Period
to 28 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mobile App in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile App over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 131 150 131
Rank change year-on-year +19 -19 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mobile App 3,217 3,599 4,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.56% 2.38% 2.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.65% 6.02% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,598 2,703 3,686
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.53% -2.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Mobile App is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 48,398 59,817 66,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.52% 39.60% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 37,194 45,391 51,664
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mobile App as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mobile App.

Salary trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile App within the UK over the 6 months to 28 January 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 +10 2,972 £52,500 +5.00% 694
UK excluding London +22 1,804 £45,000 +5.88% 472
London +9 1,353 £65,000 +4.00% 266
South East +2 507 £45,000 +5.88% 88
North of England +26 482 £45,000 +12.50% 154
North West +48 278 £50,000 +25.00% 92
Midlands +48 278 £39,500 +5.33% 81
South West +38 184 £40,000 -5.88% 58
East of England +8 172 £57,500 +9.52% 47
West Midlands +43 151 £40,000 +6.67% 40
Scotland +34 145 £45,000 +4.65% 26
Yorkshire -33 133 £45,000 +5.88% 51
East Midlands +30 127 £37,500 - 41
North East +62 71 £45,000 +20.00% 11
Wales +12 37 £40,000 +3.49% 16
Northern Ireland -3 18 £52,500 +75.00% 2

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing Mobile App 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 Mobile App.

1 1,478 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 1,157 (35.97%) JavaScript
3 928 (28.85%) Android
4 890 (27.67%) Apple iOS
5 724 (22.51%) HTML
6 713 (22.16%) CSS
7 701 (21.79%) C#
8 647 (20.11%) Java
9 573 (17.81%) User Experience
10 544 (16.91%) .NET
11 540 (16.79%) Test Automation
12 519 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
13 494 (15.36%) Scrum
14 460 (14.30%) Git (software)
15 446 (13.86%) SQL
16 443 (13.77%) TDD
17 430 (13.37%) React
18 426 (13.24%) DevOps
18 426 (13.24%) PHP
19 423 (13.15%) Mobile Development
20 410 (12.74%) QA
21 402 (12.50%) Android Development
22 398 (12.37%) E-Commerce
23 391 (12.15%) iOS Development
24 387 (12.03%) Software Engineering
25 381 (11.84%) Finance
26 374 (11.63%) AWS
27 354 (11.00%) Apple Swift
28 352 (10.94%) MVC
29 351 (10.91%) Degree

Mobile App
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
1 143 (4.45%) CMS
2 80 (2.49%) Confluence
3 59 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 59 (1.83%) IIS
4 34 (1.06%) SharePoint
5 26 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 23 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 21 (0.65%) WordPress
8 20 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
9 19 (0.59%) Apache
10 17 (0.53%) NServiceBus
11 16 (0.50%) Drupal
11 16 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.47%) EPiServer
13 12 (0.37%) Headless CMS
13 12 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.37%) Umbraco
14 9 (0.28%) Mule
15 7 (0.22%) Skype for Business
16 6 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 99 (3.08%) Sketch
2 75 (2.33%) InVision
3 44 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (1.37%) Photoshop
4 34 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
5 29 (0.90%) Figma
6 27 (0.84%) Chatbot
6 27 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
7 11 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (0.25%) InDesign
8 8 (0.25%) Marvel
8 8 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
9 7 (0.22%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.22%) Zeplin
10 5 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 5 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.16%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (0.44%) SAP Business One
2 10 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.25%) Magento
4 5 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.062%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.062%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.031%) Aareon QL
8 1 (0.031%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.031%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.031%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.031%) Social Studio
8 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.031%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 374 (11.63%) AWS
2 348 (10.82%) Azure
3 209 (6.50%) SaaS
4 135 (4.20%) GitHub
5 94 (2.92%) Serverless
6 91 (2.83%) PaaS
7 87 (2.70%) GCP
8 60 (1.87%) npm
9 56 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 52 (1.62%) Office 365
11 50 (1.55%) Google Play
12 41 (1.27%) Firebase
13 40 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
14 38 (1.18%) Azure Functions
15 37 (1.15%) Google Analytics
16 35 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (0.75%) Amazon ECS
18 23 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
18 23 (0.71%) IaaS
19 22 (0.68%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 72 (2.24%) Internet
2 20 (0.62%) HTTP
3 16 (0.50%) DAB
3 16 (0.50%) Intranet
4 13 (0.40%) Firewall
4 13 (0.40%) SSL
5 12 (0.37%) HTTPS
5 12 (0.37%) Skype
6 11 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 10 (0.31%) LAN
7 10 (0.31%) Wireshark
8 9 (0.28%) Unified Communications
8 9 (0.28%) WAN
9 8 (0.25%) DNS
10 7 (0.22%) VPN
10 7 (0.22%) Wireless
11 6 (0.19%) Extranet
11 6 (0.19%) IP Telephony
11 6 (0.19%) Network Security
12 5 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (10.32%) MySQL
2 304 (9.45%) SQL Server
3 115 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 112 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 93 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 69 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (1.99%) Big Data
8 57 (1.77%) Redis
9 32 (0.99%) Cosmos DB
10 26 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 25 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
12 20 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (0.62%) Hadoop
13 18 (0.56%) GIS
14 16 (0.50%) Blockchain
14 16 (0.50%) Power BI
15 15 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
16 14 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 14 (0.44%) SAP HANA
17 12 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 460 (14.30%) Git (software)
2 226 (7.03%) Selenium
3 214 (6.65%) JIRA
4 157 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 145 (4.51%) Cucumber
6 115 (3.57%) Android Studio
7 108 (3.36%) Xcode
8 106 (3.29%) Postman
9 96 (2.98%) Bitbucket
10 95 (2.95%) Appium
11 91 (2.83%) Visual Studio
12 73 (2.27%) Maven
13 68 (2.11%) Gradle
13 68 (2.11%) gulp
14 62 (1.93%) Grunt
15 56 (1.74%) WebDriver
16 54 (1.68%) Axure RP
16 54 (1.68%) SoapUI
17 52 (1.62%) webpack
18 49 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 381 (11.84%) Finance
2 254 (7.90%) Retail
3 200 (6.22%) Marketing
4 163 (5.07%) Banking
5 135 (4.20%) Games
6 46 (1.43%) Publishing
7 45 (1.40%) Back Office
8 40 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.09%) Public Sector
10 29 (0.90%) Legal
11 28 (0.87%) Law
12 26 (0.81%) Advertising
12 26 (0.81%) Electronics
13 22 (0.68%) Telecoms
14 17 (0.53%) Automotive
15 14 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.40%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.34%) Military
18 10 (0.31%) Retail Banking
19 7 (0.22%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 1,609 (50.02%) Developer
2 332 (10.32%) Senior Developer
3 242 (7.52%) PHP Developer
4 199 (6.19%) Mobile Developer
5 189 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 182 (5.66%) iOS Developer
7 178 (5.53%) Software Developer
8 175 (5.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 173 (5.38%) Analyst
10 166 (5.16%) Android Developer
11 162 (5.04%) Designer
12 157 (4.88%) React Developer
13 156 (4.85%) Applications Developer
14 154 (4.79%) Software Engineer
15 136 (4.23%) C# Developer
16 134 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 121 (3.76%) QA Engineer
18 120 (3.73%) UX Designer
19 118 (3.67%) Java Developer
20 113 (3.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 724 (22.51%) HTML
2 713 (22.16%) CSS
3 544 (16.91%) .NET
4 430 (13.37%) React
5 341 (10.60%) AngularJS
6 340 (10.57%) Web Services
7 332 (10.32%) REST
8 291 (9.05%) React Native
9 290 (9.01%) HTML5
10 258 (8.02%) Node.js
11 239 (7.43%) ASP.NET
12 216 (6.71%) jQuery
13 204 (6.34%) Laravel
14 176 (5.47%) Sass
15 173 (5.38%) RESTful
16 164 (5.10%) Redux
17 144 (4.48%) CSS3
18 117 (3.64%) Symfony
19 116 (3.61%) JSON
19 116 (3.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 573 (17.81%) User Experience
2 194 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 177 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 117 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
5 63 (1.96%) Social Media
6 62 (1.93%) Smartphone
7 60 (1.87%) Management Information System
8 51 (1.59%) Blog
9 40 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (1.18%) Cloud Native
11 28 (0.87%) Algorithms
11 28 (0.87%) Data Centre
12 21 (0.65%) Animation
12 21 (0.65%) Blackberry
13 20 (0.62%) Driving Licence
14 17 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
15 16 (0.50%) Data Structures
15 16 (0.50%) N-Tier
15 16 (0.50%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 928 (28.85%) Android
2 890 (27.67%) Apple iOS
3 214 (6.65%) Linux
4 150 (4.66%) Windows
5 40 (1.24%) Unix
6 17 (0.53%) Windows 10
7 15 (0.47%) Windows Server
8 9 (0.28%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 8 (0.25%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.19%) CentOS
10 6 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.093%) Android TV
13 3 (0.093%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.062%) Debian
14 2 (0.062%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.062%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,478 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
2 540 (16.79%) Test Automation
3 519 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
4 494 (15.36%) Scrum
5 443 (13.77%) TDD
6 426 (13.24%) DevOps
7 423 (13.15%) Mobile Development
8 402 (12.50%) Android Development
9 398 (12.37%) E-Commerce
10 391 (12.15%) iOS Development
11 387 (12.03%) Software Engineering
12 352 (10.94%) MVC
13 322 (10.01%) Front End Development
14 319 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
15 315 (9.79%) Continuous Integration
16 311 (9.67%) Fintech
17 284 (8.83%) Web Development
18 261 (8.11%) OO
19 256 (7.96%) Computer Science
20 250 (7.77%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 1,157 (35.97%) JavaScript
2 701 (21.79%) C#
3 647 (20.11%) Java
4 446 (13.86%) SQL
5 426 (13.24%) PHP
6 354 (11.00%) Apple Swift
7 289 (8.98%) Kotlin
8 274 (8.52%) Objective-C
9 268 (8.33%) Python
10 108 (3.36%) TypeScript
11 98 (3.05%) Ruby
12 73 (2.27%) ES6
13 72 (2.24%) C++
14 67 (2.08%) C
15 56 (1.74%) Scala
16 54 (1.68%) Bash Shell
17 51 (1.59%) Java 8
18 45 (1.40%) PHP 7
19 44 (1.37%) PowerShell
20 42 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 351 (10.91%) Degree
2 164 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 29 (0.90%) CREST Certified
5 23 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 17 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 14 (0.44%) OSCP
9 13 (0.40%) ISEB
10 12 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
11 10 (0.31%) DBS Check
11 10 (0.31%) MCSE
11 10 (0.31%) PMP
12 8 (0.25%) CISSP
12 8 (0.25%) MCSA
13 7 (0.22%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.19%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.19%) HND
14 6 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.16%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 410 (12.74%) QA
2 32 (0.99%) GDPR
3 13 (0.40%) PMO
4 11 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 11 (0.34%) SLA
5 8 (0.25%) WAI
6 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
9 3 (0.093%) ISO 13485
9 3 (0.093%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.093%) TickIT
10 2 (0.062%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.062%) PSD2
10 2 (0.062%) RMADS
10 2 (0.062%) WCAG
11 1 (0.031%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.031%) NIST
11 1 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 215 (6.68%) Docker
2 29 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.093%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.093%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.062%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.062%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.031%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.031%) Firmware
8 1 (0.031%) LXC
8 1 (0.031%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 111 (3.45%) Kubernetes
2 62 (1.93%) Ansible
3 61 (1.90%) Terraform
4 40 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (1.24%) Puppet
5 32 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (0.62%) AirWatch
7 17 (0.53%) Mesos
8 15 (0.47%) HP ALM
9 14 (0.44%) Grafana
9 14 (0.44%) Prometheus
10 11 (0.34%) SCCM
11 10 (0.31%) Matomo
12 6 (0.19%) Kibana
13 3 (0.093%) logstash
13 3 (0.093%) Packer
13 3 (0.093%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.062%) Fluentd
14 2 (0.062%) Nessus
14 2 (0.062%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 258 (8.02%) Microsoft
2 181 (5.63%) Google
3 108 (3.36%) Adobe
4 104 (3.23%) Xamarin
5 94 (2.92%) Apple
6 74 (2.30%) Oracle
7 70 (2.18%) Zend
8 51 (1.59%) SAP
9 40 (1.24%) WorldPay
10 36 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (0.99%) Atlassian
12 23 (0.71%) Sitecore
13 22 (0.68%) MobileIron
14 21 (0.65%) FIS
15 19 (0.59%) HP
16 18 (0.56%) Computacenter
17 15 (0.47%) Citrix
17 15 (0.47%) VMware
18 14 (0.44%) Dynatrace
18 14 (0.44%) New Relic