Period
to 17 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 155 120
Rank change year-on-year +9 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing Android 4,068 3,815 5,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.17% 2.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.61% 8.99% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,473 3,382 4,926
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
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 42,325 42,425 55,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.17% 24.15% 26.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34,758 35,744 46,636
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 17 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 3,852 £47,500 +5.56% 727
UK excluding London +15 2,262 £40,000 - 475
London 0 1,763 £60,000 +9.09% 304
North of England +44 570 £40,000 - 152
South East -36 450 £42,500 - 77
Midlands +24 406 £35,000 -6.67% 63
East of England +56 370 £45,000 +5.88% 71
North West +12 337 £40,000 - 93
South West +4 299 £45,000 +12.50% 60
West Midlands +20 269 £35,000 - 40
Yorkshire +77 182 £42,500 +6.25% 47
East Midlands +20 137 £34,000 -24.44% 23
Scotland -63 94 £42,500 -5.56% 30
Wales -4 65 £40,000 +6.67% 14
North East -25 51 £30,000 +7.14% 12
Northern Ireland -15 17 £40,000 - 8
Isle of Man - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2018, 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 2,519 (61.92%) Apple iOS
2 1,767 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
3 1,536 (37.76%) Android Development
4 1,430 (35.15%) Java
5 1,220 (29.99%) Mobile App
6 1,183 (29.08%) JavaScript
7 967 (23.77%) C#
7 967 (23.77%) HTML
8 844 (20.75%) .NET
9 841 (20.67%) Windows
10 826 (20.30%) iOS Development
11 797 (19.59%) CSS
12 780 (19.17%) TDD
13 685 (16.84%) Software Engineering
14 684 (16.81%) Git (software)
15 680 (16.72%) User Experience
16 630 (15.49%) Mobile Development
17 629 (15.46%) SQL
18 568 (13.96%) AngularJS
19 554 (13.62%) Scrum
20 547 (13.45%) HTML5
21 546 (13.42%) Test Automation
22 538 (13.23%) Microsoft
23 533 (13.10%) Finance
24 525 (12.91%) MVC
25 519 (12.76%) Degree
26 467 (11.48%) Google
27 462 (11.36%) ASP.NET
28 460 (11.31%) C++
29 433 (10.64%) Web Services

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 94 (2.31%) MS Exchange
2 87 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 76 (1.87%) CMS
4 54 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
4 54 (1.33%) Skype for Business
5 52 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (1.16%) Confluence
7 39 (0.96%) Apache
8 35 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 35 (0.86%) WordPress
9 30 (0.74%) IIS
10 27 (0.66%) Umbraco
11 23 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 20 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.44%) Drupal
13 18 (0.44%) nginx
14 17 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 14 (0.34%) Alfresco
15 14 (0.34%) Ethereum
16 13 (0.32%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 218 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (1.57%) Photoshop
3 49 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 47 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
5 35 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 21 (0.52%) InVision
7 20 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 14 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.25%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
11 4 (0.098%) Blender
11 4 (0.098%) MS Visio
11 4 (0.098%) Pixate
12 3 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
12 3 (0.074%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.049%) Autodesk Inventor
13 2 (0.049%) FreeHand
13 2 (0.049%) Revit
14 1 (0.025%) Chatbot
14 1 (0.025%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 20 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 11 (0.27%) Magento
5 7 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 7 (0.17%) BASE24
6 6 (0.15%) Elite 3E
7 5 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
7 5 (0.12%) Movex
7 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
8 2 (0.049%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.025%) Advent Moxy
9 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.025%) Sage X3
9 1 (0.025%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 346 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 266 (6.54%) Google Play
3 255 (6.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 152 (3.74%) Office 365
5 136 (3.34%) SaaS
6 131 (3.22%) GitHub
7 62 (1.52%) IaaS
8 50 (1.23%) PaaS
9 42 (1.03%) Firebase
10 36 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.88%) npm
11 31 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 29 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 26 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
14 23 (0.57%) Mimecast
15 17 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 17 (0.42%) TestFlight
16 16 (0.39%) Bluemix
16 16 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
17 15 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (4.38%) Wireless
2 99 (2.43%) VPN
3 94 (2.31%) WAN
4 89 (2.19%) Internet
5 88 (2.16%) LAN
6 83 (2.04%) TCP/IP
7 78 (1.92%) DNS
8 68 (1.67%) Firewall
9 61 (1.50%) DHCP
10 59 (1.45%) Skype
10 59 (1.45%) VoIP
11 49 (1.20%) Bluetooth
11 49 (1.20%) RFID
12 46 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
13 45 (1.11%) HTTP
14 41 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
15 34 (0.84%) Network Security
16 28 (0.69%) WLAN
17 26 (0.64%) SSL
18 21 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 292 (7.18%) MySQL
3 169 (4.15%) NoSQL
4 120 (2.95%) MongoDB
5 116 (2.85%) Big Data
6 110 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 87 (2.14%) Relational Database
8 72 (1.77%) SQLite
9 70 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
10 65 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
11 56 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 49 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 47 (1.16%) Blockchain
14 36 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 28 (0.69%) Hadoop
16 26 (0.64%) GIS
16 26 (0.64%) Redis
17 19 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
17 19 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (0.39%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 684 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 306 (7.52%) JIRA
3 296 (7.28%) Android Studio
4 258 (6.34%) Jenkins
5 257 (6.32%) Gradle
6 232 (5.70%) JUnit
7 181 (4.45%) Selenium
8 166 (4.08%) Cucumber
9 158 (3.88%) Xcode
10 139 (3.42%) Subversion
11 136 (3.34%) Visual Studio
12 135 (3.32%) Bitbucket
13 124 (3.05%) Appium
14 108 (2.65%) Mockito
15 107 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 105 (2.58%) Calabash
17 78 (1.92%) Maven
18 63 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
19 58 (1.43%) Eclipse
20 51 (1.25%) gulp
General
1 533 (13.10%) Finance
2 357 (8.78%) Games
3 337 (8.28%) Retail
4 183 (4.50%) Banking
5 116 (2.85%) Electronics
6 115 (2.83%) Advertising
7 108 (2.65%) Marketing
8 97 (2.38%) Law
9 87 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 83 (2.04%) Manufacturing
11 78 (1.92%) Legal
12 56 (1.38%) Publishing
13 33 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 27 (0.66%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.57%) Automotive
16 17 (0.42%) Back Office
16 17 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.22%) Billing
17 9 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2,208 (54.28%) Developer
2 803 (19.74%) Android Developer
3 352 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 310 (7.62%) Software Engineer
5 276 (6.78%) Senior Developer
6 265 (6.51%) Mobile Developer
7 247 (6.07%) iOS Developer
8 223 (5.48%) Applications Developer
9 220 (5.41%) Java Developer
10 218 (5.36%) C# Developer
11 217 (5.33%) Software Developer
12 202 (4.97%) Analyst
13 154 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
14 150 (3.69%) JavaScript Developer
15 143 (3.52%) Junior
16 140 (3.44%) Tester
17 136 (3.34%) Android Engineer
18 129 (3.17%) Support Engineer
19 126 (3.10%) Web Developer
20 125 (3.07%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 967 (23.77%) HTML
2 844 (20.75%) .NET
3 797 (19.59%) CSS
4 568 (13.96%) AngularJS
5 547 (13.45%) HTML5
6 462 (11.36%) ASP.NET
7 433 (10.64%) Web Services
8 403 (9.91%) Node.js
9 382 (9.39%) RESTful
10 342 (8.41%) jQuery
11 339 (8.33%) REST
12 324 (7.96%) React
13 314 (7.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 308 (7.57%) Android SDK
15 292 (7.18%) CSS3
16 242 (5.95%) JSON
17 212 (5.21%) XML
18 203 (4.99%) React Native
19 201 (4.94%) iOS SDK
20 186 (4.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1,220 (29.99%) Mobile App
2 680 (16.72%) User Experience
3 346 (8.51%) Computer Science
4 331 (8.14%) iPhone
5 220 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
6 198 (4.87%) Fintech
7 167 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
8 162 (3.98%) Blackberry
9 92 (2.26%) Smartphone
10 88 (2.16%) iPad
11 71 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 67 (1.65%) Mobile Computing
13 55 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 44 (1.08%) Embedded Systems
14 44 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
15 42 (1.03%) Online Games
16 40 (0.98%) Data Structures
17 39 (0.96%) Private Cloud
18 38 (0.93%) Social Media
19 35 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,519 (61.92%) Apple iOS
2 841 (20.67%) Windows
3 383 (9.41%) Linux
4 217 (5.33%) Windows 7
5 146 (3.59%) Windows 10
6 144 (3.54%) Mac OS X
7 131 (3.22%) Windows Server
8 106 (2.61%) Unix
9 102 (2.51%) Windows Phone
10 73 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (1.62%) Windows 8
12 66 (1.62%) Windows Mobile
13 37 (0.91%) Mac OS
14 33 (0.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 24 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
16 21 (0.52%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.37%) Debian
17 15 (0.37%) Windows XP
18 13 (0.32%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,767 (43.44%) Agile Software Development
2 1,536 (37.76%) Android Development
3 826 (20.30%) iOS Development
4 780 (19.17%) TDD
5 685 (16.84%) Software Engineering
6 630 (15.49%) Mobile Development
7 554 (13.62%) Scrum
8 546 (13.42%) Test Automation
9 525 (12.91%) MVC
10 402 (9.88%) Web Development
11 387 (9.51%) BDD
12 362 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
13 349 (8.58%) OO
14 254 (6.24%) Mobile Application Development
15 228 (5.60%) DevOps
16 226 (5.56%) Unit Testing
17 222 (5.46%) Mentoring
18 204 (5.01%) E-Commerce
19 187 (4.60%) OOP
20 184 (4.52%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 1,430 (35.15%) Java
2 1,183 (29.08%) JavaScript
3 967 (23.77%) C#
4 629 (15.46%) SQL
5 460 (11.31%) C++
6 402 (9.88%) Objective-C
7 370 (9.10%) PHP
8 345 (8.48%) Apple Swift
9 317 (7.79%) Python
10 273 (6.71%) C
11 175 (4.30%) Ruby
12 127 (3.12%) Kotlin
13 76 (1.87%) ES6
14 69 (1.70%) PowerShell
15 56 (1.38%) VB.NET
16 52 (1.28%) Bash Shell
17 50 (1.23%) Scala
18 47 (1.16%) TypeScript
19 42 (1.03%) Embedded C
20 31 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 519 (12.76%) Degree
2 185 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 106 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 54 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 51 (1.25%) MCSE
6 38 (0.93%) CREST Certified
7 26 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 23 (0.57%) CISSP
8 23 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 23 (0.57%) SANS
9 21 (0.52%) MCP
10 20 (0.49%) MCSA
11 19 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 18 (0.44%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.44%) OSCP
13 17 (0.42%) CCA
13 17 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
13 17 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (9.27%) QA
2 47 (1.16%) SLA
3 38 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 14 (0.34%) WCAG
5 10 (0.25%) ISO 13485
6 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) COSHH
7 6 (0.15%) GDPR
7 6 (0.15%) GMP
8 5 (0.12%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.098%) COBIT
9 4 (0.098%) PMO
10 3 (0.074%) MiFID
11 2 (0.049%) ISO 22301
11 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.049%) TickIT
12 1 (0.025%) PSD2
System Software
1 291 (7.15%) Active Directory
2 166 (4.08%) Docker
3 60 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.81%) Firmware
5 29 (0.71%) XenDesktop
6 28 (0.69%) XenApp
7 27 (0.66%) Hyper-V
8 20 (0.49%) vSphere
9 16 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 8 (0.20%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.074%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.049%) BitLocker
15 2 (0.049%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.049%) Xen
15 2 (0.049%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 87 (2.14%) HockeyApp
2 83 (2.04%) SCCM
3 69 (1.70%) AirWatch
4 47 (1.16%) Puppet
5 26 (0.64%) Ansible
6 23 (0.57%) Kubernetes
7 18 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (0.39%) Salt
9 14 (0.34%) WSUS
10 13 (0.32%) Kibana
10 13 (0.32%) Prometheus
11 10 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
14 7 (0.17%) logstash
14 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (0.15%) Terraform
15 6 (0.15%) ZABBIX
16 4 (0.098%) Nagios
Vendors
1 538 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 467 (11.48%) Google
3 337 (8.28%) Xamarin
4 270 (6.64%) Apple
5 131 (3.22%) Adobe
6 124 (3.05%) VMware
7 92 (2.26%) Citrix
8 89 (2.19%) Cisco
9 76 (1.87%) Facebook
10 71 (1.75%) Oracle
11 64 (1.57%) Atlassian
12 47 (1.16%) iManage
13 43 (1.06%) Sitecore
14 39 (0.96%) Twitter
15 37 (0.91%) Ivanti
16 36 (0.88%) Capita
17 33 (0.81%) IBM
17 33 (0.81%) WorldPay
18 31 (0.76%) ServiceNow
19 26 (0.64%) HP