Period
to 17 December 2017

The median annual salary for an Android Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Engineer
UK
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1035 1137 1104
Rank change year-on-year +102 -33 +65
Permanent jobs requiring an Android Engineer 166 85 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.046% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.048% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 136 81 191
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,750 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £43,750
% change year-on-year +12.82% +11.43% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170962 177373 207193
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.51% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 137615 148115 172832
UK median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,123
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.27% +0.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Android Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Android Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android Engineer in the UK

Android Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Android Engineer in the UK

Android Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android Engineer over the 6 months to 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Android Engineer in the UK

Android Engineer
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Android Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 December 2017. 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 +109 162 £55,000 -8.33% 12
London +34 100 £55,000 -8.33% 6
UK excluding London +76 65 £55,000 +12.82% 6
South East +51 17 £52,500 -
South West - 16 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +48 12 £33,500 -0.74% 1
East of England +25 12 £56,250 +9.76% 2
East Midlands +16 6 - - 1
West Midlands +8 6 £33,500 +34.00%
North of England +4 5 £53,750 +34.38% 1
North West -11 3 - -
Scotland -16 3 £41,250 -17.50%
Yorkshire +21 2 £53,750 - 1

Android Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Android Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Android Engineer in the job title.

1 166 (100.00%) Android
2 102 (61.45%) Java
3 92 (55.42%) Android Development
4 91 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (41.57%) Apple iOS
6 57 (34.34%) Software Engineering
7 55 (33.13%) TDD
8 48 (28.92%) Mobile App
9 42 (25.30%) RxJava
10 38 (22.89%) Google
10 38 (22.89%) RESTful
11 37 (22.29%) Test Automation
11 37 (22.29%) Finance
12 35 (21.08%) Git (software)
13 34 (20.48%) BDD
13 34 (20.48%) Python
13 34 (20.48%) Degree
13 34 (20.48%) Dagger
14 32 (19.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 32 (19.28%) User Experience
15 30 (18.07%) Computer Science
15 30 (18.07%) Scrum
16 28 (16.87%) Google Play
17 26 (15.66%) QA
18 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (14.46%) C++
18 24 (14.46%) Electronics
19 22 (13.25%) Manufacturing
19 22 (13.25%) JIRA
19 22 (13.25%) Gradle

Android Engineer Skill Set
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 7 (4.22%) Confluence
2 3 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.87%) Google Play
2 19 (11.45%) GitHub
3 6 (3.61%) SaaS
4 5 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Firebase
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.82%) WAN
2 6 (3.61%) ATM
3 3 (1.81%) HTTP
3 3 (1.81%) Skype
3 3 (1.81%) Wireless
4 2 (1.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.60%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.60%) DNS
5 1 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.60%) RFID
5 1 (0.60%) SMS
5 1 (0.60%) TETRA
5 1 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) MySQL
2 6 (3.61%) GIS
3 5 (3.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.20%) Redis
5 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (21.08%) Git (software)
2 22 (13.25%) Gradle
2 22 (13.25%) JIRA
3 18 (10.84%) Android Studio
4 17 (10.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.02%) Appium
6 8 (4.82%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.82%) JUnit
7 4 (2.41%) Fiddler
7 4 (2.41%) gulp
7 4 (2.41%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.41%) Subversion
8 3 (1.81%) Hudson
8 3 (1.81%) UI Automator
8 3 (1.81%) Xcode
9 2 (1.20%) TestRail
9 2 (1.20%) webpack
10 1 (0.60%) Calabash
10 1 (0.60%) GitLab
10 1 (0.60%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (22.29%) Finance
2 24 (14.46%) Electronics
3 22 (13.25%) Manufacturing
4 21 (12.65%) Marketing
4 21 (12.65%) Retail
4 21 (12.65%) Telecoms
5 10 (6.02%) Banking
5 10 (6.02%) Games
6 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (25.30%) RxJava
2 38 (22.89%) RESTful
3 34 (20.48%) Dagger
4 16 (9.64%) Reactive Extensions
5 15 (9.04%) Android SDK
6 14 (8.43%) HTML
7 13 (7.83%) Web Services
8 12 (7.23%) Retrofit
9 10 (6.02%) Django
9 10 (6.02%) HTML5
9 10 (6.02%) XML
10 8 (4.82%) .NET
11 7 (4.22%) CSS
11 7 (4.22%) iOS SDK
12 6 (3.61%) AngularJS
12 6 (3.61%) Node.js
13 5 (3.01%) JSON
13 5 (3.01%) REST
13 5 (3.01%) TensorFlow
14 4 (2.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (28.92%) Mobile App
2 32 (19.28%) User Experience
3 30 (18.07%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.04%) Algorithms
5 13 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.42%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (4.82%) Fintech
7 8 (4.82%) mHealth
8 5 (3.01%) Data Structures
8 5 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.41%) Mobile Banking
10 3 (1.81%) CUDA
10 3 (1.81%) Smartphone
11 2 (1.20%) Blog
11 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.20%) iPad
11 2 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
11 2 (1.20%) Online Banking
11 2 (1.20%) Social Media
12 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 166 (100.00%) Android
2 69 (41.57%) Apple iOS
3 13 (7.83%) Windows
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
4 6 (3.61%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.81%) Linux
5 3 (1.81%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (55.42%) Android Development
2 91 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (34.34%) Software Engineering
4 55 (33.13%) TDD
5 37 (22.29%) Test Automation
6 34 (20.48%) BDD
7 30 (18.07%) Scrum
8 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (12.65%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (12.05%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (12.05%) iOS Development
10 20 (12.05%) Mobile Development
10 20 (12.05%) Programme Management
11 18 (10.84%) MVVM
12 16 (9.64%) Dependency Injection
12 16 (9.64%) E-Commerce
13 14 (8.43%) OOD
13 14 (8.43%) Pair Programming
14 12 (7.23%) SOLID
15 11 (6.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 102 (61.45%) Java
2 34 (20.48%) Python
3 24 (14.46%) C++
4 22 (13.25%) Kotlin
5 18 (10.84%) C
6 16 (9.64%) Apple Swift
6 16 (9.64%) Ruby
7 15 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 14 (8.43%) Objective-C
9 11 (6.63%) C#
10 5 (3.01%) Perl
11 3 (1.81%) Scala
12 2 (1.20%) SQL
13 1 (0.60%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.60%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.60%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.60%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (20.48%) Degree
2 32 (19.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.81%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.60%) Kibana
2 1 (0.60%) Nagios
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
2 1 (0.60%) Terraform
2 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (22.89%) Google
2 20 (12.05%) SAP
3 7 (4.22%) Progress
4 6 (3.61%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.20%) Apple
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.60%) Perforce
6 1 (0.60%) Reuters