Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Mobile Applications Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Mobile Application Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1005 1053 976
Rank change year-on-year +48 -77 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 184 166 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.092% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 178 141 282
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mobile Applications Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +62 168 £40,000 -11.11% 14
UK excluding London +21 118 £35,000 -22.22% 9
London +25 61 £57,500 -11.54% 5
Midlands +38 50 £34,000 -15.00% 1
West Midlands +40 41 £34,000 -24.44% 1
South East +5 20 £42,500 -5.56% 1
South West +18 14 £36,250 +27.19% 4
East of England +5 12 £46,500 -15.45%
North of England 0 11 £32,000 -14.67% 3
East Midlands +21 10 £36,500 -8.75%
Scotland -16 10 £50,000 +5.26%
North East +1 4 £26,500 -39.77%
North West -21 4 £34,000 -6.85% 1
Yorkshire +8 3 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Northern Ireland -29 1 - -

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Mobile Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

1 176 (95.65%) Mobile App
2 164 (89.13%) Android
3 133 (72.28%) Android Development
4 127 (69.02%) Apple iOS
5 100 (54.35%) iOS Development
6 92 (50.00%) Java
7 83 (45.11%) Objective-C
7 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
8 77 (41.85%) Apple Swift
9 64 (34.78%) User Experience
10 49 (26.63%) Xcode
10 49 (26.63%) JavaScript
11 46 (25.00%) Android SDK
11 46 (25.00%) Android Studio
12 42 (22.83%) HTML
12 42 (22.83%) JSON
13 41 (22.28%) CSS
14 39 (21.20%) Software Engineering
15 36 (19.57%) REST
16 33 (17.93%) MySQL
17 31 (16.85%) XML
17 31 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
18 30 (16.30%) TDD
19 29 (15.76%) Mobile Development
20 28 (15.22%) iOS SDK
20 28 (15.22%) Degree
21 27 (14.67%) HTML5
22 26 (14.13%) AngularJS
22 26 (14.13%) SOAP
22 26 (14.13%) Python

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
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 13 (7.07%) Confluence
2 4 (2.17%) WordPress
3 2 (1.09%) Apache
3 2 (1.09%) Drupal
4 1 (0.54%) CMS
4 1 (0.54%) nginx
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.15%) SaaS
2 9 (4.89%) Google Play
3 6 (3.26%) GitHub
4 3 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) Firebase
4 3 (1.63%) npm
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.98%) ATM
2 10 (5.43%) Skype
3 4 (2.17%) SSH
4 3 (1.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.93%) MySQL
2 6 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.26%) SQLite
3 4 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.63%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) HSQLDB
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (26.63%) Xcode
2 46 (25.00%) Android Studio
3 25 (13.59%) Git (software)
4 16 (8.70%) Gradle
4 16 (8.70%) JIRA
5 7 (3.80%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.63%) Bower
7 3 (1.63%) CocoaPods
7 3 (1.63%) git-flow
7 3 (1.63%) gulp
7 3 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (1.63%) PostCSS
8 2 (1.09%) Subversion
9 1 (0.54%) Darcs
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
9 1 (0.54%) Maven
9 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (13.59%) Finance
2 14 (7.61%) Retail
3 12 (6.52%) Publishing
4 11 (5.98%) Marketing
5 8 (4.35%) Automotive
6 7 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (3.26%) Electronics
7 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.72%) Games
9 4 (2.17%) Advertising
10 3 (1.63%) Military
11 1 (0.54%) Back Office
11 1 (0.54%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 42 (22.83%) HTML
2 42 (22.83%) JSON
3 41 (22.28%) CSS
4 36 (19.57%) REST
5 31 (16.85%) XML
6 28 (15.22%) iOS SDK
7 27 (14.67%) HTML5
8 26 (14.13%) AngularJS
8 26 (14.13%) SOAP
9 25 (13.59%) .NET
9 25 (13.59%) Django
10 22 (11.96%) Web Services
11 18 (9.78%) Apache Cordova
12 15 (8.15%) OAuth
12 15 (8.15%) SAML
13 14 (7.61%) CSS3
13 14 (7.61%) React Native
13 14 (7.61%) RESTful
13 14 (7.61%) RxJava
Miscellaneous
1 176 (95.65%) Mobile App
2 64 (34.78%) User Experience
3 20 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.52%) iPhone
6 11 (5.98%) Data Structures
7 10 (5.43%) Algorithms
7 10 (5.43%) Graphic Design
7 10 (5.43%) mHealth
8 9 (4.89%) iPad
9 5 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.17%) Spread Betting
11 2 (1.09%) Animation
11 2 (1.09%) Fintech
11 2 (1.09%) Social Media
12 1 (0.54%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.54%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.54%) Social Network
12 1 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 164 (89.13%) Android
2 127 (69.02%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.35%) Linux
3 8 (4.35%) Windows
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.54%) CentOS
5 1 (0.54%) Debian
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (72.28%) Android Development
2 100 (54.35%) iOS Development
3 83 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (21.20%) Software Engineering
5 31 (16.85%) Mobile Application Development
6 30 (16.30%) TDD
7 29 (15.76%) Mobile Development
8 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (10.87%) OO
8 20 (10.87%) OOP
8 20 (10.87%) Unit Testing
9 17 (9.24%) E-Commerce
9 17 (9.24%) MVC
9 17 (9.24%) Pair Programming
9 17 (9.24%) Test Automation
10 16 (8.70%) BDD
10 16 (8.70%) Business Analysis
11 15 (8.15%) SOLID
12 14 (7.61%) Customer-Centricity
12 14 (7.61%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 92 (50.00%) Java
2 83 (45.11%) Objective-C
3 77 (41.85%) Apple Swift
4 49 (26.63%) JavaScript
5 26 (14.13%) Python
6 22 (11.96%) SQL
7 17 (9.24%) C#
8 12 (6.52%) C
9 11 (5.98%) PHP
10 6 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.72%) C++
12 3 (1.63%) ECMAScript
13 2 (1.09%) Ruby
14 1 (0.54%) ES6
14 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (15.22%) Degree
2 21 (11.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.54%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.54%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (10.33%) Xamarin
2 11 (5.98%) Google
3 8 (4.35%) Apple
4 6 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (1.63%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe
7 1 (0.54%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.54%) Sencha
7 1 (0.54%) Zend