Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 156 116
Rank change year-on-year +15 -40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Android 4433 4112 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.45% 2.18% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.97% 8.79% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 3623 5034
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 44451 46783 57081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.57% 24.77% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 39740 48168
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
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 £40,000

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +20 4195 £45,000 -7.76% 364
UK excluding London +34 2451 £40,000 - 196
London 0 1943 £57,500 - 182
South East +29 562 £40,000 -11.11% 36
North of England +51 558 £40,000 - 59
Midlands +53 483 £35,000 -10.26% 36
East of England +58 371 £43,000 -4.44% 37
West Midlands +73 328 £35,000 +7.69% 22
North West +20 317 £40,000 - 38
South West -11 280 £42,500 +11.84% 14
Yorkshire +84 214 £40,000 +6.67% 16
East Midlands +34 155 £37,500 -21.05% 14
Scotland -17 141 £42,500 +4.29% 5
Wales -10 44 £40,000 - 7
North East -2 27 £30,000 -4.76% 5
Northern Ireland -17 14 £38,000 +4.83% 2
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2799 (63.14%) Apple iOS
2 1828 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 1716 (38.71%) Android Development
4 1649 (37.20%) Java
5 1387 (31.29%) Mobile App
6 1285 (28.99%) JavaScript
7 1193 (26.91%) HTML
8 1052 (23.73%) Windows
9 1012 (22.83%) C#
10 969 (21.86%) CSS
11 949 (21.41%) iOS Development
12 837 (18.88%) .NET
13 812 (18.32%) TDD
14 796 (17.96%) Git (software)
15 720 (16.24%) Mobile Development
16 700 (15.79%) Software Engineering
17 692 (15.61%) User Experience
18 680 (15.34%) HTML5
19 655 (14.78%) AngularJS
20 649 (14.64%) Finance
21 634 (14.30%) Degree
22 628 (14.17%) SQL
23 624 (14.08%) Microsoft
24 566 (12.77%) MVC
25 553 (12.47%) Google
26 528 (11.91%) Objective-C
27 512 (11.55%) Scrum
28 509 (11.48%) Test Automation
29 502 (11.32%) SQL Server
30 489 (11.03%) 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
1 195 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 163 (3.68%) Skype for Business
3 140 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 108 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 93 (2.10%) CMS
6 60 (1.35%) Confluence
7 54 (1.22%) Apache
7 54 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 54 (1.22%) WordPress
8 45 (1.02%) IIS
9 42 (0.95%) Drupal
10 35 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 33 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 27 (0.61%) nginx
13 26 (0.59%) Apache Spark
14 23 (0.52%) Umbraco
15 21 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.36%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.34%) JBoss
18 14 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 303 (6.84%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 49 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 48 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 34 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 32 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 17 (0.38%) InVision
8 12 (0.27%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.23%) InDesign
10 9 (0.20%) Moqups
10 9 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 8 (0.18%) MS Visio
12 7 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
12 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.11%) Pixate
14 5 (0.11%) Revit
15 4 (0.090%) Autodesk Inventor
16 3 (0.068%) Flinto
16 3 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 17 (0.38%) Magento
2 12 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 11 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.18%) Movex
5 6 (0.14%) Maximo
6 2 (0.045%) BASE24
6 2 (0.045%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.023%) Advent Moxy
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.023%) Odoo
7 1 (0.023%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 381 (8.59%) Google Play
2 347 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 275 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 160 (3.61%) GitHub
4 160 (3.61%) Office 365
5 152 (3.43%) SaaS
6 141 (3.18%) IaaS
7 61 (1.38%) npm
8 54 (1.22%) PaaS
9 38 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 35 (0.79%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.77%) Firebase
12 33 (0.74%) Mimecast
13 28 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (0.50%) OneDrive
15 16 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
16 14 (0.32%) iTunes
17 12 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 12 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
17 12 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 163 (3.68%) Skype
2 132 (2.98%) Wireless
3 122 (2.75%) TCP/IP
4 100 (2.26%) WAN
5 98 (2.21%) LAN
6 91 (2.05%) DNS
7 81 (1.83%) Internet
8 79 (1.78%) VPN
9 76 (1.71%) VoIP
10 74 (1.67%) Firewall
11 66 (1.49%) DHCP
12 59 (1.33%) HTTP
13 50 (1.13%) RFID
14 49 (1.11%) Bluetooth
14 49 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
15 46 (1.04%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (0.79%) WLAN
17 33 (0.74%) SSL
18 30 (0.68%) Intranet
19 24 (0.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 340 (7.67%) MySQL
3 170 (3.83%) NoSQL
4 140 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 107 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 106 (2.39%) Big Data
7 85 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (1.71%) SQLite
9 70 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
10 68 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 63 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
12 48 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
13 42 (0.95%) Redis
14 35 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 34 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 29 (0.65%) Blockchain
17 27 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 27 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
18 26 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
19 19 (0.43%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 796 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 326 (7.35%) Android Studio
3 301 (6.79%) JIRA
4 228 (5.14%) Gradle
5 211 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 177 (3.99%) Xcode
7 157 (3.54%) JUnit
8 144 (3.25%) Subversion
9 133 (3.00%) Visual Studio
10 113 (2.55%) Appium
10 113 (2.55%) Cucumber
10 113 (2.55%) Selenium
11 107 (2.41%) Eclipse
12 94 (2.12%) gulp
13 79 (1.78%) Bitbucket
14 76 (1.71%) Mockito
15 72 (1.62%) Maven
16 65 (1.47%) Calabash
17 60 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
18 59 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 649 (14.64%) Finance
2 341 (7.69%) Games
3 325 (7.33%) Retail
4 300 (6.77%) Banking
5 201 (4.53%) Electronics
6 192 (4.33%) Telecoms
7 186 (4.20%) Marketing
8 127 (2.86%) Manufacturing
9 123 (2.77%) Retail Banking
10 117 (2.64%) Investment Banking
11 96 (2.17%) Advertising
12 93 (2.10%) Law
13 89 (2.01%) Legal
14 75 (1.69%) Publishing
15 32 (0.72%) Back Office
16 29 (0.65%) Automotive
17 20 (0.45%) Multimedia
18 15 (0.34%) Financial Institution
19 14 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2458 (55.45%) Developer
2 918 (20.71%) Android Developer
3 372 (8.39%) .NET Developer
4 344 (7.76%) Software Engineer
5 313 (7.06%) Senior Developer
6 302 (6.81%) iOS Developer
7 299 (6.74%) Mobile Developer
8 267 (6.02%) Software Developer
9 263 (5.93%) Applications Developer
10 261 (5.89%) Analyst
11 250 (5.64%) C# Developer
12 245 (5.53%) Java Developer
13 198 (4.47%) Android Engineer
14 176 (3.97%) iOS Android Developer
15 172 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
15 172 (3.88%) JavaScript Developer
16 171 (3.86%) Junior
17 161 (3.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 142 (3.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 142 (3.20%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1193 (26.91%) HTML
2 969 (21.86%) CSS
3 837 (18.88%) .NET
4 680 (15.34%) HTML5
5 655 (14.78%) AngularJS
6 483 (10.90%) ASP.NET
7 431 (9.72%) Web Services
8 415 (9.36%) Android SDK
8 415 (9.36%) RESTful
9 388 (8.75%) Node.js
10 385 (8.68%) REST
11 382 (8.62%) jQuery
12 363 (8.19%) JSON
13 355 (8.01%) CSS3
14 342 (7.71%) React
15 307 (6.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 305 (6.88%) XML
17 192 (4.33%) iOS SDK
17 192 (4.33%) WCF
18 183 (4.13%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 1387 (31.29%) Mobile App
2 692 (15.61%) User Experience
3 380 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 313 (7.06%) iPhone
5 235 (5.30%) Blackberry
6 183 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
7 182 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
8 108 (2.44%) Smartphone
9 104 (2.35%) Fintech
10 87 (1.96%) Algorithms
11 84 (1.89%) iPad
12 70 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 65 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
14 61 (1.38%) Mobile Computing
15 52 (1.17%) Social Media
16 40 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
17 39 (0.88%) Augmented Reality
18 38 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
19 35 (0.79%) BBC
20 34 (0.77%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2799 (63.14%) Apple iOS
2 1052 (23.73%) Windows
3 454 (10.24%) Linux
4 298 (6.72%) Windows 7
5 207 (4.67%) Mac OS X
6 157 (3.54%) Windows 10
7 148 (3.34%) Windows Server
8 128 (2.89%) Unix
9 110 (2.48%) Windows Phone
10 80 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
11 74 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 71 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (1.20%) Windows 8
14 29 (0.65%) Mac OS
15 28 (0.63%) Debian
15 28 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 23 (0.52%) Windows XP
17 17 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
19 10 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1828 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1716 (38.71%) Android Development
3 949 (21.41%) iOS Development
4 812 (18.32%) TDD
5 720 (16.24%) Mobile Development
6 700 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 566 (12.77%) MVC
8 512 (11.55%) Scrum
9 509 (11.48%) Test Automation
10 410 (9.25%) Web Development
11 381 (8.59%) OO
12 375 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
13 373 (8.41%) BDD
14 327 (7.38%) Mobile Application Development
15 282 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 269 (6.07%) ITIL
17 263 (5.93%) Mentoring
18 230 (5.19%) OOP
19 217 (4.90%) E-Commerce
20 214 (4.83%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1649 (37.20%) Java
2 1285 (28.99%) JavaScript
3 1012 (22.83%) C#
4 628 (14.17%) SQL
5 528 (11.91%) Objective-C
6 489 (11.03%) C++
7 421 (9.50%) PHP
8 389 (8.78%) Apple Swift
9 371 (8.37%) Python
10 325 (7.33%) C
11 200 (4.51%) Ruby
12 95 (2.14%) Kotlin
13 88 (1.99%) VB.NET
14 87 (1.96%) ES6
15 85 (1.92%) PowerShell
16 78 (1.76%) TypeScript
17 71 (1.60%) Scala
18 65 (1.47%) Bash Shell
19 57 (1.29%) VB
20 54 (1.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 634 (14.30%) Degree
2 267 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 219 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 143 (3.23%) MCSE
5 103 (2.32%) CCA
6 102 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
7 64 (1.44%) Security Cleared
8 55 (1.24%) MCP
9 39 (0.88%) CISSP
10 30 (0.68%) ISTQB
11 28 (0.63%) CISM
12 27 (0.61%) MCSA
13 26 (0.59%) A+ Certification
14 25 (0.56%) ISEB
15 24 (0.54%) CREST Certified
16 23 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
18 19 (0.43%) CCNA
18 19 (0.43%) SC Cleared
19 17 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 338 (7.62%) QA
2 42 (0.95%) SLA
3 17 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (0.25%) COBIT
5 11 (0.25%) WCAG
6 9 (0.20%) GDPR
6 9 (0.20%) HIPAA
7 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.16%) ISO 13485
9 6 (0.14%) ISO 22301
9 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (0.090%) GMP
10 4 (0.090%) PMO
11 3 (0.068%) COSHH
12 2 (0.045%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.045%) SEPA
13 1 (0.023%) TickIT
System Software
1 377 (8.50%) Active Directory
2 153 (3.45%) Docker
3 117 (2.64%) XenDesktop
4 109 (2.46%) XenApp
5 61 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 57 (1.29%) Firmware
7 28 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 15 (0.34%) vSphere
9 12 (0.27%) Terminal Services
10 9 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.090%) Xen
14 2 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.045%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.045%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.045%) XenServer
15 1 (0.023%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 160 (3.61%) SCCM
2 151 (3.41%) AirWatch
3 39 (0.88%) HockeyApp
4 26 (0.59%) Puppet
5 23 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.41%) Kibana
7 12 (0.27%) Ansible
7 12 (0.27%) Kubernetes
7 12 (0.27%) Nagios
8 11 (0.25%) Salt
8 11 (0.25%) WSUS
9 10 (0.23%) ZABBIX
10 9 (0.20%) logstash
10 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (0.18%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.14%) Backup Exec
12 6 (0.14%) Nessus
12 6 (0.14%) WebInspect
13 5 (0.11%) Nmap
13 5 (0.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 624 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 553 (12.47%) Google
3 359 (8.10%) Apple
4 314 (7.08%) Xamarin
5 215 (4.85%) VMware
6 195 (4.40%) Citrix
7 133 (3.00%) Adobe
8 115 (2.59%) ServiceNow
9 109 (2.46%) McAfee
9 109 (2.46%) Oracle
10 104 (2.35%) AppSense
11 79 (1.78%) Facebook
12 77 (1.74%) SAP
13 70 (1.58%) Cisco
14 47 (1.06%) IBM
15 42 (0.95%) Atlassian
15 42 (0.95%) Twitter
16 39 (0.88%) iManage
17 34 (0.77%) HP
18 30 (0.68%) Sitecore