Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 143 125
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 -6
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,983 4,094 5,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.37% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 9.81% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,311 3,567 4,807
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 £75,000
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 41,940 41,717 53,242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.63% 24.18% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34,244 35,146 44,995
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 2018.

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 April 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 -7 3,768 £50,000 +11.11% 704
UK excluding London -7 2,159 £42,500 +6.25% 469
London -9 1,772 £60,000 +9.09% 274
North of England +10 550 £40,000 - 139
South East -53 453 £45,000 +6.81% 110
East of England +37 366 £45,000 +12.50% 62
South West +17 334 £46,000 +15.00% 55
North West -4 327 £40,000 - 76
Midlands -25 296 £34,750 -3.47% 64
West Midlands -45 184 £35,000 - 38
Yorkshire +29 159 £42,500 +13.33% 45
East Midlands +15 112 £32,500 -18.75% 26
Scotland -71 81 £41,750 -7.22% 25
Wales +22 78 £40,000 +6.67% 9
North East -10 64 £40,000 +77.78% 18
Northern Ireland -1 10 £45,000 +12.50% 5

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2,400 (60.26%) Apple iOS
2 1,709 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
3 1,488 (37.36%) Android Development
4 1,374 (34.50%) Java
5 1,136 (28.52%) JavaScript
6 1,089 (27.34%) Mobile App
7 880 (22.09%) C#
8 851 (21.37%) Windows
9 833 (20.91%) HTML
10 785 (19.71%) .NET
11 749 (18.80%) iOS Development
12 718 (18.03%) TDD
13 701 (17.60%) CSS
14 695 (17.45%) User Experience
15 668 (16.77%) Software Engineering
16 612 (15.37%) SQL
17 605 (15.19%) Mobile Development
18 585 (14.69%) Finance
19 579 (14.54%) Git (software)
20 566 (14.21%) Test Automation
21 539 (13.53%) Microsoft
22 507 (12.73%) Scrum
23 496 (12.45%) Degree
24 494 (12.40%) MVC
25 489 (12.28%) AngularJS
26 483 (12.13%) C++
27 449 (11.27%) Web Services
28 442 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
29 439 (11.02%) Linux
30 428 (10.75%) ASP.NET

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 95 (2.39%) MS Exchange
2 81 (2.03%) CMS
3 74 (1.86%) SharePoint
4 59 (1.48%) Confluence
5 42 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 39 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 37 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 37 (0.93%) Skype for Business
7 37 (0.93%) WordPress
8 34 (0.85%) Apache
9 31 (0.78%) Umbraco
10 23 (0.58%) IIS
10 23 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.55%) Drupal
11 22 (0.55%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
13 17 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 17 (0.43%) Marvel
14 15 (0.38%) Ethereum
14 15 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 230 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
2 69 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 63 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 50 (1.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 46 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 40 (1.00%) InVision
7 21 (0.53%) OmniGraffle
8 16 (0.40%) MS Visio
9 13 (0.33%) Acrobat
10 11 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.25%) InDesign
11 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
12 8 (0.20%) Pixate
12 8 (0.20%) UXPin
13 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
14 4 (0.10%) AutoCAD
14 4 (0.10%) UserZoom
15 3 (0.075%) Adobe Captivate
16 2 (0.050%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
2 13 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 10 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
4 8 (0.20%) Documaker
5 7 (0.18%) BASE24
6 6 (0.15%) Magento
6 6 (0.15%) Movex
7 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 5 (0.13%) SAP MM
7 5 (0.13%) SAP PM
7 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.025%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.025%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.025%) Ripple
8 1 (0.025%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.025%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.025%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.025%) ScheduALL
Cloud Services
1 371 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 230 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (5.15%) Google Play
4 181 (4.54%) Office 365
5 131 (3.29%) GitHub
6 102 (2.56%) SaaS
7 61 (1.53%) IaaS
8 45 (1.13%) OpenShift
8 45 (1.13%) PaaS
9 44 (1.10%) Amazon S3
10 38 (0.95%) Firebase
11 25 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (0.53%) Adobe Analytics
12 21 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
13 18 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
13 18 (0.45%) npm
14 17 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 15 (0.38%) Bluemix
15 15 (0.38%) IBM Cloud
15 15 (0.38%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 187 (4.69%) Wireless
2 127 (3.19%) VPN
3 110 (2.76%) DNS
4 102 (2.56%) Internet
5 95 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 91 (2.28%) Firewall
7 86 (2.16%) DHCP
8 85 (2.13%) LAN
9 77 (1.93%) WAN
10 59 (1.48%) Bluetooth
11 57 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
11 57 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
12 56 (1.41%) VoIP
13 52 (1.31%) Network Security
14 49 (1.23%) HTTP
14 49 (1.23%) Skype
15 27 (0.68%) SSH
16 26 (0.65%) SSL
17 25 (0.63%) FTP
17 25 (0.63%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 390 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 259 (6.50%) MySQL
3 170 (4.27%) NoSQL
4 125 (3.14%) Big Data
5 117 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 86 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 79 (1.98%) Relational Database
9 73 (1.83%) SQLite
10 58 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
11 53 (1.33%) Blockchain
11 53 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
12 30 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (0.70%) Hadoop
14 27 (0.68%) GIS
15 20 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (0.48%) RDBMS
17 17 (0.43%) Redis
18 14 (0.35%) Apache Hive
19 12 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 579 (14.54%) Git (software)
2 360 (9.04%) JIRA
3 280 (7.03%) Android Studio
4 277 (6.95%) Jenkins
5 250 (6.28%) Gradle
6 239 (6.00%) JUnit
7 213 (5.35%) Selenium
8 192 (4.82%) Cucumber
9 142 (3.57%) Bitbucket
10 136 (3.41%) Appium
11 134 (3.36%) Subversion
12 133 (3.34%) Xcode
13 129 (3.24%) Calabash
14 126 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 120 (3.01%) Mockito
16 110 (2.76%) Visual Studio
17 83 (2.08%) Maven
18 70 (1.76%) Sonatype Nexus
19 66 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
20 47 (1.18%) WebDriver
General
1 585 (14.69%) Finance
2 327 (8.21%) Games
3 294 (7.38%) Retail
4 152 (3.82%) Banking
5 128 (3.21%) Advertising
6 127 (3.19%) Electronics
7 115 (2.89%) Marketing
8 91 (2.28%) Law
9 82 (2.06%) Telecoms
10 75 (1.88%) Legal
11 62 (1.56%) Manufacturing
12 35 (0.88%) Publishing
13 23 (0.58%) Automotive
14 16 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 15 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.28%) Billing
18 10 (0.25%) Back Office
19 8 (0.20%) Investment Banking
19 8 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,156 (54.13%) Developer
2 811 (20.36%) Android Developer
3 308 (7.73%) Senior Developer
4 305 (7.66%) .NET Developer
5 273 (6.85%) Software Engineer
6 257 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
7 235 (5.90%) Java Developer
8 224 (5.62%) iOS Developer
9 201 (5.05%) Analyst
10 199 (5.00%) C# Developer
11 196 (4.92%) Applications Developer
12 192 (4.82%) Software Developer
13 173 (4.34%) Tester
14 153 (3.84%) Support Engineer
15 133 (3.34%) C# .NET Developer
16 127 (3.19%) Designer
16 127 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
17 121 (3.04%) Junior
18 118 (2.96%) Desktop Support
19 113 (2.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 833 (20.91%) HTML
2 785 (19.71%) .NET
3 701 (17.60%) CSS
4 489 (12.28%) AngularJS
5 449 (11.27%) Web Services
6 428 (10.75%) ASP.NET
7 409 (10.27%) HTML5
8 368 (9.24%) RESTful
9 359 (9.01%) Node.js
10 309 (7.76%) jQuery
11 294 (7.38%) REST
12 293 (7.36%) React
13 288 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 246 (6.18%) Android SDK
15 222 (5.57%) JSON
16 221 (5.55%) React Native
17 202 (5.07%) CSS3
18 193 (4.85%) XML
19 176 (4.42%) Spring
20 172 (4.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1,089 (27.34%) Mobile App
2 695 (17.45%) User Experience
3 343 (8.61%) Computer Science
4 321 (8.06%) iPhone
5 248 (6.23%) Fintech
6 211 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
7 185 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
8 148 (3.72%) Blackberry
9 125 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
10 100 (2.51%) Smartphone
11 94 (2.36%) iPad
12 70 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (1.31%) Online Games
13 52 (1.31%) Private Cloud
14 50 (1.26%) Algorithms
15 48 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
16 44 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 41 (1.03%) Embedded Systems
17 41 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
18 36 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,400 (60.26%) Apple iOS
2 851 (21.37%) Windows
3 439 (11.02%) Linux
4 235 (5.90%) Windows 7
5 203 (5.10%) Windows 10
6 159 (3.99%) Mac OS X
7 142 (3.57%) Windows Server
8 105 (2.64%) Unix
9 90 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 88 (2.21%) Windows Phone
11 82 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 74 (1.86%) Windows 8
13 54 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
14 51 (1.28%) Mac OS
15 37 (0.93%) Nucleus RTOS
16 24 (0.60%) Ubuntu
16 24 (0.60%) Windows Embedded Compact
17 19 (0.48%) Windows XP
18 18 (0.45%) CoreOS
19 11 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,709 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1,488 (37.36%) Android Development
3 749 (18.80%) iOS Development
4 718 (18.03%) TDD
5 668 (16.77%) Software Engineering
6 605 (15.19%) Mobile Development
7 566 (14.21%) Test Automation
8 507 (12.73%) Scrum
9 494 (12.40%) MVC
10 442 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
11 393 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
12 386 (9.69%) Web Development
13 383 (9.62%) BDD
14 338 (8.49%) OO
15 277 (6.95%) DevOps
16 224 (5.62%) Unit Testing
17 211 (5.30%) E-Commerce
18 205 (5.15%) Mobile Application Development
19 202 (5.07%) Mentoring
20 177 (4.44%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,374 (34.50%) Java
2 1,136 (28.52%) JavaScript
3 880 (22.09%) C#
4 612 (15.37%) SQL
5 483 (12.13%) C++
6 368 (9.24%) PHP
7 355 (8.91%) Objective-C
8 343 (8.61%) Python
9 314 (7.88%) Apple Swift
10 249 (6.25%) C
11 183 (4.59%) Kotlin
12 159 (3.99%) Ruby
13 77 (1.93%) PowerShell
14 69 (1.73%) Scala
15 68 (1.71%) Java 8
16 60 (1.51%) ES6
17 59 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 38 (0.95%) Embedded C
18 38 (0.95%) TypeScript
19 35 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 496 (12.45%) Degree
2 156 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 107 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (1.31%) Security Cleared
5 37 (0.93%) CREST Certified
6 35 (0.88%) MCSE
7 32 (0.80%) MCSA
8 27 (0.68%) ISTQB
9 25 (0.63%) MCP
9 25 (0.63%) SANS
10 24 (0.60%) Master's Degree
11 23 (0.58%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.50%) CISSP
13 19 (0.48%) CCNA
13 19 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.48%) OSCP
13 19 (0.48%) SC Cleared
14 17 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 15 (0.38%) A+ Certification
15 15 (0.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 382 (9.59%) QA
2 56 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 54 (1.36%) SLA
4 22 (0.55%) GDPR
5 12 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.20%) PMO
7 7 (0.18%) ISO 13485
8 6 (0.15%) COSHH
8 6 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 6 (0.15%) WCAG
9 5 (0.13%) GMP
9 5 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 5 (0.13%) PSD2
10 3 (0.075%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.075%) MiFID
11 2 (0.050%) COBIT
11 2 (0.050%) TickIT
12 1 (0.025%) GCP
12 1 (0.025%) ISO 8583
12 1 (0.025%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 308 (7.73%) Active Directory
2 197 (4.95%) Docker
3 93 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (1.15%) vSphere
5 32 (0.80%) Firmware
6 28 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 25 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 20 (0.50%) XenApp
9 18 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.23%) VirtualBox
11 8 (0.20%) DFS Replication
11 8 (0.20%) Samba
11 8 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 8 (0.20%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.15%) Terminal Server
13 5 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
13 5 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.075%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.050%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 105 (2.64%) HockeyApp
2 76 (1.91%) SCCM
3 66 (1.66%) Puppet
4 64 (1.61%) AirWatch
5 43 (1.08%) Ansible
6 30 (0.75%) Kubernetes
7 25 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (0.48%) Salt
9 18 (0.45%) Prometheus
9 18 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 12 (0.30%) HP ALM
10 12 (0.30%) Nagios
11 11 (0.28%) WSUS
12 10 (0.25%) Jamf Pro
12 10 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.23%) Kibana
14 8 (0.20%) Rancher
14 8 (0.20%) Sysdig
14 8 (0.20%) Terraform
14 8 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 539 (13.53%) Microsoft
2 421 (10.57%) Google
3 332 (8.34%) Xamarin
4 289 (7.26%) Apple
5 139 (3.49%) VMware
6 137 (3.44%) Adobe
7 114 (2.86%) Cisco
8 91 (2.28%) WorldPay
9 89 (2.23%) Oracle
10 84 (2.11%) Atlassian
11 82 (2.06%) Citrix
12 59 (1.48%) Facebook
13 57 (1.43%) HP
14 52 (1.31%) Sitecore
15 44 (1.10%) IBM
16 43 (1.08%) iManage
17 41 (1.03%) Bloomberg
18 40 (1.00%) Reuters
19 38 (0.95%) Capita
20 37 (0.93%) ServiceNow