Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 154 148
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,944 2,580 3,553
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.27% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.97% 10.61% 10.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,583 2,036 2,526
10th Percentile £32,550 £28,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 16,246 24,312 34,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.62% 21.40% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 13,156 19,797 27,788
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,851
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 18 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 11 April 2021. 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 +18 1,754 £57,500 +4.55% 380
UK excluding London +10 970 £50,000 +5.26% 245
London +12 837 £65,000 - 154
Work from Home -1 483 £57,500 -4.17% 106
South East +20 352 £55,000 - 53
South West +18 171 £45,000 +12.50% 33
North of England -43 166 £43,000 +1.18% 64
Midlands +52 111 £42,500 +13.33% 47
North West -8 98 £43,000 -1.15% 34
East of England +24 80 £50,000 -9.09% 29
Scotland -12 67 £52,500 -6.67% 13
East Midlands +26 56 £42,500 +14.86% 15
Yorkshire -31 56 £47,000 -1.05% 25
West Midlands +45 53 £40,000 -5.88% 32
Wales +25 29 £45,000 +38.46% 6
North East +3 14 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Northern Ireland -5 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 1,302 (66.98%) Apple iOS
2 845 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
3 673 (34.62%) Android Development
4 646 (33.23%) Mobile App
5 593 (30.50%) Java
6 453 (23.30%) JavaScript
7 451 (23.20%) Mobile Development
8 404 (20.78%) iOS Development
9 370 (19.03%) Kotlin
10 354 (18.21%) Git (software)
11 314 (16.15%) React Native
12 287 (14.76%) C#
13 276 (14.20%) Windows
14 270 (13.89%) Software Engineering
15 237 (12.19%) Test Automation
16 234 (12.04%) Finance
17 224 (11.52%) AWS
18 221 (11.37%) CSS
19 216 (11.11%) HTML
20 213 (10.96%) Azure
20 213 (10.96%) QA
21 209 (10.75%) User Experience
22 206 (10.60%) Apple Swift
23 204 (10.49%) OO
24 203 (10.44%) Degree
25 202 (10.39%) Microsoft
26 200 (10.29%) Python
27 198 (10.19%) TDD
28 197 (10.13%) .NET
28 197 (10.13%) Problem-Solving

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 78 (4.01%) Confluence
2 65 (3.34%) MS Exchange
3 56 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 37 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (1.80%) CMS
6 24 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 21 (1.08%) WordPress
8 14 (0.72%) Headless CMS
9 12 (0.62%) Skype for Business
10 10 (0.51%) Apache
11 9 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.41%) Drupal
13 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.26%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.26%) nginx
14 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.21%) JBoss
16 3 (0.15%) IIS
17 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 70 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (2.83%) Figma
3 44 (2.26%) Sketch
4 27 (1.39%) Adobe XD
5 15 (0.77%) InVision
6 9 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.26%) Simulink
10 4 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.15%) Marvel
11 3 (0.15%) UXPin
11 3 (0.15%) Zeplin
12 2 (0.10%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.051%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.051%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Magento
2 9 (0.46%) Shopify
3 8 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.15%) Eikon
6 1 (0.051%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.051%) Relativity
6 1 (0.051%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.051%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.051%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 224 (11.52%) AWS
2 213 (10.96%) Azure
3 121 (6.22%) Microsoft 365
4 106 (5.45%) SaaS
5 83 (4.27%) Firebase
6 75 (3.86%) Google Play
7 74 (3.81%) GCP
8 49 (2.52%) GitHub
9 44 (2.26%) Serverless
10 41 (2.11%) PaaS
11 37 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 30 (1.54%) Amazon S3
13 28 (1.44%) BrowserStack
14 24 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
15 19 (0.98%) Power Platform
16 18 (0.93%) Google Analytics
17 17 (0.87%) Mimecast
18 16 (0.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 76 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 56 (2.88%) Internet
3 52 (2.67%) Firewall
4 50 (2.57%) DNS
5 47 (2.42%) VPN
6 39 (2.01%) LAN
7 38 (1.95%) WAN
8 36 (1.85%) DHCP
9 33 (1.70%) Bluetooth
9 33 (1.70%) Skype
10 31 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
11 27 (1.39%) HTTP
12 23 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (1.18%) Wireless
13 20 (1.03%) Wireshark
14 19 (0.98%) VoIP
15 18 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (0.77%) SAN
17 11 (0.57%) Network Security
18 9 (0.46%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (5.14%) NoSQL
2 90 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 83 (4.27%) MySQL
4 51 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
5 42 (2.16%) MongoDB
6 36 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
7 33 (1.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 28 (1.44%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.18%) SQLite
10 13 (0.67%) Redis
11 12 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.41%) Big Data
13 7 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.31%) BigQuery
15 5 (0.26%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.21%) Blockchain
16 4 (0.21%) Cosmos DB
16 4 (0.21%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.21%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 354 (18.21%) Git (software)
2 168 (8.64%) JIRA
3 103 (5.30%) Jenkins
4 83 (4.27%) Appium
5 78 (4.01%) Selenium
6 64 (3.29%) Postman
7 62 (3.19%) Android Studio
8 59 (3.03%) Xcode
9 57 (2.93%) Bitbucket
10 42 (2.16%) Cucumber
11 32 (1.65%) Gradle
11 32 (1.65%) Mercurial
12 25 (1.29%) Cypress.io
13 22 (1.13%) webpack
14 21 (1.08%) CircleCI
15 20 (1.03%) IDA Disassembler
16 19 (0.98%) Calabash
17 18 (0.93%) Axure RP
17 18 (0.93%) JMeter
18 17 (0.87%) Maven
General
1 234 (12.04%) Finance
2 103 (5.30%) Games
3 80 (4.12%) Retail
4 66 (3.40%) Banking
5 56 (2.88%) Electronics
6 49 (2.52%) Marketing
7 34 (1.75%) Automotive
8 30 (1.54%) Law
9 25 (1.29%) Publishing
10 20 (1.03%) Advertising
11 18 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (0.82%) Public Sector
13 14 (0.72%) Telecoms
14 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.46%) Legal
16 7 (0.36%) French Language
16 7 (0.36%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
17 5 (0.26%) German Language
18 4 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 946 (48.66%) Developer
2 267 (13.73%) Android Developer
3 255 (13.12%) Mobile Developer
4 208 (10.70%) Senior Developer
5 121 (6.22%) React Developer
6 109 (5.61%) Software Engineer
7 95 (4.89%) iOS Developer
8 89 (4.58%) Applications Developer
9 86 (4.42%) Lead Developer
10 85 (4.37%) Android Engineer
11 75 (3.86%) Analyst
12 74 (3.81%) Senior Android Developer
13 69 (3.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 68 (3.50%) Java Developer
15 60 (3.09%) Consultant
16 58 (2.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 56 (2.88%) Designer
17 56 (2.88%) Software Developer
17 56 (2.88%) Tester
18 54 (2.78%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (16.15%) React Native
2 221 (11.37%) CSS
3 216 (11.11%) HTML
4 197 (10.13%) .NET
5 195 (10.03%) React
6 189 (9.72%) RESTful
7 151 (7.77%) REST
8 131 (6.74%) Node.js
9 125 (6.43%) AngularJS
10 90 (4.63%) HTML5
11 89 (4.58%) Web Services
12 84 (4.32%) JSON
13 71 (3.65%) Redux
14 65 (3.34%) Android SDK
15 64 (3.29%) Flutter
16 62 (3.19%) ASP.NET
17 54 (2.78%) CSS3
18 52 (2.67%) RxJava
18 52 (2.67%) Sass
19 47 (2.42%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 646 (33.23%) Mobile App
2 209 (10.75%) User Experience
3 94 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
3 94 (4.84%) iPhone
4 64 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (2.98%) Renewable Energy
6 46 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
8 31 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 28 (1.44%) Internet of Things
10 26 (1.34%) Virtual Team
11 24 (1.23%) Social Media
12 23 (1.18%) Driving Licence
13 21 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.08%) Smartphone
13 21 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
14 20 (1.03%) Wiki
15 19 (0.98%) iPad
16 16 (0.82%) PKI
17 15 (0.77%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,302 (66.98%) Apple iOS
2 276 (14.20%) Windows
3 180 (9.26%) Linux
4 84 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 80 (4.12%) Windows 10
6 44 (2.26%) Windows 7
7 41 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (1.80%) Mac OS X
9 33 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (1.70%) Windows Server 2016
10 28 (1.44%) Mac OS
11 25 (1.29%) Unix
12 18 (0.93%) Embedded Linux
13 16 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
14 7 (0.36%) Windows 8
15 5 (0.26%) Android TV
16 4 (0.21%) MVS
16 4 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.15%) VMS
17 3 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 845 (43.47%) Agile Software Development
2 673 (34.62%) Android Development
3 451 (23.20%) Mobile Development
4 404 (20.78%) iOS Development
5 270 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 237 (12.19%) Test Automation
7 204 (10.49%) OO
8 198 (10.19%) TDD
9 197 (10.13%) Problem-Solving
10 194 (9.98%) Mobile Application Development
11 191 (9.83%) DevOps
12 186 (9.57%) Scrum
13 164 (8.44%) Fintech
14 152 (7.82%) Microservices
15 145 (7.46%) Unit Testing
16 138 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
17 125 (6.43%) Computer Science
18 124 (6.38%) Mentoring
19 119 (6.12%) Open Source
20 116 (5.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 593 (30.50%) Java
2 453 (23.30%) JavaScript
3 370 (19.03%) Kotlin
4 287 (14.76%) C#
5 206 (10.60%) Apple Swift
6 200 (10.29%) Python
7 180 (9.26%) SQL
8 172 (8.85%) TypeScript
9 153 (7.87%) C++
10 145 (7.46%) Objective-C
11 120 (6.17%) C
12 94 (4.84%) PHP
13 53 (2.73%) ES6
14 47 (2.42%) PowerShell
15 33 (1.70%) Ruby
16 27 (1.39%) Scala
17 26 (1.34%) Go
18 22 (1.13%) Bash Shell
19 16 (0.82%) Java 8
20 14 (0.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 203 (10.44%) Degree
2 93 (4.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.98%) CCNA
4 19 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (0.77%) ISTQB
7 14 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 12 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (0.57%) CCNP
10 10 (0.51%) CISSP
10 10 (0.51%) ISEB
11 9 (0.46%) MCP
12 8 (0.41%) CCSA
12 8 (0.41%) ISSAP
12 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.41%) MCSE
13 5 (0.26%) HNC
13 5 (0.26%) Master's Degree
14 4 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (10.96%) QA
2 19 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.82%) SLA
4 8 (0.41%) GDPR
5 5 (0.26%) MISRA
5 5 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.21%) COSHH
6 4 (0.21%) WCAG
7 3 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.15%) COBIT
7 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.051%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.051%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.051%) NCSC
8 1 (0.051%) NIST
8 1 (0.051%) PMO
System Software
1 151 (7.77%) Active Directory
2 138 (7.10%) Docker
3 71 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.18%) Firmware
5 21 (1.08%) Hyper-V
5 21 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 20 (1.03%) VirtualBox
7 19 (0.98%) vSphere
8 11 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
9 10 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.36%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.31%) XenApp
12 2 (0.10%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 75 (3.86%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 43 (2.21%) SCCM
4 35 (1.80%) Terraform
5 24 (1.23%) Ansible
6 18 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
7 14 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (0.46%) Kibana
9 8 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.36%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.31%) PaperCut
12 5 (0.26%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.26%) ServiceCenter
12 5 (0.26%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.21%) SELinux
14 3 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
14 3 (0.15%) Puppet
15 2 (0.10%) Grafana
15 2 (0.10%) Istio
15 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 202 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 173 (8.90%) Apple
3 171 (8.80%) Google
4 167 (8.59%) Xamarin
5 88 (4.53%) VMware
6 53 (2.73%) Cisco
7 42 (2.16%) Adobe
8 39 (2.01%) Citrix
9 27 (1.39%) HP
10 25 (1.29%) Atlassian
11 21 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.03%) Veeam
13 18 (0.93%) SAP
14 17 (0.87%) Oracle
15 16 (0.82%) Dell
16 15 (0.77%) Symantec
17 14 (0.72%) McAfee
18 11 (0.57%) Avaya
18 11 (0.57%) Juniper
18 11 (0.57%) Xerox