Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 125 143
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -28
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,514 4,667 4,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.65% 2.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.07% 10.69% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,845 3,911 4,143
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £76,250
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 38,746 43,645 50,110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.93% 24.76% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 31,149 35,522 42,741
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +3.16%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -44 3,281 £50,000 +11.11% 687
UK excluding London -36 1,920 £42,500 +6.25% 490
London -43 1,528 £60,000 +9.09% 236
South East -30 536 £42,500 +6.25% 118
North of England +13 511 £42,500 +6.25% 129
North West +6 302 £40,000 - 73
South West +15 301 £45,000 +12.50% 51
East of England -35 238 £45,000 +5.88% 85
Yorkshire +3 174 £42,500 +13.33% 53
Midlands -128 169 £40,000 +14.29% 68
Scotland -24 111 £50,000 +17.65% 24
West Midlands -130 91 £38,399 +12.11% 37
East Midlands -47 76 £40,000 -5.88% 31
Wales +14 42 £40,210 +7.23% 13
North East +11 35 £38,750 +23.02% 3
Northern Ireland +10 14 £40,000 +9.59% 2

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 2,183 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 1,471 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1,263 (35.94%) Java
4 1,250 (35.57%) Android Development
5 1,032 (29.37%) JavaScript
6 881 (25.07%) Mobile App
7 842 (23.96%) Windows
8 833 (23.71%) C#
9 692 (19.69%) iOS Development
10 681 (19.38%) .NET
11 676 (19.24%) HTML
12 607 (17.27%) User Experience
13 604 (17.19%) CSS
14 592 (16.85%) Mobile Development
15 584 (16.62%) TDD
16 577 (16.42%) Finance
17 551 (15.68%) Microsoft
17 551 (15.68%) Software Engineering
18 540 (15.37%) Git (software)
19 536 (15.25%) SQL
20 500 (14.23%) Test Automation
21 443 (12.61%) Scrum
22 437 (12.44%) Linux
23 432 (12.29%) SQL Server
24 428 (12.18%) MVC
25 403 (11.47%) C++
26 389 (11.07%) ASP.NET
27 388 (11.04%) Degree
28 382 (10.87%) Web Services
29 371 (10.56%) Python

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
1 110 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 99 (2.82%) Confluence
3 59 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (1.54%) CMS
5 53 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 49 (1.39%) Skype for Business
7 45 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 45 (1.28%) WordPress
8 43 (1.22%) Apache Pig
9 42 (1.20%) Apache
10 35 (1.00%) IIS
11 31 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 25 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 25 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 24 (0.68%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.51%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.51%) Drupal
15 18 (0.51%) OpenStack
16 17 (0.48%) Marvel
Applications
1 212 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 86 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 56 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (1.45%) InVision
6 48 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
7 24 (0.68%) MS Visio
8 17 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
9 14 (0.40%) InDesign
10 13 (0.37%) UXPin
11 11 (0.31%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
12 10 (0.28%) Pixate
13 9 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 7 (0.20%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.17%) UserZoom
17 3 (0.085%) GIMP
17 3 (0.085%) Moqups
17 3 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.48%) Documaker
3 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.14%) Odoo
3 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.11%) Adobe Campaign
4 4 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.085%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.085%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.057%) Maximo
6 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.028%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.028%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.028%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.028%) Ripple
7 1 (0.028%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.028%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.028%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.028%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 277 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
2 228 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (5.41%) Office 365
4 154 (4.38%) Google Play
5 100 (2.85%) GitHub
6 73 (2.08%) SaaS
7 39 (1.11%) IaaS
8 31 (0.88%) Amazon S3
9 30 (0.85%) Firebase
10 28 (0.80%) npm
11 25 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
12 24 (0.68%) G Suite
12 24 (0.68%) PaaS
13 23 (0.65%) Sauce Labs
14 21 (0.60%) Google Analytics
14 21 (0.60%) OpenShift
14 21 (0.60%) Serverless
15 19 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (0.51%) Slack
17 17 (0.48%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 150 (4.27%) DNS
3 145 (4.13%) Firewall
4 128 (3.64%) VPN
5 112 (3.19%) Internet
6 104 (2.96%) DHCP
6 104 (2.96%) HTTP
7 98 (2.79%) Wireless
8 85 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
9 81 (2.31%) SSL
10 72 (2.05%) LAN
11 59 (1.68%) Bluetooth
12 53 (1.51%) WAN
13 47 (1.34%) HTTPS
13 47 (1.34%) Network Security
13 47 (1.34%) Wi-Fi
14 45 (1.28%) VoIP
15 43 (1.22%) Skype
16 30 (0.85%) Remote Desktop
17 28 (0.80%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 432 (12.29%) SQL Server
2 235 (6.69%) MySQL
3 126 (3.59%) Big Data
4 97 (2.76%) MongoDB
4 97 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 77 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 55 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
8 54 (1.54%) Hadoop
9 43 (1.22%) Apache Hive
10 37 (1.05%) Blockchain
11 36 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 34 (0.97%) SQLite
13 26 (0.74%) Redis
14 23 (0.65%) Oracle Database
15 18 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
16 17 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 16 (0.46%) RDBMS
18 13 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 540 (15.37%) Git (software)
2 370 (10.53%) JIRA
3 249 (7.09%) Android Studio
4 219 (6.23%) Selenium
5 211 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 168 (4.78%) Xcode
7 144 (4.10%) Gradle
8 140 (3.98%) Cucumber
9 139 (3.96%) Appium
10 131 (3.73%) JUnit
11 126 (3.59%) Subversion
12 110 (3.13%) Bitbucket
13 109 (3.10%) Visual Studio
14 87 (2.48%) Maven
15 71 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 58 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 55 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
18 54 (1.54%) git-flow
19 50 (1.42%) Calabash
20 49 (1.39%) Robot Framework
General
1 577 (16.42%) Finance
2 256 (7.29%) Games
3 198 (5.63%) Retail
4 115 (3.27%) Banking
5 112 (3.19%) Marketing
6 94 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 92 (2.62%) Electronics
8 87 (2.48%) Law
9 66 (1.88%) Advertising
10 54 (1.54%) Legal
11 39 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 36 (1.02%) Publishing
13 28 (0.80%) Automotive
14 26 (0.74%) Investment Banking
15 18 (0.51%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.31%) Back Office
16 11 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
17 10 (0.28%) Cantonese Language
17 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
18 9 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,919 (54.61%) Developer
2 667 (18.98%) Android Developer
3 321 (9.13%) Senior Developer
4 280 (7.97%) Mobile Developer
5 260 (7.40%) C# Developer
6 255 (7.26%) .NET Developer
6 255 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 231 (6.57%) Software Developer
8 228 (6.49%) Java Developer
9 223 (6.35%) iOS Developer
10 193 (5.49%) Analyst
11 180 (5.12%) Applications Developer
12 139 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
13 134 (3.81%) iOS Android Developer
14 125 (3.56%) Tester
15 118 (3.36%) Support Engineer
16 117 (3.33%) Desktop Support
17 111 (3.16%) Junior
18 107 (3.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
19 103 (2.93%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 681 (19.38%) .NET
2 676 (19.24%) HTML
3 604 (17.19%) CSS
4 389 (11.07%) ASP.NET
5 382 (10.87%) Web Services
6 350 (9.96%) AngularJS
7 304 (8.65%) RESTful
8 297 (8.45%) REST
9 284 (8.08%) Node.js
10 254 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
11 249 (7.09%) JSON
12 244 (6.94%) jQuery
13 242 (6.89%) React
14 224 (6.37%) HTML5
15 190 (5.41%) React Native
15 190 (5.41%) XML
16 186 (5.29%) .NET Framework
17 180 (5.12%) Android SDK
18 157 (4.47%) SOAP
19 137 (3.90%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 881 (25.07%) Mobile App
2 607 (17.27%) User Experience
3 275 (7.83%) Computer Science
4 226 (6.43%) iPhone
5 211 (6.00%) Fintech
6 188 (5.35%) Greenfield Project
7 143 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
8 139 (3.96%) Self-Motivation
9 121 (3.44%) Blackberry
10 72 (2.05%) Smartphone
11 69 (1.96%) iPad
12 62 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (1.48%) Algorithms
14 48 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
15 37 (1.05%) Hedge funds
16 33 (0.94%) Driving Licence
16 33 (0.94%) Embedded Systems
17 31 (0.88%) Online Games
18 30 (0.85%) Augmented Reality
18 30 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2,183 (62.12%) Apple iOS
2 842 (23.96%) Windows
3 437 (12.44%) Linux
4 212 (6.03%) Windows 10
5 211 (6.00%) Windows 7
6 174 (4.95%) Windows Server
7 163 (4.64%) Mac OS X
8 113 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 101 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
10 79 (2.25%) Unix
11 62 (1.76%) Windows 8
12 55 (1.57%) Mac OS
13 53 (1.51%) Windows Phone
14 26 (0.74%) Ubuntu
15 25 (0.71%) Nucleus RTOS
16 18 (0.51%) CentOS
16 18 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
17 17 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (0.48%) Solaris
18 16 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,471 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
2 1,250 (35.57%) Android Development
3 692 (19.69%) iOS Development
4 592 (16.85%) Mobile Development
5 584 (16.62%) TDD
6 551 (15.68%) Software Engineering
7 500 (14.23%) Test Automation
8 443 (12.61%) Scrum
9 428 (12.18%) MVC
10 354 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
11 351 (9.99%) Continuous Integration
12 334 (9.50%) OO
13 305 (8.68%) BDD
14 263 (7.48%) Web Development
15 248 (7.06%) DevOps
16 205 (5.83%) E-Commerce
17 203 (5.78%) Unit Testing
18 185 (5.26%) Analytics
19 175 (4.98%) Mentoring
20 166 (4.72%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1,263 (35.94%) Java
2 1,032 (29.37%) JavaScript
3 833 (23.71%) C#
4 536 (15.25%) SQL
5 403 (11.47%) C++
6 371 (10.56%) Python
7 367 (10.44%) Objective-C
8 352 (10.02%) PHP
9 302 (8.59%) Apple Swift
10 236 (6.72%) Kotlin
11 230 (6.55%) C
12 139 (3.96%) Ruby
13 124 (3.53%) PowerShell
14 87 (2.48%) Bash Shell
15 78 (2.22%) TypeScript
16 48 (1.37%) ES6
16 48 (1.37%) Scala
17 39 (1.11%) T-SQL
18 37 (1.05%) Perl
19 36 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 388 (11.04%) Degree
2 124 (3.53%) Security Cleared
3 119 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 117 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 79 (2.25%) DV Cleared
6 64 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (1.76%) CCNA
8 61 (1.74%) MCSE
9 48 (1.37%) SANS
10 46 (1.31%) CISSP
11 45 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
12 42 (1.20%) GIAC
12 42 (1.20%) Linux+ Certification
12 42 (1.20%) SSCP
13 40 (1.14%) CompTIA Security+
14 39 (1.11%) A+ Certification
15 37 (1.05%) SC Cleared
16 33 (0.94%) MCSA
17 21 (0.60%) ISEB
18 18 (0.51%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (9.13%) QA
2 72 (2.05%) SLA
3 39 (1.11%) GDPR
4 34 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.34%) PSD2
7 11 (0.31%) PMO
8 6 (0.17%) GCP
9 3 (0.085%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.057%) ISO 13485
10 2 (0.057%) ISO 15765
10 2 (0.057%) ISO 8583
10 2 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.057%) WCAG
11 1 (0.028%) COBIT
11 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.028%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.028%) JTAG
11 1 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 285 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 206 (5.86%) Docker
3 96 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 75 (2.13%) vSphere
5 34 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 32 (0.91%) Firmware
7 19 (0.54%) XenApp
8 17 (0.48%) Samba
8 17 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.31%) Terminal Server
9 11 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.14%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
13 4 (0.11%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.085%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.028%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 91 (2.59%) Puppet
2 77 (2.19%) SCCM
3 53 (1.51%) Salt
4 51 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (1.39%) AirWatch
6 40 (1.14%) HockeyApp
6 40 (1.14%) Kubernetes
7 35 (1.00%) Ansible
8 25 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 18 (0.51%) Nagios
10 17 (0.48%) Rancher
10 17 (0.48%) Sysdig
10 17 (0.48%) vRealize
11 16 (0.46%) HP ALM
12 14 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
13 13 (0.37%) Perfmon
14 11 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
14 11 (0.31%) Terraform
15 9 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (0.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 551 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 336 (9.56%) Google
3 280 (7.97%) Apple
4 267 (7.60%) Xamarin
5 137 (3.90%) VMware
6 131 (3.73%) Cisco
7 97 (2.76%) Adobe
8 93 (2.65%) Oracle
9 83 (2.36%) Citrix
10 78 (2.22%) HP
11 77 (2.19%) WorldPay
12 66 (1.88%) Atlassian
13 60 (1.71%) Bloomberg
14 52 (1.48%) ServiceNow
15 51 (1.45%) Reuters
16 46 (1.31%) IBM
17 33 (0.94%) Sitecore
18 30 (0.85%) NetApp
19 29 (0.83%) SAP
20 27 (0.77%) Avaya