Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £42,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 828 875 746
Rank change year-on-year +47 -129 -120
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 368 369 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 338 324 525
UK median annual salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

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 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 +30 332 £43,000 -4.44% 49
UK excluding London +30 247 £40,000 -5.88% 37
London +23 116 £55,000 -8.33% 14
Midlands +39 79 £34,500 -8.00% 5
West Midlands +24 54 £34,250 -8.67% 3
South East -2 45 £40,000 -11.11% 10
North of England +5 40 £42,500 - 14
North West -23 29 £45,000 +5.88% 9
East of England +4 28 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +39 26 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Scotland +3 25 £47,500 - 1
South West +15 24 £46,000 +22.67% 4
Yorkshire +29 6 £37,500 -3.23% 4
Wales +16 5 £40,000 +6.67%
North East +13 5 £26,500 -39.77% 1
Northern Ireland -26 1 - - 1

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 298 (80.98%) Android
2 291 (79.08%) Apple iOS
3 245 (66.58%) Mobile App
4 241 (65.49%) Mobile Development
5 223 (60.60%) Android Development
6 205 (55.71%) iOS Development
7 168 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
8 144 (39.13%) Java
9 140 (38.04%) Objective-C
10 115 (31.25%) Apple Swift
11 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
12 94 (25.54%) Git (software)
13 84 (22.83%) Xamarin
14 80 (21.74%) User Experience
15 79 (21.47%) HTML
16 78 (21.20%) CSS
17 77 (20.92%) C#
18 70 (19.02%) Xcode
19 69 (18.75%) JSON
20 62 (16.85%) REST
21 61 (16.58%) .NET
21 61 (16.58%) Android SDK
22 57 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
22 57 (15.49%) Degree
23 56 (15.22%) iOS SDK
24 54 (14.67%) Web Services
25 52 (14.13%) Scrum
26 50 (13.59%) Web Development
27 48 (13.04%) TDD
27 48 (13.04%) 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 16 (4.35%) Confluence
2 3 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.54%) Drupal
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.27%) nginx
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.27%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.16%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (5.16%) SaaS
2 15 (4.08%) Google Play
3 11 (2.99%) GitHub
4 9 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.82%) iTunes
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) Firebase
7 1 (0.27%) npm
7 1 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.99%) ATM
2 6 (1.63%) iBeacon
2 6 (1.63%) Internet
3 5 (1.36%) SSH
4 3 (0.82%) HbbTV
4 3 (0.82%) VoIP
5 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.27%) DNS
5 1 (0.27%) SMS
5 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.16%) SQLite
2 13 (3.53%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.72%) MySQL
4 5 (1.36%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (1.09%) Big Data
5 4 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.27%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (25.54%) Git (software)
2 70 (19.02%) Xcode
3 47 (12.77%) Android Studio
4 37 (10.05%) JIRA
5 26 (7.07%) Subversion
5 26 (7.07%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.43%) Eclipse
7 15 (4.08%) gulp
8 13 (3.53%) CocoaPods
9 12 (3.26%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.99%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 7 (1.90%) git-flow
11 7 (1.90%) Grunt
12 6 (1.63%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.63%) Gradle
12 6 (1.63%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.09%) RSpec
14 3 (0.82%) Bitbucket
14 3 (0.82%) Bower
14 3 (0.82%) JUnit
General
1 48 (13.04%) Finance
2 16 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.08%) Advertising
3 15 (4.08%) Games
4 14 (3.80%) Marketing
4 14 (3.80%) Publishing
5 12 (3.26%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.45%) Electronics
7 8 (2.17%) Automotive
7 8 (2.17%) Banking
8 5 (1.36%) Retail
9 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.82%) Law
9 3 (0.82%) Military
10 2 (0.54%) iGaming
11 1 (0.27%) Back Office
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (21.47%) HTML
2 78 (21.20%) CSS
3 69 (18.75%) JSON
4 62 (16.85%) REST
5 61 (16.58%) .NET
5 61 (16.58%) Android SDK
6 56 (15.22%) iOS SDK
7 54 (14.67%) Web Services
8 44 (11.96%) XML
9 43 (11.68%) AngularJS
10 42 (11.41%) HTML5
11 40 (10.87%) RESTful
12 35 (9.51%) React Native
13 34 (9.24%) CSS3
14 27 (7.34%) SOAP
15 24 (6.52%) ASP.NET
15 24 (6.52%) Cocoa Touch
16 22 (5.98%) React
17 19 (5.16%) Apache Cordova
18 18 (4.89%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 245 (66.58%) Mobile App
2 80 (21.74%) User Experience
3 43 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.62%) iPhone
6 12 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.99%) iPad
8 9 (2.45%) Graphic Design
9 8 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
10 5 (1.36%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.09%) Chromecast
11 4 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.09%) Minimum Viable Product
11 4 (1.09%) Spread Betting
12 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.82%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.82%) Fintech
12 3 (0.82%) Mobile Banking
13 2 (0.54%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.54%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 298 (80.98%) Android
2 291 (79.08%) Apple iOS
3 38 (10.33%) Windows
4 19 (5.16%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (1.63%) Linux
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (65.49%) Mobile Development
2 223 (60.60%) Android Development
3 205 (55.71%) iOS Development
4 168 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (15.49%) Mobile Application Development
6 52 (14.13%) Scrum
7 50 (13.59%) Web Development
8 48 (13.04%) TDD
9 41 (11.14%) MVC
9 41 (11.14%) Unit Testing
10 40 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 40 (10.87%) OO
11 36 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 33 (8.97%) BDD
12 33 (8.97%) OOP
13 29 (7.88%) Test Automation
14 24 (6.52%) SDLC
15 20 (5.43%) Cross-Platform Development
16 18 (4.89%) Mentoring
16 18 (4.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 144 (39.13%) Java
2 140 (38.04%) Objective-C
3 115 (31.25%) Apple Swift
4 100 (27.17%) JavaScript
5 77 (20.92%) C#
6 47 (12.77%) SQL
7 38 (10.33%) C++
8 23 (6.25%) PHP
9 18 (4.89%) C
10 15 (4.08%) Python
11 14 (3.80%) Ruby
12 12 (3.26%) Kotlin
13 10 (2.72%) Perl
14 5 (1.36%) ES6
15 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.09%) XAML
16 1 (0.27%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.27%) Groovy
16 1 (0.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (15.49%) Degree
2 31 (8.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.43%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.09%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 84 (22.83%) Xamarin
2 20 (5.43%) Apple
3 19 (5.16%) Google
4 9 (2.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (2.45%) SAP
5 5 (1.36%) Appcelerator
5 5 (1.36%) RedGate
6 2 (0.54%) Adobe
6 2 (0.54%) Facebook
7 1 (0.27%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.27%) Capita
7 1 (0.27%) IBM
7 1 (0.27%) Perfecto Mobile
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.27%) Sencha