Period
to 12 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 706 856 857
Rank change year-on-year +150 +1 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 368 307 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.20% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 279 261 338
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £37,400 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 130,695 155,097 170,902
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.60% 95.90% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 104,594 124,978 137,021
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Top 13 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 12 November 2019. 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 +128 336 £57,500 +15.00% 84
UK excluding London +102 282 £50,000 +11.11% 69
South East +47 91 £57,500 +27.78% 13
London +92 77 £70,000 +16.67% 21
North of England +57 70 £50,000 +11.11% 21
North West +63 57 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Midlands +40 42 £48,000 +28.00% 4
East Midlands +51 32 £46,000 +11.52% 4
East of England +76 29 £57,500 -4.17% 15
Scotland +24 29 £47,500 -9.52% 4
South West +3 21 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Yorkshire -7 13 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Midlands +13 10 £50,000 +33.33%

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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.

1 314 (85.33%) Mobile Development
2 278 (75.54%) Android
3 264 (71.74%) Apple iOS
4 185 (50.27%) Android Development
5 179 (48.64%) iOS Development
6 174 (47.28%) Mobile App
7 154 (41.85%) Java
8 145 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
9 117 (31.79%) Objective-C
10 113 (30.71%) Apple Swift
11 97 (26.36%) Xamarin
12 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
13 92 (25.00%) C#
14 80 (21.74%) Kotlin
15 71 (19.29%) React Native
16 60 (16.30%) Git (software)
17 55 (14.95%) Mobile Application Development
18 52 (14.13%) .NET
19 45 (12.23%) Xcode
20 43 (11.68%) React
21 39 (10.60%) Software Engineering
22 38 (10.33%) User Experience
23 36 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
24 35 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
24 35 (9.51%) Web Development
25 34 (9.24%) Scrum
26 33 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
27 31 (8.42%) AngularJS
27 31 (8.42%) SQL
27 31 (8.42%) TDD

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 20 (5.43%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.17%) Confluence
3 2 (0.54%) CMS
3 2 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Sketch
1 3 (0.82%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.25%) Azure
2 21 (5.71%) SaaS
3 17 (4.62%) Google Play
4 15 (4.08%) GitHub
5 10 (2.72%) AWS
6 9 (2.45%) PaaS
7 7 (1.90%) Firebase
7 7 (1.90%) npm
8 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.45%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.36%) MQTT
3 4 (1.09%) HTTP
3 4 (1.09%) Internet
4 3 (0.82%) Wireless
5 1 (0.27%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.63%) Big Data
2 6 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.82%) SQLite
4 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 60 (16.30%) Git (software)
2 45 (12.23%) Xcode
3 29 (7.88%) Android Studio
4 26 (7.07%) JIRA
5 25 (6.79%) Bitbucket
6 17 (4.62%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.53%) Crashlytics
8 7 (1.90%) webpack
9 6 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 5 (1.36%) JUnit
10 5 (1.36%) Mockito
11 3 (0.82%) MSTest
11 3 (0.82%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.54%) CocoaPods
13 1 (0.27%) Appium
13 1 (0.27%) Calabash
13 1 (0.27%) CircleCI
13 1 (0.27%) Gradle
13 1 (0.27%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (5.98%) Finance
2 16 (4.35%) Banking
3 15 (4.08%) Games
4 11 (2.99%) Retail
5 6 (1.63%) Electronics
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (0.82%) Law
8 2 (0.54%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.54%) Publishing
9 1 (0.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.27%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (19.29%) React Native
2 52 (14.13%) .NET
3 43 (11.68%) React
4 31 (8.42%) AngularJS
5 24 (6.52%) JSON
5 24 (6.52%) RESTful
6 23 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 23 (6.25%) CSS
6 23 (6.25%) Node.js
7 20 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 19 (5.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (4.89%) iOS SDK
9 18 (4.89%) jQuery
10 17 (4.62%) GraphQL
11 16 (4.35%) HTML
11 16 (4.35%) Redux
11 16 (4.35%) REST
12 15 (4.08%) RxSwift
12 15 (4.08%) XML
13 14 (3.80%) Flutter
Miscellaneous
1 174 (47.28%) Mobile App
2 38 (10.33%) User Experience
3 36 (9.78%) Greenfield Project
4 25 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (5.16%) iPad
6 18 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (3.26%) Social Media
7 12 (3.26%) Social Network
8 6 (1.63%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.63%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.36%) BBC
9 5 (1.36%) Kindle
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.09%) Internet of Things
10 4 (1.09%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.82%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 278 (75.54%) Android
2 264 (71.74%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.62%) Windows
4 9 (2.45%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (1.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (85.33%) Mobile Development
2 185 (50.27%) Android Development
3 179 (48.64%) iOS Development
4 145 (39.40%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (14.95%) Mobile Application Development
6 39 (10.60%) Software Engineering
7 35 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (9.51%) Web Development
8 34 (9.24%) Scrum
9 33 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (8.42%) TDD
11 29 (7.88%) SDLC
12 27 (7.34%) SOLID
13 26 (7.07%) Fintech
14 24 (6.52%) MVVM
15 22 (5.98%) BDD
16 21 (5.71%) MVC
16 21 (5.71%) Regression Testing
16 21 (5.71%) Service Management
16 21 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 154 (41.85%) Java
2 117 (31.79%) Objective-C
3 113 (30.71%) Apple Swift
4 94 (25.54%) JavaScript
5 92 (25.00%) C#
6 80 (21.74%) Kotlin
7 31 (8.42%) SQL
8 17 (4.62%) Ruby
9 14 (3.80%) C++
10 13 (3.53%) Python
11 12 (3.26%) PHP
12 7 (1.90%) Dart
12 7 (1.90%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.63%) C
14 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.82%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.54%) ES6
16 2 (0.54%) Java 8
16 2 (0.54%) VB
16 2 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (4.62%) Degree
2 7 (1.90%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.09%) Docker
2 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Kubernetes
1 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
2 2 (0.54%) Ansible
Vendors
1 97 (26.36%) Xamarin
2 26 (7.07%) Apple
3 23 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 20 (5.43%) Oracle
5 18 (4.89%) Google
6 4 (1.09%) Symbian
7 1 (0.27%) Facebook
7 1 (0.27%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.27%) Sony
7 1 (0.27%) Twitter