Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 154 145 158
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -6
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,663 3,542 4,000
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 2.39% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 10.36% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,294 2,641 3,478
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 25,220 34,184 42,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.53% 23.09% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 20,251 27,355 34,458
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,851 £25,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,450 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 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 -11 2,473 £55,000 +10.00% 434
UK excluding London -21 1,310 £47,500 +7.95% 319
London +29 1,285 £65,000 +4.00% 157
South East -10 494 £55,000 +29.41% 78
North of England +13 304 £45,000 +20.00% 102
Work from Home +33 222 £57,500 +9.52% 41
North West -15 168 £43,500 +8.75% 60
South West -60 164 £42,500 -19.05% 25
East of England +1 127 £57,500 +9.52% 37
Yorkshire +39 114 £47,500 +26.67% 26
Midlands -43 94 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Scotland +40 91 £57,500 +22.34% 29
East Midlands -32 48 £37,500 -6.25% 19
West Midlands -12 46 £43,000 +14.67% 18
Wales -5 30 £32,500 -18.75% 11
North East +2 22 £35,000 +48.94% 16
Northern Ireland +16 11 £40,000 +23.08% 2

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 1,860 (69.85%) Apple iOS
2 996 (37.40%) Android Development
3 990 (37.18%) Java
4 929 (34.89%) Mobile App
5 918 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
6 719 (27.00%) JavaScript
7 643 (24.15%) Mobile Development
8 593 (22.27%) iOS Development
9 580 (21.78%) Kotlin
10 556 (20.88%) Windows
11 480 (18.02%) C#
12 457 (17.16%) Software Engineering
13 442 (16.60%) HTML
14 414 (15.55%) User Experience
15 407 (15.28%) TDD
16 400 (15.02%) CSS
17 399 (14.98%) Git (software)
18 394 (14.80%) Apple Swift
19 382 (14.34%) .NET
20 332 (12.47%) Linux
20 332 (12.47%) AWS
21 331 (12.43%) Test Automation
22 322 (12.09%) Objective-C
23 318 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
24 317 (11.90%) Microsoft
25 296 (11.12%) SQL
25 296 (11.12%) Finance
26 292 (10.97%) Degree
27 279 (10.48%) React
28 277 (10.40%) 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 58 (2.18%) MS Exchange
2 51 (1.92%) CMS
3 44 (1.65%) Skype for Business
4 36 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (1.31%) Confluence
6 31 (1.16%) WordPress
7 29 (1.09%) IIS
8 28 (1.05%) SharePoint
9 26 (0.98%) Apache
10 25 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
12 17 (0.64%) Drupal
13 16 (0.60%) Joomla!
14 12 (0.45%) nginx
15 11 (0.41%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (0.38%) OpenStack
17 9 (0.34%) Headless CMS
18 7 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
19 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 150 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (1.35%) Sketch
5 30 (1.13%) InVision
6 26 (0.98%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 16 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.34%) Adobe XD
10 7 (0.26%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.19%) Figma
12 4 (0.15%) Acrobat
12 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.15%) InDesign
12 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.11%) Zeplin
14 2 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.075%) Flinto
14 2 (0.075%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Magento
1 16 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.30%) GoldMine
4 7 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.11%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.038%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.038%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.038%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.038%) Shopify
6 1 (0.038%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 332 (12.47%) AWS
2 243 (9.13%) Office 365
3 210 (7.89%) Azure
4 109 (4.09%) GitHub
5 89 (3.34%) SaaS
6 79 (2.97%) Google Play
7 53 (1.99%) GCP
8 44 (1.65%) Serverless
9 29 (1.09%) Firebase
10 28 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
10 28 (1.05%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.94%) PaaS
12 24 (0.90%) OneDrive
13 23 (0.86%) npm
14 20 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 20 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
15 19 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
16 18 (0.68%) Google Analytics
17 16 (0.60%) AWS IoT
18 15 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 141 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 94 (3.53%) LAN
3 84 (3.15%) Skype
4 74 (2.78%) WAN
5 73 (2.74%) Internet
6 71 (2.67%) Firewall
7 56 (2.10%) DNS
8 53 (1.99%) Wireless
9 51 (1.92%) Wireshark
10 47 (1.76%) VPN
11 45 (1.69%) VoIP
12 34 (1.28%) DHCP
13 25 (0.94%) Bluetooth
14 23 (0.86%) HTTP
15 18 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
16 17 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.56%) Broadband
18 14 (0.53%) RFID
18 14 (0.53%) WebEx
19 13 (0.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (7.70%) SQL Server
2 168 (6.31%) MySQL
3 74 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 68 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 39 (1.46%) Relational Database
7 31 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 19 (0.71%) Redis
9 18 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 17 (0.64%) Big Data
11 16 (0.60%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.34%) SQLite
13 8 (0.30%) Amazon Aurora
13 8 (0.30%) GIS
14 7 (0.26%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.23%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.19%) DB2
16 5 (0.19%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 399 (14.98%) Git (software)
2 187 (7.02%) Android Studio
3 158 (5.93%) JIRA
4 137 (5.14%) Xcode
5 124 (4.66%) Selenium
6 120 (4.51%) Cucumber
7 99 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 76 (2.85%) Bitbucket
9 74 (2.78%) Appium
10 73 (2.74%) Gradle
11 68 (2.55%) Visual Studio
12 63 (2.37%) Maven
13 50 (1.88%) Calabash
13 50 (1.88%) Postman
14 43 (1.61%) Charles Proxy
15 38 (1.43%) git-flow
16 33 (1.24%) JUnit
17 30 (1.13%) Subversion
18 25 (0.94%) Eclipse
18 25 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 296 (11.12%) Finance
2 228 (8.56%) Retail
3 127 (4.77%) Games
4 95 (3.57%) Banking
5 77 (2.89%) Marketing
6 46 (1.73%) Electronics
7 43 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 42 (1.58%) Law
9 40 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 40 (1.50%) Publishing
10 35 (1.31%) Back Office
11 27 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 25 (0.94%) Public Sector
13 20 (0.75%) Legal
14 14 (0.53%) French Language
15 11 (0.41%) Advertising
16 5 (0.19%) Automotive
16 5 (0.19%) Billing
16 5 (0.19%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,331 (49.98%) Developer
2 444 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 268 (10.06%) Senior Developer
4 258 (9.69%) Mobile Developer
5 210 (7.89%) Software Engineer
6 180 (6.76%) Analyst
7 155 (5.82%) Java Developer
8 144 (5.41%) iOS Developer
9 128 (4.81%) Applications Developer
10 125 (4.69%) Android Engineer
11 119 (4.47%) Software Developer
12 108 (4.06%) Lead Developer
13 100 (3.76%) PHP Developer
14 92 (3.45%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 90 (3.38%) Support Engineer
16 88 (3.30%) Junior
17 81 (3.04%) Support Analyst
18 80 (3.00%) .NET Developer
19 78 (2.93%) QA Engineer
19 78 (2.93%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (16.60%) HTML
2 400 (15.02%) CSS
3 382 (14.34%) .NET
4 279 (10.48%) React
5 264 (9.91%) React Native
6 239 (8.97%) AngularJS
7 229 (8.60%) REST
8 206 (7.74%) Node.js
9 198 (7.44%) Web Services
10 187 (7.02%) RESTful
11 175 (6.57%) HTML5
12 164 (6.16%) RxJava
13 154 (5.78%) JSON
14 144 (5.41%) Dagger
15 141 (5.29%) Spring
16 139 (5.22%) Android SDK
16 139 (5.22%) ASP.NET
17 122 (4.58%) jQuery
18 119 (4.47%) iOS SDK
19 112 (4.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 929 (34.89%) Mobile App
2 414 (15.55%) User Experience
3 164 (6.16%) Greenfield Project
4 136 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
6 104 (3.91%) Smartphone
7 101 (3.79%) iPhone
8 64 (2.40%) iPad
9 60 (2.25%) Blackberry
10 52 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
11 48 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (1.61%) Blog
13 34 (1.28%) Algorithms
13 34 (1.28%) Management Information System
14 33 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
15 30 (1.13%) Client/Server
16 27 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
17 26 (0.98%) Social Media
18 24 (0.90%) Cloud Native
19 20 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,860 (69.85%) Apple iOS
2 556 (20.88%) Windows
3 332 (12.47%) Linux
4 161 (6.05%) Windows 10
5 128 (4.81%) Windows 7
6 112 (4.21%) Windows Server
7 89 (3.34%) Mac OS X
8 77 (2.89%) Mac OS
9 51 (1.92%) Unix
10 40 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (1.13%) tvOS
13 25 (0.94%) Windows Phone
14 21 (0.79%) CentOS
15 19 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
16 18 (0.68%) Windows 8
17 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
18 13 (0.49%) Windows XP
19 11 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (37.40%) Android Development
2 918 (34.47%) Agile Software Development
3 643 (24.15%) Mobile Development
4 593 (22.27%) iOS Development
5 457 (17.16%) Software Engineering
6 407 (15.28%) TDD
7 331 (12.43%) Test Automation
8 318 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
9 277 (10.40%) Scrum
10 231 (8.67%) DevOps
11 225 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
11 225 (8.45%) Mobile Application Development
12 211 (7.92%) E-Commerce
13 207 (7.77%) Computer Science
14 202 (7.59%) OO
15 197 (7.40%) BDD
16 194 (7.29%) Mentoring
17 193 (7.25%) MVC
18 180 (6.76%) Fintech
19 163 (6.12%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 990 (37.18%) Java
2 719 (27.00%) JavaScript
3 580 (21.78%) Kotlin
4 480 (18.02%) C#
5 394 (14.80%) Apple Swift
6 322 (12.09%) Objective-C
7 296 (11.12%) SQL
8 253 (9.50%) Python
9 246 (9.24%) PHP
10 164 (6.16%) C++
11 140 (5.26%) C
12 131 (4.92%) Ruby
13 72 (2.70%) Java 8
14 67 (2.52%) TypeScript
15 40 (1.50%) Go
16 39 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 36 (1.35%) T-SQL
18 35 (1.31%) ES6
19 23 (0.86%) PowerShell
20 21 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 292 (10.97%) Degree
2 115 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 34 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.05%) DV Cleared
6 21 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
7 20 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (0.56%) ISEB
10 13 (0.49%) MCSE
10 13 (0.49%) SC Cleared
11 12 (0.45%) CISSP
12 11 (0.41%) CCNA
12 11 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (0.34%) HND
13 9 (0.34%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.34%) MCSA
14 8 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (0.26%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (0.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (9.84%) QA
2 30 (1.13%) SLA
3 10 (0.38%) GDPR
4 8 (0.30%) WCAG
5 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.075%) PSD2
8 1 (0.038%) GxP
8 1 (0.038%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 26262
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 246 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 202 (7.59%) Docker
3 43 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.71%) Firmware
5 16 (0.60%) Hyper-V
6 11 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.15%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.11%) HDFS
9 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.11%) Time Sharing Option
9 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.075%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.075%) vSphere
10 2 (0.075%) XenApp
10 2 (0.075%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.038%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 111 (4.17%) SCCM
2 105 (3.94%) Kubernetes
3 44 (1.65%) Mesos
4 38 (1.43%) Marathon
5 33 (1.24%) Ansible
5 33 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
6 26 (0.98%) Terraform
7 21 (0.79%) AirWatch
8 13 (0.49%) Puppet
9 12 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
10 11 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
11 10 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
12 9 (0.34%) Grafana
12 9 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (0.30%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
14 5 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
14 5 (0.19%) Perfmon
14 5 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 317 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 209 (7.85%) Apple
3 177 (6.65%) Google
4 163 (6.12%) Xamarin
5 78 (2.93%) Adobe
6 51 (1.92%) VMware
7 48 (1.80%) Oracle
8 32 (1.20%) Citrix
9 27 (1.01%) Cisco
10 26 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 20 (0.75%) Dell
12 19 (0.71%) HP
13 18 (0.68%) Zend
14 17 (0.64%) MobileIron
15 16 (0.60%) Symantec
16 15 (0.56%) SAP
17 14 (0.53%) New Relic
18 13 (0.49%) Remedy
18 13 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
19 10 (0.38%) Mitel