Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 152 114
Rank change year-on-year +20 -38 +2
Permanent jobs citing Android 4458 4315 5772
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.55% 2.25% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 9.00% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3764 3792 5035
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 43599 47956 57388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.92% 24.99% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35166 40733 48332
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 17 October 2017.

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 17 October 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 +23 4242 £45,000 -10.00% 396
UK excluding London +38 2450 £40,000 - 217
London -10 1973 £57,500 - 196
South East +43 621 £40,500 -10.00% 37
North of England +38 516 £40,000 +5.26% 70
Midlands +62 497 £35,000 -12.50% 33
East of England +66 378 £42,500 -5.56% 32
West Midlands +74 350 £35,000 +2.94% 14
North West -8 290 £41,500 +3.75% 34
South West -5 261 £40,000 +6.67% 28
Yorkshire +68 212 £40,000 +14.29% 31
East Midlands +42 147 £40,000 -15.79% 18
Scotland 0 137 £42,500 - 14
Wales -6 30 £40,000 - 2
North East -4 14 £30,750 -2.38% 5
Northern Ireland -24 13 £36,000 -0.69% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing Android 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.

1 2859 (64.13%) Apple iOS
2 1803 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1716 (38.49%) Android Development
4 1696 (38.04%) Java
5 1445 (32.41%) Mobile App
6 1299 (29.14%) JavaScript
7 1224 (27.46%) HTML
8 1120 (25.12%) Windows
9 1023 (22.95%) CSS
10 1016 (22.79%) C#
11 991 (22.23%) iOS Development
12 833 (18.69%) .NET
13 814 (18.26%) Git (software)
14 784 (17.59%) TDD
15 756 (16.96%) Mobile Development
16 695 (15.59%) Software Engineering
17 664 (14.89%) Degree
17 664 (14.89%) HTML5
18 661 (14.83%) User Experience
19 651 (14.60%) SQL
19 651 (14.60%) Finance
20 650 (14.58%) Microsoft
21 640 (14.36%) AngularJS
22 576 (12.92%) MVC
23 575 (12.90%) Objective-C
24 514 (11.53%) C++
25 512 (11.48%) Test Automation
26 511 (11.46%) SQL Server
27 498 (11.17%) Linux
28 494 (11.08%) Google

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
1 215 (4.82%) MS Exchange
2 158 (3.54%) Skype for Business
3 154 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 107 (2.40%) CMS
5 98 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 62 (1.39%) Apache
7 58 (1.30%) Confluence
8 55 (1.23%) WordPress
9 50 (1.12%) IIS
10 47 (1.05%) Drupal
11 43 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 43 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
12 38 (0.85%) Tomcat
13 26 (0.58%) nginx
14 23 (0.52%) Apache Spark
15 22 (0.49%) Umbraco
16 21 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
17 20 (0.45%) JBoss
17 20 (0.45%) WebSphere
18 17 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 309 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 45 (1.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 45 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 35 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 28 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 18 (0.40%) InVision
7 16 (0.36%) InDesign
8 12 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 11 (0.25%) Moqups
10 8 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
11 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
11 7 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 7 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
12 6 (0.13%) Revit
13 5 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
13 5 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
14 4 (0.090%) 3ds Max
14 4 (0.090%) Maya
14 4 (0.090%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 17 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.38%) Magento
2 8 (0.18%) Movex
2 8 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (0.13%) Maximo
4 2 (0.045%) BASE24
4 2 (0.045%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.022%) Eikon
5 1 (0.022%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.022%) Odoo
5 1 (0.022%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.022%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.022%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 348 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 340 (7.63%) Google Play
3 285 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 160 (3.59%) SaaS
5 157 (3.52%) GitHub
5 157 (3.52%) Office 365
6 133 (2.98%) IaaS
7 61 (1.37%) npm
8 48 (1.08%) PaaS
9 46 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
10 33 (0.74%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
11 25 (0.56%) Firebase
12 23 (0.52%) Mimecast
13 21 (0.47%) OneDrive
14 17 (0.38%) iTunes
15 16 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.36%) Serverless
16 13 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 12 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 158 (3.54%) Skype
2 148 (3.32%) TCP/IP
3 132 (2.96%) Wireless
4 119 (2.67%) DNS
5 110 (2.47%) LAN
6 96 (2.15%) WAN
7 83 (1.86%) VoIP
8 82 (1.84%) VPN
9 81 (1.82%) Firewall
10 78 (1.75%) DHCP
11 77 (1.73%) Internet
12 76 (1.70%) HTTP
13 54 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
13 54 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
14 44 (0.99%) Bluetooth
14 44 (0.99%) RFID
15 34 (0.76%) Ethernet
15 34 (0.76%) WLAN
16 30 (0.67%) SSL
17 28 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 511 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 356 (7.99%) MySQL
3 161 (3.61%) NoSQL
4 138 (3.10%) MongoDB
5 101 (2.27%) Relational Database
6 96 (2.15%) Big Data
7 92 (2.06%) SQLite
8 78 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
9 75 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 68 (1.53%) SQL Server 2016
11 59 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
12 48 (1.08%) Redis
13 46 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (0.70%) Hadoop
16 30 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
17 27 (0.61%) Blockchain
18 24 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 23 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 814 (18.26%) Git (software)
2 330 (7.40%) Android Studio
3 289 (6.48%) JIRA
4 219 (4.91%) Xcode
5 183 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 181 (4.06%) Gradle
7 166 (3.72%) Subversion
8 133 (2.98%) Visual Studio
9 132 (2.96%) JUnit
10 117 (2.62%) Eclipse
10 117 (2.62%) Selenium
11 108 (2.42%) Appium
12 95 (2.13%) gulp
13 92 (2.06%) Cucumber
14 76 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 62 (1.39%) Maven
16 60 (1.35%) webpack
17 59 (1.32%) Mockito
18 53 (1.19%) Calabash
19 51 (1.14%) Bitbucket
General
1 651 (14.60%) Finance
2 402 (9.02%) Retail
3 332 (7.45%) Games
4 294 (6.59%) Banking
5 217 (4.87%) Marketing
6 216 (4.85%) Electronics
7 202 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 118 (2.65%) Retail Banking
9 117 (2.62%) Manufacturing
10 114 (2.56%) Investment Banking
11 90 (2.02%) Legal
12 82 (1.84%) Law
13 79 (1.77%) Publishing
14 76 (1.70%) Advertising
15 36 (0.81%) Back Office
16 29 (0.65%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.58%) Automotive
18 21 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.27%) Multimedia
20 11 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2470 (55.41%) Developer
2 925 (20.75%) Android Developer
3 361 (8.10%) .NET Developer
4 358 (8.03%) Software Engineer
5 338 (7.58%) iOS Developer
6 332 (7.45%) Senior Developer
7 311 (6.98%) Mobile Developer
8 307 (6.89%) Analyst
9 283 (6.35%) Applications Developer
10 278 (6.24%) Java Developer
11 275 (6.17%) Software Developer
12 239 (5.36%) C# Developer
13 209 (4.69%) Android Engineer
14 196 (4.40%) iOS Android Developer
15 184 (4.13%) Junior
15 184 (4.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 169 (3.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 168 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
18 148 (3.32%) Junior Developer
19 140 (3.14%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1224 (27.46%) HTML
2 1023 (22.95%) CSS
3 833 (18.69%) .NET
4 664 (14.89%) HTML5
5 640 (14.36%) AngularJS
6 490 (10.99%) ASP.NET
7 437 (9.80%) Android SDK
7 437 (9.80%) Web Services
8 410 (9.20%) jQuery
9 391 (8.77%) JSON
9 391 (8.77%) RESTful
10 378 (8.48%) REST
11 359 (8.05%) Node.js
12 347 (7.78%) CSS3
13 338 (7.58%) React
14 315 (7.07%) XML
15 300 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 210 (4.71%) iOS SDK
17 190 (4.26%) WCF
18 180 (4.04%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 1445 (32.41%) Mobile App
2 661 (14.83%) User Experience
3 406 (9.11%) Computer Science
4 294 (6.59%) iPhone
5 237 (5.32%) Blackberry
6 217 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
7 162 (3.63%) Greenfield Project
8 124 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 107 (2.40%) Algorithms
10 99 (2.22%) Fintech
11 92 (2.06%) Data Structures
12 85 (1.91%) iPad
13 64 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 52 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
15 46 (1.03%) Social Media
16 45 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
17 40 (0.90%) Client/Server
17 40 (0.90%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
19 36 (0.81%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 2859 (64.13%) Apple iOS
2 1120 (25.12%) Windows
3 498 (11.17%) Linux
4 309 (6.93%) Windows 7
5 206 (4.62%) Mac OS X
6 166 (3.72%) Windows Server
7 157 (3.52%) Windows 10
8 118 (2.65%) Unix
9 112 (2.51%) Windows Phone
10 91 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
11 88 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
12 82 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (1.19%) Mac OS
14 47 (1.05%) Windows 8
15 31 (0.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 28 (0.63%) Windows XP
17 25 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
18 23 (0.52%) Debian
19 22 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
20 18 (0.40%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1803 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1716 (38.49%) Android Development
3 991 (22.23%) iOS Development
4 784 (17.59%) TDD
5 756 (16.96%) Mobile Development
6 695 (15.59%) Software Engineering
7 576 (12.92%) MVC
8 512 (11.48%) Test Automation
9 479 (10.74%) Scrum
10 429 (9.62%) OO
11 400 (8.97%) Web Development
12 362 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
13 348 (7.81%) Mobile Application Development
14 329 (7.38%) BDD
15 319 (7.16%) Unit Testing
16 292 (6.55%) ITIL
17 265 (5.94%) Mentoring
18 245 (5.50%) OOP
19 237 (5.32%) E-Commerce
20 210 (4.71%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1696 (38.04%) Java
2 1299 (29.14%) JavaScript
3 1016 (22.79%) C#
4 651 (14.60%) SQL
5 575 (12.90%) Objective-C
6 514 (11.53%) C++
7 418 (9.38%) PHP
8 399 (8.95%) Apple Swift
9 395 (8.86%) Python
10 360 (8.08%) C
11 200 (4.49%) Ruby
12 108 (2.42%) VB.NET
13 103 (2.31%) ES6
14 90 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 77 (1.73%) VB
16 72 (1.62%) TypeScript
17 70 (1.57%) Kotlin
18 68 (1.53%) Perl
18 68 (1.53%) Scala
19 53 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 664 (14.89%) Degree
2 269 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 237 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 144 (3.23%) MCSE
5 103 (2.31%) CCA
6 102 (2.29%) Citrix Certification
7 77 (1.73%) Security Cleared
8 73 (1.64%) MCP
9 39 (0.87%) CISSP
10 33 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
11 29 (0.65%) CISM
12 26 (0.58%) A+ Certification
12 26 (0.58%) DV Cleared
13 25 (0.56%) MCSA
13 25 (0.56%) SC Cleared
14 24 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (0.52%) ISTQB
16 22 (0.49%) CCNA
17 21 (0.47%) ISEB
18 20 (0.45%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 313 (7.02%) QA
2 43 (0.96%) SLA
3 16 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (0.36%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.25%) COBIT
5 10 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (0.20%) WCAG
7 8 (0.18%) GDPR
7 8 (0.18%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.16%) ISO 22301
8 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 6 (0.13%) ISO 13485
10 4 (0.090%) PMO
11 3 (0.067%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.067%) SEPA
12 2 (0.045%) GCP
13 1 (0.022%) GAMP
13 1 (0.022%) GMP
System Software
1 396 (8.88%) Active Directory
2 140 (3.14%) Docker
3 121 (2.71%) XenDesktop
4 112 (2.51%) XenApp
5 77 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 62 (1.39%) Firmware
7 34 (0.76%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.40%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.22%) vSphere
11 9 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.090%) Xen
14 3 (0.067%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.045%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.045%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 162 (3.63%) SCCM
2 159 (3.57%) AirWatch
3 25 (0.56%) HockeyApp
4 24 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (0.36%) Nagios
6 15 (0.34%) Kibana
6 15 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
7 14 (0.31%) Puppet
7 14 (0.31%) WSUS
8 13 (0.29%) Kubernetes
9 12 (0.27%) ZABBIX
10 10 (0.22%) Nessus
11 9 (0.20%) Nmap
12 7 (0.16%) logstash
12 7 (0.16%) Opsview
13 6 (0.13%) Ansible
13 6 (0.13%) Backup Exec
13 6 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
13 6 (0.13%) Salt
14 5 (0.11%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 650 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 494 (11.08%) Google
3 348 (7.81%) Apple
4 297 (6.66%) Xamarin
5 231 (5.18%) VMware
6 200 (4.49%) Citrix
7 126 (2.83%) Adobe
8 122 (2.74%) Oracle
9 112 (2.51%) McAfee
9 112 (2.51%) ServiceNow
10 103 (2.31%) AppSense
11 82 (1.84%) Facebook
12 79 (1.77%) Cisco
13 74 (1.66%) SAP
14 48 (1.08%) HP
15 45 (1.01%) IBM
16 38 (0.85%) Atlassian
17 34 (0.76%) Twitter
18 30 (0.67%) iManage
19 27 (0.61%) Sitecore