Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 155 159 162
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -38
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,741 3,339 3,861
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.27% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.40% 9.92% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 2,610 3,326
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 16,747 33,676 41,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.22% 22.94% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13,588 26,770 33,341
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -3 1,593 £57,000 +14.00% 231
UK excluding London -3 915 £47,500 +5.56% 174
London +9 784 £65,000 +8.33% 72
South East +6 366 £55,000 +22.22% 23
North of England +3 201 £43,000 +7.50% 65
Work from Home +48 198 £65,000 +30.00% 33
North West -30 108 £43,500 +2.35% 48
South West +8 97 £47,500 -5.00% 18
Yorkshire +72 78 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Midlands +10 77 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Scotland +49 76 £52,500 +5.00% 11
East of England -1 66 £47,500 -13.64% 18
East Midlands +17 41 £40,000 +6.67% 5
West Midlands +23 36 £42,750 +6.87% 30
Wales +23 30 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East +16 15 £35,000 +13.82%
Northern Ireland +17 3 - -

For the 6 months to 4 July 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 1,180 (67.78%) Apple iOS
2 711 (40.84%) Android Development
3 666 (38.25%) Java
4 606 (34.81%) Mobile App
5 571 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
6 475 (27.28%) JavaScript
7 439 (25.22%) Mobile Development
8 399 (22.92%) Kotlin
9 398 (22.86%) iOS Development
10 339 (19.47%) Software Engineering
11 308 (17.69%) Windows
12 306 (17.58%) C#
13 281 (16.14%) HTML
14 269 (15.45%) User Experience
15 262 (15.05%) Git (software)
16 245 (14.07%) Python
17 242 (13.90%) CSS
18 240 (13.79%) React Native
19 232 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
20 230 (13.21%) Linux
21 228 (13.10%) AWS
22 221 (12.69%) Apple Swift
23 220 (12.64%) React
24 214 (12.29%) .NET
25 207 (11.89%) TDD
26 192 (11.03%) Degree
27 190 (10.91%) Test Automation
27 190 (10.91%) Objective-C
28 189 (10.86%) Microsoft
29 183 (10.51%) PHP

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 40 (2.30%) CMS
2 33 (1.90%) WordPress
3 31 (1.78%) Confluence
3 31 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 22 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.21%) Apache
6 19 (1.09%) Joomla!
7 16 (0.92%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.86%) IIS
9 9 (0.52%) Drupal
9 9 (0.52%) Headless CMS
9 9 (0.52%) nginx
9 9 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.34%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 96 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (1.21%) InVision
3 21 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (1.21%) Sketch
4 15 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.40%) Chatbot
8 6 (0.34%) Adobe XD
9 4 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.23%) Figma
10 3 (0.17%) Blender
10 3 (0.17%) InDesign
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.11%) Maya
11 2 (0.11%) MODO
11 2 (0.11%) Mudbox
11 2 (0.11%) ZBrush
12 1 (0.057%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 18 (1.03%) Magento
1 18 (1.03%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.29%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.057%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 228 (13.10%) AWS
2 168 (9.65%) Azure
3 120 (6.89%) Office 365
4 69 (3.96%) GitHub
5 60 (3.45%) SaaS
6 46 (2.64%) Serverless
7 42 (2.41%) GCP
8 38 (2.18%) Google Play
9 21 (1.21%) Firebase
10 20 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.98%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.86%) npm
13 14 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 14 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
13 14 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
14 13 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
15 12 (0.69%) Mimecast
15 12 (0.69%) PaaS
16 11 (0.63%) Power Platform
17 9 (0.52%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.11%) TCP/IP
2 53 (3.04%) Firewall
2 53 (3.04%) LAN
3 46 (2.64%) WAN
4 43 (2.47%) Internet
4 43 (2.47%) Skype
5 41 (2.35%) DNS
6 39 (2.24%) Wireshark
7 31 (1.78%) Wireless
8 29 (1.67%) VPN
9 26 (1.49%) HTTP
10 25 (1.44%) DHCP
11 21 (1.21%) Bluetooth
12 18 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.98%) VoIP
14 12 (0.69%) RS-485
15 11 (0.63%) WebEx
16 10 (0.57%) RS-232
17 9 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (0.46%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.43%) MySQL
3 60 (3.45%) MongoDB
4 44 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 23 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 19 (1.09%) Relational Database
8 14 (0.80%) Redis
9 13 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
10 12 (0.69%) SQLite
11 11 (0.63%) Power BI
12 10 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 9 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
13 9 (0.52%) Blockchain
14 8 (0.46%) Big Data
14 8 (0.46%) GIS
14 8 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 8 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.40%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 262 (15.05%) Git (software)
2 126 (7.24%) Android Studio
3 122 (7.01%) JIRA
4 91 (5.23%) Xcode
5 67 (3.85%) Selenium
6 63 (3.62%) Jenkins
7 53 (3.04%) Bitbucket
8 50 (2.87%) Cucumber
9 42 (2.41%) Appium
10 38 (2.18%) Gradle
11 31 (1.78%) git-flow
12 30 (1.72%) JUnit
13 28 (1.61%) Calabash
14 27 (1.55%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.32%) Charles Proxy
16 19 (1.09%) Maven
17 18 (1.03%) Mockito
18 17 (0.98%) TeamCity
19 16 (0.92%) Subversion
20 15 (0.86%) Postman
General
1 176 (10.11%) Finance
2 127 (7.29%) Retail
3 92 (5.28%) Games
4 67 (3.85%) Banking
5 53 (3.04%) Marketing
6 30 (1.72%) Electronics
7 26 (1.49%) Law
7 26 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 22 (1.26%) Back Office
9 22 (1.26%) Publishing
10 19 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.03%) Public Sector
12 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.40%) Advertising
13 7 (0.40%) Legal
14 6 (0.34%) French Language
14 6 (0.34%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.29%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.29%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 887 (50.95%) Developer
2 328 (18.84%) Android Developer
3 200 (11.49%) Mobile Developer
4 180 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 156 (8.96%) Software Engineer
6 95 (5.46%) Android Engineer
7 92 (5.28%) Analyst
8 84 (4.82%) Java Developer
9 81 (4.65%) PHP Developer
10 80 (4.60%) Applications Developer
11 65 (3.73%) React Developer
12 63 (3.62%) Lead Developer
13 61 (3.50%) Software Developer
14 59 (3.39%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 56 (3.22%) iOS Developer
16 55 (3.16%) Support Engineer
17 54 (3.10%) Senior Android Developer
18 52 (2.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 46 (2.64%) Junior
20 45 (2.58%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (16.14%) HTML
2 242 (13.90%) CSS
3 240 (13.79%) React Native
4 220 (12.64%) React
5 214 (12.29%) .NET
6 174 (9.99%) Node.js
7 158 (9.08%) AngularJS
8 138 (7.93%) REST
9 128 (7.35%) Web Services
10 111 (6.38%) RESTful
11 104 (5.97%) JSON
12 103 (5.92%) Android SDK
13 100 (5.74%) HTML5
14 94 (5.40%) XML
15 90 (5.17%) jQuery
16 85 (4.88%) RxJava
17 79 (4.54%) Redux
18 76 (4.37%) ASP.NET
19 72 (4.14%) Dagger
20 69 (3.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 606 (34.81%) Mobile App
2 269 (15.45%) User Experience
3 144 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
4 93 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
5 69 (3.96%) iPhone
6 65 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.35%) Smartphone
8 40 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
9 37 (2.13%) Algorithms
10 34 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.55%) iPad
11 27 (1.55%) Social Media
12 24 (1.38%) Augmented Reality
13 20 (1.15%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.09%) Mobile Games
15 18 (1.03%) Data Structures
16 17 (0.98%) Blog
16 17 (0.98%) Client/Server
16 17 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
17 14 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1,180 (67.78%) Apple iOS
2 308 (17.69%) Windows
3 230 (13.21%) Linux
4 68 (3.91%) Windows 10
5 61 (3.50%) Windows Server
6 55 (3.16%) Windows 7
7 41 (2.35%) Mac OS
8 40 (2.30%) Mac OS X
9 32 (1.84%) Unix
10 22 (1.26%) CentOS
10 22 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.92%) Windows Phone
13 13 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
14 9 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.40%) Android TV
17 6 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 711 (40.84%) Android Development
2 571 (32.80%) Agile Software Development
3 439 (25.22%) Mobile Development
4 398 (22.86%) iOS Development
5 339 (19.47%) Software Engineering
6 232 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
7 207 (11.89%) TDD
8 190 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 169 (9.71%) DevOps
10 164 (9.42%) OO
11 152 (8.73%) Scrum
12 142 (8.16%) Mobile Application Development
13 136 (7.81%) Computer Science
14 132 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (7.58%) OOP
15 127 (7.29%) Web Development
16 119 (6.84%) E-Commerce
17 116 (6.66%) Microservices
18 114 (6.55%) Mentoring
19 113 (6.49%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 666 (38.25%) Java
2 475 (27.28%) JavaScript
3 399 (22.92%) Kotlin
4 306 (17.58%) C#
5 245 (14.07%) Python
6 221 (12.69%) Apple Swift
7 190 (10.91%) Objective-C
8 183 (10.51%) PHP
9 174 (9.99%) SQL
10 135 (7.75%) C++
11 96 (5.51%) C
12 83 (4.77%) Ruby
13 39 (2.24%) TypeScript
14 38 (2.18%) Go
15 31 (1.78%) Bash Shell
16 28 (1.61%) Java 8
17 22 (1.26%) ES6
17 22 (1.26%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.98%) PHP 7
18 17 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 192 (11.03%) Degree
2 81 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 21 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 10 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.52%) HND
9 9 (0.52%) MCSA
10 8 (0.46%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.46%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.34%) CCNA
11 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.34%) CISSP
11 6 (0.34%) MCP
12 5 (0.29%) ISEB
12 5 (0.29%) MCSE
13 4 (0.23%) CREST Certified
14 3 (0.17%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (10.05%) QA
2 35 (2.01%) SLA
3 7 (0.40%) GDPR
4 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.34%) WCAG
5 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) PSD2
7 1 (0.057%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 134 (7.70%) Active Directory
2 107 (6.15%) Docker
3 38 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.80%) Firmware
5 11 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (0.57%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 4 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.17%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.17%) HDFS
9 3 (0.17%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.17%) vSphere
10 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.11%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.11%) XenApp
10 2 (0.11%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.057%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 59 (3.39%) SCCM
2 48 (2.76%) Kubernetes
3 20 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 19 (1.09%) Ansible
4 19 (1.09%) Terraform
5 16 (0.92%) Mesos
6 12 (0.69%) Marathon
7 8 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
9 6 (0.34%) Kibana
9 6 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.29%) CA Service Virtualization
10 5 (0.29%) Puppet
10 5 (0.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (0.23%) Grafana
12 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (0.17%) Prometheus
13 2 (0.11%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 189 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 117 (6.72%) Google
3 94 (5.40%) Xamarin
4 79 (4.54%) Apple
5 43 (2.47%) VMware
6 34 (1.95%) Adobe
7 30 (1.72%) Citrix
8 24 (1.38%) Oracle
9 23 (1.32%) ServiceNow
10 17 (0.98%) Cisco
10 17 (0.98%) Zend
11 12 (0.69%) Dell
12 11 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.57%) SAP
14 9 (0.52%) Remedy
15 8 (0.46%) Sony
16 7 (0.40%) CA
16 7 (0.40%) HP
16 7 (0.40%) Symantec
17 6 (0.34%) McAfee