Period
to 25 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Mobile Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 633 860 832
Rank change year-on-year +227 -28 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Mobile Developer 273 246 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 272 197 334
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% +5.56% +12.50%

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 87,830 139,330 167,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 96.02% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70,479 110,697 136,265
Median annual salary £52,600 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Mobile Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Mobile Developer.

Salary trend for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Mobile Developer over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Mobile Developer in the UK

Mobile Developer
Top 15 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 25 May 2020. 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 +217 243 £55,000 +10.00% 37
UK excluding London +204 217 £57,500 +21.05% 34
South East +150 115 £62,500 +38.89% 11
London +119 49 £45,000 -37.93% 4
Midlands +113 37 £40,000 +3.23% 3
North of England +107 36 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East Midlands +48 27 £35,000 -9.68% 2
Scotland +75 22 £60,000 +20.00%
Work from Home +62 22 £50,000 -4.76% 5
North West +73 16 £57,500 +21.05% 6
West Midlands +86 10 £42,750 +10.32% 1
Yorkshire +85 10 £50,000 +5.26% 2
North East - 10 £35,000 - 3
South West - 6 £32,500 - 2
Wales +6 1 - - 1

Mobile Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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.

1 224 (82.05%) Android
1 224 (82.05%) Mobile Development
2 210 (76.92%) Mobile App
3 184 (67.40%) Apple iOS
4 177 (64.84%) Android Development
5 140 (51.28%) iOS Development
6 91 (33.33%) Java
7 87 (31.87%) Apple Swift
8 85 (31.14%) Objective-C
8 85 (31.14%) Greenfield Project
9 84 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
10 80 (29.30%) Kotlin
11 79 (28.94%) React Native
12 67 (24.54%) JavaScript
13 63 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
14 56 (20.51%) React
15 51 (18.68%) Xcode
16 46 (16.85%) Redux
16 46 (16.85%) User Experience
17 39 (14.29%) Android Studio
17 39 (14.29%) C#
18 38 (13.92%) JIRA
19 36 (13.19%) Insurtech
20 35 (12.82%) Xamarin
21 34 (12.45%) Bitbucket
21 34 (12.45%) TDD
22 33 (12.09%) Requirements Gathering
23 27 (9.89%) Git (software)
24 26 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
25 25 (9.16%) 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 4 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.37%) CMS
2 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.20%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.59%) Google Play
2 14 (5.13%) AWS
3 4 (1.47%) Amazon Cognito
3 4 (1.47%) Azure
3 4 (1.47%) SaaS
4 3 (1.10%) Serverless
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.73%) GitHub
5 2 (0.73%) PaaS
6 1 (0.37%) Firebase
6 1 (0.37%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.76%) DAB
2 7 (2.56%) Internet
3 4 (1.47%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.37%) DNS
4 1 (0.37%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
3 1 (0.37%) GIS
3 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.37%) MySQL
3 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 51 (18.68%) Xcode
2 39 (14.29%) Android Studio
3 38 (13.92%) JIRA
4 34 (12.45%) Bitbucket
5 27 (9.89%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.83%) fastlane
6 5 (1.83%) git-flow
7 4 (1.47%) Gradle
7 4 (1.47%) JUnit
7 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.47%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.37%) Crashlytics
9 1 (0.37%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.37%) Postman
9 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (4.03%) Finance
2 8 (2.93%) Publishing
3 7 (2.56%) Law
4 6 (2.20%) Banking
4 6 (2.20%) Games
5 5 (1.83%) Electronics
6 3 (1.10%) Retail
7 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.37%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.94%) React Native
2 56 (20.51%) React
3 46 (16.85%) Redux
4 19 (6.96%) HTML
4 19 (6.96%) iOS SDK
5 18 (6.59%) Android SDK
5 18 (6.59%) RESTful
6 15 (5.49%) .NET
6 15 (5.49%) Node.js
7 13 (4.76%) Apache Cordova
8 12 (4.40%) AngularJS
8 12 (4.40%) HTML5
9 11 (4.03%) CSS
9 11 (4.03%) jQuery
9 11 (4.03%) PhoneGap
10 10 (3.66%) JSON
10 10 (3.66%) REST
11 9 (3.30%) Sass
12 8 (2.93%) Spring
12 8 (2.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 210 (76.92%) Mobile App
2 85 (31.14%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (16.85%) User Experience
4 18 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (2.56%) Smartphone
7 6 (2.20%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (2.20%) Internet of Things
7 6 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.47%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.37%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.37%) PKI
10 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 224 (82.05%) Android
2 184 (67.40%) Apple iOS
3 10 (3.66%) Windows
4 7 (2.56%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.37%) Android TV
5 1 (0.37%) Linux
5 1 (0.37%) tvOS
5 1 (0.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (82.05%) Mobile Development
2 177 (64.84%) Android Development
3 140 (51.28%) iOS Development
4 84 (30.77%) Mobile Application Development
5 63 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (13.19%) Insurtech
7 34 (12.45%) TDD
8 33 (12.09%) Requirements Gathering
9 26 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
10 21 (7.69%) Software Engineering
11 18 (6.59%) Scrum
11 18 (6.59%) Unit Testing
12 17 (6.23%) MVVM
13 16 (5.86%) BDD
13 16 (5.86%) E-Commerce
14 13 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (4.76%) Test Automation
15 12 (4.40%) Mentoring
16 11 (4.03%) OO
16 11 (4.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 91 (33.33%) Java
2 87 (31.87%) Apple Swift
3 85 (31.14%) Objective-C
4 80 (29.30%) Kotlin
5 67 (24.54%) JavaScript
6 39 (14.29%) C#
7 19 (6.96%) PHP
8 17 (6.23%) Python
9 13 (4.76%) SQL
10 11 (4.03%) Ruby
11 10 (3.66%) C++
12 6 (2.20%) Dart
13 3 (1.10%) Go
13 3 (1.10%) XAML
14 2 (0.73%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.37%) C
15 1 (0.37%) Java 8
15 1 (0.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (9.16%) Degree
2 6 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.40%) QA
2 4 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 35 (12.82%) Xamarin
2 18 (6.59%) Google
3 12 (4.40%) Apple
4 10 (3.66%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.37%) Instagram
5 1 (0.37%) InterSystems
5 1 (0.37%) Roku
5 1 (0.37%) SAP