Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Google Open Handset Alliance Android
UK
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 160 156
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Android 2,399 1,807 3,298
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.38% 2.16% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.94% 10.24% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,721 1,456 2,397
10th Percentile £31,750 £29,250 £27,900
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 18,536 17,651 32,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.36% 21.06% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14,089 14,469 26,483
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +3.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,314
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.62% +5.78%

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 15 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Android in the UK

Android
Top 18 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 15 June 2021. 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 +28 2,192 £57,500 +4.55% 417
UK excluding London 0 1,139 £50,000 +5.26% 261
London +25 1,094 £67,500 +3.85% 181
Work from Home -24 578 £55,000 -15.38% 107
South East +15 417 £55,000 - 48
North of England -24 214 £41,331 -2.75% 81
South West +14 189 £45,000 -2.70% 30
Midlands +15 130 £40,500 +8.00% 44
North West -6 124 £42,500 - 54
East of England +34 107 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Yorkshire -37 80 £39,250 -12.78% 21
West Midlands +10 76 £40,000 -5.88% 28
East Midlands -18 52 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Scotland -63 49 £52,500 - 15
Wales +9 34 £50,000 +42.86% 10
North East -20 12 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Northern Ireland -10 8 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Isle of Man - 1 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 1,631 (67.99%) Apple iOS
2 1,080 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
3 793 (33.06%) Android Development
4 752 (31.35%) Mobile App
5 702 (29.26%) Java
6 654 (27.26%) JavaScript
7 573 (23.88%) Social Skills
8 569 (23.72%) Mobile Development
9 494 (20.59%) iOS Development
10 461 (19.22%) Kotlin
11 444 (18.51%) React Native
12 428 (17.84%) Git (software)
13 402 (16.76%) Software Engineering
14 392 (16.34%) Windows
15 356 (14.84%) C#
16 354 (14.76%) User Experience
17 321 (13.38%) React
18 320 (13.34%) HTML
18 320 (13.34%) CSS
19 294 (12.26%) AWS
20 290 (12.09%) Microsoft
21 289 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
22 285 (11.88%) Finance
23 277 (11.55%) Apple Swift
24 272 (11.34%) Python
25 269 (11.21%) Degree
26 267 (11.13%) SQL
26 267 (11.13%) TypeScript
27 262 (10.92%) TDD
28 260 (10.84%) Azure

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 82 (3.42%) Confluence
2 77 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 71 (2.96%) MS Exchange
4 47 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (1.79%) CMS
6 31 (1.29%) WordPress
7 23 (0.96%) Umbraco
8 22 (0.92%) Apache
9 15 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
10 14 (0.58%) Drupal
11 13 (0.54%) IIS
11 13 (0.54%) nginx
12 12 (0.50%) Headless CMS
12 12 (0.50%) Skype for Business
13 10 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
16 7 (0.29%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.29%) JBoss
17 3 (0.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 102 (4.25%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.88%) Figma
3 39 (1.63%) Sketch
4 25 (1.04%) InVision
5 18 (0.75%) Adobe XD
6 13 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
7 12 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 11 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (0.33%) Photoshop
10 7 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.21%) InDesign
11 5 (0.21%) Simulink
12 4 (0.17%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
13 3 (0.13%) UserZoom
14 2 (0.083%) Marvel
14 2 (0.083%) UXPin
15 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 20 (0.83%) Magento
2 13 (0.54%) Shopify
3 12 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (0.13%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.13%) Sage 300 ERP
4 3 (0.13%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.083%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.042%) Relativity
6 1 (0.042%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.042%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.042%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 294 (12.26%) AWS
2 260 (10.84%) Azure
3 167 (6.96%) Microsoft 365
4 140 (5.84%) SaaS
5 128 (5.34%) Firebase
6 107 (4.46%) GitHub
7 93 (3.88%) GCP
7 93 (3.88%) Google Play
8 61 (2.54%) Serverless
9 55 (2.29%) Amazon S3
10 53 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
11 48 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
12 37 (1.54%) PaaS
13 36 (1.50%) AWS Lambda
14 32 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 32 (1.33%) npm
14 32 (1.33%) Power Platform
15 30 (1.25%) BrowserStack
16 27 (1.13%) AppsFlyer
16 27 (1.13%) Pushwoosh
Communications & Networking
1 79 (3.29%) Internet
2 70 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 64 (2.67%) VPN
4 61 (2.54%) Firewall
5 43 (1.79%) DNS
6 36 (1.50%) Broadband
7 35 (1.46%) VoIP
8 32 (1.33%) LAN
9 31 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
9 31 (1.29%) DHCP
9 31 (1.29%) WAN
9 31 (1.29%) Wireshark
10 29 (1.21%) Skype
11 26 (1.08%) Bluetooth
11 26 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (1.04%) HTTP
13 20 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (0.75%) Network Security
15 17 (0.71%) Wireless
16 12 (0.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (5.34%) MySQL
2 107 (4.46%) NoSQL
2 107 (4.46%) SQL Server
3 64 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
4 59 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 57 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
6 51 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 51 (2.13%) Relational Database
7 32 (1.33%) Redis
8 24 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (0.71%) SQLite
10 15 (0.63%) Power BI
11 12 (0.50%) RDBMS
12 11 (0.46%) BigQuery
13 9 (0.38%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.25%) Big Data
14 6 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.21%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 428 (17.84%) Git (software)
2 192 (8.00%) JIRA
3 119 (4.96%) Jenkins
4 85 (3.54%) Bitbucket
5 75 (3.13%) Xcode
6 64 (2.67%) Android Studio
6 64 (2.67%) Selenium
7 63 (2.63%) Appium
8 58 (2.42%) Mercurial
9 50 (2.08%) Postman
10 41 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 41 (1.71%) Cypress.io
11 35 (1.46%) webpack
12 33 (1.38%) Gradle
13 29 (1.21%) Visual Studio
14 27 (1.13%) git-flow
14 27 (1.13%) Maven
15 26 (1.08%) CircleCI
16 25 (1.04%) JMeter
17 23 (0.96%) Axure RP
General
1 573 (23.88%) Social Skills
2 285 (11.88%) Finance
3 166 (6.92%) Games
4 109 (4.54%) Retail
5 80 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 77 (3.21%) Banking
7 61 (2.54%) Marketing
8 56 (2.33%) Electronics
9 39 (1.63%) Automotive
10 30 (1.25%) Advertising
10 30 (1.25%) Publishing
10 30 (1.25%) Telecoms
11 28 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
12 27 (1.13%) Wearables
13 26 (1.08%) Law
14 24 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
15 20 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
15 20 (0.83%) Public Sector
16 19 (0.79%) Manufacturing
17 18 (0.75%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,127 (46.98%) Developer
2 293 (12.21%) Android Developer
3 257 (10.71%) Mobile Developer
4 242 (10.09%) Senior Developer
5 186 (7.75%) Software Engineer
6 162 (6.75%) React Developer
7 116 (4.84%) iOS Developer
8 109 (4.54%) Android Engineer
9 95 (3.96%) Applications Developer
10 88 (3.67%) Software Developer
11 87 (3.63%) Designer
12 85 (3.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 84 (3.50%) Analyst
13 84 (3.50%) Full Stack Developer
14 77 (3.21%) Java Developer
15 72 (3.00%) Lead Developer
16 68 (2.83%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 68 (2.83%) Senior Android Developer
17 67 (2.79%) Consultant
18 65 (2.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (18.51%) React Native
2 321 (13.38%) React
3 320 (13.34%) CSS
3 320 (13.34%) HTML
4 247 (10.30%) .NET
4 247 (10.30%) Node.js
5 239 (9.96%) REST
6 219 (9.13%) RESTful
7 183 (7.63%) Web Services
8 158 (6.59%) AngularJS
9 133 (5.54%) HTML5
10 115 (4.79%) Redux
11 106 (4.42%) JSON
12 97 (4.04%) ASP.NET
13 90 (3.75%) Flutter
14 83 (3.46%) CSS3
15 81 (3.38%) Vue.js
16 80 (3.33%) GraphQL
17 78 (3.25%) .NET Framework
18 70 (2.92%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 752 (31.35%) Mobile App
2 354 (14.76%) User Experience
3 143 (5.96%) iPhone
4 119 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
5 107 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
6 73 (3.04%) Embedded Systems
7 64 (2.67%) Renewable Energy
8 36 (1.50%) Social Media
9 31 (1.29%) Management Information System
9 31 (1.29%) Smartphone
10 28 (1.17%) Driving Licence
10 28 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.08%) iPad
12 25 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
13 23 (0.96%) Wiki
14 22 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 22 (0.92%) Online Banking
15 21 (0.88%) Internet of Things
16 20 (0.83%) Virtual Team
17 19 (0.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,631 (67.99%) Apple iOS
2 392 (16.34%) Windows
3 233 (9.71%) Linux
4 126 (5.25%) Windows 10
5 101 (4.21%) Windows Server
6 48 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 48 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
8 44 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 42 (1.75%) Mac OS
10 39 (1.63%) Unix
11 33 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 27 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
13 25 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
14 6 (0.25%) Android TV
14 6 (0.25%) tvOS
15 5 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
16 4 (0.17%) CentOS
16 4 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,080 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 793 (33.06%) Android Development
3 569 (23.72%) Mobile Development
4 494 (20.59%) iOS Development
5 402 (16.76%) Software Engineering
6 289 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
7 262 (10.92%) TDD
8 255 (10.63%) DevOps
9 247 (10.30%) Test Automation
10 242 (10.09%) OO
11 211 (8.80%) Mobile Application Development
12 208 (8.67%) Scrum
13 200 (8.34%) Computer Science
14 198 (8.25%) Unit Testing
15 197 (8.21%) Mentoring
16 186 (7.75%) Microservices
17 156 (6.50%) Fintech
18 155 (6.46%) Continuous Integration
19 151 (6.29%) E-Commerce
20 147 (6.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 702 (29.26%) Java
2 654 (27.26%) JavaScript
3 461 (19.22%) Kotlin
4 356 (14.84%) C#
5 277 (11.55%) Apple Swift
6 272 (11.34%) Python
7 267 (11.13%) SQL
7 267 (11.13%) TypeScript
8 200 (8.34%) C++
9 155 (6.46%) Objective-C
10 151 (6.29%) C
11 128 (5.34%) PHP
12 92 (3.83%) ES6
13 67 (2.79%) PowerShell
14 58 (2.42%) Ruby
15 44 (1.83%) Scala
16 42 (1.75%) Go
17 27 (1.13%) Dart
18 25 (1.04%) Bash Shell
19 21 (0.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 269 (11.21%) Degree
2 125 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 25 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (1.00%) CCNA
6 24 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 19 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 15 (0.63%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 15 (0.63%) MCSE
9 11 (0.46%) PhD
10 7 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.29%) MCP
10 7 (0.29%) MCSA
11 5 (0.21%) CCNP
11 5 (0.21%) HNC
11 5 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.17%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (9.25%) QA
2 28 (1.17%) SLA
3 23 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.83%) Accessibility
5 8 (0.33%) GDPR
6 7 (0.29%) WCAG
7 5 (0.21%) MISRA
8 4 (0.17%) COSHH
8 4 (0.17%) HIPAA
8 4 (0.17%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.17%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.042%) COBIT
10 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.042%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.042%) NCSC
System Software
1 202 (8.42%) Active Directory
2 179 (7.46%) Docker
3 75 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 29 (1.21%) Firmware
6 26 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 23 (0.96%) vSphere
8 22 (0.92%) VirtualBox
9 14 (0.58%) BitLocker
10 12 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.29%) XenApp
13 6 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
15 4 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 102 (4.25%) Kubernetes
2 73 (3.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 56 (2.33%) SCCM
4 31 (1.29%) Terraform
5 25 (1.04%) Ansible
6 24 (1.00%) Jamf Pro
7 13 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (0.38%) FortiGate
10 7 (0.29%) Grafana
10 7 (0.29%) Prometheus
10 7 (0.29%) Salt
10 7 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (0.25%) PaperCut
12 5 (0.21%) SCOM
12 5 (0.21%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.17%) Puppet
13 4 (0.17%) Rancher
13 4 (0.17%) Rsyslog
14 3 (0.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 290 (12.09%) Microsoft
2 206 (8.59%) Apple
3 202 (8.42%) Google
4 138 (5.75%) Xamarin
5 96 (4.00%) VMware
6 56 (2.33%) Citrix
7 55 (2.29%) Cisco
8 46 (1.92%) Adobe
9 26 (1.08%) Atlassian
9 26 (1.08%) HP
9 26 (1.08%) SAP
10 22 (0.92%) Samsung
11 21 (0.88%) Dell
11 21 (0.88%) Oracle
11 21 (0.88%) ServiceNow
12 15 (0.63%) Sitecore
13 14 (0.58%) hybris
13 14 (0.58%) Veeam
14 13 (0.54%) McAfee
14 13 (0.54%) Symantec