Period
to 18 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Android skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Android over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 153 166 131
Rank change year-on-year +13 -35 +20
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,330 3,489 4,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.08% 2.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.28% 9.04% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2,454 2,823 3,857
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Android is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 32,380 38,588 43,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.87% 23.00% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,532 31,113 35,494
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Android over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 18 September 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 +14 3,082 £50,000 - 627
UK excluding London +19 1,902 £45,000 +5.88% 487
London +34 1,367 £60,000 - 202
South East +35 633 £45,000 +5.88% 112
North of England -3 466 £40,000 - 123
North West +38 332 £45,000 +12.50% 81
East of England +63 229 £55,000 +15.79% 77
South West -43 205 £42,500 -5.56% 53
Midlands +31 166 £40,000 - 60
Scotland +51 165 £47,500 -5.00% 48
Yorkshire -45 116 £37,500 -11.76% 33
East Midlands +26 87 £40,000 -5.88% 23
West Midlands +13 79 £40,000 +6.67% 37
Wales 0 32 £40,000 -0.26% 9
North East +20 21 £50,000 +138.10% 9
Northern Ireland -13 7 £30,000 -25.00% 5

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, IT jobs citing Android 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.

1 2,102 (63.12%) Apple iOS
2 1,271 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1,097 (32.94%) Android Development
4 1,044 (31.35%) Java
5 1,022 (30.69%) Mobile App
6 761 (22.85%) Windows
7 744 (22.34%) JavaScript
8 637 (19.13%) C#
9 584 (17.54%) Mobile Development
10 576 (17.30%) iOS Development
11 518 (15.56%) HTML
12 511 (15.35%) Software Engineering
13 509 (15.29%) Git (software)
14 508 (15.26%) Kotlin
15 488 (14.65%) Microsoft
16 477 (14.32%) .NET
17 446 (13.39%) User Experience
18 429 (12.88%) CSS
19 422 (12.67%) Test Automation
20 419 (12.58%) Finance
21 401 (12.04%) TDD
22 395 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
23 387 (11.62%) SQL
24 386 (11.59%) Scrum
25 373 (11.20%) Linux
26 368 (11.05%) Degree
27 343 (10.30%) AWS
28 341 (10.24%) C++
28 341 (10.24%) Python
29 333 (10.00%) JIRA

Android
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
1 101 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 97 (2.91%) Confluence
3 95 (2.85%) CMS
4 63 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.71%) WordPress
6 50 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 47 (1.41%) Joomla!
8 40 (1.20%) Apache Spark
8 40 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 39 (1.17%) OpenStack
10 25 (0.75%) IIS
11 21 (0.63%) Skype for Business
12 18 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
13 16 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
15 11 (0.33%) Apache
15 11 (0.33%) Headless CMS
15 11 (0.33%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.21%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 259 (7.78%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (2.07%) Sketch
3 54 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 48 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 41 (1.23%) InVision
6 37 (1.11%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.84%) Adobe Illustrator
8 22 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 10 (0.30%) Zeplin
11 7 (0.21%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.12%) Flinto
12 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.12%) Moqups
13 3 (0.090%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.060%) Adobe XD
14 2 (0.060%) Figma
14 2 (0.060%) Marvel
14 2 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (1.56%) Magento
2 47 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
3 19 (0.57%) Elite 3E
4 16 (0.48%) Carpe Diem
4 16 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
6 7 (0.21%) Sage CRM
7 3 (0.090%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.090%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.060%) Eikon
9 1 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.030%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.030%) Eze OMS
9 1 (0.030%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 343 (10.30%) AWS
2 279 (8.38%) Office 365
3 250 (7.51%) Azure
4 115 (3.45%) GCP
5 92 (2.76%) GitHub
6 87 (2.61%) SaaS
7 63 (1.89%) Serverless
8 54 (1.62%) Google Play
9 50 (1.50%) Firebase
10 42 (1.26%) OpenShift
11 36 (1.08%) BrowserStack
12 34 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
13 32 (0.96%) Sauce Labs
14 29 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
15 27 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (0.69%) PaaS
17 22 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 22 (0.66%) Amazon ECS
17 22 (0.66%) AWS Fargate
18 19 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 137 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 117 (3.51%) Firewall
3 110 (3.30%) VoIP
4 108 (3.24%) LAN
5 87 (2.61%) WAN
6 79 (2.37%) DNS
7 78 (2.34%) VPN
8 77 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
9 75 (2.25%) Skype
10 72 (2.16%) Internet
11 60 (1.80%) Bluetooth
11 60 (1.80%) Wireless
12 57 (1.71%) DHCP
13 45 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (1.17%) HTTPS
15 26 (0.78%) HTTP
16 20 (0.60%) Network Security
16 20 (0.60%) VLAN
17 19 (0.57%) RFID
18 15 (0.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 201 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 142 (4.26%) MySQL
3 90 (2.70%) Big Data
4 88 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 49 (1.47%) MongoDB
7 34 (1.02%) NoSQL
8 26 (0.78%) Redis
9 19 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (0.54%) SQLite
11 16 (0.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 16 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (0.45%) GIS
13 12 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.30%) Power BI
14 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 10 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.27%) MariaDB
16 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.21%) DB2
Development Applications
1 509 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 333 (10.00%) JIRA
3 179 (5.38%) Jenkins
4 161 (4.83%) Android Studio
5 148 (4.44%) Selenium
6 128 (3.84%) Appium
7 125 (3.75%) Bitbucket
8 118 (3.54%) Maven
9 113 (3.39%) Cucumber
10 92 (2.76%) Gradle
11 85 (2.55%) Xcode
12 75 (2.25%) Visual Studio
13 71 (2.13%) git-flow
14 65 (1.95%) JUnit
15 60 (1.80%) Subversion
16 55 (1.65%) Calabash
17 52 (1.56%) Mockito
18 47 (1.41%) WebDriver
19 41 (1.23%) Eclipse
20 30 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 419 (12.58%) Finance
2 193 (5.80%) Games
3 182 (5.47%) Banking
4 161 (4.83%) Retail
5 143 (4.29%) Law
6 102 (3.06%) Marketing
7 92 (2.76%) Telecoms
8 73 (2.19%) Automotive
9 65 (1.95%) Electronics
10 49 (1.47%) Legal
11 34 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 30 (0.90%) Advertising
13 28 (0.84%) Public Sector
14 23 (0.69%) Billing
15 19 (0.57%) Back Office
16 17 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.45%) Publishing
19 9 (0.27%) Housing Association
20 8 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,574 (47.27%) Developer
2 508 (15.26%) Android Developer
3 294 (8.83%) Analyst
4 260 (7.81%) Mobile Developer
5 249 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 227 (6.82%) Software Engineer
7 171 (5.14%) Java Developer
8 167 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 159 (4.77%) iOS Developer
10 154 (4.62%) Designer
11 132 (3.96%) C# Developer
12 126 (3.78%) Applications Developer
13 124 (3.72%) .NET Developer
14 121 (3.63%) Support Analyst
15 112 (3.36%) Android Engineer
15 112 (3.36%) IT Support
16 106 (3.18%) UX Designer
17 97 (2.91%) QA Engineer
18 93 (2.79%) Graduate
19 92 (2.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (15.56%) HTML
2 477 (14.32%) .NET
3 429 (12.88%) CSS
4 291 (8.74%) REST
5 257 (7.72%) RESTful
6 243 (7.30%) Node.js
7 242 (7.27%) React
8 225 (6.76%) Web Services
9 213 (6.40%) AngularJS
10 200 (6.01%) HTML5
11 197 (5.92%) React Native
12 192 (5.77%) ASP.NET
13 190 (5.71%) JSON
14 180 (5.41%) Spring
15 173 (5.20%) jQuery
16 150 (4.50%) XML
17 133 (3.99%) RxJava
18 122 (3.66%) Android SDK
19 85 (2.55%) Redux
20 83 (2.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1,022 (30.69%) Mobile App
2 446 (13.39%) User Experience
3 214 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 187 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 150 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
6 134 (4.02%) Smartphone
7 121 (3.63%) iPhone
8 115 (3.45%) Algorithms
9 100 (3.00%) Blackberry
10 83 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
11 80 (2.40%) Management Information System
12 68 (2.04%) iPad
13 55 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
14 41 (1.23%) Social Media
15 37 (1.11%) Cloud Native
15 37 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
16 33 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (0.99%) Virtual Team
17 32 (0.96%) Data Structures
17 32 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,102 (63.12%) Apple iOS
2 761 (22.85%) Windows
3 373 (11.20%) Linux
4 291 (8.74%) Windows 10
5 212 (6.37%) Windows 7
6 160 (4.80%) Windows Server
7 101 (3.03%) Mac OS X
8 69 (2.07%) Mac OS
9 68 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (1.71%) Unix
10 57 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 47 (1.41%) Windows 8
12 40 (1.20%) Tizen
13 29 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
14 19 (0.57%) CentOS
15 16 (0.48%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 12 (0.36%) Debian
18 10 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,271 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 1,097 (32.94%) Android Development
3 584 (17.54%) Mobile Development
4 576 (17.30%) iOS Development
5 511 (15.35%) Software Engineering
6 422 (12.67%) Test Automation
7 401 (12.04%) TDD
8 395 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
9 386 (11.59%) Scrum
10 286 (8.59%) OO
11 283 (8.50%) Continuous Integration
12 270 (8.11%) DevOps
13 261 (7.84%) BDD
14 242 (7.27%) Computer Science
15 240 (7.21%) MVC
16 225 (6.76%) Fintech
17 220 (6.61%) Web Development
18 214 (6.43%) Mobile Application Development
19 208 (6.25%) OOP
20 205 (6.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,044 (31.35%) Java
2 744 (22.34%) JavaScript
3 637 (19.13%) C#
4 508 (15.26%) Kotlin
5 387 (11.62%) SQL
6 341 (10.24%) C++
6 341 (10.24%) Python
7 310 (9.31%) Apple Swift
8 286 (8.59%) Objective-C
9 275 (8.26%) C
10 179 (5.38%) PHP
11 134 (4.02%) Ruby
12 67 (2.01%) Bash Shell
13 54 (1.62%) TypeScript
14 53 (1.59%) ES6
15 49 (1.47%) PowerShell
16 46 (1.38%) Java 8
17 43 (1.29%) Go
18 34 (1.02%) T-SQL
19 28 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 368 (11.05%) Degree
2 125 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 109 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 49 (1.47%) SANS
7 47 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
7 47 (1.41%) CISSP
8 45 (1.35%) CCNA
8 45 (1.35%) DV Cleared
9 43 (1.29%) MCSE
10 41 (1.23%) GIAC
11 40 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 39 (1.17%) Network+ Certification
13 38 (1.14%) Linux+ Certification
13 38 (1.14%) SSCP
14 29 (0.87%) ISTQB
15 20 (0.60%) MCSA
16 18 (0.54%) CREST Certified
17 17 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 315 (9.46%) QA
2 53 (1.59%) SLA
3 27 (0.81%) GDPR
4 10 (0.30%) ISO 26262
5 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.21%) NCSC
7 6 (0.18%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.090%) Actionable Recommendations
9 2 (0.060%) HL7
9 2 (0.060%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.060%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.060%) PMO
10 1 (0.030%) GAMP
10 1 (0.030%) GxP
10 1 (0.030%) NIST
System Software
1 302 (9.07%) Active Directory
2 208 (6.25%) Docker
3 71 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 18 (0.54%) BitLocker
6 17 (0.51%) vSphere
7 15 (0.45%) Firmware
8 14 (0.42%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (0.36%) XenApp
10 9 (0.27%) VirtualBox
11 7 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 5 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.060%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.030%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 116 (3.48%) Kubernetes
2 90 (2.70%) SCCM
3 49 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
4 31 (0.93%) Ansible
4 31 (0.93%) Terraform
5 27 (0.81%) AirWatch
6 26 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.63%) Prometheus
7 21 (0.63%) Puppet
8 20 (0.60%) Grafana
9 19 (0.57%) HP ALM
10 15 (0.45%) Mesos
11 14 (0.42%) Kibana
12 12 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (0.36%) WSUS
13 9 (0.27%) Jamf Pro
13 9 (0.27%) Packer
14 8 (0.24%) logstash
15 6 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
15 6 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 488 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 243 (7.30%) Google
3 212 (6.37%) Apple
4 211 (6.34%) Xamarin
5 95 (2.85%) Citrix
6 93 (2.79%) VMware
7 80 (2.40%) Adobe
8 65 (1.95%) Cisco
9 61 (1.83%) Oracle
10 48 (1.44%) HP
11 46 (1.38%) ServiceNow
12 43 (1.29%) iManage
13 42 (1.26%) QNX
14 34 (1.02%) Dell
14 34 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
15 27 (0.81%) Sony
16 26 (0.78%) Avaya
17 21 (0.63%) Atlassian
17 21 (0.63%) Facebook
17 21 (0.63%) MobileIron