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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 124 148 160
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 +1
Permanent jobs citing Android 5,429 2,613 1,739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.02% 2.44% 2.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.73% 13.28% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,836 1,779 1,408
10th Percentile £31,125 £31,700 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £70,813
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 32,454 19,682 16,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.42% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,577 14,512 13,728
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +4.76%

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 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 17 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 1 July 2022. 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 +14 4,482 £58,181 +1.18% 304
London +26 2,935 £69,078 +2.34% 111
Work from Home +23 2,788 £60,000 +9.09% 123
UK excluding London -5 1,753 £55,000 +10.00% 211
North of England +28 495 £50,000 +17.65% 48
South East -66 441 £55,000 - 37
Yorkshire +60 251 £50,000 +27.39% 16
Midlands +20 245 £50,000 +18.34% 35
North West -21 217 £52,500 +23.53% 28
South West -22 208 £55,000 +25.71% 39
East of England -49 158 £41,500 -17.00% 31
Scotland +19 149 £60,000 +14.29% 13
West Midlands -3 141 £55,000 +37.50% 23
East Midlands +3 99 £50,000 +8.70% 12
Wales -30 38 £62,500 +25.00% 5
North East -1 29 £50,750 +22.79% 4
Northern Ireland -4 21 £30,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 3,617 (66.62%) Apple iOS
2 2,638 (48.59%) Agile
3 1,838 (33.86%) Mobile App
4 1,714 (31.57%) Android Development
5 1,690 (31.13%) Java
6 1,668 (30.72%) Kotlin
7 1,554 (28.62%) JavaScript
8 1,338 (24.65%) Software Engineering
9 1,302 (23.98%) Social Skills
10 1,265 (23.30%) React
11 1,224 (22.55%) User Experience
12 1,167 (21.50%) Git (software)
13 1,041 (19.17%) Test Automation
14 976 (17.98%) Mobile Development
15 862 (15.88%) CI/CD
16 850 (15.66%) Finance
17 847 (15.60%) Windows
18 845 (15.56%) Scrum
19 823 (15.16%) REST
20 821 (15.12%) AWS
21 817 (15.05%) React Native
22 807 (14.86%) Node.js
23 806 (14.85%) DevOps
24 797 (14.68%) Google
25 792 (14.59%) iOS Development
26 789 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
27 774 (14.26%) HTML
28 753 (13.87%) Degree
29 739 (13.61%) Microsoft
30 730 (13.45%) C#

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
1 163 (3.00%) Confluence
2 108 (1.99%) SharePoint
3 106 (1.95%) CMS
4 59 (1.09%) MS Exchange
5 47 (0.87%) Headless CMS
6 46 (0.85%) Ethereum
7 35 (0.64%) Apache
8 27 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
8 27 (0.50%) WordPress
9 24 (0.44%) Drupal
10 16 (0.29%) IBM Domino
10 16 (0.29%) nginx
11 13 (0.24%) IIS
12 12 (0.22%) Apache Airflow
12 12 (0.22%) Hedera
13 9 (0.17%) WildFly
14 8 (0.15%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.13%) Geth
16 3 (0.055%) Sitecore CMS
16 3 (0.055%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 225 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 200 (3.68%) Sketch
3 117 (2.16%) InVision
4 84 (1.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 68 (1.25%) Photoshop
6 65 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
7 45 (0.83%) Zeplin
8 44 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 36 (0.66%) Marvel
10 35 (0.64%) Adobe XD
11 26 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
11 26 (0.48%) Chatbot
12 15 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
13 14 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
14 10 (0.18%) InDesign
15 9 (0.17%) Maple
16 5 (0.092%) UserZoom
17 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
18 2 (0.037%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 44 (0.81%) Payment Gateway
2 27 (0.50%) Magento
3 21 (0.39%) Odoo
4 20 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 19 (0.35%) Academy Housing
6 12 (0.22%) Distributed Ledger
6 12 (0.22%) Shopify
7 5 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.092%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 3 (0.055%) Elite 3E
9 2 (0.037%) Eloqua
9 2 (0.037%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.018%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.018%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 821 (15.12%) AWS
2 717 (13.21%) Azure
3 455 (8.38%) Serverless
4 396 (7.29%) GitHub
5 366 (6.74%) GCP
6 312 (5.75%) Microsoft 365
7 296 (5.45%) Google Play
8 278 (5.12%) Azure DevOps
9 268 (4.94%) Figma
10 259 (4.77%) Firebase
11 220 (4.05%) SaaS
12 194 (3.57%) Azure Functions
13 184 (3.39%) Azure Service Bus
14 134 (2.47%) Slack
15 98 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
16 96 (1.77%) npm
17 95 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
18 67 (1.23%) PaaS
19 61 (1.12%) Amazon Alexa
19 61 (1.12%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 168 (3.09%) Internet
2 149 (2.74%) Broadband
3 129 (2.38%) VoIP
4 108 (1.99%) HTTP
5 93 (1.71%) LAN
6 90 (1.66%) VPN
7 88 (1.62%) Firewall
8 83 (1.53%) Wi-Fi
9 82 (1.51%) DNS
10 80 (1.47%) TCP/IP
11 70 (1.29%) NFC
12 68 (1.25%) WAN
13 65 (1.20%) Wireless
14 56 (1.03%) DHCP
15 45 (0.83%) Bluetooth
16 40 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
17 36 (0.66%) VLAN
18 33 (0.61%) 5G
19 31 (0.57%) MQTT
20 23 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (6.26%) SQL Server
2 305 (5.62%) MySQL
3 275 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
4 208 (3.83%) NoSQL
5 178 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 159 (2.93%) Redis
7 156 (2.87%) Relational Database
8 149 (2.74%) DynamoDB
9 104 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
10 69 (1.27%) BigQuery
11 56 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
12 50 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 50 (0.92%) SQLite
13 46 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
14 36 (0.66%) Bigtable
15 35 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 33 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 33 (0.61%) DB2
16 33 (0.61%) Power BI
17 28 (0.52%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,167 (21.50%) Git (software)
2 449 (8.27%) JIRA
3 386 (7.11%) Jenkins
4 334 (6.15%) Android Studio
5 205 (3.78%) Gradle
6 202 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 196 (3.61%) Bitbucket
8 183 (3.37%) Selenium
9 173 (3.19%) Appium
10 159 (2.93%) JUnit
11 138 (2.54%) Cypress.io
12 137 (2.52%) Postman
13 134 (2.47%) Xcode
14 112 (2.06%) GitLab
15 107 (1.97%) Mockito
16 104 (1.92%) CircleCI
17 90 (1.66%) Cucumber
18 83 (1.53%) JMeter
19 76 (1.40%) fastlane
19 76 (1.40%) Mercurial
General
1 1,302 (23.98%) Social Skills
2 850 (15.66%) Finance
3 523 (9.63%) Games
4 449 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
4 449 (8.27%) Retail
5 442 (8.14%) Banking
6 394 (7.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 299 (5.51%) Marketing
8 150 (2.76%) Law
9 141 (2.60%) Electronics
10 131 (2.41%) Legal
11 118 (2.17%) Telecoms
12 108 (1.99%) Publishing
13 86 (1.58%) Advertising
14 71 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
15 69 (1.27%) Public Sector
16 67 (1.23%) Automotive
17 66 (1.22%) Back Office
18 63 (1.16%) Wearables
19 60 (1.11%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2,332 (42.95%) Developer
2 752 (13.85%) Software Engineer
3 744 (13.70%) Android Developer
4 625 (11.51%) Senior Developer
5 515 (9.49%) Android Engineer
6 287 (5.29%) React Developer
7 285 (5.25%) Mobile Developer
8 276 (5.08%) Senior Android Developer
9 275 (5.07%) Designer
10 243 (4.48%) Applications Developer
11 240 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
12 232 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
13 225 (4.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 194 (3.57%) Analyst
15 185 (3.41%) Software Developer
16 178 (3.28%) Java Developer
17 145 (2.67%) Lead Developer
18 144 (2.65%) .NET Developer
19 128 (2.36%) iOS Developer
20 123 (2.27%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,265 (23.30%) React
2 823 (15.16%) REST
3 817 (15.05%) React Native
4 807 (14.86%) Node.js
5 774 (14.26%) HTML
6 723 (13.32%) CSS
7 709 (13.06%) .NET
8 559 (10.30%) RESTful
9 398 (7.33%) .NET Core
10 381 (7.02%) JSON
11 356 (6.56%) Web Services
12 318 (5.86%) Dagger
13 316 (5.82%) .NET Framework
14 314 (5.78%) Android SDK
15 300 (5.53%) AngularJS
16 275 (5.07%) jQuery
16 275 (5.07%) RxJava
17 274 (5.05%) Spring
18 255 (4.70%) Flutter
19 248 (4.57%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 1,838 (33.86%) Mobile App
2 1,224 (22.55%) User Experience
3 238 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
4 207 (3.81%) Algorithms
5 200 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
6 174 (3.21%) Smartphone
7 153 (2.82%) Social Media
8 145 (2.67%) Data Structures
9 144 (2.65%) Blog
10 142 (2.62%) Video\Live Streaming
11 137 (2.52%) Blockchain
12 133 (2.45%) Virtual Team
13 120 (2.21%) IoT
14 114 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
15 101 (1.86%) Hackathon
16 95 (1.75%) Cyberattack
17 80 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
18 73 (1.34%) iPhone
19 69 (1.27%) Embedded Systems
20 66 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3,617 (66.62%) Apple iOS
2 847 (15.60%) Windows
3 460 (8.47%) Linux
4 207 (3.81%) Windows 10
5 158 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 130 (2.39%) Mac OS
7 71 (1.31%) Mac OS X
8 59 (1.09%) Windows 7
9 49 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
10 36 (0.66%) Unix
11 29 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 28 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 23 (0.42%) tvOS
14 17 (0.31%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.26%) CentOS
16 13 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (0.22%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 11 (0.20%) VMS
18 11 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
19 10 (0.18%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,638 (48.59%) Agile
2 1,714 (31.57%) Android Development
3 1,338 (24.65%) Software Engineering
4 1,041 (19.17%) Test Automation
5 976 (17.98%) Mobile Development
6 862 (15.88%) CI/CD
7 845 (15.56%) Scrum
8 806 (14.85%) DevOps
9 792 (14.59%) iOS Development
10 789 (14.53%) Problem-Solving
11 693 (12.76%) Mentoring
12 682 (12.56%) TDD
13 677 (12.47%) Full Stack Development
14 657 (12.10%) Unit Testing
15 605 (11.14%) Computer Science
16 593 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
17 548 (10.09%) UX Design
18 513 (9.45%) MVVM
19 435 (8.01%) Microservices
20 394 (7.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,690 (31.13%) Java
2 1,668 (30.72%) Kotlin
3 1,554 (28.62%) JavaScript
4 730 (13.45%) C#
5 675 (12.43%) SQL
6 649 (11.95%) Apple Swift
7 602 (11.09%) TypeScript
8 554 (10.20%) Python
9 358 (6.59%) C++
10 318 (5.86%) Objective-C
11 287 (5.29%) PHP
12 215 (3.96%) C
13 187 (3.44%) Ruby
14 163 (3.00%) Go
15 160 (2.95%) ES6
16 103 (1.90%) Scala
17 81 (1.49%) Bash
18 65 (1.20%) PowerShell
19 61 (1.12%) Dart
20 58 (1.07%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 753 (13.87%) Degree
2 273 (5.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 121 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 48 (0.88%) DV Cleared
4 48 (0.88%) ISTQB
5 44 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 38 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (0.63%) CCNA
9 32 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 28 (0.52%) MCP
10 28 (0.52%) MCSE
11 23 (0.42%) PhD
12 19 (0.35%) Postgraduate
13 18 (0.33%) AWS Certification
14 16 (0.29%) DBS Check
15 12 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
16 11 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (10.22%) QA
2 251 (4.62%) Accessibility
3 51 (0.94%) SLA
4 27 (0.50%) GDPR
5 9 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (0.13%) HL7
6 7 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 14443
7 6 (0.11%) NCSC
8 5 (0.092%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.055%) NIST
10 2 (0.037%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.037%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.037%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.018%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 436 (8.03%) Docker
2 301 (5.54%) Active Directory
3 64 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (0.88%) Firmware
5 19 (0.35%) Hyper-V
6 15 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
6 15 (0.28%) vSphere
7 13 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.20%) Ceph
9 11 (0.20%) KVM
9 11 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.17%) GridGain
11 7 (0.13%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.092%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.037%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.037%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.037%) XenApp
14 1 (0.018%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.018%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 409 (7.53%) Terraform
2 275 (5.07%) Kubernetes
3 92 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
4 84 (1.55%) SCCM
5 35 (0.64%) Grafana
6 33 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 31 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
8 30 (0.55%) Kibana
9 28 (0.52%) HAProxy
9 28 (0.52%) logstash
9 28 (0.52%) MIIS
9 28 (0.52%) Opsgenie
9 28 (0.52%) Pingdom
9 28 (0.52%) ZABBIX
10 26 (0.48%) Ansible
11 21 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
12 13 (0.24%) Puppet
13 10 (0.18%) cPanel
14 9 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 797 (14.68%) Google
2 739 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 458 (8.44%) Apple
4 371 (6.83%) Xamarin
5 183 (3.37%) Adobe
6 78 (1.44%) VMware
7 71 (1.31%) Dell
8 65 (1.20%) Oracle
9 60 (1.11%) Cisco
10 58 (1.07%) Citrix
11 54 (0.99%) Spotify
12 52 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
13 51 (0.94%) Samsung
14 46 (0.85%) YouTube
15 41 (0.76%) Facebook
15 41 (0.76%) New Relic
16 35 (0.64%) CA
17 33 (0.61%) Snapchat
18 28 (0.52%) ServiceNow
19 27 (0.50%) Perfecto Mobile