Period
to 2 March 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 2 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application
UK
6 months to
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 128 143
Rank change year-on-year +27 +15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mobile App 2,306 3,174 3,611
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.06% 2.62% 2.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.80% 6.78% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,264 2,823 2,898
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +8.60%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 29,570 46,790 59,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 38.58% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,715 36,411 45,826
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +2.95%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +16 1,951 £55,000 - 470
UK excluding London +22 1,307 £47,500 +5.56% 352
London +8 821 £65,000 - 158
Work from Home 0 504 £52,500 +5.00% 107
North of England +5 362 £47,500 +5.56% 104
South East -13 250 £55,000 +10.00% 67
Midlands +34 227 £45,000 +12.50% 56
North West +12 202 £47,500 - 55
Scotland +39 187 £50,000 +11.11% 16
South West +43 176 £45,000 +5.88% 42
Yorkshire +36 128 £47,500 - 32
East Midlands +18 113 £45,000 +20.00% 20
West Midlands +32 110 £44,000 +2.33% 36
East of England -8 58 £57,500 - 43
North East -24 32 £40,500 -10.00% 17
Wales +30 31 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Isle of Man - 11 £42,500 - 1
Northern Ireland +3 8 £41,250 -21.43% 8

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1,081 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 715 (31.01%) JavaScript
3 593 (25.72%) Apple iOS
4 590 (25.59%) Android
5 458 (19.86%) C#
6 449 (19.47%) Java
7 423 (18.34%) Test Automation
8 410 (17.78%) HTML
9 402 (17.43%) CSS
10 368 (15.96%) Git (software)
11 367 (15.92%) React
12 364 (15.78%) .NET
13 362 (15.70%) User Experience
14 351 (15.22%) Azure
15 334 (14.48%) DevOps
15 334 (14.48%) SQL
16 328 (14.22%) TDD
17 320 (13.88%) Mobile Application Development
18 319 (13.83%) QA
19 306 (13.27%) AWS
20 298 (12.92%) AngularJS
21 297 (12.88%) Scrum
22 275 (11.93%) Mobile Development
23 271 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
24 270 (11.71%) iOS Development
25 269 (11.67%) Android Development
26 254 (11.01%) Marketing
26 254 (11.01%) React Native
27 252 (10.93%) Python
28 241 (10.45%) 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 (4.12%) Confluence
2 47 (2.04%) CMS
2 47 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (1.65%) WordPress
4 23 (1.00%) Drupal
5 21 (0.91%) ColdFusion
6 15 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 12 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.39%) Headless CMS
8 9 (0.39%) nginx
8 9 (0.39%) SAS
8 9 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (0.35%) Mendix
10 7 (0.30%) Apache
10 7 (0.30%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 6 (0.26%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.26%) IIS
11 6 (0.26%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 40 (1.73%) Sketch
2 35 (1.52%) InVision
2 35 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.43%) Figma
4 24 (1.04%) Chatbot
5 19 (0.82%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.74%) Adobe XD
7 14 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 13 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
10 7 (0.30%) Zeplin
11 4 (0.17%) Marvel
11 4 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (0.17%) UXPin
12 2 (0.087%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.087%) CINEMA 4D
12 2 (0.087%) Flinto
12 2 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
12 2 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.52%) Magento
3 10 (0.43%) Shopify
4 8 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.22%) Epicor Tropos
6 5 (0.22%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 2 (0.087%) Maximo
8 1 (0.043%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.043%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.043%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 351 (15.22%) Azure
2 306 (13.27%) AWS
3 117 (5.07%) SaaS
4 78 (3.38%) Firebase
5 76 (3.30%) GCP
6 68 (2.95%) Serverless
7 55 (2.39%) Power Platform
8 48 (2.08%) AWS Lambda
9 46 (1.99%) GitHub
10 32 (1.39%) Azure Functions
11 31 (1.34%) Google Play
11 31 (1.34%) PaaS
12 29 (1.26%) BrowserStack
13 28 (1.21%) Cloud Functions
14 27 (1.17%) Microsoft 365
15 23 (1.00%) Amazon Alexa
15 23 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (1.00%) Google Analytics
15 23 (1.00%) Slack
15 23 (1.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.91%) Internet
2 32 (1.39%) HTTP
3 26 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (0.95%) Firewall
5 10 (0.43%) Bluetooth
5 10 (0.43%) DAB
5 10 (0.43%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (0.39%) VPN
6 9 (0.39%) Wireless
7 8 (0.35%) Unified Communications
8 6 (0.26%) OpenVPN
8 6 (0.26%) Skype
9 5 (0.22%) LAN
9 5 (0.22%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.17%) 5G
10 4 (0.17%) Intranet
11 3 (0.13%) CTI
11 3 (0.13%) NFC
11 3 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 119 (5.16%) MySQL
3 102 (4.42%) Relational Database
4 69 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 64 (2.78%) NoSQL
6 55 (2.39%) Power BI
7 46 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
8 40 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 34 (1.47%) Redis
10 33 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.26%) Big Data
12 28 (1.21%) SQLite
13 23 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
15 14 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.52%) BigQuery
17 12 (0.52%) Tableau
18 10 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
19 9 (0.39%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 368 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 207 (8.98%) JIRA
3 146 (6.33%) Selenium
4 99 (4.29%) Appium
5 81 (3.51%) Cucumber
6 76 (3.30%) Jenkins
7 67 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 67 (2.91%) Xcode
8 66 (2.86%) Postman
9 51 (2.21%) NUnit
10 48 (2.08%) SpecFlow
11 42 (1.82%) Android Studio
12 41 (1.78%) WebDriver
13 38 (1.65%) Bitbucket
14 29 (1.26%) MSTest
15 28 (1.21%) Cypress.io
16 25 (1.08%) Visual Studio
17 24 (1.04%) CircleCI
18 23 (1.00%) GitLab
19 22 (0.95%) Calabash
General
1 254 (11.01%) Marketing
2 228 (9.89%) Finance
3 153 (6.63%) Games
4 148 (6.42%) Banking
5 118 (5.12%) Retail
6 103 (4.47%) Law
7 47 (2.04%) Automotive
8 45 (1.95%) Public Sector
9 44 (1.91%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.56%) Telecoms
11 34 (1.47%) Electronics
12 33 (1.43%) Legal
13 21 (0.91%) Publishing
14 14 (0.61%) Local Government
15 13 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.35%) Advertising
16 8 (0.35%) Back Office
16 8 (0.35%) Retail Banking
17 5 (0.22%) Digital Economy
18 4 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,163 (50.43%) Developer
2 236 (10.23%) Senior Developer
3 215 (9.32%) Mobile Developer
4 137 (5.94%) Software Engineer
5 136 (5.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 136 (5.90%) iOS Developer
6 126 (5.46%) React Developer
7 118 (5.12%) Android Developer
7 118 (5.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 114 (4.94%) Analyst
9 107 (4.64%) Applications Developer
10 97 (4.21%) Tester
11 95 (4.12%) Lead Developer
12 94 (4.08%) Designer
12 94 (4.08%) Software Developer
13 87 (3.77%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 76 (3.30%) Java Developer
15 70 (3.04%) Development Engineer
15 70 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
15 70 (3.04%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (17.78%) HTML
2 402 (17.43%) CSS
3 367 (15.92%) React
4 364 (15.78%) .NET
5 298 (12.92%) AngularJS
6 254 (11.01%) React Native
7 188 (8.15%) RESTful
8 176 (7.63%) Node.js
9 173 (7.50%) HTML5
10 158 (6.85%) REST
11 144 (6.24%) ASP.NET
12 123 (5.33%) .NET Core
13 118 (5.12%) Vue.js
14 96 (4.16%) jQuery
15 94 (4.08%) CSS3
16 91 (3.95%) JSON
16 91 (3.95%) Web Services
17 84 (3.64%) Spring
18 72 (3.12%) Laravel
19 66 (2.86%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 362 (15.70%) User Experience
2 166 (7.20%) EPoS
3 141 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 136 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
5 52 (2.25%) Management Information System
6 40 (1.73%) Cloud Native
6 40 (1.73%) Internet of Things
7 38 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 32 (1.39%) Social Media
9 31 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (1.30%) Driving Licence
11 26 (1.13%) Data Centre
11 26 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
12 25 (1.08%) Online Banking
12 25 (1.08%) Public Cloud
13 23 (1.00%) Mobile Games
14 20 (0.87%) Smartphone
15 18 (0.78%) Reference Data
16 16 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
17 15 (0.65%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 593 (25.72%) Apple iOS
2 590 (25.59%) Android
3 102 (4.42%) Linux
4 78 (3.38%) Windows
5 25 (1.08%) Windows Server
6 18 (0.78%) Ubuntu
7 11 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 8 (0.35%) Unix
9 7 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.13%) Solaris
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (0.087%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.087%) Windows Server 2016
13 1 (0.043%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.043%) VyOS
13 1 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,081 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (18.34%) Test Automation
3 334 (14.48%) DevOps
4 328 (14.22%) TDD
5 320 (13.88%) Mobile Application Development
6 297 (12.88%) Scrum
7 275 (11.93%) Mobile Development
8 271 (11.75%) Problem-Solving
9 270 (11.71%) iOS Development
10 269 (11.67%) Android Development
11 226 (9.80%) Software Engineering
12 221 (9.58%) Microservices
13 219 (9.50%) BDD
14 206 (8.93%) OO
15 192 (8.33%) SDLC
16 190 (8.24%) Front End Development
17 189 (8.20%) MVC
18 176 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
19 167 (7.24%) Analytics
19 167 (7.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 715 (31.01%) JavaScript
2 458 (19.86%) C#
3 449 (19.47%) Java
4 334 (14.48%) SQL
5 252 (10.93%) Python
6 225 (9.76%) Apple Swift
7 190 (8.24%) Kotlin
8 166 (7.20%) PHP
9 159 (6.90%) TypeScript
10 158 (6.85%) Objective-C
11 72 (3.12%) C++
12 56 (2.43%) Go
13 51 (2.21%) T-SQL
14 46 (1.99%) C
15 39 (1.69%) Ruby
16 31 (1.34%) Java 8
16 31 (1.34%) Scala
16 31 (1.34%) Shell Script
17 27 (1.17%) ES6
18 22 (0.95%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 219 (9.50%) Degree
2 89 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 62 (2.69%) ISTQB
4 41 (1.78%) ISEB
5 36 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 22 (0.95%) CISSP
7 19 (0.82%) Master's Degree
8 10 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 9 (0.39%) Security Cleared
10 8 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (0.30%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.26%) SC Cleared
13 4 (0.17%) CISM
13 4 (0.17%) CREST Certified
13 4 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CHECK Team Leader
14 3 (0.13%) CHECK Team Member
14 3 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.13%) CSSLP
14 3 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 319 (13.83%) QA
2 18 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 10 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.26%) CDISC
5 6 (0.26%) GDPR
5 6 (0.26%) PMO
5 6 (0.26%) SLA
5 6 (0.26%) WCAG
6 5 (0.22%) GAMP
7 4 (0.17%) NIST
8 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.043%) NCSC
System Software
1 241 (10.45%) Docker
2 14 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.56%) Firmware
4 6 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.043%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.043%) LXC
6 1 (0.043%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 120 (5.20%) Kubernetes
2 71 (3.08%) Terraform
3 20 (0.87%) ZABBIX
4 16 (0.69%) Ansible
4 16 (0.69%) Graylog
5 12 (0.52%) Packer
6 10 (0.43%) Nessus
6 10 (0.43%) Prometheus
7 9 (0.39%) HAProxy
7 9 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.26%) Consul
8 6 (0.26%) logstash
8 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.26%) Opsgenie
9 4 (0.17%) Grafana
10 3 (0.13%) Core Impact
10 3 (0.13%) Nexpose
10 3 (0.13%) Nmap
11 2 (0.087%) Rancher
11 2 (0.087%) SCCM
Vendors
1 215 (9.32%) Microsoft
2 161 (6.98%) Google
3 160 (6.94%) Xamarin
4 87 (3.77%) Apple
5 60 (2.60%) Adobe
6 48 (2.08%) Oracle
7 33 (1.43%) Atlassian
8 16 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (0.69%) SAP
9 13 (0.56%) Wrike
10 12 (0.52%) Intel
11 11 (0.48%) Facebook
11 11 (0.48%) hybris
11 11 (0.48%) Twitter
12 10 (0.43%) Sitecore
13 9 (0.39%) Sage
13 9 (0.39%) VMware
14 8 (0.35%) Ceridian
15 7 (0.30%) IBM
16 6 (0.26%) JD Edwards