Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 865 748
Rank change year-on-year +31 -117 -117
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 371 309 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 329 260 546
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,425 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -15.79%

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 169,607 169,366 204,229
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,181 140,637 170,778
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +73 347 £45,000 - 89
UK excluding London +49 247 £40,500 +1.25% 73
London +12 113 £55,000 -4.35% 22
North of England +27 68 £42,500 -5.56% 33
South East +26 66 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Midlands +4 49 £35,000 +9.38% 11
North West -13 37 £42,500 -5.56% 21
East Midlands +27 29 £34,000 -17.58% 3
South West +22 26 £50,000 +48.15% 13
East of England +6 25 £60,000 +50.00% 4
West Midlands -31 20 £35,000 +16.67% 8
Yorkshire +32 19 £45,000 +12.50% 7
North East - 12 £26,500 - 5
Northern Ireland -18 6 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland -48 6 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Wales +4 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 266 (71.70%) Android
2 265 (71.43%) Mobile Development
3 251 (67.65%) Apple iOS
4 248 (66.85%) Mobile App
5 202 (54.45%) Android Development
6 195 (52.56%) iOS Development
7 179 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
8 135 (36.39%) Java
9 110 (29.65%) JavaScript
10 109 (29.38%) Objective-C
11 108 (29.11%) Apple Swift
12 88 (23.72%) HTML
13 87 (23.45%) C#
14 82 (22.10%) Git (software)
15 81 (21.83%) Xamarin
16 79 (21.29%) CSS
17 66 (17.79%) .NET
17 66 (17.79%) OO
18 65 (17.52%) Android SDK
19 64 (17.25%) User Experience
20 62 (16.71%) HTML5
21 60 (16.17%) iOS SDK
22 58 (15.63%) Xcode
23 57 (15.36%) Scrum
23 57 (15.36%) AngularJS
24 53 (14.29%) React Native
24 53 (14.29%) TDD
25 50 (13.48%) Web Services
25 50 (13.48%) JSON
26 48 (12.94%) Degree

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 6 (1.62%) CMS
1 6 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (1.35%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) IIS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.27%) nginx
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.35%) GIMP
1 5 (1.35%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.54%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.85%) Google Play
2 17 (4.58%) GitHub
3 14 (3.77%) SaaS
4 10 (2.70%) iTunes
5 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.54%) npm
7 2 (0.54%) TestFlight
8 1 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.70%) Internet
2 7 (1.89%) ATM
3 3 (0.81%) iBeacon
4 2 (0.54%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.54%) SSH
4 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.66%) SQLite
2 13 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 11 (2.96%) MySQL
4 4 (1.08%) Big Data
4 4 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.27%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.27%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.27%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (22.10%) Git (software)
2 58 (15.63%) Xcode
3 39 (10.51%) Android Studio
4 20 (5.39%) Visual Studio
5 15 (4.04%) JUnit
6 13 (3.50%) Eclipse
7 12 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 12 (3.23%) CocoaPods
7 12 (3.23%) JIRA
8 10 (2.70%) Gradle
8 10 (2.70%) Jenkins
9 8 (2.16%) Appium
9 8 (2.16%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.16%) Subversion
10 7 (1.89%) Grunt
10 7 (1.89%) gulp
11 6 (1.62%) Calabash
11 6 (1.62%) git-flow
12 4 (1.08%) Crashlytics
12 4 (1.08%) RSpec
General
1 36 (9.70%) Finance
2 20 (5.39%) Games
3 15 (4.04%) Marketing
4 11 (2.96%) Retail
5 9 (2.43%) Banking
5 9 (2.43%) Publishing
6 7 (1.89%) Advertising
7 3 (0.81%) Automotive
7 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.54%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) iGaming
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (23.72%) HTML
2 79 (21.29%) CSS
3 66 (17.79%) .NET
4 65 (17.52%) Android SDK
5 62 (16.71%) HTML5
6 60 (16.17%) iOS SDK
7 57 (15.36%) AngularJS
8 53 (14.29%) React Native
9 50 (13.48%) JSON
9 50 (13.48%) Web Services
10 48 (12.94%) REST
11 41 (11.05%) CSS3
11 41 (11.05%) XML
12 40 (10.78%) RESTful
13 36 (9.70%) ASP.NET
14 34 (9.16%) jQuery
15 29 (7.82%) React
16 20 (5.39%) Apache Cordova
16 20 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 20 (5.39%) Material Design
Miscellaneous
1 248 (66.85%) Mobile App
2 64 (17.25%) User Experience
3 33 (8.89%) Computer Science
4 20 (5.39%) iPhone
5 15 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.70%) iPad
7 9 (2.43%) Algorithms
8 8 (2.16%) Fintech
9 7 (1.89%) Mobile Games
10 6 (1.62%) Internet of Things
11 5 (1.35%) Smart Home
11 5 (1.35%) Social Media
12 4 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.08%) Graphic Design
12 4 (1.08%) Social Network
13 3 (0.81%) NHS
14 2 (0.54%) Derivative
14 2 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 266 (71.70%) Android
2 251 (67.65%) Apple iOS
3 18 (4.85%) Windows
4 11 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (0.54%) Linux
5 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.54%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Unix
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (71.43%) Mobile Development
2 202 (54.45%) Android Development
3 195 (52.56%) iOS Development
4 179 (48.25%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (17.79%) OO
6 57 (15.36%) Scrum
7 53 (14.29%) TDD
8 42 (11.32%) MVC
9 40 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (10.78%) Unit Testing
10 39 (10.51%) Mobile Application Development
11 36 (9.70%) Web Development
12 33 (8.89%) OOP
13 32 (8.63%) Software Engineering
14 27 (7.28%) BDD
14 27 (7.28%) OOD
15 23 (6.20%) SDLC
16 22 (5.93%) SOLID
17 21 (5.66%) Test Automation
18 20 (5.39%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 135 (36.39%) Java
2 110 (29.65%) JavaScript
3 109 (29.38%) Objective-C
4 108 (29.11%) Apple Swift
5 87 (23.45%) C#
6 34 (9.16%) SQL
7 18 (4.85%) C++
7 18 (4.85%) Kotlin
7 18 (4.85%) PHP
8 11 (2.96%) C
8 11 (2.96%) XAML
9 7 (1.89%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.62%) ES6
10 6 (1.62%) Python
11 5 (1.35%) Ruby
12 2 (0.54%) Perl
13 1 (0.27%) Groovy
13 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 48 (12.94%) Degree
2 17 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 81 (21.83%) Xamarin
2 41 (11.05%) Apple
3 28 (7.55%) Google
4 9 (2.43%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (1.62%) Adobe
7 4 (1.08%) Perforce
7 4 (1.08%) Twitter
8 3 (0.81%) RedGate
8 3 (0.81%) SAP
8 3 (0.81%) Sencha
8 3 (0.81%) Syclo
9 2 (0.54%) Capita
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) Facebook
10 1 (0.27%) Perfecto Mobile
10 1 (0.27%) Red Hat