Period
to 14 May 2021

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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application
UK
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 119 156
Rank change year-on-year +6 +37 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mobile App 2,647 2,645 3,371
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.92% 2.72% 2.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.06% 7.87% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,852 2,153 2,584
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 32,851 33,597 50,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 36.29% 34.50% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22,169 26,506 38,187
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% -

Mobile App
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mobile App.

Salary trend for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mobile App over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Mobile App in the UK

Mobile App
Top 18 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 14 May 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 -4 2,190 £55,000 - 444
UK excluding London +7 1,435 £50,000 +11.11% 315
London +10 991 £67,500 +3.85% 161
Work from Home 0 599 £55,000 +4.76% 129
South East -14 357 £55,000 +10.00% 48
North of England -33 340 £50,000 +11.11% 113
Scotland +36 236 £49,500 -1.00% 17
North West -11 203 £50,000 +11.11% 85
Midlands -13 192 £44,000 +3.53% 44
South West +47 191 £50,000 +33.33% 45
Yorkshire +18 130 £52,500 +22.09% 21
West Midlands -5 100 £45,000 - 27
East Midlands -12 88 £42,500 +6.25% 17
East of England +11 72 £55,000 - 34
Wales +7 25 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Northern Ireland +3 12 £40,000 -23.81% 3
Isle of Man - 12 £42,500 -
North East -61 7 £41,331 -2.75% 7

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 1,260 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 898 (33.93%) JavaScript
3 717 (27.09%) Android
4 696 (26.29%) Apple iOS
5 580 (21.91%) C#
6 535 (20.21%) Social Skills
7 534 (20.17%) HTML
8 532 (20.10%) CSS
9 501 (18.93%) Git (software)
10 476 (17.98%) User Experience
11 472 (17.83%) React
12 461 (17.42%) Java
13 449 (16.96%) Test Automation
14 416 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
15 410 (15.49%) Mobile Development
15 410 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
16 401 (15.15%) TDD
17 394 (14.88%) .NET
18 390 (14.73%) SQL
18 390 (14.73%) Marketing
19 387 (14.62%) Azure
20 385 (14.54%) QA
20 385 (14.54%) DevOps
21 376 (14.20%) React Native
22 368 (13.90%) AWS
23 353 (13.34%) Scrum
24 347 (13.11%) Android Development
25 334 (12.62%) iOS Development
26 329 (12.43%) AngularJS
27 324 (12.24%) Docker

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 95 (3.59%) Confluence
2 61 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
3 59 (2.23%) CMS
4 46 (1.74%) WordPress
5 35 (1.32%) ColdFusion
6 30 (1.13%) Drupal
7 24 (0.91%) SAS
8 20 (0.76%) Apache
9 18 (0.68%) IIS
10 16 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 15 (0.57%) Headless CMS
12 14 (0.53%) Umbraco
13 13 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.34%) Tomcat
15 8 (0.30%) Mendix
15 8 (0.30%) nginx
16 7 (0.26%) Apache Solr
17 6 (0.23%) Apache Airflow
17 6 (0.23%) Apache Spark
17 6 (0.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 47 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.44%) Figma
3 34 (1.28%) Sketch
4 31 (1.17%) InVision
5 17 (0.64%) Adobe XD
6 16 (0.60%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
8 12 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
9 11 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 9 (0.34%) Marvel
10 9 (0.34%) Zeplin
11 6 (0.23%) UXPin
12 5 (0.19%) Chatbot
12 5 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
12 5 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
13 3 (0.11%) Flinto
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 3 (0.11%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 17 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.57%) Magento
3 14 (0.53%) Shopify
4 13 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
5 12 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
6 11 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.19%) Epicor Tropos
7 5 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 2 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.076%) Maximo
8 2 (0.076%) Summit
9 1 (0.038%) AlphaBridge
9 1 (0.038%) Alphatax
9 1 (0.038%) Farmplan
9 1 (0.038%) KEYPrime
9 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle Receivables
9 1 (0.038%) Relativity
9 1 (0.038%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 387 (14.62%) Azure
2 368 (13.90%) AWS
3 158 (5.97%) SaaS
4 105 (3.97%) Firebase
5 97 (3.66%) Serverless
6 95 (3.59%) GCP
7 92 (3.48%) GitHub
8 62 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
9 59 (2.23%) Google Play
10 38 (1.44%) Power Platform
11 37 (1.40%) npm
12 34 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 32 (1.21%) Azure Functions
14 30 (1.13%) Amazon SQS
14 30 (1.13%) PaaS
15 29 (1.10%) Amazon Alexa
15 29 (1.10%) Microsoft 365
16 28 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (0.94%) Google Analytics
17 25 (0.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.00%) Internet
2 38 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
3 27 (1.02%) HTTP
4 18 (0.68%) Firewall
5 15 (0.57%) VPN
6 12 (0.45%) Bluetooth
7 11 (0.42%) SSL
8 9 (0.34%) Wireless
9 7 (0.26%) 5G
9 7 (0.26%) DAB
9 7 (0.26%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.19%) DNS
10 5 (0.19%) IKE
10 5 (0.19%) Reverse Proxy
11 4 (0.15%) Broadband
11 4 (0.15%) Intranet
11 4 (0.15%) LAN
11 4 (0.15%) NFC
11 4 (0.15%) OpenVPN
11 4 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (9.44%) SQL Server
2 200 (7.56%) MySQL
3 133 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 87 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (2.83%) NoSQL
6 69 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 57 (2.15%) Redis
8 38 (1.44%) Power BI
9 33 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 30 (1.13%) SQLite
11 25 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (0.79%) MariaDB
14 19 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 18 (0.68%) Big Data
15 18 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (0.42%) Blockchain
16 11 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (0.42%) Tableau
17 7 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 501 (18.93%) Git (software)
2 223 (8.42%) JIRA
3 183 (6.91%) Selenium
4 100 (3.78%) Jenkins
5 79 (2.98%) Xcode
6 77 (2.91%) Bitbucket
7 74 (2.80%) NUnit
7 74 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
8 71 (2.68%) Cucumber
8 71 (2.68%) SpecFlow
9 68 (2.57%) Postman
10 64 (2.42%) MSTest
11 61 (2.30%) Appium
12 53 (2.00%) Cypress.io
13 46 (1.74%) WebDriver
14 44 (1.66%) Mercurial
14 44 (1.66%) Visual Studio
15 43 (1.62%) webpack
16 37 (1.40%) Android Studio
17 36 (1.36%) GitLab
General
1 535 (20.21%) Social Skills
2 390 (14.73%) Marketing
3 289 (10.92%) Finance
4 210 (7.93%) Games
5 181 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
6 159 (6.01%) Organisational Skills
7 140 (5.29%) Retail
8 130 (4.91%) Banking
9 81 (3.06%) Influencing Skills
9 81 (3.06%) Law
10 56 (2.12%) Public Sector
11 41 (1.55%) Manufacturing
12 40 (1.51%) Electronics
13 38 (1.44%) Automotive
14 32 (1.21%) Telecoms
15 27 (1.02%) Publishing
16 24 (0.91%) Legal
17 19 (0.72%) Wearables
18 16 (0.60%) Local Government
19 14 (0.53%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,341 (50.66%) Developer
2 337 (12.73%) Senior Developer
3 243 (9.18%) Mobile Developer
4 213 (8.05%) Software Engineer
5 209 (7.90%) React Developer
6 175 (6.61%) iOS Developer
7 158 (5.97%) Android Developer
8 155 (5.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 146 (5.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 129 (4.87%) Analyst
11 127 (4.80%) Software Developer
12 119 (4.50%) Applications Developer
13 107 (4.04%) Lead Developer
13 107 (4.04%) Test Engineer
14 105 (3.97%) JavaScript Developer
15 104 (3.93%) Designer
16 97 (3.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 89 (3.36%) Java Developer
18 88 (3.32%) Senior Software Engineer
18 88 (3.32%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (20.17%) HTML
2 532 (20.10%) CSS
3 472 (17.83%) React
4 394 (14.88%) .NET
5 376 (14.20%) React Native
6 329 (12.43%) AngularJS
7 288 (10.88%) Node.js
8 243 (9.18%) REST
9 232 (8.76%) RESTful
10 227 (8.58%) HTML5
11 173 (6.54%) ASP.NET
12 162 (6.12%) jQuery
13 142 (5.36%) Web Services
14 134 (5.06%) CSS3
15 129 (4.87%) .NET Core
16 127 (4.80%) Vue.js
17 121 (4.57%) Spring
18 120 (4.53%) JSON
19 108 (4.08%) Redux
20 102 (3.85%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 476 (17.98%) User Experience
2 272 (10.28%) EPoS
3 135 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
4 102 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 88 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (1.66%) Cloud Native
8 42 (1.59%) Data Centre
9 40 (1.51%) Driving Licence
10 39 (1.47%) Public Cloud
10 39 (1.47%) Social Media
11 37 (1.40%) Internet of Things
12 29 (1.10%) Animation
13 28 (1.06%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.98%) Mobile Games
15 24 (0.91%) Online Banking
16 21 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 18 (0.68%) Smartphone
19 16 (0.60%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 717 (27.09%) Android
2 696 (26.29%) Apple iOS
3 139 (5.25%) Linux
4 87 (3.29%) Windows
5 26 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 14 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 12 (0.45%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.45%) Unix
8 6 (0.23%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.076%) watchOS
10 2 (0.076%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2016
11 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.038%) Solaris
11 1 (0.038%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,260 (47.60%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (16.96%) Test Automation
3 416 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
4 410 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
4 410 (15.49%) Mobile Development
5 401 (15.15%) TDD
6 385 (14.54%) DevOps
7 353 (13.34%) Scrum
8 347 (13.11%) Android Development
9 334 (12.62%) iOS Development
10 322 (12.16%) Software Engineering
11 301 (11.37%) Microservices
12 265 (10.01%) BDD
13 247 (9.33%) Mentoring
14 246 (9.29%) SDLC
15 236 (8.92%) Front End Development
16 222 (8.39%) E-Commerce
17 220 (8.31%) MVC
18 217 (8.20%) OO
19 216 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 898 (33.93%) JavaScript
2 580 (21.91%) C#
3 461 (17.42%) Java
4 390 (14.73%) SQL
5 257 (9.71%) Python
6 250 (9.44%) TypeScript
7 234 (8.84%) Apple Swift
8 229 (8.65%) PHP
9 224 (8.46%) Kotlin
10 160 (6.04%) Objective-C
11 70 (2.64%) C++
12 53 (2.00%) ES6
13 51 (1.93%) T-SQL
14 49 (1.85%) Go
15 45 (1.70%) Bash Shell
16 44 (1.66%) Java 8
17 41 (1.55%) Ruby
18 35 (1.32%) C
19 25 (0.94%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 293 (11.07%) Degree
2 140 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 84 (3.17%) ISTQB
4 71 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 69 (2.61%) ISEB
6 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.53%) Master's Degree
7 14 (0.53%) Security Cleared
8 10 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 8 (0.30%) CISSP
9 8 (0.30%) DBS Check
10 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.23%) MBA
11 5 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 5 (0.19%) CREST Certified
12 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.11%) OSCP
13 2 (0.076%) CCSP
13 2 (0.076%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 385 (14.54%) QA
2 36 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 22 (0.83%) GRC
4 20 (0.76%) SLA
5 13 (0.49%) CDISC
5 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.45%) GDPR
7 9 (0.34%) WCAG
8 7 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.23%) PMO
10 5 (0.19%) GAMP
11 3 (0.11%) NIST
12 2 (0.076%) Actionable Recommendations
13 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.038%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.038%) NCSC
13 1 (0.038%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 324 (12.24%) Docker
2 19 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.26%) Firmware
4 5 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.076%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.076%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.076%) LXC
7 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 179 (6.76%) Kubernetes
2 75 (2.83%) Terraform
3 40 (1.51%) Ansible
4 28 (1.06%) ZABBIX
5 22 (0.83%) Packer
6 15 (0.57%) Graylog
7 13 (0.49%) Prometheus
8 12 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.38%) Nessus
10 9 (0.34%) Grafana
11 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.23%) Consul
13 5 (0.19%) HAProxy
13 5 (0.19%) Opsgenie
14 4 (0.15%) logstash
14 4 (0.15%) SCCM
15 3 (0.11%) Nmap
16 2 (0.076%) Mesos
17 1 (0.038%) Jamf Pro
17 1 (0.038%) Kibana
Vendors
1 244 (9.22%) Microsoft
2 219 (8.27%) Google
3 145 (5.48%) Xamarin
4 105 (3.97%) Apple
5 55 (2.08%) Adobe
6 39 (1.47%) Atlassian
7 32 (1.21%) Oracle
8 23 (0.87%) SAP
9 22 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (0.72%) IBM
11 18 (0.68%) hybris
12 14 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 13 (0.49%) Sony
14 12 (0.45%) Cadence
14 12 (0.45%) VMware
15 10 (0.38%) Sage
16 9 (0.34%) Kony
16 9 (0.34%) Qualys
17 8 (0.30%) WooCommerce
18 7 (0.26%) PayPal