Period
to 1 October 2020

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 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 153 165
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 -33
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,133 3,266 3,470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.33% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.01% 10.12% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 2,583 2,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 10,286 32,269 38,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.42% 23.01% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 8,472 25,489 30,744
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

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 October 2020.

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 October 2020. 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 +5 997 £55,000 +10.00% 303
UK excluding London +28 681 £50,000 +11.11% 225
London -25 405 £65,000 +8.33% 110
South East +49 264 £55,000 +22.22% 32
Work from Home +63 204 £55,000 - 63
North of England +31 178 £45,000 +5.88% 66
North West -20 87 £45,000 - 31
Scotland +31 72 £55,000 +15.79% 19
Yorkshire +107 71 £47,500 +26.67% 20
East of England +17 57 £60,000 +9.09% 29
South West +14 43 £45,000 - 28
Midlands +27 39 £47,500 +18.75% 37
West Midlands +61 34 £50,000 +25.00% 27
Wales +45 27 £45,000 +12.50% 13
North East +30 20 £35,000 -30.00% 15
East Midlands +18 5 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Northern Ireland +15 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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.

1 697 (61.52%) Apple iOS
2 471 (41.57%) Android Development
3 444 (39.19%) Java
4 393 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
5 345 (30.45%) Mobile App
6 292 (25.77%) Mobile Development
7 274 (24.18%) JavaScript
8 257 (22.68%) Kotlin
9 243 (21.45%) iOS Development
10 209 (18.45%) C#
11 178 (15.71%) Software Engineering
12 168 (14.83%) React Native
13 167 (14.74%) .NET
14 159 (14.03%) Apple Swift
15 158 (13.95%) Git (software)
16 144 (12.71%) OO
16 144 (12.71%) Python
17 140 (12.36%) TDD
18 136 (12.00%) Microsoft
19 131 (11.56%) Windows
20 127 (11.21%) User Experience
21 126 (11.12%) React
22 121 (10.68%) SQL
23 119 (10.50%) HTML
23 119 (10.50%) Objective-C
24 115 (10.15%) Azure
24 115 (10.15%) AWS
25 110 (9.71%) CSS
26 108 (9.53%) Finance
27 103 (9.09%) Degree

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 24 (2.12%) CMS
2 21 (1.85%) Confluence
3 19 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 19 (1.68%) WordPress
4 18 (1.59%) Joomla!
5 16 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
6 15 (1.32%) IIS
7 12 (1.06%) Headless CMS
8 5 (0.44%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.44%) nginx
8 5 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.35%) Apache
9 4 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.26%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.26%) WildFly
11 2 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.18%) Mule
11 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (2.21%) Sketch
3 21 (1.85%) InVision
4 9 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 8 (0.71%) Chatbot
5 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.44%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.35%) Figma
9 3 (0.26%) Blender
9 3 (0.26%) Maya
9 3 (0.26%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.18%) MODO
10 2 (0.18%) Mudbox
10 2 (0.18%) ZBrush
11 1 (0.088%) Marvel
11 1 (0.088%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.88%) Magento
3 4 (0.35%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.18%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.088%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.088%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 115 (10.15%) AWS
1 115 (10.15%) Azure
2 59 (5.21%) Office 365
3 48 (4.24%) SaaS
4 39 (3.44%) GitHub
5 34 (3.00%) GCP
6 31 (2.74%) Firebase
7 29 (2.56%) Serverless
8 22 (1.94%) Google Play
9 20 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
10 17 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
11 13 (1.15%) BrowserStack
11 13 (1.15%) Power Platform
12 11 (0.97%) Azure Functions
13 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
13 10 (0.88%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 6 (0.53%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.44%) Heroku
16 5 (0.44%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.35%) TCP/IP
2 22 (1.94%) DNS
2 22 (1.94%) HTTP
3 20 (1.77%) Wireless
4 19 (1.68%) LAN
5 17 (1.50%) Skype
6 14 (1.24%) Bluetooth
6 14 (1.24%) IMAP
6 14 (1.24%) WAN
7 13 (1.15%) Firewall
8 12 (1.06%) DHCP
8 12 (1.06%) VPN
8 12 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.97%) Internet
10 8 (0.71%) ADSL
10 8 (0.71%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (0.71%) Ethernet
10 8 (0.71%) MPLS
10 8 (0.71%) VDSL
11 6 (0.53%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (8.30%) SQL Server
2 65 (5.74%) MySQL
3 32 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 30 (2.65%) NoSQL
5 23 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (1.15%) Power BI
7 11 (0.97%) Redis
8 9 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
9 8 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (0.62%) SQLite
11 6 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.44%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.44%) Couchbase
12 5 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.44%) Mixpanel
13 4 (0.35%) MariaDB
13 4 (0.35%) QlikView
13 4 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
14 3 (0.26%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 158 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 90 (7.94%) JIRA
3 89 (7.86%) Android Studio
4 86 (7.59%) Xcode
5 58 (5.12%) Jenkins
6 45 (3.97%) Appium
7 33 (2.91%) Bitbucket
8 30 (2.65%) Selenium
9 21 (1.85%) Gradle
10 16 (1.41%) JUnit
10 16 (1.41%) Postman
11 14 (1.24%) Mockito
11 14 (1.24%) NUnit
12 12 (1.06%) Calabash
12 12 (1.06%) git-flow
12 12 (1.06%) GitLab
13 11 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.88%) Subversion
14 10 (0.88%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (9.53%) Finance
2 64 (5.65%) Games
3 46 (4.06%) Retail
4 37 (3.27%) Banking
5 31 (2.74%) Marketing
6 22 (1.94%) Law
6 22 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 21 (1.85%) Public Sector
8 20 (1.77%) Electronics
9 16 (1.41%) Telecoms
10 14 (1.24%) Advertising
10 14 (1.24%) Retail Banking
11 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.44%) Publishing
13 4 (0.35%) Automotive
14 3 (0.26%) Back Office
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.18%) Norwegian Language
15 2 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 649 (57.28%) Developer
2 245 (21.62%) Android Developer
3 170 (15.00%) Mobile Developer
4 115 (10.15%) Senior Developer
5 77 (6.80%) Software Engineer
6 63 (5.56%) iOS Developer
7 57 (5.03%) Android Engineer
8 49 (4.32%) Senior Android Developer
9 44 (3.88%) Applications Developer
10 43 (3.80%) Lead Developer
10 43 (3.80%) Software Developer
11 42 (3.71%) Analyst
11 42 (3.71%) iOS Android Developer
12 40 (3.53%) C# Developer
13 39 (3.44%) PHP Developer
14 38 (3.35%) Support Engineer
15 36 (3.18%) React Developer
16 34 (3.00%) Tester
17 32 (2.82%) Java Developer
17 32 (2.82%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (14.83%) React Native
2 167 (14.74%) .NET
3 126 (11.12%) React
4 119 (10.50%) HTML
5 110 (9.71%) CSS
6 94 (8.30%) RESTful
7 91 (8.03%) AngularJS
8 85 (7.50%) Node.js
9 84 (7.41%) Web Services
10 82 (7.24%) JSON
11 80 (7.06%) REST
12 78 (6.88%) Android SDK
13 58 (5.12%) jQuery
14 54 (4.77%) XML
15 41 (3.62%) RxJava
16 40 (3.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 38 (3.35%) ASP.NET
18 36 (3.18%) .NET Framework
18 36 (3.18%) Flutter
19 33 (2.91%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 345 (30.45%) Mobile App
2 127 (11.21%) User Experience
3 89 (7.86%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (5.56%) iPhone
5 51 (4.50%) Algorithms
6 48 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (2.38%) Social Media
9 26 (2.29%) Mobile Games
10 25 (2.21%) Virtual Team
11 17 (1.50%) Embedded Systems
11 17 (1.50%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.41%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
13 13 (1.15%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.15%) Smartphone
14 11 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (0.88%) Blog
16 9 (0.79%) Mobile Payment
17 8 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 697 (61.52%) Apple iOS
2 131 (11.56%) Windows
3 71 (6.27%) Linux
4 32 (2.82%) Windows 10
4 32 (2.82%) Windows Server
5 20 (1.77%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.50%) Mac OS
7 12 (1.06%) Unix
7 12 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.71%) Android TV
9 8 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.62%) CentOS
11 6 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.44%) tvOS
12 5 (0.44%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (0.35%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 471 (41.57%) Android Development
2 393 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 292 (25.77%) Mobile Development
4 243 (21.45%) iOS Development
5 178 (15.71%) Software Engineering
6 144 (12.71%) OO
7 140 (12.36%) TDD
8 100 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
9 98 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
9 98 (8.65%) Scrum
10 93 (8.21%) Test Automation
11 82 (7.24%) DevOps
12 77 (6.80%) OOP
13 76 (6.71%) Web Development
14 74 (6.53%) Mobile Application Development
15 73 (6.44%) BDD
16 70 (6.18%) Microservices
17 68 (6.00%) Computer Science
18 67 (5.91%) Mentoring
19 66 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 444 (39.19%) Java
2 274 (24.18%) JavaScript
3 257 (22.68%) Kotlin
4 209 (18.45%) C#
5 159 (14.03%) Apple Swift
6 144 (12.71%) Python
7 121 (10.68%) SQL
8 119 (10.50%) Objective-C
9 96 (8.47%) PHP
10 95 (8.38%) C++
11 57 (5.03%) C
12 46 (4.06%) Ruby
13 38 (3.35%) TypeScript
14 23 (2.03%) Apex Code
14 23 (2.03%) SOQL
15 17 (1.50%) Go
16 16 (1.41%) Java 8
17 15 (1.32%) PowerShell
18 13 (1.15%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 103 (9.09%) Degree
2 29 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.88%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.88%) MCP
5 8 (0.71%) MCSA
6 7 (0.62%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.44%) PhD
9 4 (0.35%) CISSP
10 3 (0.26%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.26%) ISEB
10 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.26%) MCSE
11 2 (0.18%) CSSLP
11 2 (0.18%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.088%) CCNA
12 1 (0.088%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.088%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.50%) QA
2 24 (2.12%) SLA
3 3 (0.26%) GDPR
4 2 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.088%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (6.97%) Active Directory
2 40 (3.53%) Docker
3 24 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (1.24%) Terminal Server
5 10 (0.88%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.53%) Firmware
6 6 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (0.35%) BitLocker
7 4 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.26%) vSphere
9 2 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.088%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.088%) Varnish
10 1 (0.088%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.088%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 41 (3.62%) Kubernetes
2 18 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (1.50%) SCCM
4 9 (0.79%) Ansible
4 9 (0.79%) Terraform
5 5 (0.44%) WSUS
6 4 (0.35%) Kibana
7 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.26%) Puppet
8 2 (0.18%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.088%) Fluentd
9 1 (0.088%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.088%) Malwarebytes
9 1 (0.088%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.088%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.088%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 136 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 91 (8.03%) Google
3 77 (6.80%) Xamarin
4 51 (4.50%) Apple
5 32 (2.82%) Citrix
6 31 (2.74%) VMware
7 25 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
8 24 (2.12%) Adobe
9 12 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 12 (1.06%) Zend
10 11 (0.97%) Cisco
11 9 (0.79%) Symantec
12 8 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.71%) McAfee
12 8 (0.71%) NVIDIA
12 8 (0.71%) SAP
13 6 (0.53%) Samsung
14 5 (0.44%) Dell
14 5 (0.44%) Sophos
15 4 (0.35%) Perforce