Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 326 379
Rank change year-on-year -90 +53 -52
Permanent jobs citing Android Development 1,216 1,783 1,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 1.00% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 1.10% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,493 1,377
UK median annual salary £51,500 £46,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.75% -11.43% +10.53%
10th Percentile £30,925 £28,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 152,403 162,668 175,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.04% 91.56% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121,268 128,305 146,204
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 £82,500 £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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Android Development in the UK

Android Development
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 Development within the UK over the 6 months to 26 September 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 -95 1,137 £52,500 +10.53% 289
UK excluding London -55 772 £42,500 +6.25% 211
London -91 429 £62,500 +8.70% 109
North of England +40 219 £42,500 +2.41% 63
South East -60 209 £42,500 - 50
North West +25 138 £42,000 -4.55% 36
South West +35 136 £47,500 +5.56% 23
East of England -34 72 £56,250 +25.00% 17
Midlands -108 71 £42,500 +25.00% 27
Yorkshire +34 70 £42,500 +13.33% 27
Scotland -9 49 £52,500 +31.25% 13
East Midlands -16 36 £42,500 +16.44% 14
West Midlands -106 35 £37,500 +10.29% 13
Wales +8 17 £43,000 +22.86% 17
North East -5 11 £41,250 +43.48%

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,216 (100.00%) Android
2 665 (54.69%) Apple iOS
3 623 (51.23%) Java
4 615 (50.58%) iOS Development
5 578 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
6 399 (32.81%) Mobile App
7 362 (29.77%) Mobile Development
8 359 (29.52%) JavaScript
9 289 (23.77%) HTML
10 287 (23.60%) C#
11 281 (23.11%) User Experience
12 277 (22.78%) Git (software)
13 273 (22.45%) TDD
14 237 (19.49%) CSS
15 209 (17.19%) Android Studio
16 208 (17.11%) Kotlin
16 208 (17.11%) Software Engineering
17 196 (16.12%) .NET
18 189 (15.54%) Scrum
19 178 (14.64%) OO
20 175 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
21 172 (14.14%) SQL
22 167 (13.73%) C++
22 167 (13.73%) Finance
23 160 (13.16%) JSON
24 158 (12.99%) Android SDK
25 155 (12.75%) MVC
26 153 (12.58%) Objective-C
27 151 (12.42%) Google
28 145 (11.92%) RESTful

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 25 (2.06%) CMS
2 23 (1.89%) Confluence
3 22 (1.81%) WordPress
4 13 (1.07%) WebLogic
5 12 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (0.82%) Joomla!
7 9 (0.74%) Alfresco
8 7 (0.58%) IIS
9 5 (0.41%) Drupal
9 5 (0.41%) nginx
10 4 (0.33%) Apache
10 4 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.33%) Liferay
11 3 (0.25%) Mendix
11 3 (0.25%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.16%) DNN
12 2 (0.16%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.16%) GeoServer
12 2 (0.16%) JBoss
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.40%) Photoshop
2 14 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.25%) GIMP
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.082%) Maya
6 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.082%) MotionBuilder
6 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.082%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 5 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.33%) Sage 200
3 3 (0.25%) Magento
3 3 (0.25%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.082%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.35%) Google Play
2 50 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (3.54%) GitHub
5 24 (1.97%) Firebase
6 14 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 13 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (1.07%) SaaS
8 11 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.90%) Serverless
9 7 (0.58%) iTunes
10 6 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.41%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 4 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (0.33%) IaaS
12 4 (0.33%) npm
12 4 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (3.70%) Internet
2 43 (3.54%) HTTP
3 32 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 24 (1.97%) Bluetooth
5 20 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (1.56%) SSL
7 17 (1.40%) Wireless
8 16 (1.32%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.90%) Intranet
10 9 (0.74%) Ethernet
11 8 (0.66%) RS-232
12 5 (0.41%) Firewall
13 4 (0.33%) ASN.1
13 4 (0.33%) MVNO
13 4 (0.33%) SMS
14 3 (0.25%) MQTT
15 2 (0.16%) ATM
15 2 (0.16%) SSH
15 2 (0.16%) WPA2
16 1 (0.082%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 93 (7.65%) MySQL
3 54 (4.44%) Big Data
4 25 (2.06%) MongoDB
5 24 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (1.40%) NoSQL
8 11 (0.90%) Redis
9 10 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.82%) SQLite
10 9 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
11 8 (0.66%) Blockchain
11 8 (0.66%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.58%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.49%) GIS
14 5 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
14 5 (0.41%) Cosmos DB
15 4 (0.33%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 277 (22.78%) Git (software)
2 209 (17.19%) Android Studio
3 111 (9.13%) Gradle
4 102 (8.39%) JIRA
5 85 (6.99%) Xcode
6 73 (6.00%) JUnit
7 69 (5.67%) Subversion
8 49 (4.03%) Jenkins
9 48 (3.95%) Maven
10 45 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (3.21%) Bitbucket
12 35 (2.88%) Mockito
13 33 (2.71%) Visual Studio
14 29 (2.38%) Calabash
15 25 (2.06%) Appium
16 20 (1.64%) CocoaPods
16 20 (1.64%) fastlane
17 19 (1.56%) Robolectric
17 19 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
18 18 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 167 (13.73%) Finance
2 89 (7.32%) Retail
3 60 (4.93%) Games
4 44 (3.62%) Banking
5 43 (3.54%) Electronics
6 27 (2.22%) Publishing
7 25 (2.06%) Marketing
8 21 (1.73%) Advertising
8 21 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.40%) Automotive
9 17 (1.40%) Law
9 17 (1.40%) Legal
10 11 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 8 (0.66%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.33%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.25%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.082%) Billing
16 1 (0.082%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,000 (82.24%) Developer
2 593 (48.77%) Android Developer
3 177 (14.56%) Mobile Developer
4 131 (10.77%) Senior Developer
5 127 (10.44%) iOS Developer
6 126 (10.36%) Applications Developer
7 103 (8.47%) iOS Android Developer
7 103 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 103 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 96 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 92 (7.57%) Software Engineer
10 83 (6.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 82 (6.74%) Senior Android Developer
12 75 (6.17%) .NET Developer
13 56 (4.61%) Lead Developer
14 55 (4.52%) Java Android Developer
15 49 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
16 45 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 42 (3.45%) Lead Android Developer
18 41 (3.37%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (23.77%) HTML
2 237 (19.49%) CSS
3 196 (16.12%) .NET
4 160 (13.16%) JSON
5 158 (12.99%) Android SDK
6 145 (11.92%) RESTful
6 145 (11.92%) Web Services
7 144 (11.84%) RxJava
8 133 (10.94%) HTML5
9 131 (10.77%) ASP.NET
10 127 (10.44%) REST
11 126 (10.36%) XML
12 114 (9.38%) jQuery
13 92 (7.57%) Dagger
14 89 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 80 (6.58%) AngularJS
15 80 (6.58%) React Native
16 74 (6.09%) React
17 69 (5.67%) .NET Framework
18 65 (5.35%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 399 (32.81%) Mobile App
2 281 (23.11%) User Experience
3 126 (10.36%) Computer Science
4 92 (7.57%) Fintech
5 81 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 26 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (2.06%) Algorithms
8 25 (2.06%) Smartphone
9 24 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
10 20 (1.64%) iPhone
10 20 (1.64%) RIA
11 18 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
12 15 (1.23%) Online Banking
13 14 (1.15%) Social Media
14 13 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 13 (1.07%) Robotics
15 12 (0.99%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
17 10 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 1,216 (100.00%) Android
2 665 (54.69%) Apple iOS
3 129 (10.61%) Windows
4 89 (7.32%) Linux
5 23 (1.89%) Windows Phone
6 14 (1.15%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.99%) Unix
8 9 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.58%) Windows Server
10 6 (0.49%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 4 (0.33%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (0.25%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.082%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 615 (50.58%) iOS Development
2 578 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (29.77%) Mobile Development
4 273 (22.45%) TDD
5 208 (17.11%) Software Engineering
6 189 (15.54%) Scrum
7 178 (14.64%) OO
8 175 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
9 155 (12.75%) MVC
10 142 (11.68%) Unit Testing
11 139 (11.43%) Test Automation
12 132 (10.86%) Web Development
13 126 (10.36%) Mobile Application Development
14 111 (9.13%) BDD
15 103 (8.47%) Open Source
16 98 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
17 82 (6.74%) OOP
18 77 (6.33%) Mentoring
19 72 (5.92%) Analytics
20 64 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 623 (51.23%) Java
2 359 (29.52%) JavaScript
3 287 (23.60%) C#
4 208 (17.11%) Kotlin
5 172 (14.14%) SQL
6 167 (13.73%) C++
7 153 (12.58%) Objective-C
8 140 (11.51%) Apple Swift
9 120 (9.87%) PHP
10 103 (8.47%) C
11 89 (7.32%) Python
12 27 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 20 (1.64%) VB.NET
14 19 (1.56%) Ruby
15 17 (1.40%) Groovy
15 17 (1.40%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.07%) Java 8
17 11 (0.90%) Scala
18 10 (0.82%) Embedded C
19 9 (0.74%) ES6
Qualifications
1 141 (11.60%) Degree
2 66 (5.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.77%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 19 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.41%) PhD
9 3 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.082%) CCNA
10 1 (0.082%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.082%) MCP
10 1 (0.082%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.082%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (5.10%) QA
2 11 (0.90%) GDPR
3 6 (0.49%) PMO
4 5 (0.41%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.082%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (1.48%) Docker
2 11 (0.90%) Firmware
3 4 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.082%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 28 (2.30%) HockeyApp
2 3 (0.25%) Plesk
3 2 (0.16%) Ansible
3 2 (0.16%) Puppet
3 2 (0.16%) Salt
4 1 (0.082%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.082%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.082%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.082%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 151 (12.42%) Google
2 104 (8.55%) Xamarin
3 59 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 49 (4.03%) Apple
5 43 (3.54%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.15%) Sitecore
7 13 (1.07%) Cisco
8 12 (0.99%) Oracle
9 9 (0.74%) Adobe
10 8 (0.66%) Assembla
10 8 (0.66%) Facebook
11 7 (0.58%) SAP
11 7 (0.58%) Twitter
11 7 (0.58%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.49%) ESRI
13 5 (0.41%) Zend
14 4 (0.33%) Actuate
14 4 (0.33%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.33%) Sage
15 3 (0.25%) OutSystems