Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 145 162
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 -44
Permanent jobs citing Android 3,493 4,345 3,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.19% 2.42% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.44% 9.87% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,681 3,655 3,530
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £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 37,016 44,010 45,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.18% 24.49% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 29,755 35,607 38,706
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -17 3,274 £50,000 +6.38% 664
UK excluding London +7 2,028 £42,500 +6.25% 467
London -30 1,399 £62,500 +8.70% 245
South East +50 636 £40,000 - 103
North of England -14 440 £40,000 - 133
South West +45 395 £45,000 +5.88% 59
North West -23 260 £40,000 - 65
East of England -41 212 £50,000 +11.11% 65
Midlands -86 188 £37,500 +7.14% 60
Yorkshire -5 155 £42,500 +6.25% 58
East Midlands -19 105 £40,000 +6.67% 30
Scotland -12 103 £45,000 +5.88% 29
West Midlands -125 81 £35,000 - 30
Wales -11 41 £40,000 - 18
North East -7 25 £21,000 -30.00% 10
Northern Ireland -3 14 £33,250 -16.88%

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 2,328 (66.65%) Apple iOS
2 1,344 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
3 1,198 (34.30%) Java
4 1,109 (31.75%) Android Development
5 975 (27.91%) JavaScript
6 922 (26.40%) C#
7 898 (25.71%) Mobile App
8 784 (22.44%) Windows
9 746 (21.36%) HTML
10 701 (20.07%) iOS Development
11 663 (18.98%) .NET
12 630 (18.04%) CSS
13 603 (17.26%) User Experience
14 590 (16.89%) Software Engineering
15 589 (16.86%) Microsoft
16 532 (15.23%) Git (software)
17 525 (15.03%) Mobile Development
18 478 (13.68%) SQL Server
19 476 (13.63%) SQL
20 461 (13.20%) Test Automation
21 457 (13.08%) TDD
21 457 (13.08%) Linux
22 450 (12.88%) Degree
23 443 (12.68%) Finance
24 404 (11.57%) Scrum
25 393 (11.25%) Google
26 388 (11.11%) C++
27 379 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
28 370 (10.59%) Python
29 369 (10.56%) MVC

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 93 (2.66%) Confluence
1 93 (2.66%) MS Exchange
2 90 (2.58%) Apache
3 89 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 80 (2.29%) CMS
5 66 (1.89%) IIS
6 63 (1.80%) SharePoint
7 55 (1.57%) Skype for Business
7 55 (1.57%) WordPress
8 50 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 35 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (0.89%) Apache Pig
11 27 (0.77%) WebLogic
12 23 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 22 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 20 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
15 19 (0.54%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.49%) GlassFish
17 14 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
18 13 (0.37%) WildFly
Applications
1 183 (5.24%) Microsoft Office
2 115 (3.29%) Chatbot
3 62 (1.77%) Microsoft Excel
4 57 (1.63%) Photoshop
5 52 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 51 (1.46%) InVision
7 23 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 15 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.23%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
11 5 (0.14%) Flinto
11 5 (0.14%) InDesign
11 5 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
12 4 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
12 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
12 4 (0.11%) UserZoom
13 3 (0.086%) UXPin
14 2 (0.057%) Avid Media Composer
14 2 (0.057%) Pixate
Business Applications
1 20 (0.57%) Magento
2 16 (0.46%) Odoo
3 11 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.20%) Shopify
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.086%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.057%) Maximo
7 2 (0.057%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.057%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.057%) ScheduALL
8 1 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.029%) Line 50
8 1 (0.029%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.029%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.029%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 296 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 248 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
3 210 (6.01%) Office 365
4 205 (5.87%) Google Play
5 133 (3.81%) GitHub
6 69 (1.98%) SaaS
7 62 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
8 33 (0.94%) Google Analytics
9 30 (0.86%) IaaS
10 26 (0.74%) PaaS
11 25 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 25 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
13 23 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
14 22 (0.63%) G Suite
14 22 (0.63%) Serverless
15 19 (0.54%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.46%) Slack
17 14 (0.40%) Firebase
18 13 (0.37%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 164 (4.70%) TCP/IP
2 127 (3.64%) Firewall
3 111 (3.18%) Internet
4 103 (2.95%) HTTP
5 97 (2.78%) DNS
6 67 (1.92%) LAN
7 66 (1.89%) Wireless
8 63 (1.80%) Skype
9 62 (1.77%) DHCP
10 56 (1.60%) VPN
11 55 (1.57%) SSL
12 51 (1.46%) VoIP
13 47 (1.35%) WAN
14 46 (1.32%) Bluetooth
15 40 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
16 39 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (0.92%) Modbus
17 32 (0.92%) RS-485
18 31 (0.89%) Network Security
19 28 (0.80%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 478 (13.68%) SQL Server
2 174 (4.98%) MySQL
3 135 (3.86%) Big Data
4 91 (2.61%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 66 (1.89%) Hadoop
7 63 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 54 (1.55%) NoSQL
9 37 (1.06%) Blockchain
10 34 (0.97%) Apache Hive
11 28 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 21 (0.60%) Redis
13 18 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (0.52%) SQLite
14 15 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (0.43%) Power BI
15 13 (0.37%) MariaDB
16 12 (0.34%) CouchDB
16 12 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 532 (15.23%) Git (software)
2 312 (8.93%) JIRA
3 225 (6.44%) Android Studio
4 191 (5.47%) Jenkins
5 185 (5.30%) Visual Studio
6 178 (5.10%) Selenium
7 165 (4.72%) Maven
8 145 (4.15%) Subversion
9 135 (3.86%) Gradle
10 124 (3.55%) Xcode
11 102 (2.92%) Appium
12 100 (2.86%) Cucumber
13 96 (2.75%) Robot Framework
14 88 (2.52%) Bitbucket
15 77 (2.20%) Eclipse
16 73 (2.09%) JUnit
17 61 (1.75%) git-flow
18 53 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (1.23%) Ant
20 39 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 443 (12.68%) Finance
2 249 (7.13%) Games
3 152 (4.35%) Marketing
4 151 (4.32%) Retail
5 140 (4.01%) Banking
6 95 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 94 (2.69%) Manufacturing
8 76 (2.18%) Electronics
9 52 (1.49%) Law
9 52 (1.49%) Legal
10 42 (1.20%) Automotive
11 40 (1.15%) Publishing
12 31 (0.89%) Advertising
13 21 (0.60%) Back Office
14 17 (0.49%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.29%) Billing
16 10 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.17%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.17%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 1,724 (49.36%) Developer
2 530 (15.17%) Android Developer
3 335 (9.59%) Software Engineer
4 286 (8.19%) Senior Developer
5 283 (8.10%) .NET Developer
6 278 (7.96%) C# Developer
7 241 (6.90%) Software Developer
8 217 (6.21%) Mobile Developer
9 194 (5.55%) iOS Developer
10 189 (5.41%) Analyst
11 187 (5.35%) Java Developer
12 179 (5.12%) C# .NET Developer
13 146 (4.18%) Applications Developer
14 142 (4.07%) Support Engineer
15 132 (3.78%) Android Engineer
16 121 (3.46%) ASP.NET Developer
17 116 (3.32%) Lead Developer
17 116 (3.32%) Tester
18 113 (3.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 109 (3.12%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 746 (21.36%) HTML
2 663 (18.98%) .NET
3 630 (18.04%) CSS
4 341 (9.76%) ASP.NET
5 334 (9.56%) AngularJS
6 317 (9.08%) HTML5
7 308 (8.82%) Web Services
8 278 (7.96%) REST
9 271 (7.76%) Node.js
10 256 (7.33%) React
11 247 (7.07%) RESTful
12 226 (6.47%) RxJava
13 225 (6.44%) JSON
14 218 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC
15 195 (5.58%) jQuery
16 190 (5.44%) React Native
17 185 (5.30%) Spring
18 179 (5.12%) XML
19 170 (4.87%) Android SDK
20 151 (4.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 898 (25.71%) Mobile App
2 603 (17.26%) User Experience
3 206 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
4 162 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
5 158 (4.52%) iPhone
6 136 (3.89%) Fintech
7 97 (2.78%) Blackberry
8 80 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
9 76 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
10 75 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
11 52 (1.49%) Mobile Games
12 51 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
13 50 (1.43%) Social Media
14 49 (1.40%) Management Information System
15 44 (1.26%) iPad
16 43 (1.23%) Data Structures
16 43 (1.23%) Smartphone
17 39 (1.12%) Device Driver
17 39 (1.12%) Social Gaming
18 37 (1.06%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 2,328 (66.65%) Apple iOS
2 784 (22.44%) Windows
3 457 (13.08%) Linux
4 211 (6.04%) Windows 10
5 201 (5.75%) Windows Server
6 175 (5.01%) Windows 7
7 118 (3.38%) Mac OS X
8 95 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 91 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 81 (2.32%) Unix
11 62 (1.77%) Mac OS
12 48 (1.37%) Ubuntu
13 45 (1.29%) Windows 8
14 43 (1.23%) Windows Phone
15 35 (1.00%) Embedded Linux
16 32 (0.92%) FreeRTOS
17 19 (0.54%) openSUSE
18 17 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
20 13 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,344 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 1,109 (31.75%) Android Development
3 701 (20.07%) iOS Development
4 590 (16.89%) Software Engineering
5 525 (15.03%) Mobile Development
6 461 (13.20%) Test Automation
7 457 (13.08%) TDD
8 404 (11.57%) Scrum
9 379 (10.85%) Continuous Integration
10 369 (10.56%) MVC
11 345 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
12 341 (9.76%) OO
13 339 (9.71%) Mentoring
14 286 (8.19%) Unit Testing
15 274 (7.84%) Computer Science
16 257 (7.36%) BDD
17 252 (7.21%) Analytics
18 248 (7.10%) Open Source
19 244 (6.99%) Web Development
20 217 (6.21%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,198 (34.30%) Java
2 975 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 922 (26.40%) C#
4 476 (13.63%) SQL
5 388 (11.11%) C++
6 370 (10.59%) Python
7 359 (10.28%) Objective-C
8 349 (9.99%) Apple Swift
9 268 (7.67%) C
10 259 (7.41%) PHP
11 251 (7.19%) Kotlin
12 142 (4.07%) Ruby
13 102 (2.92%) PowerShell
14 87 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 71 (2.03%) Bash Shell
16 62 (1.77%) ES6
17 59 (1.69%) T-SQL
18 53 (1.52%) Go
19 46 (1.32%) Perl
19 46 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 450 (12.88%) Degree
2 144 (4.12%) Security Cleared
3 127 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (2.40%) DV Cleared
4 84 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 46 (1.32%) MCSE
7 40 (1.15%) CISSP
8 39 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (1.06%) CCNA
10 36 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
11 33 (0.94%) Network+ Certification
12 31 (0.89%) GIAC
13 30 (0.86%) Linux+ Certification
13 30 (0.86%) SANS
13 30 (0.86%) SSCP
14 27 (0.77%) ISEB
15 25 (0.72%) A+ Certification
16 21 (0.60%) MCP
17 20 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 274 (7.84%) QA
2 61 (1.75%) SLA
3 30 (0.86%) GDPR
4 17 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.49%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.20%) PMO
7 6 (0.17%) PSD2
7 6 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.11%) ISO 13485
9 2 (0.057%) WCAG
10 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.029%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 15765
10 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.029%) JTAG
System Software
1 268 (7.67%) Active Directory
2 204 (5.84%) Docker
3 84 (2.40%) Firmware
4 81 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 43 (1.23%) vSphere
6 34 (0.97%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (0.57%) XenApp
9 12 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.20%) BitLocker
10 7 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.086%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.057%) iptables
13 2 (0.057%) NFS
13 2 (0.057%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.057%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 88 (2.52%) SCCM
2 63 (1.80%) Puppet
3 61 (1.75%) Kubernetes
4 52 (1.49%) Salt
5 51 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
6 30 (0.86%) AirWatch
7 28 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
8 24 (0.69%) Perfmon
9 23 (0.66%) Terraform
10 19 (0.54%) Ansible
11 17 (0.49%) HP ALM
12 15 (0.43%) WSUS
13 11 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
14 8 (0.23%) Nessus
15 6 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
15 6 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (0.14%) Backup Exec
16 5 (0.14%) Clonezilla
16 5 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 4 (0.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 589 (16.86%) Microsoft
2 393 (11.25%) Google
3 249 (7.13%) Xamarin
4 232 (6.64%) Apple
5 116 (3.32%) VMware
6 94 (2.69%) Oracle
7 85 (2.43%) Adobe
8 79 (2.26%) Citrix
9 68 (1.95%) Cisco
10 62 (1.77%) Atlassian
10 62 (1.77%) Facebook
11 50 (1.43%) MobileIron
12 39 (1.12%) SAP
13 37 (1.06%) Bloomberg
14 35 (1.00%) HP
14 35 (1.00%) Reuters
15 30 (0.86%) ServiceNow
16 27 (0.77%) WorldPay
17 26 (0.74%) Sitecore
18 18 (0.52%) Ivanti