Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 150 155 153
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,913 3,491 4,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.31% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.39% 9.97% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,282 2,543 3,419
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +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 28,047 35,006 41,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.33% 23.17% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22,484 28,064 34,062
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -2 2,695 £52,500 +5.00% 600
UK excluding London -21 1,487 £47,500 +11.76% 378
London +36 1,361 £62,500 - 267
South East +5 521 £49,500 +17.86% 74
North of England +21 363 £43,750 +9.38% 122
North West +16 205 £45,000 +12.50% 72
South West -76 177 £40,000 -15.79% 34
East of England +14 166 £57,500 +15.00% 48
Yorkshire +27 132 £45,000 +5.88% 38
Scotland +54 128 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Midlands -37 99 £45,000 +12.50% 56
West Midlands +24 57 £47,500 +26.67% 25
East Midlands -53 42 £40,000 - 31
Wales -4 29 £45,000 +17.65% 16
North East +18 26 £35,000 +75.00% 12
Northern Ireland +11 13 £32,500 - 3

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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 1,985 (68.14%) Apple iOS
2 1,013 (34.78%) Android Development
3 1,010 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1,007 (34.57%) Java
5 928 (31.86%) Mobile App
6 715 (24.55%) JavaScript
7 668 (22.93%) Windows
8 631 (21.66%) Mobile Development
9 589 (20.22%) iOS Development
10 565 (19.40%) Kotlin
11 498 (17.10%) C#
12 462 (15.86%) HTML
13 440 (15.10%) TDD
14 435 (14.93%) Software Engineering
15 430 (14.76%) CSS
16 420 (14.42%) Git (software)
17 414 (14.21%) User Experience
18 404 (13.87%) Apple Swift
19 402 (13.80%) .NET
20 397 (13.63%) Microsoft
21 367 (12.60%) Finance
22 359 (12.32%) Test Automation
23 358 (12.29%) AWS
24 340 (11.67%) Scrum
25 325 (11.16%) SQL
26 320 (10.99%) Objective-C
27 303 (10.40%) Linux
28 297 (10.20%) Office 365
29 291 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
30 290 (9.96%) Active Directory

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 85 (2.92%) MS Exchange
2 65 (2.23%) Confluence
3 50 (1.72%) CMS
4 44 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (1.51%) Skype for Business
5 39 (1.34%) SharePoint
6 33 (1.13%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.00%) IIS
8 26 (0.89%) Oracle Workflow
9 20 (0.69%) WordPress
10 17 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 17 (0.58%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.51%) Joomla!
12 14 (0.48%) Apache
12 14 (0.48%) Apache Spark
13 13 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
14 12 (0.41%) Headless CMS
15 11 (0.38%) Drupal
16 9 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 181 (6.21%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (1.85%) Sketch
4 45 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (1.27%) InVision
6 30 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.72%) MS Visio
8 16 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.27%) Adobe XD
10 4 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.14%) Figma
10 4 (0.14%) Flinto
10 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.069%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.069%) InDesign
11 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.069%) Zeplin
12 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) Magento
3 14 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.34%) GoldMine
5 6 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 4 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
6 4 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.069%) Eikon
8 1 (0.034%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.034%) Eze OMS
8 1 (0.034%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.034%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.034%) Shopify
8 1 (0.034%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 358 (12.29%) AWS
2 297 (10.20%) Office 365
3 218 (7.48%) Azure
4 112 (3.84%) GitHub
5 107 (3.67%) SaaS
6 73 (2.51%) Google Play
7 70 (2.40%) GCP
8 46 (1.58%) Firebase
9 39 (1.34%) Serverless
10 37 (1.27%) OneDrive
11 34 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
12 28 (0.96%) PaaS
13 25 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (0.82%) Amazon ECS
15 21 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 21 (0.72%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.72%) Google Analytics
16 20 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
17 18 (0.62%) OpenShift
18 16 (0.55%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 121 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 107 (3.67%) LAN
3 86 (2.95%) Skype
3 86 (2.95%) WAN
4 77 (2.64%) Internet
5 70 (2.40%) Firewall
6 69 (2.37%) DNS
7 61 (2.09%) Wireless
8 59 (2.03%) VoIP
9 56 (1.92%) VPN
10 42 (1.44%) DHCP
11 31 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
12 23 (0.79%) HTTP
13 22 (0.76%) Bluetooth
13 22 (0.76%) Wireshark
14 21 (0.72%) HTTPS
15 20 (0.69%) Remote Desktop
16 19 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (0.65%) RFID
17 16 (0.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 170 (5.84%) MySQL
3 84 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 58 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 49 (1.68%) MongoDB
5 49 (1.68%) Relational Database
6 32 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 31 (1.06%) Big Data
8 20 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (0.65%) Redis
10 17 (0.58%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (0.34%) DB2
13 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
14 7 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.21%) SQLite
16 5 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
17 4 (0.14%) ActiveReports
17 4 (0.14%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 420 (14.42%) Git (software)
2 203 (6.97%) JIRA
3 190 (6.52%) Android Studio
4 142 (4.87%) Jenkins
5 130 (4.46%) Xcode
6 119 (4.09%) Cucumber
6 119 (4.09%) Selenium
7 113 (3.88%) Maven
8 103 (3.54%) Appium
8 103 (3.54%) Bitbucket
9 94 (3.23%) Gradle
10 83 (2.85%) Visual Studio
11 62 (2.13%) Postman
12 48 (1.65%) Subversion
13 46 (1.58%) Calabash
14 44 (1.51%) JUnit
15 40 (1.37%) Eclipse
16 34 (1.17%) Ant
17 32 (1.10%) Charles Proxy
18 30 (1.03%) git-flow
General
1 367 (12.60%) Finance
2 209 (7.17%) Retail
3 138 (4.74%) Games
4 111 (3.81%) Banking
5 91 (3.12%) Marketing
6 74 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 67 (2.30%) Law
8 49 (1.68%) Electronics
9 36 (1.24%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.20%) Publishing
11 28 (0.96%) Advertising
11 28 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 26 (0.89%) Back Office
13 23 (0.79%) Public Sector
14 22 (0.76%) Legal
15 14 (0.48%) Automotive
16 13 (0.45%) Billing
17 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.27%) French Language
19 7 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,404 (48.20%) Developer
2 462 (15.86%) Android Developer
3 274 (9.41%) Senior Developer
4 271 (9.30%) Mobile Developer
5 220 (7.55%) Analyst
6 195 (6.69%) Software Engineer
7 183 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 169 (5.80%) iOS Developer
9 138 (4.74%) Applications Developer
10 136 (4.67%) Software Developer
11 129 (4.43%) Android Engineer
12 112 (3.84%) Lead Developer
13 106 (3.64%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 105 (3.60%) Support Engineer
15 95 (3.26%) .NET Developer
15 95 (3.26%) IT Support
15 95 (3.26%) Support Analyst
16 92 (3.16%) Designer
17 89 (3.06%) Junior
17 89 (3.06%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 462 (15.86%) HTML
2 430 (14.76%) CSS
3 402 (13.80%) .NET
4 280 (9.61%) REST
5 255 (8.75%) Web Services
6 248 (8.51%) React
7 239 (8.20%) React Native
8 236 (8.10%) AngularJS
9 195 (6.69%) RESTful
10 184 (6.32%) Node.js
11 176 (6.04%) Spring
12 172 (5.90%) HTML5
13 169 (5.80%) JSON
14 148 (5.08%) jQuery
15 144 (4.94%) RxJava
16 142 (4.87%) ASP.NET
16 142 (4.87%) XML
17 128 (4.39%) Dagger
18 127 (4.36%) Android SDK
19 108 (3.71%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 928 (31.86%) Mobile App
2 414 (14.21%) User Experience
3 156 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
4 148 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 120 (4.12%) Smartphone
6 117 (4.02%) iPhone
7 97 (3.33%) Blackberry
8 92 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 75 (2.57%) iPad
10 66 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
11 58 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 43 (1.48%) Blog
13 40 (1.37%) Social Media
14 35 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
15 32 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 32 (1.10%) Cloud Native
16 29 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
17 27 (0.93%) Driving Licence
18 25 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
19 24 (0.82%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1,985 (68.14%) Apple iOS
2 668 (22.93%) Windows
3 303 (10.40%) Linux
4 220 (7.55%) Windows 10
5 172 (5.90%) Windows 7
6 131 (4.50%) Windows Server
7 94 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 82 (2.81%) Mac OS
9 48 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 47 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 44 (1.51%) Unix
12 30 (1.03%) tvOS
12 30 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 24 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
14 23 (0.79%) Windows Phone
15 14 (0.48%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
18 11 (0.38%) CentOS
19 10 (0.34%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,013 (34.78%) Android Development
2 1,010 (34.67%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (21.66%) Mobile Development
4 589 (20.22%) iOS Development
5 440 (15.10%) TDD
6 435 (14.93%) Software Engineering
7 359 (12.32%) Test Automation
8 340 (11.67%) Scrum
9 291 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
10 249 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
11 233 (8.00%) Mobile Application Development
12 228 (7.83%) DevOps
13 219 (7.52%) Fintech
14 211 (7.24%) Computer Science
15 205 (7.04%) BDD
16 201 (6.90%) OO
17 194 (6.66%) E-Commerce
18 186 (6.39%) Mentoring
19 185 (6.35%) Web Development
20 183 (6.28%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,007 (34.57%) Java
2 715 (24.55%) JavaScript
3 565 (19.40%) Kotlin
4 498 (17.10%) C#
5 404 (13.87%) Apple Swift
6 325 (11.16%) SQL
7 320 (10.99%) Objective-C
8 216 (7.42%) Python
9 195 (6.69%) PHP
10 183 (6.28%) C++
11 146 (5.01%) C
12 136 (4.67%) Ruby
13 85 (2.92%) Java 8
14 64 (2.20%) TypeScript
15 51 (1.75%) T-SQL
16 40 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 28 (0.96%) Bash Shell
18 26 (0.89%) ES6
19 24 (0.82%) Go
20 17 (0.58%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 286 (9.82%) Degree
2 105 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (2.37%) Security Cleared
4 46 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (1.17%) DV Cleared
6 26 (0.89%) CISSP
6 26 (0.89%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.65%) ISTQB
8 18 (0.62%) MCSE
9 16 (0.55%) CCNA
9 16 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (0.48%) SANS
12 13 (0.45%) GIAC
12 13 (0.45%) ISEB
12 13 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.45%) Linux+ Certification
12 13 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
12 13 (0.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (8.14%) QA
2 31 (1.06%) SLA
3 13 (0.45%) GDPR
4 10 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.21%) WCAG
7 3 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 26262
8 2 (0.069%) GxP
9 1 (0.034%) GAMP
9 1 (0.034%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.034%) NIST
9 1 (0.034%) PMO
System Software
1 290 (9.96%) Active Directory
2 234 (8.03%) Docker
3 48 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.41%) Firmware
6 8 (0.27%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.17%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.14%) XenApp
10 3 (0.10%) vSphere
11 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.034%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.034%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 132 (4.53%) Kubernetes
2 123 (4.22%) SCCM
3 57 (1.96%) Mesos
4 50 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 41 (1.41%) Marathon
6 39 (1.34%) Ansible
7 25 (0.86%) Puppet
8 24 (0.82%) AirWatch
9 22 (0.76%) Grafana
9 22 (0.76%) Prometheus
9 22 (0.76%) Terraform
10 18 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (0.48%) HP ALM
13 11 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
14 10 (0.34%) Jamf Pro
15 9 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
16 8 (0.27%) Kibana
16 8 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 397 (13.63%) Microsoft
2 271 (9.30%) Apple
3 193 (6.63%) Xamarin
4 188 (6.45%) Google
5 83 (2.85%) Adobe
6 64 (2.20%) Oracle
7 61 (2.09%) VMware
8 41 (1.41%) Citrix
9 40 (1.37%) ServiceNow
10 34 (1.17%) Cisco
11 31 (1.06%) HP
12 26 (0.89%) MobileIron
13 23 (0.79%) iManage
14 18 (0.62%) Computacenter
14 18 (0.62%) Symantec
15 17 (0.58%) New Relic
15 17 (0.58%) Sony
16 16 (0.55%) Dynatrace
17 15 (0.51%) Dell
18 14 (0.48%) SAP