Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 122 134
Rank change year-on-year -36 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,791 4,539 5,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.18% 2.62% 2.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.39% 10.74% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,127 3,883 4,488
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 £75,000 £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 40,377 42,276 51,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.23% 24.43% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 32,584 35,177 44,061
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,250 £72,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -34 3,558 £50,000 +11.11% 691
UK excluding London -32 2,019 £42,500 +6.25% 484
London -26 1,704 £60,000 +9.09% 248
North of England +8 529 £40,250 +0.63% 160
South East -64 474 £44,500 +11.25% 104
North West -2 320 £40,000 - 87
South West +17 310 £45,000 +12.50% 46
East of England -12 298 £43,000 +1.18% 63
Midlands -75 248 £35,000 - 70
Yorkshire +1 163 £42,500 +13.33% 65
West Midlands -86 150 £35,000 - 44
Scotland -44 104 £45,000 +5.88% 24
East Midlands -4 97 £35,000 +4.48% 26
Wales +26 49 £40,000 +6.67% 11
North East +1 46 £40,000 +77.78% 8
Northern Ireland +12 17 £40,000 - 6

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 2,282 (60.20%) Apple iOS
2 1,638 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
3 1,346 (35.51%) Android Development
4 1,302 (34.34%) Java
5 1,109 (29.25%) JavaScript
6 983 (25.93%) Mobile App
7 884 (23.32%) Windows
8 852 (22.47%) C#
9 750 (19.78%) .NET
10 730 (19.26%) HTML
11 702 (18.52%) iOS Development
12 668 (17.62%) TDD
13 662 (17.46%) User Experience
14 655 (17.28%) CSS
15 641 (16.91%) Software Engineering
16 603 (15.91%) Mobile Development
17 602 (15.88%) Finance
18 592 (15.62%) SQL
19 573 (15.11%) Git (software)
20 558 (14.72%) Microsoft
21 526 (13.87%) Test Automation
22 504 (13.29%) MVC
23 476 (12.56%) Linux
24 460 (12.13%) Scrum
25 444 (11.71%) C++
26 427 (11.26%) Degree
27 426 (11.24%) ASP.NET
28 423 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
29 417 (11.00%) Web Services
30 414 (10.92%) SQL Server

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
1 111 (2.93%) MS Exchange
2 82 (2.16%) Confluence
3 59 (1.56%) CMS
4 58 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 45 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 43 (1.13%) WordPress
8 41 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
9 37 (0.98%) Apache
9 37 (0.98%) Skype for Business
10 30 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 25 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.61%) IIS
14 22 (0.58%) WebLogic
15 21 (0.55%) Apache Pig
16 19 (0.50%) Marvel
16 19 (0.50%) OpenStack
17 18 (0.47%) Drupal
18 15 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 230 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 76 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 61 (1.61%) Photoshop
4 57 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 51 (1.35%) InVision
6 39 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
7 23 (0.61%) MS Visio
8 19 (0.50%) Microsoft Project
9 17 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
10 14 (0.37%) Acrobat
11 12 (0.32%) InDesign
12 10 (0.26%) Pixate
12 10 (0.26%) UXPin
13 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 6 (0.16%) UserZoom
15 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
15 5 (0.13%) AutoCAD
16 4 (0.11%) Blender
16 4 (0.11%) Fireworks
16 4 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 28 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
2 17 (0.45%) Documaker
3 11 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.16%) BASE24
5 6 (0.16%) Movex
6 5 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 5 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.13%) SAP MM
6 5 (0.13%) SAP PM
6 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
7 4 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
8 3 (0.079%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.026%) Odoo
9 1 (0.026%) Ripple
9 1 (0.026%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.026%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.026%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.026%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 323 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 216 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 190 (5.01%) Office 365
4 168 (4.43%) Google Play
5 106 (2.80%) GitHub
6 90 (2.37%) SaaS
7 49 (1.29%) IaaS
8 39 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 36 (0.95%) Firebase
9 36 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 34 (0.90%) PaaS
11 29 (0.76%) npm
12 26 (0.69%) Sauce Labs
13 25 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
14 21 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
14 21 (0.55%) Serverless
15 20 (0.53%) Slack
16 18 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (0.47%) G Suite
17 15 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 156 (4.12%) DNS
2 142 (3.75%) VPN
3 132 (3.48%) TCP/IP
4 130 (3.43%) Wireless
5 122 (3.22%) Firewall
6 120 (3.17%) DHCP
7 111 (2.93%) Internet
8 95 (2.51%) Cisco IOS
9 79 (2.08%) LAN
10 72 (1.90%) HTTP
11 68 (1.79%) WAN
12 63 (1.66%) Bluetooth
13 57 (1.50%) Network Security
14 50 (1.32%) SSL
15 47 (1.24%) VoIP
16 46 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
17 41 (1.08%) Skype
18 37 (0.98%) FTP
18 37 (0.98%) HTTPS
19 35 (0.92%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 414 (10.92%) SQL Server
2 255 (6.73%) MySQL
3 141 (3.72%) NoSQL
4 110 (2.90%) Big Data
5 105 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 104 (2.74%) MongoDB
7 71 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 71 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 61 (1.61%) SQLite
9 55 (1.45%) SQL Server 2016
10 48 (1.27%) Blockchain
11 39 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 34 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 27 (0.71%) Redis
14 26 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 24 (0.63%) Oracle Database
16 23 (0.61%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.53%) RDBMS
18 19 (0.50%) GIS
19 15 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 573 (15.11%) Git (software)
2 342 (9.02%) JIRA
3 254 (6.70%) Android Studio
4 252 (6.65%) Jenkins
5 224 (5.91%) Selenium
6 197 (5.20%) JUnit
7 195 (5.14%) Gradle
8 167 (4.41%) Cucumber
9 160 (4.22%) Xcode
10 146 (3.85%) Subversion
11 136 (3.59%) Appium
12 118 (3.11%) Bitbucket
13 104 (2.74%) Visual Studio
14 86 (2.27%) Maven
15 84 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 83 (2.19%) Calabash
17 79 (2.08%) Mockito
18 73 (1.93%) Sonatype Nexus
19 71 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
20 66 (1.74%) fastlane
General
1 602 (15.88%) Finance
2 295 (7.78%) Games
3 240 (6.33%) Retail
4 132 (3.48%) Banking
5 109 (2.88%) Marketing
6 106 (2.80%) Electronics
7 89 (2.35%) Law
8 82 (2.16%) Advertising
9 81 (2.14%) Telecoms
10 65 (1.71%) Legal
11 38 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 27 (0.71%) Publishing
13 24 (0.63%) Automotive
14 17 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 16 (0.42%) Investment Banking
16 13 (0.34%) Back Office
16 13 (0.34%) Retail Banking
17 11 (0.29%) Cantonese Language
17 11 (0.29%) Mandarin Language
18 9 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2,046 (53.97%) Developer
2 736 (19.41%) Android Developer
3 324 (8.55%) Senior Developer
4 290 (7.65%) .NET Developer
5 287 (7.57%) Mobile Developer
6 284 (7.49%) Software Engineer
7 242 (6.38%) Java Developer
8 227 (5.99%) C# Developer
9 225 (5.94%) iOS Developer
10 210 (5.54%) Applications Developer
11 197 (5.20%) Software Developer
12 192 (5.06%) Analyst
13 143 (3.77%) Tester
14 135 (3.56%) Support Engineer
15 133 (3.51%) Desktop Support
16 130 (3.43%) iOS Android Developer
17 127 (3.35%) C# .NET Developer
18 121 (3.19%) JavaScript Developer
19 119 (3.14%) Designer
19 119 (3.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 750 (19.78%) .NET
2 730 (19.26%) HTML
3 655 (17.28%) CSS
4 426 (11.24%) ASP.NET
5 417 (11.00%) Web Services
6 406 (10.71%) AngularJS
7 333 (8.78%) RESTful
8 329 (8.68%) Node.js
9 299 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 296 (7.81%) HTML5
11 295 (7.78%) jQuery
12 285 (7.52%) REST
13 277 (7.31%) React
14 244 (6.44%) JSON
15 213 (5.62%) React Native
16 206 (5.43%) Android SDK
17 185 (4.88%) XML
18 183 (4.83%) .NET Framework
19 159 (4.19%) CSS3
20 156 (4.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 983 (25.93%) Mobile App
2 662 (17.46%) User Experience
3 306 (8.07%) Computer Science
4 283 (7.47%) iPhone
5 243 (6.41%) Fintech
6 189 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
7 173 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
8 150 (3.96%) Blackberry
9 135 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
10 88 (2.32%) iPad
11 81 (2.14%) Smartphone
12 67 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
13 52 (1.37%) Algorithms
14 49 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
15 45 (1.19%) Hedge funds
16 43 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
16 43 (1.13%) Online Games
17 38 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 37 (0.98%) Management Information System
19 36 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,282 (60.20%) Apple iOS
2 884 (23.32%) Windows
3 476 (12.56%) Linux
4 232 (6.12%) Windows 7
5 211 (5.57%) Windows 10
6 168 (4.43%) Mac OS X
7 164 (4.33%) Windows Server
8 108 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
9 104 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (2.37%) Unix
11 68 (1.79%) Windows 8
12 67 (1.77%) Windows Phone
13 62 (1.64%) Mac OS
14 35 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
15 34 (0.90%) Nucleus RTOS
16 29 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 18 (0.47%) Windows XP
18 17 (0.45%) CentOS
18 17 (0.45%) Solaris
18 17 (0.45%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,638 (43.21%) Agile Software Development
2 1,346 (35.51%) Android Development
3 702 (18.52%) iOS Development
4 668 (17.62%) TDD
5 641 (16.91%) Software Engineering
6 603 (15.91%) Mobile Development
7 526 (13.87%) Test Automation
8 504 (13.29%) MVC
9 460 (12.13%) Scrum
10 423 (11.16%) Problem-Solving
11 365 (9.63%) OO
12 347 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
13 333 (8.78%) BDD
14 322 (8.49%) Web Development
15 274 (7.23%) DevOps
16 226 (5.96%) E-Commerce
17 216 (5.70%) Unit Testing
18 203 (5.35%) Mentoring
19 196 (5.17%) Mobile Application Development
20 172 (4.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1,302 (34.34%) Java
2 1,109 (29.25%) JavaScript
3 852 (22.47%) C#
4 592 (15.62%) SQL
5 444 (11.71%) C++
6 367 (9.68%) Python
7 348 (9.18%) PHP
8 340 (8.97%) Objective-C
9 291 (7.68%) Apple Swift
10 241 (6.36%) C
11 216 (5.70%) Kotlin
12 157 (4.14%) Ruby
13 110 (2.90%) PowerShell
14 68 (1.79%) TypeScript
15 67 (1.77%) Bash Shell
16 59 (1.56%) Scala
17 58 (1.53%) ES6
18 52 (1.37%) Java 8
19 38 (1.00%) Perl
20 36 (0.95%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 427 (11.26%) Degree
2 118 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 109 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (2.00%) Security Cleared
5 48 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 47 (1.24%) MCSE
7 40 (1.06%) CCNA
7 40 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (0.92%) MCSA
9 32 (0.84%) SANS
10 30 (0.79%) A+ Certification
11 27 (0.71%) CISSP
12 24 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
13 23 (0.61%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.58%) GIAC
14 22 (0.58%) SC Cleared
15 20 (0.53%) CREST Certified
15 20 (0.53%) Linux+ Certification
15 20 (0.53%) SSCP
16 18 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (8.81%) QA
2 66 (1.74%) SLA
3 47 (1.24%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.79%) GDPR
5 13 (0.34%) PMO
6 12 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.24%) PSD2
8 6 (0.16%) GCP
9 5 (0.13%) ISO 13485
10 3 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.053%) ISO 8583
11 2 (0.053%) MiFID
11 2 (0.053%) WCAG
12 1 (0.026%) COBIT
12 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
12 1 (0.026%) ISO 15765
12 1 (0.026%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 324 (8.55%) Active Directory
2 195 (5.14%) Docker
3 109 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (1.61%) vSphere
5 38 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 30 (0.79%) Firmware
7 24 (0.63%) XenApp
8 21 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (0.47%) VirtualBox
10 17 (0.45%) Samba
10 17 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 9 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (0.21%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
14 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.13%) Terminal Services
16 4 (0.11%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.079%) VMware Workstation
18 2 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 79 (2.08%) SCCM
2 76 (2.00%) Puppet
3 72 (1.90%) AirWatch
4 67 (1.77%) HockeyApp
5 42 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (1.08%) Ansible
7 36 (0.95%) Kubernetes
8 34 (0.90%) Salt
9 25 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 19 (0.50%) Nagios
11 17 (0.45%) Rancher
11 17 (0.45%) Sysdig
11 17 (0.45%) vRealize
12 15 (0.40%) WSUS
13 14 (0.37%) HP ALM
14 10 (0.26%) Prometheus
14 10 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
16 8 (0.21%) Terraform
Vendors
1 558 (14.72%) Microsoft
2 349 (9.21%) Google
3 285 (7.52%) Xamarin
4 280 (7.39%) Apple
5 160 (4.22%) Cisco
6 152 (4.01%) VMware
7 125 (3.30%) Adobe
8 109 (2.88%) Oracle
9 92 (2.43%) WorldPay
10 88 (2.32%) Citrix
11 78 (2.06%) HP
12 68 (1.79%) Atlassian
13 60 (1.58%) Bloomberg
14 59 (1.56%) IBM
15 54 (1.42%) Reuters
16 45 (1.19%) ServiceNow
17 37 (0.98%) NetApp
18 36 (0.95%) Sitecore
19 35 (0.92%) Nimble Storage
20 33 (0.87%) Avaya