Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Mobile Application Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mobile Application Development over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile App Development
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 568 612 576
Rank change year-on-year +44 -36 -58
Permanent jobs citing Mobile Application Development 756 697 930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.40% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.44% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 639 637 799
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +6.67% -6.25%

Mobile Application Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 156,865 157,457 184,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.85% 89.53% 88.89%
Number of salaries quoted 126,280 130,141 152,691
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,533 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.02% +2.17% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Mobile Application Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Mobile Application Development in the UK

Mobile Application Development
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 Application Development within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 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 +18 697 £40,000 -20.00% 145
UK excluding London +122 546 £38,000 -5.00% 116
London -140 198 £62,500 +4.17% 34
South East +111 182 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Midlands +70 118 £35,000 -12.50% 27
North of England -9 81 £36,250 +3.57% 30
East of England +20 78 £50,000 -13.04% 20
West Midlands +23 66 £31,250 -24.39% 11
North West -21 54 £35,000 -6.67% 20
East Midlands +39 52 £35,500 +1.43% 16
South West +21 38 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Yorkshire +21 26 £37,500 +7.14% 10
Scotland -41 26 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Wales +20 12 £38,000 -5.00%
Northern Ireland -13 11 £30,500 +10.91% 3
North East -24 1 £21,500 -31.20%

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing Mobile Application Development 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 Application Development.

1 756 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 484 (64.02%) JavaScript
3 416 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
4 411 (54.37%) HTML
5 351 (46.43%) CSS
6 296 (39.15%) C#
7 267 (35.32%) Android
8 256 (33.86%) .NET
9 251 (33.20%) jQuery
9 251 (33.20%) AngularJS
10 234 (30.95%) Apple iOS
11 229 (30.29%) MVC
12 221 (29.23%) Java
13 217 (28.70%) SQL
14 200 (26.46%) Web Development
14 200 (26.46%) HTML5
15 198 (26.19%) SQL Server
16 182 (24.07%) PHP
17 161 (21.30%) TDD
18 159 (21.03%) MySQL
18 159 (21.03%) ASP.NET
18 159 (21.03%) Android Development
19 140 (18.52%) OO
20 137 (18.12%) Git (software)
21 134 (17.72%) Web Services
22 132 (17.46%) User Experience
23 126 (16.67%) Node.js
24 125 (16.53%) iOS Development
25 124 (16.40%) Software Engineering
26 118 (15.61%) Scrum

Mobile Application Development
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 65 (8.60%) CMS
2 57 (7.54%) Apache
3 46 (6.08%) WordPress
4 31 (4.10%) nginx
5 30 (3.97%) Tomcat
6 21 (2.78%) SharePoint
7 15 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 14 (1.85%) IIS
9 11 (1.46%) EPiServer
9 11 (1.46%) JBoss
10 9 (1.19%) Confluence
10 9 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 8 (1.06%) Apache Geronimo
11 8 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (1.06%) WebLogic
11 8 (1.06%) WildFly
12 7 (0.93%) Drupal
12 7 (0.93%) Oracle Service Bus
13 5 (0.66%) DNN
14 4 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.93%) Chatbot
3 6 (0.79%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.26%) GIMP
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) InVision
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.13%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 19 (2.51%) Magento
2 4 (0.53%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (0.53%) Unit4 Business World
3 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 77 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (6.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.16%) SaaS
4 23 (3.04%) npm
5 18 (2.38%) GitHub
5 18 (2.38%) TestFlight
6 13 (1.72%) Office 365
7 11 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (1.46%) Google Play
8 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.26%) Bluemix
9 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.26%) Firebase
9 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (0.26%) iTunes
9 2 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.26%) Slack
10 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.31%) HTTP
2 13 (1.72%) Internet
3 12 (1.59%) MQTT
4 10 (1.32%) Extranet
4 10 (1.32%) Intranet
5 4 (0.53%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.26%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.26%) RS-232
6 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.13%) ATM
7 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 198 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 159 (21.03%) MySQL
3 52 (6.88%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.63%) NoSQL
5 34 (4.50%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.04%) Big Data
7 20 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
8 17 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 12 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.19%) GIS
12 8 (1.06%) Geospatial Data
13 7 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.93%) Redis
14 6 (0.79%) Ingres
14 6 (0.79%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
15 5 (0.66%) SQLite
16 4 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
17 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 137 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 48 (6.35%) Visual Studio
3 38 (5.03%) JUnit
4 33 (4.37%) JIRA
5 31 (4.10%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.44%) Subversion
7 25 (3.31%) Android Studio
8 23 (3.04%) Xcode
9 21 (2.78%) webpack
10 20 (2.65%) gulp
10 20 (2.65%) Mockito
11 18 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 16 (2.12%) Selenium
13 15 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 15 (1.98%) Bitbucket
14 14 (1.85%) Cucumber
14 14 (1.85%) PHPUnit
14 14 (1.85%) SpecFlow
15 13 (1.72%) NUnit
15 13 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 62 (8.20%) Finance
2 50 (6.61%) Retail
3 39 (5.16%) Marketing
4 25 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.04%) Banking
6 20 (2.65%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.12%) Advertising
8 14 (1.85%) Electronics
9 13 (1.72%) Online Betting
10 11 (1.46%) Legal
11 9 (1.19%) Publishing
12 5 (0.66%) Automotive
12 5 (0.66%) Games
12 5 (0.66%) Law
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Military
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 551 (72.88%) Developer
2 113 (14.95%) PHP Developer
3 112 (14.81%) Web Developer
4 106 (14.02%) .NET Developer
5 100 (13.23%) Software Developer
6 84 (11.11%) C# Developer
7 66 (8.73%) Senior Developer
8 63 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
9 61 (8.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 54 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
11 53 (7.01%) C# .NET Developer
12 51 (6.75%) PHP Web Developer
13 50 (6.61%) Mobile Developer
14 49 (6.48%) Applications Developer
15 37 (4.89%) Android Developer
15 37 (4.89%) Software Engineer
16 33 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (4.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (4.23%) Junior
18 29 (3.84%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (54.37%) HTML
2 351 (46.43%) CSS
3 256 (33.86%) .NET
4 251 (33.20%) AngularJS
4 251 (33.20%) jQuery
5 200 (26.46%) HTML5
6 159 (21.03%) ASP.NET
7 134 (17.72%) Web Services
8 126 (16.67%) Node.js
9 108 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 100 (13.23%) XML
11 93 (12.30%) Sass
12 91 (12.04%) Ajax
12 91 (12.04%) React
13 90 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 84 (11.11%) CSS3
15 79 (10.45%) REST
16 71 (9.39%) JSON
17 70 (9.26%) RESTful
18 63 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 756 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 132 (17.46%) User Experience
3 70 (9.26%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (7.80%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 20 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.51%) Fintech
9 18 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
10 17 (2.25%) Client/Server
11 16 (2.12%) Graphic Design
12 14 (1.85%) Java Card
13 13 (1.72%) Management Information System
14 12 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
15 11 (1.46%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (1.19%) Social Media
17 5 (0.66%) Animation
17 5 (0.66%) Digital Media
17 5 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 267 (35.32%) Android
2 234 (30.95%) Apple iOS
3 115 (15.21%) Linux
4 104 (13.76%) Windows
5 17 (2.25%) Windows Phone
6 11 (1.46%) Nucleus RTOS
7 10 (1.32%) Unix
8 6 (0.79%) Debian
8 6 (0.79%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.53%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.53%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.40%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (55.03%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (30.29%) MVC
3 200 (26.46%) Web Development
4 161 (21.30%) TDD
5 159 (21.03%) Android Development
6 140 (18.52%) OO
7 125 (16.53%) iOS Development
8 124 (16.40%) Software Engineering
9 118 (15.61%) Scrum
10 104 (13.76%) Test Automation
11 99 (13.10%) OOP
12 96 (12.70%) Web Application Development
13 94 (12.43%) Mobile Development
14 93 (12.30%) Front End Development
15 88 (11.64%) Continuous Integration
16 86 (11.38%) E-Commerce
17 84 (11.11%) Open Source
18 82 (10.85%) BDD
19 64 (8.47%) SDLC
20 63 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 484 (64.02%) JavaScript
2 296 (39.15%) C#
3 221 (29.23%) Java
4 217 (28.70%) SQL
5 182 (24.07%) PHP
6 66 (8.73%) Objective-C
7 65 (8.60%) Apple Swift
8 62 (8.20%) C++
9 39 (5.16%) Python
10 35 (4.63%) C
11 33 (4.37%) T-SQL
12 27 (3.57%) Ruby
12 27 (3.57%) VB.NET
13 18 (2.38%) TypeScript
14 13 (1.72%) ES6
15 8 (1.06%) Kotlin
16 6 (0.79%) Scala
17 5 (0.66%) Go
17 5 (0.66%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 98 (12.96%) Degree
2 40 (5.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.59%) PhD
4 8 (1.06%) MCP
4 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.79%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.53%) APMP
7 3 (0.40%) ISEB
7 3 (0.40%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.13%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.61%) QA
2 5 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.53%) GDPR
4 3 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.26%) TickIT
6 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (6.08%) Docker
2 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 15 (1.98%) HockeyApp
2 6 (0.79%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.53%) Rancher
4 1 (0.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.13%) Ansible
4 1 (0.13%) Puppet
4 1 (0.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 96 (12.70%) Xamarin
2 76 (10.05%) Microsoft
3 43 (5.69%) Google
4 39 (5.16%) Zend
5 28 (3.70%) Adobe
6 23 (3.04%) Oracle
7 17 (2.25%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.19%) Capita
11 8 (1.06%) Apple
12 7 (0.93%) DevExpress
12 7 (0.93%) hybris
13 6 (0.79%) RedGate
13 6 (0.79%) SAP
14 4 (0.53%) IBM
14 4 (0.53%) OpenText
14 4 (0.53%) Siebel
14 4 (0.53%) Sybase
14 4 (0.53%) Tableau