Period
to 19 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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

Mobile Developer
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 835 825 848
Rank change year-on-year -10 +23 -126
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 346 395 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 308 360 387
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,875 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +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 160,829 170,335 187,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.01% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 129,588 136,552 157,473
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -5 318 £50,000 +16.28% 70
UK excluding London +35 279 £45,000 +12.50% 56
South East +72 89 £45,000 +11.11% 11
North of England +85 76 £45,000 +28.57% 15
London -16 63 £60,000 +9.09% 22
North West +35 48 £40,000 -1.84% 6
Midlands -36 36 £42,500 +25.00% 8
South West +9 32 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Yorkshire +38 22 £50,000 +48.15% 9
East of England -13 22 £65,000 +39.78% 8
Scotland -4 21 £52,500 +7.69% 3
East Midlands +5 18 £42,500 +23.19% 5
West Midlands -30 18 £37,500 +10.29% 3
North East -13 6 £41,250 +37.50%
Northern Ireland - 2 £40,000 - 2
Wales +7 1 £40,000 +14.29% 3

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Mobile Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Mobile Developer in the job title.

1 287 (82.95%) Android
2 270 (78.03%) Apple iOS
3 226 (65.32%) Mobile Development
4 203 (58.67%) Mobile App
5 185 (53.47%) iOS Development
6 175 (50.58%) Android Development
7 167 (48.27%) Java
8 158 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
9 113 (32.66%) Objective-C
10 103 (29.77%) Apple Swift
11 95 (27.46%) Xcode
11 95 (27.46%) JavaScript
12 65 (18.79%) C#
13 62 (17.92%) User Experience
14 57 (16.47%) Web Services
15 56 (16.18%) HTML
16 49 (14.16%) AngularJS
16 49 (14.16%) JSON
17 47 (13.58%) CSS
17 47 (13.58%) React Native
18 46 (13.29%) Mobile Application Development
19 45 (13.01%) Xamarin
20 44 (12.72%) REST
21 43 (12.43%) Kotlin
22 40 (11.56%) Android Studio
23 38 (10.98%) Test Automation
23 38 (10.98%) .NET
24 37 (10.69%) RESTful
25 36 (10.40%) SQL
25 36 (10.40%) Finance

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 11 (3.18%) CMS
2 10 (2.89%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.87%) Confluence
4 2 (0.58%) Mendix
5 1 (0.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.58%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.18%) Firebase
4 10 (2.89%) Google Play
4 10 (2.89%) iTunes
5 6 (1.73%) GitHub
6 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.58%) SaaS
7 1 (0.29%) npm
7 1 (0.29%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.58%) HTTP
2 2 (0.58%) SSH
3 1 (0.29%) ATM
3 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.29%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.09%) MySQL
1 28 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.31%) SQLite
3 7 (2.02%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.87%) Big Data
6 3 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.87%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 95 (27.46%) Xcode
2 40 (11.56%) Android Studio
3 33 (9.54%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.94%) Appium
5 23 (6.65%) Selenium
6 16 (4.62%) CocoaPods
6 16 (4.62%) JIRA
7 10 (2.89%) Visual Studio
8 9 (2.60%) Crashlytics
8 9 (2.60%) git-flow
9 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.73%) Subversion
10 6 (1.73%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.16%) Gradle
11 4 (1.16%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.58%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 2 (0.58%) Mercurial
13 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.58%) webpack
General
1 36 (10.40%) Finance
2 27 (7.80%) Retail
3 11 (3.18%) Marketing
4 10 (2.89%) Advertising
4 10 (2.89%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.31%) Electronics
5 8 (2.31%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.73%) Publishing
7 5 (1.45%) Law
7 5 (1.45%) Legal
8 4 (1.16%) Games
9 3 (0.87%) Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Back Office
11 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.29%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Military
11 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (16.47%) Web Services
2 56 (16.18%) HTML
3 49 (14.16%) AngularJS
3 49 (14.16%) JSON
4 47 (13.58%) CSS
4 47 (13.58%) React Native
5 44 (12.72%) REST
6 38 (10.98%) .NET
7 37 (10.69%) RESTful
8 30 (8.67%) React
9 29 (8.38%) iOS SDK
10 27 (7.80%) Redux
11 25 (7.23%) Apache Cordova
12 24 (6.94%) jQuery
13 22 (6.36%) Ionic Framework
14 21 (6.07%) Android SDK
15 18 (5.20%) Ajax
15 18 (5.20%) XML
16 17 (4.91%) Core Data
17 16 (4.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 203 (58.67%) Mobile App
2 62 (17.92%) User Experience
3 27 (7.80%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.80%) Fintech
4 23 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.91%) Social Media
6 15 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.34%) NHS
7 10 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.60%) PlayStation
9 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.73%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.45%) iPhone
12 4 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.16%) iPad
13 3 (0.87%) Animation
13 3 (0.87%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.87%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.87%) Mobile Games
13 3 (0.87%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 287 (82.95%) Android
2 270 (78.03%) Apple iOS
3 16 (4.62%) Windows
4 8 (2.31%) Linux
5 6 (1.73%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (1.16%) Unix
7 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (65.32%) Mobile Development
2 185 (53.47%) iOS Development
3 175 (50.58%) Android Development
4 158 (45.66%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (13.29%) Mobile Application Development
6 38 (10.98%) Test Automation
7 35 (10.12%) Scrum
8 33 (9.54%) TDD
9 27 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (7.80%) Software Engineering
10 24 (6.94%) OO
11 17 (4.91%) OOP
11 17 (4.91%) Unit Testing
12 16 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.62%) MVC
13 15 (4.34%) SDLC
13 15 (4.34%) Web Development
14 14 (4.05%) BDD
14 14 (4.05%) Front End Development
15 13 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 167 (48.27%) Java
2 113 (32.66%) Objective-C
3 103 (29.77%) Apple Swift
4 95 (27.46%) JavaScript
5 65 (18.79%) C#
6 43 (12.43%) Kotlin
7 36 (10.40%) SQL
8 35 (10.12%) PHP
9 20 (5.78%) Python
10 17 (4.91%) C++
11 12 (3.47%) Perl
12 9 (2.60%) Ruby
12 9 (2.60%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.73%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.45%) Scala
15 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.16%) C
15 4 (1.16%) ES6
16 3 (0.87%) GLSL
17 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (8.96%) Degree
2 15 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.83%) QA
2 6 (1.73%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 45 (13.01%) Xamarin
2 24 (6.94%) Microsoft
3 21 (6.07%) Apple
4 18 (5.20%) Google
5 12 (3.47%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.45%) SAP
7 3 (0.87%) Adobe
7 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.58%) Appcelerator
8 2 (0.58%) OutSystems
8 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.58%) Sencha
9 1 (0.29%) Intel
9 1 (0.29%) Oracle
9 1 (0.29%) Twitter