Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 824 848 760
Rank change year-on-year +24 -88 -100
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 366 346 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 319 309 503
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 June 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 June 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 +37 335 £47,500 +5.56% 80
UK excluding London +56 286 £45,000 +12.50% 69
North of England +88 100 £45,000 +12.50% 29
London -42 71 £60,000 +9.09% 15
South East +42 67 £45,000 - 10
North West +35 54 £38,000 -20.00% 22
Midlands -22 40 £40,000 +17.65% 10
South West +2 37 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Yorkshire +51 30 £47,500 +18.75% 5
East Midlands +24 21 £42,500 +16.44% 4
East of England -22 20 £60,000 +50.00% 9
West Midlands -27 19 £37,500 +10.29% 6
North East -1 16 £46,250 +54.17% 2
Scotland -34 16 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Northern Ireland +5 4 £46,250 -2.63%
Wales +15 2 £43,750 +38.89% 1

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (78.42%) Android
2 265 (72.40%) Apple iOS
3 246 (67.21%) Mobile Development
4 214 (58.47%) Mobile App
5 190 (51.91%) Android Development
5 190 (51.91%) iOS Development
6 176 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
7 175 (47.81%) Java
8 104 (28.42%) Apple Swift
9 102 (27.87%) Objective-C
10 99 (27.05%) JavaScript
11 96 (26.23%) Xcode
12 76 (20.77%) HTML
13 71 (19.40%) C#
14 66 (18.03%) CSS
14 66 (18.03%) Web Services
15 59 (16.12%) AngularJS
15 59 (16.12%) Xamarin
16 55 (15.03%) User Experience
17 47 (12.84%) React Native
18 46 (12.57%) .NET
19 45 (12.30%) RESTful
20 43 (11.75%) Git (software)
20 43 (11.75%) Scrum
20 43 (11.75%) TDD
20 43 (11.75%) Android SDK
21 42 (11.48%) OO
21 42 (11.48%) Test Automation
22 40 (10.93%) HTML5
23 39 (10.66%) Android Studio

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 (1.64%) CMS
2 5 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (0.82%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (1.91%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.64%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.55%) Google Play
2 12 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.28%) iTunes
2 12 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.01%) Firebase
4 8 (2.19%) SaaS
5 5 (1.37%) GitHub
6 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.27%) npm
6 1 (0.27%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.27%) Serverless
6 1 (0.27%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) ATM
1 3 (0.82%) SSH
2 2 (0.55%) Bluetooth
2 2 (0.55%) HTTP
2 2 (0.55%) Internet
3 1 (0.27%) iBeacon
3 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.92%) SQLite
3 12 (3.28%) MySQL
4 9 (2.46%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 96 (26.23%) Xcode
2 43 (11.75%) Git (software)
3 39 (10.66%) Android Studio
4 26 (7.10%) Appium
5 22 (6.01%) Selenium
6 15 (4.10%) CocoaPods
7 12 (3.28%) JIRA
8 11 (3.01%) git-flow
9 9 (2.46%) JUnit
9 9 (2.46%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.91%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.64%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.64%) Subversion
11 6 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (1.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 5 (1.37%) Crashlytics
12 5 (1.37%) Gradle
13 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (0.55%) Calabash
General
1 28 (7.65%) Finance
2 26 (7.10%) Retail
3 19 (5.19%) Marketing
4 10 (2.73%) Games
5 9 (2.46%) Advertising
6 7 (1.91%) Electronics
6 7 (1.91%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.64%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.37%) Publishing
9 4 (1.09%) Law
10 2 (0.55%) Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (20.77%) HTML
2 66 (18.03%) CSS
2 66 (18.03%) Web Services
3 59 (16.12%) AngularJS
4 47 (12.84%) React Native
5 46 (12.57%) .NET
6 45 (12.30%) RESTful
7 43 (11.75%) Android SDK
8 40 (10.93%) HTML5
9 39 (10.66%) iOS SDK
10 36 (9.84%) JSON
11 35 (9.56%) jQuery
12 34 (9.29%) React
12 34 (9.29%) XML
13 32 (8.74%) REST
14 27 (7.38%) ASP.NET
15 26 (7.10%) Apache Cordova
16 23 (6.28%) Ionic Framework
17 20 (5.46%) ASP.NET Web API
18 18 (4.92%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 214 (58.47%) Mobile App
2 55 (15.03%) User Experience
3 31 (8.47%) Fintech
4 24 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 20 (5.46%) NHS
6 19 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
7 18 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
8 11 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.19%) Algorithms
10 7 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.91%) iPhone
10 7 (1.91%) PlayStation
11 6 (1.64%) Mobile Games
11 6 (1.64%) Social Media
12 4 (1.09%) iPad
13 3 (0.82%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.82%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.82%) Smart Home
14 2 (0.55%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.55%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 287 (78.42%) Android
2 265 (72.40%) Apple iOS
3 23 (6.28%) Windows
4 11 (3.01%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (1.09%) Linux
6 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (67.21%) Mobile Development
2 190 (51.91%) Android Development
2 190 (51.91%) iOS Development
3 176 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.75%) Scrum
4 43 (11.75%) TDD
5 42 (11.48%) OO
5 42 (11.48%) Test Automation
6 38 (10.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 29 (7.92%) Unit Testing
8 26 (7.10%) Software Engineering
9 24 (6.56%) Problem-Solving
10 22 (6.01%) MVC
11 20 (5.46%) OOD
12 19 (5.19%) Web Development
13 17 (4.64%) OOP
14 16 (4.37%) BDD
14 16 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.37%) SDLC
15 14 (3.83%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 175 (47.81%) Java
2 104 (28.42%) Apple Swift
3 102 (27.87%) Objective-C
4 99 (27.05%) JavaScript
5 71 (19.40%) C#
6 34 (9.29%) SQL
7 27 (7.38%) Kotlin
8 25 (6.83%) PHP
9 18 (4.92%) C++
10 14 (3.83%) Python
11 11 (3.01%) TypeScript
12 8 (2.19%) C
13 7 (1.91%) XAML
14 5 (1.37%) Perl
14 5 (1.37%) Scala
15 3 (0.82%) ES6
15 3 (0.82%) Ruby
15 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.27%) ABAP
16 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (6.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (9.56%) QA
2 6 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 59 (16.12%) Xamarin
2 35 (9.56%) Apple
3 24 (6.56%) Google
4 13 (3.55%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.01%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.91%) Adobe
6 7 (1.91%) SAP
7 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.82%) Sencha
7 3 (0.82%) Syclo
7 3 (0.82%) Twitter
8 2 (0.55%) Intel
8 2 (0.55%) Perforce
8 2 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle
9 1 (0.27%) Sage
9 1 (0.27%) TSYS
9 1 (0.27%) VeriFone
9 1 (0.27%) VocaLink