The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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

Mobile Developer
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 666 721 612
Rank change year-on-year +55 -109  
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 210 212 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.22% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 182 193 293
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +1.19%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mobile Developer over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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 +39 191 £45,000 - 29
London +48 76 £57,500 -4.16% 4
West Midlands +26 40 £34,000 -20.00% 7
East of England +10 28 £42,500 - 4
South East +30 17 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Scotland +6 15 £46,250 -2.63% 3
South West +2 15 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bedfordshire +35 13 £46,500 -15.45%
City of London +34 13 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Warwickshire +24 13 £34,000 +36.00%
Leamington Spa - 13 £34,000 -
Coventry +3 12 £30,000 -52.00%
Hammersmith - 12 £62,500 -
Glasgow +20 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Bristol -16 10 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Birmingham +15 9 £37,500 -7.40% 3
Berkshire +23 8 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Newbury -2 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West -45 8 £32,500 -27.77% 5
East Midlands +15 6 £36,500 -2.66% 1
Manchester -30 6 £28,750 -29.44% 2
Essex - 6 £31,500 -
Saffron Walden - 6 £31,500 -
Hertfordshire -1 5 £42,500 -19.04%
Solihull -4 5 £37,500 +50.00%
Dunstable - 5 £47,500 -
Brighton +11 4 £50,000 +11.11%
East Sussex +5 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Leicestershire +2 4 £34,500 -8.00%
Cirencester - 4 £40,000 -

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Mobile 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 Developer in the job title.

1 290 (83.82%) Android
2 271 (78.32%) Apple iOS
3 250 (72.25%) Mobile Development
4 237 (68.50%) Mobile App
5 218 (63.01%) Android Development
6 198 (57.23%) iOS Development
7 127 (36.71%) JavaScript
8 119 (34.39%) Java
9 117 (33.82%) Objective-C
10 114 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
11 111 (32.08%) HTML
12 110 (31.79%) Apple Swift
13 109 (31.50%) CSS
14 87 (25.14%) C#
15 85 (24.57%) Xamarin
16 67 (19.36%) Git (software)
17 63 (18.21%) Degree
17 63 (18.21%) .NET
18 62 (17.92%) Mobile Application Development
19 59 (17.05%) AngularJS
20 58 (16.76%) Xcode
21 57 (16.47%) Windows
21 57 (16.47%) HTML5
22 56 (16.18%) REST
23 53 (15.32%) React Native
24 49 (14.16%) Android SDK
25 48 (13.87%) User Experience
26 46 (13.29%) Web Services
27 45 (13.01%) JSON
28 40 (11.56%) Web Development

Mobile 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 5 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.87%) Confluence
3 2 (0.58%) CMS
3 2 (0.58%) WordPress
4 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.09%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.91%) Google Play
3 10 (2.89%) SaaS
4 8 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.02%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.45%) GitHub
7 4 (1.16%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.29%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.73%) DNS
2 3 (0.87%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.58%) HbbTV
3 2 (0.58%) SSH
3 2 (0.58%) VoIP
4 1 (0.29%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) Wireless
4 1 (0.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.60%) MySQL
3 8 (2.31%) MongoDB
3 8 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (2.02%) Blockchain
4 7 (2.02%) DocumentDB
4 7 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.02%) SQLite
5 6 (1.73%) Redis
6 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.29%) Big Data
6 1 (0.29%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (19.36%) Git (software)
2 58 (16.76%) Xcode
3 40 (11.56%) Android Studio
4 27 (7.80%) JIRA
5 23 (6.65%) Subversion
6 17 (4.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 16 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (3.76%) Eclipse
9 10 (2.89%) Jenkins
10 9 (2.60%) gulp
11 7 (2.02%) git-flow
11 7 (2.02%) Grunt
11 7 (2.02%) SpecFlow
12 6 (1.73%) Bower
12 6 (1.73%) Darcs
12 6 (1.73%) webpack
13 5 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.45%) CocoaPods
14 4 (1.16%) Babel
15 3 (0.87%) Mercurial
General
1 40 (11.56%) Finance
2 15 (4.34%) Marketing
3 10 (2.89%) Electronics
3 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.60%) Automotive
4 9 (2.60%) Publishing
5 8 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.02%) Advertising
7 6 (1.73%) Games
7 6 (1.73%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.45%) Banking
8 5 (1.45%) Retail
9 4 (1.16%) Legal
10 3 (0.87%) Back Office
10 3 (0.87%) Music Industry
11 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.58%) Military
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (32.08%) HTML
2 109 (31.50%) CSS
3 63 (18.21%) .NET
4 59 (17.05%) AngularJS
5 57 (16.47%) HTML5
6 56 (16.18%) REST
7 53 (15.32%) React Native
8 49 (14.16%) Android SDK
9 46 (13.29%) Web Services
10 45 (13.01%) JSON
11 34 (9.83%) iOS SDK
12 32 (9.25%) XML
13 29 (8.38%) ASP.NET
14 27 (7.80%) Apache Cordova
15 25 (7.23%) .NET Framework
15 25 (7.23%) React
16 24 (6.94%) Cocoa
16 24 (6.94%) CSS3
17 19 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (5.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 237 (68.50%) Mobile App
2 48 (13.87%) User Experience
3 26 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.65%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.62%) iPad
5 16 (4.62%) iPhone
6 15 (4.34%) Augmented Reality
7 12 (3.47%) Minimum Viable Product
8 9 (2.60%) Fintech
9 7 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.02%) NHS
10 6 (1.73%) mHealth
11 5 (1.45%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
13 2 (0.58%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.58%) Chromecast
13 2 (0.58%) Spread Betting
13 2 (0.58%) Streaming Video
14 1 (0.29%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 290 (83.82%) Android
2 271 (78.32%) Apple iOS
3 57 (16.47%) Windows
4 20 (5.78%) Windows Phone
5 13 (3.76%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.45%) Linux
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.58%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (72.25%) Mobile Development
2 218 (63.01%) Android Development
3 198 (57.23%) iOS Development
4 114 (32.95%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (17.92%) Mobile Application Development
6 40 (11.56%) Web Development
7 39 (11.27%) TDD
8 37 (10.69%) OO
9 36 (10.40%) Scrum
9 36 (10.40%) Software Engineering
10 33 (9.54%) MVVM
11 32 (9.25%) MVC
11 32 (9.25%) Test Automation
12 31 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (8.09%) BDD
14 25 (7.23%) Unit Testing
15 22 (6.36%) SOLID
16 21 (6.07%) Asset Management
16 21 (6.07%) E-Commerce
17 19 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 127 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 119 (34.39%) Java
3 117 (33.82%) Objective-C
4 110 (31.79%) Apple Swift
5 87 (25.14%) C#
6 34 (9.83%) SQL
7 33 (9.54%) C++
8 26 (7.51%) XAML
9 20 (5.78%) PHP
10 14 (4.05%) C
11 11 (3.18%) Python
12 10 (2.89%) ES6
12 10 (2.89%) Ruby
13 8 (2.31%) Perl
14 4 (1.16%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.58%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.29%) F#
17 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (18.21%) Degree
2 18 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 13 (3.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.02%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.58%) HockeyApp
3 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 85 (24.57%) Xamarin
2 29 (8.38%) Google
3 24 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 17 (4.91%) Appcelerator
5 14 (4.05%) Apple
6 8 (2.31%) Atlassian
6 8 (2.31%) SAP
7 7 (2.02%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.02%) New Relic
8 2 (0.58%) Adobe
8 2 (0.58%) Intel
8 2 (0.58%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle
9 1 (0.29%) Symbian
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