Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 148 147 158
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -37
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,574 4,125 3,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.33% 2.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.19% 9.65% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,581 3,520 3,365
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 35,071 42,747 42,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.17% 24.18% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28,171 35,072 35,533
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +0.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £78,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £39,323
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.72% -1.69%

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 20 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 16 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 20 February 2019. 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 -1 3,374 £50,000 +5.26% 717
UK excluding London +21 2,085 £42,500 +6.25% 526
London -13 1,433 £62,500 +4.17% 256
South East +94 646 £42,500 - 102
South West +42 442 £50,000 +11.11% 40
North of England -17 413 £40,000 - 163
North West -1 253 £40,000 - 91
East of England -20 230 £50,000 +11.11% 71
Midlands -60 206 £40,000 +14.29% 86
Yorkshire +13 140 £42,500 - 61
East Midlands +7 120 £40,000 +17.65% 40
Scotland +14 101 £45,000 +5.88% 44
West Midlands -88 86 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Wales -16 33 £39,000 -2.50% 19
North East -15 20 £20,000 -33.33% 11
Northern Ireland -19 14 £32,500 -23.53% 2

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 2,333 (65.28%) Apple iOS
2 1,397 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1,209 (33.83%) Java
4 1,081 (30.25%) Android Development
5 981 (27.45%) JavaScript
6 943 (26.39%) Mobile App
7 873 (24.43%) C#
8 750 (20.98%) HTML
9 725 (20.29%) Windows
10 648 (18.13%) iOS Development
11 642 (17.96%) Software Engineering
12 626 (17.52%) User Experience
13 612 (17.12%) .NET
14 611 (17.10%) CSS
15 557 (15.58%) Microsoft
16 546 (15.28%) Degree
17 543 (15.19%) Mobile Development
18 517 (14.47%) Linux
19 471 (13.18%) Git (software)
20 450 (12.59%) TDD
21 437 (12.23%) SQL Server
22 434 (12.14%) Test Automation
22 434 (12.14%) Google
23 427 (11.95%) Mentoring
24 421 (11.78%) SQL
25 417 (11.67%) Finance
26 415 (11.61%) C++
27 396 (11.08%) Python
28 393 (11.00%) Apple Swift
29 386 (10.80%) Continuous Integration

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
1 116 (3.25%) Confluence
2 109 (3.05%) Apache
3 97 (2.71%) Elasticsearch
4 93 (2.60%) MS Exchange
5 82 (2.29%) CMS
5 82 (2.29%) SharePoint
6 64 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 63 (1.76%) WordPress
8 59 (1.65%) IIS
9 44 (1.23%) Skype for Business
10 24 (0.67%) Apache Spark
11 23 (0.64%) WebLogic
12 22 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 19 (0.53%) Drupal
13 19 (0.53%) GlassFish
14 17 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
14 17 (0.48%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 15 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 13 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 188 (5.26%) Chatbot
2 157 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (1.65%) InVision
4 43 (1.20%) Photoshop
5 42 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
6 40 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 19 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.28%) Maple
10 9 (0.25%) Fireworks
10 9 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
11 8 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.20%) Flinto
12 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
13 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
14 4 (0.11%) InDesign
14 4 (0.11%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
15 3 (0.084%) Avid Media Composer
15 3 (0.084%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 27 (0.76%) Magento
2 22 (0.62%) Payment Gateway
3 14 (0.39%) Odoo
4 9 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.22%) Shopify
6 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.11%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.084%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.056%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.028%) CiviCRM
10 1 (0.028%) Line 50
10 1 (0.028%) Sage X3
10 1 (0.028%) ScheduALL
10 1 (0.028%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 322 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
2 307 (8.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 244 (6.83%) Google Play
4 198 (5.54%) Office 365
5 158 (4.42%) GitHub
6 83 (2.32%) Cloud Computing
7 64 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 61 (1.71%) SaaS
9 45 (1.26%) Serverless
10 29 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 29 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 26 (0.73%) IaaS
11 26 (0.73%) PaaS
12 24 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (0.67%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 17 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (0.42%) Slack
16 14 (0.39%) Firebase
17 13 (0.36%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 175 (4.90%) TCP/IP
2 95 (2.66%) Internet
3 90 (2.52%) Firewall
4 79 (2.21%) HTTP
5 66 (1.85%) Skype
6 64 (1.79%) DNS
7 63 (1.76%) LAN
8 54 (1.51%) Bluetooth
8 54 (1.51%) Wireless
9 49 (1.37%) WAN
10 47 (1.32%) Modbus
10 47 (1.32%) RS-485
11 45 (1.26%) DHCP
12 44 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
13 42 (1.18%) VPN
14 39 (1.09%) H.323
14 39 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 37 (1.04%) VoIP
16 32 (0.90%) Network Security
17 29 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 141 (3.95%) MySQL
3 121 (3.39%) Big Data
4 112 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 79 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 72 (2.01%) NoSQL
8 64 (1.79%) Hadoop
9 32 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (0.87%) Blockchain
11 26 (0.73%) SQLite
12 23 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
12 23 (0.64%) Redis
13 21 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (0.45%) CouchDB
15 15 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
16 14 (0.39%) Power BI
17 13 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 12 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 471 (13.18%) Git (software)
2 290 (8.11%) JIRA
3 216 (6.04%) Jenkins
4 194 (5.43%) Android Studio
5 181 (5.06%) Maven
6 179 (5.01%) Visual Studio
7 169 (4.73%) Selenium
8 135 (3.78%) Gradle
9 124 (3.47%) Subversion
10 119 (3.33%) Appium
11 103 (2.88%) Xcode
12 98 (2.74%) Robot Framework
13 90 (2.52%) Cucumber
14 85 (2.38%) JUnit
15 81 (2.27%) Bitbucket
16 62 (1.73%) Eclipse
17 54 (1.51%) Mockito
18 50 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
19 47 (1.32%) git-flow
20 41 (1.15%) Axure RP
General
1 417 (11.67%) Finance
2 221 (6.18%) Games
3 164 (4.59%) Banking
4 158 (4.42%) Marketing
5 150 (4.20%) Retail
6 114 (3.19%) Manufacturing
7 75 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 71 (1.99%) Electronics
9 55 (1.54%) Legal
10 52 (1.45%) Automotive
11 37 (1.04%) Law
12 26 (0.73%) Publishing
13 25 (0.70%) Back Office
14 18 (0.50%) Advertising
15 16 (0.45%) Billing
16 10 (0.28%) Military
16 10 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.22%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.22%) Retail Banking
18 7 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1,666 (46.61%) Developer
2 576 (16.12%) Android Developer
3 367 (10.27%) Software Engineer
4 291 (8.14%) .NET Developer
5 248 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 239 (6.69%) C# Developer
7 223 (6.24%) Mobile Developer
8 197 (5.51%) iOS Developer
9 195 (5.46%) Analyst
9 195 (5.46%) Java Developer
10 192 (5.37%) Software Developer
11 170 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
12 167 (4.67%) Android Engineer
13 142 (3.97%) Applications Developer
14 125 (3.50%) Designer
15 121 (3.39%) iOS Android Developer
16 119 (3.33%) Support Engineer
17 116 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
18 113 (3.16%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 106 (2.97%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (20.98%) HTML
2 612 (17.12%) .NET
3 611 (17.10%) CSS
4 381 (10.66%) AngularJS
5 353 (9.88%) HTML5
6 309 (8.65%) RxJava
7 285 (7.97%) Node.js
8 278 (7.78%) React
9 272 (7.61%) Web Services
10 270 (7.55%) ASP.NET
11 259 (7.25%) RESTful
12 249 (6.97%) React Native
13 235 (6.58%) Spring
14 224 (6.27%) REST
15 198 (5.54%) Retrofit
16 196 (5.48%) JSON
17 178 (4.98%) Android SDK
17 178 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 167 (4.67%) jQuery
19 159 (4.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 943 (26.39%) Mobile App
2 626 (17.52%) User Experience
3 223 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
4 173 (4.84%) iPhone
5 171 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
6 113 (3.16%) Fintech
7 93 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 88 (2.46%) Blackberry
9 85 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
10 82 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
11 73 (2.04%) Management Information System
12 53 (1.48%) Algorithms
12 53 (1.48%) Device Driver
13 48 (1.34%) CAN bus
14 46 (1.29%) Mobile Games
15 45 (1.26%) Social Media
16 44 (1.23%) iPad
17 43 (1.20%) Smartphone
18 41 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
19 39 (1.09%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 2,333 (65.28%) Apple iOS
2 725 (20.29%) Windows
3 517 (14.47%) Linux
4 210 (5.88%) Windows 10
5 172 (4.81%) Windows Server
6 168 (4.70%) Windows 7
7 109 (3.05%) Unix
8 90 (2.52%) Mac OS X
9 86 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (1.76%) Mac OS
10 63 (1.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (1.32%) FreeRTOS
11 47 (1.32%) Ubuntu
12 44 (1.23%) Windows 8
13 34 (0.95%) Windows Phone
14 32 (0.90%) Embedded Linux
15 23 (0.64%) openSUSE
16 20 (0.56%) Windows XP
17 16 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,397 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1,081 (30.25%) Android Development
3 648 (18.13%) iOS Development
4 642 (17.96%) Software Engineering
5 543 (15.19%) Mobile Development
6 450 (12.59%) TDD
7 434 (12.14%) Test Automation
8 427 (11.95%) Mentoring
9 386 (10.80%) Continuous Integration
10 374 (10.46%) Scrum
11 357 (9.99%) OO
12 335 (9.37%) Unit Testing
13 332 (9.29%) MVC
14 331 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
15 322 (9.01%) Analytics
16 282 (7.89%) Coaching
17 271 (7.58%) Computer Science
18 259 (7.25%) DevOps
19 254 (7.11%) Open Source
20 251 (7.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1,209 (33.83%) Java
2 981 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 873 (24.43%) C#
4 421 (11.78%) SQL
5 415 (11.61%) C++
6 396 (11.08%) Python
7 393 (11.00%) Apple Swift
8 351 (9.82%) Objective-C
9 326 (9.12%) C
10 314 (8.79%) Kotlin
11 206 (5.76%) PHP
12 167 (4.67%) Ruby
13 105 (2.94%) TypeScript
14 86 (2.41%) ES6
15 77 (2.15%) PowerShell
16 70 (1.96%) Go
17 66 (1.85%) Scala
18 62 (1.73%) Bash Shell
19 60 (1.68%) Perl
20 47 (1.32%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 546 (15.28%) Degree
2 140 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 130 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 77 (2.15%) DV Cleared
5 65 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (1.37%) SC Cleared
7 31 (0.87%) MCSE
8 25 (0.70%) CISSP
9 22 (0.62%) MCP
10 20 (0.56%) CompTIA Security+
10 20 (0.56%) ISEB
11 19 (0.53%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.48%) A+ Certification
13 16 (0.45%) CCNA
13 16 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (0.45%) Master's Degree
14 15 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
15 14 (0.39%) CISM
16 13 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.34%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (7.58%) QA
2 47 (1.32%) SLA
3 30 (0.84%) GDPR
4 19 (0.53%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.22%) PMO
7 7 (0.20%) ISO 13485
7 7 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.14%) PSD2
8 5 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.056%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.028%) WCAG
System Software
1 255 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 233 (6.52%) Docker
3 106 (2.97%) Firmware
4 83 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 34 (0.95%) vSphere
6 32 (0.90%) Hyper-V
7 30 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.62%) VirtualBox
9 20 (0.56%) XenApp
10 14 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
12 10 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.14%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.084%) iptables
15 3 (0.084%) NFS
16 2 (0.056%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.056%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 84 (2.35%) Kubernetes
2 74 (2.07%) SCCM
3 60 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (1.54%) Ansible
5 54 (1.51%) Puppet
6 34 (0.95%) Salt
7 33 (0.92%) Terraform
8 31 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 21 (0.59%) Perfmon
10 20 (0.56%) HP ALM
11 19 (0.53%) AirWatch
12 18 (0.50%) WSUS
13 13 (0.36%) Jamf Pro
14 9 (0.25%) Mesos
15 8 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.20%) Nessus
17 5 (0.14%) Clonezilla
17 5 (0.14%) Marathon
17 5 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
17 5 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 557 (15.58%) Microsoft
2 434 (12.14%) Google
3 229 (6.41%) Xamarin
4 183 (5.12%) Apple
5 114 (3.19%) VMware
6 105 (2.94%) Oracle
7 102 (2.85%) Adobe
8 82 (2.29%) Citrix
9 68 (1.90%) Cisco
10 55 (1.54%) Facebook
11 49 (1.37%) HP
12 46 (1.29%) MobileIron
13 43 (1.20%) WorldPay
14 35 (0.98%) Atlassian
15 33 (0.92%) SAP
16 31 (0.87%) Samsung
17 29 (0.81%) Sitecore
18 26 (0.73%) Avaya
19 25 (0.70%) Ivanti
20 23 (0.64%) Salesforce.com