The median annual salary for a Mobile Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mobile Application Developer
UK
Rank 776 807 772
Rank change year-on-year +31 -35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Applications Developer 81 141 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 122 148
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,864 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Mobile Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Mobile Applications Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Applications Developer in the UK

Mobile Applications Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +47 69 £45,000 - 22
London +47 23 £50,000 -4.76% 10
South East +55 18 £45,000 - 1
North West -7 10 £48,750 -2.50% 1
West Midlands +24 9 £34,000 -24.44% 1
Manchester -11 9 £50,000 -
Warwickshire +32 8 £34,000 +51.11%
Hampshire +27 8 £47,500 -32.14%
Brighton +21 7 £45,000 +28.57%
East Sussex +10 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Leamington Spa - 7 £34,000 -
Belfast - 6 £47,500 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £47,500 -
County Antrim - 6 £47,500 -
South West +19 5 £37,000 -2.63% 3
Portsmouth - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland +18 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Southampton - 3 £40,000 -
East Midlands +1 2 - - 5
Edinburgh 0 2 £47,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 - - 3
Bristol - 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £34,000 -
Berkshire +35 1 £40,000 -23.80%
Yorkshire +15 1 £47,500 -13.63%
West Yorkshire +12 1 £47,500 -13.63%
South Wales +10 1 £31,500 -7.35%
Staffordshire +8 1 £47,500 +11.76%
Cambridge +6 1 £47,500 +35.71%
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £47,500 +35.71%

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 122 (87.14%) Mobile App
2 101 (72.14%) Android
3 99 (70.71%) Apple iOS
4 92 (65.71%) Android Development
5 83 (59.29%) iOS Development
6 75 (53.57%) Objective-C
7 72 (51.43%) Java
8 66 (47.14%) Apple Swift
9 60 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (39.29%) Mobile Development
11 41 (29.29%) Degree
12 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
12 39 (27.86%) MySQL
13 35 (25.00%) HTML
14 34 (24.29%) Computer Science
15 31 (22.14%) Software Engineering
15 31 (22.14%) C#
16 29 (20.71%) CSS
16 29 (20.71%) Python
17 28 (20.00%) TDD
18 27 (19.29%) Django
19 24 (17.14%) Xcode
20 23 (16.43%) OO
20 23 (16.43%) Skype
20 23 (16.43%) Mobile Application Development
21 22 (15.71%) Android SDK
21 22 (15.71%) Algorithms
22 21 (15.00%) Data Structures
22 21 (15.00%) mHealth
23 20 (14.29%) HTML5

Mobile Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) CMS
2 1 (0.71%) Drupal
2 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Google Play
2 3 (2.14%) GitHub
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.43%) Skype
2 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.86%) MySQL
2 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) SQLite
4 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.71%) Redis
5 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 24 (17.14%) Xcode
2 15 (10.71%) Android Studio
3 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.29%) Gradle
5 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.43%) Appium
6 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.43%) Grunt
6 2 (1.43%) gulp
6 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.43%) Maven
6 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.71%) Calabash
7 1 (0.71%) Robolectric
7 1 (0.71%) Selenium
7 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (5.71%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Publishing
3 4 (2.86%) Games
4 3 (2.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Advertising
6 1 (0.71%) Automotive
6 1 (0.71%) Electronics
6 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.00%) HTML
2 29 (20.71%) CSS
3 27 (19.29%) Django
4 22 (15.71%) Android SDK
5 20 (14.29%) HTML5
6 19 (13.57%) .NET
6 19 (13.57%) REST
7 16 (11.43%) JSON
8 15 (10.71%) Web Services
9 13 (9.29%) WPF
10 12 (8.57%) iOS SDK
11 11 (7.86%) ASP.NET
12 9 (6.43%) .NET Framework
12 9 (6.43%) AngularJS
12 9 (6.43%) jQuery
12 9 (6.43%) React Native
13 8 (5.71%) Silverlight
14 7 (5.00%) Cocoa
14 7 (5.00%) Cocoa Touch
14 7 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 122 (87.14%) Mobile App
2 34 (24.29%) Computer Science
3 22 (15.71%) Algorithms
4 21 (15.00%) Data Structures
4 21 (15.00%) mHealth
5 14 (10.00%) User Experience
6 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.29%) Fintech
8 4 (2.86%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (2.14%) Social Media
10 2 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.71%) Animation
11 1 (0.71%) Blog
11 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.71%) iPad
11 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 101 (72.14%) Android
2 99 (70.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (65.71%) Android Development
2 83 (59.29%) iOS Development
3 60 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (39.29%) Mobile Development
5 31 (22.14%) Software Engineering
6 28 (20.00%) TDD
7 23 (16.43%) Mobile Application Development
7 23 (16.43%) OO
8 15 (10.71%) MVC
9 12 (8.57%) OOP
10 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 8 (5.71%) MVVM
10 8 (5.71%) OOD
10 8 (5.71%) SDLC
11 7 (5.00%) Scrum
11 7 (5.00%) Web Development
12 6 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (4.29%) Unit Testing
13 5 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.57%) Objective-C
2 72 (51.43%) Java
3 66 (47.14%) Apple Swift
4 39 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 31 (22.14%) C#
6 29 (20.71%) Python
7 15 (10.71%) PHP
8 12 (8.57%) SQL
9 8 (5.71%) XAML
10 6 (4.29%) C++
11 2 (1.43%) C
11 2 (1.43%) F#
12 1 (0.71%) Clojure
12 1 (0.71%) Dart
12 1 (0.71%) OCaml
12 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (29.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (13.57%) Xamarin
2 14 (10.00%) Apple
3 12 (8.57%) Google
4 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.86%) Intel
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle
6 1 (0.71%) Sencha
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter
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