Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 146 156
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -5
Permanent jobs citing Android 1,487 2,928 3,443
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.35% 2.35% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.39% 10.50% 9.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 2,443 2,671
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +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 13,051 27,892 35,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.62% 22.41% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10,697 22,617 28,486
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,859 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.13% -2.72% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +10 1,327 £57,500 +9.52% 305
UK excluding London +3 785 £50,000 +5.26% 207
London -3 602 £65,000 +4.00% 114
Work from Home +44 387 £57,500 - 54
South East +27 278 £55,000 +15.79% 34
North of England -25 155 £47,500 +5.56% 64
South West +32 118 £45,000 +5.88% 24
Midlands +74 80 £42,500 -5.56% 37
North West -26 75 £50,000 +11.11% 40
East of England +9 67 £57,500 - 24
Scotland -12 67 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Yorkshire -28 61 £47,500 +5.56% 18
West Midlands +63 42 £42,500 -10.53% 24
East Midlands +68 38 £42,500 +6.25% 13
Wales +39 22 £45,000 - 11
North East +11 19 £43,750 +25.00% 6
Northern Ireland +4 1 £90,000 +176.92%

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 942 (63.35%) Apple iOS
2 632 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (37.73%) Android Development
4 551 (37.05%) Java
5 480 (32.28%) Mobile App
6 340 (22.86%) Mobile Development
7 316 (21.25%) JavaScript
8 304 (20.44%) Kotlin
9 297 (19.97%) iOS Development
10 254 (17.08%) Git (software)
11 249 (16.75%) C#
12 227 (15.27%) React Native
13 199 (13.38%) .NET
14 187 (12.58%) Test Automation
15 180 (12.10%) Apple Swift
16 179 (12.04%) Finance
17 173 (11.63%) QA
17 173 (11.63%) RESTful
18 172 (11.57%) Windows
19 171 (11.50%) Software Engineering
20 170 (11.43%) TDD
21 167 (11.23%) OO
22 163 (10.96%) AWS
22 163 (10.96%) Xamarin
23 152 (10.22%) Python
24 151 (10.15%) Azure
25 150 (10.09%) HTML
26 149 (10.02%) CSS
27 147 (9.89%) Microsoft
28 146 (9.82%) 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 43 (2.89%) Confluence
2 38 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 34 (2.29%) CMS
4 23 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 19 (1.28%) WordPress
7 18 (1.21%) Headless CMS
8 17 (1.14%) Joomla!
9 13 (0.87%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.47%) IIS
10 7 (0.47%) nginx
10 7 (0.47%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.34%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 2 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.067%) Drupal
14 1 (0.067%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.067%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 53 (3.56%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.76%) Sketch
3 37 (2.49%) Figma
4 23 (1.55%) Adobe XD
5 15 (1.01%) InVision
6 10 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (0.47%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.40%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.34%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.20%) UXPin
12 2 (0.13%) Marvel
12 2 (0.13%) SketchUp
13 1 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.067%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.067%) Maya
13 1 (0.067%) Revit
Business Applications
1 20 (1.34%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (1.14%) Magento
3 3 (0.20%) Eikon
4 2 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.13%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.067%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.067%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.96%) AWS
2 151 (10.15%) Azure
3 76 (5.11%) Office 365
4 59 (3.97%) SaaS
5 55 (3.70%) Firebase
6 49 (3.30%) GCP
7 44 (2.96%) Google Play
8 35 (2.35%) Serverless
9 30 (2.02%) PaaS
10 29 (1.95%) GitHub
11 27 (1.82%) BrowserStack
12 23 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
13 19 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
14 17 (1.14%) Amazon S3
15 16 (1.08%) Google Analytics
16 15 (1.01%) Power Platform
17 14 (0.94%) npm
18 11 (0.74%) Heroku
18 11 (0.74%) iTunes
19 9 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.63%) TCP/IP
2 38 (2.56%) Internet
2 38 (2.56%) VPN
3 29 (1.95%) DNS
3 29 (1.95%) Firewall
3 29 (1.95%) LAN
4 28 (1.88%) HTTP
4 28 (1.88%) WAN
5 25 (1.68%) DHCP
6 24 (1.61%) Bluetooth
7 21 (1.41%) Skype
8 20 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (1.01%) Wireless
10 10 (0.67%) VoIP
10 10 (0.67%) Wireshark
11 8 (0.54%) DAB
11 8 (0.54%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (0.54%) SAN
11 8 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 71 (4.77%) NoSQL
3 59 (3.97%) MySQL
4 38 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 26 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (1.34%) Redis
6 20 (1.34%) SQLite
7 18 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.47%) Power BI
9 7 (0.47%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.40%) Big Data
10 6 (0.40%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.27%) Blockchain
12 4 (0.27%) QlikView
12 4 (0.27%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.20%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 254 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 109 (7.33%) JIRA
3 93 (6.25%) Appium
4 79 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 76 (5.11%) Android Studio
6 71 (4.77%) Selenium
7 60 (4.03%) Xcode
8 52 (3.50%) Postman
9 36 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 31 (2.08%) Bitbucket
11 27 (1.82%) Gradle
12 22 (1.48%) Calabash
12 22 (1.48%) webpack
13 19 (1.28%) NUnit
14 13 (0.87%) CircleCI
14 13 (0.87%) Eclipse
15 11 (0.74%) Babel
15 11 (0.74%) Liquibase
16 10 (0.67%) Maven
16 10 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 179 (12.04%) Finance
2 59 (3.97%) Banking
3 57 (3.83%) Games
4 47 (3.16%) Retail
5 29 (1.95%) Law
6 25 (1.68%) Electronics
7 24 (1.61%) Marketing
8 23 (1.55%) Advertising
9 22 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 18 (1.21%) Automotive
11 17 (1.14%) Public Sector
11 17 (1.14%) Publishing
12 16 (1.08%) Retail Banking
13 12 (0.81%) Telecoms
14 8 (0.54%) French Language
15 6 (0.40%) Legal
16 5 (0.34%) German Language
16 5 (0.34%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.27%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.27%) Police
Job Titles
1 826 (55.55%) Developer
2 257 (17.28%) Android Developer
3 206 (13.85%) Mobile Developer
4 172 (11.57%) Senior Developer
5 82 (5.51%) iOS Developer
6 72 (4.84%) Lead Developer
7 65 (4.37%) Android Engineer
7 65 (4.37%) Applications Developer
8 63 (4.24%) Senior Android Developer
9 61 (4.10%) React Developer
10 56 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 53 (3.56%) Analyst
11 53 (3.56%) Xamarin Developer
12 50 (3.36%) Software Developer
13 48 (3.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 46 (3.09%) Consultant
15 45 (3.03%) C# Developer
16 43 (2.89%) QA Engineer
16 43 (2.89%) Tester
17 37 (2.49%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (15.27%) React Native
2 199 (13.38%) .NET
3 173 (11.63%) RESTful
4 150 (10.09%) HTML
5 149 (10.02%) CSS
6 125 (8.41%) React
7 109 (7.33%) REST
8 95 (6.39%) JSON
9 92 (6.19%) Android SDK
10 89 (5.99%) AngularJS
11 61 (4.10%) Web Services
12 54 (3.63%) HTML5
13 52 (3.50%) Flutter
13 52 (3.50%) Node.js
13 52 (3.50%) RxJava
14 47 (3.16%) ASP.NET
15 39 (2.62%) jQuery
15 39 (2.62%) XML
16 37 (2.49%) .NET Framework
17 34 (2.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 480 (32.28%) Mobile App
2 138 (9.28%) User Experience
3 73 (4.91%) iPhone
4 70 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
5 40 (2.69%) Algorithms
5 40 (2.69%) Renewable Energy
6 38 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 26 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 25 (1.68%) Social Media
10 23 (1.55%) Embedded Systems
11 22 (1.48%) Internet of Things
12 20 (1.34%) Public Cloud
13 19 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.14%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.74%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.67%) Blackberry
16 10 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
16 10 (0.67%) Mobile Games
16 10 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 942 (63.35%) Apple iOS
2 172 (11.57%) Windows
3 94 (6.32%) Linux
4 55 (3.70%) Windows 10
5 49 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 40 (2.69%) Windows 7
7 28 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 18 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (1.08%) Unix
11 13 (0.87%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.54%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.40%) Embedded Linux
13 6 (0.40%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.27%) MVS
15 3 (0.20%) Debian
15 3 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.20%) VMS
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 561 (37.73%) Android Development
3 340 (22.86%) Mobile Development
4 297 (19.97%) iOS Development
5 187 (12.58%) Test Automation
6 171 (11.50%) Software Engineering
7 170 (11.43%) TDD
8 167 (11.23%) OO
9 146 (9.82%) Scrum
10 137 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
11 131 (8.81%) Mobile Application Development
12 124 (8.34%) Unit Testing
13 115 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
14 113 (7.60%) Microservices
15 112 (7.53%) DevOps
16 104 (6.99%) Open Source
17 102 (6.86%) BDD
18 91 (6.12%) Mentoring
19 85 (5.72%) Fintech
20 81 (5.45%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 551 (37.05%) Java
2 316 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 304 (20.44%) Kotlin
4 249 (16.75%) C#
5 180 (12.10%) Apple Swift
6 152 (10.22%) Python
7 138 (9.28%) Objective-C
8 127 (8.54%) SQL
9 111 (7.46%) C++
10 81 (5.45%) C
11 75 (5.04%) TypeScript
12 72 (4.84%) PHP
13 30 (2.02%) ES6
13 30 (2.02%) Ruby
14 25 (1.68%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.48%) Java 8
16 19 (1.28%) Apex Code
16 19 (1.28%) SOQL
17 17 (1.14%) Go
18 13 (0.87%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 137 (9.21%) Degree
2 48 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.94%) Master's Degree
4 11 (0.74%) MCP
5 9 (0.61%) CCNA
5 9 (0.61%) CCNP
5 9 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (0.61%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.54%) CISSP
6 8 (0.54%) ISEB
6 8 (0.54%) PhD
7 6 (0.40%) CCSA
7 6 (0.40%) ISSAP
7 6 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.40%) MCSA
8 5 (0.34%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (11.63%) QA
2 17 (1.14%) SLA
3 11 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.40%) GDPR
5 3 (0.20%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.13%) PMO
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.067%) NIST
System Software
1 108 (7.26%) Active Directory
2 70 (4.71%) Docker
3 38 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.34%) Firmware
5 12 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 9 (0.61%) VirtualBox
7 8 (0.54%) Terminal Server
7 8 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
7 8 (0.54%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.34%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.20%) XenApp
10 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.13%) vSphere
11 1 (0.067%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.067%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.067%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 43 (2.89%) Kubernetes
2 27 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (1.68%) SCCM
4 22 (1.48%) Terraform
5 12 (0.81%) Ansible
6 11 (0.74%) Kibana
7 7 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
7 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.27%) SELinux
10 3 (0.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 3 (0.20%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.20%) WSUS
11 2 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (0.067%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.067%) Nessus
12 1 (0.067%) Nmap
12 1 (0.067%) Puppet
12 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 163 (10.96%) Xamarin
2 147 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 140 (9.41%) Google
4 135 (9.08%) Apple
5 51 (3.43%) VMware
6 37 (2.49%) Adobe
7 28 (1.88%) Cisco
7 28 (1.88%) Citrix
8 24 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (0.94%) Symantec
10 12 (0.81%) Veeam
11 11 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 11 (0.74%) HP
11 11 (0.74%) McAfee
12 9 (0.61%) DevExpress
12 9 (0.61%) Juniper
13 7 (0.47%) Dell
13 7 (0.47%) Oracle
14 6 (0.40%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.34%) Polycom