Period
to 17 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 146 155
Rank change year-on-year -3 +9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,921 1,198 3,336
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.40% 2.35% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.56% 10.94% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,802 1,000 2,480
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,465 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,206 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,050 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 21,541 10,950 32,484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 21.47% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 15,269 9,124 25,949
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,750 £25,120
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -

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 17 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 +13 2,649 £55,000 - 444
London +54 1,407 £67,500 +8.00% 182
UK excluding London -34 1,316 £47,500 -5.00% 289
Work from Home -50 654 £54,000 -1.82% 113
South East -41 457 £55,000 - 56
North of England -38 274 £42,500 -5.56% 83
South West +4 169 £42,500 -15.00% 30
Midlands -23 155 £45,000 -5.26% 46
North West -44 150 £42,500 -5.56% 49
East of England -22 141 £47,500 -13.64% 47
Yorkshire -53 114 £40,736 -9.48% 21
West Midlands -50 83 £40,214 -19.57% 20
Scotland -89 75 £52,500 -4.55% 21
East Midlands -6 71 £47,500 +11.76% 26
Wales -32 43 £50,000 +17.65% 6
North East -36 11 £53,750 +53.57% 13
Northern Ireland -33 9 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 2,026 (69.36%) Apple iOS
2 1,250 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
3 930 (31.84%) Android Development
4 894 (30.61%) Java
5 892 (30.54%) Mobile App
6 834 (28.55%) JavaScript
7 740 (25.33%) Social Skills
8 660 (22.60%) Mobile Development
9 643 (22.01%) Kotlin
10 590 (20.20%) Windows
11 570 (19.51%) iOS Development
12 560 (19.17%) Software Engineering
13 547 (18.73%) React
14 545 (18.66%) React Native
15 541 (18.52%) User Experience
16 499 (17.08%) Git (software)
17 429 (14.69%) AWS
18 419 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
19 404 (13.83%) C#
19 404 (13.83%) Microsoft
20 403 (13.80%) Apple Swift
21 390 (13.35%) HTML
22 384 (13.15%) CSS
22 384 (13.15%) Node.js
23 383 (13.11%) Finance
24 372 (12.74%) Azure
25 369 (12.63%) TDD
26 361 (12.36%) REST
27 358 (12.26%) TypeScript
28 350 (11.98%) Test Automation

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 92 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 74 (2.53%) Confluence
3 71 (2.43%) CMS
4 67 (2.29%) MS Exchange
5 58 (1.99%) WordPress
6 49 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 46 (1.57%) Apache
8 32 (1.10%) Apache Solr
9 30 (1.03%) IIS
10 19 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 18 (0.62%) Headless CMS
12 17 (0.58%) nginx
13 15 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.27%) SAS
15 8 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.24%) Skype for Business
17 6 (0.21%) Drupal
17 6 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 143 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (2.57%) Figma
3 70 (2.40%) Sketch
4 43 (1.47%) InVision
5 28 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
6 20 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
7 17 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.38%) Adobe XD
9 10 (0.34%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 8 (0.27%) UserZoom
12 7 (0.24%) Marvel
13 5 (0.17%) Acrobat
13 5 (0.17%) InDesign
13 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
13 5 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 22 (0.75%) Magento
2 16 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.48%) Shopify
4 12 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 11 (0.38%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.10%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.10%) Relativity
8 3 (0.10%) Sage 300 ERP
8 3 (0.10%) Sage CRM
9 2 (0.068%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.034%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.034%) Oracle Receivables
10 1 (0.034%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.034%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 429 (14.69%) AWS
2 372 (12.74%) Azure
3 248 (8.49%) Microsoft 365
4 209 (7.16%) GitHub
5 181 (6.20%) Firebase
6 178 (6.09%) GCP
7 154 (5.27%) SaaS
8 120 (4.11%) Google Play
8 120 (4.11%) Serverless
9 68 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 64 (2.19%) Amazon S3
11 59 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
12 53 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
12 53 (1.81%) OneDrive
13 45 (1.54%) AppsFlyer
13 45 (1.54%) Pushwoosh
14 42 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
15 39 (1.34%) Power Platform
16 37 (1.27%) BrowserStack
17 36 (1.23%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 112 (3.83%) Internet
2 95 (3.25%) VPN
3 87 (2.98%) TCP/IP
4 85 (2.91%) Firewall
5 80 (2.74%) Broadband
6 65 (2.23%) DNS
7 60 (2.05%) HTTP
8 54 (1.85%) WAN
9 52 (1.78%) Cisco IOS
10 49 (1.68%) DHCP
11 45 (1.54%) LAN
11 45 (1.54%) VoIP
12 37 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 34 (1.16%) Wireless
14 26 (0.89%) Network Security
14 26 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
14 26 (0.89%) VLAN
15 21 (0.72%) Skype
16 19 (0.65%) MQTT
17 18 (0.62%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (5.89%) MySQL
2 147 (5.03%) PostgreSQL
3 143 (4.90%) SQL Server
4 118 (4.04%) NoSQL
5 115 (3.94%) Redis
6 104 (3.56%) MongoDB
7 87 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 67 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 63 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
10 32 (1.10%) RDBMS
11 30 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
12 27 (0.92%) Power BI
13 19 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (0.51%) Data Lake
15 13 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (0.45%) Couchbase
16 11 (0.38%) Blockchain
17 9 (0.31%) Apache Ignite
18 8 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 6 (0.21%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 499 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 195 (6.68%) JIRA
3 144 (4.93%) Jenkins
4 106 (3.63%) Selenium
5 104 (3.56%) Appium
6 102 (3.49%) Bitbucket
6 102 (3.49%) Postman
7 85 (2.91%) Mercurial
8 82 (2.81%) Android Studio
9 76 (2.60%) Xcode
10 69 (2.36%) Cypress.io
11 64 (2.19%) Visual Studio
12 56 (1.92%) webpack
13 53 (1.81%) CircleCI
13 53 (1.81%) Gradle
14 48 (1.64%) GitLab
15 46 (1.57%) JMeter
16 44 (1.51%) git-flow
17 35 (1.20%) Cucumber
17 35 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 740 (25.33%) Social Skills
2 383 (13.11%) Finance
3 206 (7.05%) Games
4 143 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 143 (4.90%) Banking
5 126 (4.31%) Retail
6 111 (3.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 96 (3.29%) Marketing
8 59 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
9 48 (1.64%) Presentation Skills
10 45 (1.54%) Retail Banking
11 42 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 38 (1.30%) Electronics
13 36 (1.23%) Advertising
13 36 (1.23%) Legal
14 35 (1.20%) Automotive
15 32 (1.10%) Wearables
16 31 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
16 31 (1.06%) Telecoms
17 30 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,359 (46.53%) Developer
2 353 (12.08%) Android Developer
3 289 (9.89%) Software Engineer
4 283 (9.69%) Senior Developer
5 244 (8.35%) Mobile Developer
6 179 (6.13%) React Developer
7 139 (4.76%) Applications Developer
8 130 (4.45%) Analyst
9 129 (4.42%) Software Developer
10 128 (4.38%) Android Engineer
11 123 (4.21%) Java Developer
12 115 (3.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 112 (3.83%) iOS Developer
14 108 (3.70%) Designer
15 107 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
16 99 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
17 98 (3.36%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 95 (3.25%) Support Engineer
19 90 (3.08%) IT Support
20 78 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 547 (18.73%) React
2 545 (18.66%) React Native
3 390 (13.35%) HTML
4 384 (13.15%) CSS
4 384 (13.15%) Node.js
5 361 (12.36%) REST
6 296 (10.13%) Web Services
7 271 (9.28%) RESTful
8 265 (9.07%) .NET
9 188 (6.44%) AngularJS
10 152 (5.20%) GraphQL
11 150 (5.14%) HTML5
12 148 (5.07%) Redux
13 123 (4.21%) JSON
14 122 (4.18%) Flutter
15 119 (4.07%) Jest
16 104 (3.56%) ASP.NET
17 93 (3.18%) .NET Core
18 92 (3.15%) .NET Framework
19 90 (3.08%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 892 (30.54%) Mobile App
2 541 (18.52%) User Experience
3 147 (5.03%) iPhone
4 136 (4.66%) Self-Motivation
5 84 (2.88%) Greenfield Project
6 83 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
7 59 (2.02%) Algorithms
7 59 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 57 (1.95%) Social Media
9 47 (1.61%) BBC
10 43 (1.47%) Data Centre
10 43 (1.47%) iPad
11 37 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 36 (1.23%) Renewable Energy
13 35 (1.20%) Blackberry
13 35 (1.20%) Legacy Applications
14 34 (1.16%) Augmented Reality
15 33 (1.13%) Internet of Things
15 33 (1.13%) STB
16 30 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2,026 (69.36%) Apple iOS
2 590 (20.20%) Windows
3 281 (9.62%) Linux
4 219 (7.50%) Windows 10
5 157 (5.37%) Windows Server
6 83 (2.84%) Mac OS
7 64 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 57 (1.95%) Windows 7
9 56 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (1.64%) Windows Server 2019
11 46 (1.57%) Windows Server 2016
12 40 (1.37%) Unix
13 27 (0.92%) Windows 8
14 21 (0.72%) Embedded Linux
14 21 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 8 (0.27%) VMS
16 8 (0.27%) Windows XP
17 7 (0.24%) tvOS
18 6 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,250 (42.79%) Agile Software Development
2 930 (31.84%) Android Development
3 660 (22.60%) Mobile Development
4 570 (19.51%) iOS Development
5 560 (19.17%) Software Engineering
6 419 (14.34%) Problem-Solving
7 369 (12.63%) TDD
8 350 (11.98%) Test Automation
9 324 (11.09%) Unit Testing
10 319 (10.92%) DevOps
11 302 (10.34%) Full Stack Development
12 285 (9.76%) Mentoring
13 268 (9.17%) OO
14 265 (9.07%) Computer Science
15 252 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
16 246 (8.42%) Microservices
17 243 (8.32%) Scrum
18 213 (7.29%) Mobile Application Development
19 210 (7.19%) Web Development
20 189 (6.47%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 894 (30.61%) Java
2 834 (28.55%) JavaScript
3 643 (22.01%) Kotlin
4 404 (13.83%) C#
5 403 (13.80%) Apple Swift
6 358 (12.26%) TypeScript
7 314 (10.75%) SQL
8 304 (10.41%) Python
9 196 (6.71%) PHP
10 188 (6.44%) C++
11 161 (5.51%) Objective-C
12 140 (4.79%) C
13 113 (3.87%) PowerShell
14 111 (3.80%) ES6
15 66 (2.26%) Scala
16 65 (2.23%) Ruby
17 54 (1.85%) Dart
18 52 (1.78%) Go
19 34 (1.16%) Bash Shell
20 21 (0.72%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 340 (11.64%) Degree
2 165 (5.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.99%) DBS Check
5 29 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (0.79%) CCNA
7 23 (0.79%) MCSE
8 22 (0.75%) PhD
9 16 (0.55%) DV Cleared
10 12 (0.41%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (0.31%) Sun Certification
13 8 (0.27%) MCP
13 8 (0.27%) MCSA
14 7 (0.24%) Master's Degree
14 7 (0.24%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.21%) A+ Certification
15 6 (0.21%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (9.28%) QA
2 62 (2.12%) Accessibility
3 33 (1.13%) SLA
4 16 (0.55%) GDPR
5 14 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 4 (0.14%) SOC 2
6 4 (0.14%) WCAG
7 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.068%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.068%) PMO
9 1 (0.034%) NIST
System Software
1 289 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 202 (6.92%) Docker
3 81 (2.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (1.44%) Hyper-V
5 34 (1.16%) BitLocker
6 32 (1.10%) Firmware
7 28 (0.96%) vSphere
8 18 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 9 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.21%) XenApp
14 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.10%) XenDesktop
16 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 143 (4.90%) Kubernetes
2 113 (3.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 90 (3.08%) SCCM
4 64 (2.19%) Terraform
5 40 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
6 24 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (0.72%) Grafana
8 18 (0.62%) Ansible
9 16 (0.55%) HAProxy
10 15 (0.51%) Kibana
10 15 (0.51%) logstash
10 15 (0.51%) Opsgenie
10 15 (0.51%) Pingdom
10 15 (0.51%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.41%) Bugsnag
11 12 (0.41%) SCOM
12 11 (0.38%) MIIS
12 11 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.31%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 404 (13.83%) Microsoft
2 304 (10.41%) Google
3 269 (9.21%) Apple
4 100 (3.42%) VMware
5 99 (3.39%) Xamarin
6 87 (2.98%) Cisco
7 73 (2.50%) Adobe
8 56 (1.92%) Citrix
9 33 (1.13%) Samsung
10 27 (0.92%) Dell
10 27 (0.92%) Oracle
11 26 (0.89%) SAP
12 25 (0.86%) Polycom
13 22 (0.75%) HP
14 21 (0.72%) ServiceNow
15 20 (0.68%) Sophos
16 19 (0.65%) Rackspace
17 18 (0.62%) Palo Alto
17 18 (0.62%) Sage
18 16 (0.55%) Remedy