Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 156 143
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,276 3,531 4,469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.39% 2.16% 2.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.47% 9.35% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,525 2,783 3,771
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 31,303 37,751 44,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.83% 23.08% 24.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24,895 30,522 35,903
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +1.25% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +8 3,032 £50,000 - 663
UK excluding London +13 1,848 £45,000 +7.14% 449
London +38 1,359 £60,000 -2.83% 268
South East +19 626 £47,000 +11.90% 93
North of England +11 447 £42,500 +6.25% 127
North West +30 311 £45,000 +12.50% 78
East of England +48 238 £55,000 +10.00% 71
South West -40 214 £42,500 -5.56% 56
Scotland +61 163 £47,500 +3.83% 32
Midlands +14 137 £45,000 +20.00% 48
Yorkshire -35 118 £40,000 -5.88% 45
East Midlands -1 73 £45,000 +12.50% 23
West Midlands +17 64 £47,500 +35.71% 25
Wales -5 25 £38,750 -3.13% 17
North East +19 21 £50,000 +138.10% 4
Northern Ireland -14 7 £27,500 -25.68% 5

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 2,112 (64.47%) Apple iOS
2 1,226 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
3 1,099 (33.55%) Android Development
4 1,065 (32.51%) Java
5 975 (29.76%) Mobile App
6 773 (23.60%) JavaScript
7 729 (22.25%) Windows
8 619 (18.89%) Mobile Development
9 606 (18.50%) iOS Development
10 599 (18.28%) Kotlin
11 595 (18.16%) C#
12 512 (15.63%) Git (software)
13 500 (15.26%) HTML
14 499 (15.23%) .NET
15 472 (14.41%) Software Engineering
16 466 (14.22%) Microsoft
17 448 (13.68%) CSS
18 445 (13.58%) TDD
19 422 (12.88%) User Experience
20 417 (12.73%) Test Automation
21 391 (11.94%) Finance
22 386 (11.78%) AWS
23 385 (11.75%) Scrum
24 366 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
25 361 (11.02%) SQL
26 350 (10.68%) Linux
27 343 (10.47%) Apple Swift
28 317 (9.68%) Degree
29 314 (9.58%) REST
30 306 (9.34%) Objective-C

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 91 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 86 (2.63%) Confluence
3 74 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 69 (2.11%) CMS
5 45 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 43 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 41 (1.25%) Apache Spark
7 41 (1.25%) OpenStack
8 34 (1.04%) WordPress
9 32 (0.98%) Joomla!
9 32 (0.98%) Skype for Business
10 20 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 20 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
11 18 (0.55%) IIS
12 15 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (0.46%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.37%) Headless CMS
14 10 (0.31%) Drupal
15 9 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (0.24%) Apache
Applications
1 235 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.92%) Sketch
3 52 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (1.19%) InVision
5 36 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 31 (0.95%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 20 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.31%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.15%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.15%) Flinto
11 4 (0.12%) Adobe XD
11 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 4 (0.12%) Moqups
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.092%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.061%) GIMP
13 2 (0.061%) Marvel
13 2 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 33 (1.01%) Magento
2 31 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 18 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.34%) Elite 3E
5 10 (0.31%) GoldMine
6 8 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
7 3 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.092%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.092%) Q-Pulse
7 3 (0.092%) Sage CRM
8 2 (0.061%) Eikon
9 1 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.031%) Eze OMS
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.031%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 386 (11.78%) AWS
2 274 (8.36%) Office 365
3 270 (8.24%) Azure
4 110 (3.36%) GCP
5 102 (3.11%) SaaS
6 98 (2.99%) GitHub
7 75 (2.29%) Google Play
8 60 (1.83%) Firebase
9 53 (1.62%) Serverless
10 47 (1.43%) OpenShift
11 32 (0.98%) BrowserStack
11 32 (0.98%) PaaS
12 31 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
13 30 (0.92%) Sauce Labs
14 28 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
14 28 (0.85%) OneDrive
15 24 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
16 19 (0.58%) AWS Fargate
16 19 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 146 (4.46%) TCP/IP
2 113 (3.45%) LAN
3 106 (3.24%) Firewall
4 92 (2.81%) VoIP
4 92 (2.81%) WAN
5 77 (2.35%) Internet
5 77 (2.35%) Skype
6 73 (2.23%) DNS
7 68 (2.08%) VPN
8 67 (2.05%) Wireless
9 61 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
10 57 (1.74%) DHCP
11 46 (1.40%) HTTPS
12 43 (1.31%) Bluetooth
13 30 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (0.67%) HTTP
15 17 (0.52%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (0.46%) VLAN
17 12 (0.37%) RFID
17 12 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 159 (4.85%) MySQL
3 88 (2.69%) PostgreSQL
4 78 (2.38%) Big Data
5 58 (1.77%) Relational Database
6 44 (1.34%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.10%) NoSQL
8 25 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 20 (0.61%) Redis
10 16 (0.49%) SQLite
11 14 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.37%) DB2
12 12 (0.37%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
13 9 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (0.24%) MariaDB
15 7 (0.21%) GIS
Development Applications
1 512 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 290 (8.85%) JIRA
3 193 (5.89%) Jenkins
4 161 (4.91%) Android Studio
5 150 (4.58%) Selenium
6 141 (4.30%) Maven
7 137 (4.18%) Appium
8 132 (4.03%) Bitbucket
9 125 (3.82%) Cucumber
10 91 (2.78%) Gradle
11 89 (2.72%) Xcode
12 78 (2.38%) Visual Studio
13 72 (2.20%) git-flow
14 63 (1.92%) Subversion
15 58 (1.77%) JUnit
16 55 (1.68%) Calabash
17 47 (1.43%) Eclipse
18 44 (1.34%) WebDriver
19 34 (1.04%) Mockito
19 34 (1.04%) TestRail
General
1 391 (11.94%) Finance
2 196 (5.98%) Games
3 182 (5.56%) Retail
4 161 (4.91%) Banking
5 103 (3.14%) Law
6 99 (3.02%) Marketing
7 75 (2.29%) Telecoms
8 53 (1.62%) Electronics
9 49 (1.50%) Automotive
10 37 (1.13%) Manufacturing
11 35 (1.07%) Advertising
12 34 (1.04%) Legal
13 23 (0.70%) Public Sector
14 19 (0.58%) Back Office
14 19 (0.58%) Billing
15 18 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.52%) Publishing
17 11 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.27%) Housing Association
19 8 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,596 (48.72%) Developer
2 523 (15.96%) Android Developer
3 280 (8.55%) Analyst
3 280 (8.55%) Mobile Developer
4 278 (8.49%) Senior Developer
5 209 (6.38%) Software Engineer
6 189 (5.77%) Java Developer
7 181 (5.53%) iOS Developer
8 167 (5.10%) Software Developer
9 138 (4.21%) Applications Developer
10 128 (3.91%) .NET Developer
11 124 (3.79%) C# Developer
12 123 (3.75%) Android Engineer
12 123 (3.75%) Designer
13 121 (3.69%) Support Analyst
14 111 (3.39%) IT Support
15 107 (3.27%) Test Engineer
16 103 (3.14%) Lead Developer
17 97 (2.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 95 (2.90%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (15.26%) HTML
2 499 (15.23%) .NET
3 448 (13.68%) CSS
4 314 (9.58%) REST
5 278 (8.49%) Web Services
6 267 (8.15%) React
7 257 (7.84%) AngularJS
8 244 (7.45%) Node.js
9 213 (6.50%) React Native
10 211 (6.44%) RESTful
11 207 (6.32%) JSON
12 202 (6.17%) ASP.NET
13 187 (5.71%) Spring
14 185 (5.65%) HTML5
15 184 (5.62%) jQuery
16 158 (4.82%) XML
17 136 (4.15%) RxJava
18 116 (3.54%) Android SDK
19 97 (2.96%) Vue.js
20 95 (2.90%) Dagger
Miscellaneous
1 975 (29.76%) Mobile App
2 422 (12.88%) User Experience
3 178 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 168 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
5 130 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
6 129 (3.94%) Smartphone
7 122 (3.72%) iPhone
8 104 (3.17%) Blackberry
9 86 (2.63%) Algorithms
10 71 (2.17%) iPad
11 69 (2.11%) Management Information System
12 67 (2.05%) Video Conferencing
13 50 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
14 40 (1.22%) Social Media
15 36 (1.10%) Driving Licence
16 30 (0.92%) Social Network
17 29 (0.89%) Cloud Native
17 29 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
18 28 (0.85%) Virtual Team
19 27 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2,112 (64.47%) Apple iOS
2 729 (22.25%) Windows
3 350 (10.68%) Linux
4 255 (7.78%) Windows 10
5 196 (5.98%) Windows 7
6 157 (4.79%) Windows Server
7 87 (2.66%) Mac OS
8 65 (1.98%) Mac OS X
9 60 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 41 (1.25%) Windows 8
12 39 (1.19%) Unix
13 35 (1.07%) Tizen
14 23 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
15 16 (0.49%) CentOS
16 15 (0.46%) Embedded Linux
17 13 (0.40%) Windows XP
18 12 (0.37%) tvOS
18 12 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,226 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 1,099 (33.55%) Android Development
3 619 (18.89%) Mobile Development
4 606 (18.50%) iOS Development
5 472 (14.41%) Software Engineering
6 445 (13.58%) TDD
7 417 (12.73%) Test Automation
8 385 (11.75%) Scrum
9 366 (11.17%) Problem-Solving
10 275 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
11 274 (8.36%) BDD
12 250 (7.63%) MVC
13 242 (7.39%) DevOps
14 227 (6.93%) Mobile Application Development
15 224 (6.84%) Fintech
16 223 (6.81%) OO
16 223 (6.81%) Web Development
17 211 (6.44%) Computer Science
18 189 (5.77%) Mentoring
19 175 (5.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,065 (32.51%) Java
2 773 (23.60%) JavaScript
3 599 (18.28%) Kotlin
4 595 (18.16%) C#
5 361 (11.02%) SQL
6 343 (10.47%) Apple Swift
7 306 (9.34%) Objective-C
8 285 (8.70%) Python
9 267 (8.15%) C++
10 236 (7.20%) C
11 187 (5.71%) PHP
12 148 (4.52%) Ruby
13 59 (1.80%) TypeScript
14 58 (1.77%) Bash Shell
15 54 (1.65%) Java 8
15 54 (1.65%) T-SQL
16 52 (1.59%) PowerShell
17 35 (1.07%) Go
18 30 (0.92%) ES6
19 19 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 317 (9.68%) Degree
2 97 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (2.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 74 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 53 (1.62%) CISSP
6 45 (1.37%) CCNA
6 45 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (1.37%) MCSE
7 44 (1.34%) SANS
8 43 (1.31%) GIAC
9 42 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
10 41 (1.25%) CompTIA Security+
11 40 (1.22%) Linux+ Certification
11 40 (1.22%) SSCP
12 33 (1.01%) DV Cleared
13 31 (0.95%) SC Cleared
14 27 (0.82%) ISTQB
15 19 (0.58%) MCSA
16 17 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
17 13 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (8.88%) QA
2 36 (1.10%) SLA
3 23 (0.70%) GDPR
4 13 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.34%) ISO 26262
6 9 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.061%) HL7
8 2 (0.061%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.061%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.061%) PMO
8 2 (0.061%) WCAG
9 1 (0.031%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.031%) GAMP
9 1 (0.031%) GxP
9 1 (0.031%) NIST
System Software
1 295 (9.00%) Active Directory
2 205 (6.26%) Docker
3 66 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (1.53%) Hyper-V
5 14 (0.43%) Firmware
6 11 (0.34%) BitLocker
6 11 (0.34%) Terminal Services
6 11 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (0.18%) XenApp
9 6 (0.18%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.15%) vSphere
11 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.092%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.092%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.092%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.031%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 130 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 101 (3.08%) SCCM
3 45 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (0.92%) Puppet
5 28 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (0.85%) Terraform
6 27 (0.82%) Ansible
7 22 (0.67%) Grafana
7 22 (0.67%) Prometheus
8 21 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (0.64%) Mesos
9 20 (0.61%) HP ALM
10 19 (0.58%) AirWatch
11 13 (0.40%) Jamf Pro
12 12 (0.37%) Kibana
13 11 (0.34%) Marathon
14 9 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
14 9 (0.27%) WSUS
15 8 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (0.21%) Packer
Vendors
1 466 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 263 (8.03%) Google
3 242 (7.39%) Apple
4 206 (6.29%) Xamarin
5 82 (2.50%) Adobe
6 80 (2.44%) VMware
7 65 (1.98%) Oracle
8 64 (1.95%) Citrix
9 48 (1.47%) Cisco
10 42 (1.28%) HP
11 40 (1.22%) ServiceNow
12 35 (1.07%) QNX
13 33 (1.01%) iManage
14 29 (0.89%) Dell
15 25 (0.76%) Sony
16 22 (0.67%) MobileIron
17 20 (0.61%) Dynatrace
17 20 (0.61%) WorldPay
18 18 (0.55%) Symantec
19 17 (0.52%) Facebook