Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 136 155
Rank change year-on-year -21 +19 -38
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,474 4,451 4,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.11% 2.55% 2.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 10.23% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,793 3,750 3,775
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,500
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 37,773 43,510 47,741
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.92% 24.89% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 30,463 35,064 40,508
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +2.56%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -25 3,239 £50,000 +11.11% 777
UK excluding London -18 1,969 £42,500 +6.25% 532
London -49 1,437 £60,000 +4.35% 299
South East 0 585 £42,000 +3.70% 126
North of England +11 511 £40,000 - 157
North West +15 309 £40,000 -3.61% 94
South West +23 296 £40,000 - 48
East of England -39 231 £47,500 +11.76% 81
Yorkshire -5 182 £42,500 +6.25% 58
Midlands -124 177 £40,000 +14.29% 66
Scotland -23 117 £47,500 +11.76% 22
West Midlands -128 89 £37,500 +7.14% 30
East Midlands -53 86 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Wales +13 39 £40,000 - 27
North East -2 20 £21,000 -31.71% 5
Northern Ireland +9 14 £40,000 +11.11% 5

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 2,279 (65.60%) Apple iOS
2 1,428 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1,236 (35.58%) Java
4 1,189 (34.23%) Android Development
5 1,058 (30.45%) JavaScript
6 930 (26.77%) C#
7 883 (25.42%) Mobile App
8 853 (24.55%) Windows
9 749 (21.56%) HTML
10 731 (21.04%) iOS Development
11 713 (20.52%) .NET
12 659 (18.97%) CSS
13 592 (17.04%) Mobile Development
14 587 (16.90%) Microsoft
15 585 (16.84%) Git (software)
16 575 (16.55%) User Experience
17 532 (15.31%) Software Engineering
18 522 (15.03%) SQL
19 514 (14.80%) Finance
20 510 (14.68%) TDD
21 505 (14.54%) SQL Server
22 478 (13.76%) Test Automation
23 460 (13.24%) Linux
24 430 (12.38%) Scrum
25 427 (12.29%) MVC
26 398 (11.46%) Objective-C
27 396 (11.40%) C++
28 393 (11.31%) ASP.NET
29 382 (11.00%) Degree
30 372 (10.71%) 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
1 102 (2.94%) Confluence
2 93 (2.68%) MS Exchange
3 81 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 76 (2.19%) CMS
5 69 (1.99%) Apache
6 55 (1.58%) Skype for Business
7 52 (1.50%) WordPress
8 50 (1.44%) IIS
9 49 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 49 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 46 (1.32%) Apache Pig
11 40 (1.15%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 30 (0.86%) WebLogic
14 21 (0.60%) Apache Spark
15 20 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 18 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
17 16 (0.46%) GlassFish
18 14 (0.40%) Alfresco
18 14 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 198 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 48 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 45 (1.30%) InVision
6 38 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 14 (0.40%) Chatbot
8 13 (0.37%) MS Visio
9 11 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
10 8 (0.23%) Acrobat
10 8 (0.23%) InDesign
11 7 (0.20%) OmniGraffle
12 6 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
12 6 (0.17%) UserZoom
12 6 (0.17%) UXPin
13 5 (0.14%) Pixate
14 3 (0.086%) Fireworks
14 3 (0.086%) Moqups
14 3 (0.086%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (0.40%) Magento
3 12 (0.35%) Odoo
4 11 (0.32%) Documaker
5 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.12%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.086%) OpenCart
8 3 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (0.086%) Shopify
9 2 (0.058%) Maximo
9 2 (0.058%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.058%) ScheduALL
10 1 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (0.029%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.029%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.029%) SessionCam
10 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 276 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 197 (5.67%) Office 365
4 148 (4.26%) Google Play
5 114 (3.28%) GitHub
6 74 (2.13%) SaaS
7 37 (1.07%) IaaS
8 33 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 30 (0.86%) PaaS
10 29 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
11 28 (0.81%) npm
12 24 (0.69%) Firebase
12 24 (0.69%) G Suite
13 23 (0.66%) Google Analytics
13 23 (0.66%) Serverless
14 22 (0.63%) Sauce Labs
15 18 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (0.49%) iTunes
17 15 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 162 (4.66%) TCP/IP
2 148 (4.26%) Firewall
3 119 (3.43%) HTTP
4 118 (3.40%) DNS
5 115 (3.31%) Internet
6 85 (2.45%) SSL
7 78 (2.25%) VPN
8 75 (2.16%) DHCP
9 67 (1.93%) Wireless
10 65 (1.87%) Cisco IOS
11 57 (1.64%) LAN
12 54 (1.55%) Bluetooth
13 49 (1.41%) Skype
14 46 (1.32%) HTTPS
15 45 (1.30%) VoIP
16 44 (1.27%) WAN
17 43 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
18 35 (1.01%) Network Security
19 22 (0.63%) Intranet
20 20 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 218 (6.28%) MySQL
3 122 (3.51%) Big Data
4 86 (2.48%) MongoDB
5 71 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 64 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 63 (1.81%) NoSQL
8 51 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 46 (1.32%) Apache Hive
10 32 (0.92%) Blockchain
11 29 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 27 (0.78%) Redis
13 24 (0.69%) SQLite
14 20 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 16 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (0.46%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.35%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 585 (16.84%) Git (software)
2 333 (9.59%) JIRA
3 248 (7.14%) Android Studio
4 205 (5.90%) Selenium
5 194 (5.58%) Jenkins
6 161 (4.63%) Xcode
7 147 (4.23%) Visual Studio
8 141 (4.06%) Gradle
9 129 (3.71%) Subversion
10 118 (3.40%) Cucumber
11 114 (3.28%) Appium
12 111 (3.20%) Maven
13 108 (3.11%) JUnit
14 103 (2.96%) Bitbucket
15 75 (2.16%) git-flow
15 75 (2.16%) Robot Framework
16 65 (1.87%) Eclipse
17 62 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
18 56 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 44 (1.27%) CodeSonar
General
1 514 (14.80%) Finance
2 256 (7.37%) Games
3 164 (4.72%) Retail
4 139 (4.00%) Banking
5 119 (3.43%) Marketing
6 86 (2.48%) Telecoms
7 72 (2.07%) Law
8 71 (2.04%) Electronics
9 59 (1.70%) Legal
10 46 (1.32%) Publishing
11 44 (1.27%) Manufacturing
12 37 (1.07%) Advertising
13 34 (0.98%) Automotive
14 29 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.35%) Back Office
16 10 (0.29%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 9 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 8 (0.23%) Aerospace
19 7 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,866 (53.71%) Developer
2 601 (17.30%) Android Developer
3 311 (8.95%) Senior Developer
4 290 (8.35%) C# Developer
5 285 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 283 (8.15%) Software Engineer
7 269 (7.74%) Mobile Developer
8 261 (7.51%) Software Developer
9 224 (6.45%) iOS Developer
10 207 (5.96%) Java Developer
11 185 (5.33%) Analyst
12 183 (5.27%) Applications Developer
13 161 (4.63%) C# .NET Developer
14 132 (3.80%) iOS Android Developer
15 125 (3.60%) Support Engineer
16 120 (3.45%) Tester
17 116 (3.34%) Mobile Applications Developer
18 113 (3.25%) ASP.NET Developer
19 111 (3.20%) Desktop Support
20 102 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 749 (21.56%) HTML
2 713 (20.52%) .NET
3 659 (18.97%) CSS
4 393 (11.31%) ASP.NET
5 346 (9.96%) Web Services
6 340 (9.79%) AngularJS
7 292 (8.41%) REST
8 281 (8.09%) RESTful
9 273 (7.86%) HTML5
10 271 (7.80%) JSON
11 270 (7.77%) Node.js
12 256 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 255 (7.34%) React
14 229 (6.59%) jQuery
15 206 (5.93%) XML
16 187 (5.38%) .NET Framework
17 185 (5.33%) React Native
18 179 (5.15%) Android SDK
19 164 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 164 (4.72%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 883 (25.42%) Mobile App
2 575 (16.55%) User Experience
3 260 (7.48%) Computer Science
4 195 (5.61%) iPhone
5 182 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
6 177 (5.09%) Fintech
7 175 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
8 111 (3.20%) Blackberry
9 104 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
10 65 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
11 55 (1.58%) Smartphone
12 54 (1.55%) iPad
13 53 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
14 47 (1.35%) Algorithms
14 47 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 45 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
16 42 (1.21%) Social Media
17 40 (1.15%) Mobile Games
18 37 (1.07%) Mobile Payment
19 34 (0.98%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 2,279 (65.60%) Apple iOS
2 853 (24.55%) Windows
3 460 (13.24%) Linux
4 211 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 194 (5.58%) Windows 10
6 187 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 149 (4.29%) Mac OS X
8 105 (3.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 100 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (2.45%) Unix
11 60 (1.73%) Mac OS
12 51 (1.47%) Windows 8
13 50 (1.44%) Windows Phone
14 39 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
15 18 (0.52%) openSUSE
16 16 (0.46%) CentOS
17 15 (0.43%) Solaris
18 13 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
19 12 (0.35%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,428 (41.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1,189 (34.23%) Android Development
3 731 (21.04%) iOS Development
4 592 (17.04%) Mobile Development
5 532 (15.31%) Software Engineering
6 510 (14.68%) TDD
7 478 (13.76%) Test Automation
8 430 (12.38%) Scrum
9 427 (12.29%) MVC
10 360 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
11 343 (9.87%) OO
12 331 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
13 258 (7.43%) BDD
14 245 (7.05%) Web Development
15 223 (6.42%) Unit Testing
16 219 (6.30%) Mentoring
17 218 (6.28%) DevOps
18 204 (5.87%) Open Source
19 180 (5.18%) Analytics
20 174 (5.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,236 (35.58%) Java
2 1,058 (30.45%) JavaScript
3 930 (26.77%) C#
4 522 (15.03%) SQL
5 398 (11.46%) Objective-C
6 396 (11.40%) C++
7 372 (10.71%) Python
8 336 (9.67%) Apple Swift
9 321 (9.24%) PHP
10 263 (7.57%) C
11 254 (7.31%) Kotlin
12 149 (4.29%) Ruby
13 112 (3.22%) PowerShell
14 105 (3.02%) TypeScript
15 93 (2.68%) Bash Shell
16 62 (1.78%) T-SQL
17 53 (1.53%) ES6
18 52 (1.50%) Perl
19 48 (1.38%) Scala
20 43 (1.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 382 (11.00%) Degree
2 160 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 120 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 103 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 101 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 62 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (1.73%) CCNA
8 59 (1.70%) MCSE
9 53 (1.53%) SC Cleared
10 51 (1.47%) CISSP
11 49 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
12 48 (1.38%) SANS
13 46 (1.32%) GIAC
14 45 (1.30%) Linux+ Certification
14 45 (1.30%) SSCP
15 44 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
16 37 (1.07%) A+ Certification
17 27 (0.78%) ISEB
18 21 (0.60%) ISTQB
19 20 (0.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 301 (8.66%) QA
2 76 (2.19%) SLA
3 30 (0.86%) GDPR
4 20 (0.58%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (0.29%) PMO
7 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.23%) PSD2
8 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.058%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.058%) ISO 15765
9 2 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.058%) WCAG
10 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.029%) JTAG
System Software
1 266 (7.66%) Active Directory
2 205 (5.90%) Docker
3 65 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 56 (1.61%) vSphere
5 49 (1.41%) Firmware
6 32 (0.92%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (0.35%) VirtualBox
9 11 (0.32%) Samba
9 11 (0.32%) XenApp
10 6 (0.17%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.058%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.058%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.029%) NFS
14 1 (0.029%) Oracle RAC
14 1 (0.029%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 90 (2.59%) Puppet
2 81 (2.33%) SCCM
3 63 (1.81%) Salt
4 62 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (1.44%) Kubernetes
6 37 (1.07%) AirWatch
7 26 (0.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 25 (0.72%) Ansible
9 20 (0.58%) Perfmon
10 18 (0.52%) Terraform
11 17 (0.49%) WSUS
12 16 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
13 14 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 13 (0.37%) HockeyApp
14 13 (0.37%) Nagios
15 12 (0.35%) Rancher
16 11 (0.32%) Sysdig
16 11 (0.32%) vRealize
17 9 (0.26%) HP ALM
18 7 (0.20%) Automic
Vendors
1 587 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 316 (9.10%) Google
3 272 (7.83%) Xamarin
4 260 (7.48%) Apple
5 106 (3.05%) Cisco
6 105 (3.02%) VMware
7 90 (2.59%) Oracle
8 79 (2.27%) Adobe
9 77 (2.22%) Citrix
10 70 (2.01%) Atlassian
11 56 (1.61%) HP
12 45 (1.30%) Bloomberg
12 45 (1.30%) MobileIron
13 40 (1.15%) Facebook
14 38 (1.09%) Reuters
15 37 (1.07%) ServiceNow
16 31 (0.89%) WorldPay
17 30 (0.86%) SAP
18 29 (0.83%) IBM
19 28 (0.81%) Sitecore