Period
to 17 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 141 111
Rank change year-on-year +17 -30 -2
Permanent jobs citing Android 4666 4754 5741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.65% 2.40% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 9.45% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3920 4169 4911
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Android is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Operating System Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 43701 50322 57598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.82% 25.42% 26.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35603 42910 48325
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 August 2017.

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 17 August 2017. 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 +20 4457 £45,000 -5.26% 312
UK excluding London +26 2523 £40,000 - 171
London -10 2101 £55,000 - 151
South East +38 673 £40,000 -11.11% 42
North of England +10 545 £40,000 - 54
Midlands +64 488 £35,000 -12.50% 22
East of England +48 367 £42,500 +13.33% 22
West Midlands +77 355 £34,500 -8.00% 10
North West -5 321 £40,000 - 31
South West +14 281 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Yorkshire +14 217 £37,500 +4.17% 23
East Midlands +38 133 £41,250 +3.13% 12
Scotland +6 128 £42,500 - 9
Wales +11 37 £37,500 -6.25% 1
North East +9 7 £31,500 -3.08%
Northern Ireland -16 5 £36,500 -5.81%

For the 6 months to 17 August 2017, IT jobs citing Android also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Android.

1 3064 (65.67%) Apple iOS
2 1892 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1754 (37.59%) Java
4 1752 (37.55%) Android Development
5 1520 (32.58%) Mobile App
6 1385 (29.68%) JavaScript
7 1335 (28.61%) HTML
8 1272 (27.26%) Windows
9 1112 (23.83%) C#
10 1099 (23.55%) CSS
11 1039 (22.27%) iOS Development
12 915 (19.61%) .NET
13 836 (17.92%) Mobile Development
14 820 (17.57%) Git (software)
15 774 (16.59%) TDD
16 739 (15.84%) SQL
17 716 (15.35%) Degree
18 711 (15.24%) Microsoft
19 679 (14.55%) Software Engineering
20 665 (14.25%) Finance
20 665 (14.25%) HTML5
21 664 (14.23%) MVC
22 656 (14.06%) User Experience
23 655 (14.04%) AngularJS
24 631 (13.52%) Objective-C
25 620 (13.29%) Linux
26 600 (12.86%) C++
27 589 (12.62%) SQL Server
28 541 (11.59%) Scrum
29 537 (11.51%) Test Automation

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
1 214 (4.59%) MS Exchange
2 149 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (2.87%) Skype for Business
4 128 (2.74%) CMS
5 87 (1.86%) SharePoint
6 84 (1.80%) Apache
7 83 (1.78%) Drupal
8 69 (1.48%) WordPress
9 53 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 51 (1.09%) IIS
10 51 (1.09%) Tomcat
11 47 (1.01%) JBoss
12 46 (0.99%) Confluence
13 44 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
13 44 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 38 (0.81%) Apache Spark
14 38 (0.81%) nginx
15 35 (0.75%) Umbraco
16 32 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 31 (0.66%) OpenStack
Applications
1 345 (7.39%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 57 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 43 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
5 35 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 26 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 24 (0.51%) InVision
8 22 (0.47%) InDesign
9 13 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
10 11 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 11 (0.24%) Moqups
10 11 (0.24%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
11 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
12 7 (0.15%) 3ds Max
12 7 (0.15%) Maya
12 7 (0.15%) Revit
13 6 (0.13%) Autodesk Inventor
14 4 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
14 4 (0.086%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.32%) Magento
2 14 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.17%) Movex
4 6 (0.13%) Maximo
4 6 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.064%) BASE24
5 3 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.021%) Eikon
7 1 (0.021%) Odoo
7 1 (0.021%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.021%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.021%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.021%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.021%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 368 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 328 (7.03%) Google Play
3 294 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 186 (3.99%) GitHub
5 181 (3.88%) Office 365
6 144 (3.09%) SaaS
7 124 (2.66%) IaaS
8 48 (1.03%) PaaS
9 44 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (0.73%) Mimecast
11 33 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 24 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
14 20 (0.43%) iTunes
15 17 (0.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 17 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
15 17 (0.36%) G Suite
15 17 (0.36%) OneDrive
16 13 (0.28%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 176 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 147 (3.15%) Skype
3 120 (2.57%) LAN
4 117 (2.51%) DNS
5 112 (2.40%) Wireless
6 103 (2.21%) Internet
7 93 (1.99%) Firewall
7 93 (1.99%) VPN
8 92 (1.97%) WAN
9 81 (1.74%) VoIP
10 80 (1.71%) DHCP
10 80 (1.71%) HTTP
11 66 (1.41%) Ethernet
12 55 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
13 49 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
14 39 (0.84%) Bluetooth
15 34 (0.73%) Network Security
16 31 (0.66%) WLAN
17 30 (0.64%) SAN
18 24 (0.51%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 392 (8.40%) MySQL
3 171 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 152 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 115 (2.46%) Big Data
6 91 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 91 (1.95%) SQLite
7 77 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 74 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 73 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
10 67 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 60 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 55 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 51 (1.09%) Redis
14 48 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
15 43 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 41 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 32 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
18 31 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
19 27 (0.58%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 820 (17.57%) Git (software)
2 356 (7.63%) Android Studio
3 318 (6.82%) JIRA
4 231 (4.95%) Xcode
5 222 (4.76%) Subversion
6 179 (3.84%) Jenkins
7 166 (3.56%) Gradle
8 152 (3.26%) Visual Studio
9 144 (3.09%) Eclipse
9 144 (3.09%) Selenium
10 116 (2.49%) JUnit
11 112 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 104 (2.23%) Appium
13 92 (1.97%) gulp
14 89 (1.91%) Cucumber
15 76 (1.63%) Maven
16 66 (1.41%) webpack
17 61 (1.31%) Calabash
18 58 (1.24%) Mockito
19 52 (1.11%) Robolectric
General
1 665 (14.25%) Finance
2 372 (7.97%) Retail
3 344 (7.37%) Games
4 321 (6.88%) Banking
5 227 (4.86%) Electronics
6 222 (4.76%) Marketing
7 215 (4.61%) Telecoms
8 108 (2.31%) Manufacturing
9 102 (2.19%) Retail Banking
10 96 (2.06%) Investment Banking
10 96 (2.06%) Legal
11 78 (1.67%) Law
12 75 (1.61%) Publishing
13 72 (1.54%) Advertising
14 37 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.71%) Back Office
16 31 (0.66%) Automotive
17 22 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
18 17 (0.36%) Billing
19 14 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 2625 (56.26%) Developer
2 959 (20.55%) Android Developer
3 402 (8.62%) Senior Developer
4 385 (8.25%) .NET Developer
5 360 (7.72%) iOS Developer
5 360 (7.72%) Software Engineer
6 353 (7.57%) Analyst
7 348 (7.46%) Java Developer
8 305 (6.54%) Mobile Developer
9 291 (6.24%) Software Developer
10 288 (6.17%) C# Developer
11 280 (6.00%) Applications Developer
12 203 (4.35%) iOS Android Developer
13 190 (4.07%) Android Engineer
14 187 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 183 (3.92%) Junior
16 182 (3.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 162 (3.47%) Support Analyst
18 156 (3.34%) PHP Developer
19 153 (3.28%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1335 (28.61%) HTML
2 1099 (23.55%) CSS
3 915 (19.61%) .NET
4 665 (14.25%) HTML5
5 655 (14.04%) AngularJS
6 524 (11.23%) ASP.NET
7 449 (9.62%) Web Services
8 436 (9.34%) jQuery
9 428 (9.17%) Android SDK
10 392 (8.40%) JSON
11 368 (7.89%) REST
12 367 (7.87%) RESTful
13 331 (7.09%) XML
14 327 (7.01%) React
15 324 (6.94%) CSS3
16 319 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 315 (6.75%) Node.js
18 220 (4.71%) SOAP
19 211 (4.52%) iOS SDK
20 187 (4.01%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1520 (32.58%) Mobile App
2 656 (14.06%) User Experience
3 467 (10.01%) Computer Science
4 281 (6.02%) iPhone
5 248 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 240 (5.14%) Blackberry
7 162 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
8 147 (3.15%) Smartphone
9 104 (2.23%) Algorithms
10 93 (1.99%) Data Structures
10 93 (1.99%) Fintech
11 90 (1.93%) iPad
12 79 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 60 (1.29%) Client/Server
14 56 (1.20%) Social Media
15 47 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
16 44 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
17 41 (0.88%) Virtual Team
18 40 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 40 (0.86%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 3064 (65.67%) Apple iOS
2 1272 (27.26%) Windows
3 620 (13.29%) Linux
4 338 (7.24%) Windows 7
5 233 (4.99%) Mac OS X
6 185 (3.96%) Windows 10
7 182 (3.90%) Windows Server
8 138 (2.96%) Unix
9 127 (2.72%) Windows Phone
10 108 (2.31%) Windows Mobile
11 90 (1.93%) Mac OS
12 88 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 88 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
14 53 (1.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 50 (1.07%) Windows 8
16 35 (0.75%) Windows XP
17 24 (0.51%) VxWorks
18 21 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (0.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1892 (40.55%) Agile Software Development
2 1752 (37.55%) Android Development
3 1039 (22.27%) iOS Development
4 836 (17.92%) Mobile Development
5 774 (16.59%) TDD
6 679 (14.55%) Software Engineering
7 664 (14.23%) MVC
8 541 (11.59%) Scrum
9 537 (11.51%) Test Automation
10 491 (10.52%) OO
11 435 (9.32%) Web Development
12 400 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 376 (8.06%) Mobile Application Development
14 336 (7.20%) Unit Testing
15 302 (6.47%) ITIL
16 299 (6.41%) BDD
17 297 (6.37%) OOP
18 296 (6.34%) Mentoring
19 281 (6.02%) E-Commerce
20 268 (5.74%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1754 (37.59%) Java
2 1385 (29.68%) JavaScript
3 1112 (23.83%) C#
4 739 (15.84%) SQL
5 631 (13.52%) Objective-C
6 600 (12.86%) C++
7 480 (10.29%) PHP
8 465 (9.97%) Python
9 426 (9.13%) C
10 422 (9.04%) Apple Swift
11 201 (4.31%) Ruby
12 115 (2.46%) VB.NET
13 99 (2.12%) Perl
14 88 (1.89%) PowerShell
15 85 (1.82%) ES6
16 84 (1.80%) VB
17 74 (1.59%) Scala
18 63 (1.35%) TypeScript
19 61 (1.31%) Bash Shell
20 58 (1.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 716 (15.35%) Degree
2 281 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 227 (4.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (2.66%) MCSE
5 112 (2.40%) Security Cleared
6 86 (1.84%) CCA
7 85 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
8 84 (1.80%) MCP
9 47 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
10 45 (0.96%) DV Cleared
11 41 (0.88%) CISSP
12 36 (0.77%) SC Cleared
13 34 (0.73%) A+ Certification
14 30 (0.64%) ISTQB
15 29 (0.62%) CISM
16 25 (0.54%) ISEB
17 24 (0.51%) HND
18 21 (0.45%) CCNA
18 21 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (0.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (7.29%) QA
2 44 (0.94%) SLA
3 16 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 15 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 11 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.17%) COBIT
8 6 (0.13%) GDPR
8 6 (0.13%) ISO 22301
8 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 5 (0.11%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.086%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.064%) PMO
11 3 (0.064%) SEPA
12 2 (0.043%) ISO 13485
12 2 (0.043%) JTAG
12 2 (0.043%) MISRA
13 1 (0.021%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.021%) GCP
System Software
1 405 (8.68%) Active Directory
2 145 (3.11%) Docker
3 108 (2.31%) XenDesktop
4 98 (2.10%) XenApp
5 72 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 52 (1.11%) Firmware
7 28 (0.60%) Hyper-V
8 18 (0.39%) Terminal Services
9 16 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.17%) vSphere
12 7 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.086%) Xen
14 3 (0.064%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.043%) NDS
15 2 (0.043%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 144 (3.09%) SCCM
2 137 (2.94%) AirWatch
3 44 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (0.66%) Puppet
5 28 (0.60%) Kubernetes
6 27 (0.58%) Nagios
7 24 (0.51%) Kibana
8 22 (0.47%) HockeyApp
9 16 (0.34%) Ansible
9 16 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.32%) logstash
10 15 (0.32%) Nessus
10 15 (0.32%) WSUS
11 14 (0.30%) Salt
12 13 (0.28%) Nmap
13 11 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
14 9 (0.19%) ZABBIX
15 8 (0.17%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 711 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 513 (10.99%) Google
3 361 (7.74%) Apple
4 349 (7.48%) Xamarin
5 205 (4.39%) VMware
6 182 (3.90%) Citrix
7 146 (3.13%) Oracle
8 132 (2.83%) Adobe
9 96 (2.06%) McAfee
10 91 (1.95%) Facebook
11 90 (1.93%) ServiceNow
12 88 (1.89%) AppSense
13 77 (1.65%) Cisco
14 71 (1.52%) SAP
15 62 (1.33%) HP
16 50 (1.07%) Atlassian
17 49 (1.05%) IBM
18 43 (0.92%) Twitter
19 35 (0.75%) iManage
20 33 (0.71%) Sitecore