Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 155 159 125
Rank change year-on-year +4 -34 +5
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,288 3,774 4,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.29% 2.20% 2.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.99% 9.43% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,366 3,112 3,838
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 32,914 40,017 41,883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.92% 23.29% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26,171 32,345 34,918
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £72,650
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 16 June 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 16 June 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 +8 3,093 £50,000 - 354
UK excluding London +18 1,920 £45,000 +5.88% 249
London -6 1,317 £60,000 - 133
South East +77 678 £45,000 - 65
North of England -16 446 £40,000 - 75
North West +19 299 £42,500 +6.25% 55
South West -14 250 £50,000 +11.11% 24
East of England +16 201 £52,500 +22.09% 31
Midlands +9 193 £40,000 +14.29% 28
Yorkshire -22 124 £35,000 -17.65% 15
Scotland +15 117 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands +2 108 £40,000 +7.38% 9
East Midlands +17 85 £37,500 +7.14% 19
Wales 0 26 £40,000 - 6
North East -4 23 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Northern Ireland -32 9 £45,000 +5.88%

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 2,047 (62.26%) Apple iOS
2 1,267 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1,103 (33.55%) Java
4 1,095 (33.30%) Android Development
5 999 (30.38%) Mobile App
6 835 (25.40%) JavaScript
7 708 (21.53%) C#
8 681 (20.71%) Windows
9 597 (18.16%) HTML
10 572 (17.40%) Mobile Development
11 552 (16.79%) iOS Development
11 552 (16.79%) Software Engineering
12 539 (16.39%) .NET
13 509 (15.48%) Degree
14 495 (15.05%) Microsoft
15 477 (14.51%) Kotlin
16 458 (13.93%) CSS
17 439 (13.35%) Linux
18 437 (13.29%) Git (software)
18 437 (13.29%) User Experience
19 432 (13.14%) TDD
20 411 (12.50%) SQL
21 404 (12.29%) Test Automation
22 390 (11.86%) C++
23 385 (11.71%) Finance
24 383 (11.65%) Python
25 360 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
26 357 (10.86%) OO
27 354 (10.77%) Apple Swift
28 348 (10.58%) Scrum

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 96 (2.92%) Confluence
2 83 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 77 (2.34%) CMS
4 71 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
5 65 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 65 (1.98%) Tomcat
6 57 (1.73%) WordPress
7 53 (1.61%) Apache
8 36 (1.09%) IIS
9 34 (1.03%) Apache Spark
10 32 (0.97%) Joomla!
11 27 (0.82%) Skype for Business
12 23 (0.70%) OpenStack
13 17 (0.52%) Drupal
14 16 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
14 16 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (0.30%) IBM Domino
16 8 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
17 6 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
17 6 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 209 (6.36%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (2.19%) Chatbot
3 67 (2.04%) Sketch
4 46 (1.40%) InVision
5 39 (1.19%) Photoshop
6 37 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
7 35 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
8 31 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 20 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 20 (0.61%) Fireworks
10 11 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
10 11 (0.33%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.27%) Maple
12 6 (0.18%) Zeplin
13 5 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.12%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.12%) Figma
14 4 (0.12%) Moqups
14 4 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 41 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 37 (1.13%) Magento
3 15 (0.46%) Elite 3E
4 13 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.27%) Carpe Diem
6 7 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.21%) Q-Pulse
6 7 (0.21%) Sage CRM
7 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.061%) Odoo
8 2 (0.061%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.030%) CiviCRM
9 1 (0.030%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 360 (10.95%) Amazon AWS
2 281 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 217 (6.60%) Office 365
4 131 (3.98%) Google Cloud Platform
5 122 (3.71%) Google Play
6 99 (3.01%) GitHub
7 78 (2.37%) Serverless
8 61 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
9 60 (1.82%) SaaS
10 29 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
11 28 (0.85%) Firebase
11 28 (0.85%) OpenShift
11 28 (0.85%) PaaS
12 27 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
13 26 (0.79%) AWS Fargate
14 22 (0.67%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 19 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
17 15 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
17 15 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 173 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 89 (2.71%) Firewall
3 88 (2.68%) Bluetooth
4 84 (2.55%) Internet
5 81 (2.46%) LAN
6 74 (2.25%) VoIP
7 71 (2.16%) VPN
8 68 (2.07%) DNS
9 66 (2.01%) Skype
10 65 (1.98%) WAN
11 63 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
12 54 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
13 44 (1.34%) Wireless
14 41 (1.25%) HTTP
15 40 (1.22%) DHCP
16 36 (1.09%) Network Security
17 32 (0.97%) HTTPS
18 20 (0.61%) RFID
19 19 (0.58%) Modbus
19 19 (0.58%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 296 (9.00%) SQL Server
2 127 (3.86%) MySQL
3 119 (3.62%) Big Data
4 97 (2.95%) Relational Database
5 96 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (2.62%) MongoDB
7 77 (2.34%) NoSQL
8 33 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 28 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (0.76%) Redis
10 25 (0.76%) SQLite
11 21 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 15 (0.46%) GIS
13 14 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
14 13 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
14 13 (0.40%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 437 (13.29%) Git (software)
2 302 (9.18%) JIRA
3 173 (5.26%) Android Studio
4 171 (5.20%) Jenkins
5 152 (4.62%) Selenium
6 110 (3.35%) Appium
7 99 (3.01%) Gradle
8 98 (2.98%) Maven
9 93 (2.83%) Bitbucket
10 85 (2.59%) Xcode
11 83 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 81 (2.46%) Cucumber
13 77 (2.34%) Mockito
14 75 (2.28%) JUnit
15 67 (2.04%) Subversion
16 59 (1.79%) git-flow
17 56 (1.70%) GitLab
18 49 (1.49%) Vagrant
19 42 (1.28%) TeamCity
20 40 (1.22%) WebDriver
General
1 385 (11.71%) Finance
2 176 (5.35%) Banking
3 175 (5.32%) Games
4 143 (4.35%) Retail
5 119 (3.62%) Law
6 82 (2.49%) Marketing
7 68 (2.07%) Automotive
8 66 (2.01%) Electronics
9 64 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 63 (1.92%) Legal
11 39 (1.19%) Manufacturing
12 24 (0.73%) Billing
13 21 (0.64%) Back Office
14 19 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.49%) Publishing
16 10 (0.30%) Advertising
17 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.24%) Military
19 3 (0.091%) Digital Economy
20 2 (0.061%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,610 (48.97%) Developer
2 592 (18.00%) Android Developer
3 267 (8.12%) Analyst
4 253 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 237 (7.21%) Senior Developer
6 223 (6.78%) Mobile Developer
7 204 (6.20%) .NET Developer
8 203 (6.17%) Java Developer
9 173 (5.26%) iOS Developer
10 172 (5.23%) C# Developer
11 160 (4.87%) Software Developer
12 153 (4.65%) Designer
13 124 (3.77%) Applications Developer
14 116 (3.53%) Support Analyst
15 108 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
16 101 (3.07%) Android Engineer
17 95 (2.89%) Architect
17 95 (2.89%) iOS Android Developer
17 95 (2.89%) IT Support
18 91 (2.77%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 597 (18.16%) HTML
2 539 (16.39%) .NET
3 458 (13.93%) CSS
4 287 (8.73%) RESTful
5 286 (8.70%) Node.js
6 272 (8.27%) AngularJS
7 261 (7.94%) HTML5
8 238 (7.24%) React Native
9 236 (7.18%) RxJava
10 232 (7.06%) REST
11 230 (7.00%) React
12 213 (6.48%) Web Services
13 212 (6.45%) ASP.NET
14 200 (6.08%) Spring
15 154 (4.68%) JSON
16 149 (4.53%) Android SDK
17 138 (4.20%) jQuery
18 129 (3.92%) Retrofit
19 127 (3.86%) XML
20 110 (3.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 999 (30.38%) Mobile App
2 437 (13.29%) User Experience
3 233 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
4 181 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 159 (4.84%) iPhone
6 150 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
7 104 (3.16%) Algorithms
8 81 (2.46%) Blackberry
8 81 (2.46%) Smartphone
9 72 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 71 (2.16%) iPad
10 71 (2.16%) Video Conferencing
11 53 (1.61%) Cloud Native
11 53 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
12 45 (1.37%) Smart City
13 39 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
14 37 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
15 35 (1.06%) Device Driver
16 29 (0.88%) Client/Server
17 27 (0.82%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,047 (62.26%) Apple iOS
2 681 (20.71%) Windows
3 439 (13.35%) Linux
4 273 (8.30%) Windows 10
5 201 (6.11%) Windows 7
6 148 (4.50%) Windows Server
7 127 (3.86%) Mac OS X
8 108 (3.28%) Unix
9 62 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 57 (1.73%) Windows 8
11 55 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 28 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 23 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
14 22 (0.67%) Windows Phone
15 20 (0.61%) Ubuntu
16 19 (0.58%) FreeRTOS
17 18 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (0.36%) openSUSE
18 12 (0.36%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,267 (38.53%) Agile Software Development
2 1,095 (33.30%) Android Development
3 572 (17.40%) Mobile Development
4 552 (16.79%) iOS Development
4 552 (16.79%) Software Engineering
5 432 (13.14%) TDD
6 404 (12.29%) Test Automation
7 357 (10.86%) OO
8 348 (10.58%) Scrum
9 334 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
10 310 (9.43%) DevOps
11 305 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
12 282 (8.58%) Computer Science
12 282 (8.58%) Mentoring
13 275 (8.36%) MVC
14 245 (7.45%) Analytics
15 220 (6.69%) Unit Testing
16 218 (6.63%) BDD
17 212 (6.45%) Microservices
18 211 (6.42%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (33.55%) Java
2 835 (25.40%) JavaScript
3 708 (21.53%) C#
4 477 (14.51%) Kotlin
5 411 (12.50%) SQL
6 390 (11.86%) C++
7 383 (11.65%) Python
8 354 (10.77%) Apple Swift
9 312 (9.49%) C
10 294 (8.94%) Objective-C
11 198 (6.02%) PHP
12 140 (4.26%) Ruby
13 84 (2.55%) ES6
14 80 (2.43%) TypeScript
15 75 (2.28%) Bash Shell
16 59 (1.79%) Go
17 50 (1.52%) PowerShell
18 45 (1.37%) Scala
19 40 (1.22%) Java 8
20 38 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 509 (15.48%) Degree
2 176 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 127 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
4 88 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 76 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 75 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (1.28%) MCSE
8 37 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (1.06%) CCNA
9 35 (1.06%) SANS
10 34 (1.03%) CISSP
11 32 (0.97%) CompTIA Security+
12 31 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
13 27 (0.82%) MCP
14 24 (0.73%) A+ Certification
14 24 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
14 24 (0.73%) OCA
14 24 (0.73%) OCP
14 24 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
14 24 (0.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (9.12%) QA
2 49 (1.49%) SLA
3 32 (0.97%) GDPR
4 9 (0.27%) NCSC
4 9 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.15%) ISO 13485
5 5 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.12%) PMO
7 3 (0.091%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.061%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.061%) PSD2
9 1 (0.030%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.030%) HL7
9 1 (0.030%) NIST
System Software
1 273 (8.30%) Active Directory
2 234 (7.12%) Docker
3 72 (2.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.43%) vSphere
6 39 (1.19%) Firmware
7 32 (0.97%) VirtualBox
8 16 (0.49%) XenApp
9 15 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 13 (0.40%) BitLocker
11 11 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
13 3 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.061%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.030%) iptables
15 1 (0.030%) NFS
15 1 (0.030%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 108 (3.28%) Kubernetes
2 71 (2.16%) Ansible
3 56 (1.70%) SCCM
4 50 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (1.16%) Puppet
6 36 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
7 32 (0.97%) Terraform
8 28 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 17 (0.52%) Mesos
10 16 (0.49%) Salt
11 14 (0.43%) HP ALM
12 13 (0.40%) WSUS
13 11 (0.33%) Marathon
14 10 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
15 7 (0.21%) Grafana
15 7 (0.21%) Prometheus
16 6 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
17 5 (0.15%) DameWare
17 5 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
17 5 (0.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 495 (15.05%) Microsoft
2 312 (9.49%) Google
3 203 (6.17%) Xamarin
4 147 (4.47%) Apple
5 102 (3.10%) Citrix
6 98 (2.98%) VMware
7 87 (2.65%) Adobe
8 72 (2.19%) Cisco
9 64 (1.95%) HP
10 62 (1.89%) Oracle
11 40 (1.22%) Samsung
12 39 (1.19%) Avaya
13 36 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 35 (1.06%) Dell
15 28 (0.85%) WorldPay
16 23 (0.70%) iManage
17 22 (0.67%) Polycom
18 19 (0.58%) MuleSoft
18 19 (0.58%) TIBCO
19 18 (0.55%) Facebook