Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring Android skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Android over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 217 221 131
Rank change year-on-year +4 -90 +31
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,411 1,571 5,188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.70% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.81% 10.39% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1,008 1,807
10th Percentile £25,575 £29,750 £31,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £36,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -21.74% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £88,470
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% -4.55% +10.00%

All Operating Systems
UK

Android falls under the Operating Systems category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring operating system skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14,390 15,119 32,044
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.10% 16.35% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10,771 10,301 16,333
10th Percentile £26,000 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

Android
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Android.

Salary trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Android over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +4 1,267 £45,000 -18.18% 271
UK excluding London +40 1,085 £45,000 -14.29% 193
Work from Home -36 475 £50,000 -16.67% 135
South East -17 273 £39,190 -25.35% 36
London -93 273 £65,000 +3.17% 92
North of England +51 256 £45,000 -5.26% 50
North West +50 194 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Midlands -10 183 £37,500 -16.67% 43
East of England +82 148 £45,000 +12.50% 17
South West -15 128 £50,000 -9.09% 29
East Midlands +5 107 £27,500 -33.33% 12
West Midlands -20 72 £45,000 - 31
Scotland -44 67 £57,500 +2.22% 20
Yorkshire +48 54 £42,500 -4.49% 13
Wales +31 30 £55,000 +83.33% 3
North East -26 8 £45,000 +109.30% 7

Android
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 144 (10.21%) Microsoft Exchange
2 92 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 23 (1.63%) CMS
4 22 (1.56%) Skype for Business
5 15 (1.06%) NServiceBus
6 9 (0.64%) Confluence
7 4 (0.28%) WordPress
8 3 (0.21%) nginx
9 1 (0.071%) Apache
9 1 (0.071%) IIS
Applications
1 126 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.70%) Simulink
3 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.35%) Trello
7 3 (0.21%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.14%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.071%) 1Password
9 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.071%) Revit
9 1 (0.071%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.43%) Shopify
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.14%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.071%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.071%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.071%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 535 (37.92%) Azure
2 340 (24.10%) Microsoft 365
3 239 (16.94%) IBM Cloud
4 153 (10.84%) Azure DevOps
5 133 (9.43%) Azure Logic Apps
6 127 (9.00%) Serverless
7 125 (8.86%) Azure API Management
7 125 (8.86%) Azure Functions
7 125 (8.86%) Azure Service Bus
8 117 (8.29%) AWS
9 82 (5.81%) Google Play
10 70 (4.96%) Entra ID
11 44 (3.12%) OneDrive
12 38 (2.69%) SaaS
13 29 (2.06%) Firebase
13 29 (2.06%) GCP
14 26 (1.84%) GitHub
15 18 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
15 18 (1.28%) Microsoft Purview
16 14 (0.99%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 125 (8.86%) WAN
2 98 (6.95%) Wireless
3 79 (5.60%) LAN
4 69 (4.89%) Cisco IOS
5 68 (4.82%) DNS
6 61 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
7 60 (4.25%) Firewall
8 55 (3.90%) WebEx
9 54 (3.83%) TCP/IP
10 52 (3.69%) DHCP
10 52 (3.69%) SD-WAN
11 44 (3.12%) VLAN
12 39 (2.76%) Internet
13 37 (2.62%) VPN
14 25 (1.77%) Skype
15 23 (1.63%) VoIP
16 21 (1.49%) Network Security
17 15 (1.06%) WLAN
18 12 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
19 10 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 245 (17.36%) MongoDB
3 244 (17.29%) PostgreSQL
4 239 (16.94%) DB2
5 129 (9.14%) Relational Database
6 72 (5.10%) SQL Server
7 23 (1.63%) MySQL
8 19 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.50%) MS Access
10 5 (0.35%) Power BI
11 4 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.21%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.21%) Metadata
12 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.14%) DTS
13 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 100 (7.09%) Git
2 64 (4.54%) Android Studio
3 46 (3.26%) JIRA
4 25 (1.77%) Appium
5 23 (1.63%) Vagrant
6 20 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 17 (1.20%) Cypress.io
8 16 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.13%) JUnit
9 14 (0.99%) Postman
10 12 (0.85%) Selenium
11 10 (0.71%) Xcode
12 7 (0.50%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.50%) Crashlytics
13 6 (0.43%) fastlane
13 6 (0.43%) Mockito
14 5 (0.35%) UI Automator
15 4 (0.28%) Jenkins
16 3 (0.21%) Cucumber
16 3 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 377 (26.72%) Social Skills
2 246 (17.43%) Public Sector
3 170 (12.05%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 125 (8.86%) Finance
5 71 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (4.89%) Law
7 59 (4.18%) Banking
8 54 (3.83%) Legal
9 43 (3.05%) Manufacturing
10 38 (2.69%) Automotive
11 35 (2.48%) Retail
12 33 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
13 30 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
14 29 (2.06%) Investment Banking
15 28 (1.98%) Marketing
16 21 (1.49%) Games
17 17 (1.20%) Electronics
18 12 (0.85%) Influencing Skills
18 12 (0.85%) Tech for Good
19 10 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 438 (31.04%) Developer
2 193 (13.68%) IT Support
3 152 (10.77%) Senior
4 133 (9.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 132 (9.36%) Software Engineer
6 125 (8.86%) Azure Developer
7 116 (8.22%) Full Stack Engineer
8 112 (7.94%) Azure Engineer
9 103 (7.30%) Analyst
9 103 (7.30%) Android Developer
10 80 (5.67%) Senior Developer
11 78 (5.53%) Support Specialist
12 72 (5.10%) Support Engineer
13 71 (5.03%) IT Support Specialist
14 68 (4.82%) Lead
15 66 (4.68%) IT Engineer
16 62 (4.39%) Android Engineer
17 53 (3.76%) Senior Android Developer
18 51 (3.61%) Architect
18 51 (3.61%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 377 (26.72%) .NET
2 310 (21.97%) AngularJS
3 306 (21.69%) React
4 295 (20.91%) ASP.NET
5 294 (20.84%) HTML
6 293 (20.77%) CSS
7 292 (20.69%) REST
8 279 (19.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 260 (18.43%) Vue
9 260 (18.43%) Web Services
10 245 (17.36%) jQuery
11 242 (17.15%) Backbone.js
11 242 (17.15%) Ember.js
12 240 (17.01%) ASP.NET Core
13 138 (9.78%) Node.js
14 74 (5.24%) Android Jetpack
15 55 (3.90%) .NET Core
16 54 (3.83%) React Native
17 52 (3.69%) .NET Framework
18 45 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 283 (20.06%) Algorithms
2 249 (17.65%) Data Structures
3 245 (17.36%) Hybrid Cloud
4 241 (17.08%) Mobile App
5 240 (17.01%) Blockchain
6 117 (8.29%) e-Learning
7 95 (6.73%) Video Conferencing
8 69 (4.89%) iPhone
9 66 (4.68%) Self-Motivation
10 50 (3.54%) Wiki
11 45 (3.19%) Smartphone
12 44 (3.12%) Client/Server
13 36 (2.55%) IoT
13 36 (2.55%) Product Ownership
14 35 (2.48%) Driving Licence
15 27 (1.91%) Management Information System
16 25 (1.77%) Blog
16 25 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (1.49%) BYOD
18 19 (1.35%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 856 (60.67%) Apple iOS
2 679 (48.12%) Windows
3 362 (25.66%) Linux
4 225 (15.95%) Windows 10
5 79 (5.60%) Windows Server
6 62 (4.39%) Mac OS
7 25 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 24 (1.70%) Mac OS X
9 23 (1.63%) CentOS
9 23 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
11 14 (0.99%) Windows 7
12 12 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
13 8 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2016
15 5 (0.35%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (27.36%) Agile
2 341 (24.17%) User Experience
3 318 (22.54%) MVVM
4 315 (22.32%) MVC
5 300 (21.26%) Artificial Intelligence
6 295 (20.91%) Full Stack Development
7 294 (20.84%) Design Patterns
8 263 (18.64%) OO
9 262 (18.57%) OOP
9 262 (18.57%) SOLID
10 252 (17.86%) Web Development
11 244 (17.29%) Responsive Web Design
12 240 (17.01%) Design Thinking
13 239 (16.94%) Co-Creation
14 235 (16.65%) Problem-Solving
15 211 (14.95%) DevOps
16 200 (14.17%) Mentoring
17 193 (13.68%) Software Engineering
18 192 (13.61%) Android Development
19 153 (10.84%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 431 (30.55%) JavaScript
2 379 (26.86%) C#
3 317 (22.47%) SQL
4 263 (18.64%) Java
5 208 (14.74%) Python
6 182 (12.90%) Kotlin
7 81 (5.74%) C++
8 74 (5.24%) C
8 74 (5.24%) Swift
9 58 (4.11%) TypeScript
10 29 (2.06%) PowerShell
11 21 (1.49%) Objective-C
12 13 (0.92%) Go
13 8 (0.57%) PHP
13 8 (0.57%) VB.NET
14 7 (0.50%) Ruby
15 6 (0.43%) Rust
16 5 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.28%) Bash
17 4 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 231 (16.37%) Degree
2 135 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (4.11%) Master's Degree
4 51 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 45 (3.19%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 10 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.71%) MCP
10 9 (0.64%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (0.64%) CCIE
10 9 (0.64%) CCSP
10 9 (0.64%) CEH
10 9 (0.64%) CISSP
10 9 (0.64%) SANS
10 9 (0.64%) SSCP
11 7 (0.50%) A+ Certification
12 6 (0.43%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.95%) QA
2 37 (2.62%) SLA
3 33 (2.34%) GDPR
4 25 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (1.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 17 (1.20%) PCI DSS
7 15 (1.06%) Accessibility
8 9 (0.64%) NIST
9 7 (0.50%) NCSC
10 5 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.071%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.071%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.071%) JTAG
12 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.071%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 253 (17.93%) Active Directory
2 57 (4.04%) XenApp
3 56 (3.97%) XenDesktop
4 52 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (3.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 32 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 22 (1.56%) Docker
9 18 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.64%) Firmware
11 7 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.14%) Embedded Firmware
13 1 (0.071%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 92 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
1 92 (6.52%) SCCM
2 51 (3.61%) AirWatch
3 29 (2.06%) Ansible
4 27 (1.91%) Kubernetes
5 25 (1.77%) Terraform
6 17 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
7 9 (0.64%) Nmap
8 6 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.35%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.21%) Functional Safety
10 3 (0.21%) Galera Cluster
10 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.21%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.071%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 1 (0.071%) MobiControl
11 1 (0.071%) Proxmox
11 1 (0.071%) VxRail
Vendors
1 458 (32.46%) Microsoft
2 239 (16.94%) IBM
2 239 (16.94%) Red Hat
3 123 (8.72%) Google
4 110 (7.80%) Apple
5 90 (6.38%) Citrix
6 81 (5.74%) Cisco
7 45 (3.19%) Xamarin
8 42 (2.98%) VMware
9 28 (1.98%) Dell
10 26 (1.84%) ServiceNow
11 24 (1.70%) Xilinx
12 15 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (0.78%) SAP
14 10 (0.71%) HP
15 9 (0.64%) Qualys
15 9 (0.64%) Rapid7
15 9 (0.64%) Splunk
15 9 (0.64%) Sun
15 9 (0.64%) Thycotic