Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 167 142 154
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,897 1,483 2,957
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.25% 2.34% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.19% 11.41% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 1,236 2,325
10th Percentile £31,125 £32,500 £27,200
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.73% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

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 23,762 13,002 28,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.44% 20.49% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15,934 10,734 22,916
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £31,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -2.38%

Android
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Android as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Android.

Salary trend for Android in the UK

Android
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Android over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 17 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -17 2,567 £57,500 +4.55% 479
London 0 1,373 £67,500 +3.85% 192
UK excluding London -33 1,275 £50,000 - 308
Work from Home -57 696 £60,000 +4.35% 99
South East -42 375 £55,000 - 59
North of England -25 303 £45,000 -5.26% 89
Midlands -24 172 £47,000 +10.59% 49
East of England -16 156 £35,000 -37.78% 47
North West -17 147 £48,500 -3.00% 44
Yorkshire +1 146 £45,000 -5.26% 30
South West -27 144 £55,000 +29.41% 39
East Midlands -6 92 £47,000 +10.59% 19
Scotland -43 88 £65,000 +18.18% 13
West Midlands -38 80 £47,500 +13.10% 30
Wales -44 24 £61,250 +36.11% 9
Northern Ireland -16 14 £67,500 -25.00% 3
North East -38 10 £62,500 +78.57% 15

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 1,975 (68.17%) Apple iOS
2 1,188 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
3 946 (32.65%) Android Development
4 869 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 835 (28.82%) Java
6 758 (26.16%) Kotlin
7 704 (24.30%) JavaScript
8 635 (21.92%) Social Skills
9 633 (21.85%) Windows
10 622 (21.47%) Software Engineering
11 577 (19.92%) Mobile Development
12 562 (19.40%) iOS Development
13 507 (17.50%) User Experience
14 499 (17.22%) Git (software)
15 493 (17.02%) React
16 459 (15.84%) React Native
17 455 (15.71%) Test Automation
18 448 (15.46%) Apple Swift
19 447 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
20 444 (15.33%) AWS
21 438 (15.12%) Node.js
22 412 (14.22%) Microsoft
23 406 (14.01%) Finance
24 389 (13.43%) Azure
25 384 (13.26%) Degree
26 369 (12.74%) Apple
27 367 (12.67%) C#
28 355 (12.25%) TDD
29 354 (12.22%) HTML
30 340 (11.74%) Scrum

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 79 (2.73%) CMS
2 62 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
3 58 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 47 (1.62%) Confluence
4 47 (1.62%) MS Exchange
5 39 (1.35%) Apache
6 30 (1.04%) WordPress
7 26 (0.90%) IIS
8 18 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 16 (0.55%) Headless CMS
10 13 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 10 (0.35%) Ethereum
12 8 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.28%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.24%) nginx
13 7 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.21%) IBM Domino
14 6 (0.21%) SAS
15 5 (0.17%) concrete5
15 5 (0.17%) Geth
Applications
1 121 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (2.42%) Sketch
3 36 (1.24%) InVision
4 29 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 27 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 26 (0.90%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 14 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.45%) Chatbot
10 9 (0.31%) Zeplin
11 7 (0.24%) Adobe XD
12 6 (0.21%) Marvel
13 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.14%) UserZoom
14 2 (0.069%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.069%) OmniGraffle
15 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
15 1 (0.035%) Blender
15 1 (0.035%) InDesign
15 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.31%) Magento
3 7 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 6 (0.21%) Shopify
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.10%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.035%) Relativity
6 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.035%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.035%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 444 (15.33%) AWS
2 389 (13.43%) Azure
3 227 (7.84%) Microsoft 365
4 214 (7.39%) GCP
5 177 (6.11%) Serverless
6 148 (5.11%) GitHub
7 135 (4.66%) Firebase
8 133 (4.59%) SaaS
9 126 (4.35%) Google Play
10 116 (4.00%) Figma
11 56 (1.93%) Amazon SQS
12 55 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
13 53 (1.83%) PaaS
14 41 (1.42%) OneDrive
15 37 (1.28%) Amazon S3
15 37 (1.28%) npm
16 31 (1.07%) IaaS
17 30 (1.04%) AppsFlyer
17 30 (1.04%) BrowserStack
17 30 (1.04%) Pushwoosh
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.35%) Internet
2 97 (3.35%) Broadband
3 73 (2.52%) TCP/IP
4 68 (2.35%) HTTP
5 66 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
6 60 (2.07%) DNS
7 59 (2.04%) Firewall
8 56 (1.93%) VoIP
9 55 (1.90%) WAN
10 54 (1.86%) VPN
11 48 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
12 45 (1.55%) LAN
13 43 (1.48%) DHCP
14 40 (1.38%) Wireless
15 36 (1.24%) NFC
16 30 (1.04%) MQTT
17 26 (0.90%) Skype
18 24 (0.83%) Bluetooth
19 23 (0.79%) VLAN
20 15 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (6.04%) MySQL
2 167 (5.76%) PostgreSQL
3 148 (5.11%) SQL Server
4 134 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 105 (3.62%) MongoDB
6 99 (3.42%) Relational Database
7 87 (3.00%) Redis
8 59 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 34 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
9 34 (1.17%) Blockchain
10 31 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
11 21 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 19 (0.66%) Couchbase
13 12 (0.41%) DB2
13 12 (0.41%) InterSystems Cache
13 12 (0.41%) Power BI
14 8 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
14 8 (0.28%) Bigtable
15 7 (0.24%) Big Data
15 7 (0.24%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 499 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 155 (5.35%) Jenkins
3 145 (5.01%) JIRA
4 120 (4.14%) Android Studio
5 116 (4.00%) Selenium
6 101 (3.49%) Postman
7 100 (3.45%) Appium
8 96 (3.31%) Bitbucket
9 90 (3.11%) Gradle
10 74 (2.55%) Xcode
11 66 (2.28%) JUnit
12 61 (2.11%) Maven
12 61 (2.11%) Mercurial
13 57 (1.97%) GitLab
14 51 (1.76%) JMeter
15 49 (1.69%) SoapUI
16 46 (1.59%) CircleCI
17 45 (1.55%) Cypress.io
17 45 (1.55%) Mockito
18 41 (1.42%) Cucumber
General
1 635 (21.92%) Social Skills
2 406 (14.01%) Finance
3 257 (8.87%) Games
4 191 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 151 (5.21%) Banking
6 144 (4.97%) Retail
7 120 (4.14%) Marketing
8 115 (3.97%) Electronics
9 108 (3.73%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 64 (2.21%) Automotive
11 55 (1.90%) Telecoms
12 50 (1.73%) Presentation Skills
13 42 (1.45%) Public Sector
14 40 (1.38%) Organisational Skills
15 39 (1.35%) Fire and Rescue
16 37 (1.28%) Legal
17 29 (1.00%) Advertising
17 29 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.93%) Manufacturing
19 25 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 1,280 (44.18%) Developer
2 359 (12.39%) Android Developer
3 341 (11.77%) Software Engineer
4 248 (8.56%) Senior Developer
5 220 (7.59%) Mobile Developer
6 179 (6.18%) React Developer
7 157 (5.42%) Applications Developer
8 144 (4.97%) Java Developer
9 140 (4.83%) Analyst
10 124 (4.28%) Android Engineer
11 118 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 109 (3.76%) Designer
13 107 (3.69%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 104 (3.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 97 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
16 93 (3.21%) Software Developer
17 92 (3.18%) iOS Developer
18 84 (2.90%) IT Support
19 81 (2.80%) Senior Android Developer
20 73 (2.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 493 (17.02%) React
2 459 (15.84%) React Native
3 438 (15.12%) Node.js
4 354 (12.22%) HTML
5 311 (10.74%) CSS
6 309 (10.67%) REST
7 267 (9.22%) .NET
8 244 (8.42%) RESTful
9 205 (7.08%) AngularJS
10 201 (6.94%) Web Services
11 177 (6.11%) JSON
12 164 (5.66%) GraphQL
13 148 (5.11%) HTML5
14 129 (4.45%) .NET Core
15 116 (4.00%) Laravel
16 100 (3.45%) Flutter
17 98 (3.38%) Redux
18 90 (3.11%) ASP.NET
19 84 (2.90%) Vue.js
20 79 (2.73%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 869 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 507 (17.50%) User Experience
3 101 (3.49%) Greenfield Project
3 101 (3.49%) Smartphone
4 90 (3.11%) Algorithms
5 81 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (2.31%) Social Media
7 64 (2.21%) Embedded Systems
8 59 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
9 57 (1.97%) iPhone
10 55 (1.90%) Virtual Team
11 52 (1.79%) Cloud Native
12 49 (1.69%) NHS
13 46 (1.59%) STB
13 46 (1.59%) Video\Live Streaming
14 39 (1.35%) Handset
14 39 (1.35%) iPad
15 37 (1.28%) Data Structures
15 37 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
16 34 (1.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1,975 (68.17%) Apple iOS
2 633 (21.85%) Windows
3 315 (10.87%) Linux
4 189 (6.52%) Windows 10
5 134 (4.63%) Windows Server
6 96 (3.31%) Mac OS
7 66 (2.28%) Mac OS X
8 57 (1.97%) Windows 7
9 34 (1.17%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (1.14%) Windows 8
11 21 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2016
13 14 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 13 (0.45%) CentOS
14 13 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.38%) Unix
15 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (0.31%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 9 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,188 (41.01%) Agile Software Development
2 946 (32.65%) Android Development
3 622 (21.47%) Software Engineering
4 577 (19.92%) Mobile Development
5 562 (19.40%) iOS Development
6 455 (15.71%) Test Automation
7 447 (15.43%) Problem-Solving
8 355 (12.25%) TDD
9 340 (11.74%) Scrum
10 294 (10.15%) CI/CD
11 293 (10.11%) Computer Science
11 293 (10.11%) DevOps
12 274 (9.46%) Microservices
13 270 (9.32%) Full Stack Development
14 252 (8.70%) Unit Testing
15 237 (8.18%) OO
16 236 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
17 217 (7.49%) Mobile Application Development
18 212 (7.32%) OOP
19 211 (7.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 835 (28.82%) Java
2 758 (26.16%) Kotlin
3 704 (24.30%) JavaScript
4 448 (15.46%) Apple Swift
5 367 (12.67%) C#
6 292 (10.08%) SQL
7 286 (9.87%) TypeScript
8 284 (9.80%) Python
9 231 (7.97%) C++
10 173 (5.97%) Objective-C
10 173 (5.97%) PHP
11 170 (5.87%) C
12 84 (2.90%) PowerShell
13 82 (2.83%) Go
14 62 (2.14%) ES6
15 45 (1.55%) Scala
16 41 (1.42%) Bash
17 38 (1.31%) Ruby
18 37 (1.28%) Java 8
19 24 (0.83%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 384 (13.26%) Degree
2 164 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 79 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 41 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 32 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (0.86%) AWS Certification
6 25 (0.86%) MCSE
7 22 (0.76%) DV Cleared
8 14 (0.48%) Master's Degree
9 13 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.41%) CCNA
10 12 (0.41%) MCP
11 11 (0.38%) PhD
12 10 (0.35%) MCSA
13 9 (0.31%) ISTQB
14 6 (0.21%) Postgraduate
15 5 (0.17%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.17%) Sun Certification
16 4 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (8.25%) QA
2 90 (3.11%) Accessibility
3 41 (1.42%) SLA
4 19 (0.66%) GDPR
5 10 (0.35%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.21%) PMO
8 4 (0.14%) NCSC
9 2 (0.069%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.069%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 14443
9 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.069%) NIST
9 2 (0.069%) SOC 2
10 1 (0.035%) COBIT
10 1 (0.035%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.035%) TickIT
System Software
1 257 (8.87%) Active Directory
2 173 (5.97%) Docker
3 53 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.48%) Firmware
5 20 (0.69%) BitLocker
5 20 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 16 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (0.31%) vSphere
8 8 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 6 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.035%) NFS
12 1 (0.035%) XenApp
12 1 (0.035%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 185 (6.39%) Kubernetes
2 108 (3.73%) Terraform
3 95 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 80 (2.76%) SCCM
5 29 (1.00%) Ansible
6 27 (0.93%) Jamf Pro
7 22 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (0.72%) Grafana
9 20 (0.69%) HAProxy
10 19 (0.66%) Kibana
10 19 (0.66%) logstash
10 19 (0.66%) Opsgenie
10 19 (0.66%) Pingdom
10 19 (0.66%) ZABBIX
11 17 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 15 (0.52%) MIIS
13 12 (0.41%) WSUS
14 10 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 7 (0.24%) Bugsnag
15 7 (0.24%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 412 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 369 (12.74%) Apple
3 313 (10.80%) Google
4 103 (3.56%) Xamarin
5 73 (2.52%) Cisco
6 71 (2.45%) Adobe
7 56 (1.93%) VMware
8 37 (1.28%) Oracle
9 36 (1.24%) SAP
10 35 (1.21%) Citrix
11 32 (1.10%) Samsung
12 23 (0.79%) Dell
13 19 (0.66%) New Relic
14 18 (0.62%) ServiceNow
14 18 (0.62%) Sun
15 17 (0.59%) Polycom
16 16 (0.55%) Sitecore
17 15 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
17 15 (0.52%) Snapchat
18 14 (0.48%) Rackspace