year -86 +72 -74
Permanent jobs citing Android Development 1,164 1,732 1,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.96% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.05% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1,453 1,260
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 148,496 165,167 173,788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118,113 130,618 144,552
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -79 1,067 £52,500 +10.53% 332
UK excluding London -67 715 £45,000 +12.50% 211
London -73 430 £65,000 +8.33% 147
South East -13 208 £44,500 +4.71% 45
North of England -15 178 £42,500 +6.25% 63
South West +10 125 £47,500 - 26
North West +8 109 £42,500 - 38
East of England -30 69 £52,500 +16.67% 20
Yorkshire +12 65 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Scotland -2 56 £52,500 +31.25% 9
Midlands -107 56 £37,500 +9.49% 32
West Midlands -66 32 £35,000 +2.94% 16
East Midlands -37 24 £42,500 +16.44% 16
Wales +6 22 £44,000 +10.00% 12
North East -8 4 £32,500 +15.04% 3
Northern Ireland -1 2 £30,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,164 (100.00%) Android
2 679 (58.33%) Apple iOS
3 630 (54.12%) iOS Development
4 600 (51.55%) Java
5 514 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
6 371 (31.87%) Mobile App
7 364 (31.27%) JavaScript
8 336 (28.87%) Mobile Development
9 313 (26.89%) HTML
10 286 (24.57%) Git (software)
11 275 (23.63%) C#
12 261 (22.42%) TDD
13 257 (22.08%) User Experience
14 244 (20.96%) CSS
15 224 (19.24%) Software Engineering
16 222 (19.07%) Kotlin
17 208 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
18 202 (17.35%) .NET
19 197 (16.92%) Android Studio
20 185 (15.89%) Scrum
21 178 (15.29%) OO
22 167 (14.35%) SQL
23 165 (14.18%) C++
24 162 (13.92%) Google
24 162 (13.92%) HTML5
25 160 (13.75%) Objective-C
26 159 (13.66%) Finance
27 156 (13.40%) RxJava
28 154 (13.23%) Android SDK
29 152 (13.06%) Web Services

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 26 (2.23%) Confluence
2 25 (2.15%) CMS
3 21 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.29%) WordPress
5 13 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (0.86%) IIS
6 10 (0.86%) Joomla!
6 10 (0.86%) WebSphere
7 9 (0.77%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (0.60%) WildFly
9 6 (0.52%) Apache
9 6 (0.52%) nginx
9 6 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.43%) Drupal
10 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (0.43%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.34%) Liferay
12 3 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.17%) GIMP
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.086%) Maya
4 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.086%) MotionBuilder
4 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.34%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.26%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.086%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 69 (5.93%) Google Play
2 68 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (4.90%) GitHub
4 56 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (1.20%) Google Analytics
7 14 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (1.20%) SaaS
8 13 (1.12%) Firebase
9 9 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 9 (0.77%) Serverless
10 7 (0.60%) IaaS
10 7 (0.60%) PaaS
11 6 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.43%) npm
12 5 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.64%) HTTP
2 50 (4.30%) Internet
3 28 (2.41%) HTTPS
4 24 (2.06%) Bluetooth
5 22 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 20 (1.72%) SSL
7 16 (1.37%) H.323
8 15 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.77%) Intranet
10 7 (0.60%) Ethernet
11 6 (0.52%) Firewall
11 6 (0.52%) RS-232
11 6 (0.52%) Wireless
12 5 (0.43%) ASN.1
12 5 (0.43%) Skype
13 2 (0.17%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.086%) DNS
14 1 (0.086%) GPRS
14 1 (0.086%) GSM
14 1 (0.086%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 75 (6.44%) MySQL
3 51 (4.38%) Big Data
4 35 (3.01%) MongoDB
5 32 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 24 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.46%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
10 13 (1.12%) SQLite
11 12 (1.03%) CouchDB
12 8 (0.69%) Redis
12 8 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.60%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.52%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.52%) GIS
14 6 (0.52%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
15 5 (0.43%) Hadoop
16 4 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 286 (24.57%) Git (software)
2 197 (16.92%) Android Studio
3 107 (9.19%) Gradle
4 84 (7.22%) Subversion
5 76 (6.53%) JIRA
6 64 (5.50%) Maven
7 63 (5.41%) Xcode
8 49 (4.21%) Jenkins
8 49 (4.21%) JUnit
9 37 (3.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (2.92%) Ant
11 27 (2.32%) Visual Studio
12 22 (1.89%) Bitbucket
13 20 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
13 20 (1.72%) Appium
14 18 (1.55%) Eclipse
15 16 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
16 15 (1.29%) git-flow
17 14 (1.20%) CocoaPods
18 13 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 159 (13.66%) Finance
2 72 (6.19%) Games
3 70 (6.01%) Retail
4 56 (4.81%) Banking
5 34 (2.92%) Electronics
6 29 (2.49%) Publishing
7 24 (2.06%) Marketing
8 18 (1.55%) Automotive
9 17 (1.46%) Legal
10 16 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 14 (1.20%) Advertising
12 12 (1.03%) Law
13 7 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.52%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.43%) Billing
15 5 (0.43%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.17%) Retail Banking
18 1 (0.086%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 926 (79.55%) Developer
2 526 (45.19%) Android Developer
3 147 (12.63%) Senior Developer
4 143 (12.29%) Mobile Developer
5 115 (9.88%) Software Engineer
6 110 (9.45%) iOS Developer
7 107 (9.19%) Software Developer
8 99 (8.51%) C# Developer
9 98 (8.42%) Applications Developer
10 93 (7.99%) Java Developer
11 92 (7.90%) Senior Android Developer
12 87 (7.47%) iOS Android Developer
13 81 (6.96%) .NET Developer
14 63 (5.41%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 62 (5.33%) Lead Developer
16 52 (4.47%) C# .NET Developer
17 46 (3.95%) Lead Android Developer
18 44 (3.78%) Java Android Developer
19 41 (3.52%) Android Engineer
19 41 (3.52%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (26.89%) HTML
2 244 (20.96%) CSS
3 202 (17.35%) .NET
4 162 (13.92%) HTML5
5 156 (13.40%) RxJava
6 154 (13.23%) Android SDK
7 152 (13.06%) Web Services
8 144 (12.37%) REST
9 136 (11.68%) XML
10 134 (11.51%) JSON
11 129 (11.08%) ASP.NET
12 122 (10.48%) RESTful
13 104 (8.93%) jQuery
14 99 (8.51%) AngularJS
15 91 (7.82%) Dagger
16 90 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
17 85 (7.30%) React Native
18 77 (6.62%) React
19 73 (6.27%) Retrofit
20 71 (6.10%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 371 (31.87%) Mobile App
2 257 (22.08%) User Experience
3 136 (11.68%) Computer Science
4 82 (7.04%) Fintech
5 67 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
6 34 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 32 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (2.15%) RIA
10 24 (2.06%) Mobile Payment
11 22 (1.89%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.80%) iPhone
12 21 (1.80%) Online Banking
13 17 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (1.12%) Social Media
15 11 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.95%) Smartphone
16 9 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1,164 (100.00%) Android
2 679 (58.33%) Apple iOS
3 119 (10.22%) Windows
4 118 (10.14%) Linux
5 21 (1.80%) Windows Phone
6 15 (1.29%) Unix
7 13 (1.12%) Mac OS X
8 11 (0.95%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.52%) CentOS
11 6 (0.52%) Solaris
12 5 (0.43%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.34%) Android TV
13 4 (0.34%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 2 (0.17%) Debian
15 2 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
15 2 (0.17%) pSOS
15 2 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (54.12%) iOS Development
2 514 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (28.87%) Mobile Development
4 261 (22.42%) TDD
5 224 (19.24%) Software Engineering
6 208 (17.87%) Continuous Integration
7 185 (15.89%) Scrum
8 178 (15.29%) OO
9 148 (12.71%) MVC
10 134 (11.51%) Unit Testing
11 130 (11.17%) Web Development
12 127 (10.91%) Open Source
13 122 (10.48%) Test Automation
14 107 (9.19%) BDD
15 93 (7.99%) Mobile Application Development
15 93 (7.99%) Problem-Solving
16 92 (7.90%) Mentoring
17 80 (6.87%) OOP
18 75 (6.44%) UML
19 71 (6.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 600 (51.55%) Java
2 364 (31.27%) JavaScript
3 275 (23.63%) C#
4 222 (19.07%) Kotlin
5 167 (14.35%) SQL
6 165 (14.18%) C++
7 160 (13.75%) Objective-C
8 144 (12.37%) Apple Swift
9 110 (9.45%) Python
10 103 (8.85%) C
11 89 (7.65%) PHP
12 45 (3.87%) Ruby
13 34 (2.92%) TypeScript
14 25 (2.15%) Go
15 21 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 20 (1.72%) ES6
17 17 (1.46%) Java 8
17 17 (1.46%) T-SQL
18 16 (1.37%) Groovy
19 14 (1.20%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 152 (13.06%) Degree
2 71 (6.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (5.93%) Security Cleared
4 24 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 20 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.60%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.43%) PhD
9 3 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.26%) MCP
10 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
10 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.086%) CCNA
11 1 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.086%) PMP
11 1 (0.086%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.10%) QA
2 9 (0.77%) GDPR
3 6 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.43%) PMO
5 1 (0.086%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 46 (3.95%) Docker
2 17 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (0.95%) Firmware
5 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.26%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (1.03%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.86%) Ansible
3 7 (0.60%) Terraform
4 6 (0.52%) HockeyApp
5 3 (0.26%) Puppet
5 3 (0.26%) Salt
6 1 (0.086%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.086%) Kibana
6 1 (0.086%) Mesos
6 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.086%) Rancher
6 1 (0.086%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 162 (13.92%) Google
2 114 (9.79%) Xamarin
3 75 (6.44%) Microsoft
4 46 (3.95%) Apple
5 28 (2.41%) Oracle
6 26 (2.23%) Atlassian
7 17 (1.46%) VMware
8 13 (1.12%) Cisco
8 13 (1.12%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.86%) Facebook
10 8 (0.69%) SAP
11 7 (0.60%) Adobe
12 6 (0.52%) Actuate
12 6 (0.52%) Assembla
12 6 (0.52%) ESRI
12 6 (0.52%) Rakuten
12 6 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.52%) Twitter
13 4 (0.34%) DevExpress
13 4 (0.34%) Sage