Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Android SDK skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android SDK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Android Software Development Kit (SDK)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 800 857 1008
Rank change year-on-year +57 +151 -52
Permanent jobs citing Android SDK 412 373 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.51% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 350 321 286
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +6.67%

Android SDK is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Android SDK
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android SDK as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android SDK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Android SDK in the UK

Android SDK
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 SDK within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +69 382 £47,500 -13.64% 30
UK excluding London +98 225 £35,000 -22.22% 16
London -28 181 £60,000 -5.88% 14
Midlands +42 72 £34,500 -23.33% 7
West Midlands +40 65 £34,500 -2.82% 5
North of England +47 60 £37,500 -11.76% 4
South East +44 46 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Yorkshire +28 29 £40,000 +10.34%
North West +6 28 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Scotland -12 22 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England -8 15 £52,500 +2.44% 2
South West +13 8 £37,500 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +24 7 £32,500 -35.00% 2
North East - 3 £30,000 -
Wales +13 2 £40,000 +14.29%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Android SDK also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Android SDK.

1 412 (100.00%) Android
2 344 (83.50%) Android Development
3 308 (74.76%) Java
4 196 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (41.50%) Android Studio
6 156 (37.86%) Google
7 139 (33.74%) Apple iOS
8 137 (33.25%) Mobile App
9 132 (32.04%) Git (software)
10 128 (31.07%) Google Play
11 124 (30.10%) JSON
12 121 (29.37%) iOS SDK
13 116 (28.16%) Gradle
14 110 (26.70%) Objective-C
15 96 (23.30%) Web Services
16 94 (22.82%) REST
17 92 (22.33%) RESTful
18 90 (21.84%) TDD
19 85 (20.63%) XML
20 78 (18.93%) Xcode
21 77 (18.69%) OO
22 75 (18.20%) User Experience
23 71 (17.23%) Unit Testing
23 71 (17.23%) JavaScript
24 69 (16.75%) Mobile Development
25 68 (16.50%) Test Automation
26 66 (16.02%) iOS Development
27 62 (15.05%) RxJava
28 59 (14.32%) HTML
29 54 (13.11%) Eclipse

Android SDK
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 19 (4.61%) Confluence
2 14 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.49%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Autodesk Inventor
1 4 (0.97%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.97%) Revit
2 2 (0.49%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 128 (31.07%) Google Play
2 19 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.88%) SaaS
4 11 (2.67%) GitHub
5 8 (1.94%) Firebase
6 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.67%) ATM
2 9 (2.18%) HTTP
3 4 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.73%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.49%) Internet
5 2 (0.49%) RTSP
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
6 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.58%) MySQL
2 14 (3.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 14 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (3.40%) MongoDB
2 14 (3.40%) Neo4j
2 14 (3.40%) NoSQL
2 14 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (3.40%) Redis
3 9 (2.18%) SQL Server
4 8 (1.94%) SQLite
5 4 (0.97%) Big Data
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.49%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 171 (41.50%) Android Studio
2 132 (32.04%) Git (software)
3 116 (28.16%) Gradle
4 78 (18.93%) Xcode
5 54 (13.11%) Eclipse
6 38 (9.22%) JUnit
7 37 (8.98%) JIRA
8 32 (7.77%) Appium
9 25 (6.07%) Mockito
10 22 (5.34%) Jenkins
11 17 (4.13%) Cucumber
12 16 (3.88%) Subversion
13 11 (2.67%) Maven
14 8 (1.94%) Ant
14 8 (1.94%) git-flow
15 7 (1.70%) IntelliJ
15 7 (1.70%) Selenium
15 7 (1.70%) SonarQube
16 6 (1.46%) CocoaPods
17 4 (0.97%) RSpec
General
1 51 (12.38%) Publishing
2 47 (11.41%) Finance
3 37 (8.98%) Retail
4 28 (6.80%) Advertising
5 23 (5.58%) Banking
6 18 (4.37%) Electronics
7 13 (3.16%) Games
8 6 (1.46%) iGaming
9 5 (1.21%) Marketing
10 4 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Automotive
11 2 (0.49%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 389 (94.42%) Developer
2 326 (79.13%) Android Developer
3 64 (15.53%) Applications Developer
4 61 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
5 46 (11.17%) Java Developer
5 46 (11.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 44 (10.68%) iOS Developer
7 36 (8.74%) Java Android Developer
8 30 (7.28%) iOS Android Developer
9 27 (6.55%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.10%) Lead Developer
11 17 (4.13%) Senior Android Developer
12 16 (3.88%) Android Engineer
12 16 (3.88%) Lead Android Developer
13 11 (2.67%) Java Mobile Developer
14 10 (2.43%) Software Engineer
15 9 (2.18%) Java Applications Developer
15 9 (2.18%) Junior
15 9 (2.18%) Junior Android Developer
15 9 (2.18%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (30.10%) JSON
2 121 (29.37%) iOS SDK
3 96 (23.30%) Web Services
4 94 (22.82%) REST
5 92 (22.33%) RESTful
6 85 (20.63%) XML
7 62 (15.05%) RxJava
8 59 (14.32%) HTML
9 46 (11.17%) CSS
10 41 (9.95%) HTML5
11 36 (8.74%) Material Design
12 27 (6.55%) SOAP
13 22 (5.34%) Redux
14 21 (5.10%) OAuth
14 21 (5.10%) React Native
14 21 (5.10%) SAML
15 20 (4.85%) CSS3
16 18 (4.37%) React
17 17 (4.13%) Reactive Extensions
18 15 (3.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 137 (33.25%) Mobile App
2 75 (18.20%) User Experience
3 22 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.61%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.13%) Fintech
6 16 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (2.18%) Graphic Design
8 8 (1.94%) Over-the-Top Content
8 8 (1.94%) STB
9 6 (1.46%) Augmented Reality
9 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.46%) HoloLens
9 6 (1.46%) HTC Vive
9 6 (1.46%) Oculus Rift
10 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.21%) Apple TV
10 5 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.97%) Digital Currency
11 4 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 412 (100.00%) Android
2 139 (33.74%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.88%) Windows
4 3 (0.73%) Linux
5 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (83.50%) Android Development
2 196 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (21.84%) TDD
4 77 (18.69%) OO
5 71 (17.23%) Unit Testing
6 69 (16.75%) Mobile Development
7 68 (16.50%) Test Automation
8 66 (16.02%) iOS Development
9 53 (12.86%) BDD
9 53 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (12.62%) Scrum
11 40 (9.71%) OOP
12 32 (7.77%) MVVM
13 25 (6.07%) Mentoring
13 25 (6.07%) Software Engineering
14 24 (5.83%) SDLC
15 20 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
16 18 (4.37%) Dependency Injection
16 18 (4.37%) Open Source
17 17 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 308 (74.76%) Java
2 110 (26.70%) Objective-C
3 71 (17.23%) JavaScript
4 52 (12.62%) SQL
5 50 (12.14%) Apple Swift
6 34 (8.25%) Kotlin
7 33 (8.01%) C
8 26 (6.31%) C++
9 25 (6.07%) PHP
10 23 (5.58%) Ruby
11 21 (5.10%) C#
12 14 (3.40%) ES6
12 14 (3.40%) GraphQL
13 12 (2.91%) Clojure
14 9 (2.18%) Shell Script
15 5 (1.21%) Python
16 4 (0.97%) GLSL
16 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.49%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 27 (6.55%) Degree
2 22 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.61%) QA
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 14001
2 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Docker
Vendors
1 156 (37.86%) Google
2 30 (7.28%) Apple
3 18 (4.37%) Xamarin
4 17 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (0.97%) Autodesk
6 3 (0.73%) Atmel
6 3 (0.73%) Oracle
6 3 (0.73%) VMware
7 2 (0.49%) Telerik
8 1 (0.24%) Adobe
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.24%) SAP
8 1 (0.24%) Sony